For small company computer networks located in the state of Minnesota, Progent's Microsoft and Cisco qualified consultants can deliver online assistance and remote troubleshooting to resolve your network systems issues quickly and cost effectively. Progent has developed world-class skills, sophisticated utilities, and support knowledge bases to troubleshoot and resolve IT problems without the high cost and time delays associated with in-person technical service dispatches.

If your Minnesota organization is located beyond the larger metro areas such as Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Duluth, or Bloomington, your local network support options may be limited in skills, or not available during an emergency. This results in a network that is unusable or causing productivity loss due to technical problems going unresolved for too long. Progentís team of field proven network engineers average more than twelve years of real-world computer industry experience, in the trenches of computer network support, performing a large variety of technical projects for a varied range of clients. This means you obtain not just the technical competency needed for the job, but an expert with proven methods for applying those skills to provide cost effective network solutions.

Help with Selecting an Internet Service Provider and an Internet Connection Package
Progent offers access to the cost-effective services of online Internet connectivity experts to assist your organization to evaluate or update your ISP services so your Internet access solution matches your business requirements. Support services available from Progent include evaluation of your existing bandwidth use, vendor and service plan analysis and selection, network provisioning, and overseeing a seamless switchover to a new carrier and/or service arrangement. Network provisioning can include enhancing existing routers and configuring new ones, setting up firewalls, and designing fault-tolerant BGP configurations. Progent's ISP, telecommunication carrier and collocation vendor experience includes AT&T, Cable & Wireless, Cogent Communications, Covad, EarthLink, Global Crossing, Level 3 Communications, Qwest Communications, Savvis, Sprint, TW Telecom, Verio, and XO Communications.

Broad and In-depth Knowledge of Office Networks
Progentís group of close to 100 networking consultants means customers can take advantage of the leverage of over 1,000 years of cumulative experience and collective knowledge to repair the most difficult system problems. Progentís certified information technology engineers have the experience to come up with fixes quickly and implement them affordably.

High-level Project Management Experts
For enterprise clients looking for advanced project management assistance, Progent can provide the services of senior IT professionals with decades of background in IT management, program development, and business process design for organizations from Big 4 firms to dot-com startups to state government agencies. These seasoned IT managers offer project management skills to assist businesses to adhere to leading practices to ensure that major projects are completed on schedule and within budget.

Planning and Migration Consulting Support for SharePoint 2013
Progent has been delivering SharePoint support since the first SharePoint product was released over a decade ago, and Progent has the scope of IT knowledge to assist businesses of any size to plan and carry out a SharePoint Server 2013 installation and develop SharePoint 2013 applications that add substantial business value to your IT investment. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team can help you to assess the business advantages of migrating to SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online from legacy versions of SharePoint or from another collaboration solution; decide if an on-premises, Cloud-based or hybrid configuration is best suited for your company; and select the right edition of SharePoint 2013 for your purposes. Progent offers full project management outsourcing or can assist in individual tasks associated with your SharePoint 2013 migration.

Virtual Hosting Services
Progent's Virtual Hosting service offers proven virtual server technology, a state-of-the-art data center, plus the support experience of Progent's Microsoft Gold Certified consulting team to give small companies a complete network outsourcing alternative that improves network availability and protection, reduces management overhead, and lowers expenses. With Progent's Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating systems, and the software applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a new hardware host without time-consuming and chancy reinstallation. With Virtual Hosting, you are not kept hostage to a single hosting service.

Design, Integration and Support Services for Microsoft System center 2012 R2
Progent's System Center consulting experts have more than 10 years of experience configuring, supporting and troubleshooting the key platforms that make up Microsoft System Center and can help you to design, install, support, and fix your System Center 2012 R2 solution to optimize the availability and performance of your critical IT resources across multiple Windows and Linux/Unix operating systems and local and Cloud-connected datacenters. Progent can help your organization to migrate to the latest edition of System Center from an older one or from a third-party IT management solution to deliver the benefits of enterprise-class deployment, centralized management, security, plus infrastructure and critical application availability and performance monitoring.

Expert IT Support for Systems at Colocation Sites
There are several hundred enterprise-class colocation centers in Northern California and major cities across the United States, and Progent's Internet data center expert consultants can improve your systemís redundancy and performance by helping you choose a remote data center facility that meets the particular requirements of your business including geographic proximity, size, communications, affordability, and extra additional features and services. Progentís data center IT services are designed for businesses with equipment housed at colocation hosting sites and requiring timely in-person assistance at the colo facility plus online support from Microsoft and Cisco certified experts. Progent offers a variety of co-location center support services such as system architecture analysis, Windows and Linux server installation and support, tech support for server and telecommunications networking, design and installation of fault tolerant configurations, defining and implementing layered security defenses, firewall configuration and troubleshooting, configuring load balancing environments, and creating high-availability server and storage cluster systems.

Microsoft SQL Server Application Programming
Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server application developers can assist with all stages of creating and managing SQL Server database applications. Progent adheres to industry best practices within Microsoft's .NET architecture to create scalable, easy-to-manage custom software applications and to complete application projects on time and on budget. Software development expertise available from Progent for Microsoft SQL Server applications includes functional specs, logical and physical modeling, ETL development, data integrity, T-SQL coding, software installation, capacity planning, performance optimization, backup/recovery strategies, clustering and virtualization, replication, security and compliance, and business continuity.

Microsoft Windows Hyper-V Virtualization Support
Progent's certified Windows Hyper-V professionals can assist you to analyze the possible advantages of Hyper-V-based virtualization for your business, perform test implementations to verify Hyper-V's compatibility with your production applications, assess your network infrastructure for optimal performance with virtual server solutions, assist you in moving to Windows Server 2008 R2 or upgrading to Windows Server 2012 R2 and setting up Windows Hyper-V, educate your network management staff to monitor and administer Hyper-V, provide world-class consulting help for improving the protection of your virtual machines, design and validate disaster recovery processes that optimize network uptime, and deliver ongoing consulting and maintenance including low-cost remote repair and comprehensive Help Desk outsourcing.
















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