Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have more than 10 years of experience designing, implementing, optimizing and fixing SCOM environments and can provide organizations of all sizes expert remote or onsite consulting services for Microsoft SCOM 2012. Progent can help you to plan a topology for System Center 2012 Operations Manager servers that provides the responsiveness and resilience needed to monitor your IT resources efficiently, whether your datacenters are onsite, in the cloud, or a mixed environment. Progent's SCOM consultants can also assist you to install and set up Microsoft SCOM 2012 management packs based on leading practices for monitoring network fabric as well as both Microsoft and 3rd-party applications and services. Also, Progent can provide fast remote or on-premises troubleshooting to assist you to fix critical issues detected by System Center 2012 Operations Manager.
SQL Server 2000 is a rich, web-aware database and data analysis package that enables the rapid development of cutting-edge high-end programs that can give your company a significant competitive edge. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 provides built-in support for XML and the ability to query across the Internet and beyond the firewall. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2000 engineers, averaging more than over 10 years of work helping with Microsoft integration, assures you success in designing, installing and managing Microsoft SQL Server applications that are seamlessly integrated with other applications based on Microsoft's .NET platform.
System Center 2016 provides important enhancements in the management of hybrid cloud networks by offering advanced support for Windows Server 2016, Windows 10; seamless integration of multi-OS networks that include Linux, Hyper-V and VMware; and expanded cloud support including closer integration with Intune for iPhone and Google Android smartphone administration plus native integration with Operations Management Suite (OSM) for cloud-based analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team offers world-class remote and on-premises expertise for all components of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager (SCOM), Configuration Manager (SCCM), Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, and Service Manager (SCSM). Progent can help your business to design and configure a new deployment of Microsoft System Center 2016, expand or optimize your current one, upgrade efficiently from a prior release of System Center, or debug your System Center environment.
Progent's Microsoft-certified professionals can assist you to evaluate the possible advantages of Hyper-V-powered server virtualization for your company, perform pilot implementations to validate Hyper-V's compatibility with your production software, evaluate your network and server architecture for smooth performance with virtualization technology, assist you in migrating to Windows Server 2008 and setting up Windows Hyper-V, educate your IT personnel to track and manage Hyper-V, offer world-class consulting help for enhancing the protection of your virtual machines, establish and test disaster recovery procedures that maximize network availability, and deliver continuing consulting and technical support including low-cost remote repair and comprehensive Help Desk services.
Progent can assist your business to plan for, implement, and operate System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2012). Progent can assist you to migrate efficiently to Configuration Manager 2012 from a legacy change management platform or assist you to enhance your current SCCM 2012 ecosystem to accommodate your evolving business requirements. In addition, Progent can assist you to create a software foundation that takes full advantage of SCCM 2012 by providing advanced consulting support for associated Microsoft platforms including Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS), Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Server Reporting Services, and IIS.
Progent's certified professionals can help you to assess the business value of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 for your company, develop pilot environments and rollout strategies, tune your network infrastructure for local, multi-site, cloud-based, and partial-cloud datacenters, educate your IT support staff, develop an enterprise-wide security strategy, automate IT administration, help with creating applications, and build and validate a disaster recovery/business continuity plan.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of effective technology integration, executive administration, sales, and operations. He has shown a knack for developing sophisticated IT solutions during his time as as a system architect, application developer, project manager, implementation consultant, and problem solver for small businesses, start-ups, and major enterprises.
Progent's Microsoft-certified professionals can help you to evaluate the advantages of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 for your company, develop pilot environments and migration plans, optimize your infrastructure for local, multi-location, private or public cloud-based, and partial-cloud environments, educate your IT management staff, create a corporate-wide security plan, automate IT management, assist with application development, and build and test a DR/BC plan.
Progent's webinar training classes offer small businesses the cost savings, convenience, and versatility of web-based seminars plus the proven pedagogic methods of seasoned instructors who employ sophisticated collaboration software to reproduce real-time, participatory learning environments. Progent offers webinar training for popular desktop applications including elements of Microsoft Office suite such as Office Excel, Word, Access, and Visio: Microsoft Dynamics accounting and reporting products including Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains); as well as other leading desktop applications like Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat Writer, and Crystal Reports.
Cisco's Catalyst line of wireless controllers streamline the administration of wireless LANs by unifying the configuration and management of Wi-Fi access points, optimizing wireless performance by limiting the effect of RF congestion, enhancing wireless uptime with fast failover, and strengthening security by identifying threats and analyzing network traffic according to user class and locale. Progent's Wi-Fi consultants can assist you to configure Cisco wireless LAN controller appliances to manage wireless networks of all sizes. Progent can help you to maintain and debug your current Cisco-based Wi-Fi solution or carry out a smooth transition to Cisco's latest Wi-Fi controller technology.
Progent's Sun Solaris family consulting experts provide small and mid-size companies and developers support for administering and supporting Sun Solaris systems that coexist with Microsoft-powered technology. Progent offers your organization contact with Sun Solaris consultants, support professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISM certification. This wide array of experience provides you with a convenient single source to show you how to create and manage a secure and reliable mixed-platform connectivity and communications solution that allows Sun Solaris and Microsoft interoperability by integrating Windows with major versions of UNIX such as Apple Mac OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO UNIX, and Silicon Graphics IRIX or major Linux platforms such as RedHat, SUSE, CentOS Linux, Ubuntu, PCLOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo, Mandriva Linux, Debian-GNU, and Slackware Linux.
ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for small and mid-sized businesses to map, monitor, enhance and debug their connectivity appliances such as switches, firewalls, and access points as well as servers, printers, client computers and other networked devices. Using cutting-edge RMM technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that network maps are always updated, captures and manages the configuration information of almost all devices on your network, monitors performance, and sends alerts when issues are detected. By automating time-consuming management activities, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off ordinary tasks such as making network diagrams, expanding your network, finding appliances that require important software patches, or identifying the cause of performance problems.
Progent provides live remote training for popular desktop applications and operating systems such as Office and Office 365 Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project plus Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Crystal Reports, and Microsoft Windows 10. Online instruction provides the advantages of conventional in-person seminars, such as immediate interaction between clients and teachers, but avoids the costs of transportation and the challenge of trying to synchronize the availability of multiple workers. Offered to individuals or groups of any size, Progent's live online instruction allows the trainer to conduct the seminar from a remote facility while the clients can be spread across a campus or all over the the U.S. Virtual instruction utilizes proven teaching aids like virtual white boards, electronic hand-raising, and shared desktops. Sessions can be short and personalized to specific topics or longer in time and broader in scope.
Progent uses a sophisticated support reporting system that stores and organizes detailed documentation for all billed support activities. Unlike some independent consultants or small support firms who offer minimal documentation or specifics of tasks done, each service provided by Progent is accompanied by comprehensive documentation. Each Progent staff member has use of the support reports sent by every staff member to each customer. The practice of detailing and archiving service records results in more effective service and eliminates a slew of typical misfortunes such as when a support client is virtually held hostage to a consultant who wonít let go of vital service information.
Progent's expert support team can show you how to design and deploy a smooth in-place Microsoft Exchange 2007 upgrade strategy that minimizes productivity disruption, simplifies long-term support requirements, and makes your Exchange Server 2007 easy to administer. For complex multiple server or multi-site migrations, Progent has the experience to complete your project quickly and affordably. Progent's Exchange Server 2007 support, troubleshooting, and design offerings include assistance with the integration of outside vendor add-ons to Exchange Server 2007 that are best aligned to your business needs.
Progent's Microsoft-certified IT consultants offer Windows Server 2016 migration consulting services to assist businesses of all sizes to design and implement an efficient upgrade to Windows Server 2016 and Windows Hyper-V 2016 based on an on-premises, cloud, or hybrid deployment model. Progent can assist you to assess the value of Windows Server 2016 for your environment and can help you with any aspect of designing, deploying, administering or troubleshooting your Windows Server 2016 and Windows Hyper-V 2016 solution. Progent can help you to benefit from the many innovative high-availability and information assurance features of Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 like Windows Containers, Shielded Virtual Machines to protect against compromised administrators, Credential Guard, Just In Time Privileged Access Management, Virtual Machine software load, Storage Replica for zero-data-loss disaster recovery, plus workgroup and multi-domain failover clusters.
Progent's Citrix-certified consultants can assist your organization to assess the strategic value of the available versions of Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V, assist you to use Citrix management utilities in your Hyper-V network, and show you how to use Citrix Essentials to enhance the responsiveness, availability, consistency, and fault tolerance of your virtual network while lowering the cost of equipment and support and streamlining administrative processes.
Online Technical Support Office 365 hybrid solutions for Exchange
Progent has put together two ultra-affordable service packages designed to allow small companies to get a professional network security assessment from a certified security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Scan, a security expert runs an extensive test of your IT infrastructure from beyond your firewalled perimeter to uncover potential risks in the security posture you expose to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, a certified security professional runs a network scan from an authorized machine inside your company firewall to evaluate your exposure to inside threats. The two security inventory services are set up and executed from a secured external location.
Progent can help small businesses to migrate all or part of their computing infrastructure to Microsoft Azure. This can simplify network administration and lower equipment investments. Microsoft Azure includes a comprehensive library of cloud services and Progent can help you to evaluate the advantages and limitations of various cloud computing architectures you can use with Azure. Progent can show you how to manage cloud-based or hybrid cloud and on-premises applications and network infrastructure and ensure you sidestep the typical mistakes small companies make when moving to the cloud. Progent can help you to set up cloud servers on Azure Virtual Machines, utilize cloud storage with Azure Storage, manage authentication with Azure Active Directory, and automate transparent backup services with Azure Backup. Progent can also help you to prepare perimeter firewalls and VPN tunnels and also to manage iPhones and iPads and Android handhelds.
Progent's Citrix-certified consultants can assist you to assess the potential business benefits of the available editions of Essentials for Hyper-V, help you to use Citrix management tools in your Microsoft Hyper-V network, and demonstrate to you how to deploy Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V to improve the responsiveness, availability, flexibility, and recoverability of your virtualized network while lowering the cost of equipment and operations and simplifying administrative processes.
Progent's certified consultants can help you to calculate the benefits of Windows Server 2008 for your business, create test systems and migration strategies, integrate Windows Server 2008 with your network infrastructure and workload, train your IT staff how to run enhanced management utilities, and provide continuing consulting and troubleshooting via budget-friendly alternatives such as Help Desk service and online technical assistance.
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 offers major improvements in speed, scale, data security, high-availability, mobile computing support, plus built-in business intelligence. Innovations include PolyBase for processing SQL and NoSQ files simultaneously for data warehousing, Hadoop integration, Dynamic Data Masking, Mobile Report Publisher, and seamless control over local and cloud-resident operations and services. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team can provide remote and onsite support to assist businesses of all sizes to configure, manage or debug any version of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also help you to interface SQL Server 2016 with other core Microsoft technologies including Windows Server and Hyper-V, Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Skype for Business, and SCOM.
Progent's Cisco certified networking experts can provide high-level support services for Cisco Unified Communications Manager (previously CallManager). Progent can help you to integrate VoIP phones, design dial plans, configure SIP trunking and PSTN connections, deploy Cisco ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, and deploy UCS server high availability systems.
Progent offers affordable online access to an Oracle-certified MySQL RDBMS administrator or application programmer and can help organizations of any size to configure and manage MySQL in a reliable IT environment that offers advanced performance, expandability, and security. Progent also has proven skill helping companies port applications from an Oracle environment to MySQL.
Progentís Co-managed Call Center service makes it possible for your IT organization to split responsibilities for Help Desk support seamlessly between your in-house IT staff and Progent's large roster of veteran technical support engineers and subject matter experts. Progentís Co-managed Help Desk service is a collaborative support solution built around the leading shared professional services automation tool for handling end-user service requests, ticketing, responsibility, progress tracking, and reporting.
Progentís Microsoft certified consultants offer small and medium sized companies consulting services for Microsoft Forefront TMG and ISA Servers. Microsoft's Forefront Threat Management Gateway and Internet Security and Acceleration Servers include an advanced application-layer aware firewall that can secure your business network from attack by outside and internal sources. Forefront TMG and ISA Server perform deep inspection of Internet protocols such as HTTP, which allows these products to uncover many threats that can elude ordinary firewalls. The integrated firewall and VPN architecture of Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Server support stateful filtering and inspection of all VPN traffic. ISA Servers are the centerpiece of Microsoft's system security initiative, and Progent's Microsoft-certified experts and CISSP, CISA and CISM certified security consultants can help you strengthen your network protection through experienced planning and integration of Forefront Threat Management Gateway and ISA Servers. Progent's Microsoft consultants can assist you to deploy Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010, maintain any version of ISA Server, or migrate from ISA Server to Microsoft Forefront TMG.
Cisco's Catalyst family of wireless controllers streamline the management of Wi-Fi LANs by unifying the provisioning and control of Wi-Fi access points, tuning Wi-Fi throughput by limiting the impact of RF congestion, improving wireless uptime with fast auto-failover, and strengthening security by detecting threats and analyzing network traffic based on user class and location. Progent's Wi-Fi consultants can help your business to deploy Cisco Wi-Fi controllers to manage and monitor wireless LANs of any size. Progent can assist you to administer and troubleshoot your current Cisco-based Wi-Fi solution or carry out an efficient transition to Cisco's modern wireless controller technology.
Progentís wireless engineers can help small companies design, choose, evaluate, configure and maintain protected building-to-building wireless bridging products that integrate transparently into your IT network while offering a degree of protection that matches or excels wired connections. Progent provides expertise in wireless network products from Cisco Aironet and Meraki, Proxim, and other small business wireless vendors and can help you identify and deploy the wireless connectivity solutions that fit best with your company requirements.
Progent's ISSAP Certified security consultants, or Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals, are experts who have been awarded ISSAP Certification through thorough testing and extensive experience with network security architecture. ISSAP consultants possess in-depth knowledge of access control mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network protection, cryptography, requirements analysis, business continuity and disaster recovery, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-premier security specialists can assist your business with all aspects of secure network architecture.
Progent's Juniper-certified consultants can help your business plan the deployment of Juniper SSG integrated firewall/VPN products, configure security policies to match your operational requirements, set up network OS software to streamline management processes, migrate from legacy Juniper products, and troubleshoot infrastructure issues.
Urgent Exchange Online and on-premises Exchange Technical Support Services
Progent's pricing policy is to bill for online service and on-premises visits by the minute. As a result, you pay only for delivered support. Progent does not demand a higher rate for off-hours or urgent support, and inside California or in areas where Progent provides in-person support, Progent does not charge for travel except for urgent calls where on-site work is less than 4 hours. In addition, Progent applies no initialization charge and asks no monthly commitment for services provided during normal business hours. Many service firms impose substantial minimum payments or charge for each quarter hour or longer. Progent's one-minute granularity avoids large invoices for quick fixes so you won't be forced to permit minor problems to fester.
Progent can provide economical online consulting services for all editions of Office Access including desktop and browser-based versions and offers expert help for application development, database migration, performance tuning, BI reporting, and troubleshooting. Progent also offers tailored online training for Access development and DBA services.
Progent has put together two low-cost service packages designed to enable small companies to get an objective security evaluation from a premier security engineer. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security expert runs a comprehensive examination of your network from outside your firewall to determine potential weaknesses in the security posture you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Checkup, an engineer runs a network scan from a secure machine inside your firewall to determine your exposure to inside attacks. Both security inventory packages are set up and executed from a secured remote site.
Progent's Cisco-Certified network engineers can assist you to run Cisco's network management utilities alongside a selection of specialized third-party products to build a complete network management strategy to keep your environment operating reliably, conserve limited resources, protect your data, revive rapidly from hardware failure or deliberate attacks, and enable you to add or reassign valuable resources sensibly and affordably as your business evolves.
Microsoft allows you to create transparent hybrid networks that combine Office 365 and local Exchange systems. This permits you to have certain Exchange mailboxes hosted at your physical datacenter and other mailboxes hosted by Office 365. Progent's certified Exchange consulting team can help your organization with any phase of designing, implementing and debugging your hybrid Office 365/Exchange solution. Progent's Exchange specialists can deliver as-needed expertise to help you through stubborn technical bottlenecks and also can provide comprehensive project management outsourcing or co-sourcing to ensure your hybrid Office 365 initiative is successfully completed on schedule and on budget.
Progentís Microsoft certified experts offer a range of support services for Dynamics GP/Great Plains. Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains is a Microsoft accounting package and business management tool based, like all Microsoft financial tools, on the scalable and popular foundation of Windows technology. Dynamics GP/Great Plains 2010, the latest edition of Microsoft financial products in the Dynamics GP/Great Plains line, offers a cost-effective solution for managing and integrating finances, e-commerce, supply chain, manufacturing, project accounting, field service, customer relationships, and human resources. Dynamics GP is simple to install and configure, and with its segmented design you are able to license only the functions you currently require, with the ability to expand clients and increase capabilities when necessary. Progentís Microsoft Dynamics GP Software consulting engineers can show you how to deploy, customize and manage Dynamics GP 2010 as well as older versions of Dynamics GP/Great Plains.
Progent's Private Cloud Hosting and Management outsourcing provides comprehensive hosting of a small or mid-size organization's servers in an environment that delivers the maximum degree of dependability and expandability and is also simple to transfer to another host. Progent's Private Cloud Hosting options are built on proven virtualization technologies that enable small companies with mixed- platform IT systems to save significantly on the expense of capital investments, system maintenance, and IT management while benefiting from world-class fault tolerance and an unmatched degree of vendor flexibility.
Progent can show you how to design, deploy, manage, monitor, and repair a viable Wireless network architecture, select appropriate products, and configure wireless access points, wireless bridges, radio antennas, wireless controllers, and various wireless products. Progent can also show you how to create a complete 802.11ac wireless network security strategy that is well integrated with the security strategy for your overall business network.
Progentís IT outsourcing services provide economical network consulting for small organizations. Whether it includes planning system architecture, creating an internal Help Desk or outsourcing a one, deploying an updated e-mail platform, monitoring your system, or creating an on-line eCommerce solution, outsourcing your IT technical services can contain costs and eliminate uncertainties, allowing network support budgets to increase in a more linear and manageable fashion than is feasible by assembling a bulky, all-purpose internal network support staff. Progentís Outsourcing White Paper and flyers tell you how Progent can help you create a protected and highly available system foundation for your vital applications powered by Microsoft Windows such as Microsoft Office XP, Office 2003, and Microsoft Office 2000.
Progent's Microsoft-certified ISA Server consulting experts have extensive backgrounds configuring Microsoft ISA Server-based security installations for information systems with multiple sites, remote users, and mission-critical eCommerce applications. Progent's ISA Firewall experts can assist your small business in planning and implementing an installation of ISA Server 2000 or ISA 2004 Server that supports your information protection needs without adversely limiting your IT system productivity. Progent's consultants can help you migrate from Microsoft Proxy Server from Microsoft ISA 2000 to ISA 2006 Enterprise Edition Server or ISA 2006 Standard Edition Server.
Progent's wireless IP phone configuration experts offer remote and on-premises assistance to help you create and manage a Cisco Wi-Fi VoIP phone solution by delivering services that range from debugging the set up of a wireless IP phone or access point to offering project management outsourcing or co-sourcing services for updating the Wi-Fi infrastructure of an entire campus.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 delivers indispensable, familiar tools to IT professionals and information workers, lessening the difficulty of creating, deploying, managing, and accessing company information and database programs on platforms ranging from handheld devices to corporate information networks. The sophistication and integration requirements of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 require a network consulting firm with hands-on experience and broad knowledge in designing and deploying information-based, end-to-end business technology solutions. The knowledge and experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering staff, with an average of more than 10 years of professional work supporting Microsoft integration, ensures you success in designing, deploying and managing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 applications that are seamlessly integrated with the Microsoft .NET environment.
Microsoft Exchange and Apple Mac computers can work together efficiently. Progent's Mac and Microsoft certified experts can help you set up Microsoft Entourage and Microsoft Exchange Server so your Apple Macintosh users can work closely with colleagues who use Outlook. With Exchange and Entourage 2008 for Mac, Exchange and Apple Macintosh systems can collaborate, enabling Mac users to receive and send messages, search the GAL, import addresses, synchronize appointments, and alert fellow workers to meetings with your Microsoft Exchange account. Progent will make sure that your Microsoft Server is properly configured and that LDAP and Outlook Web Access are working. Progent also offers customized onsite Entourage education.
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified network infrastructure consultants can assist you to manage legacy PIX 500 or ASA 5500 firewalls or transition to Cisco ASA 5500-X security appliances. Progent can also help you to set up, administer, upgrade and troubleshoot Cisco ASA 5500-X security appliances with Firepower Services.
Progent offers small businesses two low-cost security inventory packages that include, for a preset price, remotely managed scans of your network security profile which are analyzed by certified security engineers who assess the data collected by the remote scan, present objective evaluations of your current security vulnerability, and offer suggestions for remediation. Progent offers two non-overlapping network security evaluation scanning packages for external and internal security scanning that are priced to meet the restricted budgets of small businesses while offering enterprise-quality assessments of your network's exposure to attack.
Progent can assist you in all facets of your upgrade to Microsoft Exchange 2016 such as planning HA architecture for a local, cloud-based or hybrid environment; licensing requirements for Exchange 2016 Server and Windows Server 2012 R2+; moving mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization strategy; specifying storage capacity required for your VMs, mailbox databases and logs; configuring hardware load balancing (HLB) for fault-tolerant client access services; planning, configuring and validating Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and DAG groups; integration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; preparing the firewall; creating SSL certs; providing client integration with Office desktop or Microsoft Office 365; and configuring Outlook on the web.
Progent's Microsoft engineers offer in-depth expertise in deploying, operating and debugging any edition of Microsoft Project Server and can provide a wide range of affordable remote consulting services based on industry best practices to assist organizations of all sizes to get all the benefits of this leading project management solution. Services offered by Progent include solution design, software configuration and upgrades, setting up secure file and status sharing among local and offsite users, network optimization, and customized online training.
Progent can assist your organization to design an upgrade to Microsoft Teams from Skype for Business Online and install, administer, and debug a cloud-based or hybrid implementation of Microsoft Teams. Progent can assist you to integrate Teams with Office/Microsoft 365 apps, Exchange, SharePoint, and your phone infrastructure.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows Server 2019 experts can help your company to design and implement an efficient migration to Windows Server 2019 using your current system architecture or a new cloud-hosted or hybrid model. Windows Server 2019 offers major enhancements in scale, performance, ease of management, virtualization, security and compliance, hybrid local/cloud integration, resilience, and Linux support.
Progent's background providing Microsoft .NET services and SQL Server help, and Progent's application development experience with VBasic, XML, and additional developer tools enable Progent to create custom mission-critical programs and eCommerce environments that operate transparently with Microsoft Dynamics GP Software. Progent's Dynamics GP/Great Plains management reporting services can help you create reports that let you track your business more thoroughly, transforming raw data into useful understanding of your company and customers.
Progent provided a wireless integration environment that allowed a school to improve productivity and eliminate the recurring expense of a dedicated wireline connection. Progent recommended a Proxim Tsunami high-speed wireless bridge. The economical building-to-building Proxim bridge is intended for interfacing remote locations as far as 2.5 miles apart and can extend to even longer ranges. This wireless solution offered better performance and dependability than simply amplifying the 802.11b network, and since it uses the 5.8Ghz band it provided immunity to local interference.