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 Flat-rate Managed IT Services for Small and Medium Size Businesses
Progent provides a family of low-cost, fixed-price services intended to enable small and mid-size organizations to benefit from the same advanced IT solutions used by many of the industry's top enterprises. Progent's ProSight suite of network management outsourcing services addresses all key areas of modern networking such as email protection, security and compliance, automated backup and disaster recovery, infrastructure health monitoring, VM hosting, and IT asset documentation management. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection solution that utilizes next generation behavior analysis technology to guard endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to address the complete threat lifecycle including filtering, infiltration detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security and Microsoft Exchange Filtering
    ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer economical in-depth protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies packaged within a single agent managed from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your organization's unique needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data protection standards. Progent will assist you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require urgent action. Progent's consultants can also assist you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses a low cost and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of vital files, applications and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted due to component failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver world-class support to set up ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to recover your business-critical data. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed 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 leading information security vendors to deliver centralized management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local security gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps most threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway appliance provides a further level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and 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, monitor, enhance and debug their connectivity appliances such as routers, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, printers, endpoints and other devices. Using cutting-edge RMM technology, ProSight WAN Watch makes sure that network diagrams are always updated, copies and manages the configuration information of virtually all devices on your network, tracks performance, and generates notices when issues are detected. By automating complex network management activities, WAN Watch can knock hours off ordinary chores such as network mapping, expanding your network, locating devices that need critical software patches, or resolving performance problems. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring Services
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring managed service that uses advanced remote monitoring and management technology to help keep your IT system running efficiently by checking the health of critical assets that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects a problem, an alarm is sent immediately to your specified IT management personnel and your assigned Progent engineering consultant so any potential issues can be addressed before they have a chance to disrupt your network Learn more 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 organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to a different hosting environment without a lengthy and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
    Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, maintain, retrieve and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time spent searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require as soon as you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a fast and low-cost alternative for small and mid-size organizations to obtain an unbiased assessment of the overall health of their information system. Powered by a selection of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms available, and overseen by Progent's certified group of IT professionals, ProSight Network Audits show you how closely the deployment of your essential infrastructure devices conform to industry best practices. Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide instant benefits such as a cleaner Active Directory (AD) system. Both also include a year of advanced remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Advantages can include lower-cost network management, improved compliance with government and industry security requirements, higher utilization of network assets, quicker problem resolution, more reliable backup and restore, and increased uptime. Read more information about ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is a low-cost service built around a brief interview with a Progent backup/recovery expert. The interview is designed to help evaluate your company's ability either to stop or recover rapidly following an assault by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Hermes. Progent will work with you personally to collect information about your current security profile and backup/recovery platform, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can apply industry best practices to build a cost-effective security and backup system that meets your business needs. For additional information, refer to Progent's 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:

  • 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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