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How can Progent help us design and manage a virtualization solution?
Virtual compute, storage and networking techniques enable IT organizations to optimize resource utilization, simplify network administration, and enhance application uptime and security. operate multiple virtual machines on one actual computer. Common applications for virtual servers are hardware efficiency, low-cost platforms for programs that require outdated OS software, and economical quarantining of software development or pilot environments from on-line ones. Progent's virtual server engineers can provide Microsoft Windows 2016 Hyper-V hybrid cloud/on-premises solutions, Windows Server 2012 R2 virtualization consulting, Windows Hyper-V Virtual Server consulting, VMware vSphere planning and deployment, VMware NSX virtual network architecture and management, and Citrix XenServer virtual server support. Progent can install virtual machines to maximize performance, fault tolerance and manageability while at the same time cutting costs; suggest and test business recovery strategies that reduce downtown in the event of a major failure; and provide ongoing support, repair, and engineering services as computer technology evolves.
Who founded Progent?
Progent's founder and senior technology officer, Les Kent, was the architect for a multi-media networking solution that won Microsoft's ďBest Application of the Year Award.Ē Mr. Kent is a 35-year computer industry veteran and has managed the creation and deployment of hundreds of innovative business solutions using Microsoft and Cisco technologies. Mr. Kent started Progent in order to meet the needs of small organizations who can't justify the cost of maintaining a large IT group but who still need information systems with enterprise-class dependability, security, and performance.
Does Progent offer support for Exchange Server 2016 Database Availability Groups (DAGs)?
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 improves the speed and simplifies the implementation of DAGs, which provide automatic failover for maximum uptime. Database Availability Groups in MS Exchange 2016 Server reduce failover times by as much as 33% compared to Microsoft Exchange 2013. Other improvements cover configuration defaults that adhere to leading practices for fault tolerance. Progent's Microsoft certified Exchange experts offer Database Availability Group support services to help your business to design, deploy and administer a DAG solution the provides world-class security for your Exchange mailboxes.
How Can Progent help us with SQL Server 2014?
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 includes major enhancements in critical areas including performance, availability, compliance, and cloud readiness. SQL Server 2014 is the first release of Microsoft SQL Server that incorporates in-memory capability that works transparently with all types of applications including Online Transaction Processing, data warehousing (DWH), and data analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2014 consulting team can deliver cost-effective remote and onsite services such as planning, deployment, administration, troubleshooting, and software development expertise to help businesses of all sizes to realize maximum business value from their SQL Server 2014 investment. If your organization is already using Microsoft SQL Server 2014, Progent can assist your company to perform a cost-effective upgrade to SQL Server 2016.
Does Progent offer fast and affordable network health audits?
Prosight Network Audits offer a fast and affordable way for small and mid-size organizations to get an objective assessment of the overall health of their information system. Based on a selection of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools in the industry, and overseen by Progent's certified group of IT professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how closely the configuration of your essential infrastructure assets conform to industry leading practices. The Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and deliver instant ROI such as a more manageable and more secure Active Directory implementation. Both versions also offer the long-term advantages of advanced remote network monitoring and management (RMM) technology. These benefits can include easier network management, better compliance with information security regulations, higher utilization of network assets, faster troubleshooting, more dependable backup and restore, and increased uptime. For more information about ProSight Network Health Checks and to see sample reports, go to ProSight Network Audits.
How can Progent help us migrate to Skype for Business Server?
Progent's Microsoft-certified Skype for Business integration experts offer remote and on-premises consulting services for organizations of any size to assess the benefits of upgrading to Microsoft Skype for Business Server or Skype for Business Online from any version of Microsoft Lync Server or Office Communications Server. Progent can help you to design a local, cloud-based or hybrid deployment; integrate Skype for Business with Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint and Office or Office 365; set up high-availability solutions; interface Skype for Business with your PBX system and PSTN gateway; and interface with other collaboration systems like Cisco UC. Progent's certified network security experts can help you to create and validate a security environment for your Skype for Business deployment that meets government and industry requirements. Progent can also help you build a hybrid cloud architecture that combines self-hosted Microsoft Skype for Business Server with the cloud platforms Skype for Business Online or Microsoft Teams.
How Can Progent Help with Windows Server 2008 R2?
The complexity and versatility of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 requires an IT expert with hands-on experience and broad knowledge in designing and deploying efficient and comprehensive business information environments. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows Server engineers, averaging over 10 years of background supporting Microsoft-powered technology, helps insure your success in maintaining and managing your Windows Server 2008 R2 environment. Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows Server 2012 R2 support experts can also assist you to assess the benefits of upgrading from Windows Server 2008 to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 or later. If you are planning on building a hybrid network model that integrates on-premises resources with cloud-based services like those offered by Microsoft Azure, Progent can provide Windows Server 2016 hybrid solutions.
Does Progent offer consulting help for server clustering with Windows Server?
The failover clustering feature set incorporated into the latest versions of MS Windows Server has been dramatically re-engineered to streamline the deployment, setup, and maintenance of clusters and to offer improved levels of system availability, security, efficiency, and versatility. New or improved capabilities include cluster verification, easier configuration and installation, unified cluster management, new cluster infrastructure for increased uptime, hardened security and quorum structure, minimization of failure points, greater disk and RAM capacity, enhancements for geographically dispersed clusters, and live migration support for Hyper-V virtual machines. Progent's certified cluster technology consultants can help you assess the advantages of failover clusters, design and execute a deployment, educate your IT staff to manage your cluster environment, provide continuing consulting and technical help services, and produce and validate a disaster recovery plan. Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery consultants can show you how you to plan and deploy an affordable disaster recovery solution for multi-site or hybrid cloud deployments utilizing failover cluster technology proven in Microsoft's massive Azure public cloud.
Can Progent provide help with Microsoft Access software development?
Progent's Microsoft Access consulting experts offer affordable online consulting services for all releases of Microsoft Office Access including Access desktop and Access Web App and offers advanced help for application development, database conversion, performance tuning, BI reporting, and maintenance. Progent also offers custom webinar training for Access application programming and database administration.
Does Progent offer support for Cisco's Firepower Series of NGFW Firewalls?
Cisco's Firepower NGFWs Firewalls provide a significant performance improvement compared to Cisco's previous-generation ASA 5500-X firewalls and include centralized management and automation of modern cybersecurity features such as application visibility and control (AVC), next-generation intrusion protection (NGIPS) with intelligent prioritization of risks, advanced malware protection (AMP), DDoS mitigation, and sandboxing. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE firewall consultants can help your organization to plan and execute a smooth migration to Cisco Firepower firewalls from from ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX firewalls and help you enhance Firepower firewalls with Cisco's security services to build and centrally control IT ecosystems that include branch offices, data centers, and cloud resources. For more information about Cisco's Firepower family of NGFWs Firewalls, see Firepower firewalls integration services.
How can Progent help businesses create wireless solutions?
Progent's wireless technology consultants have broad backgrounds in the integration and support of wireless networking technology and can assist your IT team to plan, configure, administer and repair wireless ecosystems that are compliant, robust, scalable, easy to manage and operate, able to handle your critical applications, and seamlessly integrated into hybrid cloud environments. Online and onsite Consulting services provided by Progent cover a selection of wireless solutions and include smartphone and tablet management, Wi-Fi network infrastructure design and deployment, wireless site surveys, Cisco wireless IP phone configuration, and building-to-building wireless connections.
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