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Online Support SMS Server Upgrade
Systems Management Server Network Consulting

Progent’s Microsoft certified consultants offer small and mid-size businesses enterprise-grade consulting services for Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003. Systems Management Server is Microsoft's solution for change and configuration management. SMS 2003, a component of Microsoft System Center 200, enables companies to install critical applications rapidly and automatically to appropriate workers, reduce product costs and adhere to licensing agreements by understanding usage profiles, improve Windows security by improving your knowledge of vulnerability and by delivering critical patches, manage your mobile workforce through accepted standards independent of connection or geography, and reduce operational costs by fully utilizing the administrative functions incorporated into Windows. Progent’s SMS consulting professionals can help you use SMS effectively for automated software and application deployment, security patch control, and resource monitoring management including software and appliance inventory.

High-Availability Failover Clustered Servers Consulting
Failover Clusters Windows Server 2008 Setup and Support

The clustering feature set incorporated into the high-end editions of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 has been dramatically redesigned to streamline the installation, configuration, and administration of server clusters that provide greater levels of network dependability, security, efficiency, and versatility. New or improved capabilities include cluster verification, easier configuration and installation, improved cluster administration, new cluster architecture for maximum availability, better security and quorum models, minimization of failure points, greater disk and memory capacity, and enhancements for multi-site clusters. Progent's consultants can help you assess the advantages of Windows clustering, plan and execute an installation, educate your IT staff to manage your cluster environment, provide continuing consulting and support services, and create and validate a workplace recovery plan.

Azure Disaster Recovery Engineer
Azure and Cisco AnyConnect Consulting Services

Progent can help companies of all sizes to move any part of their computing infrastructure to the Microsoft Azure cloud. This can simplify network management and lower equipment expense. Microsoft Azure offers a wealth of public cloud services and Progent can help you to understand the advantages and restrictions of various cloud networking architectures you can use with Azure. Progent can show you how to manage cloud-based or hybrid cloud and local applications and network infrastructure and ensure you sidestep the common mistakes small companies make when migrating to the cloud. Progent can help you to configure VMs on Azure Virtual Machines, utilize cloud storage with Azure Storage, manage user identity with Azure Active Directory, and automate transparent backup mechanisms with Azure Backup. Progent can also assist you to prepare perimeter firewalls and VPN connections and to integrate iPhones and iPads and Android smartphones and tablets.

Advantages of IT Outsourcing Article
IT Outsourcing Example Whitepaper

Progent’s IT outsourcing services provide budget-friendly network consulting for mid-size corporations. Whether it includes designing system architecture, creating an in-house Help Desk or using an outside one, rolling out an updated e-mail platform, monitoring your network, or building a web-based eCommerce application, outsourcing your IT engineering services can smooth out costs and minimize uncertainties, allowing IT support expenses to increase in a more linear and controlled fashion than is possible by assembling a large, all-purpose in-house IT organization. Progent’s Outsourcing White Paper and datasheets tell you how Progent can enable you to build a secure and highly available system foundation for your critical Windows-based business software including Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Exchange Server, and Microsoft SQL Server.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Migration Consultants
Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Migration Troubleshooting

Progent can help your business in any and all facets of your migration to Exchange Server 2016 including designing high availability system topology for an on-premises, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid environment; server and CAL licensing compliance for Exchange and Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; moving mailboxes; Hyper-V design; determining storage requirements for your virtual machines, databases and logs; setting up hardware load balancing (HLB) for high-availability client access services; designing, building and validating Exchange and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); setting up collaboration with SharePoint; preparing the firewall; resolving SSL issues; providing client integration with Office 2010 or greater or Microsoft 365; and configuring Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App).

Polycom Video Conferencing Specialists
Open Now Cisco Telepresence Consult

Progent can provide access to a senior consultant with extensive hands-on experience configuring, managing, and enhancing immersive telepresence systems from top-tier suppliers such as Cisco/TANDBERG, Polycom, LifeSize, and Radvision. Progent can work with your in-house network support team, your Internet Service Provider, and your video conferencing platform vendor to help your organization increase the strategic value of your telepresence solution.

At Home Employees Video Conferencing Network Engineer
Offsite Workforce Video Conferencing Technical Consultant

Progent can help small and mid-size businesses to set up and troubleshoot teleconferencing applications to allow their at-home workers to communicate efficiently with fellow workers and customers.

Microsoft Skype for Business 2015 Services
Skype for Business and Android Consulting

Lync Server 2010 provides IM, Presence, audio and video conferencing, desktop sharing, as well as IP-based and PSTN calling. Lync Server 2010 can extend the capability of Exchange Server, SharePoint and Office desktop or Microsoft 365 and simplify management through integration with Windows AD. Lync 2010 can also reduce expenses by doing away with VoIP hardware and subscription services, PBX systems, or conventional video conferencing technology. Progent's Microsoft-certified IM and Presence consultants can provide online and onsite support to assist you to maintain and repair your current Lync 2010 environment or evaluate the advantages of upgrading from Lync Server 2010 to Skype for Business, which is Microsoft's new version of the product. Progent can also assist your organization to plan and execute an efficient Skype for Business migration or a migration to Microsoft Teams.

SonicWall TZ500 Firewall Auditor
24/7 Security Company SonicWall NSA 9450 Firewall

Progent's certified SonicWall firewall consultants can show you how to configure, manage, and update SonicWall firewall devices including the newer SonicWall TZ, NSa and NSsp families of firewalls and the legacy SonicWall PRO 1260 Secure Switch devices. Progent's CISSP and CISA-certified cybersecurity experts can help you incorporate SonicWall security gateways into a complete security plan and build security into your corporate operations.