ProSight Data Protection Services are a managed service intended for small and mid-sized companies and designed to offer a low-cost end-to-end solution for cloud-based backup and disaster recovery (BDR). ProSight DPS remotely monitors the health of your backup system and allows quick restoration of vital data, services, applications and VMs that have been impacted by events such as equipment breakdown, software bugs, natural or human-caused disasters, operator or management error, or cyber attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can protect and restore files, folders and apps as well as system, Hyper-V and VMware images/. You can back up crucial data to the cloud or mirror your backups to the cloud and to on-premises storage.
ProSight DPS is a software-based service provided for a low monthly fee that varies depending on the amount of data backed up to the cloud. Backup to any local SAN, NAS or USB device is free and unlimited. Bare Metal Restore (BMR) capability enables fast recovery of physical computers and VMs by eliminating issues involved with configuring physical-to-physical and physical-to-virtual recoveries. You can use BMR restores to identical or different hardware, and you have the option of using use point-in-time restores.
ProSight DPS features technology developed by some of the world's leading BDR companies and delivers military-grade security to comply with major regulatory requirements such as HIPPA, FIRPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor. Progent's enterprise-class remote monitoring and management (RMM) system streamlines the configuration and management of your cloud backup solution and Progent's Microsoft-certified consulting team and certified VMware consultants can assist to recover your data rapidly after a disaster.
Top Features of ProSight Data Protection Services
ProSight DPS includes a range of powerful features that provide leading-edge backup/restore capabilities at a cost that small and mid-size businesses can afford. Features include application-aware backup/restore for Microsoft Exchange Server and SQL Server, rapid recovery of VMs hosted by Windows Hyper-V and VMware, adherence to multiple government and industry standards, and support for unlimited on-premises storage. With ProSight DPS's cloud backup, your data is secured at dual mirrored Tier 4 datacenters situated in Los Angeles and Boston. A third datacenter in Montreal provides compliance with Canadian regulatory requirements for data management. ProSight DPS also gives you easy access to the comprehensive skills of Progent's veteran consulting experts, who can provide a single point of contact to assist you in planning, optimizing or troubleshooting your BDR solution.
Major features of ProSight Data Protection Services include:
Advanced Data Protection
Fast, Reliable Recovery
- Native Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SQL data protection enables transparent backups of Exchange Server and SQL Server instances, streamlines the configuration and management of incremental backups, and ensures that critical business data is safe.
- Control over bandwidth throttling and backup scheduling can avoid loss in productivity caused by congested network traffic.
- System State backup and restore enables quick recovery of systems that manage application settings, user permissions, profiles and other vital data.
- ProSight DPS scales instantly to meet your organization's needs. Your critical data will stay protected in the cloud even if you go beyond your storage quota before you have a chance to update your service plan.
- You can designate a deleted file to be archived for any period of time so it can be readily recovered for audits, litigation, etc.
- Data recovery is faster than with consumer-grade backup products. In tests, ProSight DPS was triple the speed of Mozy. Another contributing factor to disaster recovery time is management expertise, and Progent's BDR consultants can provide world-class skills for rebuilding your system quickly using recovered data.
- If an event occurs that requires a full site recovery involving significant amounts of data, Progent can avoid WAN bandwidth limitations by writing your backup data to a drive and shipping the device overnight to your location.
- The bi-coastal datacenters that host ProSight DPS's cloud services are mirrored Tier 4 facilities with 99.995% availability, so your data can be reliably backed up and recovered.
- ProSight DPS's cloud-protected data is stored in two SSAE-16-certified datacenters in located in Boston and Los Angeles. The datacenters feature biometric controlled entry, 24x7 monitoring, power backup and redundant Internet connections.
- ProSight DPS uses 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption with a private encryption key to protect your data. 256-bit AES encryption is used by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), approved by the National Security Agency (NSA), and has never been broken. Encrypted data is sent over 128-bit SSL, the same protocol used in online banking. On-premises and in-transit encryption complies with government and industry security regulations and standards.
- Private encryption offers you sole control over who has permission to access your data. Consumer BDR products usually do not offer private-encryption but instead rely on a system-generated encryption key. Consequently, your BDR provider could possibly access your private data.
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- The ProSight DPS platform for backup and recovery, encryption, archiving, and private encryption key helps small and mid-size businesses to demonstrate compliance with important federal and industry data security standards including HIPAA, FINRA, PCI, Safe Harbor and FERPA.
To view or download a datasheet describing the key features of ProSight Data Protection Services, click:
Progent's ProSight Data Protection Services Datasheet. (PDF - 89 KB)
To view or download a datasheet comparing ProSight Data Protection Services with consumer-grade BDR products, click:
Progent's ProSight Data Protection Services Product Comparison Datasheet. (PDF - 61 KB)
Other ProSight Managed Services Available from Progent
In addition to ProSight Data Protection Services, Progent's ProSight family of network management services includes other affordable, flat-rate managed service packages that address crucial facets of your information network such as security, network infrastructure management, and email filtering. By partnering with the industry's most innovative technology vendors, Progent can offer small and mid-size organizations the benefits of the same advanced technology used by some of the world's largest enterprises. Managed services available from Progent include:
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- ProSight Active Security Monitoring: Endpoint Protection and Ransomware Defense
ProSight Active Security Monitoring is an endpoint protection (EPP) service that incorporates next generation behavior-based machine learning technology to guard physical and virtual endpoints against modern malware assaults such as ransomware and email phishing, which easily escape traditional signature-matching anti-virus tools. ProSight Active Security Monitoring safeguards local and cloud resources and offers a single platform to manage the entire malware attack lifecycle including filtering, infiltration detection, containment, cleanup, and forensics. Top features include one-click rollback using Windows VSS and automatic system-wide immunization against new attacks. Read more about Progent's ProSight Active Security Monitoring (ASM) next-generation endpoint protection and ransomware defense.
- ProSight Enhanced Security Protection: Endpoint Protection and Microsoft Exchange Filtering
ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) managed services deliver affordable multi-layer protection for physical servers and virtual machines, desktops, mobile devices, and Exchange Server. ProSight ESP utilizes adaptive security and modern behavior analysis for round-the-clock monitoring and reacting to security threats from all attack vectors. ProSight ESP provides two-way firewall protection, intrusion alerts, endpoint management, and web filtering through cutting-edge technologies incorporated within one agent accessible from a single console. Progent's data protection and virtualization consultants can assist you to plan and implement a ProSight ESP deployment that meets your company's unique requirements and that allows you demonstrate compliance with government and industry information security regulations. Progent will help you specify and implement security policies that ProSight ESP will manage, and Progent will monitor your network and react to alarms that require immediate action. Progent can also help you to set up and test a backup and disaster recovery solution like ProSight Data Protection Services so you can get back in business quickly from a destructive cyber attack such as ransomware. Find out more about Progent's ProSight Enhanced Security Protection (ESP) unified endpoint protection and Microsoft Exchange filtering.
- ProSight Email Guard: Inbound and Outbound Spam Filtering and Data Leakage Protection
ProSight Email Guard is Progent's spam and virus filtering and email encryption service that incorporates the infrastructure of leading information security companies to deliver web-based control and world-class security for your email traffic. The powerful architecture of Progent's Email Guard managed service combines cloud-based filtering with an on-premises security gateway appliance to provide advanced defense against spam, viruses, Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks, Directory Harvest Attacks (DHAs), and other email-based malware. The Cloud Protection Layer acts as a preliminary barricade and keeps most unwanted email from reaching your security perimeter. This decreases your exposure to inbound attacks and saves network bandwidth and storage space. Email Guard's on-premises gateway device provides a deeper level of inspection for incoming email. For outgoing email, the local gateway offers AV and anti-spam filtering, policy-based Data Loss Prevention, and email encryption. The on-premises gateway can also help Exchange Server to track and protect internal email that originates and ends within your corporate firewall. For more details, visit Email Guard spam and content filtering.
- ProSight WAN Watch: Infrastructure Remote Monitoring and Management
ProSight WAN Watch is a network infrastructure monitoring and management service that makes it simple and inexpensive for smaller organizations to map out, track, optimize and debug their connectivity hardware such as routers, firewalls, and access points plus servers, printers, endpoints and other networked devices. Incorporating cutting-edge Remote Monitoring and Management technology, WAN Watch ensures that infrastructure topology diagrams are always current, copies and manages the configuration information of almost all devices on your network, tracks performance, and generates notices when potential issues are discovered. By automating tedious network management processes, WAN Watch can cut hours off common chores like making network diagrams, expanding your network, locating appliances that require important software patches, or isolating performance issues. Learn more details about ProSight WAN Watch infrastructure monitoring and management services.
- ProSight LAN Watch: Server and Desktop Remote Monitoring
ProSight LAN Watch is Progentís server and desktop remote monitoring service that incorporates advanced remote monitoring and management techniques to keep your IT system operating at peak levels by checking the state of vital computers that drive your business network. When ProSight LAN Watch uncovers an issue, an alarm is sent automatically to your specified IT staff and your assigned Progent engineering consultant so all potential problems can be resolved before they have a chance to disrupt your network. Learn more about ProSight LAN Watch server and desktop monitoring consulting.
- ProSight Virtual Hosting: Hosted Virtual Machines at Progent's World-class Data Center
With ProSight Virtual Hosting service, a small or mid-size business can have its key servers and apps hosted in a secure Tier III data center on a fast virtual machine host configured and maintained by Progent's IT support professionals. With Progent's ProSight Virtual Hosting model, the customer owns the data, the OS platforms, and the apps. Because the environment is virtualized, it can be ported immediately to an alternate hardware solution without requiring a time-consuming and technically risky configuration process. With ProSight Virtual Hosting, you are not tied a single hosting provider. Find out more details about ProSight Virtual Hosting services.
- ProSight IT Asset Management: Network Documentation Management
Progent's ProSight IT Asset Management service is an IT infrastructure documentation management service that makes it easy to create, maintain, find and protect data about your network infrastructure, procedures, business apps, and services. You can instantly locate passwords or serial numbers and be alerted about impending expirations of SSLs or warranties. By updating and organizing your IT documentation, you can save up to half of time wasted trying to find critical information about your network. ProSight IT Asset Management features a common location for storing and sharing all documents related to managing your business network such as recommended procedures and self-service instructions. ProSight IT Asset Management also offers a high level of automation for collecting and associating IT data. Whether youíre making improvements, doing maintenance, or responding to a crisis, ProSight IT Asset Management delivers the data you need when you need it. Find out more about ProSight IT Asset Management service.
To download a white paper explaining why managed services are quickly takingthe place of the traditional break/fix model of network support for small and mid-size companies, click:
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How Progent Can Help You Benefit from ProSight Data Protection Services
Progent's team of over 100 IT consulting experts have earned certifications in all the core technologies and disciplines required to create and manage information networks for small and mid-size businesses. This broad scope of expertise allows Progent to deploy ProSight Data Protection Services as an end-to-end BDR solution that delivers maximum business value. Progent offers Hyper-V, VMware, Exchange and SQL Server expertise, and Progent and can also provide online and onsite access to certified Cisco CCIE network consultants to help you plan and manage a robust network infrastructure for an in-house or colocated datacenter or for a hybrid cloud network model. Progent's disaster recovery and business continuity consultants can help you design, validate and document a comprehensive disaster recovery/business continuity (DRBC) plan to help you resume business operations rapidly after a catastrophic event.
Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance consultants and CISSP-certified cybersecurity and compliance experts can help you design and test a comprehensive security strategy that addresses all facets of network security including firewalls, policy definition and enforcement, remote access, endpoint protection, automated monitoring, web application security, malware defense, spam and email content filtering, data leakage protection, penetration testing, and password management. To help you assess the security of small and mid-size business networks, Progent offers value-priced one-time security audit packages such as network vulnerability assessment and stealth penetration testing as well as ongoing managed services such as ProSight Email Guard spam and content filtering and ProSight Active Security Monitoring endpoint protection.
ProSight Network Audits
Progent's ProSight Network Audits are a fast and low-cost alternative for small and mid-size businesses to get an objective assessment of the health of their information system. Powered by some of the leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms available, and overseen by Progent's certified group of IT professionals, ProSight Network Audits show you how closely the configuration of your essential network assets adhere to best practices. Both the Basic and Advanced versions of ProSight Network Audit services are offered at a low, one-time cost and deliver instant ROI such as a more manageable Active Directory environment. Both versions also include a year of cutting-edge remote network monitoring and management. Advantages can include simpler network management, better compliance with information security standards, higher utilization of network resources, faster troubleshooting, more reliable backup and restore, and higher availability. See more information about Progent's ProSight Network Audits IT infrastructure review.
The ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service
Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report is an affordable service based on a brief phone interview with a Progent information assurance expert. The interview is designed to evaluate your company's ability to defend against ransomware or recover quickly following an assault by a ransomware strain such as Ryuk, WannaCry, NotPetya, or Locky. Progent will work with you directly to collect information about your current antivirus tools and backup system, and Progent will then deliver a written Basic Security and Best Practices Report detailing how you can apply best practices to deploy a cost-effective AV and backup system that reduces your exposure to ransomware and aligns with your company's requirements. For more information, see Progent's ProSight Ransomware Preparedness Report Service.
Contact Progent about ProSight Data Protection Services
To learn more about how Progent can help you set up a cost-effective cloud-based backup/disaster recovery solution with ProSight Data Protection Services, call 1-800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.
Other Zero-Downtime Solutions Supported by Progent
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco engineers can assist your business to implement an efficient, high-availability network that addresses major issues encompassing a broad range of networking solutions and operations such as:
Workplace Recovery Planning
Progent's business continuity professionals can show you how to design a workplace recovery plan in order to resume network functionality in the event of an IT network disaster. Progent can assist you to define a comprehensive disaster recovery strategy that incorporates periodic disaster recovery assessments and testing. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized professionals can also show you how to build an affordable, high-availability system solution that addresses availability issues involving a broad range of infrastructure technologies and procedures. For details, visit Business Continuity Consulting.
VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) Disaster Recovery Solutions
VMware's Site Recovery Manager is an extension to VMware vCenter that allows you to define, automate and verify a repeatable runbook for recovering applications and services quickly following an outage. Site Recovery Manager provides centrally managed and automated disaster recovery, application mobility, plus non-disruptive site migration, failback and re-protect. Site Recovery Manager also supports non-intrusive testing for site recovery, updates and patches and can generate audit reports to verify full service recovery, validate Service Level Agreements and demonstrate compliance. Progent can provide the skills of a VCDX certified VMware Site Recovery Manager consultant to assist you to design, configure, test and maintain a disaster recovery solution powered by VMware SRM.
NetApp MetroCluster High Availability and Disaster Recovery Technology
NetApp MetroCluster is a high-availability and disaster recovery platform that combines array-based storage clustering with continual replication to deliver rapid, zero RPO disaster recovery between datacenters that are as far as 185 miles apart from each other. Progent offers the skills of a NetApp MetroCluster consultant who can help you to plan, deploy, manage, upgrade, test and repair a disaster recovery system built around NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can assist you to choose an architecture for your MetroCluster environment that meets your technical needs and budget. Progent can ensure you adhere to leading practices for installing your MetroCluster environment by providing guidance with tasks such as assigning disk pools and shelf IDs, determining aggregate layout, setting up FlexVol volumes, setting up Data ONTAP configuration replication service, installing switches, implementing a tiebreaker, designing a configuration replication network between your storage clusters, and verifying your MetroCluster disaster recovery solution to prove adherence with information assurance standards and government mandates.
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Disaster Recovery
Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery consultants can help you to plan and deploy a disaster recovery system based on Microsoft's cloud-tested Failover Clustering tools including Cluster Operating System Rolling Upgrade for non-intrusive migration to Windows Server 2016, Storage Replica for zero-data-loss Recovery Point Objective (RPO), Storage Spaces Direct for high-performance storage clusters using commodity hardware, VM Load Balancing for improving the performance and resilience of Failover Clusters while minimizing capital investment and management overhead, and Cloud Witness for easy, economical creation of a stretch cluster quorum witness. For details, visit Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Consulting.
Microsoft Server 2012 Failover Clusters
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 brought world-class availability and system recovery to Microsoft's failover clustering platform. Windows Server 2012 R2 builds on this technology and delivers important new and enhanced features that offer increased scalability, non-stop disk storage availability for server applications, streamlined administration, quicker automatic failover, and additional options for architecting failover clusters. For more information, go to Windows Server 2012 Clustering Consulting Services.
Network Load Balancing
Progent provides fault tolerant load balancing consulting covering network load balancing, load balanced applications, network infrastructure routing, and content dispatching products including F5 Networks 3DNS. Non-stop load balancing technologies for which Progent offers consulting services include Windows 2003 and 2008 Server Network Load Balancing Manager, Citrix Access Suite and Presentation Server, Cisco Content Services Switch, Cisco Distributed Director and ACNS, and F5 Networks BIG-IP. To find out more, see Fault Tolerant Load Balancing.
Progent's Data Center professionals can show you how to select high availability data centers that match the particular needs of your company. High availability colocation sites are particularly appealing to small and mid-size businesses because of their low cost and convenience in comparison to pursuing a do-it-yourself strategy. Attempting to create an in-house data center with even a basic degree of fault tolerance is financially prohibitive for the majority of small organizations. Progent is ready to show you how to get all the advantages of non-stop colo sites by providing a full array of consulting and maintenance services. To learn more, visit Fault Tolerant Internet Data Centers Solutions.
Failsafe Interoffice Connectivity
Progentís interoffice connectivity professionals can help businesses achieve fault tolerant branch office connections through redundant networks with automatic failover. Progentís Cisco-qualified CCIE network engineers can design and deploy fault-tolerant Inter-office networks supported by non-stop EIGRP routers or non-stop OSPF deployment of Cisco routers. Progent can demonstrate how multi-path connectivity and transparent fail-over can provide affordable non-stop interoffice connectivity. To find out more, visit Fault Tolerant Interoffice Connectivity.
High Availability Internet Access
Progent's Cisco-authorized network engineers can help you build an affordable, fault tolerant Internet connection solution that can deliver 24x7 Internet access through a wide range of fault tolerant Internet network solutions including fault tolerant BGP, transparent fail-over, and redundant Internet Service Providers. Progent offers Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert professionals to show you how to apply the latest techniques for high availability Internet connections to build an affordable, completely redundant Internet interface with automatic failover and other features to deliver non-stop Internet availability. To learn more, go to Fault Tolerant Internet Access Architecture.
Backup and Restore Solutions Consulting and Support Services
Progent can provide affordable online support from IT engineers with expertise in a wide range of utilities and technologies that provide solutions for protecting Microsoft Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX servers and workstations as well as notebooks and handhelds. Progent can provide help for leading backup products such as Acronis, Backup Exec, BackupAssist Software, CrashPlan, Double-Take Backup, MozyPro, Retrospect for Macintosh, Time Machine, VMware vSphere Data Protection (VDP), and Oracle Solaris FLARs. Progent's consultants can assist you to implement, enhance, or maintain backup/restore solutions for a range of environments such as local, remote, cloud-based, or hybrid. To read more, see Backup and Recovery Solutions Expertise.
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) Backup and Restore Consulting and Support Services
Progent's certified System Center Data Protection Manager engineers can help your company to develop a practical workplace recovery strategy, implement a cost-effective high-availability network infrastructure, install a Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager-based backup and recovery system, thoroughly validate your system, educate your IT staff or local consultants how to maintain System Center Data Protection Manager, or provide extensive information technology support outsourcing including off-site housing of Microsoft SCDPM machines in Progent's data center facility. To find out more, go to System Center Data Protection Manager Consulting and Support Services.
Barracuda Backup Local, Offsite and Cloud Data Backup and Disaster Recovery
Barracuda Backup is an affordable, subscription-based backup and disaster recovery platform for small and mid-size businesses. A Barracuda Backup deployment can include a custom-designed hardware storage device built by Barracuda or a software-based appliance with comparable functionality but which utilizes your existing storage hardware. Barracuda Backup safeguards critical business data produced on-premises, at one or more remote locations, or in the cloud. For disaster recovery, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon Web Services (AWS), or to any location with a Barracuda appliance. Progent is a Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consultants can provide a wide array of consulting support services to assist your business to plan, integrate, operate and repair a BDR solution built on Barracuda Backup. For more information, see Barracuda Backup and disaster recovery consultants.
Altaro VM Backup Software for Backup and Disaster Recovery
Altaro VM Backup provides small and mid-size organizations a reliable and affordable platform for backing up and recovering Hyper-V and VMware-powered VMs. Altaro VM Backup can be used for local, remote, multi-site, and cloud-hosted architectures and also enables cost-effective cloud backup to Azure storage. Headline features include state-of-the-art Augmented Inline Deduplication to reduce backup storage requirements, Continuous Data Protection (CDP) with backup spacing as short as five minutes for reducing your exposure to data loss, military-grade encryption, granular recovery capability for specific files and emails, extensive support for Windows Cluster Shared Volumes and for VMware vCenter for managing larger deployments, and support for Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) to back up online VMs with zero downtime. Progent is an Altaro partner and offers a broad range of services to help you to plan, install, optimize and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery system powered by Altaro VM Backup. To find out more, see Altaro VM Backup Consulting.
Consulting Services Double-Take Software for Data Backup and Recovery
Double-Take Software publishes a family of tools designed to deliver small businesses a range of affordable alternatives for replicating and restoring business-critical workloads including Exchange, Microsoft SQL, RIM Blackberry, and Microsoft Office SharePoint. Progentís disaster recovery planning experts have extensive backgrounds integrating Double-Take Software technology into small business information systems to achieve an advanced state of fault tolerance and disaster recovery capability at an affordable price. For more information, visit Consulting Services Double-Take Software for Backup.
CRISC-qualified Network Risk Control
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) program was established by ISACA to validate an IT professional's ability to design, deploy, and maintain IS control mechanisms to reduce network risk. Progent offers the services of a CRISC-certified engineer to assist you to develop and execute a business continuity or disaster recovery plan based on leading practices promoted by CRISC and geared to align with your company's risk appetite, business objectives, and IT budget. For more information, visit CRISC-certified network risk mitigation specialists.
Why Pick Progent for Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning?
Since Progent is a Microsoft Partner and provides professional application consulting for a wide range of business software programs, Progent can assist customers to find complete information technology solutions that maximize the business value of your information system. As a Registered Partner with Cisco, Progent offers the support of certified consultants and specialists with expertise in designing, installing and troubleshooting infrastructure environments built on Cisco products. The broad scope of Progent's technical experience and Progent's appreciation for the requirements of small companies make Progent the ideal partner for building and maintaining a cost-effective, dependable network.
How to Access Progent's Experts for Non-stop Computing Support
To get in touch with Progent about professional expertise for high availability IT design, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.