Cisco Qualified Consulting Services Cisco introduced new solutions intended specifically for small company networks and engineered to provide exceptional security and collaboration at a budget-friendly cost. Solutions announced by Cisco included Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, the NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the newest version of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).

The Cisco Spam Blocker is a purpose-built email security product that virtually eradicates email threats as shipped. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical small-footprint NAS appliances that provide security for important information and allow employees to share information effortlessly. Cisco's Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4, a full sharing and communications system that easily connects sites, workers, and customers however dispersed. The current release incorporates the debut of a cordless small-footprint IP phone with Bluetooth wireless capabilities. To see Cisco's press release, refer to Cisco Introduces Security and Collaboration Solutions for Small Companies.

Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Appliance
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Support The Spam Blocker safeguards small businesses by providing extensive defense against spam, viruses and worms and other email attacks to secure your network and business information while at the same time enhance efficiency. Since the product stops spam with minimal set up and updates on its own, it does away with the expense and time required for initial configuration and continuing and management. By filtering out spam, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance increases the throughput of network connections, application servers, and computers. The Spam and Virus Blocker represents an end-to-end defense against email attacks by featuring a physical appliance, software, continuous patches, and product support in a single bundle.

Key benefits of Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance include:

  • Accuracy: Assists to ensure that email-borne threats and junk mail are intercepted while legitimate email is delivered.
  • Ongoing automatic updates: Non-stop interaction with SenderBase services, a network library of email safety risks, ensures that your Cisco Spam Blocker appliance incorporates the latest updates to guard your corporate email.
  • Simple setup and operation: Easy-to-use web-based installation tools allow you to configure Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance in almost any environment in 15 minutes, delivering instant protection for your business.
  • Effortless management: As soon as you deploys the Cisco's Spam Blocker, you benefit from spam and virus protection with minimal extra effort required of your IT staff.

NSS2000 and 3000
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Consulting Services The Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 offer the dependable security and advanced backup capabilities that your company needs, at a cost small organizations can handle. The Cisco NSS3000 accommodates as much as to 4 terabytes of data and up to 15 concurrent users on each chassis, offering the ideal solution for storing, sharing, and backing up your mission-critical business data. Unlike ordinary NAS alternatives, the Cisco Small Business NSS3000 delivers the state-of-the-art backup, cryptography, client validation, and high uptime your business needs.

The Cisco NSS3000 4-Bay Gigabit Storage Chassis handles any approved hard disk drive. The enclosure provides a range of capabilities in a desktop footprint engineered specifically for small organizations. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 Storage System Chassis also gives your company the flexibility to deploy the product without any connected disks, to modify the product at any time, and to link multiple chassis with one another, providing a platform that can continually grow with your company.

You can use the Cisco Small Business NSS2000 or NSS3000 Network Storage Systems to:

  • Automatically back up important data from each desktop and server in your organization
  • Provide unified storage and sharing of key information
  • Run Continuous Data Protection to back up automatically every revision of every file archived by employees, permitting your business to recover information easily
  • Store and save digital video from your company's surveillance system

Cisco Smart Business Communications System
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems Consulting Services The Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and comprehensive collaboration and communications system that allows small businesses to connect at-home workers, mobile workers and employees in separate locations to enhance their ability to collaborate with customers and colleagues. In Release 1.4, the aggressively priced solution offers enhanced wireless features such as the industry's first wireless desktop IP phone with Bluetooth technology, the SPA525G wireless IP phone, which allows companies to grow cost-effectively by adding phones in locations where conventional phone wires or Ethernet cables are not present or cannot easily be added.

Other new components of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) 1.4 version include:

  • The Cisco Model 520 Secure Router product to help guard the company's infrastructure and provide workers secure access to the Internet and important corporate data wherever they are
  • The Configuration Assistant Release 1.9 to enable partners to simplify the configuration and deployment of solutions designed custom for certain companies

How Progent's Cisco-certified Engineers Can Assist You to Deploy Cisco Technology
Progent's Cisco consultants and CCIE accredited engineers can help your company to evaluate the latest Cisco technologies to understand their usefulness for your environment, deploy Cisco security and communication platforms to enhance the protection and performance of your network, and maintain Cisco products both in person and remotely to keep your network running dependably. Progent's IT professionals can provide a range of affordable support services to enhance the dependability, protection, performance, and manageability of your company's IT network:

Immediate Access to Cisco Registered CCIE Network Engineers
Progent is the premier provider of convenient, immediate, and affordable support from CCIE Certified engineers. CCIEs are recognized networking experts who are awarded this prestigious accreditation only after intense testing by Cisco. CCIEs can tackle the most complex problems associated with IT network architecture, deployment, repair, and management. Progentís CCIE consultants interact closely with Cisco engineers in identifying problems with Cisco's IOS software and finding fixes or acquiring patches to resolve problems. Progent can provide immediate access to a CCIE by telephone so you can receive emergency help for tough network problems that are undermining worker productivity but are beyond the scope of your ordinary IT support providers. Progent's CCIE consulting professionals can link to your environment using advanced remote support technology in order to deliver fast and cost-effective diagnosis and repair of urgent infrastructure difficulties.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Solutions
Progent's Cisco-certified VoIP phone and video IP phone experts can help you to configure, maintain, and debug Cisco VoIP phones, video IP phones and wireless IP phones. Progent offers support for all versions of Cisco's IP phones from legacy VoIP devices to the latest HD media phones. Progent's consultants can also assist you to integrate your IP phones with Cisco Unified CM, formerly branded CallManager, or with Unified CM Express to create a an advanced IP-PBX environment for unified messaging and collaboration. Progent's consultants can provide expertise with all aspects of Cisco IP Phone integration including reviewing dial plans, solving IP phone registration issues, configuring SIP trunking, installing ISR G2 routers with CUBE VoIP networking capability, and designing UCS server failover and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony solutions for survivability. For additional details concerning Progent's engineering help for Cisco's IP voice and video solutions, refer to Cisco Voice over IP and Unified Communications Consulting Support.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager Unified Messaging
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM or Unified CM), originally branded CallManager, functions as the core of Cisco's communications and collaboration solution. Unified CM and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) offer a modern IP-PBX solution by integrating with apps like Cisco Unified CM IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Unity Express (CUE) for voicemail, Mobile Connect for Single Number Reach (SNR), and Cisco Contact Center Express (Unified CCX or CCX) for building a highly automated customer contact solution. Progent's CCIE-certified CUCM consultants can assist with any aspect of Unified Communications Manager configuration and debugging in areas that include integrating Voice over IP phones and desktop video IP phones, reviewing dial plans, configuring SIP connections and PSTN calling, deploying ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, creating UCS server failover systems for survivability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange and Skype for Business.

Cisco ASA and PIX Firewall Consulting Expertise
Progentís experienced Cisco IT security consulting professionals offer expert PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall engineering support covering architecture, integration, and support of Cisco firewall and Cisco security technology. The PIX and ASA Series of Cisco firewalls delivers robust user and application policy enforcement, sophisticated attack defense, and safe connectivity services. Ranging from economical, easy-to-install desktop devices for small and home businesses to scalable enterprise-grade appliances, Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewalls offer a high level of security, performance, and excellent reliability for network environments of any size. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, purpose-built operating system, eliminating possible OS-specific security holes.

Security Inventory and Assessment Packages
Progent's GIAC and CISA-certified security engineers can provide a range of budget-friendly network security Inventory packages and network security evaluation service packages created to give businesses of any size a chance to get an impartial look at the strength of their security environment. The packages vary from low-cost external security scan and internal network security scan options for small and midsize companies up to a high-level network security evaluation package for institutions who need comply with security levels demanded by state regulators or by vendors. For each security inventory or evaluation package, consultants with high-level security credentials analyze and report on collected data and make recommendations for effective remediation.

Cisco SIP Infrastructure Solutions: SIP Trunks and CUBE Configuration Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP trunk experts and CUBE integration consultants can assist you to design, deploy, maintain, troubleshoot and upgrade Cisco's SIP connectivity solutions and Cisco's CUBE (Cisco Unified Border Element)-connected SIP trunks. Progent can provide affordable remote or on-premises support to help companies to move smoothly to a productive communications environment that delivers accelerated return on investment. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft unified communications consultants can help you to configure connections between Cisco's CUBE Session Border Controller and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video applications such as Skype for Business Server or Lync for connectivity to a SIP PSTN trunk.

Consulting and Support Consulting and Troubleshooting Expertise for Cisco Wireless Products
Progent can provide 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 broad array of wireless devices and technologies and provides the identical security, scalability, and ease of management you expect from your wired environment. Progent can help you to achieve transparent interoperability between Cisco wireless technology and wireless technology from other vendors to give your business the functionality you need plus the most secure, reliable, and economical WLAN system possible. Progent's CISM and CISSP security specialists can advise you about how to design security into your WLAN and your business processes.

Simplified Management Tools for Cisco-based Small Business Network Infrastructure
Progent's Cisco-certified network engineers offer assistance with Cisco's network management tools alongside a variety of powerful third-party products to build a comprehensive management automation solution to keep your network operating reliably, fully utilize expensive resources, protect your data, recover quickly from hardware failure or malicious attacks, and enable you to add or reassign network resources intelligently and affordably as your business grows.

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