Cisco Qualified Support Services Cisco introduced innovative solutions targeted specifically for small business networks and designed to deliver exceptional levels of protection and connectivity for an affordable cost. Products introduced by Cisco were the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the 1.4 version of the Smart Business Communications System.

The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is a dedicated antispam and antivirus security device that essentially eradicates email-based threats with no set up. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical desktop network-attached storage (NAS) appliances that offer security for important information and enable workers to exchange information easily. Cisco's Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4, a full collaboration and communications system that seamlessly interconnects sites, workers, and clients however dispersed. Cisco's latest version incorporates the first wireless small-footprint VoIP phone with Bluetooth wireless capabilities. To view Cisco's press release, visit Cisco Announces Networking Solutions for Small Businesses.

Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker
Cisco Spam Blocker Support The Spam and Virus Blocker safeguards small businesses by providing extensive defense against junk mail, viruses and worms and other email-borne attacks to guard your system and business data and simultaneously improve productivity. Since the device stops spam right out of the box and updates on its own, it eliminates the expense and time with setup and continuing and administration. By filtering out unwanted email, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance increases the throughput of network connections, servers, and computers. The Spam Blocker appliance represents a comprehensive solution email threats by featuring hardware, software, continuous patches, and technical support in a unified package.

Notable benefits of Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance are:

  • Precision: Assists to ensure that email-borne threats and spam are caught and legitimate messages are allowed through.
  • Ongoing self-installed patches: Non-stop communication with SenderBase services, an online database of email security threats, makes sure that the Spam & Virus Blocker appliance installs the latest patches to safequard your business email.
  • Simple setup and operation: Easy-to-use web-based installation tools allow you to configure the Spam Blocker in nearly any environment in minutes, providing immediate protection for your company.
  • Streamlined administration: As soon as your company installs the the Spam Blocker, you get spam and malware filtering with no extra effort demanded of your network support group.

Small Business NSS2000 and 3000
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems Help The Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 provide the dependable protection and advanced backup features that your business needs, at a price small organizations can handle. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 supports as much as to 4 terabytes of data and up to 15 concurrent clients per chassis, provides the ideal solution for storing, sharing, and archiving your vital business data. As distinct from entry-level network-attached storage (NAS) alternatives, the Cisco NSS3000 provides the state-of-the-art backup, cryptography, user validation, and service continuity your organization requires.

The Cisco NSS3000 4-Bay Gigabit Storage enclosure handles any approved disk drive. The chassis provides a range of capabilities in a desktop-size system designed for small organizations. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage System enclosure also provides you the flexibility to deploy the product without any attached drives, to reconfigure the product at any time, and to link multiple NAS chassis together, offering a solution that can smoothly grow with your business.

You can utilize the Cisco NSS2000 or 3000 Network Storage Systems to:

  • Intelligently copy vital data from every PC and application server on your network
  • Offer unified preservation and sharing of important information
  • Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to back up automatically every revision of every file saved by employees, permitting your company to restore information easily
  • Store and save video from your company's video security cameras

Smart Business Communications System
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Consulting and Support The Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and comprehensive sharing and communications system that allows small companies to connect telecommuters, mobile workers and office workers in separate locations to enhance their options to interact with customers and colleagues. In the new release, the aggressively priced solution offers enhanced wireless features including the industry's first wireless desktop VoIP phone with Bluetooth, the SPA525G VoIP device, which enables businesses to expand easily by installing handsets in places where traditional telephone lines or network cables are missing or cannot conveniently be run.

Other new pieces of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 are:

  • Cisco's 520 Secure Router to help protect a small business network and provide workers secure connectivity to the Internet and important corporate data remotely or locally
  • The Configuration Assistant Version 1.9 to allow partners to simplify the setup and installation of solutions created custom for certain companies

How Progent's Consulting Professionals Can Help Your Business to Take Advantage of Cisco Networking Solutions
Progent's Cisco support professionals and CCIE accredited network engineers can assist you to assess the latest Cisco products to understand their appropriateness for your IT system, install Cisco solutions to improve the security and efficiency of your network, and troubleshoot Cisco devices both in person and online to keep your network operating smoothly. Progent's IT professionals can provide a variety of cost-effective technical services to improve the dependability, safety, speed, and maintainability of your information network:

Immediate Access to Cisco CCIE Certified Engineers
Progent is the leading source of easy, quick, and cost-effective support from registered CCIE consultants. Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts are recognized network gurus who earn this top-level certification only after comprehensive examination by Cisco. CCIEs are able to tackle even the most sophisticated issues encountered with IT network architecture, setup, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Progentís CCIE experts cooperate closely with Cisco engineers in analyzing problems with Cisco's IOS platform and devising workarounds or obtaining software updates to resolve anomalies. Progent gives you immediate contact with a CCIE by phone so you can get instant help for complex network problems that are affecting worker productivity but are outside the scope of your usual IT support resources. Progent's CCIE support engineers can access your environment via state-of-the-art remote support tools in order to provide fast and affordable analysis and remediation of critical infrastructure difficulties.

Cisco VoIP Phone and IP Video Phone Integration
Progent's Cisco-certified VoIP phone and video IP phone consultants can help your business to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco IP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP phones. Progent offers expertise for all versions of Cisco's IP phones from discontinued Voice over IP devices to the newest HD media phones. Progent's consultants can also help your organization to integrate your IP phones with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, originally named CallManager, or with Cisco Unified CM Express (CME) to create a an advanced IP-PBX ecosystem for unified messaging and company-wide collaboration. Progent can provide support with all aspects of Cisco VoIP Phone integration including designing dial plans, solving IP phone registration issues, configuring SIP trunking, installing Cisco ISR routers with CUBE VoIP networking capability, and designing Cisco UCS server clustering and Cisco SRST solutions for high availability. For more details about Progent's support for Cisco's IP voice and video solutions, read Cisco Voice over IP (VoIP) and Unified Communications Engineering Expertise.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager Collaboration
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), formerly branded CallManager, is the center of Cisco's collaboration platform. Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Unified CM Express (CME) provide a location-independent IP-PBX by integrating tightly with applications that include Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Cisco Unity Express (CUE) for voicemail management, 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 Cisco-certified CUCM and CallManager experts can help with any aspect of Unified CM setup and troubleshooting in areas such as integrating Cisco Voice over IP phones and desktop video phones, reviewing dial plans, configuring SIP connections and PSTN calling, installing ISR G2 routers with CUBE networking support, creating UCS server failover systems for high availability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange and Skype for Business.

Cisco ASA and PIX Firewall Consulting Expertise
Progentís certified Cisco IT security consulting professionals provide high-level PIX and ASA Firewall engineering support covering infrastructure design, integration, and management of Cisco firewall and Cisco security solutions. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewall products delivers robust user and application policy enforcement, mutlivector attack defense, and secure access services. Ranging from economical, plug-and-play desktop appliances for small and home businesses to modular gigabit products, Cisco PIX 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.

Network Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages
Progent's GIAC, CISA and CISM-qualified security consultants can provide a variety of budget-friendly network security Inventory packages and security evaluation packages designed to offer organizations of any size an opportunity to receive an impartial look at the quality of their security profile. These packages range from low-cost external network security scan and internal security scan options for small and midsize businesses up to a high-end network security assessment solution for enterprises who have to meet security standards required by government regulators or by customers. For every security assessment bundle, consultants with high-level security credentials analyze and report on collected data and provide recommendations for effective remediation.

SIP Connectivity Solutions: SIP PSTN Trunks and Cisco CUBE Configuration Consulting
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP infrastructure experts and Cisco CUBE configuration experts can assist your business to plan, deploy, maintain, debug and upgrade Cisco's SIP infrastructure technology and Cisco's CUBE-based IP PSTN trunks. Progent can provide cost-effective online or onsite support to help businesses to move smoothly to a productive communications environment that delivers fast ROI. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft collaboration consultants can assist you to configure interfaces between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video applications like Skype for Business or Lync for access to a SIP-based IP PSTN trunk.

Consulting and Support Consulting and Troubleshooting Services for Cisco Wireless Products
Progent can provide a certified CCIE or certified CCNP to help you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation strategy that integrates a broad range of wireless appliances and technologies and provides the identical protection, expandability, and ease of management you expect from a wired network. Progent can help you to implement seamless integration between Cisco wireless products and wireless technology from other vendors to give your company the functionality you need plus the most secure, reliable, and economical WLAN system available. Progent's CISM and CISSP security specialists can advise you about how to build protection into your wireless network and into your company's processes.

Automated Administration Tools for Cisco-powered IT Network Infrastructure
Progent's Cisco-qualified network management engineers offer help with Cisco's management technology along with a variety of powerful third-party products to create a complete management automation solution in order to keep your environment running reliably, fully utilize limited resources, protect your information, revive rapidly from device failure or deliberate attacks, and allow you to add or reassign valuable resources sensibly and affordably as your business grows.

For more details concerning Progent's consulting expertise for Cisco networking and communications solutions, phone 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

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