Server proliferation wreaks havoc on network budgets and management resources. Server consolidation via a virtual architecture promises lower TCO of servers and quicker return on investment, more efficient use of physical computers, streamlined operations, increased network uptime, and easier manageability. Common usage scenarios for virtual machines are hardware consolidation, low-cost platforms for line-of-business legacy applications running on obsolete operating systems, and affordable quarantine of software development or pilot testing systems from on-line systems.
Progentís Cisco-Certified network experts provide professional PIX Firewall support services encompassing architecture, integration and maintenance of Cisco firewall and Cisco security technology. The Cisco PIX 500 Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewalls offers strong user and software policy enforcement, mutlivector attack protection, and safe connectivity services. Ranging from small, plug-and-play desktop appliances for small businesses and home offices to modular gigabit products, Cisco PIX firewalls provide a sensible level of security, speed and availability for information environments of all sizes. PIX firewalls are based on a proven, purpose-built operating system, PIX OS, minimizing potential OS-specific security holes. The Cisco PIX Firewall has received ICSA Firewall and IPsec certification as well as Common Criteria EAL4 evaluation status. PIX firewalls provide multiple integrated security and connectivity services, including powerful application-aware firewall services, VoIP and multimedia security, multi-site and remote-access IPsec VPN networking, intelligent access services, and flexible administrative tools. Progentís network consultants can help you choose and deploy any Cisco PIX 500 Series firewalls such as the Cisco PIX 501 Firewall, the Cisco PIX 506 Firewall, the Cisco PIX 506E, PIX 515 Firewalls, the PIX 515E Firewall, the Cisco PIX 520 Firewall, Cisco PIX 525 Firewalls and the Cisco PIX 535.
Progent can provide comprehensive remote consulting for all technical areas associated with todayís small company information systems and offers an array of vital, on-demand support services including a temporary Chief Information Officer to provide senior-level IT design and budgeting capability, a Call Center for help desk support, 24x7 server monitoring, spam and email-borne virus protection as an outside-the-firewall service, project management for critical initiatives such as site moves oroperating system migrations, connectivity experts for designing fast and reliable infrastructure, certified security specialists to verify information protection and compliance, disaster recovery experts to create business continuity strategies, and software programmers to write, customize, or repair business application programs.
ProSight Data Protection Services offer small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). For a low monthly rate, ProSight Data Protection Services automates and monitors your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of vital data, apps and virtual machines that have become lost or corrupted due to hardware breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, apps, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Important data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's BDR consultants can deliver advanced support to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to to comply with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can help you to recover your critical data.
Progent has more than a decade of experience deploying, and supporting the core platforms that make up Microsoft System Center and can assist you to plan, install, maintain, and fix your Microsoft System Center ecosystem to optimize the availability and performance of your critical IT resources across a mix of Windows and Linux/Unix OS environments and local and Cloud-based datacenters. Progent can assist your organization to migrate to the latest version of System Center from an earlier release or from a third-party IT management solution to provide the benefits of best-in-class deployment, centralized management, security and compliance, plus datacenter and application performance monitoring.
Progentís Co-managed Help Desk service makes it possible for your business to share responsibilities for Help Desk services seamlessly between your in-house IT staff and Progent's nationwide pool of veteran desktop support engineers and subject matter experts. Progentís Co-managed Help Desk service is a collaborative support solution built around the leading shared PSA platform for handling service requests, ticketing, ownership, progress tracking, and metrics.
Progent uses an enterprise-class support reporting system that records and formats detailed documentation for all delivered services. Unlike some independent consultants or local support firms who offer scant documentation or specifics of tasks done, every service delivered by Progent is tracked by comprehensive documentation. Every Progent consultant has use of the support reports sent by each consultant to every customer. The discipline of detailing and archiving service activity results in more effective service and avoids a slew of common misfortunes such as when a service customer is effectively held captive to a consultant who refuses to let go of vital service information.
Progentís Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity consultants have in-depth experience assisting small and mid-size organizations to minimize network downtime by providing cost-effective online consulting services for disaster recovery/business continuity (DR/BC) planning, high-availability network infrastructure, data backup and restore solutions, and transparent system maintenance. Progentís business continuity consultants can help you to plan and test an efficient business continuity plan that matches your business goals and IT budget. Progentís disaster recovery engineers can help you to architect, implement, and maintain fault-tolerant technologies including redundant Internet connectivity, virtualization, fail-over clustering, network load balancing, continual off-site backup, and geographically dispersed data centers.
Progent has been providing SharePoint support since the initial SharePoint product was published over a a dozen years, and Progent has the scope of technical know-how to assist organizations of any size to design and implement a SharePoint Server 2013 installation and create SharePoint Server 2013 apps that add significant business benefit to your IT investment. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you to evaluate the risks and benefits of migrating to SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint Online from earlier releases of SharePoint or from another collaboration environment; determine if an on-premises, online or hybrid configuration is best suited for your busi9ness; and select the right edition of SharePoint 2013 for your applications. Progent can provide comprehensive project management services or can assist in specific tasks associated with your SharePoint 2013 migration.
Configuration Manager automates application and device provisioning across multiple sites, centralizes compliance settings management, inventories network assets, protects against company data leakage, provides network health monitoring, enables secure self service, and delivers a common control mechanism for administering mixed-OS networks running on-premises, cloud-centric, or hybrid deployment topologies. Progent's Microsoft-certified Configuration Manager consulting team and Azure cloud experts can assist your organization with any aspect of planning, installing, using and troubleshooting a SCCM deployment for local, cloud-based, or hybrid environments.
Progent's Microsoft-Certified SQL engineers offer a range of services to assist small and midsize companies to plan, install, manage, and troubleshoot Microsoft SQL 2008 solutions so that they gain the optimum strategic advantage from this advanced database management platform. In addition, Progent can provide consulting expertise for network architecture, enterprise-wide security, and custom software programming to increase the strategic benefit of your computer network.
Systems Management Server 2003 offers added functionality for change and configuration management of Windows-powered networks via introducing Feature Packs. Feature Packs reduce the net administrative costs of managing and deploying software by making it simpler to copy system images, manage mobile devices, and operate management tools. In addition to advising you about techniques to cut management costs by installing Microsoft SMS 2003 Feature Packs, Progent's consultants can show you how to plan and implement IT projects involving processes that Feature Packs are designed to streamline. Progent's migration and update services can lower cost and eliminate business disruption as you move to new operating systems and programs. Progent's wireless engineers can help you define efficient procedures and policies to manage handheld computers and intelligent mobile phones so your field force remains efficient and secure. Progent's CISSP-certified consultants and CISM-certified security experts can help you design a security strategy that incorporates standards, processes and technologies to keep your IT computer system protected.
Progent's certified consultants can assist you to analyze the potential benefits of Hyper-V-powered server virtualization for your company, conduct pilot installations to verify Hyper-V's operation with your production software, assess your network infrastructure for smooth performance with virtual server technology, help you in migrating to Windows Server 2008 and setting up Hyper-V, educate your IT staff to track and manage Hyper-V, offer world-class consulting help for enhancing the protection of your virtual servers, design and validate business continuity processes that optimize system availability, and provide continuing consulting and maintenance including low-cost online troubleshooting and turn-key Help Desk outsourcing.
Progent offers high availability load balancing support that addresses system load balancing, load balanced applications, network infrastructure routing, and content delivery technology including F5 Networks 3DNS. fault tolerant load balancing providers for which Progent offers consulting expertise include Windows 2003 Server Network Load Balancing Manager, Citrix Access Suite and Access Gateway, Cisco Content Services Switch, Cisco Content Distribution Manager and ACNS, and F5 Networks 3-DNS.
Windows Active Directory requires significant field experience to integrate efficiently across a large corporation. Progentís Microsoft Premier engineers are experienced in planning, deploying, and troubleshooting complex Enterprise AD projects. Progentís fields of proven competence with Microsoft Windows Active Directory include replication issues, multi-domain partition configurations, repair of corrupted Active Directory objects, dealing with legacy beta version configuration objects in production Active Directory systems, and repair of failed configurations of AD and Active Directory-integrated applications.
Progent offers the support of CISM Premier security consultants. The Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) committee defines the core competencies and worldwide standards of skill that information security professionals are required to learn. It provides executive management the confidence that those who have qualified for their CISM certification possess the background and capability to deliver effective security management and support services.
Progent's Power BI experts can help you to plan, deploy, maintain, update or debug your Power BI environment. Progent's database experts can assist you to prepare your target data for Power BI reports and dashboards. Progent can show you how to build and manage an onsite, cloud, or hybrid environment for Power BI.
Progentís Microsoft certified experts provide a variety of support services for Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains). Microsoft Dynamics GP is an accounting and ERP platform based, like all Microsoft accounting solutions, on the expandable and familiar foundation of Windows technology. Microsoft Dynamics GP provides a cost-effective tool for controlling and combining accounting, e-commerce, supply chain, manufacturing, project accounting, field service, and human resources. Dynamics GP is easy to install and configure, and with its modular approach you can purchase only the functions you currently require, with the option to add users and increase functionality in the future. Progentís Microsoft Dynamics GP support experts can show you how to deploy, customize and manage the current version of Microsoft Dynamics GP or upgrade efficiently from an earlier version.
Exchange Server 2013 includes major enhancements to the functionality of Microsoft Exchange 2010 and delivers powerful innovations plus a revamped architecture. These improvements favorably impact vital IT areas including ease of administration, availability, compliance, operational costs, teamwork, extensibility, throughput, cross-version interoperability, and the user experience. Progent's certified Exchange 2013 consulting professionals can assist your organization to understand the possible business benefits of migrating to Microsoft Exchange 2013, create an efficient test and rollout strategy, and train your IT staff to manage your Exchange 2013 solution. Progent also offers affordable remote consulting and support and management for Exchange Server 2013.
For enterprises with branch offices in California or any region served by Progent's consultants, Progent's Microsoft-Premier network consulting experts and authorized Cisco network specialists offer a variety of network consulting services such as project management, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, office relocations, corporate security, system architecture, on-site or phone-based branch office support, and technical support for data center hosting facilities. A Progent IT consultant can show you how to design a multi-site information system that makes efficient use of colocation facilities and Internet data centers. Progentís Microsoft Premier consultants can help large corporations plan, integrate and support major rollouts of the latest versions of Microsoft technology including Enterprise Active Directory, Exchange Server, SharePoint, Microsoft SQL, and Enterprise Windows. Progentís CCIE and CCNP experts can assist you to configure Cisco technology for connection solutions that incorporate basic, high-performance, integrated, and wireless networking.
The latest generation of ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls with Firepower Services provide substantially more bang for the buck than Cisco's previous firewalls and have superseded the ASA 5500 and PIX 500 firewalls for new deployments. Progent's Cisco-premier CCIE network experts can help you to maintain your legacy PIX or ASA 5500 security appliances and upgrade to Cisco ASA 5500-X firewalls with Firepower Services. Progent can also assist your business to design, integrate, optimize, administer and debug firewall environments based around ASA firewalls with Firepower Services.
Progent's Intune consultants can assist your organization to understand the strategic value of adopting Microsoft Intune for managing your web-facing mobile computers including laptops, smartphones, and tablets based on Windows, Apple iOS, and Google Android. Progent can assist you to define security and compliance policies, plan and deploy test environments to evaluate the appropriateness of Intune for your network, install Intune throughout your enterprise, integrate Intune with System Center Configuration Manager for unified change management, and maintain your Microsoft Intune deployment.
Progent can provide cost-effective online support to assist companies to integrate Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services such as Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for virtual server hosting, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) for scalable cloud storage, and Amazon Glacier for value-priced long-term archiving. Progent can assist your IT team with every aspect of Amazon AWS integration including requirements analysis, readiness evaluation, architectural design and review, testing, deployment, centralized administration, performance optimization, software license management, disaster recovery mechanisms, and security. Progent offers advanced expertise with firewall configuration and VPN technology and can help you deploy cloud-based or hybrid cloud ecosystems that seamlessly incorporate Amazon AWS resources. Progent offers occasional expertise to help you to resolve complex technical issues or Progent can deliver project management outsourcing or co-sourcing services to help you move to the Amazon AWS cloud on time and within budget.
Progent can provide the guidance of a CRISC-certified risk management expert to help your company to design and deploy an enterprise risk management (ERM) solution based on best practices identified by CRISC and geared to match your organization's risk tolerance, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines.
Progent practices information transfer from Progent's support experts to customers. By teaching clients to handle technical issues that are within their comfort zone, Progent can concentrate on delivering high-value skills where Progent faces little competition. Small companies who work with trusted freelance consultants or who maintain in-house support personnel benefit when Progent passes on information about new technology and tested methodologies to make their IT environments more robust, secure, and productive.
Microsoft Lync Server 2010 provides Instant Messaging, Real Presence, voice/video conferencing, desktop sharing, as well as VoIP and traditional public switched telephone network (PSTN) voice communication. Microsoft Lync 2010 can enhance the functionality of Exchange, SharePoint Server and Office or cloud-based Office 365 and streamlines administration via integration with Active Directory. Lync can also cut capital and operational costs by doing away with VoIP equipment and subscription fees, PBX gear, or conventional teleconferencing technology. Progent's Microsoft-certified unified communications experts can provide remote and on-premises support services to help you to maintain and repair your current Lync 2010 environment or assess the benefits of migrating from Lync to Skype for Business, which is Microsoft's renamed and revamped release of the product. Progent can also help your organization to design and execute a smooth Skype for Business migration.
Progent's ISSAP Premier security consultants, or Information Systems Security Architecture Professionals, are consultants who have earned ISSAP Certification as a result of thorough examination and extensive work with information security architecture. ISSAP security experts possess in-depth knowledge of access control mechanisms and methodologies, phone system and network infrastructure security, cryptography, needs evaluation, business continuity and DRP, and physical security integration. Progent's ISSAP-certified security experts can help your business with all phases of architecture security.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have two decades of background providing electronic messaging and integrated telecommunications/email solutions for companies. Progent provides economical Exchange Server consulting services to enhance email security and virus protection, achieve fault tolerant email, and implement remote and mobile email connectivity. Progentís Microsoft Exchange help and support services can aid you in designing and deploying a Microsoft Exchange upgrade or a move from a legacy SMPT server or older Microsoft Email software such as Microsoft Exchange 5.5 to Exchange Server 2010.
Progent can provide fast remote access to Cisco-certified CCIE networking experts. Progent's CCIE engineers can connect to your environment via advanced remote support tools to deliver fast and affordable analysis and repair of critical network infrastructure problems.
Progent's background delivering Microsoft .NET services and SQL Server consulting, and Progent's programming experience with VBasic, XML, and other developer tools make it possible to design specialized line-of-business applications and eCommerce environments that integrate transparently with Microsoft Dynamics GP Software. Progent's Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains reporting consultants can show you how to design reports that let you track your business more effectively, turning raw information into valuable insights into your business.
Progent offers nationwide remote phone support and troubleshooting services for businesses that run Apple Mac OS X networks or whose information systems feature a mix of Apple macOS and Mac OS X with Microsoft Windows products. Progent's engineers offer macOS and Mac OS X users a variety of services including desktop support, migration to the current version of Mac OS X from other earlier versions of Mac, plus expertise with Apple macOS and Mac OS X application software. Progent can also help your business with iPhone and Apple iPad synchronization and troubleshooting, or moving to Apple's iCloud. Remote network consulting offers maximum leverage for your information technology budget by extending client efficiency and limiting the time billed for computer analysis and repair. Advanced online support technology and experienced service specialists and engineers combine to enable Progent to handle the majority of network problems without squandering time and money by going to your location. In the vast majority of situations your network issues can be dealt with over the phone or via a combination of telephone help and remote connectivity. Progent can put you in touch with Cisco CCIE infrastructure experts and CISM and CISSP certified security professionals to help you with the most difficult network issues.
Progent's expertise delivering Microsoft .NET support and SQL Server consulting, and Progent's programming experience with Microsoft VBasic, XML, and other developer tools make it possible to create custom mission-critical applications and eCommerce environments that integrate seamlessly with Microsoft Dynamics GP/Great Plains Software. Progent's Microsoft Dynamics GP management reporting services can help you create reports that allow you to analyze your business more effectively, turning raw information into useful insights into your business.
Progent can help you design, configure, manage, monitor, and repair an efficient Wi-Fi network architecture, select sensible hardware and software, and configure wireless access points, bridges, radio antennas, wireless controllers, and various wireless products. Progent can also show you how to put together a complete 802.11ac wireless network security plan that is well aligned with the security plan for your overall corporate network.
Progentís IT outsourcing services offer budget-friendly network support for small organizations. Whether it involves designing network infrastructure, creating an in-house Help Desk or using an outside one, deploying a new email platform, monitoring your network, or developing an on-line eCommerce application, outsourcing your IT technical services can contain expenses and eliminate risks, allowing IT support budgets to increase in a more linear and controlled fashion than is feasible by assembling a large, knowledgeable internal IT staff. Progentís Outsourcing White Paper and datasheets tell you how Progent can help you build a protected and highly available network foundation for your critical applications based on Microsoft Windows such as Office XP, Office 2003, and Microsoft Office 2000.
Progent's application experts offer in-depth support, custom programming, integration help, and online classes for leading applications that address key areas including ERP, financials, management reporting, web application development, and the MS Office family of business productivity software. As a Microsoft Partner with decades of background providing advanced consulting and troubleshooting services online, Progent can help clients anywhere in the United States to avoid the time and fees related to travel and on-site visits without compromising the high quality of technical support.
Progentís team of expert software programmers, relational database architects, and program management consultants can help large businesses to complete development projects for Windows, Linux, or Web applications. Progent's co-sourcing services include fast access to veteran project managers for advanced planning and program co-ordination or Progent can help customers fill in expertise gaps by offering database designers and software programmers experienced in building line-of-business applications based on Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL. Progent's SharePoint Server experts can assist clients to incorporate SharePoint with additional applications such as Microsoft SQL and Office Excel to create data-driven intranets and portal sites. Progent also offers experience with web development tools and can assist clients to create, expand, repair, or migrate web-based applications to take advantage of the most current web technology.
Progentís Co-managed Help Desk service makes it possible for your IT organization to split responsibilities for Help Desk services seamlessly between your in-house IT team and Progent's nationwide pool of seasoned desktop support engineers and subject matter experts. Progentís Help Desk Co-management service is an advanced service desk solution based on the top shared professional services automation tool for handling end-user service requests, ticket lifecycle, ownership, progress tracking, and metrics.
Progent can provide the support of a veteran specialist with years of experience installing, managing, and enhancing telepresence systems from top-tier suppliers including Cisco, TANDBERG, Polycom, LifeSize, and Radvision. Progent's consultants can coordinate with your internal network management team, your ISP, and your video conferencing technology vendor to assist your organization increase the strategic value of your telepresence ecosystem.
Progent's business climate will allow you to become a better consulting professional by enhancing your information technology knowledge and boosting the loyalty of your customers. Progent delivers this commitment by recruiting the top consulting talent for you to operate with, providing an advanced network and communications architecture, running custom application tools to deliver the highest level of service, and by streamlining our operational models for finding and maintaining customers.
Progent's Wi-Fi site survey and predictive modeling assist you to design, implement and troubleshoot a Wi-Fi network customized for your facilities, offering your business a WLAN that has the reception, performance, capacity, Quality of Service, data protection, and hand-off ability your company requires. Wi-Fi survey services from Progent include online predictive modeling for designing a wireless LAN and onsite site survey services for confirming, optimizing, and troubleshooting a functioning Wi-Fi network.
Office 365 is Microsoft's growing family of productivity applications and cloud services available on a monthly or annual subscription basis. Office 365 applications and cloud-based services are offered in an array of subscription plans intended for markets from students and households to enterprises. Progent offers fast and easy online access to specialists with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft, Mac, iOS, and Android technology. Progent can help you to understand the wealth of subscription options available with Office 365 and integrate your information network with Office 365 so you derive maximum business value. Progent offers expertise with multi-platform networks that incorporate Windows, macOS or OS X, and Linux technology. Progent can also assist you to build and manage hybrid networks that seamlessly combine local and cloud products and services.
Les Kent has a 35-year history of effective technology integration, business administration, marketing, and operations. He has shown a talent for developing elegant IT solutions during his time as as a network architect, application developer, project manager, deployment consultant, and problem solver for small companies, new ventures, and major corporations.
Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants have over 10 years of background designing, deploying, optimizing and troubleshooting System Center Operations Manager environments and offer organizations of all sizes advanced remote or onsite consulting services for SCOM 2012. Progent can help you to design a topology for SCOM 2012 servers that provides the responsiveness and resilience needed to watch over your datacenter effectively, whether your infrastructure are on-premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid solution. Progent's SCOM consultants can also help you to import and set up SCOM 2012 management packs based on industry best practices for monitoring network infrastructure and Microsoft and third-party apps and services. In addition, Progent can deliver fast remote or on-premises technical support to help you to remediate serious issues uncovered by SCOM 2012.
Configuration Manager 2016 automates software provisioning across multiple sites, streamlines compliance settings management, inventories network assets, protects against company data leakage, provides network health monitoring, enables safe self service, and delivers a single control mechanism for managing multi-OS networks running on-premises, cloud, or hybrid deployment topologies. Progent's Microsoft-certified Configuration Manager 2016 consultants and Azure cloud integration experts can help your organization with any facet of planning, installing, using and troubleshooting a SCCM 2016 solution for on-premises, cloud-based, or hybrid environments.
Progent offers one-on-one education designed for people who want to broaden their knowledge of the macOS and OS X platform, Mac hardware, or Mac office software including Word, Excel, and Outlook for Mac. Progent also can provide customized group or individual online classes for macOS and Mac OS X applications.
Microsoft Office Communications Server provides IM and Real Presence as part of an extensible, enterprise-grade package offering advanced protection, seamless integration with additional Microsoft products, an extendable, standards-based development platform, and compliance with regulatory requirements such as HIPAA, SOX, and Gramm-Leach-Bliley. The product allows cost savings and elevated operational efficiencies, enhanced individual output, and stronger intellectual property protection. Microsoft Office Communications Server has been superseded by Lync, which in turn has been revamped and renamed Skype for Business. Progent's Microsoft-certified IM and Presence experts can provide remote and onsite configuration support and mediation services for your Office Communications Server 2007 deployment and can help you to assess the costs and benefits of migrating to Microsoft's Skype for Business. Progent can also help you to plan and execute an efficient migration that will add significant strategic value to your IT system
ProSight Data Protection Services provide small and mid-sized organizations an affordable end-to-end service for secure backup/disaster recovery. Available at a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast recovery of vital data, applications and VMs that have become unavailable or corrupted as a result of component breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to a local device, or to both. Progent's BDR specialists can deliver world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory standards such as HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can help you to restore your business-critical information.
Progent's certified Forefront Threat Management Server 2010 and Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 consultants can assist you to plan, deploy, and support a configuration of Forefront TMG or Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 on your information system that delivers the firewall protection, performance and manageability that your company needs.
Progent provides the help of Microsoft and Cisco-Certified network support professionals to offer customers economical ways to help organizations maximize the value of Microsoft and Cisco products. For environments that span from small offices to nationwide enterprises, Progent's expert consultants can show you how to enhance your network's e-mail architecture, protection, availability, throughput, and IT administration.
Progent's ProSight Email Guard solution uses the services and infrastructure of top information security companies to deliver centralized management and world-class protection for your inbound and outbound email. The hybrid structure of Progent's Email Guard integrates cloud-based filtering with an on-premises gateway device to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, DHAs, and other email-borne malware. Email Guard's cloud filter acts as a preliminary barricade and blocks the vast majority of unwanted email from making it to your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to external attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a further layer of analysis for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises security gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email traffic that originates and ends within your security perimeter.