The new ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide significantly more value than Cisco's previous PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX firewalls for all new deployments. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network consultants can help your company to manage your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances and migrate efficiently to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent can also help your organization to plan, integrate, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall solutions built around ASA firewalls with Firepower Services.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers offer cost-effective remote technical support and programming services to help your business to design, deploy, administer, and troubleshoot SharePoint 2010 environments that can include web pages that can function as intranets, extranets, document management tools, blogs, data marts, business information systems, enterprise-wide search engines, workflows, and other tools to support and improve information sharing. Progent can show you how to integrate SharePoint 2010 with MS SQL Server and with other data sources as well as with Microsoft's popular office productivity programs like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio. Progent can help your business to upgrade from previous releases of SharePoint or move a mix of web technologies into a unified and easily managed SharePoint 2010 solution.
Progent's expert consultants can show you how to define and implement an efficient in-place Exchange Server 2003 upgrade strategy that minimizes network downtime, simplifies ongoing service demands, and makes your Exchange Server 2003 easy to manage. For complex multiple server or multi-site upgrades, Progent has the experience to finish your move quickly and affordably. Progent's Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 support, repair, and consulting services include assistance with the configuration of outside vendor enhancements of Exchange 2003 Server that are best aligned to your business needs.
If your company network combines Solaris technology with Microsoft Windows, Progent can help you to incorporate your computers into a cohesive network that allows all your OS platforms to run side by side for simple administration, transparent dataflow, high dependability, enhanced performance, and strong protection. Progent's Solaris and MS Windows integration support services include IT architecture configuration and service, consulting for Windows services for UNIX, online network monitoring and administration, remote technical help and repair, in-person technical support, and Helpdesk services.
Progent's Power BI experts can help your business to plan, install, maintain, update or troubleshoot your Power BI solution. Progent's database experts can assist you to prep your source data for Power BI reports and dashboards. Progent can help you implement and administer an on-premises, cloud based, or hybrid environment for Power BI.
Progent provides consulting expertise for WatchGuard Firewall/VPN security gateways including the WatchGuard Firebox and XTM series of Firewalls and the Firebox SSL Core VPN Gateway. Progent's WatchGuard consultants can help you select, deploy, and manage a WatchGuard Firewall/VPN product that aligns with your security requirements and budget. Progent can help you to manage outdated WatchGuard firewall appliances or migrate smoothly to current WatchGuard firewalls.
Hyper-V 2016 incorporates key features first designed for and proven on Azure, one of the world's largest public clouds. This pedigree significantly improves the ability of Microsoft's Windows Server platform to run private cloud as well as hybrid cloud/on-premises deployment models by improving security, availability, scale, manageability, dependability and recoverability. Progent’s Microsoft-certified consultants can assist you to assess the advantages of Hyper-V 2016 for your organization, set up pilot environments to confirm the ability of Hyper-V 2016 to support your critical workloads, design a cost-effective network topology for a cloud-centric or hybrid installation, create and carry out a smooth migration plan, train your IT management and technical support staff, and deliver ongoing consulting and debugging services to make sure that your Hyper-V 2016 solution delivers the highest possible business benefit.
If you want to revamp your production web site, create internal webs for purposes such as HR or worker training, establish a powerful web presence for a new business, or generate line-of-business, data-driven custom web applications, Progent can supply talented and experienced web designers. Progent's consultants can also help you design and manage a secure, fault-tolerant server and communications network, including off-site and wireless access, to run your web solutions.
Progent's Juniper-certified network engineers can help you utilize Junos OS and the Junos platform of network management applications to configure, administer, and monitor Junos-powered devices; migrate to the Junos OS operating system from other Juniper software platforms such as ScreenOS; and upgrade your Juniper routers, switches, and gateways to the latest version of Junos OS.
Progent's Standard Help Desk Services offer a comprehensive solution that manages all facets of online Level 1 desktop support from service requests through ticketing, remote desktop control, status tracking, problem resolution, and reporting. Help Desk services are offered at a substantial discount off Progent's regular desktop support rates, and Progent offers the option of rapid on-demand escalation to subject matter experts to resolve complex problems.
Progent's Jabber consultants can provide remote or on-premises expertise to assist organizations of all sizes to plan, implement, maintain, upgrade or debug Cisco Jabber environments and Cisco Unified CM ecosystems. Progent offers advanced support for all the technologies that make up creating a cohesive Jabber solution such as Cisco network devices and management tools, Microsoft Office apps, Windows and Mac desktops, Apple iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, SIP trunking, Wi-Fi networks, security and compliance, cloud computing, telepresence systems, PBX systems, business continuity, and the many other pieces of a cohesive collaboration ecosystem.
Progent's Microsoft consultants offer in-depth expertise in deploying, using and troubleshooting all versions of Project Server and can provide a broad variety of affordable remote consulting services based on proven best practices to help organizations of all sizes to get all the benefits of this leading project management solution. Consulting support available from Progent include system design, installation and migration, strategies for secure file and status sharing among local and remote or mobile users, network optimization, and specialized webinar training classes.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security companies to provide web-based control and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants offer advanced expertise in deploying, operating and debugging all versions of Microsoft Project, Project Server, and Microsoft Project Online and can provide a broad variety of cost-effective remote support services based on proven best practices to help organizations of all sizes to get all the advantages of this leading platform. Consulting support available from Progent include system design, installation and migration, setting up safe collaboration among onsite and offsite users, network infrastructure optimization, and specialized online training classes.
Progent can assist your organization to deploy Cisco's networking products to create a robust basis for your local, private cloud, or hybrid data center and streamline operations in vital areas such as compute and storage consolidation, security and compliance, manageability, reliability, and recoverability.
Progent's wireless site survey services assist you to design, implement and troubleshoot a Wi-Fi network adapted to your facilities, providing you a WLAN that has the coverage, performance, density, data protection, and roaming capability your company needs.
Microsoft Lync Server 2013, now called Skype for Business, allows organizations of all sizes to create a manageable and protected communications environment that permits the modern Bring-Your-Own-Device computing model with IM, real-time presence, audio/video and web meetings with application sharing, as well as IP and PSTN telephony enabled for a wide range of stationary PCs and handheld devices. Progent's Microsoft-certified Lync Server 2013 consultants and network integrators can assist your company to evaluate the advantages of Lync 2013, create an on-premises, cloud-based (with Microsoft Lync Online) or hybrid topology suitable for your current and future plans, deploy Lync 2013 so as to speed up your return on investment, and deliver custom online and on-premises training to your management staff and users. Progent offers expertise in key components of a Lync Server 2013 deployment that include Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange Server, and Progent can help you to combine Lync 2013 with popular Office and Office 365 applications including Outlook clients and PowerPoint.
Progent has extensive experience delivering a full-spectrum of online IT support and urgent troubleshooting services to local governments and school districts throughout the U.S. Progent is one of the industry’s pioneers in delivering expert remote IT support and has delivered IT solutions to clients in all 50 states. Online support eliminates travel costs and solves problems faster than onsite service calls.
Progent’s IT outsourcing packages provide affordable network consulting for medium-size companies. Whether it involves designing system architecture, creating an in-house Help Desk or outsourcing a one, rolling out a new e-mail system, monitoring your system, or building an on-line eCommerce application, outsourcing your IT technical services can reduce expenses and minimize risks, permitting IT service budgets to increase in a more linear and controlled fashion than is feasible by assembling a bulky, all-purpose internal network support organization. Progent’s Outsourcing White Paper and flyers show how Progent can help you create a protected and robust network foundation for your vital Windows-powered business software such as Windows Server 2008, Exchange Server, and SQL Server.
Microsoft Small Business Server (SBS) is a low-cost suite of essential servers that provides the basis for a powerful but easy-to-manage IT network. The integration demands of the Microsoft .NET functions bundled with Small Business Server calls for a network expert with hands-on expertise and extensive knowledge in planning and implementing effective end-to-end information technology systems. Progent's Microsoft-certified experts have broad backgrounds with the technologies incorporated in SBS 2011 and SBS 2008. This experience assures you success in installing, administering, and troubleshooting IT environments powered by the SBS suite of servers and applications.
Progent’s Technical Response Center (TRC) offers low-cost national extended hours online help for IT networks powered by Windows and Cisco products and technologies. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-Premier support professionals provide 24x7 telephone support and remote direct computer access to isolate and repair technical problems rapidly and affordably.
Progent's Solaris family support services provide small companies and software developers help with administering and maintaining Solaris systems that run with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent can give your organization contact with Sun Solaris consultants, consulting professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISM and CISA credentials. This broad array of experience provides you with an easy single consulting firm to help you build and maintain a protected and robust cross-platform network and communications infrastructure that allows Sun Solaris and Microsoft interoperability by integrating MS Windows with major versions of UNIX such as Mac OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX Open UNIX, HP-UX, BSD, SCO, and SGI/Irix or leading Linux variations such as RedHat Linux, SUSE Linux, CentOS Linux, Ubuntu Linux, PCLOS, fedora, Gentoo Linux, Mandrake/Mandriva, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware.
Progent provide businesses of all sizes world-class IT online or onsite consulting services for information systems based on Windows technology and Microsoft's .NET platform including MS Exchange Server 2013 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco Premier Certified IT consultants also can provide security consulting for businesses varying in size from the small office to the global enterprise.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of successful network integration, business administration, marketing, and operations. He has demonstrated a talent for creating elegant IT solutions in his roles as as a network designer, programmer, project manager, implementation consultant, and troubleshooter for small businesses, start-ups, and major enterprises.
Progent can help you in all facets of your upgrade to Exchange 2016 such as planning high availability (HA) system topology for a local, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid deployment; server and CAL licensing requirements for Exchange Server and Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; migrating mailboxes; Windows Hyper-V strategy; specifying mass storage requirements for your virtual machines, databases and logs; setting up HLB for fault-tolerant client access services; planning, configuring and validating Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and DAG groups; integration with SharePoint; updating your firewall; creating SSL certs; performing client remediation with Office 2010 or greater or Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web.
Progent’s IT outsourcing services offer budget-friendly computer consulting for small organizations. Whether it includes designing network infrastructure, setting up an internal Help Desk or outsourcing a one, rolling out an updated email system, monitoring your network, or developing a web-based eCommerce solution, outsourcing your IT engineering services can contain expenses and minimize uncertainties, permitting network support expenses to grow in a more linear and manageable manner than is possible by assembling a large, knowledgeable in-house network support staff. Progent’s Outsourcing White Paper and flyers show how Progent can enable you to build a protected and highly available system foundation for your critical business software powered by Microsoft Windows including Microsoft Office XP, Microsoft Office 2003, and Microsoft Office 2000.
If you want to revamp your production web site, build internal webs for purposes such as human resources or worker training, design a powerful web presence for a new venture, or generate enterprise-class, data-driven specialized web applications, Progent can supply talented and experienced web developers. Progent's experts can also show you how to build and maintain a secure, robust server and communications network, including off-site and wireless connectivity, to run your web tools.
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can help you design and implement a smooth in-place Microsoft Exchange 2003 upgrade plan that minimizes network disruption, reduces long-term service requirements, and makes your Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server easy to manage. For complicated multiple server or multi-site upgrades, Progent offers the knowledge and experience to complete your move rapidly and affordably. Progent's Exchange 2003 support, repair, and design services include assistance with the configuration of third-party add-ons to Exchange Server 2003 that are best aligned to your business needs.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts have more than a decade of experience planning, deploying, enhancing and repairing Microsoft SCOM environments and offer organizations of all sizes advanced remote or onsite consulting services for Microsoft SCOM 2012. Progent can help your company to plan an architecture for System Center 2012 Operations Manager servers that provides the responsiveness and resilience needed to watch over your datacenter efficiently, whether your datacenters are on-premises, cloud-based, or a hybrid environment. Progent's SCOM consultants can also assist you to install and customize System Center 2012 Operations Manager management packs based on leading practices for tracking network fabric and Microsoft and 3rd-party apps and services. Also, Progent can provide responsive online or onsite technical support to help you to fix serious issues detected by System Center 2012 Operations Manager.
MS Office Communications Server provides Instant Messaging and Real Presence in a scalable, enterprise-grade package featuring enhanced protection, seamless compatibility with additional Microsoft products, an extendable, industry-standard development environment, and compliance with regulatory mandates such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and GLB. The product offers lower costs and improved operational efficiencies, increased worker productivity, and stronger IP protection. Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 has been replaced by Lync Server, which itself has been replaced by Skype for Business. Progent's Microsoft-certified IM and Presence consultants can provide remote and on-premises support and mediation services for your Office Communications Server 2007 deployment and can assist you to evaluate the costs and benefits of migrating to Skype for Business. Progent can also help you to design and carry out an efficient upgrade that will add significant strategic value to your IT system
Cisco's Firepower NGFWs Firewalls provide a significant performance boost over Cisco's popular ASA 5500-X security appliances and offer centralized management and automation of advanced security features like application visibility and control (AVC), next-generation intrusion protection with risk prioritization, advanced malware protection, DDoS mitigation, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE firewall consultants can assist your organization to plan and execute an efficient migration to Cisco Firepower Series firewalls from Cisco's legacy ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX appliances and help you enhance Firepower firewalls with Cisco's cloud-based services to create and centrally manage IT ecosystems that span local offices, data centers, and cloud resources.
Progent's UNIX platform support services offer small companies and developers assistance with administering and maintaining UNIX, Linux or Solaris systems that coexist with Microsoft-based networks. Progent can give your business access to UNIX consultants, support professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISM certification. This broad array of experience provides you with a convenient one-stop consulting firm to help you create and manage a secure and reliable cross-platform network and communications infrastructure that supports UNIX and Microsoft coexistence by integrating Windows with major versions of UNIX including Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, BSD, SCO and SGI/Irix or major Linux platforms such as RedHat, SuSE, Mandrake, Debian-GNU and Slackware.
Progent's Microsoft certified support team can help you define and implement an efficient in-place Exchange Server 2003 upgrade plan that minimizes network downtime, reduces long-term service requirements, and makes your Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server easy to manage. For complicated multi-server or multi-location upgrades, Progent has the experience to complete your move rapidly and economically. Progent's Exchange Server 2003 support, repair, and consulting services include expertise with the integration of third-party add-ons to Exchange 2003 Server that are best aligned to your business goals.
Barracuda Backup is an affordable, subscription-based backup/restore platform for small and medium-size businesses. A Barracuda Backup solution can incorporate a purpose-built hardware storage device built by Barracuda or a virtual appliance with comparable features but which utilizes your existing storage infrastructure. Barracuda Backup protects vital business data generated on-premises, at one or more remote locations, or in the cloud. For disaster preparedness, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon AWS, or to any site with a physical or virtual Barracuda Backup appliance. Progent is a Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consultants offer a broad array of consulting support services to assist your business to plan, integrate, operate and troubleshoot a BDR system built on Barracuda Backup.
Progent uses a sophisticated service reporting system that records and formats complete documentation for all billed services. Unlike many freelance consultants or small support organizations who offer scant documentation or details of tasks performed, each service provided by Progent is accompanied by comprehensive documentation. Each Progent consultant has use of the service documentation transmitted by every consultant to each client. The discipline of documenting and organizing support activity results in more efficient support and avoids a slew of common problems such as when a support customer is effectively held captive to a consultant who won’t let go of vital service information.
Progent's Microsoft certified consultants can assist your company to test Windows 7 to confirm application and driver compatibility and to check its performance and stability working in your environment. Progent can also help you to evaluate the potential strategic value of adopting Microsoft Windows 7. If Microsoft Windows 7 fits your business strategy, Progent can help you to plan and carry out a smooth migration to Windows 7 from a previous version of Windows.
Remote management cards give network managers complete control of a server without the requirement for an on-site visit. Through remote server management cards, all console screen information plus keyboard and mouse functionality are transferred to an off-site session to an IT professional who can be situated anywhere with Internet access. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco authorized consultants can assist you to plan, deploy, and support a fault-tolerant company network that incorporates remote management cards and Progent can use these remote server management cards to provide efficient off-site technical support. Progent has experience with a number of remote server management cards such as Aten IP9001 remote server management cards, American Megatrends remote server management cards, Dell DRAC cards, HP Lights-Out 100c remote server management cards, and Peppercon remote management cards.
Progent's certified Office Word and Office 365 Word experts can provide a broad range of affordable remote consulting services to assist your organization to maintain your existing Microsoft Office Word environment or help you to move to a newer version of Office Word. Services available from Progent's Word experts include VBA software development, isolating and resolving compatibility problems between different versions of Word, integrating Office Word with other Office applications such as Office Excel and Microsoft Outlook or with third-party platforms and add-ons,network enhancements for dependable. reliable cloud access, security and compliance consulting, smart phone and tablet synchronization, and remote training tailored for individuals or groups.
Progent is structured to deliver comprehensive remote consulting for all technologies associated with today’s small company IT systems and allows you to outsource a variety of vital, on-demand services such as a temporary Chief Information Officer to offer senior-level IT design and budgeting capability, a Call Center for help desk support, proactive remote monitoring, spam and email-borne virus filtering as a managed service, project management help for critical projects like site relocations oroperating system migrations, Cisco-certified consultants for building and maintaining fast and robust infrastructure, security specialists to verify information safety and regulatory compliance, disaster recovery specialists to design and document business continuity plans, and software programmers to write, enhance, or troubleshoot business applications.
Progent provides clients the services of consultants who have earned some of the computer industry's most prestigious certifications. Progent thinks that clients have the right to know that their computer service providers have formal training as well as extensive real-world backgrounds so that Progent's customers can use Progent's service with trust. In many cases, vendor credentials like the CCIE confers priority for significantly better vendor assistance than is offered to non-certified consultants, allowing Progent to offer clients a higher class of computer support. In addition, major certifications such as CISA or ISSAP for network security can help enterprise customers to show compliance with regulatory requirements by engaging the assistance of recognized IT experts.
Progent's Microsoft-certified professionals have 20 years of background designing, installing, and supporting email solutions for companies in the and across the U.S. Progent provides economical Microsoft Exchange Servers consulting services to ensure that your email environment features compliance, fault tolerance, easy connectivity for off-site and mobile users, time-saving administrative utilities, and productive integration with telephony. Progent offers consulting and integration services for Exchange 2016, Microsoft Exchange 2013, Microsoft Exchange 2010, Microsoft Exchange 2007, Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server, and Exchange 2K Server. Progent can also assist small or medium businesses to migrate to MS Exchange 2016 or Exchange 2013 Server.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you evaluate the potential advantages of Hyper-V-powered server virtualization for your company, perform test installations to verify Hyper-V's compatibility with your line-of-business applications, assess your network architecture for optimal performance with virtual server solutions, assist you in moving to Windows Server 2008 and setting up Windows Hyper-V, educate your IT staff to track and administer Hyper-V, provide world-class consulting help for enhancing the security of your virtual machines, establish and test disaster recovery procedures that maximize network uptime, and provide continuing consulting and technical support including affordable remote repair and comprehensive Help Desk outsourcing.
The QTS Data Center facility is situated in the seismically-stable Natomas neighborhood of Sacramento, CA. If your business is currently using the QTS Sacramento data center as a colocation facility or if your company is planning on moving your main or disaster recovery equipment to the Herakles data center, Progent offers a variety of budget-friendly services including colocation migration, equipment installation and updates, infrastructure optimization, comprehensive project management services, virtual server configuration, offsite network monitoring, automated network administration, software programming, business continuity planning and testing, security assessment, and the use of the Progent Test Lab.
Progent’s professionals offer experience in a variety of technologies related to mobile networking such as network architecture, wireless data synchronization, wireless protection, wireless email, Microsoft Windows Mobile, Research in Motion Blackberry, and mobile application development. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco certified experts can save your organization time and money by applying their wireless experience to show you how to choose and configure wireless connectivity technologies that make sense for your company. Progent can also tune your IT infrastructure so that mobile handhelds work better.
Microsoft supports seamless hybrid environments that combine Office 365 and local Exchange systems. This allows you to have specific Exchange mailboxes hosted at your corporate datacenter or private cloud and other mailboxes hosted by Office 365. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you with any facet of designing, integrating and troubleshooting your hybrid Office 365 Exchange Online deployment. Progent's Exchange consultants can deliver occasional expertise to help you resolve stubborn technical issues and also can provide extensive project management outsourcing to ensure your hybrid Office 365/Exchange solution is carried out on time and within budget.
Office 365 is Microsoft's expanding family of client productivity apps and cloud-hosted services available on a monthly or annual subscription basis. Office 365 applications and cloud-based services are offered in a variety of product bundles targeted at markets ranging from individuals and home offices to global enterprises. Progent offers quick and easy remote access to specialists with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft, macOS, iOS, and Google Android technology. Progent can assist you to understand the many subscription options offered with Office 365 and integrate your information network with Office 365 so you realize maximum business value. Progent supports multi-vendor networks that incorporate Windows, macOS, and Linux software. Progent can also assist your business to create and manage hybrid networks that transparently integrate on-premises and cloud resources.
Progent’s Wireless Consulting Services offer a fast, economical way for businesses of all sizes to deploy, manage, monitor and troubleshoot the latest wireless network technology. For 802.11n and the latest 802.11ac wireless environments, Progent can show you how to plan and install appliances such as Cisco's Aironet and Meraki access points and wireless controllers. For wireless email and online applications, Progent can help with Apple iPhones, Apple iPads, Google Android smartphones, and Windows smartphones and tablets.
Progent's certified engineers can help your company to assess Microsoft Windows 7 to confirm application and driver compatibility and to check its speed and stability working with your applications. Progent can also help you to estimate the likely business value of adopting Microsoft Windows 7. If you decide that Microsoft Windows 7 makes sense for your business, Progent can assist you to plan and implement a smooth deployment of Microsoft Windows 7 from a an older release of Windows.
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP integration experts can help your business to plan, integrate, manage, troubleshoot and enhance Cisco's SIP infrastructure technology and Cisco's CUBE-connected SIP trunks and can provide affordable remote or on-premises support to assist businesses to migrate efficiently to a productive unified communications network that delivers accelerated return on investment. Progent's certified Microsoft unified communications experts can help you to configure interfaces between Cisco's CUBE Session Border Controller and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video platforms such as Skype for Business Server and Lync Server for access to a SIP PSTN trunk.
Progent’s private cloud hosting service enables small and midsize businesses to run key applications such as Microsoft SQL and Exchange Server from a hardened Tier III data center on fully redundant hardware with offsite backup. Progent utilizes Microsoft's Hyper-V platform for server virtualization and Data Protection Manager for automatic backup and restoration. Smaller organizations can take advantage of Progent’s private cloud to eliminate large investments in the acquisition, maintenance, and management of computer hardware and facilities while benefiting world-class levels of network reliability and security.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service offers advanced virtual server architecture, a world-class data center, and the technical services of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering group to provide small and midsize businesses with a complete information technology outsourcing solution that improves network availability and protection, reduces management hassle, and cuts costs. With Progent's Private Cloud Hosting, a small or midsize company can have each of its operating system platforms and critical application servers hosted in a safe and reliable facility on a high-performance, non-stop virtual machine set up and maintained by Progent's network service experts.
System Center 2016 delivers major improvements for managing hybrid cloud environments by offering advanced support for Windows Server 2016, Windows 10; seamless integration of multi-OS environments that incorporate various Linux distributions, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere; and expanded cloud support such as closer integration with Intune for iPhone and Android smartphone administration plus native integration with Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OSM) for cloud-based analytics. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team offers world-class online and on-premises expertise for all elements of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager (SCOM), Configuration Manager (SCCM), Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), Data Protection Manager (SCDPM), Orchestrator, and Service Manager. Progent can assist you to design and configure a new implementation of Microsoft System Center 2016, extend or optimize your current one, upgrade efficiently from a prior version of System Center, or debug your System Center environment.
Office 365 is Microsoft's expanding suite of client productivity apps and cloud-hosted services available on a subscription basis. Office 365 apps and cloud-based services are available in an array of product bundles intended for customers ranging from students and households to global enterprises. Progent can provide fast and affordable remote access to consultants with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft, Mac, iOS, and Google Android platforms. Progent can assist you to evaluate the wealth of subscription options available with Office 365 and integrate your information network with Office 365 so you derive maximum business value. Progent supports multi-vendor environments that include Windows, macOS, and Linux software. Progent can also assist you to create and manage hybrid ecosystems that transparently combine local and cloud resources.
Progent's network consultants can help you evaluate the possible advantages of Hyper-V-powered server virtualization for your business, perform test installations to validate Hyper-V's operation with your line-of-business software, assess your network infrastructure for smooth operation with virtual server technology, assist you in migrating to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and setting up Hyper-V, train your IT staff to monitor and administer Hyper-V, provide world-class consulting help for improving the protection of your virtual servers, design and validate business continuity processes that maximize network availability, and provide continuing consulting and technical support including low-cost online troubleshooting and comprehensive Help Desk outsourcing.
Colocation data centers allow businesses to share enterprise-class facilities for housing computer equipment that runs mission-critical applications and services. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco premier consultants can help your company with all aspects of your colocation program such as choosing and migrating to a colocation site, designing system architecture, specifying hardware, on-site and on-line troubleshooting, setting up offsite system administration, and education your support staff.
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified network engineers can assist you to assess the value of Exchange Server 2010 for your company and can help your IT staff to design and carry out a smooth migration to Exchange 2010 from Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange 2007 Server that will provide quick ROI by improving your workers' efficiency, cutting the cost of hardware and service, streamlining management, and consolidating your vital communications technologies.
Progent’s consultants offer expertise in multiple disciplines relevant to mobile networking such as system architecture, wireless data synchronization, wireless protection, mobile email, Windows Mobile, Research in Motion Blackberry, and wireless software development. Progent's certified professionals can save your company time and money by applying their wireless background to show you how to select and configure wireless networking technologies that make sense for your business. Progent can also tune your network architecture so that mobile appliances perform more reliably.
Even if your business has a small network support staff and a modest IT budget, your information network can still feature the same high availability and responsiveness that once needed a large in-house service organization. Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services for small businesses combine the expertise of world-class Microsoft-expert and Cisco-premier IT professionals, the most recent network management software for 24x7 monitoring and threshold alarms, and cost-effective support programs such as a help desk service to keep your mission-critical business applications and servers up and running.
Progent has put together two low-cost service packages designed to allow small businesses to receive an objective security evaluation from a premier security consultant. With Progent's External Security Inventory Checkup, a security engineer administers a comprehensive examination of your network from beyond your company firewall to determine possible weaknesses in the security posture you present to the public. With Progent's Internal Network Security Inventory Scan, a security engineer runs a system scan from an authorized computer inside your firewall to evaluate your exposure to inside assaults. Both security inventory services are set up and run from a secured remote location.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers offer in-depth expertise in implementing, managing and troubleshooting all versions of Project, Microsoft Project Server, and Microsoft Project Online and can deliver a broad range of affordable remote support services following proven best practices to help organizations of all sizes to get all the advantages of this leading platform. Consulting support offered by Progent include system design, software configuration and upgrades, strategies for secure collaboration among onsite and remote or mobile users, network optimization, and customized online training.
Medium-size businesses can derive all the advantages of Microsoft Operations Manager and have fast availability of Progent’s Microsoft and Cisco Premier Certified network consulting experts. Thanks to Progent's affordably priced network service packages, mid-size organizations can choose a simple co-sourcing package based on Operations Manager with network monitoring, automated warnings, in-depth reporting, Help Desk support, and remote troubleshooting. For companies with mission-critical applications who need zero-downtime networking, Progent offers a comprehensive round-the-clock outsourcing package. Progent offers expertise in Microsoft Operations Manager to provide medium-size company networks world-class availability, security and productivity.
Progent's Private Cloud Hosting outsourcing provides complete hosting of a small or mid-size organization's servers in an environment that delivers the highest degree of availability and scalability and is in addition easy to transfer to another host. Progent's Private Cloud Hosting and Management services are built on proven virtualization techniques that allow small and midsize businesses with mixed- platform IT systems to economize dramatically on the costs of capital equipment, infrastructure maintenance, and network administration while benefiting from world-class reliability and an unmatched level of vendor flexibility.
Progent’s Cisco Security/VPN consultants and CCIE and CCNP certified support staff can help your small or mid-size company integrate and support Cisco’s security and VPN technology including routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN access concentrators. Cisco VPN solutions include both remote 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 dedicated VPN server for dial-up services. Cisco VPN products are simple to administer and provide the versatility to evolve with your changing business requirements. Progent’s Cisco-Premier network consultants support Cisco’s complete family of products aimed at eliminating information theft, virus and worm outbreaks, DDoS attacks, and other security risks to your network. Progent can help you deploy Cisco technology to achieve secure access, intrusion protection, and comprehensive Identity services based on Cisco Access Control Server using RADIUS security and TACACS to create a centralized user access control framework for user certification, permissions, and tracking from a graphical Web interface.
For enterprise project management assistance, Progent can provide access to veteran IT professionals with decades of experience in IT management, program development, and business process engineering for organizations from Big 4 companies to dot-com startups to state government agencies. These high-level IT managers can provide project management skills to help enterprise clients adhere to leading practices to ensure that development or deployment projects are completed on schedule and on budget.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help organizations of all sizes to evaluate Windows 10 or to upgrade to Windows 10 from any earlier version of Windows. Online and on-premises evaluation and migration services for Microsoft Windows 10 available from Progent's consultants include ROI analysis, project coordination, application and driver compatibility testing, pilot systems, Hyper-V virtualization strategies, Cloud solutions, mobile management, telecommuter connectivity, data and identity security, automated deployment and administration, network infrastructure design, wired/wireless convergence, disaster recovery planning, webinar training for IT support personnel and users, and post-migration consulting support.
With virtual servers, businesses can operate many virtual machines on a single actual server. Virtual server technology allows IT organizations to enjoy all the benefits of server segmentation, but without the expense that goes with purchasing additional server equipment. Virtual servers are the critical technology for building private clouds, which provide important advantages including reducing the costs of hardware, datacenter facilities, and management while enhancing data security, system reliability, and disaster recovery. Other useful server management options are server monitoring utilities, Microsoft WSUS, and remote server management cards. Progent's certified server management experts can assist you in all aspects of server consolidation and management to enable your company to contain costs and save time.
Small to middle size businesses can now get all the benefits of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 and in addition have quick access to Progent’s Microsoft and Cisco Certified network consulting professionals. With Progent's economically priced network service packages, small and midsize organizations can choose a simple Operations Manager-based co-sourcing package with server monitoring, reporting, Help Desk and online service or a comprehensive round-the-clock outsourcing solution. Progent supports Microsoft System Center Operations Manager to offer small business networks world-class availability, protection, and productivity.
Progent’s team of expert software programmers, relational database architects, and project managers can help large businesses to complete development projects for Windows, Linux/UNIX, or Web applications. Progent's co-sourcing services include access to seasoned program managers for advanced planning and program co-ordination or Progent can help customers fill in expertise gaps by offering database designers and software programmers skilled in developing line-of-business applications based on SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL. Progent's SharePoint consultants can assist businesses to incorporate SharePoint with other applications such as SQL Server and Office Excel to build data-driven intranets and web portals. Progent also can provide experience with multiple web development tools and can help clients to create, expand, repair, or port web-based applications to take advantage of the most current web technology.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have 20 years of experience planning, installing, and supporting messaging systems for companies in the and across the United States. Progent offers affordable Microsoft Exchange Servers consulting services to make sure that your email system offers protection, high uptime, easy connectivity for off-site and wireless users, efficient management utilities, and productive integration with telephony. Progent offers consulting and integration services for Exchange 2016, Microsoft Exchange 2013, Microsoft Exchange 2010 Server, Microsoft Exchange 2007, Exchange 2003 Server, and Microsoft Exchange 20000 Server. Progent can also help small or mid-size companies to migrate to Exchange 2016 Server or Microsoft Exchange 2013 Server.
VMware's popular Site Recovery Manager is an extension to VMware vCenter that allows you to define, automate and verify a consistent workflow for recovering applications and services rapidly after an outage. Site Recovery Manager supports centrally managed and automated recovery, application mobility, and transparent site migration, failback and site re-protect. Site Recovery Manager also allows non-disruptive testing for site recovery, upgrades and fixes and can produce reports to confirm complete service restoration, validate Service Level Agreements and prove DR compliance. Progent can provide the skills of a VCDX certified VMware Site Recovery Manager consulting expert to help your organization to plan, deploy, test and manage a DR solution powered by VMware Site Recovery Manager.
Progent can show you how to plan, deploy, manage, monitor, and troubleshoot an efficient Wi-Fi LAN infrastructure, recommend sensible components, and integrate access points, bridges, radio antennas, wireless controllers, and various wireless products. Progent can also show you how to put together a thorough 802.11x system security strategy that is well aligned with the security plan for your overall business network.
Progent provides consulting for security analysis software such as LANguard from GFI for performing a set of automatic system auditing scans to identify potential security gaps. Progent has broad experience with security auditing tools and can help you to make sense of audit reports and respond effectively. Progent can show you how to design protection into your business processes, configure scanning applications, define and deploy a secure system architecture, and suggest policies to maximize the security of your IT system. Progent's security engineers are available to help you set up a firewall, implement safe remote access to email and data, and install virtual private network. Progent's accredited security experts can also validate the protection of web applications and can run comprehensive information security assessments of company-wide security to determine your company's compliance with recognized international security standards such as HIPAA, NIST, and ISO 17799.
Microsoft System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager is a component of Microsoft's System Center 2016 suite of network management tools and is intended to offer a centralized solution for deploying and administering virtualized fabric and services across hybrid networks that can incorporate on-premises and hosted datacenters and Microsoft Azure services. Progent's SCVMM 2016 consulting experts can assist businesses of any size with all facets of building, implementing, and managing a SCVMM 2016 solution. Progent can review your virtualization architecture, help you migrate smoothly from older versions of VMM, develop processes for building and deploying VMs and VM hosts, design high-availability scale-out clusters, integrate your datacenter infrastructure with public cloud services, configure virtual switches and load balancers, develop and debug PowerShell scripts, and assist you to evaluate the strategic business benefits of the latest technologies such as Storage Spaces Direct and Host Guardian Service. Progent's virtualization experts can provide advanced Hyper-V consulting and VMware ESXi support.
Cisco's Meraki line of access and aggregation switches are intended for sites that go from small branches to large campuses. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE consultants can provide affordable online consulting to help you to plan and deploy a productive network architecture based on Meraki MS switches, streamline network administration with Meraki's cloud-based management tools, set up policies to ensure compliance, develop and validate a disaster preparedness strategy, and resolve technical issues related to any aspect of your Meraki ecosystem. Progent can also help you to integrate Meraki switches with Cisco's Nexus or Catalyst core switches and with Meraki Wi-Fi APs to create a cohesive networking infrastructure.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a quick and affordable alternative for small and mid-size businesses to get an unbiased assessment of the overall health of their IT system. Powered by a selection of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms available, and supervised by Progent's world-class group of IT experts, ProSight Network Audits show you how well the deployment of your essential infrastructure assets adhere to industry leading practices. Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a low, one-time cost and deliver instant ROI like a more manageable and safer AD environment. Both versions also provide the long-term advantages of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management technology. These advantages can include simpler management, improved compliance with information security standards, higher utilization of network resources, faster troubleshooting, more reliable backup and restore, and increased uptime.
Microsoft Exchange and Apple Mac workstations can work together efficiently. Progent's Apple and Microsoft premier experts can show you how to install Microsoft Entourage and Microsoft Exchange Server so your Mac users are able to collaborate with teammates who use Microsoft Outlook. With Microsoft Exchange and Entourage 2008 for Mac, Exchange and Mac systems can coexist, enabling Mac users to receive and transmit messages, search the GAL, import addresses, synchronize appointments, and alert fellow workers to meetings with your Exchange account. Progent will verify that your Microsoft Server is appropriately configured and that LDAP and Outlook Web Access are working. Progent also can provide customized onsite Entourage education.
Microsoft Windows Server Essentials is a value-priced, entry-level platform that enables small businesses to make the move from the older stand-alone on-premises datacenter to the contemporary hybrid networking paradigm that combines both local and cloud-based software and infrastructure. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can provide cost-effective online consulting and troubleshooting for Windows Server Essentials. Progent can help you to evaluate the potential productivity and cost advantages of moving to Essentials and implementing a hybrid on-premises/cloud design for your network environment. Progent offers comprehensive project management to help you design and execute an efficient migration to Microsoft Windows Server Essentials, Microsoft Office 365, and other Microsoft Cloud applications and services. Progent can also provide as-needed consulting help, troubleshooting, and customized training.
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Systems Management Server offers extra capability for change and configuration management of Windows-based systems via introducing Feature Packs. Feature Packs lower the overall administrative costs of managing and deploying software products by making it easier to copy system images, manage mobile computers, and run management tools. In addition to alerting you about ways to cut management costs by installing Microsoft SMS 2003 Feature Packs, Progent's consultants can help you prepare and perform IT tasks involving areas that Feature Packs are designed to make more efficient. Progent's migration and update services can lower cost and reduce business disruption as you move to new operating systems and applications. Progent's wireless engineers can show you how to define sensible procedures and standards to manage PDAs and intelligent mobile phones so your field force remains efficient and secure. Progent's CISSP-certified engineers and CISM-certified consulting professionals can help you design a security strategy that includes policies, processes and IT products to keep your IT computer system safe.
Progent's consultants offer remote and onsite consulting services for companies of any size to assess the costs/benefits of migrating to Skype for Business from any release of Microsoft Lync Server or Office Communications Server. Progent can help your business to plan an on-premises, cloud-based or hybrid deployment; interface Skype for Business with SQL Server,Exchange, SharePoint Server and Office or Office 365; set up high-availability mechanisms; interface Skype for Business with your PBX system and PSTN gateway; and interface with third-party communication platforms such as Cisco UC. Progent's certified network security experts can help you create and verify a security strategy for your Skype for Business solution that meets government and industry requirements.
Progent offers fault tolerant load balancing consulting that addresses system load balancing, load balanced program, network backbone routing, and content dispatching technology including Cisco Content Engine. non-stop load balancing technologies for which Progent offers consulting expertise include Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network Load Balancing Manager, Citrix Metaframe and Access Gateway, Cisco Content Services Switch, Cisco Distributed Director and LocalDirector 400 series, and F5 Networks 3-DNS.
In addition to providing access to Microsoft Dynamics GP consultants, Progent can provide experts in Dynamics AX (Axapta), Dynamics NAV (Navision), Dynamics SL (Solomon), Dynamics RMS, Macola ERP by Exact, MAS 90 by Sage Software, and QuickBooks Pro by Intuit. Progent offers programming, troubleshooting, management help, migration support, and one-on-one or group webinar training classes tailored to meet your particular needs. Progent's experts also can help you integrate and support a secure, reliable server and communications infrastructure to run your ERP, MRP and accounting solutions.
Progent can assist you to understand the many subscription options available with Office 365 and configure your network with Office 365 so you derive maximum business value. Progent offers expertise with cross-platform networks that incorporate Windows, macOS, and Linux technology. Progent can also assist your business to build and manage hybrid networks that seamlessly combine local and cloud resources.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have over a decade of experience planning, implementing, enhancing and fixing System Center Operations Manager environments and can provide organizations of any size expert online or on-premises consulting services for Microsoft SCOM 2012. Progent can assist your company to plan an architecture for System Center 2012 Operations Manager servers that delivers the responsiveness and availability needed to watch over your IT resources efficiently, whether your infrastructure are onsite, in the cloud, or a mixed environment. Progent's SCOM consultants can also help you to install and set up SCOM 2012 management packs according to industry best practices for tracking network fabric as well as both Microsoft and third-party applications and services. Also, Progent can deliver responsive online or on-premises troubleshooting to assist you to remediate critical problems uncovered by Microsoft SCOM 2012.
The Progent Test and Training Lab located at the QTS (formerly Herakles) Internet Data Center can be used for piloting line-of-business applications, developing cost-effective system upgrade methodologies, assessing and optimizing performance, designing or validating disaster recovery solutions, resolving compatibility issues, and building training systems for the latest technologies. For Progent clients who lack sufficient internal resources to assemble effective test environments, Progent's Test and Training Lab cuts capital costs and technical risk while keeping critical network projects on schedule.
Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server programmers and DBAs can provide remote consulting to assist organizations of any size to create, manage, and troubleshoot applications powered by Microsoft's SQL Server platform and .NET framework. Progent's SQL Server consultants offer support for any element of application development in solutions that range from small business or departmental databases to N-tier VLDB applications and data warehousing.