Progent's Test and Training Lab located at the QTS Data Center can be used for testing mission-critical applications, creating efficient migration procedures, evaluating and tuning performance, designing or verifying business continuity strategies, resolving compatibility issues, and establishing training environments for the latest technologies. For Progent clients without adequate in-house resources to assemble effective pilot environments, Progent's Test and Training Lab reduces capital outlay and engineering risk and helps keep vital network initiatives on schedule.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can provide remote or onsite support to help companies of any size to design, deploy, manage, and repair a backup/recovery system built around System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager. Progent's consultants can assist you to upgrade from earlier versions of SCDPM or from another backup platform, and Progent can optimize your Data Protection Manager implementation for on premises, cloud, or hybrid datacenters. Progent can provide occasional support for fixing especially challenging issues, or comprehensive project management support. Progent's consultants can also assist you to design SCDPM 2012 into a comprehensive disaster recovery plan.
Lync Server 2010 provides Instant Messaging, Real Presence, voice/video conferencing, desktop collaboration, as well as IP-based and traditional public switched telephone network voice communication. Lync 2010 can enhance the functionality of Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint Server and Office or Office 365 and simplify management through integration with Active Directory. Lync can also cut expenses by eliminating Voice-over-IP equipment and subscription services, PBX gear, or legacy video conferencing technology. Progent's Microsoft-certified unified communications experts can provide remote and on-premises support services to help your company to manage and repair your existing Lync Server 2010 deployment or evaluate the benefits of migrating from Lync Server 2010 to Skype for Business, which is the new release of the product. Progent can also assist you to plan and carry out an efficient Skype for Business upgrade.
Progentís Cisco Security/VPN professionals and CCIE and CCNP certified experts can help your small or medium sized company deploy and maintain Ciscoís security and VPN technology such as routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN access concentrators. Cisco Virtual Private Network solutions include both off-site access and site-to-site VPNs with Cisco IOS Software and Advanced Integrated Module hardware encryption cards, and hardware appliances, such as a VPN concentrator, router, Cisco PIX Firewall, or task-specific VPN server for dial-up services. Cisco VPN solutions are simple to manage and provide the flexibility to evolve with your changing business requirements. Progentís Cisco-Certified network experts support Ciscoís complete line of hardware and software aimed at eliminating information theft, virus and worm outbreaks, DDoS attacks, and other threats to your information system. Progent can show you how to integrate Cisco technology to get safe access, intrusion protection, and comprehensive Identity services based on Cisco ACS using RADIUS security and TACACS to create a central client access control framework for user authentication, permissions, and tracking from a graphical Web interface.
Cisco's Meraki MS line of access and aggregation switches are intended for sites that go from small branches to large campuses. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE consultants can provide cost-effective remote consulting to help you to design and deploy an efficient network solution based on Meraki switches, simplify network administration with Meraki's cloud-based management tools, define policies to maintain security, develop and validate a disaster preparedness plan, and resolve issues associated with any aspect of your Meraki deployment. Progent can also help you to connect Meraki switches with Cisco's Nexus or Catalyst data center switches and with Meraki wireless access points to create a cohesive networking solution.
Progent can assist your business to plan for, deploy, and administer System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager. Progent can help you to upgrade smoothly to SCCM 2012 from a legacy device management solution or help you to modify your existing SCCM 2012 environment to support your changing IT needs. In addition, Progent can help you to build a software foundation that fully supports SCCM by providing advanced consulting support for associated Microsoft technologies including ADDS, Microsoft SQL SSRS, and Internet Information Services.
Progent can help you in any and all phases of your migration to Microsoft Exchange 2016 such as planning high availability (HA) architecture for a local, cloud-based or hybrid environment; server and CAL licensing compliance for Exchange and Windows Server 2012 R2; moving mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization design; specifying storage requirements for your VMs, databases and logs; configuring hardware load balancing (HLB) for fault-tolerant client access services; planning, setting up and testing Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); setting up collaboration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; updating the firewall; creating SSL certs; performing client integration with Office desktop or Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web.
Microsoft Windows Enterprise Directory demands extensive field experience to integrate optimally across an enterprise. Progentís Microsoft Certified consultants are skilled in planning, deploying, and troubleshooting complex Enterprise AD projects. Progentís areas of proven competence with Windows Server Active Directory include replication problems, multi-domain partition configurations, repair of corrupted Active Directory objects, cleaning up residual beta version configuration objects in production AD systems, and repair of failed installations of AD and AD-integrated applications.
For businesses that have a mix of Apple Mac and Microsoft Windows desktops, there exist two basic solutions for using Microsoft Windows-only applications on a Mac: remote access to a physical Windows PC or local simulation of a Microsoft Windows operating system on a computer. Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection Client for Apple Mac enables you to attach a Mac to a networked Microsoft Windows-based PC to use Windows programs and share system resources. Microsoft's Virtual PC for Apple Mac emulates Windows on a Mac system so you can run Windows applications locally. Progent's macOS and Mac OS X technology consultants can assist your business to maintain these products for using Microsoft Windows software on your Macs and can in addition assist you to evaluate and install other solutions for Microsoft Windows platform emulation.
Microsoft Windows 8.1 is engineered to run on computers ranging from smartphones and slates to engineering workstations. An abundance of innovative features, such as its touchscreen interface and iconic live tiles user interface, provide a broad range of benefits for organizations who know how to exploit them. Progent's Windows experts can help bring your business up to speed with Windows 8.1 and show you how to gain significant business advantage from the product's various new and enhanced technologies.
Progent offers organizations of any size enterprise-class network online or in-person consulting for information systems based on Microsoft Windows technology and Microsoft's .NET platform including MS Exchange Server 2013 and MS SQL Server 2012. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco Premier network consultants also offer security consulting for businesses varying in size from the small office to the global enterprise.
Progent can provide the support of Microsoft-certified engineers and seasoned software developers, DBAs, project management experts, Cisco-certified network architects, business continuity planning specialists, and certified security consultants to help you to assess the likely benefits of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for your organization, set up pilot environments at your datacenter or at Progent's test lab, design and execute out an efficient migration to SQL Server 2012 from earlier releases of SQL Server or from legacy database solutions, and define an efficient and secure network infrastructure that lets you maximize the business benefit of SQL Server 2012.
Progent can help you to understand the wealth of subscription plans available with Office 365 and configure your information network with Office 365 so you derive maximum business value. Progent supports multi-vendor environments that incorporate Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems. Progent can also help your business to build and manage hybrid solutions that transparently integrate local and cloud-based products and services.
Secure Application Publishing with ISA Server 2006 provides greater control over intranet resources while supporting increased productivity by making these applications available to legitimate remote users. ISA Server 2006 can protect business applications, services, and information across all network layers with stateful packet inspection and comprehensive publishing wizards. Progent's Microsoft-certified Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 experts can help you design, install, set up, and support Internet Security and Acceleration Server on your network so your business achieves a smart and economical combination of security, productivity, and speed.
Progent's Microsoft-certified SharePoint 2019 and SharePoint Online experts offer economical online and onsite expertise, application development, and technical support services for organizations of any size who want to upgrade to SharePoint Server 2019 or SharePoint Online from prior versions of SharePoint. Progent can assist you design and execute an efficient migration to SharePoint 2019 on premises, SharePoint Online, or a hybrid network model that incorporates local and cloud resources into a seamless information management system.
Progentís Microsoft certified experts offer a range of support services for Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains). Dynamics GP/Great Plains is an accounting and business analysis package based, like all Microsoft financial solutions, on the scalable and familiar platform of Windows technology. Dynamics GP provides an affordable tool for managing and integrating finances, e-commerce, supply chain, manufacturing, project accounting, on-site support, and HR. Dynamics GP is easy to deploy and configure, and with its modular approach you can license only the functions you currently need, with the ability to expand users and increase capabilities when necessary. Progentís Dynamics GP/Great Plains consulting experts can help you deploy, configure and administer the latest version of Dynamics GP or migrate smoothly from an earlier edition.
Windows 8.1 is designed to power devices ranging from smartphones and slates to engineering workstations. A wealth of new and improved capabilities, including its touchscreen support and signature tile GUI, offer a wide selection of benefits for organizations who know how to put them to work. Progent's Windows consultants can assist get your organization up to speed with Microsoft Windows 8.1 and make sure you derive significant competitive advantage from the operating system's many technical enhancements.
Progentís professionals offer experience in multiple disciplines related to mobile connectivity such as network architecture, wireless data synchronization, wireless protection, mobile email, Windows Mobile, RIM Blackberry, and mobile software programming. Progent's certified professionals can save your company time and money by applying their wireless expertise to show you how to select and configure wireless networking technologies that make sense for your company. Progent can also optimize your network architecture so that wireless appliances perform more reliably.
Progent believes that a carefully architected and executed information system can be a vital factor for enabling any firm's growth, and we follow this philosophy in our own system infrastructure. Progent has created a fault-tolerant virtual office network that enables Progent's staff consultants and certified contractors to offer rapid and effective service, collaborate easily on complex projects, and experience career and private growth from being part of an exciting business ethos of personal drive and freedom.
Progent's certified consultants can assist you to evaluate the advantages of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 for your organization, create test systems and migration plans, optimize your infrastructure for local, multi-location, private or public cloud-based, and hybrid environments, educate your IT support staff, develop a corporate-wide security strategy, automate network administration, help with creating applications, and build and test a disaster recovery/business continuity plan.
When performing IT projects for corporate clients, Progent follows a phased approach based on specified milestones so as to achieve financial, timing and engineering targets while reducing business disruption. Progent's Enterprise Services Project Methodology follows accepted project management standards based on the leading practices defined by the Microsoft MSF methodology which specifies requirements definition, design recommendations, pilots, design adjustments, and professional implementation. All facets are recorded to provide a comprehensive summary of IT services performed and to help in ongoing network support.
Progent's certified failover clustering experts can help companies of all sizes to evaluate the advantages of utilizing Windows Server 2012 failover clustering technology to build an advanced high-availability/disaster recovery strategy, help you to plan and deploy a Windows Server 2012 system, deliver online and on-premises consulting expertise and technical support for clusters composed of physical servers or virtual machines, and help you to centralize the administration of failover clusters.
Stealth intrusion checking is an important component of any comprehensive IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can run extensive intrusion tests without the awareness of your organization's in-house IT resources. Stealth penetration testing shows whether current security defense systems such as intrusion detection warnings and event history monitoring are properly set up and actively monitored.
Progentís Cisco-Certified technology consultants offer experienced PIX Firewall consulting services covering architecture, integration and maintenance of Cisco firewall and Cisco security products. The Cisco PIX 500 Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewalls delivers robust user and software policy enforcement, mutlivector threat protection, and safe access services. Ranging from small, easy-to-install desktop devices for small businesses and home offices to scalable gigabit products, Cisco PIX firewalls provide a sensible combination of protection, speed and reliability for business environments of all sizes. PIX firewalls are based on a hardened, purpose-built operating system, PIX OS, avoiding potential OS-specific security holes. The Cisco PIX Firewall has been awarded ICSA Firewall and IPsec certification plus Common Criteria EAL4 evaluation status. PIX firewalls provide an array of integrated protection and networking services, including advanced application-aware firewall services, Voice over IP and multimedia security, multi-site and remote-access IPsec VPN networking, intelligent networking services, and extensive administrative solutions. Progentís Cisco consultants can show you how to choose and deploy any Cisco PIX 500 Series firewalls such as the Cisco PIX 501 Firewall, the Cisco PIX 506 Firewall, the Cisco PIX 506E, PIX 515 Firewalls, the PIX 515E Firewall, the Cisco PIX 520 Firewall, Cisco PIX 525 Firewalls and the Cisco PIX 535.
Microsoft System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager offers automatic backup and simplified recovery capabilities for Microsoft-based environment. Data Protection Manager 2016 delivers application-sensitive protection for critical platforms such as SQL Server, Exchange and SharePoint, backs up Windows and Linux virtual machines, supports virtual machines running on Windows Hyper-V and VMware, and integrates seamlessly with Azure for convenient cloud-based backup and recovery. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can assist businesses of all sizes to design, implement, administer, and troubleshoot a multi-site backup/restore solution powered by System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager. Progent can help you to migrate from a previous release of DPM or from a legacy solution, and Progent can tune your SCDPM 2016 environment for on premises, colocated, cloud-based or hybrid deployments. Progent offers online or onsite consulting expertise and can deliver occasional guidance to resolve technical bottlenecks or deliver comprehensive project management support to make sure you finish your SCDPM 2016 deployment on schedule and within your budget.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you to plan for, deploy, and operate System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2012). Progent can help you to upgrade smoothly to Configuration Manager 2012 from a legacy change management solution or help you to enhance your current SCCM 2012 environment to accommodate your changing business needs. Also, Progent can assist you to build a software foundation that extracts the most value from SCCM 2012 by providing expertise with related Microsoft platforms including Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS), SQL SSRS, and IIS.
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.
System Center 2016 Operations Manager helps to promote top performance and maximum availability for key applications by providing unified, cross-platform monitoring of IT infrastructure deployed across local datacenters and private and public clouds. Progent's SCOM consulting group can provide world-class remote and onsite expertise to help businesses of any size to design, implement, tune, update and repair Operations Manager 2016 deployments. Progent can assist your company to move to Operations Manager 2016 from earlier releases of Operations Manager or from other monitoring platforms, or integrate a variety of monitoring systems into a cohesive IT management solution. Progent can also help you expand your Operations Manager 2016 scope to include infrastructure hosted on public clouds such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.
Progent's Microsoft-certified professionals have over 10 years of background providing email support for customers ranging from small businesses to large corporations. Progent provides economical support for all versions of Microsoft Exchange Server to strengthen email and virus protection, design fault tolerant email systems, and facilitate off-site and mobile email connectivity. Progentís Exchange support services can assist you in designing and executing a migration from an outdated SMPT server or older Microsoft Email package such as Microsoft Exchange 2003 to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016. In addition provides integration help for Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and Windows XP desktops running Office Outlook and can show you how to integrate Outlook Web App (OWA) for all major web browsers. For email virus defense, spam blocking and outbound data leak prevention, Progent offers Email Guard managed services.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have two decades of background providing e-mail and integrated telecommunications/email solutions for companies. Progent provides affordable Exchange Server consulting services to enhance email security and virus defense, achieve fault tolerant email, and facilitate remote and mobile email connectivity. Progentís Microsoft Exchange help and support services can assist you in planning and implementing a Microsoft Exchange update or a migration from a legacy SMPT server or outdated Microsoft Exchange product such as Microsoft Exchange 5.5 to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.
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Windows Server Essentials is a value-priced, entry-level OS that allows small businesses to transition from the older stand-alone in-house datacenter to the modern hybrid networking paradigm that includes on-premises and virtualized cloud-based resources. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants offer cost-effective remote consulting and troubleshooting for Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. Progent can help you to assess the potential productivity and cost advantages of migrating to Windows Server Essentials and adopting a hybrid local/cloud model for your network ecosystem. Progent can provide full-service project management to help you plan and carry out a smooth move to Windows Server Essentials, Microsoft Office 365, and other Microsoft Cloud applications and services. Progent can also provide ongoing consulting, technical support, and training.
Progent offers expert help for each step of your Exchange 2010 upgrade with services that include outsourced or co-sourced project management services, site prep, project design and documentation, cost estimates of new software and equipment needed, suggested sourcing, system verification at customer site or at Progent's testing lab, setting up temporary coexistence of Exchange Server 2010 and Exchange Server 2003 or 2007, implementation of the production system, deactivating the previous servers, and training for customer's support group and end users.
Altaro VM Backup software offers small businesses a dependable and budget-friendly platform for backing up and restoring Hyper-V and VMware-powered VMs. Altaro VM Backup can be deployed in on-premises, remote, multi-site, and cloud-hosted architectures and also supports low-cost backup to Microsoft Azure storage. Top features include state-of-the-art Augmented Inline Deduplication to reduce backup storage needs, Continuous Data Protection with backup intervals as short as five minutes for minimizing your Recovery Point Objective, advanced encryption, granular restore options for individual files and emails, support for Windows Cluster Shared Volumes and for VMware vCenter for handling large-scale environments, and the ability to leverage Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service to back up online VMs without downtime. Progent is a certified Altaro partner and offers a wide array of consulting services to help you to plan, install, optimize and troubleshoot a backup/restore system based on Altaro VM Backup.
Progentís Shared Call Center service allows your business to split the load for Help Desk support seamlessly between your in-house IT team and Progent's roster of seasoned technical support technicians and subject matter experts (SMEs). Progentís Co-managed Help Desk service is a collaborative service desk solution based on the top shared professional services automation platform for managing end-user service requests, ticketing, ownership, progress tracking, and metrics.
Progent's Microsoft authorized experts offer several service programs to help medium-size and large companies create a cost-effective and productive internal Network Support Help Desk. Progent's consulting services include ROI evaluation, process study and improvement, management reporting, education of in-house personnel, and documentation of procedures. Progent's Software Evaluation and Deployment Services help companies sift through the various high-quality Help Desk software packages on the market and determine which packages might be too costly, miss critical features, or align badly with your company's corporate culture. Progent also offers short-term staffing for companies who want to augment their internal Help Desk team for occasional tasks or to fill in for absent or indisposed personnel.
When performing consulting tasks for enterprise clients, Progent follows a structured methodology based on specified milestones in order to meet budgetary, timing and technical targets while reducing business disruption. Progent's Enterprise Services Methodology follows accepted project management standards derived from the leading practices described by the Microsoft Solutions Framework Project methodology which specifies requirements definition, architecture recommendations, pilots, design adjustments, and expert deployment. All phases are documented to make available a comprehensive summary of technical services performed and to assist in ongoing network maintenance.
Progent's Juniper Networks-authorized NetScreen consultants can help your company to install and optimize NetScreen 5200 and 5400 routers, migrate from previous NetScreen products to more current Juniper products, and repair infrastructure problems in Juniper-only or mixed-vendor systems.
Nagios and MRTG are useful, free monitoring tools that operate on Linux and can be used to analyze UNIX environments, Windows networks, or multi-platform systems where Linux and MS Windows coexist. The Nagios monitor lets system support engineers to track network services including POP3, HTTP, FTP, and NNTP. MRTG permits you to graph the bandwidth through SNMP-enabled network devices including processors, routers, and switches. Progent's system integration engineers can show you how to utilize both these utilities to streamline and troubleshoot your network.
Ubiquiti's UniFi family of Wi-Fi network devices includes indoor and outdoor Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points, security gateways, and managed switches. UniFi appliances running across multiple sites with thousands of access points can be remotely configured and managed using Ubiquiti's free UniFi Controller software, which centralizes and streamlines deployment, discovery, management, tuning, debugging, monitoring, and analytics. Progent offers the expertise of veteran Wi-Fi consultants who can assist your organization to determine the value of UniFi technology for your business and help you to design, install, manage, and troubleshoot your UniFi ecosystem.
Progent provides nationwide remote help and consulting services for companies who run Apple macOS and OS X environments or whose IT systems include a combination of Mac and Microsoft Windows technology. Progent's consultants offer Apple macOS and OS X users a range of services including desktop assistance, upgrading to the most recent version of macOS from legacy editions of Apple macOS or OS X, plus help with Mac application software. Progent can also assist your business with iPhone and iPad synchronization and troubleshooting, or moving to iCloud services. Online network consulting offers optimum leverage for your information technology budget by protecting user productivity and shortening the hours charged for computer repair services. Sophisticated online support utilities and experienced technicians and engineers combine to enable Progent to solve the majority of IT issues without squandering time and expense by traveling to your location. In the vast majority of cases your network issues can be remediated by telephone or through a mix of telephone help and online network analysis. Progent can make available Cisco certified CCIE network experts and CISM and CISSP certified security specialists to help with the most difficult network problems.
By using virtual server technology, businesses are able to run multiple virtual machines on a single actual server. Virtual server technology allows IT organizations to gain all the advantages of server isolation, while avoiding the expense associated with buying additional server equipment. Virtualization is also the enabling technology behind private clouds, which offer major advantages such as reducing the costs of hardware, datacenter facilities, and management while improving data security, system reliability, and recoverability. Other important server management options are network monitoring software, Windows Server Update Services, and remote server management hardware. Progent's professional server management experts can assist you with all areas of server consolidation and management to allow your business to contain expenses and conserve time.
SQL Server 2000 is a rich, web-aware database and data analysis solution that opens the door to the rapid development of cutting-edge enterprise-class programs that can provide your company a significant competitive edge. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 features core support for XML and the capability to query across the Internet and beyond the firewall. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2000 consultants, with an average of more than over 10 years of background supporting Microsoft technology, assures you success in planning, deploying and supporting Microsoft SQL Server solutions that are seamlessly connected with other applications based on Microsoft's .NET platform.
Progent offers remote and onsite expertise to help your organization with any phase of business intelligence (BI) reporting ranging from debugging or enhancing applications to planning and implementing an advanced business intelligence environment. Progent's management reporting consultants can help you to support your existing reporting system, assist you to migrate reports from an outdated reporting product to a current solution, and provide custom remote mentoring to meet your specific requirements. Progentís management reporting and analytics professionals offer experience in the leading BI reporting platforms including Microsoft's SQL Server BI stack (Integration Services, Analysis Services, and Reporting Services), Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx, Office Access, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Power BI, Excel business analytics add-ins including Power Pivot and Power View, and Report Designer.
Progent offers the support of a certified engineer with expertise integrating products from the major telepresence vendors such as Cisco, Polycom, and LifeSize and can help your company to design, install, upgrade, or troubleshoot a telepresence environment that protects your current investment and optimizes the business value of your IT network. Progent also offers the services of infrastructure consultants who can help businesses of any size to create and troubleshoot a communications network that provides the speed, reliability, security, and expandability required to support your video conferencing/telepresence solution.
Progent's Microsoft certified engineers can provide remote and on-premises consulting services to help you to administer, maintain, and troubleshoot PCs based on Windows 7 and can also provide help with upgrading to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 from Windows 7. Progent can provide expertise with management automation, data and identity protection, disaster recovery, online connectivity, mobile device integration, Wi-Fi network design, and 24x7 network monitoring and alerts.
Progent's certified professionals can help you to assess the advantages of Windows Server 2012 R2 for your company, develop pilot systems and rollout strategies, optimize your infrastructure for on-premises, multi-location, cloud-based, and hybrid datacenters, educate your IT support staff, develop a corporate-wide security strategy, streamline IT administration, help with creating applications, and generate and validate a disaster recovery/business continuity plan.