Onsite Service Available in Vacaville, Fairfield, Suisun City, Dixon

IT outsourcing gives small businesses in Vacaville, Fairfield, Suisun City and Dixon the chance to reduce their IT budget while increasing the business value of their network. IT outsourcing delivers the skills of world-class IT consultants without demanding that you build up and manage a large, full-time IT organization. By outsourcing IT services, you also allow your management to focus on running the business without the constant distraction of network support problems.

IT outsourcing among small businesses has become increasingly common. This widespread adoption of comprehensive third-party help has been driven both by the need to control IT budgets and to use the corporate network as a competitive tool. Surveys underscore the key reasons for small businesses to outsource IT services:

  • Sharpen management's focus
  • Improve operating costs and performance
  • Make internal resources free for business-critical tasks
  • Facilitate regular access to top IT consultants
  • Supplement in-house resources with appropriate outside experts

Progent's experience providing IT outsourcing to small businesses allows Progent to offer an IT outsourcing solution that makes sense for your current business and establishes a solid foundation for growth. Progent's IT outsourcing services do not require a long-term contract nor an ongoing retainer for support services provided during regular business hours. In addition, Progent's varied and deep technical skills offer a level of responsiveness and efficiency that can't be met by an individual consultant or a small consulting company.

Progent can provide small businesses a wide selection of IT outsourcing options featured on Progent's web. The following links contain details some of the services and advantages available for businesses in Vacaville, Fairfield, Suisun City and Dixon:


Altaro VM Backup Consulting Services

Altaro VM Backup offers small and mid-size businesses a dependable and budget-friendly solution for backing up and recovering Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines (VMs). Altaro VM Backup can be deployed in local, offsite, distributed, and cloud environments and also supports cost-effective cloud backup to Microsoft Azure Block Blob storage. Headline capabilities include industry-leading inline deduplication to cut backup storage requirements, Continuous Data Protection with backup intervals as short as five minutes for reducing your exposure to data loss, military-grade encryption, granular recovery options for individual files and emails, extensive support for Windows CSV and for VMware vCenter for handling larger deployments, and support for Microsoft VSS technology to back up online virtual machines without downtime. Progent is a certified Altaro partner and offers a wide array of services to assist you to design, deploy, optimize and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery solution powered by Altaro VM Backup software. To read more, see Altaro VM Backup Certified Consultants.

Interactive Virtual Training for Desktop Applications

Progent offers online instruction for a range of productivity software. Progent's Online training covers areas that include Microsoft Office 365 Excel and Power BI reporting, Microsoft Office 365 Word VBA macro development, PowerPoint collaboration, Outlook calendar sharing, Microsoft Office Access programming, Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) customization, and Windows 10 management. Virtual instruction offers all the advantages of traditional classroom sessions, such as immediate interaction between clients and teachers, but eliminates the costs of transportation and the hassle of trying to accommodate the schedules of many trainees. Available to individuals or groups of any size, virtual education permits the instructor to run the class from a remote facility and the students can be spread across an office or across the country. Progent's online education deploys powerful learning mechanisms like broadcast white boards, electronic hand-raising, and shared desktops. Sessions can be short and personalized to specific subjects or extended in duration and wider in coverage.

ISA Server and Forefront TMG Server Consulting

Microsoft ISA Server and its replacement Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway are discontinued software platforms that contain an application-aware firewall able to defend networks from external and inside attacks. Both products perform deep examination of Internet protocols to detect attacks that routinely evaded legacy firewalls. ISA Server 2006 was replaced by Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010, which was based on ISA Server's architecture while delivering a number of enhanced features. Forefront TMG 2010 has in turn been retired by Microsoft, and the security functions provided by the platform are now usually handled by purpose-built hardware appliances from companies that include Cisco, Barracuda, SonicWALL and WatchGuard. (See ASA 5500-X Firewall with Firepower Services configuration and management.) Progent offers online Forefront TMG 2010 maintenance and Microsoft ISA Server 2006 consulting services to help you manage and troubleshoot your older firewall environment, and Progent can help your organization to migrate smoothly to a more current firewall platform by providing planning, configuration, tuning, IT staff training and troubleshooting.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Consulting Support

Progent's certified Windows Server 2012 consultants can assist you to assess the business value of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 for your organization, develop pilot systems and migration strategies, optimize your network infrastructure for on-premises, multi-location, cloud-based, and partial-cloud datacenters, train your IT support, staff, develop an enterprise-wide security plan, automate IT administration, assist with application development, and build and validate a DR/BC plan. If your organization is considering migrating from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Microsoft Windows Server 2016, Progent's Windows Server 2016 hybrid solutions consultants can assist you to evaluate the value of Windows Server 2016 for your environment and design and carry out a smooth upgrade to Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V 2016 using an on-premises, cloud-centric, or hybrid architecture.

Enterprise Project Management Engineering Support

For enterprise project management assistance, Progent offers the services of senior IT experts with years of background as technology project managers for program development, business systems deployment, and business process re-engineering working with organizations from Big 4 companies to dot-com startups to state government agencies. These high-level IT managers can provide world-class management expertise to help enterprise clients to follow leading practices to make sure development or deployment projects are successfully completed on schedule and within budget.

SQL Server 2016 Consulting Services

SQL Server 2016 introduces significant enhancements in speed, scale, security, high-availability, mobile computing support, plus built-in BI. Innovations include PolyBase for processing structured and unstructured files in one appliance for data warehousing, Hadoop integration, Always Encrypted mode, Mobile Reports, and seamless control over local and cloud resources. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2016 consultants offer online and onsite support to assist businesses of any size to plan, implement, manage or troubleshoot any edition of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also help you to integrate SQL Server 2016 with all key Microsoft products such as Windows Server and Hyper-V, Exchange, SharePoint Server, Dynamics GP, Skype for Business, and System Center Operations Manager.

Integration and Troubleshooting Support for ASA 5500-X Firewalls with Firepower Services

The latest generation of Cisco ASA 5500-X Family Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services deliver substantially more bang for the buck than Cisco's earlier PIX and ASA 5500 firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX security appliances for new installations. Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network experts can assist you to maintain your current PIX or Cisco ASA 5500 security appliances or upgrade to ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent's consultants offer remote and onsite help with ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services and can help your company to plan, integrate, optimize, administer and troubleshoot firewall environments built around Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services.

SyteLine/Infor CloudSuite Industrial ERP Consulting Services

Infor CloudSuite Industrial, previously branded SyteLine, is an ERP platform that incorporates more than a quarter century of experience assisting manufacturing, distribution and service organizations to manage complex supply chains and improve the efficiency of key processes in order to get products to market quickly and meet customer schedules dependably. Progent offers the expertise of an ERP consultant with more than 20 years of background working with the Infor CloudSuite Industrial/SyteLine product family. Progent can provide online or onsite services that can range from as-needed guidance to comprehensive solution design and project management outsourcing or co-sourcing. Sample services offered by Progent for Infor CloudSuite Industrial include installation, migration, process improvement, application development, CPQ, web site integration, troubleshooting, ETL, Office 365 integration, disaster recovery planning, and database administration. To learn more, visit SyteLine/Infor CloudSuite Industrial ERP Consulting Services.

ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery

ProSight Data Protection Services managed cloud backup services offer small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and enables fast recovery of vital files, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged as a result of hardware failures, software glitches, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can provide world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when needed, can help you to recover your critical data. Find out about the entire ProSight line of low-cost network monitoring and management services for small and medium-size organizations

Spam Protection and Email Encryption Services

ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption platform that uses the services and infrastructure of top data security vendors to provide web-based control and world-class security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. ProSight Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and encryption. The local security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter. Find out about the complete ProSight portfolio of low-cost network management outsourcing services for small and mid-size businesses

Windows Server Failover Clustering Consulting

The failover clustering technology built into the latest versions of Windows Server is dramatically redesigned to simplify the deployment, setup, and management of server clusters and to provide improved levels of network availability, security, performance, and flexibility. New or improved features include cluster verification, easier setup and deployment, unified cluster management, redesigned cluster infrastructure for increased availability, hardened security and quorum models, elimination of failure points, more storage and RAM capacity, enhancements for geographically dispersed clusters, and live migration support for Windows Hyper-V virtual servers. Progent's Microsoft-certified cluster technology experts can assist your company assess the business benefits of Windows clustering, design and implement a deployment, educate your network support staff to manage your failover clusters, provide ongoing consulting and technical help services, and produce and validate a disaster recovery procedure. Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery consultants can assist you you to plan and deploy an affordable disaster recovery/business continuity solution for multi-site or hybrid cloud deployments using failover cluster tools field-tested in Microsoft's massive Azure cloud.

White Paper: Benefits of Outsourcing
Progent has published a report that explains the advantages a small company can derive from outsourcing IT support services. To view this white paper and learn the various ways outsourcing can reduce costs, simplify management, and maximize efficiency, visit Small Business IT Outsourcing White Paper.

Progent offers on-premises computer support, online consulting services, and optional 24x7 emergency assistance in Vacaville, Fairfield, Suisun City, Dixon and other cities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Peninsula and the California Central Valley.

If your small business is in Vacaville, Fairfield, Suisun City, Dixon or anywhere in the San Francisco North Bay area and you need technical assistance, information technology outsourcing, or high-level expertise from a Microsoft or Cisco certified professional, call 707-470-1313 or visit Contact Progent.
















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