Cisco Qualified Consulting Cisco introduced innovative solutions intended especially for small company networks and engineered to provide outstanding protection and connectivity for an affordable price. Products introduced by Cisco included the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, the Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the latest version of Cisco's Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).

The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker is a dedicated spam, virus, and phishing filter security product that essentially eradicates email-based attacks with no set up. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical small-footprint network-attached storage (NAS) appliances that offer security for important information and enable employees to access shared files effortlessly. The Cisco Smart Business Communications System Version 1.4, a full sharing and communications solution that easily connects offices, employees, and customers however dispersed. Cisco's current version incorporates the debut of a cordless small-footprint IP handset with Bluetooth support. To read Cisco's news release, visit Cisco Introduces Networking Products for Small Companies.

Cisco Spam Blocker Appliance
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Consulting and Support The Spam and Virus Blocker safeguards small organizations by providing powerful defense against spam, malware and other email-borne attacks to guard your system and corporate information while enhance productivity. Because the device blocks spam with minimal set up and stays current automatically, it eliminates the expense and time with initial configuration and continuing and management. By filtering out spam, Cisco's Spam Blocker increases the performance of network connections, application servers, and computers. The Spam Blocker represents an end-to-end defense against email threats by including hardware, intelligent software, ongoing updates, and technical assistance in a unified package.

Key benefits of the Spam and Virus Blocker appliance include:

  • Efficiency: Helps to ensure that email-borne threats and spam are intercepted and business email is accepted.
  • Ongoing self-installed patches: Non-stop communication with SenderBase services, a network library of email safety threats, ensures that the Spam & Virus Blocker installs the latest patches to protect your corporate email.
  • Easy installation and use: User-friendly web-based setup wizards permit you to configure Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance in nearly any network within 15 minutes, providing instant security for your network.
  • Effortless management: As soon as your company installs the the Spam and Virus Blocker, you benefit from junk mail and malware filtering with no additional effort required from your IT staff.

Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems Support The Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems provide the robust protection and advanced data backup features that your business needs, at a cost small organizations can handle. The NSS3000 supports as much as to 4 terabytes of data and as many as 15 concurrent clients per chassis, offering the ideal solution for holding, accessing, and backing up your mission-critical business data. Unlike ordinary NAS alternatives, the Cisco NSS3000 provides the advanced archiving, encryption, client authentication, and high availability your company requires.

The Cisco NSS3000 4-Bay Gigabit Storage System enclosure handles any approved hard drive. It offers a wealth of features in a desktop-size footprint designed specifically for small businesses. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 Storage enclosure also gives your company the versatility to configure the product without any attached hard disks, to reconfigure it at any time, and to link multiple NAS chassis together, offering a solution that can continually expand with your company.

Your business can use the Cisco NSS2000 or 3000 Network Storage Systems to:

  • Intelligently back up important data from every desktop and application server in your organization
  • Provide centralized storage and sharing of important information
  • Run Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to copy unattended each version of every file archived by workers, allowing you to recover information with ease
  • Record and archive digital video from your video surveillance system

Cisco Smart Business Communications System
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems Support Services The Smart Business Communications System Version 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and comprehensive collaboration and communications solution that permits small companies to connect telecommuters, on-the-road workers and office workers in separate locations to enhance their options to collaborate with clients and teammates. In Release 1.4, the aggressively priced solution has improved wireless support including the industry's first wireless desktop VoIP handset with Bluetooth, the SPA525G wireless IP device, which allows companies to grow easily by deploying phones in places where traditional telephone wires or network wiring is missing or cannot easily be added.

Other new pieces of the Smart Business Communications System 1.4 version are:

  • The Cisco Model 520 Secure Router product to help guard the company's network and provide employees safe connectivity to the Internet and important corporate information from inside or outside the office
  • The Configuration Assistant v. 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 Take Advantage of Cisco Networking Technology
Progent's Cisco certified consultants and Cisco CCIE network engineers can help your company to assess the latest Cisco products to understand their business value for your environment, integrate Cisco solutions to enhance the protection and performance of your information network, and provide tech support for Cisco products both onsite and remotely to keep your network running dependably. Progent's consultants offer a variety of cost-effective services to enhance the dependability, security, efficiency, and manageability of your information network:

Immediate Access to Cisco Registered CCIE Engineers
Progent is the leading source of easy, immediate, and affordable assistance from Cisco CCIE consultants. Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts are recognized networking gurus who are awarded this top-level classification only through exhaustive examination by Cisco. CCIEs can handle even the most complex problems surrounding IT network architecture, setup, troubleshooting, and administration. Progentís CCIE consultants work closely with Cisco engineers in identifying issues with Cisco's IOS software and devising fixes or acquiring patches to resolve problems. Progent gives you immediate contact with a CCIE by phone so that you can get urgent help for complex network problems that are undermining business efficiency but are beyond the scope of your usual network service providers. Progent's CCIE support professionals can link to your network via state-of-the-art off-site connectivity technology to deliver fast and affordable diagnosis and remediation of urgent infrastructure problems.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Integration
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified VoIP phone and video IP phone experts can assist you to integrate, maintain, and debug Cisco VoIP phones, video IP phones and wireless IP phones. Progent offers expertise for all versions of Cisco's IP phones from legacy VoIP products to the latest media phones. Progent's consultants can also help you to integrate your IP phones with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, originally named CallManager, or with Unified CM Express (CME) to build a modern IP-PBX ecosystem for unified messaging and company-wide collaboration. Progent's consultants can provide support with all aspects of Cisco IP Phone integration including reviewing dial plans, solving IP phone registration issues, configuring SIP trunking, installing ISR routers with CUBE VoIP networking support, and designing Cisco UCS server failover and Cisco SRST solutions for high availability. For more details concerning Progent's expertise for Cisco's collaboration solutions, go to Cisco VoIP and Unified Communications Engineering Support.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager Collaboration
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), originally branded CallManager, is the core of Cisco's collaboration platform. CUCM and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) offer a modern IP-PBX solution by integrating with unified messaging applications such as Cisco Unified CM IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Unity Express for voicemail, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach (SNR), and Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise for building an advanced customer contact solution. Progent's CCIE-certified CUCM experts can assist with any facet of CUCM support and troubleshooting in areas that include integrating Cisco VoIP phones and desktop video IP phones, designing dial plans, setting up SIP trunking and PSTN calling, installing ISR routers with CUBE networking support, creating Cisco UCS server failover systems for survivability, and integration with Exchange and Skype for Business.

Cisco ASA Firewall and PIX Firewall Support
Progentís certified Cisco IT security consulting professionals offer high-level PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall consulting support including architecture, integration, and management of Cisco firewall and Cisco security technology. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewalls delivers strong user and application policy enforcement, sophisticated attack protection, and safe access services. Ranging from economical, easy-to-install desktop devices for small and home offices to scalable enterprise-grade appliances, Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls offer advanced security, high throughput, and high availability for IT systems of all sizes. PIX and ASA Firewalls are based on a hardened, specially designed platform, minimizing common OS-specific security gaps.

Security Inventory and Assessment Packages
Progent's GIAC and CISA-qualified security engineers can provide a variety of budget-friendly network security Inventory service packages and security evaluation service packages designed to give businesses of any size a chance to receive an independent opinion about the strength of their security profile. The packages range from ultra-affordable external security scan and internal network security scan packages for small businesses up to a high-level security evaluation solution for enterprises who have to meet security levels demanded by government agencies or by customers. For every security assessment bundle, engineers with high-level security accreditations analyze and report on collected data and make suggestions for efficient remediation.

Cisco SIP Infrastructure Solutions: SIP PSTN Trunks and Cisco CUBE Integration Consulting
Progent's Cisco-certified SIP infrastructure consultants and Cisco CUBE configuration consultants can help you to plan, deploy, manage, troubleshoot and upgrade Cisco's SIP infrastructure solutions and Cisco's CUBE (Cisco Unified Border Element)-connected IP PSTN trunks. Progent can provide affordable remote or onsite support to assist you to move smoothly to a modern communications environment that delivers accelerated ROI. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft unified communications experts can assist you to establish connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video platforms like Skype for Business or Lync for access to a SIP PSTN trunk.

Consulting Consulting and Troubleshooting Expertise for Cisco Wireless Technology
Progent can provide a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or certified CCNP to assist you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation plan that integrates a wide array of wireless products and technologies and provides the identical security, expandability, and ease of management you expect from your wired network. Progent can help you to achieve transparent integration between Cisco wireless products and wireless products from third-party vendors to give your company the features you need plus the most secure, dependable, and cost-effective wireless networking solution possible. Progent's CISA and ISSAP security professionals can advise you about how to build protection into your wireless network and into your business operations.

Simplified Management Solutions for Cisco-powered Small Business Networks
Progent's Cisco-qualified network management consultants offer help with Cisco's network management tools alongside a variety of powerful third-party products to build a comprehensive management automation solution to keep your environment operating reliably, conserve limited resources, guard your data, revive rapidly from hardware failure or deliberate assaults, and enable you to expand or reassign valuable components sensibly and affordably as your company evolves.

To learn additional information concerning Progent's support services for Cisco networking and security technology, phone 1-800-993-9400 or go to Contact Progent.

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