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 services designed to enable small and mid-size organizations to utilize the same advanced IT solutions used by some of the industry's leading corporations. The ProSight series of network management outsourcing services addresses all critical areas of information technology such as email content filtering, behavioral-based threat defense, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure monitoring and management, VM hosting, and network asset 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 protection solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based analysis technology to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily evade legacy signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to address the entire threat lifecycle including blocking, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection and Exchange Filtering
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device control, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies packaged within a single agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique requirements and that helps you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security standards. Progent will help you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that require urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also help you to install and test a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
- ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and enables fast recovery of critical files, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide advanced expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can assist you to recover your critical data. Find out more about ProSight Data Protection Services 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 uses the technology of top data security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class security for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Management
ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for smaller businesses to diagram, monitor, enhance and debug their connectivity hardware such as switches, firewalls, and access points as well as servers, printers, endpoints and other networked devices. Incorporating cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, ProSight WAN Watch makes sure that infrastructure topology maps are kept updated, captures and manages the configuration information of almost all devices on your network, monitors performance, and generates notices when potential issues are detected. By automating complex network management activities, WAN Watch can cut hours off common chores like network mapping, reconfiguring your network, finding devices that need important updates, or resolving performance problems. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure management consulting.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring Services
ProSight LAN Watch is Progent’s server and desktop remote monitoring managed service that uses state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to help keep your network running at peak levels by tracking the health of critical assets that drive your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers a problem, an alarm is transmitted automatically to your designated IT personnel and your assigned Progent engineering consultant so that any potential issues can be resolved before they can impact productivity Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring consulting.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Since the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hardware solution without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting provider. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, find and protect information about your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can save as much as half of time spent trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether you’re planning improvements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you need as soon as you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a fast and low-cost way for small and mid-size organizations to obtain an unbiased assessment of the overall health of their information system. Powered by some of the leading remote monitoring and management platforms in the industry, and overseen by Progent's certified group of IT experts, ProSight Network Audits show you how closely the deployment of your essential infrastructure devices adhere to industry leading practices. Both the Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are available at a low, one-time cost and deliver immediate ROI like a more manageable Active Directory (AD) system. Both also come with a year of advanced remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Advantages can include simpler management, improved compliance with government and industry security standards, higher utilization of IT assets, quicker troubleshooting, more dependable backup and recovery, and increased uptime. See more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure review.
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is an affordable service centered on a brief phone interview with a Progent information assurance expert. The interview is designed to help evaluate your company's preparedness to stop or recover quickly after an attack by a ransomware strain such as Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Hermes. Progent will work with you directly to gather information about your existing security profile and backup/recovery system, and Progent will then produce a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can follow industry best practices to create an efficient AV and backup environment that aligns with your business requirements. For details, 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:
To find out more about Progent's 24x7 outsourcing and co-sourcing options, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.
- 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
Find out about Progent's other IT outsourcing services for small business networks.