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How can Progent help us design and manage a virtualization solution?
Virtualization technologies enable IT organizations to optimize utilization, simplify network administration, and improve workload uptime and security. operate several virtual servers on one physical computer. Typical applications for virtualization include hardware efficiency, inexpensive platforms for applications that only run on outdated OS software, and economical segregation of software development or testing environments from production ones. Progent's virtualization technology consultants can provide Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V hybrid cloud solutions, Windows Server 2012 R2 virtualization support services, Windows 2008 Hyper-V Virtualization help, VMware vSphere and vCloud configuration and troubleshooting, VMware NSX virtual network architecture and management, and Citrix XenServer assistance. Progent can deploy virtual machines to optimize speed, reliability and manageability while at the same time cutting expenses; suggest and validate business recovery plans that minimize downtown in case of a major failure; and deliver continuing maintenance, troubleshooting, and consulting services as computer technology evolves.
Does Progent offer consulting help for server clustering with Windows Server?
The failover server cluster technology incorporated into the most recent releases of Microsoft Windows Server is radically re-engineered to simplify the installation, configuration, and management of clusters and to offer greater levels of network dependability, security, efficiency, and flexibility. New or improved capabilities include automated cluster verification, revamped setup and deployment, improved cluster administration, redesigned cluster infrastructure for maximum uptime, hardened protection and quorum structure, fewer failure points, more disk and memory capacity, enhancements for geographically dispersed clusters, and live migration support for Windows Hyper-V virtual servers. Progent's Microsoft-certified cluster technology consultants can help your company evaluate the business benefits of failover clusters, plan and execute a deployment, train your network support personnel to administer your cluster environment, provide ongoing consulting and technical help services, and produce and validate a workplace recovery plan. Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery/business continuity consultants can help you you to plan and deploy an affordable disaster recovery/business continuity solution for multi-site or hybrid cloud deployments using failover cluster tools proven in Microsoft's massive Azure cloud.
How can Progent help us migrate to Skype for Business Server?
Progent's Microsoft-certified Skype for Business consultants offer online and on-premises expertise for companies of all sizes to assess the benefits of migrating to Skype for Business or Skype for Business Online from any version of Microsoft Lync Server or Microsoft Office Communications Server. Progent can help you to plan a local, cloud-based or hybrid deployment; integrate Skype for Business with Microsoft SQL Server,Exchange, SharePoint and Office; set up high-availability mechanisms; connect Skype for Business with your PBX system and PSTN gateway; and interface with third-party collaboration systems like Cisco Video Interop Server. Progent's certified network security consultants can help you create and validate a security environment for your Skype for Business solution that is compliant with regulatory standards.
How can Progent help local governments and school districts with IT management?
Progent has extensive experience providing a full-spectrum of online network consulting and urgent troubleshooting services to local governments and schools throughout the U.S. Progent is among the industryís pioneers in providing expert online IT support and has delivered network solutions to clients in all 50 states. Progent's online information technology support for local governments saves travel costs and resolves issues more quickly than onsite service calls.
What VMware virtualization products are supported by Progent?
Progent can provide the support of a certified VMware VCDX consultant to help your organization plan, deploy, administer and repair VMware vSphere-powered virtualization solution for on-premises datacenters, private and public clouds, or hybrid cloud deployments. Progent's VMware vSphere and vCloud consulting team offer advanced knowledge for deploying and integrating VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) and VMware's NSX network virtualization system for disaster recovery. Progent offers in-depth understanding of VMware vCloud Director, vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) and vCloud Suite used for managing private and public cloud and hybrid cloud environments that deliver maximum uptime, data security, and disaster recovery.
Who founded Progent?
Progent's founder and head of engineering, Les Kent, was the architect for a Windows network application that earned Microsoft's ďBest Application of the Year Award.Ē Mr. Kent is a 35-year computer industry veteran and has managed the design and deployment of hundreds of innovative information technology solutions based on Microsoft and Cisco technologies. Mr. Kent founded Progent in order to address the needs of small companies who can't justify the high cost of supporting a large IT team but who still require information networks with world-class dependability, protection, and performance.
How can Progent help my Linux developers?
If you are creating UNIX applications on a network that includes Microsoft-based servers, workstations and applications, Progent offers IT outsourcing and services that keep your system up and running while freeing you to focus on your area of highest value expertise. By using sophisticated network monitoring and providing remote and optional onsite support as needed, Progent provides Linux and UNIX developer support that provides an affordable way to maintain an information technology network that features dependability, protection and performance.
Does Progent offer help with specific Apple Mac applications?
Progent's consultants for Mac technology can assist the creative aspect of macOS and OS X systems by offering consulting services and training in graphics, sound, and motion. Progent's professionals can offer help in a variety of Apple macOS and OS X desktop programs such as Photoshop, InDesign, Logic Pro, MOTU Digital Performer, Apple Final Cut Pro, and Adobe After Effects. Progent can also assist you with specific areas like scanning or digitizing audio or video or setting up an audio post production lab.
Can Progent help integrate Linux/UNIX and Windows environments?
Progent can help you deploy Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX (SFU) to provide coexistence between Windows and UNIX environments. SFU provides interoperability between Microsoft Windows Server and various versions of UNIX including Solaris 7 and 8, HP-UX 11i, AIX 5L 5.2, and Red Hat Linux 8.0. Windows Services for UNIX permits you to share Windows folders over NFS and improved authentication in native Windows Server Active Directory environments. SFU's Interix component includes a comprehensive set of UNIX tools and shells, support for a single rooted file system, and a software development kit for migrating applications.
Does Progent offer support for Cisco's Firepower Series of NGFW Firewalls?
Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls deliver a significant performance improvement over Cisco's previous-generation ASA 5500-X firewalls and include centralized management and automation of advanced security features such as application visibility and control, next-generation intrusion protection with intelligent prioritization of risks, advanced malware protection, URL filtering, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE firewall experts can assist your organization to design and execute an efficient migration to Firepower firewalls from legacy ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX firewalls and show you how to integrate Firepower appliances with Cisco's security services to create and centrally manage IT environments that span branch offices, data centers, and cloud resources. For details about Cisco's Firepower line of NGFWs Firewalls, visit Cisco Firepower Series firewalls integration expertise.
Can Progent help us with desktop and mobile device configuration management?
Progent offer Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager design and installation, System Center 2016 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2016) cloud integration, and Microsoft Intune integration help to centralize and streamline the administration of your desktops and Cloud-connected tablets and smartphones. Progent can assist you to upgrade efficiently to Configuration Manager 2012 from a legacy device and application management solution or help you to enhance your existing SCCM 2012 ecosystem to accommodate your changing business requirements.
What services are available from Progent to support Windows Server 2003?
Progent can assist you with managing, supporting and repairing information technology solutions built around Windows 2003 Server, and can support your transition to Windows Server 2012 R2 or later from Windows Server 2003. Progent's migration services cover needs assessment, installation, configuration, piloting, education, and online technical support. If you are considering creating a hybrid network model that combines local resources with cloud-based services like those available on Microsoft Azure, Progent offers Windows Server 2016 hybrid solutions.
Can Progent help me integrate my Mac workstations with Exchange-based email?
Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team members and experts in Virtual PC for Mac technology can assist your company to connect your Apple macOS and OS X workstations and laptops with your Microsoft Exchange server through comprehensive Office 365 Outlook for Mac consulting. Progent will make sure that your Exchange Server is correctly configured and that WebDAV, LDAP and Outlook Web App or Web Access are correctly enabled and tested. Progent can also provide a full range of Exchange support such as systems integration, diagnostics, security management, remote access, system tuning, plus spam filtering and email encryption. Progent also can provide tailored in person or remote macOS training.
Can Progent help us to configure and manage Cisco Wi-Fi controller hardware or software?
Progent's certified Cisco Wi-Fi controller consultants can assist your business to configure Cisco Wi-Fi controllers to manage wireless networks of any size. Progent can help you to maintain and troubleshoot your existing Cisco-based Wi-Fi environment or carry out an efficient transition to Cisco's latest Wi-Fi controller technology. Progent offers expertise for physical and software-only Wi-Fi controllers and can assist you to determine which version is appropriare for your Wi-Fi solution. For 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi controller appliances from Cisco, Progent offers Cisco 3504 wireless controller expertise, Cisco 5520 Wi-Fi controller support, and Cisco 8540 Wi-Fi controller expertise.
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