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 Businesses
Progent offers a selection of low-cost, fixed-price services intended to allow small and medium-size organizations to benefit from the same cutting-edge technology used by some of the world's top corporations. Progent's ProSight line of outsourced network management services addresses all key areas of information technology such as email protection, threat defense based on machine leaning, automated backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure management, virtual server hosting, and network resources documentation management. ProSight managed services include:
ProSight Network Audits
- ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates cutting edge behavior machine learning technology to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape legacy signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a single platform to address the entire malware attack lifecycle including filtering, detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Endpoint Security and Microsoft Exchange Email Filtering
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint management, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools incorporated within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can assist you to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's specific needs and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will help you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that require urgent action. Progent can also assist your company to set up and test a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services 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 security and Exchange filtering.
- ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup activities and allows rapid restoration of critical files, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted due to component breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR specialists can provide world-class support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory requirements like HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can help you to restore your critical data. Find out 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 filtering and email encryption service that uses the technology of top data security vendors to deliver centralized management and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway device to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for smaller organizations to map, monitor, reconfigure and troubleshoot their networking hardware like switches, firewalls, and wireless controllers as well as servers, endpoints and other devices. Incorporating cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management technology, WAN Watch makes sure that network diagrams are kept updated, captures and displays the configuration of almost all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and generates notices when issues are discovered. By automating complex management processes, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off common tasks such as making network diagrams, expanding your network, finding appliances that need critical software patches, or resolving performance problems. Find out more details 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 network operating efficiently by checking the state of critical assets that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers a problem, an alarm is sent automatically to your designated IT personnel and your Progent consultant so any looming problems can be resolved before they have a chance to impact productivity Find out more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring consulting.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual host configured and maintained by Progent's network support professionals. Under the 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 ported easily to a different hosting solution without requiring a lengthy and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management Services
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, update, find and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and managing your IT documentation, you can save up to half of time thrown away searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and sharing all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require the instant you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a fast and low-cost alternative for small and mid-size businesses to obtain an objective evaluation of the health of their IT system. Powered by some of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools available, and overseen by Progent's certified team of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits show you how closely the configuration of your essential network devices conform 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 instant ROI like a more manageable Active Directory (AD) environment. Both also include a year of advanced remote network monitoring and management. Benefits can include simpler network management, better compliance with data security standards, more efficient utilization of IT assets, quicker problem resolution, more dependable backup and recovery, and higher availability. Learn more information about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure review.
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is a low-cost service based on a brief phone discussion with a Progent backup/recovery expert. The interview is intended to assess your company's preparedness either to stop or recover rapidly following an assault by a ransomware strain such as Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Hermes. Progent will consult with you personally to collect information concerning your current security profile and backup/recovery system, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report describing how you can follow industry best practices to create a cost-effective security and backup environment that meets your business requirements. For additional information, 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.