Expanding your at-home workforce may have a significant effect on network infrastructure, cybersecurity, and corporate culture. Progent has 20 years of experience helping small and mid-size businesses to design, deploy, administer, optimize, and debug IT environments that incorporate at-home workers. Progent can assist your Chicago company to select the appropriate tools and follow best practices in creating and operating a safe virtual office solution for teleworkers that promotes collaboration and delivers top business value. Progent offers support services that go from as-needed guidance for helping you over occasional technical roadblocks to comprehensive project management to help you carry out mission-critical tasks.

Progent's consultants can assist Chicago, Illinois businesses to succeed with any facet of creating a high-functioning work-from-home ecosystem by delivering network infrastructure configuration services, IP voice troubleshooting, voice/video conferencing integration, collaboration platform selection and deployment, public cloud connectivity, Help Desk outsourcing, cybersecurity, data protection solutions, and centralized management.

Data Protection for Telecommuters
Data Protection covers saving and restoring critical data in order to avoid data loss and minimize restoration time and effort in the event of storage failures resulting from equipment breakdowns, programming glitches, user error, malware, or any other reason. Reliable data protection solutions can be especially difficult to architect and manage in hybrid environments that incorporate local data centers, public clouds, and at-home workers.

  • Backup/Recovery strategies for telecommuters must address multiple kinds of user-owned endpoints. Progent offers quick online help from consultants knowledgeable about a broad array of products for backing up Windows, Apple and Linux/UNIX servers and desktop computers as well as laptops, tablets and handhelds. Popular backup/recovery solutions supported by Progent's backup/recovery consultants include Barracuda Backup, Azure Backup, DoubleTake Software, Acronis Backup and Recovery, Retrospect, and Time Machine. To back up data distributed throughout a wide area network, Progent offers ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS), a backup/recovery service that utilizes cloud storage and includes granular restore and centralized management capabilities.
  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity (DR/BC) plans commonly anticipate circumstances that require a quick switch to telecommuting. Progent's expert disaster recovery preparedness experts and business continuity consultants can help your company to create, document and validate a DR/BC plan that addresses the logistics of switching to telecommuting.

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