Immediate Online Help for Plano IT Networks
Urgent Online Technical Support for Plano SystemsFor businesses located in Plano or anywhere in Texas, Progent provides online technical support for information systems based on any mix of Microsoft Windows, Cisco, macOS and OS , or Linux/UNIX platforms. Progent's Microsoft Certified professionals have provided online troubleshooting to companies in every state in the United States. (See testimonials from Progent's customers.) In addition, Progent can furnish the expertise of Cisco CCIE-qualified engineers to solve challenging infrastructure problems, plus the assistance of CISA and CISSP-certified security consultants to handle high-level security design and troubleshooting issues.

Progent's online support engineers provide exceptional leverage due to the fact that they have the practical experience and have access to the advanced technology necessary to solve most network issues quickly. This lowers immediate costs because solutions accumulate minimal billable minutes. Remote help also avoids the expense of sending a consultant to your location. Your organization saves even more with incidental costs by minimizing or eliminating system downtime and related costs stemming from business discontinuity, upset customers and vendors, unproductive employees, and de-focused management. Progent's advanced online consulting expertise is especially helpful for organizations that rely on public clouds for critical network infrastructure or applications such as Azure, Amazon AWA, or Office 365 Exchange Online, where onsite IT support may not be useful.

Progent's billing policy for online help is designed to stretch your network support dollar. Progent bills by the minute for telephone-based consulting, so you are invoiced just for the services that you receive. In contrast to typical online support organizations, Progent asks for no initialization surcharge or minimum job duration. Progent's per-minute granularity and simple model for billing save you from situations where quick repairs manage to end up as major invoices. Progent's skill at handling problems quickly means you saves money.

Progent's Online Consulting and Technical Support Services
Through years of experience, Progent has mastered a collection of customized tools and field-proven methodologies which promote the highest level of effectiveness for remote help and repair for computer systems of all sizes. Progent offers safe VPN support for VPN gateways from multiple popular sources including Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and WatchGuard. Protected VPN access permits the engineers of Progent's Technical Response Center to interface to your environment remotely without breaching network security.

Progent's sophisticated service reporting system stores comprehensive records describing all support that Progent's clients have been provided. Progent's authorized service personnel have access to the specifics of support provided to every customer by every Progent engineer. This archive of anomalies and repairs is structured as an easily accessible internal database that allows Progent's remote support experts to communicate their knowledge with the whole team to make sure that the effectiveness of Progent's technical support improves over time. Progent's extensive list of certifications and working relationships with major vendors such as Cisco and Microsoft open up additional extensive support databases and allow priority access to vendors' internal support staff so Progent's remote service experts are able to come up with the most efficient resolutions promptly.

Remote technical support services provided by Progent to companies in Plano and anywhere in the state of Texas include:

ProSight Flat-rate Managed IT Services for Small and Medium Size Organizations
Progent offers a family of low-cost, flat-rate services intended to allow small and mid-size businesses to utilize the same best-of-breed IT solutions deployed by many of the world's top enterprises. Progent's ProSight suite of IT management outsourcing services addresses all key aspects of information technology including email protection, security and compliance, automated backup/recovery, infrastructure health monitoring, virtual server hosting, and network asset documentation management. ProSight managed services include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that utilizes next generation behavior-based analysis technology to guard endpoints and physical and virtual servers against modern malware attacks such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily evade legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring protects on-premises and cloud-based resources and provides a unified platform to address the complete malware attack progression including protection, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Key capabilities include one-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and automatic system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Physical and Virtual Endpoint Protection and Microsoft Exchange Email Filtering
    ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services offer affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and virtual machines, workstations, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP offers firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies incorporated within one agent accessible from a unified console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can help you to design and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security regulations. Progent will assist you specify and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alarms that call for 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 (DPS) so you can recover rapidly from a destructive cyber attack like ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and mid-sized organizations a low cost end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a fixed monthly cost, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables rapid restoration of critical files, apps and VMs that have become unavailable or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images/, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to recover your business-critical data. Learn more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud 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 top data security vendors to deliver centralized control and world-class protection for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to offer complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne threats. The cloud filter serves 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 threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of analysis for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays within your corporate firewall. For more information, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
    ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for small and mid-sized businesses to diagram, track, enhance and troubleshoot their connectivity appliances such as routers, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, printers, client computers and other networked devices. Using state-of-the-art RMM technology, ProSight WAN Watch ensures that infrastructure topology maps are always updated, captures and displays the configuration information of almost all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and generates alerts when potential issues are detected. By automating tedious management and troubleshooting activities, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off ordinary chores like making network diagrams, expanding your network, finding devices that need critical software patches, or isolating performance problems. Learn more details about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure monitoring and management consulting.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring Services
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring service that incorporates advanced remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to keep your IT system operating efficiently by tracking the health of critical assets that power your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers an issue, an alarm is transmitted automatically to your specified IT personnel and your Progent consultant so any looming problems can be resolved before they can impact productivity Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
    With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its key servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host set up and managed by Progent's network support professionals. Under Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Because the system is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting environment without requiring a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied one hosting provider. Find out more about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation and Password Management Services
    ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that allows you to capture, update, retrieve and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be alerted automatically about upcoming expirations of SSLs or warranties. By updating and organizing your network documentation, you can save as much as half of time thrown away searching for critical information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your business network such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers advanced automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning improvements, doing maintenance, or reacting to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need when you need it. Find out more details about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a quick and low-cost way for small and medium-size businesses to obtain an objective assessment of the overall health of their IT system. Powered by some of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms in the industry, and supervised by Progent's certified group of IT professionals, ProSight Network Audits show you how well the deployment of your essential 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 deliver immediate ROI such as a cleaner Active Directory environment. Both versions also include one year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Benefits can include easier management, better compliance with data security standards, more efficient utilization of network assets, quicker troubleshooting, more reliable backup and restore, and higher availability. Learn more information about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure assessment.

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is a low-cost service based on a phone interview with a Progent backup/recovery expert. The interview is intended to help assess your organization's preparedness to stop or recover quickly after an assault by a ransomware variant such as Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Locky. Progent will work with you personally to collect information concerning your existing security profile and backup system, and Progent will then produce a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report describing how you can follow industry best practices to create a cost-effective security and backup environment that meets your company's needs. For more information, refer to Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.

Special Consulting Programs Offered by Progent
Progent can provide the skills of seasoned online consulting professionals for special IT projects. Progent's charges for ongoing consulting projects are determined based on the qualifications of the consultants required. Progent's background in these important fields of computer technology enables clients to execute critical initiatives within budget and on time. Progent's project-based online engineering solutions include:

  • Call Center Services
    Progent's Help Desk support programs for organizations with networks that incorporate Microsoft Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, UNIX, or Linux technology include comprehensive Help Desk Call Center outsourcing, virtual Helpdesk services, and Helpdesk consulting. Progent's Call Center outsourcing services are designed for companies who don't have the money or time to support an internal Help Desk but who require fast response from an effective Help Desk with proficient phone assistance as well as the ability to escalate the most challenging problems to high-level engineers.

    Progentís Virtual Help Desk is designed for larger companies and operates as a transparent supplement to your established Help Desk staff. Progent's Virtual Call Center can operate as a an escalation alternative for the toughest network problems, or be ready in those circumstances when your regular resources are too busy.

    Progent's Help Desk staff of seasoned network consultants offers your clients in Plano or anywhere in the state of Texas immediate assistance from a reliable technical support resource with years of experience providing telephone-based consulting and remote diagnostics for IT systems that incorporate Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or UNIX/Linux products. Progent's concentration is to give the Help Desk recognition as a major contributor to company performance, and Progent's aim is to solve instead of just record network issues.

  • Applications Support: Education, Customization, and Integration
    Progent's Applications Experts staff can supply online and in-depth engineering expertise and training in specific application areas such as ERP, Manufacturing Requirements Planning, customizing accounting packages, and CRM. Progent also can deliver expertise, programming, and education for familiar Microsoft business applications such as CRM, Microsoft Project, Office 365 Word, and Microsoft Office 365 Excel. To read additional information about Progent's consulting, custom development, and training services, go to Progent's Business Application Experts Group.

  • Centralized and Streamlined Administration of Hybrid Cloud Networks
    Microsoft System Center 2016 unifies and automates the management of hybrid cloud environments through advanced integration with Windows Server 2016, Windows 10 clients; cohesive management of multi-OS networks that include Linux, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere; and better public and private cloud support including tighter integration with Intune for Apple iPhone and Android smartphone management plus built-in integration with Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OSM) for cloud-based analytics. Progent's System Center 2016 consultants offer world-class remote and onsite expertise for all elements of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager, Configuration Manager (SCCM), Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, and Service Manager (SCSM). Progent can assist you to design and configure a new deployment of System Center 2016, extend or optimize your current one, migrate smoothly from a prior release of System Center, or debug your System Center solution.

  • Remote IT Infrastructure Monitoring Support
    Progent can deliver organizations in Plano, or anywhere in the state of Texas, remote hybrid network monitoring by providing Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) consulting services and System Center 2012 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012) troubleshooting and support. Progent can customize SCOM to accommodate your business so that your network maintenance is proactive rather than reactive. By detecting possible problems before they cause crashes, system monitoring can head off stressful and costly service breakdowns. Progent can also provide help with server and infrastructure monitoring products like Nagios and MRTG Graphical Traffic Load Monitor to analyze UNIX/Linux, Sun Solaris, or macOS and OS X environments, Windows systems, or networks that incorporate a variety of platforms.
How Your Plano Company Can Contact Progent's Online Support Experts
To contact Progent about urgent online help with Windows, Apple macOS and OS X, or Linux/UNIX environments, visit Progent's Nationwide Remote Support, telephone 1-800-993-9400, or see Contact Progent. For organizations and new ventures in Plano or anywhere in the state of Texas, Progent's phone-based network support engineers are ready to provide expert and cost-effective system help the moment your organization requires it. Long experience delivering remote tech support has led to Microsoft Partner status for Progent's team of engineers and has enabled Progent to develop high-end troubleshooting skills and to refine remote connectivity tools to solve computer problems rapidly while eliminating the expense and lost productivity that comes with on-site support visits.

Even if your Plano organization works with a regular independent support technician or maintains an in-house organization that can handle day-to-day computer problems, Progentís Microsoft and Cisco certified engineers can offer an easy and seamless virtual extension of your local resources for situations when your usual service personnel either don't have the availability or the experience to resolve unexpected network emergencies or especially challenging integration problems.

Features of Progent's Online Computer Services for Plano
Progent's phone help, remote repair, network security expertise, and network management services offer businesses in Plano or anywhere in the state of Texas the greatest leverage for your support investment. Whether you need occasional telephone support and remote troubleshooting or ongoing Help Desk outsourcing services and network management, Progent's experts can provide your office enterprise-level IT support while allowing you to avoid the cost and hassle of maintaining a large internal IT organization. Highlights of Progent's online help services include:

How Is Progent Different from Other Support Firms?
Progent is a Microsoft Partner support company and Progent's head count, range of IT background, fine tuned remote support tools, and understanding of corporate IT enable businesses to escape the limitations associated with excessive dependence on smaller service firms, individual freelance service providers, or limited in-house IT help.

Progent adds value by providing:

  • In-depth Expertise in Microsoft's Full Family of Server Platforms
    Progent can provide world-class support for Microsoftís popular server products with services that include Windows Server 2019 migration services, Windows Server 2016 hybrid cloud integration, Windows Server 2012 R2 planning and integration help, Windows Server 2008 upgrades, Windows Server 2003 maintenance, MS Exchange 2016 Server migration, Microsoft Exchange 2013 configuration, Exchange Server 2010 management, Exchange 2007 Server and Exchange Server 2003 upgrades, plus MS SQL Server 2017 planing and migration, SQL Server 2016 integration, SQL Server 2014 consulting support, and SQL Server management support.

  • Value Pricing
    Progent's pricing policy is to charge for remote service and on-site help per minute. As a result, you are invoiced only for received services. Progent does not impose a higher rate for after-hours or urgent service, and within California or in regions where Progent provides on-site support, Progent does not bill for travel time except for urgent support where on-site work is less than 4 hours. In addition, Progent imposes no startup fee and asks no monthly commitment for support services delivered during regular working hours. Many service organizations demand large minimum payments or charge for every fifteen minutes or longer. Progent's one-minute granularity avoids large invoices for fast solutions so you will not be forced to permit minor problems to fester.

  • Complete Records of IT Services
    Progent has created a comprehensive service reporting system that stores and organizes detailed documentation for all delivered services. Unlike some freelance consultants or small support firms who provide minimal documentation or specifics of services done, each service provided by Progent is tracked by full documentation. Each Progent staff member has use of the support reports transmitted by each consultant to every customer. The practice of detailing and organizing service records results in more effective support and avoids a slew of typical problems such as when a service customer is effectively held captive to a consultant who refuses to let go of vital service information.

  • Automated Network Monitoring with MS System Center Operations Manager
    Progent is one of the few support firms to offer 24x7 remote monitoring services based on MS System Center Operations Manager. MS Operations Manager allows your computer support to be anticipatory instead of reactive. By anticipating potential problems before they cause downtime, network monitoring can save your information network from stressful and expensive service disruptions.
How Does Our Company Start Getting Remote Network Support from Progent?
To get started with Progent's online help offerings or to find out more about Progent's phone support programs, contact Progent at 1-866-PROGENT (866-776-4368) or visit Contact Progent. If you have an urgent need for network help, visit Immediate Online Support.