Expanding your telecommuter workforce can have a major effect on network infrastructure, cybersecurity, and company culture. Progent has 20 years of experience assisting SMBs to plan, deploy, manage, optimize, and troubleshoot IT environments that incorporate at-home workers. Progent can help your Chicago company to select the appropriate tools and follow leading practices in building and operating a secure virtual office ecosystem for telecommuters that promotes teamwork and delivers maximum value. Progent offers support services that go from on demand expertise for helping you over occasional IT bottlenecks to full project management to help you carry out business-critical tasks.

Progent's consultants can help Chicago, Illinois companies to succeed with any facet of building a high-performing work-at-home environment by providing network infrastructure design and configuration services, IP voice expertise, voice/video conferencing integration, collaboration platform customization and training, public cloud connectivity, Call Desk augmentation, security monitoring, backup/restore solutions, and centralized management.

Data Protection for At-Home Workers
The field of Data Protection covers backing up and recovering critical information so as to avoid data loss and reduce restoration time in the event of storage system problems resulting from hardware issues, programming glitches, human error, cyber attack, or any other reason. Dependable data protection strategies can be especially challenging to design and manage in hybrid networks that combine private data centers, cloud resources, and an at-home workforce.

  • Backup/Restore strategies for at-home workers must address diverse kinds of personally owned endpoint devices. Progent can provide fast remote access to consultants familiar with a broad array of platforms for backing up Windows, Apple and Linux/UNIX powered servers and desktops as well as laptops, iPads and smartphones. Popular backup/restore solutions maintained by Progent's backup/recovery consultants include Barracuda Backup, Azure Backup, Symantec Backup Exec, Acronis Backup and Recovery, Retrospect, and Time Machine. To back up resources distributed across a hybrid network, Progent offers ProSight Data Protection Services, a managed backup/recovery subscription service that utilizes cloud storage and features granular restore and unified management capabilities.
  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity plans typically envision scenarios that call for a rapid switch to telecommuting. Progent's expert disaster recovery planning consultants and business continuity planning consultants can assist you to develop, document and test a DR/BC plan that addresses the logistics of moving to telecommuting.

Contact Progent for At-Home Worker Expertise
To contact Progent about building and managing an efficient work-from-home solution for your Chicago, Illinois organization, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.