Onsite Service Available in Salinas, Marina, Castroville

Santa Cruz-Monterey Bay Area Contact Information:
Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties.

Onsite IT Consulting
Progent locations in Santa Cruz-Monterey Bay Area

City Address Phone Link
Santa Cruz 101 Cooper St, #4526
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
831-600-4300 Santa Cruz Network Support Services


Small businesses in Salinas, Marina and Castroville depend on IT outsourcing to economize onIT spending and build the business value of their networks. By outsourcing IT services, small companies gain regular access to skilled consultants without having to hire and manage a large full-time support staff. IT outsourcing lets you focus on fundamental business issues while experienced, certified professionals handle network management and support.

As small businesses increasingly recognize the benefits of IT outsourcing, the adoption of this support alternative is accelerating. According to surveys, small businesses are attracted to IT outsourcing IT for a variety of reasons:

  • Concentrate on core business
  • Get more results from IT spending
  • Apply in-house expertise to other tasks
  • Have contact with technical consulting experts
  • Improve service levels without expanding IT staff
Long experience delivering IT outsourcing services has allowed Progent to develop and refine service programs that are ideal for small businesses. Progent's efficient techniques can help your company lower expenses and increase productivity. Progent does not require costly long-term contracts or fixed retainers for support services provided during regular business hours, but charges only for services actually delivered. Progent's large consulting team and range of expertise ensures that effective support services are more dependable than independent consultants or small consulting firms are able to offer.

Progent offers a variety of IT outsourcing services for small businesses in Salinas, Marina and Castroville:

Microsoft Office 365 Integration Solutions with On-premises Exchange
Microsoft has made a strong effort to enable seamless hybrid networks that integrate Office 365 Exchange Online and local Exchange. This allows you to have specific mailboxes located at your physical datacenter or private cloud and other mailboxes resident on Office 365. Progent's certified Exchange consulting team can help you with any facet of designing, integrating and troubleshooting your hybrid Office 365/Exchange network. Progent's Exchange consultants can provide as-needed support to help you through challenging technical bottlenecks and also can provide extensive project management outsourcing or co-sourcing to ensure your hybrid Office 365 solution is completed on time and within budget. For more information about Progent's online consulting support for hybrid Office 365 and on-premises Exchange systems, visit Office 365 integration with on-premises Exchange.

SQL Server 2017 Migration Consulting
Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2017 experts can assist you to assess the business advantages of upgrading to SQL Server 2017 and can assist you to design and implement a cost-effective migration of your databases and applications to any deployment architecture including onsite, cloud-based, or hybrid. Progent's SQL Server experts offer online or onsite support ranging from as-needed architecture assessment or troubleshooting to comprehensive project management and co-management to make sure your SQL Server 2017 initiative is successfully completed on time and on budget. For more information, see SQL Server 2017 migration expertise.

Dynamics GP Migration and Integration Consulting
Progent has delivered support for Dynamics GP and Great Plains software for almost 20 years and Progent has delivered system integration, software development, training, and debugging services since the product's original release. Progent offers advanced support for updating out of date Dynamics GP/Great Plains deployments. Progent can help you to design, validate, and carry out an efficient upgrade from a a legacy release to the newest version of Dynamics GP, Learn} about Progent's Dynamics GP migration and integration consulting services.

Collaborative Technology Support Services for Remote Workers
Progent can help small and mid-size organizations to deploy collaboration software such as SharePoint and Teams to enable their at-home employees to benefit from positive interaction with colleagues and other stakeholders. For details about ways Progent's experts can help organizations to install and maintain collaboration applications for at-home workers, go to collaborative technology consulting expertise for at-home workers.

SharePoint 2016 Migration Expertise
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016, intended for on-premises implementations of the SharePoint content management platform, offers deep integration with SharePoint Online and Office 365 to enable hybrid environments that seamlessly combine local and cloud infrastructure and services. Additional enhancements include rapid deployment with the MinRole feature, increased scale, faster performance, tighter security and compliance, advanced analytics via Power BI integration, and a more engaging client interface for collaboration. Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants offer affordable remote and on-premises consulting expertise, application development, and debugging support for businesses of all sizes who want to upgrade to SharePoint 2016 or SharePoint Online from prior releases of SharePoint. To learn more, see SharePoint Server 2016 migration and hybrid deployment consulting.

NetApp MetroCluster Disaster Recovery Consulting
NetApp MetroCluster is a high-availability and disaster recovery platform that combines array-based storage clustering along with synchronous replication to provide rapid, zero RPO disaster recovery between datacenters that are as far as 300km away from one another. Progent can provide the skills of a certified NetApp MetroCluster expert who can assist your business to design, deploy, manage, upgrade, test and repair a disaster recovery system based on NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can assist you to choose an architecture for your MetroCluster deployment that meets your functional requirements and budget. Progent can make sure you follow best practices for configuring your MetroCluster solution by delivering help with tasks like assigning disk pools, determining plexes layout, setting up FlexVol volumes, setting up NetApp Snapshot, installing switches, implementing a tiebreaker, setting up a configuration replication network between your peered clusters, and testing your MetroCluster disaster recovery system to prove adherence with information assurance standards and government mandates.

Internet Connectivity Assistance
Progent offers access to the cost-effective support of remote Internet connectivity experts to assist your organization to assess or update your Internet services so your Internet connectivity solution aligns with your business requirements. Support services available from Progent's engineers include assessment of your current bandwidth utilization, carrier and plan comparison and selection, network provisioning, and managing a seamless switchover to a new carrier and/or service plan. Provisioning can include enhancing current routers and deploying additional ones, setting up firewalls, and upgrading dependable BGP configurations.

GIAC-certified Information Assurance Consultants
GIAC information assurance certification was founded in 1999 to certify the skill of information technology security professionals. GIAC certifications are recognized by businesses and institutions all over the world including and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance specialists can provide help with all of the network security services addressed under GIAC certification such as evaluating network security mechanisms, event management and response, intrusion detection, web-based application security and security information and event management (SIEM) solutions.

SQL Server Programming Services
Progent's SQL Server developers can help your organization to build and maintain database applications based on Microsoft's SQL Server RDBMS. Progent follows industry best practices to create efficient, manageable SQL Server applications and knows how to work with a client's management to deliver programs in a timely and affordable manner. Progent for can help you to build SQL Server applications by providing a broad selection of consulting services including specification of features and scope, logical and physical modeling, ETL development, T-SQL programming, software installation, capacity planning, performance tuning, backup and restoration strategies, partitioning, consolidation of stored procedures, replication solutions, security and compliance, and disaster recovery/business continuity planning.

Progent White Paper: Why Outsource?
Progent has produced a report that summarizes the advantages a small business can realize from outsourcing network support services. To read this document and learn the various ways outsourcing can conserve costs, streamline administration, and enhance efficiency, click Small Business Information Technology Outsourcing Advantages.

Progent offers optional 24x7 onsite computer help and IT outsourcing services in Salinas, Marina, Castroville and other cities throughout the Monterey Peninsula and the California Central Valley.

If your small business is in Salinas, Marina, Castroville or anywhere in the Monterey areaand you are in need of computer assistance, IT outsourcing, or top-level expertise from a certified Progent consultant, call 831-600-4300 or visit Contact Progent.