Progent's consultants can assist you with any aspect of Azure cloud integration such as needs analysis, prerequisites evaluation, system design, pre-production testing, implementation, automated management, performance tuning, license controls, disaster recovery strategies, security planning, and regulatory compliance validation. Progent can assist your IT staff to set up and troubleshoot firewalls and VPN tunnels so your clients can safely access to Azure services, and Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts can assist you set up critical Microsoft technologies to work in Azure including Windows Server, Exchange Server, SQL and Skype for Business. Progent can also help your organization to create a hybrid cloud ecosystem that seamlessly combines on-premises datacenters with Azure resources.
For companies with a mix of Apple Mac and Microsoft Windows desktops, there are two popular solutions for running Microsoft Windows-dependent applications on macOS or OS X: remote access to a physical Windows computer or local simulation of a Windows environment on a computer. Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac allows you to attach a Mac to a networked Windows-powered PC to run Microsoft Windows applications and access system resources. Microsoft's Virtual PC for Mac emulates Windows on a Mac system so that you can use Windows programs directly. Progent's macOS and Mac OS X technology consultants can help you to manage these products for running Windows applications on your Apple Macs and can also assist you to evaluate and install other solutions for Microsoft Windows platform simulation.
Progent's Windows consultants can help businesses of all sizes to assess Windows 10 or to migrate to Windows 10 from an earlier version of Microsoft Windows. Online and on-premises assessment and migration services for Microsoft Windows 10 offered by Progent's consultants include ROI analysis, project coordination, application and driver compatibility testing, test lab systems, virtualization strategies, Cloud solutions, mobile management and synchronization, telecommuter connectivity, security and compliance, automated provisioning and administration, infrastructure design, wired/wireless convergence, disaster recovery planning, webinar training for network management staff and users, and ongoing Call Center support services.
Progent offers the expertise of Microsoft-certified engineers as well as experienced software programmers, database administrators, project managers, network infrastructure architects, disaster recovery/business continuity specialists, and certified security consultants to help you to assess the likely benefits of SQL Server 2012 for your business, set up pilot environments at your datacenter or at Progent's lab, design and execute out an efficient transition 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 realize the full strategic benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Progent provides several basic types of Contact Center support : Microsoft and Cisco Help Desk Outsourcing Services, Virtual Help Desk Support, and Helpdesk Consulting and Staffing. Progent is a Microsoft-certified Partner and Progent's Help Desk team of trained Microsoft experts gives your customers easy access to a reliable support resource with years of experience providing phone support and remote access troubleshooting for IT systems powered by Microsoft products. Progent's focus is on earning the support Help Desk a respected reputation as a solid contributor to business productivity. Progent's target is to resolve rather than merely record problems.
Progent provides small organizations a pair of ultra-affordable security inventory packages that provide, for a set fee, remotely administered scans of your security profile which are evaluated by certified security engineers who interpret the results of the scan, deliver objective evaluations of your current security vulnerability, and make recommendations for improvements. Progent has developed two non-overlapping network security evaluation packages for external and internal security testing that are priced to fit the budgetary realities of small companies while providing enterprise-class assessments of your IT network's vulnerability to assault.
Progentís Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity consultants have in-depth experience helping small and mid-size businesses to minimize network downtime by offering cost-effective remote consulting for disaster recovery/business continuity planning, fault-tolerant IT architecture, backup/restore solutions, and non-disruptive maintenance. Progentís business continuity consultants can help you to develop and validate a sensible business continuity plan that aligns with your business goals and IT budget. Progentís disaster recovery specialists can assist you to design, implement, and manage fault-tolerant technologies such as redundant Internet connectivity, virtualized servers, clustering, load balancing, continual online backup, and multi-location data centers.
Progent's CISSP-premier network security experts can help organizations of any size with any facet of IT security. Progent can create cost-effective security solutions that guard a small office from advanced malware attacks or Progent can plan, deploy, and manage a comprehensive security strategy for hybrid enterprise networks that accommodate onsite, online, and mobile clients accessing network resources distributed over a mix of physical datacenters and various clouds.
Progent offers small and mid-size companies professional support for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN products from leading firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors including Check Point Software, Juniper Networks, and Symantec. Progent can show you how to create a detailed security strategy and choose the right technologies from multiple vendors to support your security goals while staying within your spending restraints.
Cisco's security and remote connectivity solutions for small to mid-size companies represent a complete range of manageable protection hardware and software to help safeguard your entire information system. Cisco's VPN product family includes routers and switches, firewalls, and VPN solutions. Progent's professional consulting staff includes field-proven specialists with Cisco CCIE and CCNP certifications who can help your organization to select Cisco VPN, Cisco RADIUS Security, and additional Cisco protection technologies that fit best with your business goals.
Progentís IT outsourcing services provide budget-friendly computer consulting for small organizations. Whether it includes planning network architecture, setting up an in-house Help Desk or using an outside one, rolling out an updated e-mail system, monitoring your system, or building a web-based business application, outsourcing your network engineering services can contain costs and minimize risks, allowing IT service budgets to increase in a more moderate and manageable fashion than is possible by building up a bulky, knowledgeable internal network support organization. Progentís Outsourcing White Paper and datasheets tell you how Progent can help you create a secure and highly available network foundation for your critical applications based on Microsoft Windows including Office XP, Office 2003, and Microsoft Office 2000.
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.
The Progent Test and Training Lab at the QTS (formerly Herakles) Data Center can be used for testing line-of-business applications, developing efficient migration procedures, assessing and tuning performance, planning or verifying business continuity solutions, mitigating compatibility issues, and establishing training environments for new products and technologies. For Progent clients without sufficient in-house resources to configure proper test environments, the lab reduces capital outlay and engineering risk and helps keep vital IT projects on schedule.
Progent has been delivering SharePoint support since the first product was published over a decade ago, and Progent has the breadth and depth of technical knowledge to assist organizations of all sizes to design and carry out a SharePoint Server 2013 installation and create SharePoint 2013 applications that bring substantial business benefit to your IT investment. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you to evaluate the risks and benefits of migrating to SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online from earlier versions of SharePoint or from a different collaboration environment; decide whether an in-house, online or hybrid configuration is most sensible for your company; and select the most appropriate edition of SharePoint 2013 for your applications. Progent offers full project management support or can assist in individual jobs associated with your SharePoint 2013 deployment.
Cisco's wireless VoIP phones are hardened Wi-Fi handsets intended for professionals who are mobile within office, hospitality, health-care or other venues where IT management requires user endpoints that offer more administrative control, security and durability than is achievable with the BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) mode of mobile collaboration. Successful integration of Cisco's wireless VoIP phones typically requires that you set up and optimize numerous components of your wireless infrastructure such as wireless access points, switches, wireless LAN controllers, and management software. Progent's Cisco-certified consultants offer remote and on-premises assistance to help your organization create and maintain a Cisco wireless IP phone deployment by providing services that can range from debugging the configuration of a wireless IP phone or AP to providing project management outsourcing or co-sourcing for modernizing the wireless architecture of an entire campus.
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by legacy signature-matching AV tools. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to automate the entire threat lifecycle including filtering, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks.
Progent's disaster recovery support and business continuity professionals can help you design a disaster recovery strategy to prepare for an IT network disaster. Progent can help you create a comprehensive disaster recovery strategy that includes periodic disaster recovery assessments and testing. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized engineers can also help you build an affordable, fault-tolerant network architecture that takes into account availability issues involving a wide range of infrastructure technologies and processes.
Progent's CCIE-certified network infrastructure experts can assist you to maintain legacy PIX 500 or ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls. Progent can also assist you to set up, administer, update and debug Cisco ASA 5500-X security appliances with Firepower Services.
Progent offers affordable online access to an Oracle-certified MySQL administrator or application developer and can assist businesses of all sizes to integrate and support MySQL within a dependable network environment that offers high levels of performance, scalability, and security. Progent also has experience helping companies port databases from an Oracle environment to MySQL.
Progent offers comprehensive help for each phase of your Microsoft Exchange 2010 migration with services that include end-to-end project management, site readiness preparation, project planning, specification of all new software licenses and hardware needed, recommended sourcing, pilot testing at client site or at Progent's test lab, managing temporary coexistence between Exchange Server 2010 and Exchange Server 2003 or 2007, deployment of the solution, decommissioning the previous servers, and webinar training for client's support group and users.
Progent is seeking to find staff-level, solutions-oriented Microsoft accredited engineers with MCSE credentials; Cisco certified network engineers who have Cisco CCNP or CCIE credentials; security professionals with CISSP or CISA or comparable security credentials; and high-end system architecture consultants with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, fault tolerance, business continuity, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent also is hiring professionals who can join our staff of helpdesk service technicians and remote support experts. Also, Progent is hiring talented administrators able to operate effectively in our high-growth, virtual office environment.
Progent's UNIX platform support experts offer small and mid-size businesses and developers support for administering and supporting UNIX, Linux or Solaris systems that operate with Microsoft-powered technology. Progent offers your business access to UNIX experts, support professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISM and CISA certification. This wide range of expertise offers you a convenient one-stop source to show you how to build and manage a protected and reliable mixed-platform connectivity and communications environment that allows UNIX and Microsoft interoperability by combining Windows with popular variants of UNIX including Mac OS X, Solaris, AIX UNIX from IBM, HP-UX, BSD, SCO UNIX, and Silicon Graphics IRIX or major Linux platforms including RedHat, SUSE, CentOS, Ubuntu, PCLOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo Linux, Mandrake, Debian-GNU, and Slackware.
Dynamics GP software offers analytics and reporting capabilities that allow you to track all business processes, sales and spending, and sales trends with integrated drill-down, query, and reporting capabilities. Progent's Dynamics GP/Great Plains reporting support services can help you design reports that let you understand your business more thoroughly, turning raw data into valuable management information. Progent is able to enhance your reporting and analytics by offering Crystal Reports consulting, FRx help, and Microsoft Excel programming. In addition to offering reporting help, Progent can supply Microsoft .NET support, Microsoft SQL Server help, and programming experience with VBasic, XML and other tools in order to deliver specialized line-of-business application development and eCommerce solutions that integrate transparently with Dynamics GP.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard solution uses the technology of leading data security vendors to provide web-based management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.
Progent's CCIE-certified network infrastructure consultants offer high-level support for Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) (formerly CallManager). Progent can help your organization to integrate VoIP phones, create dial plans, set up SIP trunking and PSTN connections, deploy Cisco ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, and design UCS server failover systems.
Progentís wireless professionals can help small businesses design, select, evaluate, install and support secure building-to-building wireless bridging products that integrate transparently into your existing network while offering a degree of protection that equals or exceeds wired connections. Progent provides experience in wireless network technology from Cisco Aironet and Meraki, Proxim, and other office wireless vendors and can help you identify and deploy the wireless link technology that align best your company requirements.
Progent's Data Center consultants can help you identify high availability data centers that meet the specific needs of your business. Fault tolerant Internet Data Centers are especially appealing to small companies because of their low cost and convenience in comparison to pursuing a do-it-yourself approach. Trying to design an on-site data center with even a minimum level of fault tolerance is financially prohibitive for typical small organizations. Progent is ready to show you how to get all the advantages of non-stop data centers and 24x7 colo sites by offering a complete range of consulting and support services.
Progent can deliver a broad range of affordable support services to help you to deploy, integrate, repair, and administer workstations and notebooks based on Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS and OS X, or popular editions of Linux. Progent can provide onsite or remote help for single machines or laptops or help your business to plan and implement a company-wide rollout of new or updated OS software and business applications. Progent can also provide engineers and technical workers to assist your company to plan for and complete an office move or merger designed to produce minimal disruption of your productivity.
Before Progentís Microsoft Operations Manager solution, system problems were handled reactively, after users were impacted by them. With the benefit of proactive, computer generated alerts and trend analyses created by MOM, Progent is now able to fix system troubles before they becomes serious enough to impact network availability. Thanks to Microsoft Operations Manager, Progent can deal with potential problems before clients suspect that the problems exist. Progent has background with Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 and Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 to offer small company networks enterprise-class availability, safety and productivity.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers provide computer support and IT consulting expertise for Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server, Windows Server 2003, and for the entire line of Microsoft Servers. Progent's upgrade, configuration, administration, and support services for Exchange 2003 Server include planning, deployment, project management, local and off-site troubleshooting, Help Desk outsourcing, expert security consulting, and full-service network management outsourcing.
Progent's certified database consultants offer small and midsize businesses remote DBA and programming services for popular RDBMS platforms including MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, and Microsoft Access. Consulting support offered by Progent include software installation and configuration, application design and coding, management services, replication solutions, storage management, performance tuning, migration, information security, backup and recovery systems, troubleshooting, and webinar training.
Windows Enterprise Directory requires significant practical experience to configure efficiently across an enterprise. Progentís Microsoft Premier consultants are experienced in designing, integrating, and supporting sophisticated Enterprise Active Directory installations. Progentís areas of expertise with Windows Server Active Directory include replication issues, multi-domain partition configurations, repair of corrupted AD objects, cleaning up legacy legacy software configuration objects in online Active Directory environments, and repair of unsuccessful configurations of Active Directory and AD-integrated applications.
Microsoft Communications Server delivers IM and presence in a scalable, enterprise-grade solution offering advanced protection, transparent integration with additional Microsoft products, an extendable, industry-standard development environment, and support for regulatory mandates such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and Gramm-Leach-Bliley. Your enterprise can benefit from lower costs and elevated operational efficiencies, enhanced worker productivity, and stronger IP security with this simple-to-administer, fault-tolerant solution. Effective implementations of Office Communications Server call for careful planning and consideration before roll out. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can provide the skill necessary to deliver all the advantages of Office Communications Server across your entire organization.
Progentís Microsoft certified professionals can offer small and medium size businesses expert Microsoft SQL Server support. Microsoft SQL Server is a comprehensive, Web-enabled database and data analysis package that opens the door to the rapid development of advanced business applications that can give your business a competitive edge. SQL Server provides built-in support for XML and can query across the Internet and beyond the firewall. In addition to offering expertise, maintenance and troubleshooting services, Progentís SQL experts can help you use Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services and Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence to increase the productivity of your information system. Progent can also help you upgrade from older editions of SQL Server to SQL Server 2005.
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can provide remote and onsite consulting expertise to help your company to administer, support, and troubleshoot PCs powered by Microsoft Windows 7 and can also provide assistance with upgrading to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 from Windows 7. Progent offers support for change management, network security, backup and restore, remote connectivity, mobile device integration, wireless network design, and 24x7 system monitoring and alerts.
If your organization does not require emergency online support but expects to require assistance with your network soon, you can conserve time and money and ensure that the appropriate expertise will be ready when you require it by contacting a Progent sales specialist and signing up as a customer. For details, call 800-993-9400 or email email@example.com.
Progent's Linux support experts provide small and mid-size companies and developers help with administering and supporting Linux systems that run with Microsoft-based technology. Progent can give your organization contact with Linux consultants, consulting professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISM certification. This broad range of experience provides you with an easy single source to help you build and manage a secure and reliable mixed-platform connectivity and communications infrastructure that supports Linux and Microsoft interoperability by combining Microsoft Windows with major Linux derivatives such as RedHat, SUSE Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, PCLinuxOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo Linux, Mandrake, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware Linux.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of effective network integration, business administration, marketing, and operations. He has shown a talent for developing elegant information technology solutions while working as a network designer, programmer, project manager, implementation expert, and problem solver for small businesses, new ventures, and global enterprises.
Progent uses an enterprise-class service reporting system that stores and organizes complete documentation for all billed support activities. Unlike many freelance consultants or small service firms who provide scant documentation or details of services done, every service provided by Progent is tracked by comprehensive documentation. Every Progent staff member has use of the support documentation sent by every staff member to each client. The discipline of detailing and archiving support activity allows more effective service and avoids a slew of typical misfortunes such as when a support client is virtually held hostage to a consultant who refuses to let go of the keys to the kingdom.
The current ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver significantly more value than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for all new deployments. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network consultants can assist your company to manage your current PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances or migrate to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent can also help your business to design, deploy, tune, manage and troubleshoot firewall solutions based around ASA firewalls with Firepower Services.
Microsoft Small Business Server (SBS) is an affordable suite of essential servers that offers the basis for a feature-rich but manageable information. The technical demands of the Microsoft .NET products bundled with Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 requires a network consultant with real-world background designing and integrating seamless, comprehensive business technology environments. Progent's Microsoft Small Business Server professionals have an average of more than a decade of background supporting computer systems powered by Microsoft technology. This experience ensures you results in deploying, administering, and maintaining IT solutions that include the Small Business Server package of servers and applications.
Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 is based on the proven security technologies of Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 and provides a centrally managed Internet gateway that acts as a one-server solution for a variety of security functions including an multi-layer firewall, URL filtering, malware inspection, IPS, reputation services, Virtual Private Network control, plus HTTP/HTTPS inspection. Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010 includes comprehensive web security logging and reporting features, permits customized reporting powered by Microsoft SQL Server, works with Active Directory to simplify authentication and policy enforcement, and can be installed as a virtual server to lower expenses and enhance availability. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can assist you to design and execute test and production implementations; integrate Forefront TMG 2010 with Windows Server 2008 R2, Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, and SharePoint; set up Forefront TMG 2010 to run on a virtual machine with Microsoft Windows Hyper-V; and provide ongoing support and troubleshooting. Progent's consultants can also help your organization to migrate economically to Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 from Microsoft ISA Server 2006 or 2004.
Progent provides the services of Microsoft and Cisco-Certified network consulting experts to offer clients affordable alternatives to help organizations maximize the value of Microsoft and Cisco products. For networks that range from small offices to large corporations, Progent's network engineers can help you enhance your network's e-mail architecture, protection, reliability, performance, and network administration.
Small to mid-sized businesses can now get all the advantages of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager and also have fast access to Progentís Microsoft and Cisco Premier network support experts. With Progent's economically priced network service packages, small organizations can choose a basic System Center Operations Manager 2007-based co-sourcing service program with server monitoring, reporting, Help Desk and remote troubleshooting or a complete 24x7 outsourcing package. Progent supports Operations Manager to offer small business information systems world-class availability, protection, and performance.
ProSight IT Asset Management is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, update, find and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time wasted searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network such as standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need as soon as you need it.
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Unified CM), previously branded CallManager, acts as the core of Cisco's communications and collaboration solution. Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Unified CM Express (CME) provide a location-independent IP-PBX by integrating tightly with unified messaging apps such as Cisco Unified CM IM and Presence Service, Cisco Unity Express (CUE) for voicemail management, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach, and Unified Contact Center Enterprise (Unified CCE) for building a highly automated customer contact center. Progent's Cisco-certified network consultants offer effective and budget-friendly online and on-premises support to help businesses of all sizes to create and administer CUCM environments by providing Unified Communications Manager integration and troubleshooting consulting services that add maximum business value. Progent's consultants can help with any facet of Unified CM configuration and debugging in areas such as integrating Cisco VoIP phones and desktop Video phones, designing dial plans, configuring SIP trunking and PSTN support, installing ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, designing UCS server clustering solutions for survivability, performance tuning, and integration with Microsoft Exchange Server.
Progent's CISM-certified security staff can show you how to secure your Apple Mac environment through expert services including performing security tests, recovery from virus and denial of service attacks, configuring firewalls, implementing safe off-site and mobile connectivity, deploying monitoring software for protection against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and developing a comprehensive security strategy appropriate for the particular objectives of your corporate network.
System Center Configuration Manager automates application and device deployment at scale, centralizes security and compliance settings control, keeps track of network resources, guards against corporate data leakage, performs network health monitoring, allows safe end-user self service, and offers a common point of control for managing multi-OS networks based on on-premises, cloud, or hybrid deployment topologies. Progent's Microsoft-certified Configuration Manager consulting team and Microsoft Azure cloud integration experts can help you with any facet of planning, implementing, using and repairing a SCCM solution for on-premises, cloud, or hybrid environments.
Progent can help your organization to utilize Cisco's infrastructure products to create a robust foundation for your local, private cloud, or hybrid data center and streamline operations in key areas such as resource utilization, security and compliance, versatility, reliability, and recoverability.
SQL Server 2014 includes significant enhancements in key areas including speed, uptime, compliance, and cloud readiness. SQL Server 2014 is the first release of SQL Server that incorporates in-memory technology that operates transparently across all workloads including OLTP, data warehousing, and data analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2014 consultants can provide efficient online and onsite consulting services that include planning, deployment, administration, troubleshooting, and application development expertise to enable businesses of any size to achieve fast return from their SQL Server 2014 deployment.
Progent's Linux consulting services offer small businesses and developers help with managing and supporting Linux computers that coexist with Microsoft-based networks. Progent offers your business access to Linux consultants, consulting professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISM credentials. This broad range of expertise offers you a convenient single source to help you create and manage a secure and robust cross-platform network and communications environment that allows Linux and Microsoft coexistence by combining MS Windows with major Linux derivatives including RedHat, SUSE Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, PCLinuxOS, fedora, Gentoo, Mandrake/Mandriva, Debian-GNU, and Slackware Linux.