DoubleTake/Carbonite Software
DoubleTake/Carbonite Software ConsultingDoubleTake Software, acquired and rebranded by Carbonite, publishes a family of products designed to provide small companies a variety of affordable solutions for backing up and recovering business-critical applications such as Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Blackberry, and SharePoint. DoubleTake/Carbonite products work with leading virtual environments including Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware and also support Windows Server clusters to maximize network availability and minimize recovery time in case of a catastrophic failure. DoubleTake/Carbonite replication products have earned Microsoft certification for Windows Server at every level from Standard through Datacenter editions. Progentís disaster recovery planning consultants have extensive experience integrating DoubleTake/Carbonite technology into small business information networks to achieve a high level of fault tolerance and disaster recovery capability at a budget-friendly price.

DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup Software for Continuous Server Backup and On-demand Restoration
DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup features continuous, real-time replication to disk, allowing network users to stay online during replication and restoration and eliminating the network downtime associated with scheduled backups. By copying all data changes as soon as they happen, DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup prevents data loss that can occur with traditional solutions that rely on scheduled backups or periodic snapshots. Because DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup utilizes fast, fault-tolerant disks rather than slow, unreliable tape for storage, replication is transparent to users, restoration is dependable, and recovery time is short.

DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup also lets you perform on-demand recoveries to server hardware that is different from the original server, or between virtual and physical servers, giving you flexibility in designing and repurposing your network hardware. To help meet the requirements of your business continuity plan, DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup allows you to back up to any remote disaster recovery site. This capability also saves the cost and administrative hassle of backing up branch offices in the field.

DoubleTake/Carbonite Availability Software for Real-time Replication to a Remote Disaster Recovery Site
DoubleTake/Carbonite Availability allows you to configure failover clusters without shared storage or geographic restrictions. This improves the fault-tolerance of your backup/restore solution by reducing the vulnerability of Windows-based clustering to single-point failure and also gives you the convenience of situating your cluster nodes anywhere.

Carbonite/DoubleTake Availability Consulting

Continuous data replication to a secondary site ensures near zero data loss

DoubleTake/Carbonite Availability offers a wide variety of data compression options that provide a high level of flexibility in deciding how to allocate your network resources for optimal performance. DoubleTake/Carbonite Availability also improves system performance by implementing byte-level asynchronous replication. This reduces the workload on your servers and communications network and ensures that the continuous replication process does not bog down your business applications.

Restoration with DoubleTake/Carbonite Availability minimizes the disruption of your operations and maximizes the protection of your data. You are not required to take business applications offline while restoring data. Any changes that users make between the initiation of a restore and the start of failback are replicated to the source.

How Progent Can Help You Benefit from DoubleTake/Carbonite Software
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified engineers can help you select, install, and maintain a DoubleTake/Carbonite Software solution that meets your business needs and stays within your IT budget. Progent's Business Continuity Planning consultants can show you how DoubleTake/Carbonite Software can be incorporated in a sensible disaster recovery strategy. Progent can train your IT staff how to manage DoubleTake/Carbonite or you can outsource your backup and recovery process to Progent's system administration specialists. Progent's engineers can provide Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V consulting, Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V planning and deployment and VMware vSphere support to assist you in integrating DoubleTake/Carbonite Software with robust IT environments that are affordable and easy to manage. Progent's CISM-certified security management consultants, CISSP-certified cybersecurity experts, CISSP-ISSAP-certified security architecture professionals, and GIAC-certified information assurance consultants can evaluate the security vulnerabilities of your replication and restore solution and can provide recommendations for enhancing all aspects of your network protection.

Other High Availability Solutions Supported by Progent's Consultants
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified consulting experts can assist you to implement a cost-effective, high-availability network that addresses major issues covering a broad range of infrastructure solutions and operations such as:

Workplace Recovery Planning
Progent's business continuity planning consultants can show you how to create a business continuity strategy so you can restore network functionality in case of an information system catastrophe. Progent can help you to create a complete disaster recovery plan that incorporates periodic disaster recovery evaluations and testing. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified consultants can also help you create an affordable, fault-tolerant network architecture that addresses availability issues covering a wide range of infrastructure technologies and procedures. For details, go to Workplace Recovery Expertise.

Managed Cloud Backup: ProSight Data Protection Services
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery. For a fixed monthly price, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and allows fast restoration of critical files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged due to hardware failures, software glitches, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver advanced expertise to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, and PCI and, when needed, can assist you to restore your critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Backup and Recovery.

Microsoft Server 2016 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery/business continuity experts can assist you to design a DR system based on Microsoft's latest Failover Clustering tools including Cluster OS Rolling Upgrade for non-disruptive migration to Windows Server 2016, Storage Replica for crash-consistent Recovery Point Objective (RPO), Storage Spaces Direct for enterprise-class network-attached storage using low-cost equipment, Virtual Machine Load Balancing for improving the speed and resilience of Failover Clusters while minimizing TCO and management overhead, and Cloud Witness for fast, economical creation of a stretch cluster quorum witness. To learn more, visit Windows Server 2016 Disaster Recovery Consulting.

Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering
Windows Server 2008 R2 introduced enterprise-class fault tolerance and system recovery to Microsoft's clustering solution. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 builds on this foundation and delivers significant enhancements that offer increased extensibility, non-stop disk storage uptime for server applications, easier management, quicker failover, and additional options for designing failover clusters. For more information, see Windows Server 2012 R2 Failover Clustering Migration and Support.

VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) Disaster Recovery Solutions
VMware's Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is a component of VMware vCenter that lets you orchestrate, automate and test a repeatable runbook for recovering applications and services quickly following an outage. Site Recovery Manager provides centrally managed and automated recovery, application mobility, and non-intrusive site relocation, failback and re-protect. Site Recovery Manager also allows transparent testing for site recovery, updates and patches and can produce reports to verify complete service restoration, validate Service Level Agreements and demonstrate compliance. Progent offers the support of a VCDX certified VMware SRM consultant to assist your organization to design, configure, test and maintain a DR solution based on VMware Site Recovery Manager.

NetApp MetroCluster Disaster Recovery Platform
NetApp MetroCluster is a high-availability and disaster recovery software suite that uses failover storage clustering with continual replication to provide fast, zero data loss disaster recovery (DR) between datacenters that are up to 300km apart. Progent can provide access to a certified NetApp MetroCluster consultant who can assist your business to plan, deploy, manage, upgrade, test and repair a disaster recovery solution built around NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can assist you to choose an architecture for your MetroCluster environment that aligns with your technical requirements and IT budget. Progent can make sure you adhere to best practices for installing your MetroCluster environment by delivering help with tasks like assigning shelf IDs, arranging plexes layout, provisioning volumes, setting up Data ONTAP configuration replication service, provisioning switches, implementing a tiebreaker mechanism, designing a TCP/IP configuration replication network, and testing your MetroCluster DR system to prove compliance with information assurance standards and regulatory mandates.

Network Load Balancing
Progent offers high availability load balancing support that addresses network load balancing, load balanced programs, network infrastructure routing, and content delivery products including F5 Networks 3DNS. Non-stop load balancing solutions for which Progent can provide consulting expertise include Windows 2003 and 2008 Server Network Load Balancing Manager, Citrix Access Suite and Access Gateway, Cisco CSS, Cisco Content Distribution Manager and ACNS, and F5 Networks BIG-IP. To learn more, see Non-stop Load Balancing.

High-Availability Internet Data Centers
Progent's Data Center engineers can help you select fault-tolerant data centers that meet the specific requirements of your company. High availability co-location sites are particularly appealing to small and mid-size businesses due to of their low cost and convenience in comparison to taking a do-it-yourself strategy. Trying to build an on-site data center with even a basic level of fault tolerance is too costly for most small businesses. Progent can help you get all the advantages of high-availability colo sites by providing a full array of consulting and maintenance services. For details, go to High-Availability Colocation Solutions.

Fault Tolerant Branch Office Networking
Progentís interoffice network infrastructure professionals can help businesses create zero-downtime branch office connectivity solutions by means of redundant networks with transparent failover. Progentís Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers can plan and deploy high-availability Inter-office networks supported by fault tolerant EIGRP routers or non-stop OSPF deployment of Cisco routers. Progent can show you how redundant connections and automatic fail-over can provide economical non-stop interoffice networking. To find out more, see Failsafe Inter-office Networking.

Non-stop Internet Access
Progent's Cisco-authorized network engineers can help you build an affordable, fault tolerant Internet configuration solution that can achieve non-stop Internet access through a wide range of fault tolerant Internet access technologies including high availability BGP, transparent fail-over, and multiple ISPs. Progent offers CCIE engineers to help you utilize the most advanced technology for 24x7 Internet access to build a cost-effective, fully redundant Internet interface with automatic failover and other features to deliver fault tolerant Internet availability. For details, see Non-stop Internet Access Solutions.

Backup and Recovery Technology Consulting and Support Services
Progent offers affordable online access to IT engineers with expertise in a wide range of utilities and technologies that provide solutions for protecting Windows, Apple Mac, and Linux physical and virtual servers and desktops as well as laptops and smartphones. Progent offers expertise for all major backup products including Acronis, Symantec Backup Exec, BackupAssist, CrashPlan, Double-Take Backup, Mozy, Retrospect for Macintosh, Time Machine, VMware Data Recovery (VDR), and Solaris FLARs. Progent can help your company to deploy, enhance, or troubleshoot backup/restore systems for a variety of architectures including local, remote, cloud, or hybrid. To read more, visit Backup and Recovery Solutions Consulting.

System Center Data Protection Manager Backup and Restore Consulting Experts
Progent's expert System Center Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) support professionals can help you to create an effective disaster recovery strategy, design a cost-effective high-availability network infrastructure, install a Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager-based backup and restore solution, thoroughly validate your system, train your administrative staff or local consultants how to maintain System Center Data Protection Manager, or provide extensive IT support outsourcing such as off-site hosting of virtual or physical SCDPM servers in Progent's secure data center. To read more, visit System Center Data Protection Manager Consulting and Support Services.

Barracuda Backup Multi-site and Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery
Barracuda Backup is an affordable, subscription backup and disaster recovery service for small and medium-size businesses. A Barracuda Backup deployment can include a purpose-built physical storage device built by Barracuda or a software-based appliance with similar features but which uses your existing storage hardware. Barracuda Backup safeguards vital business data generated on-premises, at one or more remote locations, or in the cloud. For disaster protection, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon Web Services (AWS), or to any location with a Barracuda Backup appliance. Progent is a Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consultants can provide a broad array of consulting services to help you to design, integrate, manage and repair a BDR system built on Barracuda Backup. For details, see Barracuda Backup and disaster recovery consultants.

Altaro VM Backup Software for Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
Altaro VM Backup provides small and mid-size businesses a reliable and budget-friendly solution for backing up and recovering Hyper-V and VMware-based virtual machines. Altaro VM Backup can be deployed in on-premises, remote, distributed, and cloud architectures and also enables low-cost cloud backup to Microsoft Azure storage. Top capabilities include industry-leading Augmented Inline Deduplication to reduce backup storage needs, Continuous Data Protection (CDP) with backup spacing as little as five minutes for reducing your exposure to data loss, advanced encryption, item-level recovery options for specific files and emails, support for Windows CSV and for vCenter for managing large-scale deployments, and the ability to leverage Microsoft VSS technology to back up live virtual machines without downtime. Progent is an Altaro partner and can provide a wide array of services to help you to design, deploy, optimize and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery system based on Altaro VM Backup. For details, see Altaro VM Backup Consulting Services.

CRISC-Certified Network Risk Mitigation
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and support information system control mechanisms to mitigate network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery plan that follows leading practices promoted by CRISC and crafted to match your company's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. For more information, see CRISC-Premier IT risk mitigation experts.

Why Choose Progent for Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning Solutions?
Since Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner and offers professional application expertise for a wide range of small business software programs, Progent is able to assist customers to arrive at efficient IT solutions that maximize the business value of your information system. As a Registered Partner for Cisco, Progent offers the support of certified engineers and specialists with experience in designing, installing and troubleshooting infrastructure solutions based on Cisco products. The breadth of Progent's technical experience and Progent's familiarity with the requirements of small businesses make Progent the perfect partner for building and running a cost-effective, dependable information system.

How You Can Contact Progent's Engineers for Disaster Recovery Solutions Help
To contact Progent about technical assistance for business continuity planning, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.

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