Fast and Affordable Remote Troubleshooting for Durham Computer Systems
Immediate Remote Consulting for Durham NetworksFor businesses in Durham or anywhere in the state of North Carolina, Progent provides remote technical support for information systems based on Microsoft Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or Linux/UNIX platforms. Progent's Microsoft Premier consulting experts have provided remote support to businesses in all 50 states in the United States. (See testimonials from Progent's clients.) Progent also can furnish the consultation services of Cisco CCIE network specialists to solve challenging networking issues, as well as the assistance of CISA and CISSP-certified cybersecurity consultants to handle high-level security architecture and troubleshooting issues.

Progent's online support experts offer exceptional value due to the fact that they have the practical background and are equipped with the advanced tools required to solve most network problems rapidly. Efficient support reduces direct expenses since service calls accumulate minimal billable consulting minutes. Online support also avoids the cost of dispatching a consultant to your site. Your organization benefits even more in incidental expenses by minimizing or avoiding network downtime and associated costs due to business disruption, upset customers and vendors, idle employees, and distracted management. Progent's advanced remote technical support know-how is particularly valuable for businesses that are dependent on public clouds for critical network infrastructure or software like Azure, Amazon AWA, or Exchange Online, where on-premises tech support may not be useful.

Progent's pricing policy for online help is designed to stretch your network support dollar. Progent bills on a per-minute basis for telephone-based consulting, so you are billed only for the support that you actually get. In contrast to many online support companies, Progent requires no service activation charge or minimum fees. Progent's per-minute granularity and clean policy for pricing save you from scenarios where quick repairs somehow turn into major invoices. Progent's skill at disposing of technical issues efficiently means you spends less money.

Progent's Remote Consulting and Technical Support Services
Over time, Progent has refined a set of optimized technologies and field-tested methodologies that permit the highest level of efficiency for online technical support and troubleshooting for computer networks of any size. Progent provides protected VPN support for gateways from a variety of leading companies including Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and Checkpoint. Secure VPN access permits the staff of Progent's Technical Response Center to link to your computer system remotely without violating corporate security.

Progent's proven customer support database application maintains detailed documentation describing all service that Progent's clients have been provided. Progent's authorized engineers have access to the details of services delivered to every customer by every Progent engineer. This archive of problems and resolutions is stored as an easily accessible proprietary database that enables Progent's remote technical experts to communicate their knowledge with the whole team to make sure that the quality of Progent's support services improves over time. Progent's advanced accreditations and close relationships with important technology companies such as Cisco and Microsoft make available other vast technical support databases and allow priority response from vendors' in-house engineering staff so Progent's online consulting specialists are able to come up with the most efficient solutions promptly.

Remote technical services provided by Progent to clients in Durham and throughout the state of North Carolina include:

ProSight Fixed-price Managed Services for Small and Medium Size Organizations
Progent provides a family of affordable, flat-rate services intended to enable small and medium-size organizations to utilize the same cutting-edge IT solutions used by some of the world's top corporations. Progent's ProSight portfolio of network management outsourcing services covers all critical areas of information technology such as email protection, security and compliance, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure monitoring and management, virtual server hosting, and IT resources documentation management. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that utilizes next generation behavior analysis technology to guard endpoints as well as servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely escape legacy signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to manage the entire threat lifecycle including filtering, infiltration detection, mitigation, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include single-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against new threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Endpoint Protection and Exchange Filtering
    ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and responding to security assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device control, and web filtering via cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent accessible from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's specific needs and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will help you specify and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized businesses a low cost end-to-end solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast recovery of critical data, applications and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or to both. Progent's backup and recovery specialists can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to restore your critical data. Learn 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 uses the technology of leading information security companies to deliver centralized management and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the local gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, DLP, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Management
    ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for smaller organizations to map out, track, optimize and troubleshoot their connectivity hardware like routers and switches, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, client computers and other devices. Incorporating cutting-edge RMM technology, WAN Watch ensures that infrastructure topology diagrams are always current, copies and manages the configuration of virtually all devices on your network, monitors performance, and sends alerts when potential issues are detected. By automating tedious management and troubleshooting processes, ProSight WAN Watch can cut hours off common tasks such as network mapping, expanding your network, locating devices that need important software patches, or isolating performance issues. Learn more details about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring service that incorporates advanced remote monitoring and management technology to help keep your IT system running at peak levels by tracking the health of critical assets that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects an issue, an alarm is sent immediately to your designated IT staff and your Progent consultant so all looming problems can be addressed before they can impact your network Learn more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
    With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client owns the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hosting environment without a lengthy and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting service. Learn more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
    ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, update, retrieve and safeguard data about your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can save up to 50% of time wasted searching for vital information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized location for storing and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require the instant you need it. Find out more details about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a quick and low-cost way for small and mid-size organizations to get an unbiased assessment of the health of their IT system. Based on a selection of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms available, and overseen by Progent's world-class team of IT experts, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the configuration of your core infrastructure assets adhere to industry best practices. Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are available at a low, one-time cost and deliver instant ROI such as a cleaner Active Directory environment. Both versions also come with a year of state-of-the-art remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Advantages can include lower-cost network management, better compliance with government and industry security requirements, more efficient utilization of IT resources, quicker troubleshooting, more dependable backup and recovery, and increased uptime. Read more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure review.

Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is an affordable service centered on a brief discussion with a Progent backup/recovery consultant. The interview is designed to evaluate your organization's preparedness to block or recover quickly following an assault by a ransomware variant such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. Progent will work with you personally to collect information concerning your existing antivirus tools and backup system, and Progent will then deliver a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can apply industry best practices to deploy an efficient AV and backup environment that aligns with your company's requirements. For more information, refer to The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.

Special Consulting Services Available from Progent
Progent can provide the services of seasoned online consulting experts for special information technology projects. Billing charges for longer-term development or consulting projects are set based on the level of expertise of the consultants required. Progent's experience with these special areas of computer technology enables customers to complete major initiatives economically and on schedule. Progent's project-based remote consulting solutions include:

  • Help Desk Support
    Progent's Call Center support programs for organizations with environments that incorporate Microsoft, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, UNIX, or Linux technology include full-service Call Center services, co-managed Help Desk services, and Helpdesk process consulting. Progent's Standard Help Desk Services provide smaller businesses a complete service desk solution that manages all aspects of online Level 1 desktop support from initial requests through ticketing, screen sharing, progress tracking, problem resolution, and management reports. Progent offers service desk support at a substantial discount off Progent's normal desktop service rates, and Progent offers the option of fast as-needed escalation to subject matter experts to handle complex problems.

    Progent's Help Desk consulting support can assist you in establishing an efficient new Help Desk or revamping your current organization, selecting or customizing Help Desk Call Center application software to handle the special requirements of your corporation, or providing temporary phone support staff to work with your internal Call Center group during unusually busy scenarios like software transitions, mass upgrades, or rolling out new applications.

    Progent's Call Center team of seasoned information technology experts offers your customers in Durham or anywhere in the state of North Carolina fast assistance from a large network service group with extensive background providing telephone-based help and online repair service for computer environments that incorporate Microsoft, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or UNIX/Linux technology. Progent's concentration is to give the Help Desk Call Center recognition as a key enabler of company productivity, and Progent's aim is to fix rather than just report IT issues.

  • Business Applications Services: Training, Development, and Problem Solving
    Progent's Applications Consulting staff can supply phone-based and in-depth consulting support and education in special application areas such as Enterprise Requirements Planning, Manufacturing Requirements Planning, accounting system customization, and Customer Relationship Management. Progent also can deliver consulting, custom development, and training for popular Microsoft applications such as CRM, MS Project, Office 365 Word, and Microsoft Office 365 Excel. To find out more on Progent's expertise, programming, and education offerings, see Progent's Applications Experts Team.

  • Unified and Streamlined Management of Hybrid Cloud Environments
    Microsoft System Center 2016 centralizes and automates the administration of hybrid cloud networks through advanced support for Windows Server 2016, Windows 10; seamless management of multi-OS environments that include Linux, Hyper-V and VMware vSphere; and expanded cloud support such as closer integration with Intune for Apple iPhone and Google Android smartphone administration plus built-in integration with Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OSM) for cloud-enhanced analytics. Progent's System Center 2016 consultants can provide world-class remote and onsite expertise for all components of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager (SCOM), Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, and Service Manager (SCSM). Progent can help organizations of any size to plan and configure a new deployment of System Center 2016, expand or tune your current one, upgrade efficiently from an earlier version of System Center, or debug your System Center environment.

  • Online Hybrid Network Monitoring and Reporting Services
    Progent can deliver companies in Durham, or anywhere in the state of North Carolina, remote IT infrastructure monitoring and reporting by providing Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) expertise and System Center 2012 Operations Manager troubleshooting and support. Progent can tune SCOM to accommodate your environment so your IT maintenance is proactive rather than reactive. By anticipating emerging trouble spots before they expand into full-scale emergencies, automated monitoring can minimize inconvenient and costly network breakdowns. Progent can also provide help with network monitoring tools such as Nagios and MRTG to troubleshoot UNIX/Linux, Solaris, or Apple macOS and OS X environments, Microsoft Windows environments, or environments that incorporate multiple operating systems.
How Your Durham Company Can Contact Progent's Online Service Experts
To get in touch with Progent about urgent phone-based help with Microsoft, Apple macOS and OS X, or Linux/UNIX computer systems, go to Progent's Emergency Phone-Based Help, call 1-800-993-9400, or refer to Contact Progent. For offices and new businesses in Durham or throughout the state of North Carolina, Progent's phone-based computer support engineers are ready to deliver effective and economical IT help the instant your company requires it. More than a decade of offering online tech support has led to Microsoft Partner certification for Progent's consulting experts and has helped Progent to develop world-class troubleshooting skills and to fine tune remote access tools to repair computer problems rapidly while avoiding the expense and lost productivity that comes with on-site support calls.

Even if your Durham organization relies on a local freelance consultant or employs a full time organization that can handle typical computer issues, Progentís Microsoft certified consultants are available to offer a convenient and transparent virtual extension of your on-site resources for situations when your regular IT support personnel either lack the time or the experience to fix sudden network crises or especially complicated integration problems.

Details of Progent's Remote Computer Services for Durham
Progent's phone support, remote troubleshooting, network security expertise, and network management services offer businesses in Durham or throughout the state of North Carolina the greatest leverage for your IT investment. Whether you need one-time telephone help and Internet-based troubleshooting or ongoing Help Desk call center support and network management, Progent's experts can provide your company enterprise-level network support while allowing you to avoid the cost and administration overhead of carrying a large internal IT organization. Highlights of Progent's online help program include:

What Makes Progent Unique from Other Service Organizations?
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner support company and Progent's number of employees, depth of technical knowledge, fine tuned remote support tools, and understanding of corporate IT enable businesses to escape the pitfalls associated with exclusive reliance on smaller consulting firms, independent freelance service providers, or over-stretched internal resources.

Progent stands out by offering:

  • Proven Methodology
    Progentís team of Microsoft and Cisco Premier Certified consultants average more than a decade of hands-on professional experience, at the forefront of IT service, performing a wide range of IT tasks for an extensive mix of businesses. Every Progent support professional shares a proven set of personal best practices which are incorporated into company-wide leading practices standards that Progent teaches its consulting staff. This guarantees that you get not only expert technical skills, but also a support engineer with field-tested methods for applying technical knowledge to repair actual network problems efficiently.

  • Value Pricing
    Progent's pricing policy is to charge for online support and on-site help per minute. Consequently, you are billed only for received services. Progent does not impose a more expensive rate for after-hours or urgent service, and inside California or in regions where Progent offers on-premises service, Progent does not bill for travel except for emergency support where on-site work is less than 4 hours. Also, Progent applies no minimum charge and asks no retainer for support services delivered during regular business hours. Many service organizations demand substantial minimum payments or charge for each quarter hour or longer. Progent's fine granularity eliminates big invoices for quick solutions so you won't be tempted to permit minor problems to stay unaddressed.

  • Complete Records of IT Services
    Progent has developed a sophisticated support reporting system that records and organizes detailed documentation for all billed services. Unlike some freelance consultants or small service firms who offer scant documentation or specifics of tasks performed, each service provided by Progent is tracked by full documentation. Each Progent staff member has access to the support documentation transmitted by each staff member to every client. The practice of detailing and organizing service records allows more efficient service and eliminates a variety of typical problems such as when a support client is effectively held captive to a consultant who wonít let go of the keys to the kingdom.

  • Remote Network Monitoring with MS Operations Manager
    Progent is one of the few IT service companies to provide round-the-clock remote tracking services based on Microsoft System Center Operations Manager. MS Operations Manager causes your computer maintenance to be anticipatory instead of reactive. By uncovering potential issues before they cause downtime, system monitoring can keep your IT network from painful and costly service losses.
How Does My Business Begin Receiving Online Technical Support from Progent?
To get started with Progent's Nationwide Remote Support services or to find out 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, go to Immediate Network Support.