Progentís Microsoft-certified experts provide small and mid-size companies world-class consulting support for SMS Server and Configuration Manager 2007, Microsoft's solutions for update and configuration management. System Center Configuration Manager 2007 is Microsoft's new title for the change management solution previously called Systems Management Server. Configuration Manager 2007 offers a range of new features to Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 such as full automation, built-in Vista Windows Server 2008 support, NAP security support, and device driver management. Progentís certified engineers can help you use SMS Server or Configuration Manager 2007 economically for automated operating system and application installation, security patch administration, software tracking, and software license reconciliation. Progent's engineers can also help you to migrate smoothly from SMS Server to Configuration Manager 2007.
If you are producing UNIX-based applications on a network that has Windows-based servers, PCs, and office applications, Progent can provide comprehensive network support outsourcing that frees you to focus on your area of high-value expertise without the constant hassle of managing your company information system. Through the use of automated network monitoring and by providing online and in-person assistance when your business needs it, Progent represents an affordable solution for maintaining an information system that provides excellent dependability, security, and performance. Progent's developer assistance offerings feature full-service it outsourcing, virtual server infrastructure, online and on-site support and troubleshooting, proactive network monitoring, and Help Desk Call Center outsourcing.
Progent can help your business in any and all phases of your migration to Exchange 2016 such as planning high availability system topology for an on-premises, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid deployment; server and CAL licensing compliance for Exchange 2016 and Windows Server 2012 R2+; migrating mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization design; determining storage capacity required for your VMs, mailbox databases and logs; setting up hardware load balancing (HLB) for fault-tolerant CAS services; planning, setting up and testing Exchange and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); integration with SharePoint; preparing the firewall; creating SSL certs; performing client remediation with Office desktop or Microsoft Office 365; and configuring Outlook on the web.
Progent's certified database consultants can provide businesses of any size online DBA and programming services for popular database products such as MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, and Microsoft Office Access. Services available from Progent include software installation and configuration, application architecture and coding, management services, replication and synchronization strategies, storage management, tuning, data migration, information security, backup and recovery options, troubleshooting, and training.
Progent's consultants can help your company to assess the value of Lync Server for your environment and can assist you to design and carry out an installation of Lync Server 2010 that centralizes the management of Instant Messaging and Presence and increases the output of your in-house staff, at-home workers, and smartphone users. Progent's consultant's can also help you to carry out an efficient upgrade to Microsoft Lync Server 2010 from Microsoft Office Communications Server or Live Communications Server, integrate Microsoft Lync Server with Exchange Server, SharePoint, and Microsoft SQL Server, show you how you can use Microsoft Lync Server 2010 to enhance the team-computing functions of Microsoft Office applications, and offer webinar training and ongoing technical support for Lync Server 2010 and other Microsoft platforms.
Progent's Solaris platform consulting experts provide small and mid-size businesses and developers support for administering and supporting Sun Solaris systems that coexist with Microsoft-powered technology. Progent offers your organization contact with Sun Solaris consultants, support professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISA and CISSP credentials. This broad range of expertise provides you with a convenient one-stop consulting firm to show you how to create and manage a protected and reliable mixed-platform network and communications solution that allows Solaris and Microsoft interoperability by integrating MS Windows with major versions of UNIX such as Apple Mac OS X, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX Open UNIX, HP-UX, BSD, SCO, and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX or leading Linux platforms including RedHat Linux, SUSE Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, PCLOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo, Mandrake, Debian-GNU, and Slackware.
For companies with a mix of Apple Mac and Windows desktops, there exist two basic alternatives for using Windows-only applications on an Apple Mac: an external connection to an actual Windows PC or local emulation of a Microsoft Windows environment on a macOS or Mac OS X desktop. Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection Client for Apple Mac allows you to connect a Mac to a networked Microsoft Windows-based computer to use Windows software and access system resources. Virtual PC for Mac simulates Windows on a Mac computer so you can use Windows programs locally. Progent's Mac technology consultants can help you to manage these products for running Windows programs on your Apple Macs and can also assist you to evaluate and configure third-party solutions for Microsoft Windows PC simulation.
Progent offers nationwide remote help and consulting services for businesses who run Sun Solaris environments or whose IT systems feature a combination of Solaris and Microsoft technology. Online IT help offers maximum leverage for your IT dollar by protecting user efficiency and limiting the time billed for computer analysis and repair. Sophisticated remote access utilities and experienced technicians and consultants combine to enable Progent to solve most network issues without squandering time and expense by traveling to your location. In the vast majority of situations your IT problems can be dealt with over the phone or through a mix of phone support and remote connectivity. Progent can make available Cisco certified CCIE infrastructure engineers and CISA and CISM premier security specialists to help you with the most challenging system problems.
Progent offers affordable online consulting to help companies to access Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services including Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for virtual machine hosting, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and Amazon Glacier. Progent can help you with every aspect of Amazon AWS migration and troubleshooting including needs analysis, preparedness assessment, architectural design, pilot testing, deployment, centralized administration, performance tuning, licensing management, disaster recovery solutions, and security strategies.
Progent offers small businesses two ultra-affordable security evaluation scanning packages that provide, at a set fee, remotely administered inventory scans of your network security profile which are analyzed by certified information security specialists who assess the results of the scan, present unbiased summaries of your current security vulnerability, and make recommendations for remediation. Progent has developed two non-overlapping security evaluation packages for external and internal scanning that are priced to meet the budgetary realities of small businesses while providing enterprise-quality evaluations of your IT network's vulnerability to assault.
Progent's ProSight Virtual hosting services offer small companies a variety of advantages such as lower capital costs, savings on operational expense, improved executive focus, enterprise-class security, enhanced availability, and business continuity.
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is a low-cost service centered on a brief phone discussion with a Progent information assurance expert. The interview is designed to assess your organization's preparedness to block ransomware or recover rapidly after a ransomware attack. Progent will work with you directly to collect information concerning your existing antivirus tools and backup procedures, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can follow best practices to deploy a cost-effective security and backup environment that minimizes your vulnerability to a ransomware attack and meets your business needs.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have over a decade of experience planning, implementing, optimizing and fixing System Center Operations Manager solutions and can provide companies of all sizes advanced online or onsite consulting services for System Center 2012 Operations Manager. Progent can assist you to plan an architecture for SCOM 2012 servers that provides the responsiveness and availability required to watch over your IT resources effectively, whether your datacenters are onsite, in the cloud, or a hybrid solution. Progent's SCOM consultants can also help you to import and customize SCOM 2012 management packs according to best practices for monitoring network fabric as well as both Microsoft and 3rd-party applications and services. In addition, Progent can deliver responsive online or onsite troubleshooting to help you to fix serious problems uncovered by SCOM 2012.
Stealth intrusion testing is a key component of any overall network security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive intrusion checks without the knowledge of your organization's in-house IT staff. Stealth penetration checking uncovers whether current security defense tools such as intrusion detection warnings and event history monitoring are correctly set up and consistently observed.
Progent's Linux consulting services offer small companies and developers assistance with administering and maintaining Linux computers that run with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent offers your organization access to Linux experts, consulting professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISA and CISSP certification. This wide range of expertise provides you with an easy single consulting firm to show you how to build and manage a secure and robust mixed-platform connectivity and communications environment that supports Linux and Microsoft coexistence by integrating MS Windows with leading Linux derivatives including RedHat Linux, SUSE Linux, CentOS Linux, Ubuntu, PCLOS, fedora, Gentoo, Mandrake, Debian-GNU, and Slackware Linux.
For enterprise project management support, Progent can provide the services of senior IT professionals with years of experience in technology management, application development, and process design for organizations from Big 4 firms to dot-com startups to government agencies. These proven IT managers can provide project management expertise to help enterprise customers follow leading practices to ensure that development or deployment projects are completed on time and on budget.
Progent's Microsoft Premier engineers offer expert support for enterprise-wide implementations of Microsoft Exchange. Progent's experts can show you how to prepare for multi-location Exchange installations or updates and can supply onsite personnel to assist enterprises with deployments of Exchange Server 2007 in the or any region covered by Progent's engineers.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts have more than a decade of background planning, deploying, enhancing and fixing SCOM environments and can provide companies of all sizes expert remote or on-premises consulting support for System Center 2012 Operations Manager. Progent can assist your company to plan an architecture for SCOM 2012 servers that provides the performance and availability required to watch over your IT resources efficiently, whether your datacenters are on-premises, cloud-based, or a mixed environment. Progent can also help you to install and customize SCOM 2012 management packs according to best practices for tracking network fabric as well as Microsoft and 3rd-party apps and services. In addition, Progent can deliver responsive remote or onsite troubleshooting to assist you to fix serious issues detected by System Center 2012 Operations Manager.
Progent's temporary staff augmentation services allow you to respond to sudden increases in demand for IT support personnel without incurring the expense and delays that come with vetting and recruiting reliable technical help and without adding to your permanent head count.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard uses the technology of leading information security vendors to deliver web-based control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. ProSight Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.
E-Mail Guard from Postini offers constantly upgraded spam and virus filtering, content filtering, and security from email-based directory harvesting and denial of service attacks. Progent is a Postini aggregator and support specialist. If your company is too small to qualify for a regular Postini license, you can still get the use of Postiniís Perimeter Manager technology via Progentís E-Mail Guard antispam and virus defense aggregation program. Progentís certified e-mail protection professionals can show you how to develop an email defense strategy that features anti-spam and antivirus products and processes.
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Progent's ProSight Email Guard uses the services and infrastructure of top information security vendors to deliver web-based control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Internet Security and Acceleration Server consultants have long backgrounds developing ISA Server-based security installations for information systems with many sites, remote users, and line-of-business web applications. Progent's Microsoft Firewall consultants are available to assist your small business in planning and deploying an installation of ISA 2000 Server or ISA 2004 Server that meets your network security needs without adversely limiting your network accessibility. Progent's consultants can help you upgrade from Microsoft Proxy Server from Microsoft ISA 2000 to Microsoft ISA 2006 Enterprise Edition Server or Microsoft ISA 2006 Standard Edition Server.
For businesses that have a mix of Mac and Microsoft Windows computers, there exist two basic alternatives for running Windows-only applications on a Mac: an external connection to a physical Windows PC or local simulation of a Microsoft Windows operating system on a macOS or Mac OS X desktop. Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection for Mac allows you to connect a Mac to a networked Microsoft Windows-based computer to use Microsoft Windows applications and access system resources. Virtual PC for Mac emulates Windows on an Apple Mac system so you are able to use Microsoft Windows applications locally. Progent's Mac technology consultants can help your company to maintain these products for using Windows applications on your Apple Macs and can in addition help your business to assess and configure other solutions for Windows PC emulation.
Progent's Wi-Fi consultants can help you to configure Cisco Wi-Fi controllers to manage and monitor wireless networks of any size. Progent can help you to maintain and troubleshoot your current Cisco Wi-Fi solution or carry out an efficient migration to Cisco's modern wireless controller solutions.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can provide online or in-person expertise to assist businesses of all sizes to design, deploy, manage, and repair a backup/recovery system based on System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager. Progent can help you to migrate from earlier versions of Data Protection Manager or from a different backup/recovery system, and Progent can optimize your Data Protection Manager deployment for on premises, cloud-based, or hybrid datacenters. Progent offers as-needed support for resolving particularly stubborn problems, or comprehensive project management support. Progent can also help you to incorporate Data Protection Manager into a comprehensive disaster recovery plan.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 includes major improvements to the capabilities of its predecessor Microsoft Exchange 2010 and introduces important innovations as well as a redesigned structure. These improvements affect key facets of IT including manageability, availability, security, operational costs, teamwork, extensibility, throughput, compatibility, and the user experience. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange Server 2013 consultants can help you evaluate the possible advantages of upgrading to Exchange 2013, design a cost-effective test and deployment plan, and train your IT team to maintain your Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 environment. Progent can also provide ongoing online consulting and management services for Microsoft Exchange 2013.
Progent can provide the expertise of Microsoft-certified consultants and seasoned database application programmers, database administrators, project management experts, Cisco-certified network architects, disaster recovery specialists, and security professionals to assist your business to evaluate the likely advantages of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for your organization, install test systems at your site or at Progent's test lab, design and execute out a smooth migration to SQL Server 2012 from previous releases of SQL Server or from other database solutions, and configure an efficient and secure IT infrastructure that lets you maximize the strategic benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Lync Server 2013, rebranded Skype for Business, allows organizations of any size to create a manageable and secure communications environment that permits a Bring-Your-Own-Device computing model with instant messaging (IM), presence, web conferencing with app sharing, as well as IP-based and PSTN calling enabled for a wide range of desktop and mobile devices. Progent's Microsoft-certified Lync Server 2013 consultants and network architects can help you to assess the advantages of Lync Server 2013, design an in-house, cloud-based (with Lync Online) or hybrid topology suitable for your present and future goals, deploy Lync 2013 so as to speed up your return on investment, and provide live webinar and on-premises training to your management team and end users. Progent offers expertise in critical pieces of a Lync 2013 solution including Windows Server, SQL Server Express and Exchange Server, and Progent can assist your organization to integrate Lync Server 2013 with popular Microsoft Office and Office 365 applications including Outlook and PowerPoint.
E-Mail Guard represents a comprehensive solution for blocking spam and viruses. E-Mail Guard addresses the protection and management of corporate email by providing constantly updated spam and virus filtering, policy administration, content filtering, and protection against email-based DHA and DDoS attacks. E-Mail Guard also includes tracking, management and analysis tools as well as outbound email filtering to let you troubleshoot your email system and specify and regulate corporate email policy.
Progentís Wireless Site Survey assists you to design and install an 802.11a/b/g/n or 802.11ac (Wi-Fi) WLAN optimized for your environment, offering you a WLAN that has the reception, performance, load-handling capability, Quality of Service, data protection, and roaming capability your company needs. Progent's Wireless Site Survey services are available either as an affordable remote service or as a more comprehensive on-premises service.
In performing consulting projects for enterprise clients, Progent uses a phased methodology driven by specified milestones in order to meet financial, scheduling and engineering targets while minimizing business disruption. Progent's Enterprise Services Project Methodology utilizes industry project management procedures based on the leading practices described by the Microsoft MSF methodology which includes requirements definition, architecture recommendations, test models, design adjustments, and expert deployment. All phases are documented to provide a comprehensive summary of IT services performed and to help in downstream system maintenance.
If your business has a UNIX or Linux environment or a mixed-platform IT environment, Progent's CISA and CISSP-premier consultants can assist your entire organization in a wide range of security topics including security administration practices, security architecture and models, access management systems and techniques, software development security, operations security, hardware security, telecommunications, infrastructure and Internet security, and disaster recovery preparedness. CISM and CISSP define the basic skills and worldwide standards of knowledge that information security professionals are required to master. These accreditations provide executive management the assurance that those who have earned their CISM or CISSP qualification have demonstrated the background and knowledge to offer effective security support and consulting services.
Progent's Microsoft-certified experts can deliver a range of IT outsourcing and co-sourcing services to help companies of all sizes to install, administer, and support networks that include desktops, notebooks, tablets, or smartphones powered by Windows 8.1. For larger organizations, Progent's senior project managers can help design and configure testing environments to evaluate Windows 8.1 and plan and implement Windows 8.1 deployment projects following industry best practices.
For large businesses, Progent can leverage in-house IT staffs by offering world-class background in supporting critical Microsoft and Cisco technologies. Progent's certified professionals offer Enterprise Active Directory consulting, Exchange Server 2010 integration, SharePoint Server expertise, and Microsoft SQL Server help. For the national or global businesses with branches, Progent can act as a transparent nearby extension of enterprise IT management. Progentís enterprise support services include company-wide security, remote branch office support, system design, Sarbox compliance, project management, and world-class service for multi-site network environments powered by Enterprise Windows 2000. Progent can offer on-site consultants and technicians to assist with a campus relocation or office move, or a network designer to assist with building or using an Internet Data Center or Hosting Facility.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 delivers indispensable, familiar tools to IT experts and network users, reducing the complexity of designing, integrating, administering, and using enterprise data and analytical programs in environments ranging from handheld devices to corporate information networks. The sophistication and integration requirements of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 require an IT consulting firm with real-world expertise and broad knowledge in planning and deploying data-driven, end-to-end business technology applications. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified technical team, with an average of more than 10 years of background involving Microsoft technology, ensures you success in designing, deploying and managing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 applications that are seamlessly integrated with the Microsoft .NET environment.
Progentís private cloud hosting service enables small and midsize organizations to run mission-critical applications like SQL and Exchange from a secure Tier III data center on fault-tolerant equipment with offsite data backup. Progent utilizes Microsoft's Hyper-V technology for server virtualization and Data Protection Manager (DPM) for backup replication and restoration. You can use Progentís private cloud to eliminate major capital costs for the acquisition, maintenance, and management of network equipment and data center facilities while benefiting world-class levels of system reliability and physical security.
Progent offers onsite education customized for individuals who wish to expand their knowledge of the Apple macOS and OS X operating system, Apple Mac computers, or Mac office productivity applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook for Mac. Progent also offers customized group or one-on-one online training for macOS and Mac OS X applications.
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer economical in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device management, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools incorporated within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help you to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data protection regulations. Progent will assist you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that call for immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help your company to install and verify a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware.
Progentís Cisco-Certified network consultants provide experienced PIX Firewall support services covering design, implementation and maintenance of Cisco firewall and Cisco security technology. The Cisco PIX 500 Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewalls offers robust user and application policy enforcement, mutlivector attack security, and secure access services. Ranging from compact, plug-and-play desktop devices for small offices and home offices to modular gigabit products, Cisco PIX firewalls offer a sensible combination of protection, speed and availability for information environments of all sizes. PIX firewalls are based on a hardened, specially designed operating system, PIX OS, minimizing possible OS-specific security holes. The Cisco PIX Firewall has been awarded ICSA Firewall and IPsec certification plus Common Criteria EAL4 evaluation status. PIX firewalls deliver an array of integrated security and connectivity services, including powerful application-aware firewall services, Voice over IP and multimedia security, multi-site and remote-access IPsec VPN networking, intelligent access services, and extensive administrative tools. Progentís network experts can show you how to select and deploy any Cisco PIX 500 Series firewalls such as the Cisco PIX 501 Firewall, the Cisco PIX 506 Firewall, the Cisco PIX 506E, PIX 515 Firewalls, the PIX 515E Firewall, the Cisco PIX 520 Firewall, Cisco PIX 525 Firewalls and the Cisco PIX 535.
Progent can help your business in all facets of your upgrade to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 including designing high availability infrastructure for an on-premises, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid deployment; CAL licensing compliance for Exchange Server and Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; migrating mailboxes; Windows Hyper-V design; determining storage requirements for your virtual machines, databases and log files; configuring HLB for high-availability CAS services; planning, configuring and validating Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); setting up collaboration with SharePoint; updating the firewall; resolving SSL issues; performing client remediation with Office 2010 or greater or Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web.
Progent's Check Point Software consultants can show you how to choose and deploy Check Point Software Firewall utilities and hardware based on Check Point Software's security platform to offer an affordable and efficient security defense for your IT network. Progent can also show you how to integrate other Check Point technologies such as ZoneAlarm and Check Point UTM-1 firewalls with security products from other vendors and provide a central stop for on-going network support, administration, education, and consulting services.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is a major advance in making IT networks more protected and available, simpler to virtualize and administer, higher performing, and able to provide a better platform for web publishing. Progent can help your business get the most from the improvements built into Microsoft Windows Server 2008 by delivering certified consulting, technical support, training, temporary staffing, network monitoring, and security engineering services.
ProSight IT Asset Management is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, maintain, find and safeguard information about your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time wasted searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require when you need it.
Years of experience with Microsoft's email technology has made Progent among the most knowledgeable IT support firms in California for integrating email systems powered by Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. Progent is skilled in helping small companies derive the full benefits of Exchange Server under typical situations including updating from Microsoft Exchange 5.5, migration from an ISP-based or POP3 Email environment, and outsourcing your Microsoft Exchange Server management.