Microsoft Windows 8.1 is engineered to power devices from smart phones and tablets to engineering workstations. A wealth of innovative capabilities, such as its touchscreen support and iconic live tiles user interface, provide a broad range of advantages for companies who know how to exploit them. Progent's Windows experts can help bring your organization up to speed with Microsoft Windows 8.1 and show you how to gain significant competitive advantage from the operating system's various new and enhanced technologies.
The experience of Progent's certified Microsoft Windows Server 2003 consultants, with an average of more than 10 years of support in Microsoft technology, assures you success in selecting the edition and configuration of Windows 2003 Server that matches most closely with your business strategy. Progent can also assist you with planning, installing, administering and supporting powerful IT applications powered by Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and can streamline your upgrade from Windows 2000 Server or Windows NT.
Progent can help you to design and execute a smooth migration from a Sun Solaris-powered IT environment to a network based on MS Windows and suited for supporting Microsoft's powerful office productivity suites, commercial applications, and software development platforms. Progent's Solaris, Windows and Cisco engineers and software development experts can help you preserve your data and minimize productivity discontinuity by designing an effective migration plan that preserves your current assets in Solaris software and infrastructure. UNIX-to-Windows migration consulting expertise offered by Progent include analysis of current environment, transition planning and testing, Microsoft Exchange migration expertise, information and application migration, and processor and mass storage transition and economization.
Progent's veteran group of IT consultants and application specialists have extensive background delivering remote and on-premises support for organizations of all sizes who need to integrate Android phones and tablets into their information networks so that users can work together from virtually anywhere. Progent offers the range of skills to resolve technical problems that span multiple manufacturers and that entail a combination of legacy and current information technology. Progent provides affordable remote expertise to assist you with any facet of planning, configuring, managing and troubleshooting your Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) solution. Progent can provide occasional technical support to assist you to resolve particularly challenging IT problems, or Progent can provide comprehensive project management support to help you finish strategic network projects on schedule and on budget. Progent can help with on-premises, cloud-centric, or hybrid network environments and offers support for operating systems, applications, management tools and hardware infrastructure. Progent also can provide customized group or one-on-one training sessions to help you manage and use Android phones and tablets to maximize their business value.
Progent has more than 20 years of background integrating, maintaining and troubleshooting the key components included with System Center and can help your organization to design, deploy, manage, and fix your Microsoft System Center ecosystem to maximize the uptime and performance of your applications and infrastructure across multiple Windows and Linux/Unix operating systems and local and Cloud-based fabric. Progent's consultants can help your organization to upgrade to the latest edition of Microsoft System Center from a previous release or from a third-party IT management solution to provide the advantages of best-in-class provisioning, management automation, security and compliance, plus infrastructure and application availability and performance monitoring.
NetApp MetroCluster is a disaster recovery platform that combines array-based storage clustering along with continual replication to provide fast, zero RPO disaster recovery (DR) between sites that are up to 185 miles (300km) apart from each other. Progent's roster of seasoned IT experts can assist you to design, configure, administer, upgrade, test and repair a disaster recovery system built around NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can assist you to select an architecture for your MetroCluster environment that meets your technical requirements and budget. Progent can make sure you follow leading practices for configuring your MetroCluster solution by providing help with tasks such as assigning disk pools and shelf IDs, arranging aggregate and plexes layout, provisioning volumes, setting up NetApp Snapshot, installing switches, designing a tiebreaker mechanism, setting up a configuration replication network between your storage clusters, and verifying your DR system to verify adherence with information assurance standards and government mandates.
Progent's Standard Help Desk Services provide an end-to-end service desk solution that manages all aspects of remote desktop support from service requests through trouble ticket generation, screen sharing, status tracking, problem solving, and management reports. Support services are provided at a substantial discount off Progent's regular Level 1 desktop support rates, and Progent offers the option of rapid on-demand escalation to subject matter experts to handle the most problems.
If you need help writing, improving, or troubleshooting applications for Microsoft Windows, any version of Linux, or for the Web, Progent's team of program developers, database designers, and software project managers can make sure you get the project completed on time and within budget. Progent's seasoned software developers offer cost-effective and efficient remote help for jobs as simple as creating Vidual Basic scripts for Office Excel or as large as developing mission-critical database applications based on SQL Server or MySQL.
Progent's Duo managed services incorporate Cisco's Duo cloud technology to protect against password theft by using two-factor authentication (2FA). Duo supports single-tap identity verification on Apple iOS, Android, and other personal devices.
Progent's Microsoft-certified SharePoint consultants can provide economical online and onsite consulting expertise, application development, and debugging support for businesses of any size who intend to migrate to SharePoint Server 2016 or SharePoint Online from earlier releases of SharePoint.
SQL Server 2000 is a rich, Web-enabled database and data analysis package that opens the door to the rapid development of cutting-edge high-end applications that can give your business a critical competitive advantage. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 provides core support for XML and the capability to communicate across the Internet and beyond the firewall. The experience of Progent's certified SQL Server 2000 consultants, with an average of more than over 10 years of work supporting Microsoft technology, ensures you success in designing, installing and managing Microsoft SQL Server solutions that are seamlessly integrated with other applications powered Microsoft's .NET environment.
Les Kent has a 35-year history of effective technology integration, executive management, sales, and operations. He has demonstrated a knack for creating sophisticated IT solutions while working as a system architect, programmer, project manager, deployment expert, and problem solver for small businesses, new ventures, and global enterprises.
Altaro VM Backup from Hornetsecurity offers small and mid-size businesses a dependable and affordable solution for backing up and restoring Hyper-V and VMware-based VMs. Altaro VM Backup can be deployed in local, offsite, distributed, and cloud-hosted architectures and also supports low-cost backup to Azure Block Blob storage. Altaro VM Backup protects against ransomware attacks by leveraging Immutable Cloud Storage. This creates tamper-proof data that cannot be modified by anyone including root users. Progent is a certified Hornetsecurity/Altaro partner and can provide a broad array of online or onsite services to help you to plan, deploy, optimize and troubleshoot a comprehensive backup/restore solution powered by Altaro VM Backup software. With ProSight Data Protection Services Altaro VM Backup, Progent delivers a fully managed backup/restore service powered by on Altaro VM Backup technology.
Progent's managed services for patch management offer organizations of any size a versatile and affordable solution for evaluating, testing, scheduling, implementing, and documenting updates to your servers, endpoint devices printers, network infrastructure appliances such as routers and Wi-Fi APs, and Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices like alarms and robotics.
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to certify the skill of IT security professionals. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions all over the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants offer support for any of the security disciplines addressed within GIAC accreditation including auditing infrastructure vulnerability, event management and response, intrusion detection, web-based application security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
ProSight Data Protection Services ECHO provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and allows rapid recovery of vital data, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver world-class expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory standards such as HIPAA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can assist you to recover your critical information.
Progent's UNIX platform support experts offer small and mid-size companies and developers assistance with managing and supporting UNIX, Linux or Solaris environments that run with Microsoft-based technology. Progent offers your organization contact with UNIX consultants, consulting professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISM credentials. This wide range of expertise offers you a convenient one-stop consulting firm to show you how to create and manage a protected and reliable cross-platform connectivity and communications solution that allows UNIX and Microsoft interoperability by integrating MS Windows with major variants of UNIX including Apple Mac OS X, Solaris, AIX UNIX from IBM, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO UNIX, and SGI/Irix or major Linux variations such as RedHat Linux, SUSE, CentOS Linux, Ubuntu, PCLinuxOS, fedora, Gentoo Linux, Mandrake, Debian-GNU, and Slackware Linux.
GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security professionals. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and institutions throughout the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance specialists can provide expertise with all of the network security services covered within GIAC certification including evaluating infrastructure security mechanisms, event management and response, traffic analysis, web services security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Progent is an authorized Hornetsecurity/Altaro partner and can plan, configure, and manage an implementation of 365 Total Backup to preserve your Microsoft 365 mailboxes, files stored on your organization's OneDrive Accounts and SharePoint sites, Teams Chats, plus files on Windows laptops and desktops.
Dynamics GP/Great Plains accounting offers analytics and reporting capabilities that allow you to track all business processes, sales and spending, and sales trends with built-in drill-down, query, and reporting functions. Progent's Dynamics GP/Great Plains reporting support expertise can enable you to create reports that let you analyze your business more thoroughly, converting uncooked data into useful management information. Progent can enhance your reporting and analytics by offering Crystal Reports consulting, FRx help, and Microsoft Excel programming. In addition to offering reporting consulting, Progent can supply Microsoft .NET consulting, Microsoft SQL Server expertise, and application experience with VBasic, XML and other tools in order to offer custom line-of-business software development and web commerce applications that integrate seamlessly with Dynamics GP.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can assist you to evaluate the benefits of Windows Server 2012 R2 for your company, create pilot environments and migration strategies, optimize your network infrastructure for local, multi-location, private or public cloud-based, and hybrid environments, educate your IT support team, create an enterprise-wide security plan, automate network management, help with creating applications, and generate and validate a DR/BC plan.
With virtual servers, businesses are able to run many virtual servers on a single actual server. Virtualization technology enables IT organizations to enjoy all the benefits of server segmentation, but without the expense that goes with purchasing additional server hardware. Virtual servers are the critical technology for building private clouds, which offer important benefits including reducing the costs of capital equipment, facilities, and administration while improving information protection, system availability, and recoverability. Other key server management options are network monitoring software, Microsoft WSUS, and remote server management cards. Progent's professional server management experts can help you with all aspects of server consolidation and management to enable your company to contain expenses and save time.
If you want to update your production web site, create internal webs for purposes such as human resources or worker training, design a high-impact web presence for a new venture, or write line-of-business, data-driven custom web applications, Progent can supply talented and proven web developers. Progent's consultants can also help you design and manage a secure, fault-tolerant server and communications network, including off-site and wireless access, to run your web tools.
Even if your business has a minimal network support staff and a limited IT budget, your information system can still have the same high availability and responsiveness that once required a large internal service organization. Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services for small businesses combine the experience of world-class Microsoft-expert and Cisco-premier network consultants, the most recent network management products for 24x7 monitoring and alerts, and cost-effective service programs such as a help desk service to keep your mission-critical business applications and hardware operating.
Progent's certified relational database developers can provide small and midsize businesses online support for leading database platforms such as MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, and Microsoft Access. Support services offered by Progent include installation and integration, database architecture and coding, administration support, synchronization strategies, storage management, tuning, migration, information security, backup/restore systems, troubleshooting, and training.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard solution uses the technology of top information security companies to provide web-based control and world-class security for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall.
Progent's certified SQL Server developers and DBAs offer online consulting to assist businesses of all sizes to build, manage, and troubleshoot applications based on Microsoft's SQL Server platform and Microsoft's .NET architecture. Progent's SQL Server experts can provide support for any element of the application life cycle in solutions that range from small business or departmental databases to VLDB applications and data warehousing.
Progent's Microsoft certified support team can show you how to design and deploy a smooth in-place Microsoft Exchange 2003 upgrade strategy that minimizes productivity disruption, simplifies long-term service requirements, and makes your Exchange 2003 Server easy to administer. For complicated multi-server or multi-location upgrades, Progent offers the experience to finish your project quickly and affordably. Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2003 help, repair, and design services include expertise with the integration of third-party enhancements of Exchange 2003 Server that are in keeping with your business goals.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers offer advanced expertise in implementing, managing and debugging all versions of Project, Microsoft Project Server, and Microsoft Project Online and can provide a wide variety of cost-effective online consulting services based on industry best practices to help organizations of any size to get all the advantages of this powerful platform. Services offered by Progent include solution design, software configuration and upgrades, setting up safe collaboration among local and remote or mobile users, network infrastructure optimization, and specialized online training classes.
For custom application development, Progent can supply software design experts to write line-of-business applications in areas such as commercial transaction webs, web site design, Microsoft Business Solutions products including Microsoft Dynamics GP, and custom management reports produced by Crystal Reports, Access Report, or FRx Reports. Progent's experts can use Internet Information Services to create custom eCommerce applications powered by Microsoft ASP.NET. In addition, Progent can provide experts in a wide array of custom software development environments including SQL Server and Delphi. For custom e-Commerce programming, Progent also can provide expertise in custom Access, custom Visual Basic, custom Excel, and any other specialized programming based on any Microsoft development platform.
Progent's consultants can assist you to design and implement an efficient move from on-premises Active Directory to cloud-based Azure AD or to a hybrid solution that deploys Azure AD DS and AD Connect to unify identity and access services for both onsite and Azure assets.
Progent's Cisco-Premier network consultants offer professional PIX Firewall support services covering architecture, integration and maintenance of Cisco firewall and Cisco security technology. The Cisco PIX 500 Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewalls delivers robust user and software policy enforcement, mutlivector attack protection, and safe access services. Ranging from small, easy-to-install desktop devices for small businesses and home offices to scalable gigabit appliances, Cisco PIX firewalls provide a sensible combination of protection, speed and availability for information networks of all sizes. PIX firewalls are based on a hardened, purpose-built operating system, PIX OS, minimizing potential OS-specific security vulnerabilities. The Cisco PIX Firewall has received ICSA Firewall and IPsec certification as well as Common Criteria EAL4 evaluation status. PIX firewalls provide multiple integrated security and connectivity services, including powerful application-aware firewall services, VoIP and digital media security, site-to-site and remote-access IPsec VPN connectivity, intelligent access services, and extensive management tools. Progent's Cisco consultants can help you select and integrate any Cisco PIX 500 Series firewalls including the Cisco PIX 501 Firewall, the Cisco PIX 506 Firewall, the Cisco PIX 506E, PIX 515 Firewalls, the PIX 515E Firewall, the Cisco PIX 520 Firewall, Cisco PIX 525 Firewalls and the Cisco PIX 535.
Progent's certified SonicWall firewall experts can help you deploy, manage, and update SonicWall firewall products including the newer SonicWall TZ and NSa families of appliances and the older SonicWall PRO 1260 Secure Switch products. Progent's CISSP and GIAC-certified cybersecurity experts can show you how to incorporate SonicWall firewalls into an end-to-end network protection plan and design security into your corporate practices.
Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified Windows Server 2022 experts can assist your organization to plan and carry out a cost-effective upgrade to Windows Server 2022 that features high availability and that uses a self-hosted system architecture or a hybrid model that integrates cloud-hosted Windows Server Online with a self-hosted installation of Windows Server 2022.
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified consulting engineers can assist your organization to determine the benefits of Exchange 2010 for your company and can help you to plan and carry out a smooth upgrade to Exchange Server 2010 from Exchange 2003 or Exchange 2007 Server that will offer quick ROI by increasing your workers' efficiency, lowering the expense of equipment and support, simplifying management, and integrating your key communications platforms.
Progent is a certified Hornetsecurity/Altaro partner and can plan, install, and manage a deployment of 365 Total Backup to safeguard your Microsoft 365 user and group mailboxes, files residing on your organization's OneDrive Accounts and SharePoint sites, Teams Chats, plus files on Windows laptops and desktops.
Progent's IT outsourcing packages provide economical computer consulting for small businesses. Whether it includes designing system architecture, creating an in-house Help Desk or using an outside one, deploying an updated email system, monitoring your system, or creating a web-based business application, outsourcing your IT engineering services can reduce expenses and minimize uncertainties, allowing network support expenses to increase in a more linear and controlled fashion than is possible by assembling a large, all-purpose internal IT organization. Progent's Outsourcing White Paper and flyers explain how Progent can enable you to build a secure and highly available system architecture for your critical applications based on Microsoft Windows including Office XP, Office 2003, and Office 2000.
Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) deliver a major performance boost compared to Cisco's popular ASA 5500-X firewalls and include unified management and automation of advanced cybersecurity features such as application visibility and control (AVC), next-generation intrusion protection with intelligent prioritization of risks, advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, and sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified firewall consultants can assist you to design and execute an efficient upgrade to Cisco Firepower firewalls from Cisco's from ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX appliances and show you how to enhance Firepower appliances with Cisco's cloud-based services to build and centrally manage IT ecosystems that span branch offices, data centers, and cloud resources.
Progent provided a wireless integration solution that allowed a school to improve productivity and avoid the ongoing costs of a dedicated wireline connection. Progent proposed a Proxim Tsunami high-speed wireless bridge. The economical building-to-building Proxim bridge is designed for interfacing remote locations as far as 2.5 miles apart and can extend to even greater distances. This wireless solution offered better performance and reliability than simply amplifying the 802.11b wireless network, and since it uses the 5.8Ghz spectrum it offered immunity to outside interference.
SQL Server 2005 offers powerful, standardized tools to IT professionals and network users, lessening the complexity of designing, deploying, administering, and accessing enterprise information and analytical applications in environments ranging from handheld devices to enterprise information networks. The complexity and interconnectivity requirements of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 require an IT consulting firm with real-world experience and broad knowledge in designing and deploying data-driven, end-to-end business technology solutions. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified technical team, with an average of more than 10 years of professional work supporting Microsoft integration, ensures you success in planning, deploying and supporting Microsoft SQL Server 2005 applications that are well integrated with the Microsoft .NET platform.
Progent's certified consultants can help you to evaluate the advantages of Windows Server 2012 R2 for your company, create pilot environments and migration plans, optimize your network infrastructure for on-premises, multi-site, cloud-based, and hybrid environments, educate your IT management, team, develop a corporate-wide security plan, automate IT administration, assist with creating applications, and generate and validate a DR/BC plan.
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior analysis technology by SentinelOne to guard endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against new malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely escape traditional signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to manage the entire threat lifecycle including protection, detection, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Top features include single-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks.
Progent is a leader in economically providing enterprise-class network support to small companies. Progent's achievement in addressing the IT service requirements of the chronically underserved small company market is the cumulative result of key technical and process breakthroughs that have removed a great deal of the conventional expenses out of managing IT service, added unprecedented technical skill into the IT service mechanism, and significantly streamlined the repair process.
The new Cisco ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more value than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for new installations. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network experts can assist your company to manage your legacy PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent can also help you to design, deploy, tune, manage and troubleshoot firewall environments based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services.
SQL Server 2000 is a complete, web-aware database and data analysis solution that enables the fast development of cutting-edge enterprise-class programs that can provide your company a significant competitive edge. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 provides core support for XML and the ability to query across the Internet and beyond the firewall. The experience of Progent's certified SQL Server 2000 engineers, with an average of more than over 10 years of background supporting Microsoft technology, assures you success in planning, deploying and managing Microsoft SQL Server solutions that are seamlessly integrated with other applications based on Microsoft's .NET environment.
Amazon Marketplace Web Service is an integrated library of APIs that enables Amazon sellers to improve the efficiency of their business processes by automating crucial sales activities including listings, orders, payments, inbound and outbound fulfillment, and finances. By tapping into Amazon's vast online selling environment and automating their sales processes, merchants can expand their reach, reduce their operating costs, improve response time to customers, and increase their bottom line. Progent's Amazon Marketplace Web Service consultants can work with your development staff and provide programming, workflow integration, project management support, and training to help you shorten development time and get to market quickly.
Progent's expert support team can show you how to design and deploy a smooth in-place Exchange Server 2007 migration plan that minimizes productivity downtime, reduces long-term support demands, and makes your Exchange Server 2007 easy to manage. For complicated multi-server or multi-site upgrades, Progent offers the experience to finish your project rapidly and economically. Progent's Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 help, troubleshooting, and consulting offerings include assistance with the integration of outside vendor add-ons to Exchange 2007 Server and the creation of unified messaging implementations based on Exchange 2007 Server.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 incorporates significant enhancements to the capabilities of its predecessor Exchange Server 2010 and delivers important new features as well as a redesigned structure. These enhancements favorably impact vital facets of IT including ease of administration, high availability (HA), security and compliance, cost of ownership, collaboration, scalability, throughput, cross-version interoperability, and the user experience. Progent's certified Exchange 2013 consultants can help you understand the possible advantages of migrating to Microsoft Exchange 2013, design a cost-effective validation and deployment plan, and train your IT staff to manage your Exchange Server 2013 solution. Progent also offers ongoing online consulting and support and management for Exchange 2013.