Microsoft has made a strong effort to enable seamless hybrid networks that combine Office 365 Exchange Online and local Exchange deployments. This permits you to have specific mailboxes hosted on your physical datacenter and other mailboxes resident on Office 365. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange consulting team can assist you with any facet of designing, implementing and troubleshooting your hybrid Office 365/Exchange solution. Progent's Exchange consultants can provide occasional expertise to help you resolve challenging technical bottlenecks and also can provide extensive project management outsourcing or co-sourcing to make sure your hybrid Office 365/Exchange initiative is carried out on schedule and on budget.
VMware's NSX network virtualization technology allows you to create complete logical networks in software. NSX allows virtual networks to be deployed instantly and administered with a high level of automation regardless of the hardware making up the basic IP network. VMware Site Recovery Manager allows automated recovery, application mobility, plus non-disruptive site migration, failback and site re-protect. Site Recovery Manager also permits non-intrusive testing for disaster recovery, upgrades and patches and can generate audit reports to verify full service recovery, validate Service Level Agreements and prove disaster recovery compliance. When used with VMware's NSX virtual network platform, VMware Site Recovery Manager can quickly restore the entire logical network topology at the secondary datacenter. Progent offers the support of a VCDX certified VMware NSX consultant and VMware SRM integration specialist to help you to design, deploy, test and maintain a DR system powered by VMware SRM and VMware NSX.
Progent's compensation model is based on revenue sharing, so similar to being a freelance consultant, your earnings are entirely tied to your generated revenue. Certain Progent support staff stress lifestyle issues and choose to work at an easy pace, using our self-determined calendar to pursue personal enthusiasms such as mountain biking, motorcycle racing, skiing, fishing, vacations, or sharing private time with relatives and acquaintances. Other consultants take advantage of the chance to make major dollars through lots of effort and long days. Progent completely supports either side of the spectrum plus any point in the middle.
Progent’s Microsoft-premier consultants can help you to enhance your application servers and/or workstations from 32 bits to 64 bits. Progent can help you to calculate the risks and advantages of moving to 64-bit processing, design an efficient upgrade strategy that reduces operational interruptions, and offer economical, professional remote support to assist your company to configure 64-bit software and applications on your existing hardware.
Progent's consultants can provide Apple macOS and OS X users a variety of services including desktop support, Apple macOS and OS X consulting, Apple Mac co-existence with Windows environments, Entourage and Exchange Server help, network protection services, and custom training. Progent can assist clients to upgrade to macOS from Mac OS X or other earlier editions of Apple OS X and Progent can offer expertise with Apple macOS and Mac OS X application software. Progent can also help your business with Apple iPhone integration and iPad synchronization, or migrating to Apple's iCloud. For business environments built exclusively on Apple macOS or OS X or for systems incorporating a mix of Mac, Linux and Windows based servers and workstations, Progent's Apple, Cisco, and Microsoft consultants have the experience and depth to handle the complexity of planning, integrating and supporting a network infrastructure that is available, safe, fast and able to achieve your organization's business goals.
If you want to update your corporate web site, build internal websites for purposes such as human resources or employee education, design a powerful web presence for a new venture, or write enterprise-class, data-driven specialized web applications, Progent can supply talented and proven web developers. Progent's consultants can also show you how to design and maintain a safe, robust server and communications infrastructure, including remote and wireless connectivity, to support your web tools.
Progent can assist you to configure Cisco wireless LAN controllers to manage and monitor wireless LANs of all sizes. Progent can help you to administer and troubleshoot your existing Cisco Wi-Fi environment or carry out a smooth upgrade to Cisco's latest wireless controller technology.
Progent's Microsoft-certified failover clustering consultants can assist businesses to evaluate the advantages of utilizing Microsoft Windows Server 2012 failover clustering technology to build a powerful high-availability/disaster recovery solution, help you to plan and install a Windows Server 2012 environment, provide online and on-premises consulting expertise and technical support for failover clusters that include physical servers or virtual machines, and show you how to centralize the administration of failover clusters.
SQL Server 2016 introduces significant enhancements in speed, capacity, data security, high-availability, BOYD support, and built-in analytics and reporting. Innovations include PolyBase for processing relational and non-relational files simultaneously for big data applications, R language integration, Dynamic Data Masking, Mobile Report Publisher, and centralized management of local and cloud-based operations and services. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can deliver remote and onsite support to help businesses of all sizes to configure, administer or debug any edition of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also assist you to interface SQL Server 2016 with other key Microsoft technologies such as Windows Server, Exchange, SharePoint Server, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Skype for Business, and SCOM.
Progent offers affordable online access to a certified Oracle DBA consultant or an Oracle application programmer. Progent can provide comprehensive DBA services for all versions of Oracle's RDBMS platform and can also help plan, build, enhance, or fix Oracle database applications written with SQL and PL/SQL stored procedure programming language. Progent also provides consulting for Data Guard and Streams replication technologies and Oracle Recovery Manager.
Progent’s Wireless Site Survey helps you to design and implement a Wi-Fi wireless LAN adapted to your environment, providing you a wireless solution that has the reception, performance, capacity, Quality of Service, security, and hand-off capability your business needs. Progent's Wireless Site Survey services are available either as an affordable remote service or as a more comprehensive on-premises service.
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V enhances virtualization in critical areas including secure multitenancy, agile infrastructure, cloud support, scalability and performance, and fault tolerance. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help your business to take advantage of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V to install and maintain virtual servers to reduce IT costs and enhance availability.
Progent can help your organization to plan a migration to Microsoft Teams from Skype for Business Online or Lync Server and install, manage, and debug a cloud or hybrid implementation of Teams. Progent can help you to integrate Teams with Microsoft 365 apps, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and your PBX.
Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery/business continuity consultants can help you to design a disaster recovery system based on Microsoft's cloud-tested Failover Clustering tools such as Cluster OS Rolling Upgrade for non-disruptive migration to Windows Server 2016, Storage Replica for crash-consistent recovery, Storage Spaces Direct for enterprise-class network-attached storage using industry-standard hardware, VM Load Balancing for enhancing the performance and fault-tolerance of Failover Clusters while minimizing TCO and operational expenses, and Cloud Witness for easy, economical creation of a failover cluster quorum witness.
Progent's expert consultants can show you how to define and deploy an efficient in-place Exchange Server 2007 migration strategy that minimizes productivity downtime, simplifies ongoing service demands, and makes your Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server easy to administer. For complex multiple server or multi-location upgrades, Progent offers the experience to complete your project rapidly and economically. Progent's Exchange Server 2007 support, troubleshooting, and consulting offerings include assistance with the configuration of third-party add-ons to Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server and the creation of unified messaging solutions based on Exchange Server 2007.
Lync Server 2013, renamed Skype for Business, enables businesses of any size to build a manageable and secure communications ecosystem that supports the modern Bring-Your-Own-Device computing model with IM, real-time presence, web conferencing with application sharing, as well as IP-based and PSTN calling enabled for a broad range of desktop and handheld devices. Progent's certified Lync 2013 consultants and system integrators can help your company to evaluate the business benefits of Lync Server 2013, design an in-house, cloud-based (via Lync Online) or hybrid model suitable for your current and future goals, deploy Lync 2013 so as to speed up your ROI, and provide live webinar and onsite training to your IT staff and end users. Progent has in-depth expertise in key components of a Lync 2013 deployment including Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange, and Progent can assist you to integrate Lync 2013 with key Microsoft Office and Office 365 applications such as Outlook clients and PowerPoint.
SQL Server 2016 introduces major improvements in performance, scale, security, uptime, BOYD integration, plus integrated analytics and reporting. Innovations include PolyBase for processing relational and non-relational files in one appliance for data warehousing, Hadoop integration, Dynamic Data Masking, Mobile Report Publisher, and centralized management of local and cloud-resident resources. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can deliver online and on-premises support to assist organizations of all sizes to configure, manage or troubleshoot any edition of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also help you to integrate SQL Server 2016 with other key Microsoft platforms such as Windows Server and Hyper-V, Exchange, SharePoint, Dynamics CRM and GP, Skype for Business, and SCOM.
Progent is a pioneer in cost-effectively delivering world-class network help to small businesses. Progent's success in addressing the network service requirements of the historically underserved small company market is the combined result of key technical and process breakthroughs that have eliminated much of the traditional expenses out of administering IT service, injected unprecedented professional skill into the support system, and significantly accelerated the repair process.
Progent's Power BI experts can assist you to plan, deploy, maintain, enhance or debug your Power BI environment. Progent can also assist you to prepare your target data for Power BI reports and dashboards. Progent can help you implement and manage a local, cloud based, or hybrid environment to run Power BI.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 incorporates major enhancements to the capabilities of its predecessor Exchange 2010 and introduces powerful innovations plus a redesigned architecture. These enhancements affect vital IT areas including ease of administration, high availability (HA), compliance, cost of ownership, collaboration, scalability, throughput, cross-version interoperability, and the user experience. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange Server 2013 consulting professionals can help you evaluate the potential business benefits of migrating to Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, design a cost-effective validation and deployment plan, and train your IT staff to manage your Exchange Server 2013 solution. Progent also offers ongoing online consulting and management services for Exchange 2013.
Progent uses a sophisticated support reporting system that records and formats detailed documentation for all delivered support activities. Unlike some independent consultants or small service firms who provide minimal documentation or details of services done, each service provided by Progent is tracked by comprehensive documentation. Every Progent consultant has access to the support reports sent by each consultant to each client. The discipline of detailing and archiving support records allows more effective service and eliminates a variety of typical problems such as when a support client is virtually held captive to a consultant who refuses to let go of vital service information.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers offer technical help and IT consulting services for Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server, Windows Server 2003, and for the entire family of Microsoft Servers. Progent's upgrade, configuration, management, and troubleshooting expertise for Microsoft Exchange Server include system design, installation, project management, onsite and off-site technical support, Help Desk Call Center support, certified security evaluation, and full-service network management outsourcing.
Progent is one of the most qualified information technology consulting firms for creating email and messaging solutions based on Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. Progent is skilled in helping small companies get the full advantages of Exchange Server 2000 for common situations including updating from Exchange 5.5 Server, migration from an ISP-based or POP3 e-mail environment, and using managed services for your Exchange 2000 support.
Progent's Standard Help Desk Services offer a comprehensive service desk solution that handles all aspects of remote Level 1 desktop technical support from service requests through trouble ticket generation, remote desktop control, progress tracking, problem solving, and management reports. Help Desk services are provided at a significant discount from Progent's normal desktop support rates, and Progent offers the option of fast on-demand escalation to subject matter experts to resolve challenging problems.
Progent's Private Cloud Hosting and Management service offers complete hosting of a small company's servers in an environment that delivers the highest level of dependability and expandability and is in addition easy to transfer to any data center. Progent's Private Cloud Hosting services are built upon proven virtualization technologies that allow small and midsize businesses with multi- platform environments to save significantly on the expense of capital investments, infrastructure maintenance, and network management while achieving enterprise-class reliability and an unmatched degree of vendor flexibility.
Network monitoring commonly entails tracking a network’s resource utilization in order to identify throughput bottlenecks or troubleshoot hardware or program problems. Nagios and Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) are powerful, license-free network monitoring utilities that work under Linux or UNIX and can be used to monitor multi-OS networks where UNIX and Windows coexist. Progent's network support engineers can show you how to use both these tools to optimize and repair your network. Progent's Linux support services provide small businesses and developers assistance with managing and servicing UNIX/Linux and Solaris systems that coexist with Microsoft-based products.
Progent's Data Center engineers can show you how to find high availability data centers that meet the particular requirements of your company. Fault tolerant Internet Data Centers are particularly attractive to small companies because of their low cost and convenience compared to pursuing a do-it-yourself approach. Attempting to build an in-house data center with even a basic level of fault tolerance is too costly for the majority of small businesses. Progent can help you reap all the benefits of high availability data centers and fault tolerant colo sites by offering a complete range of consulting and support services.
Progent can assist you in any facet of your migration to Exchange 2019 such as deploying Windows Server 2019 Core for hosting Exchange; planning HA architecture for an on-premises, cloud-based or hybrid environment; moving mailboxes; planning and implementing Hyper-V; configuring hardware load balancing (HLB); setting up DAG groups with MCDB solid-state caching; integrating with Skype for Business 2019 for voicemail; setting up collaboration with SharePoint; preparing firewalls; integration with O365; and configuring Outlook clients.
Progent's expert consultants can show you how to define and implement an efficient in-place Microsoft Exchange 2007 upgrade plan that minimizes network disruption, simplifies ongoing support demands, and makes your Exchange Server 2007 easy to administer. For complicated multiple server or multi-site migrations, Progent offers the background to complete your project rapidly and affordably. Progent's Exchange 2007 help, repair, and design offerings include assistance with the configuration of third-party enhancements of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and the design of unified messaging solutions based on Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server.
SQL Server 2014 includes major enhancements in critical areas such as performance, availability, compliance, and cloud integration. SQL Server 2014 is the first release of Microsoft SQL Server that includes in-memory capability that operates transparently across all workloads including Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), data warehousing, and business analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2014 consulting team can provide cost-effective online and onsite services such as planning, deployment, administration, remediation, and application development services to enable businesses of any size to realize maximum business value from their SQL Server 2014 investment.
Progent’s team of Microsoft and Cisco Certified consultants average longer than ten years of hands-on professional background, in the trenches of IT support, performing a wide range of technical tasks for a large array of businesses. Each Progent consultant shares a refined set of personal best practices which are incorporated into shared best practices standards that Progent teaches its support team. This ensures that you get not just world-class technical help, but also a consultant with field-tested methods for applying computer knowledge to repair real-world network problems efficiently.
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and allows fast restoration of critical data, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can provide advanced expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your critical data.
Progent's Wi-Fi IP phone configuration and troubleshooting consultants offer remote and onsite assistance to help you create and maintain a Cisco wireless VoIP phone deployment by providing services that can range from debugging the set up of a wireless VoIP phone or access point to providing project management outsourcing or co-sourcing services for updating the wireless architecture of a campus.
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Progent’s IT outsourcing services offer economical network consulting for small businesses. Whether it involves planning system architecture, creating an in-house Help Desk or using an outside one, deploying an updated e-mail system, monitoring your system, or building an on-line business application, outsourcing your IT engineering services can contain expenses and minimize risks, allowing IT support budgets to increase in a more linear and controlled fashion than is possible by assembling a large, knowledgeable internal IT staff. Progent’s Outsourcing White Paper and datasheets explain how Progent can enable you to build a secure and highly available network architecture for your vital applications based on Windows including Microsoft Office XP, Microsoft Office 2003, and Office 2000.
Progent's Linux consulting services offer small and mid-size businesses and developers support for administering and supporting Linux systems that run with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent can give your organization access to Linux consultants, consulting professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISSP credentials. This wide range of expertise offers you a convenient single consulting firm to help you build and manage a secure and reliable cross-platform connectivity and communications solution that supports Linux and Microsoft interoperability by combining Windows with leading Linux derivatives such as RedHat Linux, SUSE Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, PCLOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo Linux, Mandrake/Mandriva, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware Linux.
Progent offers the assistance of a certified VMware VCDX consultant to help you design, deploy, manage and repair VMware vSphere and vCloud-based virtualization ecosystem for on-premises datacenters, private and public clouds, or hybrid deployments. Progent offers world-class knowledge for deploying and integrating VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) and VMware's NSX virtual network platform for disaster recovery and business continuity. Progent has in-depth understanding of VMware vCloud Director, VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) and vCloud tools for managing private and public cloud and hybrid cloud solutions that provide maximum uptime, fault tolerance, and application mobility.
Progent provides IT support for mid-size companies who have 100 to 250 network clients. The mid-size business or office has typically been an overlooked part of the market for IT consulting expertise. The overhead and service delivery practices of major outside service firms make them too costly for the typical mid-size business or small medium business (SMB), which commonly relies on a modest IT budget with which to maintain an information system whose advanced technology and capability are often similar to the information systems of far bigger companies. Progent's support delivery model, which takes full advantage of remote service, virtual office technology and proactive network monitoring, dramatically reduces the IT maintenance costs of a small-medium business while providing the small company with big-company support from professional, IT consultants with background in a wide array of small business technologies. If your mid-sized organization or small business is looking for the quality of IT support needed for a mid-size office without budgeting enterprise prices, contact Progent.
Application Publishing with Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 allows greater control over intranet resources while enabling enhanced productivity by making these resources available to authorized remote or mobile users. ISA Server helps protect business applications, services, and information across all network layers with application-layer filtering and comprehensive publishing tools. Progent's Microsoft-expert Internet Security and Acceleration Server consultants can show you how to design, install, configure, and support Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 on your network so your company achieves a smart and economical balance of security, convenience, and performance.
Progent’s Cisco Security/VPN professionals and CCIE and CCNP certified experts can help your small or mid-size company deploy and maintain Cisco’s security and Virtual Private Network products including routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN access concentrators. Cisco VPN products include both remote access and site-to-site VPNs with Cisco IOS Software and Advanced Integrated Module hardware encryption cards, and hardware appliances, such as a VPN concentrator, router, Cisco PIX Firewall, or task-specific VPN server for dial-up services. Cisco VPN solutions are simple to administer and offer the flexibility to evolve with your changing business needs. Progent’s Cisco-Premier network experts are familiar with Cisco’s complete line of hardware and software targeted at eliminating data pilfering, virus and worm outbreaks, DDoS attacks, and other threats to your information system. Progent can help you deploy Cisco products to get secure connectivity, intrusion protection, and full Identity services based on Cisco ACS using RADIUS security and TACACS to create a centralized client access control framework for user authentication, authorization, and tracking from a graphical Web interface.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows Server 2019 consultants can assist your company to design and carry out a cost-effective migration to Windows Server 2019 using existing system architecture or a new cloud-based or hybrid deployment model. Windows Server 2019 offers significant improvements in capacity, speed, manageability, virtualization, security and compliance, hybrid on-prem plus cloud deployments, availability, and container support.