Microsoft's SQL Server platform has grown to become a pivotal element of most small to midsize company IT networks. This premiere database manager is the engine behind a multitude of vital business applications, both off-the-shelf and custom, that address functions such as online commerce, business information, inventory control, data-powered web development, customer relationship management, and financials. Standardized program interfaces and support for powerful development languages enable rapid and affordable production and thorough testing of custom applications that amplify your payback on investments in computer technology. Microsoft has steadily enhanced the architecture of SQL Server so the platform can deliver the highest levels of security, responsiveness, robustness, scalability, and manageability. Progent's Microsoft-qualified engineers offer years of hands-on experience in designing, configuring, and maintaining Microsoft SQL Server systems.

Progent's SQL Server experts can help your Chicago, Illinois business to evaluate the costs and advantages of migrating from outdated DBM systems or earlier editions of MS SQL to the latest release. Progent can help your company to design an installation strategy the avoids disruption of productivity, set up pilot systems to ensure functionality and performance, port your databases and programs to the new version of Microsoft SQL, and deliver continuing support to make sure your MS SQL-based solution keeps running productively. Progent's 64-bit upgrade experts are available to help you to assess the business advantages and costs of moving to a 64-bit edition of SQL Server and can help you to create and execute an efficient upgrade plan to a 64-bit version of SQL Server.

Progentís Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers can assist your company to create an affordable connectivity architecture that provides world-class standards of fault-tolerance for supporting your SQL Server solution. Progentís CISA and GIAC certified security engineers can evaluate the quality of your current security policies and infrastructure and recommend and carry out affordable improvements to your corporate-wide security. Progent can also provide 24x7 server tracking to ensure your corporate information system is working efficiently, and Progent's online Help Desk Call Center is ready to offer quick resolutions for SQL-related problems.

Progent can help assist your organization with any version of MS SQL Server including:

SQL 2012 Server Consulting

SQL Server 2012 includes a broad range of features that offer significant enhancements in vital areas including high-availability, data protection, throughput, ease of management, business analytics, cloud support, expandability, information sharing, data discovery, and streamlined software development. Progent offers the expertise of certified engineers and experienced software programmers, DBAs, project management experts, network infrastructure engineers, business continuity planning specialists, and data security consultants to assist your business to assess the potential benefits of SQL Server 2012 for your organization, install test systems at your site or at Progent's test lab, plan and carry out an efficient transition to SQL Server 2012 from earlier versions of SQL Server or from legacy database solutions, and define an efficient and safe IT infrastructure that helps you maximize the strategic benefit of SQL Server 2012. Learn about Progent's Microsoft SQL 2012 support services.

Microsoft SQL 2008 Server Support Services

MS SQL Server 2008 provides significant enhancements over previous versions of Microsoft's flagship database platform. Innovations introduced by SQL 2008 cover key facets of information control and analysis including data protection, reliability, scalability, ease of support, and intelligent functions for turning all types of data to useful business information. Improvements in SQL Server 2008 include transparent encryption for assuring privacy and helping with compliance, policy-based management to trim management expenses, unified synchronization to accommodate mobile users, seamless integration with Word and Excel and Office SharePoint Server for rendering report data, and Resource Governor to deliver predictable responsiveness to your workers. Find out about Progent's SQL 2008 Server support.

MS SQL 2005 Server Consulting Services

SQL Server 2005 enhances your IT environment by delivering a secure and robust company information control and analysis platform. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 improves the strategic value of your IT network by offering a trusted data management solution for 24x7 operations of enterprise-level, multiterabyte databases, allowing you to make smarter decisions derived from real-time company metrics via advanced analytics, reporting tools, and data-mining functions, and giving you an improved development system that enables developers to create secure mission-critical applications rapidly, and effortlessly create extra functionality for clients. Learn about Progent's Microsoft SQL 2005 support.

MS SQL 2000 Server Consulting

SQL 2000 Server is a full-featured, Web-aware relational database and information analysis product that facilitates the speedy creation of next-generation enterprise-level line-of-business solutions that can provide your organization a strategic business advantage. Microsoft SQL Server 2K features core compatibility with Extensible Markup Language and the capability to query over the Internet and outside your firewall. Progent's Microsoft-qualified SQL professionals can assist your company to move your applications and data from Microsoft SQL Server 2000 to the most recent release of SQL Server technology. Learn additional information concerning Progent's SQL 2000 Server expertise.

Progent's Software Programming Services for Microsoft SQL Server
Progent's Microsoft SQL Server programmers and DBAs can provide remote consulting to help businesses of all sizes to build, manage, and maintain applications based on SQL Server. Progent's SQL Server consultants offer help with any facet of the application life cycle in solutions that range from small business or departmental databases to N-tier VLDB applications. Services offered by Progent's SQL Server software developers and database administrators include:
  • Specification of features/scope
  • RDBMS conceptual and logical modeling
  • Normalization
  • Advanced T-SQL software development
  • Program configuration
  • Documentation and training
  • Storage management
  • I/O configuration tuning
  • Backup/recovery processes
  • Clustering and virtualization
  • Consolidation of stored procedures
  • Synchronization solutions
  • Security
  • Business continuity planning

In order to get in touch with Progent about engineering support for MS SQL Server integration, phone 1-800-993-9400 or email

Progent's Consulting and Support Services for Microsoft-based Technology
For businesses of any size in Chicago or elsewhere in the state of Illinois, Progent's Microsoft-certified experts can provide low-cost online computer assistance and IT consulting support for the whole family of Microsoft .NET servers. Progent offers Windows 2012 R2 Server design and deployment support, Windows Server 2008 R2 expertise, and Windows Server 2003 upgrade help. Progent's planning, integration, optimization, and support services cover system architecture, configuration, and administration help for project analysis and documentation, on-site and off-site IT help and network repair, Help Desk Services, certified security expertise, IT outsourcing, and server hosting and management services.

Progent in addition can deliver a wide range of remote desktop support and troubleshooting services such as Windows 10 migration 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.

In case your Chicago, Illinois company needs urgent online support from a certified network expert, refer to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Help.