Progent's Microsoft-Premier SQL engineers can provide an array of services to assist small businesses to plan, install, manage, and repair SQL Server 2008 systems in order to realize the optimum business advantage from Microsoft's state-of-the-art information management platform. Also, Progent can provide expertise for system infrastructure, company-wide security, and application development to optimize the business benefit of your SQL Server 2008 network.
Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) deliver a major performance boost compared to Cisco's popular ASA 5500-X firewalls and offer centralized control of advanced cybersecurity features such as application visibility and control, next-generation intrusion protection with risk prioritization, advanced malware protection, DDoS mitigation, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified firewall experts can assist you to design and execute an efficient upgrade to Firepower Series firewalls from Cisco's from ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX firewalls and help you integrate Firepower appliances with Cisco's subscription-based security services to build and centrally control IT ecosystems that span branch offices, data centers, and cloud resources.
Progent's experts offer Mac users a variety of services including desktop support, Apple macOS and OS X consulting, Apple Mac integration with Windows networks, Microsoft Entourage and Exchange Server expertise, network protection services, and one-on-one education. Progent can help clients to migrate to macOS from OS X or other earlier editions of Apple OS X and Progent can offer help with macOS and Mac OS X application software. Progent can also help your business with iPhone integration and iPad synchronization, or moving to iCloud services. For business environments based exclusively on macOS or OS X or for networks incorporating a combination of Mac, Linux and Windows based servers and workstations, Progent's Apple, Cisco, and Microsoft professionals have the background and depth to handle the complexity of planning, integrating and supporting a network infrastructure that is available, secure, efficient and aligned with your organization's business goals.
Cisco has developed a full product line of routers including routers built to provide the security, performance, and reliability required by organizations ranging from small offices to worldwide enterprises and service providers. Cisco routers include support for redundancy, transparent failover, and redundant power for improved reliability and network availability. Progent can help you choose and integrate Cisco routers to build a solid infrastructure for your IT system and to make it economical to grow as you add new users, start new offices, install new services, extend your network to clients and partners, and manage an increasingly mobile workforce. Progent offers expertise in a range of routers powered by the Cisco IOS platform, such as Cisco's 800 series of small business routers, Cisco 1800 and 3800 Integrated Services Routers, Cisco 2900 and 3900 G2 Integrated Services Routers, Cisco ASR 1000 and 9000 Aggregation Services Routers for wide area network edge environments, CRS Carrier Routing System for core Networks, plus legacy 2500 and 2700 Series Routers.
Progent offers the services of BlackBerry-certified engineers who can help small organizations to design, administer, and repair BlackBerry solutions economically and successfully, doing away with the need for an internal BlackBerry specialist and reducing the cost and hassle of supporting a mobile wireless workgroup. Progent's BlackBerry engineers offer extensive backgrounds working with Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants, Cisco CCIE-certified network engineers, and CISA and GIAC-certified security professionals. This breadth of expertise, combined with Progent's proven online support model, provides small and mid-size companies a cost-effective solution for incorporating BlackBerry devices and software productively into their information network.
Progent's Wireless Consulting Services offer a fast, affordable way for companies of any size to configure, manage, monitor and troubleshoot advanced wireless network solutions. For 802.11n and the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi environments, Progent can help you design and install hardware such as Cisco's Aironet and Meraki access points and wireless network controllers. For wireless messaging and online business applications, Progent supports Apple IOS iPhones, Apple iPads, Google Androids, and Windows smartphones and tablets.
Les Kent has a 35-year history of effective technology integration, executive management, marketing, and operations. He has demonstrated a knack for developing sophisticated information technology solutions during his time as as a system architect, application developer, project manager, implementation consultant, and problem solver for small companies, new ventures, and major enterprises.
Progent can assist your it team to plan and administer cost-effective environments that support Windows and Linux operating systems and applications in either cloud-only solutions or in hybrid network models that combine local IT assets as well as public cloud services. To help you to incorporate public clouds with physical datacenters, Progent can provide a variety of cloud integration support services that include Azure enterprise hybrid cloud design and integration consulting, Amazon Web Services cloud migration, and Amazon Web Marketing Service development and debugging. Progent has two decades of background providing high-level consulting services online, and Progent can make sure you successfully carry out your cloud integration initiatives on schedule and within your budget.
Progent can help you to deploy Cisco Wi-Fi controller appliances to manage and monitor wireless networks of all sizes. Progent can assist you to maintain and troubleshoot your current Cisco-based Wi-Fi solution or implement a smooth transition to Cisco's modern wireless controller solutions.
Progent's Mac consultants can promote the creative facets of Macintosh environments by providing consulting services and education in imaging, sound, and video. Progent's consultants offer help in a variety of Apple Mac applications such as Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXPress, Apple Logic, MOTU Digital Performer, Digidesign Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, and After Effects. Progent can also assist you with special projects such as scanning or digitizing audio or video or setting up an audio/video post production facility.
Progentís non-stop inter-site connectivity and 24x7 network connection professionals can help small companies create non-stop Interoffice connectivity by means of redundant networks with automatic failover. Progentís CCIE engineers can plan and implement fault tolerant Inter-office networks based on non-stop EIGRP network routers or non-stop OSPF configurations of Cisco routers. Progent can show you how multi-path connections and transparent fail-over can provide affordable non-stop interoffice connectivity.
Progent's CCIE-certified networking consultants have extensive experience assisting Internet Service Providers to architect, deploy, administer, optimize, and debug high-availability, scalable network solutions suitable for public networks.
VMware's market leading Site Recovery Manager is a component of VMware vCenter that allows you to specify, automate and verify a consistent runbook for restoring applications and services rapidly following a breakdown. SRM provides centrally managed and automated disaster recovery, application mobility, plus non-intrusive site migration, failback and site re-protect. SRM also enables non-intrusive testing for site recovery, upgrades and fixes and can produce reports to confirm full service recovery, validate Service Level Agreements and demonstrate DR compliance. Progent can provide the skills of a VCDX certified VMware Site Recovery Manager consultant to assist you to plan, deploy, test and administer a DR system based on VMware SRM.
Progent's Microsoft certified support team can help you define and implement a smooth in-place Microsoft Exchange 2007 migration strategy that avoids network downtime, simplifies long-term service demands, and makes your Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server easy to manage. For complicated multiple server or multi-location migrations, Progent has the knowledge and experience to finish your move rapidly and affordably. Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2007 support, troubleshooting, and consulting services include expertise with the configuration of third-party add-ons to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 that are in keeping with your business needs.
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Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist you to configure, manage, update and debug Cisco network products. Progent offers Cisco, Meraki and Nexus switch support, ASA firewall support, Meraki and Aironet Wi-Fi access point support, Cisco VoIP phone support, and CUCM/CallManager software support.
Progent's SonicWall firewall experts can show you how to integrate, manage, and troubleshoot SonicWall firewall products including the current SonicWall TZ and NSa families of appliances and the older SonicWall PRO 2040 devices. Progent's CISSP and GIAC-certified cybersecurity consultants can show you how to incorporate SonicWall security gateways into a complete security solution and design security into your corporate processes.
Progentís staff of Microsoft and Cisco Premier Certified consultants average longer than a decade of hands-on industry experience, at the forefront of network service, performing a broad range of IT projects for a large mix of clients. Every Progent consultant shares a proven collection of personal best practices that are incorporated into company-wide best practices standards that Progent teaches its consulting team. This means that you get not just world-class technical help, but also a consultant with proven approaches for using technical knowledge to resolve real-world network problems quickly.
Progentís IT outsourcing packages provide economical computer support for small businesses. Whether it includes designing network architecture, creating an in-house Help Desk or outsourcing a one, rolling out an updated e-mail platform, monitoring your network, or building an on-line business solution, outsourcing your IT technical services can reduce costs and eliminate uncertainties, permitting network support budgets to increase in a more linear and manageable fashion than is possible by building up a bulky, all-purpose in-house IT organization. Progentís Outsourcing White Paper and datasheets tell you how Progent can enable you to create a protected and highly available network foundation for your critical business software powered by Windows such as Office XP, Microsoft Office 2003, and Microsoft Office 2000.
important characteristics of Dynamics GP accounting include a modular structure that allows you to buy only the components you require, a standardized architecture built on Microsoft technologies to protect your investment and offer a tightly interconnected environment, enhanced reporting services that allow you to track all activities, revenues and expenses and sales trends, integration with Microsoft Office to speed access to business data, the capability to integrate data from virtually any db software or workstation application into Microsoft GP/Great Plains, and an open design that makes it possible to develop specialized applications. Progent can help you set up and maintain a reliable, secure server and communications infrastructure to support Microsoft Dynamics GP, and can offer expert GP/Great Plains consultants to help you convert the advanced features of Microsoft Dynamics GP business accounting software into a high-value business management solution.
If you have a small business IT system with 10 to 50 network users, Progent's computer outsourcing services free your company from over-reliance on an individual freelance consultant while giving you cost-effective and dependable access to enterprise-class network support. By providing IT support help when you require it, offering specialized knowledge for critical technologies, delivering unique support such as automated server monitoring, and billing only for support you use, Progent offers you an affordable solution for maximizing the business value of your small business network. Progent is the smart way for small organizations to build and maintain a robust and safe IT system and to benefit from fast access to the experienced help typically restricted to businesses who are able to afford a large in-house IT organization.
Small to mid-sized businesses can now enjoy all the benefits of Operations Manager and also have fast access to Progentís Microsoft certified IT consulting experts. With Progent's affordably priced network support packages, mid-size organizations can choose a basic co-sourcing service program based on Microsoft System Center Operations Manager with network monitoring, reporting, Help Desk and remote service or a comprehensive 24x7 outsourcing package. Progent supports Microsoft Operations Manager to offer small and midsize company networks enterprise-class reliability, protection and productivity.
Cisco's PIX 500 firewalls have been discontinued and Cisco might not support these legacy devices. Progent continues to offer consulting assistance for Cisco's PIX 500 Series firewalls to help you with maintenance and management and Progent can in addition help you assess whether to move up to the latest firewall products from Cisco. Progent's Cisco technology specialists can help you design and carry out a cost-effective migration to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls based on leading practices.
Progent's consultants offer Apple macOS and Mac OS X users a variety of services such as workstation support, Apple macOS and OS X expertise, Mac co-existence with Windows environments, Microsoft Entourage and email help, security services, and one-on-one education. Progent can assist clients to upgrade to macOS from Mac OS X or other earlier editions of Apple Mac OS X and Progent can provide expertise with Apple Mac application software. Progent's specialists in Apple technology can also assist you with iPhone integration and Apple iPad management, or migrating to Apple's iCloud. For computer networks built exclusively on Mac OS X or for networks incorporating a mix of Mac, Linux and Windows powered servers and workstations, Progent's Apple, Cisco, and Microsoft consultants have the background and depth to handle the difficulty of planning, configuring and maintaining a network infrastructure that is reliable, secure, efficient and able to achieve your organization's business goals.
ProSight IT Asset Management is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, find and safeguard data related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of the time thrown away searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need when you need it.
Progent's certified professionals can assist you to evaluate the business value of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 for your organization, create pilot environments and rollout strategies, tune your network for on-premises, multi-location, cloud-based, and hybrid environments, train your IT management team, create an enterprise-wide security strategy, automate network administration, help with creating applications, and generate and test a disaster recovery/business continuity plan.
Progent's compensation structure is built on contribution, so just like working as a freelance contractor, your earnings are directly tied to your generated revenue. Certain of our consultants stress quality of life and choose to consult at an easy pace, utilizing our self-determined calendar to follow individual pursuits like hiking, car racing, snow boarding, surfing, travel, or spending free time with relatives and acquaintances. Others use the chance to make big dollars through lots of work and long hours. Progent completely supports either side of the spectrum plus everything in between.
Progent uses a sophisticated service reporting system that records and organizes detailed documentation for all delivered services. Unlike some freelance consultants or small service organizations who offer scant documentation or specifics of tasks done, each service provided by Progent is tracked by full documentation. Every Progent consultant has access to the service reports sent by every staff member to every customer. The practice of detailing and organizing service records results in more effective service and avoids a variety of common problems such as when a service client is effectively held hostage to a consultant who refuses to let go of vital service information.
Global Information Assurance Certification was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of network security experts. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by businesses and government organizations throughout the world including and the U.S. NSA. Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance specialists offer expertise with any of the network security capabilities covered under GIAC certification including evaluating infrastructure vulnerability, event handling, traffic analysis, web-based application security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Cisco has designed a full array of routers that includes appliances designed to deliver the protection, bandwidth, and reliability demanded by customers from small businesses to global enterprises. Cisco routers include support for redundancy, transparent failthrough, and backup power for improved reliability and system uptime. Progent can show you how to choose and integrate Cisco routers to build a solid foundation for your network 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 support an increasingly mobile workforce. Progent offers help with a range of routers based on Cisco's IOS operating system, including the Cisco 800 series of small business VPN routers, Cisco 1800 and 3800 Integrated Services Routers, Cisco 1900 and 2900 G2 Integrated Services Routers, Cisco ASR 1000 and 9000 routers for wide area network edge applications, CRS Carrier Routing System for core Networks, as well as older 3600 and 3700 Routers.
System Center 2016 Operations Manager is designed to ensure top performance and dependable uptime for critical workloads by offering unified, cross-platform monitoring of IT resources deployed throughout local systems and private and public clouds. Progent's SCOM consulting team offers advanced online and onsite support to help organizations of any size to plan, integrate, tune, enhance and troubleshoot SCOM 2016 deployments. Progent can help you to migrate to Operations Manager 2016 from older versions or from other monitoring platforms, or integrate a variety of monitoring systems into a unified infrastructure management ecosystem. Progent can also help you extend your Operations Manager 2016 scope to incorporate resources based in public clouds such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.
Progent's management team consists of industry professionals with decades of experience providing network consulting services, troubleshooting, and strategic IT planning to organizations ranging from startups to global enterprises. Great support calls for great people, and Progent is proud to have put together a management staff able to provide businesses with the top service value available anywhere.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service offers proven virtual server architecture, a state-of-the-art data center facility, and the technical expertise of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering team to provide small and midsize companies with a complete IT outsourcing alternative that enhances network availability and security, reduces management distraction, and lowers expenses. With Private Cloud Hosting, a small or midsize business can have each of its software platforms and key application servers supported within a secure and reliable facility on a fast, non-stop virtual server configured and supported by Progent's network service professionals.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Office Excel and Office 365 Excel application consultants can provide a wide variety of remote support services to assist you to plan, develop, pilot test, install, administer, and debug business applications based on any release of Excel, including Excel 2016 and Office 365 Excel. Progent can help you to upgrade your legacy Excel solutions to the newest releases of Excel, integrate Excel with Apple iOS-powered iPhones and iPads and Android phones and tablets, and resolve compatibility problems between different versions of Office Excel. Progent can provide as-needed support to clients who need a fast fix to a specific problem related to Office Excel and Progent can also provide full project management services for migrating or developing line-of-business application software built on Office Excel. Progent's cost-effective online training for Office Excel can be custom tailored to address the needs of individuals or groups.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Forefront TMG and Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 experts can assist you to plan, install, and support an implementation of TMG 2010 or Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 on your network that provides the firewall security, speed and manageability that your business needs.
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco certified experts offer several service programs to help mid-size and large companies create an efficient and productive internal Network Support Help Desk Call Center. Progent's consulting services include Return on Investment evaluation, process study and enhancement, management reporting, training of internal personnel, and documentation of processes. Progent's Software Selection and Integration Services help businesses sift through the various high-quality Help Desk application programs available and determine what products might be too expensive, lack key capabilities, or align badly with your company's corporate culture. Progent also offers temporary staffing for businesses who need to augment their internal Help Desk team for special projects or to substitute for vacationing or incapacitated workers.
Progent's Sun Solaris family support services offer small businesses and developers support for administering and maintaining Solaris systems that coexist with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent offers your organization contact with Sun Solaris consultants, consulting professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISA and CISSP credentials. This broad range of expertise provides you with a convenient one-stop source to help you build and manage a protected and robust cross-platform network and communications environment that supports Solaris and Microsoft coexistence by integrating Microsoft Windows with major variants of UNIX including Apple Mac OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO UNIX, and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX or major Linux platforms including RedHat Linux, SUSE, CentOS Linux, Ubuntu, PCLOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo Linux, Mandrake, Debian-GNU, and Slackware Linux.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can provide remote or onsite support to help companies of all sizes to plan, implement, manage, and repair a backup-and-restore system based on System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager (SCDPM 2012). Progent can help you to migrate from older releases of SCDPM or from another backup/recovery platform, and Progent can integrate your SCDPM 2012 deployment for on premises, cloud, or hybrid datacenters. Progent offers occasional help for resolving especially challenging issues, or comprehensive project management support. Progent can also assist you to design SCDPM 2012 into an enterprise-class disaster recovery plan.
Progentís Wireless Site Survey helps you to plan and install a Wi-Fi WLAN optimized for your environment, offering you a wireless solution that has the reception, speed, load-handling capability, QoS, security, and roaming ability your company needs. Progent's Wireless Site Survey services are available either as an economical online service or as a more detailed on-premises service.
Progent practices knowledge transfer from Progent's support experts to customers. By teaching clients to handle problems that are within their comfort zone, Progent can focus on providing hard-to-find skills where Progent has little competition. Medium-size companies who work with familiar independent consultants or who maintain internal IT staffs benefit when Progent passes on knowledge about critical technology and proven methodologies to make their IT environments more robust, secure, and efficient.
Progent can help you to plan and implement a smooth transition from a UNIX-powered information environment to a network based on Microsoft Windows and capable of supporting Microsoft's powerful office productivity suites, commercial applications, and software development tools. Progent's UNIX, Windows and Cisco consultants and software development specialists can show you how to guard your data and reduce productivity discontinuity by designing an effective migration plan that preserves your existing assets in UNIX software and technology. UNIX-to-Windows transition support services available from Progent include analysis of existing environment, migration planning and validation, Exchange migration services, data and application software porting, and processor and media transition and economization.
Progent's certified Forefront TMG and Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 experts can help you to design, deploy, and manage a configuration of Forefront Threat Management Server 2010 or Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 on your information system that provides the firewall protection, speed and ease-of-use that your company requires.
Progent's Microsoft Certified engineers offer expert support for enterprise-wide implementations of Microsoft Exchange. Progent's experts can show you how to plan multi-location Exchange Server rollouts or updates and can supply local technicians to help large companies with deployments of Exchange Server in the or any region covered by Progent's engineers.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard uses the services and infrastructure of top information security companies to deliver web-based management and world-class security for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of ProSight Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have two decades of background providing e-mail and integrated telecommunications/email solutions for businesses. Progent provides economical Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server support services to enhance email security and virus defense, achieve high availability email, and facilitate remote and mobile email access. Progentís Microsoft Exchange consulting and support services can aid you in planning and deploying a Microsoft Exchange upgrade or a migration from a legacy SMPT server or outdated Microsoft Exchange software such as Microsoft Exchange 5.5 to Exchange Server 2010.
Progent's Microsoft-certified ISA Server consultants have long experience with Internet Security and Acceleration Server configuring ISA Server-based security installations for information systems with multiple offices, mobile users, and mission-critical eCommerce applications. Progent's ISA Firewall consultants can assist your small business in designing and implementing an installation of ISA Server 2000 or ISA Server 2004 that meets your network protection needs without overly restricting your IT system accessibility. Progent's consultants can help you upgrade from Microsoft Proxy Server from Microsoft ISA 2000 to ISA 2004 Enterprise Edition Server, Microsoft ISA 2004 Standard Edition Server, or other up-to-date editions of ISA Server.
Progent's UNIX family consulting services offer small companies and developers help with administering and maintaining UNIX, Linux or Solaris environments that coexist with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent can give your organization access to UNIX experts, consulting professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISSP certification. This broad array of experience provides you with a convenient single consulting firm to show you how to create and manage a secure and robust cross-platform network and communications environment that allows UNIX and Microsoft coexistence by integrating Windows with major versions of UNIX including Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, BSD, SCO and SGI/Irix or major Linux platforms including RedHat, SuSE, Mandrake, Debian-GNU and Slackware.