Progent's Microsoft-certified experts offer network help and technology consulting services for Microsoft .NET Servers and applications and for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2003. Progentís consulting professionals can help you design, integrate, maintain and manage the entire family of Windows .NET Servers including Microsoft SQL Server 2012, ISA Server, Small Business Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Hyper-V, Microsoft Lync Server, Project Server, and System Center Operations Manager.
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 offers powerful, familiar tools to IT experts and information workers, lessening the difficulty of designing, integrating, administering, and accessing enterprise information and database programs in environments ranging from handheld devices to corporate information systems. The complexity and integration requirements of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 call for an IT consulting firm with hands-on expertise and wide knowledge in designing and building data-driven, comprehensive business IT solutions. The knowledge and experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified technical team, with an average of more than 10 years of background involving Microsoft integration, ensures you success in planning, configuring and supporting Microsoft SQL Server 2005 solutions that are well integrated with the Microsoft .NET platform.
Progent's short-term IT staffing services allow businesses to meet the need for IT professionals without dealing with the costs and hassle associated with identifying and hiring reliable technical help and without increasing your permanent head count.
Progentís Microsoft certified consultants offer small and medium sized companies consulting services for Microsoft Forefront TMG and ISA Servers. Microsoft's Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Servers include a full featured application-layer aware firewall that can secure your business network from attack by external and internal sources. Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Server provide deep examination of Internet protocols such as Hypertext Transfer Protocol, which allows these security platforms to detect many threats that can get by ordinary firewalls. The integrated firewall and VPN architecture of Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Server permit stateful filtering and monitoring of all VPN streams. ISA Servers are the centerpiece of Microsoft's network security initiative, and Progent's Microsoft-certified experts and CISSP, CISA and CISM certified security consultants can help you strengthen your IT protection through experienced design and integration of Forefront TMG and Microsoft ISA Servers. Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can assist you to deploy Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010, manage and troubleshoot all versions of ISA Server, or migrate smoothly from ISA Server to Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway.
Our compensation structure is built on contribution, so just like being an independent contractor, your income is directly driven by your generated revenue. Some Progent support staff stress lifestyle issues and elect to work at a more relaxed pace, utilizing our self-determined calendar to pursue personal pursuits like hiking, car racing, snow boarding, surfing, travel, or spending private time with relatives and acquaintances. Other consultants take advantage of the opportunity to make big bucks through lots of effort and extended hours. Progent completely supports either side of the spectrum and any point in the middle.
Progent provides small and medium size organizations professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from leading firewall and VPN security companies including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWall. Progent can help you design a detailed security strategy and choose the right products from multiple suppliers to achieve your security objectives while sticking within your spending limits.
Progent is one of the most qualified information technology consulting companies for creating e-mail systems based on Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. Progent is skilled in helping small and mid-size companies derive all the advantages of Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 under common scenarios including updating from Exchange 5.5 Server, migration from an ISP-based or POP3 e-mail environment, and using managed services for your Microsoft Exchange 2000 support.
Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls deliver a significant performance boost compared to Cisco's popular ASA 5500-X firewalls and offer centralized control of advanced cybersecurity capabilities like application visibility and control, next-generation intrusion protection with intelligent prioritization of risks, advanced malware protection, DDoS mitigation, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE firewall consultants can help you to plan and execute a smooth upgrade to Cisco Firepower Series firewalls from Cisco's from ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX appliances and show you how to enhance Firepower appliances with Cisco's security services to create and centrally manage IT environments that span local offices, data centers, private clouds and public clouds.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have more than 10 years of background planning, implementing, optimizing and fixing System Center Operations Manager solutions and can provide companies of all sizes advanced online or onsite consulting services for SCOM 2012. Progent can assist your company to design an architecture for Microsoft SCOM 2012 servers that provides the responsiveness and resilience required to monitor your IT resources effectively, whether your infrastructure are on-premises, in the cloud, or a mixed solution. Progent's SCOM consultants can also assist you to import and set up System Center 2012 Operations Manager management packs based on leading practices for tracking network fabric as well as both Microsoft and 3rd-party applications and services. In addition, Progent can provide responsive remote or on-premises technical support to assist you to remediate critical issues detected by System Center 2012 Operations Manager.
Server growth puts pressure on network budgets and management resources. Server consolidation via a virtual architecture offers lower total cost of ownership of servers and quicker return on investment, more leveraged utilization of physical computers, simplified operations, enhanced network uptime, and easier manageability. Typical usage scenarios for virtual machines are hardware consolidation, economical platforms for line-of-business legacy applications based on obsolete operating systems, and inexpensive quarantine of software development or pilot testing systems from production systems.
Progentís Technical Response Center provides national extended hours remote assistance for IT networks based on Windows and Cisco products and technologies. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-Certified service engineers provide after-hours phone help and remote secure computer connection to troubleshoot and resolve network problems rapidly and affordably. The breadth of technical experience available from Progent's team of nationwide service engineers makes it possible to escalate even the most difficult network issues to competent specialists as required. For urgent issues, the Technical Response Center tries to respond to your request for service within one hour.
Altaro VM Backup software offers small organizations a dependable and affordable solution for backing up and recovering Hyper-V and VMware-powered virtual machines. Altaro VM Backup can be used for local, offsite, multi-site, and cloud-hosted environments and also supports low-cost cloud backup to Azure Block Blob storage. Headline capabilities include industry-leading Augmented Inline Deduplication to cut backup storage needs, Continuous Data Protection with backup intervals as little as five minutes for minimizing your exposure to data loss, advanced encryption, granular restore capability for specific files and emails, support for Windows Server Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) and vCenter for handling large-scale environments, and support for Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service to back up live virtual machines without downtime. Progent is an Altaro partner and can provide a wide range of consulting services to help you to plan, install, optimize and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery system powered by Altaro VM Backup.
Progentís Microsoft-premier engineers can help your organization to enhance your application servers and/or workstations from 32 to 64 bits. Progent can assist you to calculate the costs and benefits of upgrading to 64-bit processing, design an efficient migration process that reduces operational disruptions, and offer inexpensive, expert remote help to aid you to configure 64-bit operating systems and application software on your current computers.
Stealth intrusion checking is a key component of any comprehensive IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive intrusion tests without the awareness of your organization's internal IT resources. Stealth penetration testing uncovers whether current security monitoring systems such as intrusion detection warnings and event history analysis are correctly set up and actively observed.
Progent offers affordable remote consulting to assist you to design, configure, and troubleshoot any facet of your iPhone and Windows integration efforts and is available for quick tasks to help you through specific technical roadblocks or major engagements to help you finish large-scale initiatives on time and within budget. Progent has expertise in local, cloud-centric, or hybrid environments and can help you build or support a highly available, secure and scalable network infrastructure that is best suited to your computing model. Progent can also provide remote or on-premises training for individuals or groups to help manage and use your iOS devices in a secure, team-oriented environment that maximizes the business value of your information system.
For custom program development, Progent can supply software design consultants to produce line-of-business applications in areas such as eCommerce, web development, Microsoft Dynamics packages such as Great Plains Software accounting system, and specialized management reports produced by Crystal Reports, Access Report, or FRx Reports. Progentís experts can use Internet Information Services to create custom eCommerce applications powered by Microsoft ASP.NET. In addition, Progent offers expertise in a broad array of custom software development platforms including SQL Server and Delphi. For made-to-order e-Commerce programming, Progent also offers expertise in custom Access, custom Microsoft Visual Basic, custom Excel, and any other specialized programming based on any Microsoft development platform.
Progent can provide you with programmers who can modify your Microsoft Business Solutions ERP, MRP, and financial system programs to match your specific business needs. Progentís Microsoft-certified consultants offer experience in Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP Software, Microsoft Dynamics Microsoft Navision, Microsoft Dynamics SL 6.5 Accounting Software, and Microsoft Retail Management System. Progent also offers custom e-Commerce integration services for safe, company-wide resource sharing as well as interfacing with Customer Relationship Management products.
Progent's certified Excel and Office 365 Excel application consultants offer a wide range of remote support services to assist your organization to plan, develop, pilot test, install, administer, and troubleshoot applications based on any version of Excel, including Office Excel desktop and Office 365 Excel. Progent can help you to move your legacy Excel applications to the newest versions of Excel, support Excel on Apple iOS-powered iPhones and iPads and Google Android smartphones and tablets, and identify and fix compatibility problems between various releases of Office Excel. Progent can provide on-demand help to clients who need a fast fix to a specific problem associated with Excel and Progent also offers full project management support for upgrading or creating line-of-business application software built on Office Excel. Progent's affordable online training for Excel can be customized to address the needs of individual users or teams.
Progentís certified Cisco network security consultants provide expert PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall consulting support including architecture, configuration, and management of Cisco firewall and Cisco security solutions. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewall products delivers strong user and application policy enforcement, sophisticated attack protection, and secure access services. Ranging from economical, plug-and-play desktop appliances for small and home offices to scalable enterprise-grade appliances, Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls offer advanced protection, high throughput, and high availability for IT systems of all sizes. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, specially designed operating system, eliminating common OS-specific security gaps.
The Contact Center support delivery model used by Progent's Technical Response Center gives small organizations an efficient alternative to dependence on independent service individuals by offering extensive expertise shared by multiple engineering groups, optional 24x7 access to urgent help, escalation capability to top-level engineers for handling even the most intractable problems, service consistency and dependability, prompt follow through enforced by seasoned support managers, a variety of convenient ways for requesting support jobs, plus excellent progress visibility made possible by ticket updates and available through a web portal.
Progent offers enterprise clients the services of a NetApp-certified consultant for remote or onsite support for NetApp's entire line of SAN storage software and hardware products including Data ONTAP and Clustered Data ONTAP (CDOT) data management, MetroCluster array-based clustering, FlexPod cloud architecture, SnapMirror data replication, SnapVauly continuous D2D backup, Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere, MultiStore/vFiler for storage partitioning, OnCommand Reporting and Insight analytics, plus NetApp's All-Flash, Hybrid Flash, V-Series and N-Series storage lines. Areas of NetApp SAN technology supported by Progent include system architecture, cloud deployment, virtualization, migrations, non-disruptive updates, system management, information assurance, high availability, and troubleshooting. Progent offers Tier 3 support to help you to resolve issues with NetApp SAN storage deployments efficiently following best practices.
Progent's Wi-Fi site survey and predictive modeling make it easy to design, deploy and debug a Wi-Fi LAN customized for your environment, offering you a WLAN that delivers the reception, speed, capacity, Quality of Service, security, and hand-off ability your business requires. Wi-Fi site survey services from Progent include online predictive modeling for designing a Wi-Fi network and onsite survey services for confirming, tuning, and troubleshooting an operational Wi-Fi LAN.
Cisco has developed a full product line of routers including routers designed to provide the protection, bandwidth, and availability required by customers from small businesses to worldwide enterprises and service providers. Cisco routers feature support for redundancy, transparent failover, and redundant power for improved reliability and network uptime. Progent can show you how to choose and configure Cisco routers to build a solid foundation for your IT system and to make it economical to expand as you add new users, start new offices, deploy new services, extend your network to clients and partners, and manage a more mobile workforce. Progent offers expertise in a variety of routers powered by the Cisco IOS platform, including the Cisco 800 family of small office routers, Cisco 1800 and 2800 ISR routers, Cisco 1900 and 4000 G2 Integrated Services Routers, Cisco ASR 1000 and 9000 routers for wide area network edge environments, CRS Carrier Routing System for core Networks, as well as older 2500 and 2700 Series Routers.
Progent's certified SonicWall firewall experts can help you integrate, maintain, and tune SonicWall firewall products including the newer SonicWall TZ, NSa and NSsp Series of firewalls and the older SonicWall PRO 1260 Secure Switch products. Progent's CISSP and CISA-certified network security consultants can show you how to incorporate SonicWall firewalls into a complete network protection solution and build protection into your corporate processes.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you to assess the advantages of Windows Server 2012 R2 for your organization, create test systems and migration plans, optimize your network for on-premises, multi-site, cloud-based, and hybrid environments, educate your IT support staff, develop an enterprise-wide security plan, automate network administration, assist with application development, and build and validate a DR/BC plan.
Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified risk management consultant to help you to plan and implement an enterprise risk management solution based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business goals, and budgetary guidelines.
Progent's certified Microsoft Office and Microsoft 365 experts can help companies to integrate Office desktop and Microsoft 365 apps including Excel, Office Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access, Visio and OneNote into a seamless productivity solution that offers quick return on investment and promotes improved business outcomes. Progent can assist you to interface Microsoft Office or Microsoft 365 applications with one another and with additional core Microsoft technologies including SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange Server and SQL Server running locally or in the cloud. Progent can also help you to fix compatibility issues with various releases of Microsoft Office and offers live online training to individual users or groups.
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more value than Cisco's legacy firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for all new installations. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network consultants can help you to manage your existing PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent can also assist your business to design, integrate, tune, administer and debug firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services.
Fortinet FortiGate next-generation firewalls are leaders in delivering top throughput for SSL inspection. Progent's Fortinet FortiGate firewall experts can help you to integrate your Fortinet FortiGate firewalls to protect your IT assets at the network edge, within the data center core, at branches, and at the cloud edge.
E-Mail Guard is Progent's affordable spam filtering and antivirus managed service that gives small companies enterprise-quality defense from spam, viruses, directory harvesting, and other forms of email-borne assaults on IT systems. E-Mail Guard is powered by Postini's Perimeter Manager, a comprehensive suite of web-managed antispam and virus protection services that ward off email attacks before they can penetrate the corporate firewall. Perimeter Manager also lets administrators monitor and manage their e-mail systems, regardless of server vendor, hardware technology, or geographic location.
Progent's Linux consulting services provide small companies and developers assistance with administering and maintaining Linux computers that coexist with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent can give your organization contact with Linux consultants, support professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISSP credentials. This broad range of expertise provides you with an easy one-stop consulting firm to help you build and maintain a protected and robust mixed-platform network and communications environment that supports Linux and Microsoft coexistence by integrating MS Windows with major Linux variations such as RedHat Linux, SUSE, CentOS, Ubuntu, PCLinuxOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo, Mandrake, Debian-GNU, and Slackware Linux.
If your company network mixes Linux technology platforms with Windows, Progent can show you how to incorporate your servers into a unified network that permits all your operating systems to coexist for simple administration, seamless information exchange, high availability, superior performance, and tight security. Progent's UNIX/Linux and Microsoft Windows coexistence assistance services include IT infrastructure integration and service, consulting for Microsoft Windows services for UNIX (SFU), remote server monitoring and administration, remote technical help and repair, in-person technical support, and Help Desk Call Center outsourcing.
Cisco has designed an extensive array of routers including routers built to provide the protection, performance, and reliability demanded by organizations ranging from small offices to global enterprises. Cisco routers include support for redundancy, transparent failover, and redundant power for improved fault tolerance and system uptime. Progent can help you select and integrate Cisco routers to build a reliable infrastructure for your IT system and to make it economical to grow as you support new users, open new offices, deploy new services, extend your network to clients and partners, and support a more mobile workforce. Progent can provide expertise in a variety of routers based on Cisco's IOS operating system, including Cisco's 800 series of small business routers, Cisco 1800 and 3800 ISR routers, Cisco 1900 and 2900 G2 ISR routers, Cisco ASR 1000 and 9000 Aggregation Services Routers for wide area network edge environments, CRS Carrier Routing System for core Networks, as well as older 3600 and 3700 Series Routers.
Progent can assist your business in all facets of your upgrade to Microsoft Exchange 2016 such as planning high availability infrastructure for a local, cloud-based or hybrid environment; server and CAL licensing requirements for Exchange and Windows Server 2012 R2+; moving mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization strategy; determining storage capacity required for your virtual machines, databases and log files; setting up hardware load balancing for high-availability CAS services; planning, building and testing Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); integration with SharePoint; preparing the firewall; resolving SSL issues; providing client remediation with Office desktop or Microsoft 365; and setting up Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App).
Progent's ransomware experts can help you to evaluate your ransomware defenses, remotely monitor and guard your IT environment, help with negotiating a settlement with a hacker, and reconstruct an information system victimized by a ransomware cryptoworm such as Ryuk, Maze, Sodinokibi, DopplePaymer, Conti or Egregor.
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Progent's Microsoft consultants offer cost-effective remote support and development services to help you to plan, deploy, manage, and maintain Microsoft SharePoint 2010 environments that can involve web pages that can function as intranets, extranets, document and media management applications, blogs, data marts, business analytics, enterprise search, workflows, and other tools to support and improve information sharing. Progent can show you how to integrate SharePoint 2010 with MS SQL Server and with other data sources as well as with Microsoft's popular desktop applications like Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio. Progent can assist you to upgrade from previous releases of SharePoint or adapt a mix of web technologies into a consolidated and easy-to-manage SharePoint 2010 environment.
Progent offers the support of a certified VMware VCDX consultant to help you plan, configure, manage and repair VMware vSphere and vCloud-powered virtualization solution for on-premises datacenters, private and public clouds, or hybrid systems. Progent can provide world-class expertise for deploying and integrating VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware's NSX virtual network platform for disaster recovery and business continuity. Progent offers extensive understanding of VMware vCloud Director, vRealize Automation (vRA), vRO and vCloud Suite used for administering private and public cloud and hybrid cloud solutions that provide maximum availability, data security, and application mobility.
Progent's consultants have delivered support for Dynamics GP and Great Plains ERP software for almost two decades and Progent has delivered system integration, software development, training, and troubleshooting services since the platform's debut. Progent offers high-level support for updating legacy Dynamics GP/Great Plains deployments. Progent can assist your business to design, test, and implement a cost-effective upgrade from a an outdated version of GP to the latest version of Dynamics GP.
Microsoft supports seamless hybrid environments that combine Microsoft 365 Exchange Online and on-premises Exchange systems. This allows you to have specific Exchange mailboxes located on your on-premises datacenter and other mailboxes hosted by Microsoft 365. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can assist your organization with any phase of designing, implementing and debugging your hybrid Exchange Online deployment. Progent's Exchange consultants can provide occasional support to help you resolve challenging technical issues and also can provide extensive project management outsourcing to ensure your hybrid Microsoft 365 Exchange initiative is completed on time and within budget.
Years of background providing Microsoft support and Cisco technology consulting has allowed Progent to build an unmatched capability for supporting branch offices that require network help with the flexibility associated with with small firms but which offers effective communications, thorough documentation, and adherence to corporate IT standards. If your corporation maintains a branch office located anywhere in California or any area covered by Progent's engineers, Progent can provide a broad range of on-premises and on-line network consulting services and network design expertise.