Cisco Certified Support Cisco announced new products targeted specifically for small company IT networks and engineered to provide high levels of protection and connectivity at an affordable cost. Solutions unveiled by Cisco included Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, the NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the 1.4 release of the Smart Business Communications System.

The Cisco Spam Blocker is a purpose-built antispam and antivirus security device that essentially eradicates email attacks right out of the box. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable desktop NAS appliances that offer security for valuable data and allow employees to exchange information easily. The Cisco SBCS Release 1.4, a full collaboration and communications system that seamlessly interconnects sites, employees, and clients however dispersed. The current release features the industry's debut of a cordless desktop VoIP phone with Bluetooth wireless capabilities. To view Cisco's news release, refer to Cisco Unveils Connectivity and Collaboration Products for Small Companies.

Cisco Spam Blocker Appliance
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Support Services The Spam Blocker appliance protects small companies by offering extensive defense against junk mail, viruses and phishing and other email attacks to secure your network and corporate data while at the same time improve efficiency. Since the device stops spam and viruses with minimal set up and updates automatically, it eliminates the cost and hassle associated initial configuration and ongoing and management. By eliminating unwanted email, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker increases the performance of network connections, servers, and workstations. The Spam Blocker represents a comprehensive solution email-born attacks by featuring a physical appliance, software, ongoing patches, and technical assistance in a single bundle.

Key benefits of Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance include:

  • Accuracy: Assists to make sure that email-borne threats and spam are caught while legitimate messages are accepted.
  • Ongoing self-installed patches: Non-stop interaction with SenderBase services, an online library of email safety threats, makes sure that your Spam & Virus Blocker appliance installs the latest patches to guard your corporate email.
  • Simple installation and operation: Easy-to-use web-based setup wizards allow you to configure the Spam Blocker appliance in nearly any network within minutes, delivering immediate protection for your company.
  • Effortless management: From the moment your company installs the the Spam and Virus Blocker appliance, you benefit from spam and virus protection with no extra effort demanded of your IT group.

Small Business NSS2000 and 3000
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Consultants The NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems provide the dependable protection and comprehensive data backup features that your business needs, at a price small businesses can afford. The NSS3000 supports as much as to 4 terabytes of data and up to 15 simultaneous clients on each chassis, provides the ideal solution for holding, accessing, and backing up your vital corporate data. Unlike ordinary NAS alternatives, the Cisco Small Business NSS3000 delivers the advanced archiving, encryption, user validation, and high availability your business needs.

The Cisco NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage System enclosure handles any certified hard disk drive. The enclosure offers a wealth of capabilities in a desktop system engineered specifically for small companies. The NSS3000 Storage System enclosure also offers your company the flexibility to configure the product without any attached hard drives, to modify the product easily, and to link several NAS chassis together, providing a platform that can smoothly expand with your company.

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

  • Automatically copy important information from every desktop and server on your network
  • Provide unified preservation and sharing of important information
  • Run Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to back up unattended each version of every file archived by workers, allowing your business to restore data easily
  • Store and save digital video from your company's surveillance system

Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems Consulting Services The Cisco SBCS Release 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and comprehensive sharing and communications system that enables small organizations to interconnect at-home workers, mobile workers and office workers in separate sites to enhance their ability to collaborate with clients and teammates. In Release 1.4, the affordable solution has enhanced wireless features including the industry's first wireless desktop IP handset with built-in Bluetooth, the Cisco SPA525G wireless IP device, which allows companies to expand easily by deploying phones in locations where traditional phone wires or Ethernet wiring is not present or cannot easily be run.

Additional innovative pieces of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) 1.4 version are:

  • The Cisco 520 Secure Router to help protect the company's network and provide workers safe connectivity to the Internet and key business information remotely or locally
  • Cisco's Configuration Assistant Version 1.9 to allow partners to streamline the configuration and installation of solutions designed custom for certain companies

How Progent's Cisco-certified Professionals Can Assist You to Incorporate Cisco Networking Technology
Progent's Cisco certified support professionals and Cisco CCIE networking experts can assist you to evaluate new Cisco technologies to determine their appropriateness for your environment, deploy Cisco solutions to improve the protection and performance of your network, and maintain Cisco products both onsite and remotely to keep your IT network operating smoothly. Progent's consulting experts can provide a variety of cost-effective technical services to improve the availability, security, efficiency, and maintainability of your IT network:

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Cisco VoIP Phone and IP Video Phone Solutions
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified VoIP phone and video IP phone consultants can help your business to configure, manage, and debug Cisco IP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP handsets. Progent offers support for all versions of Cisco's IP phones from legacy VoIP devices to the newest media phones. Progent's IP telephony experts can also help you to integrate your IP phones with Unified CM, originally branded CallManager, or with Cisco Unified CM Express to create a state-of-the-art IP-PBX ecosystem for unified messaging and collaboration. Progent's consultants can provide support with all aspects of Cisco IP Phone integration including designing dial plans, solving QoS, configuring SIP gateways, installing ISR routers with CUBE internetworking capability, and creating UCS server clustering and Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) systems for high availability. For more details about Progent's offerings for Cisco's IP voice and video technology, visit Cisco IP Telephony and Unified Communications Consulting Expertise.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager Unified Messaging
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), previously branded CallManager, operates as the heart of Cisco's collaboration platform. Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified CM Express offer a borderless IP-PBX by integrating closely with apps that include Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Unity Connection for voicemail management, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach (SNR), and Cisco Contact Center Express (Unified CCX or CCX) for building an advanced customer contact solution. Progent's CCIE-certified Cisco Unified CM experts can assist with any facet of Unified Communications Manager support and debugging in areas such as integrating VoIP phones and desktop video phones, reviewing dial plans, setting up SIP trunking and PSTN support, installing Cisco ISR routers with CUBE networking support, creating Cisco UCS server clustering systems for high availability, and integration with Exchange Server and Skype for Business.

Cisco ASA Firewall and PIX Firewall Consulting
Progentís experienced Cisco IT security consulting professionals provide expert PIX and ASA Firewall engineering services covering infrastructure design, integration, and management of Cisco firewall and Cisco security solutions. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewalls delivers strong user and application policy enforcement, mutlivector attack protection, and secure access services. Ranging from economical, plug-and-play desktop appliances for small and home offices to scalable enterprise-grade products, Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewalls provide a high level of protection, high throughput, and high availability for IT systems of any size. PIX and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, specially designed platform, minimizing common OS-specific security holes.

Network Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages
Progent's GIAC, CISA and CISM-qualified security engineers can deliver a variety of budget-friendly network security Inventory service bundles and security evaluation service packages created to give organizations of all sizes an opportunity to get an objective look at the strength of their protection profile. These packages range from low-cost external security scan and internal network security scan packages for small companies up to a high-end security assessment solution for institutions who have to meet security standards required by government regulators or by vendors. For each security inventory or evaluation bundle, engineers with high-level security credentials evaluate and report on collected information and make suggestions for efficient improvements.

Cisco SIP Infrastructure Solutions: SIP Trunks and CUBE Configuration Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP infrastructure consultants and Cisco CUBE configuration experts can help you to plan, integrate, manage, troubleshoot and enhance Cisco's SIP connectivity solutions and Cisco's CUBE-connected IP PSTN trunks. Progent offers cost-effective remote or onsite support to help businesses to migrate smoothly to an advanced communications network that offers accelerated return on investment. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft unified communications consultants can assist you to set up connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video applications like Skype for Business Server and Lync for connectivity to a SIP-based IP PSTN trunk.

Consulting Consulting and Troubleshooting Expertise for Cisco Wireless Products
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional to help you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation plan that integrates a wide array of wireless appliances and technologies and offers the identical security, expandability, and manageability you demand from your wired network. Progent can assist you to implement seamless interoperability between Cisco wireless products and wireless devices and software from other suppliers to give your company the features you need plus the most protected, reliable, and cost-effective WLAN solution available. Progent's CISM and CISSP security consultants can advise you about how to build protection into your WLAN and your company's processes.

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Progent's Cisco-qualified network engineers offer help with Cisco's management technology alongside a variety of powerful third-party products to build a comprehensive network management strategy to keep your environment running reliably, fully utilize limited resources, guard your data, recover rapidly from device failure or deliberate assaults, and enable you to add or reassign valuable components intelligently and affordably as your company grows.

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