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 Subscription-based Managed Services for Small and Medium Size Organizations
Progent provides a selection of affordable, fixed-price services designed to allow small and medium-size businesses to utilize the same cutting-edge technology used by many of the world's top corporations. The ProSight line of outsourced network management services covers all key facets of modern networking such as email content filtering, threat defense based on machine leaning, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, infrastructure health monitoring, VM hosting, and IT asset 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 solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based machine learning tools to defend endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely escape traditional signature-matching AV tools. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud resources and offers a single platform to address the entire malware attack progression including protection, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against new threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection and Exchange Filtering
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer economical in-depth security for physical servers and VMs, desktops, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies packaged within one agent accessible from a single control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's specific needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security regulations. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that require immediate action. Progent can also help your company to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
- ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
Progent has partnered with leading backup/restore technology companies to create ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS), a selection of subscription-based management offerings that provide backup-as-a-service. ProSight DPS products automate and monitor your data backup processes and enable non-disruptive backup and fast recovery of vital files, apps, images, and virtual machines. ProSight DPS helps your business recover from data loss caused by equipment breakdown, natural calamities, fire, cyber attacks such as ransomware, human error, malicious insiders, or application bugs. Managed backup services in the ProSight Data Protection Services portfolio include ProSight DPS Ataro VM Backup, ProSight Ataro Office 365 Backup, ProSight DPS ECHO Backup based on Barracuda dedicated hardware, and ProSight DPS MSP360 Hybrid Backup. Your Progent service representative can help you to identify which of these managed backup services are best suited for your IT environment.
- 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 leading data security companies to deliver web-based control and comprehensive protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a further level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the local gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The local gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and safeguard internal email that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Management
ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for smaller organizations to map, monitor, reconfigure and debug their networking hardware like routers and switches, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, printers, endpoints and other devices. Incorporating state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that infrastructure topology diagrams are always updated, captures and manages the configuration of almost all devices on your network, tracks performance, and generates alerts when problems are discovered. By automating tedious management and troubleshooting processes, ProSight WAN Watch can cut hours off common tasks like making network diagrams, expanding your network, finding devices that require important software patches, or resolving performance issues. Learn more about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure management services.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring Services
ProSight LAN Watch is Progent’s server and desktop remote monitoring managed service that incorporates state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management techniques to keep your network running efficiently by checking the health of critical computers that drive your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers a problem, an alert is sent immediately to your specified IT management personnel and your Progent engineering consultant so that any potential problems can be resolved before they can impact productivity Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring services.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host set up and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a time-consuming and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into a single hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, retrieve and protect information about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time thrown away trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether you’re planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require as soon as you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a fast and low-cost alternative for small and medium-size organizations to get an objective assessment of the overall health of their information system. Based on a selection of the leading remote monitoring and management platforms in the industry, and supervised by Progent's certified group of IT experts, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the deployment of your essential infrastructure assets adhere to industry leading practices. Both the Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a low, one-time cost and deliver immediate ROI such as a more manageable Active Directory (AD) system. Both also include one year of state-of-the-art remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Benefits can include lower-cost network management, improved compliance with information security standards, more efficient utilization of IT assets, faster problem resolution, more reliable backup and recovery, and increased uptime. Read more about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is a low-cost service centered on a brief interview with a Progent information assurance expert. The interview is designed to evaluate your company's ability either to stop or recover rapidly after an attack by a ransomware variant such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. Progent will work with you directly to collect information concerning your existing antivirus tools and backup/recovery platform, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can apply best practices to create an efficient security and backup system that meets your company's needs. For details, refer to 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.