Fast and Affordable Online Troubleshooting for Durham Computer Systems
Immediate Phone Support for Durham SystemsFor companies in Durham or anywhere in North Carolina, Progent offers remote support for computer systems based on Microsoft, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or Linux/UNIX technology. Progent's Microsoft Premier engineers have provided remote troubleshooting to companies in every state in the U.S. (Check out testimonials from Progent's customers.) In addition, Progent can furnish the consultation services of Cisco CCIE engineers to handle complex networking issues, as well as the assistance of CISSP-qualified security experts to handle advanced security architecture and troubleshooting issues.

Progent's remote support engineers offer excellent leverage due to the fact that they possess the practical background and are equipped with the advanced technology necessary to resolve the majority of information system issues quickly. Efficient support lowers immediate expenses because service calls use up minimal billable consulting minutes. Online help also avoids the cost of sending an engineer to your site. Your company saves even more with incidental expenses by minimizing or avoiding network outages and related costs resulting from business disruption, disgruntled customers and vendors, unproductive workers, and distracted executives. Progent's extensive remote consulting experience is particularly valuable in environments that rely on public clouds for critical infrastructure or applications such as Microsoft Azure, Exchange Online, Amazon AWA, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), or where onsite tech support may not be an option.

Progent's billing policy for online support is designed to stretch your network support investment. Progent charges on a per-minute basis for telephone-based assistance, so you are invoiced just for the services that you actually get. In contrast to typical remote service firms, Progent imposes no initialization surcharge or minimum payments. Progent's per-minute granularity and simple policy for pricing do away with situations where fast repairs manage to turn into large bills. Progent's skill at solving problems efficiently means you spends less money.

Progent's Online Consulting and Technical Support Expertise
Through years of experience, Progent has refined an arsenal of optimized technologies and field-proven processes that promote the maximum level of efficiency for online consulting and repair for IT systems of all sizes. Progent provides safe VPN support for gateways from a variety of leading vendors including Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and WatchGuard. Protected VPN technology enables the experts of Progent's Technical Response Center to interface to your system without breaching corporate security.

Progent's advanced customer support database system includes thorough records describing all support that Progent's customers have received. Progent's team consultants have the benefit of the history of support provided to each Progent client by every consultant. This database of issues and resolutions is structured as a conveniently searchable support database that enables Progent's online support professionals to share their knowledge company-wide to make sure that the effectiveness of Progent's support grows daily. Progent's extensive list of certifications and close associations with major technology companies including Cisco and Microsoft make available additional vast support knowledge bases and allow quick response from vendors' internal support staff with the result that Progent's remote service experts are able to determine optimal resolutions in the least time.

Remote support services available from Progent to businesses in Durham and throughout the state of North Carolina include:

ProSight Fixed-price Managed IT Services for Small and Mid-size Businesses
Progent provides a selection of low-cost, flat-rate services designed to allow small and medium-size organizations to benefit from the same advanced IT solutions used by some of the industry's top enterprises. The ProSight series of network monitoring and management services covers all key aspects of information technology including email protection, security and compliance, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, infrastructure health monitoring, VM hosting, and IT resources documentation management. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes next generation behavior-based machine learning tools to defend endpoint devices as well as servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and offers a single platform to automate the entire malware attack lifecycle including protection, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security and Exchange Email Filtering
    Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer economical in-depth protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and reacting to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, device management, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies packaged within one agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's unique requirements and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry data protection standards. Progent will help you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and allows fast restoration of critical data, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's BDR consultants can provide world-class support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, when necessary, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services 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 uses the infrastructure of top data security companies to provide web-based management and comprehensive security for your email traffic. The hybrid structure of Email Guard combines a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway appliance to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-based malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most threats from making it to your security perimeter. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the on-premises gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter. For more information, see ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for smaller organizations to map out, monitor, enhance and debug their networking hardware like switches, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, printers, endpoints and other networked devices. Using state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, ProSight WAN Watch makes sure that infrastructure topology maps are always current, copies and manages the configuration of almost all devices on your network, monitors performance, and sends notices when potential issues are discovered. By automating time-consuming management processes, WAN Watch can knock hours off common tasks like making network diagrams, expanding your network, finding appliances that need critical updates, or resolving performance issues. Learn more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring managed service that uses state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management techniques to help keep your IT system running efficiently by tracking the state of vital computers that drive your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers a problem, an alarm is transmitted immediately to your designated IT management personnel and your assigned Progent consultant so any potential issues can be addressed before they can disrupt your network Learn more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
    With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the OS software, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hardware environment without requiring a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
    Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, find and protect data related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about impending expirations of SSL certificates ,domains or warranties. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can save as much as half of time wasted looking 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 such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, performing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require when you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a fast and affordable way for small and medium-size organizations to get an unbiased assessment of the overall health of their network. Powered by some of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools in the industry, and overseen by Progent's world-class team of IT professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the configuration of your essential infrastructure devices adhere to industry best practices. The Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and deliver instant benefits such as a cleaner Active Directory environment. Both also include one year of state-of-the-art remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Benefits can include lower-cost management, improved compliance with government and industry security regulations, higher utilization of IT assets, faster problem resolution, more dependable backup and restore, and increased uptime. See more about Progent's ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure assessment.

Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is a low-cost service based on a phone interview with a Progent information assurance consultant. The interview is designed to evaluate your organization's preparedness to stop or recover rapidly following an assault by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Locky. Progent will consult with you directly to gather information about your existing antivirus tools and backup platform, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can follow industry best practices to deploy a cost-effective AV and backup/recovery environment that aligns with your company's needs. For details, see The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.

Special Consulting Programs Offered by Progent
Progent can provide the services of world-class remote consulting experts for special information technology projects. Billing charges for longer-term development or consulting tasks are set according to the level of expertise of the consultants involved. Progent's experience with these special fields of information technology enables clients to complete major projects economically and on time. Progent's special remote engineering solutions include:

  • Help Desk Services
    Progent's Help Desk Call Center support programs for organizations with environments based on Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, UNIX, or Linux products include full-service Help Desk Call Center services, shared Helpdesk support services, and Helpdesk operations consulting. Progent's Standard Help Desk Services provide small businesses a complete service desk solution that manages all aspects of remote Level 1 desktop technical support from service requests through ticketing, remote desktop control, progress tracking, problem solving, and reporting. Progent provides call desk services at a significant discount from Progent's regular Level 1 desktop support rates, and Progent offers the option of fast on-demand escalation to Level 2 and Level 3 experts to handle the most problems.

    Progentís Co-managed Help Desk services allow your business to share the load for Help Desk services seamlessly between your in-house IT staff and Progent's large roster of certified desktop support engineers and matter experts (SMEs). Progentís shared Help Desk service is a collaborative service desk solution based on the leading professional services automation (PSA) platform for handling end-user service requests, ticketing, accountability, progress tracking, and metrics.

    Progent's Help Desk staff of experienced network professionals offers your workers in Durham or anywhere in the state of North Carolina rapid communication with an effective technical support resource with extensive background offering telephone-based help and remote repair service for networks powered by Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or UNIX/Linux components. Progent's mission is to earn the Call Center recognition as a key enabler of business performance, and Progent's intent is to resolve rather than just record network issues.

  • Applications Services: Training, Customization, and Problem Solving
    Progent's Applications Experts Team provides online advanced engineering support and education in specific application fields including Enterprise Requirements Planning, Manufacturing Requirements Planning, accounting system customization, and CRM. Progent also can deliver consulting expertise, programming, and education for popular Microsoft business applications including Microsoft CRM, Office Project, Office 365 Word, and Microsoft Office 365 Excel. For additional information about Progent's consulting, customization, and education services, go to Progent's Applications Experts Services.

  • Centralized and Automated Administration of Hybrid Cloud Environments
    System Center 2016 unifies and automates the administration of hybrid cloud networks through comprehensive support for Windows Server 2016 servers, Windows 10 clients; cohesive management of mixed-OS environments that incorporate various Linux distributions, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere; and better cloud support including tighter integration with Intune for iPhone and Android smartphone administration plus built-in integration with Operations Management Suite for cloud-enhanced analytics and reporting. Progent's System Center 2016 consulting experts can provide world-class remote and on-premises support for all components of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager (SCOM), Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager (SCDPM), Orchestrator, and Service Manager. Progent can help you to plan and configure a new deployment of Microsoft System Center 2016, expand or optimize your current one, upgrade efficiently from a prior release of System Center, or troubleshoot your System Center environment.

  • Remote Hybrid Network Monitoring Services
    Progent can deliver businesses in Durham, or anywhere in the state of North Carolina, online hybrid network monitoring and reporting by providing System Center Operations Manager consulting services and Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager support. Progent can configure Operations Manager to fit your environment so your network maintenance is proactive rather than reactive. By anticipating potential issues before they result in crashes, proactive monitoring can ward off inconvenient and expensive network breakdowns. Progent can also use network monitoring utilities like Nagios and MRTG Graphical Traffic Load Monitor to troubleshoot UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple macOS and OS X environments, Windows systems, or systems that incorporate a combination of operating systems.
How Your Durham Business Can Contact Progent's Online Service Experts
To get in touch with Progent about emergency phone-based expertise with Microsoft, macOS and OS X, or Linux networks, go to Progent's Nationwide Phone-Based Help, phone 1-800-993-9400, or go to Contact Progent. For businesses and new businesses in Durham or anywhere in the state of North Carolina, Progent's phone-based network support engineers can deliver professional and cost-effective IT help the instant your company requires it. More than a decade of offering remote repair services has led to Microsoft Partner status for Progent's consultants and has enabled Progent to develop world-class troubleshooting skills and to fine tune online connectivity tools to fix IT problems rapidly while avoiding the expense and lost productivity that comes with on-premises service visits.

Even if your Durham business works with a local freelance consultant or maintains an in-house IT staff that know how to deal with typical computer problems, Progentís Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers can provide an easy and transparent virtual extension of your on-site resources in cases when your usual IT support personnel either lack the bandwidth or the expertise to resolve unexpected system crises or especially complex integration problems.

Features of Progent's Online Network Services for Durham
Progent's online support, Internet-based repair, network security expertise, and network administration services give businesses in Durham or throughout the state of North Carolina unparalleled leverage for your IT investment. Whether you require occasional telephone help and remote network repair or full-time Help Desk services and network administration, Progent's professionals can provide your organization world class IT support while permitting you to avoid the expense and hassle of maintaining a large in-house IT staff. Highlights of Progent's National Remote Support services include:

How Is Progent Unique from Other Support Organizations?
Progent is a Microsoft Partner support firm and Progent's number of employees, breadth of technical expertise, fine tuned support software, and understanding of enterprise networking allow offices to avoid the limitations of excessive dependence on smaller service organizations, individual freelance service providers, or limited internal resources.

Progent adds value by providing:

How Does My Business Start Receiving Online Computer Help from Progent?
To initiate Progent's online help offerings or to learn more about Progent's phone support options, call Progent at 1-866-PROGENT (866-776-4368) or visit Contact Progent. If you have an urgent need for IT help, visit Immediate Network Support.