Businesses migrate from UNIX to MS Windows in order to extract more competitive value from equipment and applications. The resulting Windows-powered systems streamline management, improve the efficiency of workers and IT personnel, minimize data duplication, increase data consistency, and allow for faster recovery from disaster. A Microsoft Windows system helps businesses develop solutions rapidly and demands less effort to be expended on writing, integrating, and managing application software.
Progent can assist you to plan and carry out a smooth move from a UNIX-based network to a Windows environment for running Microsoft's familiar office productivity software, commercial software applications, and developer technology. Progent's skilled UNIX, Windows, and Cisco engineers and application experts can help you to save your data and minimize productivity disruption by creating and implementing an economical transition plan that protects your past expenses for UNIX applications and network equipment. Progent can also help to educate your users and IT group so your company stays productive.
UNIX-to-Windows migration support services offered by Progent include:
- Analysis of Existing Environment
Progent will assist you understand the possible advantages and risks of migrating an OS platform, software application, computer, storage subsystem, or information base. The exercise produces a thorough assessment of your information environment, defines a baseline resource inventory, reduces technical risks, and ultimately results in a more affordable migration by conserving time and avoiding expensive pitfalls.
- Migration Strategy and Testing
Progent will develop a detailed migration deployment plan which may feature validation tests. Progent uses a staged approach with defined milestones to comply with economic, timing, and technical goals while avoiding business disruption. This approach is based on the best industry practices outlined in the Microsoft Solutions Framework.
- Exchange Migration Support
Progent can produce and execute a comprehensive plan for transitioning from Sun Solaris-based email to Exchange Server and can assist you to migrate Notes or GroupWise applications to a MS SQL application or a Microsoft SharePoint solution. Progent's expert MS Exchange Server consultants can evaluate the costs and advantages of transitioning to Microsoft Exchange Server and create a detailed record of your existing messaging system. Progent can also conduct a test deployment to confirm an MS Exchange transition plan. Progent will also evaluate your current email security and recommend polices and products to guard against threats.
- Information and Application Porting
Progent can develop and carry out an information and software application migration plan that includes definitions of data and applications to be migrated, description of tools and processes to be utilized for the migration, risk analysis and risk mitigation strategies, complete project management support, schedule projections of the migration and anticipated operational downtime, validation techniques, and critical back-out procedures. Progent's migration team can ensure the success of your data and application migration initiative by providing certified MS SQL Server 2019 consultants, Microsoft SQL Server 2017 consultants, or MS SQL Server 2016 developers and data porting professionals who are veterans of major projects such as Dynamics GP migration.
- Processor and Media Migration and Consolidation
Processor and storage transition and consolidation from UNIX to Windows can simplify IT administration, improve information integrity and accelerate network throughput. By eliminating unnecessary hardware and software and by deploying processor and storage resources effectively, you can create an information architecture that is extensible, secure, simple to backup and restore, and inexpensive to manage and support. Progent's server and mass storage migration and economization service features a comprehensive plan with an assessment of your existing processor and mass storage environment plus recommendations for hardware, applications, services, training, and consulting for validation piloting. Progent can assist you to design and execute a consolidated, high-availability IT infrastructure informed by in-depth performance evaluation and capacity modeling and can recommend backup and restore strategies.
If you need help migrating from a UNIX platform to a Windows-based network, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
Microsoft, Cisco, and Applications Consulting from Progent
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco authorized consultants provide businesses in the, San Jose, and in cities nationwide a broad range of knowledge covering the basic information technology needs common to typical small business networks. Progent's core consulting areas include network integration, MS Exchange help, network security consulting and Help Desk outsourcing and staffing. Progent's Experts Team offers deep expertise in key application areas. By offering a single source for IT generalists and experts, Progent can tailor quick, cost-effective and comprehensive IT solutions that fit the unique requirements of your organization.