Cisco introduced new solutions intended especially for small company IT networks and designed to deliver exceptional protection and collaboration for an affordable cost. Solutions introduced by Cisco were the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, Cisco's Small Business series NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the newest version of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System.
The Cisco Spam Blocker is a dedicated spam, virus, and phishing filter security product that essentially eliminates email-based threats with no set up. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable small-footprint NAS devices that provide protection for important information and allow workers to exchange information effortlessly. Cisco's Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Version 1.4, a complete sharing and communications system that seamlessly interconnects offices, workers, and customers however dispersed. The current release features the industry's first wireless small-footprint Internet Protocol (IP) phone with Bluetooth wireless support. To see Cisco's news release, visit Cisco Announces Networking Solutions for Small Companies.
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Appliance
The Spam Blocker protects small companies by providing extensive defense against spam, malware as well as other email threats to secure your network and business information while enhance efficiency. Since the device stops spam and viruses with minimal set up and stays current on its own, it avoids the expense and hassle associated initial configuration and continuing and administration. By filtering out unwanted email, Cisco's Spam Blocker increases the throughput of networks, application servers, and computers. The Spam Blocker represents a comprehensive solution email-born threats by featuring a physical appliance, software, ongoing patches, and technical support in a unified package.
Key features of the Spam Blocker appliance are:
- Accuracy: Helps to make sure that email-borne threats and junk mail are caught and business email is allowed through.
- Ongoing automatic updates: Non-stop interaction with SenderBase security, an online library of email security threats, ensures that the Cisco Spam Blocker appliance incorporates the most current patches to protect your corporate email.
- Simple installation and operation: User-friendly web-based installation tools permit you to install Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance in nearly any network within minutes, delivering instant security for your business.
- Streamlined management: As soon as you deploys the the Spam Blocker, you benefit from spam and virus protection with minimal additional effort required from your network support group.
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems
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 afford. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 accommodates as much as to four terabytes of data and up to 15 simultaneous clients per enclosure, provides the optimal solution for storing, sharing, and backing up your mission-critical business information. As distinct from less sophisticated NAS systems, the Cisco Small Business NSS3000 delivers the state-of-the-art backup, encryption, client validation, and service continuity your organization requires.
The Small Business NSS3000 4-Bay Gigabit Storage enclosure handles any certified hard drive. It provides a wealth of capabilities in a desktop form factor engineered for small businesses. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 Storage System Chassis also gives you the flexibility to deploy the product without any attached disk drives, to reconfigure the product at any time, and to chain several Cisco NAS chassis with one another, offering a solution that can continually expand with your business.
You can utilize the Small Business NSS2000 or NSS3000 Network Storage Systems to:
- Intelligently back up vital information from each desktop and server in your business
- Offer unified storage and sharing of important information
- Employ Continuous Data Protection to back up unattended every revision of every file saved by employees, permitting you to restore files easily
- Store and archive digital video from your company's video surveillance cameras
Cisco Smart Business Communications System
The Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and complete collaboration and communications system that enables small organizations to connect telecommuters, mobile workers and office workers in disparate sites to improve their ability to communicate with clients and colleagues. In the new release, the aggressively priced solution has enhanced wireless features including the industry's first wireless desktop VoIP phone with Bluetooth, the SPA525G IP device, which allows businesses to expand cost-effectively by deploying phones in places where conventional telephone lines or Ethernet cables are missing or cannot easily be run.
Other new pieces of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 include:
- Cisco's 520 Secure Router product to help guard a small business infrastructure and give employees secure access to the Internet and important business data remotely or locally
- The Cisco Configuration Assistant Release 1.9 to enable partners to streamline the setup and deployment of solutions created custom for certain businesses
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