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Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the North Bay areas of Marin, Sonoma and Napa Counties.
Progent locations in North SF Bay Area
Marin County small businesses reduce costs and increase productivity through the use of IT outsourcing. By outsourcing IT services, small companies can gain affordable access to expert IT consultants and avoid the expense of adding full-time personnel to their internal IT group. IT outsourcing makes it possible for you to spend more time managing your business and less time worrying about your network.
Many small businesses are unaware that IT outsourcing is not just for enterprises with big IT budgets and the willingness to negotiate complex, long-term support contracts. New technologies for remote support, centralized management, and automated security and performance monitoring combined with flexible and easy engagement policies have made IT outsourcing the most cost-effective alternative for keeping your network running smoothly. Surveys show that the most common motives for small businesses to outsource IT services are:
Progent's outsourcing services can help your small business lower the cost of IT services, make your network more reliable and secure, and streamline your operational processes in order to increase the value of your information system. You do not have to commit to expensive, long-term contracts common among giant support organizations, and you will not be dependent on the availability and skill of an independent consultant or a small consulting firm.
- Focus management on the business
- Save money and improve operations
- Make internal technical resources available for strategic projects
- Ensure fast access to expert consultants
- Supplement the technical range of in-house IT personnel
Progent can deliver small and midsize companies a variety of IT outsourcing options highlighted on Progent's web. The following links contain details some of the support services and advantages provided for companies in Marin County:
Dynamics GP/Great Plains Consulting
Progent can provide a MS Dynamics GP technical professional to help your company to maintain and enhance your MS Dynamics GP-powered business information solution. Progent can also assist you to design and deploy a smooth Great Plains migration from an older accounting package so that you preserve your historical data, enhance your security, improve your reporting and management analytics, take full advantage of Microsoft Office support, and reduce network impacts by architecting and completing an intelligent migration strategy.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Deployment
Microsoft Exchange 2016's streamlined architecture permits easier installation and scale, more efficient utilization of resources, and lower-cost management. Microsoft Exchange 2016 in addition offers tighter integration with Office 365, compatibility with Microsoft Windows Server 2016, faster I/O throughput, enhanced DLP and recovery, improved interaction with smart phones and tablets, advanced browser-centric management, and a more sophisticated web client interface. With Microsoft Exchange 2013 at end of life and MS Exchange 2007 Server and MS Exchange Server 2010 turning into outdated messaging environments, businesses should consider upgrading to MS Exchange 2016 Server. Progent's Microsoft Exchange 2016 Server migration consultants can assist you to evaluate the strategic benefits and costs of migrating to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016; decide whether a local, cloud-based, or hybrid deployment is the most sensible choice for your requirements; create and test a migration plan that makes maximum use of your existing resources; and execute an upgrade from your old Exchange technology to a messaging solution powered by Microsoft Exchange 2016.
Fortinet FortiGate Firewall Integration Consultants
Fortinet next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) are industry leaders in delivering top throughput for SSL inspection. Progent's Fortinet firewall experts can assist your business to integrate your Fortinet FortiGate firewalls to safeguard your IT resources at the enterprise edge, within the data center, at branches, and at the cloud edge. To learn more, refer to Fortinet FortiGate NGFW firewall consultants.
SIP Infrastructure and Cisco CUBE Integration Consultants
Progent's Cisco-certified SIP infrastructure experts and Cisco CUBE configuration consultants can assist you to plan, deploy, maintain, debug and upgrade Cisco's SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) connectivity solutions and Cisco's CUBE (Cisco Unified Border Element)-connected SIP trunks. Progent can provide affordable online or on-premises expertise to assist you to migrate smoothly to a modern unified communications environment that offers fast ROI. Progent's certified Microsoft unified communications experts can help you to configure interfaces between Cisco's CUBE Session Border Controller and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video platforms such as Skype for Business or Lync Server for connectivity to a SIP PSTN trunk.
Cisco Wi-Fi Controller Integration
Progent's Cisco wireless controller consultants can help your business to deploy Cisco wireless LAN controllers to manage Wi-Fi networks of any size. Progent can help you to administer and troubleshoot your existing Cisco Wi-Fi solution or implement an efficient migration to Cisco's modern wireless controller products. Progent can provide support for both physical and software-based wireless controllers and can help you to decide which version makes sense for your wireless solution. For 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi controllers from Cisco, Progent can provide Cisco 3504 wireless controller support, Cisco 5520 Wi-Fi controller expertise, and Cisco 8540 wireless controller expertise.
System Center Data Protection Manager 2016 (DPM 2016) Backup Solutions
Microsoft System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager provides small and medium-size organizations near-continuous backup and easy restore capabilities for Microsoft environment. Data Protection Manager 2016 offers application-sensitive backup for critical workloads like SQL Server, Exchange and SharePoint, backs up Windows and Linux virtual machines, supports VMs hosted by Windows Hyper-V as well as VMware, and can use Microsoft Azure for convenient cloud-based backup and recovery. Progent's Microsoft-certified DPM 2016 consultants can help you to plan, implement, manage, and repair an enterprise-wide backup/recovery system built around DPM 2016. Progent can assist you to migrate from an older release of DPM or from a legacy solution, and Progent can optimize your DPM 2016 environment for on premises, colocated, cloud-based or hybrid deployment models. Progent can provide remote or onsite consulting expertise and can provide as-needed guidance to resolve technical bottlenecks or deliver end-to-end project management or co-management support to make sure you finish your Data Protection Manager 2016 initiative on schedule and within your budget.
Integration and Troubleshooting Help with ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services
The latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Family of firewalls with Firepower Services offer significantly more performance than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 security appliances for new deployments. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can help you to maintain your legacy PIX or ASA 5500 firewalls and upgrade efficiently to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants can provide remote and onsite help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your business to design, deploy, tune, administer and troubleshoot firewall environments based on Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services.
Cisco Small Business 100, 300 and 500 WiFi Access Points Consulting Services
Cisco's Small Business family of wireless access points are Linux-based units engineered as value-priced wireless solutions for light workloads. Progent's Cisco CCIE Wi-Fi network infrastructure experts offer remote or on-premises integration and debugging support to help your organization to plan, configure, upgrade, tune, administer and troubleshoot Cisco Small Business wireless AP deployments of any size or architecture. For more information about Progent's support for current and older Cisco Small Business 100, 300 and 500 family of WiFi access points, refer to Cisco Small Business wireless access points consulting.
SharePoint Server 2013 Consulting Services
Progent has been providing SharePoint consulting services since the initial SharePoint product was published more than a a dozen years, and Progent has the scope of technical know-how to help businesses of all sizes to design and carry out a SharePoint Server 2013 deployment and develop SharePoint 2013 apps that add significant business benefit to your IT investment. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team can help you to assess the risks and benefits of migrating to SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online from legacy versions of SharePoint or from a different collaboration environment; determine if an in-house, online or hybrid deployment is best suited for your company; and select the right edition of SharePoint 2013 for your purposes. Progent can provide full project management services or can help in individual tasks related to your SharePoint 2013 migration.
Windows 7 Migration Support
Progent's certified Windows 7 upgrade consultants can assist your company to administer and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows 7 devices. Progent can also show you how to assess the likely strategic value of adopting Windows 8.1 or Windows 10. If it makes sense for your business strategy to migrate, Progent's Windows 8 upgrade engineers and Windows 10 integration experts can help your IT organization to plan and implement a smooth upgrade to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
Progent White Paper: Benefits of Outsourcing
Progent has written a white paper that discusses the benefits a small business can derive from outsourcing network management functions. To read this document and find out the reasons outsourcing can control costs, simplify management, and maximize productivity,
visit Small Company Information Technology Outsourcing Benefits.
Progent provides onsite network help, remote troubleshooting services, and optional 24x7 urgent technical help in San Rafael, Sausalito, Novato, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Corte Madera, Fairfax, San Anselmo, Belvedere, Ross, Tiburon and other cities throughout Marin County, the Monterey Peninsula and the California Central Valley.
If your small business is in Marin County
and you are looking for technical assistance, IT outsourcing, or advanced expertise from a Progent consultant,
call 415-526-1400 or visit Contact Progent.