Expanding your remote workforce can have a major effect on IT infrastructure, security/compliance, and company workflows. Progent has 20 years of background helping SMBs to plan, configure, manage, tune, and debug IT environments that incorporate a remote workforce. Progent can help your Chicago organization to select the appropriate tools and adhere to leading practices in building and maintaining a secure virtual office solution for telecommuters that facilitates teamwork and delivers maximum business value. Progent can provide support services that go from on demand guidance for getting you over challenging IT bottlenecks to comprehensive project management to help you successfully complete mission-critical initiatives.

Progent's consultants can help Chicago, Illinois businesses to with any aspect of creating a high-performing work-from-home ecosystem by providing network infrastructure configuration services, VoIP PBX expertise, voice/video conferencing support, collaboration platform selection and deployment, public cloud connectivity, Help Desk outsourcing, data security, data protection solutions, and streamlined management.

Unified Management for At-Home Workers
Microsoft has rebranded and rebundled its endpoint management platforms under the title Microsoft Endpoint Manager, which encompasses Intune for cloud-based management of remote devices and Configuration Manager for managing onsite computers. Microsoft Endpoint Manager features a centralized environment for safeguarding critical data by managing onsite, mobile, and home-based endpoint devices.

Intune
Intune is part of Microsoft's Endpoint Management suite that also includes Configuration Manager. Intune is a cloud-based service for managing and securing remote devices and applications. Managed endpoint devices can be user owned or business owned. Network administrators managing the endpoint devices of teleworkers can utilize Intune to deploy and authenticate apps on managed devices, push patches and certificates, set up policies for accessing information and networks, manage passwords, create VPN connections, determine how teleworkers share information, set up threat protection, ensure compliance, and wipe sensitive data from lost, stolen or decommissioned devices. Intune runs with Apple iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS/OS X devices. To learn about Microsoft Intune and how Progent can help your company to use this platform to administer the devices of your teleworkers, see Intune remote endpoint management consultants.

VMware Workspace ONE
VMware Workspace ONE is a feature-rich unified MDM product that allows network managers to keep offsite endpoint devices up to date and protected. Workspace ONE uses VMware AirWatch technology for unified endpoint administration combined with VMware's Horizon virtual application delivery platform for access control, app management, and configuration management of endpoint computers. Workspace ONE runs with devices based on Windows 10, macOS, Apple iOS, Google Android, Chrome OS, or leading distros of Linux. VMware Workspace ONE is offered by subscription as a cloud service or as an on-site deployment via a perpetual license. Key features of Workspace ONE include fast over-the-air provisioning of out-of-the-box laptops, immediate onboarding of new employees, policy set up and enforcement for all categories of endpoints, unifies reporting and performance analytics, an email encryption gateway, and integration with Microsoft apps and cloud-based services. For information about Progent's expertise for VMware Workspace ONE, see VMware Workspace ONE remote device management expertise.

Contact Progent for Telecommuter Expertise
To contact Progent about creating and managing an efficient work-from-home environment for your Chicago, Illinois organization, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.