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.
ProSight Fixed-price Managed IT Services for Small and Mid-size Businesses
Progent provides a family of low-cost, fixed-price managed services designed to allow small and mid-size businesses to utilize the same advanced IT solutions deployed by some of the industry's top corporations. The ProSight portfolio of outsourced network management services addresses all critical aspects of modern networking such as email protection, behavioral-based threat defense, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, infrastructure health monitoring, VM cloud hosting, and IT resources documentation management. ProSight managed services include:
ProSight Network Audits
- ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning technology to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against new malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which easily escape traditional signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects local and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to automate the complete threat progression including filtering, infiltration detection, mitigation, remediation, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and real-time network-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security and Microsoft Exchange Email Filtering
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical servers and VMs, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, penetration alerts, device management, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools incorporated within one agent accessible from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to design and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's unique requirements and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that require urgent action. Progent can also help your company to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive security attack like ransomware. Find out 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 provide small and medium-sized businesses an affordable end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid restoration of critical files, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver world-class expertise to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can help you to restore your business-critical information. Read 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 filtering service that incorporates the technology of top information security vendors to provide centralized control and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device adds a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more information, visit Email Guard spam and content filtering.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for smaller organizations to map, track, optimize and troubleshoot their networking appliances like routers, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, client computers and other devices. Using state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that network diagrams are kept updated, captures and displays the configuration of almost all devices on your network, monitors performance, and sends alerts when issues are discovered. By automating time-consuming management and troubleshooting activities, WAN Watch can knock hours off common tasks like making network diagrams, expanding your network, finding devices that need important updates, or isolating performance problems. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure management consulting.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring Services
ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring managed service that incorporates advanced remote monitoring and management technology to keep your IT system running at peak levels by checking the health of vital assets that drive your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch detects an issue, an alarm is transmitted automatically to your designated IT management personnel and your Progent consultant so that any potential problems can be resolved before they have a chance to disrupt productivity Learn more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring services.
- 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 apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. With the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the OS software, and the apps. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hardware environment without a time-consuming and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management Services
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, update, find and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate up to half of time wasted looking for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for holding and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you 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 offer a quick and affordable alternative for small and medium-size businesses to obtain an objective evaluation of the overall health of their information system. Based on some of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms in the industry, and overseen by Progent's certified group of information technology experts, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the configuration of your essential network devices conform to industry leading practices. Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and deliver instant benefits like a more manageable Active Directory system. Both also include a year of advanced remote network monitoring and management. Advantages can include lower-cost management, improved compliance with government and industry security requirements, more efficient utilization of IT resources, quicker problem resolution, more reliable backup and recovery, and increased uptime. See more information about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure assessment.
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is an affordable service built around a brief phone discussion with a Progent backup/recovery expert. The fact-finding interview is intended to assess your company's preparedness either to stop or recover rapidly following an attack by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Hermes. Progent will consult with you personally to collect information about your existing AV defense and backup/recovery platform, and Progent will then deliver a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can follow best practices to create a cost-effective AV and backup/recovery system that aligns with your company's requirements. For more information, see The 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
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