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.
Download ProSight Data Protection Services Datasheets
- 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:
Download Progent's 10 Benefits of Managed IT Services White Paper
- ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes next generation behavior-based analysis tools to defend physical and virtual endpoints against new malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which routinely escape traditional signature-based AV products. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud resources and offers a single platform to manage the entire malware attack lifecycle including protection, 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. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Endpoint Security and Exchange Email Filtering
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver economical multi-layer security for physical and virtual servers, desktops, smartphones, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for continuously monitoring and responding to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools incorporated within a single agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's specific requirements and that allows you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry data security regulations. 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 require urgent attention. Progent's consultants can also assist your company to install and test a backup and disaster recovery system like ProSight Data Protection Services (DPS) so you can recover quickly from a potentially disastrous security attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint security and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
- ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that incorporates the infrastructure of top data security companies to deliver web-based control and world-class protection for your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with a local gateway appliance to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the onsite gateway provides anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, DLP, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that stays inside your security perimeter. For more information, visit ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Management
Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for smaller businesses to map out, track, enhance and troubleshoot their networking hardware such as switches, firewalls, and access points plus servers, client computers and other devices. Using cutting-edge RMM technology, ProSight WAN Watch makes sure that infrastructure topology diagrams are always current, captures and manages the configuration of virtually all devices connected to your network, monitors performance, and generates notices when potential issues are detected. By automating time-consuming network management processes, WAN Watch can cut hours off common chores such as making network diagrams, expanding your network, finding devices that need critical software patches, or resolving performance issues. Find out more details about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure management services.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring
ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring managed service that uses advanced remote monitoring and management technology to keep your network running at peak levels by tracking the state of critical assets that power your information system. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers a problem, an alarm is sent immediately to your designated IT personnel and your Progent consultant so all potential issues can be addressed before they can impact productivity. Learn more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring consulting.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its critical servers and applications hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a high-performance virtual host configured and managed by Progent's network support professionals. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer retains ownership of the data, the operating system software, and the applications. Because the system is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied one hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation Management
ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to capture, update, find and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or serial numbers and be alerted automatically about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and managing your network documentation, you can save as much as half of time spent searching for critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common location for storing and collaborating on all documents related to managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for gathering and relating IT information. Whether youíre planning improvements, performing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the knowledge you require when you need it. Read more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
To view a white paper describing why managed services are rapidly replacing the old break/fix model of IT support outsourcing for small and mid-size companies, click:
10 Benefits of Managed IT Services. (PDF - 710 KB)
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 offer a fast and low-cost way for small and mid-size businesses to get an objective evaluation of the health of their IT system. Powered by some of the leading 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 closely the configuration of your essential infrastructure devices conform to industry leading practices. The Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are available at a low, one-time cost and provide immediate benefits such as a cleaner Active Directory system. Both also come with a year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management. Advantages can include simpler management, improved compliance with government and industry security regulations, higher utilization of IT assets, faster problem resolution, more reliable backup and restore, and less downtime. Read more about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure review.
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is an affordable service centered on a brief discussion with a Progent backup/recovery expert. The interview is designed to help assess your organization's ability either to defend against ransomware or recover rapidly following an assault by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, Maze, Sodinokibi, Netwalker, Phobos, Lockbit or Egregor. Progent will consult with you personally to collect information concerning your current security profile and backup/recovery system, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can follow industry best practices to deploy an efficient security and backup system that reduces your vulnerability to a ransomware attack and aligns with your company's requirements. For details, see Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.
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 Experts
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco engineers can help your business to create a cost-effective, high-availability network that addresses critical issues covering a broad array of networking technologies and processes including:
Disaster Recovery Planning
Progent's business continuity professionals can show you how to design a business continuity strategy that will allow you to restore network operations in the event of an IT system catastrophe. Progent can assist you to define a complete disaster recovery strategy that includes periodic disaster recovery evaluations and testing. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized engineers can also help you build an affordable, zero-downtime network solution that addresses availability issues covering a broad range of network technologies and procedures. To find out more, visit Business Continuity Expertise.
VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) Disaster Recovery Solutions
VMware's Site Recovery Manager is an extension to VMware vCenter that lets you define, automate and test a consistent runbook for recovering applications and services quickly following an outage. SRM provides centrally managed and automated recovery, application mobility, and non-intrusive site migration, failback and re-protect. SRM also enables transparent testing for disaster recovery, upgrades and patches and can produce audit reports to confirm complete service restoration, validate SLAs and prove disaster recovery compliance. Progent can provide the skills of a VCDX certified VMware Site Recovery Manager consulting expert to help you to plan, configure, test and maintain a DR system powered by VMware Site Recovery Manager.
NetApp MetroCluster Disaster Recovery Software
NetApp MetroCluster is a disaster recovery software suite that combines array-based storage clustering with continual replication to deliver rapid, zero data loss disaster recovery between sites that are up to 185 miles (300km) apart from each other. Progent offers the skills of a NetApp MetroCluster consultant who can assist you to design, configure, manage, upgrade, test and repair a disaster recovery system based on NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can assist you to choose an architecture for your MetroCluster deployment that meets your technical needs and budget. Progent can make sure you adhere to best practices for configuring your MetroCluster environment by providing help with tasks such as assigning shelf IDs, arranging aggregate and plexes layout, setting up FlexVol volumes, setting up NetApp Snapshot, provisioning switches, implementing a tiebreaker, setting up a TCP/IP configuration replication network between your storage clusters, and testing your MetroCluster DR solution to prove compliance with industry standards and regulatory mandates.
Microsoft Server 2016 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery consultants can assist your organization to design a DR solution built around Microsoft's cloud-tested Failover Clustering technologies such as Cluster Operating System Rolling Upgrade for non-disruptive migration to Windows Server 2016, Storage Replica for crash-consistent recovery, Storage Spaces Direct for high-performance storage clusters using commodity equipment, Virtual Machine Load Balancing for enhancing the speed and resilience of Failover Clusters while minimizing TCO and operational expenses, and Cloud Witness for fast, economical creation of a failover cluster quorum arbitration point. For more information, go to Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Expertise.
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Failover Clusters
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 introduced enterprise-class fault tolerance and recoverability to Microsoft's clustering platform. Windows Server 2012 R2 adds to this foundation and delivers important improvements offering more extensibility, non-stop storage availability for server applications, simpler management, quicker automatic failover, and more flexibility for architecting failover clusters. For more information, go to Windows Server 2012 Clustering Consulting Services.
Fault Tolerant Load Balancing
Progent offers high availability load balancing support covering network load balancing, load balanced programs, LAN/WAN backbone routing, and content dispatching products including Cisco Content Engine. High availability load balancing technologies for which Progent offers consulting services include Microsoft Windows 2003 and 2008 Server Network Load Balancing Manager, Citrix Metaframe and Presentation Server, Cisco Content Services Switch, Cisco Distributed Director and ACNS, and F5 Networks 3-DNS. To find out more, visit High Availability Load Balancing.
High-Availability Internet Data Centers
Progent's Data Center consultants can show you how to find fault-tolerant data centers that meet the particular needs of your business. High availability off-site data centers are particularly appealing to small and mid-size businesses due to of their affordability and convenience compared to taking a do-it-yourself approach. Trying to create an in-house data center with even a minimum degree of fault tolerance is too costly for the majority of small companies. Progent can show you how to reap all the advantages of 24x7 data centers by providing a full array of consulting and support services. To find out more, go to Fault Tolerant Colocation Expertise.
Failsafe Interoffice Networking
Progentís inter-site connectivity professionals can help companies achieve non-stop interoffice connectivity solutions by means of fully redundant system architectures featuring transparent failover. Progentís Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers can design and deploy high-availability Inter-office networks based on fault tolerant EIGRP routers or non-stop OSPF configurations of Cisco routers. Progent can demonstrate how redundant connections and transparent fail-over offers affordable 24x7 interoffice connectivity. To find out more, see 24x7 Inter-office Connectivity.
Fault Tolerant Internet Access
Progent's Cisco-authorized IT engineers can show you how to create an affordable, fault tolerant Internet configuration architecture that can deliver non-stop Internet connectivity through a broad range of high availability Internet access technologies including fault tolerant BGP, automatic fail-over, and redundant Internet Service Providers. Progent can provide CCIE consultants to help you apply the most advanced technology for high availability Internet access to implement a cost-effective, completely redundant Internet network with automatic failover and other capabilities to deliver zero-downtime Internet connections. For more information, visit 24x7 Internet Access Solutions.
Backup and Restore Solutions Consulting and Support Services
Progent can provide economical remote access to consultants with expertise in a wide range of products and services that deliver solutions for backing up Windows, Mac, and Linux servers and desktops plus notebooks and smartphones. Progent offers consulting support for all major backup products such as Acronis Backup and Recovery, Symantec Backup Exec, BackupAssist, CrashPlan, Double-Take, Mozy, Retrospect for Macintosh, Time Machine, VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP), and FLARs. Progent can help you to deploy, upgrade, or maintain backup/restore solutions for a variety of environments such as on-premises, remote, cloud, or a mix. To read more, visit Backup and Recovery Technology Expertise.
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager Backup and Restore Consultants
Progent's expert System Center Data Protection Manager support professionals can assist your company to create a practical workplace recovery plan, implement an affordable high-availability IT architecture, deploy a SCDPM-powered backup and restore system, thoroughly test your system, train your administrative personnel or local consultants how to manage SCDPM, or provide extensive IT support outsourcing including remote hosting of virtual or physical SCDPM servers in Progent's world-class data center. To read more, see System Center Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) Consulting.
Barracuda Backup On-premises and Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery
Barracuda Backup is a low-cost, subscription-based backup and disaster recovery platform for small and mid-size organizations. A Barracuda Backup deployment can include a custom-designed hardware storage device manufactured by Barracuda or a virtual appliance with similar features but which uses your existing storage hardware. Barracuda Backup safeguards critical company data generated locally, at one or multiple remote locations, or in the cloud. For disaster preparedness, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon AWS, or to any location with a Barracuda Backup appliance. Progent is a certified Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consulting experts offer a wide array of consulting services to help you to plan, integrate, operate and troubleshoot a BDR system built on Barracuda Backup. For additional information, go to Barracuda Backup and disaster recovery consulting.
Altaro VM Backup Solutions for Backup and Disaster Recovery
Altaro VM Backup software provides small businesses a dependable and budget-friendly platform 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 enables cost-effective backup to Azure storage. Headline features include state-of-the-art Augmented Inline Deduplication to reduce backup storage needs, Continuous Data Protection (CDP) with backup intervals as low as five minutes for reducing your exposure to data loss, advanced encryption, item-level recovery options for specific files and emails, extensive support for Windows Server Cluster Shared Volumes and for VMware vCenter for managing large-scale environments, and support for Microsoft VSS technology to back up live virtual machines with zero downtime. Progent is an Altaro partner and can provide a broad array of consulting services to help you to design, install, optimize and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery solution powered by Altaro VM Backup. To read more, go to Altaro VM Backup Certified Consultants.
Consulting Services Double-Take Solutions for Data Backup/Restore
Double-Take Software offers a selection of tools intended to provide small businesses a range of affordable solutions for replicating and restoring vital applications including Microsoft Exchange Server, SQL, Blackberry, and SharePoint. Progentís business continuity planning experts have in-depth backgrounds incorporating Double-Take Software technology into small business IT networks to create an advanced state of fault tolerance and disaster recovery readiness at an affordable price. For more information, go to Consulting Services Double-Take Solutions for Backup.
CRISC-Premier IT Risk Management
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to validate a consultant's skills to design, implement, and support IS control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help you to develop and carry out a business continuity strategy that follows leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. To find out more, see CRISC-Certified IT risk management experts.
Why Pick Progent for Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning Solutions?
Since Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner and provides specialized application consulting for a wide range of small business software programs, Progent can assist clients to find comprehensive information technology solutions that substantially enhance the business value of your IT network. As a Registered Partner with Cisco, Progent can provide the services of certified engineers and specialists with expertise in architecting, implementing and maintaining infrastructure solutions based on Cisco products. The extent of Progent's technical experience and Progent's familiarity with the requirements of small and midsize businesses make Progent the perfect partner for creating and maintaining an affordable, dependable network.
How to Access Progent's Experts for Fault Tolerant Computing Services
To ask Progent about consulting help for fault tolerant IT design, phone 1-800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.