Progent's virtual classroom webinars offer small businesses the cost savings, simplicity, and versatility of web-based seminars and the effective training techniques of expert teachers who utilize advanced collaboration software to simulate live, participatory learning environments. Progent can provide remote training for popular desktop applications including components of Microsoft Office such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher, and Outlook: MS Dynamics business accounting and management products such as MS Dynamics GP (Great Plains); as well as additional popular desktop applications like Photoshop, Acrobat Writer, and Crystal Reports.
Progent is among the most qualified network support firms for creating email and messaging systems based on Exchange 2000 Server. Progent is skilled in helping small and mid-size companies get all the benefits of Exchange Server 2000 under typical situations such as updating from Microsoft Exchange 5.5 Server, moving from an ISP-managed or POP3 e-mail environment, and using managed services for your Microsoft Exchange 2000 support.
Progent's service experts in Apple OS X and Microsoft Windows technology can show you how to combine Mac and Windows computers into seamless environments with full sharing and collaboration support. Enabling efficient cooperation among a variety of servers and workstations powered by Mac OS and Microsoft Windows requires broad knowledge of and experience with Apple Macintosh and Microsoft technology. Progent's background in Windows and Macintosh service makes it possible to offer world class assistance to companies that depend on these platforms to maintain their strategic advantage. Progent can also assist your business to interface Apple's iPhones and iPads to operate with smoothly with your Windows environment.
Progent can help your company to plan and execute an efficient transition from a UNIX-powered IT environment to a network powered by MS Windows and suited for running Microsoft's familiar office productivity suites, business applications, and developer tools. Progent's UNIX, Windows and Cisco engineers and software development specialists can assist you to preserve your information and minimize productivity disruption by designing an efficient transition plan that preserves your existing assets in UNIX software and infrastructure. UNIX-to-Windows transition support services available from Progent include evaluation of current environment, transition strategy and validation, Exchange migration support, data and application transition, and server and media transition and consolidation.
Progent's Network Help Desk Call Center Outsourcing Services for PC desktop support are intended especially for small organizations who need immediate availability of a Help Desk Service Center with expert telephone support and effective escalation capability but who must operate within a restricted IT budget. Key components of Progent's Help Desk Outsourcing Services are Help Desk Call Center Support, Optional Remote Access Support, System Evaluation, Expert Prioritization, Virtual Help Desk Support, By-the-Minute Billing, and Helpdesk Applications Recommendation and Integration.
Progent's Microsoft-certified ISA Server 2004 consultants have long backgrounds with Internet Security and Acceleration Server configuring Microsoft ISA Server-based security solutions for information systems with multiple offices, remote workers, and mission-critical web applications. Progent's Microsoft Firewall experts can help your small business in planning and implementing an installation of ISA Server 2000 or ISA Server 2004 that supports your information protection needs without adversely restricting your IT system productivity. Progent's consulting professionals can help you upgrade from Microsoft Proxy Server from ISA 2000 Server to ISA 2004 Enterprise Edition Server, Microsoft ISA 2004 Standard Edition Server, or other later versions of Internet Security and Acceleration Server.
Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS) is an integrated collection of APIs that allows Amazon sellers to streamline their operations by automating crucial sales functions such as listings, orders, payments, inbound and outbound fulfillment, and reports. By tapping into Amazon's extensive online selling environment and automating their sales processes, merchants can expand their reach, lower their cost of sales, improve reaction time to customers, and increase their bottom line. Progent's Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS) developers can work with your development team and provide application programming, workflow integration, project management support, and training to help you shorten development time and get to market quickly.
Progent is among the most expert network consulting companies for integrating e-mail solutions based on Exchange 2000. Progent specializes in helping small companies derive the full advantages of Exchange 2000 under typical scenarios such as updating from Microsoft Exchange 5.5, moving from an ISP-based or POP3 e-mail environment, and using managed services for your Exchange 2000 administration.
Progent can assist your organization to deploy Cisco's networking technology to create a robust basis for your local, private cloud, or hybrid data center and improve operations in vital areas including resource consolidation, security and compliance, versatility, uptime, and disaster recovery.
Progent's Technical Response Center provides nationwide extended hours remote help for networks based on Windows and Cisco products and technologies. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-Premier service experts offer after-hours telephone help and online direct network access to troubleshoot and resolve network problems quickly and economically. The breadth of technical expertise represented by Progent's staff of country-wide support engineers makes it possible to escalate even the toughest problems to appropriate experts as required. For critical issues, the TRC tries to respond to your call for support in less than one hour.
Progent's team of Microsoft and Cisco Certified experts average longer than a decade of hands-on professional experience, in the trenches of IT service, executing a broad variety of technical projects for an extensive mix of clients. Every Progent support professional shares a proven collection of personal best practices that are combined into company-wide leading practices standards that Progent teaches its consulting staff. This ensures that you get not just world-class IT capability, but also a consultant with field-tested methods for applying technical knowledge to resolve real-world network problems rapidly.
Progent is seeking to hire staff-level, results-driven Microsoft certified consultants with MCSE credentials; Cisco accredited network engineers with Cisco CCDP or CCIE certification; security consultants with CISSP or CISM or comparable security certification; and advanced network design consultants with a background in mobile access, wireless connectivity, service continuity, business continuity, data protection, and VMware. Progent also is hiring professionals to join Progent's staff of desktop support specialists and off-site support experts. Also, Progent is hiring experienced administrators able to perform productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office culture.
Progent offers affordable remote support to help companies to access Amazon AWS cloud services including Amazon EC2 for virtual server hosting, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and Glacier. Progent can help you with every aspect of Amazon AWS integration including requirements analysis, preparedness assessment, system design and review, pilot testing, deployment, centralized administration, performance optimization, licensing management, backup/restore solutions, and security and compliance.
Progent is an authorized Hornetsecurity/Altaro partner and can design, install, and manage a deployment of 365 Total Backup to protect your Microsoft 365 user and group mailboxes, files residing within your company's OneDrive Accounts and SharePoint Document Libraries, user and group Teams Chats, plus files on Windows-powered laptops and desktops.
Lync 2010 supports IM, Real Presence, audio and video conferencing, desktop collaboration, and both VoIP and traditional public switched telephone network (PSTN) voice communication. Microsoft Lync Server 2010 can extend the capability of Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint Server and Office desktop or cloud-based Microsoft 365 and simplify administration through integration with Active Directory. Lync can also reduce expenses by eliminating Voice-over-IP equipment and subscription fees, PBX gear, or legacy video conferencing solutions. Progent's certified unified communications experts can provide online and onsite support to assist you to manage and troubleshoot your current Lync Server 2010 environment or evaluate the advantages of migrating from Lync to Skype for Business, which is Microsoft's new version of the product family. Progent can also help you to plan and carry out a smooth Skype for Business upgrade.
Altaro VM Backup software from Hornetsecurity offers small and mid-size businesses a reliable and budget-friendly solution for backing up and restoring Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines. Altaro VM Backup can be deployed in local, remote, distributed, and cloud-hosted architectures and also enables cost-effective backup to Azure storage. Altaro VM Backup defends against ransomware attacks by leveraging Immutable Cloud Storage. This produces tamper-proof backup data that cannot be erased or modified by anyone including administrators. Progent is a certified Hornetsecurity/Altaro partner and offers a wide range of remote or on-premises consulting services to help you to plan, deploy, optimize and debug a modern backup and disaster recovery system based on Altaro VM Backup software. With ProSight Data Protection Services Altaro VM Backup, Progent delivers a managed backup/recovery service powered by on Altaro VM Backup technology.
Progent is a pioneer in economically delivering enterprise-class network support to small businesses. Progent's success in handling the network support needs of the chronically underserved small company sector is the combined outcome of major technical and operational breakthroughs that have removed a great deal of the traditional costs out of administering network service, injected unprecedented technical expertise into the support mechanism, and dramatically streamlined the repair cycle.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial, formerly called SyteLine, is an ERP platform that embodies more than 25 years of experience helping manufacturing and service organizations to simplify complicated supply chains and improve the efficiency of key processes to bring products to market fast and adhere to customer schedules consistently. Progent offers the expertise of an ERP consultant with over 20 years of background with the Infor CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine platform. Progent offers remote or onsite services that spans from as-needed guidance to comprehensive solution planning and project management outsourcing or co-sourcing. Sample consulting services offered by Progent for CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine include installation, migration, business analysis, customization, Configure/Price/ Quote, web site integration, technical support, data conversion, Amazon AWS integration, training, and database administration.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial, previously branded SyteLine, is an ERP solution that incorporates more than a quarter century of background helping manufacturing and distribution companies to simplify complex supply chains and streamline critical business processes in order to get products to market fast and meet customer commitments consistently. Progent can provide the skills of an ERP consultant with more than two decades of experience working with the Infor CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine platform. Progent can provide remote or on-premises services that can range from occasional guidance to comprehensive solution design and project management. Sample services offered by Progent for CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine include implementation, migration, business analysis, customization, CPQ, web site integration, troubleshooting, ETL, Excel and SQL integration, training, and DBA services.
ProSight LAN Watch is Progent's server and endpoint monitoring service that uses state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management technology to keep your network operating efficiently by tracking the state of critical devices that drive your network environment. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers an issue, an alert is sent immediately to your specified IT staff and your assigned Progent engineering consultant so that any potential problems can be resolved before they have a chance to disrupt your business.
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Progent's Jabber consultants offer online or on-premises support to help businesses of any size to design, implement, manage, upgrade or troubleshoot Cisco Jabber solutions and Cisco Unified CM infrastructure. Progent can provide in-depth expertise for the technologies that make up building an end-to-end Cisco Jabber solution including Cisco network appliances and management tools, Microsoft 365 apps, Windows and Mac computers, iOS and Google Android smartphones and tablets, SIP interfaces, Wi-Fi networks, security and compliance, cloud computing, telepresence systems, PBX systems, business continuity, and other components of a cohesive collaboration solution.
Progent's Linux consulting services provide small and mid-size companies and software developers assistance with managing and supporting Linux systems that coexist with Microsoft-based networks. Progent can give your organization contact with Linux consultants, consulting professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISM and CISA credentials. This wide range of experience offers you an easy one-stop source to help you build and manage a protected and reliable mixed-platform network and communications infrastructure that allows Linux and Microsoft interoperability by combining MS Windows with major Linux platforms such as RedHat Linux, SUSE Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu Linux, PCLinuxOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo Linux, Mandriva Linux, Debian-GNU, and Slackware Linux.
Progent's Juniper Networks-certified network consultants can assist your company to design and deploy Juniper Firewall/VPN technology, optimize and troubleshoot your network infrastructure, and upgrade smoothly from discontinued equipment to the latest releases. Progent's Junos OS engineers can also provide support for Juniper's premier network control software to help you to streamline the management and strengthen the security of your Juniper VPN devices and routers. Progent also has extensive background supporting Juniper's NetScreen OS and ScreenOS software platforms and can help organizations manage environments that include a combination of Juniper's OS platforms.
Dynamics GP can help you expand and control your company more efficiently by offering easy availability of decision-driving information and a rapid return on investment. Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains confers major productivity benefits such as its ability to extend the presence of your company, handle your financials, automate financial operations, unify processes across your business, refine inventory control, enhance order accuracy, expand sales and shorten lead-time, and maximize free cash flow. Progent can show you how to set up and manage a reliable, secure server and network foundation to support Great Plains, and can offer expert Dynamics GP support professionals to make sure you derive all the benefits of your Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains business management system.
If your business runs a UNIX or Linux environment or a mixed-platform network, Progent's CISM and CISSP-premier security specialists can assist your whole enterprise in a broad range of security topics such as security management procedures, security design and models, access control systems and techniques, software development security, business processes security, hardware security, communications, infrastructure and web security, and business continuity planning. CISA and CISM define the fundamental competencies and international standards of knowledge that network security professionals are expected to possess. These accreditations give executive management the assurance that consultants who have achieved their CISA or CISM qualification have demonstrated the experience and theory to deliver effective security support and engineering help.
Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) deliver a significant performance improvement over Cisco's previous-generation ASA 5500-X firewalls and offer centralized control of advanced cybersecurity capabilities such as application visibility and control, next-generation intrusion protection (NGIPS) with intelligent prioritization of risks, advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE firewall consultants can help you to design and execute an efficient migration to Cisco Firepower firewalls from Cisco's from ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX appliances and help you enhance Firepower appliances with Cisco's cloud-based services to build and centrally control IT environments that include local offices, data centers, private clouds and public clouds.
Progent's certified wireless networking consulting experts can help businesses of any size to plan, implement, administer and repair Cisco Aironet wireless AP environments to provide the throughput, coverage, density, expandability, security and manageability needed for seamless connectivity between wireless and wired networks. Progent can provide affordable online and on-premises support for legacy and new-generation 802.11ac Aironet wireless access points and Progent can help your business design and maintain wireless solutions that include indoor and outdoor/industrial Aironet Wi-Fi APs.
Progent can provide cost-effective online consulting services for all releases of Office Access including Access desktop and Access Web App and can provide advanced help for application programming, database conversion, performance optimization, report design, and troubleshooting. Progent also offers tailored webinar training for Office Access programming and database administration.
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco premier network consultants offer advanced help with a broad range of technologies and can provide that assistance online nationwide or in person in select cities throughout the United States and anywhere in California. Progent offers remote support for networks powered by Windows, UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple ac, or for systems that incorporate a mix of Windows and UNIX-based platforms. Progent also offers the expertise of Cisco CCIE infrastructure specialists for the toughest connectivity problems, plus the assistance of CISM-accredited security engineers to assist with complex security design and problem solving. Progent has delivered online troubleshooting to companies in every state in the United States.
Progent offers nationwide online phone support and troubleshooting services for companies that operate Solaris networks or whose information systems include a mix of Sun Solaris and Microsoft Windows products. Remote IT help offers maximum leverage for your IT budget by extending user efficiency and shortening the hours charged for computer analysis and repair. Advanced online support technology and experienced technicians and consultants allow Progent to solve most network issues without wasting time and expense by going to your site. In most of situations your IT issues can be dealt with by telephone or via a mix of phone support and remote network analysis. Progent can make available Cisco certified CCIE network engineers and CISSP and ISSAP certified security specialists to help you with the toughest system issues.
Progent's IT outsourcing services provide affordable network consulting for small companies. Whether it involves designing network architecture, setting up an internal Help Desk or using an outside one, rolling out a new email platform, monitoring your network, or creating an on-line business solution, outsourcing your network engineering services can contain expenses and eliminate uncertainties, permitting IT support expenses to increase in a more moderate and manageable fashion than is possible by assembling a large, all-purpose internal IT staff. Progent's Outsourcing White Paper and datasheets show how Progent can help you create a secure and highly available system foundation for your vital applications powered by Microsoft Windows such as Office XP, Office 2003, and Office 2000.
Progent can assist you in all facets of your upgrade to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 such as planning high availability (HA) infrastructure for a local, cloud-based or hybrid deployment; licensing requirements for Exchange 2016 Server and Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; moving mailboxes; Hyper-V strategy; determining storage capacity required for your virtual machines (VMs), databases and log files; setting up HLB for high-availability CAS services; designing, configuring and validating Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and DAG groups; setting up collaboration with SharePoint; updating your firewall; creating SSL certs; providing client integration with Office desktop or Microsoft 365; and setting up Outlook on the web.
Les Kent has a 35-year history of effective network integration, executive management, marketing, and operations. He has demonstrated a talent for developing sophisticated IT solutions in his roles as as a system architect, programmer, project manager, deployment consultant, and problem solver for small businesses, new ventures, and major enterprises.
Progent's expert support team can help you design and implement a smooth in-place Microsoft Exchange 2003 migration plan that avoids network downtime, simplifies ongoing support requirements, and makes your Exchange Server 2003 easy to administer. For complex multiple server or multi-location migrations, Progent has the knowledge and experience to finish your move rapidly and economically. Progent's Exchange Server 2003 support, repair, and design services include expertise with the configuration of third-party add-ons to Exchange 2003 Server that are best aligned to your business goals.
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner with accredited competencies such as Advanced Infrastructure Solutions and Information Worker Solutions. Microsoft Certified Partners represent the elite organizations who receive the top client satisfaction and are afforded the tightest working relationship with Microsoft. The understanding, capabilities, and dedication needed to earn the status of Microsoft Certified Partner benefits Progent's clients by enabling Progent to provide your company better support for your IT system.
Even if your company has a minimal computer support staff and a modest technology budget, your information system can still feature the same high reliability and performance that once needed a large in-house service organization. Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services for small businesses combine the expertise of skilled Microsoft-certified and Cisco-premier network consultants, the latest system management software for proactive monitoring and threshold alarms, and economical support packages such as a help desk service to keep your vital business applications and hardware up and running.
Progent's qualified security and compliance consultants can run security tests of company-wide security to determine your company's cybersecurity profile compliance with key industry cybersecurity standards. Progent offers subscription-based managed services for security monitoring and response, on-demand company-wide security audits, and targeted cybersecurity evaluations for specific areas of cybersecurity like endpoints or cloud applications. Progent's qualified security consultants can also conduct comprehensive information security assessments to determine your organization's compliance with recognized international security standards such as FISMA, PCI, and ISO 17799.
Progent's Cisco-certified wireless technology experts can assist you to deploy, manage, and debug Cisco Wi-Fi devices including Cisco's Aironet and Meraki Wave 2 wireless access points as well as Cisco's Wireless Network Controllers.
Progent's ransomware experts can help your business to assess your ransomware defenses, remotely monitor and protect your network, help with settlement negotiations with a threat actor, and reconstruct a network damaged by a ransomware variant such as Ryuk, Maze, Sodinokibi, Netwalker, Conti or Nephilim.
If your office computer system mixes Linux-based products technology with Microsoft Windows, Progent can assist you to integrate your IT resources into a unified environment that allows all your OS platforms to run side by side for easy administration, seamless dataflow, high reliability, enhanced throughput, and tight security. Progent's UNIX/Linux and Windows integration assistance offerings include IT architecture configuration and support, support for Windows services for UNIX, online network monitoring and administration, online network support and troubleshooting, in-person technical support, and Helpdesk services.
Cisco's Catalyst family of Wi-Fi controllers simplify the administration of wireless LANs by unifying the configuration and management of wireless access points, optimizing wireless performance by reducing the effect of radio frequency congestion, enhancing wireless uptime with fast failover, and strengthening security by detecting threats and analyzing traffic content according to user type and location. Progent can help you to deploy Cisco wireless LAN controller appliances to manage and monitor Wi-Fi networks of all sizes. Progent can assist you to maintain and debug your current Cisco Wi-Fi solution or implement an efficient transition to Cisco's latest wireless controller technology.
Progent can assist you with every phase of Microsoft Azure migration such as needs definition, readiness evaluation, solution design, pilot testing, implementation, centralized administration, performance tuning, license controls, disaster recovery preparedness, security policy enforcement, and regulatory compliance validation. Progent can assist you to configure and debug firewalls and VPN tunnels so that your users can safely connect to Azure-based services, and Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts can help you set up critical Microsoft platforms to run in the cloud including Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange, SQL and Skype for Business. Progent can also assist your organization to create a hybrid cloud ecosystem that transparently integrates physical datacenters with Azure services.
Progent's high availability system consultants offer reliability support, disaster recovery services, network load balancing, fault-tolerant interoffice connectivity, non-stop Internet connection design, 24x7 data center consulting, and other non-stop operations services to help your small business configure a 24x7 network for mission-critical applications. Progent possesses the background to develop affordable, high-availability systems by utilizing the expanding library of Windows Cluster servers including Windows 2003 Cluster Server, SQL Cluster Server, and Microsoft Exchange Cluster Server. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers can help you design a fault tolerant mutli-location network with a fully redundant Internet interface and efficient network load balancing.
Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2017 consultants can help your business to evaluate the business benefits of migrating to SQL Server 2017 and can assist you to plan and implement an efficient migration of your databases and applications to any deployment architecture including on-premises, cloud-based, or hybrid. Progent's consultants offer remote or on-premises support services ranging from on-demand architecture review or debugging to comprehensive project management and co-management to make sure your SQL Server 2017 project is carried out on time and on budget.
Microsoft allows you to create seamless hybrid environments that combine Microsoft 365 and local Exchange systems. This allows you to have some mailboxes hosted on your physical datacenter and other mailboxes resident on Microsoft 365. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange consulting team can help you with any facet of planning, integrating and troubleshooting your hybrid Microsoft 365 Exchange solution. Progent's Exchange specialists can deliver as-needed support to help you through challenging technical issues and also can provide comprehensive project management outsourcing or co-sourcing to make sure your hybrid Microsoft 365 Exchange initiative is successfully completed on time and on budget.
Progent's work environment will make you a better professional by improving your technical knowledge and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent makes good on this promise by attracting the best professional talent for you to work with, offering a state-of-the-art network and communications architecture, using custom application utilities to enable the highest level of service, and by optimizing proven operational models for attracting and keeping customers.
ProSight LAN Watch is Progent's server and endpoint remote monitoring service that uses state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) technology to keep your IT system running efficiently by checking the health of vital assets that power your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch detects an issue, an alert is transmitted automatically to your designated IT management staff and your assigned Progent engineering consultant so all potential issues can be addressed before they can impact productivity.
Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2017 consultants can help your business to assess the business advantages of migrating to SQL Server 2017 and can help your organization to design and carry out an efficient migration of your databases and applications to any deployment model including local, cloud-based, or hybrid. Progent's SQL Server experts offer online or on-premises support services ranging from on-demand architecture assessment or debugging to comprehensive project management to make sure your SQL Server 2017 project is carried out on time and within budget.
For help creating, improving, or troubleshooting business aplications for Windows, any version of Linux, or for the Web, Progent's expert team of programmers, relational database architects, and project managers can ensure you get the project completed on schedule and within budget. Progent's seasoned software programmers can provide cost-effective and expert online consulting for jobs as small as writing Vidual Basic scripts for Excel or as large as developing line-of-business RDBMS applications based on Microsoft SQL Server ,Oracle, or MySQL.
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants offer small and midsize companies expertise for Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Servers. Microsoft's Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Servers include a full featured application-layer aware firewall that can secure your IT system from attack by external and inside sources. Forefront TMG and ISA Server provide deep examination of Internet protocols such as Hypertext Transfer Protocol, which enables these security platforms to uncover many threats that can elude ordinary firewalls. The integrated firewall and VPN architecture of Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Server permit stateful filtering and inspection of all VPN streams. ISA Servers are the centerpiece of Microsoft's system security strategy, and Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers and CISSP, CISA and CISM certified security consultants can help you enhance your IT security through expert design and deployment of Forefront Threat Management Gateway and Microsoft ISA Servers. Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can assist you to configure Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010, maintain any version of ISA Server, or migrate from ISA Server environments to Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway.
Progent provided a wireless networking solution that allowed a school to increase efficiency and avoid the ongoing costs of a dedicated data connection. Progent recommended a Proxim Tsunami wireless 60Mbps bridge. The economical building-to-building Proxim bridge is designed for connecting remote sites as far as 2.5 miles apart and can extend to even greater ranges. This wireless solution provided improved bandwidth and dependability than simply amplifying the 802.11b wireless connection, and since it utilizes the 5.8Ghz band it provided immunity to local interference.