Dependable

PTG has been in business since 2002 supporting small and medium networks and plans on being around for many years to come.

Responsive

Your computer network emergency becomes our highest priority.

Knowledgeable

With a staff that has many decades of experience, we know where your networking technology has been and where it is going.  We can support a wide variety of platforms including Microsoft Windows, SUSE Linux, and Apple Macintosh.

Flexible

We understand your needs can grow and contract.  We can offer support to the smallest of customers to organizations that needs additional IT staff augmentation.

Professional

PTG prides itself on being professional and handle your sensitive information in a confidential manner that you demand.

About Us

Proactive Technology Group (PTG) in based in East Peoria, IL and services Central Illinois. PTG has been in business since 2002 and has a staff that has many additional years of experience beyond that. 

 

PTG is dedicated to providing a class of service that far exceeds the expectations of our clients.  Providing a superior technology solution in a timely manner while exhibiting the highest level of professionalism is the foundation of our business.

Why Choose Us

PTG understands you have many needs beyond just the basics of computer networking.  Whether it be attaching a copier to the network to scan to a shared folder on a server or setting up a mobile user to access the corporate email or data via a tablet or phone.  The computer network has evolved in many different directions over the years and PTG strives to meet your needs in supporting your company now and in the future.

Networking

Microsoft Windows Server

The power of many servers, the simplicity of one


Whether IT organizations are ready to move to a cloud computing model now or later, with Windows Server 2012 they can immediately benefit from enhancements that offer new levels of support to traditional datacenter and cloud environments alike. IT organizations can evolve their datacenters to improve service availability while reducing costs through the use of lower cost assets. They can also use assets more effectively and improve the efficiency of IT management tasks.

Windows Server 2012 is efficient, continuously available, and manageable. It integrates a continuously available and easy-to-manage multi-server platform with breakthrough efficiency and ubiquitous automation. Windows Server 2012 makes it nearly as easy to manage many servers across multiple sites as it is to manage a single server, while delivering the reliability and scalability of multiple servers. With new advanced features and capabilities designed to improve manageability, performance, and reliability at the individual server level, within clusters, and across multiple datacenters, Windows Server 2012 offers the power of many servers with the simplicity of one, regardless of the size of an organization's environment.

 

Micro Focus Open Enterprise Server

Open Enterprise Server 2018 brings the industry's most advanced file and print services onto the latest SUSE© Linux Enterprise platform. The benefits for customers are immense.

  • Better virtualization support. Not only does Open Enterprise Server still ship with unlimited instances of XEN virtualization for no additional charge, but it also has certified support for VMware, the most popular choice for virtualization.
  • Improved patch and update capabilities. Advances in the new "fast update stack" mean that you'll be able to apply patches and software updates easier than ever.
  • Power savings. Integral to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 are Green IT enhancements that make Open Enterprise Server customers smile, too.
  • Faster release cycles. With the new Feature Channel, customers now have the choice of adopting the latest innovations as soon as they're ready. Or, if you prefer, continue to use the patch channel for important fixes and deploy support packs to get the roll-up of all new features and enhancements.
  • Fast track to file innovation. Learn about Micro Focus Filr, the hottest thing to happen to file sharing since, well, NetWare©. Give users access to network files on all their devices, along with automated backup and social sharing. Only Open Enterprise Server customers will be able to get in on the early adopter action.

 

 

Virtualization

Virtualization is the single most effective way to reduce IT expenses while boosting efficiency and agility-not just for large enterprises, but for small and midsize businesses too.

  • Run multiple operating systems and applications on a single computer
  • Consolidate hardware to get vastly higher productivity from fewer servers
  • Save 50% or more on overall IT costs
  • Speed and simplify IT management, maintenance, and the deployment of new applications

 

Desktop Installation/Support

In any organization, the desktop computer is where IT starts.  Your users need their computers to be reliable.  When they have problems, they need quick access to support and resolution to the issue.  PTG has the experience to support virtually any desktop issue. 

 

Email

Whether your organization has 2 users or 1,000+, PTG can recommend, install, configure and support an email solution that fits your needs.  It may be just a POP3 access to a hosted server or several in-house email servers.

In-house email servers that PTG supports include both Microsoft Exchange as well as Micro Focus GroupWise.

 

Wireless

With the introduction of wireless technology in the office place several years ago, organizations have continued struggle with its speed, security and reliability of their in-house wireless systems.

PTG supports both SonicWall and Cisco wireless systems to offer our customers a choice in reliable wireless networks.  While both manufacturers have the security and reliability you need, each has distinct advantages that we can offer to your organization.

From a single access point to an enterprise wide wireless solution, or a mixed private and public use wireless system, PTG can handle your needs.

 

Remote Access

Virtual Private Networks

A virtual private network (VPN) extends a private network and its resources across the Internet in a secure and encrypted manner.  VPN's can connect remote offices to the home office.  VPN's can also connect remote employees or vendors to your internal network.

 

Remote Desktop Services

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) (formally known as Terminal Services) offers organizations to extend their office to anywhere in the world while maintaining control and performance.  RDS also allows you to use existing older computers to run newer software in a cost effective manner.

 

GoToMyPC and LogMeIn are other ways organizations can benefit from the efficiency of working remotely.

 

Mobile Access to Email and Files

While the proliferation of mobile devices from phones to tablets have made life faster and easier, they have also made company resources harder to access and less secure.

 

PTG utilizes Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync and Micro Focus GroupWise Data Synchronizer to manage your mobile workforce email, calendars and contacts.

 

PTG also can give your users remote access to company files in a secure manner utilizing Micro Focus Filr.  Micro Focus Filr utilizes existing access rights through Microsoft Active Directory or NetIQ eDirectory.  This allows you to give your users a method of access their files as well as shared folders in a secure and controlled way.

Security

Firewall

Your network is only as good as the security you have protecting your data and resources within it.  Beyond physical security, network security covers many areas starting with your firewall to the Internet.  PTG utilizes both Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) and SonicWall firewalls.

Web Filtering and Antivirus

Beyond the Firewall, Web Content Filtering by Barracuda Networks and Antivirus from Symantec Endpoint Protection are also key components.

Spam Filtering

Spam protection by Barracuda also gives your network an additional layer of security as well as productivity in your users not having to sift through thousands of "junk" and dangerous emails every year.

Disaster Recovery and Backup

The most essential part of your data security is Backup and Disaster Recovery.  Your data is the lifeblood of your company.  Every hour you are without important data, your organization suffers - from loss of productivity to loss of revenue.  The protection of your data with reliable backup technologies along with a disaster recovery plan is a key component to your organizations' overall technology strategy.

Services

Vendor Management

Improve your productivity and focus on running your business. By lifting the burden of dealing with multiple vendors, you can regain lost productivity, giving you the time to do the things you really need to do.



Adaptable Support

Whether you need assistance installing a single workstation or upgrading a server farm. Troubleshooting a problem of a single user not able to access their email to an email server that is down. PTG can deal with your IT support issue no matter how small or large it is.



IT Outsourcing

If you just need remote support and/or on-site support or IT staff augmentation, PTG is your source for your IT outsourcing needs.

PTG also is available to consult on your Intranet or Internet site design, hosting and management requirements to give your organization the site you need but not spending your entire IT budget on getting it.

 

 

 

Let's Get in Touch

P.O. Box 2526     East Peoria     Illinois     61611

Office:  309-678-8765

PTG Email

Information: info@proactivetechgroup.com

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