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 businesses a variety of computer consulting services highlighted on Progent's web site. The following links contain details some of the support services and advantages Progent can provide for businesses in the Sacramento area:

SQL Server 2012 Support

Progent can provide the expertise of certified SQL Server 2012 consultants and seasoned software developers, database administrators, project management experts, network infrastructure engineers, business continuity specialists, and security professionals to help you to maintain your SQL Server 2012 solution and define an efficient and secure network infrastructure that lets you realize the full strategic benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Progent can also help you to migrate to Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or move to Microsoft SQL Server 2014 from SQL Server 2012.

Spam and Virus Filtering and Email Encryption Services

Email Guard is Progent's spam and email virus security solution that uses the services and infrastructure of leading data security companies to deliver centralized control and comprehensive protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall.

Fault Tolerant Internet Connection Support

Few small businesses have the in-house expertise demanded to coordinate effectively with multiple Internet Provides, generate the necessary configuration steps with Internet numbering organizations, and configure advanced routing mechanisms like as BGP and HSRP. Progent's Internet connection experts and Cisco CCIE engineers can assist your company to successfully deploy the latest connectivity solutions to create affordable non-stop ISP links.

Microsoft Office Excel Consulting and Development

Progent's Microsoft-certified Excel application consultants can help you to develop advanced Excel-powered programs or provide 1-on-1 training in the powerful capabilities of Office Excel desktop and Office 365 Excel. Progent's experts can also assist your business to build and manage a safe, robust IT infrastructure to host your Excel solutions. Progent's SharePoint consultants can show you how use Excel Services to extend the capabilities of Excel by integrating dynamic Excel spreadsheets into business intelligence dashboards and scorecards. Progent's Microsoft Dynamics consultants can show you how to exchange data between Excel 2007 and 2010 and platforms such as Microsoft Dynamics GP and Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Dynamics GP/Great Plains Support

Progent can give you access to a Microsoft Dynamics GP software consultant to maintain and enhance your small business accounting solution. Progent can also assist your company to plan and implement an efficient upgrade strategy from another accounting system to the latest release of Dynamics GP/Great Plains so that you preserve your information, enhance your security, improve your analytics, take full advantage of MS Office support, and minimize business interruption.

VMware Site Recovery Manager Disaster Recovery Consulting

VMware's Site Recovery Manager is an extension to VMware vCenter that lets you define, automate and verify a consistent workflow for restoring applications and services quickly following a breakdown. SRM supports centrally managed and automated disaster recovery, application mobility, plus transparent site relocation, failback and re-protect. Site Recovery Manager also supports non-disruptive testing for disaster recovery, updates and patches and can produce reports to verify complete service recovery, validate SLAs and demonstrate disaster recovery compliance. Progent can provide the skills of a VCDX certified VMware Site Recovery Manager consultant to help your organization to plan, deploy, test and manage a DR system powered by VMware Site Recovery Manager.

Hybrid Cloud Solutions Design and Integration

Progent's hybrid cloud solutions consultantsoffer advanced remote support to assist organizations of all sizes to integrate their networks with popular public clouds such as Azure and Amazon Web Services. Progent can help your it team to design and manage hybrid ecosystems that support Windows and Linux systems and apps in hybrid network models that seamlessly combine on-premises resources along with cloud services. To help you to incorporate cloud services with networks, Progent can provide a variety of cloud migration services that include Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange deployments, Microsoft Azure enterprise hybrid cloud planning and integration services, Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud integration support, and Amazon Web Marketing Service (WMS) programming and debugging.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Migration Support Services

Progent's certified Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 consultants can help you in any and all phases of your migration to Microsoft Exchange 2016 such as planning high availability (HA) architecture for a local, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid environment; server and CAL licensing compliance for Exchange Server and Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; moving mailboxes; Windows Hyper-V design; determining storage capacity required for your virtual machines (VMs), mailbox databases and log files; configuring HLB for high-availability client access services; planning, configuring and validating Exchange and Windows Servers and Database Availability Groups (DAGs); integration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; preparing the firewall; resolving SSL issues; performing client integration with Office desktop or Microsoft Office 365; and setting up Outlook on the web.

Progent White Paper: Outsourcing Benefits
Progent has published a report that explains the benefits a small business can realize from outsourcing IT administration functions. To read this white paper and learn how outsourcing can conserve expenses, streamline management, and maximize productivity, click Small Business Information Technology Outsourcing Benefits.

Progent can deliver onsite computer help, phone-based consulting support, and optional round-the-clock emergency assistance 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 technical help, IT outsourcing, or advanced expertise from a certified Progent professional, call 916-273-1400 or visit Contact Progent.

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