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 can deliver small and midsize companies a variety of network consulting options featured on Progent's web site. The following links contain details a few of the services and advantages provided for businesses in the Sacramento area:

Windows Server Essentials Cloud Integration

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials is an affordable, versatile OS that enables small organizations to transition from the traditional stand-alone in-house datacenter to the new hybrid computing model that combines both local and cloud-hosted resources. Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows Server Essentials consulting experts offer cost-effective online consulting and troubleshooting for Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. Progent can assist you to determine the possible business benefits of moving to Windows Server Essentials and adopting a hybrid local/cloud design for your computing environment. Progent offers comprehensive project management support to help you design and carry out a smooth migration to Microsoft Windows Server Essentials, Microsoft Office 365, and other Azure Cloud platforms and services. (Learn about Progent's Office 365 Exchange Online integration with on-premises Exchange deployments and Microsoft Azure integration consulting services.) Progent can also provide ongoing consulting help, technical support, and customized training.

Microsoft Windows Desktop Virtualization Support

Microsoft's new Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) behind Remote Desktop Services streamlines desktop connectivity, enhances responsiveness, strengthens data security, unifies administration, and offers an almost seamless user experience. Progent's desktop virtualization consultants can help you to assess the business benefits of Microsoft's virtual desktop technologies, configure pilot and on-line deployments, improve your network architecture to accommodate virtual desktops effectively, evaluate and resolve security issues, and train your network managers to utilize best practices to achieve a fast ROI from desktop virtualization.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager Expertise

Progent can provide online or onsite access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) consultant to help your business to plan, implement, manage and repair unified communications networks based on Cisco Unified Communication products in a local, distributed, or hybrid cloud deployment. Progent's Cisco Unified Communications engineers have in-depth experience assisting companies of any size to build advanced collaboration ecosystems by delivering expert services that include Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager system design and deployment, VoIP and IP video phones setup, and Cisco wireless VoIP phone deployment. Progent's consultants can assist you with Cisco's entire library of Unified Communications applications such as Cisco Jabber, WebEx Meeting Center, Unity Express, Cisco Unified Contact Center Express (CCX), and Unified Attendant Console.

MS Exchange 2016 DAG Consulting

Microsoft Exchange 2016 enhances the performance and simplifies the implementation of DAGs, which offer automatic failover for high availability (HA). DAGs in Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 lower failover delay by as much as one third relative to Exchange 2013. Other improvements include setup defaults that correspond to leading practices for data protection. Progent's Microsoft certified Exchange consultants offer DAG support services to help you to plan, deploy and manage a Database Availability Group solution the provides advanced security for your Exchange mailboxes.

Fault Tolerant Internet Connectivity Consulting Services

Few small organizations have the internal experience needed to work efficiently with multiple Internet Service Providers, manage the necessary documentation processes with Internet numbering authorities, and configure advanced routing mechanisms such as BGP and HSRP. Progent's Internet access consulting staff and Cisco CCIE-certified engineers can help your company to apply advanced connectivity solutions to implement affordable fault-tolerant ISP connections.

Data Backup and Recovery Expertise

Progent's backup consultants can provide help for a broad array of products and services that provide solutions for backing up Windows, Mac, and Linux servers and desktops as well as laptops and handhelds. Progent supports leading backup products by delivering services that include Altaro VM Backup consulting, Barracuda Backup and disaster recovery preparedness expertise, and DoubleTake/Carbonite solutions. Progent also offers help with Acronis Backup and Recovery, MozyPro, Retrospect, Apple Time Machine, Symantec Backup Exec, BackupAssist Software, CrashPlan, and Oracle Solaris FLARs. For enterprises, Progent can provide VMware Site Recovery Manager expertise. In addition, Progent's ProSight Data Protection Services are offered to small and mid-sized businesses as an affordable outsourced service for secure backup and disaster recovery (BDR).

White Paper: Benefits of Outsourcing
Progent has put together a report that discusses the advantages a small organization can derive by outsourcing IT administration functions. To read this document and find out the reasons outsourcing can conserve expenses, simplify management, and maximize productivity, visit Small Company Information Technology Outsourcing Benefits.

Progent provides on-premises IT help, remote consulting services, and optional 24x7 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 are looking for technical assistance, information technology outsourcing, or top-level expertise from a certified Progent consultant, call 916-273-1400 or visit Contact Progent.

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