Progent's Juniper-certified consultants can help your business plan the deployment of Juniper SSG integrated firewall/VPN products, configure security policies to match your operational requirements, set up network OS software to streamline management processes, migrate from legacy Juniper products, and troubleshoot infrastructure issues.
Progent's certified database application developers offer businesses of any size remote support for popular database platforms including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, and Microsoft Access. Services available from Progent include software installation and configuration, database design and coding, management support, replication and synchronization strategies, storage management, performance optimization, migration, information security, backup and recovery options, problem solving, and training.
For businesses that have a combination of Apple Mac and Microsoft Windows computers, there exist two basic solutions for running Windows-dependent software on macOS or OS X: remote access to a physical Windows PC or local emulation of a Windows environment on a macOS or Mac OS X desktop. Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac allows you to attach an Apple Mac to a networked Microsoft Windows-based PC to use Windows programs and access network resources. Microsoft's Virtual PC for Mac simulates Windows on an Apple Mac system so you are able to run Windows applications directly. Progent's Mac technology support experts can assist your organization to manage these solutions for using Windows applications on your Macs and can in addition assist your business to assess and install third-party solutions for Windows PC simulation.
Microsoft supports seamless hybrid ecosystems that integrate Office 365 and on-premises Exchange deployments. This permits you to have certain Exchange mailboxes located at your on-premises datacenter and other mailboxes hosted by Office 365. Progent's certified Exchange consultants can assist your organization with any phase of designing, integrating and troubleshooting your hybrid Exchange Online deployment. Progent's Exchange consultants can provide as-needed support to help you through stubborn technical issues and also can provide comprehensive project management outsourcing to ensure your hybrid Office 365 solution is completed on schedule and on budget.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have more than 10 years of background planning, deploying, optimizing and fixing SCOM solutions and can provide companies of all sizes advanced remote or onsite consulting services for Microsoft SCOM 2012. Progent can assist your company to design an architecture for Microsoft SCOM 2012 servers that provides the responsiveness and resilience needed to monitor your IT resources efficiently, whether your datacenters are on-premises, in the cloud, or a mixed environment. Progent can also assist you to import and set up SCOM 2012 management packs based on best practices for monitoring network fabric as well as Microsoft and 3rd-party apps and services. Also, Progent can deliver fast remote or onsite troubleshooting to help you to fix serious issues uncovered by SCOM 2012.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you to evaluate the business value of Windows Server 2012 R2 for your organization, create test environments and rollout plans, optimize your network infrastructure for local, multi-site, private or public cloud-based, and hybrid datacenters, educate your IT support, staff, develop a corporate-wide security plan, automate network administration, assist with creating applications, and build and test a DR/BC plan.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can help you design, document, carry out, manage, and repair a network-wide move to 64-bit server and client operating systems and applications. Progent can help you test your 64-bit environment to make sure it handles all of the key 32-bit programs which you want to retain plus the latest 64-bit editions of software you plan to run.
Progent's Microsoft-authorized consultants can show you how to rationalize the business case for deploying SharePoint Server 2007, advise you on the most sensible version of SharePoint Portal Server for your application, provide configuration and deployment services, assist you to set up Microsoft SQL Server as a back-end database manager, improve your network integrity, integrate your standard and customized application programs to operate with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007, develop a company-wide security plan that encompasses portal solutions, and deliver troubleshooting and Help Desk services.
Progent delivers the services of Microsoft and Cisco-Certified IT consulting experts to offer clients affordable alternatives to help businesses maximize the value of Microsoft and Cisco products. For environments that range from remote offices to large corporations, Progent's network consultants can help you enhance your information system's e-mail architecture, security, availability, performance, and IT management.
Progent provides consulting services for WatchGuard Firewall security gateways including the WatchGuard Firebox and XTM series of Firewalls and the Firebox SSL Core VPN Gateway. Progent's WatchGuard consultants can show you how to choose, configure, and maintain a WatchGuard Firewall/VPN product that fits your security needs and budget. Progent can help you to maintain legacy WatchGuard firewalls or upgrade smoothly to modern WatchGuard firewalls.
Progent's CCIE-certified networking experts have extensive experience helping Internet Service Providers to design, implement, manage, tune, and debug high-availability, extensible connectivity environments appropriate for shared public networks.
Our compensation model is built on contribution, so just like working as an independent contractor, your income is entirely tied to your work effort. Certain of our consultants focus on quality of life and elect to work at an easy pace, utilizing our self-determined calendar to pursue individual pursuits such as mountain biking, motorcycle racing, snow boarding, fishing, vacations, or sharing free time with relatives and friends. Others use the chance to earn big dollars via hard work and long days. Progent completely supports both ends of the spectrum plus everything in the middle.
MS Office Communications Server delivers Instant Messaging and Real Presence in a scalable, enterprise-grade package offering advanced protection, seamless integration with popular Microsoft products, an expandable, standards-based development environment, and support for regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, SOX, and GLB. Your organization can realize cost savings and elevated operational efficiencies, enhanced individual productivity, and stronger intellectual property protection with this simple-to-administer, highly available solution. Effective deployments of Office Communications Server require extensive planning and thought before installation. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can provide the skill needed to realize all the advantages of Office Communications Server across your whole organization.
Progent offers rapid online support from Cisco-certified CCIE network infrastructure consultants. Progent's CCIE experts can connect to your environment via advanced remote diagnostic tools to provide quick and affordable analysis and repair of urgent network problems.
Progent's Cisco certified networking experts can help your organization to manage legacy PIX 500 or ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate to Cisco ASA 5500-X security appliances. Progent can also assist you to configure, manage, upgrade and debug Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services.
For smaller organizations, computer security and regulatory compliance can be excessively complex to master yet too dangerous to overlook. The largest biggest enterprises have been breached, and the top cloud services have on occasion been taken down. It looks like there's no place to hide. Progent has made it economical for small and midsize organizations to carry out critical security tasks effectively by offering the benefit of billable time to the closest minute with no minimum billing for online help. You have access to a seasoned computer expert to provide precisely the knowledge you need when you require it. Progent’s CISA, CISM, GIAC, CISSP and ISSAP premier consultants can assist your business with any level of network security including security audits, virus defense and recovery, spam and email content filtering, email data loss and data leak prevention, regulatory compliance reporting, and creating a complete security plan.
Progent's business climate will allow you to become a more capable consulting professional by improving your technical skills and boosting the satisfaction of your clients. Progent delivers this promise by recruiting the top professional experts for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art network and communications architecture, using specialized application utilities to enable the highest quality of service, and by streamlining proven business models for finding and retaining clients.
VMware's NSX network virtualization platform allows you to create complete logical networks in software. NSX permits virtual networks to be provisioned instantly and administered with a high level of automation independent of the hardware making up the underlying IP network. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) allows programmatic recovery, application mobility, and non-intrusive site migration, failback and re-protect. Site Recovery Manager also permits non-intrusive testing for site recovery, updates and fixes and can generate audit reports to confirm full service restoration, validate Service Level Agreements and prove compliance. When used with VMware's NSX network virtualization technology, VMware Site Recovery Manager can quickly recover the complete logical network topology at the secondary datacenter. Progent offers the support of a VCDX certified VMware NSX consultant and VMware Site Recovery Manager integration specialist to help you to plan, deploy, test and administer a DR system powered by VMware SRM and VMware NSX.
Progent's webinar training classes offer small businesses the affordability, simplicity, and versatility of virtual learning and the proven training methods of expert teachers who employ sophisticated collaboration software to emulate live, participatory classrooms. Progent can provide webinar education for popular desktop software including elements of Microsoft Office suite such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and Project: MS Dynamics business accounting and analytics software such as MS Dynamics GP (Great Plains); plus other top desktop applications like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Writer, and Crystal Reports.
Progent can help businesses of any size to migrate all or part of their computing infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure cloud. This can streamline IT management and lower hardware expense. Microsoft Azure offers a wealth of public cloud services and Progent can help you to evaluate the benefits and limitations of various cloud networking architectures you can use with Azure. Progent can help you manage cloud-resident or hybrid cloud and local apps and network infrastructure and ensure you avoid the typical errors small companies make when moving to the cloud. Progent can assist you to configure VMs on Azure Virtual Machines, utilize VHD storage with Azure Storage, manage authentication with Azure Active Directory, and automate transparent backup services with Azure Backup. Progent can also assist you to prepare firewalls and VPN tunnels and also to manage iPhones and iPads and Google Android smartphones and tablets.
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based machine learning technology to defend endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the complete threat lifecycle including protection, identification, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time system-wide immunization against new threats.
Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2019 consultants can assist your organization to evaluate the business case for upgrading to SQL Server 2019 and can deliver rapid remote or on-premises contact with experts in system planning and integration, application programming, SQL Server management, and cybersecurity.
Progent has extensive experience providing a broad range of remote network consulting and emergency repair services to local governments and schools throughout the United States. Progent is one of the pioneers in providing expert remote network support and has delivered network support to organizations in all 50 states. Online support saves travel costs and solves issues faster than on-premises support.
Ubiquiti's UniFi family of Wi-Fi network appliances includes indoor and outdoor Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points (APs), security gateways, and switches. UniFi devices installed across multiple sites with any number of APs can be remotely configured and managed using Ubiquiti's free UniFi Controller software, which centralizes and streamlines setup, discovery, administration, tuning, debugging, monitoring, and reporting. Progent can provide the skills of veteran wireless professionals who can assist you to determine the value of Ubiquiti’s UniFi technology for your business and help you to plan, install, administer, and troubleshoot your UniFi ecosystem.
Progent's Standard Help Desk Services provide an end-to-end service desk solution that manages all facets of online desktop technical support from service requests through trouble ticket generation, remote desktop control, status tracking, problem solving, and reporting. Help Desk services are offered at a significant discount from Progent's regular Level 1 desktop service rates, and Progent offers the option of rapid on-demand escalation to Level 2 and Level 3 experts to handle challenging issues.
Progent uses an enterprise-class support reporting system that stores and organizes detailed documentation for all billed support activities. Unlike some independent consultants or small service firms who provide minimal documentation or details of tasks performed, each service provided by Progent is tracked by comprehensive documentation. Every Progent staff member has use of the support documentation transmitted by every staff member to each customer. The discipline of documenting and archiving support activity allows more efficient service and avoids a slew of common misfortunes such as when a service customer is virtually held hostage to a consultant who won’t let go of vital service information.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants offer cost-effective online support and programming services to help your business to plan, deploy, administer, and troubleshoot Microsoft SharePoint 2010 environments that can include web sites able to function as portals, extranets, document management applications, blogs, data warehouses, business analytics, enterprise-wide search, workflows, and other utilities to promote and enhance collaboration. Progent can show you how to combine SharePoint 2010 with Microsoft SQL Server and with third-party databases and with Microsoft's popular office productivity programs including Excel, Word, Outlook, and Project. Progent can assist your business to migrate from previous versions of SharePoint or adapt a multi-vendor mix of web technologies into a consolidated and easy-to-manage SharePoint 2010 environment.
Progent's Juniper-certified network engineers can assist your organization to design and carry out the installation of Juniper J Series firewall/VPN routers, configure security policies and fault-tolerant redundancy, and provide ongoing technical consulting and troubleshooting services.
Catalyst family of wireless controllers streamline the management of wireless LANs by unifying the provisioning and control of wireless APs, tuning wireless performance by reducing the effect of radio frequency congestion, enhancing wireless uptime with fast failover, and hardening data security by identifying cyber threats and filtering traffic content according to user type and locale. Progent can help your business to deploy Cisco wireless LAN controller appliances to manage wireless networks of any size. Progent can help you to administer and debug your existing Cisco Wi-Fi environment or implement a smooth upgrade to Cisco's modern wireless controller technology.
Progent's Cisco-certified Wi-Fi integration consultants can assist organizations to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Wi-Fi products such as Cisco's Aironet and Meraki Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points as well as Cisco's Wireless Network Controllers.
Progent's expertise providing Microsoft .NET services and SQL Server consulting, and Progent's programming experience with VBasic, XML, and other developer tools make it possible to create specialized mission-critical programs and eCommerce solutions that integrate transparently with Microsoft Dynamics GP Software. Progent's Dynamics GP management reporting consultants can help you create reports that allow you to track your business more thoroughly, turning uncooked information into valuable understanding of your company and customers.
Progent's certified Windows Server 2019 consultants can help your organization to design and implement a cost-effective migration to Windows Server 2019 using your current system architecture or a cloud-based or hybrid deployment model. Microsoft Windows Server 2019 offers major improvements in scale, speed, manageability, Hyper-V virtualization, security and compliance, hybrid on-prem plus cloud deployments, resilience, and container support.
For large organizations, Progent can supplement in-house IT groups by offering world-class background in supporting critical Microsoft and Cisco technologies. Progent's certified professionals can provide Enterprise Active Directory help, Exchange Server 2010 support, SharePoint Server expertise, and Microsoft SQL Server help. For the nationwide or worldwide enterprise with branch offices, Progent can act as a transparent local supplement of enterprise IT management. Progent’s enterprise support services include company-wide security, remote branch office support, system architecture, Sarbox conformance, project management, and world-class service for multi-site office environments powered by Enterprise Windows. Progent can offer field consultants and technicians to help with a campus relocation or branch move, or a network architect to assist with building or using an Internet Data Center or Hosting Facility.
Progent provides small organizations two low-cost network security inventory packages that provide, at a set price, remotely managed scans of your network security profile which are analyzed by expert security specialists who interpret the results of the remote scan, present objective evaluations of your current security vulnerability, and offer suggestions for remediation. Progent offers two complementary network security evaluation scanning packages for external and internal security testing that are priced to meet the budgets of small businesses while delivering enterprise-class evaluations of your IT network's exposure to attack.
Progent's CCIE-certified network infrastructure experts offer advanced support for Cisco Unified Communications Manager (formerly CallManager). Progent can assist you to integrate VoIP phones, create dial plans, configure SIP trunking and PSTN support, deploy ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, and design UCS server high availability systems.
Microsoft System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager is a component of Microsoft's System Center 2016 suite of network monitoring and management tools and is intended to provide a centralized solution for configuring and administering virtualized datacenters across hybrid networks that can include private clouds and Microsoft Azure services. Progent's Virtual Machine Manager 2016 consulting experts can help businesses of any size with any aspect of building, deploying, and maintaining a SCVMM 2016 solution. Progent can assess your virtualization architecture, help you migrate smoothly from older versions of Virtual Machine Manager, develop processes for creating and installing virtual machines and VM hosts, implement high-availability compute and storage clusters, connect your private cloud resources with public clouds, configure virtual switches and load balancers, develop and debug PowerShell scripts, and help you assess the strategic advantages of the latest capabilities such as Storage Spaces Direct and Host Guardian Service. Progent's certified virtualization experts can provide advanced Hyper-V consulting and VMware ESXi expertise.
Progent provided a wireless integration environment that allowed a school to improve productivity and avoid the ongoing expense of a dedicated wireline connection. Progent proposed a Proxim Tsunami high-speed wireless bridge. The economical building-to-building Proxim bridge is designed for interfacing separate locations up to 2.5 miles apart and can reach even greater ranges. This wireless alternative offered improved bandwidth and reliability than recourse to amplifying the 802.11b wireless network, and because it utilizes the 5.8Ghz band it offered immunity to local interference.
Dynamics GP/Great Plains accounting offers analytics and reporting features that allow you to monitor all operations, sales and spending, and market trends with built-in drill-down, query, and reporting functions. Progent's Dynamics GP/Great Plains reporting consulting expertise can enable you to create reports that let you analyze your business more thoroughly, converting uncooked data into useful management information. Progent is able to improve your reporting and analytics by providing Crystal Reports consulting, FRx support, and Microsoft Excel assistance. In addition to delivering reporting help, Progent can provide Microsoft .NET support, Microsoft SQL Server expertise, and application experience with VBasic, XML and other development environments in order to offer custom business software development and eCommerce applications that work transparently with Dynamics GP/Great Plains.
Progent's certified SonicWall firewall experts can help you integrate, manage, and tune SonicWall firewall devices including the newer SonicWall TZ, NSa and NSsp families of appliances and the older SonicWall PRO 2040 devices. Progent's CISSP and GIAC-certified cybersecurity consultants can show you how to incorporate SonicWall firewalls into an end-to-end network protection plan and design security into your business practices.
Progent can provide cost-effective remote support to help businesses of any size to access Amazon AWS cloud services including Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for virtual server hosting, Amazon S3, and Amazon Glacier. Progent can help your IT team with every phase of Amazon AWS migration and troubleshooting including needs analysis, preparedness assessment, architectural design, pilot testing, configuration, centralized administration, performance tuning, software license management, disaster recovery mechanisms, and security strategies.
Progent's Microsoft-certified SharePoint 2019 and SharePoint Online experts can provide affordable remote and onsite expertise, software development, and debugging services for organizations of all sizes who intend to migrate to SharePoint Server 2019 or SharePoint Online from prior releases of SharePoint. Progent can assist customers design and execute a cost-effective migration to SharePoint 2019 on prem, SharePoint Online, or a hybrid environment that incorporates local and cloud-based components into a seamless information management system.
Progent offers affordable online and on-premises support to assist companies of any size to migrate all or part of their core IT resources to Google Cloud Platform services. This can save time and hardware costs and enable the use of Google's cutting edge machine learning tools. Progent can assist your IT team with every phase of Google Cloud Platform migration and troubleshooting including needs analysis, preparedness assessment, architectural design and review, pilot testing, configuration, administration, performance tuning, software license management, disaster recovery mechanisms, and security and compliance.
Cisco's wireless VoIP phones are industrial-grade wireless devices intended for professionals who are mobile within office, warehouse, health-care or other environments where IT management requires user endpoints that provide more control, security and ruggedness than is achievable with the Bring-Your-Own-Device style of workplace communications. Integration of Cisco's wireless VoIP phones usually demands that IT teams set up and fine tune numerous components of your Wi-Fi infrastructure such as APs, routers and switches, wireless LAN controllers, and management software. Progent's certified consultants offer online and on-premises support to help your organization create and administer a Cisco wireless VoIP phone deployment by delivering integration services that range from troubleshooting the set up of a wireless IP phone or access point to offering project management outsourcing or co-sourcing for updating the Wi-Fi infrastructure of an entire campus.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can help you plan, document, implement, manage, and troubleshoot a system-wide move to 64-bit server and client OS software and applications. Progent can help you test your 64-bit infrastructure to make sure it supports all of the key 32-bit applications which you intend to retain as well as the new 64-bit versions of software you wish to install.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can show you how to rationalize the economic justification for implementing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007, consult with you on the most appropriate edition of SharePoint Portal Server for your circumstances, offer configuration and integration expertise, assist you to install MS SQL Server as a back-end database manager, optimize your network integrity, integrate your off-the-shelf and custom application programs to work with SharePoint Server 2007, develop a comprehensive security plan that encompasses portal solutions, and provide maintenance and Help Desk support.
Progent's experts offer Apple macOS and OS X users a variety of services including desktop support, Apple macOS and OS X expertise, Mac co-existence with Windows networks, Microsoft Entourage and Exchange Server help, network protection services, and one-on-one education. Progent can assist clients to migrate to macOS from Mac OS X or other earlier versions of Apple Mac OS X and Progent can provide expertise with Apple macOS and Mac OS X applications. Progent can also assist your business with iPhone integration and iPad management, or migrating to Apple's iCloud services. For business environments based exclusively on Mac OS X or for systems incorporating a combination of Mac, Linux and Windows powered servers and workstations, Progent's Apple, Cisco, and Microsoft consultants have the experience and depth to handle the complexity of designing, configuring and maintaining a network environment that is available, secure, efficient and able to achieve your organization's business goals.
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Cisco's Catalyst Wi-Fi controllers simplify the management of wireless networks by unifying the configuration and control of wireless access points, optimizing Wi-Fi throughput by reducing the effect of radio frequency congestion, improving Wi-Fi uptime with fast failover, and hardening security by detecting threats and analyzing network traffic according to user class and locale. Progent's Wi-Fi consultants can help your business to configure Cisco wireless LAN controllers to manage wireless LANs of all sizes. Progent can assist you to maintain and debug your existing Cisco-based Wi-Fi solution or implement an efficient transition to Cisco's latest wireless controller solutions.
With the Catalyst line of switches for small and medium-sized companies, Cisco allows organizations to realize the full advantages of bringing intelligence to their networks. Cisco's switching product line makes it possible to enable features to make your network infrastructure highly available to accommodate real-time needs, expandable to facilitate growth, secure enough to protect confidential data, and capable of prioritizing and controlling traffic flows to streamline network operations. Progent's Cisco certified consultants can show you how to select and deploy Cisco switches appropriate for your business. Also, Progent's CISA certified security consultants can show you how to develop a comprehensive protection policy and set up Catalyst switches so they powerfully support your security policies. Catalyst switches that Progent supports include Cisco's Catalyst 2950 switches, Catalyst 3560 switches, Cisco Catalyst 4900 switches, and Catalyst 6500 Series Switches.
Progent offers cost-effective online assistance to help your business to design, configure, and troubleshoot any aspect of your iOS and Windows integration efforts and is available for short-term jobs to help you get past specific technical bottlenecks or long-term engagements to help you complete business-critical projects on time and within budget. Progent has experience in on-premises, cloud-based, or hybrid environments and can help you create or support a highly available, protected and efficient network infrastructure that aligns with your mode of computing. Progent can also provide online and onsite training to show you how to manage and use your iPhones and iPads in a secure, collaborative environment that optimizes the business value of your information network.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows 2003 Server engineers offer computer help and IT consulting services for the entire line of Microsoft .NET Servers, Windows 2003 Server, and Windows Server 2000. Progent's Microsoft Windows 2003 upgrade, integration, update, and support offerings include network planning, installation, project management, in-person and off-site network support and repair, Call Center services, CISM-certified security consulting, comprehensive outsourcing, and cost-effective co-sourcing.
For mid-size companies looking for IT consulting services, Progent offers a variety of alternatives including local service, remote support, off-site Call Center, round-the-clock support with remote system monitoring, emergency staff augmentation, business relocation services, application programming, and professional consulting. For medium-size companies in California or other areas serviced by Progent's field engineers, Progent provides professional in-person help for solving technical problems quickly and affordably.
Progent's consultants can provide online and onsite expertise for companies of any size to evaluate the costs/benefits of migrating to Skype for Business or Skype for Business Online from any release of Lync Server or Microsoft Office Communications Server. Progent can help your business to design an on-premises, cloud-based or mixed topology; interface Skype for Business with Microsoft SQL Server,Exchange Server, SharePoint Server and Office; set up HA mechanisms; interface Skype for Business with your PSTN gateway; and integrate third-party communication platforms like Cisco UC. Progent's certified network security consultants can help you design and validate a security strategy for your Skype for Business deployment that meets regulatory requirements.
Microsoft Office for Mac allows Mac users to receive the benefits of the industry's most familiar business programs. Progent's Apple-certified Macintosh consultants can show you how to configure Mac Office on a multi-vendor network combining Apple OS X and Windows-powered computers so that Mac users can take advantage of the new features in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Entourage in order to share data and network resources with co-workers who use Windows. Progent's consultants have expertise with both Apple Macintosh and Windows platforms and can provide service for environments that mix Apple Macintosh with Windows systems with extensive resource sharing, or environments which intentionally limit collaboration between Mac and Windows systems.