Cisco Certified Consulting and Support Cisco introduced new solutions targeted especially for small company networks and designed to provide exceptional levels of security and connectivity at a budget-friendly price. Products unveiled by Cisco included Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, the NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the 1.4 release of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).

The Cisco Spam Blocker appliance is a dedicated antispam and antivirus security device that essentially eliminates email threats as shipped. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable desktop network-attached storage devices that offer protection for important information and enable workers to access shared files effortlessly. Cisco's Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Version 1.4, a complete collaboration and communications solution that easily interconnects offices, employees, and customers however dispersed. The latest version incorporates the industry's first cordless small-footprint VoIP phone with Bluetooth support. To view Cisco's press release, refer to Cisco Introduces Connectivity and Collaboration Solutions for Small Companies.

Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Appliance
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Consultants The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance safeguards small businesses by offering extensive defense against junk mail, viruses and other email-borne attacks to guard your network and business data and simultaneously enhance efficiency. Since the appliance blocks spam with minimal set up and stays current automatically, it avoids the cost and time associated setup and ongoing and management. By eliminating spam, Cisco's Spam Blocker helps the performance of networks, application servers, and workstations. The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is an end-to-end solution email threats by featuring a physical appliance, intelligent software, ongoing updates, and technical support in a single package.

Notable benefits of Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance are:

  • Precision: Assists to ensure that email-borne attacks and junk mail are caught while business email is allowed through.
  • Ongoing self-installed patches: Constant interaction with SenderBase security, a network database of email safety threats, makes sure that your Cisco Spam Blocker appliance installs the latest updates to safequard your corporate email.
  • Simple installation and use: Easy-to-use web-based installation tools permit you to configure Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance in practically any environment in 15 minutes, providing instant protection for your business.
  • Streamlined management: From the moment you deploys the Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, you benefit from junk mail and malware protection with no extra effort required of your IT group.

Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Consulting The Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems offer the dependable protection and comprehensive data backup features that your business requires, at a cost small organizations can handle. The NSS3000 supports up to four terabytes of data and up to 15 simultaneous clients on each chassis, provides the ideal answer for holding, accessing, and archiving your vital business data. Unlike less sophisticated NAS alternatives, the Small Business NSS3000 provides the advanced backup, cryptography, user authentication, and service continuity your business needs.

The Cisco NSS3000 4-Bay Gigabit Storage enclosure supports any approved disk drive. The product provides a range of features in a desktop footprint engineered specifically for small organizations. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 Storage System enclosure also gives your business the flexibility to deploy the product without any connected hard disks, to reconfigure the product at any time, and to link multiple Cisco NAS chassis with one another, providing a solution that can continually expand with your business.

Your business can use the Small Business NSS2000 or 3000 to:

  • Intelligently copy important data from each PC and server in your company
  • Offer centralized preservation and sharing of important information
  • Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to back up unattended each version of every file saved by employees, allowing your business to recover data easily
  • Record and archive digital video from your video security system

Smart Business Communications System
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Support Services The Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 is a simple and complete collaboration and communications solution that enables small organizations to interconnect at-home workers, on-the-road workers and employees in disparate sites to improve their options to communicate with clients and teammates. In the latest release, the affordable system offers enhanced wireless support including the first wireless desktop IP handset with built-in Bluetooth, the Cisco SPA525G wireless IP phone, which enables businesses to expand cost-effectively by installing handsets in places where traditional phone lines or network cables are missing or cannot conveniently be added.

Other innovative pieces of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) 1.4 version are:

  • Cisco's 520 Secure Router to help protect the company's network and give workers secure access to the Internet and key corporate information any time, anywhere
  • The Configuration Assistant Version 1.9 to allow stakeholders to streamline the configuration and installation of solutions designed custom for certain companies

How Progent's Certified Engineers Can Assist Your Company to Incorporate Cisco Technology
Progent's Cisco support professionals and CCIE networking experts can assist you to assess new Cisco technologies to understand their usefulness for your IT system, configure Cisco security and communication platforms to enhance the protection and performance of your network, and maintain Cisco products both in person and online to keep your network running dependably. Progent's IT professionals offer a range of cost-effective services to enhance the dependability, security, speed, and manageability of your information network:

Quick Online Access to Cisco Registered CCIE Engineers
Progent can provide easy, immediate, and low-cost access to registered CCIE engineers. CCIEs are elite network gurus who are awarded this prestigious certification only after strenuous testing by Cisco. CCIEs can tackle even the most challenging problems associated with network architecture, configuration, repair, and administration. Progentís CCIE professionals cooperate intimately with Cisco engineers in identifying problems with Cisco's IOS platform and developing fixes or obtaining software updates to correct problems. Progent can provide immediate contact with a CCIE by telephone so that you can get emergency assistance for complex network problems that are affecting worker efficiency but are beyond the expertise of your usual IT service providers. Progent's CCIE consulting professionals can access your network using state-of-the-art remote support tools in order to deliver timely and affordable diagnosis and remediation of urgent infrastructure difficulties.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Integration
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified IP phone and video IP phone consultants can assist you to integrate, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco VoIP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP handsets. Progent offers 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 your organization to integrate your IP phones with Unified CM, formerly branded CallManager, or with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) to create a modern IP-PBX environment for unified messaging and company-wide collaboration. Progent can provide support with all aspects of Cisco VoIP Phone integration including designing dial plans, resolving QoS, configuring SIP trunking, deploying ISR routers with CUBE VoIP networking support, and creating UCS server failover and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) solutions for high availability. For more information about Progent's support for Cisco's Unified Communications solutions, go to Cisco Voice over IP and Unified Communications Professional Support.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager Collaboration
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), previously named CallManager, operates as the core of Cisco's collaboration solution. Unified Communications Manager and Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) provide an advanced IP-PBX by integrating tightly with unified messaging apps like Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence Service, Cisco Unity Connection for voicemail, Mobile Connect for Single Number Reach, and Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise for creating a highly automated customer contact solution. Progent's Cisco-certified CUCM experts can assist with any facet of Unified Communications Manager support and troubleshooting in areas such as integrating Cisco Voice over IP phones and desktop video IP phones, designing dial plans, configuring SIP trunking and PSTN support, installing Cisco ISR routers with CUBE support, designing UCS server clustering solutions for survivability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange Server.

Cisco ASA Firewall and PIX Firewall Support
Progentís certified Cisco network security consultants provide high-level PIX and ASA Firewall engineering support 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 software policy enforcement, mutlivector attack protection, and secure access services. Ranging from compact, plug-and-play desktop appliances for small and home offices to modular enterprise-grade appliances, Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewalls provide advanced protection, high throughput, and high availability for IT systems of all sizes. PIX and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, specially designed platform, minimizing possible OS-specific security gaps.

Network Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages
Progent's GIAC, CISA and CISM-qualified security engineers can deliver a range of budget-friendly network security Inventory bundles and security evaluation service bundles created to give businesses of any size an opportunity to receive an objective opinion about the quality of their security environment. These packages vary from low-cost external network security scan and internal security scan options for small businesses up to a high-level security assessment package for corporations who need comply with security standards required by government regulators or by customers. For each security inventory or evaluation package, engineers with high-level security credentials analyze and summarize scanned data and provide suggestions for efficient remediation.

SIP Connectivity Solutions: SIP PSTN Trunks and CUBE Configuration Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP infrastructure experts and CUBE integration experts can help organizations of any size to plan, integrate, manage, troubleshoot and upgrade Cisco's SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) connectivity technology and Cisco's CUBE-based IP PSTN trunks. Progent can provide cost-effective remote or on-premises support to assist businesses to migrate efficiently to a modern communications environment that offers fast ROI. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft collaboration consultants can assist you to set up connections between Cisco's CUBE Session Border Controller and Microsoft's rich media applications such as Skype for Business Server or Lync Server for connectivity to a SIP-based IP PSTN trunk.

Consulting Consulting and Troubleshooting Services for Cisco Wireless Infrastructure
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional to assist you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation strategy that incorporates a wide range of wireless appliances and technologies and provides the same security, expandability, and ease of management you demand from a wired environment. Progent can assist you to achieve transparent interoperability between Cisco wireless technology and wireless technology from other suppliers to offer your business the features you require plus the most protected, dependable, and economical WLAN solution possible. Progent's CISA and ISSAP security specialists can advise you about how to build protection into your WLAN and into your business operations.

Automated Administration Tools for Cisco-based Small Business Networks
Progent's Cisco-certified network management engineers can provide help with Cisco's network management utilities along with a selection of specialized third-party products to build a comprehensive management automation strategy in order to keep your network operating smoothly, fully utilize limited resources, protect your information, revive quickly from device failure or deliberate assaults, and enable you to add or reassign network resources intelligently and affordably as your business grows.

To find out additional details concerning Progent's support for Cisco connectivity and communications technology, call 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.
















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