If your business information system is based primarily on Windows technology but still relies on some legacy applications running on UNIX or Linux, Progent can assist you to integrate your mixed platforms into a cohesive network that permits all your operating systems to coexist for simpler management, transparent connectivity, superior availability, enhanced performance, and tight security.

For mixed-platform networks, Progent's integration, maintenance, and troubleshooting services include:

  • Network Architecture Integration and Service
    Progent's authorized Microsoft consultants and Cisco-certified CCIE support specialists can show you how to build a protected network infrastructure that allows both UNIX/Linux/Solaris and Windows clients to share information and resources. Progent's MS Active Directory engineers are accredited experts in planning, installing, and maintaining complex Active Directory installations. Progent offers expertise in setting up and maintaining Cisco hubs, firewalls, VPN devices, wireless interfaces, and storage networking solutions. Progent can also show you how to consolidate physical servers and take full advantage of your existing high-availability hardware by configuring a virtual infrastructure with advanced software such as Virtual Server.

  • Consulting for Windows Services for UNIX (SFU) and Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications
    Progent can show you how to deploy Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX (SFU) and SUA to enable cohesion between Windows and UNIX environments. Windows SFU provides integration between Windows 2003 Server and various versions of UNIX such as Sun Solaris 10, HP-UX, AIX UNIX from IBM, and SGI/Irix. Windows Services for UNIX permits you to share Windows folders via the Network File System (NFS) and offers enhanced validation in native Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Active Directory networks. Windows SFU comes with Microsoft's Interix application and scripting environment, which offers a comprehensive set of UNIX utilities and shells, support for a single-rooted file system, plus a SDK for migrating applications.

  • Remote Server Monitoring and Administration
    Progent's Microsoft Operations Manager 2007 consulting expertise can enhance your networkís reliability, performance, and protection through proactive server monitoring. Progentís experience with Microsoft SMS and Remote Installation Services can enable you to standardize Windows PC and program configuration. Progentís network monitoring specialists can also use a set of UNIX-based network monitoring utilities including as Nagios and MRTG in order to assist you to troubleshoot or enhance your network infrastructure.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection Managed Service
    ProSight ESP is a managed security service available at an affordable monthly subscription fee with a simple per-system licensing model that covers any server or endpoint, physical or virtual, and that can be scaled to any size. Operating systems supported include Windows, Linux, macOS and OS X, Apple iOS and Android. A single agent manages any combination of virtualization platforms, cloud services, operating systems and physical endpoints. Centralized scanning enables you to deploy anti-malware servers across multiple devices to optimize protection and performance. Learn more about ProSight ESP unified endpoint protection service.

  • On-site Technical Support
    Progent's network support specialists have provided world-class in-person network help to companies in the for over 18 years. The experience of Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified technical service staff can assist you to solve tough infrastructure, messaging, or security issues that require the experience and engineering depth of a seasoned service firm. Progent can provide in-person support in major cities across the U.S.

  • Help Desk Call Center Support
    Progent's Help Desk Outsourcing Services are intended for companies who must work within a limited IT budget but who require immediate access to a Call Center with efficient telephone assistance and full escalation support. Key features include call center telephone assistance for desktop help and network repair, safe remote connectivity to permit Progent's technical experts to observe precisely what your customers experience so they can fix problems quickly, and intelligent prioritization and escalation.

If you are looking for engineers to assist you to integrate Linux-based systems with your Windows environment, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.

Progent's Support for UNIX-family Environments
Progent's UNIX consulting services offer small businesses and software developers assistance with administering and supporting UNIX/Linux/Mac-based networks that can coexist with Microsoft environments. Progent provides your company the services of UNIX technical professionals, certified Microsoft consultants, Cisco-certified CCIEs, and security specialists accredited by CISSP and CISM. This broad range of expertise offers your company a convenient one-stop resource to help you to create and manage a protected and reliable cross-platform connectivity and communications infrastructure that incorporates Windows with popular variants of UNIX such as: Apple macOS and OS X , Solaris, IBM AIX Operating System, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO UNIX and SGI/Irix or important Linux distributions such as RedHat, SUSE Linux, Debian-GNU and CentOS, Ubuntu, Mandriva, PCLOS, fedora Linux, and Gentoo Linux.

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