Fast and Affordable Remote Troubleshooting for Carlsbad California Computer Systems
For companies in Carlsbad California, Progent offers remote help for information systems based on any combination of Microsoft, Cisco, macOS and OS, or Linux technology. Progent's Microsoft Premier consulting experts have provided online troubleshooting to businesses in all 50 states in the U.S. (Check out testimonials from Progent's clients.) In addition, Progent can furnish the expertise of Cisco CCIE-certified network specialists to help with challenging infrastructure issues, as well as the assistance of CISSP-certified security experts to handle high-level security architecture and diagnostic jobs.
Progent's online support engineers provide exceptional value due to the fact that they possess the practical background and are equipped with the advanced tools needed to resolve the majority of information system issues rapidly. This lowers immediate costs since service calls require fewer chargeable minutes. Remote help also eliminates the cost of sending a consultant to your office. Your organization benefits even more in incidental costs by minimizing or eliminating network downtime and related losses due to business disruption, disgruntled customers and vendors, unproductive workers, and de-focused management. Progent's advanced online technical support expertise is especially helpful for businesses that are dependent on public clouds for critical network infrastructure or applications like Azure, Microsoft 365 Exchange Online, Amazon Web Service, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), or where onsite tech support may not be an option.
Progent's pricing policy for online help is structured to leverage your IT service investment. Progent charges by the minute for phone assistance, so you pay only for the support that you receive. In contrast to many remote support firms, Progent asks for no service activation charge or minimum fees. Progent's per-minute billing unit and clean model for billing avoid situations where fast repairs manage to end up as major bills. Progent's penchant for disposing of problems efficiently means your business saves money.
Progent's Remote Consulting and Troubleshooting Expertise
Through years of experience, Progent has mastered a set of customized tools and field-proven methodologies that allow the maximum degree of efficiency for remote consulting and troubleshooting for IT networks of all sizes. Progent provides secure VPN support for gateways from a variety of popular companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and Checkpoint. Secure VPN connectivity enables the staff of Progent's Technical Response Center to link to your network without violating network security.
Progent's sophisticated service reporting application includes comprehensive records of all support that Progent's customers have received. Progent's staff consultants have the benefit of the records of all help rendered to each Progent customer by every Progent engineer. This history of problems and resolutions is structured as a conveniently exploitable support knowledge base that permits Progent's remote technical professionals to share their knowledge company-wide to make sure that the effectiveness of Progent's support services improves daily. Progent's advanced accreditations and close relationships with key technology companies such as Cisco and Microsoft make available additional massive technical knowledge bases and allow quick response from vendors' internal product engineers so Progent's online consulting experts are able to determine the most efficient solutions promptly.
Online support services provided by Progent to customers in Carlsbad California include:
Authorized Windows Expertise
Progent's Microsoft-expert remote support experts can provide computer repair and IT help for all Microsoft server platforms. Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner and can offer your company the assistance of consulting engineers who can help your company with a broad variety of technology support services such as Microsoft Windows Server 2022 solution design and integration expertise,
Windows Server 2019 migration,
Windows Server 2016 configuration for hybrid systems, Windows Server 2012 R2 planning and deployment,
Windows Server 2008 migration,
MS Exchange 2019 integration,
Microsoft Exchange 2016 Server planning and deployment, Exchange 2013 consulting,
Exchange 2010 management,
SharePoint 2019 design and integration, SharePoint Server 2016 migration and hybrid integration support, Microsoft Teams integration, Skype for Business Server planning and deployment support, Lync Server 2013 management, and Office Communications Server 2007 troubleshooting,
Forefront TMG administration and ISA Server migration, MS SQL Server 2019 integration expertise, Microsoft SQL Server 2017 expertise, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 migration and development and SQL Server 2014 consulting,
Systems Center Operations Manager resource monitoring,
Project Server and Project Server Online planning,
Microsoft Office Access Application Development,
SBS Server support, and
Windows 2012 R2 Essentials cloud integration.
Progent also offers a wide range of affordable PC desktop consulting and support services to assist your company to deploy, integrate, troubleshoot, and manage workstations and notebooks powered by Microsoft Windows. Progent's PC desktop consulting services cover areas such as providing Windows 11 system design and upgrade assistance and Windows 10 configuration consulting, as well as Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager planning and deployment, Microsoft System Center 2016 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2016) cloud integration, and Intune integration help to centralize the management of your desktops and cloud-connected mobile devices.
Contact a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert for High-level Network Problem Solving
The Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certification is the premier accreditation for network infrastructure engineers, and validates a consultant's networking skills at the master level. Cisco-qualified CCIEs know how to resolve even the most complex issues associated with network infrastructure design, installation, management, protection, and troubleshooting. CCIEs work on a privileged basis with Cisco's internal support staff in analyzing anomalies with Cisco IOS network management tools and developing alternate approaches or identifying program patches. CCIEs provide excellent cost-effectiveness since their depth of expertise allows them to fix problems rapidly. In many cases, less seasoned engineers can struggle for hours or even days with identical problems that a Cisco CCIE can dispose of in a few minutes. Progent's Cisco CCIE certified consultants can communicate with your network using advanced remote troubleshooting tools in order to provide efficient, safe, and economical analysis and repair.
San Diego Metro Area Contact Information:
Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the San Diego Metro Area.
Progent locations in San Diego Metro Area
Progent's CCIEs can provide expertise in the entire range of Cisco's popular family of connectivity appliances by providing consulting services that include:
Ransomware 24x7 Hot Line: Call 800-462-8800
Progent's Ransomware 24x7 Hot Line is intended to guide you to take the urgent first phase in responding to a ransomware assault by containing the malware. Progent's remote ransomware expert can help you to locate and quarantine infected devices and guard clean assets from being compromised. If your Carlsbad system has been breached by any strain of ransomware, don't panic. Get immediate help by calling Progent's Ransomware Hot Line at 800-462-8800. For details, visit Progent's Ransomware 24x7 Hot Line.
Ransomware Cleanup Services
Progent's ransomware recovery experts can assist your Carlsbad business to restore an IT network breached by a ransomware attack such as Ryuk, Maze, Sodinokibi, DopplePaymer, Snatch or Nephilim. Progent's team of IT security experts have the broad range of knowledge necessary to reconstruct all vital components of a targeted network quickly and with little loss of data. To learn more, visit Progent's ransomware cleanup and operational restoration services.
CISSP and ISSAP Premier Network Security Engineers
Progent's qualified CISSP and CISSP-ISSAP security and compliance consultants offer a range of system protection solutions to enhance the defenses of your Windows, macOS and OS X, Linux, or UNIX environment against attacks or help your company to recover rapidly following a damaging breach. Security support services offered by Progent include: comprehensive data security and compliance audits using utilities such as GFI LANguard NSS, AMAP Application Scanner, and software from Metasploit and Netcat; rapid recovery from malicious assaults; configuring firewalls; building secure mechanisms for off-site and mobile communication; guarding your messaging infrastructure against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks; and establishing round-the-clock proactive monitoring.
Cloud Integration Solutions
Progent offers advanced remote support to help businesses of all sizes integrate their networks with popular public clouds such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. Progent can help your IT team to plan and administer cost-effective environments that support Windows and Linux operating systems and apps in both cloud-based systems or in hybrid network models that utilize on-premises IT assets as well as cloud services. To assist you to incorporate cloud services with networks, Progent offers a range of public cloud integration support services such as Microsoft 365 integration solutions with local Exchange deployments,
Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud planning and deployment services, Amazon Web Services hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Marketing Service programming and troubleshooting, and Google Cloud planning and integration expertise. Progent has more than 20 years of experience providing advanced consulting services remotely, and Progent can make sure you successfully carry out your cloud migration projects on schedule and affordably.
VMware Site Recovery Manager and NSX Consulting
VMware's Site Recovery Manager is a component of VMware vCenter that lets you define, automate and test a consistent runbook for recovering services rapidly following an outage. Site Recovery Manager supports centrally managed and automated recovery, application mobility, and transparent site migration, failback and re-protect. SRM also allows non-intrusive testing for disaster recovery, updates and patches and can produce reports to confirm full service recovery, validate SLAs and demonstrate disaster recovery compliance. Progent offers the skills of a VCDX certified VMware Site Recovery Manager consulting expert to assist your organization to plan, configure, test and administer a disaster recovery solution based on VMware SRM.
Progent's VMware vSphere and vCloud experts have extensive experience of VMware vCloud Director (vCD), vRealize Automation (vRA), vRO and vCloud used for administering private and public cloud and hybrid cloud environments that deliver maximum availability, security, and application mobility. Progent can also provide world-class VMware NSX consulting from a VCDX-NV certified network designer to assist your organization to build a completely virtualized Software Defined Data Center that can be set up or re-purposed in minutes and administered with a high level of automation independent of the hardware making up the underlying network infrastructure.
UNIX, Linux, Solaris, and Apple macOS and OS X Expertise
Progent's UNIX, Linux experts and macOS and OS X specialists offer remote consulting services to cover a wide array of computer technologies including network architecture, messaging solutions, network and operational security, plus UNIX and Microsoft Windows coexistence. For server consolidation and easy administration in environments that incorporate Linux-based systems with Microsoft Windows, Progent can provide VMware consulting and Citrix expertise. Progent can also assist with migration from legacy systems to Microsoft Windows or Linux-powered solutions. Progent's group-based methodology for solving network problems enables quick escalation, if necessary, to consultants with appropriate expertise to handle complex situations. This accelerates solutions of urgent problems, reduces lost productivity, and cuts service expense.
Important Linux platforms for which Progent offers expert support include:
ProSight Subscription-based IT Services for Small and Medium Size Businesses
Progent provides a family of low-cost, fixed-price managed services intended to enable small and medium-size businesses to utilize the same cutting-edge technology deployed by many of the industry's top enterprises. Progent's ProSight suite of network monitoring and management services addresses all critical facets of information technology such as email protection, threat defense based on machine leaning, automated backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure management, VM cloud hosting, and IT asset 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 (ASM) is an endpoint detection and response (EDR) service that incorporates SentinelOne's next generation behavior-based machine learning technology to defend endpoint devices as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely escape legacy signature-matching AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to manage the entire threat progression including filtering, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key features include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against new threats. Progent is a SentinelOne Partner, dealer, and integrator. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense powered by SentinelOne technology.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security and Exchange Filtering
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver affordable in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device management, and web filtering via leading-edge tools packaged within one agent managed from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can assist your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's specific requirements and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information security standards. Progent will help you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and restore system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
- ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS): Managed Backup and Recovery
Progent has partnered with leading backup/restore product companies to create ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS), a selection of offerings that provide backup-as-a-service. ProSight DPS services automate and monitor your backup processes and enable non-disruptive backup and fast restoration of critical files/folders, apps, system images, plus virtual machines. ProSight DPS lets your business protect against data loss caused by equipment failures, natural disasters, fire, malware like ransomware, user error, ill-intentioned employees, or application glitches. Managed services in the ProSight Data Protection Services portfolio include ProSight DPS Altaro VM Backup, ProSight 365 Total Backup (formerly Altaro Office 365 Backup, ProSight DPS ECHO Backup using Barracuda dedicated storage, and ProSight MSP360 Cloud and On-prem Backup. Your Progent service representative can assist you to determine which of these fully managed backup services are best suited for your network.
- Patch Management: Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's support services for software and firmware patch management offer organizations of all sizes a flexible and affordable alternative for assessing, testing, scheduling, applying, and documenting updates to your dynamic information system. Besides maximizing the protection and functionality of your IT network, Progent's software/firmware update management services allow your IT staff to concentrate on line-of-business initiatives and activities that derive maximum business value from your information network. Learn more about Progent's software/firmware update management services.
- ProSight Duo Multi-Factor Authentication: Identity Validation, Endpoint Policy Enforcement, and Secure Single Sign-on (SSO)
Progent's Duo MFA services incorporate Cisco's Duo cloud technology to protect against password theft by using two-factor authentication (2FA). Duo enables single-tap identity verification on Apple iOS, Android, and other out-of-band devices. With 2FA, whenever you log into a protected application and enter your password you are requested to verify who you are on a device that only you have and that is accessed using a different network channel. A broad selection of devices can be used for this second form of ID validation including a smartphone or watch, a hardware token, a landline telephone, etc. You may designate several validation devices. To learn more about ProSight Duo two-factor identity validation services, visit Duo MFA two-factor authentication services.
- ProSight Reporting: Real-time and In-depth Reporting for Ticketing and Network Monitoring Applications
ProSight Reporting is a growing family of real-time and in-depth reporting plug-ins designed to work with the top ticketing and network monitoring programs such as ConnectWise Manage, ConnectWise Automate, Customer Thermometer, Auvik, and SentinelOne. ProSight Reporting incorporates Microsoft Graph and features color coding to surface and contextualize critical issues such as spotty support follow-up or endpoints with missing patches. By exposing ticketing or network health concerns clearly and in near-real time, ProSight Reporting improves productivity, lowers management hassle, and saves money. For details, visit ProSight Reporting for ticketing and network monitoring applications.
- ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the technology of top information security companies to provide web-based management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
Progent's ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for small and mid-sized businesses to map, track, enhance and troubleshoot their networking appliances like switches, firewalls, and access points plus servers, printers, client computers and other networked devices. Incorporating cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management technology, WAN Watch ensures that network diagrams are kept updated, captures and displays the configuration of virtually all devices on your network, monitors performance, and sends alerts when problems are detected. By automating complex network management activities, WAN Watch can knock hours off common chores such as making network diagrams, reconfiguring your network, finding devices that require important software patches, or isolating performance issues. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure management services.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring Services
ProSight LAN Watch is Progent's server and desktop remote monitoring service that incorporates state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) technology to keep your IT system running efficiently by tracking the state of vital assets that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects a problem, an alarm is transmitted immediately to your designated IT management personnel and your assigned Progent engineering consultant so any looming problems can be resolved before they have a chance to impact productivity Learn more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring consulting.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With 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 configured and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the apps. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hardware solution without a lengthy and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting service. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, maintain, retrieve and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about impending expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your network documentation, you can save as much as half of time spent looking for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether you're making enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require as soon as you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a fast and affordable alternative for small and medium-size organizations to get an objective evaluation of the health of their IT system. Powered by a selection of the top remote monitoring and management tools in the industry, and overseen by Progent's world-class group of IT experts, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the configuration of your essential infrastructure devices adhere to leading practices. Both the Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a low, one-time cost and deliver immediate benefits such as a more manageable Active Directory system. Both also come with one year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Advantages can include lower-cost management, better compliance with information security requirements, more efficient utilization of network resources, faster troubleshooting, more dependable backup and restore, and less downtime. See more information about ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is a low-cost service built around a phone discussion with a Progent information assurance expert. The interview is designed to help evaluate your organization's ability to stop or recover rapidly after an attack by a ransomware strain such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Hermes. Progent will consult with you directly to collect information concerning your existing security profile and backup/recovery platform, and Progent will then produce a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can apply industry best practices to build a cost-effective security and backup/recovery environment that aligns with your business requirements. For additional information, refer to The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.
Special Consulting Services Available from Progent
Progent offers the services of seasoned online consulting professionals for contract IT programs. Billing rates for ongoing consulting projects are set based on the qualifications of the consultants assigned. Progent's experience with these special fields of information technology enables customers to complete critical projects within budget and on time. Progent's project-based remote consulting solutions include:
How Your Carlsbad Business Can Contact Progent's Remote Technical Support Experts
Help Desk Call Center Support
Progent's Help Desk Call Center service offerings for organizations with environments that incorporate Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or UNIX/Linux technology include comprehensive Call Center services, co-managed Help Desk services, and Help Desk operations consulting.
Progent's Standard Help Desk Services provide small organizations an end-to-end service desk solution that manages all aspects of online desktop support from initial requests through trouble ticket generation, screen sharing, status tracking, problem resolution, and reporting. Progent provides help desk services at a substantial discount off Progent's regular desktop service rates, and Progent offers the option of fast on-demand escalation to subject matter experts to resolve complex problems.
Progent's Help Desk Co-management services allow your business to share the load for Help Desk support seamlessly between your in-house IT team and Progent's large roster of veteran desktop support engineers and matter experts (SMEs). Progent's Help Desk sharing service is an advanced support solution built around the leading PSA platform for managing end-user service requests, ticket lifecycle, ownership, progress tracking, and metrics.
Progent's Help Desk staff of veteran information technology consultants provides your workers in Carlsbad California rapid access to an efficient network service resource with extensive experience offering phone support and remote repair service for IT systems that incorporate Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or UNIX/Linux technology. Progent's concentration is to earn the Help Desk Call Center perception as a significant contributor to company success, and Progent's policy is to resolve rather than just track network issues.
- Business Applications Support: Training, Development, and Integration
Progent's Applications Experts staff provides online and in-depth consulting expertise and education in specific business application areas such as ERP, Manufacturing Requirements Planning, customizing accounting packages, and CRM. Progent also offers consulting expertise, customization, and education for Microsoft business applications such as CRM, Office Project, Microsoft 365 Word, and Microsoft 365 Excel. To read more information concerning Progent's expertise, programming, and education offerings, go to Progent's Business Application Experts Group.
- Centralized and Streamlined Management of Hybrid Cloud Networks
System Center unifies and automates the management of hybrid cloud environments by offering advanced support for Windows Server 2022 servers, Windows 10 and Windows 11; seamless management of mixed-OS environments that include Linux, Hyper-V and VMware vSphere; and better cloud support including tighter integration with Microsoft Intune for Apple iPhone and Android smartphone management plus built-in integration with Operations Management Suite for cloud-enhanced analytics. Progent's System Center consultants offer world-class online and onsite support for all components of System Center2including Operations Manager (SCOM), Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, and Service Manager. Progent can help you to plan and configure a new implementation of System Center2, expand or optimize your current one, upgrade smoothly from an earlier version of System Center, or troubleshoot your System Center solution.
- Online Hybrid Network Monitoring and Reporting Services
Progent offers companies in Carlsbad California online hybrid network monitoring and reporting by providing System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) expertise. Progent can tune SCOM for your environment so your network support is proactive rather than reactive. By anticipating emerging trouble spots before they expand into crashes, automated monitoring can head off stressful and expensive information system breakdowns. Progent can also use server and infrastructure monitoring tools such as Nagios and MRTG Graphical Traffic Load Monitor to diagnose UNIX/Linux, Sun Solaris, or macOS and OS X environments, Microsoft environments, or networks that incorporate multiple platforms.
To contact Progent about emergency phone-based assistance with Microsoft, Apple macOS and OS X, or Linux/UNIX computer systems, visit Progent's Emergency Online Support, phone 1-800-993-9400, or see Contact Progent.
For offices and new businesses in Carlsbad California, Progent's phone-based computer support specialists can provide expert and cost-effective IT help the moment your company has to have it. More than two decades of providing online repair services has earned Microsoft Partner certification for Progent's consulting experts and has allowed Progent to develop world-class troubleshooting skills and to fine tune online connectivity technology to fix IT problems quickly while avoiding the cost and lost productivity associated with in-person support visits.
Even if your Carlsbad business relies on a local independent support technician or employs an in-house organization that can handle common computer issues, Progent's Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers can still provide a convenient and transparent virtual expansion of your local resources in cases when your regular service personnel either lack the bandwidth or the expertise to address sudden network emergencies or particularly complicated integration projects.
Advantages of Progent's Network Help for Offices in Carlsbad California
Progent's online technical help services allow your Carlsbad organization to have the benefits of timely, enterprise-grade network support without the expense of managing a full-time IT staff. Your information system will derive greater strategic worth by being increasingly reliable, productive, and secure. Advantages to your business include:
- Seamless remote expansion of your local support resources
For most companies in Carlsbad California, nearby computer support resources, whether made up of outside consultants or an internal maintenance staff, can handle the majority of network issues. On the other hand, major troubles can spring up when local support personnel are overstretched or unavailable, and some problems may be associated with technology that is beyond the scope of your usual service technicians. In these cases, Progent's online support specialists give you an easy, fast, and affordable solution to augment your local help and to pass on useful knowledge to increase your capability to handle future problems in-house.
- Reduced Dependence on Freelance Service Providers
For network support, smaller organizations commonly depend on individual freelance service providers. Although independent consultants have less internal costs than big consulting firms and can afford to charge marginally less, they are occasionally overextended, making it impossible to respond rapidly to urgent situations. If a freelance service provider is busy with another client, ill, on a trip, or in class, the absence of backup help may force your company to wait for help during an emergency. As your business grows, system downtime and problems with vital applications are more costly. The budget you thought you were conserving on an independent can be eaten up quickly by lost productivity. Progent provides a ready source of reserve service experts to insure your network is always up and running.
- Create a Scalable Basis for Smooth Expansion
Businesses often start with an IT system implemented on a modest budget. Lacking a proper framework, band-aid repairs often get piled on top of a weak foundation. As a company grows, stability and expandability issues can hinder the productivity of the organization. Such badly built environments require careful assessment, smart long-term planning, and wide technical expertise to evolve to a network architecture that can offer the solid foundation to handle critical business requirements and simplify future expansion.
- Interact with Problem Solvers Instead of Technology Sellers
Smaller companies require advice and technical training to negotiate an ever more complex maze of technology options available for accelerating business growth and improving efficiency. These companies do not need a computer engineer who is motivated to earn a commission on a certain vendor's technology. IT consulting and product sales can lead to a scenario where the recommended
solution is designed around a profitable technology instead of the genuine requirements of a client. Progent avoids these dilemmas by selling just services instead of products. This enables Progent to match technical consulting with the best needs of customers.
What Makes Progent Unique from Other Service Firms?
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner support firm and Progent's number of employees, range of technical knowledge, refined remote support software, and understanding of corporate IT enable offices to avoid the limitations of exclusive reliance on smaller service firms, independent freelance consultants, or limited in-house resources.
Progent stands out by providing:
How Does My Business Begin Getting Online Network Help from Progent?
- Best Practices
Progent's staff of Microsoft and Cisco Premier experts average more than a decade of real-world industry background, in the trenches of IT support, performing a broad variety of technical tasks for an extensive array of customers. Each Progent consultant shares a proven collection of personal best practices which are incorporated into company-wide best practices training that Progent teaches its support staff. This means that you get not only expert IT capability, but also a support engineer with proven approaches for applying technical knowledge to resolve actual network problems rapidly.
- Value Pricing
Progent's pricing policy is to charge for online service and on-site visits by the minute. Consequently, you owe exclusively for delivered services. Progent does not impose a higher rate for off-hours or emergency service, and within California or in areas where Progent provides on-premises support, Progent does not charge for travel time except for urgent support where on-site work is less than 4 hours. Also, Progent applies no initialization charge and requires no monthly commitment for support services delivered during regular business hours. Many service organizations impose substantial minimum payments or charge for each quarter hour or longer. Progent's one-minute granularity does away with large invoices for fast solutions so you won't be forced to permit simple problems to stay unaddressed.
- Knowledge Transfer
Progent is committed to knowledge transfer from Progent's consultants to clients. By educating customers to resolve problems that are within their scope, Progent can focus on delivering high-value skills where Progent faces little competition. Companies who work with familiar freelance consultants or who employ internal IT personnel benefit when Progent transfers knowledge about critical technology and proven processes to make their IT environments more reliable, secure, and productive.
- Remote Server Monitoring with MS System Center Operations Manager
Progent is one of the few IT service companies to offer 24x7 network monitoring services based on MS System Center Operations Manager. Microsoft Operations Manager allows your computer support to be anticipatory rather than reactive. By uncovering possible problems before they result in lost productivity, network monitoring can save your information network from stressful and expensive service losses.
To get started with Progent's online help offerings or to find out more about Progent's phone support programs, call Progent at 1-866-PROGENT (866-776-4368) or refer to Contact Progent. If you have an urgent requirement for IT support, visit Immediate Network Support.