Progent can assist your organization in any facet of your migration to Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 including deploying Windows Server 2019 as a host for Exchange; planning high availability system topology for an on-premises, cloud-based or hybrid deployment; moving mailboxes; designing and implementing Hyper-V virtualization; configuring HLB; building Database Availability Groups (DAGs) with MCDB solid-state caching; integrating with Skype for Business 2019 for cloud voicemail; setting up collaboration with SharePoint; preparing firewalls; integration with Microsoft Office 365; and setting up Outlook.
Cisco's Catalyst line of Wi-Fi controllers streamline the management of Wi-Fi LANs by unifying the provisioning and management of Wi-Fi access points, optimizing Wi-Fi throughput by reducing the effect of RF congestion, enhancing Wi-Fi availability with fast auto-failover, and hardening security by identifying cyber threats and filtering network traffic based on user type and location. Progent can assist your business to configure Cisco wireless LAN controllers to manage wireless networks of all sizes. Progent can help you to maintain and debug your current Cisco Wi-Fi environment or carry out an efficient upgrade to Cisco's latest Wi-Fi controller technology.
Progent's Windows consultants can assist organizations of all sizes to evaluate Windows 10 or to migrate to Windows 10 from any older version of Microsoft Windows. Remote and onsite evaluation and migration services for Windows 10 available from Progent's experts include Return on Investment estimates, project management, compatibility testing, pilot systems, Hyper-V virtualization architecture, Cloud integration, mobile management and synchronization, teleworker access, security and compliance, streamlined provisioning and administration, network optimization, Wi-Fi support, disaster recovery planning, custom training for network management staff and end users, and post-migration consulting support.
Progent can provide enterprise customers the services of a certified NetApp consultant for remote or onsite support for NetApp's complete family of SAN software and hardware products including ONTAP data management, MetroCluster array-based clustering, FlexPod private cloud architecture, SnapMirror data replication, SnapVault and OSSV continuous D2D backup, Virtual Storage Console (VSC) for VMware, MultiStore/vFiler for secure IP space separation, OnCommand Unified Manager Core, and NetApp's FAS, AFF, V-Series and N-Series storage products. Areas of NetApp SAN storage solutions supported by Progent include system architecture, hybrid-cloud integration, virtualization, migrations, transparent patching, system management, security and compliance, disaster recovery, and troubleshooting. Progent offers Level 3 support to assist you to resolve problems with NetApp SAN storage deployments quickly and affordably following leading practices.
Progent can help you to deploy Cisco's infrastructure technology to build a solid basis for your onsite, cloud-centric, or hybrid-cloud data center and improve operations in vital areas such as hardware utilization, security and compliance, versatility, uptime, and recoverability.
For custom application creation, Progent can provide programming consultants to produce line-of-business software in areas such as commercial transaction webs, web development, Microsoft Dynamics products including Great Plains Software accounting system, and custom management reports based on Crystal Reports, Microsoft Access, or FRx Reports. Progentís experts can use Microsoft IIS to build custom eCommerce applications based on Microsoft ASP.NET. Also, Progent offers experts in a broad range of custom software development platforms including SQL Server and Delphi. For made-to-order e-Commerce programming, Progent also offers expertise in custom Access, custom Microsoft Visual Basic, custom Excel, and any other specialized development powered by any Microsoft development platform.
Application Publishing with Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 allows greater protection of intranet applications while supporting enhanced productivity by making these applications accessible to legitimate remote users. ISA Server 2006 can guard business applications, services, and data across all network layers with application-layer filtering and comprehensive publishing tools. Progent's Microsoft-certified ISA Server 2006 consultants can help you plan, install, set up, and support Internet Security and Acceleration Server on your network so that your company achieves a smart and economical balance of protection, productivity, and performance.
Progentís Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity consultants have extensive experience assisting small and mid-size businesses to reduce system downtime by providing affordable remote consulting support for disaster recovery/business continuity planning, fault-tolerant network design, data backup and restore systems, and transparent maintenance. Progentís business continuity consultants can help you to plan and validate an efficient business continuity plan that aligns with your business needs and IT budget. Progentís disaster recovery specialists can help you to architect, implement, and support fault-tolerant technologies including redundant Internet connectivity, virtualization, fail-over clustering, network load balancing, transparent off-site backup, and multi-location hot backup centers.
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is an affordable service centered on a brief phone interview with a Progent backup/recovery consultant. The interview is designed to help assess your company's ability to defend against ransomware or recover rapidly from a ransomware incident. Progent will work with you personally to gather information concerning your current AV defense and backup/recovery procedures, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report describing how you can apply industry best practices to create an efficient AV and backup environment that minimizes your vulnerability to ransomware and meets your business requirements.
Progent offers affordable remote access to an Oracle-certified MySQL RDBMS DBA or application programmer and can assist businesses of any size to integrate and maintain MySQL in a dependable IT infrastructure that provides advanced speed, expandability, and protection. Progent also has experience assisting businesses migrate applications from an Oracle environment to MySQL.
Progent's expert consultants can help you define and deploy an efficient in-place Exchange Server 2007 upgrade plan that avoids network disruption, reduces ongoing support demands, and makes your Exchange 2007 Server easy to manage. For complex multiple server or multi-site upgrades, Progent offers the experience to finish your move rapidly and economically. Progent's Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 support, repair, and design services include assistance with the configuration of outside vendor add-ons to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and the design of unified messaging implementations based on Exchange Server 2007.
Progent can deliver a wide array of low-cost online and on-premises support services to help you to configure, manage, and troubleshoot workstations and handhelds based on Microsoft Windows, macOS/OS X, Apple iOS, Android, or Linux.
Progent's Cisco-certified Wi-Fi integration consultants can help organizations to deploy, administer, and debug Cisco Wi-Fi devices including Cisco's Aironet and Meraki Wave 2 wireless access points (APs) plus Cisco's Wireless Network Controllers.
Microsoft allows you to create transparent hybrid networks that combine Office 365 and local Exchange deployments. This allows you to have certain Exchange mailboxes hosted on your on-premises datacenter or private cloud and other mailboxes hosted by Office 365. Progent's certified Exchange consultants can assist your organization with any facet of planning, implementing and troubleshooting your hybrid Office 365 Exchange Online solution. Progent's Exchange consultants can deliver as-needed expertise to help you through stubborn technical bottlenecks and also offer comprehensive project management outsourcing or co-sourcing to make sure your hybrid Office 365 solution is carried out on time and within budget.
Progent's service experts in Apple OS X and Microsoft Windows technology can help you combine Mac and Windows systems into seamless networks with resource sharing and workgroup functionality. Enabling efficient co-existence among a mix of servers and desktops powered by Mac OS and Microsoft Windows calls for broad knowledge of and background with Apple Macintosh and Windows products. Progent's background in Windows and Apple service makes it possible to offer world class assistance to companies that depend on these platforms to maintain their strategic edge. Progent can also help you to integrate Apple's iPhones and iPads to operate with smoothly with your Windows network.
Microsoft Virtual Server, hosted on the Microsoft Windows Server operating system and based on software first produced by Connectix, delivers the power necessary to carry out hardware reduction, software upgrade, and server isolation tasks through virtualization technology in an enterprise-class computing environment with advanced expandability, manageability, and availability. Microsoft has targeted Virtual Server at businesses who want to enhance operational efficiency in application development and testing, upgrading from legacy line-of-business applications, and server consolidation. Progent's certified Virtual Server experts can assist your company to evaluate and deploy MS Virtual Server.
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco authorized Consultants provide three ways to help medium-size and large companies develop an efficient and productive in-house Network Support Help Desk Call Center. Progent's consulting services include Return on Investment evaluation, process study and improvement, executive reporting, training of internal personnel, and documentation of procedures. Progent's Software Evaluation and Integration Services help organizations sift through the numerous top level Help Desk application programs available and decide which products might be excessively costly, lack critical features, or align poorly with your company's business goals. Progent also offers short-term staffing for businesses who need to augment their internal Help Desk team for occasional projects or to substitute for vacationing or incapacitated personnel.
Progent can help you with any stage of Microsoft Azure integration such as requirements analysis, readiness assessment, solution architecture, pilot testing, implementation, centralized administration, performance tuning, license management, disaster recovery preparedness, security policy enforcement, and regulatory compliance validation. Progent can help you to configure and debug firewall appliances and VPN connections so your clients can safely access to Azure-based services, and Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts can assist you integrate critical Microsoft platforms to work in Azure including Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange, SQL and SharePoint. Progent can also help you to create a hybrid cloud ecosystem that seamlessly integrates physical datacenters with Azure-based services.
Progentís non-stop inter-site connectivity and 24x7 system connection engineers can help small organizations create zero-downtime Interoffice connectivity via redundant system architectures with transparent failover. Progentís Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts can design and implement ultra-reliable Inter-office networks supported by non-stop EIGRP network routers or zero-downtime OSPF configurations of Cisco routers. Progent can show you how multi-path connectivity and transparent fail-over can provide economical non-stop interoffice connectivity.
Progent can deliver a broad array of cost-effective support services to assist your company to install, integrate, repair, and administer desktop PCs and notebooks based on Windows, macOS and OS X, or popular versions of Linux. Progent can provide onsite or online help for single computers or laptops or work with you to plan and carry out a company-wide migration to new or updated OS platforms and business applications. Progent can also supply consultants and technicians to assist your company to plan for and implement a site move or consolidation designed to produce the least possible interruption to your business.
SQL Server 2000 is a complete, Web-enabled database and data analysis package that opens the door to the fast development of cutting-edge enterprise-class applications that can give your business a significant competitive advantage. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 features core support for XML and the capability to communicate across the Internet and beyond the firewall. The knowledge and experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2000 engineers, with an average of more than over 10 years of work helping with Microsoft integration, assures you success in designing, installing and supporting Microsoft SQL Server solutions that are seamlessly connected with other applications powered Microsoft's .NET environment.
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Unified CM), originally known as CallManager, functions as the center of Cisco's communications and collaboration platform. Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified CM Express (CME) offer a location-independent IP-PBX by integrating tightly with applications that include Cisco Unified CM IM and Presence Service, Unity Express for voicemail, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach, and Unified Contact Center Enterprise (UCCE) for creating an advanced customer contact center. Progent's Cisco-certified network consultants can deliver effective and budget-friendly online and on-premises expertise to assist organizations of all sizes to create and administer Unified CM ecosystems by providing Cisco Unified Communications Manager configuration and troubleshooting services that deliver maximum business value. Progent can help with any aspect of Unified Communications Manager support and debugging in areas such as integrating Voice over IP phones and desktop Video phones, reviewing dial plans, configuring SIP connections and PSTN support, deploying ISR routers with CUBE support, designing UCS server failover solutions for survivability, performance tuning, and integration with Exchange Server.
Progent can provide fast remote support from Cisco CCIE network infrastructure consultants. Progent's CCIE engineers can link to your network via powerful remote support tools to provide quick and economical analysis and repair of critical network issues.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid structure of ProSight Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that stays within your corporate firewall.
Progent offers customers access to consultants who have earned some of the computer industry's most prestigious certifications. Progent believes that customers have the right to know that their computer service professionals have accredited training plus extensive practical backgrounds so that Progent's clients can use Progent's support with confidence. In many cases, vendor credentials such as the CCIE brings priority for significantly superior vendor help than is available to uncertified service providers, enabling Progent to deliver clients a higher class of IT support. In other cases, major credentials such as CISM or CISSP for IT security can aid corporate customers to show compliance with regulatory demands by engaging the services of accredited industry professionals.
Progent can assist you to plan for, deploy, and administer Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2012). Progent can assist you to migrate smoothly to SCCM 2012 from a legacy device and application management platform or assist you to modify your current SCCM 2012 environment to accommodate your evolving IT requirements. In addition, Progent can help you to build a software foundation that fully supports SCCM by delivering advanced consulting support for associated Microsoft platforms including ADDS, Microsoft SQL SSRS, and Internet Information Services (IIS).
Progent's Microsoft-certified Forefront Threat Management Server and ISA Server 2006 experts can assist you to plan, deploy, and support a configuration of Forefront Threat Management Server 2010 or ISA Server 2006 on your network that delivers the firewall security, speed and manageability that your company needs.
SQL Server 2005 offers powerful, standardized tools to IT experts and network users, reducing the difficulty of designing, deploying, administering, and using enterprise data and database applications in environments ranging from mobile devices to enterprise data systems. The complexity and interconnectivity requirements of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 require an IT consultant with real-world experience and broad knowledge in planning and building information-based, comprehensive business IT applications. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering staff, with an average of more than 10 years of background involving Microsoft integration, ensures you success in designing, configuring and managing Microsoft SQL Server 2005 solutions that are seamlessly integrated with the Microsoft .NET platform.
Progentís Microsoft certified experts offer a variety of consulting services for Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains). Microsoft Dynamics GP is an accounting and business analysis package based, like all Microsoft financial solutions, on the expandable and familiar foundation of Windows technology. Microsoft Dynamics GP offers an affordable solution for controlling and integrating finances, e-commerce, supply chain, manufacturing, project accounting, on-site support, and HR. Dynamics GP is easy to install and configure, and with its segmented design you are able to purchase only the capability you currently need, with the ability to expand users and increase capabilities when necessary. Progentís Dynamics GP/Great Plains support engineers can show you how to install, configure and manage the current version of Microsoft Dynamics GP or migrate smoothly from an older release.
Progent offers clients the services of consultants who have earned some of the IT industry's most prestigious certifications. Progent believes that customers have the right to be sure that their computer support providers have formal training plus extensive practical backgrounds so that Progent's clients can use Progent's support with trust. In many cases, vendor certifications such as the Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIE) confers privileges for significantly superior vendor support than is available to uncertified service providers, allowing Progent to offer customers a better level of IT support. In addition, major credentials such as CISM or CISSP for network security can help enterprise clients to demonstrate compliance with regulatory demands by engaging the assistance of accredited industry experts.
Progentís Microsoft-certified consultants offer small and medium sized businesses IT consulting, support, and troubleshooting services for Microsoft SPS 2003. Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server is an enterprise portal platform for intelligently connecting people, teams and information. SharePoint Portal Server provides a central spot for your employees or clients to access, organize, distribute and manipulate useful data, files, and applications and to communicate with one another. It enables quicker and better decisions, more effective sharing across groups and more streamlined business practices. The main goal of SharePoint Server is to gather together, in a relevant way, all of the many sources of knowledge available within and outside an organization. Windows SharePoint Services connect employees, customers, workgroups and major tasks with the information theyíve developed in a way that makes data easy to locate, retrieve and apply.
Fortinet FortiGate next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) are industry leaders in offering best-in-class throughput for SSL inspection. Progent's Fortinet firewall consultants can assist your business to deploy your Fortinet FortiGate security appliances to safeguard your digital assets at the network edge, within the data center core, at branches, and in the cloud.
Progent's support specialists in Apple OS X and Microsoft Windows technology can show you how to integrate Mac and Windows computers into seamless networks with resource sharing and workgroup functionality. Enabling productive co-existence among a mix of servers and desktops powered by Mac OS and Windows requires broad knowledge of and experience with Apple Macintosh and Windows technology. Progent's experience in Microsoft and Macintosh consulting makes it possible to provide world class support to companies that rely on these technologies to keep their strategic edge. Progent can also assist your business to interface Apple's iPhones and iPads to operate with smoothly with your Windows network.
Progent's Computer Help Desk Call Center Outsourcing Support Services for desktop technical support are intended especially for small businesses who need fast access to a Help Desk Call Center with expert phone support and full escalation options but who must operate within a limited IT budget. Key components of Progent's Help Desk Outsourcing Support Services are Helpdesk Support, Secure Remote Access Support, Initial System Evaluation, Expert Prioritization, Virtual Help Desk Call Center Support, Per Minute Billing, and Help Desk Applications Selection and Deployment.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a quick and affordable way for small and medium-size organizations to obtain an objective assessment of the health of their IT system. Powered by some of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools in the industry, and supervised by Progent's world-class team of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the deployment of your essential infrastructure devices adhere to industry best practices. The Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide instant benefits such as a cleaner and safer Active Directory implementation. Both options also offer the long-term benefits of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management technology. These advantages can include simpler network management, better compliance with government and industry security requirements, more efficient utilization of IT assets, quicker troubleshooting, more dependable backup and recovery, and increased uptime.
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is a low-cost service built around a brief phone discussion with a Progent backup/recovery consultant. The interview is designed to evaluate your organization's ability either to defend against ransomware or recover rapidly from a ransomware attack. Progent will work with you personally to gather information concerning your current antivirus tools and backup/recovery procedures, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can follow industry best practices to build a cost-effective AV and backup environment that reduces your vulnerability to a ransomware attack and aligns with your business requirements.
Progent's certified Microsoft Office Word and Office 365 Word experts offer a broad range of affordable online support services to help your organization to maintain your legacy Microsoft Word solution or assist you to move to a current release of Office Word. Support offered by Progent's experts include VBA programming, identifying and resolving compatibility issues between various releases of Office Word, integrating Word with different Microsoft Office applications like Office Excel and Microsoft Outlook or with third-party platforms and add-ons,network optimization for dependable. reliable cloud connectivity, security support, smart phone and tablet integration, and remote training sessions customized for individuals or groups.
Progent is among the most expert information technology support firms for integrating e-mail solutions based on Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. Progent specializes in helping small and mid-size businesses get the full benefits of Microsoft Exchange 2000 for common scenarios such as upgrading from Microsoft Exchange 5.5, moving from an ISP-based or POP3 e-mail system, and jobbing out your Exchange 2000 administration.
important features of Microsoft Dynamics GP software include a modular structure that lets you buy just the functionality you require, a standards-based foundation based on Microsoft technologies to safeguard your investment and provide a tightly integrated environment, enhanced reporting capabilities that permit you to monitor all activities, income and expenses and sales patterns, compatibility with Microsoft Office to enable access to business data, the capability to integrate information from virtually any database or workstation software into Microsoft GP/Great Plains, plus an open architecture that makes it possible to create custom applications. Progent can help you configure and support a reliable, protected server and communications infrastructure to support Dynamics GP, and can offer experienced GP support professionals to show you how to turn the advanced features of Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains business accounting software into a productive business management solution.
Microsoft System Center 2016 delivers important enhancements for managing hybrid cloud networks by offering advanced integration with Windows Server 2016 servers, Windows 10 clients; seamless integration of multi-OS environments that include various Linux distributions, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere; and expanded public and private cloud support including tighter integration with Microsoft Intune for iPhone and Android smartphone management plus native integration with Operations Management Suite (OSM) for cloud-based analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team can provide world-class remote and on-premises support for all components of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager, Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), Data Protection Manager (SCDPM), Orchestrator, and Service Manager (SCSM). Progent can assist your business to design and install a new implementation of System Center 2016, expand or optimize an existing one, migrate efficiently from an earlier version of System Center, or troubleshoot your System Center environment.
If you are developing UNIX or Linux applications in an environment that includes Microsoft Windows-based servers, desktops, and office productivity products, Progent can provide comprehensive IT outsourcing that frees you to concentrate on your field of high-value know-how without the continual distraction of managing your business network. Through the use of automated network monitoring and by providing remote and on-site assistance when your business needs it, Progent represents an economical alternative for maintaining an information network that provides high reliability, protection, and performance. Progent's developer support services feature comprehensive network support outsourcing, virtual server infrastructure, online and in-person service and troubleshooting, network monitoring services, and Helpdesk services.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of successful network integration, corporate administration, marketing, and operations. He has demonstrated a knack for creating elegant IT solutions while working as a network designer, software developer, project manager, implementation expert, and problem solver for small companies, start-ups, and major enterprises.
Office 365 is Microsoft's growing suite of productivity applications and cloud services offered on a monthly or annual subscription basis. Office 365 apps and cloud services are available in a variety of subscription plans targeted at customers from students and households to enterprises. Progent offers fast and easy remote access to consultants with expertise in Microsoft, macOS, iOS, and Android technology. Progent can assist your business to understand the many subscription options offered with Office 365 and integrate your information network with Office 365 so you realize top business value. Progent supports cross-platform networks that include Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems. Progent can also help you to create and maintain hybrid solutions that transparently combine local and cloud-based resources.
Cisco's security and offsite connection technology for small companies offer a comprehensive line of easy-to-administer security solutions to help safeguard your local and remote information system. Cisco's VPN line features switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN concentrators. Progent's expert consulting staff includes experienced engineers with Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and CCNP certifications who are able to assist your business to evaluate Cisco Virtual Private Network, Cisco RADIUS Security, Cisco Aironet and Meraki wireless access points, and other Cisco security solutions that align best with your company goals.
VMware's NSX network virtualization technology enables you to create complete logical networks in software. NSX allows virtual networks to be deployed instantly and managed with a high degree of automation independent of the hardware making up the underlying network infrastructure. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) allows programmatic recovery, application mobility, and transparent site migration, failback and re-protect. Site Recovery Manager also permits non-disruptive testing for disaster recovery, updates and fixes and can generate audit reports to confirm complete service restoration, validate SLAs and prove disaster recovery compliance. When integrated with VMware's NSX network virtualization technology, VMware Site Recovery Manager can quickly recover the entire virtualized network topology at the recovery datacenter. Progent offers the skills of a VCDX certified VMware NSX consultant and VMware Site Recovery Manager integration specialist to assist you to design, deploy, test and administer a DR system powered by VMware SRM and VMware NSX.
Progent's Juniper-authorized network consultants can assist you to plan and deploy Juniper Firewall and VPN technology, optimize and support your infrastructure, and migrate efficiently from outdated products to the latest releases. Progent's Junos OS engineers can provide expertise with Juniper's premier network control software to enable you to streamline the management and strengthen the protection of your Juniper VPN appliances and routers. Progent also has extensive experience maintaining Juniper's NetScreen OS and ScreenOS software productss and can assist you manage networks that incorporate a combination of Juniper's software platforms.
NetDocuments (NetDocs) is a cloud-based document management system (DMS) built specifically for law practices. Progent can provide online guidance from NetDocuments consultants to help legal departments and law firms to plan, configure, administer, optimize, or troubleshoot a document management system (DMS) environment based on NetDocuments.
Microsoft Office for Mac allows Mac users to receive the benefits of the world's most familiar business programs. Progent's Apple-certified Macintosh experts can help you set up Mac Office on a multi-vendor network combining Apple OS X and Windows-powered computers so that Mac users can access the latest features in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Entourage for Mac in order to share information and system resources with co-workers who run Microsoft Windows. Progent's consultants have experience with both Mac and Windows technology and can support environments that mix Mac with Microsoft Windows computers with complete resource sharing, or networks which carefully limit sharing between Apple Mac and Windows systems.
Microsoft Lync Server 2013, now called Skype for Business, allows businesses of any size to create a manageable and protected communications environment that permits the modern BYOD computing style with instant messaging, presence, audio/video and web meetings with application sharing and whiteboard, as well as IP and PSTN calling across a wide range of desktop and handheld devices. Progent's certified Lync 2013 consultants and network architects can help you to evaluate the advantages of Lync Server 2013, design an in-house, cloud-based (with Microsoft Lync Online) or mixed topology appropriate for your present and future plans, deploy Lync 2013 in a way that expedites your return on investment, and provide custom webinar and onsite training to your IT staff and users. Progent has expertise in key pieces of a Lync 2013 solution that include Windows Server, SQL Server Express and Exchange Server, and Progent can assist your organization to combine Lync Server 2013 with popular Office and Office 365 applications including Outlook clients and PowerPoint.
Progent's UNIX platform support services offer small companies and developers assistance with administering and maintaining UNIX, Linux or Solaris environments that coexist with Microsoft-based technology. Progent can give your business access to UNIX experts, consulting professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISM certification. This broad range of expertise offers you a convenient one-stop source to show you how to create and maintain a secure and robust cross-platform network and communications infrastructure that supports UNIX and Microsoft coexistence by combining Windows with popular versions of UNIX such as Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO UNIX and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX or major Linux platforms such as RedHat, SuSE Linux, Debian GNU/Linux and Slackware.
Cisco's PIX 500 Series firewalls have reached end of life and Cisco might not offer support these devices. Progent still offers consulting assistance for Cisco's PIX firewalls to help you with maintenance and Progent can also help you determine if you should migrate to more current firewall products from Cisco. Progent's Cisco technology specialists can help you design and carry out an efficient upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X Series firewalls following leading practices.
Progent's seasoned solution designers and programmers can help your business to build enhancements to Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains that address the special needs of your organization while retaining the advantages of seamless Windows integration. Progent can also offer help with a selection of development tools that can be utilized to build user-interface and data integrations with Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains. These integration tools include Microsoft Dexterity, Modifier, Visual Studio Tools for Dynamics, Extender, eConnect, Web Services for Dynamics GP, and Integration Manager.
With Cisco Catalyst switches for small and medium-sized businesses, Cisco allows organizations to gain the full advantages of bringing intelligence into their IT infrastructures. Cisco's switching technology makes it possible to deploy capabilities to make your IT network highly available to accommodate real-time requirements, scalable to facilitate future growth, secure enough to guard confidential information, and capable of prioritizing and managing all traffic to optimize network performance. Progent's CCIE and CCNP certified engineers can help you select and deploy Cisco switches that make sense for your company. Also, Progent's CISM and CISA certified security consultants can show you how to develop a comprehensive security policy and set up Catalyst switches so they help support your security policies. Catalyst switches that Progent provides expertise for include the Cisco Catalyst 2960 switches, Catalyst 3750 switches, Cisco Catalyst 4900 switches, and Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches.
Colocation data centers allow companies to share world-class facilities for hosting network hardware that supports mission-critical applications. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco certified IT experts can help your business with all aspects of your colocation strategy including choosing and moving to a colocation site, creating network architecture, defining required equipment, on-site and on-line maintenance, setting up remote system administration, and training your support personnel.
Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 is based on the proven security capabilities of Microsoft ISA Server 2006 and offers a centrally administered web gateway that delivers a one-server platform for a variety of security features including an multi-layer firewall, URL monitoring and filtering, antimalware, intrusion protection, application proxy, VPN control, plus HTTP/HTTPS inspection. Forefront TMG 2010 provides comprehensive web security logging and reporting capabilities, permits custom reporting generated by Microsoft SQL Server, integrates with Active Directory to streamline policy enforcement, and can be operated as a virtual server to lower expenses and enhance availability. Progent's Microsoft consultants can help your company to plan and execute pilot and production implementations; interface Forefront Threat Management Gateway with Windows 2008, AD, Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange Server, and Microsoft SharePoint; set up Forefront Threat Management Gateway to operate on a virtual machine with Windows Hyper-V; and deliver continuing support and troubleshooting. Progent's consultants can also help you to upgrade economically to Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 from Microsoft ISA Server 2006 or 2004.
Progent offers the services of RIM BlackBerry-premier professionals who can help small businesses to design, manage, and troubleshoot BlackBerry technology affordably and effectively, doing away with the need for an in-house BlackBerry expert and minimizing the expense and hassle of maintaining a mobile wireless workgroup. Progent's BlackBerry specialists have extensive backgrounds working with Progent's Microsoft-expert experts, Cisco CCIE engineers, and CISA and GIAC-certified security professionals. This wide range of knowledge, combined with Progent's proven online service delivery model, provides small businesses an efficient option for integrating BlackBerry technology seamlessly into their information system.
Progent can provide small businesses with an information management expert who can function as a part-time CIO. This part-time Chief Information Officer can offer long-term direction to help you integrate sensible IT products to improve business operations so they match more closely with your business goals. Your business can create and install a well thought out information technology plan without incurring the cost of a full-time Chief Information Officer.
With the Catalyst line of switches for small and medium-sized businesses, Cisco allows organizations to realize the full benefits of adding smart traffic control to their IT infrastructures. Cisco's Catalyst switch technology allows you to deploy capabilities that make your IT network sufficiently robust to accommodate time-critical requirements, expandable to support future growth, safe enough to protect confidential data, and capable of prioritizing and managing all traffic to streamline system performance. Progent's CCIE and CCNP certified engineers can show you how to select and deploy Cisco Catalyst switches appropriate for your business. In addition, Progent's certified security consultants can show you how to develop a comprehensive security plan and configure Catalyst switches so they help enforce your security strategy. Cisco Catalyst switches that Progent supports include Cisco's Catalyst 2960 switches, Catalyst 3750 switches, Catalyst 4500 switches, and Catalyst 6500 Series Switches.
Progent offers affordable remote and onsite support to help businesses of any size to migrate any part of their core IT infrastructure to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This can save time and hardware expense and enable access to Google's cutting edge AI and machine learning technology. Progent can help you with every aspect of Google Cloud Platform integration including needs analysis, preparedness assessment, system design, pilot testing, deployment, administration, performance optimization, software license management, disaster recovery solutions, and security and compliance.
Progent's Juniper-certified network engineers can help you utilize Junos OS and the Junos platform of network management applications to configure, administer, and monitor Junos-powered devices; migrate to the Junos OS operating system from other Juniper software platforms such as ScreenOS; and upgrade your Juniper routers, switches, and gateways to the latest version of Junos OS.
Small to middle size companies can now get all the benefits of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager and in addition have fast access to Progentís Microsoft Premier IT support experts. With Progent's affordably priced network support programs, small businesses can choose a basic Operations Manager 2007-based co-sourcing package with server monitoring, reporting, Help Desk and remote service or a complete round-the-clock outsourcing solution. Progent offers expertise in Operations Manager 2007 to offer small company networks enterprise-class reliability, security, and performance.
Progent's Microsoft engineers offer cost-effective online support and development services to assist your business to plan, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot Microsoft SharePoint 2010 environments that can include web pages able to function as portals, extranets, document and media management tools, wikis, data marts, business information systems, enterprise-wide search engines, Visio-driven workflows, and other utilities to promote and enhance information sharing. Progent can help you combine SharePoint 2010 with MS SQL Server and with third-party databases as well as with Microsoft's familiar office productivity programs like Office Excel, Word, Outlook, and Visio. Progent can assist you to upgrade from previous releases of SharePoint or adapt a multi-vendor mix of web applications into a consolidated and easily managed SharePoint 2010 solution.
Microsoft Dynamics GP software offers analytics and reporting features that allow you to monitor all business processes, sales and expenses, and sales patterns with built-in drill-down, query, and reporting functions. Progent's Dynamics GP/Great Plains reporting consulting expertise can help you design reports that allow you to analyze your business more thoroughly, turning raw data into useful business information. Progent can enhance your reporting and business analysis by offering Crystal Reports consulting, FRx help, and Microsoft Excel assistance. In addition to delivering reporting help, Progent can supply Microsoft .NET support, Microsoft SQL Server expertise, and programming design with VBasic, XML and other tools in order to deliver specialized line-of-business application development and web commerce solutions that integrate seamlessly with Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains.
Progent offers nationwide online technical support and consulting services for businesses that run macOS and OS X environments or whose information systems feature a combination of Apple Mac and Microsoft Windows products. Progent's experts can provide Apple macOS and OS X clients a range of IT services including desktop assistance, upgrading to the most recent edition of macOS from earlier editions of Apple macOS or OS X, plus help with Mac applications. Progent can also assist your business with iPhone and Apple iPad support, or moving to Apple's iCloud. Remote technical support offers maximum return for your information technology dollar by protecting client productivity and shortening the time billed for computer analysis and repair. Sophisticated online access technology and experienced service specialists and engineers combine to enable Progent to solve the majority of network issues without wasting time and expense by going to your site. In the vast majority of cases your network issues can be remediated over the phone or via a mix of telephone help and online access. Progent can offer the services of Cisco certified CCIE network experts and CISA and CISM premier security specialists to assist you with the toughest network issues.
DoubleTake/Carbonite Software offers a selection of products intended to deliver small businesses a range of cost-effective alternatives for replicating and restoring business-critical workloads such as Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, RIM Blackberry, and Microsoft Office SharePoint. Progentís business continuity planning consultants have extensive experience incorporating DoubleTake/Carbonite products into small company information networks to achieve an advanced state of fault tolerance and business continuity capability at a budget-friendly price.
Progent's Meraki Wi-Fi AP experts provide remote and on-premises support services to help businesses of all sizes to design, install, maintain, expand or troubleshoot Wi-Fi networks that utilize Cisco Meraki APs. Progent can help you to configure and manage Cisco's Meraki-based Wi-Fi infrastructure for environments that range from a teleworker's home or a remote office to a campus or a multi-site enterprise. Progent can also assist you to integrate additional Cisco technology including Catalyst and Nexus switches, routers and ASA firewalls to create a cohesive ecosystem that delivers identical connectivity, performance, security compliance, manageability and availability for wired and Wi-Fi clients regardless of their mobility or device.
For companies that have a mix of Mac and Windows computers, there are two popular solutions for using Microsoft Windows-only applications on a Mac: remote access to an actual Windows computer or local simulation of a Windows environment on a macOS or Mac OS X desktop. Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection for Apple Mac enables you to attach an Apple Mac to a networked Microsoft Windows-based computer to run Microsoft Windows programs and access system resources. Microsoft's Virtual PC for Mac simulates Windows on an Apple Mac system so that you are able to run Windows programs locally. Progent's macOS and Mac OS X technology support experts can help your organization to manage these products for running Windows software on your Apple Macs and can also assist you to evaluate and install third-party products for Microsoft Windows platform emulation.
Progent practices information transfer from Progent's consultants to customers. By teaching customers to deal with problems that are within their comfort zone, Progent is able to focus on delivering high-value skills where Progent faces little competition. Small businesses who utilize familiar independent service providers or who employ in-house support personnel benefit when Progent transfers information about critical technology and proven processes to make their networks more reliable, secure, and productive.
Fortinet next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) are industry leaders in delivering best-in-class throughput for encrypted data inspection. Progent's Fortinet firewall consultants can help your business to integrate your Fortinet firewalls to safeguard all your digital resources at the network edge, within the data center core, at branch locations, and in the cloud.