Microsoft Lync Server 2013, rebranded Skype for Business, allows organizations of any size to build a centrally managed and protected communications environment that supports the modern BYOD computing style with instant messaging (IM), real-time presence, web conferencing with application sharing and whiteboard, as well as IP-based and PSTN telephony enabled for a wide assortment of desktop and mobile devices. Progent's certified Lync Server 2013 experts and network architects can assist your company to assess the advantages of Lync Server 2013, create an on-premises, cloud-based (with Microsoft Lync Online) or hybrid model suitable for your current and future plans, implement Lync Server 2013 so as to speed up your return on investment, and deliver live online and onsite training to your IT team and end users. Progent offers expertise in key pieces of a Lync 2013 deployment including Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange, and Progent can help your organization to integrate Lync 2013 with popular Office and Office 365 applications including Outlook clients and PowerPoint.
Progent's company culture will make you a more capable professional by improving your information technology knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent makes good on this commitment by recruiting the top professional experts for you to operate with, providing an advanced network and communications infrastructure, running specialized application tools to enable the highest level of support, and by optimizing our operational models for finding and retaining clients.
Progent can assist your it team to plan and administer cost-effective ecosystems that support Windows and Linux systems and applications in both cloud-based systems or in hybrid network models that combine on-premises IT assets along with cloud services. To assist you to integrate public clouds with networks, Progent can provide a variety of public cloud migration support services that include Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud planning and integration services, Amazon Web Services cloud integration support, and Amazon Web Marketing Service development and debugging. Progent has 20 years of background providing high-level consulting expertise online, and Progent can help you complete your cloud integration projects quickly and affordably.
Progent's certified failover clustering consultants can help companies of all sizes to assess the benefits of utilizing Windows Server 2012 clustering to build an advanced high-availability/disaster recovery strategy, assist your organization to design and deploy a Windows Server 2012 system, provide online and on-premises consulting services and engineering support for clusters composed of physical servers or virtual machines, and show you how to automate the administration of clustered servers.
Progent can help your business to understand the wealth of subscription options available with Office 365 and integrate your information network with Office 365 so you derive top business value. Progent supports multi-vendor environments that include Windows, macOS or OS X, and Linux technology. Progent can also assist you to build and maintain hybrid ecosystems that seamlessly integrate on-premises and cloud-based products and services.
Windows Server 2008 R2 offers high levels of performance, security, fault tolerance, expandability, and flexibility that improve output of on-site, remote, and mobile workers. Progent's network professionals can deliver cost-effective online engineering, technical support, and training services to help your company to plan, execute, and maintain Windows Server 2008 R2 to add substantial strategic value to your network.
Progent's certified Wi-Fi consultants can assist your organization to assess the benefits of adopting Catalyst Wi-Fi controllers to manage wireless deployments of any scale. Progent can assist you to maintain and debug your existing wireless environment or help you design and carry out an efficient transition from earlier generation Wi-Fi controllers to current solutions.
Progent's Juniper-authorized NetScreen consultants can help you to install and integrate NetScreen 5200 and 5400 routers, migrate from older NetScreen products to more current Juniper technologies, and repair network infrastructure problems in Juniper-only or mixed-technology environments.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a fast and affordable alternative for small and medium-size organizations to obtain an unbiased assessment of the health of their IT system. Powered by a selection of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools available, and supervised by Progent's certified group of information technology experts, ProSight Network Audits help you see how closely the configuration of your essential infrastructure assets conform 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 immediate ROI like a more manageable and safer Active Directory environment. Both options also provide the long-term benefits of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management (RMM) technology. These advantages can include easier management, improved compliance with information security regulations, higher utilization of network assets, faster troubleshooting, more dependable backup and restore, and increased uptime.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts have more than 10 years of experience designing, implementing, optimizing and fixing Microsoft SCOM solutions and offer companies of any size advanced remote or onsite consulting services for SCOM 2012. Progent can help you to design a topology for System Center 2012 Operations Manager servers that provides the performance and resilience needed to monitor your IT resources effectively, whether your datacenters are on-premises, cloud-based, or a hybrid environment. Progent's SCOM consultants can also help you to install and customize SCOM 2012 management packs based on leading practices for tracking network infrastructure and both Microsoft and third-party apps and services. In addition, Progent can deliver fast remote or on-premises technical support to help you to fix critical issues detected by Microsoft SCOM 2012.
E-Mail Guard is Progent's economical spam filtering and virus defense managed service that offers small companies enterprise-quality defense against spam, viruses, directory harvesting, and other varieties of e-mail-based assaults on IT networks. E-Mail Guard is based on Postini's perimeter management technology, a sophisticated suite of web-managed spam filtering and antivirus services that defuse email assaults before they are able to penetrate the company firewall. Perimeter Manager also lets administrators monitor and control their email application, irrespective of server vendor, hardware technology, or data center location.
Progent can help your organization in any phase of your migration to Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 such as configuring Windows Server 2019 as a host for Exchange; designing high availability (HA) architecture for a local, cloud-based or hybrid deployment; moving mailboxes; planning and configuring Hyper-V virtualization; setting up HLB; building Database Availability Groups (DAGs) with MCDB solid-state caching; integrating with Skype for Business 2019 for cloud voicemail; setting up collaboration with SharePoint; updating firewalls; integration with Microsoft Office 365; and configuring Outlook clients.
Progent's consultants can provide online and on-premises consulting services for companies of all sizes to assess the costs/benefits of upgrading to Skype for Business or Skype for Business Online from any release of Microsoft Lync Server or Microsoft Office Communications Server. Progent can assist you to plan a local, cloud-based or hybrid topology; interface Skype for Business with SQL Server,Exchange Server, SharePoint Server and Office; set up high-availability mechanisms; interface Skype for Business with your PBX system and PSTN gateway; and integrate other collaboration systems such as Cisco UC and Cisco Video Interop Server (VIS). Progent's certified information security experts can assist you design and verify a security environment for your Skype for Business deployment that is compliant with regulatory requirements.
Progentís private cloud hosting service allows small and midsize businesses to run mission-critical applications like SQL and Exchange from a hardened Tier III data center on fault-tolerant equipment with geographically separate data backup. Progent utilizes Microsoft's Hyper-V technology for server virtualization and Data Protection Manager for automatic backup replication and restore. You can take advantage of Progentís private cloud to avoid large investments in the acquisition, upkeep, and management of network equipment and data center facilities while achieving the highest levels of network availability and security.
Progent's UNIX platform support experts provide small businesses and software developers support for administering and maintaining UNIX, Linux or Solaris environments that coexist with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent offers your organization access to UNIX consultants, support professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISM credentials. This broad array of experience provides you with an easy one-stop source to help you build and manage a protected and reliable mixed-platform connectivity and communications solution that allows UNIX and Microsoft interoperability by combining Windows with popular versions of UNIX such as Mac OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX Open UNIX, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO, and SGI/Irix or leading Linux variations such as RedHat Linux, SUSE, CentOS, Ubuntu, PCLOS, fedora, Gentoo Linux, Mandrake, Debian-GNU, and Slackware.
Progent's Wireless Consulting Services provide a fast, affordable option for businesses of all sizes to configure, manage, monitor and troubleshoot advanced wireless connectivity solutions. For 802.11n and the latest 802.11ac wireless environments, Progent can show you how to plan and deploy hardware such as Cisco's Aironet and Meraki wireless access points and wireless network controllers. For wireless messaging and web-based applications, Progent supports Apple iPhones, Apple iPads, Google Android smartphones, and Windows phones and tablets.
The QTS Colocation Center facility is located in the earthquake-neutral Natomas area of Sacramento, CA. If your company is currently utilizing the QTS Sacramento data center as a colocation facility or if your company is considering moving your main or offsite backup system to the Herakles data center, Progent can provide a range of budget-friendly services including colocation migration, equipment installation and upgrades, network optimization, comprehensive project management, virtualization configuration, remote network monitoring, streamlined system management, application development, disaster recovery planning and testing, data security assessment, and the support of the Progent Test Lab.
Progent's Cisco certified networking consultants can help you to maintain legacy PIX 500 or ASA 5500 firewalls or migrate to Cisco ASA 5500-X security appliances. Progent can also help you to set up, manage, update and debug Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services.
Progentís Cisco-Premier technology experts provide experienced PIX Firewall support services covering design, implementation and maintenance of Cisco firewall and Cisco security products. The Cisco PIX 500 Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewalls offers robust user and application policy enforcement, mutlivector threat protection, and safe connectivity services. Extending from compact, easy-to-install desktop appliances for small offices and home offices to modular gigabit products, Cisco PIX firewalls provide a healthy combination of security, performance and availability for business networks of all sizes. PIX firewalls are based on a hardened, purpose-built platform, PIX OS, minimizing potential OS-specific security holes. The Cisco PIX Firewall has received ICSA Firewall and IPsec certification as well as Common Criteria EAL4 evaluation status. PIX firewalls deliver multiple integrated security and networking services, including powerful application-aware firewall services, Voice over IP and multimedia security, site-to-site and remote-access IPsec VPN connectivity, intelligent networking services, and extensive management solutions. Progentís network experts can show you how to choose and deploy any Cisco PIX 500 Series firewalls including the Cisco PIX 501 Firewall, the Cisco PIX 506 Firewall, the Cisco PIX 506E, PIX 515 Firewalls, the PIX 515E Firewall, the Cisco PIX 520 Firewall, Cisco PIX 525 Firewalls and the Cisco PIX 535.
Progent's Microsoft certified support team can show you how to define and implement an efficient in-place Exchange Server 2007 migration plan that minimizes network downtime, simplifies ongoing support requirements, and makes your Exchange 2007 Server easy to manage. For complex multi-server or multi-site upgrades, Progent offers the background to finish your project quickly and affordably. Progent's Exchange Server 2007 help, troubleshooting, and design services include expertise with the integration of outside vendor enhancements of Exchange Server 2007 that are best aligned to your business needs.
Progent's Linux consulting services offer small and mid-size companies and software developers help with managing and supporting Linux systems that operate with Microsoft-based technology. Progent offers your business access to Linux experts, support professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISA credentials. This wide range of expertise offers you a convenient single source to help you build and maintain a protected and robust mixed-platform connectivity and communications environment that allows Linux and Microsoft coexistence by integrating MS Windows with leading Linux derivatives including RedHat, SUSE, CentOS Linux, Ubuntu, PCLOS, fedora, Gentoo Linux, Mandrake, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware.
Progent's background delivering Microsoft .NET services and Microsoft SQL Server help, and Progent's application development experience with VBasic, XML, and additional developer tools enable Progent to design custom mission-critical applications and eCommerce solutions that integrate seamlessly with Dynamics GP Software. Progent's Microsoft Dynamics GP reporting services can show you how to create reports that allow you to track your business more thoroughly, transforming uncooked data into useful understanding of your company and customers.
Progent's Windows consulting experts can assist businesses of any size to evaluate Windows 10 or to migrate to Windows 10 from any earlier release of Windows. Remote and onsite evaluation and migration services for Microsoft Windows 10 available from Progent's experts include Return on Investment estimates, project management, compatibility testing, test lab systems, virtualization architecture, Cloud and hybrid solutions, mobile device management, telecommuter access, data and identity security, streamlined deployment and management, network infrastructure design, wired/wireless convergence, disaster recovery planning, custom training for IT support staff and users, and ongoing technical help.
Progentís Microsoft-expert consultants can assist your organization to enhance your servers and/or workstations from 32 bits to 64 bits. Progent can assist you to calculate the costs and benefits of migrating to 64-bit computing, plan an efficient upgrade strategy that reduces operational interruptions, and offer economical, professional remote support to assist you to install 64-bit operating systems and application programs on your current computers.
Progent's Meraki Wi-Fi access point consultants offer online and onsite support services to assist organizations of all sizes to plan, deploy, maintain, expand or debug Wi-Fi networks that utilize Cisco Meraki APs. Progent can help you to configure and support Meraki-based Wi-Fi networks for sites that range from a telecommuter's home or a remote office all the way to a campus or a multi-site enterprise. Progent can also assist you to configure other Cisco technology such as switches, routers and firewalls to build a seamless ecosystem that delivers the same connectivity, responsiveness, security, ease of management and availability for wired and Wi-Fi clients irrespective of their location or computing device.
Progentís high availability system experts offer non-stop computing support, disaster recovery planning, network load balancing, 24x7 interoffice connectivity, 24x7 Internet interface design, high-availability data center consulting, and other 24x7 networking support to show your organization configure a 24x7 environment for strategic applications. Progent possesses the background to design affordable, fault-tolerant networks by utilizing the evolving suite of Microsoft Windows Cluster servers including Microsoft Windows 2003 Cluster Server, SQL Server Cluster, and Exchange Cluster. Progentís Microsoft and Cisco authorized engineers can help you build a high-availability mutli-site network with a fully redundant Internet connection and intelligent network load balancing.
Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls provide a significant performance improvement over Cisco's popular ASA 5500-X security appliances and offer unified management and automation of modern security features like application visibility and control, next-generation intrusion protection with risk prioritization, advanced malware protection (AMP), DDoS mitigation, and multi-node sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified firewall experts can help you to plan and carry out a smooth migration to Firepower Series firewalls from Cisco's legacy ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX firewalls and show you how to enhance Firepower appliances with Cisco's subscription-based security services to build and centrally manage network environments that include local offices, data centers, private clouds and public clouds.
Progent can help you to design and manage cost-effective environments that support Windows and Linux systems and apps in both cloud-only solutions or in hybrid topologies that combine local resources as well as cloud services. To assist you to integrate cloud services with physical datacenters, Progent offers a range of cloud migration support services such as Azure hybrid cloud design and integration consulting, Amazon AWS cloud migration, and Amazon Web Marketing Service development and debugging. Progent has two decades of background delivering high-level consulting expertise online, and Progent can help you successfully carry out your cloud integration projects quickly and affordably.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a quick and low-cost way for small and medium-size organizations to obtain an objective evaluation of the overall health of their network. Powered by some of the top remote monitoring and management platforms available, and supervised by Progent's certified group of information technology experts, ProSight Network Audits show you how well the configuration of your core infrastructure assets conform to best practices. Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a low, one-time cost and deliver immediate benefits like a more manageable and more secure AD environment. Both options also offer the long-term advantages of state-of-the-art remote network monitoring and management (RMM) technology. These benefits can include easier management, improved compliance with data security regulations, higher utilization of IT resources, quicker problem resolution, more dependable backup and recovery, and less downtime.
System Center Configuration Manager automates application and device deployment and updating, simplifies compliance settings control, inventories network assets, guards against corporate data leakage, performs network health monitoring, allows safe self service, and offers a common point of control for managing multi-operating system ecosystems running on-premises, cloud-centric, or hybrid deployment architectures. Progent's Microsoft-certified Configuration Manager consultants and Microsoft Azure cloud specialists can assist your organization with any aspect of planning, implementing, using and repairing a SCCM deployment for local, cloud, or hybrid environments.
Progent's Citrix-certified consultants can help your business to plan, install, administer, and support a virtual Windows application delivery solution based on XenApp. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network consultants can show you how to optimize your network infrastructure for delivering server-side and client-side applications, and Progent's remote datacenter management and support experts can help your organization to administer and support an off-site datacenter that offers high uptime, enhanced security, and rapid disaster recovery.
Progent's Cisco certified networking consultants have extensive background helping Internet Service Providers to architect, deploy, manage, tune, and troubleshoot fault-tolerant, extensible network environments suitable for public networks.
For companies that have a combination of Mac and Microsoft Windows computers, there are two basic alternatives for running Microsoft Windows-dependent software on a Mac: remote access to an actual Windows PC or local simulation of a Microsoft Windows operating system on a macOS or Mac OS X desktop. Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection Client for Mac allows you to attach an Apple Mac to a networked Microsoft Windows-based PC to run Microsoft Windows applications and access system resources. Virtual PC for Mac simulates Windows on an Apple Mac computer so you can run Microsoft Windows applications locally. Progent's Mac technology support experts can assist your organization to maintain these products for using Microsoft Windows applications on your Macs and can also help your business to evaluate and install other solutions for Microsoft Windows PC emulation.
Fortinet next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) are leaders in delivering top throughput for encrypted data inspection. Progent's Fortinet firewall experts can assist your business to integrate your Fortinet FortiGate security appliances to safeguard all your IT resources at the enterprise edge, within the data center, at branch locations, and at the cloud edge.
The sophistication and connectivity requirements of Microsoft Windows Servers calls for a network consulting team with practical expertise and in-depth knowledge in planning and building cohesive, end-to-end network technology systems. The experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants, which averages over 10 years working with Microsoft technology, assures you success deploying Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 to align optimally with your business objectives. Progentís consulting services can assist you with designing, installing, administering, and troubleshooting Windows Server solutions that maximize the productivity of your IT system. Progentís consultants can help you with Microsoft Windows 2008 Server, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 2000 Server, or Windows NT Server plus Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP and other desktop clients.
Progentís private cloud hosting enables small and midsize organizations to run mission-critical applications like SQL and Exchange from a secure Tier III data center facility on fault-tolerant hardware with geographically separate data backup. Progent uses Microsoft's Hyper-V technology for server virtualization and Data Protection Manager for backup and restoration. You can use Progentís private cloud to avoid major capital costs for the purchase, maintenance, and management of computer hardware and facilities while benefiting world-class levels of system availability and security.
Progent's Microsoft-authorized experts can help you evaluate the business justification for implementing SharePoint 2007, advise you on the most sensible edition of SharePoint Portal Server for your circumstances, offer setup and deployment services, help you to install MS SQL Server as a back-end database manager, improve your network integrity, integrate your off-the-shelf and custom application software to operate with Microsoft SharePoint 2007, design a company-wide security plan that incorporates portal solutions, and deliver troubleshooting and Help Desk services.
Windows Enterprise Directory requires significant hands-on experience to integrate optimally across a large corporation. Progentís Microsoft Premier engineers are skilled in planning, deploying, and supporting complex Microsoft Enterprise Active Directory installations. Progentís fields of proven competence with Windows Active Directory include replication issues, multi-domain partition design, repair of corrupted AD objects, dealing with legacy beta software configuration objects in production AD systems, and fixing failed configurations of AD and Active Directory-associated applications.
Progent's Wireless Consulting Services offer a fast, affordable way for businesses of any size to integrate, manage, monitor and repair the latest wireless connectivity solutions. For 802.11n and the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi networks, Progent can show you how to design and install hardware such as Cisco's Aironet and Meraki access points and wireless network controllers. For wireless email and web-based applications, Progent supports Apple IOS iPhones, Apple iPads, Google Androids, and Windows smartphones and tablets.
Progent offers several basic types of Call Center services : Microsoft and Cisco Call Center Outsourcing Services, Virtual Help Desk Support, and Help Desk Process Consulting and Staffing Services. Progent is a Microsoft-certified Partner and Progent's Help Desk staff of certified Microsoft experts gives your customers convenient access to a dependable support group with years of experience providing phone support and remote access troubleshooting for IT systems powered by Microsoft technology. Progent's focus is on earning the support Call Center a positive image as a key contributor to company productivity. Progent's goal is to resolve and not merely record problems.
Progent can help you to evaluate the wealth of subscription options offered with Office 365 and configure your network with Office 365 in a way that delivers top business value. Progent supports multi-platform environments that incorporate Windows, macOS or OS X, and Linux operating systems. Progent can also help your business to create and manage hybrid networks that seamlessly combine local and cloud products and services.
Progent's Wireless Consulting Services provide a convenient, affordable way for companies of any size to integrate, manage, monitor and troubleshoot the latest wireless network technology. For 802.11n and the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi networks, Progent can help you design and deploy hardware such as Cisco's Aironet and Meraki access points and wireless network controllers. For wireless email and web-based business applications, Progent supports Apple iPhones, Apple iPads, Google Androids, and Windows smartphones and tablets.
Altaro VM Backup software provides small and mid-size organizations a reliable and affordable platform for backing up and restoring Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines. Altaro VM Backup can be used for on-premises, remote, multi-site, and cloud-hosted environments and also supports low-cost cloud backup to Azure storage. Headline capabilities include industry-leading Augmented Inline Deduplication to cut backup storage requirements, Continuous Data Protection with backup spacing as short as five minutes for reducing your exposure to data loss, advanced encryption, granular recovery capability for specific files and emails, support for Windows Cluster Shared Volumes and VMware vCenter for managing large-scale environments, and the ability to leverage Microsoft VSS technology to back up online virtual machines with zero downtime. Progent is a certified Altaro partner and offers a broad range of consulting services to help you to plan, deploy, manage and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery solution based on Altaro VM Backup software.
Progent's Microsoft certified support team can help you design and implement an efficient in-place Exchange Server 2007 migration strategy that minimizes productivity disruption, reduces ongoing service requirements, and makes your Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server easy to administer. For complex multi-server or multi-location upgrades, Progent has the background to finish your project quickly and affordably. Progent's Exchange 2007 support, repair, and consulting offerings include assistance with the configuration of third-party add-ons to Exchange 2007 Server and the design of unified messaging solutions powered by Exchange 2007 Server.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of successful technology integration, business administration, sales, and operations. He has demonstrated a knack for creating elegant information technology solutions in his roles as as a system architect, application developer, project manager, implementation consultant, and problem solver for small businesses, start-ups, and major corporations.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants offer advanced support in deploying, managing and troubleshooting all versions of Project, Project Server, and Microsoft Project Online and can deliver a broad variety of cost-effective remote support services following proven best practices to assist organizations of any size to get all the benefits of this powerful platform. Consulting support available from Progent include solution planning, software configuration and upgrades, strategies for secure file and status sharing among onsite and remote or mobile users, network optimization, and specialized webinar training.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of successful network integration, business administration, marketing, and operations. He has shown a knack for developing elegant IT solutions while working as a system designer, programmer, project manager, deployment consultant, and problem solver for small businesses, new ventures, and global corporations.
Progent's CCIE-certified network infrastructure experts can provide high-level support services for Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) (formerly CallManager). Progent can assist you to integrate VoIP phones, create dial plans, set up SIP trunking and PSTN connections, deploy ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, and design UCS server failover solutions.