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 organizations a broad range of network support options featured on Progent's web. The following links contain details a few of the support services and benefits Progent offers for companies in the Sacramento area:

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Consulting Support

Progent's certified Windows Server 2012 consultants can help you to assess the benefits of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 for your company, develop test environments and migration plans, tune your network infrastructure for local, multi-location, cloud-based, and partial-cloud environments, train your IT support, team, create an enterprise-wide security strategy, streamline network management, assist with application development, and generate and test a disaster recovery/business continuity plan. If your organization is thinking about moving from Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Server 2016, Progent's Windows Server 2016 hybrid integration experts can help you to assess the benefits of Windows Server 2016 for your environment and design and implement an efficient upgrade to Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 using a local, cloud-centric, or hybrid deployment model.

Microsoft Project Server and Project Online Experts

Progent's Microsoft Project Server and Project Online experts offer in-depth support in deploying and using all editions of Microsoft Project and can provide a wide range of affordable online consulting services based on industry best practices to assist businesses of all sizes to get all the advantages of this powerful platform. Support services available from Progent include system planning, software configuration and migration, setting up secure file and status sharing among local and remote or mobile users, network optimization, and customized online training classes.

ProSight WAN Watch Network Infrastructure Management

ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure monitoring and management service makes it simple and inexpensive for smaller businesses to diagram, track, reconfigure and troubleshoot their connectivity appliances like switches, firewalls, and wireless controllers as well as servers, client computers and other networked devices. Using state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management technology, WAN Watch ensures that network maps are always updated, captures and displays the configuration information of virtually all devices on your network, monitors performance, and sends notices when issues are detected. By automating tedious management processes, WAN Watch can knock hours off common tasks like network mapping, reconfiguring your network, locating devices that require critical updates, or isolating performance bottlenecks. Find out about the complete ProSight series of low-cost managed services for small and medium-size businesses

Data Protection Manager 2016 (DPM 2016) Consulting

Microsoft System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager (SCDPM 2016) offers small to medium-size businesses near-continuous backup and simplified recovery capabilities for Microsoft networks. Data Protection Manager 2016 offers application-sensitive backup for critical workloads like Microsoft SQL, Exchange and SharePoint, protects Windows and Linux VMs, supports VMs hosted by Hyper-V and VMware, and can use Azure for cloud backup and recovery. Progent's Microsoft Gold-certified System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager consultants can help you to plan, implement, manage, and repair an enterprise-wide backup/restore system built around System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager. Progent can assist you to upgrade from an older release of DPM or from a legacy solution, and Progent can optimize your DPM 2016 environment for on premises, colocated, cloud or hybrid deployments. Progent can provide online or onsite support and can deliver occasional expertise to help you through challenging issues or provide end-to-end project management or co-management support to help you complete your Data Protection Manager 2016 initiative on time and on budget.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Migration Support Services

Progent offers comprehensive Microsoft Exchange 2013 migration support such as cost/benefit evaluation, end-to-end project management services, site readiness preparation, specification of all new software licenses and hardware required, setting up your Active Directory (AD) forest and its domains to work with your Exchange Server 2013 solution, configuring Database Availability Groups that provide HA and resilience to your mailbox servers, pilot testing at a client's location or at Progent's test facility, managing transitional coexistence between Exchange Server 2013 and previous versions of Exchange Server, installation of the production Exchange environment, decommissioning the previous system, and training for customer's IT group and end users.

Amazon AWS Integration

Progent's Amazon Web Services (AWS) integration experts can provide affordable remote support to help businesses of any size to access Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services including Amazon EC2 for virtual server hosting, Amazon S3 for scalable cloud storage, and Glacier for value-priced long-term archiving. Progent can assist you with every aspect of Amazon AWS migration and troubleshooting including requirements analysis, preparedness evaluation, architectural design, pilot testing, deployment, centralized administration, performance tuning, software license management, backup/restore mechanisms, and security strategies. Progent offers advanced expertise with firewall configuration and VPN technology and can help you create cloud-centric or hybrid environments that efficiently incorporate Amazon AWS cloud services. Progent can provide as-needed expertise or Progent can deliver comprehensive project management outsourcing to help you move smoothly to the Amazon AWS cloud platform.

White Paper: Outsourcing Advantages
Progent has published a report that discusses the benefits a small organization can derive by outsourcing network support services. To read this summary and find out the various ways outsourcing can reduce costs, simplify administration, and enhance efficiency, click Small Company Information Technology Outsourcing White Paper.

Progent offers onsite network support, remote consulting services, and optional round-the-clock urgent 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 require technical support, IT outsourcing, or advanced expertise from a Progent consultant, call 916-273-1400 or visit Contact Progent.

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