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Les Kent has a 35-year track record of effective technology integration, executive management, sales, and operations. He has shown a knack for creating sophisticated information technology solutions in his roles as as a network designer, programmer, project manager, deployment consultant, and problem solver for small companies, new ventures, and global corporations.

Operations Manager Support Services
Specialist System Center Operations Manager

Even if your company has a small computer support group and a limited IT budget, your information network can still feature the same high availability and performance that once needed a substantial in-house service group. Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services for small businesses combine the expertise of world-class Microsoft-expert and Cisco-premier network consultants, the latest network management software for proactive monitoring and threshold alarms, and economical service packages such as a help desk service to keep your mission-critical network applications and servers operating.

Microsoft Operations Manager Example Application
Operations Manager Case Studies

Before Progent's MOM-based solution, network problems were approached reactively, once workers were impacted by them. With the help of proactive, computer generated warnings and trend analyses sent by Microsoft Operations Manager, Progent is now able to address network issues before they grow to be critical enough to impact network uptime. Thanks to Microsoft Operations Manager, Progent can resolve incipient problems before clients know that the problems exist. Progent supports Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 and Microsoft Operations Manager 2000 to provide small business IT systems enterprise-class reliability, safety and performance.

OS X Setup and Support
Apple OS X Computer Consultants

Progent's experts offer Apple macOS and OS X users a variety of services including desktop support, Apple macOS and OS X consulting, Apple Mac co-existence with Windows environments, Entourage and Exchange Server help, security services, and one-on-one education. Progent can help businesses to migrate to macOS from OS X or other earlier versions of Mac OS X and Progent can offer help with Apple macOS and Mac OS X applications. Progent can also help your business with Apple iPhone support and iPad synchronization, or moving to Apple's iCloud. For business networks based solely on macOS or OS X or for networks with a combination of Mac, Linux and Windows powered servers and workstations, Progent's Apple, Cisco, and Microsoft professionals have the experience and depth to handle the complexity of planning, configuring and maintaining a network infrastructure that is available, safe, fast and able to achieve your company's business goals.

Setup and Support Exchange 2007
Professional Exchange Server 2007

Progent's expert support team can show you how to design and implement a smooth in-place Microsoft Exchange 2007 migration plan that avoids network disruption, reduces long-term support requirements, and makes your Exchange Server 2007 easy to manage. For complicated multi-server or multi-location migrations, Progent offers the experience to complete your project quickly and economically. Progent's Exchange Server 2007 help, repair, and design services include expertise with the integration of outside vendor add-ons to Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server that are best aligned to your business goals.

Small Business 100 AP Network Consultants
24-7 Small Business 300 Access Point Online Technical Support

Progent's Cisco-certified wireless technology consulting experts can assist you to deploy, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Small Business Wireless Access Points.

Specialist Microsoft ISA Server
Setup and Support ISA 2004 Enterprise Edition Server

Progent's Microsoft-certified Internet Security and Acceleration Server consultants have extensive backgrounds developing Microsoft-based security designs for information systems with many locations, mobile workers, and line-of-business eCommerce applications. A Progent ISA 2004 Firewall consultant can help your small business design and implement a configuration of Microsoft ISA Server 2004 that supports your IT protection requirements without limiting your productivity.

Training Live Online PowerPoint
Network Specialists Online Windows Desktop Training

Progent's virtual classroom webinars provide small companies the cost savings, convenience, and flexibility of online seminars and the proven training techniques of seasoned instructors who use the latest technology to reproduce real-time, participatory classrooms. Progent can provide online training for key desktop software including elements of Microsoft Office suite such as Office Excel, Word, Access, and Visio: Dynamics accounting and reporting software such as MS Dynamics GP; as well as other top desktop applications such as Photoshop, Acrobat Writer, and Crystal Reports.

SharePoint Network Consultant
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2013 Computer Consultant

Progent's Microsoft-certified experts can provide small and medium sized businesses IT consulting, maintenance, and repair services for Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003. Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server is an enterprise portal platform for intelligently connecting people, groups and data. SharePoint Portal Server offers a central location for your workers or customers to access, manage, share and interact with relevant information, documents, and software and to interact with other people. It allows faster and better decisions, more effective access across groups and more economical business processes. The main objective of SharePoint Server is to bring together, in a productive way, all of the many sources of knowledge available inside and without a business network. Windows SharePoint Services join employees, customers, teams and major tasks with the knowledge they've created in a manner that makes data convenient to locate, retrieve and apply.

External Network Security Inventory Consultancy
Emergency Engineers Network Security Inventory

Progent has put together two ultra-affordable service packages designed to enable small companies to receive an independent network security evaluation from a premier security consultant. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer runs a comprehensive test of your network from outside your firewall to uncover potential weaknesses in the security profile you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer runs a system scan from an authorized machine within your company firewall to uncover the risk to inside attacks. Both security inventory services are configured and run from a protected remote site.