Onsite Service Available in Salinas, Marina, Castroville

Northern California Onsite IT Consulting
Progent locations in Northern California

Progent's IT consulting clients in Salinas, Marina, Castroville and the Northern Monterey Peninsula area include food processing companies, wineries, accounting and real estate service firms. Progent's most popular services in this area include outsourcing of IT management, designing and implementing low-maintenance network infrastructures, cloud integration, emergency on-site support, cybersecurity audits, and remote network monitoring.

Many small businesses in this area rely on independent consultants who may not have the depth of expertise or access to back-up personnel to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies or implement end-to-end solutions that really leverage IT. Progent's network of Microsoft-certified experts makes it possible to provide the right people when you need them.

Your Microsoft and Cisco Certified IT Consulting Professionals
For over 20 years, Progent's network support engineers have been the top source of low-cost Microsoft support services, Cisco network integration and advanced consulting services for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Whether your company requires emergency technical help from a seasoned expert, a system consultant, or a software developer, Progent is your most reliable source for IT services including email expertise, network security evaluation and design, Help Desk outsourcing, custom program design, virtual server architecture, live online classes for Microsoft Office and Office 365 applications, and fault tolerant system solutions.

As a Microsoft-qualified network consulting firm, Progent provides businesses of all sizes in Salinas enterprise-class IT consulting expertise plus remote or in person technical assistance for environments powered by Windows and Cisco technology. Areas of expertise provided by Progent cover Windows Server 2016 hybrid cloud solutions, Windows Server 2012 R2 design and deployment support and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 migration help to create a dependable basis for your information system, MS Exchange 2016 upgrade support, Microsoft Exchange 2013 consulting and Microsoft Exchange 2010 maintenance to establish a state-of-the-art messaging environment, Microsoft SharePoint configuration to facilitate collaboration, SQL Server 2016 integration and development support and Microsoft SQL 2017 migration consulting to control your key information, Microsoft Dynamics GP software training for accurate financial reporting, and Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012) expertise and SCOM 2016 consulting services for automatically monitoring the reliability of your information system. Progent can also provide Cisco certified consultants to help you maximize and maintain your connectivity infrastructure.

Other onsite and remote IT consulting services provided by Progent to clients in the Salinas neighborhood include project management expertise, Apple iPhone and iPad integration, Google Android phone integration and management, Blackberry troubleshooting and Microsoft Windows handhelds management, wireless site design for Wi-Fi deployment, database management and application programming services from certified SQL Server consultants, Oracle DBAs and developers, and MySQL application programmers, virtual server solutions from certified Hyper-V integrators, VMware vSphere deployment, VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) business continuity planning, VMware NSX network virtualization architecture and integration, and Citrix XenServer consultants, plus disaster recovery planning and testing.

ProSight Flat-rate Managed Services for Small and Medium Size Businesses
Progent provides a selection of low-cost, fixed-price services intended to enable small and mid-size organizations to benefit from the same advanced technology used by many of the industry's top corporations. The ProSight portfolio of network monitoring and management services addresses all critical facets of modern networking including email content filtering, threat defense based on machine leaning, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure management, VM hosting, and IT resources documentation management. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior-based analysis technology to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely get by traditional signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud resources and offers a single platform to address the entire malware attack lifecycle including blocking, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection and Microsoft Exchange Email Filtering
    Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer affordable in-depth security for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device management, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies packaged within one agent managed from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's specific requirements and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will assist you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that call for immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and restore solution like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and allows fast restoration of vital data, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged due to component failures, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide world-class support to configure ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your critical data. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading data security vendors to deliver web-based control and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a further level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure management service that makes it easy and affordable for smaller organizations to map, monitor, reconfigure and troubleshoot their networking hardware like switches, firewalls, and load balancers as well as servers, printers, client computers and other networked devices. Incorporating state-of-the-art RMM technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that network diagrams are always updated, copies and manages the configuration information of almost all devices on your network, monitors performance, and generates notices when issues are discovered. By automating complex management processes, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off common chores such as network mapping, reconfiguring your network, locating devices that need critical updates, or identifying the cause of performance issues. Learn more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring Services
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring service that uses state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management techniques to keep your network running at peak levels by tracking the state of critical computers that drive your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers a problem, an alert is sent automatically to your designated IT personnel and your Progent engineering consultant so that any potential issues can be addressed before they can impact your network Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
    With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the OS software, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hosting solution without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management Services
    Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, retrieve and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time wasted trying to find vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need when you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a quick and affordable alternative for small and mid-size organizations to get an unbiased assessment of the overall health of their IT system. Based on some of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools in the industry, and overseen by Progent's world-class team of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits show you how closely the deployment of your essential infrastructure devices adhere to best practices. The Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide immediate ROI like a cleaner Active Directory (AD) system. Both versions also come with a year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management. Benefits can include easier network management, improved compliance with data security standards, more efficient utilization of network assets, faster problem resolution, more dependable backup and recovery, and less downtime. Read more information about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure assessment.

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is an affordable service centered on a phone interview with a Progent backup/recovery expert. The fact-finding interview is designed to assess your company's ability either to stop or recover rapidly after a ransomware incident. Progent will consult with you directly to collect information concerning your existing security profile and backup/recovery system, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can apply best practices to build an efficient security and backup/recovery environment that meets your company's needs. For additional information, visit The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.

Cloud Solutions
Office 365 Exchange Online Integration Solutions with On-premises ExchangeProgent offers expert remote support to help businesses of all sizes integrate their information networks with popular public clouds including Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. Progent can help your it team to plan and administer cost-effective environments that can include Windows and Linux systems and applications in both cloud-centric systems or in hybrid architectures that combine on-premises IT assets along with public cloud services. To help you to incorporate public clouds with networks, Progent can provide a range of public cloud migration services such as Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud design and deployment consulting, Amazon Web Services cloud migration, and Amazon Web Marketing Service (WMS) programming and debugging. Progent has more than 15 years of experience delivering advanced consulting expertise remotely, and Progent can make sure you successfully carry out your cloud integration initiatives on schedule and affordably.

Onsite Support Services Available at the QTS Sacramento Colocation Center
The QTS Data Center, formerly the Herakles Data Center, is situated in the earthquake-neutral Natomas neighborhood of Sacramento, California. If your business is now utilizing the QTS Data Center as a colocation facility or if you are planning on migrating your primary or offsite backup equipment to the QTS Data Center, Progent can provide a range of cost-effective services that include colocation relocation, equipment deployment and updates, infrastructure optimization, project management, virtual server expertise, remote monitoring, automated network management, application programming, disaster recovery/business continuity solutions, security evaluation, and the use of the Progent Test Lab. For more details, refer to Progent's onsite consulting support at the QTS Data Center.

The Progent Test and Design Lab is a lab at the QTS Data Center with a variety of dedicated servers and network equipment able to be used online or on premises to facilitate system testing, assessments, capacity modeling, troubleshooting, business continuity simulation, education, and other reasons to help Progent's clients succeed with large-scale projects. For more information, visit Progent's Test and Training Lab at the QTS Colocation Center.

24x7 On-site Service Options
Progent offers optional 24x7 remote or on-site network help and information technology outsourcing expertise in these cities in your region:

  • Salinas
  • Marina
  • Castroville
If your small business is in Salinas, Marina, Castroville or anywhere in the Monterey and you are looking for computer help, IT outsourcing, or high-level services from a Progent professional, call 831-600-4300 or visit Contact Progent.
















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