The Certified Information Systems Auditor accreditation is an important achievement that signifies expertise in information system security auditing. Certified by ANSI, the CISA credential requires that candidates undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent offers the services of a CISA-Certified network security audit consultant able to assist businesses in the fields of information systems audit process, information technology administration, systems and architecture lifecycle, information technology service delivery, protection of information resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.
Progent's Windows Server 2019 disaster recovery planning experts can help you to plan and deploy a disaster recovery system based on Microsoft's advanced Failover Clustering technologies such as Cluster Sets, Storage Replica, Storage Spaces Direct, VM Load Balancing, and Cloud Witness.
Nexus series switches are engineered to provide the performance, expandability, dependability, virtualization support, capacity, data protection and manageability required to act as the heart of an enterprise data center. Progent's Cisco-certified Nexus switch consultants are available to provide remote and on-premises consulting and troubleshooting expertise to assist you to create an optimal switch architecture, build pilot environments to confirm your network design, deploy Nexus switches, create and enforce appropriate policies, run security and compliance tests, configure advanced monitoring, fully utilize network resources by means of virtualization technologies, troubleshoot switching and routing problems, optimize system performance, perform capacity planning, and set up the powerful zero-downtime features available for Nexus switches. Progent's consultants can also help your business to migrate efficiently from legacy Nexus switches or Cisco Catalyst switches to current Nexus platforms.
If you have a company information system with 10 to 50 network users, Progent's network outsourcing services save your company from over-reliance on an individual freelance consultant while giving you cost-effective and reliable access to high-quality technical expertise. By providing IT consulting service when you need it, offering specialized expertise for critical applications, delivering value-added services such as 24x7 network monitoring, and charging only for services you use, Progent gives you an economical solution for maximizing the business value of your small business information system. Progent is the intelligent way for small businesses to build and support a robust and safe information network and to have quick access to the skilled consulting typically available only to enterprises who can support a large internal IT organization.
Progent offers the expertise of Microsoft-certified engineers and experienced database application programmers, DBAs, project managers, network infrastructure architects, disaster recovery specialists, and certified security consultants to assist you to assess the likely benefits of SQL Server 2012 for your organization, install pilot environments at your site or at Progent's lab, design and carry out an efficient migration to SQL Server 2012 from previous releases of SQL Server or from other RDBMS solutions, and define an efficient and safe IT infrastructure that helps you maximize the business benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Progent can provide the support of a senior specialist with years of experience installing, maintaining, and upgrading telepresence systems from leading vendors such as Cisco/TANDBERG, Polycom, and LifeSize. Progent's consultants can work with your in-house network support group, your ISP, and your video conferencing platform supplier to assist your company increase the strategic value of your telepresence ecosystem.
Progent's Juniper-certified network engineers can assist your organization to design and carry out the installation of Juniper J Series firewall/VPN routers, configure security policies and fault-tolerant redundancy, and provide ongoing technical consulting and troubleshooting services.
Progent can assist companies of any size to migrate all or part of their network infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure cloud. This can streamline IT management and lower equipment expense. Azure includes a comprehensive library of cloud services and Progent can help you to understand the benefits and limitations of different cloud networking architectures supported by Azure. Progent can help you manage cloud-based or hybrid cloud and on-premises applications and network infrastructure and make sure that you avoid the common errors small companies make when migrating to the cloud. Progent can show you how to set up VMs on Azure Virtual Machines, use cloud storage with Azure Storage, handle authentication with Azure Active Directory, and build transparent backup mechanisms with Azure Backup. Progent can also show you how to configure perimeter firewalls and VPN connections and to manage Apple iOS devices and Android handhelds.
Progent can help your it team to plan and manage hybrid ecosystems that can include Windows and Linux operating systems and applications in both cloud-only systems or in hybrid architectures that utilize on-premises IT assets as well as cloud services. To assist you to integrate cloud services with physical datacenters, Progent offers a range of cloud migration support services that include Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud planning and integration consulting, Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud migration, and Amazon Web Marketing Service programming and debugging. Progent has two decades of experience providing advanced consulting services remotely, and Progent can make sure you successfully carry out your cloud migration initiatives on schedule and within your budget.
Progent's expert support team can help you define and implement an efficient in-place Exchange Server 2007 upgrade strategy that minimizes productivity downtime, reduces long-term support demands, and makes your Exchange 2007 Server easy to administer. For complicated multiple server or multi-site migrations, Progent has the experience to complete your project rapidly and economically. Progent's Exchange Server 2007 help, troubleshooting, and design services include assistance with the configuration of third-party add-ons to Exchange Server 2007 and the design of unified messaging implementations based on Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers offer in-depth support in implementing, operating and debugging any edition of Microsoft Project Server and can provide a broad range of cost-effective remote consulting services following industry best practices to assist businesses of all sizes to get all the benefits of this leading platform. Services offered by Progent include solution design, software configuration and migration, setting up secure collaboration among onsite and offsite users, network optimization, and customized online training classes.
SQL Server 2016 offers significant enhancements in performance, scale, security and compliance, high-availability, BOYD support, plus integrated business intelligence. Innovations include PolyBase for processing relational and non-relational databases simultaneously for big data applications, Jason integration, Always Encrypted mode, Mobile Reports, and seamless control over on-premises and cloud-based operations and services. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team can deliver remote and on-premises support to assist businesses of any size to configure, manage or debug any edition of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also assist you to interface SQL Server 2016 with all core Microsoft platforms such as Windows Server and Hyper-V, Exchange Server 2016, SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Skype for Business, and System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).
Progent's Microsoft-Premier SQL Server consultants can provide an array of services to assist small companies to plan, configure, manage, and repair SQL 2008 solutions in order to realize the maximum strategic benefit from this state-of-the-art information management platform. In addition, Progent can provide consulting expertise for network architecture, company-wide protection, and application programming to optimize the business benefit of your SQL Server 2008 network.
Progent offers the support of CISM Certified security professionals. The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee defines the basic competencies and worldwide standards of performance that IT security managers are required to master. CISM gives business management the assurance that consultants who have qualified for their CISM credential have the experience and capability to deliver effective security administration and consulting services.
SQL Server 2005 offers indispensable, familiar tools to IT experts and information workers, lessening the difficulty of designing, deploying, administering, and using enterprise data and database applications on platforms ranging from handheld devices to enterprise information systems. The sophistication and integration demands of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 require a network consultant with hands-on experience and broad knowledge in designing and deploying information-based, end-to-end business IT solutions. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering staff, with an average of over 10 years of professional work supporting Microsoft integration, ensures you success in designing, configuring and supporting Microsoft SQL Server 2005 solutions that are well integrated with the Microsoft .NET environment.
For advanced project management assistance, Progent can provide access to senior information technology experts with decades 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 skills to help enterprise customers adhere to best practices to make sure major projects are successfully completed on time and within budget.
Progent's certified Windows Server 2019 consultants can assist your company to plan and implement a cost-effective migration to Windows Server 2019 using your current system architecture or a cloud-based or hybrid deployment model. Windows Server 2019 offers significant improvements in scale, speed, ease of management, Hyper-V virtualization, security and compliance, hybrid on-prem plus cloud integration, availability, and container support.
Progent's Microsoft-certified IT experts offer Windows Server 2016 migration consulting services to help businesses of any size to design and carry out an efficient move to Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 based on a local, cloud, or hybrid deployment model. Progent can help your company to evaluate the value of Windows Server 2016 for your environment and can help you with any facet of designing, deploying, administering or debugging your Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 ecosystem. Progent can assist your organization to benefit from the many innovative disaster recovery and information assurance capabilities of Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 like Windows Containers for isolating applications, Shielded Virtual Machines, Credential Guard, Just In Time Privileged Access Management, Virtual Machine load balancing, Storage Replica, plus workgroup and multi-domain failover clusters.
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 includes major enhancements in critical areas including speed, uptime, security, and cloud readiness. SQL Server 2014 is the first version of SQL Server that incorporates in-memory capability that operates seamlessly across all workloads including Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), enterprise data warehousing, and business analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2014 consultants can deliver cost-effective online and on-premises services that include system design, configuration, management, troubleshooting, and software development expertise to help organizations of any size to realize maximum business value from their SQL Server 2014 deployment.
Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery/business continuity consultants can assist your organization to design a disaster recovery system built around Microsoft's latest Failover Clustering tools including Cluster OS Rolling Upgrade for non-disruptive migration to Windows Server 2016, Storage Replica for crash-consistent recovery, Storage Spaces Direct for high-performance network-attached storage using low-cost hardware, Virtual Machine Load Balancing for improving the speed and fault-tolerance of Failover Clusters while reducing capital investment and management overhead, and Cloud Witness for easy, economical creation of a stretch cluster quorum arbitration point.
Progent's CISSP-certified network security experts can help businesses of any size with any facet of IT security. Progent can help create cost-effective cybersecurity solutions that guard a small office against advanced threats or Progent can plan, deploy, and monitor an end-to-end security strategy for hybrid enterprise networks that support local, online, and mobile users accessing IT resources spread over a mix of physical datacenters and public and private clouds.
Progent can help your business to plan and implement an efficient transition from a Sun Solaris-based information environment to a network based on Windows and suited for supporting Microsoft's familiar office productivity products, business applications, and software development platforms. Progent's Solaris, Windows and Cisco consultants and application specialists can help you guard your information and minimize productivity discontinuity by developing an effective transition plan that protects your existing investments in Solaris application and infrastructure. UNIX-to-Windows migration consulting expertise available from Progent include evaluation of existing infrastructure, migration strategy and validation, Exchange migration expertise, data and application porting, and processor and mass storage migration and economization.
Progent's certified professionals can help you to evaluate the advantages of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 for your organization, create test systems and rollout strategies, tune your infrastructure for local, multi-location, cloud-based, and partial-cloud datacenters, train your IT management staff, create an enterprise-wide security strategy, streamline network administration, assist with creating applications, and build and test a DR/BC plan.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have more than a decade of experience planning, implementing, enhancing and troubleshooting Microsoft SCOM environments and offer companies of any size expert online or on-premises consulting support for Microsoft SCOM 2012. Progent can assist you to plan an architecture for System Center 2012 Operations Manager servers that delivers the performance and resilience required to watch over your IT resources efficiently, whether your infrastructure are on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid environment. Progent can also assist you to import and customize System Center 2012 Operations Manager management packs according to best practices for monitoring network fabric as well as Microsoft and 3rd-party apps and services. Also, Progent can deliver fast online or on-premises technical support to assist you to fix critical problems detected by Microsoft SCOM 2012.
Progent's support services for patch management offer organizations of any size a versatile and cost-effective alternative for evaluating, testing, scheduling, implementing, and documenting updates to your servers, such as printers and scanners, network infrastructure appliances such as switches and wireless access points, and Internet-of-Things devices such as alarms and health monitors.
Progent can help your business in all phases of your upgrade to Exchange Server 2016 such as designing high availability (HA) system topology for an on-premises, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid environment; server and CAL licensing compliance for Exchange 2016 Server and Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; migrating mailboxes; Windows Hyper-V design; determining mass storage capacity required for your virtual machines (VMs), databases and log files; setting up hardware load balancing (HLB) for high-availability CAS services; designing, configuring and testing Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and DAG groups; setting up collaboration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; preparing your firewall; resolving SSL issues; performing client remediation with Office 2010 or greater or Microsoft Office 365; and configuring Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App).
Medium-size companies can derive all the advantages of Operations Manager and have quick availability of Progent’s Microsoft and Cisco Premier IT consulting professionals. Thanks to Progent's affordably priced network service packages, medium-size businesses can choose a basic co-sourcing package built around System Center Operations Manager with network monitoring, automated alerts, in-depth system analysis, Help Desk Call Center, and online service. For businesses with mission-critical environments who need zero-downtime networking, Progent can provide a complete 24x7 outsourcing package. Progent supports Operations Manager to offer medium-size company networks world-class availability, protection and performance.
Progent's Cisco Jabber consultants offer remote or on-premises support to assist organizations of all sizes to design, deploy, manage, update or debug Cisco Jabber solutions and Cisco Unified Communications Manager infrastructure. Progent offers advanced support for all the products, technologies and services that go into creating an end-to-end Cisco Jabber collaboration solution such as Cisco network devices and management tools, Microsoft Office applications, Windows and Mac computers, iOS and Android smartphones, SIP interfaces, WiFi networks, cyber security, cloud computing, telepresence systems, PBX products, disaster recovery preparedness, and other pieces of a cohesive collaboration ecosystem.
Progent's Microsoft certified support team can show you how to design and implement an efficient in-place Microsoft Exchange 2007 upgrade plan that avoids network disruption, simplifies long-term support demands, and makes your Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server easy to administer. For complex multi-server or multi-location migrations, Progent offers the background to finish your project rapidly and affordably. Progent's Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 support, repair, and design services include assistance with the integration of outside vendor add-ons to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 that are in keeping with your business goals.
Progent offers network support for medium size businesses who have 100 to 250 system clients. The mid-size company or work group has traditionally been an overlooked segment of the market for IT consulting expertise. The overhead and service delivery models of major third-party service firms make them too expensive for the ordinary mid-size company or small medium business (SMB), which usually has a modest information technology budget with which to maintain an IT network whose complexity and capability are frequently comparable to the information systems of far larger enterprises. Progent's support delivery model, which takes great advantage of remote support, virtual office infrastructure and proactive network monitoring, significantly lowers the IT support expenses of a small-medium business while offering the mid-size company with enterprise-level support from certified, world-class experts knowledgeable in a broad range of small business technologies. If your medium size company or small business is looking for the quality of network support appropriate by a mid-size office without paying enterprise prices, contact Progent.
Progent offers customized online instruction for a range of desktop apps and operating systems including Office and Office 365 Excel, Word, Publisher and Outlook plus Acrobat Writer, Adobe Photoshop, Crystal Reports, and Windows 10. Online training provides the advantages of traditional physical classroom seminars, including immediate interaction between students and trainers, but avoids the costs of transportation and the challenge of trying to synchronize the schedules of multiple trainees. Offered to single students or groups of all sizes, Progent's live online training permits the instructor to conduct the class from a remote facility and the students can be dispersed throughout a campus or across the country. Virtual instruction supports powerful learning tools like broadcast white boards, real-time questions, and collaborative applications. Sessions can be brief and targeted to specific topics or longer in time and wider in coverage.
Progent’s Cisco Security/VPN consultants and CCIE and CCNP certified support staff can help your small or mid-size business integrate and maintain Cisco’s security and VPN products such as routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN access concentrators. Cisco VPN products include both off-site access and site-to-site VPNs with Cisco IOS Software and AIM hardware encryption cards, and hardware devices, such as a VPN concentrator, router, Cisco PIX Firewall, or dedicated VPN server for dial-up services. Cisco VPN solutions are simple to administer and offer the flexibility to expand with your changing business needs. Progent’s Cisco-Premier network consultants support Cisco’s comprehensive family of products targeted at eliminating data pilfering, virus and worm outbreaks, Denial of Service attacks, and other threats to your network. Progent can show you how to integrate Cisco technology to achieve secure connectivity, intrusion protection, and comprehensive Identity services based on Cisco Access Control Server using RADIUS security and TACACS to establish a centralized user access control foundation for user certification, authorization, and tracking from an easy-to-use Web interface.
Progent’s Microsoft-certified experts offer small and medium sized businesses computer consulting, support, and repair services for Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003. Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server is an enterprise portal solution for intelligently connecting people, teams and information. SharePoint Portal Server offers a central spot for your employees or customers to access, organize, share and interact with useful information, documents, and software and to interact with other people. It allows faster and more intelligent decisions, more effective sharing across groups and more streamlined business practices. The primary objective of SharePoint Server is to bring together, in a relevant way, all of the many sources of information accessible within and outside an organization. Windows SharePoint Services connect workers, clients, teams and projects with the knowledge they’ve developed in a way that makes data convenient to locate, download and apply.
Microsoft System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2016) is part of Microsoft's System Center 2016 family of network management products and is intended to provide a centralized mechanism for deploying and administering virtualized datacenters across hybrid environments that can include private clouds and Microsoft Azure services. Progent's SCVMM 2016 consulting experts can assist businesses of all sizes with any aspect of designing, implementing, and managing a SCVMM 2016 ecosystem. Progent can review your virtualization topology, show you how to upgrade smoothly from older releases of Virtual Machine Manager, design processes for creating and installing virtual machines and hosts, design high-availability compute and storage clusters, integrate your private cloud resources with public clouds, set up virtual switches, develop and refine PowerShell scripts, and assist you to evaluate the strategic business benefits of the latest capabilities such as Storage Spaces Direct and Host Guardian Service. Progent's hypervisor professionals offer world-class Windows Hyper-V consulting and VMware ESXi expertise.
Progent’s private cloud hosting enables small and midsize organizations to run mission-critical applications such as Microsoft SQL and Exchange Server from a secure Tier III data center facility on fully redundant hardware with geographically separate backup. Progent utilizes Microsoft's Hyper-V technology for server virtualization and Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM) for automatic backup and restoration. You can take advantage of Progent’s private cloud to eliminate large capital costs for the purchase, upkeep, and operation of computer equipment and facilities while achieving world-class levels of system availability and physical security.
Cisco Cisco Unified Communications Manager, originally named CallManager, acts as the heart of Cisco's collaboration solution. Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) provide a location-independent IP-PBX by integrating closely with unified messaging apps that include Cisco Unified CM IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Cisco Unity Express (CUE) for voicemail management, Mobile Connect for Single Number Reach (SNR, and Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise for building an advanced customer contact solution. Progent's CCIE-certified consultants offer efficient and budget-friendly remote and onsite support to assist organizations of all sizes to create and administer Unified CM deployments by providing Cisco Unified Communications Manager integration and technical support services that deliver maximum business value. Progent's consultants can assist with any facet of Unified CM support and troubleshooting in areas that include integrating Cisco VoIP phones and Video phones, designing dial plans, configuring SIP connections and PSTN calling, installing ISR routers with CUBE support, designing UCS server failover solutions for survivability, capacity planning, and integration with Exchange Server.
Progent's Cisco-certified Wi-Fi integration consulting experts can help you to deploy, manage, and debug Cisco Wi-Fi products such as Cisco's Aironet and Meraki 802.11ac Wi-Fi access points as well as Cisco's Wireless Network Controllers.
With Cisco Catalyst switches for small and mid-size businesses, Cisco enables organizations to realize the full benefits of adding smart traffic control into their IT infrastructures. Cisco's switch product line allows you to deploy capabilities to make your IT network highly available to accommodate time-critical requirements, scalable to facilitate growth, safe enough to guard confidential information, and designed for differentiating and controlling traffic flows to streamline network performance. Progent's CCIE certified engineers can show you how to select and deploy Cisco switches that make sense for your company. Also, Progent's CISA certified security specialists can show you how to create a comprehensive protection plan and set up Cisco switches so they powerfully support your security policies. Catalyst switches that Progent provides expertise for include Cisco's Catalyst 2960 switches, Cisco Catalyst 3560 switches, Cisco Catalyst 4500 switches, and Catalyst 6500 switches.
Progent can deliver a wide array of low-cost remote and onsite support services to help your business to configure, administer, and debug desktops and handhelds powered by Windows, macOS/OS X, Apple iOS, Android, or Linux.
Progent's Cisco-certified IT professionals can show you how to design an affordable, fault tolerant Internet connection solution that can deliver 24x7 Internet connectivity via a wide array of fault tolerant Internet access products and services including fault tolerant BGP, transparent fail-over, and multiple ISPs. Progent offers CCIE professionals to show you how to utilize the most current techniques for high availability Internet connectivity to create a cost-effective, fully redundant Internet interface with automatic failover and other capabilities to create non-stop Internet access.
Progent's Palo Alto Networks firewall experts can show you how to choose, deploy, and manage Palo Alto Networks firewalls to create a modern security ecosystem that spans your data center and cloud-based assets and guards any user at any location with any endpoint device.
Progent's Symantec consultants can help you support legacy Symantec firewall and Symantec VPN appliances such as the Symantec Raptor and Symantec VelociRaptor family or help you upgrade to more recent firewall/VPN technology. Progent can also help you create and execute a complete security strategy that can include firewall/VPN appliances and software, managed security and network defense services, system monitoring software, and documented policies and processes. Progent has the skill to be your one-stop source for on-going network help, maintenance, education, and security consulting.
Lync Server 2013, renamed Skype for Business, enables organizations of any size to build a manageable and secure communications environment that permits a BYOD computing model with IM, real-time presence, web meetings with application sharing, and both IP and PSTN telephony enabled for a broad assortment of stationary PCs and handheld devices. Progent's Microsoft-certified Lync Server 2013 experts and network architects can assist you to assess the advantages of Lync Server 2013, design an on-premises, cloud-resident (with Lync Online) or mixed model appropriate for your present and future goals, implement Lync 2013 in a way that expedites your ROI, and deliver live webinar and onsite training to your management staff and users. Progent offers expertise in critical pieces of a Lync Server 2013 solution including Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server Express and Exchange Server, and Progent can assist your organization to integrate Lync 2013 with popular Microsoft Office and Office 365 applications including Outlook clients and PowerPoint.
For mid-size businesses who need IT consulting services, Progent can deliver a variety of alternatives such as local service, remote assistance, phone-based Call Center, 24x7 support with remote network monitoring, emergency staff augmentation, business relocation services, software programming, and professional consulting. For midsize companies in California or other areas covered by Progent's onsite consultants, Progent offers professional onsite support for solving technical problems rapidly and affordably.