Exchange Server 2010 Support ServicesAt the Microsoft TechēEd 2009 show in Germany, Microsoft's Stephen Elop announced the worldwide availability of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. Built with a new design that increases availability, strengthens protection, reduces costs, and simplifies administration, Exchange Server 2010 joins Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 as a member of the next generation of IT solutions created to increase business productivity and profitability.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010ís improvements in the field of system uptime include the use of database availability groups that continuously replicate mailboxes and provide fast, unassisted restoration from hard disk or server breakdowns without complicated clustering configurations. Innovations such as retention control policies, role-based access management, and block or quarantine control for mobile devices improve security and compliance. To accelerate return on investment, Microsoft Exchange 2010 can conserve as much as 20% on support costs, 50% on server fault tolerance, 40% on voice mail costs, and 70% on hard disk subsystems. To read Microsoft's press release, refer to Microsoft Announces Release of Exchange Server 2010.

How Progent's Microsoft Certified Engineers Can Assist Your Business with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Progent's Microsoft certified engineers can provide a broad selection of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 consulting services and can assist your business to evaluate the benefits and risks of implementing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, manage pilot simulations to determine the functionality and throughput of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 in your network, plan an Exchange Server 2010 implementation that enhances the availability, security, and productivity of your messaging system, produce a practical upgrade strategy that reduces operational interruption and optimizes the utilization of existing hardware, provide low-cost online and on-premises help to execute your migration to Exchange Server 2010, generate comprehensive documentation of your upgraded email system, train your network support staff and users to get them ramped up quickly on Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, and offer ongoing management and technical help.

Progent specializes in offering remote consulting and technical support, which can save your company significant time and money during your move to Exchange Server 2010. By offering fast remote access to Microsoft-certified Exchange 2010 professionals, Progent avoids the cost and business interruption attached to on-premises support. For situations that require on-premises help, Progent can send a support professional to every state and most zip codes in the U.S.

Progent's IT consultants can provide a variety of additional low-cost services to enhance the productivity, availability, protection, performance, and ease of administration of messaging systems powered by Exchange Server 2010:

Network Architecture and Optimization from Cisco CCIE Network Experts
Progent can provide the skills of Cisco CCIE engineers to help you to enhance your connectivity architecture to benefit from the fault-tolerance, security, and mobile access features incorporated in Exchange 2010. Progent can demonstrate cost-effective ways to deploy Cisco switches and routers to achieve the top level of system fault tolerance, protection, and capacity. Progent's CCIE engineers specialize in providing remote support so that you can get world-class network infrastructure expertise at a price that small businesses can afford.

Security Inventory Evaluation Packages
Progent's CISM and CISA certified network security consultants can provide a selection of affordable security inventory evaluation service bundles that give companies of any size an opportunity to get an objective, professional assessment about the suitability of their security scheme for integration with Microsoft Exchange 2010. These set-price security scanning packages range from a low-cost external security evaluation package for small organizations up to a high-level offering for institutions who need to comply with security criteria required by state regulations or by clients. For each security evaluation bundle, engineers with top security credentials examine and document scanned information and make suggestions for efficient improvements.

Business Continuity Planning and Backup
Progent's backup and recovery engineers can help your company to create a disaster recovery strategy so you can resume essential network functions in the event of an IT network collapse brought about by natural disaster, cyber attack, hardware failure, human mistakes, or other causes. Progent can help your organization to create a comprehensive workplace recovery plan that incorporates scheduled emergency recovery testing. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized engineers can also assist your business to design and build an economical, high-uptime system architecture that addresses reliability issues concerning a wide array of network technologies and processes such as server clustering, system load balancing, and virtualization. Progent can also provide System Center Data Protection Manager support services to help you configure DPM for ongoing online data backup and fast recovery.

Wireless Email Expertise for RIM BlackBerry, iPhone, and Microsoft Windows Mobile Handsets
Progent's mobile messaging engineers can minimize hassle and expenses by helping your company to select, configure, manage, and troubleshoot mobile messaging solutions that align with your business. Progent can help you to carry out an Exchange Server 2010 upgrade that significantly improves the productivity of mobile workers by offering seamless connectivity with popular mobile handsets such as RIM BlackBerry smartphones, Apple iPhones, and Microsoft Windows Mobile PDAs. Progent's RIM BlackBerry consultants can in addition help your company to incorporate BlackBerry Enterprise Server into your Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 solution.

Virtualization Help
Progent's seasoned network management engineers have certified expertise in key virtual server platforms and can provide Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Virtual Server support, VMware virtual technologies engineering services, and Citrix XenServer consulting. Progent's consultants can show you how to integrate Exchange Server 2010 into a virtualized machine solution that optimizes speed, improves uptime, streamlines management, speeds up data recovery time, and lowers your costs for equipment and support. As an example, Progent's engineers can show you how to utilize Hyper-V's integration with System Center Virtual Machine Manager to unify the management of your virtual network.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Expertise
Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified engineers offer Windows Server 2008 R2 engineering services to help your company to configure, administer, and support Microsoft's latest server platform and make sure that Exchange 2010 is seamlessly integrated into a state-of-the-art IT network powered by Windows Server 2008 R2. Progent can assist your company to install and analyze pilot simulations, develop and execute an upgrade plan that minimizes business interruptions, strengthen your network architecture, fortify your protection, and set up clustering and machine virtualization options that enhance the strategic value of your information environment.

Microsoft Windows 7 Migration and Desktop Support Services
Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified engineers can assist your organization to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows 7 desktops to make sure Microsoftís latest client technology operates efficiently with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. Progentís Microsoft Windows 7 upgrade services include cost and risk assessment, project management, pilot evaluations under realistic workloads, minimally disruptive rollout of Windows 7 desktops, extensive documentation, webinar classes for desktop workers and network administrators, plus continuing technical assistance via Progent's economical online help desk support services.

For additional details concerning Progent's consulting for Exchange Server 2010, phone 1-800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.