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Why does Progent recommend upgrading from Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server 2016 or later?
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 provides important improvements compared to older releases of the Exchange platform through innovations including built-in capability for fault-tolerant mailbox server clusters called Database Availability Groups or DAGs the ability to use commodity disk drives to cut the expense of large e-mail inboxes, a feature-rich OWA web client compatible with all popular browsers, sophisticated voice mail handling featuring voice-to-text translation, and a wealth of mechanisms for enhancing security and regulatory compliance. Microsoft calculates that if judiciously configured, up-to-date releases of Microsoft Exchange Server can reduce messaging expenses by 50-80%. Because Microsoft has terminated support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, businesses have another reason to ask Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2016 engineers about upgrading to the latest version of Exchange.
Does Progent offer consulting services for Microsoft Office and Office 365?
Progent's Microsoft Office and Office 365 experts can help businesses of any size to integrate Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 apps including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Microsoft Access, Project and Publisher into a seamless productivity solution that offers quick ROI and enables better business results. Progent can assist your company to integrate Microsoft Office or Office 365 apps with one another and with other core Microsoft technologies including SharePoint Server, Microsoft Exchange Server and SQL Server deployed locally or hosted in the cloud. Progent can also help you to fix compatibility issues between various versions of Microsoft Office and offers live online Office and Office 365 instruction to individual users or groups.
Can Progent help integrate a business intelligence (BI) reporting solution that consolidates all our vital data?
Progentís BI reporting consultants can provide online and onsite consulting to assist you with any phase of business intelligence reporting from troubleshooting or modernizing reports to planning and implementing an advanced business intelligence environment. Progent's management reporting experts can assist you to support your existing reporting system, help you to upgrade reports and databases from a legacy reporting product to a modern one, and provide as-needed remote training tailored to your individual needs. Progentís business reporting and analytics professionals offer expertise in all popular business analytics reporting platforms including the SQL Server BI suite (Integration Services, Analysis Services, and Reporting Services), Management Reporter/FRx, Microsoft Access, Crystal Reports, Power BI, Excel business analytics tools including Power Pivot and Power View, and Report Builder.
What online services are available for maintaining Cisco routers?
Some of the common online Cisco router support services offered by Progent are setting up hostname, DHCP, routing maps, NTP, and user accounts; setting up iBGP and HSRP, aggregation, static to EIGRP redistribution, and ECN gateways; fixing policy based routing to MPLS, routing maps, and BGP peering arrangements; installing current IOS image; setting up and confirming failover; troubleshooting VPN tunnel and routing problems; creating a network diagram and documenting router setup; plus security and redundancy planning.
Does Progent offer support for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2?
Dynamics GP 2015 R2 (formerly Great Plains) introduces a new design that improves cloud readiness, works with the most popular handheld devices, allows one-time login with Microsoft Azure Active Directory, and strengthens security and compliance. Progent's certified Dynamics GP 2015 R2 consultants offer the depth and breadth of knowledge and experience to resolve the many IT and business challenges associated with upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 and can assist you to perform an efficient migration that will optimize the return on your investment in this mission-critical platform.
How can Progent help my company manage our Windows 8.1 devices?
Progent's certified Windows 8.1 experts can provide a range of technical services to assist companies of all sizes to support, manage, and troubleshoot environments that include desktops, notebooks, tablets, or smartphones based on Windows 8.1. Progent's consultants can also provide Windows 10 planning and migration assistance.
How can Progent help us with our hybrid cloud solution?
Progent's hybrid cloud solutions consultants offer expert online consulting to help businesses of all sizes to integrate their networks with leading public clouds such as Azure and Amazon AWS. Progent can assist your it team to plan and administer cost-effective hybrid ecosystems that can include Windows and Linux operating systems and applications in hybrid architectures that combine local resources as well as cloud services. To assist you to integrate cloud services with physical datacenters, Progent can provide a variety of cloud migration services that include Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud design and integration services, Amazon AWS cloud integration, and Amazon Web Marketing Service programming and debugging.
How can Progent help integrate Office 365 Exchange Online with on-premises Exchange?
Microsoft allows you to create seamless hybrid environments that integrate Office 365 Exchange Online and on-premises installations of Exchange. This permits you to have specific mailboxes located on your on-premises datacenter or private cloud and other mailboxes hosted by Office 365. Progent's certified Exchange consulting team can assist your organization with any facet of planning, implementing and debugging your hybrid Office 365 network. Progent's Exchange consultants can deliver occasional support to help you resolve challenging technical bottlenecks and also can provide comprehensive project management outsourcing or co-sourcing to ensure your hybrid Office 365 initiative is carried out on time and within budget. For more information about Progent's online consulting expertise for hybrid Office 365 and on-premises Exchange systems, see Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange.
Can Progent provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified risk management consultant?
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was established by ISACA to verify a consultant's ability to design, deploy, and maintain IS controls to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified risk management consultant to help your company to develop and execute a risk management strategy based on industry best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk tolerance, business goals, and budgetary guidelines.
Does Progent support Microsoft and Cisco technology exclusively?
Progent's focus is Microsoft operating systems and applications and Cisco networking products, but
Progent has deep experience in the creation, installation, and integration of heterogeneous networks
that incorporate technology from several top vendors. Support services available from Progent include Mac and iPad consulting, Linux support, Sun coexistence with Windows, Apple iPhone and iPad integration, Google Android smartphone integration and management, RIM BlackBerry management and integration, Citrix Virtualization support, plus consulting for Computer Associates, HP/Compaq,
Dell Computers, IBM, Symantec, Trend Micro, VERITAS, and WatchGuard.
Can Progent help implement virtual desktops with Windows Server 2016?
Microsoft's desktop virtualization technologies reduce the effort required for network managers to set up applications so that they are consistent throughout an entire workforce, offer the power to control access to business information, and enable quick installation of new or updated desktops. With Windows Server 2016, the Terminal Services utility has been revamped and named Remote Desktop Services or RDS. Microsoft's innovative Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) that powers Remote Desktop Services streamlines desktop connectivity, improves performance, tightens security, centralizes management, and offers a nearly seamless client environment. Progent's desktop virtualization engineers can help your company to assess the strategic advantages of Microsoft's desktop virtualization technologies, configure test and on-line deployments, improve your system architecture to accommodate virtualized desktops effectively, assess and remediate security issues, and train your network managers to follow best practices to gain maximum payback from desktop virtualization.
Does Progent offer ERP consulting services for SyteLine/Infor CloudSuite Industrial?
Infor CloudSuite Industrial, previously branded SyteLine, is an ERP platform that incorporates over a quarter century of background assisting manufacturing, distribution and service organizations to simplify complicated supply chains and streamline critical business processes in order to get products to market quickly and meet customer commitments dependably. Progent can provide the skills of an ERP consultant with over 20 years of experience working with the Infor CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine platform. Progent can provide online or on-premises services that can range from occasional advice to end-to-end solution planning and project management outsourcing or co-sourcing. Sample consulting services available from Progent for CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine include implementation, migration, business analysis, customization, Configure/Price/ Quote, web site integration, technical support, data conversion, Office 365 integration, training, and DBA services. To learn more, see SyteLine/Infor CloudSuite Industrial ERP Consulting Services.
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