Microsoft's SQL platform has grown to become a pivotal piece of most small and midsize company IT networks. This premier database manager is the engine that drives an array of mission-critical business applications, both off-the-shelf and specialized, that address functions including eCommerce, data mining, asset management, data-powered web sites, CRM, and accounting. Familiar interfaces and support for popular programming tools allow fast and economical production and thorough testing of new applications that accelerate your payback on investments in information technology. Microsoft has continually improved the architecture of SQL Server to ensure it can provide top levels of data protection, responsiveness, fault tolerance, scalability, and simplicity of administration. Progent's Microsoft Certified SQL experts offer many years of field background in designing, deploying, and troubleshooting Microsoft SQL Server-based environments.

Progent's Microsoft SQL consultants can provide remote and on-premises support to help your Minnesota business to evaluate the costs and benefits of migrating from legacy information management products or older editions of Microsoft SQL Server to the latest edition. Progent can help your organization to create an upgrade strategy the avoids disruption of productivity, run pilot systems to ensure functionality and responsiveness, move your databases and programs to the new version of Microsoft SQL, and deliver ongoing support to make sure your MS SQL-based information system keeps running efficiently. Progent's Power BI integration experts can help you use information from SQL Server Reporting Services and SQL Server SSAS to build visualizations to incorporate into actionable Power BI business analytics reports and dashboards.

Progentís Cisco-Premier CCIE network consultants can help your organization to create an affordable network architecture that provides world-class standards of fault-tolerance for hosting your SQL Server installation. Progentís CISM and GIAC accredited security engineers can asses the strength of your existing security policies and technologies and suggest and implement affordable improvements to your corporate-wide security. Progent can also provide automated server tracking to ensure your business information system is working efficiently, and Progent's online Help Desk Call Center is ready to provide rapid remediation for SQL database problems.

Progent can help your company you to plan, deploy and manage Microsoft SQL Server ecosystems that combine physical and cloud-based resources. (Learn about Progent's Azure hybrid cloud solutions.)

Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Planning and Integration Consulting
Progent's certified SQL Server 2019 consultants can assist you to assess the advantages for upgrading to SQL Server 2019 and can provide fast online or onsite access to consulting experts in solution design and deployment, application programming, database administration, and network security. To learn more, visit SQL Server 2019 migration consulting expertise.

SQL 2017 Support
Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2017 experts can help you to assess the business benefits of migrating to SQL Server 2017 and can help your organization to design and implement a cost-effective migration of your databases and applications to any network architecture including on-premises, cloud-based, or hybrid. Progent's consultants can provide online or on-premises support ranging from as-needed design review or debugging to comprehensive project management and co-management to make sure your SQL Server 2017 initiative is successfully completed on schedule and on budget. Learn about Progent's Microsoft SQL Server 2017 support services.

MS SQL 2016 Server Support
SQL Server 2016 introduces significant improvements in performance, capacity, security, availability, BOYD integration, and integrated business intelligence. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can deliver remote and on-premises support to help organizations of any size to configure, manage or troubleshoot any version of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also help you to interface SQL Server 2016 with all core Microsoft technologies such as Windows Server and Hyper-V, Exchange Server 2016, SharePoint, Dynamics GP, Lync or Skype for Business, and SCOM. Read about Progent's Microsoft SQL 2016 Server support.

Microsoft SQL 2014 Consulting Services
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 incorporates significant enhancements in critical areas including speed, availability, compliance, and cloud integration. Microsoft SQL Server 2014 is the first version of Microsoft SQL Server that incorporates in-memory capability that operates transparently across all types of applications including Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), enterprise data warehousing, and data analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2014 consulting team can provide efficient online and on-premises services including planning, configuration, management, remediation, and software development services to enable businesses of any size to achieve fast return from their SQL Server 2014 deployment. Read about Progent's SQL 2014 Server consulting.

MS SQL 2012 Server Support Services
SQL Server 2012 includes a wide array of features that offer significant improvements in vital areas such as availability, security, throughput, manageability, business analytics, cloud support, scalability, information sharing, accessibility, and fast software development. Progent can provide the support of certified engineers and seasoned database application developers, database administrators, project managers, Cisco-certified network engineers, disaster recovery/business continuity specialists, and certified security professionals to assist your business to assess the likely benefits of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for your organization, install test environments at your datacenter or at Progent's test lab, design and carry out an efficient migration to SQL Server 2012 from previous versions of SQL Server or from other database platforms, and define a cost-effective and secure IT infrastructure that helps you realize the full strategic benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Learn about Progent's SQL 2012 Server expertise.

MS SQL 2008 Consulting
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 provides important enhancements over previous versions of Microsoft's premier relational database platform. Innovations offered by Microsoft SQL 2008 Server cover vital areas of data control and analysis including information privacy, dependability, extensibility, simplicity of support, and intelligent services for transforming dispersed stores of data to actionable business information. Improvements include application-independent data encryption for preserving privacy and helping with compliance, automated policy execution to control management costs, unified synchronization to support occasionally connected users, closer integration with Word and Excel and Office SharePoint Server for working with SQL reports, and resource definition to provide consistent responsiveness to your workers. (Note: SQL Server 2008 has arrived at End-of-Support. Progent can provide SQL Server 2008 migration consulting to help your business to upgrade smoothly to a current version of SQL Server.) Learn about Progent's Microsoft SQL 2008 consulting services.

SQL Server 2005 Consulting
MS SQL Server 2005 enhances your information environment by providing a secure and reliable company data control and analysis platform. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 improves the strategic value of your computer environment by offering a trusted data management platform for 24x7 operations of enterprise-class, multiterabyte databases, allowing you to make smarter decisions derived from real-time business metrics via sophisticated analytics, reporting utilities, and data-mining capabilities, and providing an enhanced development environment that allows programmers to create secure mission-critical applications quickly, and easily create extra capabilities for clients. Read about Progent's MS SQL 2005 Server consulting.

Microsoft SQL 2000 Consulting
SQL Server 2000 is a complete, Web-aware DBM and information analysis package that opens the door to the rapid development of a new generation of large-scale line-of-business solutions that can give your company a strategic business advantage. SQL 2000 Server offers core support for XML and the ability to operate across the Internet and outside the corporate firewall. Progent's Microsoft-expert SQL Server engineers can help your company to move your business applications and information from MS SQL Server 2000 to the latest release of SQL Server. Find out more about Progent's MS SQL 2000 Server support.

Progent's Software Programming Services for SQL Server
Progent's Microsoft SQL Server application developers and database administrators can provide online expertise to assist businesses of any size to build, administer, and maintain applications based on Microsoft SQL Server. Progent's SQL Server experts can provide support for any element of application development in environments that range from small business or departmental databases to data warehousing. Support services provided by Progent's SQL Server programmers and database administrators include:

  • Requirements analysis
  • Data tier architecture
  • Normalization
  • Advanced T-SQL coding
  • Software installation
  • Data migration
  • Storage management
  • I/O configuration tuning
  • Backup and Restore technology
  • Partitioning strategies
  • Consolidation of stored procedures
  • Synchronization solutions
  • Security and compliance
  • Fault tolerance planning

To ask Progent about technical help for MS SQL Server technology, call 1-800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.

Progent's Consulting Services for Microsoft Technology
For organizations of any size in the state of Minnesota, Progent's Microsoft-authorized consultants can provide low-cost remote network help and professional consulting support for the whole family of Microsoft .NET Enterprise Servers. Progent can provide Windows Server 2019 migration consulting, Windows Server 2016 hybrid cloud solutions, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 design and deployment help, Windows Server 2008 expertise, and Windows 2003 Server upgrade help. Progent's migration, installation, optimization, and consulting capabilities include network architecture, deployment, and management outsourcing for project management and documentation, local and off-site IT support and system repair, Help Desk Outsourcing Services, certified security expertise, turn-key outsourcing, and ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

Progent's System Center 2016 consultants include System Center 2016 Operations Manager experts, Microsoft System Center 2016 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2016) specialists and Microsoft System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager hybrid cloud management consultants who can help you to plan and implement Microsoft's solution for unified management of hybrid cloud networks that incorporate physical datacenters and cloud services.

Progent also offers a wide array of online desktop support services such as Windows 10 migration assistance, Windows 8.1 configuration and support, Microsoft Windows 7 maintenance, preparing for to 64-bit computing, upgrading to 64-bit computing, integrating Microsoft Office 365, and streamlining Business Desktop Deployment.

In case your Minnesota company requires urgent remote help from a Microsoft certified consultant, refer to Progent's Urgent Online Technical Help.