Onsite Service Available in Sausalito, San Rafael, Novato, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Corte Madera, Fairfax, San Anselmo, Belvedere, Ross, Tiburon

Marin County small businesses reduce costs and increase productivity through the use of IT outsourcing. By outsourcing IT services, small companies can gain affordable access to expert IT consultants and avoid the expense of adding full-time personnel to their internal IT group. IT outsourcing makes it possible for you to spend more time managing your business and less time worrying about your network.

Many small businesses are unaware that IT outsourcing is not just for enterprises with big IT budgets and the willingness to negotiate complex, long-term support contracts. New technologies for remote support, centralized management, and automated security and performance monitoring combined with flexible and easy engagement policies have made IT outsourcing the most cost-effective alternative for keeping your network running smoothly. Surveys show that the most common motives for small businesses to outsource IT services are:

  • Focus management on the business
  • Save money and improve operations
  • Make internal technical resources available for strategic projects
  • Ensure fast access to expert consultants
  • Supplement the technical range of in-house IT personnel

Progent's outsourcing services can help your small business lower the cost of IT services, make your network more reliable and secure, and streamline your operational processes in order to increase the value of your information system. You do not have to commit to expensive, long-term contracts common among giant support organizations, and you will not be dependent on the availability and skill of an independent consultant or a small consulting firm.

Progent offers small companies a broad range of IT outsourcing services highlighted on Progent's web. Below links describe a few of the services and benefits available for companies in Marin County:

MySQL Programming and DBA Consulting

Progent's MySQL software developers and database administrators offer affordable remote database administration or software programming support and can assist businesses of all sizes to integrate and maintain MySQL within a dependable network environment that offers advanced performance, expandability, and protection. Progent also has proven skill helping businesses to port databases from Oracle to MySQL.

Exchange 2013 DAG Consulting

A Database Availability Group (DAG) is the basic element of high availability (HA) and resilience for Microsoft Exchange 2013 Mailbox (MBX) servers. Introduced in Microsoft Exchange 2010, a DAG is a group of up to 16 MBX servers where any DAG server can contain a copy of a mailbox database from a different server. DAG servers cooperate with one another to restore automatically from failures that affect mailbox databases. Progent's Microsoft certified Exchange experts offer Database Availability Group consulting services to help you design, configure and manage an HA environment for your Exchange 2013 mailbox servers.

Windows 8.1 Integration

Progent's Microsoft-certified Windows 8.1 experts can provide a variety of IT outsourcing and co-sourcing services to help companies of any size to install, manage, and support environments that include desktops, notebooks, tablets, or Windows phones powered by Windows 8.1. For larger organizations, Progent's experienced project management consultants can assist to design and configure test labs to assess Microsoft Windows 8 and plan and manage Windows 8 deployment projects based on leading practices. Progent's consultants also offer Windows 10 planning and migration assistance.

Server Virtualization Technology Support Services

Virtualization techniques enable IT organizations to operate several virtual servers on a single actual processor. Typical applications for virtual servers are hardware efficiency, low-cost platforms for applications that only run on older OS software, and affordable isolation of application programming or testing environments from on-line ones. Progent's virtual server engineers can provide Windows 2016 Hyper-V hybrid cloud/on-premises solutions, Windows Server 2012 R2 network and server virtualization consulting services, Windows Server Hyper-V Virtualization consulting, VMware vSphere and vCloud planning and deployment, and Citrix Virtual Server support. Progent can configure virtual servers to maximize performance, fault tolerance and ease of administration while simultaneously cutting expenses; propose and test business recovery strategies that minimize productivity loss in the event of a major failure; and provide continuing support, repair, and consulting services as virtualization technology advances.

Dynamics GP 2015 R2 Consultants

Dynamics GP 2015 R2 introduces a revamped design that improves cloud integration, works with the most popular handheld devices, permits one-time sign-on with Azure Active Directory, and tightens security and compliance. Progent's certified Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 R2 consultants have the broad technical skills and experience to resolve the critical technical and business issues involved with deploying and managing Dynamics GP 2015 R2 and can help you to perform an efficient migration that will maximize the return on your investment in this powerful product.

Microsoft Office Excel Consulting and Development

Progent's certified Excel application consultants can assist your company to develop advanced Excel-powered programs or provide one-on-one training in the sophisticated capabilities of Microsoft Excel desktop and Microsoft Office 365 Excel. Progent's consultants can also assist your business to build and manage a secure, dependable IT architecture to support your Microsoft Excel solutions. Progent's SharePoint experts can show you ways utilize Excel Services to expand the power of Excel by incorporating interactive Excel spreadsheets into business information portals and scorecards. Progent's Microsoft Dynamics professionals can show you how to exchange data between Excel and platforms such as Dynamics GP and MS Dynamics AX.

Microsoft Office Word and Office 365 Word Consulting

Progent's Office Word and Office 365 Word experts offer a broad selection of economical online consulting services to assist you to maintain your existing Microsoft Word environment or assist you to migrate to a newer release of Microsoft Office Word. Support available from Progent's Word experts include VBA programming, identifying and fixing compatibility issues between various releases of Office Word, interfacing Office Word with different Office apps like Excel and Outlook or with third-party data sources and add-ons,network optimization for dependable. reliable cloud access, security consulting, and smart phone and tablet integration, and remote Microsoft Office Word training tailored for your special requirements.

Progent White Paper: Why Outsource?
Progent has produced a report that discusses the benefits a small business can derive from outsourcing network administration services. To view this summary and find out how outsourcing can conserve costs, streamline administration, and maximize productivity, visit Small Firm IT Outsourcing White Paper.

Progent can deliver on-premises computer assistance, phone-based troubleshooting services, and optional round-the-clock urgent assistance in San Rafael, Sausalito, Novato, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Corte Madera, Fairfax, San Anselmo, Belvedere, Ross, Tiburon and other cities throughout Marin County, the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Peninsula and the California Central Valley.

If your small business is in Marin County and you require computer help, information technology outsourcing, or top-level services from a certified Progent consultant, call 415-526-1400 or visit Contact Progent.

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