Microsoft's SQL technology has grown to become a pivotal component of most small to midsize company information networks. This premiere database manager is the intelligence behind a multitude of line-of-business applications, both off-the-shelf and custom, that address functions such as online commerce, management reporting, inventory control, data-driven web sites, CRM, and financials. Familiar APIs and support for powerful development tools allow fast and economical production and thorough testing of custom applications that amplify a company's return on investments in information technology. Microsoft has steadily enhanced the design of SQL Server to ensure it can deliver world-class standards of data protection, responsiveness, availability, scalability, and simplicity of administration. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server professionals offer years of field background in designing, integrating, and troubleshooting SQL Server-based systems.

Progent's Microsoft SQL consultants can help your Chicago, Illinois company to evaluate the costs and advantages of migrating from outdated database management systems or earlier versions of Microsoft SQL Server to the latest edition. Progent can help you to design an upgrade plan the minimizes interruption of productivity, set up pilot systems to verify capability and performance, move your data and programs to the latest version of Microsoft SQL Server, and provide ongoing support to ensure your Microsoft SQL-based solution keeps operating efficiently. Progent's 64-bit upgrade experts can assist you to evaluate the strategic advantages and risks of moving to a 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server and can help you to create and carry out a cost-effective upgrade strategy to a 64-bit version of SQL Server.

Progentís Cisco-qualified CCIE network engineers can assist your company to build a cost-effective network infrastructure that provides world-class levels of availability for hosting your SQL Server installation. Progentís CISM and CISSP qualified data security consultants can evaluate the strength of your current security policies and architecture and suggest and implement affordable enhancements to your company-wide security. Progent can also provide automated network monitoring to ensure your business network is working efficiently, and Progent's online Help Desk Call Center is ready to provide quick remediation for SQL issues.

Progent can assist help your business with any release of MS SQL including:

Microsoft SQL 2012 Consulting and Support

SQL Server 2012 introduces a broad array of capabilities that deliver significant enhancements in key areas such as availability, data protection, throughput, manageability, business information (BI), cloud readiness, scalability, collaboration, accessibility, and streamlined software development. Progent offers the support of Microsoft-certified consultants and experienced software developers, database administrators, project managers, network infrastructure architects, disaster recovery specialists, and certified security consultants to help you to assess the likely advantages of SQL Server 2012 for your organization, set up test systems at your datacenter or at Progent's test lab, design and execute out a smooth transition to SQL Server 2012 from earlier releases of SQL Server or from legacy database platforms, and define a cost-effective and safe network infrastructure that lets you realize the full strategic benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Read about Progent's Microsoft SQL Server 2012 expertise.

SQL 2008 Consulting

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 delivers significant enhancements over earlier releases of Microsoft's premiere database management platform. Innovations offered by MS SQL 2008 impact key facets of information management including security, reliability, expandability, simplicity of support, and intelligent reporting capabilities for transforming mere data to useful business insight. Improvements include transparent encryption for guarding privacy and simplifying regulatory compliance, Policy-Based Framework for reducing management costs, consistent synchronization to accommodate occasionally connected users, seamless interaction with Office Word and Excel and SharePoint Server 2007 for rendering reports, and resource definition to ensure predictable performance to users. Find out about Progent's MS SQL 2008 Server expertise.

MS SQL 2005 Support

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 enhances your IT network by providing a safe and robust business data management and evaluation platform. SQL 2005 Server improves the business value of your computer network by offering a trusted information management platform for 24x7 operations of enterprise-level, multiterabyte databases, enabling users to make better decisions based on up-to-date company measurements through sophisticated analytics, reporting utilities, and data-mining functions, and providing an improved development system that allows programmers to build secure mission-critical solutions rapidly, and effortlessly create extra functionality for users. Read about Progent's MS SQL 2005 Server support services.

MS SQL 2000 Support Services

MS SQL Server 2000 represents a full-featured, Web-enabled DBM and data analysis product that enables the rapid development of a new generation of large-scale business solutions that can give your organization a critical competitive advantage. SQL 2000 Server offers core support for Extensible Markup Language and the capability to operate over the Internet and beyond the corporate firewall. Progent's Microsoft-qualified SQL Server consultants can help your company to upgrade your business applications and databases from Microsoft SQL 2000 Server to the current version of Microsoft SQL Server. Read additional information concerning Progent's SQL Server 2000 consulting services.

Progent's Software Programming Support for SQL Server
Progent's Microsoft SQL Server software programmers and database administrators offer online consulting to help organizations of all sizes to create, administer, and troubleshoot applications based on SQL Server. Progent's SQL Server consultants offer support for any element of application development in solutions that range from small office databases to data warehousing. Areas of expertise available from Progent's SQL Server application developers and database administrators include:
  • Specification of features/scope
  • Data tier architecture
  • Normalization
  • Advanced T-SQL programming
  • Program configuration
  • Documentation and training
  • Capacity planning
  • Performance tuning
  • Backup and Restore processes
  • Clustering and virtualization
  • Consolidation of stored procedures
  • Synchronization solutions
  • Security and compliance
  • Fault tolerance planning

If you wish to ask Progent about technical assistance for SQL Server environments, call 1-800-993-9400 or email

Progent's Consulting Services for Microsoft-based Platforms
For companies of all sizes in Chicago or elsewhere in the state of Illinois, Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants offer low-cost online network assistance and IT consulting support for the whole array of Microsoft .NET servers. Progent offers Windows 2012 R2 Server planning and deployment assistance, Windows 2008 Server consulting, and Windows Server 2003 maintenance. Progent's planning, integration, update, and support capabilities include system design, deployment, and administration help for project analysis and documentation, on-site and off-site IT help and system troubleshooting, Help Desk Call Center Services, comprehensive security expertise, turn-key outsourcing, and server hosting and management options.

Progent also can deliver a full range of remote PC desktop support including Windows 10 planning assistance, Windows 8.1 configuration and support, Microsoft Windows 7 support, moving to 64-bit computing, upgrading to 64-bit computing, configuring Office 2010, and automating PC desktop image creation.

If your Chicago, Illinois company requires immediate remote support from a certified engineer, go to Progent's Emergency Online Network Support.