Companies migrate from Sun Solaris-based systems to MS Windows so they can derive more business advantage from equipment and software. The resulting Windows-powered systems streamline management, improve the productivity of users and IT staff, reduce data replication, improve data integrity, and allow for smoother rebounds from disaster. A MS Windows environment lets businesses develop applications rapidly and requires less time to be spent on developing, integrating, and maintaining application software.

Progent can help you to plan and deploy a smooth migration from a Sun Solaris-powered network to a Microsoft Windows environment for running Microsoft's popular Office software, business applications, and software development technology. Progent's experienced Sun Solaris, Windows MCSE, and Cisco CCIE engineers and application specialists can show you how to keep your data and reduce productivity disruption by creating and executing an economical migration strategy that protects your existing investments in Solaris applications and infrastructure. Progent can also assist to train your workers and IT group so your business stays productive.

Solaris-to-Windows migration consulting services offered by Progent include:

  • Evaluation of Existing Environment
    Progent will assist you understand the possible advantages and risks of transitioning an operating system, software application, server, storage system, or database. The process produces a comprehensive evaluation of your IT environment, creates a baseline resource inventory, reduces technical uncertainties, and ultimately leads to a more affordable migration by conserving time and dodging costly mistakes.

  • Transition Planning and Testing
    Progent will develop a detailed transition deployment plan which may feature pilot installations. Progent practices a staged methodology with defined waypoints in order to meet economic, scheduling, and technical goals while minimizing business disruption. This process is based on the best industry practices defined in the Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF).

  • MS Exchange Migration Support
    Progent can create and carry out a comprehensive strategy for transitioning from Sun Solaris-based email to Exchange Server and can assist you to port Notes or GroupWise software applications to a MS SQL application or a Microsoft SharePoint solution. Progent's experienced Microsoft Exchange Server consultants can assess the risks and benefits of transitioning to Exchange and generate a detailed inventory of your current email system. Progent can also manage a pilot implementation to help validate an Exchange migration plan. Progent will also audit your current email security and recommend polices and products to guard against attacks.

  • Data and Application Migration
    Progent can design and implement an information and software application transition strategy that includes definitions of information and software applications to be moved, identification of tools and procedures to be used for the move, risk analysis and risk minimization plans, detailed project management support, schedule estimates of the migration and anticipated operational unavailability, proof-of-concept processes, and critical back-out plans. Progent's consultants can promote the success of your information and application porting initiative by offering accredited Microsoft SQL Server 2016 integrators or Microsoft SQL Server 2014 engineers and data porting professionals who are experienced with major projects such as Dynamics GP migration.

  • Processor and Mass Storage Migration and Consolidation
    Processor and mass storage transition and consolidation from Sun Solaris to Microsoft Windows can simplify network management, enhance data consistency and speed system throughput. By eliminating unneeded equipment and applications and by configuring processor and storage resources efficiently, you can build an IT infrastructure that is expandable, safe, simple to archive and recover, and economical to administer and support. Progent's server and storage migration and consolidation support includes a detailed strategy with an inventory of your existing server and mass storage infrastructure plus recommendations for hardware, software, services, education, and support for validation piloting. Progent can assist you to design and execute a consolidated, fault-tolerant IT architecture based on detailed performance evaluation and capacity modeling and can specify archiving and disaster recovery strategies.

If you are looking for technical assistance migrating from Sun Solaris system to Microsoft Windows, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

Progent's Expertise for UNIX Environments
Progent's UNIX support services provide small businesses and software developers help with managing and supporting UNIX/Linux/Mac-based networks that may coexist with Microsoft environments. Progent provides your business access to UNIX support experts, certified Microsoft consultants, Cisco CCIEs, and security experts accredited by CISM. This broad array of knowledge gives your company a convenient one-stop resource to assist your business to create and manage a protected and robust cross-platform connectivity and communications infrastructure that combines Microsoft Windows with popular derivatives of UNIX such as: macOS and OS X , Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX (Hewlett Packard UNIX), Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO and Silicon Graphics IRIX or major Linux distributions including RedHat, SUSE, Debian GNU/Linux and CentOS Linux, Ubuntu, Mandriva, PCLlinuxOS Linux, fedora, and Gentoo Linux.

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