Immediate Online Support for Houston Information Networks
Immediate Phone Consulting for Houston SystemsFor businesses in Houston or anywhere in Texas, Progent provides online technical support for information systems based on any mix of Microsoft, Cisco, macOS and OS , or Linux technology. 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.) In addition, Progent offers the expertise of Cisco CCIE-certified network specialists to handle challenging infrastructure issues, as well as the assistance of CISA and CISSP-certified cybersecurity consultants to help with high-level security architecture and troubleshooting issues.

Progent's remote technical support engineers offer exceptional leverage because they possess the real-world experience and have access to the advanced tools required to resolve most information system problems rapidly. Efficient support lowers direct costs because solutions use up minimal billable minutes. Online help also eliminates the expense of sending a consultant to your location. Your organization benefits even more with indirect expenses by reducing or avoiding system downtime and related losses due to business discontinuity, upset clients, idle workers, and de-focused management. Progent's advanced remote technical support experience is particularly important in environments that are dependent on public clouds for vital infrastructure or applications like Microsoft Azure, Office 365 Exchange Online, Amazon AWA, Google Cloud, or where onsite IT support may not be useful.

Progent's pricing policy for online support is structured to stretch your network support dollar. Progent charges on a per-minute basis for phone consulting, so you are billed exclusively for the support that you actually get. In contrast to typical online service organizations, Progent asks for no initialization surcharge or minimum fees. Progent's one-minute granularity and clean policy for billing save you from situations where quick repairs manage to end up as substantial tabs. Progent's penchant for handling technical issues efficiently means you saves cash.

Progent's Remote Consulting and Troubleshooting Services
Through years of experience, Progent has fine tuned an arsenal of optimized technologies and field-proven processes that promote the maximum level of efficiency for remote engineering help and troubleshooting for information systems of any size. Progent offers secure VPN support for gateways from a variety of leading vendors including Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and Checkpoint. Secure VPN connectivity allows the staff of Progent's remote service group to access your company's environment remotely without breaching network security.

Progent's proven service reporting system maintains extensive documentation describing all service that Progent's clients have received. Progent's staff engineers have access to the records of support rendered to every Progent client by every engineer. This archive of problems and resolutions is organized as an easily exploitable support knowledge base that permits Progent's online technical professionals to share their knowledge with the whole team to ensure that the value of Progent's support improves daily. Progent's advanced accreditations and close associations with important industry leaders including Cisco and Microsoft make available other massive support databases and permit priority access to vendors' in-house product engineers with the result that Progent's remote service specialists can determine optimal solutions in the least time.

Online technical services provided by Progent to clients in Houston and throughout the state of Texas include:

ProSight Flat-rate Managed IT Services for Small and Mid-size Organizations
Progent provides a selection of affordable, fixed-price managed services designed to enable small and medium-size organizations to benefit from the same advanced IT solutions used by some of the industry's leading enterprises. Progent's ProSight line of network monitoring and management services addresses all key areas of modern networking including email protection, security and compliance, automated backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure health monitoring, VM cloud hosting, and network 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 service that utilizes next generation behavior analysis tools to defend endpoint devices and servers and VMs against new malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade legacy signature-matching anti-virus products. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to address the entire malware attack lifecycle including blocking, infiltration detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic network-wide immunization against new attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection and Exchange Email Filtering
    ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services offer economical multi-layer security for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange email. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge tools incorporated within a single agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's unique requirements and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alerts that call for immediate attention. Progent can also help your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Exchange filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and medium-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and enables fast restoration of critical files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged as a result of hardware failures, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR specialists can provide world-class expertise to configure ProSight DPS to to comply with government and industry regulatory standards like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can assist you to recover your critical information. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that incorporates the infrastructure of leading data security vendors to provide centralized management and comprehensive protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most threats from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device adds a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays inside your security perimeter. For more details, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and affordable for small and mid-sized organizations to map out, track, optimize and debug their connectivity appliances like routers, firewalls, and load balancers as well as servers, printers, client computers and other networked devices. Using state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management technology, WAN Watch makes sure that infrastructure topology maps are kept updated, copies and displays the configuration of virtually all devices on your network, tracks performance, and generates notices when potential issues are discovered. By automating tedious network management processes, ProSight WAN Watch can cut hours off ordinary chores such as network mapping, expanding your network, locating devices that need important software patches, or resolving performance bottlenecks. Find out more details about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure monitoring and management consulting.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring service that uses advanced remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to help keep your network running at peak levels by checking the state of critical assets that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers an issue, an alarm is transmitted automatically to your specified IT personnel and your Progent consultant so that any looming problems can be resolved before they can disrupt productivity Learn more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote 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 critical servers and applications hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and maintained by Progent's network support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into a single hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management
    ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, maintain, retrieve and protect information related to your IT infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can save as much as half of time spent looking for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your business network like standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, performing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need as soon as you need it. Learn more 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 businesses to obtain an unbiased evaluation of the health of their network. Based on some of the top remote monitoring and management tools available, and supervised by Progent's certified team of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how closely the deployment of your core network assets conform to industry best practices. The Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are available at a low, one-time cost and provide instant ROI like a more manageable Active Directory (AD) system. Both versions also include a year of advanced remote network monitoring and management. Benefits can include lower-cost management, better compliance with government and industry security standards, more efficient utilization of IT resources, quicker problem resolution, more dependable backup and recovery, and higher availability. Learn more about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure review.

Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is a low-cost service centered on a brief phone interview with a Progent backup/recovery consultant. The fact-finding interview is designed to help assess your company's preparedness either to block or recover rapidly after an assault by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Hermes. Progent will work with you directly to collect information about your current AV defense and backup system, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can apply industry best practices to build a cost-effective AV and backup/recovery environment that meets your business requirements. For more information, visit Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.

Additional Support Programs Available from Progent
Progent can provide the services of seasoned online consulting professionals for special information technology programs. Progent's rates for longer-term consulting projects are set based on the level of expertise of the engineers required. Progent's background in these special areas of information technology enables clients to complete critical initiatives within budget and on schedule. Progent's project-based remote consulting solutions include:

  • Call Center Support
    Progent's Help Desk service options for businesses with environments based on Microsoft Windows, Cisco, macOS and OS X, or UNIX/Linux platforms include full-service Help Desk Call Center services, shared Help Desk services, and Call Center operations consulting. Progent's Standard Help Desk Services provide smaller businesses an end-to-end solution that handles all facets of remote Level 1 desktop technical support from initial requests through trouble ticket generation, remote desktop control, progress tracking, problem solving, and management reports. Progent provides help desk services at a substantial discount from Progent's normal Level 1 desktop service rates, and Progent offers the additional option of rapid on-demand escalation to Level 2 and Level 3 experts to handle complex problems.

    Progentís Co-managed Help Desk services make it possible for your IT organization to share the load for Help Desk services seamlessly between your IT staff and Progent's large roster of certified desktop support engineers and matter experts (SMEs). Progentís Co-managed Help Desk service is an advanced service desk solution based on the top professional services automation (PSA) platform for handling service requests, ticketing, ownership, progress tracking, and metrics.

    Progent's Help Desk Call Center staff of seasoned network consultants provides your clients in Houston or anywhere in the state of Texas instant access to an efficient support group with extensive experience providing phone support and online diagnostics for networks based on Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, UNIX, or Linux components. Progent's concentration is to give the Help Desk recognition as a significant driver of business performance, and Progent's goal is to fix and not simply track network issues.

  • Applications Support: Education, Programming, and Integration
    Progent's Applications Consulting Group provides phone-based professional engineering expertise and training in specific business application fields that include Enterprise Requirements Planning, Manufacturing Requirements Planning, custom financial systems, and Customer Relationship Management. Progent also can deliver consulting, custom development, and education for familiar Microsoft business applications including CRM, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office 365 Word, and Office 365 Excel. For more information about Progent's expertise, customization, and education services, visit Progent's Business Application Experts Group.

  • Unified and Streamlined Administration of Hybrid Cloud Networks
    Microsoft System Center 2016 centralizes and automates the management of hybrid cloud networks by offering advanced support for Windows Server 2016, Windows 10; seamless integration of mixed-OS networks that include Linux, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware; and expanded cloud support such as tighter integration with Microsoft Intune for Apple iPhone and Google Android smartphone administration plus built-in integration with Operations Management Suite for cloud-based analytics. Progent's System Center 2016 consultants can provide advanced remote and onsite expertise for all components of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager, Configuration Manager (SCCM), Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager (SCDPM), Orchestrator, and Service Manager (SCSM). Progent can assist your business to plan and install a new implementation of System Center 2016, expand or optimize your current one, migrate smoothly from a prior release of System Center, or debug your System Center solution.

  • Online IT Infrastructure Monitoring Support
    Progent can deliver organizations in Houston, or anywhere in the state of Texas, remote IT infrastructure monitoring by providing Microsoft System Center 2016 Operations Manager consulting services and System Center 2012 Operations Manager support. Progent can adapt SCOM for your environment so your computer support is proactive and automated. By uncovering possible problems before they grow into downtime, remote monitoring can head off stressful and costly network crises. Progent can also provide help with system monitoring utilities such as Nagios and MRTG to troubleshoot UNIX/Linux, Sun Solaris, or macOS and OS X systems, Microsoft Windows systems, or environments that incorporate a variety of platforms.
How Your Houston Business Can Contact Progent's Online Support Experts
To contact Progent about urgent phone-based expertise with Windows, macOS and OS X, or Linux environments, visit Progent's Emergency Online Help, call 1-800-993-9400, or see Contact Progent. For offices and startups in Houston or anywhere in the state of Texas, Progent's online computer support specialists can provide expert and affordable IT help the instant your organization requires it. More than a decade of providing remote technical assistance has earned Microsoft Partner status for Progent's consulting experts and has enabled Progent to develop high-end troubleshooting capability and to refine remote connectivity technology to fix computer problems quickly while eliminating the expense and lost productivity that comes with in-person support calls.

Even if your Houston business has a local freelance support technician or maintains a full time organization that know how to deal with ordinary network problems, Progentís Microsoft certified consultants can still provide an easy and seamless remote extension of your local resources for situations when your regular service personnel either lack the availability or the experience to resolve unexpected system crises or particularly complex integration problems.

Details of Progent's Remote Computer Services for Houston
Progent's online help, remote troubleshooting, network security consulting, and system management services offer businesses in Houston or anywhere in the state of Texas unparalleled leverage for your support investment. Whether you need one-time telephone help and Internet-based network repair or ongoing Help Desk support and network administration, Progent's experts can provide your business enterprise-level network support while allowing you to avoid the expense and hassle of running a full-service internal IT staff. Key features of Progent's online help services include:

What Makes Progent Unique from Other Support Firms?
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner consulting firm and Progent's number of employees, depth of IT experience, refined support tools, and familiarity with corporate IT allow companies to avoid the limitations of excessive dependence on smaller consulting firms, independent freelance service providers, or limited internal resources.

Progent stands out by providing:

How Does Our Company Start Getting Remote Network Help from Progent?
To get started with Progent's Nationwide Remote Support offerings or to find out more about Progent's online support programs, call Progent at 1-866-PROGENT (866-776-4368) or see Contact Progent. If you have an urgent need for IT help, go to Immediate Online Support.