Microsoft Exchange 2010 SupportAt the Microsoft TechēEd Europe 2009 conference in Germany, Microsoft's Stephen Elop introduced the production release of Exchange Server 2010. With an innovative architecture that increases uptime, bolsters security and compliance, lowers costs, and simplifies management, Exchange 2010 teams with Microsoft Windows 7 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 as part of the next generation of IT solutions designed to increase business productivity and profits.

Exchange 2010ís improvements in the field of system uptime include the introduction of database availability groups that continuously copy mailboxes and provide rapid, automatic recovery from disk or server breakdowns without complex clustering schemes. Features such as retention management policies, role-based connection management, and allow/block or quarantine lists for wireless handsets strengthen security. To improve ROI, Microsoft Exchange 2010 can save up to 20% on support costs, 50% on full server redundancy, 40% on voice mail, and 70% on disk subsystems. To see Microsoft's press release, refer to Microsoft Ships Exchange Server 2010.

How Progent's Microsoft Gold Certified Consultants Can Assist Your Business with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants offer a wide selection of Microsoft Exchange 2010 consulting services and can help you to evaluate the advantages and costs of implementing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, conduct realistic simulations to determine the functionality and throughput of Exchange Server 2010 in your network, plan a Microsoft Exchange 2010 implementation that improves the availability, protection, and productivity of your email system, produce an efficient rollout strategy that reduces operational disruption and optimizes the utilization of current hardware, deliver low-cost remote and on-premises help to execute your move to Exchange 2010, produce extensive documentation of your upgraded messaging system, train your network support team and end users to get them ramped up rapidly on Exchange Server 2010, and offer continuing administrative and technical support.

Progent specializes in providing online engineering and network support services, which can save your business both time and expense in the course of your migration to Exchange Server 2010. By offering rapid remote access to Microsoft-certified Exchange 2010 professionals, Progent eliminates the cost and business interruption attached to on-premises service. For environments that call for on-premises assistance, Progent can send a consulting professional to every state and the majority of zip codes in the U.S.

Progent's IT professionals offer a variety of additional low-cost services to improve the productivity, fault tolerance, security, speed, and manageability of email environments based on Microsoft Exchange 2010:

Network Infrastructure Design and Optimization from Cisco CCIE Network Engineers
Progent offers the knowledge of Cisco CCIE experts to help your business to optimize your network architecture to benefit from the fault-tolerance, protection, and wireless access features built into Exchange 2010. Progent can explain cost-effective techniques to deploy Cisco switches and routers to attain the highest level of system uptime, security, and performance. Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers are experts in delivering remote consulting so that you can benefit from enterprise-class network consulting at a price that small organizations can handle.

Security Vulnerability Scanning Packages
Progent's CISA and GIAC certified network security consultants can provide a variety of affordable security inventory evaluation service bundles that offer companies of any size a chance to get an objective, expert assessment about the strength of their security scheme for supporting Microsoft Exchange 2010. These set-price security scanning packages vary from a low-cost external security evaluation package for small companies up to an advanced package for institutions who need to comply with security standards demanded by state regulations or by clients. For each security assessment bundle, engineers with top security credentials examine and document automatically collected information and make recommendations for sensible improvements.

Business Continuity Planning and Archiving
Progent's business continuity planning experts can assist you to design a business continuity plan so your business can restore critical network functions in the event of an IT network collapse due to natural disaster, cyber attack, equipment problems, operator mistakes, or other causes. Progent's consultants can assist you to develop a comprehensive disaster recovery strategy that incorporates scheduled disaster recovery testing. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized engineers can also assist your business to design and build an economical, fault-tolerant system infrastructure that takes into account resilience issues concerning a wide array of network technologies and procedures including server clustering, load balancing, and virtualization. Progent can also provide System Center Data Protection Manager integration services to assist you configure DPM for ongoing online data backup and rapid recovery.

Mobile Email Expertise for BlackBerry, iPhone, and Windows Mobile Handsets
Progent's wireless email experts can minimize management stress and costs by assisting your company to identify, set up, manage, and troubleshoot mobile productivity technologies that make sense for your business goals. Progent's consultants can assist you to carry out an Exchange 2010 upgrade that dramatically improves the productivity of on-the-go workers by offering tight integration with major mobile handsets such as BlackBerry smartphones, Apple iPhones, and Microsoft Windows Mobile PDAs. Progent's RIM BlackBerry experts can also assist your company to integrate BlackBerry BES Server into your Microsoft Exchange 2010 environment.

Virtualization and Server Management Consulting
Progent's seasoned network management professionals have in-depth expertise in major virtualization platforms and can provide Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Virtual Server consulting, VMware virtual technologies engineering services, and Citrix XenServer expertise. Progent's consultants can show you how to integrate Microsoft Exchange 2010 into a virtualized machine environment that optimizes performance, improves availability, simplifies management, reduces data recovery time, and significantly lowers your investment in hardware and support. As an example, Progent can help you to utilize Hyper-V's integration with Microsoft's System Center Virtual Machine Manager to unify the administration of your virtualized network.

Windows Server 2008 Support
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can provide Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 engineering support services to help you to install, administer, and support Microsoft's most advanced server platform and make sure that Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is tightly incorporated into a powerful IT environment powered by Windows Server 2008 R2. Progent's experts can help your company to set up and evaluate test systems, create and carry out an upgrade strategy that minimizes operations disruption, solidify your network infrastructure, bolster your security, and set up clustering and machine virtualization configurations that enhance the strategic value of your information investment.

Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade and Desktop Support
Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified engineers can help your organization to configure, manage, and support Windows 7 computers to make sure Microsoftís most powerful client platform functions productively with Exchange Server 2010. Progentís Windows 7 upgrade services include cost and risk analysis, project management, pilot installations under realistic workloads, minimally intrusive deployment of Windows 7 clients, extensive project documentation, interactive webinar classes for desktop users and network administrators, plus continuing technical assistance via Progent's low-cost remote help desk support services.

To find out additional information concerning Progent's consulting for Microsoft Exchange 2010, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.