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 Flat-rate Managed Services for Small and Medium Size Organizations
Progent offers a family of affordable, flat-rate managed services designed to allow small and mid-size organizations to utilize the same advanced technology used by many of the industry's top corporations. Progent's ProSight suite of IT management outsourcing services addresses all key facets of modern networking including email content filtering, security and compliance, automated backup/recovery, network infrastructure health monitoring, virtual server cloud hosting, and network resources 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 as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by traditional signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to address the entire threat progression including blocking, identification, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security and Microsoft Exchange Filtering
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, desktops, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's unique needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with government and industry data security standards. Progent will help you specify and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that require immediate action. Progent can also help you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
- ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and allows rapid restoration of vital files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted due to component failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images/, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver advanced support to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can help you to restore your business-critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS 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 service that incorporates the infrastructure of top data security vendors to deliver centralized control and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based threats. The cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your exposure to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more details, see Email Guard spam and content filtering.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for smaller businesses to map out, track, reconfigure and debug their connectivity appliances such as switches, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, printers, endpoints and other devices. Incorporating state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that network maps are kept current, captures and displays the configuration information of almost all devices on your network, tracks performance, and sends alerts when potential issues are detected. By automating tedious network management activities, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off common tasks like network mapping, expanding your network, locating devices that require important updates, or identifying the cause of performance issues. Learn more about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure monitoring and management services.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring Services
ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring managed service that uses state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to help keep your IT system operating at peak levels by checking the state of vital assets that drive your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch detects a problem, an alarm is sent automatically to your designated IT management staff and your Progent engineering consultant so all potential issues can be addressed before they can disrupt productivity Find out more details 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 key servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a lengthy and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting provider. Find out 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 create, maintain, find and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save up to 50% of time spent searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require when you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a fast and low-cost alternative for small and mid-size organizations to obtain an objective assessment of the overall health of their IT system. Based on a selection of the top remote monitoring and management tools in the industry, and supervised by Progent's certified group of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how closely the configuration of your essential network assets conform to best practices. The Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are available at a low, one-time cost and provide immediate benefits such as a cleaner Active Directory system. Both also include one year of state-of-the-art remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Advantages can include simpler network management, better compliance with data security regulations, higher utilization of network assets, faster problem resolution, more reliable backup and recovery, and higher availability. Learn more about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure review.
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is a low-cost service built around a brief phone discussion with a Progent backup/recovery consultant. The interview is intended to help assess your company's ability either to block or recover rapidly after an assault by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. Progent will work with you directly to collect information about your current security profile and backup system, and Progent will then deliver a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report describing how you can follow industry best practices to build a cost-effective AV and backup environment that aligns with your company's requirements. For details, refer to Progent's 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 San Francisco Bay Area 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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