Cisco Certified Support Cisco announced innovative products intended specifically for small business IT networks and engineered to provide high levels of security and collaboration at a budget-friendly cost. Solutions announced by Cisco were the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, Cisco's Small Business series NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the latest release of the Cisco SBCS.

The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker is a dedicated email security product that essentially eradicates email-based attacks as shipped. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable small-footprint NAS devices that offer protection for important data and enable employees to share files easily. Cisco's Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4, a complete sharing and communications solution that easily connects offices, workers, and clients anywhere. The current version features the industry's debut of a cordless desktop VoIP phone with Bluetooth wireless capabilities. To view Cisco's press release, visit Cisco Introduces Networking and Security Solutions for Small Businesses.

Cisco Spam Blocker
Cisco Spam Blocker Support The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance protects small organizations by offering extensive protection against spam, viruses as well as other email-borne threats to guard your system and business information while improve efficiency. Since the product blocks spam and viruses right out of the box and stays current automatically, it does away with the expense and hassle with setup and ongoing and management. By filtering out unwanted email, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker helps the performance of networks, application servers, and computers. The Spam Blocker appliance is an end-to-end defense against email threats by featuring hardware, software, continuous patches, and product assistance in a unified bundle.

Key benefits of Cisco's Spam Blocker are:

  • Precision: Assists to ensure that email attacks and junk mail are caught and legitimate messages are allowed through.
  • Continuous self-installed patches: Non-stop communication with SenderBase services, an online library of email security threats, makes sure that your Spam & Virus Blocker incorporates the latest updates to safequard your corporate email.
  • Simple setup and use: User-friendly browser-based setup wizards allow you to configure Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance in nearly any environment within minutes, providing immediate security for your company.
  • Streamlined management: As soon as you installs the Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance, you get junk mail and malware protection with no extra hassle demanded of your IT staff.

Small Business NSS2000 and 3000
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems Consultants The NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems offer the dependable protection and advanced data backup features that your business requires, at a cost small companies can afford. The Cisco NSS3000 accommodates up to four TB of data and as many as 15 simultaneous users on each enclosure, provides the ideal answer for holding, accessing, and archiving your mission-critical corporate data. Unlike less sophisticated network-attached storage (NAS) systems, the Cisco NSS3000 provides the advanced backup, encryption, client authentication, and high availability your company needs.

The Cisco NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage System Chassis supports any approved hard disk. The chassis offers a wealth of capabilities in a desktop-size footprint designed specifically for small businesses. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage System Chassis also provides you the flexibility to deploy the product without any connected disk drives, to modify the product easily, and to chain several chassis with one another, offering a platform that can smoothly expand with your business.

You can utilize the Cisco NSS2000 or NSS3000 to:

  • Automatically copy important data from every workstation and server in your organization
  • Provide centralized preservation and distribution of important files
  • Run Continuous Data Protection to copy automatically each version of each file archived by employees, permitting your business to restore information quickly
  • Record and archive digital video from your surveillance system

Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Consulting Services The Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 is a simple and comprehensive sharing and communications solution that allows small organizations to connect telecommuters, mobile workers and office workers in disparate locations to enhance their ability to communicate with customers and colleagues. In Release 1.4, the aggressively priced solution has improved wireless capabilities such as the industry's first wireless desktop VoIP handset with Bluetooth, the Cisco SPA525G IP device, which enables companies to grow easily by deploying handsets in places where traditional telephone lines or network cables are not present or cannot easily be added.

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

  • The Cisco 520 Secure Router to help protect a small business network and provide workers secure connectivity to the Internet and key corporate information remotely or locally
  • The Configuration Assistant Version 1.9 to permit stakeholders to streamline the setup and deployment of solutions designed custom for certain companies

How Progent's Certified Professionals Can Help Your Company to Take Advantage of Cisco Networking Solutions
Progent's Cisco certified support professionals and CCIE accredited engineers can help your company to evaluate the latest Cisco technologies to determine their appropriateness for your environment, configure Cisco security and communication platforms to enhance the protection and performance of your network, and provide tech support for Cisco devices both in person and remotely to keep your network operating smoothly. Progent's IT professionals offer a variety of affordable technical services to improve the dependability, protection, efficiency, and maintainability of your company's information network:

Immediate Online Access to Cisco CCIE Certified Engineers
Progent offers convenient, quick, and affordable support from CCIE Certified support professionals. CCIEs are recognized network gurus who earn this prestigious classification only after intense examination by Cisco. CCIEs can handle even the most complex problems surrounding network infrastructure planning, integration, repair, and service. Progentís CCIE consultants interact intimately with Cisco engineers in identifying problems with Cisco's IOS software and devising workarounds or acquiring software updates to correct problems. Progent gives you immediate access to a CCIE by telephone so that you are able to receive urgent assistance for complex network problems that are impacting worker productivity but are beyond the scope of your local network support providers. Progent's CCIE support experts can access your environment using state-of-the-art remote support technology to deliver fast and affordable analysis and repair of urgent network problems.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Integration
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified IP phone and video IP phone experts can help your business to configure, manage, and debug Cisco VoIP phones, video IP phones and wireless IP phones. Progent can provide expertise for all versions of Cisco's IP phones from legacy Voice over IP products to the latest HD media phones. Progent's consultants can also assist your organization to integrate your IP phones with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, previously branded CallManager, or with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) to build a an advanced IP-PBX environment for unified messaging and collaboration. Progent's consultants can deliver expertise with any facet of Cisco IP Phone integration including reviewing dial plans, resolving QoS, setting up SIP gateways, deploying ISR G2 routers with CUBE VoIP networking support, and designing UCS server failover and Cisco SRST systems for high availability. For additional information about Progent's offerings for Cisco's collaboration technology, read Cisco IP Telephony and Unified Communications Engineering Help.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager Collaboration
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Unified CM), previously named CallManager, acts as the center of Cisco's collaboration solution. Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Unified Communications Manager Express offer a modern IP-PBX solution by integrating closely with unified messaging applications that include Cisco Unified CM IM and Presence Service, Cisco Unity Express for voicemail, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach, and Unified Contact Center Enterprise (UCCE) for building a highly automated customer contact center. Progent's CCIE-certified CUCM experts can assist with any aspect of Unified CM configuration and debugging in areas that include integrating Cisco Voice over IP phones and desktop video IP phones, designing dial plans, configuring SIP trunking and PSTN calling, deploying ISR routers with CUBE networking support, designing Cisco UCS server clustering solutions for survivability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange Server and Skype for Business.

Cisco ASA Firewall and PIX Firewall Consulting
Progentís experienced Cisco network security consultants offer expert PIX and ASA Firewall consulting services including architecture, integration, and management of Cisco firewall and Cisco security technology. The PIX and ASA Series of Cisco firewall products delivers robust user and software policy enforcement, mutlivector attack defense, and safe access services. Ranging from economical, plug-and-play desktop appliances for small and home offices to modular enterprise-grade appliances, Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls provide advanced protection, performance, and high availability for network environments of all sizes. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, specially designed operating system, minimizing common OS-specific security gaps.

Network Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages
Progent's GIAC, CISA and CISM-certified security engineers can provide a variety of budget-friendly network security Inventory service bundles and network security assessment service packages created to give businesses of all sizes a chance to receive an impartial opinion about the effectiveness of their security profile. The packages range from low-cost external network security scan and internal network security scan options for small and midsize businesses up to a high-end security evaluation package for enterprises who have to meet security levels required by state regulators or by vendors. For every security assessment package, engineers with high-level security accreditations evaluate and summarize collected data and provide suggestions for effective improvements.

SIP Infrastructure Solutions: SIP PSTN Trunks and CUBE Configuration Consulting
Progent's Cisco-certified SIP trunk consultants and CUBE integration experts can assist you to plan, integrate, maintain, debug and enhance Cisco's SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) infrastructure solutions and Cisco's CUBE-based SIP trunks. Progent can provide affordable online or onsite support to assist businesses to move efficiently to a productive unified communications ecosystem that delivers accelerated return on investment. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft collaboration consultants can assist you to set up interfaces between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video applications such as Skype for Business and Lync Server for access to a SIP-based IP PSTN trunk.

Consulting and Support Consulting and Troubleshooting Services for Cisco Wireless Technology
Progent can provide 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 broad range of wireless products and technologies and offers the identical security, expandability, and manageability you expect from a wired network. Progent can assist you to achieve seamless interoperability between Cisco wireless products and wireless products from other vendors to offer your company the features you require as well as the most protected, dependable, and economical WLAN solution possible. Progent's CISM, CISSP, and ISSAP security professionals can show you how to build protection into your WLAN and your business processes.

Simplified Management Solutions for Cisco-based IT Networks
Progent's Cisco-qualified network management engineers can provide help with Cisco's management utilities along with a range of specialized third-party products to create a comprehensive network management strategy to keep your environment operating smoothly, fully utilize limited resources, guard your information, revive rapidly from hardware breakdown or malicious assaults, and enable you to expand or repurpose network components sensibly and affordably as your company grows.

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