Microsoft's SQL Server platform has evolved to become a pivotal element of most small business IT networks. This advanced relational database solution is the engine that drives a wide range of vital business applications, both off-the-shelf and custom, that cover functions including online commerce, business information, inventory control, data-driven web development, CRM, and financials. Familiar APIs and support for powerful programming languages allow fast and economical production and thorough testing of custom applications that leverage a company's return on investments in computer technology. Microsoft has continually improved the architecture of SQL Server to ensure the platform can deliver world-class levels of security, speed, robustness, expandability, and manageability. Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified SQL Server professionals offer years of field experience in designing, configuring, and supporting SQL Server-powered environments.

Progent's Microsoft SQL engineers can assist your Chicago, Illinois company to evaluate the risks and advantages of migrating from outdated database systems or older versions of Microsoft SQL Server to the most recent release. Progent can help your organization to create an upgrade strategy the avoids disruption of business, set up pilot environments to verify capability and responsiveness, move your data and applications to the new release of Microsoft SQL Server, and provide ongoing support to make sure your Microsoft SQL-based information system keeps operating efficiently. Progent's 64-bit migration consultants are available to help you to evaluate the strategic advantages and costs of upgrading to a 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server and can help you to design and carry out an economical migration plan to a 64-bit edition of SQL Server.

Progentís Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers can assist your company to create an affordable connectivity infrastructure that offers the highest standards of availability for hosting your SQL Server installation. Progentís CISM and CISSP accredited security experts can evaluate the strength of your existing security procedures and technologies and recommend and implement sensible improvements to your company-wide security. Progent can also provide automated server monitoring to make sure your business network is healthy, and Progent's online Help Desk Call Center is ready to provide fast resolutions for SQL database issues.

Progent can help assist your organization with every release of Microsoft SQL including:

MS SQL 2012 Consulting Services

SQL Server 2012 includes a wide array of features that offer major improvements in vital technologies including availability, security, performance, manageability, analytics, cloud readiness, scalability, information sharing, data discovery, and streamlined software development. Progent offers the support of Microsoft-certified consultants and seasoned software programmers, database administrators, project management experts, network infrastructure architects, disaster recovery/business continuity planning specialists, and certified data security consultants to help your business to assess the likely benefits of SQL Server 2012 for your organization, set up pilot environments at your site or at Progent's lab, plan and execute out a smooth migration to SQL Server 2012 from earlier releases of SQL Server or from legacy RDBMS platforms, and define a cost-effective and secure IT infrastructure that helps you realize the full strategic benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Find out about Progent's SQL Server 2012 support services.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Support Services

SQL Server 2008 provides important improvements over previous releases of Microsoft's flagship relational database technology. New features introduced by Microsoft SQL 2008 Server cover key areas of information management including data protection, dependability, scalability, ease of administration, and powerful services for turning masses of data into useful business insight. Improvements in SQL 2008 include application-independent encryption for guaranteeing confidentiality and improving regulatory compliance, SQL Server Management Studio for lowering support expenses, new synchronization services to accommodate mobile devices, tighter interaction with Office Word and Excel and SharePoint 2007 for working with reports, and resource definition to ensure dependable responsiveness to your users. Find out about Progent's Microsoft SQL 2008 Server consulting.

SQL 2005 Support

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 enhances your information network by delivering a safe and robust business data management and analysis platform. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 maximizes the business value of your computer environment by delivering a proven data management solution for non-stop operations of enterprise-grade, high-volume databases, enabling you to make smarter decisions based on real-time business metrics through advanced analytics, reporting utilities, and data-mining capabilities, and giving you an improved development environment that enables programmers to create secure mission-critical applications rapidly, and easily add new capabilities for clients. Read about Progent's SQL Server 2005 expertise.

Microsoft SQL 2000 Server Consulting

Microsoft SQL 2000 Server is a complete, Web-enabled relational database and information analysis package that opens the door to the rapid development of a new generation of enterprise-grade line-of-business solutions that can give your company a critical competitive advantage. Microsoft SQL Server 2K offers built-in support for XML and the ability to operate over the Internet and beyond your corporate firewall. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server consultants can help you to migrate your applications and information from SQL Server 2000 to the most recent release of SQL Server technology. Read more concerning Progent's Microsoft SQL Server 2000 support.

Progent's Application Development Services for SQL Server
Progent's certified SQL Server application developers and database administrators offer online consulting to assist organizations of any size to build, manage, and troubleshoot applications powered by SQL Server. Progent's SQL Server consultants offer help with any facet of application development in solutions that can include small business or departmental databases to N-tier VLDB applications. Areas of expertise provided by Progent's Microsoft SQL Server programmers and DBAs include:
  • Specification of features/scope
  • Data tier architecture
  • Normalization
  • Advanced T-SQL programming
  • Program configuration
  • Data migration
  • Capacity planning
  • Performance tuning
  • Backup/recovery processes
  • Partitioning strategies
  • Reusable schema
  • Synchronization solutions
  • Security and compliance
  • Business continuity planning

If you wish to get in touch with Progent about consulting assistance for MS SQL Server integration, phone 1-800-993-9400 or email

Progent's Professional Support Services for Microsoft-powered Platforms
For businesses of all sizes in Chicago or elsewhere in the state of Illinois, Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can provide affordable online computer help and IT consulting services for the entire array of Microsoft .NET Enterprise Servers. Progent can provide Windows Server 2012 R2 planning and deployment assistance, Windows 2008 Server expertise, and Microsoft Windows 2003 Server upgrade help. Progent's planning, integration, update, and consulting services cover network architecture, configuration, and management outsourcing for project management and documentation, on-site and off-site IT support and network repair, Help Desk Call Center Services, certified security expertise, IT outsourcing, and hosting and management services.

Progent in addition can deliver a full range of remote PC desktop consulting and support services such as Microsoft Windows 8 consulting, Windows 7 migration, preparing for to 64-bit computing, integrating Office 2010, and streamlining workstation deployment.

In case your Chicago, Illinois business requires urgent online support from a Microsoft certified engineer, go to Progent's Urgent Remote Technical Help.