Boise, Idaho Microsoft Premier Certified Exchange Support Experts
MS Exchange and Office 365 Implementation Architecture Help, Migration Assistance, and Troubleshooting Experts
Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts have more than 20 years of background assisting businesses to design, implement, and service messaging solutions built around Microsoft Exchange. For businesses in Boise Idaho, Progent provides a range of affordable Exchange Server design and maintenance services to ensure that your organization's Microsoft Exchange solution delivers:
Data security and compliance
Rules-based virus and spam blocking and content management
Easy connectivity for telecommuters and mobile users
Time-saving administration mechanisms
Universal mail boxes with voicemail, IM, Real-time Presence, and video conferencing support
Dependable and high-speed data backup and restoration
Tight coordination of on-premises and cloud-based networks
Progent's Microsoft Exchange Server support and maintenance experts can help your business to prepare for and perform non-disruptive migrations from legacy email systems to an up-to-date Exchange platform. Progent's 64-bit upgrade consultants can assist you to evaluate the business benefits and costs of upgrading to a 64-bit edition of Exchange Server and can assist you to create and implement an economical upgrade strategy to a 64-bit version of Microsoft Exchange Server. Progent's Power BI consultants can help you utilize information from Exchange files to build modern visualizations to incorporate into interactive Power BI business analytics reports and dashboards. Progent can also help your company to expand your Exchange-based messaging environment with the new generation of smartphones and tablets by offering BYOD integration services like Apple iPhone and iPad integration and Google Android phone integration and management.
Microsoft has made a strong effort to enable transparent hybrid ecosystems that integrate Office 365 and on-premises Exchange systems. This allows you to have some Exchange mailboxes located on your physical datacenter and other mailboxes hosted by Office 365. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team can help you with any phase of designing, integrating and debugging your hybrid Office 365/Exchange solution. Progent's Exchange consultants can deliver as-needed support to help you through challenging technical bottlenecks and also offer comprehensive project management outsourcing or co-sourcing to ensure your hybrid Office 365/Exchange solution is successfully completed on schedule and within budget. For more information about Progent's consulting expertise for integrating Office 365 and on-premises Exchange systems, refer to Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange.
In addition, Progent can provide 24x7 server monitoring to ensure your company's Exchange system is always working efficiently, and Call Center Services for quickly handling email problems affecting your users.
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Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Boise Metro Area.
MS Exchange 2019 Server Integration Services
Progent can assist your organization in any phase of your migration to Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 including deploying Windows Server 2019 for hosting Exchange; planning HA system topology for a local, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid environment; migrating mailboxes; planning and implementing Hyper-V; configuring hardware load balancing; building DAG groups with MCDB caching; integrating with Skype for Business 2019 for voicemail; setting up collaboration with SharePoint; updating firewalls; integration with O365; and configuring Outlook clients. For details, visit Progent's MS Exchange Server 2019 integration services.
Exchange 2016 Server Consulting
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016's streamlined design permits easier deployment and scale, higher utilization of hardware resources, and lower administration cost. Microsoft Exchange 2016 Server offers closer integration with Office 365 applications, support for Windows Server 2016, faster throughput, enhanced data loss protection (DLP), and better recovery, feature-rich support for Apple iOS and Android mobile devices, full web-based management, and a more functional web client. Find out more details about Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2016 Server support.
Microsoft Exchange 2013 Integration
Microsoft Exchange 2013 includes significant enhancements to the functionality of its predecessor Exchange Server 2010 and delivers powerful new features plus a revamped structure. These enhancements favorably impact key IT areas including ease of administration, availability, compliance, operational costs, teamwork, scalability, performance, compatibility, and productivity. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange Server 2013 consultants can help you understand the potential advantages of upgrading to Microsoft Exchange 2013, design a cost-effective validation and rollout plan, and train your IT staff to maintain your Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 solution. Progent also offers affordable remote consulting and management services for Exchange 2013. Learn more concerning Progent's Exchange 2013 Server help.
Microsoft Exchange 2010 delivered game-changing technology for fault-tolerant, secure, unified communications. In comparison to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 or Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Microsoft Exchange 2010 Server is more economical to deploy and maintain, simpler to manage and expand, richer in features, higher performance, less prone to hardware breakdown, more complete in its services for mobile users, and better equipped to guard sensitive data and resist malicious assaults. Find out more details concerning Progent's Exchange 2010 consulting.
MS Exchange Server 2007 Consultants
Exchange Server 2007 is engineered to address the demands for security, ubiquitous access, high performance, and reliability. Exchange Server 2007 provides built-in fault tolerance that delivers enterprise-class robustness to keep your messaging system up and running, defend against spam and viruses, and help your organization to be compliant with regulatory standards. Read more details about Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2007 support.
MS Exchange 2003 Server Help
Exchange Server 2003 delivers a dependable, scalable, and manageable platform with round-the-clock email and group support plus reasonable cost of ownership. Exchange Server 2003 remains popular due to the fact that it enables a wide range of collaborative functions, such as group scheduling capabilities, chat groups, and team folders, and in addition provides access to information across geographic, logical, and technology borders with features such as Instant Messaging, low latency communication, and multimedia support. Despite the fact that Microsoft has withdrawn support for this older platform, Microsoft Exchange 2003 is nevertheless one of the most widely used versions of the Exchange product line. Progent's engineers can assist you to support your current Exchange Server 2003 solution or migrate to a more advanced version of Exchange. Read more information about Progent's Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 consulting.
MS Exchange 2000 Support
Unlike Microsoft Exchange 5.5, which uses its own directory, Microsoft Exchange 2K utilizes Microsoft Active Directory, providing a greatly administration and security model. Exchange Server 2000 still has a sizeable installed base even though Microsoft has ceased to support for this venerable product. Progent's veteran messaging engineers offer a decade of experience supporting Exchange Server 2K and can assist your company to manage your current Exchange Server 2K installation or explain the economic benefits of later versions of Microsoft Exchange and help you to upgrade affordably to a more advanced release of the world's most successful email technology. Read more information concerning Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2K consulting services.
Hosting and Management Services for Exchange Server
Progent's Hosting Services for Microsoft Exchange give small and midsize organizations with limited IT budgets and little spare executive bandwidth a safe, economical, and low-stress alternative for running Microsoft Exchange by providing the robustness of a state-of-the-art colocation facility plus the skill of Progent's Microsoft-certified group of support engineers. Find out additional details about how Progent's Hosting and Management Services for Microsoft Exchange can cut IT expenses and executive stress and improve email reliability, protection, and recoverability.
MS Exchange 2016 Server Migration Planning and Support
Progent's experts can help your business with all stages of your MS Exchange 2016 Server migration including coexistence, piloting, mailbox migration, decommissioning and management/end user training. Progent's consultants can assist you to assess the strategic advantages of adopting Microsoft Exchange 2016, plan and implement an efficient migration, and deliver as-needed technical support. Progent can assist you to build an Exchange 2016 Server ecosystem that utilizes local and/or cloud resources. Learn more about how Progent's Exchange 2016 migration planning and support expertise can help you to move affordably from your legacy Exchange solution to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016.
Microsoft Exchange 2013 Migration Consulting
Exchange Server 2013 incorporates significant improvements to Exchange Server 2010 and offers new features plus a simpler architecture. Progent's consultants can assist you to migrate to Exchange 2013 utilizing as much as possible of your current infrastructure. Progent's experts can also help you to configure Exchange 2013 with Lync 2013, SharePoint Server, and Office desktop or Office 365 for enhanced collaboration and enterprise search capabilities. Learn how Progent's Exchange 2013 Server migration support can ensure that you migrate smoothly to Exchange Server 2013 for on-premises, cloud, or hybrid deployments.
Exchange 2010 Migration Consulting Services
Progent offers expert help for every step of your Exchange 2010 migration including end-to-end project management services, site analysis, project planning, cost estimates of all new software and hardware needed, suggested vendor sourcing, system verification at client site or at Progent's testing lab, managing transitional coexistence between Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2003 or Exchange 2007, deployment the solution, deactivating the old system, and webinar training for customer's support group and users. Find out more about how Progent's MS Exchange 2010 Migration Expertise can assist your business to move economically and efficiently from your legacy Exchange system to Exchange 2010 Server
Spam and Virus Filtering, Data Loss Prevention plus Email Content Filtering and Cloud-based Email Encryption ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering, data leakage protection and email encryption solution that incorporates the services and infrastructure of top data security vendors to provide web-based control and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays within your corporate firewall. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Email Guard Spam Filtering, Virus Blocking, Content Filtering and Data Leakage Protection.
Upgrade Support for Microsoft Skype for Business Server
Progent's Microsoft-certified Skype for Business consultants can provide online and on-premises consulting services for companies of any size to assess the benefits of upgrading to Skype for Business from any version of Lync Server or Office Communications Server. Progent can assist you to plan a local, cloud or mixed topology; integrate Skype for Business with Microsoft SQL Server,Exchange, SharePoint Server and Office; configure HA mechanisms; connect Skype for Business with your PSTN gateway; and integrate other communication platforms such as Cisco Video Interop Server. Progent's certified information security consultants can help you design and validate a security strategy for your Skype for Business deployment that is compliant with government and industry requirements.
Contact Progent for Microsoft Exchange Support Services
If your Idaho business is trying to find a Microsoft-certified Exchange support specialist, contact Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
Microsoft System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager provides automatic backup and simplified restore capabilities for Microsoft-based networks. Data Protection Manager 2016 delivers application-sensitive backup for key platforms like Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange and SharePoint, backs up Windows and Linux virtual machines, supports VMs running on Hyper-V as well as VMware, and integrates seamlessly with Azure for convenient cloud-based backup and recovery. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help businesses of all sizes to design, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot a multi-site backup/restore solution built around SCDPM 2016. Progent can help you to migrate from a previous release of DPM or from an outdated system, and Progent can tune your SCDPM 2016 ecosystem for on premises, colocated, cloud-based or hybrid deployments. Progent can provide remote or onsite support and can provide as-needed expertise to help you through technical bottlenecks or deliver end-to-end project management or co-management support to help you finish your Data Protection Manager 2016 initiative on schedule and on budget.
Progent is organized provide comprehensive remote consulting for all major technologies common to small company information networks and allows you to outsource an array of vital, as-needed support services including a temporary Chief Information Officer to provide advanced IT design and negotiating capability, a Technical Response Center for help desk support, proactive server monitoring, spam/virus filtering as an outside-the-firewall service, best-practices project management help for major projects like office relocations orOS upgrades, Cisco-certified experts for designing high-performance and robust network infrastructure, certified security specialists to verify data safety and compliance, disaster recovery experts to create business continuity plans, and software programmers to write, customize, or troubleshoot business application programs.
Progent has created several network security packages designed to provide larger corporations an impartial and comprehensive network security audit from a team of premier security engineers. All Progent's security assessment bundles feature a collection of procedures including automated scans from within and from beyond the network firewall, professional analysis of scan results by certified security consultants, creation of a paper documenting the findings, plus an interactive concise executive summary and an in-depth interactive outbrief for internal IT engineers.
Progent's Microsoft engineers can provide advanced support in deploying, operating and debugging all versions of Microsoft Project, Project Server, and Project Online and can provide a broad range of affordable remote consulting services following proven best practices to assist organizations of any size to get all the benefits of this leading project management solution. Services offered by Progent include system planning, software configuration and upgrades, strategies for secure collaboration among onsite and offsite users, network infrastructure optimization, and specialized online training.
SQL Server 2008 delivers powerful, familiar tools to computer experts as well as to network users, lessening the complexity of creating, deploying, administering, and using enterprise data and analytical applications on platforms ranging from handheld devices to corporate data systems. The sophistication and interconnectivity requirements of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 require an IT consulting firm with real-world expertise and wide knowledge in planning and deploying data-driven, comprehensive business technology solutions. The expertise of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering staff, with an average of over 10 years of professional work involving Microsoft integration, assures you success in designing, deploying and supporting Microsoft SQL Server 2008 applications that are well integrated with the Microsoft .NET platform.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial, formerly branded SyteLine, is an ERP solution that embodies over a quarter century of background helping manufacturing and distribution companies to manage complex supply chains and streamline critical business processes in order to bring products to market quickly and adhere to customer schedules consistently. Progent can provide the skills of an ERP specialist with more than 20 years of background working with the Infor CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine product family. Progent can provide online or on-premises consulting that can range from occasional guidance to solution design and project management outsourcing or co-sourcing. Sample consulting services offered by Progent for CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine include implementation, upgrades, business analysis, customization, Configure/Price/ Quote, web site integration, troubleshooting, ETL, Office 365 integration, disaster recovery planning, and database administration.
Progent can show you how to plan, configure, manage, monitor, and repair an efficient Wireless network infrastructure, select appropriate hardware and software, and configure access points, bridges, antennas, wireless controllers, and various wireless accessories. Progent can also show you how to create a thorough 802.11ac wireless system security strategy that is well integrated with the security plan for your overall corporate network.
The Contact Center service delivery structure adopted by Progent offers small organizations an dependable alternative to dependence on independent service individuals by offering broad expertise accessible to multiple engineering groups, optional 24x7 availability of emergency help, fast escalation to world-class engineers for handling the most complex problems, service consistency and dependability, prompt follow-up enforced by veteran support administrators, a selection of convenient mechanisms for requesting service tasks, and a high level of progress visibility made possible by trouble ticket updates and accessible through a web-based portal.
Progentís Microsoft-certified consultants can provide small and midsize companies IT consulting, maintenance, and repair services for Microsoft SPS 2003. Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server is an enterprise portal solution for intelligently connecting people, groups and data. SharePoint Portal Server provides a central spot for your workers or customers to connect to, organize, share and manipulate relevant data, files, and applications and to communicate with other people. It enables quicker and better decisions, more efficient sharing across teams and more streamlined business processes. The main goal of SharePoint Server is to gather together, in a relevant way, all of the many sources of knowledge available within and without a business network. Windows SharePoint Services join workers, clients, workgroups and major tasks with the knowledge theyíve created in a way that makes data convenient to locate, retrieve and apply.
Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist you to set up, manage, upgrade and troubleshoot Cisco network products. Progent offers Cisco, Meraki and Nexus switch consulting, ASA firewall expertise, Meraki and Aironet Wi-Fi access point support, Cisco IP phone consulting, and CUCM/CallManager software expertise.
Progent can help you in any and all phases of your migration to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 including planning high availability (HA) system topology for an on-premises, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid deployment; CAL licensing compliance for Exchange 2016 and Windows Server 2012 R2; migrating mailboxes; Hyper-V strategy; determining mass storage requirements for your VMs, mailbox databases and logs; setting up HLB for fault-tolerant CAS services; designing, setting up and validating Exchange and Windows Servers and DAG groups; setting up collaboration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; preparing the firewall; creating SSL certs; performing client integration with Office 2010 or greater or Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App).
DoubleTake/Carbonite Software publishes a selection of tools intended to provide small and midsize companies a variety of cost-effective solutions for backing up and restoring vital workloads such as Microsoft Exchange Server, SQL, Blackberry, and Microsoft Office SharePoint. Progentís business continuity planning consultants have extensive experience integrating DoubleTake/Carbonite technology into small company IT networks to create an advanced state of availability and disaster recovery capability at a budget-friendly price.
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Progentís Technical Response Center offers national extended hours remote help for information systems powered by Windows and Cisco technology. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-Premier support experts provide after-hours phone help and remote secure network access to troubleshoot and repair network problems quickly and affordably. The scope of IT expertise available from Progent's team of nationwide service professionals makes it possible to escalate even the toughest problems to appropriate specialists as required. For urgent problems, the TRC endeavors to respond to your request for support in less than one hour.
Cisco's PIX 500 Series firewalls have reached end of life and Cisco may no longer offer support these devices. Progent still provides consulting support for Cisco's PIX 500 firewalls to help you with management and troubleshooting and Progent can in addition help you determine whether to adopt next generation firewall products from Cisco. Progent's Cisco technology experts can help you design and carry out an efficient upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X Series firewalls based on leading practices.
Progent wants to hire staff-level, results-oriented Microsoft certified engineers with Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credentials; Cisco certified system consultants who have Cisco CCNP or CCIE credentials; security consultants with CISSP or CISA or equivalent security certification; and high-end network architecture experts with experience in mobile solutions, wireless networking, high availability, business continuity, data preservation, and virtual servers. Progent also is hiring professionals to join Progent's team of help desk support specialists and off-site support professionals. Also, We are hiring experienced administrators able to perform productively in our fast-paced, virtual office culture.
Before Progentís MOM-based solution, network issues were handled reactively, once workers were impacted by them. With the benefit of proactive, automated warnings and trend analyses created by Microsoft Operations Manager, Progent is now able to fix network problems before they becomes serious enough to disrupt network uptime. Because of Microsoft Operations Manager, Progent can resolve looming problems before clients suspect that the problems exist. Progent supports MOM 2005 and MOM 2000 to deliver small business IT systems enterprise-class service continuity, security and productivity.
Progent's seasoned group of network consultants and application specialists have years of background delivering remote and on-premises support for organizations of any size who need to incorporate Android phones and tablets into their information systems so that mobile clients can communicate and collaborate from virtually anywhere. Progent has the range of skills to solve technical issues that span multiple manufacturers and that entail a mix of legacy and current information technology. Progent provides budget-friendly online consulting to assist you with any stage of planning, implementing, managing and troubleshooting your Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) environment. Progent can deliver as-needed support to help you to resolve particularly challenging IT issues, or Progent can provide outsourced or co-sourced project management support to ensure that you complete major IT initiatives on time and on budget. Progent can help with on-premises, cloud-based, or hybrid networks and can provide support for all major operating systems, apps, management tools and hardware infrastructure. Progent also can provide specialized group or individual training to show you how to manage and use Android phones to maximize their business value.
Progentís Microsoft-certified consultants can provide small and medium sized companies computer consulting, maintenance, and repair services for Microsoft SPS 2003. Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server is an enterprise portal solution for efficiently connecting people, teams and data. SharePoint Portal Server provides a central spot for your workers or customers to access, manage, distribute and manipulate useful information, files, and applications and to interact with other people. It allows faster and better decisions, more efficient access across teams and more streamlined business practices. The main goal of SharePoint Server is to bring together, in a relevant way, all of the many sources of information available within and without an organization. Windows SharePoint Services connect workers, customers, teams and projects with the knowledge theyíve created in a way that makes data easy to find, retrieve and re-use.
Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS) is an integrated collection of APIs that allows Amazon sellers to improve the efficiency of their operations by automating crucial sales functions including listings, orders, shipments, inbound and outbound fulfillment, and reports. By leveraging Amazon's extensive online selling environment and automating their sales processes, vendors can expand their market, lower their cost of sales, improve response time to customers, and increase their profits. Progent's Amazon Marketplace Web Service consultants can collaborate with your development staff and provide application programming, workflow integration, project management support, and training so you can cut development time and get to market quickly.
System Center 2016 Operations Manager helps to promote consistent performance and maximum uptime for critical workloads by providing unified, cross-platform monitoring of physical and virtual resources deployed throughout on-premises datacenters and cloud environments. Progent's SCOM consulting group offers world-class online and onsite expertise to assist organizations of all sizes to plan, integrate, tune, enhance and troubleshoot Operations Manager 2016 deployments. Progent can help you to migrate to Operations Manager 2016 from earlier releases or from different IT infrastructure monitoring products, or integrate a variety of monitoring systems into a unified IT management solution. Progent can also help you expand your SCOM 2016 scope to include resources based in public clouds such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.
Progent's certified consultants can help you to assess the advantages of Windows Server 2012 R2 for your company, create pilot environments and migration plans, tune your infrastructure for on-premises, multi-site, private or public cloud-based, and partial-cloud environments, educate your IT management, staff, develop a corporate-wide security strategy, automate network administration, help with application development, and build and validate a disaster recovery/business continuity plan.
Progent's Experts Team offers support in key fields including Macintosh integration and programs; Support for Linux, UNIX-powered, and Sun environments; Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management consulting; Mission-critical and vertical application support; Chief Information Officer, management information analyst, and project logistics services; Custom program design and deployment; Web site, electronic business, EDI, and client information portal development and deployment; Database support and performance consulting; Business intelligence expertise; and Telecommunications architecture support.
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can show you how to design and deploy an efficient in-place Exchange Server 2003 migration plan that avoids network disruption, simplifies long-term service demands, and makes your Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 easy to manage. For complicated multi-server or multi-site migrations, Progent has the experience to complete your move quickly and affordably. Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2003 support, repair, and consulting offerings include expertise with the configuration of third-party enhancements of Exchange 2003 Server that are in keeping with your business goals.
If you are producing UNIX-based software on a network that has MS Windows-based servers, PCs, and office productivity products, Progent can provide comprehensive IT outsourcing that allows you to focus on your area of high-value know-how without the constant hassle of maintaining your company information system. By using smart network monitoring and by delivering online and in-person assistance when your business needs it, Progent represents an economical way for managing an IT system that provides high availability, security, and efficiency. Progent's developer support services feature comprehensive it outsourcing, virtual server infrastructure, online and on-premises support and troubleshooting, proactive network monitoring services, and Helpdesk services.
Systems Management Server 2003 provides added functionality for change and configuration management of Windows-based systems via SMS Feature Packs. Feature Packs lower the net operational expense of managing and configuring software by making it simpler to install system images, manage mobile devices, and operate management utilities. In addition to advising you about ways to save management expenses by installing Microsoft SMS 2003 Feature Packs, Progent's consulting experts can show you how to plan and implement IT projects that cover processes that Feature Packs are intended to make more efficient. Progent's migration and update services can minimize cost and reduce business disruption as you transition to new operating systems and applications. Progent's wireless consulting experts can help you define efficient procedures and policies to manage PDAs and smart mobile communication devices so your field force remains efficient and secure. Progent's CISSP-certified consultants and CISM-certified consulting professionals can show you how to design a security plan that includes standards, procedures and IT products to keep your IT computer system safe.
Progent's Windows consulting experts can help organizations of any size to evaluate Windows 10 or to upgrade to Windows 10 from any older release of Microsoft Windows. Online and on-premises evaluation and upgrade services for Microsoft Windows 10 provided by Progent's experts include ROI estimates, project supervision, application compatibility testing, test lab systems, Hyper-V virtualization strategies, Cloud and hybrid solutions, mobile management, teleworker access, data and identity security, automated provisioning and administration, infrastructure optimization, wired/wireless convergence, business continuity planning, webinar training for network management staff and users, and post-migration Call Center support services.
Progentís Microsoft certified consultants provide small and medium size businesses enterprise-grade consulting services for Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003. Systems Management Server is Microsoft's standard tool for change and configuration management. SMS 2003, a component of Microsoft System Center 200, allows companies to install important applications rapidly and automatically to specified users, reduce product costs and adhere to licensing agreements by understanding usage profiles, enhance Windows protection by increasing your knowledge of weak points and by delivering targeted patches, manage your external workforce through accepted standards independent of connection or geography, and reduce operational expenses by efficiently exploiting the administrative functions incorporated into Windows. Progentís SMS consulting professionals can show you how to use SMS effectively for automated software and application installation, security patch administration, and asset monitoring management including program and hardware inventory.