Progent's certified information technology consultants can provide Windows Server 2016 integration consulting to help organizations of any size to plan and carry out a smooth upgrade to Windows Server 2016 and Windows Hyper-V 2016 based on a local, cloud-centric, or hybrid deployment model. Progent can assist you to evaluate the business value of Windows Server 2016 for your environment and can help you with any facet of designing, configuring, managing or troubleshooting your Windows Server 2016 and Windows Hyper-V 2016 ecosystem. Progent can help you to take advantage of the many innovative disaster recovery and security capabilities of Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 such as Windows Containers, Shielded Virtual Machines to protect against compromised administrators, Credential Guard, Just In Time Privileged Access Management, VM software load, Storage Replica, plus workgroup and multi-domain clusters.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard solution uses the technology of leading information security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.
SQL Server 2016 introduces major improvements in performance, scale, data security, availability, mobile computing integration, and built-in BI. New features include PolyBase for handling structured and unstructured databases simultaneously for data warehousing, R language integration, Row-level Security, Mobile Report Publisher, and seamless control over on-premises and cloud-based resources. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can deliver online and on-premises expertise to help organizations of all sizes to implement, manage or debug any edition of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also assist you to integrate SQL Server 2016 with all core Microsoft products including Windows Server, Exchange Server 2016, SharePoint Server, Dynamics GP, Lync or Skype for Business, and SCOM.
SQL Server 2005 delivers indispensable, familiar tools to computer experts as well as to network users, reducing the difficulty of creating, deploying, managing, and accessing enterprise data and database programs in environments ranging from handheld devices to corporate information networks. The sophistication and integration demands of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 require an IT consultant with hands-on expertise and broad knowledge in designing and building information-based, end-to-end business technology solutions. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering staff, with an average of more than 10 years of professional work involving Microsoft technology, assures you success in planning, deploying and supporting Microsoft SQL Server 2005 applications that are well integrated with the Microsoft .NET platform.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting combines advanced virtualization technology, a world-class data center, and the technical support expertise of Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting group to provide small companies with a comprehensive information technology outsourcing alternative that enhances network dependability and security, eliminates management distraction, and saves money. With Progent's Private Cloud Hosting, a smaller company can have each of its operating system platforms and key application servers supported within a secure and reliable facility on a fast, non-stop virtual machine configured and maintained by Progent's computer service professionals.
Progent's Standard Help Desk Services provide a complete service desk solution that manages all facets of remote desktop support from service requests through trouble ticket generation, screen sharing, status tracking, problem solving, and management reports. Help Desk services are offered at a substantial discount off Progent's regular desktop support rates, and Progent offers the option of fast as-needed escalation to subject matter experts to handle the most problems.
Progent's Microsoft-certified experts offer network help and technology consulting services for Microsoft .NET Servers and programs and for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2003. Progentís consulting team can show you how to design, deploy, troubleshoot and administer the entire suite of Windows .NET Servers including SQL Server, Microsoft ISA Server, Small Business Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Hyper-V, Microsoft Lync Server, Microsoft Project Server, and System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).
Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls deliver a major performance improvement over Cisco's popular ASA 5500-X firewalls and offer unified management and automation of advanced security features such as application visibility and control, next-generation intrusion protection (NGIPS) with intelligent prioritization of risks, advanced malware protection, URL filtering, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified firewall experts can assist you to plan and execute a smooth upgrade to Firepower firewalls from Cisco's from ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX appliances and show you how to enhance Firepower firewalls with Cisco's subscription-based security services to create and centrally manage network ecosystems that include local offices, data centers, private clouds and public clouds.
Progent's Microsoft-certified ISA Server consultants have broad experience creating corporate security solutions for IT networks with many sites, remote workers, and line-of-business eCommerce applications. A Progent ISA Server engineer can help your small or mid-size company plan and deploy an installation of Microsoft ISA Server 2004 that meets your IT security needs without limiting your productivity.
Remote continuous monitoring, automated alerts, and actionable analytical reporting are crucial to preserving the health of your IT system and eliminating preventable and expensive disruptions. Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) solutions have advanced to the point that businesses of any size can get a level of network stability that was previously reserved for enterprises. Progent offers several Remote Monitoring and Management options delivered as low-cost services designed to help your company to detect and resolve a an array of IT network problems before they get big enough to disrupt productivity.
Progent's certified engineers can help you to evaluate Windows 7 to confirm application compatibility and to determine its performance and reliability running in your environment. Progent's consultants can also help you to evaluate the potential strategic advantages of moving to Windows 7. If Windows 7 makes sense for your business strategy, Progent can assist your IT organization to design and execute a non-disruptive migration to Microsoft Windows 7 from a your current version of Windows.
Barracuda Backup is an affordable, subscription backup/restore service for small and medium-size businesses. A Barracuda Backup deployment can incorporate a purpose-built physical storage device built by Barracuda or a software-based appliance with similar functionality but which utilizes your existing storage infrastructure. Barracuda Backup protects critical business data produced on-premises, at one or multiple remote sites, or in the cloud. For disaster preparedness, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon Web Services (AWS), or to any location with a Barracuda appliance. Progent is a Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consultants can provide a wide array of consulting services to assist your business to design, integrate, manage and troubleshoot a BDR solution based on Barracuda technology.
Microsoft ISA 2006 is a multi-functional gateway that provides a fully integrated application layer firewall, virtual private network, and web caching solution for protecting the Internet-facing applications of any sized business against a broad range of attacks. Progent's certified ISA Server engineers can help you design, rationalize, test, install, customize and support the any edition of ISA Server 2006 on your information system.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting and Management outsourcing provides comprehensive hosting of a small company's servers in an environment that delivers the highest level of availability and scalability and is in addition simple to move to any data center. ProSight Virtual Hosting options are built upon proven virtualization architectures that allow small and midsize businesses with mixed- platform IT systems to economize dramatically on the costs of capital investments, system support, and IT management while achieving world-class reliability and an unmatched degree of vendor flexibility.
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System Center Configuration Manager 2016 automates application and device provisioning across multiple sites, simplifies compliance settings control, keeps track of network resources, protects against corporate data leakage, performs health monitoring, allows secure end-user self service, and offers a common point of control for managing multi-OS networks running on-premises, cloud-centric, or hybrid deployment models. Progent's Microsoft-certified Configuration Manager 2016 consulting team and Azure cloud integration experts can help you with any aspect of designing, installing, operating and repairing a System Center 2016 Configuration Manager deployment for on-premises, cloud, or hybrid networks.
Progent's Juniper-certified consultants can help your business plan the deployment of Juniper SSG integrated firewall/VPN products, configure security policies to match your operational requirements, set up network OS software to streamline management processes, migrate from legacy Juniper products, and troubleshoot infrastructure issues.
Progent can assist your business to understand the many subscription options offered with Microsoft 365, previously branded Office 365, and configure your information network with Microsoft 365 so you derive top business value. Progent supports multi-platform environments that incorporate Windows, macOS or OS X, and Linux technology. Progent can also help your business to create and maintain hybrid networks that seamlessly combine on-premises and cloud resources.
Progent offers the assistance of a certified VMware VCDX expert to help you plan, deploy, manage and troubleshoot VMware vSphere and vCloud-based virtualization solution for on-premises datacenters, private and public clouds, or hybrid systems. Progent can provide advanced expertise for installing and integrating VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) and VMware's NSX network virtualization platform for disaster recovery. Progent offers extensive understanding of VMware vCloud Director, vRealize Automation (vRA), vRO and vCloud tools for managing private and public cloud and hybrid cloud solutions that provide maximum uptime, fault tolerance, and application mobility.
Progent's Juniper-certified network engineers can assist your organization to design and carry out the installation of Juniper J Series firewall/VPN routers, configure security policies and fault-tolerant redundancy, and provide ongoing technical consulting and troubleshooting services.
Microsoft Lync 2013, rebranded Skype for Business, allows organizations of all sizes to create a centrally managed and protected communications environment that supports the modern BYOD computing model with instant messaging (IM), presence, audio/video and web conferencing with application sharing and whiteboard, as well as IP and PSTN calling enabled for a wide assortment of desktop and mobile devices. Progent's Microsoft-certified Lync 2013 consultants and network integrators can help you to evaluate the business benefits of Lync 2013, create an in-house, cloud-based (with Lync Online) or hybrid topology appropriate for your current and future goals, deploy Lync Server 2013 in a way that expedites your ROI, and deliver custom webinar and onsite training to your IT team and users. Progent has in-depth expertise in critical pieces of a Lync 2013 deployment including Windows Server, SQL Server Express and Exchange Server, and Progent can help you to combine Lync 2013 with key Microsoft Office and Microsoft 365 applications including Outlook clients and PowerPoint.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Internet Security and Acceleration Server consultants have long backgrounds developing ISA Server-based security solutions for IT networks with many offices, mobile users, and mission-critical web applications. Progent's Microsoft Firewall experts are available to assist your small business in designing and deploying an installation of ISA 2000 Server or ISA Server 2004 that meets your information protection requirements without overly limiting your IT system productivity. Progent's consultants can help you upgrade from Microsoft Proxy Server from ISA 2000 Server to ISA 2006 Enterprise Edition Server or Microsoft ISA 2006 Standard Edition Server.
Exchange 2013 incorporates major enhancements to the functionality of its predecessor Exchange Server 2010 and introduces powerful innovations plus a redesigned architecture. These improvements favorably impact vital areas including manageability, availability, compliance, operational costs, teamwork, expandability, throughput, compatibility, and the user experience. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange Server 2013 consulting experts can assist your organization to understand the possible business benefits of upgrading to Exchange 2013, design a cost-effective test and deployment plan, and train your IT team to manage your Exchange Server 2013 environment. Progent also offers ongoing remote consulting and support and management services for Microsoft Exchange 2013.
SQL Server 2016 introduces major improvements in speed, scale, data security, uptime, mobile computing support, and integrated analytics and reporting. New features include PolyBase for handling relational and non-relational databases simultaneously for big data applications, Hadoop integration, Dynamic Data Masking, Mobile Reports, and centralized control over local and cloud-based resources. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can deliver remote and on-premises expertise to help organizations of any size to configure, administer or debug any edition of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also help you to integrate SQL Server 2016 with all key Microsoft technologies including Windows Server and Hyper-V, Exchange, SharePoint Server, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and GP, Skype for Business, and SCOM.
Stealth intrusion checking is an important part of any comprehensive IT system security strategy. Progentís security experts can perform extensive intrusion checks without the awareness of your organization's in-house IT staff. Unannounced penetration testing shows whether current security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection alerts and event history analysis are properly configured and actively monitored.
System Center Configuration Manager 2016 automates application and device deployment at scale, centralizes compliance settings control, keeps track of network assets, protects against company data leakage, provides health monitoring, enables secure end-user self service, and offers a single control mechanism for administering mixed-operating system networks running on-premises, cloud, or hybrid deployment architectures. Progent's Microsoft-certified SCCM 2016 consulting team and Azure cloud integration specialists can assist businesses of any size with any facet of planning, installing, operating and troubleshooting a System Center 2016 Configuration Manager solution for local, cloud-based, or hybrid networks.
Microsoft Small Business Server (SBS) is an affordable suite of server products that provides the basis for a powerful but manageable information. The IT demands of the Microsoft .NET products bundled with Microsoft Small Business Server calls for a network support expert with real-world experience planning and integrating cohesive, end-to-end business network environments. Progent's Microsoft SBS Server professionals have an average of over a decade of background integrating business systems founded on Microsoft platforms. This experience assures you success in deploying, managing, and troubleshooting network environments that incorporate the Small Business Server suite of servers and applications.
Progent can help you to plan and implement a smooth move from onsite Active Directory to cloud-hosted Azure AD or to a hybrid solution that uses Azure AD Domain Services and AD Connect to unify identity management across onsite and Azure assets.
Progent is one of the most qualified IT consulting firms for integrating email and messaging solutions powered by Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. Progent is skilled in helping small companies receive the full advantages of Exchange Server 2000 for common scenarios including upgrading from Exchange 5.5 Server, moving from an ISP-managed or POP3 e-mail environment, and jobbing out your Microsoft Exchange 2000 support.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Forefront Threat Management Server 2010 and ISA Server 2006 experts can assist you to design, install, and manage a configuration of Forefront Threat Management Server or Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 on your information system that provides the firewall security, performance and ease-of-use that your business needs.
Our compensation model is based on revenue sharing, so similar to being an independent contractor, your earnings are directly tied to your generated revenue. Some of our support staff focus on lifestyle issues and elect to work at a more relaxed pace, using our flexible schedule to pursue individual enthusiasms like hiking, car racing, skiing, fishing, vacations, or sharing free time with family and acquaintances. Other consultants use the opportunity to earn big dollars through lots of work and extended days. Progent completely encourages both ends of the spectrum and everything in between.
Progent's managed services for software and firmware patch management provide businesses of any size a versatile and affordable solution for assessing, testing, scheduling, applying, and tracking updates to your servers, endpoints printers, network infrastructure appliances like routers and Wi-Fi access points, and Internet-of-Things devices such as alarms and robotics.
Progent can provide onsite training designed for individuals who wish to expand their understanding of the Apple macOS and OS X platform, Mac hardware, or Mac office productivity software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook for Mac. Progent also can provide specialized group or individual online classes for macOS and Mac OS X application software.
Progent's certified Windows Server 2019 experts can assist your company to design and implement an efficient migration to Windows Server 2019 using existing deployment architecture or a cloud-based or hybrid deployment model. Microsoft Windows Server 2019 offers major improvements in scale, speed, ease of management, virtualization, cybersecurity, hybrid local/cloud integration, availability, and Linux support.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can deliver affordable online and on-premises support to carry out your migration to Exchange Server 2010, generate comprehensive documentation of your new email system, educate your IT team and end users to get them ramped up quickly on Microsoft Exchange 2010, and offer continuing management consulting and engineering help. Progent can also help you migrate from Exchange Server 2010 to Exchange 2013 or Exchange Server 2016.
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco certified computer consultants can provide advanced help with a wide array of products and technologies and can deliver that expertise online nationwide or onsite in major cities throughout the United States and anywhere in . Progent offers online support for information systems based on Windows, UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple macOS and OS X, or for systems that incorporate a combination of Microsoft and UNIX-family platforms. Progent also can provide access to the help of Cisco CCIE infrastructure engineers for complex network issues, plus the assistance of CISM-accredited security consultants to assist with complex security planning and problem solving. Progent has provided remote troubleshooting to businesses in all 50 states in the U.S.
Progentís Technical Response Center (TRC) offers low-cost nationwide after-hours remote troubleshooting for computer systems based on Windows and Cisco technology. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-Certified support experts offer 24x7 telephone help and remote direct computer connection to isolate and repair technical problems rapidly and economically.
Microsoft allows you to create transparent hybrid networks that integrate Microsoft 365 and on-premises Exchange systems. This permits you to have certain mailboxes hosted at your corporate datacenter and other mailboxes hosted by Microsoft 365. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange consulting team can assist you with any phase of designing, implementing and troubleshooting your hybrid Microsoft 365 Exchange Online, Exchange Online} solution. Progent's Exchange specialists can provide occasional support to help you through challenging technical bottlenecks and also offer comprehensive project management outsourcing to ensure your hybrid Microsoft 365 Exchange solution is successfully completed on schedule and on budget.
Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery/business continuity consultants can help your organization to design a disaster recovery solution built around Microsoft's cloud-tested Failover Clustering tools including Cluster Operating System Rolling Upgrade for non-intrusive migration to Windows Server 2016, Storage Replica for zero-data-loss Recovery Point Objective (RPO), Storage Spaces Direct for enterprise-class network-attached storage using commodity hardware, Virtual Machine Load Balancing for enhancing the speed and resilience of Failover Clusters while reducing TCO and management overhead, and Cloud Witness for fast, affordable deployment of a stretch cluster quorum arbitration point.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have over 10 years of experience designing, implementing, enhancing and fixing SCOM environments and can provide organizations of any size expert remote or onsite consulting services for SCOM 2012. Progent can help you to plan a topology for System Center 2012 Operations Manager servers that provides the responsiveness and resilience needed to watch over your IT resources efficiently, whether your datacenters are on-premises, cloud-based, or a mixed environment. Progent's SCOM consultants can also assist you to import and customize System Center 2012 Operations Manager management packs according to industry best practices for monitoring network infrastructure as well as both Microsoft and third-party apps and services. In addition, Progent can deliver responsive online or on-premises technical support to assist you to fix serious issues uncovered by Microsoft SCOM 2012.
Progent's CCIE-certified networking experts can provide high-level support for Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) (previously CallManager). Progent can assist your organization to integrate VoIP phones, design dial plans, set up SIP trunking and PSTN connections, deploy Cisco ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, and deploy UCS server high availability systems.
Progent's compensation model is based on contribution, so similar to being an independent contractor, your earnings are directly driven by your generated revenue. Some Progent consultants focus on lifestyle issues and choose to consult at a more relaxed pace, using our self-determined calendar to follow individual enthusiasms like mountain biking, car racing, snow boarding, surfing, vacations, or sharing private time with relatives and friends. Other consultants use the opportunity to make big dollars via hard effort and extended hours. Progent completely supports either end of the spectrum and everything in the middle.
Progentís Technical Response Center (TRC) provides national extended hours remote assistance for information systems powered by Windows and Cisco products and technologies. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-Certified service engineers offer after-hours telephone support and online secure network connection to troubleshoot and repair technical problems rapidly and affordably. The breadth of IT experience available from Progent's staff of country-wide support professionals makes it possible to escalate even the most difficult problems to competent specialists as required. For critical problems, the TRC endeavors to respond to your request for support within one hour.
Progent's ProSight Virtual hosting services provide small and midsize businesses a range of advantages including lower capital costs, reductions in operational expense, improved executive focus, world-class security, enhanced fault tolerance, and regulatory compliance.
Progentís Microsoft-premier consultants can assist you to enhance your servers or workstations from 32 bits to 64 bits. Progent can help your company to understand the risks and benefits of upgrading to 64-bit computing, plan an affordable migration process that reduces operational interruptions, and provide inexpensive, professional remote support to assist you to install 64-bit software and application programs on your existing hardware.
Progent's remote connectivity and smartphone synchronization specialists can help you to plan and configure secure access solutions for off-site desktop PCs, notebooks, and smartphones so they work tightly with your IT network, allowing you to optimize the productivity of your remote workers.
By using virtual server technology, businesses can run multiple virtual servers on one actual server. Virtualization technology allows businesses to gain all the advantages of server isolation, but without the costs that goes with purchasing additional server hardware. Virtualization is the critical technology for private clouds, which offer important advantages including reducing the costs of capital equipment, datacenter facilities, and management while enhancing information security, network reliability, and recoverability. Other important server management technologies are server monitoring utilities, Windows Server Update Services, and remote system management hardware. Progent's professional server management experts can assist you in all aspects of server virtualization and management to allow your business to contain costs and conserve time.
Progent's Cisco-certified VoIP phone and video IP phone consultants can help your business to configure, manage, and debug Cisco VoIP phones, video IP phones and wireless IP handsets. Progent offers support for all models of Cisco's IP phones from discontinued VoIP products to the newest HD media phones. Progent's IP telephony experts can also assist you to integrate your IP phones with Unified CM, previously branded CallManager, or with Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) to build a modern IP-PBX environment for unified messaging and collaboration. Progent can also assist you to install Cisco Unified Communications Manager applications like Cisco Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence Jabber, Cisco Unity Express for voicemail management, Mobile Connect for Single Number Reach (SNR, and Cisco Contact Center Express (Unified CCX or CCX) for creating an advanced customer contact solution. Progent's consultants can provide expertise with any facet of Cisco VoIP Phone integration including designing dial plans, configuring SIP trunking, deploying Cisco ISR routers with CUBE VoIP networking support, and designing Cisco UCS server failover and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) systems for survivability.
If your business runs a Sun Solaris environment or a multi-OS IT environment, Progent's CISM, CISSP and ISSAP-premier consultants can help your entire organization in a wide array of security areas such as security administration procedures, security architecture and strategies, access control products and techniques, applications development security, business processes security, physical security, telecommunications, network and Internet security, and disaster recovery planning. CISM and ISSAP stipulate the fundamental skills and international standards of knowledge that network security professionals are expected to master. These certification give executive management the assurance that consultants who have achieved their CISM or CISSP qualification have demonstrated the background and theory to offer effective security support and engineering services.
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway builds on the powerful security capabilities of Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 and offers a centrally managed Internet gateway that acts as a single-server solution for a variety of security features including an application layer and network layer firewall, URL monitoring and filtering, antimalware, IPS, reputation services, VPN control, plus HTTP and HTTPS inspection. Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010 includes advanced web security reporting capabilities, allows custom reporting generated by SQL Server, works with Active Directory to streamline authentication and policy enforcement, and can be deployed as a virtual machine to lower expenses and enhance availability. Progent's Microsoft engineers can assist your company to plan and execute pilot and production deployments; interface Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010 with Windows 2008, AD, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, and Microsoft SharePoint; install Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 to run on a virtual server with Microsoft Windows Hyper-V; and deliver ongoing consulting and repair services. Progent's consultants can also assist your organization to upgrade economically to Forefront Threat Management Gateway from Microsoft ISA Server 2006 or 2004.