Microsoft and Cisco Certified Experts

Network Consulting, Technical Support
and IT Outsourcing Services


Progent is a Microsoft partner and has a large roster of Cisco-certified CCIE network infrastructure experts. Progent offers affordable online technical support for small and mid-size business networks and specializes in remote troubleshooting and consulting services for Microsoft and Cisco-based networks. Progent also offers branch-office support for global enterprises.

 
Progent's affordable IT support services for small and midsize business networks include Windows Server 2019 migration consulting, Windows Server 2016 hybrid cloud solutions, Windows Server 2012 R2 deployment, Windows Server Essentials cloud integration, Windows Server 2008 R2 upgrades, Exchange support, Windows 10 integration, Windows 8.1 support, Cisco consulting, support for Apple macOS, Mac OS X and iOS platforms, and Linux expertise. Progent's ProSight suite of network management services are support packages, billed monthly at a low flat rate, that provide small and medium-size businesses access to cutting-edge technology and world-class expertise for outsourcing all critical aspects of network management including server and endpoint security, backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure monitoring, server and desktop management, email content filtering, private cloud hosting, and network infrastructure documentation management.
 
 
For enterprises with branch offices in major cities across the United States, Progent's branch office support can provide a seamless local extension of corporate IT management. Other enterprise services offered by Progent include project management expertise, wireless site surveys for Wi-Fi networks, NetApp SAN storage solutions, System Center 2016 consulting for unified management of hybrid cloud environments, plus video conferencing and telepresence consulting.
 
 
Progent's hybrid cloud solutions consultants offer online support for integrating business networks with one or more leading public clouds including Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Progent can help businesses of any size create and manage viable IT ecosystems that incorporate Windows and Linux servers and applications in cloud-centric solutions or in hybrid network models that combine on-premises or private clouds with public cloud resources. Progent's cloud integration services include Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure planning and deployment, Amazon AWS hybrid cloud solutions, and Amazon Marketplace Web Service (MWS) development and debugging. Progent's 18+ years of experience providing advanced online consulting support and network architecture expertise can help you complete your cloud integration projects quickly and affordably.
 
Progent can provide consulting and development expertise to help you design, install, manage, and troubleshoot SharePoint Server environments that can include portals, intranets, extranets, web applications, document and media management solutions, blogs, wikis, data warehouses, business analytics, enterprise-wide search engines, workflows, and other tools to promote and improve collaboration. Progent's SharePoint Server 2019 configuration experts and SharePoint Server 2016 hybrid integration consultants can help you plan and implement an efficient migration from a legacy version of SharePoint to a modern release and can help you integrate your on-premises SharePoint deployment with cloud services including SharePoint Online, Office 365, and Exchange Online.
 
Progent's SQL Server consultants can provide cost-effective remote and on-premises consulting services to help organizations of any size to design, integrate, manage, and troubleshoot a SQL Server 2014 deployment that maximizes business value. Progent can help you evaluate the costs and benefits of upgrading your SQL Server deployment and can provide services that include SQL Server 2019 migration consulting, SQL Server 2017 integration expertise, or SQL Server 2016 upgrade consulting and can assist you to deploy SQL Server within a local data center, in the cloud, or as a hybrid ecosystem that includes Microsoft Azure. Progent can also help you integrate SQL Server optimally with other Microsoft platforms including Exchange, SharePoint, Dynamics and Window Server Hyper-V. Progent's Power BI consultants can help you use SSRS and SSAS data to create visualizations for Power BI reports and dashboards.
 
Progent's virtualization experts offer Microsoft Windows 2016 Hyper-V hybrid cloud solutions, Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V expertise, Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V support as well as VMware vSphere and vCloud consulting, VMware NSX virtual network design and deployment and Citrix XenServer help. For Windows desktop and application virtualization, Progent offers RemoteApp and Desktop Connection (RAD) support, Citrix XenApp expertise, and Citrix XenDesktop consulting. To help you create and manage virtual hosts and virtual machines (VMs) in private clouds based on Windows servers, To help you create and manage virtual hosts, VMs and services in private clouds based on Windows servers, Progent offers System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2016) hybrid cloud management consulting
 
Progent's CISSP-certified cybersecurity consultants, CISM certified security management specialists, CISA certified cybersecurity architecture consultants, and GIAC certified information assurance professionals offer security and compliance assessments, stealth penetration testing and remediation services, plus ProSight Active Security Monitoring for endpoint protection and ransomware defense, ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) for unified physical and virtual endpoint security, and ProSight IT Asset Management with advanced password management. Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report helps you assess and improve your company's ability to block or recover quickly from a ransomware attack. If you were victimized by a ransomware attack for which you were unprepared, Progent's experienced ransomware recovery consultants can help you restore your business network ASAP with minimal data loss.
 
Progent's wireless solutions consultants have broad expertise in the integration and support of wireless networking technology and can help you design, deploy, manage and troubleshoot wireless solutions that are secure, resilient, scalable, easy to administer and use, able to handle your critical workloads, and seamlessly integrated into hybrid cloud environments. Consulting services available from Progent cover a variety of wireless technologies and include smartphone integration, Wi-Fi infrastructure design and deployment, wireless site surveys, Cisco wireless VoIP phone configuration, and building-to-building wireless connections.
 


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ASA Firewalls Support Online Support
OS X Disaster Recovery Online Support Services
macOS and Cisco Security Integration Services

Progent's certified security consultants can help you protect your Apple Mac environment through expert support offerings such as performing security audits, recovery from virus and worm attacks, configuring firewalls, integrating safe off-site and mobile connectivity, installing automated software for defense against viruses, spam, and directory harvest attacks, and developing a company-wide security strategy adapted for the specific goals of your corporate network.

Arkansas Onsite and Remote Support On Site service for Arkansas
Austin, Texas Computer Tech Austin Computer Network Service Company
SharePoint 2019 PowerApps Troubleshooting
Professional for SharePoint 2019 On Prem

Progent's certified SharePoint 2019 and SharePoint Online consultants offer affordable remote and on-premises consulting, software development, and debugging services for businesses of all sizes who want to upgrade to SharePoint 2019 or SharePoint Online from earlier versions of SharePoint. Progent can assist you design and carry out a cost-effective migration to SharePoint 2019 on prem, SharePoint Online, or a hybrid network model that combines local and cloud resources into a cohesive intranet system.

Best Installer California Santa Rosa Recovery Services California
California Richmond Server Installation Computer Consulting Companies in California
Charlotte, North Carolina Small Office Computer Consultant Computer Network Support Company
Signature-based Virus Protection Engineer
ProSight ESP Endpoint Protection Services Support and Integration

Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver economical in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies packaged within one agent managed from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's unique requirements and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry information protection standards. Progent will assist you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that call for immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware.

Cisco Certified CCIE Security Consultant Network Installation for Cisco Access Point
Cisco Expert Progent Small Companies Consultancy Firms in Menlo Park, California Gentoo Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX On-site Technical Support
Cisco Information Technology Manager Contractor for Cisco in Minneapolis Hennepin County
Colocation Configuration Co-Location Troubleshooting
Computer Consultation for Microsoft SQL Server 2017 in Midtown Houston Microsoft SQL 2014 Problem Resolution
Computer Security for CISSP Compliance Auditor in Milwaukee Wisconsin
Computer Specialists Baltimore Technology Consulting for SQL Server 2014
Consultancy Firms in South Hampton Roads Exchange Server 2007 Outsourced IT Support
Consulting for wireless IP phone upgrades Network Consulting for wireless IP phones and CUCM
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Office 365 and Apple iOS Technical Support Services
Exchange Online Archiving Computer Consultants

Microsoft supports seamless hybrid ecosystems that combine Office 365 and local Exchange systems. This permits you to have some mailboxes located on your physical datacenter and other mailboxes resident on Office 365. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange consulting team can assist your organization with any facet of designing, implementing and troubleshooting your hybrid Exchange network. Progent's Exchange consultants can provide occasional expertise to help you through stubborn technical issues and also offer extensive project management outsourcing to make sure your hybrid Office 365 initiative is successfully completed on time and on budget.

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Emergency Florida Integration Specialist Jacksonville, Miami, Saint Petersburg, FL Network Consulting Firm
Emergency Phone Support Engineers Concord CA Microsoft Network Network Services Walnut Creek Contra Costa County
Exchange 2010 Server Information Technology Outsource Exchange Computer Network Support Group in Des Moines, IA
Progent's Management Software Consulting Services
Progent Management Team IT Outsourcing Companies

Progent's management team includes industry professionals with decades of experience delivering network consulting, troubleshooting, and strategic IT planning to organizations ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Great support requires great people, and Progent has put together a management staff able to provide businesses with the top service value in the industry.

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ProSight Private Cloud Services Specialists
Private Cloud Virtual Datacenter Hosting Consultant Services

Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting and Management service offers complete hosting of a small or mid-size organization's production servers in a solution that gives the maximum degree of availability and expandability and is also simple to migrate to another host. ProSight Virtual Hosting options are built upon mature virtualization technologies that allow small businesses with multi- platform environments to economize dramatically on the expense of capital equipment, system support, and IT administration while benefiting from world-class fault tolerance and an unmatched level of vendor flexibility.

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ISR Router Technical Support 2900 Router Information Technology Consulting
Microsoft ISA Server On-site Technical Support
Microsoft Experts Microsoft ISA Server Consultants

Progentís Microsoft certified professionals provide small and midsize companies expertise for Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Servers. Microsoft's Forefront TMG and Internet Security and Acceleration Servers include a full featured application-layer aware firewall that can protect your business network from attack by external and internal threats. Forefront TMG and ISA Server provide thorough inspection of Internet protocols such as HTTP, which allows these products to detect many attacks that can get by traditional firewalls. The combined firewall and VPN architecture of Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Server support stateful filtering and inspection of all VPN traffic. ISA Servers are the centerpiece of Microsoft's network security strategy, and Progent's Microsoft-certified experts and CISSP, CISA and CISM certified security professionals can help you enhance your network security through expert planning and integration of Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Servers. Progent's Microsoft consultants can help you to configure Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010, maintain all versions of ISA Server, or upgrade smoothly from ISA Server environments to Microsoft Forefront TMG.

IT Outsourcing in Dallas DFW Windows 2008 Server Computer Service Companies Dallas Texas
Information Technology Consulting Suse Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Technical Support Services
Information Technology Management for Progent Startup Company Garland, TX Small Business IT Support Firm for Cisco Newark, NJ
Integration Companies for Excel Power View Design Firm for Excel 3D Map
Kentucky Consultancies Louisville, Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky System Consultants
MCSE Expert Certified Detroit, Michigan Integration Companies Networking Consultancy Services for Detroit
Meraki MR32 Access Point Setup and Support On-site Support
Microsoft Certified Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Networking Services On-site Technical Support for Oklahoma City
Microsoft MCP Support Job Opening in Bakersfield, Kern County CISM Engineer Full-Time Jobs in Bakersfield California
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Mountain View Consultancy Services California Redwood City Computer Support Consultant California
Network Assessments for Exchange Server 2010 Small Business IT Outsourcing for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
Network Consulting Services Honolulu, Hawaii Technical Support Services
Network Consulting for Long Beach Long Beach Outsourcing Company
Network Installation Outsourcing for Jersey City
Microsoft Expert Windows 10 Provisioning Network Consulting
Windows 10 Trusted Boot Engineer

Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can assist businesses of any size to assess Windows 10 or to migrate to Windows 10 from an earlier release of Windows. Remote and on-premises evaluation and upgrade services for Microsoft Windows 10 offered by Progent's consultants include ROI analysis, project coordination, compatibility testing, pilot systems, Hyper-V virtualization architecture, Cloud solutions, mobile management and synchronization, telecommuter access, data and identity security, automated provisioning and administration, network design, wired/wireless convergence, disaster recovery planning, webinar training for IT support staff and users, and ongoing technical help.

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Oregon - Portland, OR, Salem, OR, Eugene, OR, Gresham, OR Top Rated Cybersecurity Consultancies Security Certification for CISSP in Oregon
Parsippany Software Outsourcing Consultant Small Business Network Consulting Company
ProSight DPS Hybrid Cloud Backup/Recovery Consulting Services ProSight DPS Hybrid Cloud Backup/Recovery Consult
ProSight Remote Server Management Remote Technical Support Automated Desktop Management Technical Support Services
Professionals for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 Aurora, Arapahoe County Consultant Services
Progent Small Enterprise Outsourcing Companies in Palm Beach Gardens, FL Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Consultant
Progent Startup Company Computer Network Support Irvine, CA Emergency Cisco PC Consulting in Portland, Oregon
Remote Support for Aironet 1700 Access Point
Aironet Wave 2 Wi-Fi AP Consultant Services

Progent's certified wireless consulting experts can help businesses of all sizes to plan, deploy, manage and troubleshoot Cisco Aironet Wi-Fi access point solutions to achieve the throughput, range, density, expandability, security and ease of management required for transparent access between Wi-Fi and wired networks. Progent offers efficient remote and onsite support for legacy and new-generation 802.11ac Aironet wireless access points and Progent can help you design and manage wireless solutions that include indoor and outdoor Aironet APs.

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Remote Progent Small Businesses Software Support Emeryville, CA Security Security Contractors
Technology Professional for Security Information and Event Management
GIAC Security and Compliance Check Consultancy

GIAC was founded in 1999 to validate the knowledge of computer security professionals. GIAC certifications are recognized by companies and government organizations around the world including and the United States National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants offer help with any of the network security disciplines covered within GIAC accreditation such as auditing infrastructure security mechanisms, security incident handling, intrusion detection, web-based services security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

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UNIX Upgrade
Migration Consulting for Sun Solaris

Progent can assist you to design and execute an efficient transition from a Sun Solaris-based information system to a network powered by MS Windows and capable of supporting Microsoft's familiar office productivity suites, commercial applications, and developer platforms. Progent's Sun Solaris, Windows and Cisco consultants and application specialists can help you guard your information and minimize productivity disruption by designing an efficient transition strategy that protects your current assets in Sun Solaris software and infrastructure. UNIX-to-Windows transition support services available from Progent include analysis of existing infrastructure, transition planning and testing, Microsoft Exchange migration expertise, information and application software migration, and processor and storage transition and consolidation.

SCOM 2012 Application Monitoring Consulting SCOM 2012 Application Monitoring Technical Consultant
Design for Amazon S3 disaster recovery
Amazon cloud integration Development Companies

Progent offers cost-effective remote support to assist companies to access Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services such as Amazon EC2 for virtual machine hosting, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) for scalable cloud storage, and Glacier for low-cost archival storage. Progent can assist your IT team with every aspect of Amazon AWS migration and troubleshooting including requirements analysis, preparedness assessment, system design, testing, configuration, centralized administration, performance tuning, software license management, disaster recovery mechanisms, and security. Progent can provide advanced expertise with firewalls and VPN connections and can show you how to create cloud-based or hybrid cloud networking models that efficiently incorporate Amazon AWS resources. Progent can provide occasional expertise to help you to resolve technical roadblocks or Progent can provide comprehensive project management outsourcing to help you move to the Amazon AWS platform on schedule and on budget.

SQL Server 2014 and Windows Server 2012 R2 IT Consultants SQL Server 2014 Capacity Planning Support Services
San Francisco Bay Area Progent Small Companies Network Installations Microsoft Lync Server Engineer
San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California Progent Start-Up Business Outsourcing Companies Remote Troubleshooting for Cisco in El Paso, TX
Server Management Consulting Services
Virtualization Professional

Server growth wreaks havoc on IT budgets and management resources. Server reduction via a virtual architecture promises lower TCO of hardware and quicker return on investment, more leveraged utilization of servers, streamlined operations, enhanced system availability, and easier manageability. Common usage scenarios for virtual machines include resource consolidation, economical hosts for mission-critical legacy applications based on outdated operating systems, and inexpensive isolation of program development or pilot testing environments from production systems.

Security Consultants Microsoft Network Implementation Eugene
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota Technical Support Help
Azure Planning Technology Professional
Azure Disaster Recovery Consulting

Progent can help small businesses to move any part of their network infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure cloud. This can streamline IT administration and lower equipment expense. Microsoft Azure includes a wealth of public cloud services and Progent can help you to evaluate the benefits and limitations of various cloud networking models supported by Azure. Progent can help you manage cloud-resident or hybrid cloud and on-premises applications and network infrastructure and make sure you sidestep the common errors small companies make when migrating to the cloud. Progent can help you to set up cloud servers on Azure Virtual Machines, utilize cloud storage with Azure Storage, handle authentication with Azure Active Directory, and automate backup-and-recovery mechanisms with Azure Backup. Progent can also help you to configure perimeter firewalls and IPsec VPN connections and also to manage iPhones and iPads and Android smartphones and tablets.

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Windows Server 2008 Hyper-VI Consultants
Windows Server 2008 Security Information Technology Consulting

Windows Server 2008 R2 offers high levels of performance, security, fault tolerance, expandability, and flexibility that accelerate output of on-site, branch office, and mobile workers. Progent's network professionals can provide cost-effective remote engineering, troubleshooting, and education services to help your company to design, implement, and maintain Windows Server 2008 R2 in order to add substantial strategic value to your information system.

Sun Solaris Upgrading Sun Solaris Migration Consulting
password management Consultant
password management Consult

ProSight IT Asset Management is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, retrieve and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time spent searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network such as standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require the instant you need it.

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Consult for ProSight Network Management Outsourcing
ProSight Remote Managed IT Services Consult

Progent's ProSight family of managed services are geared to provide businesses who maintain small internal IT administration and support staffs with affordable help from world-class management platforms and consulting expertise. Advantages of the ProSight catalog of managed IT services include flat-rate IT management costs, smart automation of common management processes, continual absorption of new technology, graceful migration from older technology to up-to-date solutions, close fit between computer technology with strategic objectives, guidance from veteran network consultants, and freeing up management to concentrate on business issues rather than ever-changing network technology.

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Top Rated Computer Network Service Company in Overland Park Kansas Network Design and Consulting Overland Park Leawood Prairie Village
Waterford Upgrade California Information Technology Integrators
Citrix XenApp Datacenter Network Engineer
Application Delivery Consulting

Progent's Citrix-certified consultants can help your business to design, implement, manage, and support a virtual application delivery solution built on Citrix XenApp. Progent's Cisco CCIE network consultants can show you how to optimize your network infrastructure for delivering server and client-side applications, and Progent's datacenter support experts can help you to manage and support a remote datacenter that offers high uptime, advanced protection, and fast recovery.

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Small Business Server 2008 Specialist
Professionals for Microsoft Small Business Server

Microsoft Small Business Server is a low-cost suite of server products that provides the foundation for a feature-rich but easy-to-manage information. The integration demands of the Microsoft .NET functions bundled with Small Business Server 2011 requires an IT consultant with real-world background and broad experience in planning and building effective and comprehensive information technology solutions. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have extensive experience with the technologies built into SBS 2011 and SBS 2008. This experience ensures you success in installing, administering, and troubleshooting network environments based on the Microsoft SBS line of servers and applications.

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Online Troubleshooting Consultants
Consultancy for MySQL development
SharePoint application development Consultant

Progentís team of expert software programmers, relational database architects, and program managers can help enterprise clients to complete development programs for Windows, Linux/UNIX, or Web applications. Progent's co-sourcing services include access to seasoned program managers for advanced planning and project co-ordination or Progent can assist clients plug expertise gaps by offering relational database designers and software programmers skilled in building RDBMS applications powered by SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL. Progent's SharePoint experts can help clients to incorporate SharePoint with additional applications such as SQL Server and Office Excel to create data-driven intranets and portal sites. Progent also offers experience with web development technologies and can help clients to create, expand, repair, or port web-based applications to utilize the latest advances in web technology.

Windows Server 2016 Network Support Consultant Richmond Piedmont Technical Support Group for Windows Server 2012 R2
Support Services for Dynamics GP/Great Plains
Microsoft Expert Dynamics GP Power BI Technical Support Services

important features of Dynamics GP/Great Plains software include a modular structure that lets you buy just the functionality you need, a standards-based foundation based on Microsoft technologies to safeguard your investment and provide a highly interconnected environment, enhanced reporting capabilities that permit you to track all activities, income and expenses and sales patterns, compatibility with Microsoft Office to enable access to business data, the ability to integrate information from virtually any database or workstation software into Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains, and an open architecture that makes it possible to develop specialized programs. Progent can show you how to configure and maintain a reliable, protected server and communications infrastructure to support Dynamics GP, and can provide expert GP/Great Plains support professionals to show you how to convert the powerful features of Dynamics GP business accounting software into a high-value business management solution.

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Yonkers New York Redhat Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Computer Consulting Debian Linux, Solaris, UNIX IT Consultants in Yonkers, Westchester County
Catalyst Switching Consultant
Catalyst Switch IOS-XR Online Technical Support

Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE networking experts can assist you to configure, manage, update, optimize and debug Catalyst switches. Progent can also help you to enhance the security and compliance of Catalyst switches and migrate efficiently from outdated switches to modern devices.