Fast Online Technical Support for Bakersfield Information Networks
Fast Online Consulting for Bakersfield NetworksFor companies in Bakersfield or anywhere in California, Progent provides remote help for computer systems based on any mix of Microsoft Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or Linux/UNIX technology. Progent's Microsoft Premier consulting experts have provided remote troubleshooting to companies in every state in the United States. (Check out recommendations from Progent's customers.) In addition, Progent can furnish the consultation services of Cisco CCIE engineers to handle challenging networking problems, as well as the assistance of CISA and CISSP-accredited cybersecurity experts to help with high-level security architecture and troubleshooting jobs.

Progent's online support engineers provide exceptional value because they possess the practical experience and are equipped with the sophisticated tools needed to resolve most information system problems rapidly. This reduces direct expenses since service calls accumulate fewer chargeable consulting minutes. Online support also avoids the expense of dispatching an engineer to your office. Your company saves even more with indirect costs by minimizing or avoiding system outages and associated costs stemming from business discontinuity, disgruntled clients, idle employees, and distracted management. Progent's extensive remote technical support experience is especially valuable in environments that are dependent on public clouds for vital infrastructure or applications such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWA, or Office 365 Exchange Online, where on-premises IT support may not be useful.

Progent's billing model for remote help is structured to stretch your network support investment. Progent charges on a per-minute basis for telephone-based assistance, so you pay just for the services that you actually get. In contrast to many online service firms, Progent requires no initialization fee or minimum fees. Progent's per-minute granularity and simple model for pricing save you from situations where fast solutions somehow turn into large bills. Progent's skill at dealing with problems efficiently means you spends less money.

Progent's Remote Consulting and Technical Support Services
Through years of experience, Progent has mastered an arsenal of optimized tools and field-tested processes that ensure the highest degree of efficiency for remote technical support and repair for computer networks of any size. Progent provides secure VPN support for gateways from multiple popular companies including Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and Checkpoint. Secure VPN technology enables the engineers of Progent's Technical Response Center to communicate with your system remotely without violating system security.

Progent's powerful service reporting application includes comprehensive histories of all service that Progent's clients have been provided. Progent's authorized engineers have access to the details of services delivered to every Progent customer by every Progent consultant. This database of issues and fixes is organized as a readily retrievable support database that permits Progent's remote support experts to communicate their knowledge company-wide to ensure that the effectiveness of Progent's technical support improves daily. Progent's advanced certifications and working relationships with important vendors including Cisco and Microsoft make available additional massive support databases and allow priority response from manufacturers' in-house engineering staff so Progent's remote service specialists can find the most efficient solutions promptly.

Remote technical services available from Progent to customers in Bakersfield and throughout the state of California include:

Progent's ProSight Flat-rate Managed IT Services for Small and Mid-size Businesses
Progent offers a family of affordable, flat-rate services designed to enable small and mid-size businesses to utilize the same cutting-edge technology used by some of the industry's top corporations. The ProSight line of network monitoring and management services addresses all key areas of modern networking including email content filtering, behavioral-based threat defense, automated backup/recovery, network infrastructure health monitoring, VM cloud hosting, and IT resources documentation management. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection solution that incorporates cutting edge behavior-based analysis tools to defend endpoints as well as servers and VMs against new malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely evade traditional signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and provides a single platform to manage the complete threat lifecycle including blocking, detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Top capabilities include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Endpoint Protection and Exchange Filtering
    ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver ultra-affordable multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, device control, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies incorporated within one agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can assist your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's specific needs and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will assist you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that require immediate action. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to set up and verify a backup and restore solution 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 unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly cost, ProSight Data Protection Services automates your backup processes and enables fast restoration of vital files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide advanced expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever needed, can help you to restore your critical data. 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 filtering service that uses the infrastructure of top information security vendors to deliver web-based management and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device adds a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays within your security perimeter. For more details, visit Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and affordable for small and mid-sized businesses to diagram, monitor, optimize and troubleshoot their networking appliances such as routers and switches, firewalls, and access points plus servers, client computers and other networked devices. Using cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, ProSight WAN Watch makes sure that network maps are always current, copies and displays the configuration of virtually all devices connected to your network, monitors performance, and sends alerts when issues are detected. By automating complex management and troubleshooting activities, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off common tasks like network mapping, reconfiguring your network, finding appliances that require critical software patches, or isolating performance issues. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring Services
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring service that incorporates advanced remote monitoring and management (RMM) technology to keep your network operating at peak levels by tracking the state of vital assets that drive your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers a problem, an alert is transmitted immediately to your designated IT staff and your assigned Progent consultant so that any potential problems can be resolved before they have a chance to 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 Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hosting solution without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting provider. Learn more details 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 makes it easy to capture, update, retrieve and protect information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time spent looking for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network such as 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, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need the instant you need it. Learn more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a fast and affordable alternative for small and mid-size businesses to get an objective evaluation of the overall health of their IT system. Powered by some of the top remote monitoring and management platforms available, and overseen by Progent's certified team of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits show you how well the configuration of your core network devices conform to best practices. The Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and deliver immediate benefits like a more manageable Active Directory (AD) system. Both versions also come with one year of advanced remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Advantages can include lower-cost network management, better compliance with data security requirements, more efficient utilization of network assets, quicker troubleshooting, more dependable backup and restore, and less downtime. Read more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is a low-cost service based on a brief phone discussion with a Progent backup/recovery consultant. The interview is intended to assess your organization's ability to stop or recover quickly following an attack by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Hermes. Progent will consult with you directly to gather information about your current antivirus tools and backup system, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can follow industry best practices to create a cost-effective AV and backup environment that meets your business needs. For more information, visit The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.

Additional Support Programs Offered by Progent
Progent can provide the services of seasoned remote consulting professionals for contract IT programs. Progent's charges for ongoing consulting tasks are determined according to the level of expertise of the engineers involved. Progent's background in these special fields of information technology enables customers to complete major initiatives within budget and on time. Progent's project-based remote engineering services include:

  • Help Desk Expertise
    Progent's Help Desk Call Center service offerings for organizations with networks that incorporate Windows, Cisco, macOS and OS X, UNIX, or Linux technology include comprehensive Help Desk services, co-managed Help Desk support services, and Help Desk consulting. Progent's Standard Help Desk Services offer smaller businesses an end-to-end service desk solution that handles all aspects of online Level 1 desktop support from service requests through ticketing, remote desktop control, progress tracking, problem solving, and reporting. Progent offers service desk support at a significant discount off Progent's regular desktop support rates, and Progent offers the additional option of rapid as-needed escalation to Level 2 and Level 3 experts to resolve complex issues.

    Progent's Help Desk Call Center consulting expertise can aid you in creating an efficient new Help Desk Call Center or revamping your existing one, identifying or modifying Help Desk Call Center software products to address the particular demands of your company, or providing temporary online personnel to supplement your internal Call Center group during high-demand scenarios like software migrations, mass upgrades, or rolling out brand new business software.

    Progent's Help Desk Call Center staff of veteran information technology consultants gives your computer users in Bakersfield or anywhere in the state of California rapid communication with a large network service group with substantial background offering phone help and remote troubleshooting for networks based on Microsoft, Cisco, macOS and OS X, UNIX, or Linux technology. Progent's charter is to give the Help Desk the reputation as a solid contributor to company productivity, and Progent's intent is to fix and not merely report technical issues.

  • Business Applications Support: Training, Customization, and Integration
    Progent's Applications Consulting Group can supply online and in-depth engineering support and education in special application areas including Enterprise Requirements Planning, MRP, custom financial systems, and CRM. Progent also can deliver consulting expertise, customization, and training for familiar Microsoft business applications such as CRM, Office Project, Office 365 Word, and Microsoft Office 365 Excel. For more information about Progent's expertise, customization, and training offerings, visit Progent's Business Application Experts Services.

  • Unified and Automated Administration of Hybrid Cloud Environments
    System Center 2016 unifies and automates the administration of hybrid cloud networks through comprehensive integration with Windows Server 2016 servers, Windows 10 clients; cohesive integration of multi-OS environments that include various Linux distributions, Hyper-V and VMware vSphere; and expanded public and private cloud support including tighter integration with Intune for iPhone and Google Android smartphone management plus built-in integration with Operations Management Suite (OSM) for cloud-enhanced analytics and reporting. Progent's System Center 2016 consulting experts can provide advanced online and onsite support for all elements of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager, Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager (SCDPM), Orchestrator, and Service Manager. Progent can assist you to plan and install a new deployment of System Center 2016, extend or optimize an existing one, migrate efficiently from a previous release of System Center, or troubleshoot your System Center environment.

  • Remote IT Infrastructure Monitoring Services
    Progent offers organizations in Bakersfield, or anywhere in the state of California, remote IT infrastructure monitoring by providing Microsoft System Center 2016 Operations Manager (SCOM) consulting services and Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager support. Progent can adapt Operations Manager to suit your business so that your network maintenance is proactive rather than reactive. By spotting looming trouble spots before they evolve into network outages, automated monitoring can minimize stressful and expensive service breakdowns. Progent can also utilize system monitoring utilities like Nagios and MRTG to analyze UNIX/Linux, Sun Solaris, or Apple macOS and OS X systems, Microsoft Windows systems, or networks that support a variety of operating systems.
How Your Bakersfield Business Can Contact Progent's Remote Support Professionals
To get in touch with Progent about urgent phone-based support with Windows, Apple macOS and OS X, or Linux environments, go to Progent's Emergency Online Support, phone 1-800-993-9400, or go to Contact Progent. For offices and startups in Bakersfield or throughout the state of California, Progent's online network support specialists can provide effective and affordable system help the instant your organization has to have it. More than a decade of delivering online tech support has earned Microsoft Partner certification for Progent's team of engineers and has helped Progent to develop high-end troubleshooting skills and to fine tune online access tools to repair IT problems quickly while avoiding the expense and lost productivity associated with on-premises support calls.

Even if your Bakersfield organization deals with a regular freelance support technician or maintains a full time organization that can deal with day-to-day computer problems, Progentís Microsoft certified consultants are available to offer a convenient and seamless virtual expansion of your local resources for situations when your regular service personnel either don't have the bandwidth or the knowledge to fix sudden system emergencies or especially tough integration projects.

Features of Progent's Online Network Support for Bakersfield
Progent's online support, remote repair, network security expertise, and system administration services offer businesses in Bakersfield or anywhere in the state of California the greatest leverage for your support investment. Whether you require one-time telephone help and remote troubleshooting or ongoing Help Desk call center support and network administration, Progent's experts can deliver your office world class IT support while permitting you to eliminate the expense and hassle of running a full-service internal IT staff. Highlights of Progent's National Remote Support program include:

How Is Progent Different from Other Support Organizations?
Progent is a Microsoft Partner support firm and Progent's number of employees, range of technical background, fine tuned support tools, and familiarity with corporate IT enable offices to avoid the limitations associated with exclusive reliance on smaller service firms, individual freelance consultants, or limited in-house resources.

Progent stands out by providing:

  • Best Practices
    Progentís team of Microsoft and Cisco Premier Certified consultants average longer than ten years of hands-on industry experience, in the trenches of IT support, performing a wide variety of technical projects for an extensive array of businesses. Every Progent support professional shares a refined set of personal best practices which are combined into shared best practices standards that Progent teaches its consulting staff. This guarantees that you get not only expert technical help, but also a consultant with proven methods for using computer knowledge to fix actual IT problems rapidly.

  • Value Pricing
    Progent's pricing policy is to charge for online service and on-site help per minute. Consequently, you are charged only for received services. Progent does not demand a more expensive rate for after-hours or emergency support, and within California or in areas where Progent provides on-premises service, Progent does not charge for travel except for urgent calls where on-site time is less than four hours. Also, Progent imposes no initialization fee and requires no monthly commitment for support services provided during regular working hours. Many service organizations impose substantial minimum fees or charge for each fifteen minutes or longer. Progent's fine granularity avoids big invoices for fast fixes so you won't be forced to allow minor problems to fester.

  • Complete Documentation of Delivered Services
    Progent has developed a sophisticated support reporting system that records and organizes detailed documentation for all delivered support activities. Unlike some independent consultants or local service organizations who provide scant documentation or details of tasks done, each service delivered by Progent is tracked by full documentation. Every Progent staff member has use of the service reports transmitted by every consultant to each customer. The practice of detailing and organizing service activity allows more effective support and eliminates a slew of common misfortunes such as when a service customer is effectively held hostage to a consultant who wonít let go of the keys to the kingdom.

  • Remote Network Monitoring with Microsoft Operations Manager
    Progent is one of the only support firms to provide 24x7 remote monitoring services based on Microsoft System Center Operations Manager. MS System Center Operations Manager causes your network support to be anticipatory instead of reactive. By revealing potential issues before they result in downtime, system monitoring can save your information network from painful and expensive service disruptions.
How Does My Business Start Receiving Remote Technical Help from Progent?
To get started with Progent's Nationwide Remote Support offerings or to find out more about Progent's online support options, contact Progent at 1-866-PROGENT (866-776-4368) or see Contact Progent. If you have an urgent need for network help, go to Immediate Network Support.