important features of Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains accounting include a modular structure that allows you to license only the components you need, a standards-based architecture based on Microsoft technologies to protect your investment and provide a highly integrated environment, enhanced reporting capabilities that allow you to monitor all activities, revenues and expenses and sales patterns, compatibility with Microsoft Office to enable access to business information, the ability to integrate information from virtually any database or workstation application into Microsoft GP, and an open design that makes it possible to create custom programs. Progent can help you configure and support a reliable, protected server and communications infrastructure to support Dynamics GP, and can offer experienced GP support professionals to show you how to convert the powerful features of Microsoft Dynamics GP business accounting software into a productive business solution.
Progent provided a wireless networking environment that enabled a school to increase productivity and eliminate the recurring expense of a dedicated wireline connection. Progent recommended a Proxim Tsunami high-speed wireless bridge. The low-cost building-to-building Proxim bridge is designed for interfacing remote sites up to 2.5 miles apart and can reach even longer ranges. This wireless alternative provided improved performance and reliability than recourse to amplifying the 802.11b wireless connection, and since it utilizes the 5.8Ghz spectrum it offered protection against local interference.
Progent can provide online and on premises consulting to assist your organization with any aspect of business intelligence reporting ranging from debugging or modernizing applications to planning and implementing a comprehensive BI environment. Progent's management reporting experts can assist your company to maintain your existing BI environment, assist you to migrate reports and databases from a legacy reporting product to a current one, and provide custom online mentoring to meet your individual needs. Progent's management reporting and analytics professionals can provide experience in the leading business analytics reporting tools including Microsoft's SQL Server BI stack (SSIS, SSAS, and SSRS), Management Reporter/FRx, Microsoft Access, Crystal Reports, Power BI, Excel BI tools such as Power Pivot and Power View, Report Designer and Report Builder.
For large businesses, Progent can leverage internal network support groups by providing extensive background in supporting key Microsoft and Cisco technologies. Progent's certified professionals offer Enterprise Active Directory help, Exchange Server 2010 integration, SharePoint expertise, and Microsoft SQL Server consulting. For the nationwide or worldwide businesses with branch offices, Progent can perform as a seamless local supplement of corporate network management. Progent's enterprise support services include company-wide security, remote branch office support, system design, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, project planning, and world-class support for multiple location network environments powered by Enterprise Windows. Progent can provide field consultants and technicians to help with a campus relocation or branch move, or a system architect to help with setting up or using an Internet Data Center or co-location site.
Progent's Mac experts can support the creative facets of Mac computing by offering help services and training in graphics, audio, and motion video. Progent's consultants offer help in a variety of Apple Mac programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXPress, Apple Logic, MOTU Digital Performer, Digidesign Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, and Adobe After Effects. Progent can also assist you with special jobs such as capturing or digitizing audio or video or setting up an audio/video post production facility.
Progent's certified SonicWall firewall experts can help you deploy, manage, and tune SonicWall firewall/VPN appliances including the newer SonicWall TZ and NSa Series of firewalls and the older SonicWall PRO 2040 devices. Progent's CISM and GIAC-certified cybersecurity consultants can show you how to incorporate SonicWall security gateways into an end-to-end security plan and design security into your corporate operations.
Progent's data protection experts can help your company to create, implement and troubleshoot a backup/restore solution based on MSP360 software. MSP360 offers file/folder or image backup/restore for VMs and physical machines, supports all popular public clouds, and allows you to create a backup solution with a low RTO and a defined Recovery Point Objective (RPO). With ProSight DPS 360 Backup, Progent can provide end-to-end monitoring and management of your backup system to protect against data loss resulting from human miscues, system glitches, ill-intentioned insiders, and external assaults like ransomware.
Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified Windows Server 2022 consultants can help your organization to design and carry out an efficient migration to Windows Server 2022 that features high availability and that is based on an on-premises deployment model or a hybrid deployment model that combines cloud-based Windows Server Online with a datacenter-based installation of Windows Server 2022.
Progent's high availability interoffice connectivity and fault tolerant system connection professionals can help small organizations achieve zero-downtime Interoffice connectivity through fully redundant system architectures with transparent failover. Progent's CCIE engineers can plan and deploy high-availability Inter-office connections based on fault tolerant EIGRP network routers or zero-downtime OSPF configurations of Cisco routers. Progent can demonstrate how multi-path connectivity and automatic fail-over can provide affordable 24x7 interoffice networking.
Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010 builds on the powerful security technologies of Internet Security and Acceleration Server and offers a easily administered Internet gateway that delivers a single-server platform for a variety of security features including an application and network layer firewall, URL monitoring and filtering, antimalware, IPS, application proxy, VPN management, plus HTTP and HTTPS inspection. Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 provides comprehensive web security logging and reporting features, permits custom reports powered by Microsoft SQL Server, works with Active Directory to simplify authentication and policy enforcement, and can be deployed as a virtual machine to cut costs and enhance recoverability. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can assist you to plan and execute pilot and production deployments; interface Forefront Threat Management Gateway with Windows 2008 R2, Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, and Microsoft SharePoint 2010; set up Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 to operate on a virtual machine with Microsoft Windows Hyper-V; and deliver ongoing support and troubleshooting. Progent can also help you to upgrade economically to Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway from ISA Server 2006 or ISA Server 2004.
Progent's Windows 11 consulting experts offer an array of services to support Windows 11 such as cloud and hybrid integration, mobile device management, teleworker access, security and compliance, centralized deployment, and Help Desk services.
Progent's wireless VoIP phone configuration and troubleshooting experts offer remote and on-premises support to help you create and maintain a Cisco wireless VoIP phone solution by delivering integration services that can range from troubleshooting the set up of an IP phone or AP to providing project management outsourcing or co-sourcing services for updating the wireless architecture of an entire campus.
Progent's Ekahau-certified Wi-Fi experts can help you to plan, deploy, enhance, manage and debug a Wi-Fi solution customized for your environment. Progent offers online or on-premises expertise for Ekahau Pro for predictive Wi-Fi design and Ekahau Sidekick for on-premises RF analysis.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows 11 experts offer a variety of services for Windows 11 such as cloud integration, mobile device management, at-home workforce connectivity, security and compliance, streamlined provisioning, and Help Desk support.
Cisco's Firepower NGFWs Firewalls provide a major performance boost compared to Cisco's previous-generation ASA 5500-X firewalls and offer unified management of modern security features like application visibility, next-generation intrusion protection with risk prioritization, advanced malware protection (AMP), DDoS mitigation, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified firewall consultants can assist your organization to plan and execute an efficient migration to Cisco Firepower firewalls from Cisco's legacy ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX appliances and show you how to enhance Firepower appliances with Cisco's subscription-based security services to build and centrally manage IT ecosystems that include branch offices, data centers, private clouds and public clouds.
Progent's certified Windows 2000 consulting staff can show you how to enhance the capability of your current Windows 2K Servers and can simplify network administration, provide tech support and repair, and strengthen security. Progent can also show you how to design, rationalize, and implement a plan to upgrade from Windows Server 2K to Windows 2003 Server. Progent is experienced in designing pilot installations to reduce the technical risk associated with migrating to Windows 2003 Server by identifying potential hardware and application compatibility issues.
Progent's productive atmosphere will allow you to become a better professional by enhancing your information technology skills and increasing the satisfaction of your clients. Progent makes good on this commitment by recruiting the top professional talent for you to work with, providing a state-of-the-art system infrastructure, using specialized software utilities to enable the maximum quality of support, and by streamlining our business models for finding and keeping clients.
Progent offers affordable online and on-premises support to help organizations to move any part of their critical IT resources to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This can save time and equipment costs and allow the use of Google's state-of-the-art machine learning tools. Progent can help you with every phase of Google Cloud Platform migration and troubleshooting including requirements analysis, preparedness assessment, system design, pilot testing, deployment, centralized administration, performance optimization, software license management, backup/restore solutions, and security.
The QTS (formerly Herakles) Data Center facility is situated in the earthquake-neutral Natomas area of Sacramento, CA. If your business is now using the QTS Sacramento data center as a colocation site or if your company is considering moving your main or disaster recovery system to the Herakles data center, Progent offers a variety of cost-effective services that include colocation migration, system installation and updates, network optimization, project management services, virtual server configuration, offsite monitoring, centralized system administration, application development, disaster recovery solutions, security assessment, and the use of Progent's Test Lab.
Progent's Linux support services provide small and mid-size businesses and software developers assistance with managing and maintaining Linux systems that coexist with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent offers your organization access to Linux consultants, support professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISA credentials. This broad range of expertise offers you a convenient one-stop source to show you how to create and maintain a secure and reliable cross-platform network and communications infrastructure that allows Linux and Microsoft coexistence by integrating Microsoft Windows with leading Linux platforms including RedHat Linux, SUSE, CentOS, Ubuntu, PCLOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo Linux, Mandrake/Mandriva, Debian-GNU, and Slackware Linux.
Microsoft Lync Server 2013, renamed Skype for Business, allows businesses of all sizes to create a centrally managed and secure communications environment that permits a Bring-Your-Own-Device computing style with instant messaging (IM), presence, web conferencing with app sharing and whiteboard, and both IP-based and PSTN calling across a wide assortment of desktop and handheld devices. Progent's certified Lync 2013 experts and system integrators can assist you to evaluate the business benefits of Lync Server 2013, design an on-premises, cloud-based (via Lync Online) or hybrid topology suitable for your current and future plans, implement Lync 2013 in a way that expedites your ROI, and deliver live online and on-premises training to your management team and end users. Progent offers expertise in key components of a Lync Server 2013 solution that include Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange, and Progent can help your organization to integrate Lync 2013 with key Microsoft 365 apps such as Outlook and PowerPoint.
Progent's certified Internet Security and Acceleration Server consultants have broad backgrounds creating Microsoft-based security solutions for IT networks with multiple locations, mobile users, and mission-critical web-based applications. A Progent ISA 2004 Firewall consultant is ready to help your small company plan and deploy a configuration of Microsoft ISA Server 2004 that meets your information security needs without restricting your productivity.
Progent is a reseller and consulting firm for SentinelOne's Singularity product family, a subscription-based, cloud-centric cyberthreat management solution that includes machine learning technology and advanced services to provide comprehensive endpoint detection and response.
System Center Configuration Manager 2016 automates software deployment and updating, streamlines compliance settings control, inventories network assets, guards against company data leakage, performs health reporting, enables safe self service, and delivers a common point of control for managing mixed-operating system networks running on-premises, cloud-centric, or hybrid deployment architectures. Progent's Microsoft-certified Configuration Manager 2016 consultants and Microsoft Azure cloud integration specialists can help you with any facet of planning, installing, operating and troubleshooting a SCCM 2016 deployment for local, cloud-based, or hybrid networks.
Progent's remote access and smartphone synchronization specialists can help your business to design and deploy connectivity solutions for remote desktop PCs, laptops, and wireless handhelds so they work seamlessly with your IT network, allowing you to improve the productivity of your remote workforce.
Progent's Windows consultants can assist businesses of any size to evaluate Windows 10 or to upgrade to Windows 10 from an older version of Windows. Remote and on-premises assessment and upgrade services for Windows 10 provided by Progent's consultants include Return on Investment estimates, project management, compatibility testing, test lab systems, Hyper-V virtualization architecture, Cloud solutions, mobile management and synchronization, telecommuter access, data and identity security, streamlined provisioning and management, network infrastructure optimization, Wi-Fi support, disaster recovery planning, group and personal training for IT support personnel and end users, and ongoing Call Center support services.
Small to middle size businesses can now enjoy all the advantages of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 and also have quick access to Progent's Microsoft and Cisco certified IT consulting professionals. With Progent's economically priced IT service programs, mid-size businesses can choose a simple co-sourcing package based on Operations Manager 2007 with network monitoring, reporting, Help Desk and remote service or a comprehensive round-the-clock outsourcing package. Progent supports Operations Manager to provide small and midsize company networks world-class reliability, protection and performance.
DoubleTake/Carbonite Software offers a selection of products intended to provide small companies a variety of affordable alternatives for backing up and recovering vital applications including Exchange, SQL, RIM Blackberry, and Microsoft Office SharePoint. Progent's business continuity planning consultants have in-depth backgrounds integrating DoubleTake/Carbonite technology into small business IT networks to create a high level of availability and disaster recovery readiness at a budget-friendly cost.
Progent's Duo managed services utilize Cisco's Duo cloud technology to defend against compromised passwords by using two-factor authentication (2FA). Duo enables one-tap identity verification with Apple iOS, Google Android, and other out-of-band devices.
Progent's Cisco Security/VPN consultants and CCIE and CCNP certified experts can help your small or medium sized company deploy and maintain Cisco's security and Virtual Private Network technology including routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN access concentrators. Cisco Virtual Private Network products include both off-site connectivity and site-to-site VPNs with Cisco IOS Software and AIM hardware encryption cards, and hardware appliances, such as a VPN concentrator, router, Cisco PIX Firewall, or task-specific VPN server for dial-up services. Cisco VPN products are simple to manage and offer the versatility to expand with your growing business requirements. Progent's Cisco-Certified network experts are familiar with Cisco's complete family of hardware and software aimed at preventing data pilfering, virus and worm assaults, DDoS attacks, and other security risks to your information system. Progent can show you how to deploy Cisco products to achieve secure access, intrusion protection, and comprehensive Identity services based on Cisco Access Control Server using RADIUS security and TACACS to establish a central client access control foundation for user authentication, permissions, and accounting from an easy-to-use Web interface.
Progent's Check Point firewall experts can show you how to plan, deploy, and administer firewall solutions built around Check Point Next Generation firewall appliances and Check Point's subscription-based security services. Progent's consultants can also assist you maintain legacy Check Point firewall models or migrate smoothly to Check Point's next-generation firewalls.
Progent has extensive experience delivering a broad range of remote IT support and emergency troubleshooting services to local governments and school districts throughout the United States. Progent is one of the industry's pioneers in providing advanced online network support and has delivered IT support to organizations in every state. Online support eliminates travel expenses and resolves problems more quickly than on-premises service calls.
Progent's colocation center support services are intended for companies with equipment housed at IDCs or data center co-location hosting sites and requiring on-demand on-premises service at the colo facility plus remote help from Microsoft and Cisco Premier Certified professionals. Progent provides a complete range of IDC and IDC and colocation consulting services such as system topology analysis, Windows and UNIX server integration and maintenance, troubleshooting for server and telecommunications networking, development and deployment of high availability configurations, architecting and deploying layered security structures, firewall configuration and support, designing load balancing environments, and creating high-availability server clustering configurations.
Progent applies no startup charge and asks no retainer for support services provided during regular working hours. Progent's small granularity avoids big bills for fast repairs so you won't be tempted to allow less critical problems to fester.
Progent's high availability system experts offer reliability support, disaster recovery planning, system load balancing, fault-tolerant interoffice connectivity, 24x7 Internet architecture design, fault-tolerant data center consulting, and other 24x7 operations consulting to show your organization create a 24x7 network for mission-critical applications. Progent has the background to design affordable, non-stop systems by utilizing the evolving suite of Microsoft Windows Cluster servers including Windows 2003 Cluster Server, SQL Cluster Server, and Microsoft Exchange Cluster. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco authorized consultants can help you build a high-availability mutli-location network with a completely redundant Internet interface and intelligent system load balancing.
Progent's wireless site survey services assist you to plan, install and debug a Wi-Fi network customized for your environment, offering your business a WLAN that delivers the reception, performance, capacity, Quality of Service, security, and roaming ability your company needs. Wi-Fi site survey services from Progent include remote predictive modeling for planning a Wi-Fi LAN and on-premises survey services for confirming, optimizing, and troubleshooting a functioning wireless network.
Progent can assist you in any facet of your upgrade to Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 including deploying Windows Server 2019 as a host for Exchange; planning HA architecture for a local, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid environment; moving mailboxes; designing and configuring Hyper-V; configuring HLB; building DAG groups with MCDB solid-state caching; integrating with Skype for Business 2019 for voicemail services; integration with SharePoint; preparing firewalls; integration with Microsoft 365; and configuring Outlook.
Progent's Microsoft-certified professionals can help you analyze the possible benefits of Hyper-V-based server virtualization for your business, conduct test implementations to validate Hyper-V's operation with your production applications, evaluate your network architecture for smooth operation with virtualization technology, help you in upgrading to Windows Server 2008 and configuring Hyper-V, educate your network management staff to monitor and manage Hyper-V, offer expert consulting help for improving the security of your virtual servers, establish and validate disaster recovery processes that optimize system availability, and deliver ongoing consulting and maintenance including low-cost remote repair and turn-key Help Desk outsourcing.
Progent's ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure management service that makes it easy and affordable for smaller organizations to diagram, track, reconfigure and debug their networking appliances like routers, firewalls, and load balancers as well as servers, printers, client computers and other devices. Incorporating state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management technology, WAN Watch makes sure that network diagrams are kept current, captures and displays the configuration of virtually all devices connected to your network, monitors performance, and generates notices when potential issues are detected. By automating complex network management processes, ProSight WAN Watch can cut hours off ordinary tasks like network mapping, reconfiguring your network, finding devices that need critical software patches, or resolving performance bottlenecks.
SQL Server 2005 offers indispensable, familiar tools to computer professionals and information workers, lessening the difficulty of designing, deploying, administering, and accessing enterprise data and analytical programs on platforms ranging from handheld devices to corporate data systems. The sophistication and integration requirements of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 call for an IT consultant with real-world experience and broad knowledge in designing and deploying data-driven, end-to-end business IT applications. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering staff, with an average of over 10 years of background supporting Microsoft integration, assures you success in planning, configuring and supporting Microsoft SQL Server 2005 solutions that are seamlessly integrated with the Microsoft .NET environment.
Progent offers fault tolerant load balancing consulting that addresses system load balancing, load balanced applications, LAN/WAN backbone routing, and content dispatching technology including Cisco Content Engine. fault tolerant load balancing providers for which Progent can provide consulting expertise include Windows 2003 Server Network Load Balancing Manager, Citrix Metaframe and Presentation Server, Cisco Content Services Switch, Cisco Distributed Director and Cisco CDN Software, and F5 Networks BIG-IP.
Progent can provide the expertise of a senior specialist with years of hands-on experience configuring, managing, and enhancing telepresence platforms from top-tier vendors including Cisco/TANDBERG, Polycom, and LifeSize. Progent's consultants can coordinate with your in-house IT management group, your Internet Service Provider, and your telepresence technology vendor to assist your organization increase the business value of your telepresence ecosystem.
Progent's private cloud hosting service allows small and midsize businesses to run key applications like Microsoft SQL and Exchange Server from a secure Tier III data center on fault-tolerant equipment with geographically separate backup. Progent uses Microsoft's Hyper-V technology for server virtualization and Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM) for backup replication and restoration. You can use Progent's private cloud to avoid major capital costs for the acquisition, upkeep, and operation of network equipment and data center facilities while benefiting the highest levels of system reliability and security.
Progent uses an enterprise-class support reporting system that stores and formats detailed documentation for all delivered support activities. Unlike many independent consultants or local service organizations who provide scant documentation or specifics of tasks performed, every service provided by Progent is tracked by full documentation. Each Progent consultant has access to the support reports sent by every consultant to each client. The practice of documenting and organizing support records allows more effective support and avoids a variety of common misfortunes such as when a service customer is effectively held hostage to a consultant who refuses to let go of the keys to the kingdom.
If your office network combines Linux platforms with MS Windows, Progent can show you how to incorporate your servers into a unified network that permits all your OS platforms to coexist for simple management, seamless dataflow, high dependability, enhanced throughput, and tight protection. Progent's UNIX/Linux and MS Windows integration assistance offerings include network infrastructure integration and service, consulting for Windows services for UNIX, remote network monitoring and administration, online technical support and repair, in-person technical support, and Help Desk outsourcing.
Nagios and MRTG are powerful, Open Source monitoring tools that run with Linux and can be deployed to monitor UNIX/Linux environments, MS Windows systems, or multi-OS networks in which the Linux OS and MS Windows coexist. The Nagios monitor lets network support engineers to monitor system services including SMTP, HTTP, SSH, and PING. MRTG permits you to graph the bandwidth in and out of SNMP-enabled network devices such as processors, routers, and switches. Progent's system monitoring consultants can show you how to use both these utilities to streamline and troubleshoot your network.
Progent's Microsoft Office and Microsoft 365 experts can help companies to integrate Microsoft Office desktop and Microsoft 365 applications including Office Excel, Office Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Microsoft Access, Visio and Publisher into a cohesive solution that offers quick ROI and enables improved business outcomes. Progent can assist you to integrate Office or Microsoft 365 apps with each other and with other key Microsoft platforms such as SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange Server and SQL Server deployed on-premises or hosted in the cloud. Progent's consultants can also help you to resolve compatibility problems with different releases of Microsoft Office desktop and offers live online instruction to individual users and teams.
Progent's engineers can provide a variety of IT outsourcing and co-sourcing services to assist companies of any size to deploy, administer, and support environments that include desktops, notebooks, tablets, or smartphones based on Microsoft Windows 8.1. For enterprise customers, Progent's senior project management consultants can help set up testing labs to evaluate Microsoft Windows 8.1 and develop and execute Windows 8.1 migration projects based on proven methodologies.