Progent's Apple macOS and Mac OS X networking consultants can help your company with a broad range of network infrastructure issues including network configuration, online and wireless access, internetwork compatibility, security, and rapidly changing technologies such as Voice over IP and high-speed wireless networking. For business networks based exclusively on the Mac platform or for systems incorporating a combination of Apple macOS and Mac OS X, Linux, and MS Windows-based servers and workstations, Progent has the experience and depth to handle the challenge of designing, configuring, and maintaining a connectivity architecture that is dependable, protected, efficient, and aligned with your company's goals. Progent can help you to deploy Appleís Xserve servers, Xserve high-availability storage systems, and Apple's Xsan storage area network systems. Progent can also offer Cisco-certified CCIE experts to maintain Cisco network appliances.
Network infrastructure consulting expertise available from Progent for Apple macOS and Mac OS X environments include:
- System Architecture
Progentís system architects can provide expertise in all aspects of network infrastructure including fault-tolerant computing and disk systems, multi-path Internet access, enterprise-wide security compliant with industry standards, scalability, server clustering, throughput optimization, multi-site networking, disaster recovery planning, and strategic utilization of third-party data centers. Progentís offers the combined knowledge of professional engineers with backgrounds in Apple Mac, Cisco, Microsoft, and additional major platforms and are familiar with best practices to assist you to build a robust and easy-to-manage business network.
- Online and Mobile Connectivity
Progent's experts in Apple macOS and OS X and Cisco technology can assist your company to build and manage a network environment that reliably supports employees who need access from branch offices, from home, or on the road. Progent's wireless experts can assist you to configure mobile computers, pocket devices, messaging servers, databases, and applications to sync transparently in order to keep your vital data current and readily accessible. Progent has extensive experience helping companies configure and manage mobile appliances by offering services that include Apple iPhone integration and management, Android smartphone integration and management, and RIM BlackBerry integration. Progent's CISM and CISA-certified security engineers can also help your company to improve your security policies and operations to address online and mobile security challenges such as solutions for authenticating clients, encoding communication links, configuring VPNs, and remotely administering volume deployments of mobile communication devices.
- Internetwork Connectivity
Progentís system professionals have the depth of background to provide help in a wide range of connectivity mechanisms and topologies. Progentís Apple macOS and OS X consultants can help you to benefit from Open Directory, Appleís standards-based directory and connection authentication services platform. Open Directory is based on proven standardized technologies such as Open LDAP and Kerberos for transparent interoperability with other standards-based LDAP servers. Progentís expertise with Windows and other networking platforms can help you plug into Microsoftís Active Directory. If your network deploys a mix of Apple macOS and OS X, Windows, and Linux/UNIX based-resources, Progent can help you to set up and manage a single directory instead of a different directory or separate user records for each platform. Your clients will be able to shift effortlessly between macOS and OS X and Microsoft Windows devices ó and have the convenience of authenticated one-time sign-on access to directory-based network resources.
- Voice over Expertise
Voice over IP is telephony technology that transmits voice communications over a network using Internet Protocol (IP) standards. Progent's certified consultants are experienced with a variety of VoIP solutions, including products powered by Cisco's Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data (AVVID). Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional to assist your organization to install Cisco VoIP technology. Progent can evaluate your existing network and Internet access infrastructure to determine whether your system is optimized to support Voice over IP, assist you to select and integrate Cisco hardware and software appropriate for your present requirements and growth plans, and integrate your Cisco Voice over IP solution with products from other vendors.
- Apple Xserve Servers, Xserve RAID, and Xsan SAN Consulting Help
Progentís long background with the UNIX operating system in business environments allows Progent to offer consulting services for Apple's Xserve technology so you can maximize the competitive value of your Mac system. Apple Computer's Xserve is based on the macOS and Mac OS X Server, the UNIX operating system based on standards-based network technology. Xserve provides multi-platform support for file sharing, as well as Apache web serve, POP and IMAP email, QuickTime Streaming Server, and DNS. Xserve RAID offers affordable, high-capacity Ultra ATA drive technology with a standards-based 2Gb Fibre Channel interface for fast, fault-tolerant access. Xserve RAID runs with Apple macOS and OS X Server, Microsoft Windows servers, Linux or Netware servers and allows network users to share as much as two petabytes (2PB) of disk space. A Storage Area Network enables you to pool data over multiple RAID devices for improved enhanced performance, giving each client a connection to centralized data over a high-speed Fibre Channel network.
- Fast Wireless Access
If your company is deploying 802.11 (WiFi) wireless technology to increase the coverage or expedite the installation of your LAN, Progent can assist you to design a viable wireless layout, identify cost-effective components, configure Apple Airport or other wireless access points, and set up wireless LAN client interfaces, bridges, antennas, and associated equipment. Progent can also help you to create a wireless security plan that fits within the security strategy for your entire business network. In addition, Progent can show you how to design, implement, and maintain point-to-point bridges that provide an inexpensive means to incorporate multiple physical buildings into a seamless network.
If your organization is in need of a macOS or OS X network consultant or system engineer, phone Progent at 800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.