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 Medium Size Organizations
Progent offers a selection of affordable, fixed-price managed services intended to allow small and mid-size organizations to utilize the same advanced IT solutions deployed by many of the industry's top enterprises. The ProSight portfolio of network monitoring and management services addresses all critical aspects of modern networking including email content filtering, threat defense based on machine leaning, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure health monitoring, VM cloud hosting, and network resources documentation management. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior-based machine learning technology to guard endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade legacy signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud resources and offers a single platform to automate the complete malware attack progression including blocking, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Endpoint Protection and Microsoft Exchange Email Filtering
    ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services deliver economical in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security standards. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alerts that require urgent action. Progent can also assist your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid restoration of vital files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup specialists can deliver advanced support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever necessary, can assist you to restore your critical information. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of top data security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the local security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. For more details, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Management
    Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for small and mid-sized organizations to map, track, enhance and troubleshoot their networking hardware like routers, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, client computers and other devices. Using cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management technology, WAN Watch makes sure that infrastructure topology diagrams are kept current, copies and manages the configuration information of virtually all devices connected to your network, monitors performance, and sends alerts when issues are discovered. By automating tedious network management processes, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off ordinary tasks like making network diagrams, expanding your network, finding appliances that need critical software patches, or identifying the cause of performance issues. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure monitoring and management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring Services
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring managed service that incorporates state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to help keep your IT system running at peak levels by tracking the state of vital computers that drive your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects an issue, an alarm is sent automatically to your designated IT staff and your Progent consultant so any looming issues can be resolved before they can disrupt your network Learn more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
    With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a time-consuming and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
    ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, retrieve and protect information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can save as much as half of time wasted searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require as soon as you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a quick and affordable alternative for small and medium-size businesses to obtain an objective assessment of the overall health of their IT system. Powered by some of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools in the industry, and supervised by Progent's world-class team of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits show you how closely the deployment of your core network devices conform to industry leading practices. The Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are available at a low, one-time cost and deliver instant benefits such as a cleaner Active Directory (AD) environment. Both versions also come with a year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management. Benefits can include simpler network management, better compliance with information security requirements, higher utilization of network resources, quicker problem resolution, more reliable backup and recovery, and increased uptime. See more about ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure review.

Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is an affordable service centered on a brief interview with a Progent information assurance expert. The interview is designed to help assess your company's preparedness either to block or recover rapidly after an attack by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. Progent will work with you personally to gather information concerning your current antivirus tools and backup/recovery system, and Progent will then produce a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can apply best practices to create a cost-effective security and backup/recovery environment that meets your company's needs. For more information, refer to Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.

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:

  • Proactive, round-the-clock network monitoring
  • Timely, professional response to issues
  • Cost-effective problem escalation when required
  • Online Network Support to cut costs and resolve problems efficiently
  • Help Desk Call Center for expert phone-based assistance
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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