Altaro VM Backup software offers small and mid-size organizations a reliable and budget-friendly platform for backing up and recovering Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines (VMs). Altaro VM Backup can be deployed in on-premises, offsite, multi-site, and cloud architectures and also supports cost-effective backup to Microsoft Azure storage. Headline capabilities include industry-leading Augmented Inline Deduplication to reduce backup storage requirements, Continuous Data Protection (CDP) with backup spacing as short as five minutes for minimizing your Recovery Point Objective, advanced encryption, item-level recovery capability for individual files and emails, support for Windows CSV and vCenter for handling larger deployments, and support for Microsoft VSS technology to back up live virtual machines with zero downtime. Progent is a certified Altaro partner and offers a wide array of consulting services to assist you to plan, deploy, optimize and troubleshoot a backup/restore system powered by Altaro VM Backup software.
Progent's CCIE-certified network infrastructure consultants can help you to manage older PIX 500 or ASA 5500 firewalls or transition to Cisco ASA 5500-X security appliances. Progent can also help you to configure, administer, update and debug Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services.
Progent's application experts can provide advanced support, custom programming, integration assistance, and webinar training for popular business applications covering vital areas including ERP and MRP, general accounting, business analytics, web commerce application development, and the Microsoft Office suite of business productivity solutions. As a Microsoft Partner with decades of background providing advanced consulting and troubleshooting services remotely, Progent can assist clients throughout the United States to save the time and expense associated with travel and on-site activity without compromising the high quality of consulting services.
If your office network combines Solaris technology with Windows, Progent can assist you to incorporate your servers into a cohesive network that permits all your operating systems to coexist for easy administration, seamless dataflow, high availability, enhanced throughput, and tight security. Progent's Solaris and Microsoft Windows coexistence support services include IT infrastructure configuration and service, consulting for Windows services for UNIX, online server monitoring and management, remote network support and troubleshooting, on-site technical support, and Contact Center support.
Microsoft Dynamics GP software includes analysis and reporting capabilities that let you monitor all business processes, sales and spending, and sales trends with integrated drill-down, query, and reporting functions. Progent's Dynamics GP/Great Plains reporting support services can enable you to create reports that allow you to understand your business more completely, converting raw data into useful management information. Progent can improve your reporting and analytics by offering Crystal Reports consulting, FRx help, and Microsoft Excel programming. In addition to delivering reporting help, Progent can supply Microsoft .NET consulting, Microsoft SQL Server expertise, and programming design with VBasic, XML and other tools in order to deliver custom business application development and eCommerce applications that work transparently with Microsoft Dynamics GP.
Before Progent’s Microsoft Operations Manager solution, system problems were handled reactively, after users complained about them. With the help of proactive, automated warnings and trend reports created by Microsoft Operations Manager, Progent can now anticipate server troubles before they becomes critical enough to disrupt network availability. Because of Microsoft Operations Manager, Progent can resolve looming problems before clients suspect that the problems exist. Progent has background with Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 and MOM 2000 to deliver small company IT systems enterprise-class availability, safety and productivity.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have 20 years of experience providing e-mail and unified email/telephony solutions for companies. Progent provides affordable Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server consulting services to enhance email security and virus protection, provide high availability email, and facilitate remote and wireless email connectivity. Progent’s Microsoft Exchange help and support offerings can aid you in designing and deploying a Microsoft Exchange update or a migration from a legacy SMPT system or older Microsoft Email product such as Microsoft Exchange 5.5 to Exchange Server 2010.
Progent is one of the most qualified IT consulting firms for integrating email and messaging systems powered by Microsoft Exchange 2000. Progent is skilled in helping small companies receive all the benefits of Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 under common situations such as upgrading from Exchange 5.5 Server, moving from an ISP-based or POP3 e-mail environment, and outsourcing your Exchange 2000 Server management.
Progent can assist your organization in any phase of your upgrade to Exchange 2019 including configuring Windows Server 2019 for hosting Exchange; planning high availability (HA) infrastructure for a local, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid environment; moving mailboxes; planning and configuring Windows Hyper-V; configuring hardware load balancing (HLB); building Database Availability Groups (DAGs) with MCDB caching; setting up Skype for Business 2019 for voicemail; setting up collaboration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; updating firewalls; integration with O365; and setting up Outlook clients.
Progent's certified Windows Server 2019 consultants can assist your organization to plan and carry out an efficient migration to Windows Server 2019 using your current system architecture or a cloud-hosted or hybrid deployment model. Windows Server 2019 delivers significant improvements in scale, performance, manageability, virtualization, cybersecurity, hybrid on-prem plus cloud deployments, availability, and Linux support.
Microsoft Dynamics GP allows you to expand and manage your company better by offering deep availability of strategic data and a fast ROI. Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains confers important productivity benefits including its ability to expand the reach of your organization, handle your financials, automate financial operations, unify procedures across your business, refine inventory control, enhance order accuracy, grow revenue and shorten lead-time, and maximize cash flow. Progent can help you configure and maintain a robust, safe server and communications infrastructure to support Great Plains, and can offer expert Dynamics GP/Great Plains consultants to make sure you derive all the benefits of your Dynamics GP business management system.
Configuration Manager automates software provisioning across multiple sites, centralizes compliance settings control, inventories network assets, protects against company data leakage, provides network health reporting, allows safe end-user self service, and delivers a common control mechanism for managing multi-operating system ecosystems running on-premises, cloud-centric, or hybrid deployment architectures. Progent's Microsoft-certified Configuration Manager consultants and Azure cloud specialists can help your organization with any aspect of designing, installing, operating and troubleshooting a System Center Configuration Manager solution for on-premises, cloud-based, or hybrid environments.
Progent's Microsoft-certified failover clustering consultants can help businesses to evaluate the advantages of adopting Windows Server 2012 clustering technology to build an advanced high-availability/disaster recovery strategy, assist your organization to plan and install a Windows Server 2012 system, provide online and on-premises consulting services and technical support for failover clusters composed of physical servers or virtual ones, and show you how to centralize the administration of failover clusters.
Progent’s computer outsourcing services for small companies include planning Windows XP, .NET Server, and BackOffice systems, coordinating upgrades to Microsoft Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Active Directory, and Exchange 2003 Server, Help Desk services, online and in-person troubleshooting, fixing stubborn IT problems, and creating a comprehensive security strategy. Progent can help you enhance system reliability and performance with zero-downtime technologies, redundant network architecture, and proactive server monitoring. Progent also offers special project assistance for major migrations and can help with needs definition, resource identification, bill of materials development, vendor selection, purchasing logistics, and complete documentation. Progent’s IT outsourcing service also includes training for office productivity products such as Microsoft Office XP.
Secure Application Publishing with Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 allows more control over intranet applications while supporting increased productivity by making these applications available to legitimate remote or mobile users. ISA Server can protect corporate applications, services, and information throughout all network layers with application-layer filtering and powerful publishing wizards. Progent's Microsoft-expert ISA Server experts can show you how to design, install, configure, and maintain Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 on your system so your company benefits from a smart and economical combination of security, productivity, and performance.
With the Catalyst line of switches for small and mid-size companies, Cisco enables organizations to realize the full benefits of bringing intelligence into their networks. Cisco's switching product line allows you to deploy capabilities to make your IT network highly robust to handle time-critical needs, expandable to facilitate growth, secure enough to protect confidential information, and capable of differentiating and managing traffic flows to streamline network performance. Progent's CCIE and CCNP certified engineers can help you select and deploy Catalyst switches appropriate for your company. In addition, Progent's CISSP certified security specialists can show you how to develop a comprehensive protection policy and set up Cisco Catalyst switches so they help support your security policies. Catalyst switching products that Progent provides expertise for include Cisco's Catalyst 2950 switches, Cisco Catalyst 3750 switches, Catalyst 4500 switches, and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches.
For businesses that have a mix of Mac and Microsoft Windows desktops, there exist two popular alternatives for running Microsoft Windows-dependent applications on macOS or OS X: an external connection to an actual Windows PC or local emulation of a Windows operating system on a macOS or Mac OS X desktop. Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection Client for Apple Mac enables you to attach an Apple Mac to a remote Microsoft Windows-powered PC to run Windows software and access network resources. Microsoft's Virtual PC for Apple Mac simulates Microsoft Windows on an Apple Mac system so that you are able to use Microsoft Windows applications directly. Progent's Mac technology support experts can assist you to maintain these products for running Microsoft Windows programs on your Macs and can also help your company to assess and install other solutions for Windows PC simulation.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Forefront TMG and ISA Server 2006 experts can assist you to plan, install, and support a configuration of Forefront Threat Management Server or Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 on your information system that provides the firewall protection, speed and ease-of-use that your business needs.
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Progent's team of application experts offer advanced support, software programming, integration help, and online training for popular applications that address key areas including ERP and MRP, general accounting, management analytics, web application development, and the Microsoft Office suite of business productivity solutions. As a Microsoft Partner with years of background delivering advanced consulting and troubleshooting services online, Progent can help clients anywhere in the U.S. to save the lost productivity and fees associated with travel and on-premises activity without compromising the effectiveness of technical support.
Progent can assist your business to deploy Cisco Wi-Fi controllers to manage Wi-Fi LANs of any size. Progent can help you to maintain and debug your current Cisco Wi-Fi solution or carry out an efficient transition to Cisco's modern wireless controller technology.
Progent provides network services for mid-size businesses who have 100 to 250 system clients. The medium size company or work group has traditionally been an overlooked segment of the market for IT consulting services. The cost structures and support delivery models of large third-party service organizations make them too expensive for the typical mid-size business or small medium business (SMB), which commonly relies on a minimal IT budget with which to maintain an IT network whose advanced technology and sophistication are frequently similar to the information systems of far larger enterprises. Progent's support delivery model, which takes great advantage of online service, virtual network infrastructure and proactive server monitoring, significantly reduces the IT maintenance expenses of a small-medium business while providing the mid-size company with big-company support from certified, IT consultants knowledgeable in a wide array of midsized business technologies. If your mid-sized organization or small business is looking for the quality of network help needed by a medium size office without paying enterprise prices, call Progent.
Progent's CISM-certified security consultants can help you safeguard your Apple Mac environment through expert support offerings such as performing security audits, clean up after virus and worm penetrations, configuring firewalls, integrating safe off-site and mobile connectivity, deploying automated software for defense against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and creating a company-wide security plan appropriate for the particular goals of your business network.
Progent's Mac consultants can support the creative facets of Mac environments by providing consulting services and training in graphics, sound, and motion video. Progent's support professionals offer expertise in a variety of Apple Mac applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, Apple Logic, MOTU Digital Performer, Digidesign Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, and After Effects. Progent can also assist you with special jobs such as capturing or digitizing audio or video or setting up an audio/video production facility.
Progent can give you access to application developers who can customize your Microsoft Business Solutions ERP, MRP, and financial system packages to suit your unique business needs. Progent’s Microsoft support experts provide experience in Microsoft Dynamics Microsoft Axapta, Microsoft NAV Business Management Software, Microsoft Solomon, and Microsoft Retail Management Software. Progent also offers expert e-Commerce consulting services for secure, corporate-wide resource sharing plus integration with CRM programs.
Progent's CCIE-certified networking experts can provide high-level support services for Cisco Unified Communications Manager (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 deploy UCS server high availability systems.
Altaro VM Backup offers small businesses a dependable and affordable platform for backing up and recovering Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines (VMs). Altaro VM Backup can be deployed in on-premises, offsite, multi-site, and cloud-hosted environments and also enables low-cost cloud backup to Azure storage. Headline features include state-of-the-art Augmented Inline Deduplication to cut backup storage requirements, Continuous Data Protection (CDP) with backup intervals as little as five minutes for reducing your Recovery Point Objective, advanced encryption, item-level restore options for individual files and emails, support for Windows Server CSV and for VMware vCenter for handling large-scale environments, and support for Microsoft VSS technology to back up live VMs with zero downtime. Progent is a certified Altaro partner and offers a wide array of services to assist you to plan, deploy, optimize and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery solution powered by Altaro VM Backup software.
Progent is convinced that a carefully architected and implemented information system is a pivotal factor for enabling any firm's growth, and Progent applies this philosophy in our corporate system infrastructure. We have built a zero-downtime virtual office network that allows Progent's in-house engineers and authorized contractors to deliver rapid and effective support, collaborate closely on challenging jobs, and gain from professional and personal maturity by being a member of an exciting company ethos of self motivation and independence.
Progent's expert consultants can help you define and deploy an efficient in-place Microsoft Exchange 2007 migration strategy that avoids network downtime, simplifies ongoing service requirements, and makes your Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server easy to manage. For complicated multi-server or multi-site migrations, Progent has the background to complete your move quickly and affordably. Progent's Exchange Server 2007 support, troubleshooting, and design offerings include assistance with the integration of outside vendor enhancements of Exchange 2007 Server that are best aligned to your business needs.
Progent can assist you in all phases of your upgrade to Exchange Server 2016 including designing high availability architecture for a local, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid deployment; CAL licensing compliance for Exchange Server and Windows Server 2012 R2+; moving mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization strategy; determining mass storage requirements for your VMs, mailbox databases and logs; setting up hardware load balancing (HLB) for high-availability client access services; planning, setting up and validating Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and DAG groups; setting up collaboration with SharePoint; updating the firewall; resolving SSL issues; providing client integration with Office desktop or Microsoft Office 365; and configuring Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App).
Les Kent has a 35-year history of successful network integration, business administration, sales, and operations. He has shown a knack for developing sophisticated IT solutions during his time as as a network architect, application developer, project manager, implementation expert, and troubleshooter for small businesses, new ventures, and global corporations.
Cisco's wireless IP phones are industrial-grade wireless devices designed for workers who are on the move within office, warehouse, retail or other environments where management requires portable phones that offer more control, security and ruggedness than is achievable with the BYOD style of mobile collaboration. Integration of Cisco's wireless IP phones typically demands that you set up and fine tune many components of your Wi-Fi environment such as APs, switches, Cisco wireless LAN controllers, and management software. Progent's certified consultants offer remote and onsite support to help you build and manage a Cisco wireless IP phone deployment by providing services that can range from troubleshooting the configuration of an IP phone or AP to offering project management outsourcing or co-sourcing services for updating the Wi-Fi infrastructure of an entire campus.
Progent can provide fast and affordable online access to a certified Oracle DBA expert or an Oracle software developer. Progent can provide advanced DBA services for all versions of Oracle including 10g and 11g and can also help plan, build, enhance, or troubleshoot Oracle applications written with SQL and PL/SQL stored procedure programming language. Progent also can provide consulting for Data Guard and Streams replication technologies and Oracle Database Resource Manage.
Progent's Citrix-certified consultants can assist you to assess the strategic value of the available versions of Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V, assist you to use Citrix administration utilities in your Hyper-V environment, and demonstrate to you how you can deploy Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V to enhance the performance, availability, consistency, and recoverability of your virtualized network while reducing the cost of equipment and operations and streamlining administrative tasks.
Medium-size companies can derive all the benefits of Microsoft Operations Manager 2007 and have fast availability of Progent’s Microsoft and Cisco Certified network support experts. Thanks to Progent's economically priced network service programs, mid-size businesses can choose a basic co-sourcing service program based on Microsoft Operations Manager 2007 with server monitoring, proactive warnings, comprehensive system analysis, Help Desk support, and remote service. For businesses with mission-critical environments who need non-stop networking, Progent offers a comprehensive round-the-clock outsourcing package. Progent offers expertise in Operations Manager to provide medium-size company networks enterprise-class reliability, security and productivity.
Progent's certified TMG 2010 and Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 experts can help you to design, deploy, and support an implementation of Forefront Threat Management Server or Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 on your information system that provides the firewall protection, speed and ease-of-use that your business needs.
Progent's CISM-certified security staff can show you how to secure your Apple Mac environment through expert services such as performing security tests, clean up after virus and denial of service attacks, setting up firewalls, implementing secure remote and mobile access, deploying monitoring software for protection against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and creating a company-wide security strategy appropriate for the particular objectives of your business information system.
Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 builds on the proven security technologies of Internet Security and Acceleration Server and provides a centrally managed Internet gateway that delivers a single-server solution for a variety of security functions including an application and network layer firewall, URL filtering, malware inspection, IPS, reputation services, VPN control, and HTTP/HTTPS inspection. Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway includes comprehensive web security logging and reporting features, permits custom reports powered by Microsoft SQL Server, works with Active Directory to streamline authentication, and can be installed as a virtual server to cut costs and improve recoverability. Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can assist your company to design and carry out pilot and production deployments; interface Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway with Windows 2008, AD, Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange Server, and Microsoft SharePoint 2010; set up Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 to operate on a virtual machine with Microsoft Windows Hyper-V; and provide continuing support and troubleshooting. Progent can also help you to upgrade smoothly to Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 from ISA Server.
Progent's Citrix experts can assist your business to plan, deploy, manage, and support a virtual Windows application delivery and management solution based on XenApp. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers can help you optimize your infrastructure for delivering server-side and client-side applications, and Progent's datacenter support experts can help you to administer and support an off-site datacenter that features high uptime, enhanced security, and fast disaster recovery.
Configuration Manager 2016 automates application and device provisioning and updating, streamlines security and compliance settings management, keeps track of network assets, guards against company data leakage, performs health monitoring, enables secure self service, and offers a single point of control for administering multi-OS networks running on-premises, cloud, or hybrid deployment models. Progent's Microsoft-certified Configuration Manager 2016 consulting team and Microsoft Azure cloud experts can help businesses of any size with any aspect of planning, implementing, using and repairing a SCCM 2016 deployment for local, cloud, or hybrid environments.
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When performing IT projects for enterprise customers, Progent uses a phased approach driven by specified milestones so as to meet financial, timing and engineering targets while minimizing business disruption. Progent's Enterprise Services Project Methodology follows accepted project management procedures based on the leading practices described by the Microsoft MSF methodology which specifies requirements definition, design recommendations, test models, design adjustments, and expert implementation. All facets are documented to provide a detailed summary of technical services performed and to help in downstream network maintenance.
Progent's Cisco certified networking consultants offer advanced support for Cisco Unified Communications Manager (formerly CallManager). Progent can help your organization to integrate VoIP phones, create dial plans, set up SIP trunking and PSTN support, deploy Cisco ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, and deploy UCS server failover systems.
The CISA credential is a globally recognized qualification that indicates expertise in network security audit and control. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute, the CISA credential requires that consultants undergo a comprehensive examination administered by the ISACA international professional association. Progent can provide the services of a CISA-Certified network security audit professional able to assist companies in the areas of IS audit process, IT enforcement, network assets and infrastructure ROI, IT support, safeguarding of data resources, and disaster recovery preparedness.
Progent's Cisco-Certified network consultants can help you to use Cisco's management utilities along with a selection of specialized third-party applications to create a comprehensive network management strategy in order to keep your network running smoothly, conserve expensive resources, guard your data, recover quickly from hardware failure or deliberate assaults, and enable you to expand or reassign valuable resources intelligently and economically as your company grows.
Progent is one of the most qualified network support firms for creating e-mail solutions powered by Microsoft Exchange 2000. Progent is skilled in helping small businesses derive all the advantages of Microsoft Exchange 2000 for common situations such as upgrading from Exchange 5.5 Server, moving from an ISP-based or POP3 e-mail environment, and using managed services for your Microsoft Exchange 2000 support.
Progent can assist your business to plan and execute a smooth migration from a Solaris-based information environment to a network powered by Windows and capable of running Microsoft's powerful office productivity software, business applications, and software development tools. Progent's Solaris, Windows and Cisco engineers and application specialists can assist you to preserve your data and minimize business discontinuity by designing an efficient migration plan that protects your existing assets in Sun Solaris application and technology. UNIX-to-Windows migration consulting expertise available from Progent include evaluation of existing environment, migration planning and testing, Microsoft Exchange migration services, information and application software transition, and processor and media transition and economization.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service offers comprehensive hosting of a small or mid-size company's production servers in an environment that delivers the maximum level of availability and expandability and is in addition simple to move to any data center. ProSight Virtual Hosting services are built on proven virtualization platforms that allow small businesses with multi- platform IT systems to economize significantly on the costs of capital equipment, infrastructure support, and IT management while benefiting from world-class fault tolerance and an unprecedented degree of vendor independence.