Immediate Online Technical Support for Richmond Information Networks
Fast Remote Technical Support for Richmond SystemsFor companies located in Richmond or anywhere in Virginia, Progent offers online help for information systems powered by Microsoft, Cisco, macOS and OS , or Linux technology. Progent's Microsoft Premier professionals have delivered online support to companies in every state in the U.S. (Refer to recommendations from Progent's customers.) In addition, Progent can furnish the expertise of Cisco CCIE-qualified engineers to help with complex networking problems, plus the services of CISSP-accredited cybersecurity consultants to handle high-level security design and diagnostic jobs.

Progent's online support experts offer exceptional leverage due to the fact that they possess the practical experience and have access to the sophisticated tools necessary to resolve most network issues rapidly. Efficient support reduces direct expenses since solutions use up minimal billable consulting minutes. Remote support also eliminates the cost of dispatching a consultant to your location. Your organization benefits even more with indirect costs by minimizing or eliminating system outages and associated losses stemming from business discontinuity, disgruntled customers and vendors, idle employees, and de-focused executives. Progent's extensive remote technical support experience is particularly helpful in environments that are dependent on public clouds for vital infrastructure or software like Azure, Amazon AWA, or Office 365 Exchange Online, where onsite support may not be useful.

Progent's billing model for remote support is designed to leverage your network support investment. Progent charges on a per-minute basis for phone assistance, so you owe only for the support that you receive. Unlike many remote support firms, Progent asks for no startup surcharge or minimum job duration. Progent's per-minute billing unit and simple model for billing do away with scenarios where fast repairs manage to turn into major tabs. Progent's penchant for solving technical issues quickly means your business spends less money.

Progent's Remote Consulting and Troubleshooting Services
Through years of experience, Progent has mastered an array of optimized technologies and field-proven processes which permit the maximum degree of effectiveness for online consulting and troubleshooting for information systems of any size. Progent provides protected Virtual Private Network support for gateways from a variety of popular vendors including Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and WatchGuard. Protected VPN access enables the consultants of Progent's remote service group to interface to your computer system without breaching network security.

Progent's sophisticated customer support reporting system includes detailed records describing the support that Progent's clients have received. Progent's authorized consultants have access to the history of services provided to every customer by every Progent consultant. This history of trouble tickets and resolutions is organized as a readily retrievable internal database that permits Progent's online technical engineers to communicate their experiences company-wide to make sure that the quality of Progent's technical support grows over time. Progent's extensive list of certifications and close relationships with key industry leaders including Cisco and Microsoft open up additional vast technical knowledge bases and allow fast access to vendors' in-house product engineers with the result that Progent's online service experts can arrive at optimal solutions promptly.

Remote technical services provided by Progent to businesses in Richmond and throughout the state of Virginia include:

ProSight Fixed-price Managed IT Services for Small and Medium Size Businesses
Progent offers a family of affordable, fixed-price managed services designed to enable small and medium-size organizations to benefit from the same cutting-edge IT solutions deployed by some of the world's leading enterprises. Progent's ProSight line of outsourced network management services addresses all critical facets of information technology including email protection, behavioral-based threat defense, cloud-based backup and disaster recovery, infrastructure management, VM hosting, and IT asset documentation management. ProSight managed services include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) is an endpoint protection service that incorporates next generation behavior machine learning tools to guard endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults like ransomware and email phishing, which routinely evade traditional signature-based AV products. ProSight ASM safeguards on-premises and cloud resources and offers a unified platform to automate the entire threat progression including filtering, identification, containment, remediation, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and real-time system-wide immunization against newly discovered attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) endpoint protection and ransomware recovery.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Endpoint Security and Exchange Email Filtering
    Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) services offer economical multi-layer security for physical servers and VMs, workstations, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and advanced heuristics for continuously monitoring and reacting to cyber threats from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers two-way firewall protection, penetration alarms, device control, and web filtering through leading-edge technologies incorporated within a single agent managed from a unified control. Progent's security and virtualization experts can help you to design and implement a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your organization's specific requirements and that helps you achieve and demonstrate compliance with legal and industry information security standards. Progent will help you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your network and respond to alerts that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also help your company to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery system such as ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business rapidly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Read more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection unified physical and virtual endpoint security and Exchange email filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized organizations a low cost and fully managed solution for reliable backup/disaster recovery. For a low monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and enables fast restoration of vital files, apps and virtual machines that have become unavailable or damaged due to component breakdowns, software glitches, natural disasters, human mistakes, or malware attacks such as ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you protect, retrieve and restore files, folders, applications, system images, plus Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be protected on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's cloud backup consultants can provide world-class expertise to set up ProSight DPS to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FIRPA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, when needed, can assist you to restore your critical data. Find out more about ProSight DPS Managed Cloud Backup and Recovery.

  • ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
    ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam filtering service that uses the infrastructure of top data security vendors to provide web-based control and comprehensive protection for your email traffic. The powerful structure of Email Guard integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide complete protection against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-borne malware. The cloud filter serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This decreases your vulnerability to inbound attacks and saves system bandwidth and storage. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device adds a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway provides AV and anti-spam filtering, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The onsite security gateway can also help Microsoft Exchange Server to monitor and safeguard internal email traffic that stays within your corporate firewall. For more information, see Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Network Infrastructure Management
    ProSight WAN Watch is an infrastructure management service that makes it easy and inexpensive for smaller organizations to diagram, monitor, optimize and debug their networking appliances such as routers, firewalls, and load balancers as well as servers, client computers and other devices. Incorporating cutting-edge RMM technology, ProSight WAN Watch makes sure that network maps are always current, captures and manages the configuration information of virtually all devices connected to your network, tracks performance, and sends notices when issues are detected. By automating time-consuming management and troubleshooting activities, ProSight WAN Watch can knock hours off common chores like network mapping, expanding your network, locating appliances that need important software patches, or identifying the cause of performance problems. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch network infrastructure monitoring and management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring Services
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring managed service that uses state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management (RMM) technology to help keep your IT system operating efficiently by tracking the health of vital assets that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects an issue, an alarm is transmitted automatically to your specified IT personnel and your assigned Progent consultant so that any potential problems can be resolved before they can impact your network Find out more details about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring services.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's Tier III Data Center
    With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size organization can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected 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 client retains ownership of the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Since the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to a different hosting environment without a time-consuming and difficult reinstallation procedure. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting provider. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management
    Progent's 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 IT infrastructure, procedures, applications, and services. You can quickly locate passwords or IP addresses and be warned about impending expirations of SSLs or domains. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time spent searching for vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your business network such as standard operating procedures (SOPs) and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports a high level of automation for gathering and associating IT data. Whether youíre planning enhancements, performing regular maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the data you require as soon as you need it. Learn more about Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a fast and low-cost way for small and mid-size organizations to get an unbiased evaluation of the health of their network. Powered by some of the top remote monitoring and management tools available, and overseen by Progent's certified group of information technology professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how closely the deployment of your essential infrastructure devices adhere to leading practices. Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide immediate benefits like a cleaner Active Directory (AD) environment. Both also include one year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management (RMM). Advantages can include simpler network management, improved compliance with data security requirements, more efficient utilization of network assets, faster problem resolution, more reliable backup and restore, and less downtime. Read more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report service is an affordable service based on a brief discussion with a Progent information assurance expert. The fact-finding interview is intended to help evaluate your organization's ability to block or recover quickly following an attack by a ransomware strain such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Hermes. Progent will consult with you personally to gather information about your existing AV defense and backup platform, and Progent will then produce a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report describing how you can apply best practices to build a cost-effective AV and backup/recovery environment that aligns with your company's needs. For additional information, see Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.

Additional Consulting Programs Offered by Progent
Progent can provide the services of seasoned remote consulting professionals for contract IT programs. Progent's charges for ongoing development or consulting tasks are set based on the level of expertise of the engineers assigned. Progent's background in these special fields of information technology allows clients to execute critical projects economically and on schedule. Progent's project-based remote consulting solutions include:

  • Call Center Support
    Progent's Help Desk programs for companies with environments that incorporate Microsoft, Cisco, macOS and OS X, or UNIX/Linux products include comprehensive Help Desk Call Center services, shared Help Desk services, and Call Center consulting. Progent's Standard Help Desk Services offer small organizations an end-to-end solution that manages all aspects of online desktop technical support from initial requests through trouble ticket generation, screen sharing, progress tracking, problem resolution, and management reports. Progent offers help desk services at a substantial discount off Progent's normal desktop support rates, and Progent offers the option of fast as-needed escalation to subject matter experts to handle challenging problems.

    Progent's Help Desk consulting services can aid you in creating an efficient new Help Desk or enhancing your current organization, selecting or modifying Call Center application software to address the particular requirements of your company, or adding temporary phone support personnel to work with your in-house Call Center group during high-demand events such as software transitions, major upgrades, or installing new business software.

    Progent's Help Desk Call Center staff of veteran network professionals gives your clients in Richmond or anywhere in the state of Virginia immediate assistance from an efficient network service resource with years of experience offering telephone-based support and online diagnostics for networks based on Microsoft Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, UNIX, or Linux components. Progent's concentration is to earn the Help Desk Call Center the reputation as a crucial driver of company performance, and Progent's target is to resolve and not merely document IT issues.

  • Business Applications Support: Education, Custom Development, and Integration
    Progent's Applications Experts staff offers phone-based advanced consulting expertise and training in specific application areas including ERP, Manufacturing Requirements Planning, custom financial systems, and Customer Relationship Management. Progent also can provide consulting expertise, custom development, and education for popular Microsoft applications such as Microsoft CRM, MS Office Project, Microsoft Office 365 Word, and Microsoft Office 365 Excel. For more on Progent's expertise, programming, and training services, refer to Progent's Business Application Experts Group.

  • Centralized and Streamlined Administration of Hybrid Cloud Environments
    Microsoft System Center 2016 centralizes and automates the administration of hybrid cloud networks through advanced integration with Windows Server 2016, Windows 10 clients; seamless management of heterogeneous networks that include various Linux distributions, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere; and better cloud support such as tighter integration with Microsoft Intune for iPhone and Google Android smartphone management plus built-in integration with Microsoft Operations Management Suite for cloud-enhanced analytics. Progent's System Center 2016 consultants offer world-class remote and onsite expertise for all elements of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager, Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, and Service Manager. Progent can assist you to design and configure a new deployment of System Center 2016, extend or tune your current one, upgrade efficiently from a prior release of System Center, or troubleshoot your System Center environment.

  • Remote IT Infrastructure Monitoring Support
    Progent offers organizations in Richmond, or anywhere in the state of Virginia, online IT infrastructure monitoring and reporting by providing Microsoft System Center Operations Manager consulting and Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012) troubleshooting and support. Progent can configure SCOM to fit your business so that your IT support is proactive and automated. By detecting possible trouble spots before they cause network outages, proactive monitoring can head off stressful and expensive network failures. Progent can also deploy network monitoring utilities such as Nagios and MRTG to analyze UNIX, Linux, Solaris, or Apple macOS and OS X systems, Microsoft Windows systems, or systems based on a variety of operating systems.
How Your Richmond Company Can Contact Progent's Remote Technical Support Professionals
To get in touch with Progent about emergency remote support with Microsoft, Apple macOS and OS X, or Linux networks, visit Progent's Nationwide Online Help, telephone 1-800-993-9400, or refer to Contact Progent. For companies and new businesses in Richmond or anywhere in the state of Virginia, Progent's online network support engineers are ready to provide professional and affordable IT help the instant your company requires it. More than a decade of delivering remote repair services has led to Microsoft Partner status for Progent's consulting experts and has allowed Progent to acquire high-end troubleshooting skills and to refine online access tools to fix computer problems rapidly while avoiding the expense and lost time associated with on-site support calls.

Even if your Richmond organization deals with a local freelance support technician or maintains an in-house IT staff that can deal with the majority of network issues, Progentís Microsoft certified engineers can offer an easy and transparent virtual expansion of your local resources for situations when your usual service personnel either don't have the availability or the knowledge to handle sudden network emergencies or particularly challenging integration projects.

Details of Progent's Online Computer Support for Richmond
Progent's online support, Internet-based repair, system security expertise, and system management services give companies in Richmond or anywhere in the state of Virginia the greatest leverage for your support budget. Whether you require occasional phone support and Internet-based troubleshooting or full-time Help Desk support and network administration, Progent's experts can provide your company world class network support while allowing you to eliminate the cost and administration overhead of running a large internal IT staff. Highlights of Progent's National Remote Support program include:

What Makes Progent Different from Other Support Firms?
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner consulting firm and Progent's head count, range of IT expertise, fine tuned support tools, and familiarity with enterprise networking enable companies to escape the limitations associated with exclusive reliance on smaller service firms, independent freelance consultants, or over-stretched internal IT help.

Progent adds value by offering:

How Does My Business Begin Getting Remote Technical Help from Progent?
To get started with Progent's Nationwide Remote Support services or to learn more about Progent's phone support programs, contact Progent at 1-866-PROGENT (866-776-4368) or go to Contact Progent. If you have an urgent need for network support, go to Immediate Technical Support.