Progent's UNIX-family consulting services provide small businesses and software developers help with managing and maintaining UNIX-family systems that may coexist with Microsoft technology. Progent offers your business the services of UNIX support experts, authorized Microsoft engineers, Cisco CCIEs, and security specialists accredited by CISSP and CISM. This wide range of expertise gives you a readily available single source to assist you to build and maintain a safe and robust multi-vendor network and communications system that blends Microsoft Windows with leading versions of UNIX such as: Apple Mac OS X, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX (Hewlett Packard UNIX), Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO UNIX and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX) or major Linux distributions such as RedHat, SUSE Linux, Debian GNU/Linux and CentOS, Ubuntu Linux, Mandriva Linux, PCLlinuxOS, fedora Linux, and Gentoo.

UNIX, Windows and Cisco consulting services available from Progent include:

Immediate Online Support for UNIX Networks
Progent provides national urgent technical support and consulting services for businesses who run UNIX, Linux, or Sun Solaris environments or whose IT systems include a mix of UNIX/Linux and Microsoft products. Online IT help provides optimum leverage for your information technology dollar by extending client efficiency and limiting the time billed for network analysis and repair. Advanced online access technology and skilled service specialists and consultants allow Progent to handle the majority of IT problems without wasting time and expense by going to your location. In most of situations your network issues can be dealt with over the phone or via a combination of telephone support and online access. Progent can offer the services of Cisco certified CCIE infrastructure experts and CISM certified security specialists to assist you with the most difficult network problems. For more information about Progent's immediate support for UNIX, Linux, and Solaris networks.

Support for UNIX Developers on Mixed Platform Environments
If your company is developing UNIX or Linux applications in an environment that includes Microsoft Windows-based servers, desktops, and office applications, Progent offers full-service network support outsourcing that allows you to focus on your field of high-value know-how while avoiding the constant distraction of managing your company information system. By using automated server monitoring and by providing remote and on-site support as your business needs it, Progent represents an affordable alternative for supporting an IT system that provides high availability, security, and performance. Progent's developer support services include full-service information technology outsourcing, virtual server infrastructure, online and on-premises service and troubleshooting, network monitoring services, and Contact Center services. Learn additional information about Progent's support for UNIX application developers.

UNIX Integration with Microsoft Windows
If your business computer system mixes UNIX, Linux or Sun Solaris technology with Windows, Progent can assist you to integrate your IT resources into a unified network that allows all your operating systems to coexist for easy management, seamless information exchange, high dependability, enhanced throughput, and tight protection. Progent's UNIX/Linux/Solaris and Microsoft Windows integration support offerings include network infrastructure configuration and service, support for Microsoft Windows services for UNIX (SFU), remote server monitoring and management, online network help and troubleshooting, on-site technical support, and Help Desk support. Read additional information about Progent's UNIX and Windows integration support.

CISSP Qualified Corporate Security Consulting
If your company has a UNIX, Linux, or Solaris network or a multi-OS network, Progent's CISM, CISA, CISSP and ISSAP-certified consultants can help your whole enterprise in a wide range of security topics such as security management procedures, security design and strategies, access control systems and techniques, applications development security, operations security, physical security, telecommunications, infrastructure and web security, and workplace recovery planning. CISM, CISA and CISSP define the core competencies and worldwide standards of knowledge that network security professionals are expected to possess. These accreditations give IT management the confidence that consultants who have earned their CISM or CISA certification have demonstrated the background and theory to deliver world-class security support and engineering help. See additional information about Progent's CISM-Premier security consulting.

Expertise with UNIX-based Network Monitoring Solutions
Nagios and MRTG are powerful, license-free monitoring utilities that run on Linux and can be used to monitor UNIX environments, Microsoft Windows systems, or mixed-OS systems in which variants of UNIX and MS Windows coexist. The Nagios monitor allows system managers to track system services such as SMTP, HTTP, SSH, and PING. MRTG lets you graph the traffic in and out of SNMP network devices such as processors, routers, and switches. Progent's system monitoring experts can help you use both these utilities to streamline and troubleshoot your network. For additional information concerning Progent's network monitoring consulting.

Moving from UNIX to Microsoft Windows
Progent can help your company to plan and implement an efficient migration from a UNIX-based information environment to a network powered by Microsoft Windows and capable of supporting Microsoft's familiar office productivity suites, business applications, and software development tools. Progent's UNIX, Windows and Cisco consultants and application specialists can assist you to guard your information and reduce business discontinuity by developing an effective migration strategy that preserves your existing investments in UNIX application and technology. UNIX-to-Windows migration support services available from Progent include evaluation of existing environment, migration strategy and testing, Exchange migration support, information and application porting, and processor and mass storage migration and economization. Find out additional information concerning Progent's UNIX to Windows migration help.

To find out how to get in touch with a UNIX consulting expert, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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