Overview of Progent's Remote Monitoring and Reporting Services
Remote 24x7 monitoring, automated alerts, and periodic reporting are vital for maintaining the health of your IT system and avoiding unnecessary and costly downtime. Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology has advanced to the point that businesses of any size can afford a level of protection that was once reserved for large enterprises. Progent offers two types of RMM solutions available as low-cost services designed to help you detect and resolve a variety of network problems before they can seriously impact productivity.
Progent's ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure remote monitoring and management (RMM) service provides a wealth of features for delivering world-class RMM capabilities to small and mid-size businesses at a budget-friendly price. WAN Watch's features include network topology mapping, asset inventory, configuration and IP address management, advanced network monitoring and alerts, troubleshooting, and performance analysis. Progent's ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring and management services continually monitor the health of critical computers and feature automated services such as patch management and asset inventory. Find out about Progent's portfolio of low-cost ProSight network monitoring and management services for small and mid-size businesses.
Progent's server monitoring packages based on Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) allow you to keep continual watch over various Microsoft servers and .NET applications and automatically apply sophisticated heuristics developed by Microsoft to detect and automatically repair issues that could, if ignored, result in serious problems impacting network performance, security, or availability.
Progent offers the support of a nationwide team of computer experts with certifications from all major information technology vendors including Microsoft, Cisco, and VMware to help you mitigate issues uncovered by ProSight WAN Watch, ProSight LAN Watch, or System Center Operations Manager remote monitoring and management services. You can outsource your IT support services to Progent or co-source them by having Progent work closely with your in-house support staff. Either way, Progent can provide the knowledge to help you configure an effective RMM solution and the experience to solve problems quickly and affordably by providing world-class remote support or on-premises consulting.
Progent's ProSight Fixed-price Managed Services for Small and Mid-size Organizations
Progent offers a family of low-cost, fixed-price managed services intended to enable small and medium-size organizations to utilize the same advanced IT solutions used by some of the industry's leading enterprises. Progent's ProSight suite of network monitoring and management services addresses all critical facets of information technology including email content filtering, behavioral-based threat defense, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, infrastructure management, VM cloud hosting, and network resources documentation management. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Network Audits
- ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint detection and response (EDR) service that incorporates SentinelOne's next generation behavior analysis tools to defend endpoints as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape legacy signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to manage the entire threat progression including filtering, detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key features include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Progent is a SentinelOne Partner, reseller, and integrator. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint security and ransomware recovery powered by SentinelOne technology.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection and Exchange Filtering
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer economical in-depth protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies incorporated within one agent managed from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's specific requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection standards. Progent will assist you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alarms that require immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and verify a backup and restore solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
- ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS): Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
Progent has worked with leading backup technology companies to create ProSight Data Protection Services, a family of management outsourcing plans that provide backup-as-a-service (BaaS). ProSight DPS services manage and monitor your backup operations and allow non-disruptive backup and rapid recovery of important files/folders, apps, system images, plus VMs. ProSight DPS helps you recover from data loss resulting from hardware failures, natural disasters, fire, malware like ransomware, user mistakes, malicious employees, or application bugs. Managed backup services available in the ProSight DPS selection include ProSight Altaro VM Backup, ProSight 365 Total Backup (formerly Altaro Office 365 Backup, ProSight DPS ECHO Backup using Barracuda dedicated storage, and ProSight DPS MSP360 Cloud and On-prem Backup. Your Progent service representative can assist you to determine which of these managed backup services are best suited for your IT environment.
- Patch Management: Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's support services for patch management provide organizations of all sizes a flexible and affordable solution for assessing, testing, scheduling, implementing, and documenting software and firmware updates to your dynamic IT system. Besides maximizing the protection and functionality of your computer environment, Progent's patch management services allow your IT staff to concentrate on line-of-business initiatives and activities that derive the highest business value from your network. Find out more about Progent's patch management support services.
- ProSight Duo Multi-Factor Authentication: Identity Validation, Endpoint Remediation, and Secure Single Sign-on (SSO)
Progent's Duo MFA service plans utilize Cisco's Duo cloud technology to protect against stolen passwords through the use of two-factor authentication. Duo supports one-tap identity verification on Apple iOS, Google Android, and other personal devices. Using Duo 2FA, when you sign into a protected application and enter your password you are requested to verify who you are via a device that only you possess and that uses a different ("out-of-band") network channel. A wide range of out-of-band devices can be used for this second form of authentication such as an iPhone or Android or wearable, a hardware/software token, a landline telephone, etc. You may designate several validation devices. To find out more about Duo identity validation services, go to Duo MFA two-factor authentication (2FA) services for access security.
- ProSight Reporting: In-depth Reporting for Ticketing and Network Monitoring Applications
ProSight Reporting is an expanding suite of real-time and in-depth reporting plug-ins created to integrate with the leading ticketing and network monitoring platforms including ConnectWise Manage, ConnectWise Automate, Customer Thermometer, Auvik, and SentinelOne. ProSight Reporting uses Microsoft Graph and utilizes color coding to highlight and contextualize critical issues such as inconsistent support follow-through or machines with missing patches. By identifying ticketing or network health problems clearly and in near-real time, ProSight Reporting enhances productivity, lowers management overhead, and saves money. For details, see ProSight Reporting for ticketing and network monitoring platforms.
- ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering and email encryption service that uses the infrastructure of leading data security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a further layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
Progent's ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for small and mid-sized businesses to map out, monitor, enhance and troubleshoot their connectivity hardware such as routers and switches, firewalls, and access points plus servers, client computers and other devices. Using cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, WAN Watch makes sure that network diagrams are kept current, captures and manages the configuration information of almost all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and sends alerts when problems are discovered. By automating tedious network management activities, WAN Watch can knock hours off common chores such as network mapping, expanding your network, finding devices that require critical software patches, or isolating performance issues. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure monitoring and management services.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring
ProSight LAN Watch is Progent's server and desktop monitoring managed service that incorporates advanced remote monitoring and management techniques to keep your IT system running at peak levels by tracking the health of vital assets that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers an issue, an alarm is transmitted automatically to your designated IT management personnel and your Progent consultant so that any potential issues can be resolved before they have a chance to impact your network Learn more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring consulting.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hosting environment without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management Services
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, retrieve and protect data related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to half of time thrown away trying to find critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network like recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether you're making improvements, performing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need the instant you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a fast and affordable alternative for small and mid-size businesses to get an objective assessment of the health of their network. Powered by some of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools in the industry, and supervised by Progent's world-class team of IT experts, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the deployment of your core network devices conform to best practices. The Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are available at a low, one-time cost and deliver immediate benefits like a cleaner Active Directory environment. Both also come with one year of advanced remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Benefits can include lower-cost network management, improved compliance with government and industry security standards, higher utilization of IT assets, faster problem resolution, more reliable backup and restore, and less downtime. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure review.
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is a low-cost service built around a brief discussion with a Progent information assurance consultant. The interview is designed to help assess your company's preparedness either to stop or recover quickly following an assault by a ransomware strain such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Hermes. Progent will consult with you personally to gather information concerning your existing antivirus tools and backup platform, and Progent will then produce a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report describing how you can apply industry best practices to create an efficient AV and backup system that meets your company's requirements. For additional information, visit The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.
Automated Server Management with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager
Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) is a state-of-the-art RMM platform that proactively monitors physical and virtual, local and cloud-based IT resources to detect emerging troubles before they can disrupt your business. SCOM scans event records from designated servers, applica6ions, and services and then sorts and evaluates these network events based on a comprehensive, continually updated knowledge base. When SCOM detects a potential problem, it runs pre-programmed remedial scripts or generates alerts to notify specified support people. Microsoft System Center Operations Manager also produces trend analysis so you can track the performance of your network.
The version of SCOM included with System Center 2012 R2 adds the ability to monitor routers and switches, along with associated Virtual LANs, as well as Internet Information Services (IIS)-hosted .NET applications. Although SCOM remains a Microsoft-centric RMM platform, the latest releases allow you to monitor popular distributions of Linux and UNIX.
Progent's certified professionals can help configure Microsoft System Center Operations Manager to match your network architecture and operational needs, create specialized rules, evaluate SCOM trend data, and respond quickly and effectively to SCOM alarms via remote troubleshooting. For problems that need on-premises support, Progent can send a Microsoft-qualified field engineer to anywhere in the and to major cities throughout the United States.
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24x7 Support Services
Even if your company has a minimal in-house computer support staff and a limited IT budget, your information system can still feature the same high reliability and responsiveness that in the past needed a substantial internal support group. Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services, offered as an extra-cost option to companies throughout the U.S., combine the experience of world-class Microsoft-qualified and Cisco-qualified network professionals, the latest system management software for 24x7 monitoring and threshold alarms, and cost-effective service packages such as a help desk call center to keep your mission-critical business applications and hardware up and running.
Progent's 24x7 Network Support Services include:
To find out more about Progent's 24x7 outsourcing and co-sourcing options, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
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