Onsite Service Available in Salinas, Marina, Castroville

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, emergency on-site support, 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.

Progent: Your Microsoft and Cisco Certified Network Service Professionals
For over two decades, Progent's computer support experts have been the premiere source of low-cost Microsoft consulting, Cisco network technology expertise and IT consulting services for companies in Northern California and Silicon Valley. Whether your company needs emergency network help from a seasoned professional, a system engineer, or an application programmer, Progent is the best choice for computer support services including email migration and support, system protection testing and design, Help Desk services, custom application development, virtualization consulting, online training for Microsoft Office apps, and high availability system engineering.

As a Microsoft-Partner network consultant firm, Progent offers businesses of all sizes in the Salinas neighborhood enterprise-class IT support expertise as well as remote or on-premises technical help for networks based on Windows and Cisco technology. Practice areas offered by Progent cover Windows Server 2016 hybrid cloud integration, Windows Server 2012 R2 planning and deployment expertise and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 upgrade support to build a firm foundation for your information network, Microsoft Exchange 2016 Server planning and deployment, Exchange 2013 Server consulting and Exchange 2010 support to establish an advanced messaging solution, MS SharePoint configuration to improve collaboration, SQL Server 2016 integration support and Microsoft SQL 2014 consulting to harness your key information, Dynamics GP software education for timely financial reporting, and System Center 2012 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012) support and Operations Manager 2016 consulting for automatically monitoring the efficiency of your information system. Progent can in addition offer Cisco qualified network engineers to help you maximize and support your connectivity architecture.

Other onsite and online IT consulting provided by Progent to businesses in the Salinas neighborhood include senior project management consulting, Apple iPhone integration, Android smartphone and tablet integration, RIM Blackberry troubleshooting and Microsoft Windows handhelds integration, site design for Wi-Fi deployment, database management and software programming services from certified SQL Server experts, Oracle professionals, and MySQL consultants, virtualization expertise from certified Windows Hyper-V consultants, VMware vSphere planning and deployment, VMware Site Recovery Manager application continuity consulting, VMware NSX virtual network design and management, and Citrix XenServer consultants, plus business continuity planning and testing.

ProSight Flat-rate Managed Services for Small and Medium Size Organizations
Progent provides a selection of budget-friendly, flat-rate services intended to enable small and medium-size businesses to utilize the same cutting-edge technology used by many of the industry's leading enterprises. Progent's ProSight suite of outsourced network management services addresses all key facets of modern networking including email protection, security and compliance, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure management, virtual server hosting, and network 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) service that incorporates next generation behavior analysis tools to guard endpoints and servers and VMs against new malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the complete threat progression including blocking, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection and Exchange Filtering
    ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer economical in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and reacting to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that call for urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also help you to install and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and medium-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of vital files, apps and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, 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 an on-promises device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of leading data security vendors to provide centralized control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (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 threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for small and mid-sized organizations to map, track, reconfigure and troubleshoot their connectivity hardware such as switches, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, printers, endpoints and other devices. Using state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that infrastructure topology diagrams are always current, captures and manages the configuration information of almost all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and generates notices when problems are detected. By automating tedious network management activities, WAN Watch can cut hours off ordinary chores such as network mapping, expanding your network, locating devices that require critical software patches, or identifying the cause of performance bottlenecks. Learn more details about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure monitoring and management consulting.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring service that incorporates advanced remote monitoring and management techniques to help keep your network running efficiently by checking the health of critical computers that drive your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers a problem, an alarm is transmitted immediately to your specified IT staff and your assigned Progent consultant so that any looming issues can be resolved before they can impact your network Learn more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
    With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hosting solution without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management Services
    ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, update, retrieve and protect information about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can save up to 50% of time thrown away searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your business network such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need when you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a fast and low-cost alternative for small and mid-size organizations to get an objective assessment of the overall health of their information system. Based on a selection of the top remote monitoring and management tools available, and overseen by Progent's certified team of IT experts, ProSight Network Audits help you see how closely the deployment of your essential infrastructure assets conform to industry best practices. The Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and deliver immediate ROI like a cleaner Active Directory system. Both also come with one year of state-of-the-art remote network monitoring and management. Advantages can include lower-cost network management, improved compliance with information security regulations, more efficient utilization of network assets, quicker troubleshooting, more reliable backup and restore, and increased uptime. Learn more information about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure review.

Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is an affordable service based on a phone discussion with a Progent information assurance consultant. The fact-finding interview is intended to help evaluate your company's preparedness to stop or recover quickly from a ransomware attack. Progent will work with you directly to collect information about your existing antivirus tools and backup/recovery platform, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report describing how you can apply industry best practices to deploy an efficient AV and backup system that meets your company's needs. For more information, refer to The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.

Cloud Integration
Office 365 Integration with On-premises ExchangeProgent can provide advanced online support services to help organizations of any size connect their IT infrastructure with leading public cloud platforms including Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Progent can assist your it team to design and administer hybrid ecosystems that can include Windows and Linux operating systems and applications in either cloud-centric solutions or in hybrid topologies that combine physical IT assets along with public cloud services. To assist you to incorporate cloud services with physical datacenters, Progent can provide a variety of cloud migration services such as Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises installations of Exchange, Azure hybrid cloud design and deployment consulting, Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud migration, and Amazon Web Marketing Service programming and debugging. Progent has more than 15 years of experience providing advanced consulting services online, and Progent can help you successfully carry out your cloud migration initiatives on schedule and within your budget.

On-premises Consulting Services Available at the QTS Sacramento Colocation Center
The QTS Data Center facility, formerly the Herakles Data Center, is situated in the seismically-stable Natomas neighborhood of Sacramento, CA. If you are now using the QTS Sacramento Data Center as a colocation site or if your company is considering moving your main or disaster recovery equipment to the QTS Colocation Center, Progent offers a range of budget-friendly services that include data center relocation, equipment installation and updates, infrastructure optimization, project management, virtualization expertise, offsite monitoring, centralized network management, software development, disaster recovery planning, security assessment, and the support of Progent's Test Lab. For more details, refer to Progent's onsite consulting support at the QTS Colocation Center.

The Progent Test and Design Lab is a lab at the QTS Data Center with a variety of advanced servers and network infrastructure that can be used remotely or on site to facilitate piloting, assessments, performance testing, repair, business continuity planning, education, and additional reasons to help Progent's customers succeed with major IT initiatives. For more information, see Progent's Test and Training Lab at the QTS Sacramento Colocation Center.

24x7 Local Service Availability
Progent offers optional around-the-clock remote or on-premises computer help and information technology outsourcing services in these locations in your area:

  • Salinas
  • Marina
  • Castroville

If your small business is in Salinas, Marina, Castroville or anywhere in the Monterey area area and you are looking for technical support, IT outsourcing, or advanced expertise from a certified Progent professional, call 831-600-4300 or visit Contact Progent.
















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