Progent is one of the most expert information technology consulting companies for integrating e-mail solutions powered by Microsoft Exchange 2000. Progent is skilled in helping small companies derive all the advantages of Exchange Server 2000 for common situations such as updating from Microsoft Exchange 5.5, migration from an ISP-managed or POP3 e-mail system, and jobbing out your Exchange 2000 Server administration.
Progent's Cisco-certified wireless networking consultants offer remote and onsite consulting and support services to help your organization to plan, install, manage, tune, and debug Wi-Fi networks that utilize Cisco's Meraki APs. Progent's consultants can also assist you to design and implement hybrid networks that integrate local and cloud-based services and that deliver easy access, enhanced security and compliance, streamlined management, and dependable operation for all your mobile and desktop endpoints.
ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for small and mid-sized businesses to diagram, monitor, enhance and troubleshoot their connectivity hardware like switches, firewalls, and access points plus servers, printers, endpoints and other networked devices. Using cutting-edge RMM technology, WAN Watch ensures that network maps are kept updated, captures and manages the configuration of virtually all devices on your network, monitors performance, and sends alerts when potential issues are discovered. By automating complex management and troubleshooting activities, ProSight WAN Watch can cut hours off ordinary tasks like making network diagrams, reconfiguring your network, locating appliances that require critical updates, or resolving performance issues.
MS Communications Server delivers Instant Messaging and presence in a scalable, world-class solution offering advanced security, transparent integration with other Microsoft products, an expandable, standards-based development environment, and support for regulatory mandates such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and Gramm-Leach-Bliley. Your organization can realize cost savings and elevated operational efficiencies, increased individual productivity, and stronger IP security with this simple-to-manage, fault-tolerant solution. Effective deployments of Office Communications Server require careful planning and consideration before roll out. Progent's Microsoft-authorized professionals can provide the skill needed to realize all the advantages of Microsoft Office Communications Server throughout your entire organization.
Cisco's Catalyst Wi-Fi controllers simplify the administration of wireless networks by unifying the provisioning and management of Wi-Fi access points, tuning Wi-Fi performance by limiting the impact of RF congestion, enhancing wireless uptime with fast auto-failover, and hardening security by identifying cyber threats and analyzing network traffic according to user type and locale. Progent can help your business to configure Cisco wireless LAN controller appliances to manage and monitor Wi-Fi networks of all sizes. Progent can help you to maintain and debug your existing Cisco-based Wi-Fi environment or carry out a smooth transition to Cisco's latest Wi-Fi controller solutions.
Amazon Marketplace Web Service is an integrated library of APIs that allows Amazon sellers to streamline their business processes by automating crucial sales activities including listings, orders, payments, fulfillment, and finances. By tapping into Amazon's vast online selling environment and automating their sales, vendors can expand their reach, reduce their operating costs, improve response time to customers, and add to their profits. Progent's Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS) developers can work with your development staff and provide programming, workflow integration, project management support, and mentoring so you can shorten development time and costs and get to market quickly.
Cisco's Catalyst family of Wi-Fi controllers simplify the management of Wi-Fi networks by unifying the configuration and management of Wi-Fi APs, optimizing Wi-Fi performance by limiting the impact of radio frequency congestion, enhancing wireless availability with fast failover, and hardening data security by identifying threats and filtering traffic content according to user type and location. Progent's Wi-Fi consultants can assist your business to configure Cisco Wi-Fi controllers to manage Wi-Fi networks of all sizes. Progent can help you to administer and troubleshoot your current Cisco Wi-Fi environment or carry out a smooth transition to Cisco's modern Wi-Fi controller technology.
Progent can help businesses of any size to migrate any part of their network infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure cloud. This can streamline IT administration and lower hardware expense. Azure includes a comprehensive library of public cloud services and Progent can help you to evaluate the benefits and restrictions of various cloud computing architectures supported by Azure. Progent can help you administer cloud-based or hybrid cloud and local apps and network infrastructure and make sure you avoid the typical errors small organizations make when moving to the cloud. Progent can show you how to set up VMs on Azure Virtual Machines, use cloud storage with Azure Storage, handle authentication with Azure Active Directory, and automate backup-and-recovery mechanisms with Azure Backup. Progent can also show you how to configure firewalls and VPN tunnels and to manage iPhones and iPads and Google Android smartphones and tablets.
Progent offers Windows 2003 Cluster Server support to help your business implement non-stop clustered servers designed to provide 100% operation. Clustered Windows servers for zero-downtime systems include Microsoft Windows Cluster Server, Microsoft SQL Server Cluster, and Microsoft Exchange Cluster. By showing you how too design non-stop clustered server solutions powered by Windows Server 2003 Cluster, Progent’s Premier Windows professionals ensure that your zero-downtime clustered servers are set up to maximize the strategic advantage of your computer network.
Progent's disaster recovery support and business continuity engineers can show you how to design a disaster recovery plan to prepare for an IT network disaster. Progent can help you create a comprehensive disaster recovery strategy that incorporates periodic disaster recovery evaluations and drills. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized engineers can also show you how to create an affordable, fault-tolerant network solution that addresses availability issues involving a wide range of infrastructure technologies and procedures.
Microsoft Exchange 2013 includes significant improvements to the functionality of its predecessor Microsoft Exchange 2010 and introduces important new features plus a redesigned structure. These enhancements favorably impact key areas including manageability, high availability (HA), security, operational costs, collaboration, extensibility, performance, compatibility, and the user experience. Progent's certified Exchange 2013 consulting professionals can help you understand the potential advantages of upgrading to Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, design a cost-effective validation and deployment plan, and educate your IT staff to maintain your Microsoft Exchange 2013 environment. Progent can also provide ongoing online consulting and support and management for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.
Microsoft SQL Server 2000 is a rich, web-aware database and data analysis package that enables the fast creation of a new generation of enterprise-class programs that can provide your company a significant competitive edge. SQL Server features core support for XML and the ability to query across the Internet and outside the firewall. The knowledge and experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2000 consultants, with an average of more than over 10 years of work helping with Microsoft integration, assures you success in planning, deploying and administering Microsoft SQL Server solutions that are well connected with other applications based on Microsoft's .NET platform.
Exchange 2013 includes major enhancements to the capabilities of Exchange Server 2010 and delivers important new features as well as a redesigned structure. These enhancements favorably impact key areas like manageability, high availability (HA), security and compliance, operational costs, teamwork, scalability, throughput, compatibility, and productivity. Progent's certified Exchange 2013 consultants can help you understand the potential business benefits of migrating to Exchange Server 2013, design a cost-effective test and deployment strategy, and train your IT team to manage your Exchange 2013 environment. Progent can also provide affordable remote support and management for Exchange 2013.
Progent's certified Office and Office 365 consultants can assist companies of any size to integrate Microsoft Office desktop and Office 365 apps such as Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access, Visio and OneNote into a cohesive productivity solution that offers fast return on investment and enables better business outcomes. Progent can assist you to interface Office or Office 365 apps with each other and with other core Microsoft technologies including SharePoint Server, Microsoft Exchange Server and SQL Server deployed on-premises or hosted in the cloud. Progent can also assist you to resolve compatibility issues with various releases of Office and can provide customized online instruction to individual users or groups.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting and Management service offers complete hosting of a small organization's servers in an environment that gives the maximum degree of availability and scalability and is also easy to transfer to another host. ProSight Virtual Hosting and management services are built upon proven virtualization architectures that enable small businesses with mixed- platform environments to economize significantly on the costs of capital equipment, infrastructure maintenance, and network administration while achieving enterprise-class fault tolerance and an unprecedented level of vendor independence.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can assist businesses of all sizes to follow best practices to set up SCVMM 2012 hosts, fabric, storage systems, and libraries; plan, integrate, and manage private clouds, virtual machines, and services in SCVMM 2012; and integrate SCVMM with System Center 2012 Operations Manager for enterprise-class monitoring and reporting. Progent can help your company to upgrade from an earlier version of SCVMM or from another management system, and Progent can show you how you to enhance and repair your current SCVMM environment so you get the highest possible business value.
Progent's Duo managed services utilize Cisco's Duo technology to protect against password theft by using two-factor authentication (2FA). Duo supports single-tap identity confirmation with iOS, Google Android, and other personal devices.
ProSight Data Protection Services ECHO offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of vital files, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can assist you to recover your business-critical data.
Progent’s experienced Cisco network security consulting professionals offer expert PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall consulting services covering architecture, configuration, and support of Cisco firewall and Cisco security solutions. The PIX and ASA Series of Cisco firewall products delivers strong user and software policy enforcement, mutlivector attack defense, and safe connectivity services. Ranging from economical, easy-to-install desktop devices for small and home offices to modular enterprise-class appliances, Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls offer advanced protection, performance, and high reliability for network environments of any size. PIX and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, purpose-built operating system, eliminating common OS-specific security holes.
Progent's background providing Microsoft .NET services and Microsoft SQL Server consulting, and Progent's application development experience with VBasic, XML, and other developer platforms make it possible to create specialized mission-critical applications and eCommerce environments that operate transparently with Microsoft Dynamics GP Software. Progent's Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains reporting consultants can help you design reports that let you track your business more thoroughly, transforming raw data into valuable insights into your company and customers.
Microsoft has made a strong effort to enable transparent hybrid environments that combine Office 365 Exchange Online and local Exchange deployments. This permits you to have certain mailboxes hosted at your physical datacenter or private cloud and other mailboxes resident on Office 365. Progent's certified Exchange consultants can assist you with any phase of planning, implementing and troubleshooting your hybrid Exchange Online solution. Progent's Exchange consultants can provide as-needed expertise to help you through challenging technical issues and also can provide comprehensive project management outsourcing to ensure your hybrid Office 365 solution is completed on schedule and within budget.
ProSight Data Protection Services ECHO provide small and mid-sized businesses a low cost and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and allows fast restoration of critical files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged due to component breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's disaster recovery specialists can deliver world-class support to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when needed, can assist you to restore your business-critical data.
Progent has created several network security packages designed to deliver larger enterprises an objective and comprehensive network security evaluation from a team of premier security engineers. All Progent's network security evaluation packages feature a suite of services including network scans from inside and from outside the corporate firewall, professional analysis of scan results by accredited security engineers, creation of a paper documenting the findings, plus an interactive high-level executive outbrief and a detailed live review for in-house network engineers.
Microsoft Lync Server 2013, rebranded Skype for Business, enables businesses of all sizes to build a manageable and secure communications ecosystem that permits a Bring-Your-Own-Device computing model with instant messaging, presence, audio/video and web meetings with application sharing and whiteboard, and both IP and PSTN calling enabled for a broad assortment of desktop and handheld clients. Progent's certified Lync 2013 consultants and system integrators can assist your company to assess the advantages of Lync 2013, design an in-house, cloud-based (with Microsoft Lync Online) or hybrid topology suitable for your present and future goals, implement Lync 2013 in a way that expedites your return on investment, and deliver live online and on-premises training to your IT team and end users. Progent has expertise in critical pieces of a Lync 2013 deployment including Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange, and Progent can help your organization to integrate Lync Server 2013 with key Microsoft Office and Office 365 apps including Outlook clients and PowerPoint.
Progent delivers the services of Microsoft and Cisco-Certified network consulting experts to show customers affordable alternatives to help companies optimize the benefits of Microsoft and Cisco products. For environments that span from small offices to large corporations, Progent's expert engineers can assist you to enhance your network's e-mail infrastructure, protection, reliability, performance, and system management.
VMware's market leading Site Recovery Manager is an extension to VMware vCenter that allows you to define, automate and test a consistent runbook for recovering services rapidly after an outage. Site Recovery Manager provides centrally controlled and automated recovery, application mobility, plus non-disruptive site migration, failback and re-protect. SRM also enables non-disruptive testing for disaster recovery, upgrades and fixes and can produce audit reports to verify full service recovery, validate Service Level Agreements and prove compliance. Progent offers the support of a VCDX certified VMware SRM consulting expert to assist your organization to plan, configure, test and administer a DR system based on VMware SRM.
Progent's Data Center consultants can help you identify high availability data centers that meet the particular needs of your business. Fault tolerant off-site data centers are especially appealing to small companies because of their low cost and convenience compared to taking a do-it-yourself strategy. Trying to create an on-site data center that offers even a minimum level of fault tolerance is too costly for typical small organizations. Progent can show you how to get all the advantages of non-stop data centers and fault tolerant colo sites by offering a full array of consulting and maintenance services.
Progent's Linux consulting services offer small companies and software developers help with managing and maintaining Linux computers that operate with Microsoft-powered technology. Progent can give your organization contact with Linux consultants, support professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISM and CISA credentials. This wide range of expertise provides you with a convenient single source to show you how to create and manage a secure and reliable cross-platform network and communications infrastructure that allows Linux and Microsoft coexistence by combining MS Windows with major Linux derivatives such as RedHat, SUSE Linux, CentOS Linux, Ubuntu Linux, PCLOS, fedora, Gentoo, Mandrake, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware.
Progent's Microsoft-certified failover clustering experts can assist companies of all sizes to assess the benefits of adopting Microsoft Windows Server 2012 clustering to create an advanced fault-tolerant/disaster recovery solution, assist you to plan and install a Windows Server 2012 system, provide online and on-premises consulting services and engineering support for failover clusters composed of physical servers or virtual ones, and show you how to centralize the administration of clustered servers.
Barracuda Backup is a low-cost, subscription-based backup and disaster recovery platform for small and mid-size businesses. A Barracuda Backup deployment can include a purpose-built physical appliance manufactured by Barracuda or a software-based appliance with comparable features but which utilizes your own storage hardware. Barracuda Backup protects critical company data produced on-premises, at one or multiple remote locations, or in the cloud. For disaster preparedness, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon Web Services (AWS), or to any location with a physical or virtual Barracuda Backup appliance. Progent is a certified Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consultants offer a wide array of consulting services to assist your business to design, integrate, manage and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery system built on Barracuda technology.
Even if your company has a small computer services group and a modest technology budget, your information system can still feature the same high reliability and responsiveness that once required a substantial internal support organization. Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services for small businesses combine the experience of skilled Microsoft-expert and Cisco-premier IT professionals, the latest system management products for proactive monitoring and alerts, and cost-effective support packages such as a help desk service to keep your vital network applications and servers operating.
Progent can provide affordable remote consulting to assist companies to access Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services including Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for virtual machine hosting, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and Amazon Glacier. Progent can help you with every aspect of Amazon AWS integration including requirements analysis, preparedness assessment, architectural design and review, testing, deployment, administration, performance optimization, software license management, backup/restore mechanisms, and security strategies.
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Our compensation model is based on contribution, so similar to being a freelance consultant, your earnings are directly driven by your work effort. Some Progent consultants focus on lifestyle issues and choose to work at an easy pace, utilizing our self-determined schedule to follow personal pursuits such as hiking, car racing, snow boarding, surfing, vacations, or spending free time with family and acquaintances. Other consultants use the opportunity to earn major bucks via hard work and long hours. Progent fully encourages either end of the spectrum and everything in the middle.
Progent's certified ISA Server consultants have extensive backgrounds with Internet Security and Acceleration Server developing ISA Server-based security installations for information systems with many sites, remote users, and mission-critical web applications. Progent's Microsoft Firewall experts are available to assist your small business in planning and implementing an installation of ISA Server 2000 or ISA 2004 Server that supports your information security needs without adversely restricting your network productivity. Progent's consulting professionals can help you migrate from Microsoft Proxy Server from Microsoft ISA 2000 to ISA 2004 Enterprise Edition Server, ISA 2004 Standard Edition Server, or any up-to-date editions of ISA Server.
E-Mail Guard by Postini provides constantly updated spam and virus blocking, content filtering, and protection from email-based directory harvesting and DSA attacks. Progent is a Postini aggregator and support specialist. If your company is too small to qualify for a standard Postini license, you can still get the use of Postini’s Perimeter Manager services through Progent’s E-Mail Guard spam filtering and virus defense aggregation program. Progent’s certified email security professionals can help you create an email defense plan that features spam filtering and virus protection services and processes.
SSL VPN makes it possible to establish a secure Internet connection between an enterprise network and virtually any remote computer without the need for pre-installed client software. Progent's Juniper-certified consultants can help you design, manage, and troubleshoot SSL VPN solutions based on Juniper's AS Series of remote access appliances.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help your company to assess the value of Microsoft Lync Server for your environment and can help you to design and execute an installation of Microsoft Lync Server that unifies the control of Instant Messaging and Presence and increases the productivity of your office employees, at-home workers, and mobile workforce. Progent can in addition assist you to carry out an efficient upgrade to Microsoft Lync Server 2010 from Microsoft Office Communications Server or from Microsoft Live Communications Server, integrate Lync Server with Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL Server, show you how to use Microsoft Lync Server to improve the collaborative functions of MS Office programs, and offer online seminars and ongoing technical support for Lync and other Microsoft platforms.
Progent's experts can provide Apple macOS and Mac OS X users a range of services such as workstation support, Apple macOS and OS X expertise, Mac integration with Windows environments, Entourage and email expertise, security services, and one-on-one education. Progent can assist businesses to migrate to macOS from OS X or earlier editions of Apple Mac OS X and Progent can provide help with Apple macOS and Mac OS X applications. Progent's specialists in Apple technology can also assist you with Apple iPhone support and iPad management, or migrating to iCloud services. For business networks built exclusively on macOS or OS X or for systems with a combination of Mac, Linux and Windows based servers and workstations, Progent's Apple, Cisco, and Microsoft professionals have the background and depth to deal with the complexity of designing, configuring and maintaining a network infrastructure that is available, safe, fast and able to achieve your organization's objectives.
Progent can help companies of any size to move any part of their network infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure cloud. This can streamline IT administration and reduce hardware expense. Microsoft Azure offers a comprehensive library of public cloud services and Progent can help you to evaluate the benefits and restrictions of different cloud computing models you can use with Azure. Progent can help you administer cloud-resident or hybrid cloud and on-premises applications and network infrastructure and ensure you sidestep the common errors small organizations make when moving to the cloud. Progent can show you how to configure VMs on Azure Virtual Machines, use VHD storage with Azure Storage, handle authentication with Azure Active Directory, and create transparent backup services with Azure Backup. Progent can also help you to configure firewalls and VPN tunnels and to manage iPhones and iPads and Android handhelds.
Mid-sized companies can derive all the benefits of System Center Operations Manager 2007 and have fast access to Progent’s Microsoft and Cisco Premier Certified network support experts. With Progent's affordably priced IT service programs, medium-size businesses can choose a simple co-sourcing package built around Operations Manager 2007 with network monitoring, proactive warnings, comprehensive system analysis, Help Desk support, and online service. For companies with mission-critical applications who need high availability networking, Progent offers a complete 24x7 outsourcing package. Progent offers expertise in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager to provide mid-size company information systems world-class reliability, protection and productivity.
Cisco has designed an extensive array of routers including routers built to provide the security, bandwidth, and availability required by customers ranging from small offices to worldwide enterprises and ISPs. Cisco routers feature support for redundancy, transparent failthrough, and redundant power for improved fault tolerance and network availability. Progent can help you select and integrate Cisco routers to build a reliable foundation for your IT system and to make it economical to expand as you support new users, start new offices, deploy new services, extend your network to clients and partners, and manage an increasingly mobile workforce. Progent can provide help with a variety of routers powered by Cisco's IOS platform, including the Cisco 800 series of small business VPN routers, Cisco 1800 and 2800 Integrated Services Routers, Cisco 3900 and 4000 G2 ISR routers, Cisco ASR 1000 and 9000 Aggregation Services Routers for wide area network edge applications, Cisco CRS Carrier Routing System for core Networks, plus legacy 2500 and 2700 Series Routers.
Progent practices knowledge transfer from Progent's consultants to customers. By teaching customers to resolve problems that are within their comfort zone, Progent can focus on offering hard-to-find skills where Progent faces little competition. Small companies who utilize familiar freelance consultants or who employ in-house IT staffs benefit when Progent passes on knowledge about critical technology and tested methodologies to make their networks more reliable, protected, and productive.
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner with accredited competencies such as Advanced Infrastructure Solutions and Information Worker Solutions. Microsoft Certified Partners represent the elite organizations who earn the top client satisfaction and are afforded the closest working relationship with Microsoft. The knowledge, skills, and commitment needed to achieve the status of Microsoft Certified Partner benefits Progent's customers by allowing Progent to offer your company more complete solutions for your information network.
Microsoft Lync Server 2013, renamed Skype for Business, allows businesses of any size to build a manageable and protected communications environment that supports the modern BYOD computing style with instant messaging, real-time presence, web conferencing with app sharing, as well as IP and PSTN telephony across a broad assortment of stationary PCs and mobile clients. Progent's Microsoft-certified Lync 2013 experts and system integrators can help your company to assess the business benefits of Lync 2013, design an in-house, cloud-resident (via Lync Online) or mixed topology appropriate for your current and future goals, implement Lync 2013 in a way that expedites your ROI, and deliver live online and on-premises training to your management staff and users. Progent has in-depth expertise in critical pieces of a Lync 2013 deployment that include Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange, and Progent can help you to integrate Lync 2013 with key Office and Office 365 apps including Outlook and PowerPoint.
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 offers significant enhancements in speed, capacity, security, high-availability, BOYD integration, and built-in analytics and reporting. New features include PolyBase for handling relational and non-relational files in one appliance for big data applications, Jason integration, Dynamic Data Masking, Mobile Reports, and centralized management of on-premises and cloud-based operations and services. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team can deliver remote and onsite support to assist businesses of any size to configure, administer or debug any version of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also help you to interface SQL Server 2016 with other key Microsoft products including Windows Server and Hyper-V, Exchange Server 2016, SharePoint, Dynamics GP, Lync or Skype for Business, and SCOM.
Progent can help your business to design and execute an efficient transition from a Sun Solaris-based IT system to a network powered by MS Windows and capable of supporting Microsoft's familiar office productivity suites, business applications, and software development platforms. Progent's Sun Solaris, Windows and Cisco consultants and application experts can show you how to guard your information and reduce productivity disruption by designing an efficient migration strategy that preserves your existing investments in Sun Solaris application and infrastructure. UNIX-to-Windows migration consulting expertise available from Progent include evaluation of current infrastructure, transition planning and validation, Exchange migration expertise, data and application transition, and server and storage migration and economization.