Progent's Solaris platform support services offer small and mid-size companies and developers help with managing and supporting Sun Solaris systems that run with Microsoft-based networks. Progent can give your business access to Sun Solaris experts, consulting professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISM certification. This wide array of expertise offers you an easy one-stop source to help you build and maintain a secure and reliable mixed-platform connectivity and communications environment that supports Solaris and Microsoft coexistence by combining Windows with major versions of UNIX including Mac OS X, Solaris, AIX UNIX from IBM, Hewlett Packard HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO UNIX, and Silicon Graphics IRIX or major Linux variations including RedHat Linux, SUSE, CentOS, Ubuntu Linux, PCLOS, fedora, Gentoo Linux, Mandriva Linux, Debian-GNU, and Slackware.
Progent wants to find full-time, solutions-driven Microsoft accredited consultants with Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer certification; Cisco certified network engineers who have Cisco CCNP or CCIE certification; security professionals with CISSP or CISA or equivalent security certification; and high-end system architecture consultants with experience in mobile access, wireless networking, high availability, disaster recovery, information protection, and virtual servers. Progent also is hiring professionals to work on Progent's team of helpdesk service specialists and off-site support professionals. In addition, Progent is looking for experienced administrators able to perform productively in Progent's fast-paced, virtual office environment.
Progent offers cost-effective remote and onsite support to help organizations of any size to move all or part of their critical IT resources to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This can save management hassle and equipment costs and enable access to Google's state-of-the-art machine learning technology. Progent can help you with every aspect of Google Cloud Platform migration and troubleshooting including requirements analysis, preparedness assessment, system design, testing, deployment, administration, performance tuning, licensing management, backup/restore mechanisms, and security and compliance.
For desktop virtualization, Progent can provide the expertise of a Citrix-certified XenDesktop consultant who can assist your company to plan a XenDesktop solution that improves the strategic impact of your information network; configure XenDesktop technology with your physical and virtual servers, end-user devices, and peripherals; migrate your older desktop virtualization software to current releases of XenDesktop; and provide advanced online troubleshooting. Progent can also train your IT staff to follow industry leading practices to manage XenDesktop effectively.
Microsoft Small Business Server is a low-cost suite of server products that offers the basis for a powerful but manageable information. The inter-connectivity requirements of the Microsoft .NET components bundled with Microsoft Small Business Server calls for a network expert with hands-on expertise and broad knowledge in designing and building effective end-to-end business technology systems. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have extensive backgrounds with the technologies built into Microsoft SBS 2011 and SBS 2008. This experience ensures you success in deploying, administering, and troubleshooting IT solutions based on the Microsoft SBS suite of servers and programs.
Years of background with Microsoft's Exchange technology makes Progent among the most qualified IT consulting companies in California for configuring messaging systems powered by Microsoft Exchange Server 2000. Progent is skilled in helping small companies get all the benefits of Microsoft Exchange Server under typical situations such as updating from Exchange 5.5, moving from an ISP-based or POP3 Email system, and outsourcing your Microsoft Exchange Server management.
By using virtual servers, businesses are able to operate multiple virtual servers on a single actual server. Virtual server technology allows companies to gain all the benefits of server segmentation, while avoiding the costs associated with purchasing extra server equipment. Virtual servers are the critical technology for building private clouds, which offer major benefits such as lowering the costs of hardware, facilities, and administration while enhancing data protection, system reliability, and recoverability. Other key server management technologies include network monitoring software, Microsoft WSUS, and remote system management cards. Progent's professional server management consultants can help you with all aspects of server virtualization and management to enable your business to cut costs and conserve time.
Progent provides support expertise for WatchGuard Firewall/VPN security appliances including the WatchGuard Firebox and XTM series of Firewalls and the Firebox SSL VPN Gateway. Progent's WatchGuard consultants can help you select, deploy, and maintain a WatchGuard Firewall/VPN product that fits your network security requirements and budget. Progent can assist you to manage outdated WatchGuard firewall appliances or migrate efficiently to current WatchGuard firewalls.
The knowledge and experience of Progent's certified Windows Server consultants, with an average of over 11 years of support in Microsoft technology, assures you success in selecting the version and configuration of Windows 2003 Server that matches most closely with your business goals. Progent can also help you with planning, installing, administering and supporting powerful IT solutions based on Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and can streamline your upgrade from Windows 2000 Server or Windows NT.
Progent's Citrix experts can help you to assess the strategic benefits of the available editions of Essentials for Hyper-V, help you to use Citrix administration utilities with your Microsoft Hyper-V environment, and show you how to deploy Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V to improve the responsiveness, availability, flexibility, and recoverability of your virtualized network while lowering the cost of equipment and operations and simplifying management tasks.
Progent can assist you in any and all facets of your migration to Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 including planning high availability infrastructure for an on-premises, cloud-based or hybrid environment; licensing requirements for Exchange and Windows Server 2012 R2+; migrating mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization strategy; determining storage capacity required for your VMs, mailbox databases and logs; configuring hardware load balancing for high-availability client access services; planning, setting up and validating Exchange and Windows Servers and DAG groups; setting up collaboration with SharePoint; preparing your firewall; creating SSL certs; providing client remediation with Office desktop or Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web.
Progent's Experts Team offers consulting in important areas including Macintosh integration and programs; Consulting for Linux-based, UNIX, and Sun environments; Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, or CRM consulting; Strategic and vertical application support; CIO, business analyst, and project logistics services; Special applications development and deployment; Web, electronic business, EDI, and client information portal development and integration; Database management and performance help; Business information consulting; and Telecommunications architecture consulting.
Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) deliver a significant performance boost compared to Cisco's previous-generation ASA 5500-X firewalls and offer centralized management and automation of modern security capabilities such as application visibility and control, next-generation intrusion protection with risk prioritization, advanced malware protection, DDoS mitigation, and sandboxing. Progent's Cisco CCIE firewall experts can help you to design and execute a smooth migration to Cisco Firepower firewalls from Cisco's legacy ASA 5500-X, ASA 5500, or PIX firewalls and show you how to enhance Firepower appliances with Cisco's security services to create and centrally control IT ecosystems that span local offices, data centers, private clouds and public clouds.
Progent's certified database consultants offer businesses of any size remote support for leading database products including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, and Microsoft Access. Consulting support offered by Progent include software installation and integration, database architecture and programming, management services, synchronization strategies, capacity planning, performance tuning, data migration, information security, backup/restore options, problem solving, and training.
Email Guard by Postini provides constantly updated spam and virus filtering, content filtering, and protection from e-mail-borne directory harvesting and denial of service attacks. Progent is a Postini partner and service firm. If your company is too small to purchase for a regular Postini license, you can still get access to Postiniís Perimeter Management technology through Progentís E-Mail Guard anti-spam and antivirus service program. Progentís expert e-mail security professionals can show you how to create an email protection plan that includes anti-spam and virus defense technologies and policies.
Cisco's Meraki line of switches are intended for environments ranging from small branches to campuses. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE consultants can provide cost-effective remote consulting to help your company to plan and deploy an efficient network architecture that incorporates Meraki switches, streamline network monitoring and administration with Meraki's cloud-centric management architecture, set up policies to ensure security and compliance, develop and test a disaster recovery plan, and resolve technical issues related to any aspect of your Meraki ecosystem. Progent can also help you to integrate Meraki switches with Cisco's Nexus or Catalyst core switches and with Meraki wireless access points to create a unified networking infrastructure.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can help you design, document, carry out, administer, and repair a system-wide move to 64-bit server and desktop OS software and applications. Progent can help you pilot your 64-bit infrastructure to make sure it supports all of the important 32-bit applications which you want to retain plus the new 64-bit versions of software you wish to run.
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Progent can provide affordable online consulting to assist companies to access Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services including Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for virtual machine hosting, Amazon S3, and Glacier. Progent can help your IT team with every aspect of Amazon AWS integration including needs analysis, readiness assessment, system design, testing, deployment, administration, performance tuning, software license management, disaster recovery mechanisms, and security.
Progent's Symantec consultants can help you maintain discontinued Symantec firewall and Symantec VPN appliances such as the Raptor and VelociRaptor line or show you how to upgrade to current firewall/VPN solutions. Progent can also help you design and implement a comprehensive security plan that can incorporate firewall/VPN devices and software, outsourced security and network protection services, server and application monitoring software, and documented policies and processes. Progent has the expertise to be your single resource for on-going technical help, maintenance, training, and security expertise.
Progentís Help Desk Co-management service makes it possible for your business to split responsibilities for Help Desk support transparently between your IT team and Progent's nationwide pool of veteran desktop support engineers and matter experts (SMEs). Progentís Help Desk Co-management service is an advanced service desk solution built around the leading shared PSA tool for managing service requests, ticketing, responsibility, status tracking, and metrics.
Altaro VM Backup software provides small and mid-size businesses a dependable and budget-friendly solution for backing up and restoring Hyper-V and VMware-powered virtual machines. Altaro VM Backup can be used for on-premises, offsite, distributed, and cloud environments and also enables low-cost backup to Microsoft Azure storage. Top capabilities include industry-leading inline deduplication to reduce backup storage needs, Continuous Data Protection with backup intervals as short as five minutes for reducing your Recovery Point Objective, advanced encryption, item-level restore options for individual files and emails, extensive support for Windows Server CSV and for VMware vCenter for handling large-scale environments, and support for Microsoft VSS technology to back up online virtual machines with zero downtime. Progent is an Altaro partner and offers a wide range of consulting services to assist you to design, deploy, manage and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery system based on Altaro VM Backup software.
Progent uses an enterprise-class service reporting system that stores and formats complete documentation for all delivered services. Unlike some freelance consultants or small support firms who offer minimal documentation or details of tasks performed, each service provided by Progent is tracked by comprehensive documentation. Each Progent consultant has access to the support documentation sent by each consultant to every customer. The discipline of detailing and archiving support activity allows more efficient service and eliminates a slew of common problems such as when a support customer is effectively held hostage to a consultant who refuses to release vital service information.
Configuration Manager automates software provisioning across multiple sites, centralizes security and compliance settings control, inventories network resources, guards against corporate data leakage, performs health monitoring, enables safe self service, and offers a single point of control for administering mixed-OS ecosystems running on-prem, cloud, or hybrid deployment topologies. Progent's Microsoft-certified Configuration Manager consulting team and Microsoft Azure cloud integration specialists can assist you with any facet of planning, implementing, operating and troubleshooting a SCCM solution for on-premises, cloud-based, or hybrid environments.
Small to mid-sized businesses can now get all the benefits of System Center Operations Manager 2007 and also have quick access to Progentís Microsoft Certified IT support experts. With Progent's affordably priced IT support packages, small organizations can choose a basic Operations Manager-based co-sourcing service program with network monitoring, reporting, Help Desk and remote service or a complete round-the-clock outsourcing solution. Progent offers expertise in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager to offer small company information systems world-class reliability, security, and productivity.
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates next generation behavior machine learning tools to defend endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely get by legacy signature-matching AV tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a single platform to manage the entire malware attack progression including protection, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against new threats.
NetApp MetroCluster is a high-availability and disaster recovery platform that combines array-based storage clustering along with continual replication to provide fast, zero RPO disaster recovery between sites located as far as 300km away from one another. Progent's roster of seasoned IT experts can help you to design, deploy, administer, upgrade, test and troubleshoot a disaster recovery system based on NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can help you to choose a topology for your MetroCluster deployment that aligns with your technical needs and IT budget. Progent can ensure you follow leading practices for configuring your MetroCluster solution by providing guidance with tasks like assigning disk pools and shelf IDs, arranging aggregate layout, setting up FlexVol volumes, setting up NetApp Snapshot, installing switches, implementing a tiebreaker, designing a configuration replication network between your peered clusters, and verifying your MetroCluster disaster recovery solution to prove compliance with information assurance standards and regulatory mandates.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have two decades of background providing e-mail and unified telecommunications/email solutions for companies. Progent offers economical Exchange Server consulting services to strengthen email security and virus defense, provide fault tolerant email, and facilitate remote and wireless email access. Progentís Microsoft Exchange consulting and support offerings can aid you in planning and implementing a Microsoft Exchange update or a migration from a legacy SMPT server or outdated Microsoft Exchange product such as Exchange 5.5 to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.
Progent's Power BI experts can assist you to design, deploy, maintain, update or debug your Power BI business analytics solution. Progent's database experts can help you to prepare your target data for Power BI visualizations. Progent can help you build and administer an onsite, cloud based, or hybrid architecture to run Power BI.
Progent offers nationwide urgent help and consulting services for businesses who operate Solaris networks or whose IT systems include a combination of Solaris and Microsoft technology. Online technical support offers optimum leverage for your IT dollar by preserving user productivity and shortening the time billed for computer analysis and repair. Advanced online access tools and skilled service specialists and engineers allow Progent to handle most network issues without wasting time and expense by going to your location. In the vast majority of cases your IT problems can be dealt with by telephone or via a mix of telephone support and remote connectivity. Progent can make available Cisco CCIE network engineers and CISA and CISM premier security professionals to help with the most difficult system issues.
Progent's Linux consulting experts provide small and mid-size companies and software developers support for administering and supporting Linux systems that coexist with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent offers your business contact with Linux consultants, consulting professionals premier by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISM and CISA credentials. This wide range of expertise offers you a convenient single source to show you how to build and maintain a secure and robust mixed-platform network and communications environment that supports Linux and Microsoft interoperability by integrating Windows with major Linux variations including RedHat, SUSE Linux, CentOS Linux, Ubuntu Linux, PCLOS, fedora Linux, Gentoo, Mandrake, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware.
Progent's Microsoft-certified network experts can assist you to assess the value of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 for your company and can assist you to design and implement an efficient upgrade to Exchange 2010 from Exchange 2003 or Microsoft Exchange 2007 Server that will provide fast return on investment by improving your productivity, cutting the expense of hardware and service, simplifying administration, and integrating your vital communications platforms.
Progent's Microsoft certified engineers can help you to test Windows 7 to verify application and driver compatibility and to check its performance and reliability working in your environment. Progent's consultants can also show you how to estimate the potential business benefits of adopting Windows 7. If you decide that Microsoft Windows 7 makes sense for your business strategy, Progent can help your IT organization to plan and execute a non-disruptive deployment of Windows 7 from a your current release of Windows.
Exchange 2013 includes significant improvements to the functionality of Exchange 2010 and delivers powerful new features plus a redesigned architecture. These enhancements affect key facets of IT including manageability, availability, security and compliance, cost of ownership, teamwork, expandability, performance, cross-version interoperability, and the user experience. Progent's Microsoft-certified Exchange 2013 consultants can help you understand the possible business benefits of migrating to Exchange Server 2013, create an efficient validation and rollout plan, and educate your IT team to maintain your Exchange Server 2013 solution. Progent can also provide ongoing online consulting and support and management services for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.
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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 delivers indispensable, familiar tools to IT professionals and network users, reducing the difficulty of creating, integrating, managing, and using enterprise information and database programs on platforms ranging from handheld devices to corporate data systems. The sophistication and interconnectivity requirements of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 call for a network consulting firm with hands-on experience and wide knowledge in designing and deploying information-based, end-to-end business technology solutions. The knowledge and experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified technical team, with an average of more than 10 years of professional work supporting Microsoft integration, assures you success in planning, deploying and supporting Microsoft SQL Server 2005 applications that are seamlessly integrated with the Microsoft .NET platform.
Cisco has developed an extensive array of routers including routers designed to provide the security, bandwidth, and availability demanded by organizations ranging from small businesses to global enterprises and service providers. Cisco routers include support for redundancy, automatic failthrough, and backup power for improved reliability and system uptime. Progent can help you choose and integrate Cisco routers to establish a reliable infrastructure for your network and to make it economical to expand as you support new users, start new offices, deploy new services, open your network to clients and partners, and support a more mobile workforce. Progent offers expertise in a range of routers based on Cisco's IOS operating system, such as Cisco's 800 series of small office VPN routers, Cisco 1800 and 2800 ISR routers, Cisco 1900 and 2900 G2 ISR routers, Cisco ASR 1000 and 9000 Aggregation Services Routers for WAN edge environments, CRS Carrier Routing System for the network core, as well as legacy 2500 and 2700 Routers.
In performing IT tasks for enterprise clients, Progent follows a phased approach based on specified milestones in order to achieve budgetary, timing and technical targets while minimizing business disruption. Progent's Enterprise Services Methodology utilizes accepted project management procedures derived from the best practices described by the Microsoft MSF methodology which includes requirements definition, architecture proposals, pilots, design adjustments, and expert deployment. All phases are recorded to provide a detailed summary of technical services delivered and to help in ongoing system maintenance.
SSL VPN makes it possible to establish a secure Internet connection between an enterprise network and virtually any remote computer without the need for pre-installed client software. Progent's Juniper-certified consultants can help you design, manage, and troubleshoot SSL VPN solutions based on Juniper's AS Series of remote access appliances.
Progent can provide one-on-one training designed for people who wish to broaden their understanding of the macOS and OS X platform, Apple Mac computers, or Mac office productivity applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook for Mac. Progent also offers specialized group or one-on-one webinar classes for Mac applications.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service offers comprehensive hosting of a small or mid-size organization's servers in a solution that gives the highest level of availability and expandability and is in addition simple to transfer to another host. ProSight Virtual Hosting options are based upon mature virtualization techniques that enable small businesses with mixed- platform environments to economize significantly on the expense of capital investments, infrastructure maintenance, and network administration while benefiting from world-class reliability and an unprecedented degree of vendor independence.
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Progent can deliver a broad array of cost-effective consulting and support services to assist your company to install, integrate, repair, and administer desktop PCs and notebooks based on Microsoft Windows, macOS and OS X, or popular editions of Linux. Progent can offer on-premises or remote technical support for single machines or laptops or help your business to plan and carry out a large-scale rollout of new or revised OS software and business applications. Progent can also supply consultants and technical workers to help your company to prepare for and implement a company relocation or consolidation organized to cause minimal interruption to your business.
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Windows Server 2008 represents a major advance in making information systems more secure and fault tolerant, easier to virtualize and administer, higher performing, and able to provide an improved environment for web publishing. Progent can help your company get the most from the improvements built into Microsoft Windows Server 2008 by providing certified consulting, support, education, temporary staffing, network monitoring, and security expertise.
Progent's UNIX family support services offer small businesses and developers help with administering and supporting UNIX, Linux or Solaris environments that coexist with Microsoft-powered networks. Progent can give your organization access to UNIX consultants, support professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISSP certification. This wide range of expertise provides you with a convenient one-stop source to show you how to build and manage a secure and robust cross-platform network and communications infrastructure that supports UNIX and Microsoft coexistence by combining Windows with popular variants of UNIX including Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, BSD, SCO and SGI/Irix or major Linux platforms such as RedHat, SuSE, Mandrake, Debian-GNU and Slackware.
Progent offers remote and onsite consulting to assist you with any aspect of business intelligence (BI) reporting from troubleshooting or enhancing reports to designing and implementing a comprehensive BI environment. Progent's BI consultants can assist you to support your existing BI system, assist you to migrate reports and databases from a discontinued reporting platform to a modern one, and provide as-needed online training tailored to your specific needs. Progentís business reporting professionals can provide experience in the leading business analytics reporting and visualization platforms such as the SQL Server BI stack (Integration Services, Analysis Services, and Reporting Services), Microsoft Management Reporter/FRx, Microsoft Access, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Power BI, Excel business analytics tools including Power Pivot and Power View, and Report Builder.
Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it easy and affordable for small and mid-sized businesses to map, track, reconfigure and debug their connectivity hardware like routers and switches, firewalls, and access points as well as servers, printers, endpoints and other devices. Using cutting-edge RMM technology, ProSight WAN Watch makes sure that infrastructure topology diagrams are always updated, captures and manages the configuration of almost all devices connected to your network, monitors performance, and generates alerts when problems are discovered. By automating time-consuming network management activities, WAN Watch can knock hours off common tasks such as network mapping, reconfiguring your network, finding appliances that require important software patches, or identifying the cause of performance problems.
Les Kent has a 35-year track record of successful network integration, executive administration, sales, and operations. He has shown a knack for creating sophisticated IT solutions in his roles as as a system architect, application developer, project manager, deployment consultant, and troubleshooter for small businesses, new ventures, and major corporations.