Enlarging your at-home workforce may have a significant effect on IT architecture, security, and corporate processes. Progent has two decades of experience helping small and mid-size businesses to plan, deploy, manage, tune, and debug IT networks that incorporate work-from-home employees. Progent can help your Garland organization to pick the right technologies and follow leading practices in creating and operating a secure virtual solution for telecommuters that promotes collaboration and delivers top business value. Progent can provide services that go from as-needed expertise for helping you past occasional IT roadblocks to comprehensive project management to help you carry out mission-critical initiatives.

Progent's consultants can assist Garland, Texas businesses to with any facet of building a high-functioning work-at-home ecosystem by providing infrastructure design and configuration services, IP voice expertise, voice/video conferencing integration, collaboration platform selection and deployment, cloud integration, helpdesk augmentation, security and compliance, backup/restore solutions, and unified management.

Infrastructure for Teleworkers
Setting up the physical and software infrastructure required for a remote work environment can be especially complex if you must accommodate a combination of personal equipment like desktop computers and notebooks, routers, and Wi-Fi APs from an assortment of vendors and with a variety of OS software and firmware releases. Progent's experience delivering online help for both outdated as well as modern IT products in virtual office venues allows you to make efficient use of your existing network infrastructure and offers ready access to top-tire consultants for implement necessary updates. Services available from Progent to assist you to implement a high-functioning telecommuting ecosystem include:

  • VPN technology allows you to create a secure tunnel for authorized at-home workers to use IT assets situated at your corporate data center or in the cloud. Progent can help you to configure and maintain VPN connections between your teleworkers and your key network resources by providing online VPN integration support. For businesses with Cisco's ASA firewalls, Progent's Cisco ASA experts can help your remote workers to set up Cisco's AnyConnect client software for secure VPN connections for a broad selection of endpoint devices such as Microsoft Windows, macOS, iOS, Linux, and Google Android.
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) products enable a telecommuter to view and use a data center PC's desktop. This technology provides network managers substantial control over the computing environment of at-home employees and ensures remote users a consistent and more productive experience. Progent's virtual desktop consulting services include Windows Remote Desktop integration and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops VDI solutions.
  • Routers attach at-home networks to the Internet and support VPN tunnels, local Wi-Fi networks, and firewalls. Progent offers expert remote consulting for integrating home routers from a variety of manufacturers. See router configuration support from Cisco-certified experts.
  • Home Wi-Fi networks, often supporting the whole family and visitors, are frequently utilized by at-home employees to connect to their router for work. This can cause throughput as well as cybersecurity issues. Progent can help businesses to resolve these issues by providing services that include Aironet integration expertise, Cisco Meraki wireless installation expertise, and Ubiquiti Unifi wireless access point integration assistance.
  • Internet access solutions impact the speed and availability of connections between at-home workers and the company network. Mission-critical processes might require backup Internet access in the event the primary connection fails. Progent can provide expertise for picking ISPs, choosing appropriate bandwidth and data volume packages, and setting up high-availability Internet access. See Internet access solutions.

Contact Progent for Remote Workforce Support Services
To contact Progent about building and managing an efficient work-from-home solution for your Garland, Texas company, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.