Cloud Storage Houston, TX
File sharing solutions have quickly become more prominent for modern businesses – allowing employees who work remotely to securely access files from a multitude of devices, whether it’s a desktop, tablet or smartphone. When you leverage cloud-based file storage and sharing, you’re able to let your employees get more work done than ever before – without sacrificing security.
Our team of engineers will take on the responsibility of monitoring and maintaining your IT environment. We’ll ensure your technology is up-to-date and secure, and we’ll also help you plan for your future IT needs.
Accelerate, Collaborate, and Innovate With Cloud-Based Storage
What is the Cloud?
A concept that is often distorted, the cloud is simply a system of offsite servers that people and organizations use to store their digital files and media. The servers are managed by a hosting company and people buy or rent digital space from them.
An individual may use cloud storage to store their music or photos, rather than storing that information on their personal device. A business might use the cloud to store company documents and data.
The hosting company is responsible for upkeep of the servers and ensuring that their users have constant access to their stored information.
Has the Cloud Changed the Way We Do Business?
The way business is conducted has changed since the introduction of cloud storage services. Here are a few benefits of using the cloud to store business information:
Easy file sharing: a document hosted offsite can be accessed by anyone granted permission
Scalability: only pay for the amount of storage you use
Remote access: log in and access information from anywhere
Increased security: hosting companies work hard to keep all data secure
Natural disaster protection: servers are regularly backed up
Reduced power/maintenance costs: you don’t have to pay for server maintenance or energy use
Wondering if managed IT services are the right choice for your business?
We understand that making the decision to outsource your IT can be difficult. That’s why we offer a free consultation so you can learn more about our services and how they could benefit your business. Once you decide to make the switch, our team of experts will work with you to create a plan that fits your needs.
“We build long-term and deep relationships with our clients, so it’s like having a full-time IT staff but without the full-time costs.”
Joe Lamonte — President
A Trusted Managed IT Service Provider in Houston For Over 20 Years
Progressive IT Services of Houston provides Managed IT Services and professional IT Support for businesses in and around the Houston, Texas area. We give our clients Enterprise-level IT services and solutions at prices that work for small businesses. Time and experience have helped us develop best practices and workflow procedures around a proactive philosophy designed to keep your focus on your business, not your technology.
Our team of Managed IT Service providers in Houston can become your outsourced IT department, responding to issues quickly, often before you even know about them. Covering everything from your servers and network infrastructure to your computers, workstations and mobile devices, our Managed IT Solutions in Houston team provides end-to-end solutions for all of your technology needs.
IT Support in Houston, Texas
We are locally owned and operated and have served Houston companies for more than 20 years. Our proven track record means you can trust us to safely secure your business and help it grow. ’ to learn how we can help you.
Frequently Asked Questions
These are just some of the questions we’re happy to answer for you. If you have more, let’s schedule a meeting and we’ll be happy to answer them and find a solution that works best for you.
Very smoothly, actually! Having conducted regular client onboardings for many years, we have developed (and continually improve) an onboarding plan which comprehensively addresses all the various areas of IT infrastructure coming into our management and control. This includes quarterbacking all the communication with your prior provider to gather information and transfer information to us.
No extended downtime is required to switch from your current provider to us. Any brief downtime as the result of updating systems or installing our management tools (typically as simple as a reboot) will be coordinated to happen after hours at a time appropriate for you. If we are migrating hosted servers or systems from your current provider to us as part of the onboarding, we will coordinate any necessary migration-related downtime to be off-peak hours and after hours as necessary.
Our onboarding process takes 7 days to complete and comes in two main parts: pre-onboarding and onboarding day. Pre-onboarding is the process of information gathering and validation, typically starting 7 days prior to your onboarding day. In these 7 days, we gather information about your systems, so we are prepared to conduct an effective onboarding day. Then comes our favorite day, onboarding day! On onboarding day we “flip the switch,” and we become your managed services partner. We like to make sure the relationship starts off on the right foot, so we love to come in on onboarding day with several members of our team and host a town-hall lunch for your team. We use this brief time to introduce ourselves and learn more about the IT “pain points” in the organization so we can start helping (and building trust with your team) right away!
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