Onsite Service Available in Petaluma, Sonoma

IT outsourcing allows small businesses in Petaluma and Sonoma County to control network management expenses and improve productivity. A major benefit of IT outsourcing is that it allows a small company to have access to certified IT experts without the need to build up a large internal support group. IT outsourcing allows you to concentrate on your core business and leave network management to certified experts.

The economics of IT outsourcing have resulted in its widespread adoption, especially by small companies who were previously ignored by large service organizations. The latest technologies for network monitoring, management and remote support now make it possible to offer small companies a high level of service and support at affordable prices. Surveys have shown that small businesses outsource IT services several key reasons:

  • Focus senior management on business issues
  • Control IT costs while improving operations
  • Free up internal resources
  • Receive the services of expert consultants
  • Supplement, not replace, the in-house IT support group

Progent's IT outsourcing experience can help your business solve network support problems in a way that aligns with your budget and operational needs. Progent's IT outsourcing services are affordable, easy to engage, and require no long term commitments. Progent can also supply a depth and breadth of technical expertise impossible for independent consultants or small consulting firms to match.

Progent can provide small and midsize businesses a broad range of network consulting options featured on Progent's web. The following links contain details some of the support services and advantages Progent can provide for companies in Petaluma and Sonoma County:

Citrix Virtual Desktop Technology Consulting

Virtualized Windows desktops provide the advantages of simplified administration, lower PC costs, higher uptime, and enhanced security and compliance. Progent's Citrix-certified virtual desktop experts can assist your business to plan, install, manage, and support a virtualized Windows desktop and application delivery and management system by offering XenDesktop consulting and XenApp support. Progent's Citrix-certified engineers can assist you to integrate XenDesktop and XenApp software with your physical and virtual servers, user devices, and peripherals; migrate your existing virtual desktop software to the latest versions of Citrix products; and provide advanced remote technical support. Progent can also train your IT staff to adhere to best practices to maintain XenDesktop or XenApp efficiently.

Data Backup Consulting Services

Progent's data backup engineers can provide help for a broad range of utilities and technologies that deliver solutions for protecting Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX servers and desktops plus notebooks and smartphones. Progent offers consulting support for leading backup platforms including Acronis, Altaro VM Backup, Barracuda Backup and disaster recovery, Backup Exec, BackupAssist Software, CrashPlan PRO, DoubleTake Availability, Mozy, Retrospect, Apple Time Machine, VMware Site Recovery Manager and NSX, and Oracle Solaris FLARs. Progent's consultants can help you to implement, enhance, or troubleshoot backup/restore systems for a variety of environments including on-premises, edge to datacenter, cloud-based, or hybrid. In addition, Progent's SCDPM 2012 consultants can help you to upgrade from older releases of SCDPM or from another backup platform, and Progent can integrate your SCDPM 2012 deployment for on premises, cloud-based, or hybrid datacenters. In addition, Progent's Data Protection Manager 2016 (DPM 2016) migration consultants can assist you to plan and implement a smooth migration from DPM 2012 to Data Protection Manager 2016 so you can take advantage of close integration with Microsoft Windows 2016.

Firewall and Virtual Private Network Network Support

In addition to supporting a broad range of security technologies from Microsoft and Cisco, Progent offers organizations expert help for solutions from other major firewall suppliers including Checkpoint Software, WatchGuard, Juniper/NetScreen, SonicWALL, and Symantec-Raptor. Progent can show you how to design a comprehensive security plan and choose the right products from a variety of vendors to support your security objectives while sticking within your budget restraints.

Windows Server Essentials Consulting

Windows Server Essentials is an affordable, entry-level OS that allows small organizations to transition from the traditional stand-alone on-premises datacenter to the contemporary hybrid computing paradigm that includes both local and cloud-based resources. Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials consultants offer budget-friendly remote consulting and troubleshooting for Microsoft Windows Server Essentials. Progent can assist you to evaluate the potential productivity and cost advantages of migrating to Windows Server Essentials and adopting a hybrid local/cloud design for your network environment. Progent offers full-service project management support so you can plan and execute an efficient move to Windows Server Essentials, Office 365, and other Azure Cloud applications and services. (Find out about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises Exchange and Azure integration support.) Progent also offers continuing consulting, technical support, and customized training.

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Consulting Services

Progent has been providing SharePoint support since the first SharePoint product was released over a a dozen years, and Progent has the breadth and depth of IT know-how to help organizations of all sizes to plan and carry out a SharePoint Server 2013 deployment and create SharePoint Server 2013 apps that add substantial business benefit to your IT investment. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help your company to evaluate the business advantages of upgrading to SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint Online from earlier releases of SharePoint or from a different collaboration solution; determine if an in-house, Cloud-based or hybrid configuration is best suited for your busi9ness; and select the most appropriate version of SharePoint 2013 for your applications. Progent offers comprehensive project management outsourcing or can help in individual jobs related to your SharePoint 2013 deployment.

Consulting for Non-stop Information Networks

Progent's engineering services for fault tolerant small business networks provide Microsoft and Cisco-certified consulting experts who can help you create a fault-tolerant network that includes essential technologies and activities for mission critical applications. Progentís high-availability design consultants can help implement a network infrastructure with features that include redundant Internet connections, network load balancing, fault tolerant data centers, fault tolerant interoffice connections, and multi-site auto-failover systems.

System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager Consultants

System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2016) is a component of Microsoft's System Center 2016 suite of IT infrastructure management products and is designed to offer a unified mechanism for configuring and administering virtualized datacenters across hybrid environments that can incorporate private clouds and Azure publics cloud services. Progent's Virtual Machine Manager 2016 consultants can help businesses of all sizes with all facets of building, deploying, and managing a SCVMM 2016 ecosystem. Progent can assess your virtualization topology, help you upgrade efficiently from older releases of Virtual Machine Manager, develop workflows for creating and deploying virtual machines and hosts, design fault-tolerant scale-out clusters, connect your private cloud resources with public cloud services, configure virtual switches, write and debug PowerShell scripts, and assist you to evaluate the strategic advantages of the latest technologies such as Storage Spaces Direct and Shielded VMs. Progent's certified virtualization experts offer world-class Windows Hyper-V consulting and VMware ESXi expertise.

White Paper: Advantages of Outsourcing
Progent has put together a report that summarizes the benefits a small organization can derive by outsourcing network management services. To read this summary and learn the reasons outsourcing can reduce costs, simplify management, and maximize efficiency, click Small Firm IT Outsourcing White Paper.

Progent offers on-premises network assistance, online technical services, and optional round-the-clock emergency assistance in Petaluma, Sonoma and other cities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Peninsula and the California Central Valley.

If your small business is in Petaluma, Sonoma or anywhere in the San Francisco North Bay area and you need technical support, IT outsourcing, or high-level expertise from a Progent consultant, call 707-559-7400 or visit Contact Progent.

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