Onsite Service Available in Stanislaus County, Modesto, Turlock, Ceres, Oakdale, Riverbank, Patterson, Waterford, Newman, Hughson

Stanislaus County small businesses conserve budgets and enhance computing value via IT outsourcing. By offering affordable access to skilled consultants and by introducing state-of-the-art processes, IT outsourcing allows small companies to improve network service levels while avoiding the cost of expanding their internal IT departments. IT outsourcing allows your company to concentrate on your core business without sacrificing the quality of IT support.

Small businesses are embracing IT outsourcing at an increasing pace because of its demonstrated benefits. Surveys indicate that small businesses expect to realize these primary advantages from IT outsourcing:

  • Eliminate distraction from main business 
  • Curb spending and stimulate productivity
  • Focus in-house experts on strategic initiatives
  • Take advantage of outside specialists
  • Rationally balance internal and outside resources

Progent's outsourcing services exploit the latest remote monitoring and automated management technology as well as field-proven processes to help small businesses save money and significantly improve the business value of their network. Progent does not require you to commit to long-term support contracts or rely on the limited bandwidth of independent consultants or small consulting firms.

Progent offers a variety of IT outsourcing services for small businesses in Stanislaus County:

64-bit Processing Upgrade Support

Progentís Microsoft Gold certified consultants can assist your organization to enhance your application servers or workstations from 32 bits to 64 bits. Progent can assist you to calculate the risks and benefits of migrating to 64-bit processing, plan an affordable upgrade strategy that minimizes operational interruptions, and offer inexpensive, expert remote support to aid you to configure 64-bit software and applications on your current computers. Progent's 64-bit processing consultants can help your company to integrate the 64-bit versions of Microsoft products like Windows Server 2008, SQL Server, Windows 7, and Excel 2010.

NetApp MetroCluster Disaster Preparedness Consulting

NetApp MetroCluster is a disaster recovery platform that uses failover storage clustering with synchronous replication to provide rapid, zero RPO disaster recovery (DR) between sites located as far as 300km apart. Progent can provide online or on-premises access to a certified NetApp MetroCluster consultant who can help you to plan, configure, administer, upgrade, test and repair a disaster recovery solution built around NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can assist you to select an architecture for your MetroCluster deployment that meets your technical requirements and budget. Progent can ensure you follow best practices for installing your MetroCluster solution by providing help with procedures such as assigning disk pools, arranging aggregate layout, provisioning NetApp FlexVol volumes, setting up NetApp Snapshot, provisioning Cisco and Brocade switches, designing a tiebreaker mechanism, designing a TCP/IP configuration replication network between your storage clusters, and verifying your MetroCluster disaster recovery system to show compliance with information assurance standards and regulatory mandates.

Oracle DBA and Development Support

Progent can provide online access to an Oracle certified expert for Oracle database administration services or an Oracle software programmer. Progent can help your business to create efficient solutions for critical Oracle database administration tasks such as performance tuning, backup and restore strategies, and database security, or train your IT staff to use industry leading practices for streamlining major management procedures.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions Design and Deployment

Progent's hybrid cloud solutions consultantscan provide expert remote consulting support to assist businesses of any size to connect their information networks with popular public clouds including Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Progent can assist you to design and administer cost-effective hybrid environments that can include Windows and Linux operating systems and applications in hybrid network models that utilize physical IT assets along with public cloud services. To help you to incorporate cloud services with physical datacenters, Progent can provide a range of public cloud migration services such as Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud design and integration consulting, Amazon AWS cloud integration, and Amazon Web Marketing Service programming and debugging.

Office Word and Office 365 Word Consulting and Training

Progent's Office Word and Office 365 Word consultants can provide a broad selection of economical online support services to help your organization to maintain your legacy Microsoft Word solution or help you to move to a current version of Office Word. Support available from Progent's experts include VBA programming, identifying and resolving compatibility problems between various releases of Office Word, interfacing Word with other Microsoft Office apps like Excel and Outlook or with third-party data sources and add-ons,network enhancements for dependable. reliable cloud connectivity, security support, and smart phone synchronization, and remote Office Word training classes customized for your special requirements.

Data Protection Manager 2016 (DPM 2016) Consulting

Microsoft System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager offers small and mid-size businesses near-continuous backup and easy recovery functions for Microsoft environment. SCDPM 2016 delivers application-aware protection for key platforms like Microsoft SQL Server, Exchange and SharePoint, backs up Windows and Linux VMs, works with VMs hosted by Windows Hyper-V as well as VMware, and can use Azure for cloud backup and recovery. Progent's Microsoft certified SCDPM 2016 consulting experts can help you to design, deploy, manage, and troubleshoot a multi-site backup/restore system built around SCDPM 2016. Progent can help you to migrate from an older release of DPM or from an outdated solution, and Progent can optimize your DPM 2016 ecosystem for on local, hosted, cloud-based or hybrid deployments. Progent can provide remote or onsite consulting expertise and can deliver as-needed guidance to help you through challenging issues or provide comprehensive project management or co-management support to help you complete your SCDPM 2016 initiative on time and within your budget.

Windows Server 2016 Hybrid Solutions

Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified IT experts offer Windows Server 2016 migration consulting to help businesses of any size to plan and carry out a smooth move to Windows Server 2016 and Windows Hyper-V 2016 using an on-premises, cloud, or hybrid architecture. Progent can assist your company to evaluate the business benefits of Windows Server 2016 for your environment and can help you with any facet of planning, configuring, managing or debugging your Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 ecosystem. Progent can assist you to take advantage of the many innovative disaster recovery and information assurance features of Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 like Windows Containers, Shielded Virtual Machines to protect against compromised administrators, Credential Guard and Remote Credential Guard, JIT Privileged Access Management, VM load balancing, Storage Replica, plus multi-domain clusters.

Temporary CIO Services

For companies who lack the means to have a permanent information system strategist, Progent can provide the services of an experienced Chief Information Officer on a part-time basis to assist with high-level jobs like growth strategies, rationalizing IT budgets, developing ROI models, business process reengineering, contract negotiation, IT security, cash flow predictions, automating network administration, desktop support, software revision control, network monitoring, and business continuity preparedness. Progent's part-time CIO services let small businesses leverage their technology investment so they can build and maintain IT solutions that feature enterprise-class dependability, recoverability, and security.

Windows Server Failover Cluster Consulting

The failover server cluster technology built into the newer editions of Microsoft Windows Server is dramatically re-engineered to streamline the installation, configuration, and administration of server clusters and to offer improved levels of system dependability, protection, performance, and flexibility. New or improved features include cluster Validation, easier configuration and installation, improved cluster administration, new cluster infrastructure for increased uptime, hardened security and quorum structure, fewer failure points, greater disk and RAM capacity, enhancements for multi-site clusters, and live migration support for Hyper-V virtual machines. Progent's Microsoft-certified failover cluster consultants can help you evaluate the business benefits of failover clusters, plan and implement a deployment, train your IT staff to administer your cluster environment, provide ongoing consulting and support services, and produce and validate a disaster recovery plan.

NetApp SAN Deployment and Maintenance Consulting {Services

Progent offers enterprise clients online or onsite NetApp SAN consulting services for NetApp's entire line of SAN software and hardware products including Data ONTAP data management, MetroCluster, FlexPod private cloud architecture, SnapMirror, SnapVauly incremental backup, Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere, MultiStore for secure IP space separation, OnCommand Unified Manager Core, plus NetApp's FAS, AFF, V-Series and N-Series storage lines. Components of NetApp SAN storage solutions supported by Progent include SAN architecture, cloud integration, virtualization, migrations, non-disruptive patching, storage management, security and compliance, high availability, and remediation. Progent can provide Level 3 support to help you to take care of issues with NetApp SAN storage environments efficiently following industry best practices.

VMware vSphere and NSX planning and deployment

Progent can provide the support of a certified VMware VCDX consultant to help your organization plan, configure, manage and repair VMware vSphere and vCloud-based virtualization solution for on-premises datacenters, private and public clouds, or hybrid cloud deployments. Progent's VMware vSphere and vCloud consultants can provide world-class knowledge for deploying and configuring VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware's NSX virtual network platform for disaster recovery and business continuity. Progent has extensive experience of VMware vCloud Director, vRealize Automation (vRA), vRealize Orchestrator (vRO) and vCloud tools for administering private and public cloud and hybrid cloud solutions that provide high uptime, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery.

White Paper: Outsourcing Benefits
Progent has published a white paper that discusses the benefits a small organization can realize by outsourcing IT support functions. To read this white paper and learn the reasons outsourcing can conserve costs, simplify administration, and maximize productivity, click Small Company IT Outsourcing Benefits.

Progent offers optional 24x7 onsite computer help and IT outsourcing services in Modesto, Turlock, Ceres, Oakdale, Riverbank, Patterson, Waterford, Newman, Hughson and cities throughout Stanislaus County, the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Peninsula and the California Central Valley.

If your small business is in Stanislaus Countyand you need technical help, information technology outsourcing, or high-level expertise from a certified Progent consultant, call 209-653-5404 or visit Contact Progent.

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