SQL Server 2000 is a rich, web-aware database and data analysis package that opens the door to the fast creation of cutting-edge high-end applications that can provide your company a significant competitive advantage. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 provides built-in support for XML and the ability to communicate across the Internet and outside the firewall. The knowledge and experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2000 consultants, with an average of more than over 10 years of background helping with Microsoft integration, assures you success in planning, deploying and administering Microsoft SQL Server applications that are well connected with other applications powered Microsoft's .NET platform.
Our compensation structure is built on contribution, so similar to being a freelance contractor, your income is entirely tied to your work effort. Some of our consultants focus on quality of life and elect to consult at an easy pace, using our self-determined schedule to pursue individual enthusiasms like mountain biking, motorcycle racing, snow boarding, fishing, vacations, or sharing free time with family and friends. Others use the opportunity to make major dollars through lots of effort and extended hours. Progent completely supports both sides of the spectrum and everything in between.
Progent can assist your business in any and all phases of your migration to Exchange Server 2016 including designing HA system topology for an on-premises, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid deployment; server and CAL licensing requirements for Exchange and Windows Server 2012 R2+; moving mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization strategy; specifying mass storage requirements for your virtual machines (VMs), databases and logs; setting up hardware load balancing for high-availability CAS services; designing, setting up and validating Exchange and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); integration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; preparing your firewall; creating SSL certs; providing client integration with Office desktop or Microsoft Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App).
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting and Management outsourcing offers complete hosting of a small or mid-size company's servers in a solution that gives the maximum degree of dependability and expandability and is also simple to migrate to any data center. ProSight Virtual Hosting services are based upon proven virtualization architectures that allow small businesses with mixed- platform environments to economize dramatically on the expense of capital equipment, infrastructure maintenance, and network management while achieving enterprise-class fault tolerance and an unmatched degree of vendor flexibility.
Progent can show you how to design, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot a viable Wireless network architecture, recommend appropriate hardware and software, and configure access points, wireless bridges, radio antennas, wireless controllers, and various wireless products. Progent can also show you how to build a thorough 802.11x system security plan that is well integrated with the security plan for your entire business network.
Progent's Citrix-certified experts can help your business to plan, deploy, administer, and troubleshoot a virtual application delivery and management solution built on XenApp. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can show you how to optimize your network infrastructure for distributing server-side and client-side applications, and Progent's datacenter support experts can assist you to manage and maintain an off-site datacenter that features high uptime, enhanced security, and rapid recovery.
Progentís professionals provide expertise in a variety of technologies related to mobile connectivity including network infrastructure, Activesync, wireless protection, wireless email, Microsoft Windows Mobile, RIM Blackberry, and mobile application programming. Progent's certified professionals can save your business time and money by applying their wireless background to show you how to choose and integrate mobile networking technologies that make sense for your company. Progent can also optimize your network architecture so that wireless data devices work more reliably.
Progent can provide the affordable services of online Internet connectivity consultants to help your organization to evaluate or update your Internet services so your Internet connectivity solution aligns with your business needs. Support services available from Progent's engineers include evaluation of your current bandwidth utilization, vendor and plan analysis and selection, network provisioning, and managing a seamless move to a new ISP and/or service arrangement. Network provisioning can include optimizing existing routers and switches and configuring new ones, implementing firewalls, and designing dependable BGP configurations.
SQL Server 2000 is a rich, Web-enabled database and data analysis package that enables the fast creation of cutting-edge enterprise-class applications that can give your company a significant competitive edge. Microsoft SQL Server 2000 provides core support for XML and the capability to query across the Internet and outside the firewall. The knowledge and experience of Progent's certified SQL Server 2000 engineers, averaging more than over 10 years of work supporting Microsoft integration, ensures you success in planning, installing and supporting Microsoft SQL Server solutions that are seamlessly integrated with other applications based on Microsoft's .NET platform.
Progent can provide the part-time assistance of a veteran CIO who can offer strategic direction to assist you select and support IT technology appropriate for your current situation and that can be a firm basis for your future growth. Progent's temporary Chief Information Officer services offer economic advantages to organizations trying to optimize the benefits from their network investment but who are without the budget or hesitant to add one more high-level manager to their head count. Because Progent is vendor-agnostic, with a sizable staff of consultants certified to maintain all major operating systems and networking technologies plus a broad range and business applications, Progent is in a unique position to provide objective advice along with advanced technical support for developing IT solutions that fit the particular needs of your business.
Forefront TMG 2010 builds on the proven security technologies of ISA Server and provides a centrally managed web gateway that acts as a single-server platform for an array of security functions including an application and network layer firewall, URL filtering, malware inspection, IPS, application proxy, VPN control, and HTTP and HTTPS inspection. Forefront TMG 2010 includes advanced web security logging and reporting capabilities, permits customized reports powered by Microsoft SQL Server, works with Active Directory to simplify authentication and policy enforcement, and can be deployed as a virtual server to cut expenses and improve recoverability. Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can assist your company to plan and carry out test and production implementations; interface Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 with Windows Server 2008, Active Directory, SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, and SharePoint 2010; set up Forefront TMG 2010 to run on a virtual machine with Microsoft Windows Hyper-V; and provide ongoing support and repair services. Progent's consultants can also assist you to migrate economically to Forefront TMG 2010 from ISA Server.
Progent can assist you to deploy Cisco wireless LAN controllers to manage wireless networks of all sizes. Progent can assist you to maintain and troubleshoot your current Cisco Wi-Fi solution or implement a smooth transition to Cisco's modern wireless controller solutions.
Progent's Citrix experts can help you to assess the business value of the various versions of Essentials for Hyper-V, help you to integrate Citrix management tools with your Hyper-V environment, and demonstrate to you how to use Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V to enhance the responsiveness, uptime, flexibility, and recoverability of your virtualized network while lowering the cost of resources and support and simplifying administrative processes.
Progent's expert consultants can show you how to define and implement an efficient in-place Exchange Server 2003 upgrade strategy that minimizes network disruption, reduces long-term service demands, and makes your Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 easy to manage. For complicated multiple server or multi-site migrations, Progent has the experience to complete your move quickly and economically. Progent's Exchange Server 2003 support, troubleshooting, and design services include expertise with the configuration of outside vendor add-ons to Exchange 2003 Server that are in keeping with your business goals.
For small and midsize businesses, network security and compliance can be too complex to stay ahead of but too dangerous to ignore. The largest largest enterprises have been hacked, and the top cloud service providers have on occasion been knocked out. It looks as though there's no place to hide. Progent has made it economical for smaller organizations to carry out vital security tasks effectively by offering the benefit of billable time to the nearest minute with no minimum billing for online help. This means you can have the help of a seasoned computer consultant to deliver just the help you need whenever you need it. Progentís CISA, CISM, GIAC, CISSP and ISSAP premier consultants can assist you with any level of network security including vulnerability audits, virus defense and recovery, spam and email content filtering, email data loss and data leak prevention, regulatory compliance reporting, and designing a complete security plan.
Progent's certified engineers can assist your company to assess Windows 7 to confirm application and driver compatibility and to determine its speed and stability working in your environment. Progent can also show you how to assess the likely business advantages of moving to Microsoft Windows 7. If Windows 7 fits your business strategy, Progent can help you to design and execute a non-disruptive upgrade to Windows 7 from a previous version of Windows.
Windows Server 2008 R2 features outstanding levels of speed, protection, fault tolerance, expandability, and versatility that improve productivity of local, branch office, and mobile users. Progent's Microsoft-certified professionals can provide cost-effective online consulting, technical support, and training services to help your company to plan, implement, and maintain Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 in order to add significant business value to your network.
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Progent can provide enterprise customers the services of a NetApp-certified consultant to deliver remote or on-premises expertise for NetApp's entire family of SAN software and hardware products including Data ONTAP data management, MetroCluster, FlexPod cloud architecture, SnapMirror data replication, SnapVault and OSSV incremental D2D backup, Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere, MultiStore/vFiler for storage partitioning, OnCommand Unified Manager Core, and NetApp's FAS, AFF, V-Series and N-Series storage lines. Areas of NetApp SAN storage solutions supported by Progent include system dsign, cloud integration, virtualization, migrations, transparent patching, system management, security and compliance, disaster recovery, and remediation. Progent offers Level 3 support to assist you to resolve issues with NetApp SAN storage deployments quickly and affordably based on leading practices.
Progentís Microsoft certified consultants offer a range of consulting services for Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains). Dynamics GP is a financial and ERP tool based, like all Microsoft accounting solutions, on the expandable and familiar platform of Windows technology. Dynamics GP offers an affordable tool for controlling and combining finances, e-commerce, supply chain, manufacturing, project accounting, on-site support, and HR. Dynamics GP is simple to install and integrate, and with its modular approach you are able to purchase only the capability you currently need, with the option to expand users and increase functionality when necessary. Progentís Microsoft Dynamics GP support experts can show you how to install, customize and manage the current version of Dynamics GP or upgrade efficiently from an older version.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting combines advanced virtualization architecture, a world-class data center facility, and the technical expertise of Progent's Microsoft-certified engineering group to provide small companies with a comprehensive IT outsourcing solution that improves network dependability and security, reduces management hassle, and lowers expenses. With Private Cloud Hosting, a small or midsize business can have each of its software platforms and key application servers hosted in a secure and reliable data center on a fast, non-stop virtual machine configured and maintained by Progent's network support experts.
Progent can provide the support of a certified VMware VCDX consultant to help your organization design, deploy, administer and troubleshoot VMware vSphere and vCloud-based virtualization ecosystem for local networks, private and public clouds, or hybrid cloud deployments. Progent offers world-class expertise for deploying and configuring VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware's NSX network virtualization platform for disaster recovery and business continuity. Progent offers in-depth experience of VMware vCloud Director, vRealize Automation (vRA), vRO and vCloud used for managing private and hybrid cloud environments that deliver high availability, data security, and application mobility.
Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls provide a significant performance improvement over Cisco's popular ASA 5500-X firewalls and offer centralized management and automation of advanced cybersecurity features like application visibility and control (AVC), next-generation intrusion protection (NGIPS) with risk prioritization, advanced malware protection, URL filtering, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified firewall experts can help your organization to design and carry out an efficient migration to Cisco Firepower Series firewalls from Cisco's from ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX firewalls and help you integrate Firepower firewalls with Cisco's cloud-based services to create and centrally manage network environments that include local offices, data centers, and cloud resources.
Cisco offers an extensive array of routers including routers built to deliver the security, performance, and reliability required by organizations from small offices to worldwide enterprises and ISPs. Cisco routers feature support for redundancy, transparent failover, and redundant power for improved reliability and system availability. Progent can show you how to choose and configure Cisco routers to build a reliable foundation for your network and to make it economical to expand as you add new users, open new offices, deploy new services, extend your network to customers and partners, and manage a more mobile workforce. Progent can provide help with a variety of routers powered by the Cisco IOS platform, including the Cisco 800 series of small office VPN routers, Cisco 1800 and 2800 Integrated Services Routers, Cisco 1900 and 4000 G2 ISR routers, Cisco ASR 1000 and 9000 routers for WAN edge applications, CRS Carrier Routing System for core Networks, as well as older 1700 and 2600 Routers.
Progent offers a selection of IT service bundles for small businesses. These information technology outsourcing and server monitoring services are built around the anticipatory problem handling capabilities of Operations Manager 2007, a next-generation server and IT management product that tracks the reliability, throughput, and security of your network and isolates potential problems before they can disrupt your system. With Progent's economically priced network support programs, small companies can choose a basic co-sourcing service program built around System Center Operations Manager with network monitoring, reporting, Help Desk and online service or a complete 24x7 outsourcing solution.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of effective technology integration, executive management, marketing, and operations. He has shown a knack for developing elegant IT solutions in his roles as as a network designer, application developer, project manager, implementation consultant, and troubleshooter for small businesses, new ventures, and global corporations.
If your company computer system mixes UNIX, Linux or Solaris platforms with Windows, Progent can assist you to incorporate your servers into a unified network that permits all your OS platforms to run side by side for simple administration, seamless information exchange, high dependability, enhanced performance, and strong security. Progent's UNIX and Windows integration support offerings feature network architecture configuration and support, support for Windows services for UNIX, online server monitoring and management, online technical support and troubleshooting, on-site technical support, and Contact Center outsourcing.
Progent can provide the cost-effective support of remote Internet connectivity consultants to assist your company to assess or enhance your ISP services so your Internet connectivity solution meets your business requirements. Support services available from Progent's engineers include assessment of your existing bandwidth utilization, vendor and plan analysis and ordering, network provisioning, and overseeing a seamless move to a different ISP and/or service plan. Provisioning can include enhancing current routers and switches and configuring new ones, implementing firewalls, and upgrading dependable BGP architectures.