For business networks located within the state of Minnesota, Progent's Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers can provide remote phone assistance and remote troubleshooting to fix your network systems problems quickly and affordably. Progent has developed enterprise-grade skills, sophisticated tools, and support knowledge bases to identify and resolve computer network problems without the expense and delays normally associated with in-person service calls.

If your Minnesota business is situated outside of the larger urban areas such as Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Duluth, or Bloomington, your local computer network support choices may be limited in expertise, or unavailable during an emergency. This results in a office network that is unusable or causing efficiency loss due to technical issues persisting for too long. Progentís staff of field proven network consultants average more than twelve years of real-world computer industry experience, in the trenches of network systems support, performing a broad range of technical projects for a broad range of clients. This means you get not only the technical expertise needed for the task, but an expert with field proven methods for applying those skills to deliver cost effective network solutions.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Upgrade Services
Progent's MS Exchange Server 2016 experts can assist your business in all phases of your upgrade to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 including planning high availability (HA) architecture for a local, cloud-based or hybrid deployment; licensing requirements for Exchange 2016 and Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; moving mailboxes; Windows Hyper-V design; determining storage capacity required for your virtual machines, databases and log files; configuring hardware load balancing for fault-tolerant CAS services; designing, building and validating Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and DAG groups; integration with SharePoint; preparing your firewall; creating SSL certs; performing client integration with Office desktop or Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App).

ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup
ProSight Data Protection Services automated backup and disaster recovery offers small and medium-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and enables fast restoration of vital files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted due to hardware failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can provide advanced support to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can assist you to recover your business-critical data. Read about Progent's complete ProSight line of value-priced network monitoring and management services for small businesses.

Online Support for Windows Server 2008
The sophistication and integration demands of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 requires an information technology professional with hands-on experience and diverse knowledge in architecting and deploying efficient end-to-end business information solutions. The experience of Progent's certified Windows Server 2008 consultants, with an average of over 10 years of background supporting Microsoft-powered technology, helps insure your success in supporting and managing your Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 environment. Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows Server 2012 R2 consulting experts can also help you to assess the business value of migrating from Microsoft Windows 2008 to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 or later. If you are considering creating a hybrid architecture that integrates on-premises resources with cloud-based services like those offered by Microsoft Azure, Progent can provide Windows Server 2016 hybrid integration.

Temporary Chief Information Officer Support Services
Progent can provide businesses with an IT management professional who can act as a part-time Chief Information Officer. This experienced IT executive can provide long-term direction to assist your company to integrate sensible IT products to improve business processes so they align better with your business goals. Your business can develop and implement a well thought out IT plan without absorbing the expense of a full-time Chief Information Officer. Key tasks Progent's part-time CIO can carry out include strategic planning, establishing IT budgets, building models for Total Cost of Ownership, optimizing workflows, negotiating contracts with suppliers, establishing security policies, monitoring service level agreements, streamlining data center management, software revision control, network asset documentation control, and disaster recovery preparedness.

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Management and Troubleshooting and Migration
Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows 8.1 experts can deliver a range of IT outsourcing and co-sourcing services to help companies of all sizes to maintain, administer, and troubleshoot networks that include desktops, notebooks, tablets, or smartphones powered by Windows 8.1. Progent's consultants can also provide Windows 10 migration assistance.

Convenient Payment via Credit Card
Progent accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover CardsProgent's easy payment alternatives for Hybrid Cloud Solutions Planning and Deployment
hybrid cloud solutions consultants offer expert remote consulting services to assist organizations of any size to integrate their IT infrastructure with popular public cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Progent can help your it team to design and administer cost-effective hybrid ecosystems that support Windows and Linux operating systems and apps in hybrid topologies that utilize on-premises resources as well as cloud services. To help you to incorporate public clouds with physical datacenters, Progent can provide a variety of public cloud integration support services such as Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange deployments and Azure hybrid cloud planning and integration services, Amazon Web Services cloud integration support, and Amazon Web Marketing Service (WMS) development and debugging.

ProSight Network Audits for Checking Network Health
Prosight Network Audits are a quick and affordable way for small and mid-size businesses to get an unbiased evaluation of the health of their information system. Based on a selection of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms available, and overseen by Progent's certified group of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how closely the configuration of your core infrastructure assets adhere to industry best practices. The Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide instant benefits like a cleaner and safer Active Directory implementation. Both versions also provide the ongoing benefits of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management technology. These benefits can include easier network management, improved compliance with data security standards, higher utilization of IT assets, faster problem resolution, more dependable backup and restore, and higher availability. For details about ProSight Network Health Checks and to see sample reports, visit ProSight Network Audits.

VMware NSX Virtual Networking
VMware's NSX network virtualization platform enables you to create complete logical networks in software. NSX allows virtual networks to be deployed in minutes and managed with a high level of automation regardless of the physical components making up the basic network infrastructure. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) supports programmatic disaster recovery, application mobility, and transparent site migration, failback and re-protect. Site Recovery Manager also permits non-intrusive testing for disaster recovery, updates and fixes and can produce reports to verify complete service recovery, validate SLAs and demonstrate compliance. When used with VMware's NSX virtual network technology, VMware Site Recovery Manager can rapidly restore the complete logical network topology at the recovery site. Progent offers the skills of a VCDX certified VMware NSX consulting expert and VMware Site Recovery Manager system architect to assist your organization to plan, deploy, test and maintain a disaster recovery system powered by VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware NSX.

SharePoint 2016 Migration Consulting
SharePoint Server 2016, designed for local installations of the SharePoint content management platform, supports integration with Microsoft SharePoint Online and Office 365 to enable hybrid environments that seamlessly combine local and cloud-based infrastructure and services. Other improvements include fast provisioning with the new MinRole feature, increased scale, higher performance, stronger cybersecurity, advanced analytics via Power BI support, and a more engaging client interface for collaboration and sharing. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants offer economical online and onsite consulting expertise, application development, and debugging services for organizations of any size who intend to migrate to SharePoint Server 2016 or SharePoint Online from prior releases of SharePoint. To learn more, see SharePoint Server 2016 Migration and Hybrid Deployment Support.

Data Protection Manager Help
Microsoft System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager offers small and medium-size businesses near-continuous backup and simplified recovery functions for Microsoft networks. Data Protection Manager 2016 delivers application-sensitive backup for key workloads such as Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange Server and SharePoint, backs up Windows and Linux VMs, works with VMs hosted by Hyper-V as well as VMware, and can use Azure for convenient cloud-based backup and recovery. Progent's Microsoft-certified Data Protection Manager 2016 consultants can help you to plan, deploy, administer, and troubleshoot a multi-site backup/recovery system powered by SCDPM 2016. Progent can assist you to upgrade from a previous version of Data Protection Manager or from a legacy solution, and Progent can optimize your DPM 2016 ecosystem for on local, hosted, cloud-based or hybrid deployment models. Progent offers remote or onsite consulting expertise and can provide as-needed expertise to help you through challenging issues or deliver end-to-end project management or co-management services to make sure you finish your SCDPM 2016 deployment on time and on budget.

Advanced Server Monitoring with System Center 2016 Operations Manager Operations Manager
Progent provides a variety of Network Support Bundles built around the advanced problem solving capabilities of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, a next-generation network management software solution that monitors the availability, speed and security of your IT network and identifies anomalies before they can bring down your network. To give you more understanding concerning the performance and robustness of your system environment, Progent can help you install and manage popular network monitoring software based on the Linux operating system.

Expert Wireless Engineering and Support Services
Progent's wireless technology consultants offer broad backgrounds in the implementation and maintenance of wireless information technology and can assist your IT team to plan, install, administer and repair wireless solutions that are compliant, resilient, scalable, simple to administer and operate, able to support your critical applications, and seamlessly integrated into hybrid cloud networks. Online and on-premises Consulting services offered by Progent span a variety of wireless solutions and include smartphone and tablet integration and management, Wi-Fi infrastructure planning and installation, wireless site surveys, Cisco wireless IP phone configuration, and building-to-building wireless connections.

Affordable Computer Support Solutions
Many small companies rely on flawed metrics when shopping for a computer network consultant. Cost per hour is usually not a good measure for value. A consultant with insufficient technical background can take many times longer to perform the same task than a seasoned Information Technology expert. For example, charging 30% less per hour, but taking three times as long for the same job is not a bargain. Even worse, a badly designed or configured IT environment that is undependable and difficult to manage or upgrade can cost a business many times over its initial price due to lost productivity. Progent's client testimonials from satisfied businesses across the United States indicate the efficiency of Progent's support model and the expertise of Progent's staff of IT professionals.

Cisco ASA Firewall and PIX Firewall and Firepower Services Expertise
The new ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services deliver substantially more performance than Cisco's legacy firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for new installations. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network experts can help you to maintain your legacy PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer online and onsite support for ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your organization to design, integrate, tune, manage and debug firewall solutions built on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services.

Talk to a Progent Network Consultant
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