Microsoft's SQL Server platform has evolved to become a pivotal component of the majority of small company IT networks. This advanced information management system is the intelligence that drives a wide range of vital business applications, both ready-made and specialized, that cover functions such as online commerce, business analytics, asset management, data-powered web sites, CRM, and accounting. Standardized program interfaces and compatibility with popular programming languages enable rapid and economical creation and comprehensive testing of custom programs that leverage your payback on investments in technology. Microsoft has continually improved the design of SQL Server to ensure the platform can deliver top standards of data protection, speed, fault tolerance, expandability, and manageability. Progent's Microsoft-qualified SQL experts have many years of hands-on background in planning, configuring, and supporting Microsoft SQL Server-powered environments.

Progent's SQL Server consultants can assist your Chicago, Illinois company to assess the risks and benefits of migrating from outdated DBM products or earlier versions of MS SQL to the latest release. Progent can help you to create an installation plan the avoids interruption of productivity, set up test systems to ensure capability and responsiveness, port your databases and applications to the latest release of MS SQL Server, and provide continuing technical support to ensure your MS SQL-based information system keeps running productively. Progent's 64-bit upgrade consultants are available to assist your company to evaluate the strategic advantages and costs of moving to a 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server and can help you to create and implement an efficient migration strategy to a 64-bit version of Microsoft SQL Server.

Progentís Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers can help your business to create an affordable network architecture that offers the highest standards of robustness for supporting your SQL installation. Progentís CISA and GIAC qualified security experts can evaluate the quality of your current security policies and technologies and suggest and implement sensible enhancements to your company-wide security. Progent also offers 24x7 server tracking to make sure your business network is always available, and Progent's remote Help Desk Call Center is ready to provide fast solutions for SQL-related issues.

Progent's consultants can help assist your company with every release of MS SQL Server including:

SQL Server 2012 Support Services

SQL Server 2012 introduces a wide range of capabilities that deliver major improvements in key areas such as availability, security, throughput, ease of management, analytics, cloud support, expandability, information sharing, accessibility, and fast software development. Progent offers the expertise of certified consultants as well as seasoned software developers, DBAs, project managers, network infrastructure architects, business continuity specialists, and certified security consultants to help you to assess the likely benefits of SQL Server 2012 for your business, install test systems at your site or at Progent's lab, design and carry out a smooth transition to SQL Server 2012 from earlier releases of SQL Server or from other RDBMS solutions, and define a cost-effective and safe IT infrastructure that helps you realize the full strategic benefit of SQL Server 2012. Learn about Progent's Microsoft SQL Server 2012 support services.

SQL Server 2008 Consulting

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 provides significant improvements over previous versions of Microsoft's premiere DBM technology. New features offered by SQL 2008 Server impact key facets of data control and analysis including protection, fault tolerance, extensibility, ease of support, and intelligent services for converting raw data into meaningful business insight. New features include application-independent data encryption for assuring privacy and improving regulatory compliance, automated policy execution to trim support expenses, unified synchronization to support mobile users, tighter interaction with Office Word and Excel and SharePoint 2007 for access to report data, and resource definition to provide dependable performance to end users. Learn about Progent's SQL 2008 support services.

SQL 2005 Consulting

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 enhances your IT network by providing a secure and robust company information management and analysis platform. Microsoft SQL 2005 Server maximizes the business value of your computer network by offering a trusted data management solution for 24x7 operations of enterprise-class, multiterabyte databases, allowing you to make smarter decisions derived from real-time company metrics through advanced analytics, reporting tools, and data-mining functions, and providing an improved development system that enables developers to build secure mission-critical applications quickly, and effortlessly create extra functionality for users. Find out about Progent's Microsoft SQL Server 2005 consulting.

SQL Server 2000 Consulting Services

Microsoft SQL 2000 Server represents a full-featured, Web-enabled DBM and data analysis product that enables the speedy creation of next-generation enterprise-level business applications that can provide your company a critical business advantage. SQL 2000 Server offers built-in support for Extensible Markup Language and the ability to query across the Internet and outside the firewall. Progent's Microsoft-qualified SQL Server consultants can help you to upgrade your business applications and data from SQL Server 2000 to the current release of SQL Server. Read more information about Progent's SQL 2000 Server expertise.

Progent's Software Programming Support for SQL Server
Progent's Microsoft SQL Server software developers and DBAs can provide remote expertise to assist businesses of any size to build, administer, and maintain applications powered by SQL Server. Progent's SQL Server experts can provide support for any facet of application development in environments that can include small business or departmental databases to data warehousing. Support services offered by Progent's Microsoft SQL Server software developers and DBAs include:
  • Specification of features/scope
  • Database physical modeling
  • Normalization
  • T-SQL software development
  • Software configuration
  • Documentation and training
  • Storage management
  • Performance tuning
  • Backup and Restore technology
  • Partitioning strategies
  • Reusable schema
  • Replication solutions
  • Security
  • Business continuity planning

If you wish to get in touch with Progent about engineering support for MS SQL Server technology, call 1-800-993-9400 or send email to

Progent's Consulting Services for Microsoft Platforms
For companies of all sizes in Chicago or anywhere in the state of Illinois, Progent's Microsoft-authorized experts offer low-cost online computer assistance and professional consulting services for the whole array of Microsoft .NET Enterprise Servers. Progent can deliver Windows Server 2012 R2 design and configuration help, Windows 2008 Server expertise, and Windows 2003 Server upgrade help. Progent's migration, integration, optimization, and consulting capabilities cover system architecture, deployment, and administration help for project management and documentation, on-site and off-site technical help and system diagnosis, Help Desk Outsourcing Services, comprehensive security expertise, IT outsourcing, and network and application server hosting services.

Progent also can deliver a wide range of online desktop services including Windows 8 integration, Microsoft Windows 7 integration, moving to 64-bit computing, integrating Office 2010, and streamlining PC desktop image creation.

If your Chicago, Illinois company needs immediate online support from a Microsoft certified network expert, refer to Progent's Emergency Remote Computer Help.