Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have 20 years of background providing electronic messaging and integrated email/telephony solutions for businesses. Progent provides affordable Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server support services to strengthen email security and virus defense, achieve fault tolerant email, and facilitate remote and wireless email connectivity. Progent's Microsoft Exchange help and support offerings can assist you in designing and implementing a Microsoft Exchange update or a migration from a legacy SMPT system or outdated Microsoft Exchange software such as Microsoft Exchange 5.5 to Exchange Server 2010.
Progent's ProSight family of managed services are geared to provide organizations who have minimal internal network administration and support teams with low-cost help from enterprise-class management tools and technical experts. Benefits of Progent's ProSight line of managed IT services include flat-rate network maintenance costs, smart automation of routine administrative processes, ongoing absorption of new technology, smooth transition from legacy systems to up-to-date solutions, improved alignment of computer technology with business objectives, access to veteran network experts, and allowing management to focus on business issues rather than ever-changing computer technology.
Progent has a long background providing a broad range of remote IT consulting and urgent repair services to local governments and school districts throughout the U.S. Progent is one of the pioneers in delivering expert online IT consulting and has delivered network support to clients in every state. Online support saves travel expenses and solves problems more quickly than on-premises service calls.
Progent's Symantec consultants can assist you to maintain discontinued Symantec firewall and Symantec VPN products including the Raptor and VelociRaptor family or show you how to migrate to current firewall solutions. Progent can also enable you to create and execute a complete security plan that can include firewall/VPN appliances and utilities, outsourced security and virus defense services, system monitoring software, and documented policies and enforcement procedures. Progent has the expertise to be your single resource for continuing network help, maintenance, training, and security consulting.
Progent's Cisco Meraki Wi-Fi AP experts provide remote and on-premises support to assist businesses of all sizes to design, install, maintain, expand or repair Wi-Fi networks that utilize Cisco Meraki wireless access points. Progent can help your business to configure and support Meraki-based Wi-Fi infrastructure for environments that range from a teleworker's home or a remote office all the way to a campus or a nationwide enterprise. Progent can also assist you to configure additional Cisco technology including switches, ASR routers and firewalls to build a cohesive network infrastructure that delivers the same access, performance, security, ease of management and uptime for wired and Wi-Fi users regardless of their location or device.
Progent can help you to design and administer cost-effective environments that can include Windows and Linux systems and apps in either cloud-only solutions or in hybrid topologies that combine on-premises resources as well as cloud services. To assist you to incorporate public cloud services with networks, Progent offers a variety of cloud migration services that include Azure enterprise hybrid cloud planning and deployment services, Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud integration support, and Amazon Web Marketing Service programming and troubleshooting. Progent has two decades of background delivering high-level consulting services remotely, and Progent can make sure you successfully carry out your cloud integration initiatives quickly and affordably.
Progent has been providing SharePoint consulting services since the initial SharePoint product was released over a decade ago, and Progent has the breadth and depth of IT knowledge to assist businesses of all sizes to design and implement a SharePoint Server 2013 deployment and create SharePoint Server 2013 apps that add substantial business benefit to your information network. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can assist you to assess the risks and benefits of migrating to SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online from legacy releases of SharePoint or from another collaboration solution; decide whether an on-premises, Cloud-based or hybrid configuration is most sensible for your organization; and select the most appropriate edition of SharePoint 2013 for your applications. Progent can provide full project management outsourcing or can assist in specific tasks associated with your SharePoint 2013 migration.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting and Management service provides comprehensive hosting of a small or mid-size company's production servers in a solution that gives the highest level of availability and expandability and is also simple to migrate to another host. ProSight Virtual Hosting services are built upon mature virtualization technologies that allow small and midsize businesses with multi- platform IT systems to economize significantly on the expense of capital equipment, infrastructure maintenance, and network management while achieving enterprise-class fault tolerance and an unprecedented degree of vendor independence.
Progent can provide fast online access to Cisco CCIE networking experts. Progent's CCIE experts can connect to your network using advanced remote support utilities to deliver quick and affordable analysis and remediation of urgent network problems.
Progent can provide enterprise clients the services of a certified NetApp consultant for online or on-premises expertise for NetApp's complete portfolio of SAN software and hardware products including Data ONTAP and Clustered Data ONTAP (CDOT) data management, MetroCluster, FlexPod cloud infrastructure, SnapMirror data replication, SnapVauly incremental D2D backup, Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere, MultiStore for storage partitioning, OnCommand Unified Manager Core, and NetApp's All-Flash, Hybrid Flash, V-Series and N-Series hardware products. Components of NetApp SAN solutions supported by Progent include system architecture, hybrid-cloud deployment, virtualization, migrations, transparent patching, system management, security and compliance, disaster recovery, and remediation. Progent offers Tier 3 support to help you to resolve issues with NetApp SAN environments efficiently following best practices.
Progent can provide the expertise of Microsoft-certified engineers as well as experienced database application programmers, database administrators, project managers, network infrastructure engineers, disaster recovery/business continuity specialists, and certified security consultants to assist your business to evaluate the potential advantages of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for your business, install pilot environments at your datacenter or at Progent's lab, plan and carry out an efficient migration to SQL Server 2012 from previous releases of SQL Server or from legacy RDBMS solutions, and define a cost-effective and secure IT infrastructure that lets you maximize the strategic benefit of SQL Server 2012.
Progent's UNIX platform consulting experts provide small companies and software developers help with administering and supporting UNIX, Linux or Solaris systems that coexist with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent offers your business access to UNIX consultants, consulting professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISSP credentials. This wide range of expertise offers you a convenient single source to show you how to build and maintain a secure and robust mixed-platform network and communications environment that allows UNIX and Microsoft coexistence by combining MS Windows with popular versions of UNIX such as Mac OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX Open UNIX, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO, and SGI/Irix or leading Linux platforms such as RedHat, SUSE, CentOS, Ubuntu Linux, PCLOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo Linux, Mandriva Linux, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware.
Progent's IT outsourcing packages offer budget-friendly network support for small companies. Whether it involves planning network architecture, creating an internal Help Desk or outsourcing a one, rolling out a new email system, monitoring your system, or developing a web-based eCommerce application, outsourcing your network engineering services can contain costs and eliminate risks, permitting IT service expenses to grow in a more moderate and controlled fashion than is possible by building up a bulky, all-purpose in-house network support organization. Progent's Outsourcing White Paper and flyers explain how Progent can help you create a protected and highly available network foundation for your vital business software powered by Microsoft Windows including Microsoft Office XP, Office 2003, and Office 2000.
Progent's staff of Microsoft and Cisco Premier experts average longer than a decade of real-world industry experience, at the forefront of IT support, executing a broad variety of IT tasks for a large mix of customers. Every Progent consultant shares a proven collection of individual best practices which are combined into company-wide best practices standards that Progent instills in its consulting staff. This ensures that you get not only world-class IT capability, but also a consultant with proven approaches for using technical knowledge to repair real-world network problems quickly.
Progent can provide cost-effective remote support to help businesses of any size to access Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services including Amazon EC2 for virtual server hosting, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and Glacier. Progent can help you with every phase of Amazon AWS integration including needs analysis, preparedness assessment, architectural design, testing, configuration, centralized administration, performance tuning, software license management, disaster recovery solutions, and security and compliance.
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Les Kent has a 35-year history of successful network integration, corporate administration, sales, and operations. He has demonstrated a talent for creating sophisticated information technology solutions in his roles as as a network designer, application developer, project manager, deployment expert, and troubleshooter for small companies, new ventures, and global corporations.
Progent can assist you to plan an upgrade to Teams from Skype for Business Online and configure, manage, and troubleshoot a cloud-based or mixed implementation of Microsoft Teams. Progent can help you to connect Teams with Microsoft Office and Microsoft 365 apps, Exchange, SharePoint Online, and your PBX.
For smaller companies, computer security and information assurance and compliance is excessively complex to master but too risky to ignore. The largest largest institutions have been hacked, and the top cloud services have occasionally been knocked out. It seems like there's no place to hide. Progent makes it economical for small and midsize companies to implement vital IT security tasks effectively by providing the benefit of billed time to the nearest minute without any minimum billing for remote help. You have the help of a seasoned computer consultant to provide just the help you need whenever you need it. Progent's CISA, CISM, GIAC, CISSP and ISSAP certified security experts can assist you with any level of network security including security audits, virus defense and recovery, spam and email content filtering, email data leak prevention, compliance reporting, and creating a comprehensive security strategy.
Secure Application Publishing with ISA Server 2006 allows more protection of intranet resources while enabling increased efficiency by making these resources accessible to legitimate remote users. ISA Server can guard corporate applications, services, and data throughout all network layers with stateful packet inspection and comprehensive publishing tools. Progent's Microsoft-expert Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 experts can show you how to design, install, set up, and maintain ISA Server on your network so that your business achieves a highly functional and economical combination of protection, productivity, and speed.
Progent's Private Cloud Hosting and Management outsourcing offers complete hosting of a small or mid-size organization's servers in an environment that delivers the highest level of dependability and expandability and is in addition simple to migrate to any data center. Progent's Private Cloud Hosting services are based on proven virtualization techniques that allow small and midsize companies with multi- platform IT systems to economize dramatically on the expense of capital investments, system maintenance, and network management while benefiting from world-class reliability and an unmatched degree of vendor flexibility.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 offers indispensable, familiar tools to computer experts and information workers, lessening the difficulty of creating, deploying, administering, and accessing company data and analytical programs in environments ranging from handheld devices to corporate information systems. The sophistication and integration demands of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 call for an IT consulting firm with real-world expertise and broad knowledge in designing and building information-based, end-to-end business technology solutions. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering staff, with an average of more than 10 years of background supporting Microsoft technology, assures you success in designing, deploying and managing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 solutions that are seamlessly integrated with the Microsoft .NET environment.
Progent can provide affordable remote access to an Oracle-certified MySQL DBA or application developer and can assist businesses of all sizes to configure and support MySQL in a dependable IT infrastructure that provides advanced performance, scalability, and security. Progent also has proven skill helping companies migrate applications from an Oracle environment to MySQL.
Progent can assist you in any and all facets of your upgrade to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 including designing HA system topology for a local, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid environment; licensing compliance for Exchange Server and Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; migrating mailboxes; Windows Hyper-V design; determining storage capacity required for your virtual machines, mailbox databases and log files; configuring HLB for fault-tolerant client access services; planning, building and testing Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and DAG groups; integration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; preparing your firewall; resolving SSL issues; providing client remediation with Office desktop or Microsoft 365; and setting up Outlook on the web.
Progent offers online and onsite expertise to help you with any aspect of BI reporting ranging from troubleshooting or modernizing applications to designing and deploying an advanced business intelligence solution. Progent's BI consultants can assist your company to support your existing BI system, help you to migrate reports and databases from an outdated reporting product to a modern solution, and deliver custom remote mentoring to meet your individual needs. Progent's business reporting and analytics professionals can provide expertise in the leading business intelligence reporting and visualization tools such as the SQL Server BI stack (Integration Services, Analysis Services, and Reporting Services), Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx, Microsoft Access, Crystal Reports, Power BI, Excel BI add-ins such as Power Pivot and Power View, and Report Builder.
Progent's Duo service plans utilize Cisco's Duo technology to protect against compromised passwords through the use of two-factor authentication (2FA). Duo supports single-tap identity verification with iOS, Google Android, and other personal devices.
Progent's ProSight portfolio of managed IT services are geared to provide organizations who have small in-house network support teams with affordable help from world-class management tools and technical expertise. Advantages of Progent's ProSight line of managed services include predictable IT management costs, smart automation of common administrative tasks, ongoing absorption of new information technology, graceful migration from legacy systems to current solutions, improved fit between computer technology with business objectives, access to veteran IT experts, and allowing management to focus on business instead of ever-changing network technology.
Progent has delivered support for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Great Plains software for almost 20 years and Progent has provided integration, software development, education, and troubleshooting services since the product's original release. Progent offers advanced expertise for upgrading out of date Dynamics GP deployments. Progent can assist you to plan, validate, and implement an efficient upgrade from a a legacy release of GP to the newest release of Dynamics GP.
Ubiquiti's UniFi family of Wi-Fi network appliances includes indoor and outdoor Wave 2 Wi-Fi APs, security gateways, and managed switches. Ubiquiti UniFi devices running on multiple venues with any number of APs can be remotely configured and administered using free UniFi Controller software, which centralizes and simplifies setup, discovery, management, tuning, troubleshooting, monitoring, and analytics. Progent offers the skills of seasoned wireless professionals who can help you to assess the benefits of UniFi products for your environment and assist you to design, install, manage, and troubleshoot your UniFi ecosystem.
Progent's network professionals can assist you to analyze the possible advantages of Hyper-V-powered virtualization for your business, perform test implementations to validate Hyper-V's operation with your line-of-business software, evaluate your network and server infrastructure for optimal performance with virtual server solutions, help you in moving to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and configuring Hyper-V, train your network management personnel to monitor and manage Hyper-V, offer world-class consulting help for improving the security of your virtual servers, establish and validate business continuity processes that maximize network availability, and deliver continuing consulting and technical support including affordable remote troubleshooting and turn-key Help Desk outsourcing.
Progent can help you to deploy Cisco's infrastructure technology to build a robust foundation for your local, cloud-centric, or hybrid-cloud data center and improve operations in vital areas including compute and storage utilization, security and compliance, versatility, reliability, and disaster recovery.
Microsoft Communications Server provides IM and Real Presence in an extensible, world-class package offering advanced protection, transparent compatibility with additional Microsoft products, an extendable, industry-standard development platform, and compliance with regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and Gramm-Leach-Bliley. Your organization can realize lower costs and elevated business efficiencies, enhanced worker productivity, and better intellectual property security with this easy-to-administer, highly available solution. Effective implementations of Microsoft Office Communications Server require extensive planning and consideration before installation. Progent's Microsoft-authorized consultants can deliver the skill needed to deliver all the benefits of Microsoft Office Communications Server across your entire organization.
Fortinet next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) are leaders in offering best-in-class throughput for SSL/TLS inspection. Progent's Fortinet firewall consultants can assist you to deploy your Fortinet FortiGate security appliances to protect your digital resources at the network edge, within the data center, at branch locations, and at the cloud edge.
Progent's Co-managed Help Desk service makes it possible for your IT organization to split the load for Help Desk support transparently between your IT staff and Progent's roster of veteran technical support engineers and subject matter experts (SMEs). Progent's Help Desk Co-management service is a collaborative service desk solution based on ConnectWise Manage, the leading shared PSA tool for handling end-user service requests, ticket lifecycle, responsibility, progress tracking, and reporting.
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Progent's private cloud hosting enables small and midsize organizations to run key applications such as Microsoft SQL and Exchange Server from a hardened Tier III data center on fully redundant hardware with offsite data backup. Progent uses Microsoft's Hyper-V technology for server virtualization and Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM) for backup and restore. Smaller organizations can take advantage of Progent's private cloud hosting service to avoid major investments in the purchase, maintenance, and management of network equipment and data center facilities while benefiting the highest levels of system availability and physical security.
Progent can provide the expertise of CISM Premier security professionals. The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee defines the core competencies and global standards of performance that IT security managers are required to master. It gives business management the confidence that consultants who have earned their CISM certification possess the background and capability to deliver effective security administration and consulting consulting.