Progent's experts offer macOS and Mac OS X users a range of services including desktop support, Apple macOS and OS X consulting, Apple Mac integration with Windows networks, Entourage and email expertise, security services, and one-on-one training. Progent can assist clients to migrate to macOS from OS X or earlier editions of Mac OS X and Progent can provide expertise with macOS and Mac OS X applications. Progent can also assist your business with Apple iPhone integration and iPad management, or moving to Apple's iCloud. For computer networks based exclusively on Apple macOS or OS X or for systems incorporating a mix of Mac, Linux and Windows powered servers and workstations, Progent's Apple, Cisco, and Microsoft consultants have the background and depth to handle the complexity of designing, configuring and supporting a network environment that is reliable, safe, fast and aligned with your organization's business goals.
Progent's consultants offer remote and on-premises expertise for companies of all sizes to assess the costs/benefits of upgrading to Microsoft Skype for Business from any version of Lync Server or Office Communications Server. Progent can help you to design an on-premises, cloud or mixed topology; integrate Skype for Business with Microsoft SQL Server,Exchange, SharePoint Server and Office; set up HA solutions; connect Skype for Business with your PSTN gateway; and interface with third-party communication platforms such as Cisco Video Interop Server. Progent's certified network security consultants can assist you create and verify a security strategy for your Skype for Business solution that meets government and industry standards.
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 includes significant improvements in key areas including performance, uptime, security, and cloud readiness. SQL Server 2014 is the first version of Microsoft SQL Server that incorporates in-memory technology that operates seamlessly across all types of applications including Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), enterprise data warehousing, and data analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2014 consulting team can deliver cost-effective remote and onsite consulting services that include system design, configuration, management, troubleshooting, and software development expertise to help organizations of all sizes to realize fast return from their SQL Server 2014 deployment.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting combines proven virtualization technology, a world-class data center facility, and the technical expertise of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering group to provide small businesses with a comprehensive IT outsourcing alternative that enhances network availability and protection, reduces management hassle, and saves money. With Private Cloud Hosting, a small or midsize business can have each of its operating system platforms and critical business application servers supported within a safe and reliable facility on a fast, non-stop virtual machine set up and maintained by Progent's computer service professionals.
Progent can help you plan and implement a smooth migration to Microsoft Dynamics GP so that you retain your data, strengthen your security, enhance your management reporting, take full advantage of Microsoft Office support, and reduce business interruption by creating and executing a sensible migration strategy. Progent can also help train new Dynamics GP 2010 users so you don't waste productivity. Progent can enhance your financial reports and management analytics by providing Crystal Reports help, FRx programming, and Excel support. Progent's background with Microsoft .NET development, Microsoft SQL Server solutions, and designing with VBasic, XML and other platforms make it possible to create specialized business software and eCommerce programs that work seamlessly with Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains.
Progent's UNIX platform support services provide small companies and developers assistance with managing and supporting UNIX, Linux or Solaris systems that coexist with Microsoft-powered technology. Progent can give your business access to UNIX experts, consulting professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISM certification. This wide range of expertise provides you with a convenient one-stop source to help you build and manage a secure and robust mixed-platform network and communications environment that allows UNIX and Microsoft coexistence by integrating Windows with major variants of UNIX such as Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO and Silicon Graphics IRIX or major Linux platforms such as RedHat, SuSE, Debian-GNU and Slackware.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard uses the technology of leading data security vendors to deliver centralized control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a further level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall.
Progent can assist you in any and all facets of your migration to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 including planning HA infrastructure for a local, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid deployment; server and CAL licensing compliance for Exchange and Windows Server 2012 R2+; migrating mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization design; specifying storage capacity required for your VMs, mailbox databases and logs; setting up HLB for high-availability CAS services; designing, setting up and validating Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); integration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; updating the firewall; resolving SSL issues; performing client remediation with Office desktop or Microsoft Office 365; and configuring Outlook on the web.
Progent’s Microsoft-certified experts can provide small and midsize companies IT consulting, support, and repair services for Microsoft SPS 2003. Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server is an advanced portal platform for intelligently connecting people, teams and data. SharePoint Portal Server offers a central location for your employees or customers to connect to, manage, distribute and interact with relevant data, files, and software and to communicate with one another. It enables quicker and more intelligent decisions, more effective access across groups and more streamlined business processes. The main goal of SharePoint Server is to gather together, in a relevant way, all of the many sources of information accessible within and outside a business network. Windows SharePoint Services connect employees, customers, workgroups and projects with the information they’ve created in a manner that makes data convenient to find, download and re-use.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of effective technology integration, corporate administration, sales, and operations. He has shown a talent for creating elegant IT solutions during his time as as a network designer, software developer, project manager, implementation expert, and problem solver for small businesses, new ventures, and major enterprises.
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, retrieve and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of the time spent searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for storing and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether you’re planning improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the information you need when you need it.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a quick and affordable way for small and mid-size businesses to get an objective evaluation of the health of their network. Based on some of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms in the industry, and overseen by Progent's world-class team of IT professionals, ProSight Network Audits show you how closely the configuration of your essential network devices adhere to industry best practices. Both the Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and deliver instant benefits like a more manageable and more secure AD environment. Both versions also provide the long-term benefits of advanced remote network monitoring and management (RMM) technology. These advantages can include lower-cost network management, better compliance with government and industry security requirements, higher utilization of network resources, quicker troubleshooting, more reliable backup and recovery, and less downtime.
Progent's certified Windows Server 2019 consultants can assist your organization to design and implement a cost-effective migration to Windows Server 2019 using your current system architecture or a new cloud-based or hybrid model. Windows Server 2019 offers significant enhancements in capacity, performance, ease of management, virtualization, security and compliance, hybrid local/cloud deployments, resilience, and container support.
Progent's Microsoft consultants can provide affordable online support and programming services to assist your business to design, deploy, administer, and maintain Microsoft SharePoint 2010 installations that can feature web sites able to function as portals, extranets, document and media management applications, blogs, data marts, business analytics, enterprise-wide search engines, workflows, and other tools to promote and enhance information sharing. Progent can help you combine SharePoint 2010 with MS SQL Server and with other data sources as well as with Microsoft's popular office productivity applications including Office Excel, Word, Outlook, and Project. Progent can assist you to migrate from previous releases of SharePoint or move a mix of web applications into a consolidated and easily managed SharePoint 2010 solution.
Microsoft SQL Server 2000 is a complete, Web-enabled database and data analysis package that enables the fast development of cutting-edge high-end applications that can provide your business a significant competitive advantage. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 features core support for XML and the capability to query across the Internet and beyond the firewall. The expertise of Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2000 consultants, with an average of more than over 10 years of work helping with Microsoft technology, assures you success in planning, deploying and administering Microsoft SQL Server solutions that are seamlessly connected with other applications powered Microsoft's .NET environment.
Dynamics GP 2015 R2 (formerly Great Plains) features a revamped architecture that enhances cloud integration, supports popular smart phones and tablets, allows one-time login with Microsoft Azure Active Directory, and tightens security and compliance. Microsoft Dynamics 2015 R2 also streamlines management reporting, incorporates new Workflows, extends the Web Client, and delivers over 100 improvements to its library of applications. Progent's team of Microsoft-certified and Cisco-certified consultants have the depth and breadth of technical skills and hands-on experience to resolve the critical IT and business challenges involved with deploying and managing Dynamics GP 2015 R2 and can assist you to perform an efficient migration that will maximize the business value of your investment in this mission-critical product.
Progent's Palo Alto Networks firewall consultants can show you how to select, deploy, and manage Palo Alto Networks PA-Series firewalls to provide a modern security ecosystem that extends across your data center and cloud-based assets and guards any user at any location with any device.
Progent can assist your business to evaluate the wealth of subscription plans offered with Office 365 and integrate your information network with Office 365 in a way that delivers top business value. Progent supports multi-vendor networks that include Windows, macOS or OS X, and Linux operating systems. Progent can also assist you to build and manage hybrid ecosystems that seamlessly combine on-premises and cloud-based products and services.
Remote 24x7 network monitoring, automated alarms, and periodic reports are vital to preserving the proper operation of your network and eliminating unnecessary and expensive downtime. Remote Monitoring and Management solutions have advanced so far that businesses of any size can get a degree of protection that was once limited to large enterprises. Progent can provide several RMM solutions available as low-cost service packages designed to assist your company to identify and fix a most IT network problems before they get big enough to disrupt your business.
Cisco's Meraki MS family of access and distribution switches are intended for environments that go from branch offices to large campuses. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE consultants can provide affordable online consulting to help you to design and implement an efficient network architecture based on Meraki switches, streamline network monitoring and administration with Meraki's cloud-centric management tools, define policies to maintain security, create and validate a disaster recovery strategy, and resolve issues associated with any aspect of your Meraki deployment. Progent can also help your company to connect Meraki switches with Cisco's Nexus or Catalyst core switches and with Meraki Wi-Fi APs to build a unified networking solution.
Progent's company culture will allow you to become a better consultant by enhancing your information technology skills and increasing the satisfaction of your clients. Progent delivers this commitment by recruiting the best professional talent for you to work with, providing an advanced system architecture, using specialized software tools to enable the highest quality of support, and by optimizing our business structures for finding and keeping clients.
Progent's CISSP-certified cybersecurity consultants can assist organizations of any size with any aspect of information system security. Progent can implement cost-effective cybersecurity systems that guard a small business from modern malware attacks or Progent can plan, deploy, and manage a comprehensive security environment for hybrid networks that support local, online, and mobile users accessing network resources distributed across multiple physical datacenters and various clouds.
Progent's Check Point Software consultants can show you how to choose and configure Check Point Software Firewall/VPN utilities and hardware powered by Check Point's technology to provide an economical and effective security solution for your business network. Progent can also help you configure other Check Point technologies including Check Point ZoneAlarm and Check Point Series 80 appliances with security solutions from other suppliers and provide a central stop for on-going network support, maintenance, training, and design services.
Progent can help you design, configure, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot a viable Wireless LAN architecture, recommend appropriate components, and configure access points, bridges, antennas, wireless controllers, and other wireless products. Progent can also show you how to build a complete 802.11ac wireless system security plan that is well aligned with the security plan for your overall corporate network.
Progent's Office and Office 365 experts can assist businesses to integrate Office desktop and Office 365 apps including Office Excel, Office Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Microsoft Access, Project and OneNote into a seamless productivity solution that offers quick return on investment and enables better business results. Progent can assist you to interface Office or Office 365 applications with each other and with additional core Microsoft platforms including SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SQL Server deployed on-premises or in the cloud. Progent can also help you to resolve compatibility problems between different versions of Office and can provide live online training to individuals and teams.
Progent's Juniper-authorized NetScreen engineer can help you to configure and integrate NetScreen 5200 and 5400 routers, migrate from older NetScreen products to the latest Juniper products, and troubleshoot infrastructure issues in Juniper-only or mixed-vendor systems.
Progent's Test and Training Lab at the QTS (formerly Herakles) Colocation Center can be used for piloting line-of-business applications, creating efficient system upgrade methodologies, evaluating and tuning performance, planning or validating business continuity solutions, resolving compatibility issues, and establishing training systems for new technologies. For Progent clients without sufficient in-house resources to assemble effective test systems, the lab reduces capital costs and technical risk while keeping critical IT initiatives on schedule.
Progent’s expert programmers, database designers, and program management consultants can help enterprise clients to carry out development programs for Windows, Linux/UNIX, or Web applications. Progent's enterprise co-sourcing services include access to seasoned program managers for high-level planning and project co-ordination or Progent can assist clients plug expertise gaps by providing relational database architects and software programmers skilled in developing line-of-business applications powered by Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL. Progent's SharePoint consultants can assist businesses to integrate SharePoint with additional applications like Microsoft SQL and Office Excel to build data-driven intranets and portal sites. Progent also can provide experience with web development technologies and can help clients to create, expand, repair, or migrate web applications to take advantage of the most current web technology.
Progent's Microsoft-Certified SQL consultants can provide an array of services to assist small companies to design, deploy, administer, and repair SQL 2008 systems so that they realize the maximum business advantage from Microsoft's advanced database management platform. In addition, Progent offers help with system infrastructure, enterprise-wide security, and custom software programming to increase the business advantage of your computer investment.
If your business network combines UNIX, Linux or Solaris technology with Windows, Progent can assist you to incorporate your IT resources into a unified environment that permits all your operating systems to run side by side for simple administration, seamless information exchange, high dependability, superior performance, and strong security. Progent's UNIX and MS Windows integration assistance offerings feature network infrastructure integration and service, support for Microsoft Windows services for UNIX (SFU), remote server monitoring and administration, remote network support and troubleshooting, in-person technical support, and Contact Center outsourcing.
Progent's Office and Office 365 consultants can assist businesses of any size to incorporate Office desktop and Microsoft Office 365 applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access, Visio and OneNote into a cohesive solution that provides quick ROI and enables improved business results. Progent can assist your company to interface Microsoft Office or Office 365 applications with one another and with other key Microsoft platforms such as SharePoint Server, Exchange Server and Microsoft SQL Server deployed on-premises or in the cloud. Progent's consultants can also help you to fix compatibility problems with different releases of Microsoft Office desktop and can provide live online instruction to individuals and teams.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting outsourcing offers comprehensive hosting of a small or mid-size company's production servers in a solution that gives the highest degree of availability and expandability and is in addition easy to migrate to any data center. ProSight Virtual Hosting and management options are based on proven virtualization platforms that allow small businesses with multi- platform environments to economize dramatically on the costs of capital equipment, system support, and IT administration while achieving world-class fault tolerance and an unprecedented degree of vendor flexibility.
Progent's Juniper Networks-authorized network consultants can assist your company to plan and implement Juniper Firewall/VPN platforms, enhance and support your network infrastructure, and upgrade smoothly from outdated devices to current releases. Progent's Junos OS consultants can offer support for Juniper's premier network control software to help your business to streamline the administration and improve the security of your Juniper VPN devices and routers. Progent also has broad background supporting Juniper's NetScreen OS and ScreenOS software platforms and can assist you maintain environments that incorporate a mix of Juniper's OS platforms.
For smaller organizations, computer security and information assurance and regulatory compliance is too complex to stay ahead of but too risky to ignore. The largest biggest enterprises have been breached, and the top cloud service providers have on occasion been knocked out. It seems like there's nowhere to hide. Progent has made it affordable for small and midsize companies to implement critical security tasks successfully by providing the advantage of billed time to the closest minute without any minimum charge for remote help. This means you have the help of a seasoned information expert to provide precisely the knowledge you need whenever you need it. Progent’s CISA, CISM, GIAC, CISSP and ISSAP premier security experts can help your business with any aspect of system security including security audits, malware screening and recovery, spam and email content filtering, email data loss prevention, compliance reporting, and designing a comprehensive security strategy.
For large businesses, Progent can leverage in-house network support staffs by offering world-class background in deploying critical Microsoft and Cisco technologies. Progent's certified professionals offer Enterprise Active Directory consulting, Exchange Server 2010 integration, SharePoint expertise, and Microsoft SQL Server consulting. For the national or global enterprise with branches, Progent can act as a transparent nearby extension of corporate IT management. Progent’s enterprise consulting services include company-wide security, remote branch office support, network design, Sarbox conformance, project management, and world-class service for multiple location network environments powered by Enterprise Windows. Progent can offer field engineers and technicians to help with a campus move or office move, or a network architect to help with setting up or utilizing an Internet Data Center or Hosting Facility.
Progent's Windows consulting experts can assist businesses of any size to assess Windows 10 or to migrate to Windows 10 from any earlier release of Microsoft Windows. Online and on-premises evaluation and upgrade support for Microsoft Windows 10 available from Progent include Return on Investment analysis, project management, compatibility testing, test lab systems, virtualization strategies, Cloud solutions, mobile management, teleworker connectivity, security and compliance, streamlined provisioning and administration, infrastructure optimization, Wi-Fi support, disaster recovery planning, group and personal training for IT support staff and users, and ongoing Call Center support services.
Progent is one of the most qualified network consulting firms for creating email and messaging systems based on Microsoft Exchange 2000. Progent specializes in helping small and mid-size businesses get all the advantages of Exchange Server 2000 for common situations including upgrading from Microsoft Exchange 5.5 Server, migration from an ISP-based or POP3 e-mail system, and jobbing out your Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server administration.
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.
Progent is hiring a variety of full-time workers including solutions-driven MCSEs; network consultants with Cisco CCNP or CCIE credentials; and specialists in fault-tolerant network design with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless networking, high-availability systems, disaster recovery solutions, data preservation, and server virtualization. Progent is also looking for desktop support experts, remote troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP or CISA certified security consultants. Progent is also looking for experienced managers able to perform effectively in Progent's dynamic, virtual office model. Progent contracts independent professionals with specialized knowledge and working experience in important information technology topics beyond Progent's primary service concentration. Our Experts Group employs freelance consultants who offer consulting and development services for line-of-business applications such as MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM; have specialized expertise with non-Microsoft platforms such as Linux derivatives, Macintosh, or Sun, or can provide world-class help in areas such as telecommunications, web design, Electronic Data Interchange, eCommerce, or database management. Independent consultants premier by Progent cooperate with Progent's staff consultants to deliver comprehensive solutions for small and midsize company networks.
E-Mail Guard is Progent's economical antispam and virus protection managed service that offers small companies world-class protection from spam, viruses, DHA attacks, and other varieties of email-borne assaults on computer networks. E-Mail Guard is built on Postini's Perimeter Manager, a comprehensive library of web-managed spam filtering and anti-virus services that defuse email attacks before they can breech the network firewall. Perimeter Manager also lets administrators track and manage their email systems, regardless of server vendor, hardware type, or data center location.
Progent’s Help Desk Co-management service allows your IT organization to share responsibilities for Help Desk services seamlessly between your in-house IT team and Progent's large roster of veteran technical support engineers and subject matter experts. Progent’s Help Desk Co-management service is a collaborative service desk solution based on the leading shared PSA tool for managing end-user service requests, ticketing, responsibility, status tracking, and metrics.
Progent's Citrix-certified consultants can help your company to evaluate the strategic benefits of XenServer as well as additional Citrix products, and can assist your IT organization to design, test, execute, troubleshoot, and support a Citrix XenServer solution. Progent can also analyze your existing XenServer deployment and show you how to optimize consolidation, responsiveness, protection, uptime, and disaster recovery.
Progent's Microsoft certified support team can help you design and implement a smooth in-place Microsoft Exchange 2003 migration plan that avoids productivity downtime, reduces ongoing support requirements, and makes your Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 easy to administer. For complicated multi-server or multi-location migrations, Progent has the background to finish your move rapidly and economically. Progent's Exchange Server 2003 help, troubleshooting, and design offerings include expertise with the integration of third-party add-ons to Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server that are in keeping with your business needs.