MS Office Communications Server provides Instant Messaging and presence as part of a scalable, world-class solution offering enhanced security, transparent compatibility with other Microsoft software, an expandable, industry-standard development platform, and support for regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, SOX, and Gramm-Leach-Bliley. Your enterprise can realize cost savings and elevated operational efficiencies, increased worker productivity, and better IP protection with this easy-to-manage, fault-tolerant IM platform. Effective deployments of Microsoft Office Communications Server require careful planning and consideration prior to installation. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can deliver the skill needed to realize all the benefits of Office Communications Server across your entire organization.
Progent offers affordable remote access to an Oracle-certified MySQL administrator or software programmer and can help organizations of all sizes to integrate and maintain MySQL within a robust network infrastructure that provides advanced speed, scalability, and security. Progent also has experience helping businesses migrate databases from an Oracle environment to MySQL.
Progent offers nationwide remote technical support and troubleshooting services for businesses who run UNIX or Linux networks or whose information systems include a combination of UNIX and Microsoft technology. Remote technical support provides maximum return for your information technology dollar by extending client efficiency and shortening the time charged for computer repair services. Advanced remote access tools and skilled technicians and engineers combine to enable Progent to solve most IT problems without squandering time and money by going to your location. In the vast majority of cases your IT problems can be remediated by telephone or via a mix of phone support and remote connectivity. Progent can offer the services of Cisco certified CCIE infrastructure experts and CISSP and ISSAP premier security professionals to assist with the toughest network problems.
Progent's pricing policy is to bill for remote service and on-site help by the minute. As a result, you owe only for delivered services. Progent does not impose a higher rate for after-hours or urgent service, and inside California or in regions where Progent offers on-premises support, Progent does not bill for travel except for urgent calls where on-site time is less than 4 hours. In addition, Progent applies no minimum charge and asks no retainer for services provided during regular business hours. Many service organizations impose large minimum fees or charge for each quarter hour or longer. Progent's small granularity does away with large bills for quick repairs so you won't be forced to allow less critical problems to fester.
For help creating, improving, or repairing business aplications for Windows, any version of Linux, or for the Web, Progent's team of program developers, relational database architects, and project managers can help ensure you get the job completed on time and within budget. Progent's experienced application programmers offer cost-effective and efficient online consulting for jobs as small as writing Vidual Basic macros for Excel or as challenging as developing line-of-business RDBMS applications built on SQL Server ,Oracle, or MySQL.
Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery/business continuity experts can assist your organization to plan and deploy a DR system built around Microsoft's latest Failover Clustering technologies such as Cluster OS Rolling Upgrade for non-disruptive migration to Windows Server 2016, Storage Replica for crash-consistent Recovery Point Objective (RPO), Storage Spaces Direct for high-performance storage clusters using low-cost equipment, VM Load Balancing for enhancing the speed and fault-tolerance of Failover Clusters while minimizing TCO and management overhead, and Cloud Witness for fast, affordable deployment of a stretch cluster quorum witness.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard uses the technology of leading information security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of ProSight Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall.
Progent can assist you in all phases of your migration to Exchange Server 2016 including planning high availability infrastructure for a local, cloud-based or hybrid deployment; CAL licensing requirements for Exchange 2016 and Windows Server 2012 R2; migrating mailboxes; Hyper-V design; specifying storage capacity required for your virtual machines, mailbox databases and log files; setting up hardware load balancing for high-availability client access services; designing, setting up and validating Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); integration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; preparing your firewall; resolving SSL issues; performing client integration with Office desktop or Microsoft 365; and setting up Outlook on the web.
Progent's Microsoft certified experts offer a range of support services for Dynamics GP. Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains is a financial and ERP solution built, like all Microsoft financial tools, on the expandable and familiar foundation of Microsoft Windows technology. Microsoft Dynamics GP provides an affordable tool for controlling and combining finances, e-commerce, supply chain, manufacturing, project accounting, on-site support, and human resources. Dynamics GP is simple to deploy and configure, and with its segmented approach you are able to license only the functions you currently require, with the option to expand users and enlarge functionality when necessary. Progent's Microsoft Dynamics GP support engineers can show you how to install, configure and manage the current release of Dynamics GP or migrate smoothly from an older edition.
Progent's Cisco VoIP phone and video IP phone consultants can assist your business to integrate, maintain, and debug Cisco VoIP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP phones. Progent can provide support for all versions of Cisco's IP phones from legacy Voice over IP products to the newest HD media phones. Progent's consultants can also help you to integrate your IP phones with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, formerly known as CallManager, or with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) to build a an advanced IP-PBX ecosystem for unified messaging and collaboration. Progent can also help you to configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager applications that include Cisco Unified CM IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Unity Express (CUE) for voicemail management, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach, and Unified Contact Center Enterprise (Unified CCE) for creating an advanced customer contact center. Progent's consultants can deliver expertise with all aspects of Cisco IP Phone integration including designing dial plans, setting up SIP gateways, deploying ISR G2 routers with CUBE internetworking capability, and designing UCS server failover and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony solutions for high availability.
Progent can provide remote and on premises consulting to assist you with any aspect of BI reporting from debugging or modernizing reports to designing and implementing a comprehensive BI solution. Progent's BI consultants can help your company to maintain your existing reporting environment, assist you to migrate reports from an outdated reporting product to a current solution, and deliver custom remote mentoring tailored to your specific needs. Progent's business reporting and analytics consultants offer expertise in the leading BI reporting and visualization platforms such as the SQL Server BI stack (Integration Services, Analysis Services, and Reporting Services), Management Reporter/FRx, Office Access, Crystal Reports, Power BI, Excel business analytics add-ins such as Power Pivot and Power View, Report Designer and Report Builder.
Progent's Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity specialists offer extensive backgrounds helping small and mid-size businesses to minimize network downtime by offering cost-effective online consulting for disaster recovery/business continuity (DR/BC) planning, high-availability network design, backup/restore systems, and transparent system maintenance. Progent's business continuity experts can assist you to plan and test a sensible business continuity strategy that aligns with your business goals and IT budget. Progent's disaster recovery engineers can assist you to design, deploy, and maintain resilient technologies including redundant Internet connectivity, virtualization, fail-over clustering, network load balancing, continual off-site backup, and geographically dispersed data centers.
Progent's Cisco CCIE wireless network infrastructure consultants offer remote or on-premises integration and troubleshooting support to assist you to plan, configure, update, optimize, administer and troubleshoot Aironet Wi-Fi AP environments of any scale or topology. Progent's Cisco Wi-Fi controller experts can also assist you to combine your Wi-Fi environment with your wired network and cloud-hosted resources to build an enterprise-wide connectivity solution that is simple to administer and expand. Progent also offers affordable wireless site surveys to help you to determine the most efficient selection, placement and configuration of Aironet Wi-Fi APs to work with your specific workplace design, building structure, and anticipated network traffic.
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) incorporates next generation behavior-based analysis tools by SentinelOne to guard endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against familiar as well as zero-day ransomware variants such as Ryuk, Maze, Sodinokibi, DopplePaymer, LockBit or Nephilim.
Progent's Cisco-authorized network consultants can show you how to build an economical, high availability Internet configuration architecture that can deliver non-stop Internet connectivity via a broad range of high availability Internet access products and services including fault tolerant BGP, automatic fail-over, and redundant ISPs. Progent can provide CCIE engineers to help you apply the most current techniques for 24x7 Internet connections to build a cost-effective, fully redundant Internet interface with automatic failover and other features to create fault tolerant Internet availability.
With the Catalyst line of switches for small and medium-sized businesses, Cisco enables organizations to realize all the advantages of bringing intelligence to their IT infrastructures. Cisco's switching product line makes it possible to deploy capabilities to make your IT network highly available to handle real-time needs, expandable to support growth, safe enough to guard restricted data, and capable of prioritizing and managing traffic flows to streamline system performance. Progent's CCIE certified consultants can show you how to pick out and deploy Cisco Catalyst switches appropriate for your company. In addition, Progent's CISM certified security specialists can help you develop a strategic protection policy and configure Cisco Catalyst switches so they help enforce your security strategy. Catalyst switches that Progent provides expertise for include the Cisco Catalyst 2940 switches, Catalyst 3560 switches, Catalyst 4900 switches, and Cisco Catalyst 6500 switches.
Progent's Microsoft-Premier SQL consultants can provide an array of services to assist small businesses to plan, implement, administer, and repair Microsoft SQL 2008 systems in order to receive the optimum strategic advantage from Microsoft's state-of-the-art relational database platform. In addition, Progent offers assistance with network infrastructure, enterprise-wide protection, and custom software programming to increase the strategic value of your SQL Server network.
Cisco's Catalyst line of Wi-Fi controllers simplify the management of Wi-Fi LANs by unifying the configuration and management of Wi-Fi APs, optimizing wireless performance by limiting the impact of RF congestion, enhancing Wi-Fi availability with fast failover, and hardening security by detecting cyber threats and filtering network traffic according to user type and location. Progent can assist you to configure Cisco wireless LAN controller appliances to manage and monitor wireless networks of any size. Progent can help you to administer and troubleshoot your current Cisco Wi-Fi solution or implement an efficient migration to Cisco's latest wireless controller technology.
Progent's UNIX platform consulting services offer small businesses and developers help with managing and maintaining UNIX, Linux or Solaris systems that coexist with Microsoft-powered technology. Progent offers your business access to UNIX consultants, support professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISM certification. This broad array of expertise offers you a convenient one-stop consulting firm to show you how to build and manage a secure and robust cross-platform network and communications infrastructure that supports UNIX and Microsoft coexistence by combining Windows with major versions of UNIX including Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX (Hewlett Packard UNIX), BSD, SCO UNIX and Silicon Graphics IRIX or major Linux platforms such as RedHat, SuSE, Debian-GNU and Mandrake.
Progent's certified wireless networking consulting experts can assist organizations of any size to design, implement, administer and troubleshoot Cisco Aironet Wi-Fi access point environments to achieve the throughput, range, capacity, expandability, security compliance and manageability needed for transparent access between wireless and wired networks. Progent can provide affordable remote and onsite consulting services for both end-of-life and current 802.11ac Aironet wireless access points and Progent can help you plan and manage deployments of indoor and outdoor/industrial Aironet APs.
The new Cisco ASA 5500-X Series of firewalls with Firepower Services deliver substantially more value than Cisco's legacy firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for all new deployments. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help you to manage your legacy PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls and migrate to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent can also assist your company to design, deploy, optimize, administer and debug firewall solutions based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services.
The QTS (formerly Herakles) Colocation Center is situated in the earthquake-neutral Natomas neighborhood of Sacramento, CA. If you are currently utilizing the QTS data center as a colocation facility or if your business is planning on migrating your primary or disaster recovery system to the Herakles data center, Progent can provide a range of cost-effective services that include data center migration, equipment deployment and updates, infrastructure improvements, project management services, virtualization configuration, remote monitoring, automated system management, software programming, disaster recovery/business continuity solutions, data security evaluation, and the use of the Progent Test Lab.
Progent's Microsoft-certified professionals offer technical support and IT consulting expertise for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Windows 2003 Server, and for the complete family of Microsoft server platforms. Progent's upgrade, configuration, management, and troubleshooting services for Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server include system design, deployment, project management, onsite and off-site technical support, Help Desk Call Center support, certified security consulting, and full-service IT outsourcing.
Progent is looking for a variety of on-staff employees including solutions-driven Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers; connectivity consultants with Cisco CCNP or CCIE credentials; and consultants for fault-tolerant system architecture with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, non-stop systems, business continuity planning, data protection, and VMware technology. Progent is also hiring workstation support experts, off-site service professionals, and CISSP or CISA certified security professionals. Progent is also hiring experienced managers able to operate effectively in Progent's high-growth, virtual office model. Progent contracts freelance professionals who have proven expertise and working background in high-demand IT areas beyond our main service focus. Progent's Experts Team includes contractors who can provide consulting and development services for line-of-business solutions that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have specialized knowledge of non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux, Macintosh, or Solaris, or can provide world-class skills in technologies such as telecommunications, web site design, Electronic Data Interchange, eCommerce, or database management. Freelance contractors certified by Progent cooperate with Progent's staff consultants to deliver comprehensive solutions for small and midsize company networks.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of successful technology integration, corporate management, marketing, and operations. He has shown a talent for creating sophisticated information technology solutions during his time as as a network designer, software developer, project manager, implementation expert, and troubleshooter for small businesses, start-ups, and major corporations.
Progent's certified Excel and Office 365 Excel consultants can provide a wide range of remote support services to help your organization to plan, program, test, install, administer, and troubleshoot applications based on any release of Excel, including Office Excel desktop and Office 365 Excel. Progent can help your business to migrate your legacy Excel solutions to the latest releases of Excel, support Excel on Apple iOS-based iPhones and iPads and Google Android smartphones and tablets, and resolve compatibility problems between various versions of Office Excel. Progent can provide on-demand support to clients who need a fast fix to a specific issue associated with Excel and Progent also offers full project management support for migrating or developing mission-critical applications based on Office Excel. Progent's affordable webinar training classes for Excel can be custom tailored to address the special requirements of individual users or groups.
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco certified network consultants offer advanced help with a wide array of technologies and can provide that assistance online anywhere in the U.S. or onsite in select cities throughout the country and anywhere in . Progent offers remote help for information systems based on Microsoft Windows, UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple ac, or for systems that include a combination of Microsoft Windows and UNIX-based platforms. Progent also can provide access to the help of Cisco CCIE infrastructure specialists for the toughest connectivity issues, plus the support of CISA and CISSP-qualified security consultants to handle high-level security planning and problem solving. Progent has delivered online network support to companies in all 50 states in the United States.
Progent offers support expertise for WatchGuard Firewall/VPN security gateways including the WatchGuard Firebox and XTM lines of Firewalls and the Firebox SSL VPN Gateway. Progent's WatchGuard professionals can show you how to select, deploy, and maintain a WatchGuard Firewall/VPN product that aligns with your security needs and budget. Progent can help you to manage outdated WatchGuard firewall appliances or upgrade smoothly to modern WatchGuard firewalls.
Cisco's PIX 500 firewalls have reached end of life and Cisco may no longer support these legacy devices. Progent continues to offer technical support for Cisco's PIX Series firewalls to help you with management and troubleshooting and Progent can also help you determine if you should adopt the latest firewall products from Cisco. Progent's Cisco-certified specialists can help you plan and carry out an efficient upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X Series firewalls following industry best practices.
Progent is one of the most qualified network consulting companies for integrating email and messaging solutions powered by Microsoft Exchange 2000. Progent is skilled in helping small and mid-size businesses receive all the benefits of Exchange 2000 under common scenarios including updating from Microsoft Exchange 5.5, migration from an ISP-based or POP3 e-mail system, and outsourcing your Exchange 2000 support.
Altaro VM Backup from Hornetsecurity provides small businesses a reliable and affordable platform for backing up and restoring Hyper-V and VMware-powered virtual machines (VMs). Altaro VM Backup can be used for local, offsite, multi-site, and cloud environments and also enables low-cost cloud backup to Microsoft Azure storage. Altaro VM Backup defends against ransomware by leveraging Immutable Cloud Storage. This produces tamper-proof data that cannot be modified by anyone including root users. Progent is a certified Hornetsecurity/Altaro partner and can provide a broad array of online or on-premises consulting services to help you to plan, install, optimize and debug a modern backup/restore solution based on Altaro VM Backup software. With ProSight DPS Altaro VM Backup, Progent offers a fully managed backup/recovery service based on Altaro VM Backup technology.
Progent's Cisco-Meraki Wi-Fi access point experts can help your organization to design, configure, administer and troubleshoot Cisco's Meraki-based Wi-Fi networks for deployments from a branch office to a large campus or a multi-site enterprise. Progent can also help you to integrate other Cisco devices for unified management.
Progent's Duo managed services incorporate Cisco's Duo technology to protect against compromised passwords through the use of two-factor authentication (2FA). Duo enables one-tap identity confirmation on Apple iOS, Android, and other personal devices.
Altaro VM Backup from Hornetsecurity provides small organizations a dependable and budget-friendly solution for backing up and recovering Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware-powered virtual machines. Altaro VM Backup can be used for on-premises, offsite, multi-site, and cloud architectures and also supports low-cost cloud backup to Azure Block Blob storage. Altaro VM Backup defends against ransomware attacks by leveraging Immutable Cloud Storage. This creates tamper-proof data that cannot be erased or modified by anyone including administrators. Progent is a certified Hornetsecurity/Altaro partner and can provide a wide range of online or onsite consulting services to help you to plan, install, optimize and debug a comprehensive backup/restore system based on Altaro VM Backup. With ProSight Data Protection Services Altaro VM Backup, Progent offers a fully managed backup/restore service based on Altaro VM Backup.
Progent's ransomware experts can assist you to evaluate your ransomware vulnerability, monitor and guard your network, assist with negotiating a settlement with a hacker, and reconstruct a network damaged by a ransomware cryptoworm like Ryuk, Maze, Sodinokibi, DopplePaymer, Conti or Egregor.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (previously, formerly} called Dynamics NAV and Navision) provides small and midsize businesses a unified platform for financials, inventory control, operations control, capacity planning, procurement, sales and marketing, demand forecasting, and advanced reporting. Progent's Dynamics 365 Business Central consultants can help company to maintain your legacy Dynamics NAV system or upgrade smoothly to a cloud-hosted, local, or hybrid deployment.