Onsite Service Available in Sacramento, Elk Grove, Parkway, South Sacramento, Florin

Small businesses in the Sacramento area take advantage of IT outsourcing to control costs and boost productivity. IT outsourcing provides a small company with reliable and affordable access to expert consultants without incurring the cost of adding head count to the in-house IT staff. Intelligent IT outsourcing keeps your company's management focused on your business and at the same time offers a high level of network support and security.

Once widely thought of as an expensive service alternative for large enterprises with big IT budgets, IT outsourcing is now a money-saving alternative for businesses of virtually any size. New technology from Microsoft, Cisco and other vendors make it cost-effective and safe for small businesses to outsource network management and support services rom third-party experts for a fraction of the cost of doing everything in-house. Surveys show that the top reasons for small businesses to outsource IT services are:

  • Improve management focus
  • Reduce and control operating expenses
  • Free internal resources for business-specific tasks
  • Provide reliable access a broad range of IT experts
  • Add expertise not available from in-house IT staff

Progent has supported small business networks for years and has developed highly efficient, non-traditional IT outsourcing programs that address the special needs of small businesses. By leveraging techniques such as proactive monitoring, remote management and support, and automated security protection and correction, Progent can save you money and increase the business value of your information system.

Progent offers small organizations a broad range of IT support options featured on Progent's web site. Below links describe some of the support services and benefits Progent offers for businesses in the Sacramento area:

SQL Server 2016 Consulting and Development

SQL Server 2016 offers significant enhancements in performance, scale, security, high-availability, mobile computing support, and integrated business intelligence. Innovations include PolyBase for processing SQL and NoSQ files simultaneously for data warehousing, Hadoop support, Dynamic Data Masking, Mobile Report Publisher, and centralized management of on-premises and cloud-based resources. Progent's Microsoft certified SQL Server 2016 consultants offer online and onsite expertise to assist organizations of any size to plan, implement, manage or troubleshoot any version of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also assist you to interface SQL Server 2016 with all core Microsoft products including Windows Server, Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Lync or Skype for Business, and System Center Operations Manager.

Affordable Remote Service

Progentís Technical Response Center (TRC) offers emergency and scheduled online support for Windows, Linux, Apple OS X, and Cisco-based environments in the U.S. and worldwide. (See Progent's customer testimonials). Progent's seasoned support professionals can help clients to analyze and fix network issues without the cost or delay of on-premises service calls. Progent provides a streamlined, web-accessible registration procedure for first-time clients to accommodate emergency situations and Progent bills by the minute with no startup charges or time minimums, so you pay only for the help you get. Experts available remotely include Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers, Microsoft-certified MCSE consultants, and GIAC-certified security engineers.

Juniper Consulting Services

Progent's Juniper-authorized network consultants can assist you to design and implement Juniper Firewall/VPN platforms, enhance and troubleshoot your infrastructure, and migrate efficiently from outdated devices to current releases. Progent's Junos OS consultants offer support for Juniper's premiere network control software to help you to simplify the administration and strengthen the protection of your Juniper VPN devices and routers. Progent also has broad background maintaining Juniper's NetScreen OS and ScreenOS operating system productss and can help you manage environments that include a mix of Juniper's software platforms.

Microsoft Dynamics GP Support

Progent can give you access to a Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains consulting expert to maintain and enhance your small business accounting solution. Progent can also help your company to plan and implement an efficient upgrade plan from another accounting system to most current version of Dynamics GP/Great Plains so that you retain your information, strengthen your security, improve your reporting and analytics, take full advantage of Microsoft Office integration, and minimize operational disruption.

Windows 7 Upgrade Support Services

Progent's Microsoft certified Windows 7 migration engineers can assist you to administer and maintain Windows 7 PCs. Progent can also show you how to evaluate the potential business advantages of adopting Microsoft Windows 8.1 or Windows 10. If you decide that it makes sense for your business to upgrade, Progent's Windows 8 upgrade engineers and Windows 10 integration consultants can assist you to design and carry out an efficient migration to Windows 8.1 or 10.

Dynamics GP 2015 R2 Consultants and Developers

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 features a new architecture that improves cloud readiness, works with popular handheld devices, permits one-time sign-on with Azure AD, and strengthens security and compliance. Progent's certified Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 consultants and developers offer the broad technical skills and hands-on experience to resolve the critical IT and business challenges involved with deploying and managing Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 and can help your organization to carry out a smooth migration that will maximize the business value of your investment in this powerful platform.

Aironet 802.11ac Wireless Access Point Deployment Help

Progent's Cisco-certified wireless consultants can assist your business to migrate to Aironet access points and Cisco Wi-Fi controllers that comply with the new IEEE 802.11ac Wi-Fi specification, enabling you to get three times the performance for your Wi-Fi LAN while extending the coverage area.

Lync Server 2013 Consultants

Microsoft Lync 2013 enables organizations of any size to build a manageable and protected communications environment that supports the modern BYOD computing style with IM, real-time presence, audio/video and web conferencing with app sharing, as well as IP-based and PSTN telephony across a wide assortment of desktop and handheld endpoints. Progent's certified Lync 2013 experts can assist you to assess the advantages of Lync Server 2013, create an in-house, cloud-resident (with Microsoft Lync Online) or mixed topology suitable for your present and future goals, deploy Lync 2013 in a way that expedites your return on investment, and provide live webinar and onsite training to your management staff and users. Progent has in-depth expertise in key components of a Lync Server 2013 deployment including Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange, and Progent can assist you to combine Lync 2013 with popular Microsoft Office and Office 365 apps such as Outlook clients, Excel and PowerPoint.

System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Consulting and Troubleshooting

Progent's SCVMM 2012 consultants can assist businesses of any size to adhere to best practices to configure System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager hosts and host groups, networking, storage, and library resources; plan, deploy, and manage private clouds, virtual machines, and VMM services in SCVMM 2012; and integrate SCVMM with SCOM 2012 for comprehensive monitoring and reporting. Progent can help your company to move from an earlier edition of SCVMM or from a third-party management platform, and Progent can show you how you to optimize and troubleshoot your existing SCVMM 2012 ecosystem so you realize the highest possible business value.

MySQL Development and DBA Support

Progent's MySQL application developers and DBAs offer affordable online database administration or software programming support and can assist businesses of any size to configure and manage MySQL within a reliable IT infrastructure that offers high levels of speed, expandability, and protection. Progent also has experience assisting companies to migrate applications from Oracle to MySQL.

Progent White Paper: Reasons for Outsourcing
Progent has produced a report that summarizes the advantages a small company can realize by outsourcing IT support functions. To read this document and find out the various ways outsourcing can reduce expenses, streamline administration, and maximize efficiency, click Small Firm IT Outsourcing White Paper.

Progent can deliver on-premises computer help, online technical services, and optional round-the-clock urgent technical help in Sacramento, Elk Grove, Parkway, South Sacramento, Florin and cities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Peninsula and the California Central Valley.

If your small business is in the Sacramento area and you need computer support, information technology outsourcing, or advanced services from a Progent professional, call 916-273-1400 or visit Contact Progent.

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