Fast and Affordable Online Help for Richmond IT Networks
Urgent Phone Consulting for Richmond SystemsFor companies located in Richmond or anywhere in the state of Virginia, Progent provides online help for information systems based on any mix of Microsoft Windows, Cisco, macOS and OS , or Linux technology. Progent's Microsoft Premier professionals have delivered remote troubleshooting to companies in all 50 states in the United States. (See recommendations from Progent's clients.) In addition, Progent can furnish the consultation services of Cisco CCIE engineers to help with complex infrastructure issues, plus the assistance of CISSP-accredited security experts to handle high-level security design and diagnostic jobs.

Progent's online support experts provide exceptional leverage due to the fact that they possess the practical experience and are equipped with the sophisticated technology necessary to solve the majority of information system issues quickly. This lowers immediate costs since service calls accumulate minimal billable consulting minutes. Remote support also eliminates the cost of dispatching a consultant to your site. Your organization saves additionally with indirect costs by reducing or avoiding system downtime and related losses resulting from business disruption, disgruntled clients, idle workers, and distracted executives. Progent's advanced online technical support experience is especially valuable for organizations that are dependent on public clouds for critical network infrastructure or applications like Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWA, or Exchange Online, where onsite IT support may not be an alternative.

Progent's pricing policy for online support is structured to leverage your network support investment. Progent bills on a per-minute basis for telephone-based assistance, so you are invoiced only for the support that you receive. Unlike typical remote support organizations, Progent requires no service activation surcharge or minimum payments. Progent's per-minute billing unit and clean policy for pricing save you from situations where quick solutions somehow turn into major tabs. Progent's penchant for disposing of technical issues efficiently means your business saves money.

Progent's Online Consulting and Troubleshooting Services
Over time, Progent has refined a collection of customized technologies and proven methodologies which allow the highest level of effectiveness for remote engineering help and troubleshooting for computer systems of any size. Progent provides protected VPN support for VPN gateways from multiple leading sources such as Microsoft, Cisco, SonicWall and WatchGuard. Protected VPN access allows the engineers of Progent's remote service group to link to your company's environment without violating system security.

Progent's powerful customer support database application includes comprehensive documentation for all support that Progent's customers have received. Progent's team engineers have access to the records of assistance rendered to each Progent client by every engineer. This history of issues and solutions is structured as a conveniently searchable proprietary database that allows Progent's remote support engineers to communicate their experiences company-wide to ensure that the value of Progent's technical support improves over time. Progent's advanced accreditations and working relationships with important vendors such as Cisco and Microsoft open up additional extensive support databases and permit priority access to manufacturers' internal product engineers with the result that Progent's remote service experts can come up with optimal solutions quickly.

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

ProSight Flat-rate Managed IT Services for Small and Medium Size Businesses
Progent provides a selection of budget-friendly, flat-rate managed services designed to allow small and mid-size businesses to utilize the same best-of-breed IT solutions used by some of the world's top corporations. Progent's ProSight line of network management outsourcing services addresses all key aspects of information technology such as email content filtering, threat defense based on machine leaning, automated backup/recovery, infrastructure monitoring and management, virtual server cloud hosting, and network resources documentation management. ProSight managed services include:

  • ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
    Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) solution that utilizes cutting edge behavior analysis tools to defend endpoint devices and physical and virtual servers against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and file-less exploits, which routinely get by legacy signature-based AV products. ProSight ASM protects on-premises and cloud resources and offers a single platform to manage the entire threat lifecycle including protection, detection, mitigation, remediation, and post-attack forensics. Top capabilities include one-click rollback with Windows VSS and automatic network-wide immunization against new threats. Learn more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.

  • ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Endpoint Security and Exchange Filtering
    ProSight Enhanced Security Protection services offer economical in-depth protection for physical and virtual servers, workstations, smartphones, and Microsoft Exchange. ProSight ESP uses adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to cyber assaults from all vectors. ProSight ESP delivers firewall protection, penetration alarms, device management, and web filtering via leading-edge tools incorporated within one agent accessible from a unified control. Progent's data protection and virtualization experts can help your business to plan and configure a ProSight ESP environment that addresses your company's unique requirements and that allows you prove compliance with legal and industry information security regulations. Progent will assist you define and configure policies that ProSight ESP will enforce, and Progent will monitor your IT environment and react to alarms that require immediate attention. Progent's consultants can also assist you to set up and verify a backup and disaster recovery system like 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 (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.

  • ProSight Data Protection Services: Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery
    ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent offer small and medium-sized businesses an affordable and fully managed service for reliable backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly price, ProSight DPS automates and monitors your backup activities and allows rapid restoration of critical files, applications and virtual machines that have become lost or damaged due to hardware breakdowns, software bugs, disasters, human mistakes, or malicious attacks like ransomware. ProSight Data Protection Services can help you back up, retrieve and restore files, folders, apps, 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 specialists can provide world-class support to configure ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, and PCI and, whenever necessary, can help you to restore your business-critical data. Learn more about ProSight Data Protection Services 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 and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of leading information security vendors to deliver centralized control and world-class security for your inbound and outbound email. The powerful structure of Progent's Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with a local security gateway device to offer advanced defense against spam, viruses, Dos Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. Email Guard's Cloud Protection Layer serves as a first line of defense and keeps the vast majority of unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This reduces your vulnerability to external attacks and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's onsite security gateway device provides a further level of inspection for incoming email. For outbound email, the on-premises security gateway offers AV and anti-spam protection, protection against data leaks, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also assist Microsoft Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that stays within your security perimeter. For more details, visit Email Guard spam filtering and data leakage protection.

  • ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Management
    Progentís ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for smaller organizations to diagram, track, enhance and troubleshoot their networking hardware such as routers, firewalls, and load balancers plus servers, endpoints and other devices. Incorporating cutting-edge RMM technology, WAN Watch ensures that network maps are always updated, captures and displays the configuration of almost all devices on your network, monitors performance, and generates alerts when potential issues are detected. By automating complex network management activities, WAN Watch can cut hours off common tasks such as network mapping, reconfiguring your network, locating devices that require important updates, or isolating performance problems. Find out more about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure management services.

  • ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Monitoring Services
    ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop monitoring service that incorporates state-of-the-art remote monitoring and management techniques to help keep your IT system operating at peak levels by tracking the health of critical assets that power your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch detects a problem, an alert is transmitted automatically to your designated IT personnel and your Progent engineering consultant so that any looming issues can be resolved before they can impact productivity Find out more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring consulting.

  • ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted VMs at Progent's World-class Data Center
    With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small business can have its critical servers and apps hosted in a protected Tier III data center on a fast virtual host set up and managed by Progent's network support professionals. Under the ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the client owns the data, the operating system platforms, and the applications. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be moved easily to a different hardware solution without requiring a lengthy and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, your business is not tied a single hosting service. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.

  • ProSight IT Asset Management: Infrastructure Documentation and Password Management Services
    Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is a cloud-based IT documentation management service that allows you to create, maintain, retrieve and safeguard information related to your network infrastructure, processes, applications, and services. You can instantly find passwords or IP addresses and be warned automatically about impending expirations of SSL certificates or domains. By cleaning up and managing your IT infrastructure documentation, you can eliminate as much as 50% of time spent trying to find vital information about your IT network. ProSight IT Asset Management includes a common repository for storing and sharing all documents required for managing your network infrastructure such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also supports advanced automation for collecting and relating IT information. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to an emergency, ProSight IT Asset Management gets you the information you require when you need it. Learn more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits offer a fast and affordable way for small and mid-size businesses to get an unbiased evaluation of the overall health of their information system. Powered by some of the top remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools in the industry, and overseen by Progent's certified team of IT professionals, ProSight Network Audits help you see how well the configuration of your essential infrastructure devices conform to best practices. Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are available at a budget-friendly, one-time cost and provide immediate ROI like a more manageable Active Directory system. Both versions also come with one year of advanced remote network monitoring and management. Advantages can include simpler management, better compliance with data security standards, more efficient utilization of network assets, faster troubleshooting, more reliable backup and restore, and increased uptime. See more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure assessment.

The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is a low-cost service centered on a brief phone discussion with a Progent backup/recovery consultant. The interview is designed to evaluate your organization's ability to block or recover rapidly following an assault by a ransomware variant like Ryuk, WannaCry, MongoLock, or Locky. Progent will consult with you personally to gather information concerning your current antivirus tools and backup platform, and Progent will then deliver a custom Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can apply best practices to build a cost-effective AV and backup/recovery system that aligns with your business requirements. For additional information, refer to Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report.

Special Consulting Programs Available from Progent
Progent can provide the skills of seasoned online consulting professionals for contract IT programs. Progent's rates for ongoing consulting tasks are set according to the level of expertise of the engineers required. Progent's experience with these important areas of computer technology allows customers to complete critical projects economically and on schedule. Progent's project-based online consulting solutions include:

  • Help Desk Services
    Progent's Call Center support alternatives for companies with environments based on Microsoft, Cisco, macOS and OS X, UNIX, or Linux products include full-service Help Desk services, shared Helpdesk support services, and Call Center process consulting. Progent's Standard Help Desk Services offer small organizations an end-to-end solution that handles all facets of remote Level 1 desktop technical support from initial requests through ticketing, remote desktop control, progress tracking, problem solving, and management reports. Progent offers call desk services at a substantial discount from Progent's normal Level 1 desktop support rates, and Progent can provide the option of fast as-needed escalation to Level 2 and Level 3 experts to resolve challenging problems.

    Progent's Call Center consulting support can guide you in creating an effective new Call Center or revamping your existing organization, selecting or enhancing Call Center software products to handle the special demands of your corporation, or adding occasional online staff to supplement your in-house Help Desk Call Center group during unusually busy scenarios such as software transitions, major upgrades, or rolling out new business software.

    Progent's Call Center team of seasoned information technology professionals provides your computer users in Richmond or anywhere in the state of Virginia instant contact with a large support group with extensive experience delivering phone support and remote repair service for computer environments that incorporate Windows, Cisco, Apple macOS and OS X, or UNIX/Linux products. Progent's mission is to give the Help Desk Call Center recognition as a significant driver of company performance, and Progent's goal is to fix and not simply annotate technical issues.

  • Business Applications Support: Education, Customization, and Integration
    Progent's Applications Experts Group can supply remote and in-depth consulting expertise and education in specific business application fields that include ERP, MRP, custom programming for accounting packages, and Customer Relationship Management. Progent also can deliver consulting, customization, and training for familiar Microsoft applications including CRM, Microsoft Office Project, Microsoft Office 365 Word, and Microsoft Office 365 Excel. To learn additional information on Progent's expertise, programming, and training offerings, refer to Progent's Business Application Experts Services.

  • Unified and Automated Management of Hybrid Cloud Environments
    Microsoft System Center 2016 centralizes and automates the management of hybrid cloud environments through comprehensive integration with Windows Server 2016, Windows 10 clients; seamless management of multi-OS networks that incorporate Linux, Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware; and expanded cloud support such as closer integration with Intune for Apple iPhone and Android smartphone administration plus native integration with Microsoft Operations Management Suite for cloud-based analytics and reporting. Progent's System Center 2016 consulting experts offer advanced remote and onsite support for all components of System Center 2016 including Operations Manager, Configuration Manager (SCCM), Virtual Machine Manager, Data Protection Manager (SCDPM), Orchestrator, and Service Manager (SCSM). Progent can assist organizations of any size to design and install a new implementation of Microsoft System Center 2016, extend or optimize your current one, upgrade efficiently from a prior release of System Center, or debug your System Center solution.

  • Remote Hybrid Network Monitoring Services
    Progent can deliver businesses in Richmond, or anywhere in the state of Virginia, remote IT infrastructure monitoring by providing System Center Operations Manager consulting services and Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager support. Progent can adapt SCOM for your environment so your computer maintenance is proactive and automated. By anticipating emerging trouble spots before they expand into network outages, automated monitoring can minimize inconvenient and costly service crises. Progent can also use server and infrastructure monitoring products such as Nagios and MRTG to diagnose UNIX/Linux, Solaris, or macOS and OS X networks, Microsoft environments, or systems that support a mix of OS platforms.
How Your Richmond Business Can Contact Progent's Online Service Experts
To get in touch with Progent about urgent online assistance with Microsoft, macOS and OS X, or Linux/UNIX networks, go to Progent's Urgent Online Help, phone 1-800-993-9400, or go to Contact Progent. For organizations and startups in Richmond or throughout the state of Virginia, Progent's phone-based network support engineers are ready to provide expert and economical system support the moment your business requires it. More than a decade of offering remote repair services has led to Microsoft Partner status for Progent's consultants and has enabled Progent to acquire world-class troubleshooting skills and to refine remote access technology to solve IT problems rapidly while eliminating the cost and lost time that comes with on-site service visits.

Even if your Richmond company relies on a regular independent consultant or employs an in-house IT staff that know how to deal with ordinary computer issues, Progentís Microsoft certified consultants can offer an easy and seamless remote expansion of your on-site resources for situations when your regular service personnel either lack the availability or the knowledge to handle unexpected network emergencies or particularly tough integration problems.

Details of Progent's Online Computer Support for Richmond
Progent's phone support, remote troubleshooting, network security consulting, and system management services give offices in Richmond or anywhere in the state of Virginia unparalleled leverage for your IT investment. Whether you require one-time telephone help and Internet-based network repair or full-time Help Desk services and network management, Progent's professionals can provide your organization world class IT support while allowing you to eliminate the expense and hassle of carrying a full-service internal IT organization. Key features of Progent's online help program include:

How Is Progent Different from Other Service Firms?
Progent is a Microsoft Certified Partner consulting firm and Progent's head count, range of technical experience, refined support tools, and understanding of enterprise networking enable offices to avoid the limitations associated with exclusive dependence on smaller consulting firms, independent freelance service providers, or over-stretched in-house IT help.

Progent adds value by providing:

How Does Our Company Start Receiving Online Technical Support from Progent?
To get started with Progent's online help offerings or to learn more about Progent's phone support options, call 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 Network Support.