Private Cloud Services Designed for Small and Midsize Businesses
Progent's private cloud hosting allows small and midsize businesses to run mission-critical applications such as SQL and Exchange from a secure Tier III data center on fault-tolerant equipment with offsite data backup. Progent uses Hyper-V technology for server virtualization and Microsoft Data Protection Manager for backup replication and restoration. Smaller organizations can use Progent's private cloud to avoid major investments in the purchase, maintenance, and operation of computer equipment and data center facilities while achieving world-class levels of network availability and physical security.

Progent's Customer-friendly Approach to Virtual Hosting
Unlike ASP or SaaS hosting models, with Progent's private cloud customers retain ownership of data files and all software licenses. If you decide at any time to host your own server or move to another hosting service, Progent will copy your complete data sets to a USB hard disk that you supply, allowing you to get up and running immediately in a new facility without hassling with the substantial task of buying, installing, configuring, and testing new software. Progent treats you like a client, not a captive. Progent can also help you create and manage hybrid solutions that combine on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure.

Progent's Private Cloud Environment
With Progent's private cloud, you have the secure use of Intel Xeon processor cores, ECC RAM memory, RAID 10 solid-state storage and RAID 6 disk storage, Cisco Nexus 10G/40G dual redundant switches, and redundant non-stop uptime Cisco ASR 1000 model router network architecture. Each server has a single public static IP address, is connected to Tier 1 Internet backbone providers, and features on-line hot-spare and automatic array rebuild. You have full remote management capability of your hosted system from any Windows desktop, including server reset/power-up/power-down. Progent participates directly in the worldwide Internet backbone, advertising the company's own IP space via Border Gateway Protocol using our assigned ASN 54695.

Services Included
As a baseline service, Progent will set up the base OS configuration using your license key and perform 15-minute replication to a failover server and back up the replication daily. Progent will also perform off-site replication to another Progent data center at least once a day using DPM technology. All of Progent's consulting, management, troubleshooting, and Technical Response Center services are optional.

About the QTS Data Center
On the west coast, Progent hosts private cloud servers at the QTS Data Center in Sacramento, which is a seismic-neutral geographic area. This 92,000 sq/ft. facility, purpose built at a cost of $48M, is a Tier III colocation site offering 99.999% uptime with N+1 power redundancy and environmental conditioning, two fiber vaults connected to 11 carriers, and dual, self-healing SONET rings that deliver fiber via two underground entrance points and into the facility. A Network Operations Center, staffed 24x7, monitors all systems and performance including Internet connectivity, power, security, and temperature. Cardkey and biometric access control is used throughout the facility. The facility's double interlock, pre-action, dry pipe fire suppression system puts out fires in 10' x 10' grids to avoid damage to adjacent systems. The facility has its own dedicated Sacramento Municipal Utility District substation equipped with four 2-megawatt diesel generators and fed by redundant substations at the regional SMUD Complex. (For information about Progent's east coast private cloud hosting facility, see Tampa data center with private cloud hosting services.)

QTS Sacramento Data Center Consulting

The QTS Data Center in Sacramento provides Tier III facilities for Progent's Private Cloud hosting services

Key Benefits
Progent's value-priced entry-level private cloud hosting package includes these benefits:

  • Non-stop Internet access
  • A fault-tolerant application server
  • Full disaster recovery capability
  • Tight 24x7 physical security
  • Elimination of the cost of purchasing and maintaining computer equipment
  • Elimination of the cost of setting up and operating a redundant and secure data center
  • Fast relocation to a new data center whenever you want
Progent's Advanced Integration and Support Services for Private Cloud Hosting
Progent's Private Cloud Hosting services include full server, application and database integration and can include relatively simple solutions based on a few VMs running mission-critical applications or complex deployments that support a mix of operating systems such as Windows and Linux and that encompass your entire IT infrastructure. Progent can configure secure remote connectivity including PPTP VPN capability and can set up applications so they deliver the same experience users are accustomed to with locally hosted resources. Hosted servers are assigned static IP addresses. Web servers, if included, are configured and secured and DNS addresses are populated for easy client access. Progent's fast and fault-tolerant Internet connections offer 3 MBPS performance.

Integration and support available with Progent's Private Cloud Hosting services include:

  • Seamless Integration with On-premises Systems and Public Clouds
    If you use a hybrid-cloud computing model, Progent can integrate your on-premises and cloud-based resources into a cohesive environment that seamlessly supports onsite workers, telecommuters and mobile users. Progent's data security experts can help you define security and access policies based on best practices and configure firewalls and VPN tunnels to support your policies. Progent can also help you interface transparently with public cloud services such as Microsoft Office 365 Exchange Online. (See Office 365 Exchange Online Hybrid Integration.)
  • The ProSight Suite of Network Monitoring and Management Services
    Progent's ProSight suite of outsourced network management services is intended to provide organizations who have minimal in-house IT support resources with low-cost access to world-class management tools and consulting experts. Progent's ProSight portfolio of managed services are IT support packages billed monthly at a low fixed rate and designed to address all key facets of network management such as server and endpoint security, data backup and disaster recovery, network infrastructure health and availability monitporing, email spam and content filtering, and ransomware defense. Learn more about Progent's catalog of budget-friendly ProSight network monitoring and management services for small and mid-size businesses.
  • Spam and Virus Filtering Plus Outbound Data Leak Protection and Email Encryption
    Progent has worked with leading information data security companies to offer ProSight Email Guard, an email security solution that incorporates both cloud resources and purpose-built physical gateways to protect businesses against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) attacks and other email-borne threats. ProSight Email Guard's outbound filtering includes Data Loss Protection (DLP) and cloud-assisted encryption. Both features allow you to set custom policies for automatically preventing careless emails from leaking sensitive information outside your company. By blocking outbound spam and viruses, ProSight Email Guard also helps prevents your organization from being included to spam block lists. ProSight Email Guard also allows you to set data rate thresholds for inbound and outbound email in order to keep your system from being overwhelmed by traffic. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Email Guard Spam, Virus and Email Content Filtering.
  • 24x7 Monitoring of Security and Performance
    Progent's Private Cloud Hosting services include 24x7 proactive monitoring of network security and health with Microsoft's System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), a network management platform that identifies and automatically mitigates network issues at their early stages, before they can cause disruptions in performance or availability. SCOM scans event logs, performs automatic filtering, consolidation and analysis, and generates alerts when issues or trends threaten to become critical. A comprehensive database allows SCOM to correct a broad range of problems without manual intervention and can also recommend fixes based on best practices.
  • Update Management
    Progent's Private Cloud Hosting services include management of security updates, patches and service packs. Progent can ensure that vital updates are applied in a timely and non-disruptive manner so that servers and applications stay current. If hosted VMs need to be taken off line for scheduled maintenance, Progent will adhere to a service window from 10:00 pm Friday to 6:00 am Saturday Pacific Time. Progent always provides advanced notice of scheduled downtime in order to avoid or minimize business disruption.
  • Daily Backup and Fast Disaster Recovery
    Progent's backup services, which are included with all Private Cloud Hosting packages, consist of 30 days of daily data protection, full weekly server backups, daily differential backups, and monthly full backups with replication to a geographically separate data center. Progent's virtualization architecture allows quick recovery from catastrophic failure, and in case of a hardware crash Progent will transfer the full hosted deployment to a replacement host within four business hours.
  • Help Desk Services from Progent's Technical Response Center
    Progent's Online Help Desk services are available to Progent's Private Cloud clients. Progent's Technical Response Center (TRC) delivers all Help Desk support services and is accessible via phone, email, or the web. Progent's team of seasoned Microsoft-certified consultants have the expertise and tools to resolve the vast majority of problems quickly. The TRC can also escalate the toughest issues to appropriate subject matter experts (SMEs) including Microsoft-certified MSCE consultants, Cisco-certified CCIE network infrastructure specialists, CISM, GIAC, CISA, CISSP and GISA certified security and compliance consultants, and business application experts.
Common Use Cases for Progent's Private Cloud Service
Progent's private cloud is a great choice for clients who want a more customized system and a less fragmented professional relationship than is achievable with public clouds like AWS, Azure, Google, and Rackspace. Popular uses for Progent's private cloud service include:
  • Windows or Linux VMs hosted on Progent infrastructure with total backup and disaster recovery standard
  • End-to-end VDI/hosted application environments for organizations who intend to "move everything" to the cloud
  • Affordable/low-commitment migration of customer-owned server hardware and infrastructure from a single 1U server on up
  • Switchover replication of on-premises servers to disaster recovery site
  • Off-site backup and replication. Progent is particularly competitive for storage requirements more than 10TB.
  • Client-hosted VoIP servers for nationwide/regional multi-site companies
  • Centralized VPN access hubs for national or regional organizations
  • Temporary virtual or physical servers required for short-term projects, testing, solution piloting, evaluations, etc.
  • Server hardware provided and supported by Progent reserved for a single client. Managed/controlled either by customer, by Progent, or co-managed.
  • Emergency servers required to recover immediately after unscheduled incidents like ransomware assaults, hardware failure, natural disasters, human error, etc.
  • Transition servers for M&A, change of ownership, etc.

How to Get Started with Progent's Private Cloud Hosting
To find out more information about Progent's Private Cloud Hosting Service and to learn how Progent can assist your company to cut network management costs, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

An index of content::

  • 24-7 Guarulhos Dharma Ransomware Forensics Guarulhos, Sao Paulo Top Quality Guarulhos Dharma Ransomware Forensics Guarulhos, Estado de São Paulo
  • 24-7 Supplemental IT Staffing Services Consulting Expertise Bristol, South West England Bristol Bristol IT Staff Augmentation Support Services
  • After Hours Brasília Teleworkers Conferencing Systems Consulting Services Brasília Brasília At Home Workforce Conferencing Technology Expertise Brasília, Distrito Federal
  • At Home Workers Santa Cruz Consulting Experts - Cloud Technology Expertise Santa Cruz Remote Workforce Consulting Services - Santa Cruz - Cloud Integration Systems Expertise Scotts Valley CA

  • Power BI and Oracle Design Firms
    Power BI Security Programming

    Progent's Power BI consultants can assist you to design, install, manage, update or troubleshoot your Power BI business analytics solution. Progent's database experts can assist you to organize your source data for Power BI reports and dashboards. Progent can show you how to implement and manage a local, cloud based, or hybrid environment to run Power BI.

  • At Home Workforce Consulting Services - Glendale - Video Conferencing Systems Assistance Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, United States 24/7/365 Telecommuters Glendale Consulting and Support Services - Video Conferencing Systems Consulting Services Dallas County
  • BlackBerry BPS Information Technology Consulting Lakeland BlackBerry Professional Software Computer Consulting Firms
  • Brighton Consultants Online Support Services Brighton-Eastbourne
  • CISSP Firewall Configuration Salem, Marion County Salem CISSP Security Firms
  • Computer Consultants Suse Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Springfield, MA, America On-site Support Slackware Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Springfield Massachusetts
  • Computer Network Companies Scotts Valley 24/7/365 Santa Cruz County IT Specialists
  • Cupertino, CA, United States Teleworkers San Jose Consulting Experts - Call Desk Solutions Consultants At Home Workforce San Jose Guidance - Help Desk Call Center Outsourcing Consultants San Jose CA

  • Support MSP360 Ultimate Backup
    MSP360 Exchange Mailbox Backup Support Services

    Progent can help your company to create, deploy and debug a backup/restore plan built around MSP360 software. MSP360 enables file/folder or image-based backup/restore for virtual machines and physical computers, supports all leading public clouds, and permits businesses to build a data protection solution with a low RTO and a defined RPO. With ProSight Data Protection Services 360 Backup, Progent offers comprehensive monitoring and remote management of your backup environment to prevent data loss resulting from human miscues, computer glitches, malicious users, and malware assaults like ransomware. For details, see ProSight DPS 360 Backup solutions.

  • Exchange PC Consulting Exchange Information Technology Consultant California

  • 24 Hour Windows Mobile 7 Consultant Services
    Windows Mobile Consulting Services

    Progent's professionals provide expertise in multiple disciplines related to mobile connectivity including system infrastructure, Activesync, wireless security, wireless email, Windows Mobile, RIM Blackberry, and wireless application programming. Progent's certified experts can save your business work and expense by applying their wireless experience to show you how to select and configure mobile networking technologies that fit the needs of your company. Progent can also tune your network infrastructure so that mobile data devices perform better.

  • Firewall Security Firms SF Bay Area Urgent CISSP Technical Support SF
  • Forefront TMG Firewall Information Technology Consulting Support and Setup Forefront TMG
  • Virtual Server Private Cloud Hosting Services
  • Glendale Netwalker Crypto-Ransomware Remediation Garland Texas, United States Glendale Snatch Crypto-Ransomware File-Recovery Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex

  • Online Cisco Certified CCIE Small Business IT Outsourcing Firms
    Cisco Security Small Business IT Consulting Company

    Progent's Cisco-certified CCIE network infrastructure consultants can help your business to set up, manage, update and troubleshoot Cisco network products. Progent offers Cisco, Meraki and Nexus switch consulting, ASA firewall expertise, Meraki and Aironet Wi-Fi access point expertise, Cisco IP phone consulting, and CUCM/CallManager software expertise.

  • Glendale Remote Workforce Cloud Technology Consulting Garland Texas Teleworkers Consulting - Glendale - Cloud Technology Consulting Experts Dallas County, United States
  • Greensboro Winston-Salem High Point Winston-Salem Phobos Crypto-Ransomware Remediation Immediate Winston-Salem Ryuk Remote Ransomware System-Restoration Experts Forsyth County North Carolina, United States
  • Huntington Beach Remote Workforce Management Solutions Guidance Huntington Beach Southern California, United States At Home Workers Huntington Beach Consulting - Management Tools Consulting Services Huntington Beach, Orange County
  • Immediate SQL Server 2017 Disaster Recovery Consultant Services SQL Server 2017 and Excel Troubleshooting

  • MOTU Digital Performer Train
    Digidesign Pro Tools Learn

    Progent's Mac consultants can promote the creative aspect of Mac computing by providing consulting services and education in imaging, sound, and video. Progent's consultants can provide help in a range of Mac applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, Apple Logic, MOTU Digital Performer, Digidesign Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, and After Effects. Progent can also assist you with special jobs such as scanning or digitizing audio or video or configuring an audio/video post production facility.

  • Kansas City, MO, Saint Louis, MO, Springfield, MO, Independence, MO On Site service Missouri Network Assessments
  • Los Angeles, California Setup Consultancy Services Emergency Los Angeles Help
  • Private Cloud Hosting for Virtual Data Centers Consult
  • Marin County Exchange Server 2016 Computer Support Firms Providers Exchange Server 2016 Novato, Larkspur

  • Knowledge Transfer Support and Help
    Expert Training Specialist

    Progent is committed to information transfer from Progent's consultants to clients. By teaching clients to handle problems that are within their scope, Progent can focus on delivering hard-to-find services where Progent has few competitors. Small companies who utilize familiar freelance service providers or who employ internal IT personnel benefit when Progent transfers knowledge about new technology and proven methodologies to make their IT environments more robust, protected, and productive.

  • Miami Beach Remote Workers Miami Beach Consulting - Management Systems Assistance Teleworkers Consulting and Support Services nearby Miami Beach - Management Solutions Assistance Miami Beach
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Small Business Network Consultants Computer Consultancy Firms SQL Server Centro de Manaus
  • Midland Odessa After Hours Midland MongoLock Crypto-Ransomware Forensics Investigation Midland Odessa Midland Ryuk Ransomware Incident Reporting
  • Monterey IT Staff Temps Help Monterey IT Staffing Temps Support Services Monterey County
  • Private Clouds for Small Businesses Technology Professional
  • Offsite Workforce Consultants in Rancho Cordova - Set up Assistance Rancho Cordova, CA At Home Workforce Consulting Experts near me in Rancho Cordova - Integration Solutions Assistance Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Palo Alto Computer Service Palo Alto-Menlo Park On-site Support
  • Palo Alto Dharma Crypto-Ransomware Settlement Negotiation Consulting Palo Alto California, US Atherton CA Palo Alto Crypto-Ransomware Negotiation Consulting
  • Panama City Crypto-Ransomware Lockbit Susceptibility Checkup Ciudad de Panamá Panama City Ransomware Vulnerability Checkup Panamá

  • Exchange 2013 SharePoint integration Technology Consulting
    Emergency Exchange 2013 Network Consultants

    Microsoft Exchange 2013 includes major enhancements to the capabilities of its predecessor Exchange 2010 and delivers important innovations as well as a revamped structure. These enhancements favorably impact vital areas including manageability, high availability (HA), security, operational costs, collaboration, extensibility, performance, cross-version interoperability, and the user experience. Progent's certified Exchange Server 2013 consulting experts can assist your organization to understand the possible business benefits of upgrading to Exchange Server 2013, create an efficient validation and rollout plan, and train your IT team to manage your Exchange 2013 environment. Progent can also provide affordable online support and management for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.

  • Phoenix Teleworkers Endpoint Security Solutions Consulting and Support Services Phoenix Offsite Workforce Phoenix Expertise - Endpoint Security Systems Consulting and Support Services Phoenix Arizona
  • Ransomware Cleanup and Restore Fargo, U.S.A. Ryuk Ransomware Hot Line
  • Remote Workers Consultants in Brighton - Setup Guidance Brighton, England Remote Workforce Consulting in Brighton - Integration Consulting Experts Brighton, England
  • Ryuk Remote Ransomware Recovery Experts New Haven New Haven New Haven Hermes Ransomware Mitigation
  • Top Private Clouds for Small Businesses Technology Professional
  • SQL Server 2012 Network Companies Columbus Microsoft SQL Server 2016 IT Consulting Firms Columbus Ohio
  • Savannah Ransomware Repair Savannah Georgia Savannah CryptoLocker Repair Consultants Savannah
  • St Paul MN Top Quality Telecommuters St. Paul Consulting - Endpoint Management Systems Consulting Teleworkers Guidance near St. Paul - Endpoint Management Solutions Assistance St. Paul MN

  • SQL Server 2016 Disaster Recovery Outsourcing
    SQL Server 2016 Development Onsite Technical Support

    SQL Server 2016 introduces significant improvements in speed, capacity, security, uptime, BOYD integration, plus integrated BI. Innovations include PolyBase for processing structured and unstructured files in one appliance for big data applications, Hadoop integration, Dynamic Data Masking, Mobile Report Publisher, and seamless control over on-premises and cloud operations and services. Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team can deliver online and onsite expertise to help organizations of all sizes to implement, administer or troubleshoot any version of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also assist you to integrate SQL Server 2016 with other key Microsoft products including Windows Server and Hyper-V, Exchange Server 2016, SharePoint Server, Dynamics CRM, Lync or Skype for Business, and SCOM.

  • Private Cloud Hosting Services Technology Professional
  • São Paulo Telecommuters Consulting and Support Services near me in São Paulo - Collaboration Systems Guidance Telecommuters São Paulo Assistance - Collaboration Solutions Consulting Sao Paulo
  • Tech Indianapolis, IN Microsoft and Cisco Authorized Expert Indianapolis Small Office Computer Consulting
  • Top Quality SharePoint IT Services West Palm Beach After Hours Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Online Help West Palm Beach-Lake Worth, Florida
  • Training Network After Hours Microsoft Certified Expert Windows Training
  • Wilmington installation and Administration Wilmington IT Management

  • Network Support Companies Microsoft SQL Server 2014
    Microsoft Sharepoint Server Support Organization

    Progent's Microsoft-certified experts can provide computer help and IT consulting services for Microsoft .NET Servers and programs and for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2003. Progent's support professionals can show you how to plan, integrate, troubleshoot and manage the entire family of Windows .NET Servers including SQL Server, Microsoft ISA Server, Small Business Server, Exchange Server, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Windows Hyper-V, Lync Server, Project Server, and System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).

  • Windows Cluster Professionals Integration Services SQL Server Cluster
  • Windows Security Outsourced IT Support Garden Grove Lake Forest Microsoft Computer Online Support Services Garden Grove
  • After Hours Private Cloud Hosting for Virtual Data Centers Engineers
  • Work at Home Employees Consultants in Birmingham - Voice/Video Conferencing Technology Guidance Remote Workforce Assistance near Birmingham - Voice/Video Conferencing Technology Consulting and Support Services Jefferson County Alabama

  • © 2002-2022 Progent Corporation. All rights reserved.