Small office computer networks located anywhere in the state of Minnesota can rely on immediate online help from a Cisco qualified CCIE network professional to resolve critical problems affecting your IT network. Progent maintains the most extensive group of CCIE consultants available online of any independent service organization in the United States. The cost is reasonable, billing is by the minute, sign-up is immediate, and service is world class.

If your Minnesota office is beyond larger urban neighborhoods like Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Duluth, or Bloomington, support from Cisco certified CCIE engineers could be hard to get when there's a crisis. This can cause a drop in productivity for your business. By utilizing Progent's online services, you can get in touch with a Cisco certified CCIE consultant ready to deliver the expertise to get your information system running.

What Makes Support from a Cisco-certified CCIE So Significant?
A CCIE (Cisco Certified Internet Expert) is a top-level network specialist who earns this ultimate certification by completing thorough testing administered by Cisco. CCIE-certified consultants can deal with the most complex problems associated with network integration, repair, and configuration. Progentís CCIEs communicate directly with Cisco's in-house engineers in analyzing issues with Cisco IOS utilities and developing temporary alternatives or finding program patches to correct problems. The vast majority of CCIEs are employed by large enterprises or national ISPs, and so their services are not easily available to the general public.

For small and midsize organizations anywhere in Minnesota, Progent can provide easy, fast, and economical online help from Cisco authorized CCIE consultants. Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIEs) are highly-qualified network gurus who earn this prestigious classification only as a result of thorough examination by Cisco. CCIEs can handle the most complex problems surrounding network planning, configuration, performance, troubleshooting, and service. Progentís CCIE experts work closely with Cisco engineers in analyzing issues with Cisco's IOS platform and developing fixes or obtaining software updates to resolve problems. Progent offers fast online access to a CCIE so that you can get immediate assistance for tough network problems that are impacting business productivity but are beyond the scope of your usual IT service providers. Progent's CCIE support experts can link to your network using advanced online connectivity tools in order to deliver rapid and affordable analysis and repair of urgent network difficulties.

How Progent's CCIEs Offer Expertise with Cisco Technology in Minnesota
Progent's CCIE network engineers offer world-class help for a broad range of Cisco solutions such as:

Cisco ASA 5500-X Next Generation Firewalls with Firepower and PIX Firewalls
The current Cisco ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more value than Cisco's earlier firewalls and have replaced the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for new deployments. After Cisco's acquisition of Sourcefire, the whole line of ASA 5500-X devices can be configured to enable Firepower Services, based on Sourcefire's Snort technology, which is the market's most popular network intrusion protection system (IPS). Firepower services bring powerful new features including advanced malware protection (AMP), URL filtering, real-time threat analytics, and automation. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist your company to maintain your existing PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and on-premises support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your business to design, configure, optimize, administer and debug firewall solutions based around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Find out more details about ASA 5500-X Next Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services configuration and troubleshooting support.

Cisco Routers
Progent's Cisco Certified engineers can help your business to design, setup, and manage a converged business network that can streamline processes, lower costs, and speed up investment payback. By teaming Cisco integrated services routers with Catalyst switches expertise and Cisco Aironet access points deployment support or Meraki access points configuration services, Progent can dramatically enhance the business value of your network infrastructure in Minnesota. Progent offers extensive phone-based troubleshooting. To learn more about Progent's expertise in Cisco router products, visit Cisco Routers Professional Services.

Cisco Aironet and Meraki 802.11ac Wi-Fi Wireless Access Points and Wireless Network Controllers
Progent can provide a Cisco-certified wireless networking expert to assist your business to plan, deploy, maintain and repair a converged wired and wireless ecosystem integrating a wide range of wireless devices that provide the identical security, expandability, and ease of management you expect from your wired network. Progent's Aironet Wireless Access Point experts, Meraki Wi-Fi AP specialists, and Cisco wireless controller experts can help you to maintain legacy Wi-Fi solutions from Cisco or migrate efficiently to the latest 802.11ac-comaptible products. Progent can also assist your IT team to carry out efficient Cisco wireless IP phone integration with Cisco APs for mobile onsite collaboration. Progent's CISM and CISSP security professionals can advise you about how to design security into your wireless network and your business processes. Progent's disaster recovery consultants and business continuity planning consultants can show you how to deploy the high availability technology built into Cisco's wireless and wired technologies so your converged network delivers continuing return on investment. Progent offers affordable remote and on-premises Wi-Fi site surveys to assist your company to plan and deploy a Wi-Fi network with customized wireless access point clusters optimized for your specific office layout, building structure, and intended application.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Solutions
Progent's Cisco VoIP phone and video IP phone consultants can assist your business to configure, maintain, and debug Cisco IP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP handsets. Progent offers support for all models of Cisco's IP phones from legacy VoIP devices to the latest HD media phones. Progent's IP telephony experts can also assist your organization to integrate your VoIP phones and video IP phones with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, formerly named CallManager, or with Unified CM Express to build a modern IP-PBX environment for unified messaging and collaboration. Progent can provide support with all aspects of Cisco IP Phone integration including designing dial plans, resolving QoS, setting up SIP trunking, deploying Cisco ISR routers with CUBE VoIP networking support, and designing UCS server clustering and Cisco SRST systems for survivability.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) and CallManager Unified Messaging
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM or Unified CM), previously named CallManager, acts as the core of Cisco's communications and collaboration platform. Unified CM and Unified CM Express provide an advanced IP-PBX by integrating with unified messaging applications that include Unified CM IM and Presence Service, Cisco Unity Connection for voicemail management, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach (SNR), and Unified Contact Center Enterprise (Unified CCE) for building a highly automated customer contact center. Progent's CCIE-certified Cisco Unified CM consultants can assist with any aspect of CUCM configuration and debugging in areas that include integrating VoIP phones and desktop video IP phones, designing dial plans, configuring SIP connections and PSTN support, deploying ISR G2 routers with CUBE networking support, creating Cisco UCS server clustering solutions for survivability, and integration with Exchange Server.

Catalyst, Nexus and Meraki Switching Solutions
Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers can provide expert remote and on-premises support and troubleshooting for Cisco's Catalyst, Nexus and Meraki series of managed switches for environments that run the gamut from small or midsize organizations and campus LANs to giant data centers and ISPs. Progent can show you how to implement Cisco's rapidly evolving switching technology to achieve the performance, expandability, resilience, virtualization support, security and ease of management required for your organization. To learn about Progent's consulting services for Cisco's market-leading family of Catalyst switches, see Cisco Catalyst switch consulting services. To find out about Progent's support for Cisco's Nexus family of data center switches, see Cisco Nexus switch consulting and troubleshooting services. For details about Progent's support services for Cisco Meraki switches, go to Cisco Meraki switches integration.

Cisco Security and VPN Technology
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional to assist you to select, deploy, and support Cisco security technology. Progent's CISM, CISSP, and ISSAP security professionals can show you how to build protection into your company's operations in Minnesota and Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance experts can help you to design and deploy SIEM solutions that allow you to comply with governmental requirements for timely incident reporting. Progent can help you to create a documented security strategy to define clear security policies, deploy scanning and tracking software, create and install a secure network infrastructure that includes technology from a variety of network companies, offer outgoing spam filtering with policy-based content filtering for incoming and outbound email, and advise you about procedures to optimize the safety of your network. Progent's security expertise can help you implement an firewall, design secure remote connectivity to email and business information, and install or repair Virtual Private Networks. To find out additional information about Progent's expertise with Cisco security and VPN products, refer to Cisco VPN and Protection Professional Help.

SIP Infrastructure Solutions: SIP PSTN Trunks and CUBE Integration Expertise
Progent's Cisco-certified SIP trunk consultants and CUBE integration consultants can help organizations of any size to plan, integrate, manage, debug and upgrade Cisco's SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) infrastructure solutions and Cisco's CUBE (Cisco Unified Border Element)-connected SIP trunks. Progent can provide affordable remote or on-premises expertise to assist businesses to move smoothly to an advanced communications environment that offers fast ROI. Progent's certified Microsoft collaboration consultants can assist you to set up connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's rich media platforms such as Skype for Business and Lync for access to a SIP-based IP PSTN trunk.

Cisco-based Network Management
Progent's Cisco-Certified network management consultants can help you to utilize Cisco's network management utilities alongside a variety of powerful third-party programs to develop a complete management strategy to keep your network functioning smoothly, consolidate expensive resources, guard your information, recover quickly from hardware failure or deliberates assaults, and enable you to scale or repurpose system hardware intelligently and economically as your Minnesota company grows.

Progent can also assist you to use network management utilities to monitor and categorize network data to implement traffic shaping, which allows you to configure routers to impose a variety of bandwidth restrictions on certain classes of processes according to the priorities you assign. By buffering and queuing data packets that exceed your contracted rates, and by assigning priority to the most important applications, traffic shaping can prevent Internet Service Provider excess usage charges from spiraling out of reach and/or avoid gaps in productivity caused by brute force enforcement of your network traffic volume limits during peak use. To find out more details about Progent's network management consulting services for Cisco networks, visit Network Management Consulting for Cisco-based Environments.

NetApp and Cisco FlexPod Private Cloud Platform Consulting Services
FlexPod Datacenter is a service-oriented private cloud architecture developed and tested jointly by NetApp and Cisco to combine servers, network infrastructure and storage assets for hosting shared business applications and network management tools. To learn additional information about Progent's consulting support for NetApp and Cisco FlexPod cloud solutions, go to NetApp and Cisco FlexPod Private Cloud Platform Consulting.

How You Can Contact a Certified CCIE Network Engineer Immediately
To see how to contact a Cisco certified CCIE for online assistance in Minnesota, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Expert Remote Network Support.