At the Microsoft TechēEd Europe 2009 conference in Germany, Microsoft Business Division President Stephen Elop introduced the production release of Exchange Server 2010. Built with an innovative structure that increases uptime, bolsters security, lowers deployment costs, and streamlines administration, Exchange Server 2010 teams with Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 as part of the next wave of information technology platforms created to enhance business efficiency and bottom-line profit.
Microsoft Exchange 2010ís enhancements in the area of fault tolerance include the use of database availability groups that continuously copy mailboxes and offer rapid, unassisted recovery from hard disk or processor breakdowns without complicated clustering configurations. Innovations such as retention management policies, role-based connection control, and allow/block or quarantine lists for mobile handsets improve protection. To improve return on investment, Exchange 2010 can save up to 20% on operational expenses, 50% on server fault tolerance, 40% on voice mail costs, and 70% on hard disk storage. To see Microsoft's press release, refer to Microsoft Announces Release of Exchange 2010.
How Progent's Microsoft Gold Certified Engineers Can Assist Your Business with Microsoft Exchange 2010
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants offer a broad range of Exchange 2010 consulting skills and can help your business to assess the benefits and risks of implementing Exchange 2010, conduct realistic simulations to determine the functionality and performance of Exchange Server 2010 in your network, design a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 configuration that improves the availability, security, and capability of your email system, produce an efficient upgrade plan that minimizes operational interruption and maximizes the use of existing hardware, provide low-cost online and onsite help to carry out your move to Microsoft Exchange 2010, generate thorough documentation of your upgraded email environment, educate your network support team and end users to get them up to speed rapidly on Microsoft Exchange 2010, and offer continuing administrative and engineering help.
Progent specializes in providing remote engineering and network support, which can save you significant time and expense during your move to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. By delivering rapid remote contact with certified Exchange 2010 experts, Progent avoids the expense and business interruption associated with onsite support. For situations that require hands-on assistance, Progent can send a consulting expert to any state and the majority of zip codes in the U.S.
Progent's network consultants offer a variety of additional affordable support services to improve the efficiency, fault tolerance, security, speed, and manageability of messaging systems based on Microsoft Exchange 2010:
Network Infrastructure Architecture and Troubleshooting Help from Cisco CCIE Network Experts
Progent can provide the skills of Cisco Certified CCIE engineers to assist you to optimize your connectivity infrastructure to support the high-availability, security, and mobile connectivity features incorporated in Microsoft Exchange 2010. Progent can explain economical techniques to configure Cisco network appliances to achieve the top degree of network fault tolerance, security, and performance. Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers are experts in delivering online support so that you can benefit from enterprise-class network expertise at a price that small companies can afford.
Security Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment Packages
Progent's CISSP and CISM certified security consultants can oversee a selection of affordable security vulnerability scanning service bundles that give companies of any size an opportunity to have an objective, professional assessment about the strength of their security environment for supporting Exchange 2010. These fixed-price assessment service bundles range from a low-cost external security evaluation offering for small organizations up to a high-level offering for businesses who have to meet security criteria required by state or industry mandates or by customers. For every security assessment package, consultants with top security credentials analyze and report on automatically collected information and make suggestions for efficient improvements.
Business Continuity Planning and Backup
Progent's backup and recovery experts can assist you to design a disaster recovery strategy so you can restore critical business functions in the event of an information system collapse brought about by natural events, cyber assault, equipment failure, operator error, or other sources. Progent's consultants can help you to create a complete business continuity plan that includes scheduled disaster response drills. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized consultants can also assist you to establish an economical, high-uptime network architecture that addresses dependability issues concerning a wide range of network technologies and processes including server clustering, load balancing, and virtualization. Progent's engineers can also provide Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager integration services to assist you configure DPM for ongoing remote system backup and fast restoration.
Mobile Messaging Consulting for BlackBerry, iPhone, and Windows Mobile Devices
Progent's wireless email experts can reduce management stress and expenses by assisting you to select, configure, administer, and troubleshoot wireless messaging solutions that align with your business goals. Progent can help your organization to carry out an Exchange 2010 upgrade that dramatically improves support for mobile employees by providing tight integration with popular wireless handheld devices such as RIM BlackBerry smartphones, Apple iPhones, and Microsoft Windows Mobile handsets. Progent's BlackBerry specialists can also help you to integrate BlackBerry Enterprise Server into your Microsoft Exchange 2010 solution.
Virtualization and Server Management Consulting
Progent's system management consultants have in-depth expertise in major virtual server technologies and offer Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Virtual consulting, VMware virtual technologies engineering services, and Citrix XenServer expertise. Progent's engineers can show your company ways to integrate Microsoft Exchange 2010 into a virtualized machine solution that maximizes speed, improves uptime, simplifies administration, reduces restoration time, and lowers your costs for equipment and support. For example, Progent can help you to utilize Windows Hyper-V's support for Microsoft's Virtual Machine Manager to centralize the management of your virtual network.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Expertise
Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified consultants offer Windows Server 2008 engineering support services to help you to configure, administer, and support Microsoft's latest server product and make sure that Exchange Server 2010 is tightly integrated into a powerful information network powered by Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. Progent's experts can assist your company to install and analyze test systems, develop and carry out a migration plan that reduces business interruptions, solidify your network infrastructure, bolster your protection, and implement server and storage clustering and machine virtualization options that improve the strategic value of your IT investment.
Windows 7 Upgrade and Client Support
Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified engineers can assist your organization to install, manage, and support Windows 7 desktops to make sure Microsoftís most advanced client technology operates productively with Exchange Server 2010. Progentís Windows 7 migration and support services include cost/benefit assessment, project management, pilot evaluations under realistic workloads, minimally disruptive rollout of Microsoft Windows 7 desktops, extensive project documentation, webinar classes for desktop users and system managers, plus continuing IT assistance via Progent's low-cost online help desk services.
For additional information concerning Progent's consulting and support services for Exchange Server 2010, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.