For small company networks located in the state of Minnesota, Progent's Microsoft and Cisco qualified technical team members can provide phone support and remote troubleshooting to resolve your network systems issues fast and affordably. Progent has acquired enterprise-grade expertise, advanced software utilities, and support knowledge bases to troubleshoot and fix network problems without the expense and delays associated with onsite technical service visits.

If your Minnesota organization is situated beyond the larger metro areas such as Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Duluth, or Bloomington, your local computer network support choices may be limited in technical expertise, or unavailable during an emergency. This results in a network environment that is unusable or causing productivity loss due to technical issues persisting for too long. Progentís group of expert network engineers average more than twelve years of real-world IT industry experience, in the trenches of network systems support, performing a broad variety of technical projects for a broad range of customers. This means you obtain not just the technical competency needed for the job, but a consultant with proven methods for applying those skills to deliver excellent network solutions.

Temporary Chief Information Officer Services
Progent can provide businesses with an information management expert who can function as a part-time Chief Information Officer. This veteran IT executive can offer strategic direction to help your company to integrate appropriate IT products to improve business operations so they match better with your corporate objectives. Your company can create and install a well thought out information technology strategy without absorbing the cost of a full-time Chief Information Officer. Vital tasks Progent's part-time Chief Information Officer can perform include growth strategies, planning technology budgets, developing models for Total Cost of Ownership, optimizing workflows, negotiating contracts with vendors, establishing security policies, cash flow management, automating data center management, computer desktop support solutions, patch control, and disaster recovery/business continuity preparedness.

Wide and Deep Experience with Office Networks
Progentís team of more than 80 networking consultants means customers can take advantage of the leverage of more than a thousand years of cumulative background and shared information to repair the most troublesome computer problems. Progentís accredited network engineers possess the knowledge and experience to find solutions quickly and implement them affordably.

Offsite Data Protection Manager Backup Service
Remote data backup is key to any full-fledged business continuity plan. Progentís affordably priced Offsite DPM-based Backup Service Package incorporates the advanced capabilities of System Center Data Protection Manager with the state-of-the-art security features of the Herakles co-location center to provide ongoing, transparent backup for as much as 2.5 Terabytes of data from one or several of your Windows servers. Progent's service package includes all setup, support, and monitoring required for a complete offsite backup solution.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration
Progent offers the support of Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2012 consultants to assist you to assess the potential advantages of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for your organization, set up test environments at your site or at Progent's test lab, design and execute out a smooth transition to SQL Server 2012 from previous releases of SQL Server or from legacy database platforms, and define a cost-effective and safe IT infrastructure that helps you maximize the strategic benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

Eliminate Dependence on Freelance Consultants
By creating a relationship with a full-service computer consulting and support organization such as Progent rather than with a freelance consultant, your company is ensured fast availability of capable professionals when you need them. You no longer have to worry that sickness, training, vacations, or conflicting jobs with different clients will leave you with no help when you have a crisis.

The Progent Test and Design Lab at the Herakles/Quality Technology Services Internet Data Center
The Progent Test and Training Lab located at the Herakles Colocation Center in Sacramento includes a variety of dedicated servers and network infrastructure that can be used online or on premise to facilitate system testing, evaluations, performance modeling, repair, disaster recovery planning, education, and additional reasons to help Progent's clients succeed with large-scale projects.

Juniper Networks Consulting
Progent's Juniper-authorized network consultants can assist you to plan and implement Juniper Firewall and VPN technology, optimize and support your infrastructure, and migrate efficiently from discontinued products to the latest releases. Progent's Junos OS engineers offer expertise with Juniper's premiere network operating system to help your business to streamline the management and improve the security of your Juniper and NetScreen VPN appliances, firewalls, and high-performance switches. Progent also has broad experience maintaining Juniper's NetScreen OS and ScreenOS software productss and can help you maintain networks that incorporate a combination of Juniper's software platforms.

SQL Server Application Development
Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server developers can assist with all stages of building and managing SQL Server-powered database applications. Progent follows leading practices using Microsoft's MSF Framework to develop expandable, manageable line-of-business applications and to finish software projects on time and on budget. Software development support offered by Progent for SQL Server applications includes requirements analysis, logical and physical modeling, ETL development, data migration, T-SQL programming, software configuration, capacity planning, performance optimization, backup and restoration, clustering, replication, security and compliance, and business continuity.

Failover Server Clustering Help for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2
Progent can provide Windows Server 2012 clustering integration services, Windows Server 2008 R2 clustering expertise, and Windows 2003 clustering consulting to help your enterprise design clustered server environments that can provide high availability, even for routine maintenance functions. This zero-downtime feature is possible because a single server in a cluster can be taken off-line for maintenance work without affecting clients. Clustering also allows IT staff to perform critical security enhancements during normal business hours without affecting user productivity.

CRISC IT Risk Mitigation Experts
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to design, deploy, and maintain IS controls to mitigate network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to assist you to create and execute a workplace continuity plan that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to match your company's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget.

Microsoft Office Access 2010 Application Programming
Progent's Microsoft certified Office Access database programmers can provide affordable online consulting for Microsoft Office Access including expert help for Access application programming, migration, and troubleshooting. Progent also can provide tailored webinar training for Office Access programming and DBA services and can help you to plan, create, and maintain a reliable, affordable, and secure IT environment for your Access solutions.

Linux Support and Windows/Linux Integration
If your company IT environment mixes Linux technology with Windows, Progent can assist you to incorporate your servers into a cohesive system that allows all your operating systems to coexist for easy management, seamless dataflow, high availability, enhanced performance, and integrated security. If you are developing Linux based-software on a network that incorporates Microsoft-based servers, workstations, and application software, Progent can provide full-service network outsourcing that allows you to focus on your area of high-value expertise.

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