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 HIPPA, 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 (ASM) is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes next generation behavior machine learning technology to defend physical and virtual endpoints against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which easily get by traditional signature-based AV tools. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to automate the entire malware attack progression including protection, identification, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) 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: Physical and Virtual Endpoint Security and Exchange Email Filtering
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer ultra-affordable multi-layer protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes contextual security and advanced machine learning for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, intrusion alarms, endpoint control, and web filtering through cutting-edge tools packaged within one agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and configure a ProSight ESP deployment that addresses your organization's unique requirements and that helps you prove compliance with government and industry information 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 require urgent action. Progent's consultants can also help you to install and verify a backup and disaster recovery solution such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can recover quickly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange email filtering.
- ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering service that uses the infrastructure of top data security vendors to deliver web-based control and world-class protection for all your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local gateway device to provide advanced protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks, and other email-borne threats. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to inbound threats and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance provides a deeper layer of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local 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 safeguard internal email that originates and ends inside your security perimeter. For more details, see ProSight Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Management
Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure management service that makes it easy and affordable for smaller organizations to diagram, track, reconfigure and troubleshoot their networking appliances like routers and switches, firewalls, and wireless controllers plus servers, printers, endpoints and other networked devices. Using cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) technology, ProSight WAN Watch makes sure that network maps are kept updated, copies and manages the configuration of virtually all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and sends notices when problems are detected. By automating time-consuming network management processes, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off ordinary chores such as network mapping, reconfiguring your network, locating devices that need critical software patches, or resolving performance bottlenecks. Learn more 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 monitoring service that uses advanced remote monitoring and management (RMM) techniques to keep your IT system operating at peak levels by tracking the state of critical assets that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers an issue, an alert is sent automatically to your specified IT management personnel and your assigned Progent consultant so any looming issues can be addressed before they have a chance to impact your network. Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop remote monitoring services.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's Tier III Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small organization can have its key servers and apps hosted in a protected fault tolerant data center on a high-performance virtual host set up and managed by Progent's IT support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved immediately to an alternate hosting environment without a lengthy and technically risky reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are 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 allows you to create, maintain, retrieve and safeguard data related to your IT infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can quickly find passwords or IP addresses and be alerted about impending expirations of SSLs or warranties. By cleaning up and managing your network documentation, you can save up to half of time spent trying to find critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a centralized repository for holding and collaborating on all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for gathering and relating IT data. Whether youíre planning enhancements, doing regular maintenance, or reacting to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you need when you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
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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 affordable alternative for small and medium-size businesses to obtain an unbiased evaluation of the overall health of their network. Based on a selection of the top remote monitoring and management platforms available, and overseen by Progent's world-class team of information technology experts, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the deployment of your core infrastructure devices adhere to industry best practices. Both the Basic and Advanced options for ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a low, one-time cost and deliver instant ROI like a cleaner Active Directory (AD) system. Both also come with one year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management. Advantages can include simpler management, better compliance with data security standards, more efficient utilization of IT assets, faster problem resolution, more dependable backup and restore, and higher availability. See more about ProSight Network Audits network infrastructure review.
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is a low-cost service centered on a phone discussion with a Progent information assurance consultant. The fact-finding interview is intended to help assess your organization's preparedness to defend against ransomware or recover rapidly following an assault by a ransomware strain like Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. Progent will consult with you directly to collect information concerning your existing antivirus tools and backup/recovery procedures, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can apply industry best practices to build an efficient security and backup/recovery environment that reduces your exposure to a ransomware attack and meets your company's requirements. For additional information, see 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.
Other Zero-Downtime Technologies Offered by Progent
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified engineers can help your company to create an affordable, non-stop environment that resolves major problems covering a wide range of networking solutions and processes including:
Workplace Recovery Planning
Progent's business continuity planning professionals can show you how to create a workplace recovery plan that will allow you to resume network operations in the event of an information network disaster. Progent can help you to define a complete disaster recovery strategy that includes periodic disaster recovery evaluations and drills. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified professionals can also show you how to create an affordable, non-stop network architecture that addresses availability issues involving a wide range of network technologies and procedures. For details, visit Disaster Recovery Consulting Services.
VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) Disaster Recovery Solutions
VMware's Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is a component of VMware vCenter that lets you specify, automate and test a repeatable process for restoring applications and services rapidly following a breakdown. Site Recovery Manager supports centrally controlled and automated recovery, application mobility, plus non-disruptive site migration, failback and site re-protect. SRM also allows non-intrusive testing for site recovery, updates and fixes and can produce audit reports to confirm full service restoration, validate Service Level Agreements and demonstrate disaster recovery compliance. Progent can provide the skills of a VCDX certified VMware Site Recovery Manager consulting expert to assist you to plan, configure, test and maintain a disaster recovery system based on VMware Site Recovery Manager.
NetApp MetroCluster Disaster Recovery Technology
NetApp MetroCluster is a disaster recovery platform that combines failover storage clustering with continual replication to provide rapid, zero data loss disaster recovery between datacenters located up to 300km apart from each other. Progent can provide the skills of a certified NetApp MetroCluster expert who can help your business to plan, deploy, administer, update, test and troubleshoot a disaster recovery system based on NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can assist you to choose a topology for your MetroCluster environment that meets your functional requirements and budget. Progent can make sure you follow leading practices for configuring your MetroCluster environment by delivering help with tasks such as assigning shelf IDs, arranging plexes layout, setting up FlexVol volumes, setting up Data ONTAP configuration replication service, installing Cisco and Brocade switches, implementing a tiebreaker, setting up a configuration replication network between your storage clusters, and verifying your MetroCluster DR system to verify adherence with information assurance standards and government mandates.
Windows Server 2016 Disaster Recovery
Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery experts can assist you to plan and deploy a disaster recovery system built around Microsoft's latest Failover Clustering tools such as Cluster OS Rolling Upgrade for non-intrusive migration to Windows Server 2016, Storage Replica for crash-consistent recovery, Storage Spaces Direct for enterprise-class network-attached storage using industry-standard hardware, Virtual Machine Load Balancing for enhancing the speed and resilience of Failover Clusters while minimizing capital investment and operational expenses, and Cloud Witness for easy, affordable creation of a stretch cluster quorum witness. For more information, visit Microsoft Server 2016 Disaster Recovery Help.
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering
Windows Server 2008 R2 introduced world-class fault tolerance and recoverability to Microsoft's failover clustering solution. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 adds to this foundation and delivers significant enhancements offering increased expandability, non-stop storage uptime for server applications, simpler management, faster failover, and additional flexibility for designing clusters. To learn more, visit Windows Server 2012 R2 Failover Clustering Migration and Support.
Fault Tolerant Load Balancing
Progent offers high availability load balancing support covering network load balancing, load balanced programs, network infrastructure routing, and content dispatching products including F5 Networks 3DNS. High availability load balancing products for which Progent can provide consulting services include Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and 2008 Network Load Balancing Manager, Citrix Metaframe and Access Gateway, Cisco CSS, Cisco Content Distribution Manager and ACNS, and F5 Networks 3-DNS. To find out more, see High Availability Load Balancing.
High-Availability Internet Data Centers
Progent's Data Center consultants can help you select high availability data centers that meet the specific needs of your business. High availability off-site data centers are especially appealing to small and mid-size businesses because of their low cost and simplified logistics in comparison to pursuing a do-it-yourself approach. Trying to build an on-site data center that offers even a basic degree of fault tolerance is too costly for typical small organizations. Progent is ready to help you get all the benefits of non-stop Internet data centers by providing a complete range of consulting and maintenance services. To find out more, see Fault Tolerant Internet Data Centers Consulting.
24x7 Interoffice Networking
Progentís multi-site connection engineers can help organizations create fault tolerant branch office connections through fully redundant networks featuring transparent failover. Progentís Cisco-premier CCIE network engineers can design and implement high-availability Inter-office networks based on non-stop EIGRP network routers or zero-downtime OSPF deployment of Cisco routers. Progent can demonstrate how multi-path connections and transparent fail-over offers economical non-stop interoffice connectivity. For details, visit High-Availability Inter-office Connectivity.
24x7 Internet Connections
Progent's Cisco-authorized IT engineers can help you design an affordable, high availability Internet connection architecture that can deliver 24x7 Internet access through a wide range of high availability Internet access solutions including non-stop BGP, transparent fail-over, and redundant ISPs. Progent can provide CCIE professionals to help you utilize the most advanced techniques for 24x7 Internet connectivity to create an economical, fully redundant Internet interface with automatic failover and other features to deliver fault tolerant Internet availability. To read more, go to 24x7 Internet Access Solutions.
Backup and Restore Technology Consulting and Support Services
Progent offers economical online support from IT engineers skilled in a broad array of products and technologies that provide solutions for protecting Windows, Apple Mac, and Linux/UNIX physical and virtual servers and desktops as well as laptops and smartphones. Progent offers expertise for leading data protection platforms such as Acronis Backup and Recovery, Symantec Backup Exec, BackupAssist, CrashPlan, Double-Take Backup, Mozy, Retrospect, Apple Time Machine, VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP), and Solaris FLARs. Progent's consultants can help you to deploy, upgrade, or maintain backup systems for a variety of environments such as on-premises, edge to datacenter, cloud-based, or a mix. For details, see Backup and Restore Technology Consulting and Support Services.
System Center Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) Backup and Recovery Consulting and Support Services
Progent's expert Microsoft SCDPM support professionals can assist your company to create a practical disaster recovery strategy, design a cost-effective fault-tolerante IT infrastructure, configure a Microsoft SCDPM-based backup and restore system, comprehensively validate your system, train your IT staff or regular consultants how to manage Microsoft SCDPM, or provide extensive information technology outsourcing such as off-site housing of Microsoft SCDPM machines in Progent's world-class data center. To read more, go to Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager Expertise.
Barracuda Backup Cloud and Offsite Backup and Disaster Recovery
Barracuda Backup is a low-cost, subscription-based backup and disaster recovery service for small and mid-size businesses. A Barracuda Backup solution can incorporate a custom-designed hardware storage device built by Barracuda or a software-based appliance with similar features but which uses your own storage infrastructure. Barracuda Backup safeguards vital company data generated locally, at one or multiple remote locations, or in the cloud. For disaster recovery, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon AWS, or to any location with a physical or virtual Barracuda Backup appliance. Progent is a certified Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consulting experts offer a broad array of consulting services to help you to plan, configure, operate and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery solution based on Barracuda Backup. For more information, go to Barracuda Backup and disaster recovery consulting and management.
Altaro VM Backup Software for Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
Altaro VM Backup software offers small organizations a reliable and budget-friendly platform for backing up and restoring Hyper-V and VMware-powered virtual machines (VMs). Altaro VM Backup can be deployed in on-premises, offsite, distributed, and cloud-hosted environments and also supports low-cost cloud backup to Azure storage. Headline features include industry-leading Augmented Inline Deduplication to reduce backup storage requirements, Continuous Data Protection (CDP) with backup spacing as little as five minutes for minimizing your Recovery Point Objective, military-grade encryption, item-level restore options for specific files and emails, extensive support for Windows Server Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) and for VMware vCenter for managing larger deployments, and the ability to leverage Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) to back up live virtual machines with zero downtime. Progent is an Altaro partner and can provide a broad array of services to help you to design, install, optimize and troubleshoot a backup/restore solution powered by Altaro VM Backup. To learn more, go to Altaro VM Backup Consulting.
Consulting for Double-Take Software for Backup and Recovery
Double-Take publishes a family of products intended to provide small and midsize businesses a range of affordable alternatives for replicating and recovering business-critical applications including Exchange, Microsoft SQL, RIM Blackberry, and Microsoft Office SharePoint. Progentís disaster recovery planning experts have extensive backgrounds integrating Double-Take Software technology into small company IT systems to achieve a high level of fault tolerance and disaster recovery readiness at an affordable price. To find out more, go to Consulting for Double-Take Software for Backup.
CRISC-Certified Network Risk Control
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was initiated by ISACA in 2010 to verify a consultant's skills to design, deploy, and maintain IS controls to reduce risk. Progent can provide the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a workplace continuity or disaster recovery strategy that follows industry best practices identified by CRISC and crafted to match your organization's risk appetite, business goals, and IT budget. To learn more, see CRISC-Certified network risk management experts.
Why Pick Progent for Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning Solutions?
Since Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner and offers high-level application support for a broad range of small business applications, Progent can help customers to arrive at comprehensive information technology solutions that maximize the business value of your IT network. As a Registered Partner for Cisco, Progent can provide the services of certified engineers and specialists with experience in architecting, installing and troubleshooting infrastructure solutions based on Cisco products. The depth of Progent's technical experience and Progent's appreciation for the needs of small and midsize companies make Progent the ideal resource for building and maintaining a cost-effective, dependable network.
How You Can Get Help from Progent's Experts for Non-stop System Services
In order to get in touch with Progent about technical support for fault tolerant computing, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.