Companies migrate from Sun Solaris-based systems to Microsoft Windows in order to derive more business value from hardware and software. The consequent MS Windows-based environments simplify administration, improve the productivity of users and network support personnel, minimize data duplication, increase information integrity, and provide for faster rebounds from disaster. A Microsoft Windows environment helps companies create solutions quickly and requires less effort to be expended on developing, integrating, and managing application software.

Progent can assist you to plan and carry out an efficient move from a Sun Solaris-based network to a MS Windows network for supporting Microsoft's powerful Office software, business applications, and developer tools. Progent's skilled Sun Solaris, Windows, and Cisco CCIE consultants and application specialists can help you to save your information and minimize productivity disruption by creating and executing an effective transition strategy that protects your existing expenses for Solaris software and network equipment. Progent can also help to educate your users and IT staff so your company stays productive.

Solaris-to-Windows migration support expertise offered by Progent include:

  • Evaluation of Current Infrastructure
    Progent will assist you understand the potential advantages and risks of transitioning an OS platform, application, server, storage subsystem, or information base. The exercise produces a thorough assessment of your IT environment, establishes a basic resource inventory, reduces engineering risks, and inevitably leads to a lower cost of transition by saving time and avoiding expensive mistakes.

  • Migration Planning and Validation
    Progent will create a detailed transition implementation plan which may feature pilot tests. Progent practices a phased methodology with specified milestones in order to meet economic, timing, and technical objectives while avoiding business disruption. This approach is modeled after the best practices outlined in the Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF).

  • Microsoft Exchange Migration Services
    Progent can produce and execute a comprehensive strategy for migrating from Solaris-based messaging to Microsoft Exchange Server and can help you to migrate Lotus Notes or GroupWise software applications to a Microsoft SQL application or a Microsoft SharePoint application. Progent's expert MS Exchange Server consultants can assess the costs and benefits of transitioning to Exchange Server and create a detailed inventory of your existing messaging system. Progent can also manage a test implementation to confirm an Exchange migration plan. Progent will also evaluate your existing email security and propose polices and products to protect against threats.

  • Information and Application Software Porting
    Progent can design and implement an information and application migration plan that includes descriptions of information and applications to be ported, description of technologies and procedures to be utilized for the move, risk assessment and risk mitigation plans, complete project management support, critical path projections of the transition and expected network unavailability, validation processes, and emergency back-out procedures. Progent's migration team can ensure the success of your data and software application migration initiative by offering certified Microsoft SQL Server 2019 experts, Microsoft SQL Server 2017 experts, or MS SQL Server 2016 integrators and data porting consultants who are experienced with large engagements such as Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains migration.

  • Server and Mass Storage Transition and Consolidation
    Processor and mass storage transition and economization from Solaris to MS Windows can simplify network administration, improve information consistency and speed system performance. By removing unneeded equipment and software and by deploying processor and storage resources efficiently, you can build an IT infrastructure that is extensible, safe, easy to archive and recover, and economical to administer and maintain. Progent's processor and mass storage migration and economization support includes a comprehensive plan with an assessment of your existing processor and storage infrastructure as well as for hardware, applications, services, education, and consulting for proof-of-concept testing. Progent can help you to develop and implement an efficient, high-availability IT architecture informed by detailed load 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-based Platforms
Progent's UNIX-family support services offer small companies and software developers assistance with administering and supporting UNIX/Linux/Mac-based systems that may coexist with Microsoft-based technology. Progent provides your organization the services of UNIX support professionals, authorized Microsoft engineers, Cisco-certified CCIEs, and security experts certified by CISM. This broad range of expertise gives you a readily available single source to assist your business to build and manage a safe and resilient multi-vendor network and communications solution that blends Windows with popular versions of UNIX including: Apple macOS and OS X , Sun Solaris, IBM AIX OS, HP-UX (Hewlett Packard UNIX), BSD, SCO UNIX and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX) or important Linux distributions including RedHat, SUSE, Debian-GNU and CentOS Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Mandriva Linux, PCLlinuxOS, fedora Linux, and Gentoo Linux.

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