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Small Business Computer Network Support Firms
Progent provides the help of Microsoft and Cisco-Certified IT support professionals to offer customers economical ways to help organizations maximize the benefits of Microsoft and Cisco technology. For environments that span from remote offices to large corporations, Progent's network engineers can help you improve your network's e-mail infrastructure, protection, availability, performance, and system administration.
24x7x365 Microsoft Windows 2000 Online Troubleshooting
Progent's certified Microsoft Windows 2000 consulting staff can show you how to optimize the capability of your existing Windows 2000 Servers and can streamline network management, offer technical support and troubleshooting, and enhance security. Progent can also help you create, rationalize, and implement a strategy to migrate from Microsoft Windows Server 2000 to Microsoft Windows 2003 Server. Progent is expert in setting up test installations to eliminate the technical risk associated with migrating to Windows Server 2003 by identifying possible hardware and application compatibility issues.
Consultant Rates Outsourcing
Progent's pricing model is to charge for online support and on-site help per minute. As a result, you are charged exclusively for received services. Progent does not impose a more expensive rate for off-hours or emergency service, and inside California or in areas where Progent provides on-site support, Progent does not bill for travel except for urgent calls where on-site time is less than four hours. In addition, Progent imposes no startup fee and asks no monthly commitment for support services provided during normal business hours. Many support firms demand large minimum payments or charge for each quarter hour or longer. Progent's small granularity eliminates large invoices for quick solutions so you will not be tempted to allow minor problems to stay unaddressed.
E-Mail Guard is Progent's affordable antispam and virus defense solution that gives small companies world-class defense from spam, viruses, directory harvesting, and other varieties of email-borne attacks on IT systems. E-Mail Guard is powered by Postini's Perimeter Manager, a full library of web-managed antispam and antivirus services that ward off email assaults before they can penetrate the corporate firewall. Perimeter Manager also allows administrators monitor and control their email systems, regardless of server vendor, hardware technology, or geographic location.
SQL Server 2016 Express Network Consultant
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 introduces major enhancements in speed, capacity, data security, high-availability, mobile computing support, plus built-in business intelligence. New features include PolyBase for handling structured and unstructured databases in one appliance for big data applications, Jason support, Always Encrypted mode, Mobile Reports, and centralized control over local and cloud operations and services. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can provide online and on-premises expertise to assist businesses of any size to configure, administer or debug any version of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also assist you to interface SQL Server 2016 with other core Microsoft products including Windows Server, Exchange, SharePoint, Dynamics GP, Lync or Skype for Business, and System Center Operations Manager.
Antispam Help and Support
E-Mail Guard from Postini offers constantly upgraded spam and virus filtering, content filtering, and protection from e-mail-borne DHA attacks and denial of service attacks. Progent is a Postini partner and service specialist. If your business is too small to qualify for a regular Postini license, you can still have access to Postiniís Perimeter Manager services through Progentís E-Mail Guard spam filtering and anti-virus aggregation offering. Progentís expert email security consultants can help you create an email security strategy that incorporates spam filtering and virus defense technologies and policies.
Microsoft Partner Small Business IT Outsourcing Company
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner with special competencies that include Information Worker Solutions. Microsoft Certified Partners represent the elite organizations who receive the top client endorsement and are afforded the tightest working relationship with Microsoft. The knowledge, skills, and dedication required to achieve the level of Microsoft Certified Partner pays dividends to Progent's customers by enabling Progent to offer your business better support for your information network.
Kent Consulting Group, Oakland, CA, Co-founder and President Les Kent
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of effective network integration, corporate management, sales, and operations. He has demonstrated a talent for creating sophisticated IT solutions while working as a system architect, application developer, project manager, implementation consultant, and troubleshooter for small businesses, new ventures, and major enterprises.
Progent's UNIX family support services offer small businesses and developers help with administering and supporting UNIX, Linux or Solaris systems that coexist with Microsoft-powered technology. Progent offers your business access to UNIX consultants, support professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISSP certification. This broad range of experience offers you a convenient one-stop consulting firm to help you create and maintain a secure and reliable mixed-platform network and communications infrastructure that allows UNIX and Microsoft coexistence by combining Windows with popular versions of UNIX such as Apple macOS and OS X, Sun Solaris, AIX, HP-UX (Hewlett Packard UNIX), BSD, SCO and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX or major Linux platforms such as RedHat Linux, SuSE Linux, Debian GNU/Linux and Slackware.