Onsite Service Available in Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Richmond, El Cerrito, Piedmont, Albany, San Pablo, Pinole, Crocket, Hercules, Rodeo
Progent's IT consulting clients in the Oakland/Berkeley area span a variety of industries including bio-medical, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, distribution, light manufacturing and software development companies. Popular services include multi-location connectivity, tools for mobile workforces and telecommuters, cost-effective connectivity to international offices, front-to-back-end eCommerce integration, database application development, and 24x7 remote network monitoring.
Small businesses in the East Bay need depth and breadth of professional experience, but often cannot justify maintaining a large in-house IT staff. That's why they rely on Progent.
Your Microsoft Certified Network Service Professionals
For over two decades, Progent's network support engineers have been the top providers of budget-friendly Microsoft Windows consulting, Cisco network technology integration and advanced consulting services for companies in the and Silicon Valley. If your organization needs emergency technical help from a certified expert, a system engineer, or an application developer, Progent is the most reliable choice for IT services such as Microsoft Exchange and Outlook consulting,
network security assessment and enhancement,
Help Desk support,
specialized program development,
server virtualization consulting,
live online training for Microsoft Office apps, and
high availability network engineering.
As a Microsoft-qualified network consulting firm, Progent provides businesses of all sizes in the Berkeley neighborhood enterprise-class IT support expertise as well as online or on-premises technical assistance for networks powered by Windows and Cisco platforms. Practice areas offered by Progent cover Windows Server 2019 upgrade expertise, Windows Server 2016 hybrid cloud solutions, Windows Server 2012 R2 design and configuration expertise and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 upgrade support to build a dependable basis for your information network, MS Exchange 2019 Server integration, Microsoft Exchange 2016 planning and deployment, Exchange Server 2013 consulting and Exchange 2010 management to provide a state-of-the-art messaging solution,
Microsoft SharePoint help to facilitate teamwork, Microsoft SQL Server 2019 migration consulting, MS SQL Server 2017 expertise, SQL Server 2016 integration support, and Microsoft SQL 2014 consulting to control your vital information,
Dynamics GP/Great Plains software training for timely financial reporting, and
Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012) support and SCOM 2016 consulting for 24x7 tracking the health of your network.
Progent can also offer Cisco Premier consultants to show you how to optimize and maintain your connectivity infrastructure.
Additional onsite and online IT support services provided by Progent to clients in the Berkeley area include senior project management expertise, Apple iPhone and iPad integration, Google Android phone and tablet integration, RIM Blackberry support and Microsoft Windows handhelds management, wireless site surveys for Wi-Fi installation, DBA and application programming support from certified Microsoft SQL experts, Oracle professionals, and MySQL application programmers, virtualization expertise from certified Hyper-V consultants, VMware vSphere planning and deployment, VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) application continuity consulting, VMware NSX network virtualization architecture and integration, and Citrix integrators, plus business continuity planning and testing.
Progent's ProSight Flat-rate Managed IT Services for Small and Mid-size Organizations
Progent offers a selection of budget-friendly, fixed-price services intended to allow small and mid-size businesses to benefit from the same best-of-breed IT solutions used by many of the world's top corporations. The ProSight portfolio of outsourced network management services covers all key aspects of information technology including email content filtering, security and compliance, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure monitoring and management, VM cloud hosting, and IT asset documentation management. ProSight managed services offered by Progent include:
ProSight Network Audits
- ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes cutting edge behavior-based machine learning tools to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade traditional signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight ASM protects local and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to address the complete threat lifecycle including filtering, detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and automatic network-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Endpoint Protection and Exchange Filtering
Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection managed services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth security for physical and virtual servers, desktops, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses contextual security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, device control, and web filtering through leading-edge tools incorporated within one agent managed from a single console. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's unique needs and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry information security standards. Progent will assist you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alarms that call for urgent action. Progent can also help you to install and verify a backup and restore system like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous cyber attack like ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
- ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end solution for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup activities and allows rapid restoration of vital files, applications and VMs that have become lost or damaged due to component failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver advanced support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your critical data. Find out 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 service that uses the infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide centralized management and world-class protection for all your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a further layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the on-premises security gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The local gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays within your security perimeter. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure management service that makes it easy and affordable for small and mid-sized organizations to diagram, monitor, enhance and troubleshoot their networking hardware such as routers, firewalls, and wireless controllers plus servers, client computers and other devices. Using state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, WAN Watch makes sure that infrastructure topology diagrams are kept current, captures and manages the configuration of virtually all devices connected to your network, monitors performance, and sends notices when issues are detected. By automating complex management and troubleshooting processes, ProSight WAN Watch can cut hours off ordinary tasks like network mapping, expanding your network, finding devices that need critical software patches, or identifying the cause of performance bottlenecks. Find out more details about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure management consulting.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring Services
ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring service that incorporates state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management techniques to help keep your network operating at peak levels by tracking the health of vital assets that drive your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers a problem, an alert is transmitted automatically to your designated IT staff and your Progent consultant so any looming problems can be addressed before they have a chance to impact productivity Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring consulting.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a secure fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the client retains ownership of the data, the OS platforms, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hosting environment without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting service. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management Services
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to create, update, find and safeguard data about your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSLs ,domains or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your network documentation, you can save up to 50% of time thrown away trying to find critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a centralized location for holding and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure like standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youíre making enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the knowledge you need the instant you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a fast and low-cost way for small and mid-size businesses to get an unbiased assessment of the overall health of their IT system. Powered by a selection of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools available, and overseen by Progent's world-class group of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits show you how well the configuration of your core infrastructure assets conform to industry best practices. Both the Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide immediate ROI like a cleaner Active Directory system. Both versions also come with a year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management. Advantages can include simpler management, better compliance with data security regulations, higher utilization of IT assets, quicker problem resolution, more reliable backup and restore, and increased uptime. Read more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is an affordable service centered on a brief interview with a Progent backup/recovery consultant. The fact-finding interview is designed to help evaluate your company's ability either to block or recover rapidly following an attack by a ransomware variant like Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Locky. Progent will consult with you directly to gather information concerning your current security profile and backup platform, and Progent will then produce a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can apply industry best practices to create a cost-effective AV and backup/recovery system that meets your business requirements. For more information, see Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.
Hybrid Cloud Integration Solutions
Progent can provide expert remote consulting services to help companies of any size connect their information networks with popular public clouds including Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Progent can assist you to design and manage hybrid ecosystems that can include Windows and Linux operating systems and applications in both cloud-centric systems or in hybrid network models that combine local IT assets along with public clouds. To assist you to integrate public cloud services with networks, Progent can provide a range of public cloud migration services that include Office 365 integration solutions with on-premises Exchange, Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud design and integration services, Amazon AWS cloud migration, Amazon Web Marketing Service development and troubleshooting, and Google Cloud integration consulting. Progent has more than two decades of background providing advanced consulting support online, and Progent can help you successfully carry out your cloud migration projects quickly and within your budget.
On-premises Support Services Available at the QTS Sacramento Internet Data Center
The QTS Data Center facility, previously called the Herakles Data Center, is situated in the seismically-stable Natomas area of Sacramento, CA. If your company is now using the QTS Data Center as a colocation facility or if your business is considering moving your main or disaster recovery system to the QTS Sacramento Data Center, Progent offers a range of cost-effective services such as data center relocation, system deployment and updates, infrastructure improvements, comprehensive project management, virtual server configuration, remote monitoring, centralized network management, application development, disaster recovery/business continuity planning, data security assessment, and the use of the Progent Test Lab. To find out more, see Progent's onsite consulting services at the QTS Colocation Center.
The Progent Test Lab is a lab at the QTS Colocation Center with a variety of dedicated servers and network equipment that can be used remotely or on premises to accommodate system testing, evaluations, capacity modeling, forensics, business continuity planning, training, and additional purposes to help Progent's customers succeed with large-scale projects. For more information, visit Progent's Test and Training Lab at the QTS Sacramento Data Center.
Round-the-clock Local Support Availability
Progent offers optional around-the-clock on-line or on-site computer help and information technology outsourcing services in these locations in your region:
- El Cerrito
- San Pablo
If your small business is in the Oakland/Berkeley area
and you are in need of computer support, information technology outsourcing, or advanced services from a certified Progent professional,
call 510-899-7400 or visit Contact Progent.