MCSE and/or MCITP:EA, Microsoft MCSE and/or MCITP:EA Consultant San Francisco Bay Area
Progent is seeking proven Sr. Microsoft information technology consultants in the San Francisco Bay Area to assist a variety of small and midsize businesses to manage IT environments powered by Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008, and Microsoft Exchange 2007 to 2016. Key areas of knowledge include system infrastructure, AD design and repair, Exchange-based email, security, and server monitoring.
Why Consultants Are Teaming with Progent
Progent is a progressive computer consulting and IT outsourcing company based in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Unique models for client marketing, service delivery, network infrastructure, and employee compensation have enabled Progent to be one of the most rapidly growing and most respected Microsoft Partners in the United States. Our extensive support database and team approach to problem resolution has allowed Progent to retain a strong staff and a loyal international client base.
If you are a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE),
joining Progent and working for Progent's clients will expand your skills through interaction with Progent's staff of collaborative, high-productivity engineers. Progent's focus on providing IT consulting and network help to small and mid-size companies will give you the chance to work closely with decision makers and add measurably to the growth of exciting businesses. In addition, Progent's virtual office infrastructure provides state-of-the-art technology for remote support and wireless communications to enable you to implement fast solutions when you take on business-critical tasks.
Senior Microsoft IT Consulting Expert
Work from home, virtual office environment
Support and troubleshoot Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008-based IT environments
Work onsite and online to identify and resolve urgent and ongoing problems related to availability, protection, performance, accessibility, and overall productivity
Deploy, configure and troubleshoot applications on Microsoft Windows Servers
Install, configure Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 desktop PCs and laptops
Configure and analyze a variety of network services and applications including AD, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, DFS & NTFRS
Design information technology topologies including virtualized environments and private/dedicated/hybrid cloud designs
Support and administer Microsoft Outlook client with back office Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Office suite, phone communications, and Internet connectivity
Design and carry out updates to MS desktop operating system, Windows Server, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server
Design and test security policies including on-premises high availability, resilience, backup/restore and anti-virus plus offsite or cloud-based disaster recovery
Efficient network architecture and proactive server monitoring
Minimum Work Experience Requirements
10+ yearsí background in PC, server management and network Infrastructure support (new software deployment, device setup, problem identification and repair)
5+ years consulting experience
Ability to debug software application problems including workstation software compatibility issues, server problems, data service problems, and access problems
Experience in business application support (Microsoft products)
Proven ability to work effectively in a virtual office setting, delivering consistent follow-up and taking advantage remote access and mobile connectivity technology
Operates independently and shows strong sense of responsibility and initiative
Possess a working knowledge of networking layers L1-L7 and excellent troubleshooting skills in L1-L4
Credentials Required Current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP:EA)
If you want to be considered for this position, please send your qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the job number of the opening that you are asking about.
Small to middle size companies can now enjoy all the advantages of Operations Manager and also have quick access to Progentís Microsoft qualified IT support professionals. With Progent's affordably priced IT support packages, small organizations can choose a basic System Center Operations Manager-based co-sourcing package with server monitoring, reporting, Help Desk and online service or a complete 24x7 outsourcing package. Progent offers expertise in Operations Manager 2007 to provide small company networks enterprise-class reliability, protection, and performance.
Progent provides small and medium size companies professional consulting for Intrusion Protection Systems and IPsec VPN solutions from major firewall and Virtual Private Network security vendors including WatchGuard, Juniper Networks, and SonicWALL. Progent can show you how to create a comprehensive security strategy and choose the right technologies from a variety of suppliers to support your security goals while sticking within your budget restraints.
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and enables fast restoration of critical files, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged as a result of component failures, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's disaster recovery consultants can provide advanced support to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when necessary, can assist you to restore your critical data.
Progent offers affordable online access to a certified Oracle DBA consultant or an Oracle application programmer. Progent offers comprehensive database administration services for all versions of Oracle including 10g and 11g and can also assist you to plan, build, update, or troubleshoot Oracle applications based on SQL and PL/SQL. Progent also can provide support for Data Guard and Streams replication tools and Oracle Recovery Manager.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting and Management service offers comprehensive hosting of a small organization's production servers in an environment that delivers the highest degree of dependability and scalability and is in addition simple to transfer to any data center. ProSight Virtual Hosting and management options are based on proven virtualization architectures that allow small and midsize businesses with mixed- platform environments to economize significantly on the costs of capital equipment, system maintenance, and IT management while achieving world-class reliability and an unprecedented level of vendor flexibility.
Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting and Management service provides complete hosting of a small or mid-size organization's production servers in a solution that gives the maximum level of dependability and scalability and is in addition easy to transfer to any data center. ProSight Virtual Hosting services are based upon mature virtualization techniques that allow small businesses with multi- platform IT systems to save dramatically on the costs of capital equipment, infrastructure maintenance, and network management while achieving world-class fault tolerance and an unmatched degree of vendor flexibility.
Microsoft Small Business Server (SBS) is a low-cost suite of essential servers that offers the foundation for a powerful but manageable IT network. The IT sophistication of the Microsoft .NET components included with Small Business Server requires a computer consultant with hands-on experience designing and integrating seamless, comprehensive business technology environments. Progent's Small Business Server professionals have an average of over a decade of background integrating computer networks powered by Microsoft platforms. This experience assures you success in deploying, administering, and troubleshooting IT solutions that include the Microsoft Small Business Server package of servers and productivity software.
Progent's certified professionals can help you to evaluate the benefits of Windows Server 2012 R2 for your company, develop test environments and rollout plans, tune your network infrastructure for on-premises, multi-site, private or public cloud-based, and hybrid datacenters, educate your IT management staff, create an enterprise-wide security plan, automate IT management, help with creating applications, and build and validate a DR/BC plan.
Progent offers access to the cost-effective support of online Internet connectivity consultants to help your organization to assess or update your Internet services so your Internet connectivity solution matches your business needs. Support services provided by Progent's engineers include assessment of your current bandwidth use, carrier and plan analysis and ordering, network provisioning, and managing a smooth move to a different carrier and/or service arrangement. Network provisioning can include optimizing existing routers and switches and configuring additional ones, implementing firewalls, and designing dependable BGP configurations.
Microsoft Small Business Server (SBS) is an affordable suite of server products that offers the basis for a feature-rich but easy-to-manage IT network. The integration demands of the Microsoft .NET functions included with Microsoft Small Business Server calls for a network consultant with real-world expertise and extensive knowledge in planning and implementing cohesive end-to-end information technology solutions. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have extensive experience with the technologies incorporated in SBS 2011 and Microsoft SBS 2008. This expertise assures you success in installing, administering, and servicing IT solutions based on the SBS line of servers and programs.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts have over a decade of background planning, implementing, optimizing and troubleshooting Microsoft SCOM solutions and can provide companies of all sizes expert remote or onsite consulting services for SCOM 2012. Progent can help your company to design a topology for SCOM 2012 servers that delivers the responsiveness and resilience required to watch over your IT resources efficiently, whether your datacenters are onsite, cloud-based, or a mixed solution. Progent's SCOM consultants can also help you to install and set up Microsoft SCOM 2012 management packs based on leading practices for monitoring network fabric as well as both Microsoft and 3rd-party apps and services. In addition, Progent can provide responsive online or on-premises technical support to help you to fix serious problems uncovered by System Center 2012 Operations Manager.
Progentís Microsoft certified consultants provide small and medium size companies world-class consulting services for Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003. SMS 2003 is Microsoft's solution for change and configuration management. SMS 2003, included in Microsoft System Center 200, allows you to deliver important software quickly and reliably to specified users, reduce software costs and adhere to licensing agreements by understanding usage profiles, enhance Windows protection by improving your awareness of vulnerability and by delivering critical patches, manage your external workforce through industry standards independent of connection or geography, and lower operational expenses by fully exploiting the management capabilities incorporated into Windows. Progentís SMS engineers can help you use SMS effectively for automated software and application installation, security patch control, and asset monitoring management including software and hardware inventory.
If you are producing UNIX or Linux software in an environment that includes Microsoft Windows-based servers, PCs, and office applications, Progent can provide full-service network support outsourcing that allows you to focus on your area of high-value know-how without the continual distraction of maintaining your company information system. Through the use of smart network monitoring and by delivering online and in-person support as your business needs it, Progent offers an economical alternative for managing an IT system that features excellent availability, protection, and performance. Progent's developer support services include full-service information technology outsourcing, virtual infrastructure, remote and in-person support and repair, 24x7 monitoring services, and Helpdesk outsourcing.
Progent is among the most qualified network consulting firms in the San Francisco Bay Area for creating e-mail solutions powered by Exchange 2000 Server. Progent is skilled in helping small and mid-size companies get all the advantages of Exchange Server 2000 under typical scenarios such as upgrading from Exchange 5.5, migration from an ISP-managed or POP3 e-mail system, and jobbing out your Exchange 2000 administration.
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that utilizes next generation behavior analysis tools to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against new malware assaults like ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely escape traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to automate the complete threat progression including protection, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats.
NetApp MetroCluster is a disaster recovery software suite that uses failover storage clustering along with replication to provide fast, zero data loss disaster recovery between sites located as far as 300km apart. Progent's team of seasoned IT experts can help your business to design, deploy, manage, upgrade, test and troubleshoot a disaster recovery system based on NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can assist you to select a topology for your MetroCluster environment that aligns with your functional needs and IT budget. Progent can ensure you adhere to leading practices for configuring your MetroCluster solution by delivering guidance with tasks such as assigning disk pools and shelf IDs, determining aggregate and plexes layout, provisioning volumes, setting up Data ONTAP configuration replication service, installing switches, designing a tiebreaker mechanism, setting up a TCP/IP configuration replication network between your storage clusters, and testing your DR solution to verify compliance with information assurance standards and regulatory mandates.
Progentís Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity (DR/BC) specialists have extensive experience helping small businesses to minimize system downtime by providing affordable remote consulting services for disaster recovery/business continuity planning, fault-tolerant network architecture, data backup and restore systems, and non-disruptive system maintenance. Progentís business continuity experts can assist your company to plan and test an efficient business continuity plan that matches your business needs and IT budget. Progentís disaster recovery engineers can help you to architect, implement, and support fault-tolerant technologies including non-stop Internet connectivity, virtualized servers, clustering, network load balancing, transparent off-site backup, and geographically dispersed data centers.
Email Guard by Postini offers constantly updated spam and virus blocking, data filtering, and security from email-based DHA attacks and DSA attacks. Progent is a Postini aggregator and service firm. If your business is too small to purchase for a regular Postini license, you can still get the use of Postiniís Perimeter Manager technology through Progentís E-Mail Guard spam filtering and antivirus service program. Progentís certified e-mail security consultants can help you create an email defense plan that incorporates anti-spam and antivirus products and processes.
For enterprise project management support, Progent offers the services of senior IT professionals with years of background in technology management, program development, and business process design for organizations ranging from Big 4 companies to dot-com startups to state government agencies. These high-level IT managers offer project management skills to help enterprise clients follow best practices to ensure that development or deployment projects are completed on schedule and on budget.
Progentís Microsoft-certified consultants can provide businesses of any size consulting, technical support, and application development expertise for Microsoft SharePoint Server and SharePoint Online. Microsoft SharePoint is an enterprise platform that uses web technology for intelligently connecting people, teams and information. Microsoft SharePoint Server offers a common location for your employees or clients to access, organize, distribute and interact with relevant information, files, and software and to communicate with other people. Microsoft SharePoint enables quicker and more intelligent decisions, more effective access across groups and more streamlined business processes. Windows SharePoint Services connect workers, clients, workgroups and major tasks with the data theyíve developed in a manner that makes data easy to find, retrieve and re-use. Progent's certified SharePoint consultants can assist you to manage your existing SharePoint ecosystem or upgrade to the current release of SharePoint Server or to SharePoint Online.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting experts have more than 10 years of background designing, implementing, enhancing and troubleshooting System Center Operations Manager environments and can provide organizations of all sizes advanced remote or onsite consulting services for Microsoft SCOM 2012. Progent can help you to design a topology for SCOM 2012 servers that provides the performance and resilience required to watch over your IT resources efficiently, whether your infrastructure are onsite, in the cloud, or a mixed solution. Progent's SCOM consultants can also help you to import and customize System Center 2012 Operations Manager management packs according to industry best practices for monitoring network fabric and both Microsoft and 3rd-party applications and services. In addition, Progent can deliver fast online or on-premises technical support to assist you to fix critical problems uncovered by System Center 2012 Operations Manager.
Progent's Cisco Meraki wireless AP experts offer remote and on-premises support services to help businesses of all sizes to design, deploy, maintain, upgrade or debug Wi-Fi networks that utilize Cisco Meraki APs. Progent can help your business to set up and support Cisco's Meraki-based wireless infrastructure for sites that range from a telecommuter's home or a remote office to a large campus or a multi-site enterprise. Progent can also assist you to integrate other Cisco technology including Catalyst and Nexus switches, ASR routers and firewalls to build a seamless ecosystem that provides identical access, responsiveness, security compliance, ease of management and uptime for wired and wireless users regardless of their mobility or computing device.
Progent's service experts in Mac and Microsoft Windows technology can show you how to integrate Apple Macintosh and Windows systems into seamless environments with full sharing and collaboration functionality. Allowing efficient co-existence among a mix of servers and desktops powered by Mac OS and Microsoft Windows calls for broad knowledge of and background with Mac and Windows products. Progent's background in Windows and Apple service makes it possible to provide world class support to businesses that depend on these platforms to maintain their strategic edge. Progent can also assist your business to integrate Apple's iPhones and iPads to operate with smoothly with your Windows network.
Email Guard by Postini offers continually updated spam and virus filtering, content filtering, and protection from e-mail-borne DHA attacks and DSA attacks. Progent is a Postini aggregator and service specialist. If your business is too small to qualify for a regular Postini license, you can still have access to Postiniís Perimeter Manager technology via Progentís E-Mail Guard antispam and virus protection service offering. Progentís certified email protection professionals can show you how to create an email security plan that features spam filtering and anti-virus technologies and policies.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial, previously known as SyteLine, is an ERP solution that embodies more than 25 years of background helping manufacturing and distribution companies to manage complicated supply chains and improve the efficiency of key business processes in order to bring products to market quickly and adhere to customer commitments dependably. Progent offers the skills of an ERP consultant with over 20 years of background working with the Infor CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine platform. Progent can provide online or on-premises services that can range from occasional advice to solution design and project management outsourcing or co-sourcing. Sample consulting services available from Progent for CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine include installation, migration, business analysis, application development, CPQ, web site integration, troubleshooting, data conversion, Amazon AWS integration, disaster recovery planning, and database administration.
Remote management cards give network administrators full control of a server without the requirement for an on-site visit. Through these management cards, all console screen information plus keyboard and mouse functionality are exported to a remote session to a support expert who can be situated anywhere in the world. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco authorized engineers can help you to plan, implement, and manage a fault-tolerant company network that includes remote management cards and Progent can use these remote management cards to provide low-cost off-site technical support. Progent is familiar with a number of remote management cards such as Aten IP9001 remote management cards, American Megatrends remote server management cards, Dell DRAC cards, HP Lights-Out remote management cards, and Peppercon eRIC remote server management cards.
Exchange Servers and Apple Mac computers can co-exist efficiently. Progent's Mac and Microsoft qualified consultants can show you how to set up Microsoft Entourage and Exchange so your Apple Macintosh users are able to collaborate with colleagues who run Microsoft Outlook. With Exchange and Entourage 2008 or 2004 for Mac, Exchange and Apple Macintosh systems can coexist, enabling Mac users to receive and send email, search the Exchange global address list, import addresses, sync up appointments, and alert people to meetings with your Exchange account. Progent will make sure that your Exchange Server is properly configured and that WebDAV and Outlook Web Access are working. Progent also offers specialized one-on-one Entourage education.
Progent's Computer Help Desk Outsourcing Support Services for desktop technical support are designed specifically for small businesses who need fast access to a Help Desk Service Center with expert phone support and full escalation capability but who have to work within a restricted information technology budget. Key components of Progent's Help Desk Outsourcing Services are Help Desk Phone Support, Optional Remote Access Support, System Evaluation, Expert Prioritization, Virtual Helpdesk Support, By-the-Minute Billing, and Help Desk Applications Recommendation and Integration.
Progent's expert support team can show you how to define and deploy a smooth in-place Microsoft Exchange 2003 migration strategy that minimizes productivity downtime, reduces long-term service requirements, and makes your Exchange 2003 Server easy to administer. For complicated multi-server or multi-location upgrades, Progent has the experience to complete your project rapidly and economically. Progent's Exchange 2003 help, troubleshooting, and design services include expertise with the configuration of third-party enhancements of Exchange 2003 Server that are best aligned to your business needs.
Progent's Symantec consultants can help you support legacy Symantec firewall and VPN appliances such as the Raptor and Symantec VelociRaptor family or help you migrate to current firewall technology. Progent can also help you design and implement a complete security plan that can include firewall/VPN devices and utilities, outsourced security and network defense services, system monitoring software, and formal policies and processes. Progent has the skill to be your single resource for continuing network support, administration, training, and security expertise.
Progent's Microsoft-certified network experts can help you to assess the value of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 for your business and can assist your IT staff to plan and implement a smooth upgrade to Microsoft Exchange 2010 from Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 or Microsoft Exchange 2007 that will offer fast payback by improving your workers' efficiency, lowering the cost of equipment and support, streamlining administration, and consolidating your key communications technologies.
Progent's company culture will allow you to become a better professional by improving your information technology knowledge and increasing the satisfaction of your clients. Progent delivers this promise by attracting the top professional experts for you to operate with, offering an advanced system architecture, running specialized application utilities to deliver the maximum level of service, and by optimizing proven business models for finding and keeping customers.
Progent offers a wide array of affordable support services to help your company to deploy, configure, repair, and administer workstations and notebooks based on Windows, Apple macOS and OS X, or various versions of Linux. Progent can provide onsite or remote assistance for individual machines or laptops or work with your business to plan and carry out a company-wide migration to new or revised OS software and applications. Progent can also supply engineers and technical workers to help you to plan for and implement an office relocation or consolidation designed to cause minimal interruption to your business.
Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows 2003 Server engineers can provide computer support and IT consulting for the complete family of Microsoft .NET Servers, Microsoft Windows 2003 Server, and Microsoft Windows 2000 Server. Progent's Windows 2003 migration, integration, update, and support services include system design, deployment, project management, in-person and off-site technical support and troubleshooting, Help Desk outsourcing, expert security consulting, comprehensive outsourcing, and expert co-sourcing.
Lync 2010 provides IM, Presence, voice/video conferencing, desktop sharing, as well as VoIP and traditional PSTN voice communication. Lync Server 2010 can extend the capability of Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and Office desktop or cloud-based Office 365 and simplify management through integration with Windows AD. Lync can also reduce capital and operational costs by doing away with Voice-over-IP equipment and subscription fees, PBX gear, or legacy teleconferencing technology. Progent's certified unified communications consultants offer remote and on-premises support to assist your company to maintain and repair your current Lync 2010 environment or evaluate the benefits of migrating from Lync to Skype for Business, which is the renamed and revamped version of the product family. Progent can also assist you to design and carry out an efficient Skype for Business upgrade.
E-Mail Guard from Postini provides continually updated spam and virus blocking, content filtering, and protection from email-based DHA attacks and DSA attacks. Progent is a Postini aggregator and service firm. If your organization is too small to qualify for a regular Postini license, you can still get the use of Postiniís Perimeter Management technology through Progentís E-Mail Guard antispam and anti-virus aggregation offering. Progentís expert email security professionals can show you how to develop an email security strategy that includes anti-spam and virus defense services and processes.
If your business runs a Sun Solaris environment or a multi-OS computer system, Progent's CISM and ISSAP-qualified security specialists can assist your whole enterprise in a wide range of security areas such as security administration practices, security design and strategies, access control products and methodology, software development security, business processes security, physical security, communications, infrastructure and Internet security, and disaster recovery planning. CISM, CISSP and ISSAP define the basic skills and international standards of performance that information security managers are expected to master. These accreditations offer executive management the confidence that consultants who have achieved their CISM, CISSP or ISSAP certification have the background and theory to offer effective security support and consulting services.
Progent is one of the most qualified network support firms in Northern California for integrating email solutions based on Microsoft Exchange 2000. Progent is skilled in helping small and mid-size companies receive the full advantages of Microsoft Exchange 2000 under common situations including upgrading from Microsoft Exchange 5.5, moving from an ISP-based or POP3 e-mail environment, and outsourcing your Microsoft Exchange 2000 support.
Progent delivered a wireless integration solution that allowed a school to improve productivity and avoid the recurring costs of a dedicated data connection. Progent recommended a Proxim Tsunami wireless 60Mbps bridge. The low-cost building-to-building Proxim bridge is intended for connecting remote sites up to 2.5 miles apart and can reach even longer ranges. This wireless solution provided better bandwidth and reliability than simply amplifying the 802.11b wireless connection, and since it uses the 5.8Ghz band it provided protection against local interference.
Progent's Mac networking consultants can assist you with a wide range of network infrastructure issues including network architecture, off-site and mobile access, internetwork communication, protection, and new technologies including VoIP and fast wireless connectivity. For company networks based exclusively on Mac OS X or for environments incorporating a mix of Mac, Linux/UNIX and Windows based servers and workstations, Progent has the experience and depth to deal with the challenge of planning, configuring, and supporting a system architecture that is reliable, safe, productive and supportive of your corporate objectives. Progent can show you how to configure Appleís Xserve enterprise servers, Apple's Xserve RAID zero-downtime storage systems, and Apple's Xsan SAN systems. Progent can also provide skilled professionals to help you with Cisco routers and switches.
Progent's UNIX platform support services provide small businesses and developers help with managing and supporting UNIX, Linux or Solaris systems that coexist with Microsoft-powered technology. Progent offers your business access to UNIX consultants, support professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security experts with CISSP certification. This broad range of experience offers you a convenient one-stop consulting firm to help you create and manage a secure and reliable cross-platform network and communications environment that supports UNIX and Microsoft coexistence by combining Windows with popular versions of UNIX such as Apple macOS and OS X, Solaris, IBM AIX, HP-UX, Berkeley UNIX (BSD), SCO UNIX and Silicon Graphics IRIX (SGI/IRIX or major Linux platforms including RedHat Linux, SuSE Linux, Debian-GNU and Mandrake.
Progent's certified consultants can help you to assess the benefits of Windows Server 2012 R2 for your organization, create pilot environments and migration plans, optimize your network infrastructure for local, multi-location, cloud-based, and partial-cloud environments, train your IT management team, create a corporate-wide security plan, automate network administration, assist with application development, and generate and validate a disaster recovery/business continuity plan.
Progentís computer outsourcing support offerings for small companies feature designing 2003 Server, .NET Server, and Microsoft BackOffice environments, managing upgrades to XP, Windows Server 2003, Active Directory, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, Help Desk Call Center, remote and on-premises repair, resolving chronic integration problems, and producing a comprehensive security strategy. Progent can show you how to maximize system availability and performance via zero-downtime technologies, resilient network architecture, and proactive network monitoring. Progent also offers special project help for large-scale upgrades and can help with needs assessment, product inventory, bill of materials development, vendor qualification, purchasing logistics, and professional documentation. Progentís computer outsourcing service also features education for office productivity programs such as Microsoft Office XP.
The server cluster technology built into the Datacenter and Enterprise editions of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is dramatically redesigned to streamline the deployment, configuration, and management of server clusters that offer improved levels of system availability, protection, performance, and flexibility. New or enhanced capabilities include cluster verification, revamped setup and deployment, unified cluster management, redesigned cluster infrastructure for maximum availability, hardened security and quorum structure, minimization of failure points, more storage and RAM capacity, and enhancements for multi-site clusters. Progent's clustered server consultants can assist your company evaluate the business benefits of failover clusters, plan and implement an installation, train your network support staff to manage your failover clusters, provide continuing consulting and technical help services, and produce and test a disaster recovery plan.
Progent's certified Windows 2003 Server engineers can provide computer help and expert consulting services for the complete family of Microsoft .NET Enterprise Servers, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and Microsoft Windows Server 2000. Progent's Microsoft Windows 2003 upgrade, configuration, administration, and support offerings include network planning, installation, project management, on-premises and remote network support and repair, Call Center outsourcing, expert security services, comprehensive outsourcing, and expert co-sourcing.
Progent delivers the services of Microsoft and Cisco-qualified network support professionals to show customers economical alternatives to help companies optimize the value of Microsoft and Cisco technology. For networks that range from remote offices to nationwide corporations, Progent's network consultants can assist you to improve your information system's e-mail infrastructure, protection, availability, throughput, and IT administration.
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, retrieve and safeguard information about your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time spent searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you require the instant you need it.
Progentís wireless consultants can help small businesses plan, select, test, deploy and maintain secure building-to-building wireless bridges that integrate seamlessly into your IT network while providing a degree of protection that equals or excels wired connections. Progent offers experience in wireless network products from Cisco Aironet and Meraki, Proxim, and additional small business wireless vendors and can help you identify and install the wireless connectivity technology that align best your company requirements.
Progent's Data Center engineers can show you how to select high availability data centers that meet the particular needs of your company. High availability co-location sites are especially attractive to small organizations because of their low cost and convenience compared to pursuing a do-it-yourself approach. Trying to create an on-site data center that offers even a minimum level of fault tolerance is too costly for typical small businesses. Progent can show you how to reap all the advantages of non-stop data centers and fault tolerant colo sites by providing a complete array of engineering and maintenance services.
Progent can help you to deploy Cisco's infrastructure technology to build a robust foundation for your local, private cloud, or hybrid data center and streamline operations in vital areas such as resource consolidation, security and compliance, manageability, availability, and disaster recovery.
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and enables fast recovery of vital data, applications and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images/. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's disaster recovery specialists can provide advanced support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can assist you to restore your critical data.
Configuration Manager automates software provisioning at scale, simplifies compliance settings control, keeps track of network resources, guards against company data leakage, provides network health reporting, allows safe self service, and offers a single point of control for administering multi-operating system networks running on-premises, cloud, or hybrid deployment models. Progent's Microsoft-certified SCCM consulting team and Microsoft Azure cloud integration experts can help businesses of any size with any facet of designing, installing, operating and troubleshooting a System Center Configuration Manager deployment for on-premises, cloud-based, or hybrid environments.
Microsoft Exchange and Apple Mac workstations can co-exist efficiently. Progent's Mac and Microsoft qualified consultants can show you how to install Microsoft Entourage and Microsoft Exchange Server so your Apple Macintosh users can work closely with teammates who use Microsoft Outlook. With Microsoft Exchange and Entourage 2008 or 2004 for Mac, Exchange and Apple Macintosh software can collaborate, enabling Mac users to get and send messages, examine the GAL, import addresses, sync up calendars, and invite people to conferences with your Microsoft Exchange account. Progent will verify that your Exchange Server is appropriately configured and that LDAP and Outlook Web connectivity are enabled. Progent also offers customized onsite Entourage education.
Progentís colocation center support services are designed for businesses with equipment located at IDCs or data center colo hosting facilities and requiring timely on-premises assistance at the colocation site plus off-site help from Microsoft and Cisco qualified professionals. Progent provides a complete range of Internet Data Centers and data center and colo consulting services such as network topology evaluation, Windows and UNIX server integration and maintenance, troubleshooting for server and communications infrastructure, development and deployment of high availability configurations, defining and implementing layered security defenses, firewall integration and support, configuring load balancing environments, and creating high-availability server clustering configurations.
Progent's SonicWALL experts can show you how to deploy, maintain, and update SonicWALL firewall appliances inculding the current SonicWALL NSA family of appliances and the legacy SonicWALL PRO 2040 devices. Progent's CISSP certified consultants, CISM qualified security professionals, and CISA certified security audit specialists can help you design an end-to-end security plan, including documented policies, and build security into your corporate processes.
If your business runs a Sun Solaris network or a mixed-platform IT environment, Progent's CISM and CISSP-certified security specialists can help your entire organization in a wide array of security areas including security administration procedures, security design and models, access management products and techniques, applications development security, business processes security, hardware security, telecommunications, infrastructure and web security, and disaster recovery preparedness. CISM and ISSAP stipulate the fundamental competencies and worldwide standards of knowledge that information security managers are expected to possess. These accreditations offer IT management the assurance that consultants who have earned their CISM, CISSP or ISSAP certification have demonstrated the experience and theory to offer world-class security support and engineering help.
Progent's network engineers can assist your company to streamline desktop change and update management by delivering support for administration tools such as Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Systems Management Server, and Windows Server Update Services.
Progent's Microsoft-certified engineers can help you plan, document, carry out, administer, and repair a system-wide migration to 64-bit server and desktop operating systems and business applications. Progent can help you test your 64-bit environment to make sure it supports all of the key 32-bit applications that you want to retain as well as the new 64-bit versions of applications you wish to install.
Server growth wreaks havoc on network budgets and management resources. Server reduction through a virtual architecture promises lower TCO of servers and quicker return on investment, more efficient utilization of physical computers, simplified operations, increased system availability, and easier management. Typical usage scenarios for virtual machines are hardware consolidation, economical platforms for line-of-business legacy software based on obsolete operating systems, and inexpensive isolation of software development or evaluation environments from production systems.
Progent is among the most experienced network consulting companies in Northern California for integrating email and messaging solutions powered by Microsoft Exchange 2000. Progent is skilled in helping small companies get all the advantages of Exchange 2000 for typical situations including upgrading from Microsoft Exchange 5.5, moving from an ISP-based or POP3 e-mail system, and outsourcing your Microsoft Exchange 2000 support.
Progent's Juniper-certified network engineers can assist your organization to design and carry out the installation of Juniper J Series firewall/VPN routers, configure security policies and fault-tolerant redundancy, and provide ongoing technical consulting and troubleshooting services.