Cisco Certified Support Cisco introduced innovative solutions targeted specifically for small business networks and engineered to provide exceptional levels of protection and connectivity for a budget-friendly cost. Solutions introduced by Cisco included Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, the Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the latest version of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).

The Cisco Spam Blocker appliance is a dedicated email security product that essentially eradicates email threats with no set up. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable small-footprint network-attached storage (NAS) devices that provide security for valuable data and allow workers to exchange information effortlessly. The Cisco Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4, a full collaboration and communications solution that seamlessly interconnects sites, workers, and clients however dispersed. The latest version incorporates the debut of a wireless small-footprint IP handset with Bluetooth capabilities. To view Cisco's news release, refer to Cisco Introduces Networking and Security Products for Small Businesses.

Cisco Spam Blocker Appliance
Cisco Spam Blocker Consulting and Support The Spam Blocker safeguards small companies by offering powerful protection against junk mail, viruses and phishing as well as other email-borne attacks to guard your system and business data while enhance productivity. Because the appliance stops spam with minimal set up and updates on its own, it avoids the cost and hassle associated setup and ongoing and management. By eliminating unwanted email, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker helps the throughput of networks, application servers, and computers. The Spam and Virus Blocker is an end-to-end defense against email threats by featuring a physical appliance, software, continuous updates, and product support in a unified package.

Notable features of the Spam and Virus Blocker are:

  • Efficiency: Assists to make sure that email-borne attacks and junk mail are intercepted while business email is delivered.
  • Ongoing automatic updates: Non-stop communication with SenderBase services, a network library of email safety risks, ensures that your Spam & Virus Blocker appliance installs the most current patches to guard your business email.
  • Simple installation and use: User-friendly web-based setup wizards allow you to install Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance in nearly any network within 15 minutes, providing instant security for your network.
  • Effortless administration: As soon as you deploys the the Spam Blocker appliance, you benefit from spam and malware filtering with minimal additional effort required from your network support group.

Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000
NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems Consulting and Support The Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems provide the robust security and advanced backup capabilities that your company requires, at a price small companies can afford. The Cisco NSS3000 accommodates as much as to 4 TB of data and up to 15 simultaneous users per enclosure, offering the ideal answer for holding, accessing, and archiving your vital business information. Unlike less sophisticated network-attached storage (NAS) systems, the Cisco NSS3000 provides the state-of-the-art backup, encryption, client authentication, and fault tolerance your business requires.

The NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage enclosure handles any approved hard drive. It provides a wealth of features in a desktop form factor designed specifically for small organizations. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 Storage System enclosure also provides your company the flexibility to configure the product without any connected disks, to reconfigure the product easily, and to chain several chassis together, offering a solution that can smoothly grow with your business.

Your company can utilize the Cisco NSS2000 or 3000 Network Storage Systems to:

  • Intelligently copy important data from each PC and server in your company
  • Offer centralized storage and distribution of important files
  • Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to back up automatically every revision of each file archived by workers, allowing your company to recover information quickly
  • Record and save digital video from your company's video security system

Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Consulting Services The Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Version 1.4 is a simple and complete sharing and communications system that enables small organizations to connect at-home workers, on-the-road workers and office workers in disparate locations to improve their ability to communicate with customers and colleagues. In the latest release, the aggressively priced solution offers improved wireless features including the industry's first wireless desktop VoIP phone with built-in Bluetooth technology, the SPA525G IP device, which enables businesses to grow easily by deploying handsets in places where traditional telephone lines or Ethernet cables are missing or cannot conveniently be run.

Other innovative pieces of the Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4 include:

  • Cisco's 520 Secure Router product to help protect a small business infrastructure and give workers secure access to the Internet and important business information from either side of the firewall
  • The Cisco Configuration Assistant Version 1.9 to allow partners to simplify the setup and deployment of solutions designed custom for certain businesses

How Progent's Certified Experts Can Assist Your Company to Deploy Cisco Technology
Progent's Cisco-qualified support professionals and CCIE networking experts can assist you to evaluate the latest Cisco products to determine their usefulness for your IT system, deploy Cisco security and communication platforms to enhance the security and performance of your network, and maintain Cisco products both onsite and remotely to keep your network running dependably. Progent's consulting experts offer a variety of cost-effective technical services to improve the dependability, protection, performance, and maintainability of a small business information system:

Quick Online Access to Cisco Registered CCIE Network Engineers
Progent is the premier provider of convenient, quick, and affordable access to registered CCIE engineers. CCIEs are recognized network experts who are awarded this prestigious accreditation only through strenuous testing by Cisco. CCIEs are able to handle the most complicated problems encountered with IT network architecture, configuration, troubleshooting, and support. Progentís CCIE experts interact intimately with Cisco engineers in identifying issues with Cisco's IOS platform and developing workarounds or acquiring software updates to correct anomalies. Progent can provide quick access to a CCIE by phone so that you are able to get instant help for tough network troubles that are undermining business productivity but are beyond the expertise of your local IT service resources. Progent's CCIE consulting professionals can access your network using advanced off-site connectivity tools in order to deliver fast and affordable analysis and remediation of critical network problems.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Integration
Progent's Cisco IP phone and video IP phone experts can assist you to integrate, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco VoIP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP phones. Progent can provide expertise for all models 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 Cisco Unified CM, previously named CallManager, or with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express to build a an advanced IP-PBX environment for unified messaging and company-wide collaboration. Progent can deliver support with any facet of Cisco IP Phone integration including reviewing dial plans, resolving IP phone registration issues, setting up SIP gateways, installing ISR G2 routers with CUBE VoIP networking capability, and creating Cisco UCS server clustering and Cisco SRST systems for survivability. For additional details about Progent's support for Cisco's IP voice and video solutions, see Cisco Voice over IP (VoIP) and Unified Communications Consulting Help.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco CallManager Collaboration
Cisco Unified Communications Manager, originally branded CallManager, operates as the core of Cisco's communications and collaboration platform. Cisco Unified CM and Cisco Unified CM Express provide a modern IP-PBX by integrating with applications that include Unified CM IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Cisco Unity Express (CUE) for voicemail management, Mobile Connect for Single Number Reach, and Cisco Contact Center Express (Unified CCX or CCX) for building a highly automated customer contact center. Progent's CCIE-certified CUCM and CallManager experts can help with any facet of Unified CM support and debugging in areas that include integrating Cisco Voice over IP phones and desktop video phones, reviewing dial plans, setting up SIP trunking and PSTN support, deploying ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, creating Cisco UCS server clustering solutions for survivability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange Server.

Cisco ASA Firewall and PIX Firewall Consulting Expertise
Progentís experienced Cisco network security consulting professionals provide expert PIX and ASA Firewall engineering services covering infrastructure design, configuration, and management of Cisco firewall and Cisco security solutions. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewalls delivers robust user and software policy enforcement, sophisticated attack protection, and safe connectivity services. Ranging from compact, easy-to-install desktop devices for small and home offices to scalable enterprise-class products, Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls provide advanced security, performance, and high reliability for IT systems of any size. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a hardened, specially designed platform, minimizing possible OS-specific security holes.

Security Inventory and Audit Packages
Progent's CISA, CISM and CISSP-qualified security engineers can provide a range of budget-friendly security Inventory service bundles and security evaluation bundles created to offer businesses of any size an opportunity to receive an objective opinion about the strength of their protection environment. These packages range from low-cost external network security scan and internal network security scan packages for small businesses up to a high-end security assessment package for corporations who have to comply with security levels demanded by government regulators or by customers. For every security inventory or evaluation bundle, engineers with high-level security accreditations analyze and summarize collected data and make suggestions for efficient improvements.

Cisco SIP Connectivity Solutions: SIP PSTN Trunks and Cisco CUBE Integration Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP infrastructure experts and CUBE integration consultants can assist you to design, deploy, maintain, debug and enhance Cisco's SIP connectivity solutions and Cisco's CUBE-based IP PSTN trunks. Progent can provide affordable remote or on-premises expertise to assist businesses to move smoothly to a modern communications network that offers fast ROI. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft collaboration experts can help you to set up connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's rich media platforms such as Skype for Business and Lync for access to a SIP PSTN trunk.

Consulting and Support Consulting and Troubleshooting Services for Cisco Wireless Technology
Progent can give you access to a certified CCIE or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation plan that integrates a wide range of wireless appliances and technologies and offers the identical protection, scalability, and manageability you expect from a wired network. Progent can help you to implement transparent integration between Cisco wireless products and wireless technology from third-party vendors to give your business the features you require as well as the most secure, reliable, and cost-effective wireless networking solution possible. Progent's CISM and CISSP security specialists can show you how to design protection into your WLAN and your business operations.

Simplified Administration Tools for Cisco-based Small Business Network Infrastructure
Progent's Cisco-certified network engineers can provide help with Cisco's management utilities alongside a selection of powerful third-party products to create a comprehensive management automation strategy in order to keep your environment running smoothly, conserve expensive resources, guard your information, revive rapidly from device breakdown or malicious attacks, and allow you to add or reassign network components sensibly and affordably as your company grows.

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