Immediate Online Troubleshooting for Washington DC Information Networks
Immediate Phone Consulting for Washington DC SystemsFor companies in Washington DC, Progent provides remote help for information systems based on Microsoft Windows, Cisco, Macintosh, or Linux/UNIX technology. Progent's Microsoft certified professionals have delivered online support to businesses in every state in the U.S. (Refer to recommendations from Progent's customers.) In addition, Progent offers the consultation services of Cisco CCIE-certified network specialists to handle complex infrastructure issues, plus the services of CISSP and CISM-accredited security consultants to help with advanced security design and troubleshooting jobs.

Progent's remote technical support engineers offer exceptional value due to the fact that they have the real-world background and are equipped with the sophisticated technology necessary to resolve most network issues rapidly. This lowers immediate expenses since solutions use up minimal chargeable minutes. Remote support also eliminates the cost of sending a consultant to your site. Your organization saves even more in indirect costs by minimizing or eliminating network outages and related losses due to business discontinuity, disgruntled clients, idle employees, and distracted executives. Progent's extensive online technical support experience is particularly important in environments that are dependent on public clouds for critical infrastructure or software such as Azure, Amazon AWA, or Office 365 Exchange Online, where on-premises IT support may not be an alternative.

Progent's pricing model for online support is designed to leverage your IT service investment. Progent charges on a per-minute basis for phone assistance, so you are invoiced exclusively for the support that you actually get. In contrast to typical remote support firms, Progent asks for no initialization fee or minimum fees. Progent's one-minute billing unit and clean policy for pricing do away with scenarios where fast fixes manage to end up as big bills. Progent's penchant for handling technical issues quickly means your business saves cash.

Progent's Online Support Tools
Through years of experience, Progent has refined a collection of optimized technologies and field-proven methodologies that ensure the highest level of effectiveness for online help and repair for IT systems of all sizes. Progent provides safe VPN support for VPN gateways from a variety of popular companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and Checkpoint. Secure VPN connectivity enables the consultants of Progent's remote service group to connect to your system without breaching system security.

Progent's sophisticated service reporting application stores thorough records of the support that Progent's clients have been provided. Progent's team engineers have access to the specifics of all help rendered to every customer by any consultant. This archive of issues and solutions is organized as a conveniently searchable proprietary database that allows Progent's remote support engineers to communicate their experiences with the whole team to ensure that the value of Progent's support services improves daily. Progent's advanced certifications and close partnerships with major vendors including Cisco and Microsoft make available additional massive technical databases and allow fast response from manufacturers' internal engineering staff so Progent's remote service experts can come up with the most efficient resolutions in the least time.

Remote technical support services provided by Progent to businesses in Washington DC include:

Progent's ProSight Fixed-price Managed IT Services for Small and Medium Size Businesses
Progent offers a selection of affordable, fixed-price managed services intended to enable small and mid-size organizations to utilize the same advanced IT solutions deployed by many of the world's leading corporations. Progent's ProSight line of network monitoring and management services addresses all critical aspects of information technology including email content filtering, security and compliance, cloud-based backup/recovery, and infrastructure health monitoring. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that uses the technology of top information security vendors to provide centralized management and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection service that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks like ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely get by traditional signature-based AV products. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to manage the complete malware attack lifecycle including blocking, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of critical files, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can provide advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when necessary, can help you to recover your critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup and Recovery.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for small and mid-sized businesses to diagram, monitor, enhance and debug their networking hardware like switches, firewalls, and access points as well as servers, printers, client computers and other devices. Using state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management technology, ProSight WAN Watch makes sure that network maps are kept updated, captures and manages the configuration information of almost all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and sends notices when problems are discovered. By automating complex management processes, WAN Watch can cut hours off ordinary chores such as network mapping, reconfiguring your network, locating appliances that need important software patches, or resolving performance problems. Find out more details about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring service that incorporates state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) technology to keep your IT system running at peak levels by tracking the state of critical computers that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects a problem, an alert is sent immediately to your designated IT personnel and your Progent engineering consultant so any potential issues can be resolved before they can disrupt your network Learn more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring consulting.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
    With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's network support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hosting environment without a time-consuming and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting provider. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
Special Consulting Services Offered by Progent
Progent can provide the services of world-class remote consulting professionals for special IT programs. Billing rates for ongoing consulting tasks are set based on the qualifications of the consultants involved. Progent's experience with these important areas of computer technology enables clients to complete critical initiatives within budget and on time. Progent's project-based remote engineering services include:
  • Help Desk Support
    Progent's Help Desk Call Center programs for businesses with networks that incorporate Microsoft Windows, Cisco, Apple Mac, or UNIX/Linux products include full-service Call Center outsourcing, virtual Helpdesk support services, and Help Desk operations consulting. Progent's Call Center outsourcing support services are intended for businesses who don't have the money or time to build and maintain an internal Call Center but who need quick communication with a dependable Help Desk Call Center with professional phone support as well as the expertise to escalate the most challenging trouble tickets to advanced engineers.

    Progentís Virtual Call Center is intended for bigger companies and operates as a seamless supplement to your current Call Center organization. Progent's Virtual Help Desk can operate as a an escalation option for the toughest network challenges, or be available in those situations when your regular resources are too busy.

    Progent's Call Center team of veteran network professionals provides your workers in Washington DC immediate access to a large network service resource with substantial background providing telephone-based consulting and remote repair service for computer environments powered by Windows, Cisco, Mac OS X, UNIX, or Linux components. Progent's mission is to give the Help Desk Call Center perception as a key enabler of business productivity, and Progent's aim is to solve and not simply document IT problems.

  • Business Applications Support: Education, Programming, and Problem Solving
    Progent's Applications Consulting staff can supply remote and in-depth consulting expertise and training in special application fields such as Enterprise Requirements Planning, MRP, custom programming for accounting packages, and CRM. Progent also can deliver consulting, custom programming, and training for familiar Microsoft business applications such as Microsoft CRM, Office Project, Microsoft Word, and Excel. To learn more on Progent's consulting, custom development, and education services, go to Progent's Applications Experts Services.

  • Online Network Monitoring Support
    Progent can provide businesses in Washington DC, online network monitoring support based on System Center Operations Manager, configured by Progent for your business so that your network maintenance is proactive and automated. By exposing possible problems before they expand into full-scale emergencies, remote monitoring can avoid disruptive and costly network failures. Progent can also provide help with server and infrastructure monitoring utilities like Nagios and MRTG Graphical Traffic Load Monitor to analyze UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple Mac environments, Microsoft systems, or networks that incorporate multiple platforms.
How Your Washington DC Business Can Contact Progent's Remote Service Professionals
To contact Progent about emergency phone-based support with Microsoft, Apple Mac, or Linux networks, visit Progent's Urgent Phone-Based Support, telephone 1-800-993-9400, or refer to Contact Progent. For organizations and startups in Washington, Progent's phone-based network support engineers are ready to deliver professional and cost-effective system help the moment your business requires it. Long experience providing remote repair services has led to Microsoft Gold certification for Progent's consulting experts and has allowed Progent to develop world-class troubleshooting skills and to refine online connectivity technology to solve network problems quickly while avoiding the expense and lost productivity associated with in-person service visits.

Even if your Washington DC business has a local independent consultant or employs an in-house organization that know how to deal with day-to-day network issues, Progentís Microsoft certified engineers can still offer an easy and seamless virtual expansion of your on-site resources in cases when your regular service personnel either lack the bandwidth or the knowledge to solve unexpected system emergencies or particularly tough integration projects.

Features of Progent's Online Computer Support for Washington DC
Progent's online help, remote troubleshooting, system security expertise, and system administration services offer offices in Washington DC unparalleled leverage for your support investment. Whether you require occasional telephone support and remote troubleshooting or full-time Help Desk Call Center services and network management, Progent's professionals can deliver your office enterprise-level network support while permitting you to eliminate the cost and hassle of maintaining a full-service internal IT staff. Highlights of Progent's National Remote Support program include:

  • Fast Phone Access to Microsoft Certified Professionals
    Progent's staff of Microsoft-certified engineers can deliver fast and economical expertise to offices in Washington DC and is also ideal for networks in more remote areas that have a limited supply of technicians with proven experience supporting Microsoft's current line of server technologies. All Progent phone support staff have over 10 years of background supporting Microsoft products. As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner support company, Progent has access to a broad range of Microsoft support utilities, service information, and continuing education.

  • Per Minute Rates to Reduce Costs
    Progent provides online support on a by-the-minute billing plan, so you pay only for the services you receive. Progent has no minimum fee for online support and asks for no ongoing retainer for services delivered during normal working hours. This keeps you from paying big invoices for simple fixes.

  • Availability of Cisco Network Architecture Experts
    As a Certified Partner for Cisco, Progent can provide help from on-staff professionals who have experience in designing, deploying, and managing networking environments powered by Cisco products. Progent can offer a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional to show you how to build high-speed, reliable, and protected connectivity for wireline and wireless networking.

  • Application Specialists Group
    Progent's basic consulting offerings consist of technology integration, MS Exchange Server consulting, network security planning, and Help Desk Call Center support. Progent's Experts group offers world-class consulting support for specific business applications. Support available from the Application Experts Team includes:
    Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains Support and Programming
    MS Project and Project Online Expertise
    Microsoft Office Excel and Microsoft Office 365 Excel Consulting and Application Development
    Microsoft Office Word and Microsoft Office 365 Word Support
    BI Reporting Development and Troubleshooting
    UNIX, Linux and Solaris Integration
    SQL Server 2016 Software Design and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Application Programming and Debugging
    Oracle Database Administration and Software Development
    MySQL Management Support and Software Development
    Mac Consulting

    By offering a full service one-stop source for IT generalists and application experts, Progent can tailor timely, inexpensive, and comprehensive information technology solutions that address the unique needs of your business.

  • Sophisticated Remote Connectivity Tools
    Secure remote access permits Progent's service professionals to observe precisely what your users see. This makes it easier to produce quick fixes to issues that could otherwise require an expensive personal service call. Effective remote access software and expert engineers combine to enable Progent to resolve most network issues rapidly and affordably. Progent is an industry leader in online troubleshooting and automated system monitoring.

  • Support for Leading VPN Products
    Progent can provide safe VPN connectivity for gateways from major VPN vendors such as Microsoft, Cisco, NetScreen and CheckPoint. Protected VPN online connectivity allows the experts at Progent's Technical Response Center to repair your system remotely without weakening network security.

  • 24-hour Service for High System Uptime
    For offices with mission-critical applications, Progent can provide optional 24x7 online support services. Used in conjunction with automated 24x7 server monitoring based on MS Operations Manager 2007, this service can help produce maximum system availability.

  • Help Desk Call Center
    Progent's Help Desk support programs are intended especially for budget-conscious companies whose clients require instant access to a Help Desk service with expert telephone support and full escalation ability.

How Is Progent Different from Other Service Organizations?
Progent is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner support firm and Progent's staff size, range of IT knowledge, refined support tools, and understanding of corporate IT enable companies to avoid the pitfalls of excessive reliance on smaller service organizations, individual freelance consultants, or over-stretched internal IT help.

Progent adds value by offering:

  • Certified Expertise in Microsoft's Complete Family of Server Platforms
    Progent offers in-depth support for Microsoftís popular server products with services such as Windows Server 2016 hybrid cloud integration, Windows Server 2012 R2 planning and deployment help, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 expertise, Microsoft Windows 2003 upgrades, Windows 2000 Server migration, Microsoft Exchange 2016 Server planning and deployment, Exchange 2013 integration, Exchange Server 2010 support, Exchange Server 2007 and Microsoft Exchange 2003 Server migration, plus Microsoft SQL Server 2016 integration, SQL Server 2014 support, and Microsoft SQL 2012 maintenance.

  • Value Pricing
    Progent's pricing model is to bill for phone service and on-site visits per minute. Consequently, you are invoiced exclusively for delivered support. Progent does not impose a more expensive rate for off-hours or urgent support, and inside California or in areas where Progent offers in-person service, Progent does not bill for travel except for emergency calls where on-site work is less than 4 hours. In addition, Progent imposes no startup fee and requires no monthly commitment for services delivered during normal business hours. Many service organizations impose substantial minimum fees or charge for each fifteen minutes or longer. Progent's one-minute granularity does away with big bills for quick fixes so you won't be forced to permit less critical problems to stay unaddressed.

  • Complete Records of IT Services
    Progent has created a comprehensive service reporting system that records and organizes complete documentation for all billed support activities. Unlike many independent consultants or local support organizations who provide scant documentation or details of services performed, each service provided by Progent is accompanied by comprehensive documentation. Each Progent staff member has use of the service documentation sent by every consultant to every client. The discipline of documenting and organizing support records allows more effective support and avoids a variety of common problems such as when a support customer is virtually held hostage to a consultant who refuses to let go of vital service information.

  • Remote Server Monitoring with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager
    Progent is one of the only IT service companies to provide 24x7 remote monitoring services powered by Microsoft Operations Manager. MS System Center Operations Manager causes your computer support to be anticipatory rather than reactive. By anticipating potential problems before they cause lost productivity, network monitoring can save your IT network from painful and costly service losses.
How Does Our Company Start Getting Remote Computer Help from Progent?
To initiate Progent's online help offerings or to learn more about Progent's online support programs, call Progent at 1-866-PROGENT (866-776-4368) or refer to Contact Progent. If you have an urgent requirement for IT help, visit Immediate Online Support.

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