Immediate Online Troubleshooting for Chicago Illinois Computer Networks
For businesses in Chicago Illinois, Progent offers remote technical support for information systems powered by Microsoft, Cisco, macOS and OS, or Linux/UNIX platforms. Progent's Microsoft Certified professionals have provided online support to companies in every state in the United States. (See recommendations from Progent's customers.) Progent also can furnish the consultation services of Cisco CCIE-qualified engineers to solve complex infrastructure problems, plus the assistance of CISA and CISSP-accredited security experts to help with advanced security design and troubleshooting issues.
Progent's online support experts provide excellent value because they have the practical experience and are equipped with the advanced tools necessary to solve the majority of network issues rapidly. This reduces direct costs since solutions accumulate fewer chargeable consulting minutes. Remote support also avoids the cost of sending a consultant to your office. Your company saves additionally in indirect expenses by minimizing or eliminating system downtime and associated costs stemming from business disruption, upset clients, unproductive employees, and distracted management. Progent's advanced remote consulting know-how is especially helpful for organizations that rely on public clouds for vital infrastructure or applications such as Azure, Microsoft 365 Exchange Online, Amazon AWA, Google Cloud Platform, or where onsite IT support may not be an alternative.
Progent's billing model for remote help is structured to leverage your IT service investment. Progent bills by the minute for phone consulting, so you are invoiced exclusively for the support that you receive. Unlike many remote service organizations, Progent requires no service activation surcharge or minimum payments. Progent's per-minute granularity and clean policy for billing eliminate situations where fast fixes manage to turn into big tabs. Progent's penchant for dealing with problems efficiently means you saves cash.
Progent's Online Consulting and Troubleshooting Services
Over time, Progent has fine tuned a set of optimized tools and field-tested processes which ensure the highest level of effectiveness for online technical support and repair for computer networks of any size. Progent offers secure Virtual Private Network support for VPN gateways from multiple leading companies including Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and WatchGuard. Secure VPN connectivity allows the consultants of Progent's remote service group to communicate with your computer system without compromising system security.
Progent's sophisticated customer support database application includes comprehensive records of all support that Progent's customers have been provided. Progent's team service personnel have access to the records of assistance delivered to every Progent customer by every engineer. This archive of trouble tickets and repairs is structured as a conveniently retrievable internal database that permits Progent's online support professionals to share their knowledge company-wide to ensure that the value of Progent's support services grows over time. Progent's advanced certifications and working associations with important vendors including Cisco and Microsoft make available additional extensive support databases and allow priority access to manufacturers' in-house product engineers so Progent's remote consulting experts can determine the most efficient solutions in the least time.
Online support available from Progent to businesses in Chicago Illinois include:
Authorized Microsoft Windows Support
Progent's Microsoft-certified online service experts can provide computer system troubleshooting and consulting help for the complete line of Microsoft server platforms. Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner and can offer your company the expertise of support professionals who can assist your company with a wide variety of platform support including Windows Server 2022 planning and integration expertise,
Microsoft Windows Server 2019 migration,
Windows Server 2016 integration for hybrid cloud systems, Windows Server 2012 R2 planning and deployment,
Windows Server 2008 maintenance,
Microsoft Exchange 2019 planning and configuration,
MS Exchange 2016 planning and deployment, Microsoft Exchange 2013 consulting,
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 maintenance,
SharePoint 2019 planning and configuration, SharePoint 2016 migration and hybrid deployment expertise, Microsoft Teams integration, Skype for Business planning and deployment consulting, Microsoft Lync Server 2013 integration, and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 upgrade,
Microsoft Forefront TMG 2010 management and ISA Server maintenance, MS SQL Server 2019 migration consulting, MS SQL Server 2017 consulting, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 migration and development and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 consulting,
Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) resource monitoring,
Project Server planning,
Microsoft Access Development and Training,
SBS Server support, and
Windows Essentials cloud integration.
Progent also can deliver a broad array of cost-effective PC desktop consulting and support services to help you business to deploy, integrate, troubleshoot, and administer workstations and laptops based on Microsoft Windows. Progent's PC desktop support services cover areas such as providing Windows 11 system design and upgrade consulting and Windows 10 integration support, as well as System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2012) design and deployment, Microsoft System Center 2016 Configuration Manager hybrid cloud integration, and Microsoft Intune integration help to centralize the management of your desktops and cloud-connected tablets and smartphones.
Contact a Cisco CCIE for High-level Infrastructure Troubleshooting
The Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) credential is the highest accreditation for networking professionals, and indicates an individual's technical knowledge at the master level. Cisco CCIEs know how to handle even the most challenging problems surrounding network infrastructure planning, deployment, administration, protection, and repair. Cisco qualified CCIEs work on a privileged basis with Cisco's internal product support engineers in isolating problems with Cisco IOS Software network administration utilities and developing workarounds or locating software updates. CCIEs offer exceptional cost-effectiveness since their depth of experience enables them to find solutions for problems quickly. In many cases, less experienced service providers can wrestle for hours or even days with the same tasks that a Cisco-qualified CCIE can dispose of in a few minutes. Progent's Cisco CCIE consultants can connect to your environment by means of advanced on-line support tools to perform quick, secure, and affordable diagnosis and repair.
Chicago Metro Area Contact Information:
Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Chicago Metro Area.
Progent locations in Chicago Metro Area
Progent's Cisco-qualified CCIEs can provide assistance with the complete line of Cisco's industry-leading selection of networking products by offering services that include:
Ransomware 24x7 Hot Line: Call 800-462-8800
Progent's Ransomware 24x7 Hot Line is designed to assist organizations to carry out the urgent first phase in responding to a ransomware assault by putting out the fire. Progent's online ransomware engineer can help you to identify and quarantine breached devices and protect undamaged assets from being penetrated. If your Chicago network has been penetrated by any strain of ransomware, don't panic. Get help quickly by calling Progent's Ransomware Hot Line at 800-462-8800. For more information, visit Progent's Ransomware 24x7 Hot Line.
Ransomware Removal Services
Progent's ransomware recovery consultants can assist your Chicago organization to reconstruct a network victimized by a ransomware attack like Ryuk, Maze, Sodinokibi, DopplePaymer, LockBit or Egregor. Progent's team of IT security experts have the broad selection of skills necessary to reconstruct all critical components of a targeted network quickly and with minimal data loss. To find out more, see Progent's ransomware removal and operational restoration services.
CISSP, ISSAP, and CISM Premier System Security Professionals
Progent's certified CISM, CISSP, and CISSP-ISSAP cybersecurity consultants offer a variety of security solutions that can bolster the safety of your Windows, macOS and OS X, Linux environment against attacks or assist you to recuperate quickly following a serious breach. Security support services offered by Progent cover comprehensive data security and compliance audits using tools such as GFI LANguard, EEYE Vulnerability Scanner, and products from Solar Winds tools and Netcat; fast cleanup after malicious assaults; setting up firewalls; designing safe architectures for off-site and mobile access; guarding your email system against viruses, spam and directory harvest attacks; and instituting 24x7 network monitoring.
Progent can provide advanced remote consulting to help businesses of all sizes integrate their information networks with popular public cloud platforms including Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Progent can help you to plan and administer hybrid environments that can include Windows and Linux systems and apps in both cloud-centric solutions or in hybrid architectures that seamlessly combine physical resources along with public clouds. To assist you to integrate public clouds with physical datacenters, Progent offers a variety of public cloud integration support services such as Microsoft 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-prem Exchange deployments,
Azure hybrid cloud design and integration consulting, Amazon AWS hybrid cloud integration, Amazon Web Marketing Service development and troubleshooting, and Google Cloud planning and integration expertise. Progent has over 20 years of background delivering high-level consulting services remotely, and Progent can help you complete your cloud integration initiatives on schedule and affordably.
VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) Planning and Deployment
VMware's Site Recovery Manager is a component of VMware vCenter that lets you orchestrate, automate and test a repeatable runbook for restoring services rapidly following a breakdown. SRM supports centrally managed and automated disaster recovery, application mobility, plus non-intrusive site relocation, failback and re-protect. SRM also allows transparent testing for site recovery, updates and fixes and can generate reports to confirm complete service recovery, validate Service Level Agreements and demonstrate compliance. Progent can provide the skills of a VCDX certified VMware SRM consultant to assist your organization to design, configure, test and maintain a DR solution powered by VMware Site Recovery Manager.
Progent's VMware vSphere experts have extensive understanding of VMware vCloud Director, vRealize Automation (vRA), vRO and vCloud Suite used for managing private and hybrid cloud solutions that provide high uptime, data security, and application mobility. Progent also offers advanced VMware NSX expertise from a VCDX-NV certified network architect to help your organization to plan and deploy a fully virtualized Software Defined Data Center that can be provisioned or re-purposed in minutes and administered with a high degree of automation independent of the physical components used by the underlying network infrastructure.
UNIX/Linux, Sun Solaris, and Apple macOS and OS X Expertise
Progent's UNIX, Linux consultants and macOS and OS X specialists offer phone-based support services to cover a wide array of computer technologies such as system infrastructure, email systems, network and operational security, plus UNIX and Windows coexistence. For server economization and easy administration in environments that incorporate Linux with Windows, Progent offers VMware consulting and Citrix expertise. Progent can also help with migration from older applications to Windows or Linux environments. Progent's team-oriented methodology for resolving technical problems enables fast escalation, if necessary, to consultants with appropriate expertise to handle challenging situations. This accelerates solutions of critical problems, minimizes lost productivity, and cuts support expense.
Progent's UNIX/Linux support engineers can offer urgent online help diagnosing problems affecting UNIX/Linux systems powered by leading versions of UNIX including:
Mac OS X
IBM AIX Operating System
HP-UX (Hewlett Packard UNIX)
Berkeley UNIX (BSD)
Silicon Graphics IRIX
Progent's ProSight Subscription-based IT Services for Small and Mid-size Businesses
Progent provides a selection of budget-friendly, flat-rate services intended to allow small and medium-size organizations to benefit from the same best-of-breed technology used by some of the world's top enterprises. The ProSight portfolio of network management outsourcing services addresses all key areas of information technology including email content filtering, security and compliance, cloud-based backup/recovery, infrastructure monitoring and management, VM cloud hosting, and network asset documentation management. ProSight managed services include:
ProSight Network Audits
- ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint detection and response (EDR) service that incorporates SentinelOne's next generation behavior-based analysis technology to defend endpoints as well as physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade legacy signature-based anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to address the entire malware attack lifecycle including blocking, identification, containment, remediation, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and real-time network-wide immunization against new attacks. Progent is a SentinelOne Partner, dealer, and integrator. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint security and ransomware defense based on SentinelOne technology.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection and Exchange Email Filtering
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, device management, and web filtering via cutting-edge tools packaged within one agent accessible from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that meets your company's specific needs and that helps you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data protection regulations. 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 action. Progent can also help your company to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.
- ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS): Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
Progent has partnered with advanced backup product vendors to produce ProSight Data Protection Services, a family of management offerings that deliver backup-as-a-service. ProSight DPS services automate and track your data backup processes and enable non-disruptive backup and rapid restoration of critical files, apps, system images, and VMs. ProSight DPS helps your business avoid data loss resulting from equipment breakdown, natural calamities, fire, cyber attacks such as ransomware, user error, ill-intentioned employees, or software glitches. Managed backup 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 purpose-built storage, and ProSight MSP360 Cloud and On-prem Backup. Your Progent expert can help you to determine which of these managed backup services are most appropriate for your IT environment.
- Progent's Patch Management: Software/Firmware Update Management Services
Progent's support services for patch management provide businesses of all sizes a flexible and cost-effective solution for evaluating, validating, scheduling, implementing, and documenting updates to your dynamic IT network. Besides maximizing the protection and reliability of your IT network, Progent's patch management services free up time for your in-house IT team to concentrate on line-of-business initiatives and activities that deliver the highest business value from your network. Find out more about Progent's patch management services.
- ProSight Duo Multi-Factor Authentication: ID Confirmation, Endpoint Remediation, and Protected Single Sign-on (SSO)
Progent's Duo MFA service plans incorporate Cisco's Duo cloud technology to defend against compromised passwords by using two-factor authentication. Duo supports one-tap identity verification with Apple iOS, Google Android, and other personal devices. With 2FA, whenever you log into a secured application and enter your password you are asked to verify your identity via a device that only you possess and that is accessed using a different network channel. A broad range of out-of-band devices can be utilized for this added form of ID validation including an iPhone or Android or wearable, a hardware token, a landline phone, etc. You may register several validation devices. For details about Duo identity authentication services, see Duo MFA two-factor authentication services.
- ProSight Reporting: In-depth Reporting for Ticketing and Network Monitoring Platforms
ProSight Reporting is a growing family of real-time reporting plug-ins created to integrate with the industry's leading ticketing and remote network monitoring programs including ConnectWise Manage, ConnectWise Automate, Customer Thermometer, Auvik, and SentinelOne. ProSight Reporting incorporates Microsoft Graph and utilizes color coding to highlight and contextualize critical issues such as spotty support follow-up or machines with out-of-date AVs. By identifying ticketing or network health problems clearly and in near-real time, ProSight Reporting enhances 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 incorporates the technology of leading data security vendors to provide web-based management and comprehensive security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a first line of defense and blocks most threats from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's onsite gateway device provides a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway provides AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
Progent's ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for smaller organizations to map out, track, reconfigure and debug their networking appliances like switches, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, printers, endpoints and other devices. Using cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that network diagrams are kept current, copies and displays the configuration information of virtually all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and sends notices when issues are detected. By automating time-consuming management and troubleshooting processes, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off ordinary tasks like network mapping, reconfiguring your network, finding devices that require important updates, or isolating performance bottlenecks. Learn more about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure monitoring and management consulting.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring
ProSight LAN Watch is Progent's server and desktop monitoring service that uses advanced remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to help keep your network operating at peak levels by checking the state of critical assets that power your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch detects an issue, an alert is sent immediately to your designated IT management personnel and your assigned Progent consultant so that all looming problems can be resolved before they can disrupt productivity Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring consulting.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its key servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's network support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system software, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hosting environment without a time-consuming and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, find and safeguard data about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By cleaning up and organizing your IT documentation, you can save up to 50% of time wasted searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for holding and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether you're planning improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need when you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a fast and low-cost alternative for small and mid-size businesses to obtain an objective assessment of the overall health of their information system. Powered by a selection of the top remote monitoring and management platforms available, and overseen by Progent's certified team of IT experts, ProSight Network Audits help you see how closely the configuration of your essential network devices adhere to industry leading practices. The Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide immediate benefits such as a more manageable Active Directory environment. Both also come with one year of state-of-the-art remote network monitoring and management. Advantages can include lower-cost network management, improved compliance with data security requirements, higher utilization of IT resources, faster troubleshooting, more reliable backup and recovery, and increased uptime. Learn more information about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure review.
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is an affordable service built around a brief discussion with a Progent backup/recovery expert. The fact-finding interview is designed to assess your organization's ability either to block or recover rapidly after an assault by a ransomware variant like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Hermes. Progent will consult with you personally to collect information about your current security profile and backup platform, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can follow industry best practices to build an efficient AV and backup environment that meets your company's requirements. For more information, visit Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.
Additional Support Services Offered by Progent
Progent offers the services of seasoned online consulting experts for contract information technology projects. Progent's rates for ongoing development or consulting tasks are determined according to the level of expertise of the engineers assigned. Progent's experience with these special areas of computer technology enables clients to complete major initiatives within budget and on time. Progent's special remote consulting solutions include:
How Your Chicago Business Can Contact Progent's Online Technical Support Professionals
Call Center Support
Progent's Help Desk support alternatives for companies with networks that incorporate Windows, Cisco, macOS and OS X, UNIX, or Linux platforms include full-service Help Desk services, shared Help Desk services, and Help Desk process consulting.
Progent's Standard Help Desk Services provide smaller businesses a complete service desk solution that handles all facets of remote Level 1 desktop support from initial requests through trouble ticket generation, remote desktop control, status tracking, problem solving, and management reports. Progent provides service desk support at a significant discount from Progent's regular desktop service rates, and Progent offers the option of rapid as-needed escalation to subject matter experts to resolve challenging issues.
Progent's Help Desk Call Center consulting support can guide you in creating an efficient new Help Desk or enhancing your current organization, identifying or modifying Help Desk Call Center software products to handle the special needs of your business, or adding temporary online staff to reinforce your in-house Help Desk Call Center resources during high-demand scenarios such as software transitions, mass updates, or installing new applications.
Progent's Help Desk staff of veteran information technology experts gives your computer users in Chicago Illinois fast assistance from an effective network service group with extensive background offering phone help and remote troubleshooting for IT systems based on Microsoft, Cisco, macOS and OS X, UNIX, or Linux technology. Progent's focus is to give the Help Desk Call Center perception as a significant enabler of company productivity, and Progent's target is to resolve and not simply track network issues.
- Applications Services: Education, Development, and Troubleshooting
Progent's Applications Consulting staff provides phone-based and in-depth engineering expertise and education in key application fields that include Enterprise Requirements Planning, Manufacturing Requirements Planning, custom programming for accounting packages, and CRM. Progent also can deliver consulting expertise, custom programming, and education for popular Microsoft applications such as Microsoft CRM, MS Office Project, Microsoft 365 Word, and Office Excel. For more information concerning Progent's expertise, custom development, and education offerings, go to Progent's Applications Experts Group.
- Centralized and Streamlined Management of Hybrid Cloud Networks
Microsoft System Center unifies and automates the administration of hybrid cloud networks through comprehensive support for Windows Server 2022 servers, Windows 10 and Windows 11; cohesive integration of heterogeneous environments that incorporate various Linux distributions, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware; and better public and private cloud support such as closer integration with Intune for iPhone and Android smartphone management plus built-in integration with Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OSM) for cloud-enhanced analytics and reporting. Progent's System Center consultants can provide world-class remote and on-premises expertise for all elements of System Center2including Operations Manager, Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, and Service Manager (SCSM). Progent can assist your business to plan and install a new deployment of Microsoft System Center2, expand or optimize an existing one, migrate smoothly from a previous release of System Center, or troubleshoot your System Center environment.
- Online IT Infrastructure Monitoring and Reporting Support
Progent offers organizations in Chicago Illinois remote hybrid network monitoring and reporting by providing System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) expertise. Progent can configure SCOM to fit your business so that your IT maintenance is proactive rather than reactive. By spotting emerging problems before they grow into downtime, proactive monitoring can head off disruptive and expensive network breakdowns. Progent can also provide help with system monitoring tools such as Nagios and MRTG Graphical Traffic Load Monitor to troubleshoot UNIX/Linux, Sun Solaris, or macOS and OS X systems, Microsoft environments, or systems powered by a variety of platforms.
To contact Progent about emergency phone-based help with Microsoft Windows, macOS and OS X, or Linux/UNIX environments, visit Progent's Emergency Online Help, telephone 1-800-993-9400, or go to Contact Progent.
For offices and new businesses in Chicago Illinois, Progent's phone-based computer support specialists can deliver effective and economical IT help the instant your company has to have it. More than 20 years of delivering online tech support has led to Microsoft Partner status for Progent's team of engineers and has enabled Progent to acquire high-end troubleshooting skills and to fine tune online connectivity technology to solve computer problems quickly while eliminating the expense and lost time associated with on-site support calls.
Even if your Chicago organization deals with a local independent support technician or maintains an in-house IT staff that know how to deal with typical computer issues, Progent's Microsoft certified engineers can still offer a convenient and transparent virtual expansion of your local resources for situations when your usual service personnel either don't have the bandwidth or the expertise to handle sudden system crises or particularly challenging integration problems.
Details of Progent's Remote Network Services for Chicago Illinois
Progent's phone support, Internet-based troubleshooting, system security consulting, and network management services give businesses in Chicago Illinois unparalleled leverage for your support budget. Whether you need occasional phone support and remote troubleshooting or ongoing Help Desk call center services and system management, Progent's experts can deliver your business enterprise-level network support while permitting you to eliminate the expense and hassle of running a full-service in-house IT organization. Highlights of Progent's online help services include:
- Fast Telephone Contact with Microsoft Certified Support Specialists
Progent's staff of Microsoft-certified engineers can provide fast and economical expertise to offices in Chicago Illinois and is also ideal for customers in more remote regions that have a limited supply of technicians with proven experience supporting Microsoft's current family of server platforms. All Progent engineers have over 10 years of experience supporting Microsoft solutions. As a Microsoft Certified Partner support company, Progent has the use of a wide array of Microsoft support tools, technical databases, and on-going education.
- Per Minute Rates to Minimize Expenses
Progent offers remote help on a per-minute basis, so you are billed only for the services you use. Progent has no minimum charge for online support and requires no monthly retainer for support services delivered during regular working hours. This protects you from paying big bills for simple repairs.
- Access to Cisco Certified Network Design Professionals
Progent's registered experts for Cisco offers the services of on-staff professionals with experience in planning, deploying, and troubleshooting networking solutions based on Cisco products. Progent can provide a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional to show you how to build fast, high-availability, and protected infrastructure for local and remote networking.
- Application Experts Consulting
Progent's basic consulting services include system integration, MS Exchange expertise, corporate security planning, and Co-managed Help Desk services. Progent's Application Experts Team can provide in-depth consulting support in specific business applications. Help offered by the Application Experts staff includes:
Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains Consulting and Customization
Microsoft Office Project and Project Online Expertise
Microsoft Office 365 solutions support
Office Excel and Microsoft Office 365 Excel Consulting and Application Development
Microsoft Office Word and Office 365 Word Expertise
BI Reporting Development and Troubleshooting
Power BI Consulting Services
UNIX, Linux and Solaris Integration
Microsoft SQL Server 2019 integration, Microsoft SQL Server 2017 planning and migration, SQL Server 2016 Software Design, and SQL Server 2014 Application Programming and Troubleshooting
Oracle Database Administration and Software Development
MySQL Management and Software Programming
Apple Mac Help
Amazon MWS Software Design and Programming
By providing a convenient one-stop resource for network generalists and application experts, Progent is able to deliver timely, cost-effective, and thorough IT solutions that meet the unique requirements of your business.
- Sophisticated Remote Access Tools
Secure online connectivity permits Progent's support experts to observe exactly what your customers see. This makes it possible to produce quick fixes to problems that could otherwise demand an expensive onsite service call. Sophisticated remote connectivity software and expert engineers together enable Progent to resolve most network problems rapidly and affordably. Progent is a pioneer in offsite troubleshooting and automated network tracking.
- Compatibility with Popular VPN Gateways
Progent supports secure Virtual Private Network connectivity for gateways from leading VPN providers including Microsoft, Cisco, Sonicwall and CheckPoint. Secure VPN remote access enables the experts at Progent's Technical Response Center to access your system remotely without compromising network security.
- 24-hour Support for High System Uptime
For offices with mission-critical applications, Progent can provide optional round-the-clock remote technical services. Used in conjunction with automated 24x7 network monitoring based on Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007, this service can help ensure high network availability.
- Help Desk Outsourcing
Progent's Help Desk support programs are intended specifically for budget-constrained offices whose clients require immediate recourse to a Help Desk service with effective phone support and full escalation capability.
How Is Progent Different from Other Support Organizations?
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner support company and Progent's number of employees, depth of technical experience, fine tuned support software, and familiarity with enterprise networking allow offices to avoid the limitations of exclusive reliance on smaller service organizations, individual freelance service providers, or limited internal resources.
Progent adds value by providing:
How Does My Business Start Getting Remote Computer Support from Progent?
- Proven Methodology
Progent's staff of Microsoft and Cisco Premier Certified consultants average longer than a decade of real-world industry experience, at the forefront of IT support, executing a broad variety of IT projects for an extensive mix of businesses. Every Progent consultant shares a refined set of personal best practices which are combined into shared best practices standards that Progent instills in its consulting staff. This guarantees that you get not only expert technical skills, but also a support engineer with field-tested approaches for using computer knowledge to fix real-world network problems rapidly.
- Value Pricing
Progent's pricing model is to bill for remote service and in-person visits per minute. Consequently, you owe exclusively for received support. Progent does not demand a higher rate for off-hours or emergency support, and inside California or in areas where Progent offers on-site support, Progent does not charge for travel except for emergency support where on-site work is less than four hours. In addition, Progent imposes no minimum fee and requires no monthly commitment for services delivered during regular business hours. Many service firms demand substantial minimum fees or charge for each fifteen minutes or longer. Progent's one-minute granularity eliminates big invoices for fast solutions so you won't be tempted to permit minor problems to fester.
- Knowledge Transfer
Progent is committed to knowledge transfer from Progent's consultants to clients. By teaching customers to handle problems that are within their scope, Progent is able to concentrate on offering high-value skills where Progent faces few competitors. Companies who work with familiar freelance service providers or who employ in-house IT staffs benefit when Progent transfers knowledge about critical technology and proven methodologies to make their networks more reliable, protected, and productive.
- Automated Network Monitoring with MS Operations Manager
Progent is one of the only support firms to provide round-the-clock remote tracking services based on Microsoft System Center Operations Manager. MS Operations Manager causes your network maintenance to be anticipatory instead of reactive. By uncovering potential issues before they result in downtime, system monitoring can keep your information network from painful and costly availability losses.
To initiate 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 visit Contact Progent. If you have an urgent need for network support, go to Immediate Technical Support.