Cisco Certified Help Cisco introduced innovative products targeted especially for small company IT networks and engineered to provide high levels of protection and connectivity for an affordable cost. Products unveiled by Cisco included Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the latest release of the Cisco SBCS.

The Cisco Spam Blocker is a purpose-built antispam and antivirus security product that virtually eradicates email-based threats as shipped. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical desktop network-attached storage devices that provide security for important data and allow employees to exchange information effortlessly. Cisco's SBCS Version 1.4, a complete sharing and communications system that easily interconnects sites, employees, and clients however dispersed. Cisco's latest version incorporates the first wireless desktop IP phone with Bluetooth support. To read Cisco's press release, visit Cisco Introduces Networking and Security Solutions for Small Companies.

Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Support Services The Spam Blocker appliance safeguards small organizations by providing extensive defense against junk mail, malware as well as other email threats to guard your system and corporate information while enhance productivity. Because the appliance blocks spam with minimal set up and updates automatically, it does away with the cost and hassle required for setup and ongoing and management. By filtering out unwanted email, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker increases the performance of network connections, application servers, and computers. The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is an end-to-end solution email-born attacks by featuring hardware, intelligent software, continuous patches, and product support in a unified package.

Notable features of the Spam Blocker include:

  • Efficiency: Assists to make sure that email attacks and spam are caught while legitimate messages are accepted.
  • Continuous self-installed updates: Non-stop communication with SenderBase services, an online database of email safety threats, makes sure that your Cisco Spam Blocker appliance incorporates the most current updates to safequard your business email.
  • Easy installation and use: User-friendly web-based setup wizards allow you to configure Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance in nearly any network within 15 minutes, delivering instant security for your business network.
  • Effortless management: From the moment you installs the the Spam and Virus Blocker, you benefit from spam and malware filtering with no extra effort demanded from your network support staff.

NSS2000 and NSS3000
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Consulting The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 offer the dependable protection and comprehensive backup capabilities that your business requires, at a cost small businesses can handle. The Small Business NSS3000 accommodates as much as to four terabytes of data and up to 15 concurrent users per enclosure, provides the ideal solution for holding, sharing, and archiving your vital corporate information. As distinct from less sophisticated network-attached storage systems, the Cisco Small Business NSS3000 delivers the advanced archiving, encryption, user authentication, and high uptime your organization needs.

The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage enclosure supports any approved disk. The product provides a range of features in a desktop-size footprint designed specifically for small organizations. The Small Business NSS3000 Storage System Chassis also provides your company the flexibility to deploy the product without any connected disk drives, to modify the product easily, and to link multiple NAS chassis with one another, offering a solution that can smoothly expand with your company.

You can utilize the Small Business NSS2000 or NSS3000 to:

  • Intelligently back up vital data from each desktop and application server on your network
  • Offer unified preservation and distribution of important information
  • Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to back up unattended every revision of each file saved by workers, permitting your company to recover data with ease
  • Record and archive video from your surveillance system

Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Consulting and Support The Cisco SBCS Release 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and comprehensive sharing and communications solution that enables small organizations to interconnect telecommuters, mobile workers and office workers in disparate sites to enhance their ability to collaborate with clients and teammates. In Release 1.4, the affordable system has improved wireless support such as the first wireless desktop IP handset with built-in Bluetooth, the SPA525G IP phone, which enables businesses to grow cost-effectively by installing handsets in places where conventional phone wires or Ethernet wiring is missing or cannot conveniently be added.

Other innovative components of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4 are:

  • The Cisco Model 520 Secure Router to help protect a small business infrastructure and provide employees secure connectivity to the Internet and important corporate data wherever they are
  • The Cisco Configuration Assistant v. 1.9 to allow partners to simplify the setup and installation of solutions designed specifically for individual companies

How Progent's Consulting Engineers Can Assist Your Company to Benefit from Cisco Technology
Progent's Cisco certified consultants and Cisco CCIE network engineers can help your company to evaluate new Cisco products to understand their usefulness for your IT system, configure Cisco security and communication platforms to enhance the protection and performance of your information network, and maintain Cisco devices both in person and remotely to keep your network operating smoothly. Progent's IT professionals offer a range of cost-effective technical services to enhance the reliability, security, efficiency, and maintainability of a small business IT system:

Immediate Online Access to Cisco CCIE Certified Engineers
Progent can provide convenient, quick, and affordable support from CCIE Certified support professionals. Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts are elite networking experts who are awarded this top-level classification only through thorough testing by Cisco. CCIEs are able to handle even the most challenging problems surrounding IT network architecture, setup, repair, and maintenance. Progentís CCIE professionals work intimately with Cisco in-house staff in identifying problems with Cisco's IOS platform and developing fixes or acquiring patches to correct anomalies. Progent offers quick access to a CCIE by phone so that you are able to get urgent assistance for tough network problems that are undermining business efficiency but are beyond the scope of your usual IT support providers. Progent's CCIE support engineers can link to your network using state-of-the-art off-site support tools in order to deliver timely and affordable diagnosis and remediation of urgent infrastructure problems.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Integration
Progent's Cisco VoIP phone and video IP phone consultants can help your business to configure, manage, and debug 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 devices to the latest HD media phones. Progent's IP telephony experts can also help your organization to integrate your VoIP phones and video IP phones with Unified CM, originally branded CallManager, or with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) to create a state-of-the-art IP-PBX environment for unified messaging and collaboration. Progent can deliver expertise with all aspects of Cisco IP Phone integration including designing dial plans, resolving IP phone registration issues, configuring SIP trunking, installing Cisco ISR routers with CUBE VoIP networking capability, and designing Cisco UCS server failover and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony systems for survivability. For additional details about Progent's support for Cisco's collaboration technology, see Cisco IP Telephony and Unified Communications Consulting Support.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager Unified Messaging
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), previously known as CallManager, is the core of Cisco's communications and collaboration portfolio. Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express provide an advanced IP-PBX by integrating closely with unified messaging applications such as Unified CM IM and Presence Service, Cisco Unity Connection for voicemail management, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach (SNR), and Cisco Contact Center Express (Unified CCX or CCX) for creating a highly automated customer contact solution. Progent's CCIE-certified Cisco Unified CM consultants can help with any facet of CUCM configuration and debugging in areas that include integrating VoIP phones and video phones, reviewing dial plans, setting up SIP connections and PSTN support, installing ISR G2 routers with CUBE networking support, creating UCS server failover solutions for survivability, and integration with Exchange and Skype for Business.

Cisco ASA and PIX Firewall Consulting Expertise
Progentís certified Cisco network security consultants provide high-level PIX and ASA Firewall engineering support covering architecture, configuration, and support of Cisco firewall and Cisco security solutions. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewalls delivers robust user and application policy enforcement, mutlivector attack defense, and safe access services. Ranging from economical, plug-and-play desktop devices for small and home offices to modular enterprise-class products, Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls offer a high level of security, performance, and excellent reliability for network environments of all sizes. PIX and ASA Firewalls are based on a hardened, specially designed platform, eliminating common OS-specific security gaps.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages
Progent's GIAC and CISA-qualified security engineers can provide a range of budget-friendly security Inventory bundles and network security assessment packages designed to give organizations of all sizes an opportunity to receive an objective opinion about the strength of their security profile. These packages range from ultra-affordable external network security scan and internal security scan packages for small companies up to a high-end security evaluation solution for corporations who have to meet security levels required by state regulators or by customers. For each security inventory or evaluation package, consultants with high-level security credentials evaluate and report on collected data and make recommendations for effective remediation.

SIP Infrastructure Solutions: SIP Trunks and CUBE Configuration Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP infrastructure consultants and CUBE integration experts can help organizations of any size to design, deploy, manage, debug and upgrade Cisco's SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) infrastructure solutions and Cisco's CUBE (Cisco Unified Border Element)-connected IP PSTN trunks. Progent offers affordable online or onsite expertise to assist companies to migrate efficiently to a modern communications network that offers accelerated ROI. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft collaboration consultants can help you to establish connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video platforms like Skype for Business Server and Lync Server for connectivity to a SIP PSTN trunk.

Consulting Consulting and Troubleshooting Services for Cisco Wireless Technology
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to help you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation plan that incorporates a wide range of wireless devices and technologies and provides the identical security, expandability, and manageability you expect from a wired network. Progent can assist you to implement transparent integration between Cisco wireless technology and wireless technology from third-party suppliers to offer your business the functionality you require as well as the most protected, dependable, and economical WLAN system available. Progent's CISM, CISSP, and ISSAP security consultants can advise you about how to build protection into your wireless network and into your company's operations.

Simplified Management Tools for Cisco-powered IT Network Infrastructure
Progent's Cisco-certified network consultants can provide help with Cisco's management technology along with a variety of specialized third-party products to create a comprehensive network management solution in order to keep your network operating smoothly, fully utilize limited resources, protect your data, revive rapidly from device breakdown or malicious attacks, and allow you to add or repurpose network resources intelligently and economically as your company grows.

To find out more details concerning Progent's consulting support for Cisco connectivity and communications products, phone 1-800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.

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