Stealth penetration testing is an important component of any overall IT system security strategy. Progent’s security experts can perform extensive intrusion tests without the knowledge of your company's internal IT resources. Unannounced penetration checking shows whether current security monitoring tools such as intrusion detection alerts and event log monitoring are correctly set up and consistently observed.
Progent can assist your business in all facets of your migration to Exchange Server 2016 such as planning high availability system topology for an on-premises, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid environment; server and CAL licensing compliance for Exchange 2016 and Windows Server 2012 R2+; moving mailboxes; Windows Hyper-V strategy; specifying storage requirements for your VMs, databases and logs; setting up HLB for fault-tolerant client access services; planning, configuring and testing Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); setting up collaboration with SharePoint; preparing the firewall; resolving SSL issues; performing client integration with Office desktop or Microsoft Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App).
Barracuda Backup is a low-cost, subscription-based backup/restore service for small and medium-size organizations. A Barracuda Backup solution can include a custom-designed hardware appliance built by Barracuda or a virtual appliance with comparable functionality but which uses your existing storage infrastructure. Barracuda Backup protects critical company data generated locally, at one or multiple remote sites, or in the cloud. For disaster protection, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon Web Services (AWS), or to any site with a Barracuda appliance. Progent is a certified Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consulting experts can provide a broad array of consulting support services to assist you to design, integrate, manage and troubleshoot a BDR solution based on Barracuda Backup.
Progent's network professionals can help you analyze the possible advantages of Hyper-V-based server virtualization for your business, conduct test installations to verify Hyper-V's compatibility with your production software, assess your network and server architecture for optimal performance with virtual server technology, assist you in migrating to Windows Server 2008 and setting up Windows Hyper-V, train your IT staff to monitor and manage Hyper-V, provide world-class consulting help for improving the security of your virtual servers, design and validate business continuity processes that optimize system availability, and provide ongoing consulting and technical support including affordable remote troubleshooting and turn-key Help Desk outsourcing.
Nagios and MRTG are useful, free monitoring utilities that run on Linux and can be deployed to analyze UNIX/Linux networks, MS Windows systems, or mixed-OS situations where Linux and Microsoft Windows run side by side. Nagios allows network support engineers to monitor system services including POP3, HTTP, SSH, and NNTP. Multi Router Traffic Grapher lets you track the bandwidth through SNMP-enabled network appliances including processors, routers, and switches. Progent's system integration experts can show you how to utilize both these programs to streamline and repair your computer network.
Progent can help you with every aspect of Azure cloud integration including requirements definition, prerequisites evaluation, solution architecture, pilot testing, implementation, centralized administration, performance tuning, software license controls, disaster recovery preparedness, security policy enforcement, and compliance validation. Progent can help you to configure and debug firewalls and VPN tunnels so your users can safely access to Azure services, and Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts can help you integrate key Microsoft platforms to run in Azure including Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange Server, SQL and SharePoint. Progent can also help your organization to set up a hybrid cloud environment that seamlessly integrates on-premises datacenters with Azure-based services.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard solution uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that stays within your corporate firewall.
Progent's wireless site survey services make it easy to design, install and troubleshoot a Wi-Fi LAN adapted to your facilities, providing your business a WLAN that delivers the reception, speed, capacity, QoS, data protection, and roaming capability your business requires. Wireless survey services from Progent include online predictive modeling for planning a Wi-Fi LAN and on-premises site survey services for validating, tuning, and troubleshooting a functioning Wi-Fi LAN.
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Progent's Juniper-certified consultants can help your business plan the deployment of Juniper SSG integrated firewall/VPN products, configure security policies to match your operational requirements, set up network OS software to streamline management processes, migrate from legacy Juniper products, and troubleshoot infrastructure issues.
Progent’s Microsoft-certified experts offer businesses of all sizes consulting, troubleshooting, and application development services for Microsoft SharePoint Server and SharePoint Online. Microsoft SharePoint is an advanced platform that uses web-based technology for intelligently coordinating people, groups and information. SharePoint offers a common spot for your employees or clients to connect to, manage, distribute and interact with relevant information, files, and applications and to interact with one another. SharePoint enables quicker and better decisions, more effective sharing across teams and more streamlined business processes. Windows SharePoint Services connect workers, clients, teams and projects with the information they’ve created in a way that makes data easy to locate, retrieve and apply. Progent's certified SharePoint experts can help you to manage your existing SharePoint solution or upgrade to the latest release of SharePoint Server or to SharePoint Online.
Progent is looking for a range of full-time workers such as solutions-driven MCSEs; connectivity consultants with Cisco CCNP or CCIE certification; and consultants for advanced system architecture with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, non-stop systems, business continuity planning, data protection, and virtual servers. We are also hiring workstation support technicians, off-site service professionals, and CISSP or CISM accredited security consultants. Progent is also looking for experienced managers who can operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office model. Progent works with independent consultants with proven knowledge and working experience in crucial IT topics outside our primary service focus. Progent's Experts Team includes contractors who can provide consulting and programming support for mission-critical applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; possess specialized expertise with non-Microsoft operating systems such as Linux, Apple OS, or Sun, or can provide world-class skills in areas such as telecommunications, web site design, EDI, eCommerce, or dbm programming. Independent consultants certified by Progent coordinate with Progent's full-time engineers to deliver end-to-end solutions for small and midsize business networks.
Progent's Microsoft-certified ISA Server consultants have long backgrounds configuring Microsoft ISA Server-based security installations for information systems with multiple sites, mobile users, and line-of-business eCommerce applications. Progent's ISA Firewall consultants can assist your small business in designing and deploying a configuration of ISA 2000 Server or ISA Server 2004 that meets your network security needs without overly limiting your network productivity. Progent's consultants can help you migrate from Microsoft Proxy Server from Microsoft ISA 2000 to Microsoft ISA 2006 Enterprise Edition Server or ISA 2006 Standard Edition Server.
Progent is committed to information transfer from Progent's consultants to customers. By educating clients to deal with technical issues that are within their comfort zone, Progent is able to focus on offering hard-to-find services where Progent has few competitors. Mid-size businesses who utilize familiar independent consultants or who employ internal IT personnel benefit when Progent passes on information about new technology and proven methodologies to make their networks more reliable, protected, and productive.
The service background of Progent's certified Microsoft Windows Server 2003 consultants, with an average of over 10 years of work in Microsoft integration, ensures you success in selecting the version and set up of Windows 2003 Server that matches most closely with your company's goals. Progent can also help you with planning, installing, managing and troubleshooting sophisticated IT applications powered by Windows Server, and can assist your migration from Windows 2000 Server or Windows NT.
Progent can assist you in any phase of your migration to Exchange 2019 such as configuring Windows Server 2019 for hosting Exchange; planning high availability (HA) system topology for a local, cloud-based or hybrid environment; migrating mailboxes; planning and configuring Hyper-V virtualization; setting up hardware load balancing (HLB); configuring DAG groups with MCDB solid-state caching; integrating with Skype for Business 2019 for voicemail services; setting up collaboration with SharePoint; preparing firewalls; integration with Microsoft Office 365; and configuring Outlook.
Progent offers the part-time or temporary assistance of a seasoned Chief Information Officer to offer a broad perspective to assist your company pick and support IT solutions to meet your current needs and that can serve as a solid basis for your future growth. Progent's temporary CIO consulting services provide financial leverage to organizations who want to optimize the impact of their network expenditures but who are unable or hesitant to take on one more high-level position to their head count. Since Progent is vendor-agnostic, with a large team of engineers certified to maintain all leading OS platforms and connectivity technologies plus a broad range and business software, Progent is in an ideal situation to offer unbiased recommendations along with advanced technical support for creating information solutions that match the special requirements of your business.
Progent's certified Microsoft Windows 2000 consulting staff can show you how to enhance the functionality of your current Windows 2000 Servers and can simplify network management, offer technical support and repair, and strengthen security. Progent can also help you design, rationalize, and execute a strategy to migrate from Windows Server 2000 to Windows 2003 Server. Progent is expert in designing pilot programs to reduce the technical risk involved with migrating to Windows Server 2003 by uncovering potential hardware and software compatibility problems.
Progent's team of application experts can provide advanced support, custom development, deployment assistance, and webinar classes for leading applications that address vital areas including ERP and MRP, general accounting, business analytics, web commerce application development, and the Microsoft Office suite of business productivity software. As a Microsoft Partner with years of background delivering advanced consulting and troubleshooting services online, Progent can help small businesses anywhere in the United States to save the lost productivity and fees related to travel and on-premises visits without compromising the effectiveness of consulting services.
Progent's Cisco-certified network consultants can show you how to create an affordable, fault tolerant Internet connection architecture that can deliver 24x7 Internet access via a wide array of fault tolerant Internet network products and services including non-stop BGP, automatic fail-over, and redundant Internet Service Providers. Progent can provide CCIE consultants to show you how to utilize the latest technology for 24x7 Internet access to create an economical, fully redundant Internet network with automatic failover and other features to create non-stop Internet availability.
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified wireless network infrastructure experts can provide remote or on-premises configuration and debugging services to assist your organization to plan, configure, upgrade, tune, manage and debug Aironet wireless AP environments of any scale or topology. Progent's Cisco Wi-Fi controller consultants can also help you to integrate your Wi-Fi ecosystem with your wired network infrastructure and cloud-based resources to create a seamless enterprise connectivity foundation that is simple to administer and scale. Progent also can provide affordable wireless site surveys to assist you to determine the most efficient selection, placement and configuration of Aironet Wi-Fi access points to work with your specific office design, construction, and anticipated network traffic.
ProSight LAN Watch is Progent’s server and endpoint monitoring service that incorporates advanced remote monitoring and management technology to help keep your IT system operating efficiently by tracking the health of critical assets that power your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch detects a problem, an alarm is transmitted immediately to your designated IT staff and your assigned Progent consultant so any looming issues can be resolved before they have a chance to impact productivity.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial, previously branded SyteLine, is an ERP solution that embodies over 25 years of experience helping manufacturing and distribution companies to manage supply chains and streamline critical business processes in order to bring products to market quickly and meet customer schedules dependably. Progent can provide the skills of an ERP specialist with more than 20 years of experience working with the SyteLine/CloudSuite Industrial product family. Progent can provide remote or on-premises consulting that can range from occasional advice to end-to-end solution planning and project management. Sample consulting services offered by Progent for CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine include installation, migration, business analysis, customization, Configure/Price/ Quote, web site integration, troubleshooting, ETL, Excel and SQL integration, disaster recovery planning, and database administration.
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Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have more than a decade of background designing, implementing, optimizing and repairing System Center Operations Manager solutions and can provide organizations of all sizes expert remote or onsite consulting services for SCOM 2012. Progent can help your company to design an architecture for Microsoft SCOM 2012 servers that provides the performance and availability required to watch over your datacenter effectively, whether your datacenters are on-premises, cloud-based, or a mixed solution. Progent's SCOM consultants can also assist you to import and set up Microsoft SCOM 2012 management packs according to best practices for monitoring network infrastructure as well as Microsoft and 3rd-party apps and services. In addition, Progent can provide responsive online or onsite technical support to help you to fix critical issues uncovered by Microsoft SCOM 2012.
Progent is among the most expert information technology support firms for integrating e-mail solutions powered by Exchange 2000. Progent is skilled in helping small and mid-size businesses get the full advantages of Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 under typical scenarios such as updating from Exchange 5.5, moving from an ISP-managed or POP3 e-mail system, and using managed services for your Exchange 2000 Server support.
SSL VPN makes it possible to establish a secure Internet connection between an enterprise network and virtually any remote computer without the need for pre-installed client software. Progent's Juniper-certified consultants can help you design, manage, and troubleshoot SSL VPN solutions based on Juniper's AS Series of remote access appliances.
System Center Configuration Manager automates software provisioning across multiple sites, streamlines compliance settings management, inventories network resources, protects against corporate data leakage, performs network health monitoring, enables secure self service, and offers a single point of control for managing mixed-OS networks based on on-prem, cloud, or hybrid deployment architectures. Progent's Microsoft-certified SCCM consultants and Microsoft Azure cloud integration specialists can help your organization with any facet of designing, implementing, using and troubleshooting a System Center Configuration Manager deployment for on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environments.
Progent's Wi-Fi site survey and predictive modeling help you to design, implement and troubleshoot a Wi-Fi network adapted to your facilities, providing your business a wireless solution that has the coverage, speed, capacity, QoS, data protection, and hand-off ability your business requires. Wi-Fi site survey services from Progent include online predictive modeling for designing a wireless network and on-premises survey services for confirming, optimizing, and debugging a functioning wireless network.
Progent's Microsoft-certified professionals have over a decade of background providing unified communications solutions for customers ranging from small offices to global enterprises. Progent offers economical support for all editions of Microsoft Exchange Server to strengthen email and virus protection, design high availability email systems, and implement off-site and wireless email access. Progent’s Exchange consulting services can assist you in planning and carrying out a move from an outdated SMPT server or unsupported Microsoft Email package such as Microsoft Exchange 2003 to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016. Progent also provides support for Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and Windows XP clients using Office Outlook and can show you how to configure Outlook Web App for all major browsers. For e-mail virus defense, spam blocking and data data leak protection, Progent offers Email Guard security services.
Progent’s staff of Microsoft and Cisco Premier Certified experts average longer than a decade of real-world industry background, at the front lines of network support, performing a broad variety of technical tasks for a large array of clients. Each Progent consultant shares a proven collection of individual best practices that are incorporated into shared best practices training that Progent instills in its support staff. This ensures that you get not only world-class IT capability, but also a consultant with field-tested approaches for applying computer knowledge to repair real-world network problems quickly.
Microsoft SQL Server 2000 is a complete, web-aware database and data analysis solution that enables the rapid development of cutting-edge high-end applications that can provide your business a critical competitive advantage. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 features core support for XML and the ability to query across the Internet and beyond the firewall. The knowledge and experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2000 consultants, averaging more than over 10 years of work supporting Microsoft integration, assures you success in designing, installing and supporting Microsoft SQL Server applications that are seamlessly integrated with other applications powered Microsoft's .NET environment.
Progent provides technical services for mid-size companies who have 100 to 250 network users. The mid-size business or work group has traditionally been an underserved part of the market for IT consulting services. The overhead and service access models of large third-party service organizations make them too costly for the ordinary mid-size business or small medium business (SMB), which usually relies on a modest IT budget with which to support an information system whose advanced technology and capability are frequently similar to the networks of much larger enterprises. Progent's service delivery model, which takes full advantage of online support, virtual network technology and 24x7 network monitoring, significantly reduces the network maintenance expenses of an SMB while providing the small company with enterprise-level service from professional, IT consultants with background in a wide array of midsized business network solutions. If your medium size company or small business is searching for the quality of IT help needed for a mid-size office without budgeting big-company costs, contact Progent.
Progent’s Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity (DR/BC) specialists have in-depth backgrounds helping small businesses to reduce system downtime by offering affordable online consulting for disaster recovery/business continuity planning, high-availability network infrastructure, backup/restore solutions, and non-disruptive system maintenance. Progent’s business continuity experts can assist your company to develop and validate an efficient business continuity plan that matches your business needs and IT budget. Progent’s disaster recovery engineers can help you to design, implement, and maintain resilient technologies including redundant Internet connectivity, virtualized servers, fail-over clustering, load balancing, continual off-site backup, and multi-location data centers.
Progent's Microsoft Certified engineers offer expert support for corporate-wide implementations of Microsoft Exchange. Progent's consultants can help you prepare for multi-site Exchange Server installations or updates and can supply local technicians to help enterprises with installations of Exchange Server in the or any region covered by Progent's engineers.
Cisco Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM or Unified CM), originally branded CallManager, functions as the heart of Cisco's communications and collaboration portfolio. Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) offer a borderless IP-PBX by integrating tightly with apps such as Cisco Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Unity Connection for voicemail management, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach (SNR, and Unified Contact Center Enterprise (Unified CCE) for building an advanced customer contact center. Progent's Cisco-certified consultants can deliver effective and affordable online and on-premises expertise to help organizations of any size to create and maintain Unified CM deployments by providing Cisco Unified Communications Manager integration and troubleshooting services that add maximum productivity. Progent's consultants can assist with any facet of CUCM support and troubleshooting in areas that include integrating Cisco VoIP phones and Video phones, reviewing dial plans, setting up SIP trunking and PSTN support, installing ISR routers with CUBE VoIP networking support, designing Cisco UCS server clustering solutions for high availability, performance tuning, and integration with Microsoft Exchange Server and Skype for Business.
Progent's Wireless Consulting Services offer a convenient, economical way for businesses of any size to deploy, manage, monitor and troubleshoot advanced wireless network technology. For 802.11n and the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi environments, Progent can help you design and install appliances such as Cisco's Aironet and Meraki wireless access points and wireless controllers. For mobile messaging and web-based applications, Progent supports Apple IOS iPhones, Apple iPads, Google Androids, and Windows phones and tablets.
The complexity and connectivity demands of Microsoft Windows Servers calls for a network consulting firm with practical expertise and broad familiarity with designing and integrating seamless, end-to-end business technology solutions. The background of Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants, which averages over 10 years supporting Microsoft integration, assures you success configuring Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 to match closely with your strategic goals. Progent’s consulting support can help you with designing, deploying, managing, and troubleshooting Windows Server solutions that increase the productivity of your IT system. Progent’s consultants can assist you with Microsoft Windows 2008 Server, Microsoft Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2000 Server, or Windows NT Server as well as Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Vista and other desktop clients.
Progent can help organizations of all sizes to adhere to best practices to configure SCVMM 2012 hosts, fabric, storage, and library resources; design, implement, and manage private clouds, VMs, and services in SCVMM 2012; and combine SCVMM with System Center 2012 Operations Manager for comprehensive monitoring and reporting. Progent can assist your business to move from an earlier release of System Center Virtual Machine Manager or from a third-party virtualization management system, and Progent can help you to enhance and repair your existing SCVMM 2012 environment to make sure you realize the highest possible business value.
The server cluster feature set built into the high-end editions of Windows Server 2008 has been radically redesigned to streamline the deployment, configuration, and maintenance of server clusters that offer greater levels of system dependability, protection, efficiency, and versatility. New or enhanced capabilities include automated cluster verification, revamped setup and deployment, unified cluster administration, new cluster infrastructure for maximum availability, hardened protection and quorum structure, elimination of failure points, more storage and memory capacity, and enhancements for multi-site clusters. Progent's consultants can assist you assess the advantages of Windows clustering, plan and execute an installation, train your network support personnel to administer your failover clusters, deliver continuing consulting and support services, and produce and test a disaster recovery procedure.
Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network infrastructure experts can help you to set up, manage, update and troubleshoot Cisco products. Progent offers Cisco, Meraki and Nexus switch support, ASA firewall expertise, Meraki and Aironet Wi-Fi access point expertise, Cisco VoIP phone consulting, and CUCM/CallManager software consulting.
Microsoft supports seamless hybrid ecosystems that integrate Office 365 Exchange Online and local Exchange deployments. This allows you to have specific Exchange mailboxes hosted at your on-premises datacenter or private cloud and other mailboxes resident on Office 365. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange consulting team can help you with any phase of planning, integrating and debugging your hybrid Office 365/Exchange solution. Progent's Exchange consultants can provide as-needed expertise to help you resolve challenging technical issues and also can provide extensive project management outsourcing to ensure your hybrid Office 365 solution is completed on schedule and on budget.
Remote server management cards give IT administrators complete control of a server without the requirement for an on-site presence. Through remote management cards, all console screen information plus keyboard and mouse functionality are transferred to a remote session to an IT professional who can be located anywhere in the world. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco authorized engineers can help you to plan, deploy, and manage a high-availability company network that incorporates remote management cards and Progent can utilize these remote management cards to deliver low-cost remote technical assistance. Progent has experience with a number of remote management cards including Aten IP9001 remote management cards, American Megatrends MegaRAC remote management cards, Dell remote server management cards, HP Lights-Out 100c remote server management cards, and Peppercon eRIC remote management cards.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can assist you to evaluate the advantages of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 for your organization, develop pilot environments and migration plans, tune your infrastructure for on-premises, multi-location, private or public cloud-based, and hybrid environments, train your IT management team, develop a corporate-wide security strategy, automate IT management, assist with creating applications, and generate and validate a DR/BC plan.
Progent can help small companies to migrate any part of their network infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure cloud. This can streamline IT administration and lower equipment expense. Microsoft Azure offers a comprehensive library of public cloud services and Progent can help you to evaluate the benefits and limitations of various cloud networking models supported by Azure. Progent can help you manage cloud-resident or hybrid cloud and local apps and resources and ensure that you avoid the typical errors small companies make when moving to a public cloud. Progent can show you how to set up VMs on Azure Virtual Machines, use VHD storage with Azure Storage, handle user identity with Azure Active Directory, and create transparent backup mechanisms with Azure Backup. Progent can also assist you to prepare perimeter firewalls and IPsec VPN tunnels and to manage Apple iOS devices and Android handhelds.
Progent can assist your business to understand the many subscription options available with Office 365 and integrate your network with Office 365 in a way that delivers maximum business value. Progent supports cross-platform networks that incorporate Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems. Progent can also assist you to build and maintain hybrid ecosystems that transparently combine on-premises and cloud products and services.
With virtual servers, companies can run many virtual machines on a single physical server. Virtual server technology allows businesses to enjoy all the advantages of server isolation, but without the costs that goes with buying additional server equipment. Virtual servers are also the enabling technology for private clouds, which provide important benefits including lowering the costs of hardware, datacenter facilities, and management while improving information security, network reliability, and disaster recovery. Other useful server management technologies include server monitoring utilities, Microsoft WSUS, and remote server management hardware. Progent's certified server management experts can assist you in all areas of server virtualization and management to enable your company to cut expenses and conserve time.