Onsite Service Available in Salinas, Marina, Castroville
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Progent offers consulting services and onsite technical support throughout the Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties.
Progent locations in Santa Cruz-Monterey Bay Area
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:
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.
- 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
Progent offers a variety of IT outsourcing services for small businesses in Salinas, Marina and Castroville:
Enterprise Project Management Consulting
For enterprise project management assistance, Progent offers access to veteran IT professionals with decades of experience as technology project managers for application development, information technology deployment, and business process re-engineering working with organizations ranging from Big 4 companies to dot-com startups to state government agencies. These high-level project managers can provide advanced management expertise to help enterprise clients to adhere to leading practices to make sure strategic projects are completed on time and within budget.
Spam and Virus Protection and Email Encryption Services
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and email virus security solution that uses the services and infrastructure of leading information security vendors to deliver web-based control and comprehensive security for all your email traffic. The hybrid architecture of Email Guard managed service integrates a Cloud Protection Layer with an on-premises gateway appliance to provide complete defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer serves as a preliminary barricade and keeps the vast majority of threats from reaching your network firewall. This reduces your exposure to inbound threats and conserves system bandwidth and storage space. ProSight Email Guard's on-premises security gateway appliance adds a deeper layer of inspection for inbound email. For outgoing email, the onsite gateway offers anti-virus and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and encryption. The onsite security gateway can also assist Exchange Server to monitor and protect internal email that originates and ends inside your corporate firewall. Find out about Progent's entire ProSight portfolio of low-cost outsourced network management services for small organizations
Barracuda Backup Certified Consultants
Barracuda Backup is an affordable, subscription-based backup/restore service for small and medium-size businesses. A Barracuda Backup deployment can incorporate a custom-designed physical appliance manufactured by Barracuda or a software-based appliance with similar features but which utilizes your existing storage infrastructure. Barracuda Backup protects critical company data generated locally, at one or multiple remote sites, or in the cloud. For disaster preparedness, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon Web Services (AWS), or to any site with a Barracuda Backup appliance. Progent is a certified Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consultants can provide a wide range of consulting services to assist you to plan, integrate, manage and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery system built on Barracuda technology. For details, visit Barracuda Backup and disaster recovery consulting and management.
Conferencing Support Services for At-Home Workers
Progent's experts can help small and mid-size organizations to set up and debug video conferencing solutions to allow their teleworkers to interact safely and productively with teammates and customers. For details about ways Progent can assist companies to integrate and manage teleconferencing technology for remote workers, go to video conferencing expertise for remote workers.
At-home Workers Consulting Services
Progent has 20 years of experience assisting small and medium-size organizations to plan, deploy, tune, administer, and debug computer networks that incorporate at-home workers. To learn about Progent's consulting expertise for an at-home workforce, see remote workforce integration help.
VMware Site Recovery Manager Disaster Recovery Consulting
VMware's Site Recovery Manager is a component of VMware vCenter that lets you define, automate and test a repeatable workflow for restoring applications and services rapidly following an outage. SRM provides centrally managed and automated disaster recovery, application mobility, and non-intrusive site migration, failback and re-protect. SRM also supports non-intrusive testing for site recovery, updates and fixes and can generate audit reports to verify complete service recovery, validate SLAs and demonstrate DR compliance. Progent offers the support of a VCDX certified VMware Site Recovery Manager consulting expert to help your organization to design, configure, test and maintain a DR solution powered by VMware Site Recovery Manager.
Interactive Virtual Learning for Desktop Software
Progent provides online instruction for an array of productivity software. Progent's Online training covers areas that include Office 365 Excel and Power BI reporting, Microsoft Office 365 Word VBA macro development, PowerPoint co-editing, Office Outlook calendar sharing, Office 365 Access programming, Microsoft Dynamics GP customization, and Windows 10 management. Virtual instruction offers all the advantages of traditional in-person seminars, such as instant interaction between students and teachers, but avoids the expenses of transportation and the hassle of trying to accommodate the schedules of many trainees. Available to individuals or groups of all sizes, virtual learning allows the trainer to run the class from a remote office while the students can be dispersed throughout a campus or across the country. Progent's live online instruction deploys proven teaching tools such as virtual white boards, real-time questions, and collaborative applications. Sessions can be brief and personalized to specific topics or extended in time and wider in coverage.
Cisco Jabber Consultants
Progent's Cisco Jabber consultants offer online or on-premises support to help organizations of any size to plan, implement, manage, upgrade or debug Cisco Jabber solutions and Cisco Unified CM ecosystems. Progent offers in-depth support for all the technologies that go into creating a cohesive Cisco Jabber solution including Cisco network devicesand management software, Microsoft Office 365 apps, Windows and Mac computers, iOS and Google Android smartphones and tablets, SIP interfaces, WiFi systems, cyber security, cloud computing, telepresence systems, PBX systems, business continuity, and other pieces of a cohesive collaboration ecosystem.
WatchGuard Firewall Planning and Configuration Consulting
Progent's WatchGuard experts can show you how to configure WatchGuard Firepower Firewall/VPN security gateways that align with your security requirements and budget. Progent can assist you to manage outdated WatchGuard firewalls or migrate to current WatchGuard Firebox firewall solutions. To find out about Progent's consulting and support services for WatchGuard security gateways, refer to WatchGuard firewall configuration consulting.
Meraki Cloud-managed Wi-Fi Access Point Deployment Consulting
Progent's Cisco Meraki Wi-Fi access point experts offer remote and on-premises support services to help businesses of all sizes to plan, deploy, maintain, expand or debug Wi-Fi networks that utilize Cisco Meraki APs. Progent can assist your business to configure and support Meraki-based Wi-Fi networks for environments that can range from a teleworker's home or a remote office all the way to a campus or a multi-site enterprise. Progent can also help you to configure additional Cisco products such as Catalyst, Nexus and Meraki switches, routers and ASA firewalls to create a seamless network infrastructure that delivers the same connectivity, performance, security compliance, manageability and availability for wired and wireless clients regardless of their mobility or device. (Refer to Cisco Meraki switches configuration and management.)
SQL Server 2016 Integration and Development
SQL Server 2016 offers significant improvements in performance, capacity, data security, uptime, BOYD support, and integrated analytics and reporting. New features include PolyBase for handling SQL and NoSQ files simultaneously for big data applications, Hadoop integration, Row-level Security, Mobile Reports, and seamless management of on-premises and cloud-based resources. Progent's Microsoft-certified SQL Server 2016 consulting experts can provide remote and on-premises expertise to assist organizations of all sizes to design, implement, manage or debug any edition of SQL Server 2016. Progent can also assist you to interface SQL Server 2016 with all key Microsoft technologies such as Windows Server and Hyper-V, Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Skype for Business, and System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).
Progent White Paper: Outsourcing Benefits
Progent has put together a report that summarizes the benefits a small business can realize from outsourcing IT management services. To read this summary and find out the various ways outsourcing can control expenses, simplify administration, and enhance efficiency,
visit Small Company IT 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 require computer support, information technology outsourcing, or top-level expertise from a Microsoft or Cisco certified consultant,
call 831-600-4300 or visit Contact Progent.