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 designed to allow small and mid-size businesses to benefit from the same advanced IT solutions deployed by some of the industry's leading corporations. Progent's ProSight portfolio of network monitoring and management services covers all critical areas of information technology including email protection, security and compliance, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, infrastructure health monitoring, VM hosting, and IT resources documentation management. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Network Audits
- ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based analysis tools to defend endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape legacy signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud resources and offers a single platform to manage the complete threat progression including filtering, detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against new threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Endpoint Security and Exchange Filtering
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer economical multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge tools packaged within one agent accessible from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can help you to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's specific requirements and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security standards. Progent will help you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that call for immediate action. Progent can also help your company to install and verify a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
- ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and allows rapid restoration of critical files, applications and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted due to component breakdowns, software glitches, disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide advanced support to configure ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPAA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup.
- ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that incorporates the technology of top data security companies to deliver web-based management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a deeper level of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more information, visit Email Guard spam and content filtering.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for small and mid-sized organizations to map out, monitor, enhance and debug their connectivity appliances like switches, firewalls, and wireless controllers as well as servers, endpoints and other networked devices. Incorporating state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that network diagrams are kept updated, copies and displays the configuration information of virtually all devices on your network, monitors performance, and sends alerts when issues are detected. By automating complex management and troubleshooting activities, WAN Watch can knock hours off common chores like network mapping, expanding your network, finding appliances that need important updates, or isolating performance bottlenecks. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure monitoring and management services.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring Services
ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring service that uses state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) technology to help keep your IT system operating efficiently by checking the health of vital assets that power your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch detects a problem, an alarm is transmitted automatically to your designated IT personnel and your Progent consultant so that any looming issues can be addressed before they have a chance to impact your network Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring services.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting solution without requiring a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to create, update, retrieve and safeguard information related to your IT infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and organizing your IT documentation, you can save up to 50% of time spent trying to find vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you require when you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a quick and affordable way for small and medium-size organizations to obtain an objective assessment of the overall health of their IT system. Powered by a selection of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools in the industry, and overseen by Progent's world-class group of IT professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the configuration of your essential infrastructure assets adhere to industry best practices. The Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a low, one-time cost and deliver instant ROI like a cleaner Active Directory environment. Both also include one year of advanced remote network monitoring and management. Advantages can include easier management, better compliance with data security regulations, higher utilization of IT assets, quicker troubleshooting, more reliable backup and restore, and higher availability. See more information about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure assessment.
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is an affordable service built around a brief phone interview with a Progent backup/recovery expert. The interview is intended to evaluate your company's ability to block or recover rapidly following an attack by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Hermes. Progent will consult with you personally to collect information about your current antivirus tools and backup/recovery platform, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can follow best practices to create a cost-effective AV and backup environment that aligns with your company's needs. For details, 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.
- 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.