Onsite Service Available in Salinas, Marina, Castroville
Santa Cruz-Monterey Bay Area Contact Information:
Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties.
Progent locations in Santa Cruz-Monterey Bay Area
Progent's IT consulting clients in Salinas, Marina, Castroville and the Northern Monterey Peninsula area include
food processing companies, wineries, accounting and real estate service firms. Progent's
most popular services in this area include outsourcing of IT
management, designing and implementing low-maintenance network
infrastructures, emergency on-site support, and remote network monitoring.
Many small businesses in this area rely on independent consultants who may not have the depth of expertise or access
to back-up personnel to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies or implement end-to-end solutions that really leverage IT.
Progent's network of Microsoft-certified experts makes it possible to
provide the right people when you need them.
Progent: Your Microsoft and Cisco Certified Information Technology Service Professionals
For over 20 years, Progent's network support experts have been the top providers of economical Microsoft Windows consulting, Cisco networking integration and IT consulting services for businesses in the and Silicon Valley. If your small business requires emergency technical support from a certified professional, a system engineer, or a software developer, Progent is the best source for computer support services including e-mail and messaging assistance,
system protection assessment and design,
Help Desk services,
specialized application development,
server virtualization architecture,
live online training for Microsoft Office and Office 365 applications, and
high availability network solutions.
As a Microsoft-certified computer consultant company, Progent provides businesses in the Salinas area world-class IT consulting services as well as remote or on-premises troubleshooting help for environments powered by Windows and Cisco technology. Practice areas offered by Progent cover Windows Server 2019 upgrade expertise, Windows Server 2016 hybrid cloud integration, Windows Server 2012 R2 design and deployment support and Windows Server 2008 upgrade support to create a dependable foundation for your IT system, Microsoft Exchange 2019 deployment, Microsoft Exchange 2016 Server planning and deployment, Microsoft Exchange 2013 integration and Exchange 2010 management to establish a state-of-the-art messaging environment,
Microsoft SharePoint help to facilitate information sharing, MS SQL Server 2019 migration consulting, MS SQL Server 2017 expertise, SQL Server 2016 integration and development support, and Microsoft SQL 2014 consulting to control your vital information,
Dynamics GP/Great Plains software customization for timely management information, and
System Center 2012 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012) support and SCOM 2016 consulting for proactively monitoring the efficiency of your network.
Progent can also provide Cisco Premier network consultants to show you how to optimize and maintain your connectivity architecture.
Additional onsite and remote information technology services provided by Progent to clients in the Salinas area include senior project management consulting, iPhone and iPad integration, Android smartphone integration and management, Blackberry troubleshooting and Microsoft Windows handhelds management, site design for Wi-Fi installation, DBA and software programming services from certified SQL Server experts, Oracle professionals, and MySQL application programmers, virtualization design and support from certified Windows Hyper-V consultants, VMware vSphere deployment, VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) application continuity planning, VMware NSX network virtualization architecture and management, and Citrix XenServer integrators, plus disaster recovery planning and testing.
ProSight Fixed-price Managed Services for Small and Medium Size Businesses
Progent provides a family of low-cost, fixed-price services designed to enable small and medium-size businesses to benefit from the same best-of-breed IT solutions used by some of the industry's top enterprises. The ProSight suite of network monitoring and management services addresses all key aspects of information technology such as email protection, behavioral-based threat defense, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure management, virtual server hosting, and IT asset documentation management. ProSight managed services include:
ProSight Network Audits
- ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates cutting edge behavior analysis technology to defend endpoints and servers and VMs against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely get by legacy signature-based anti-virus products. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud resources and offers a single platform to automate the complete threat lifecycle including protection, identification, containment, cleanup, and post-attack forensics. Top features include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time network-wide immunization against new attacks. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Endpoint Protection and Exchange Filtering
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services deliver ultra-affordable in-depth security for physical servers and VMs, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies packaged within one agent managed from a single control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can assist your business to design and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your organization's specific requirements and that allows you prove compliance with government and industry information protection standards. Progent will help you define and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alarms that call for urgent action. Progent can also help you to install and verify a backup and restore solution like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection 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. For a fixed monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of critical data, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Hyper-V and VMware virtual machine images. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to a local storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can provide advanced support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPAA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when necessary, can assist you to restore your critical data. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup.
- ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the infrastructure of leading information security vendors to provide centralized control and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, DHAs, and other email-based threats. Email Guard's cloud filter serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and conserves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of analysis for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The local security gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall. 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 an infrastructure management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for smaller businesses to diagram, track, reconfigure and debug their networking hardware like routers, firewalls, and load balancers as well as servers, printers, endpoints and other networked devices. Using state-of-the-art Remote Monitoring and Management technology, WAN Watch ensures that infrastructure topology maps are kept updated, captures and manages the configuration information of virtually all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and generates notices when issues are discovered. By automating tedious management processes, WAN Watch can cut hours off common chores like making network diagrams, expanding your network, finding appliances that need critical software patches, or isolating performance bottlenecks. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure monitoring and management consulting.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring Services
ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring managed service that uses advanced remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to keep your network operating efficiently by checking the state of critical assets that power your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch detects an issue, an alarm is transmitted immediately to your designated IT management personnel and your Progent engineering consultant so that any potential problems can be addressed before they can impact your network Learn more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring consulting.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and applications hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and managed by Progent's network support experts. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client retains ownership of the data, the OS software, and the applications. Since the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and difficult reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not locked into one hosting service. Learn 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 capture, update, find and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can save as much as 50% of time wasted trying to find critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network such as standard operating procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and relating IT data. Whether youíre making enhancements, performing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require as soon as you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a quick and low-cost way for small and medium-size organizations to get an objective evaluation of the overall health of their IT system. Based on some of the leading remote monitoring and management tools available, and supervised by Progent's world-class group of information technology experts, ProSight Network Audits show you how well the configuration of your core infrastructure devices conform to leading practices. The Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide instant benefits such as a more manageable Active Directory (AD) environment. Both also include one year of state-of-the-art remote network monitoring and management. Benefits can include easier management, better compliance with government and industry security requirements, higher utilization of IT resources, faster troubleshooting, more reliable backup and restore, and less downtime. See more about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is a low-cost service centered on a brief interview with a Progent information assurance expert. The interview is intended to help evaluate your organization's ability to block or recover rapidly following an attack by a ransomware strain such as Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Locky. Progent will work with you directly to gather information concerning your existing AV defense and backup/recovery system, and Progent will then deliver a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report document describing how you can apply best practices to create an efficient AV and backup/recovery environment that meets your business requirements. For additional information, visit The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.
Progent can provide advanced remote consulting services to help businesses of any size connect their networks with leading public clouds including Azure and Amazon Web Services. Progent can assist you to plan and manage hybrid environments that can include Windows and Linux operating systems and applications in both cloud-centric solutions or in hybrid architectures that seamlessly combine local resources as well as cloud services. To assist you to integrate public cloud services with physical datacenters, Progent can provide a variety of public cloud integration services such as Office 365 Exchange Online integration solutions with on-premises installations of Exchange, Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud design and integration consulting, Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud integration, Amazon Web Marketing Service (WMS) programming and troubleshooting, and Google Cloud Platform integration expertise. Progent has more than 20 years of experience providing high-level consulting services remotely, and Progent can make sure you complete your cloud integration initiatives on schedule and affordably.
On-premises Support Services Offered at the QTS Sacramento Internet Data Center
The QTS Data Center, formerly the Herakles Data Center, is located in the seismically-stable Natomas neighborhood of Sacramento, CA. If your business is currently using the QTS Data Center as a colocation site or if you are considering moving your primary or offsite backup system to the QTS Data Center, Progent offers a variety of affordable services including data center relocation, equipment installation and updates, network improvements, comprehensive project management, virtual server configuration, remote monitoring, automated system administration, application programming, disaster recovery/business continuity solutions, security assessment, and the use of the Progent Test Lab. For more details, see Progent's consulting support at the QTS Data Center.
The Progent Test Lab is a room at the QTS Colocation Center with a collection of dedicated servers and network infrastructure able to be utilized online or on premises to facilitate piloting, assessments, capacity modeling, repair, disaster recovery planning, training, and additional purposes to help Progent's customers succeed with large-scale projects. For more information, see Progent's Test and Training Lab at the QTS Data Center.
Round-the-clock Local Service Availability
Progent can provide optional around-the-clock remote or on-premises computer help and information technology outsourcing expertise in these cities in your area:
If your small business is in Salinas, Marina, Castroville or anywhere in the Monterey area
and you require computer support, IT outsourcing, or advanced services from a certified Progent professional,
call 831-600-4300 or visit Contact Progent.