ProSight Data Protection Services are a managed service intended for small and mid-sized companies and designed to offer a low-cost end-to-end solution for cloud-based backup and disaster recovery (BDR). ProSight DPS remotely monitors the health of your backup system and allows quick restoration of vital data, services, applications and VMs that have been impacted by events such as equipment breakdown, software bugs, natural or human-caused disasters, operator or management error, or cyber attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can protect and restore files, folders and apps as well as system, Hyper-V and VMware images. You can back up crucial data to the cloud or mirror your backups to the cloud and to on-premises storage.
ProSight DPS is a software-based service provided for a low monthly fee that varies depending on the amount of data backed up to the cloud. Backup to any local SAN, NAS or USB device is free and unlimited. Bare Metal Restore (BMR) capability enables fast recovery of physical computers and VMs by eliminating issues involved with configuring physical-to-physical and physical-to-virtual recoveries. You can use BMR restores to identical or different hardware, and you have the option of using use point-in-time restores.
ProSight DPS features technology developed by some of the world's leading BDR companies and delivers military-grade security to comply with major regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, FIRPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor. Progent's enterprise-class remote monitoring and management (RMM) system streamlines the configuration and management of your cloud backup solution and Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team and certified VMware consultants can assist to recover your data rapidly after a disaster.
Top Features of ProSight Data Protection Services
ProSight DPS includes a range of powerful features that provide leading-edge backup/restore capabilities at a cost that small and mid-size businesses can afford. Features include application-aware backup/restore for Microsoft Exchange Server and SQL Server, rapid recovery of VMs hosted by Windows Hyper-V and VMware, adherence to multiple government and industry standards, and support for unlimited on-premises storage. With ProSight DPS's cloud backup, your data is secured at dual mirrored Tier 4 datacenters situated in Los Angeles and Boston. A third datacenter in Montreal provides compliance with Canadian regulatory requirements for data management. ProSight DPS also gives you easy access to the comprehensive skills of Progent's veteran consulting experts, who can provide a single point of contact to assist you in planning, optimizing or troubleshooting your BDR solution.
Major features of ProSight Data Protection Services include:
Advanced Data Protection
Fast, Reliable Recovery
- Native Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SQL data protection enables transparent backups of Exchange Server and SQL Server instances, streamlines the configuration and management of incremental backups, and ensures that critical business data is safe.
- Control over bandwidth throttling and backup scheduling can avoid loss in productivity caused by congested network traffic.
- System State backup and restore enables quick recovery of systems that manage application settings, user permissions, profiles and other vital data.
- ProSight DPS scales instantly to meet your organization's needs. Your critical data will stay protected in the cloud even if you go beyond your storage quota before you have a chance to update your service plan.
- You can designate a deleted file to be archived for any period of time so it can be readily recovered for audits, litigation, etc.
- Data recovery is faster than with consumer-grade backup products. In tests, ProSight DPS was triple the speed of Mozy. Another contributing factor to disaster recovery time is management expertise, and Progent's BDR consultants can provide world-class skills for rebuilding your system quickly using recovered data.
- If an event occurs that requires a full site recovery involving significant amounts of data, Progent can avoid WAN bandwidth limitations by writing your backup data to a drive and shipping the device overnight to your location.
- The bi-coastal datacenters that host ProSight DPS's cloud services are mirrored Tier 4 facilities with 99.995% availability, so your data can be reliably backed up and recovered.
- ProSight DPS's cloud-protected data is stored in two SSAE-16-certified datacenters in located in Boston and Los Angeles. The datacenters feature biometric controlled entry, 24x7 monitoring, power backup and redundant Internet connections.
- ProSight DPS uses 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption with a private encryption key to protect your data. 256-bit AES encryption is used by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), approved by the National Security Agency (NSA), and has never been broken. Encrypted data is sent over 128-bit SSL, the same protocol used in online banking. On-premises and in-transit encryption complies with government and industry security regulations and standards.
- Private encryption offers you sole control over who has permission to access your data. Consumer BDR products usually do not offer private-encryption but instead rely on a system-generated encryption key. Consequently, your BDR provider could possibly access your private data.
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- The ProSight DPS platform for backup and recovery, encryption, archiving, and private encryption key helps small and mid-size businesses to demonstrate compliance with important federal and industry data security standards including HIPAA, FINRA, PCI, Safe Harbor and FERPA.
To view or download a datasheet describing the key features of ProSight Data Protection Services, click:
Progent's ProSight Data Protection Services Datasheet. (PDF - 89 KB)
To view or download a datasheet comparing ProSight Data Protection Services with consumer-grade BDR products, click:
Progent's ProSight Data Protection Services Product Comparison Datasheet. (PDF - 61 KB)
Other ProSight Managed Services Available from Progent
In addition to ProSight Data Protection Services, Progent's ProSight family of network management services includes other affordable, flat-rate managed service packages that address crucial facets of your information network such as security, network infrastructure management, and email filtering. By partnering with the industry's most innovative technology vendors, Progent can offer small and mid-size organizations the benefits of the same advanced technology used by some of the world's largest enterprises. Managed services available from Progent include:
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- 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 analysis tools to guard physical and virtual endpoints against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape traditional signature-matching AV products. ProSight ASM safeguards local and cloud-based resources and offers a single platform to automate the complete malware attack progression including filtering, infiltration detection, containment, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top features include single-click rollback using Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered threats. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP): Endpoint Security and Microsoft Exchange Filtering
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer affordable in-depth protection for physical servers and VMs, workstations, mobile devices, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and advanced machine learning for continuously monitoring and reacting to security assaults from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, device management, and web filtering via leading-edge technologies incorporated within one agent managed from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your company's specific requirements and that helps you demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security standards. Progent will help you define and configure security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and respond to alerts that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help your company to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover rapidly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified endpoint protection and Exchange email filtering.
- ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the technology of top data security companies to deliver web-based management and world-class security for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your security perimeter. This decreases your vulnerability to external threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway device provides a deeper level of analysis for inbound email. For outbound email, the local security gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam protection, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that stays inside your corporate firewall. For more information, visit Email Guard spam and content filtering.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for small and mid-sized organizations to map out, monitor, enhance and debug their networking hardware like routers, firewalls, and wireless controllers as well as servers, client computers and other networked devices. Incorporating cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, WAN Watch ensures that network diagrams are kept updated, copies and manages the configuration information of almost all devices on your network, tracks performance, and generates notices when potential issues are discovered. By automating tedious management processes, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off ordinary chores like making network diagrams, expanding your network, locating appliances that need critical software patches, or isolating performance issues. Find out more details about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure monitoring and management consulting.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring and Management
ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring managed service that incorporates advanced remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to keep your IT system running at peak levels by tracking the state of vital computers that drive your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects a problem, an alarm is transmitted automatically to your specified IT personnel and your assigned Progent consultant so any potential issues can be addressed before they can disrupt productivity. Learn more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring services.
- 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 key servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual host set up and maintained by Progent's IT support experts. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service model, the customer owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported easily to a different hardware environment without a time-consuming and difficult configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not locked into one hosting service. Learn more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to capture, maintain, find and safeguard information about your network infrastructure, processes, business apps, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be warned about upcoming expirations of SSL certificates or warranties. By updating and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as half of time spent looking for 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 (SOPs) and How-To's. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, doing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need as soon as you need it. Find out more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
To view a white paper explaining why managed services are quickly replacing the old break/fix model of network support outsourcing for small and mid-size companies, click:
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How Progent Can Help You Benefit from ProSight Data Protection Services
Progent's team of over 100 IT consulting experts have earned certifications in all the core technologies and disciplines required to create and manage information networks for small and mid-size businesses. This broad scope of expertise allows Progent to deploy ProSight Data Protection Services as an end-to-end BDR solution that delivers maximum business value. Progent offers Hyper-V, VMware, Exchange and SQL Server expertise, and Progent and can also provide online and onsite access to certified Cisco CCIE network consultants to help you plan and manage a robust network infrastructure for an in-house or colocated datacenter or for a hybrid cloud network model. Progent's disaster recovery and business continuity consultants can help you design, validate and document a comprehensive disaster recovery/business continuity (DRBC) plan to help you resume business operations rapidly after a catastrophic event.
Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants and CISSP-certified cybersecurity and compliance experts can help you design and test a comprehensive security strategy that addresses all facets of network security including firewalls, policy definition and enforcement, remote access, endpoint protection, automated monitoring, web application security, malware defense, spam and email content filtering, data leakage protection, penetration testing, and password management. To help you assess the security of small and mid-size business networks, Progent offers value-priced one-time security audit packages such as network vulnerability assessment and stealth penetration testing as well as ongoing managed services such as ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering and ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a quick and low-cost alternative for small and mid-size organizations to obtain an unbiased assessment of the overall health of their network. Powered by a selection of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools in the industry, and supervised by Progent's certified team of IT professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the configuration of your essential network devices conform to best practices. The Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a low, one-time cost and deliver instant ROI such as a more manageable Active Directory system. Both versions also come with a year of state-of-the-art remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Benefits can include easier management, better compliance with government and industry security requirements, more efficient utilization of network assets, faster problem resolution, more reliable backup and restore, and less downtime. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure review.
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is a low-cost service built around a brief phone discussion with a Progent information assurance expert. The interview is designed to evaluate your organization's preparedness to counter ransomware or recover rapidly after an attack by a ransomware variant such as Ryuk, Maze, Sodinokibi, Mailto (aka Netwalker), DopplePaymer, Snatch or Nephilim. Progent will work with you directly to collect information about your current security profile and backup procedures, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can apply best practices to create a cost-effective AV and backup system that minimizes your exposure to ransomware and aligns with your company's requirements. For additional information, visit Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.
Contact Progent about ProSight Data Protection Services
To learn more about how Progent can help you set up a cost-effective cloud-based backup/disaster recovery solution with ProSight Data Protection Services, call 1-800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.
Additional Non-stop Technologies Provided by Progent's Consultants
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco engineers can help your business to implement an affordable, high-availability system that addresses key issues encompassing a wide range of infrastructure technologies and operations such as:
Workplace Recovery Planning
Progent's business continuity engineers can show you how to create a disaster recovery strategy in order to resume IT functionality in case of an information system catastrophe. Progent can assist you to create a comprehensive disaster recovery strategy that incorporates scheduled disaster recovery evaluations and testing. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized engineers can also help you create an affordable, non-stop system solution that takes into account availability issues involving a wide range of infrastructure technologies and processes. For details, visit Disaster Recovery Consulting.
VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) Disaster Recovery Solutions
VMware's Site Recovery Manager is a component of VMware vCenter that lets you specify, automate and verify a consistent runbook for recovering services quickly after a breakdown. Site Recovery Manager supports centrally controlled and automated disaster recovery, application mobility, plus non-disruptive site migration, failback and re-protect. SRM also enables transparent testing for site recovery, updates and patches and can generate audit reports to confirm full service restoration, validate SLAs and prove compliance. Progent can provide the skills of a VCDX certified VMware SRM consulting expert to assist you to design, configure, test and administer a disaster recovery system based on VMware SRM.
NetApp MetroCluster Disaster Recovery Software
NetApp MetroCluster is a disaster recovery software suite that uses array-based storage clustering with replication to provide fast, zero data loss disaster recovery (DR) between datacenters located as far as 300km apart. Progent offers access to a NetApp MetroCluster consultant who can assist your business to design, configure, manage, upgrade, test and repair a disaster recovery system based on NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can assist you to select an architecture for your MetroCluster deployment that aligns with your technical requirements and budget. Progent can ensure you follow best practices for installing your MetroCluster solution by providing guidance with tasks like assigning shelf IDs, determining aggregate layout, provisioning FlexVol volumes, setting up NetApp Snapshot, installing switches, implementing a tiebreaker, setting up a configuration replication network, and verifying your DR solution to verify adherence with industry standards and government requirements.
Windows Server 2016 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery consultants can assist you to plan and deploy a disaster recovery solution based on Microsoft's latest Failover Clustering technologies such as Cluster OS Rolling Upgrade for non-disruptive migration to Windows Server 2016, Storage Replica for crash-consistent recovery, Storage Spaces Direct for enterprise-class storage clusters using low-cost hardware, VM Load Balancing for enhancing the performance and fault-tolerance of Failover Clusters while reducing capital investment and management overhead, and Cloud Witness for easy, affordable creation of a failover cluster quorum witness. For details, see Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Support.
Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 introduced world-class fault tolerance and recoverability to Microsoft's clustering platform. Windows Server 2012 R2 adds to this foundation and provides important improvements that offer more extensibility, non-stop storage uptime for server applications, streamlined management, quicker failover, and more flexibility for architecting failover clusters. To find out more, visit Windows Server 2012 R2 Failover Clustering Consulting and Support.
High Availability Load Balancing
Progent provides fault tolerant load balancing consulting covering system load balancing, load balanced programs, network infrastructure routing, and content delivery products such as Cisco Content Engine. Fault tolerant load balancing solutions for which Progent can provide consulting expertise include Microsoft Windows 2003 and 2008 Server Network Load Balancing Manager, Citrix Access Suite and Access Gateway, Cisco Content Services Switch, Cisco Distributed Director and Cisco CDN Software, and F5 Networks BIG-IP. To learn more, see High Availability Load Balancing.
Progent's Data Center engineers can show you how to find zero-downtime data centers that meet the specific requirements of your business. High availability off-site data centers are particularly appealing to small and mid-size companies because of their low cost and convenience compared to taking a do-it-yourself approach. Trying to build an in-house data center that offers even a basic level of fault tolerance is financially prohibitive for typical small companies. Progent can show you how to get all the benefits of high-availability colocation centers by offering a full array of consulting and support services. To find out more, go to High-Availability Data Centers Expertise.
Non-stop Inter-office Networking
Progentís multi-site network infrastructure consultants can help organizations achieve non-stop branch office connectivity solutions via redundant networks featuring automatic failover. Progentís Cisco-certified CCIE engineers can plan and implement ultra-reliable Inter-office networks based on zero-downtime EIGRP network routers or non-stop OSPF deployment of Cisco routers. Progent can demonstrate how redundant connectivity and automatic fail-over can provide economical 24x7 interoffice connectivity. For details, see High-Availability Inter-office Connectivity.
High Availability Internet Connections
Progent's Cisco-certified IT experts can help you design an economical, fault tolerant Internet configuration solution that can achieve 24x7 Internet access via a broad range of high availability Internet network technologies including non-stop BGP, transparent fail-over, and redundant Internet Service Providers. Progent offers CCIE engineers to show you how to apply the most advanced techniques for 24x7 Internet access to build a cost-effective, fully redundant Internet network with automatic failover and other capabilities to deliver fault tolerant Internet connections. To find out more, go to Fault Tolerant Internet Access Solutions.
Backup and Restore Solutions Consulting Experts
Progent can provide affordable online access to IT engineers skilled in a wide range of utilities and technologies that deliver solutions for backing up Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX servers and desktops as well as notebooks and handhelds. Progent can provide help for all major data protection products such as Acronis Backup and Recovery, Symantec Backup Exec, BackupAssist Software, CrashPlan, Double-Take Software, Mozy, Retrospect for Macintosh, Time Machine, VMware Data Recovery (VDR), and FLARs. Progent can assist you to install, enhance, or maintain backup systems for a range of topologies such as local, remote, cloud, or a mix. To read more, go to Backup and Recovery Solutions Consulting and Support Services.
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager Backup and Recovery Consulting
Progent's expert Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager support professionals can assist your company to create an effective disaster recovery strategy, design a cost-effective high-availability IT infrastructure, configure a SCDPM-powered backup and recovery solution, thoroughly test your system, train your IT staff or local service providers how to maintain Microsoft SCDPM, or provide extensive IT outsourcing services including off-site housing of System Center Data Protection Manager machines in Progent's secure data center facility. To find out more, visit Microsoft SCDPM Consulting.
Barracuda Backup Cloud and Offsite Backup and Disaster Recovery
Barracuda Backup is an affordable, subscription-based backup/restore platform for small and mid-size organizations. A Barracuda Backup deployment can incorporate a custom-designed physical appliance manufactured by Barracuda or a virtual appliance with similar functionality but which utilizes your existing storage hardware. Barracuda Backup protects vital company data generated locally, at one or multiple remote sites, or in the cloud. For disaster preparedness, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon Web Services (AWS), or to any site with a physical or virtual Barracuda appliance. Progent is a certified Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consulting experts offer a wide range of consulting services to assist you to design, integrate, operate and repair a backup and disaster recovery solution built on Barracuda technology. For details, visit Barracuda Backup and disaster recovery consulting and management.
Altaro VM Backup Solutions for Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
Altaro VM Backup software offers small and mid-size organizations a reliable and affordable solution for backing up and recovering Hyper-V and VMware-powered virtual machines (VMs). Altaro VM Backup can be deployed in on-premises, remote, multi-site, and cloud-hosted environments and also supports cost-effective backup to Azure Block Blob storage. Headline capabilities include state-of-the-art Augmented Inline Deduplication to reduce backup storage needs, Continuous Data Protection (CDP) with backup spacing as little as five minutes for reducing your Recovery Point Objective (RPO), advanced encryption, item-level recovery options for individual files and emails, support for Windows Cluster Shared Volumes and vCenter for managing large-scale environments, and support for Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) to back up online VMs without downtime. Progent is an Altaro partner and offers a wide range of consulting services to assist you to design, install, optimize and troubleshoot a backup/restore solution based on Altaro VM Backup. To learn more, go to Altaro VM Backup Consulting.
Consulting Services Double-Take Solutions for Data Backup
Double-Take offers a selection of products designed to provide small businesses a variety of affordable alternatives for backing up and recovering business-critical workloads including Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, RIM Blackberry, and Microsoft Office SharePoint. Progentís business continuity planning consultants have extensive experience incorporating Double-Take products into small company information systems to achieve a high level of availability and disaster recovery capability at an affordable cost. To learn more, visit Consulting Services Double-Take Software for Data Backup.
CRISC-Certified IT Risk Management
The CRISC program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist your company to develop and carry out a business continuity plan based on leading practices identified by CRISC and crafted to align with your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and IT budget. To read more, go to CRISC-Premier network risk mitigation specialists.
Why Pick Progent for Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning?
Because Progent is a Microsoft Partner and provides specialized application expertise for a broad variety of small business software programs, Progent is able to help clients to arrive at complete IT solutions that maximize the productivity of your network. As a Registered Partner with Cisco, Progent offers the support of certified consultants and specialists with experience in architecting, deploying and managing networking environments built on Cisco technology. The broad scope of Progent's IT experience and Progent's familiarity with the requirements of small companies make Progent the perfect resource for building and maintaining a cost-effective, dependable network.
How You Can Get in Touch with Progent's Engineers for High Availability Network Support
In order to get in touch with Progent about technical expertise for fault tolerant infrastructure, phone 1-800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.