Cisco Certified Consulting Cisco unveiled innovative solutions targeted specifically for small company IT networks and engineered to deliver high levels of protection and collaboration for an affordable cost. Products unveiled by Cisco included the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, the Cisco Small Business series NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the newest version of the Smart Business Communications System.

The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is a dedicated spam, virus, and phishing filter security product that essentially eradicates email threats as shipped. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical small-footprint network-attached storage appliances that offer protection for important data and enable workers to access shared files easily. Cisco's Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4, a full sharing and communications system that seamlessly connects offices, employees, and clients anywhere. The latest version features the industry's debut of a wireless small-footprint IP phone with Bluetooth wireless capabilities. To see Cisco's news release, refer to Cisco Introduces Networking and Security Solutions for Small Businesses.

Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker
Cisco Spam Blocker Support The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance safeguards small companies by offering powerful defense against spam, viruses and worms and other email-borne attacks to secure your system and business information while at the same time improve efficiency. Because the device stops spam right out of the box and stays current on its own, it avoids the expense and time associated setup and continuing and management. By filtering out unwanted email, Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance increases the throughput of networks, servers, and computers. The Spam Blocker is an end-to-end solution email-born threats by including a physical appliance, intelligent software, continuous updates, and product support in a unified bundle.

Key benefits of the Spam and Virus Blocker include:

  • Accuracy: Helps to make sure that email-borne threats and spam are intercepted while legitimate messages are delivered.
  • Ongoing self-installed updates: Constant interaction with SenderBase security, an online database of email security threats, ensures that the Spam & Virus Blocker appliance installs the latest updates to protect your corporate email.
  • Easy installation and use: Easy-to-use browser-based setup wizards allow you to configure the Spam Blocker in practically any environment within 15 minutes, delivering immediate security for your business.
  • Streamlined management: As soon as you deploys the the Spam and Virus Blocker appliance, you benefit from junk mail and virus filtering with minimal additional effort required from your network support group.

Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems Support The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 offer the robust protection and comprehensive data backup features that your business requires, at a price small companies can afford. The Cisco NSS3000 supports up to 4 TB of data and up to 15 concurrent clients per enclosure, provides the ideal solution for storing, accessing, and backing up your vital business information. As distinct from less advanced NAS alternatives, the Cisco Small Business NSS3000 delivers the state-of-the-art backup, cryptography, user authentication, and service continuity your business requires.

The NSS3000 4-Bay Gigabit Storage System Chassis handles any certified disk. It provides a wealth of features in a desktop-size footprint engineered specifically for small companies. The Small Business NSS3000 Storage System Chassis also provides your company the flexibility to configure the product without any connected hard disks, to modify it easily, and to chain several NAS chassis with one another, providing a solution that can continually expand with your business.

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

  • Intelligently copy important information from each workstation and application server in your business
  • Offer unified storage and sharing of key files
  • Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to copy unattended each revision of every file archived by employees, permitting your company to restore files quickly
  • Record and archive digital video from your company's video surveillance system

Smart Business Communications System
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems Support Services The Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Version 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and complete sharing and communications system that permits small businesses to connect telecommuters, on-the-road workers and office workers in separate sites to enhance their ability to communicate with customers and colleagues. In Release 1.4, the aggressively priced system has improved wireless capabilities such as the first wireless desktop VoIP phone with built-in Bluetooth technology, the Cisco SPA525G IP device, which allows companies to expand easily by deploying phones in places where conventional telephone lines or network wiring is missing or cannot easily be added.

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

  • The Cisco 520 Secure Router product to help protect a small business network and provide employees safe access to the Internet and key corporate information wherever they are
  • The Cisco Configuration Assistant v. 1.9 to permit stakeholders to streamline the configuration and deployment of solutions designed custom for individual businesses

How Progent's Consulting Experts Can Assist Your Company to Benefit from Cisco Networking Technology
Progent's Cisco certified support professionals and CCIE network engineers can assist you to evaluate new Cisco products to understand their appropriateness for your environment, deploy Cisco security and communication platforms to improve the security and performance of your network, and provide tech support for Cisco products both in person and online to keep your network running smoothly. Progent's IT professionals offer a range of affordable support services to enhance the dependability, security, speed, and manageability of a small business information network:

Quick Online Access to Cisco CCIE Certified Engineers
Progent is the premier provider of convenient, quick, and affordable assistance from Cisco CCIE consultants. CCIEs are elite networking experts who are awarded this top-level certification only after strenuous testing by Cisco. CCIEs are able to tackle even the most sophisticated issues surrounding network infrastructure design, configuration, repair, and maintenance. Progentís CCIE experts cooperate intimately with Cisco engineers in identifying problems with Cisco's IOS software and developing fixes or acquiring patches to resolve problems. Progent gives you fast access to a CCIE by telephone so you can receive emergency help for tough network troubles that are undermining worker productivity but are beyond the scope of your usual IT service resources. Progent's CCIE support professionals can access your environment using state-of-the-art remote support tools in order to deliver fast and cost-effective diagnosis and remediation of critical infrastructure difficulties.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Integration
Progent's Cisco-certified VoIP phone and video IP phone consultants can help you to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco IP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP handsets. Progent can provide support for all models of Cisco's IP phones from legacy Voice over IP products to the newest media phones. Progent's consultants can also assist your organization to integrate your VoIP phones and video IP phones with Unified CM, originally branded CallManager, or with Cisco Unified CM Express to build a an advanced IP-PBX environment for unified messaging and company-wide collaboration. Progent can provide expertise with any facet of Cisco IP Phone integration including designing dial plans, solving QoS, setting up SIP gateways, installing ISR G2 routers with CUBE VoIP networking support, and creating UCS server clustering and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) solutions for survivability. For more details about Progent's services for Cisco's collaboration solutions, visit Cisco IP Telephony and Unified Communications Professional Services.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco CallManager Collaboration
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Unified CM), originally known as CallManager, is the foundation of Cisco's communications and collaboration platform. CUCM and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) offer a modern IP-PBX solution by integrating closely with applications that include Cisco Unified CM IM and Presence Service, Cisco Unity Connection for voicemail management, Mobile Connect for Single Number Reach, and Unified Contact Center Enterprise (UCCE) for creating a highly automated customer contact solution. Progent's Cisco-certified CUCM and CallManager consultants can help with any facet of Unified Communications Manager setup and troubleshooting in areas that include integrating Cisco VoIP phones and desktop video IP phones, designing dial plans, setting up SIP trunking and PSTN support, deploying Cisco ISR routers with CUBE networking support, designing UCS server clustering systems for high availability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange and Skype for Business.

Cisco ASA and PIX Firewall Consulting Expertise
Progentís experienced Cisco IT security consulting professionals offer high-level PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall consulting support including infrastructure design, configuration, and support of Cisco firewall and Cisco security technology. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewall products delivers strong user and application policy enforcement, sophisticated attack protection, and secure connectivity services. Ranging from economical, easy-to-install desktop devices for small and home businesses to scalable gigabit products, Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewalls provide advanced security, high throughput, and high availability for network environments of all sizes. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, purpose-built platform, minimizing possible OS-specific security holes.

Security Inventory and Audit Packages
Progent's CISM and CISSP-certified security engineers can deliver a variety of budget-friendly network security Inventory bundles and security evaluation packages created to give businesses of any size a chance to receive an objective opinion about the effectiveness of their protection environment. The packages vary from ultra-affordable external security scan and internal network security scan packages for small companies up to a high-end security assessment package for enterprises who have to meet security levels required by government regulators or by vendors. For each security assessment package, consultants with top security accreditations analyze and summarize scanned information and provide suggestions for efficient improvements.

SIP Connectivity Solutions: SIP Trunks and Cisco CUBE Configuration Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP trunk experts and Cisco CUBE configuration experts can assist your business to design, deploy, manage, debug and upgrade Cisco's SIP infrastructure solutions and Cisco's CUBE-based SIP trunks. Progent can provide affordable remote or onsite support to help businesses to move smoothly to an advanced unified communications network that delivers fast return on investment. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft unified communications consultants can help you to establish connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video platforms such as Skype for Business Server and Lync for connectivity to a SIP PSTN trunk.

Consulting Consulting and Troubleshooting Services for Cisco Wireless Products
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional to help you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation plan that integrates a broad array of wireless appliances and technologies and offers the identical security, scalability, and ease of management you expect from a wired environment. Progent can help you to achieve transparent integration between Cisco wireless technology and wireless devices and software from third-party vendors to give your company the functionality you require plus the most protected, dependable, and cost-effective WLAN solution possible. Progent's CISA and ISSAP security professionals can show you how to design security into your WLAN and your company's processes.

Simplified Administration Tools for Cisco-based IT Networks
Progent's Cisco-qualified network consultants offer help with Cisco's network management tools along with a variety of specialized third-party products to create a complete management automation strategy to keep your environment running smoothly, conserve expensive resources, protect your data, recover quickly from hardware breakdown or malicious assaults, and allow you to add or repurpose valuable resources sensibly and economically as your business evolves.

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