Progentís staff of Microsoft and Cisco Premier consultants average more than ten years of real-world industry background, in the trenches of IT support, executing a wide variety of technical projects for a large mix of businesses. Each Progent support professional shares a refined set of individual best practices that are combined into shared best practices training that Progent teaches its support personnel. This means that you get not just expert technical capability, but also a consultant with proven methods for using computer knowledge to fix real-world network problems quickly.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 represents a major step forward in making IT systems more secure and available, simpler to virtualize and administer, faster, and able to provide a better environment for web hosting and development. Progent can help your business get the most from the enhancements built into Microsoft Windows Server 2008 by providing certified consulting, tech support, education, staffing, monitoring, and security engineering services.
Lync Server 2013, now called Skype for Business, allows organizations of any size to build a manageable and protected communications ecosystem that permits the modern BYOD computing style with instant messaging, presence, web conferencing with application sharing, and both IP and PSTN telephony enabled for a wide range of stationary PCs and mobile endpoints. Progent's certified Lync 2013 consultants and network integrators can assist your company to evaluate the advantages of Lync Server 2013, design an in-house, cloud-resident (with Microsoft Lync Online) or hybrid topology appropriate for your present and long-term plans, deploy Lync Server 2013 in a way that expedites your ROI, and deliver custom online and onsite training to your management team and end users. Progent has in-depth expertise in key components of a Lync Server 2013 deployment including Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server Express and Exchange Server, and Progent can assist you to combine Lync Server 2013 with popular Office and Office 365 applications including Outlook clients and PowerPoint.
Progent can provide cost-effective online consulting services for all editions of Office Access including Access desktop and Access Web App and can provide expert help for Access application development, database migration, performance tuning, report design, and maintenance. Progent also offers tailored online classes for Office Access application development and database administration.
MS Communications Server provides Instant Messaging and presence in an extensible, enterprise-grade solution offering enhanced protection, transparent compatibility with additional Microsoft software, an extendable, standards-based development environment, and support for regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, SOX, and GLB. The product offers lower costs and improved business efficiencies, increased worker productivity, and better IP security. MS Office Communications Server 2007 has been superseded by Lync, which in turn has been replaced by Skype for Business. Progent's Microsoft-certified IM and Presence experts can provide remote and onsite support and troubleshooting help for your Office Communications Server deployment and can assist you to assess the advantages of upgrading to Skype for Business. Progent can also assist you to plan and execute a smooth upgrade that will add significant strategic value to your information network
Progent's certified Internet Security and Acceleration Server consultants have long experience configuring ISA Server-based security solutions for information systems with multiple offices, mobile users, and mission-critical eCommerce applications. Progent's ISA Firewall consultants can assist your small business in planning and deploying a configuration of ISA Server 2000 or ISA Server 2004 that meets your network protection needs without overly restricting your IT system productivity. Progent's consultants can help you upgrade from Microsoft Proxy Server from Microsoft ISA 2000 to Microsoft ISA 2006 Enterprise Edition Server or ISA 2006 Standard Edition Server.
Progentís Wireless Consulting Services offer a fast, affordable option for companies of all sizes to configure, manage, monitor and repair the latest wireless network solutions. For 802.11n and the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi environments, Progent can help you design and deploy hardware such as Cisco's Aironet and Meraki wireless access points and wireless network controllers. For wireless email and web-based applications, Progent supports Apple iPhones, Apple iPads, Google Android smartphones, and Windows phones and tablets.
Progent's Microsoft certified experts provide three ways to help medium-size and large companies develop a cost-effective and successful internal Computer Support Help Desk. Progent's consulting services include ROI evaluation, process study and improvement, executive reporting, training of internal staff, and documentation of processes. Progent's Software Selection and Deployment Support Services help organizations sift through the various top level Help Desk software packages on the market and determine which products might be excessively costly, lack critical functions, or align poorly with your organization's corporate culture. Progent also offers short-term staffing for companies who need to augment their in-house Help Desk staff for special tasks or to fill in for vacationing or indisposed workers.
Progent's Microsoft-certified network engineers can help you to assess the value of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 for your business and can assist you to plan and carry out a smooth upgrade to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 from Exchange 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 that will offer fast payback by improving your productivity, lowering the expense of equipment and service, streamlining management, and integrating your key communications technologies.
Progent's certified database application consultants offer small and midsize businesses remote DBA and programming services for leading database platforms including MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, and Office Access. Consulting support available from Progent include installation and configuration, database architecture and coding, administration services, replication and synchronization solutions, storage management, tuning, data migration, security and compliance, backup/restore systems, problem solving, and training.
E-Mail Guard is Progent's affordable antispam and virus protection solution that offers small companies enterprise-quality defense against spam, viruses, DHA attacks, and other forms of e-mail-based attacks on computer networks. E-Mail Guard is built on Postini's Perimeter Manager, a full library of web-managed spam filtering and antivirus services that stop email assaults before they are able to penetrate the network firewall. Perimeter Manager also allows administrators monitor and manage their e-mail systems, regardless of server vendor, hardware type, or data center location.
Progent can provide the support of an accredited engineer with an extensive background integrating products from the major video conferencing/telepresence vendors including Cisco, Polycom, and LifeSize and can help you to design, install, expand, or maintain a video conferencing environment that protects your investment and optimizes the business value of your IT network. Progent can also provide the services of infrastructure consultants who can help companies of any size to build and maintain a communications network that delivers the performance, dependability, security, and scalability required to support your video conferencing/telepresence environment.
Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 introduces a revamped design that enhances cloud integration, supports popular smart phones and tablets, allows single sign-on with Azure AD, and strengthens security and compliance. Dynamics 2015 R2 also simplifies reporting, incorporates new Workflows, expands the Web Client, and adds over 100 improvements to various applications. Progent's Microsoft-certified and Cisco-certified consultants offer the broad knowledge and experience to resolve the critical technical and business issues involved with upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 and can help you to perform a smooth migration that will optimize the business value of your investment in this mission-critical product.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can help you plan, document, implement, administer, and troubleshoot a system-wide move to 64-bit server and client OS software and applications. Progent can help you pilot your 64-bit environment to make sure it supports all of the key 32-bit applications that you want to retain plus the new 64-bit editions of software you wish to install.
Progentís Cisco Security/VPN consultants and CCIE and CCNP certified experts can help your small or medium sized company deploy and support Ciscoís security and VPN technology such as routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN access concentrators. Cisco Virtual Private Network solutions 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 easy to administer and provide the versatility to expand with your changing business requirements. Progentís Cisco-Premier network consultants support Ciscoís complete line of hardware and software targeted at eliminating data pilfering, virus and worm assaults, DDoS attacks, and other security risks to your network. Progent can help you integrate Cisco technology to get safe access, intrusion protection, and full Identity services based on Cisco Access Control Server using RADIUS security and TACACS to create a centralized user access control foundation for user certification, permissions, and tracking from an easy-to-use Web interface.
System Center Configuration Manager automates application and device deployment at scale, centralizes security and compliance settings control, inventories network assets, protects against company data leakage, performs health reporting, enables safe self service, and offers a common point of control for managing mixed-operating system ecosystems running on-prem, cloud-centric, or hybrid deployment topologies. Progent's Microsoft-certified Configuration Manager consulting team and Microsoft Azure cloud integration specialists can assist you with any aspect of planning, implementing, operating and troubleshooting a System Center Configuration Manager deployment for local, cloud, or hybrid networks.
Progent can help your it team to design and administer cost-effective ecosystems that can include Windows and Linux operating systems and apps in both cloud-centric systems or in hybrid network models that combine physical IT assets as well as cloud services. To help you to incorporate cloud services with networks, Progent offers a range of cloud migration services that include Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud planning and integration services, Amazon Web Services cloud integration, and Amazon Web Marketing Service programming and debugging. Progent has 20 years of experience delivering high-level consulting expertise remotely, and Progent can help you complete your cloud integration initiatives quickly and within your budget.
MS Office Communications Server provides Instant Messaging and presence as part of an extensible, enterprise-grade package offering enhanced protection, seamless integration with additional Microsoft products, an expandable, industry-standard development environment, and compliance with regulatory mandates such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and Gramm-Leach-Bliley. Your enterprise can benefit from lower costs and improved operational efficiencies, enhanced worker productivity, and stronger intellectual property protection with this simple-to-administer, highly available IM platform. Successful deployments of Microsoft Office Communications Server call for careful planning and consideration prior to roll out. Progent's Microsoft-certified professionals can provide the expertise needed to deliver all the advantages of Microsoft Office Communications Server across your whole organization.
Progent's Juniper-authorized network engineer can assist you to design and implement Juniper Firewall/VPN technology, enhance and troubleshoot your infrastructure, and migrate efficiently from discontinued devices to the latest versions. Progent's Junos OS consultants can also offer support for Juniper's premier network operating system to help your business to streamline the management and improve the protection of your Juniper VPN appliances and routers. Progent also has extensive background supporting Juniper's NetScreen OS and ScreenOS software productss and can help organizations manage environments that include a mix of Juniper's software platforms.
Exchange 2013 incorporates major enhancements to the functionality of Microsoft Exchange 2010 and introduces powerful new features as well as a redesigned structure. These enhancements affect vital facets of IT like manageability, availability, compliance, operational costs, teamwork, expandability, throughput, cross-version interoperability, and the user experience. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange Server 2013 consulting professionals can assist your organization to evaluate the potential advantages of migrating to Microsoft Exchange 2013, create an efficient test and deployment strategy, and train your IT team to maintain your Exchange Server 2013 environment. Progent can also provide affordable remote support and management services for Exchange Server 2013.
Secure Application Publishing with ISA Server 2006 provides greater control over intranet resources while supporting increased productivity by making these applications accessible to authorized remote users. Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 can protect corporate applications, services, and data across all network layers with application-layer filtering and comprehensive publishing tools. Progent's Microsoft-expert ISA Server 2006 experts can show you how to design, deploy, configure, and maintain Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 on your system so that your company benefits from a highly functional and economical combination of security, productivity, and speed.
Progent provides nationwide remote help and consulting services for companies that operate macOS and OS X environments or whose information systems include a mix of Mac and Microsoft products. Progent's experts offer Mac clients a range of IT services including desktop support, migration to the most recent version of macOS from earlier editions of Apple macOS or OS X, plus expertise with Mac application software. Progent can also assist your business with Apple iPhone and Apple iPad support, or moving to iCloud. Online technical support offers optimum leverage for your IT dollar by protecting user efficiency and shortening the hours charged for computer analysis and repair. Advanced online support tools and skilled technicians and engineers combine to enable Progent to solve most IT problems without squandering time and money by traveling to your site. In the vast majority of situations your IT issues can be remediated over the phone or via a combination of phone help and online network analysis. Progent can offer the services of Cisco CCIE network engineers and CISA certified security specialists to help with the most challenging system issues.
Progent provides support expertise for WatchGuard Firewall security appliances including the WatchGuard Firebox and XTM series of Firewalls and the Firebox SSL Core VPN Gateway. Progent's WatchGuard consultants can help you choose, deploy, and maintain a WatchGuard Firewall appliance that fits your network security needs and budget. Progent can help you to maintain outdated WatchGuard firewalls or upgrade efficiently to current WatchGuard firewall solutions.
System Center Configuration Manager 2016 automates software provisioning at scale, simplifies compliance settings management, keeps track of network assets, guards against company data leakage, performs health reporting, allows safe self service, and offers a single point of control for managing mixed-operating system networks running on-premises, cloud, or hybrid deployment topologies. Progent's Microsoft-certified SCCM 2016 consulting team and Azure cloud experts can assist your organization with any facet of designing, installing, operating and troubleshooting a System Center 2016 Configuration Manager solution for on-premises, cloud, or hybrid networks.
Progent's Cisco-certified wireless experts can assist organizations of all sizes to design, implement, administer and troubleshoot Cisco Aironet wireless AP environments to achieve the performance, range, capacity, expandability, security compliance and ease of management required for seamless connectivity between wireless and wired networks. Progent can provide affordable online and on-premises consulting services for both legacy and new-generation 802.11ac Aironet APs and Progent can help your business design and maintain wireless solutions that include indoor and outdoor/industrial Aironet Wi-Fi APs.
If your company has a UNIX, Linux, or Solaris network or a multi-OS computer system, Progent's CISM and CISSP-premier security specialists can assist your entire enterprise in a broad array of security topics including security management procedures, security architecture and models, connection management systems and methodology, applications development security, operations security, hardware security, telecommunications, network and web security, and business continuity preparedness. CISA and CISM define the basic skills and international standards of knowledge that network security managers are required to possess. These accreditations provide IT management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM, CISSP or ISSAP qualification have the experience and knowledge to offer world-class security support and consulting help.
Progent offers IT services for medium size companies who have 100 to 250 system clients. The mid-size company or office has typically been an overlooked segment of the market for IT support services. The cost structures and support delivery models of major outside support organizations make them too expensive for the ordinary mid-size business or small medium business (SMB), which usually has a minimal IT budget with which to support an IT system whose advanced technology and sophistication are often comparable to the information systems of far bigger enterprises. Progent's support delivery model, which takes full advantage of online service, virtual network infrastructure and 24x7 network monitoring, dramatically reduces the network support expenses of a small-medium business while offering the small organization with enterprise-level service from certified, IT consultants with background in a wide range of small business technologies. If your mid-sized company or small business is searching for levels of network help appropriate for a medium size organization without budgeting big-company costs, you need Progent.
Stealth intrusion checking is an important part of any overall IT system security strategy. Progentís security professionals can perform extensive intrusion tests without the awareness of your company's in-house network support resources. Stealth penetration checking shows whether existing security defense systems such as intrusion incident warnings and event history monitoring are correctly configured and consistently monitored.
Progent's certified Internet Security and Acceleration Server consultants have extensive backgrounds developing Microsoft-based security solutions for information systems with multiple sites, remote workers, and line-of-business eCommerce applications. A Progent ISA 2004 Firewall engineer can help your small or mid-size company plan and implement an installation of ISA Server 2004 that supports your information security needs without limiting your productivity.
Our compensation model is built on revenue sharing, so similar to being an independent contractor, your earnings are directly driven by your generated revenue. Some Progent support staff stress lifestyle issues and elect to consult at an easy pace, using our self-determined calendar to follow personal pursuits like mountain biking, car racing, snow boarding, surfing, travel, or sharing free time with relatives and friends. Other consultants take advantage of the opportunity to make major dollars through lots of effort and extended hours. Progent completely supports both ends of the spectrum plus any point in the middle.
Remote management cards give network managers full control of a server without the need for an on-site presence. Using remote management cards, all console screen data plus keyboard and mouse operations are transferred to an off-site session to an IT professional who can be situated anywhere with Internet access. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco authorized consultants can assist you to design, implement, and support a high-availability business network that incorporates remote server management cards and Progent can utilize these remote management cards to deliver efficient off-site technical help. Progent has experience with a number of remote management cards including Aten IP9001 remote server management cards, American Megatrends remote management cards, Dell DRAC cards, HP Lights-Out 100c remote management cards, and Peppercon eRIC remote server management cards.
Progent's seasoned application designers and programmers can assist your company to create enhancements to Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains that address the unique needs of your business while retaining the benefits of Windows integration. Progent can also provide expertise with a range of software development tools that can be utilized to build user-interface and data integrations with Microsoft GP/Great Plains. These integration tools include Dexterity, Modifier with VBA, Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP, Extender, eConnect, Web Services for Microsoft Dynamics GP, and Integration Manager.
Progent's expert consultants can help you design and deploy a smooth in-place Microsoft Exchange 2007 upgrade strategy that avoids network downtime, simplifies long-term support requirements, and makes your Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 easy to manage. For complicated multiple server or multi-site upgrades, Progent offers the background to finish your move quickly and affordably. Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2007 support, repair, and design services include expertise with the configuration of outside vendor add-ons to Exchange Server 2007 and the creation of unified messaging solutions based on Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server.
Progent's Microsoft certified engineers offers offsite and on-premises support expertise to assist you to administer, support, and repair computers powered by Windows 7 and can also provide assistance with upgrading to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 from Windows 7. Progent offers support for management automation, data and identity protection, backup and restore, online access, smartphone and tablet management, Wi-Fi network design, and 24x7 system monitoring and alerts.
E-Mail Guard from Postini provides constantly updated spam and virus blocking, content filtering, and security from email-based DHA attacks and denial of service attacks. Progent is a Postini aggregator and support firm. If your business is too small to purchase for a standard Postini license, you can still have access to Postiniís Perimeter Manager services through Progentís E-Mail Guard spam filtering and anti-virus service program. Progentís certified email protection consultants can help you develop an email safety strategy that features anti-spam and antivirus services and processes.
Progent is seeking a variety of full-time employees such as solutions-driven MCSEs; system consultants with Cisco CCDP or CCIE certification; and consultants for advanced network design with experience in mobile connectivity, wireless integration, high-availability systems, disaster recovery planning, data preservation, and server virtualization. We are also hiring workstation support experts, remote troubleshooting professionals, and CISSP or CISM certified security professionals. Progent is also hiring veteran managers who can perform efficiently in our dynamic, virtual office model. Progent works with freelance professionals with proven expertise and working background in important IT areas beyond Progent's main technical concentration. Progent's Experts Team includes independent consultants who can provide advice and programming support for strategic solutions that include MRP, Enterprise Resource Planning, or Customer Relationship Management; have specialized expertise with popular operating systems such as Linux derivatives, Apple OS, or Solaris, or can provide expert skills in areas such as telecom, web development, Electronic Data Interchange, eCommerce, or database management. Freelance consultants certified by Progent cooperate with our in-house consultants to deliver comprehensive solutions for small and midsize business networks.
Progent can provide affordable online and on-premises consulting to assist businesses to migrate any portion of their critical IT resources to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This can save time and hardware expense and enable the use of Google's state-of-the-art machine learning technology. Progent can assist you with every aspect of Google Cloud Platform integration including needs analysis, readiness evaluation, architectural design and review, pilot testing, deployment, centralized administration, performance optimization, software license management, disaster recovery solutions, and security.
Progent has put together two low-cost service packages intended to allow small businesses to get an independent network security evaluation from a premier security engineer. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer administers an extensive test of your network from beyond your firewall to uncover possible risks in the security posture you expose to the public. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer runs a network scan from an authorized machine within your firewall to evaluate your exposure to inside assaults. Both security inventory services are set up and executed from a protected remote site.
Progent provides Windows 2003 Cluster Server expertise to help your organization implement non-stop server clusters designed to provide 100% operation. Clustered Windows servers for zero-downtime networks include Microsoft Windows Cluster Server, Microsoft SQL Server Cluster, and Exchange Cluster Server. By showing you how too create high availability clustered server solutions based on Windows Server Cluster 2003, Progentís Certified Windows experts ensure that your non-stop clustered servers are set up to maximize the competitive value of your computer system.
Lync 2013, rebranded Skype for Business, allows businesses of any size to build a manageable and protected communications ecosystem that supports a Bring-Your-Own-Device computing style with instant messaging, presence, web conferencing with app sharing and whiteboard, and both IP-based and PSTN calling across a broad assortment of desktop and mobile devices. Progent's certified Lync 2013 experts and network architects can help your company to evaluate the advantages of Lync Server 2013, create an on-premises, cloud-based (with Lync Online) or hybrid topology suitable for your present and long-term plans, implement Lync 2013 in a way that expedites your return on investment, and provide live online and on-premises training to your IT staff and users. Progent has in-depth expertise in key pieces of a Lync 2013 deployment including Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange, and Progent can help your organization to combine Lync Server 2013 with popular Office and Office 365 applications such as Outlook and PowerPoint.
Progent's Microsoft Office Word and Office 365 Word consultants offer a broad range of affordable remote support services to assist you to manage your existing Microsoft Word solution or assist you to upgrade to a current release of Office Word. Services offered by Progent's Word experts include VBA programming, isolating and resolving compatibility issues between various releases of Word, interfacing Office Word with different Microsoft Office apps such as Excel and Microsoft Outlook or with 3rd-party platforms and plug-ins,infrastructure enhancements for dependable. reliable cloud access, security and compliance consulting, smart phone integration, and online training sessions customized for individuals or groups.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Internet Security and Acceleration Server consultants have extensive backgrounds developing corporate security designs for information systems with many sites, remote workers, and mission-critical eCommerce applications. A Progent ISA 2004 Firewall consultant is ready to help your small company plan and deploy an installation of ISA Server 2004 that supports your information protection requirements without restricting your productivity.
Progent's certified Windows Server 2019 experts can help your organization to design and carry out an efficient migration to Windows Server 2019 using your current system architecture or a cloud-based or hybrid model. Microsoft Windows Server 2019 offers significant enhancements in capacity, speed, ease of management, virtualization, cybersecurity, hybrid on-prem plus cloud integration, availability, and container support.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can assist you to support System Center 2007 Configuration Manager to streamline administration, improve security, and increase productivity by ensuring that operating systems and applications are always current, tracking licensing, and monitoring resource usage patterns to help you make informed purchasing decisions. When you are set to upgrade your SCCM 2007 configuration management ecosystem, Progent can assist you to prepare for and carry out a smooth migration to SCCM 2012.
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner with accredited competencies that include Information Worker Solutions. Microsoft Certified Partners represent the elite organizations who earn the highest customer endorsement and are afforded the closest operational relationship with Microsoft. The understanding, capabilities, and commitment required to earn the level of Microsoft Certified Partner pays dividends to Progent's customers by allowing Progent to offer your company more complete solutions for your information network.
Progentís experienced Cisco network security consulting professionals provide expert PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall consulting services including architecture, integration, and support of Cisco firewall and Cisco security technology. The PIX and ASA Series of Cisco firewalls delivers strong user and application policy enforcement, mutlivector attack protection, and secure connectivity services. Ranging from economical, plug-and-play desktop devices for small and home businesses to modular enterprise-level appliances, Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewalls provide a high level of protection, high throughput, and excellent availability for network environments of all sizes. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a hardened, purpose-built platform, minimizing possible OS-specific security holes.
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 incorporates significant improvements in key areas such as speed, availability, security, and cloud integration. Microsoft SQL Server 2014 is the first release of Microsoft SQL Server that incorporates in-memory capability that operates transparently with all types of applications including Online Transaction Processing, enterprise data warehousing, and data analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2014 consulting team can deliver efficient online and onsite consulting services such as planning, deployment, management, remediation, and application development services to help organizations of any size to achieve maximum business value from their SQL Server 2014 investment.
Progent's Microsoft Premier professionals offer world-class support for enterprise-wide implementations of Microsoft Exchange. Progent's consultants can show you how to prepare for multi-location Exchange Server 2007 rollouts or updates and can supply local technicians to help large companies with installations of Exchange Server in the or any region served by Progent's consultants.
Progent's Solaris platform support experts offer small and mid-size companies and developers help with managing and supporting Solaris environments that coexist with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent offers your organization access to Sun Solaris consultants, support professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISM certification. This wide range of experience offers you an easy single consulting firm to show you how to create and manage a protected and reliable mixed-platform connectivity and communications environment that supports Sun Solaris and Microsoft coexistence 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 (SGI/IRIX or leading Linux derivatives including RedHat, SUSE Linux, CentOS Linux, Ubuntu Linux, PCLOS, fedora, Gentoo, Mandrake/Mandriva, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware Linux.