Cloud Storage

Cloud Storage Houston, TX

Cloud Storage

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.

IT is continually evolving, and your business’s needs have changed over time, too. How can you find the right solutions for your business? Our consulting services will help you find strategies and systems to meet your IT goals. 
Implementing a new solution is exciting, but it can also tax your IT department. If you’re looking for more staffing or additional expertise, our project implementation services deploy new solutions with minimal impact on your network. 
Protecting your data is crucial to your organization’s longevity. However, often, businesses are unaware of what their vulnerabilities are. Our security assessments analyze your IT environment to varying degrees and provide steps for you to take to address the issues. 

Cloud Storage

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

Dropbox boasts excellent sharing abilities. Invite someone to share a particular Dropbox folder with you and that folder will appear right on their desktop. You can also send a link to an individual document or image. In addition, folders full of images can be viewed as a gallery, making Dropbox a viable photo-sharing alternative to Imgur and Flickr.

iDrive supports multiple device backup on any numbers of Windows PCs, MacOS systems, iOS and Android smart devices, tablets, and more, all linked to a single account. You can backup entire disk images, backup your most important files and folders to external drives as well as the cloud, and access your entire backup through a web browser, desktop client, or mobile app.

Google Drive is great for anyone who prefers Google’s ecosystem. The web giant thrives on integration with Google’s other services as part of its Google One platform, including the likes of Gmail and Google Docs. Google Drive is also heavily integrated into the Chrome OS and Android environments, offering expansive storage for devices with limited local storage. 

OneDrive has undergone some significant updates over the last few years, and now serves as a strong foundation for Microsoft’s overall productivity solutions. For users of Microsoft’s Windows 10 ecosystem, OneDrive is an excellent solution. Also, Microsoft’s cross-platform strategy means that mobile support is very strong, including Android, iPhone, and iPad.

Box is an all-around solid service that offers a compelling alternative to users who are wary of placing ever-increasing amounts of information in the control of Google, Apple, or Microsoft. Mobile support for all accounts includes Android, iPhone, and iPad.

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.

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“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

About Us

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.

Our Services

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.

Managed IT Service 

We offer a comprehensive plan to ensure that your technology always performs when and how you need it.

Cyber Security 

The best way to address cybersecurity is by implementing the best security measures before an attack.

Cloud Services 

Move your IT infrastructure to the cloud and save money, reduce your physical IT footprint, and simplify system management.

Business Continuity 

Be prepared for any disaster that could affect your IT infrastructure, whether it be a natural occurrence, cybercrime, power outages, or human error.

IT Consulting 

When you need external help with an IT need, turn to experts with the knowledge and resources to help you address it. 

Email Security 

Email Protection provides multiple layers of security to detect and block malware and non-malware threats for all of your users.

Industry Expertise 

Regardless of what products or services your business offers, we have solutions to support your business and industry-specific needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ’s

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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