Fast and Affordable Remote Troubleshooting for Chicago IT Networks
Immediate Phone Help for Chicago SystemsFor organizations in Chicago or anywhere in Illinois, Progent offers remote support for networks powered by Microsoft Windows, Cisco, macOS and OS , or Linux/UNIX technology. Progent's Microsoft Certified professionals have provided remote support to businesses in every state in the United States. (Refer to recommendations from Progent's clients.) Progent also can furnish the expertise of Cisco CCIE-certified network specialists to solve challenging networking problems, plus the assistance of CISSP-accredited security consultants to help with advanced security architecture and troubleshooting jobs.

Progent's online technical support experts provide excellent value due to the fact that they have the practical experience and have access to the sophisticated tools needed to solve most information system issues rapidly. Efficient support lowers immediate costs because service calls require minimal chargeable minutes. Online help also avoids the cost of sending an engineer to your site. Your company saves additionally in incidental expenses by reducing or avoiding network downtime and associated losses resulting from business disruption, upset customers and vendors, idle employees, and de-focused management. Progent's extensive online consulting experience is especially valuable for organizations that are dependent on public clouds for critical infrastructure or applications such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Service, or Office 365 Exchange Online, where onsite support may not be useful.

Progent's pricing policy for remote support is designed to leverage your IT service investment. Progent charges per minute for telephone-based assistance, so you are billed just for the services that you actually get. In contrast to typical online service firms, Progent asks for no initialization surcharge or minimum fees. Progent's one-minute billing unit and simple policy for billing avoid scenarios where speedy. minor fixes somehow turn into large bills. Progent's skill at disposing of problems efficiently means your business saves cash.

Progent's Remote Consulting and Troubleshooting Expertise
Through years of experience, Progent has mastered an array of optimized technologies and field-proven methodologies that promote the maximum level of effectiveness for remote help and repair for IT networks of all sizes. Progent provides protected VPN support for gateways from multiple leading sources such as Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and WatchGuard. Protected VPN technology enables the experts of Progent's Technical Response Center to connect to your system remotely without compromising corporate security.

Progent's sophisticated technical support reporting application stores extensive histories for the support that Progent's clients have been provided. Progent's authorized service personnel have the benefit of the history of services rendered to each Progent client by any Progent consultant. This archive of anomalies and resolutions is stored as a quickly searchable proprietary database that allows Progent's online support experts to share their experiences with the whole team to make sure that the value of Progent's technical support grows over time. Progent's high-level certifications and working relationships with major vendors such as Cisco and Microsoft open up other vast technical support databases and allow fast response from manufacturers' in-house product engineers with the result that Progent's remote service specialists are able to come up with optimal solutions in the least time.

Remote services offered by Progent to customers in Chicago and throughout the state of Illinois include:

Progent's ProSight Fixed-price Managed Services for Small and Medium Size Organizations
Progent provides a selection of budget-friendly, flat-rate services intended to enable small and mid-size businesses to utilize the same cutting-edge technology used by some of the world's leading corporations. Progent's ProSight suite of outsourced network management services addresses all critical facets of modern networking such as email protection, security and compliance, automated backup/recovery, network infrastructure health monitoring, VM cloud hosting, and network asset documentation management. ProSight managed services include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection service that utilizes next generation behavior analysis technology to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely escape traditional signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud resources and provides a unified platform to automate the entire threat progression including blocking, identification, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Endpoint Protection and Exchange Filtering
    Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver affordable in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, workstations, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within a single agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's specific requirements and that helps you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data protection standards. Progent will assist you define and implement policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require immediate action. Progent's consultants can also help you to set up and verify a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid recovery of vital data, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local storage device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can provide world-class support to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can assist you to recover your critical information. Read more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup and Recovery.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of top information security vendors to provide web-based management and comprehensive security for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway appliance to offer complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to external threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall. For more information, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for smaller businesses to map, monitor, optimize and troubleshoot their connectivity hardware like switches, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, client computers and other networked devices. Using state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, WAN Watch ensures that network diagrams are always current, captures and manages the configuration information of almost all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and sends notices when problems are detected. By automating time-consuming network management processes, WAN Watch can knock hours off ordinary chores like network mapping, reconfiguring your network, finding devices that require important updates, or resolving performance problems. Learn more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure monitoring and management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring Services
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring service that incorporates state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management techniques to help keep your network operating efficiently by checking the state of vital assets that drive your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers an issue, an alert is sent immediately to your designated IT management staff and your Progent engineering consultant so that any potential problems can be resolved before they can impact productivity Find out more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
    With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a fast virtual host configured and managed by Progent's IT support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and difficult configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
    ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to create, maintain, retrieve and protect data related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate up to 50% of time wasted searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure like recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the information you require the instant you need it. Learn more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a fast and low-cost alternative for small and mid-size businesses to obtain an unbiased evaluation of the health of their information system. Powered by some of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms in the industry, and supervised by Progent's world-class group of information technology experts, ProSight Network Audits show you how well the configuration of your core network devices adhere to industry best practices. The Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and deliver instant ROI like a cleaner Active Directory (AD) environment. Both also include one year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Benefits can include easier management, better compliance with government and industry security requirements, more efficient utilization of IT resources, faster problem resolution, more reliable backup and recovery, and higher availability. Read more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is a low-cost service centered on a brief discussion with a Progent backup/recovery consultant. The fact-finding interview is designed to evaluate your organization's preparedness either to stop or recover rapidly following an assault by a ransomware strain such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Hermes. Progent will consult with you personally to collect information about your existing security profile and backup/recovery system, and Progent will then deliver a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can apply industry best practices to build a cost-effective AV and backup/recovery environment that meets your business needs. For more information, see Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.

Special Support Services Available from Progent
Progent offers the skills of seasoned online consulting experts for contract IT programs. Progent's rates for ongoing development or consulting tasks are determined according to the qualifications of the engineers required. Progent's background in these special areas of computer technology allows clients to complete critical projects within budget and on schedule. Progent's project-based remote engineering solutions include:

  • Call Center Services
    Progent's Help Desk Call Center service options for businesses with environments based on Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or UNIX/Linux platforms include comprehensive Help Desk Call Center outsourcing, virtual Help Desk support services, and Help Desk process consulting. Progent's Help Desk Call Center outsourcing services are ideal for businesses who don't have the money or time to create an in-house Help Desk Call Center but who need quick response from a reliable Help Desk with professional telephone assistance as well as the expertise to escalate the most challenging trouble tickets to advanced consultants.

    Progentís Virtual Call Center is intended for bigger companies and acts as a transparent extension of your established Helpdesk staff. Progent's Virtual Call Center can serve as a an escalation resource for complex computer system problems, or be ready in those circumstances when your regular resources are overwhelmed.

    Progent's Help Desk Call Center team of seasoned information technology consultants gives your clients in Chicago or anywhere in the state of Illinois quick access to a dependable technical support resource with substantial background offering telephone-based support and remote troubleshooting for networks based on Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or UNIX/Linux technology. Progent's focus is to give the Call Center recognition as a crucial enabler of company productivity, and Progent's target is to fix instead of just annotate IT issues.

  • Applications Services: Training, Development, and Problem Solving
    Progent's Applications Consulting Group provides online advanced consulting expertise and training in key application fields including ERP, MRP, custom financial systems, and Customer Relationship Management. Progent also can deliver consulting expertise, customization, and training for familiar Microsoft business applications including Microsoft CRM, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office 365 Word, and Office 365 Excel. For additional information about Progent's expertise, customization, and education offerings, refer to Progent's Applications Experts Services.

  • Unified and Streamlined Administration of Hybrid Cloud Environments
    System Center 2016 unifies and automates the administration of hybrid cloud environments by offering comprehensive integration with Windows Server 2016 servers, Windows 10; cohesive integration of mixed-OS networks that include various Linux distributions, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere; and expanded cloud support including tighter integration with Intune for iPhone and Google Android smartphone management plus built-in integration with Operations Management Suite for cloud-enhanced analytics. Progent's System Center 2016 consulting experts can provide advanced online and onsite expertise for all components of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager, Configuration Manager (SCCM), Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, and Service Manager. Progent can help organizations of any size to design and install a new deployment of System Center 2016, extend or optimize your current one, upgrade efficiently from a prior release of System Center, or troubleshoot your System Center environment.

  • Online IT Infrastructure Monitoring and Reporting Services
    Progent can deliver businesses in Chicago, or anywhere in the state of Illinois, online hybrid network monitoring by providing Microsoft System Center 2016 Operations Manager (SCOM 2016) consulting services and System Center 2012 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012) troubleshooting and support. Progent can customize SCOM for your environment so that your network support is proactive and automated. By detecting potential problems before they evolve into downtime, system monitoring can avoid stressful and expensive service breakdowns. Progent can also assist with network monitoring tools like Nagios and MRTG Graphical Traffic Load Monitor to analyze UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, or Apple macOS and OS X environments, Microsoft networks, or environments based on a combination of platforms.
How Your Chicago Company Can Contact Progent's Remote Support Experts
To contact Progent about emergency remote assistance with Windows, macOS and OS X, or Linux/UNIX computer systems, go to Progent's Urgent Phone-Based Support, call 1-800-993-9400, or refer to Contact Progent. For organizations and new ventures in Chicago or throughout the state of Illinois, Progent's online network support specialists are ready to deliver effective and affordable IT help the instant your business has to have it. Long experience delivering remote tech support has earned Microsoft Partner certification for Progent's consulting experts and has enabled Progent to develop high-end troubleshooting capability and to refine remote connectivity tools to repair computer problems rapidly while avoiding the cost and lost productivity that comes with in-person service visits.

Even if your Chicago company has a local independent consultant or maintains a full time organization that know how to deal with ordinary computer problems, Progentís Microsoft certified engineers can provide an easy and seamless remote extension of your local resources for situations when your usual service personnel either lack the bandwidth or the expertise to deal with sudden system crises or particularly complex integration projects.

Features of Progent's Remote Network Services for Chicago
Progent's online support, remote repair, network security consulting, and network management services give companies in Chicago or anywhere in the state of Illinois unparalleled leverage for your support budget. Whether you require one-time telephone support and Internet-based network repair or full-time Help Desk outsourcing support and system management, Progent's professionals can deliver your organization enterprise-level network support while allowing you to eliminate the expense and administration overhead of carrying a large internal IT organization. Key features of Progent's online help services include:

What Makes Progent Different from Other Support Organizations?
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner consulting firm and Progent's number of employees, range of IT expertise, refined remote support software, and understanding of enterprise networking allow companies to escape the limitations associated with exclusive dependence on smaller consulting firms, independent freelance service providers, or over-stretched internal IT help.

Progent adds value by providing:

How Does Our Company Start Getting Online Technical Help from Progent?
To get started with Progent's online help services or to find out more about Progent's phone support programs, call Progent at 1-866-PROGENT (866-776-4368) or see Contact Progent. If you have an urgent need for IT help, go to Immediate Network Support.