Microsoft introduced the latest version of Small Business Server and Essential Business Server. Microsoft's software platforms bring the capabilities of Microsoftís high-end server technologies to smaller businesses in a cost-effective package. Intended for businesses with as many as 75 desktops, MS Windows SBS 2008 is a cohesive server platform engineered to enable businesses keep their information safer and make their workers more efficient.
Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 is available in standard and premium versions. The standard edition features MS Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, SharePoint Services, and Windows Server Update Services 3.0. The premium version also includes MS SQL Server 2008.
Microsoft Windows EBS 2008 is intended for businesses with as many as 75 desktops and gives IT administrators greater control over their information system by eliminating complications and automating common processes. With support for Windows Mobile phones, SBS 2008 and EBS 2008 can significantly help boost productivity by facilitating connectivity to business e-mail, scheduling, contacts and files to users who are away from their desks. To see Microsoft's press release, visit Microsoft Ships Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Essential Business Server 2008.
How Progent's Consulting Experts Can Assist Your Company to Integrate Microsoft Windows SBS 2008
The most productive configuration of MS Windows SBS 2008 calls for a network consulting company with hands-on experience and a broad background in planning and building data-driven end-to-end business IT solutions. The background of Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team, with more than a decade of consulting in Microsoft technology, ensures you results in planning, executing and managing Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 applications that are thoroughly integrated with the Microsoft line of servers.
Progent's consultants can help you to deploy the main components of the MS Windows Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Essential Business Server packages and can also offer a range of other low-cost support options to improve the efficiency, dependability, protection, performance, and manageability of information networks based on Windows SBS 2008 or Windows Essential Business Server 2008:
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Expertise
Progent offers a variety of Windows Server 2008 planning and maintenance services that can help small businesses to take advantage of Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Progent's Microsoft Gold certified consultants can help your company to understand the ways Microsoft Windows Server 2008 could improve the business value of your information network in order to rationalize an upgrade. Progent can help you pilot Microsoft Windows Server 2008 in order to assess its reliability, throughput, and compatibility running realistic applications. Progent can assist with developing a deployment strategy, evaluate and improve your current network infrastructure, document backup and recovery processes, analyze security architecture and policies, help in setting up physical and virtualized servers, design high-availability strategies such as failover server clustering, train your in-house network management staff, and deploy proactive round-the-clock monitoring operations to ensure system security and efficiency.
Exchange Server Planning, Installation, and Troubleshooting Support
Progent's expert support team can help you define and implement an efficient Exchange Server 2007 migration plan that avoids productivity disruption, reduces long-term support demands, and makes your Exchange Server 2007 easy to administer. Progent's Exchange 2007 support, repair, and design services include assistance with the integration of outside vendor add-ons to Exchange Server 2007 and the creation of unified messaging implementations powered by Exchange 2007 Server. Progent's services feature integration with your network, connectivity with handheld computing devices, automated tracking of efficiency and network security, spam and virus filtering, security update and service pack control, Helpdesk support, daily data backup, and comprehensive email administration support.
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 Consulting and Support
Progent can provide expertise for designing, deploying, and managing productive Microsoft Office SharePoint Server installations that can dramatically enhance key aspects of your organization's information network including teamwork, web portal, corporate-wide search, forms-based business processes, delivery of business information, and document management. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help your company to evaluate the business benefit for implementing SharePoint Server 2007, provide configuration and installation support, assist your business to set up SQL Server as a back-office database, optimize your network architecture, integrate your off-the-shelf and specialized application software to operate with Office SharePoint Server, develop a comprehensive protection plan that incorporates web portal technology, and provide online and on-site troubleshooting and Call Center services.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Programming and Support
Progent's SQL Server consultants can make sure you installs Microsoft SQL Server 2008 properly, and that your SQL-based data management solution is integrated seamlessly with your application software. Progent can provide 24x7 network tracking to make sure your business information system is working efficiently, and Progent's online Help Desk Call Center is available to offer quick resolutions for SQL-related problems. Progent's certified data security engineers can assess your business-wide security policies and technologies and suggest enhancements for better regulatory compliance. Progent's application developers can assist your company to develop or customize line-of-business applications or web sites utilize information controlled by SQL Server 2008.
Desktop Support Services
Progent's certified desktop support consultants can deliver a broad array of affordable services to assist you company to install, integrate, repair, and manage desktop PCs and laptops powered by Windows. Progent can provide on-premises or remote assistance for individual computers or notebooks or work with you to design and implement a large-scale rollout of the latest version of Microsoft Windows. Progent can also configure Microsoft Office or Microsoft Dynamics business applications on your workstations so they communicate productively with all Microsoft applications, products from popular vendors, database servers, and key solutions throughout your network. Progent can also supply engineers and technical workers to help your company to plan for and implement a company move or consolidation organized to produce the least possible interruption to your business.
Network Security Inventory Packages
Progent offers two ultra-affordable service packages designed to allow small companies to receive a professional security assessment from a CISA, CISM and CISSP-premier security consultant. With Progent's External Network Security Inventory Scan, an engineer runs an extensive examination of your IT infrastructure from outside your firewalled perimeter to uncover possible risks in the security profile you present to the outside world. With Progent's Internal Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer executes a network scan from a secure computer inside your company firewall to uncover your exposure to internal attacks. The two security inventory packages are set up and executed from a protected remote site. The project is implemented by an engineer who has earned high-level security credentials who produces a report that summarizes and analyzes the data captured by the security scan and suggests practical improvements where appropriate.
Virtual Training for Desktop Programs
Progent offers live virtual learning for popular client applications and operating systems such as Excel, Word, Access, Project, Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop CS, Crystal Reports, and Windows Vista and Windows 7. Live online education provides all the benefits of conventional in-person seminars, including instant interaction between clients and trainers, but avoids the expenses of transportation and the hassle of attempting to accommodate the schedules of many workers. Available to single students or classes of all sizes, live online training permits the trainer to run the seminar from an online facility while the students can be spread throughout a campus or across the the U.S. Virtual learning supports proven teaching tools such as broadcast white boards, real-time questions, and shared applications. Sessions can be brief and targeted for specific subjects or extended in duration and broader in coverage. Instructors and clients can work through examples individually or as a group.
Urgent Online Technical Support
Progentís National Support Center offers nationwide remote troubleshooting for Windows and Cisco-based small office IT networks. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-Certified support engineers provide telephone help and online secure computer access to troubleshoot and resolve network problems quickly and affordably. The breadth of IT expertise represented by Progent's staff of country-wide support engineers allows Progent to escalate even the toughest network issues to appropriate specialists as required.
To find out more details about Progent's consulting services for Windows Small Business Server 2008, call 1-800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.