Onsite Service Available in San Francisco, Daly City, San Bruno, Millbrae, South San Francisco, Pacifica and Brisbane

Small businesses in San Francisco use IT outsourcing to reduce costs and increase computing value. IT outsourcing gives even a small company access to highly-skilled people without the expense of maintaining a large in-house IT staff. Outsourcing lets your company concentrate on strengthening your core business while at the same time benefiting from the best IT support available.

IT outsourcing is becoming an increasingly important competitive tool for companies who want to optimize the business value of their IT network. Key reasons for small businesses to outsource IT services include:

  • Allow management to focus on strategic business issues
  • Gain visibility on IT operating costs
  • Free expensive internal resources for mission-critical tasks
  • Gain affordable access to best-of-breed expertise
  • Add temporary IT resources not available internally

Progent's IT outsourcing services are designed to address the realities of small businesses who need enterprise-class network availability and security but can't justify the high-cost of super-sized consulting firms or accept the risk of relying on independent consultants or by-the-numbers mass-market support companies.

Progent can deliver small organizations a broad range of computer consulting options featured on Progent's web. The following links describe some of the support services and benefits provided for businesses in San Francisco:


VMware NSX Virtual Network Consulting

VMware's NSX network virtualization platform enables you to create entire networks in software. NSX allows virtual networks to be deployed in minutes and managed with a high degree of automation regardless of the physical components used by the basic network infrastructure. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) allows programmatic recovery, application mobility, and non-disruptive site migration, failback and re-protect. SRM also permits non-disruptive testing for site recovery, updates and fixes and can generate audit reports to confirm full service recovery, validate Service Level Agreements and prove compliance. When integrated with VMware's NSX network virtualization technology, VMware SRM can rapidly recover the entire logical network topology at the secondary datacenter. Progent can provide the support of a VCDX certified VMware NSX consulting expert and VMware Site Recovery Manager system architect to help your organization to design, configure, test and maintain a disaster recovery solution powered by VMware SRM and VMware NSX.

Wireless Site Survey

Progentís Wireless Site Survey assists you to design and implement a Wi-Fi wireless network customized for your facilities, offering you a wireless solution that delivers the reception, speed, load-handling capability, Quality of Service, security, and roaming ability your company requires. Progent's Wireless Site Survey services are available either as an affordable online service or as a more detailed onsite service. Progentís on-premises wireless survey includes onsite inspection, spectrum and security assessment of your current WLAN, evaluation of your buildingís floor plans, measuring for radio frequency interference, RF propagation modeling, selection of the best placement for client-requested Wireless Access Points such as Aironet indoor and outdoor APs, Meraki cloud-managed APs and Apple AirPort equipment, and a comprehensive report describing a new wireless network.

Microsoft System Center 2016 Planning and Integration

System Center 2016 delivers major improvements for managing hybrid cloud environments by offering comprehensive integration with Windows Server 2016 servers, Windows 10; seamless integration of mixed-OS networks that incorporate various Linux distributions, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere; and expanded public and private cloud support including closer integration with Microsoft Intune for iPhone and Android smartphone administration plus built-in integration with Operations Management Suite (OSM) for cloud-enhanced analytics and reporting. Progent's System Center 2016 consultants can provide advanced online and onsite expertise for all elements of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager (SCOM), Configuration Manager (SCCM), Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, and Service Manager (SCSM). Progent can help you to plan and install a new implementation of System Center 2016, expand or tune an existing one, migrate smoothly from a previous release of System Center, or troubleshoot your System Center environment..

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Integration

The complexity and integration demands of Windows Server 2008 R2 requires an information technology professional with real-world experience and diverse knowledge in designing and building cohesive and comprehensive business technology solutions. The professional experience of Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows Server consultants, with an average of over 10 years of background supporting Microsoft-powered technology, helps insure your success in supporting and managing your Windows Server 2008 R2 environment. Progent's certified Windows Server 2012 R2 support experts can also assist you to assess the business value of upgrading from Microsoft Windows 2008 to Windows Server 2012 R2 or later. If you are considering creating a hybrid network model that integrates on-premises systems with public cloud services like those available on Microsoft Azure, Progent can provide Windows Server 2016 hybrid integration.

NetApp SAN Configuration and Management Consulting {Services

Progent offers enterprise clients online or onsite NetApp SAN consulting support for NetApp's complete family of SAN storage software and hardware products including Data ONTAP data management, MetroCluster array-based clustering, FlexPod cloud infrastructure, SnapMirror, SnapVauly continuous backup, Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere, MultiStore for secure IP space separation, OnCommand Reporting and Insight analytics, and NetApp's All-Flash, Hybrid Flash, V-Series and N-Series hardware lines. Components of NetApp SAN solutions supported by Progent include SAN dsign, cloud integration, virtualization, migrations, non-disruptive updates, system management, security and compliance, disaster recovery, and remediation. Progent offers Tier 3 support to help you to take care of issues with NetApp SAN storage environments efficiently based on leading practices.

Wireless IP Phone Integration

Successful integration of Cisco's wireless VoIP phones usually requires that you configure and optimize numerous key pieces of your Wi-Fi environment including APs, routers and switches, wireless LAN controllers, and network management software. Progent's Cisco wireless VoIP phone configuration and troubleshooting consultants offer remote and on-premises support to help you build and maintain a Cisco wireless VoIP phone deployment by delivering integration services that can range from debugging the set up of an IP phone or AP to offering comprehensive project management outsourcing or co-sourcing services for modernizing the Wi-Fi infrastructure of an entire campus.

White Paper: Benefits of Outsourcing
Progent has produced a white paper that summarizes the benefits a small company can derive from outsourcing IT support functions. To view this document and learn the reasons outsourcing can reduce expenses, simplify administration, and maximize efficiency, click Small Business IT Outsourcing Advantages.

Progent offers on-premises computer support, phone-based troubleshooting support, and optional round-the-clock emergency assistance in San Francisco, Daly City, San Bruno, Millbrae, South San Francisco, Pacifica, Brisbane and other cities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Peninsula and the California Central Valley.

If your small business is in San Francisco and you are looking for computer assistance, IT outsourcing, or advanced services from a Progent engineer, call 415-321-5400 or visit Contact Progent.
















© 2002- 2018 Progent Corporation. All rights reserved.