Cisco Qualified Consulting Services Cisco unveiled innovative products targeted especially for small business networks and engineered to provide exceptional levels of security and collaboration for a budget-friendly price. Solutions announced by Cisco were Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, the Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the newest version of Cisco's Smart Business Communications System.

The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker is a dedicated spam, virus, and phishing filter security product that essentially eliminates email-based threats as shipped. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable desktop network-attached storage (NAS) appliances that provide security for valuable information and allow workers to share files easily. The Cisco Smart Business Communications System Version 1.4, a full collaboration and communications system that seamlessly connects offices, workers, and customers however dispersed. Cisco's latest release features the industry's first cordless small-footprint VoIP handset with Bluetooth capabilities. To see Cisco's news release, refer to Cisco Introduces Security and Collaboration Solutions for Small Companies.

Cisco Spam Blocker Appliance
Cisco Spam Blocker Support The Spam and Virus Blocker safeguards small organizations by providing extensive protection against junk mail, viruses and worms as well as other email-borne attacks to guard your system and business information while enhance productivity. Because the product blocks spam with minimal set up and updates automatically, it eliminates the expense and hassle associated initial configuration and continuing and administration. By eliminating spam, Cisco's Spam Blocker helps the performance of networks, servers, and computers. The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is an end-to-end solution email threats by including a physical appliance, intelligent software, continuous updates, and technical support in a unified package.

Notable benefits of the Spam Blocker include:

  • Precision: Assists to make sure that email attacks and spam are intercepted while business email is accepted.
  • Continuous automatic updates: Non-stop communication with SenderBase services, a network database of email security risks, makes sure that the Spam & Virus Blocker installs the latest updates to guard your business email.
  • Easy installation and use: Easy-to-use web-based setup tools permit you to install the Spam and Virus Blocker in practically any network in 15 minutes, delivering immediate security for your network.
  • Effortless management: From the moment you installs the Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, you get spam and virus protection with minimal additional effort demanded from your network support staff.

Small Business NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Support The Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems provide the dependable protection and comprehensive data backup capabilities that your company requires, at a price small businesses can handle. The Cisco NSS3000 supports up to 4 terabytes of data and as many as 15 concurrent users per enclosure, offering the optimal answer for storing, sharing, and archiving your vital corporate data. Unlike ordinary network-attached storage alternatives, the Small Business NSS3000 delivers the advanced backup, cryptography, user authentication, and service continuity your company needs.

The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage enclosure handles any certified disk. The enclosure provides a wealth of capabilities in a desktop form factor designed specifically for small organizations. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage enclosure also provides you the versatility to configure the product without any attached hard disk drives, to reconfigure the product easily, and to chain several Cisco NAS chassis with one another, providing a solution that can smoothly expand with your business.

Your company can use the Cisco Small Business NSS2000 or 3000 to:

  • Intelligently copy vital data from every desktop and server in your business
  • Provide centralized storage and sharing of key information
  • Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to copy unattended every version of every file saved by workers, permitting you to recover files with ease
  • Store and save video from your video security cameras

Smart Business Communications System
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems Consulting and Support The Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 is a simple and complete sharing and communications solution that enables small businesses to connect telecommuters, mobile workers and office workers in disparate sites to improve their options to interact with clients and teammates. In the latest release, the aggressively priced system offers improved wireless capabilities including the industry's first wireless desktop VoIP handset with built-in Bluetooth technology, the Cisco SPA525G VoIP phone, which enables companies to expand cost-effectively by deploying phones in places where conventional telephone lines or Ethernet cables are missing or cannot easily be added.

Additional innovative pieces of the Smart Business Communications System 1.4 version include:

  • The Cisco 520 Secure Router product to help protect the company's network and give workers safe access to the Internet and important corporate information any time, anywhere
  • The Configuration Assistant v. 1.9 to permit partners to streamline the configuration and deployment of solutions created specifically for certain businesses

How Progent's Consulting Experts Can Help You to Incorporate Cisco Networking Solutions
Progent's Cisco consultants and CCIE accredited network engineers can help your company to assess new Cisco products to understand their appropriateness for your environment, set up Cisco solutions to enhance the security and performance of your information network, and provide tech support for Cisco products both onsite and remotely to keep your IT network operating smoothly. Progent's consultants offer a variety of low-cost support services to improve the availability, security, performance, and maintainability of your company's IT network:

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Progent offers easy, immediate, and cost-effective access to Cisco CCIE support professionals. CCIEs are elite networking experts who earn this prestigious accreditation only through exhaustive examination by Cisco. CCIEs are able to resolve even the most sophisticated issues encountered with network design, implementation, repair, and maintenance. Progentís CCIE experts cooperate intimately with Cisco in-house staff in identifying problems with Cisco's IOS platform and finding workarounds or obtaining software updates to resolve anomalies. Progent can provide immediate access to a CCIE by telephone so you are able to receive urgent assistance for complex network troubles that are impacting business efficiency but are beyond the scope of your ordinary network support providers. Progent's CCIE consulting experts can link to your environment using state-of-the-art remote support technology in order to deliver timely and cost-effective analysis and remediation of urgent network problems.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Solutions
Progent's Cisco-certified VoIP phone and video IP phone consultants can assist you to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco VoIP phones, video IP phones and wireless IP phones. Progent can provide expertise for all versions of Cisco's IP phones from discontinued VoIP products to the latest HD media phones. Progent's IP telephony experts can also help you to integrate your IP phones with Unified CM, previously known as CallManager, or with Unified CM Express (CME) to create a state-of-the-art IP-PBX environment for unified messaging and company-wide collaboration. Progent's consultants can provide support with any facet of Cisco VoIP Phone integration including designing dial plans, solving QoS, setting up SIP gateways, installing ISR routers with CUBE internetworking capability, and designing UCS server clustering and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony solutions for survivability. For additional information about Progent's technical support for Cisco's collaboration technology, read Cisco Voice over IP (VoIP) and Unified Communications Engineering Services.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco CallManager Collaboration
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM or Unified CM), previously named CallManager, acts as the core of Cisco's collaboration platform. Unified CM and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) offer an advanced IP-PBX solution by integrating with applications like Unified CM IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Cisco Unity Express for voicemail management, Mobile Connect for Single Number Reach, and Unified Contact Center Enterprise (Unified CCE) for creating an advanced customer contact solution. Progent's CCIE-certified CUCM and CallManager consultants can help with any aspect of Unified CM setup and debugging in areas that include integrating VoIP phones and video phones, reviewing dial plans, setting up SIP connections and PSTN calling, deploying ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, creating UCS server clustering systems for survivability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange and Skype for Business.

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Progentís experienced Cisco IT security consultants offer expert PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall engineering services including architecture, configuration, and management of Cisco firewall and Cisco security solutions. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewall products delivers strong user and application policy enforcement, mutlivector attack defense, and safe access services. Ranging from compact, plug-and-play desktop appliances for small and home businesses to modular enterprise-class appliances, Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewalls provide advanced protection, high throughput, and excellent reliability for IT systems of any size. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, purpose-built operating system, minimizing common OS-specific security gaps.

Security Inventory and Assessment Packages
Progent's GIAC and CISA-qualified security engineers can provide a variety of cost-effective security Inventory packages and security evaluation packages designed to give businesses of any size an opportunity to get an impartial look at the effectiveness of their protection profile. These packages vary from ultra-affordable external security scan and internal security scan options for small and midsize businesses up to a high-level security evaluation solution for corporations who have to comply with security standards demanded by government agencies or by vendors. For every security assessment package, engineers with high-level security accreditations evaluate and report on scanned data and provide suggestions for efficient improvements.

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Progent's Cisco-certified SIP trunk consultants and Cisco CUBE integration experts can help you to design, integrate, manage, troubleshoot and enhance Cisco's SIP infrastructure technology and Cisco's CUBE-connected SIP trunks. Progent can provide cost-effective remote or onsite support to help you to migrate smoothly to a modern communications environment that delivers accelerated ROI. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft collaboration consultants can help you to configure connections between Cisco's CUBE Session Border Controller and Microsoft's rich media applications such as Skype for Business Server or Lync for access to a SIP-based IP PSTN trunk.

Consulting and Support Consulting and Troubleshooting Services for Cisco Wireless Infrastructure
Progent can provide a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation plan that incorporates a broad range of wireless devices and technologies and provides the same security, scalability, and ease of management you demand from your wired network. Progent can assist you to achieve transparent integration between Cisco wireless technology and wireless products from third-party suppliers to give your business the features you need as well as the most protected, dependable, and cost-effective wireless networking system available. Progent's CISM and CISSP security professionals can show you how to build security into your wireless network and your company's processes.

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Progent's Cisco-certified network engineers can provide help with Cisco's network management utilities alongside a selection of powerful third-party applications to build a complete management automation solution in order to keep your environment running smoothly, conserve limited resources, guard your information, recover rapidly from device breakdown or malicious assaults, and enable you to expand or repurpose network resources intelligently and economically as your company evolves.

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