Hyper-V 2016 utilizes core features first designed for and proven on Microsoft Azure, among the world's largest public clouds. This dramatically improves the ability of Microsoft's Windows Server platform to run private cloud and hybrid cloud/on-premises environments by improving security, availability, expandability, manageability, dependability and recoverability. Progentís Microsoft-certified consultants can assist you to assess the benefits of Hyper-V 2016 for your business, set up test environments to confirm the ability of Hyper-V 2016 to support your critical workloads, design a cost-effective network topology for a cloud-based or hybrid deployment, create and carry out a smooth migration plan, train your IT administration and support staff, and provide as-needed consulting and debugging support to make sure that your Hyper-V 2016 investment delivers the highest possible business benefit.
Remote 24x7 monitoring, automated alarms, and actionable reports are vital to preserving the proper operation of your network and avoiding preventable and expensive downtime. Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology has progressed to the point that businesses of any size can get a level of network stability that was previously limited to large enterprises. Progent can provide a variety Remote Monitoring and Management options available as economical service packages designed to help your company to identify and fix a an array of network issues before they get big enough to impact your business.
Secure Application Publishing with Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 provides more control over intranet resources while enabling enhanced efficiency by making these resources available to authorized remote or mobile users. ISA Server helps protect corporate applications, services, and data throughout all network layers with application-layer filtering and powerful publishing wizards. Progent's Microsoft-certified ISA Server 2006 consultants can show you how to plan, deploy, set up, and support ISA Server 2006 on your system so that your business achieves a highly functional and economical balance of security, convenience, and performance.
Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2017 consultants can assist you to evaluate the business advantages of migrating to SQL Server 2017 and can assist your organization to plan and carry out a cost-effective migration of your databases and applications to any deployment model including local, cloud-hosted, or hybrid. Progent's SQL Server experts can provide online or on-premises support services ranging from on-demand architecture assessment or debugging to end-to-end project management to make sure your SQL Server 2017 project is successfully completed on time and on budget.
Progent can help your organization in any phase of your upgrade to Exchange 2019 such as deploying Windows Server 2019 for hosting Exchange; planning HA system topology for a local, cloud-based or hybrid environment; migrating mailboxes; planning and configuring Hyper-V; setting up hardware load balancing (HLB); building DAG groups with MCDB solid-state caching; setting up Skype for Business 2019 for cloud voicemail; integration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; preparing firewalls; integration with O365; and configuring Outlook.
E-Mail Guard is Progent's affordable anti-spam and virus protection service that offers small businesses enterprise-quality defense from spam, viruses, directory harvesting, and other varieties of email-borne attacks on computer systems. E-Mail Guard is based on Postini's Perimeter Manager, a comprehensive library of web-managed anti-spam and antivirus services that defuse email attacks before they are able to penetrate the corporate firewall. Perimeter Manager also allows administrators monitor and manage their email systems, irrespective of server platform, hardware technology, or data center location.
Progent can assist your business to design and implement an efficient migration from a UNIX-based IT system to a network powered by Microsoft Windows and capable of running Microsoft's powerful office productivity products, commercial applications, and developer tools. Progent's UNIX, Windows and Cisco engineers and application specialists can assist you to guard your data and minimize productivity disruption by designing an effective transition strategy that protects your current assets in UNIX application and infrastructure. UNIX-to-Windows migration support expertise offered by Progent include analysis of current environment, transition strategy and validation, MS Exchange migration support, information and application porting, and server and storage system migration and economization.
Progent believes that a well architected and executed information system can be a vital factor for accelerating a firm's success, and Progent applies this belief in our own system infrastructure. We have created a zero-downtime virtual office infrastructure that allows our staff engineers and certified contractors to deliver fast and efficient service, collaborate easily on sophisticated projects, and experience professional and private growth from acting as part of a dynamic business ethos of self motivation and independence.
If your company is producing Linux-based software on a network that includes Microsoft Windows-based processors, desktops, and office applications, Progent can provide comprehensive information technology outsourcing that frees you to focus on your area of strategic know-how without the continual distraction of managing your business network. By using automated network monitoring and by providing online and in-person assistance as your business needs it, Progent offers an economical way for supporting an IT network that features excellent reliability, security, and performance. Progent's UNIX/Linux developer assistance services feature comprehensive it outsourcing, virtual infrastructure, remote and in-person service and troubleshooting, proactive network monitoring services, and Helpdesk outsourcing.
Progent can assist small businesses to migrate any part of their network infrastructure to Microsoft Azure. This can simplify IT management and reduce hardware expense. Microsoft Azure includes a comprehensive library of cloud services and Progent can help you to evaluate the advantages and restrictions of various cloud computing architectures you can use with Azure. Progent can show you how to administer cloud-resident or hybrid cloud and on-premises apps and resources and make sure that you avoid the typical mistakes small organizations make when migrating to a public cloud. Progent can assist you to configure cloud servers on Azure Virtual Machines, use VHD storage with Azure Storage, manage authentication with Azure Active Directory, and build backup-and-recovery services with Azure Backup. Progent can also show you how to configure firewalls and IPsec VPN tunnels and also to manage iPhones and iPads and Android handhelds.
Progent's Microsoft-certified professionals have over a decade of background delivering email solutions for companies ranging from small businesses to large enterprises. Progent provides economical support for all editions of Microsoft Exchange Server to enhance email and virus security, design fault tolerant email environments, and implement remote and mobile email access. Progentís Exchange consulting services can help you in designing and executing a migration from an outdated SMPT server or unsupported Microsoft Email software such as Exchange 2003 to Exchange Server 2016. Progent offers integration help for Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows XP clients running Office Outlook and can show you how to integrate Microsoft Outlook Web App (OWA) for popular browsers. For e-mail virus protection, spam blocking and data data leak prevention, Progent offers Email Guard email filtering and encryption.
Progentís team of Microsoft and Cisco Premier Certified experts average more than a decade of real-world industry background, in the trenches of network service, performing a wide range of technical tasks for an extensive mix of customers. Each Progent support professional shares a refined set of personal best practices which are combined into company-wide leading practices standards that Progent instills in its support team. This means that you get not just expert technical skills, but also a support engineer with field-tested approaches for applying computer knowledge to repair real-world IT problems efficiently.
SQL Server 2014 includes major improvements in critical areas such as speed, uptime, compliance, and cloud readiness. SQL Server 2014 is the first release of SQL Server that includes in-memory capability that operates seamlessly with all workloads including Online Transaction Processing, enterprise data warehousing, and data analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2014 consultants can provide efficient remote and onsite services that include system design, deployment, administration, troubleshooting, and software development expertise to enable businesses of any size to achieve fast return from their SQL Server 2014 investment.
Progentís high availability network consultants provide non-stop computing consulting, disaster recovery services, network load balancing, high-availability interoffice connectivity, non-stop Internet connection design, fault-tolerant data center services, and other non-stop operations consulting to help your organization design a non-stop environment for strategic applications. Progent possesses the background to develop economical, fault-tolerant networks by deploying the evolving library of Windows Cluster servers such as Microsoft Windows 2003 Cluster Server, Microsoft SQL Server Cluster, and Exchange Cluster Server. Progentís Microsoft and Cisco authorized engineers can help you design a high-availability mutli-site network with a completely mirrored Internet connection and intelligent network load balancing.
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified networking experts can assist your organization to maintain older PIX 500 or ASA 5500 firewalls or transition to Cisco ASA 5500-X security appliances. Progent can also help you to configure, administer, upgrade and troubleshoot Cisco ASA 5500-X security appliances with Firepower Services.
Progentís certified consultants offer small and medium size companies enterprise-grade consulting support for SMS Server and System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Microsoft's standard tools for update and configuration automation. Configuration Manager is Microsoft's new title for the change management platform formerly known as SMS Server. System Center Configuration Manager 2007 offers a variety of enhancements to Systems Management Server 2003 including full automation, built-in Vista Microsoft Windows Server 2008 support, NAP security support, and boot image management. Progentís certified engineers can show you how to use SMS 2003 or Configuration Manager effectively for automated operating system and application software deployment, security patch control, application tracking, and software license reconciliation. Progent's engineers can also assist you to migrate efficiently from SMS Server 2003 to Configuration Manager.
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can help you define and implement an efficient in-place Exchange Server 2003 migration strategy that minimizes productivity downtime, reduces ongoing service demands, and makes your Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 easy to administer. For complicated multiple server or multi-location migrations, Progent offers the experience to finish your project rapidly and economically. Progent's Exchange 2003 help, repair, and design offerings include expertise with the configuration of third-party enhancements of Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 that are best aligned to your business goals.
Progent provides support expertise for WatchGuard Firewall/VPN security gateways including the WatchGuard Firebox and XTM lines of Firewalls and the Firebox SSL Core VPN Gateway. Progent's WatchGuard professionals can help you choose, configure, and manage a WatchGuard Firewall/VPN appliance that fits your security needs and budget. Progent can help you to maintain outdated WatchGuard firewalls or migrate efficiently to current WatchGuard firewall solutions.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you to evaluate the benefits of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 for your company, create pilot systems and rollout plans, tune your network for local, multi-location, cloud-based, and partial-cloud environments, train your IT support team, develop an enterprise-wide security strategy, streamline IT management, assist with application development, and generate and validate a disaster recovery/business continuity plan.
For smaller companies, computer security and compliance can be excessively complex to master yet too dangerous to overlook. The largest largest institutions have been breached, and the top cloud services have on occasion been taken down. It looks like there's nowhere to hide. Progent has made it affordable for smaller organizations to carry out critical IT security projects effectively by providing the benefit of billable time to the closest minute without any minimum charge for remote help. This means you have the help of a world-class computer expert to provide precisely the knowledge you need whenever you require it. Progentís CISA, CISM, GIAC, CISSP and ISSAP premier consultants can assist your business with any aspect of system security including security assessments, virus screening and recovery, spam and email content filtering, email data loss and data leak prevention, compliance reporting, and designing a complete security strategy.
Dynamics GP 2015 R2 (formerly Great Plains) features a revamped architecture that enhances cloud integration, works with popular smart phones and tablets, allows single login with Azure AD, and tightens security and compliance. Microsoft Dynamics 2015 R2 also simplifies management reporting, incorporates new Workflows, expands the Web Client, and adds more than 100 enhancements to various applications. Progent's Microsoft-certified and Cisco-certified consultants offer the broad technical skills and hands-on experience to address the many IT and business issues involved with deploying and managing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 and can assist your organization to carry out a smooth migration that will optimize the business value of your investment in this powerful platform.
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid recovery of vital data, applications and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's disaster recovery consultants can provide world-class support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can help you to recover your business-critical information.
Progent's Microsoft certified support team can help you define and implement a smooth in-place Exchange Server 2007 migration strategy that avoids productivity disruption, simplifies ongoing service requirements, and makes your Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server easy to administer. For complex multiple server or multi-site migrations, Progent offers the experience to complete your move rapidly and economically. Progent's Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 help, repair, and consulting offerings include assistance with the integration of third-party add-ons to Exchange 2007 Server that are in keeping with your business needs.
Progent's pricing model is to bill for online service and on-premises help per minute. As a result, you are billed exclusively for received support. Progent does not impose a higher rate for off-hours or emergency service, and inside California or in regions where Progent offers in-person support, Progent does not charge for travel except for urgent calls where on-site work is less than 4 hours. Also, Progent applies no service activation fee and asks no retainer for services delivered during normal working hours. Many support organizations impose large minimum fees or charge for every quarter hour or longer. Progent's one-minute granularity eliminates big invoices for quick solutions so you will not be forced to permit minor problems to fester.
Progent provides the help of Microsoft and Cisco-Premier network support experts to offer clients affordable ways to help organizations maximize the benefits of Microsoft and Cisco technology. For networks that span from remote offices to nationwide corporations, Progent's expert consultants can assist you to improve your information system's e-mail infrastructure, security, reliability, throughput, and network management.
Microsoft has made a strong effort to enable transparent hybrid networks that combine Office 365 and on-premises Exchange systems. This allows you to have specific Exchange mailboxes located at your corporate datacenter and other mailboxes hosted by Office 365. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you with any facet of planning, integrating and troubleshooting your hybrid Exchange network. Progent's Exchange specialists can provide as-needed support to help you through challenging technical bottlenecks and also can provide comprehensive project management outsourcing or co-sourcing to make sure your hybrid Office 365/Exchange initiative is successfully completed on time and on budget.
Progent's consultants offer online and on-premises expertise for organizations of all sizes to assess the costs/benefits of upgrading to Skype for Business from any release of Lync Server or Office Communications Server. Progent can assist you to design a local, cloud or hybrid topology; integrate Skype for Business with SQL Server,Exchange Server, SharePoint and Office; set up HA solutions; interface Skype for Business with your PSTN gateway; and integrate third-party communication platforms such as Cisco UC. Progent's certified data security consultants can assist you create and validate a security environment for your Skype for Business solution that is compliant with government and industry requirements.
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified network engineers can assist you to determine the value of Exchange Server 2010 for your business and can assist you to design and carry out a smooth migration to Exchange Server 2010 from Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange 2007 Server that will offer fast return on investment by increasing your workers' efficiency, cutting the expense of hardware and support, streamlining administration, and consolidating your key communications platforms.
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Progent can provide small businesses with an IT management professional who can act as a part-time CIO. This part-time Chief Information Officer can provide long-term direction to help you deploy appropriate IT products to improve business processes so they match more closely with your corporate objectives. Your business can create and implement a well thought out IT strategy without incurring the cost of a full-time Chief Information Officer.
Progent offers fast access to the expertise of veteran Wi-Fi consultants who can assist you to assess the value of Ubiquiti UniFi Wi-Fi APs for your business and assist you to design, deploy, manage, and debug your UniFi wireless network. Progent can also carry out a wireless site survey to assist you to select, provision, and place Ubiquiti UniFi Wi-Fi access points for your required coverage and throughput.
Progentís Microsoft-certified engineers can help you to update your workstations from 32 bits to 64 bits. Progent can help your company to calculate the costs and advantages of migrating to 64-bit PC desktop computing, plan an efficient migration strategy that minimizes operational disruptions, and provide inexpensive, expert remote help to aid your organization to configure 64-bit PC desktop operating systems and application programs on your current computers.
Microsoft Mac Office allows Mac users to run the industry's most popular business applications. Progent's Apple-certified Macintosh consultants can help you configure Microsoft Office for Macintosh on a mixed-platform environment combining Apple OS X and Windows-powered platforms so that Macintosh users can take advantage of the latest features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Entourage for Mac in order to share data and system resources with colleagues who use Microsoft Windows. Progent's consultants have experience with both Apple Macintosh and Windows technology and can provide service for environments that combine Apple Macintosh with Microsoft Windows systems with extensive resource sharing, or networks which intentionally limit sharing between Apple Mac and Windows users.
Progentís IT outsourcing services provide affordable network support for small organizations. Whether it includes planning network infrastructure, creating an internal Help Desk or using an outside one, deploying a new e-mail system, monitoring your system, or creating a web-based business solution, outsourcing your network engineering services can reduce expenses and minimize risks, permitting network service budgets to grow in a more moderate and manageable manner than is feasible by assembling a bulky, all-purpose in-house IT staff. Progentís Outsourcing White Paper and flyers show how Progent can enable you to build a secure and robust system architecture for your critical applications based on Microsoft Windows including Microsoft Office XP, Microsoft Office 2003, and Office 2000.
Progent's ISSAP Premier security consultants, or Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals, are consultants who have been awarded ISSAP Certification through rigorous testing and extensive work with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants possess comprehensive understanding of access control systems and techniques, phone system and network protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP), and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-premier security experts can assist your business with all aspects of architecture security.
Microsoft System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager (SCDPM 2016) offers near-continuous backup and simplified restore functions for Microsoft environment. Data Protection Manager 2016 offers application-sensitive backup for critical platforms such as SQL Server, Exchange Server and SharePoint, backs up Windows and Linux VMs, supports VMs hosted by Windows Hyper-V and VMware, and can use Azure for easy-to-manage cloud-based backup and recovery. Progent's Microsoft-certified experts can assist organizations of all sizes to design, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot a multi-site backup/restore solution powered by SCDPM 2016. Progent can help you to migrate from an older version of Data Protection Manager or from a legacy system, and Progent can tune your DPM 2016 ecosystem for on premises, hosted, cloud or hybrid deployments. Progent can provide online or onsite support and can provide as-needed guidance to resolve technical bottlenecks or deliver end-to-end project management services to make sure you complete your SCDPM 2016 initiative on schedule and on budget.
Exchange Servers and Macintosh workstations can co-exist efficiently. Progent's Mac and Microsoft certified consultants can show you how to set up Microsoft Entourage and Exchange so your Mac users can work closely with colleagues who run Outlook. With Microsoft Exchange and Entourage for Mac, Exchange and Apple Macintosh software can coexist, allowing Mac users to receive and transmit messages, examine the Exchange global address list, copy addresses, synchronize appointments, and invite fellow workers to meetings with your Microsoft Exchange account. Progent will make sure that your Exchange Server is properly set up and that WebDAV and Outlook Web Access are enabled. Progent also offers customized one-on-one Entourage training.
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is an affordable service based on a brief phone discussion with a Progent information assurance expert. The interview is designed to help evaluate your organization's preparedness either to defend against ransomware or recover quickly from a ransomware attack. Progent will consult with you personally to collect information about your current antivirus tools and backup system, and Progent will then deliver a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can apply best practices to build an efficient security and backup/recovery environment that reduces your exposure to a ransomware attack and meets your company's needs.
Microsoft supports transparent hybrid networks that integrate Office 365 Exchange Online and on-premises Exchange systems. This permits you to have some mailboxes located on your on-premises datacenter and other mailboxes resident on Office 365. Progent's certified Exchange consulting team can assist you with any facet of planning, integrating and troubleshooting your hybrid Office 365 Exchange Online solution. Progent's Exchange specialists can deliver occasional expertise to help you resolve challenging technical bottlenecks and also can provide extensive project management outsourcing or co-sourcing to ensure your hybrid Office 365 initiative is successfully completed on time and on budget.
Progent provides small organizations two specially designed security evaluation scanning packages that provide, at a set fee, remotely administered scans of your network security profile which are evaluated by expert information security engineers who interpret the results of the remote scan, present unbiased evaluations of your current network security, and make recommendations for improvements. Progent offers two complementary network security inventory scanning packages for external and internal scanning that are priced to fit the budgets of small companies while delivering enterprise-class assessments of your network's exposure to attack.