Exchange 2010 SupportAt the TechēEd 2009 show in Berlin, Microsoft's Stephen Elop introduced the production release of Microsoft Exchange 2010. Equipped with a new structure that improves uptime, strengthens security, lowers cost of ownership, and streamlines management, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 joins Windows 7 and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 as part of the next wave of information technology platforms created to enhance business productivity and bottom-line profit.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010ís improvements in the area of system uptime include the use of database availability groups that automatically copy mailboxes and offer fast, unassisted restoration from disk or server breakdowns without complicated clustering schemes. Features like retention control policies, role-based access management, and block or quarantine lists for wireless handsets improve security and compliance. To improve ROI, Exchange 2010 can conserve up to 20% on operational costs, 50% on server fault tolerance, 40% on voice mail, and 70% on disk subsystems. To view Microsoft's press release, refer to Microsoft Delivers Exchange Server 2010.

How Progent's Microsoft Certified Engineers Can Assist Your Business with Exchange 2010
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can provide a broad selection of Exchange Server 2010 consulting skills and can assist your business to evaluate the advantages and costs of deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, manage realistic simulations to determine the functionality and performance of Microsoft Exchange 2010 in your network, plan an Exchange 2010 solution that improves the availability, security, and capability of your email system, create a practical rollout strategy that avoids business interruption and optimizes the use of existing hardware, deliver low-cost remote and on-premises support to carry out your move to Exchange Server 2010, produce comprehensive documentation of your upgraded messaging system, educate your network support staff and end users to get them up to speed quickly on Exchange 2010, and offer continuing administrative and engineering help.

Progent specializes in providing remote consulting and network support services, which can save your business significant time and expense during your upgrade to Exchange 2010. By delivering rapid online access to Microsoft-certified Exchange experts, Progent eliminates the expense and business interruption associated with on-premises service. For situations that require in-person help, Progent can send a support expert to every state and the majority of zip codes in the U.S.

Progent's network consultants offer a selection of additional affordable support services to enhance the efficiency, availability, security, speed, and manageability of messaging systems based on Microsoft Exchange Server 2010:

Network Infrastructure Architecture and Troubleshooting Help from Cisco Certified CCIE Experts
Progent offers the knowledge of Cisco CCIE network experts to assist your business to enhance your network infrastructure to support the high-availability, security, and wireless access technologies incorporated in Exchange 2010. Progent can explain cost-effective ways to configure Cisco switches and routers to attain the top level of network uptime, security, and performance. Progent's Cisco CCIE engineers specialize in delivering online support so that your organization can get world-class network consulting at a cost that small businesses can afford.

Security Vulnerability Scanning Packages
Progent's GIAC and CISSP certified security engineers can provide a variety of affordable security vulnerability evaluation service bundles that give organization of any size an opportunity to receive an unbiased, expert opinion about the strength of their security environment for supporting Exchange 2010. These fixed-price assessment packages vary from a low-cost external security scan and assessment offering for small companies up to a high-level offering for businesses who have to meet security criteria required by government regulations or by customers. For every security assessment bundle, engineers with high-level security credentials examine and document scanned information and make suggestions for sensible improvements.

Disaster Recovery and Backup
Progent's backup and recovery consultants can assist you to design a disaster recovery strategy so your business can resume essential business operations in case of an information system breakdown brought about by natural events, malicious assault, equipment failure, human mistakes, or other causes. Progent can assist your company to create a comprehensive disaster recovery plan that incorporates scheduled emergency response drills. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized consultants can also help your business to build an affordable, high-availability system architecture that addresses resilience issues concerning a wide range of system technologies and processes such as server and storage clustering, load balancing, and virtualization. Progent can also provide Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager integration expertise to help you deploy DPM for continual online data backup and fast recovery.

Mobile Messaging Consulting for RIM BlackBerry, Apple iPhone, and Windows Mobile Devices
Progent's wireless messaging engineers can minimize hassle and expenses by helping you to identify, configure, administer, and support mobile productivity solutions that align with your business goals. Progent can assist your organization to carry out an Exchange Server 2010 migration that significantly enhances support for on-the-go employees by offering seamless connectivity with major mobile handsets including BlackBerry smartphones, iPhones, and Microsoft Windows Mobile PDAs. Progent's BlackBerry specialists can also help your company to incorporate BlackBerry Enterprise Server into your Microsoft Exchange 2010 environment.

Virtualization Expertise
Progent's system management engineers have certified expertise in major virtualization technologies and offer Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Virtual support, VMware virtual server help, and Citrix XenServer expertise. Progent's certified professionals can show you ways to incorporate Microsoft Exchange 2010 into a virtual machine solution that maximizes speed, increases availability, simplifies administration, speeds up data recovery time, and lowers your investment in hardware and support. As an example, Progent's engineers can assist you to utilize Windows Hyper-V's integration with Microsoft's Virtual Machine Manager to centralize the administration of your virtual environment.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Expertise
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants offer Microsoft Windows Server 2008 engineering services to help you to install, administer, and support Microsoft's most advanced server technology and make sure that Exchange 2010 is tightly integrated into a state-of-the-art IT environment powered by Windows Server 2008. Progent's consultants can help your company to set up and evaluate test simulations, develop and carry out an upgrade strategy that reduces business interruptions, solidify your network architecture, bolster your security, and implement server and storage clustering and machine virtualization options that enhance the business value of your information environment.

Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade and Desktop Support
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you to configure, manage, and support Windows 7 computers to ensure that Microsoftís most advanced client platform operates efficiently with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. Progentís Windows 7 migration services include cost and risk assessment, project management, test evaluations under authentic conditions, minimally intrusive rollout of Microsoft Windows 7 desktops, comprehensive documentation, interactive webinar training for desktop workers and system administrators, plus continuing technical help via Progent's economical remote help desk services.

To find out more details concerning Progent's consulting and support services for Exchange Server 2010, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.