Expanding your at-home workforce may have a significant impact on IT infrastructure, cybersecurity, and company workflows. Progent has two decades of background assisting businesses of all sizes to design, configure, manage, tune, and troubleshoot IT environments that support at-home workers. Progent can help your Chicago company to pick the appropriate technologies and follow leading practices in building and maintaining a safe virtual office solution for telecommuters that facilitates teamwork and delivers top value. Progent offers support services ranging from on demand guidance for getting you over challenging technical roadblocks to comprehensive project management or co-management to help you carry out mission-critical tasks.

Progent's consultants can help Chicago, Illinois organizations to succeed with any facet of building a high-functioning work-from-home ecosystem by delivering network infrastructure configuration services, IP voice expertise, video conferencing support, collaboration platform selection and deployment, cloud connectivity, Help Desk services, endpoint security, data protection solutions, and unified management.

Data Protection Solutions for Telecommuters
The field of Data Protection involves backing up and recovering vital data in order to prevent data loss and minimize recovery time and effort in case of storage system problems resulting from hardware issues, programming glitches, human mistakes, malware, or any other reason. Reliable data protection strategies can be particularly challenging to design and maintain in hybrid networks that incorporate in-house data centers, cloud resources, and an at-home workforce.

  • Backup/Recovery strategies for telecommuters must cover multiple kinds of personally owned endpoints. Progent can provide fast remote help from consultants familiar with a wide array of products for backing up Microsoft Windows, Apple and Linux/UNIX powered servers and desktop computers as well as laptops, iPads and handhelds. Popular backup/recovery solutions maintained by Progent's backup/recovery consultants include Barracuda Backup, Microsoft Azure Backup, Symantec Backup Exec, CrashPlan, Retrospect, and Time Machine. To protect resources distributed across a wide area network, Progent offers ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS), a backup/recovery service that uses cloud-based storage and features fine-grained recovery and unified management.
  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity (DR/BC) plans typically envision scenarios that require a rapid changeover to telecommuting. Progent's expert disaster recovery preparedness consultants and business continuity consultants can assist you to produce, document and test a DR/BC strategy that includes the process of switching to an at-home workforce.

Contact Progent for Telecommuter Expertise
To contact Progent about creating and managing an efficient telecommuter environment for your Chicago, Illinois company, phone 1-800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.