Enlarging your at-home workforce may have a significant effect on network architecture, security/compliance, and company workflows. Progent has two decades of background helping businesses of all sizes to plan, deploy, manage, optimize, and debug IT networks that incorporate a remote workforce. Progent can help your Baton Rouge organization to pick the appropriate tools and adhere to best practices in creating and operating a secure virtual office solution for telecommuters that facilitates collaboration and returns maximum value. Progent can provide support services that go from as-needed expertise for getting you past challenging technical bottlenecks to comprehensive project management to help you carry out mission-critical initiatives.

Progent can assist Baton Rouge, Louisiana companies to with any aspect of creating a high-performing remote work ecosystem by delivering network infrastructure configuration services, VoIP PBX expertise, voice/video conferencing support, collaboration platform selection and deployment, cloud integration, helpdesk services, endpoint security, data protection solutions, and streamlined management.

Infrastructure for an At-Home Workforce
Configuring the physical and software infrastructure required to support an at-home work environment can be especially complicated if you must manage a mix of personal equipment such as desktop computers and notebooks, Internet routers, and wireless APs from various manufacturers and with a mix of operating systems and firmware releases. Progent's background delivering remote support for both outdated as well as modern technologies in remote office venues allows you to make efficient use of your existing infrastructure and provides you with ready access to expertise for implement necessary upgrades. Services offered by Progent to help your company to create a high-functioning work-at-home infrastructure include:

  • Virtual Private Network technology makes it possible to establish a secure tunnel for authorized at-home employees to access IT resources located at your company data center or in the cloud. Progent's consultants can help you to deploy and maintain VPN connections between your at-home workforce and your key IT resources by providing remote VPN configuration consulting. For organizations with Cisco's ASA security appliances, Progent's Cisco-certified ASA experts can assist your at-home workers to utilize Cisco's popular AnyConnect software to provide safe VPN tunneling for a wide selection of endpoint devices including Microsoft Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, and Google Android.
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) products allow an at-home worker to see and interact with a remote computer's desktop. This provides network managers more control over the digital environment of telecommuters and ensures remote users a consistent and more productive work experience. Progent's virtual desktop consulting services include Windows Remote Desktop support and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops VDI expertise.
  • Routers attach at-home networks to the Internet and typically support VPN tunnels, home wireless connectivity, and firewalls. Progent offers top-tier online consulting for integrating home routers from a variety of vendors. See router integration support from Cisco-certified experts.
  • Home Wi-Fi networks, typically shared by the whole family and visitors, are frequently used by telecommuters to connect to their router for work. This can cause throughput as well as cybersecurity problems. Progent can assist you to resolve these problems by delivering expertise that include Aironet configuration consulting, Cisco-certified Meraki WiFi installation expertise, and Ubiquiti Unifi WiFi access point setup help.
  • Internet access methods impact the performance and availability of connections between at-home workers and the corporate data center. Line-of-business applications might require backup Internet connections in case the primary connection breaks. Progent offers expertise for identifying service providers, choosing sensible service bundles, and integrating fault-tolerant Internet access. See Internet connectivity integration services.

Contact Progent for Remote Workforce Expertise
To get in touch with Progent about creating and maintaining an efficient work-from-home environment for your Baton Rouge, Louisiana business, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.