Microsoft's SQL Server technology has grown to become a central piece of most small company IT networks. This advanced relational database solution is the intelligence behind an array of vital applications, both ready-made and custom, that address areas including online commerce, data mining, inventory control, data-powered web sites, customer relationship management, and financials. Standardized APIs and support for popular development tools allow rapid and affordable production and comprehensive testing of custom applications that accelerate a company's payback on investments in information technology. Microsoft has continually improved the design of SQL Server so it can provide world-class levels of data protection, performance, fault tolerance, scalability, and simplicity of administration. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have years of field experience in designing, configuring, and managing Microsoft SQL Server-based environments.

Progent's Microsoft SQL consultants can help your Chicago, Illinois company to assess the costs and advantages of upgrading from legacy database management products or earlier editions of MS SQL to the most recent edition. Progent can help your organization to create an installation strategy the minimizes disruption of productivity, run pilot environments to ensure functionality and performance, port your data and applications to the new release of MS SQL, and provide continuing support to make sure your MS SQL-based information system stays operating productively. Progent's 64-bit upgrade consultants can help you to evaluate the business benefits and costs of moving to a 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server and can assist you to design and implement an efficient upgrade plan to a 64-bit release of SQL Server.

Progentís Cisco-qualified CCIE network engineers can help your business to build an affordable connectivity infrastructure that provides world-class levels of fault-tolerance for supporting your SQL Server solution. Progentís CISM and CISSP qualified information security experts can asses the strength of your current security procedures and infrastructure and suggest and implement affordable improvements to your company-wide security. Progent can also provide 24x7 server tracking to make sure your corporate information system is healthy, and Progent's online Technical Response Center is ready to offer quick remediation for SQL-related problems.

Progent's consultants can assist assist your business with every release of MS SQL including:

MS SQL 2014 Consulting and Support

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 includes major enhancements in critical areas including performance, availability, security, and cloud readiness. SQL Server 2014 is the first version of SQL Server that includes in-memory technology that operates seamlessly with all workloads including Online Transaction Processing, data warehousing (DWH), and business analytics. Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified SQL Server 2014 consulting team can provide cost-effective online and on-premise services such as system design, deployment, administration, troubleshooting, and application development services to enable organizations of any size to achieve maximum business value from their SQL Server 2014 investment. Learn about Progent's Microsoft SQL Server 2014 expertise.

SQL Server 2012 Support

SQL Server 2012 introduces a broad range of capabilities that deliver major enhancements in vital areas such as availability, data protection, throughput, ease of management, analytics, cloud readiness, scalability, collaboration, accessibility, and streamlined application development. Progent offers the expertise of Microsoft-certified consultants and seasoned software programmers, DBAs, project managers, Cisco-certified network architects, disaster recovery planning specialists, and data security consultants to help you to evaluate the potential advantages of SQL Server 2012 for your business, install pilot systems at your datacenter or at Progent's lab, design and execute out a smooth transition to SQL Server 2012 from earlier releases of SQL Server or from legacy RDBMS solutions, and configure a cost-effective and secure network infrastructure that helps you maximize the strategic benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Read about Progent's SQL 2012 consulting.

MS SQL 2008 Server Consulting and Support

MS SQL Server 2008 provides important improvements over previous versions of Microsoft's premiere database management platform. Innovations offered by MS SQL 2008 impact key areas of data control and analysis including information privacy, reliability, expandability, ease of administration, and intelligent functions for transforming dispersed stores of data to useful business information. Enhancements in SQL 2008 include application-independent data encryption for guaranteeing confidentiality and simplifying regulatory compliance, Policy-Based Framework to control support expenses, unified synchronization to accommodate mobile users, tighter interaction with Microsoft Office Word and Excel and SharePoint 2007 for working with SQL reports, and resource prioritization to provide dependable responsiveness to users. Find out about Progent's SQL 2008 consulting services.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Support Services

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 optimizes your information environment by delivering a secure and reliable business data control and analysis platform. SQL Server 2005 improves the strategic value of your computer network by delivering a trusted data management solution for 24x7 operations of large-scale, high-volume databases, enabling you to make better decisions derived from up-to-date business metrics via advanced analytics, reporting utilities, and data-mining capabilities, and providing an improved development system that allows developers to create secure line-of-business applications rapidly, and easily create extra functionality for users. Learn about Progent's MS SQL 2005 Server support.

Microsoft SQL 2000 Server Consulting Services

SQL Server 2000 represents a complete, Web-aware DBM and information analysis product that facilitates the rapid creation of a new generation of enterprise-grade business solutions that can provide your organization a strategic competitive advantage. SQL 2000 Server features built-in compatibility with XML and the ability to query over the Internet and past your firewall. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server professionals can help your company to upgrade your business applications and databases from MS SQL 2000 Server to the latest release of SQL Server technology. Learn more details concerning Progent's MS SQL 2000 consulting.

Progent's Application Programming Services for SQL Server
Progent's Microsoft SQL Server programmers and database administrators can provide remote expertise to help businesses of any size to build, manage, and maintain applications based on SQL Server. Progent's SQL Server consultants offer help with any element of application development in solutions that range from small office databases to VLDB applications. Support services available from Progent's SQL Server application developers and DBAs include:
  • Requirements analysis
  • Data tier architecture
  • ETL development
  • Advanced T-SQL programming
  • Software installation
  • Documentation and training
  • Capacity planning
  • Performance tuning
  • Backup and Restore technology
  • Clustering and virtualization
  • Reusable schema
  • Synchronization solutions
  • Security and compliance
  • Business continuity planning

If you wish to contact Progent about professional assistance for Microsoft SQL Server integration, phone 1-800-993-9400 or send email to

Progent's Consulting and Support Services for Microsoft-powered Platforms
For companies of any size in Chicago or anywhere in the state of Illinois, Progent's Microsoft-certified experts can provide low-cost online network assistance and professional consulting support for the entire array of Microsoft .NET Enterprise Servers. Progent offers Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 Server design and configuration support, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 expertise, and Windows Server 2003 upgrade help. Progent's migration, integration, update, and support capabilities include network design, configuration, and administration outsourcing for project analysis and documentation, local and remote technical support and network troubleshooting, Help Desk Outsourcing Services, comprehensive security expertise, full-service outsourcing, and application server hosting services.

Progent also can deliver a full array of remote PC desktop consulting and support services such as Windows 10 planning and migration support, Windows 8.1 consulting expertise, Microsoft Windows 7 technical support, moving to 64-bit computing, moving to 64-bit computing, integrating Microsoft Office 2010, and automating PC desktop image creation.

In case your Chicago, Illinois business requires urgent remote support from a Microsoft certified engineer, go to Progent's Urgent Online Computer Support.