Companies move from Solaris to MS Windows in order to extract more business advantage from hardware and applications. The consequent Microsoft Windows-based environments simplify management, enhance the productivity of workers and IT staff, reduce information replication, improve information integrity, and provide for smoother rebounds from disaster. A Microsoft Windows environment lets companies create solutions rapidly and demands less effort to be spent on writing, integrating, and managing application software.

Progent can help you to plan and deploy an efficient migration from a Solaris-based network to a MS Windows environment capable of supporting Microsoft's familiar office productivity suite, commercial software applications, and developer technology. Progent's skilled Sun Solaris, Windows MCSE, and Cisco CCIE engineers and application specialists can show you how to keep your information and minimize business discontinuity by creating and implementing an economical migration strategy that protects your existing investments in Solaris applications and infrastructure. Progent can also assist to train your workers and IT staff so your business stays productive.

Sun Solaris-to-Windows migration support services available from Progent include:

  • Evaluation of Existing Infrastructure
    Progent will assist you determine the potential advantages and risks of transitioning an operating system, software application, computer, storage subsystem, or information base. The exercise provides a comprehensive assessment of your IT system, establishes a basic IT inventory, lowers engineering risks, and inevitably results in a more affordable transition by saving time and dodging expensive pitfalls.

  • Transition Strategy and Validation
    Progent will create a comprehensive migration implementation plan which may include validation installations. Progent practices a staged approach with defined waypoints to comply with budgetary, timing, and engineering objectives while minimizing business discontinuity. This process is based on the best industry practices defined in the Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF).

  • MS Exchange Migration Support
    Progent can produce and carry out a complete plan for transitioning from Solaris-powered email to MS Exchange Server and can help you to migrate Lotus Notes or Novell Groupwise software applications to a MS SQL application or a SharePoint Portal Server solution. Progent's expert MS Exchange Server consultants can evaluate the costs and benefits of migrating to Microsoft Exchange Server and create a detailed record of your current email system. Progent can also manage a pilot implementation to confirm a Microsoft Exchange migration plan. Progent will also audit your current email security and propose procedures and tools to protect against attacks.

  • Information and Application Migration
    Progent can develop and carry out an information and application porting strategy that incorporates definitions of data and applications to be ported, identification of tools and procedures to be utilized for the move, risk assessment and risk minimization plans, detailed project management services, schedule estimates of the migration and anticipated network downtime, proof-of-concept processes, and critical back-out procedures. Progent's consultants can ensure the effectiveness of your information and application porting initiative by providing certified Microsoft SQL Server 2019 consultants, MS SQL Server 2017 consultants, or MS SQL Server 2016 developers and data migration consultants who are experienced with large projects such as Dynamics GP/Great Plains migration.

  • Processor and Media Transition and Streamlining
    Server and mass storage transition and economization from Sun Solaris to Windows can simplify network management, improve data integrity and accelerate system performance. By eliminating unneeded equipment and software and by deploying processor and storage resources efficiently, you can create an IT infrastructure that is extensible, safe, simple to archive and restore, and economical to manage and support. Progent's processor and mass storage migration and consolidation service features a detailed plan with an assessment of your current server and mass storage infrastructure plus recommendations for equipment, software, services, training, and consulting for proof-of-concept testing. Progent can assist you to develop and execute a consolidated, high-availability IT infrastructure based on detailed performance evaluation and capacity assessment and can recommend archiving and disaster recovery solutions.

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 Support for UNIX Platforms
Progent's UNIX-family consulting services offer small businesses and developers assistance with administering and maintaining UNIX/Linux/Mac-based networks that may operate alongside Microsoft technology. Progent provides your company access to UNIX technical professionals, certified Microsoft consultants, Cisco-certified CCIEs, and security experts accredited by CISSP. This broad range of knowledge gives you a readily available single source to assist your business to create and manage a safe and dependable cross-platform connectivity and communications solution that combines Microsoft technology with popular derivatives of UNIX such as: Apple macOS and OS X , Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO UNIX and Silicon Graphics IRIX or major Linux distributions such as RedHat, SUSE Linux, Debian GNU/Linux and CentOS, Ubuntu Linux, Mandriva Linux, PCLlinuxOS, fedora, and Gentoo.

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