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Resume Les Kent
Les Kent has a 35-year history of effective network integration, corporate administration, marketing, and operations. He has shown a talent for creating elegant IT solutions during his time as as a system designer, software developer, project manager, deployment consultant, and problem solver for small businesses, new ventures, and major enterprises.
GIAC Certified Information Assurance Network Security Auditor
Global Information Assurance Certification was established in 1999 to validate the knowledge of IT security experts. GIAC certifications are acknowledged by companies and institutions throughout the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants offer support for all of the security disciplines covered under GIAC certification such as evaluating network security mechanisms, incident management and response, traffic analysis, web application security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.
Progent's Standard Help Desk Services provide a complete solution that handles all facets of remote desktop support from service requests through ticketing, screen sharing, status tracking, problem solving, and reporting. Support services are offered at a substantial discount off Progent's regular Level 1 desktop service rates, and Progent can provide the option of fast on-demand escalation to subject matter experts to handle challenging problems.
Microsoft Live Communications Server Consult
MS Office Communications Server delivers Instant Messaging and presence in a scalable, enterprise-grade package offering advanced security, transparent compatibility with additional Microsoft products, an expandable, standards-based development platform, and compliance with regulatory mandates such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and Gramm-Leach-Bliley. Communications Server allows cost savings and elevated business efficiencies, enhanced individual output, and better intellectual property protection. Microsoft Office Communications Server has been replaced by Lync, which in turn has been revamped and renamed Skype for Business. Progent's Microsoft-certified unified communications consultants offer online and on-premises support and troubleshooting services for your Office Communications Server deployment and can help you to evaluate the advantages of migrating to Microsoft's Skype for Business. Progent can also help you to design and execute a smooth migration that will add significant strategic value to your IT system
24x7 Azure Planning Consulting Services
Progent's consultants can help you with every aspect of Microsoft Azure migration such as needs analysis, readiness assessment, solution architecture, pilot testing, deployment, automated management, performance tuning, software license controls, disaster recovery preparedness, security policy enforcement, and compliance validation. Progent can assist you to configure and troubleshoot firewalls and VPN connections so your clients can safely access to Azure-based resources, and Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you set up critical Microsoft technologies to work in Azure including Windows Server, Exchange Server, SQL and Skype for Business. Progent can also assist you to set up a hybrid cloud environment that transparently integrates physical datacenters with Azure-based services.
Microsoft Office 2003 Computer Network Specialists
To provide cost-effective IT support for small businesses, Progent has developed comprehensive IT outsourcing packages that offer small offices fast access to network help without forcing you to recruit, train, and manage a large full-time computer support team. Progentís IT outsourcing services give you an economical alternative for creating a protected and robust environment for your favorite Microsoft Windows office productivity products including Office XP and Microsoft Office 2003.
ProSight IT asset management Engineers
ProSight IT Asset Management is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, retrieve and protect data about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can save as much as 50% of the time spent searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and sharing all documents related to managing your business network like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need as soon as you need it.
Cisco RADIUS Security Computer Engineer
Progentís Cisco Security/VPN professionals and CCIE and CCNP certified experts can help your small or medium sized company integrate and maintain Ciscoís security and Virtual Private Network technology such as routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and VPN access concentrators. Cisco Virtual Private Network solutions include both off-site access and site-to-site VPNs with Cisco IOS Software and AIM hardware encryption cards, and hardware devices, such as a VPN concentrator, router, Cisco PIX Firewall, or dedicated VPN server for dial-up services. Cisco VPN solutions are easy to administer and offer the flexibility to evolve with your growing business needs. Progentís Cisco-Certified network experts are familiar with Ciscoís comprehensive family of products aimed at eliminating information theft, virus and worm outbreaks, DDoS attacks, and other threats to your information system. Progent can show you how to deploy Cisco products to achieve secure access, intrusion protection, and full Identity services based on Cisco ACS using RADIUS security and TACACS to create a central user access control foundation for user authentication, authorization, and tracking from a graphical Web interface.
Consulting Services Exchange Server 2003
Progent's Microsoft Certified engineers can provide expert consulting for corporate-wide deployments of Microsoft Exchange 2007. Progent's consultants can show you how to plan multi-location Exchange Server installations or updates and can provide onsite technicians to assist large companies with installations of Exchange Server in the or any region covered by Progent's engineers.
Best Microsoft Certified Exchange 2003 Upgrade Support
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants provide technical help and network consulting expertise for Exchange Server 2003, Windows Server 2003, and for the complete line of Microsoft server platforms. Progent's upgrade, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting expertise for Microsoft Exchange Server include planning, installation, documentation, local and remote troubleshooting, Help Desk outsourcing, expert security consulting, and full-service network management outsourcing.
Microsoft Exchange Network Consultants
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have 20 years of experience designing, integrating, and maintaining messaging systems for businesses in the and throughout the United States. Progent offers economical Microsoft Exchange Servers consulting support to make sure that your email system features protection, fault tolerance, easy connectivity for off-site and wireless users, time-saving administrative tools, and seamless integration with telephony. Progent provides consulting and support services for Microsoft Exchange 2016 Server, Exchange 2013 Server, Microsoft Exchange 2010, MS Exchange 2007, Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server, and MS Exchange 2K. Progent can also assist small or medium businesses to upgrade to Microsoft Exchange 2016 Server or MS Exchange 2013.
ProSight Email Guard Content Filtering Services
Progent's ProSight Email Guard uses the technology of top data security companies to deliver web-based management and world-class security for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter.