Progent's Apple macOS and Mac OS X networking consultants can assist you with a broad array of network infrastructure topics including network configuration, online and mobile connectivity, internetwork compatibility, security, and rapidly evolving technologies such as Voice over IP and broadband wireless connectivity. For information networks built solely on Apple Macintosh or for environments that utilize a combination of Apple Macintosh, Linux, and Microsoft Windows-powered servers and workstations, Progent has the knowledge and depth to handle the challenge of planning, configuring, and maintaining a network architecture that is reliable, secure, efficient, and appropriate for your business goals. Progent can assist your company to install Appleís Xserve enterprise servers, Xserve RAID fault-tolerant disk solutions, and Xsan SAN technology. Progent can also provide Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers to maintain Cisco network appliances.
Network support consulting services available from Progent for macOS and Mac OS X technology include:
- System Architecture
Progentís system architects offer assistance in all facets of network infrastructure such as high-availability servers and storage systems, redundant Internet connectivity, enterprise-wide security compliant with regulatory standards, expandability, server clustering, load balancing, multi-site connectivity, disaster recovery planning, and strategic use of third-party data centers. Progentís provides the combined knowledge of seasoned engineers with expertise in Apple Mac, Cisco, Microsoft, and other major platforms and can apply leading practices to assist your company to create a robust and easy-to-manage business network.
- Remote and Mobile Access
Progent's experts in Apple and Cisco integration can assist you to create and manage a network environment that reliably accommodates users who connect from remote offices, from home, or on the road. Progent's wireless connectivity specialists can assist your organization to set up notebooks, handheld devices, messaging servers, databases, and line-of-business software to synchronize seamlessly in order to keep your vital information current and easily available. Progent has long experience assisting businesses deploy and administer wireless appliances by providing services that include Apple iPhone integration and management, Google Android phone integration and management, and RIM BlackBerry integration. Progent's CISA and CISSP-certified consultants can also assist your company to strengthen your security policies and procedures to deal with remote and mobile security issues including technologies for validating clients, encoding communication connections, configuring Virtual Private Networks, and efficiently managing volume rollouts of mobile computing products.
- Internetwork Connectivity
Progentís system professionals have the depth of background to offer help in a wide range of networking technologies and architectures. Progentís Apple macOS and OS X specialists can help your organization to take advantage of Open Directory, Appleís open-systems directory and network authentication services architecture. Open Directory is based on proven open source technologies like Open LDAP and Kerberos for transparent interoperability with other standards-based LDAP servers. Progentís experience with MS Windows and other networking technology can make it easy for you integrate with Microsoftís proprietary Active Directory and Novellís eDirectory. If your network utilizes a combination of Apple macOS and OS X, Windows, and Linux based-resources, Progent can help you to set up and manage a single directory instead of a different directory or separate client records for each platform. Your users will be able to shift easily between Apple macOS and OS X and Windows computers ó and have the convenience of authenticated one-time log-in availability of directory-based network resources.
- Voice over IP (VoIP) Help
Voice over IP (VoIP) refers to telephony technology that transmits digitized voice across a the Internet based on Internet Protocol (IP) standards. Progent's network consultants are skilled in a variety of Voice over IP solutions, including devices and applications based on Cisco's AVVID architecture. Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco CCNP to help you to install Cisco Voice over IP solutions. Progent can assess your existing network and Internet access infrastructure to see if your system is optimized to handle Voice over IP, assist you to select and integrate Cisco products that fit with your present situation and future growth strategy, and combine your Cisco Voice over IP products with technology from other vendors.
- Apple Computer Xserve Servers, Xserve Disk Array, and Xsan SAN Technology
Progentís substantial background with the UNIX operating system in commercial environments allows Progent to offer integration services for Xserve technology that lets you maximize the competitive value of your Mac network. Appleís Xserve is based on the macOS and Mac OS X Server, a UNIX operating system based on open standards network services. Xserve provides cross-platform capability for file sharing, as well as WebDAV server, POP and IMAP email, ftp, and DHCP. Xserve RAID combines economical, large-capacity Ultra ATA drive technology with an industry standard 2Gb Fibre Channel for fast, fault-tolerant access. Xserve RAID works with Apple macOS and OS X Server, Windows servers, or Linux servers and permits clients to share as much as 2 petabytes of files and volumes. A Storage Area Network enables you to transfer data across multiple RAID drives for improved enhanced performance, giving every client access to shared storage via a fast Fibre Channel network.
- Fast Wireless Access
If your organization is using 802.11 (WiFi) wireless networking to expand the reach or expedite the installation of your office LAN, Progent can assist you to design a robust wireless layout, identify appropriate components, configure Apple Airport or other access points, and install wireless adapters, bridges, antennas, and related products. Progent can also assist you to develop a wireless security plan that aligns with the security plan for your entire business network. In addition, Progent can show you how to plan, install, and maintain point-to-point/multipoint bridges that give you an affordable way to include many buildings into a cohesive network.
If you are looking for a macOS or OS X network specialist or system designer, call Progent at 800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.