Cisco Qualified Help Cisco announced innovative solutions intended specifically for small business IT networks and designed to provide high levels of security and collaboration for an affordable price. 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 and Virus Blocker is a dedicated antispam and antivirus security device that virtually eradicates email-based threats with no set up. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical desktop network-attached storage (NAS) appliances that offer security for valuable information and allow workers to access shared information effortlessly. The Cisco SBCS Release 1.4, a complete sharing and communications solution that seamlessly interconnects offices, workers, and clients anywhere. Cisco's latest version incorporates the first wireless desktop VoIP handset with Bluetooth capabilities. To view Cisco's news release, refer to Cisco Announces Security and Collaboration Products for Small Companies.

Cisco Spam Blocker
Cisco Spam Blocker Help The Spam Blocker protects small businesses by offering powerful protection against junk mail, viruses as well as other email-borne attacks to guard your system and business information while at the same time enhance efficiency. Because the device stops spam with minimal set up and updates on its own, it eliminates the expense and hassle associated initial configuration and continuing and administration. By eliminating unwanted email, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker helps the performance of network connections, application servers, and computers. The Spam and Virus Blocker represents a comprehensive solution email-born threats by including a physical appliance, intelligent software, ongoing patches, and product assistance in a unified package.

Key benefits of the Spam Blocker include:

  • Precision: Helps to make sure that email-borne threats and junk mail are intercepted and business email is delivered.
  • Continuous automatic patches: Non-stop interaction with SenderBase services, an online database of email security risks, makes sure that your Cisco Spam Blocker installs the most current updates to safequard your business email.
  • Simple installation and use: Easy-to-use browser-based installation wizards permit you to configure the Spam Blocker appliance in nearly any network in 15 minutes, delivering instant security for your network.
  • Streamlined management: As soon as you installs the the Spam Blocker, you get spam and malware protection with minimal additional hassle demanded from your network support staff.

Small Business NSS2000 and NSS3000
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Support Services The NSS2000 and 3000 offer the dependable security and advanced backup capabilities that your company requires, at a price small businesses can afford. The Cisco NSS3000 supports up to 4 TB of data and up to 15 concurrent users per chassis, provides the ideal answer for storing, sharing, and archiving your mission-critical business information. Unlike less sophisticated network-attached storage (NAS) systems, the Cisco NSS3000 provides the advanced archiving, cryptography, client authentication, and fault tolerance your organization requires.

The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage Chassis handles any approved hard disk drive. The product provides a range of capabilities in a desktop form factor engineered for small organizations. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage System Chassis also provides your company the flexibility to deploy the system without any attached hard disks, to modify the product easily, and to chain multiple Cisco NAS chassis together, offering a platform that can continually expand with your company.

Your company can use the Small Business NSS2000 or NSS3000 Network Storage Systems to:

  • Automatically back up vital information from every desktop and application server in your business
  • Provide centralized preservation and sharing of important information
  • Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to back up unattended each revision of each file archived by workers, allowing your company to restore files with ease
  • Store and save digital video from your video security cameras

Smart Business Communications System
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Consulting and Support The Smart Business Communications System Version 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and complete collaboration and communications solution that allows small organizations to interconnect at-home workers, on-the-road workers and employees in separate locations to enhance their ability to interact with clients and teammates. In the new release, the affordable solution offers enhanced wireless support including the industry's first wireless desktop IP phone with built-in Bluetooth technology, the Cisco SPA525G VoIP phone, which enables businesses to expand cost-effectively by deploying phones in locations where traditional phone wires or network wiring is not present or cannot conveniently be run.

Additional innovative components of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 include:

  • Cisco's Model 520 Secure Router product to help guard the company's infrastructure and give employees secure connectivity to the Internet and important corporate data from either side of the firewall
  • Cisco's Configuration Assistant Release 1.9 to permit stakeholders to streamline the setup and installation of solutions created specifically for individual companies

How Progent's Certified Professionals Can Assist Your Company to Benefit from Cisco Networking Technology
Progent's Cisco-qualified consultants and Cisco CCIE networking experts can assist you to assess the latest Cisco technologies to determine their business value for your environment, configure Cisco solutions to improve the protection and efficiency of your information network, and troubleshoot Cisco products both onsite and online to keep your network running smoothly. Progent's consulting experts can provide a range of cost-effective support services to improve the reliability, safety, performance, and manageability of a small business information network:

Quick Access to Cisco CCIE Certified Network Engineers
Progent delivers convenient, immediate, and economical support from CCIE consultants. Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts are highly-qualified network experts who earn this prestigious accreditation only after strenuous examination by Cisco. CCIEs can resolve the most challenging problems associated with network infrastructure design, integration, repair, and management. Progentís CCIE consultants interact closely with Cisco in-house staff in analyzing problems with Cisco's IOS platform and devising fixes or obtaining patches to resolve problems. Progent gives you immediate access to a CCIE by telephone so you can get instant assistance for complex network troubles that are undermining worker productivity but are outside the scope of your ordinary network service providers. Progent's CCIE consulting engineers can link to your environment via state-of-the-art off-site connectivity tools in order to deliver timely and cost-effective analysis and repair of urgent network difficulties.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Solutions
Progent's Cisco-certified IP phone and video IP phone consultants can assist your business to configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco VoIP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP phones. Progent offers expertise for all models of Cisco's IP phones from discontinued VoIP devices to the newest HD media phones. Progent's IP telephony experts can also help you to integrate your VoIP phones and video IP phones with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, originally named CallManager, or with Cisco Unified CM Express to build a an advanced IP-PBX ecosystem for unified messaging and company-wide collaboration. Progent's consultants can provide expertise with any facet of Cisco VoIP Phone integration including reviewing dial plans, solving IP phone registration issues, configuring SIP gateways, installing ISR routers with CUBE VoIP networking support, and creating Cisco UCS server clustering and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony solutions for high availability. For additional information concerning Progent's technical support for Cisco's collaboration technology, read Cisco IP Telephony and Unified Communications Consulting Services.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager Unified Messaging
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM or Unified CM), originally known as CallManager, functions as the center of Cisco's collaboration solution. Cisco Unified CM and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express provide a location-independent IP-PBX solution by integrating with apps such as Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence Service, Unity Express for voicemail, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach, and Cisco Contact Center Express (Unified CCX or CCX) for building a highly automated customer contact solution. Progent's Cisco-certified CUCM experts can assist with any facet of Unified Communications Manager setup and debugging in areas that include integrating Cisco Voice over IP phones and desktop video phones, designing dial plans, setting up SIP trunking and PSTN calling, deploying Cisco ISR routers with CUBE networking support, designing Cisco UCS server clustering systems for high availability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange Server and Skype for Business.

Cisco ASA Firewall and PIX Firewall Consulting
Progentís experienced Cisco network security consultants provide high-level PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall consulting services including infrastructure design, integration, and support of Cisco firewall and Cisco security solutions. The PIX and ASA Series of Cisco firewall products delivers strong user and software policy enforcement, sophisticated attack protection, and safe access services. Ranging from compact, easy-to-install desktop devices for small and home businesses to modular enterprise-class products, Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls provide a high level of security, high throughput, and excellent reliability for network environments of any size. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a hardened, specially designed platform, eliminating possible OS-specific security gaps.

Network Security Inventory and Audit Packages
Progent's CISM and CISSP-qualified security engineers can deliver a variety of cost-effective security Inventory service bundles and security evaluation service packages created to offer businesses of any size a chance to get an independent look at the strength of their security environment. The packages range from low-cost external network security scan and internal network security scan packages for small and midsize companies up to a high-end security assessment solution for institutions who have to meet security levels demanded by government regulators or by customers. For every security assessment package, engineers with top security credentials analyze and report on scanned information and make suggestions for effective remediation.

SIP Connectivity Solutions: SIP PSTN Trunks and CUBE Integration Consulting
Progent's Cisco-certified SIP trunk experts and CUBE configuration consultants can assist organizations of any size to design, integrate, maintain, debug and upgrade Cisco's SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) connectivity solutions and Cisco's CUBE-connected IP PSTN trunks. Progent can provide cost-effective online or onsite expertise to help companies to move smoothly to a modern communications network that offers accelerated return on investment. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft unified communications experts can assist you to establish connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's rich media applications like Skype for Business Server and Lync for connectivity to a SIP PSTN trunk.

Consulting and Support 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 (CCNP) to help you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation strategy that incorporates a wide array of wireless products and technologies and offers the same security, expandability, and ease of management you expect from your wired network. Progent can assist you to achieve seamless interoperability between Cisco wireless products and wireless technology from third-party suppliers to give your business the functionality you require plus the most protected, dependable, and economical WLAN system available. Progent's CISA and ISSAP security specialists can show you how to design protection into your wireless network and into your business processes.

Simplified Administration Solutions for Cisco-powered IT Networks
Progent's Cisco-qualified network management consultants offer assistance with Cisco's network management utilities along with a variety of powerful third-party applications to build a complete network management strategy in order to keep your network operating reliably, conserve limited resources, protect your data, recover quickly from device failure or malicious attacks, and allow you to add or reassign valuable resources intelligently and economically as your business grows.

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