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Does Progent provide consulting services for Microsoft Small Business Server?
Even though the Small Business Server family is discontinued, this software bundle remains in wide use. Progent offers extensive Microsoft Small Business Server consulting services for all versions of the platform. Also, Progent's Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials consultants can help your business to evaluate the possible advantages of transitioning from an on-premises datacenter powered by SBS version 2011 or earlier to a more cloud-centric computing model by carrying out an upgrade to Windows Server Essentials and to Microsoft's cloud-hosted application software. Regardless whether your servers and applications are hosted on a local datacenter, in the Microsoft Cloud, or across a combination of of environments, Progent offers full-service consulting, technical support, and software design and programming services for Microsoft's strategic platforms including Windows Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint, and SQL Server.
Can Progent help us migrate efficiently to Exchange Server 2019?
Progent can help you in any facet of your migration to Microsoft Exchange 2019 including deploying Windows Server 2019 for hosting Exchange; planning high availability infrastructure for an on-premises, cloud-based or hybrid environment; moving mailboxes; designing and configuring Hyper-V; setting up hardware load balancing; configuring Database Availability Groups (DAGs) with MCDB solid-state caching; integrating with Skype for Business 2019 for cloud voicemail; integration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; updating firewalls; integration with Microsoft Office 365; and setting up Outlook clients. To learn more, visit Progent's MS Exchange Server 2019 planning and configuration services.
Does Progent support Cisco's legacy firewalls as well as next-generation ASA firewalls with Firepower Services?
The new Cisco ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer substantially more value than Cisco's legacy firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for new installations. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can help you to manage your existing PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls and upgrade efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide online and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can assist your business to design, configure, tune, administer and troubleshoot firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services.
Can Progent help us move our data center to a colocation facility?
There are hundreds of enterprise-class colocation centers in the and major cities throughout the U.S., and Progent's colocation center expert consultants can enhance your systemís redundancy and performance by helping you select a colo facility that addresses the particular needs of your business including geographic location, size, communications, budget, and value-added features and services. Progentís colocation center support services are designed for businesses with hardware housed at collocation hosting sites and requiring timely on-site help at the collocation site as well as online help from Microsoft and Cisco Certified experts. Progent provides a variety of colo center consulting services including network architecture analysis, Windows and UNIX server installation and maintenance, tech support for server and communications networking, development and installation of fault tolerant systems, defining and deploying layered security structures, firewall configuration and support, designing load balancing solutions, and planning fault tolerant server and storage cluster systems.
What types of organizations can Progent help?
Progent provides IT outsourcing, Azure and Amazon AWS cloud integration and desktop and mobile help for small and midsize businesses, economical online IT consulting for local governments and school districts, plus branch office networking support and disaster recovery/business continuity solutions for large corporations. Progent's small company clients typically cannot afford the hassle and cost required to have their own full-fledged IT management team and depend on Progent for occasional advice, system integration and remediation. Small and midsize businesses find it cost effective to utilize Progent's online expertise on an as-needed basis for tasks such as Windows Server configuration, Exchange Server set up, network appliance patching, datacenter relocation, hybrid cloud integration, or Call Center services. For enterprise-class disaster recovery systems, Progent can provide fast remote or onsite access to a Cisco-certified CCIE network engineer, a VMware VCDX-certified Site Recovery Manager consultant expert, or a NetApp MetroCluster consultant. Progent's CISSP and CISM-certified information assurance consultants can provide a range of security assessment packages designed for organizations of all types and sizes.
Can Progent help my business build hybrid cloud solutions with Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V?
Hyper-V 2016 utilizes core technologies first designed for and refined on Azure, one of the world's biggest public clouds. This significantly enhances the ability of the Windows Server platform to run private cloud as well as hybrid cloud/on-premises environments by improving data security, availability, expandability, manageability, dependability and disaster recovery. Progentís Microsoft-certified Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V specialists can help you to assess the advantages of Hyper-V 2016 for your business, set up test environments to verify the ability of Hyper-V 2016 to support your vital workloads, plan an efficient network topology for a cloud-centric or hybrid installation, create and execute a non-disruptive upgrade strategy, train your IT administration and technical support staff, and provide ongoing consulting and troubleshooting support to make sure that your Hyper-V 2016 solution gives you maximum business benefit.
How can Progent help my business with a complex Active Directory deployment?
Progent's Microsoft-certified Active Directory consultants have broad experience troubleshooting complex Active Directory issues such as directory replication problems, multi-domain partition configurations, corrupted Active Directory objects, removal of beta application configuration objects in on-line Active Directory environment, and repair of unsuccessful setups of Active Directory and AD-enabled applications. Progent is also experienced in working with advanced AD utilities such as ADSIEDIT, NTDSUTIL, DCDIAG and NETDIAG. Progent can also recommend configuration techniques that address key areas including Active Directory naming standards, hierarchical structure, IT management structure, selection and design of group policy objects, plus protection and auditing specifications. Progent can also anticipate the impacts of alternate server and service configurations on functionality and speed. Progent can assist businesses to design and install configurations of AD Domain Services by providing Windows Server 2012 R2 consulting and Windows Server 2016 hybrid cloud integration.
How can Progent help us take full advantage of Microsoft Project Server?
Progent's certified Microsoft Project Server experts offer advanced online and on-premises support services for Project Server and for Microsoft products that work in conjunction with Microsoft Project Server. Consulting support services offered by Progent include Project Professional integration, SharePoint 2013 design and deployment, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 integration, SQL Server 2014 integration, Microsoft Exchange 2016 Server migration, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 integration, Office Excel and Office 365 Excel application support, and Office and Office 365 PowerPoint and Visio online training. Progent can provide Cisco-certified CCIE engineers to help you to optimize your infrastructure to support local, branch office, at-home, and mobile users so that they can utilize Microsoft Project Server 2010 to collaborate securely and efficiently. Progent's certified network security consultants can assist you to define and police security workflows that protect sensitive business information without interfering with efficient information sharing.
What are the key features of Progent's IT outsourcing packages?
Components of Progent's IT outsourcing offerings include network assessment to make sure that your network meets appropriate levels of security and remote access, round-the-clock network monitoring using Microsoft Operations Manager to resolve problems before they impact your productivity, optional Help Desk Services from Progent's IT staff, security assessment to help protect your system from intruders and virus attacks, installation of Service Packs and security updates for servers and applications, discounts on Progentís remote and on-site network support services, and access to Progentís staff of Microsoft-certified IT consultants and service personnel.
Does Progent offer consulting services for Microsoft Office and Office 365?
Progent's certified Office and Office 365 consultants can help companies of any size to integrate Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 apps including Excel, Office Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Microsoft Access, Project and Publisher into a seamless solution that offers quick return on investment and enables improved business results. Progent can assist your company to integrate Microsoft Office or Office 365 applications with each other and with other key Microsoft platforms such as SharePoint Server, Exchange Server and SQL Server deployed locally or hosted in the cloud. Progent can also assist you to resolve compatibility issues between various releases of Microsoft Office and offers live online Office and Office 365 instruction to individual users and teams.
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