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Les Kent has a 35-year track record of effective technology integration, corporate administration, sales, and operations. He has demonstrated a knack for developing elegant IT solutions in his roles as as a network designer, application developer, project manager, implementation expert, and troubleshooter for small businesses, new ventures, and global corporations.

Services Internal Security Inventory
Internal Network Security Scan Specialists

Progent provides small businesses two specially designed security inventory packages that include, at a preset price, remotely administered inventory scans of your network security profile which are evaluated by certified information security engineers who interpret the results of the remote scan, present unbiased evaluations of your existing network security, and offer recommendations for remediation. Progent offers two non-overlapping security inventory packages for external and internal scanning that are priced to fit the restricted budgets of small businesses while providing enterprise-class evaluations of your IT network's vulnerability to attack.

Network Engineer Aironet 802.11ac AP
Aironet 600 Access Point Online Troubleshooting

Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified wireless infrastructure experts offer remote or on-premises configuration and debugging services to help your organization to design, implement, update, tune, manage and debug Aironet Wi-Fi access point deployments of any scale or architecture. Progent's Cisco wireless controller experts can also help you to integrate your Wi-Fi environment with your wired network infrastructure and cloud-based resources to create a seamless enterprise-wide connectivity solution that is simple to administer and scale. Progent also offers affordable Wi-Fi site surveys to help you to decide the most appropriate selection, location and setup of Aironet wireless APs to work with your specific workplace design, construction, and anticipated network traffic.

Professional Microsoft Azure integration
Contract Programming Firm Microsoft Azure IPsec configuration

Progent can help companies of all sizes to migrate any part of their network infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure cloud. This can streamline IT management and lower equipment expense. Microsoft Azure offers a comprehensive library of cloud services and Progent can assist you to evaluate the advantages and restrictions of various cloud networking models you can use with Azure. Progent can show you how to manage cloud-resident or hybrid cloud and local apps and network infrastructure and make sure you sidestep the typical mistakes small organizations make when migrating to a public cloud. Progent can help you to configure cloud servers on Azure Virtual Machines, utilize cloud storage with Azure Storage, manage user identity with Azure Active Directory, and automate transparent backup mechanisms with Azure Backup. Progent can also assist you to configure perimeter firewalls and VPN connections and also to manage Apple iOS devices and Android smartphones and tablets.

Risk Monitoring Support and Integration
Support Outsourcing Risk Response

Progent's disaster recovery support and business continuity professionals can show you how to design a disaster recovery plan in case of an IT network catastrophe. Progent can help you create a complete disaster recovery strategy that includes scheduled disaster recovery evaluations and drills. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized engineers can also help you build an affordable, zero-downtime system solution that takes into account availability issues covering a wide range of infrastructure technologies and procedures.

Integration Support Double-Take Software Backup
Double-Take Software Remote Troubleshooting

DoubleTake/Carbonite Software publishes a family of products intended to provide small businesses a range of cost-effective solutions for backing up and recovering business-critical workloads including Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL Server, Blackberry, and SharePoint. Progentís disaster recovery planning consultants have extensive experience integrating DoubleTake/Carbonite technology into small company IT systems to create an advanced state of fault tolerance and disaster recovery capability at a budget-friendly cost.

Security Information and Event Management Consultants
Cisco and Microsoft Certified GIAC Certified Consulting

GIAC was founded in 1999 to certify the knowledge of network security experts. GIAC accreditations are recognized by companies and institutions throughout the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance specialists can provide help with any of the network security capabilities covered within GIAC certification such as evaluating network vulnerability, incident management and response, traffic analysis, web services security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

Cisco Routers Integration Support
CCIE Certified ISR Routers Remote Technical Support

Cisco has designed an extensive array of routers that includes appliances built to deliver the security, performance, and reliability demanded by organizations from branch offices to worldwide enterprises and service providers. Cisco routers feature support for redundancy, transparent failover, and redundant power for improved reliability and network availability. Progent can show you how to choose and configure Cisco routers to establish a solid infrastructure for your network and to make it easy to grow as you add new users, open new offices, install new services, extend your network to clients and partners, and support a more mobile workforce. Progent offers help with a range of routers powered by the Cisco IOS operating system, including the Cisco 800 family of small office VPN routers, Cisco 1800 and 3800 Integrated Services Routers, Cisco 1900 and 2900 Generation 2 Integrated Services Routers, Cisco ASR 1000 and 9000 routers for WAN edge environments, CRS Carrier Routing System for the network core, plus older 2500 and 2700 Series Routers.

After Hours CIO Professional
CIO Onsite Technical Support

Progent can provide small companies with an IT management professional who can function as a part-time Chief Information Officer. This part-time CIO can provide strategic direction to help you integrate appropriate IT products to enhance business processes so they align better with your business objectives. Your business can create and implement a well thought out IT strategy without incurring the expense of a full-time senior IT executive.