Cisco Certified Support Services Cisco unveiled new solutions targeted especially for small company networks and engineered to deliver a high degree of security and connectivity for a budget-friendly price. Solutions introduced by Cisco were Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, the NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the newest version of the Cisco SBCS.

The Cisco Spam Blocker is a dedicated spam, virus, and phishing filter security product that virtually eliminates email attacks with no set up. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical desktop network-attached storage devices that offer security for important information and allow workers to share files effortlessly. Cisco's Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4, a complete sharing and communications solution that seamlessly connects sites, employees, and clients anywhere. The current version features the industry's first cordless small-footprint VoIP phone with Bluetooth capabilities. To read Cisco's press release, refer to Cisco Introduces Connectivity and Collaboration Solutions for Small Businesses.

Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker
Cisco Spam Blocker Consulting and Support The Spam and Virus Blocker safeguards small companies by providing extensive protection against spam, viruses and other email threats to secure your network and business information and simultaneously enhance productivity. Since the appliance stops spam with minimal set up and stays current automatically, it avoids the cost and hassle with setup and ongoing and management. By filtering out spam, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance increases the performance of network connections, servers, and computers. The Spam Blocker represents a comprehensive solution email attacks by including a physical appliance, software, continuous updates, and product assistance in a unified package.

Key benefits of Cisco's Spam Blocker include:

  • Accuracy: Helps to ensure that email attacks and junk mail are caught while business messages are accepted.
  • Continuous automatic updates: Constant communication with SenderBase security, an online database of email safety risks, makes sure that the Spam & Virus Blocker installs the latest patches to safequard your business email.
  • Easy installation and operation: User-friendly browser-based setup wizards permit you to configure Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance in nearly any environment within 15 minutes, delivering immediate protection for your business.
  • Effortless administration: From the moment your company deploys the the Spam and Virus Blocker, you get spam and malware filtering with minimal extra effort required from your IT group.

Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Consultants The NSS2000 and 3000 offer the robust protection and advanced data backup features that your business requires, at a cost small organizations can afford. The Small Business NSS3000 supports as much as to 4 terabytes of data and as many as 15 simultaneous users per enclosure, provides the ideal solution for holding, sharing, and backing up your vital corporate information. Unlike ordinary NAS alternatives, the Cisco Small Business NSS3000 provides the state-of-the-art backup, encryption, client validation, and high availability your organization requires.

The Cisco NSS3000 4-Bay Gigabit Storage enclosure handles any certified drive. The product provides a wealth of features in a desktop form factor designed for small businesses. The NSS3000 Storage System enclosure also offers your company the flexibility to deploy the product without any attached hard disk drives, to reconfigure the product at any time, and to link several NAS chassis with one another, offering a solution that can smoothly grow with your business.

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

  • Automatically copy vital information from every desktop and application server on your network
  • Provide centralized preservation and distribution of important files
  • Run Continuous Data Protection to copy unattended every revision of each file archived by employees, permitting your company to restore data quickly
  • Record and archive digital video from your video security system

Cisco Smart Business Communications System
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Consulting Services The Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Version 1.4 is a simple and complete collaboration and communications system that enables small organizations to connect at-home workers, on-the-road workers and office workers in separate sites to enhance their ability to interact with customers and teammates. In the new release, the aggressively priced solution offers improved wireless capabilities including the first wireless desktop IP phone with built-in Bluetooth, the Cisco SPA525G VoIP device, which enables businesses to grow easily by deploying phones in locations where traditional telephone lines or Ethernet cables are not present or cannot conveniently be run.

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

  • The Cisco 520 Secure Router to help protect the company's infrastructure and give employees safe access to the Internet and important business data wherever they are
  • The Configuration Assistant Version 1.9 to permit stakeholders to streamline the configuration and deployment of solutions created custom for certain businesses

How Progent's Consulting Engineers Can Help You to Get the Most Out of Cisco Networking Technology
Progent's Cisco support professionals and CCIE engineers can help your company to evaluate new Cisco technologies to understand their value for your IT system, set up Cisco solutions to improve the security and efficiency of your network, and troubleshoot Cisco products both in person and remotely to keep your IT network operating dependably. Progent's consulting experts offer a range of low-cost technical services to improve the reliability, protection, efficiency, and maintainability of your company's information system:

Immediate Access to Cisco Registered CCIE Network Engineers
Progent offers easy, quick, and economical access to registered CCIE engineers. Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts are elite network experts who earn this prestigious classification only through intense testing by Cisco. CCIEs can handle the most complex problems encountered with network architecture, setup, troubleshooting, and administration. Progentís CCIE experts cooperate closely with Cisco engineers in identifying problems with Cisco's IOS platform and developing fixes or acquiring software updates to resolve anomalies. Progent your company quick contact with a CCIE by phone so you can receive instant help for tough network problems that are impacting business efficiency but are outside the scope of your local IT support resources. Progent's CCIE support professionals can link to your network using advanced remote connectivity tools in order to provide fast and cost-effective analysis and repair of critical network problems.

Cisco VoIP Phone and IP Video Phone Solutions
Progent's Cisco-certified IP phone and video IP phone consultants can help you to integrate, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco IP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP handsets. Progent can provide expertise for all models of Cisco's IP phones from legacy VoIP devices to the newest media phones. Progent's consultants can also help your organization to integrate your VoIP phones and video IP phones with Cisco Unified CM, originally branded CallManager, or with Unified CM Express to create a modern IP-PBX environment for unified messaging and company-wide collaboration. Progent can provide expertise with any facet of Cisco VoIP Phone integration including reviewing dial plans, solving QoS, configuring SIP trunking, installing ISR G2 routers with CUBE VoIP networking capability, and designing Cisco UCS server failover and Cisco SRST systems for high availability. For additional information on Progent's technical support for Cisco's collaboration technology, see Cisco Voice over IP (VoIP) and Unified Communications Consulting Support.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco CallManager Collaboration
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), previously known as CallManager, acts as the center of Cisco's communications and collaboration platform. Cisco Unified CM and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) provide an advanced IP-PBX solution by integrating with unified messaging applications such as Unified CM IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Unity Express for voicemail, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach, and Unified Contact Center Enterprise (UCCE) for building an advanced customer contact solution. Progent's Cisco-certified Cisco Unified CM experts can help with any facet of Unified Communications Manager configuration and troubleshooting in areas that include integrating VoIP phones and desktop video phones, reviewing dial plans, configuring SIP connections and PSTN calling, installing ISR G2 routers with CUBE support, designing UCS server clustering solutions for survivability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange Server.

Cisco ASA Firewall and PIX Firewall Support
Progentís certified Cisco IT security consultants provide high-level PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall consulting services including infrastructure design, configuration, and support of Cisco firewall and Cisco security technology. The PIX and ASA Security Appliance Series of Cisco firewalls delivers robust user and application policy enforcement, mutlivector attack defense, and safe access services. Ranging from compact, plug-and-play desktop devices for small and home offices to scalable enterprise-level appliances, Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls provide a high level of security, performance, and excellent availability for IT systems of any size. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a hardened, specially designed operating system, minimizing possible OS-specific security holes.

Security Inventory and Evaluation Packages
Progent's GIAC, CISA and CISM-qualified security consultants can deliver a variety of cost-effective network security Inventory bundles and security evaluation service bundles designed to offer organizations of any size an opportunity to get an independent opinion about the effectiveness of their security environment. These packages range from low-cost external security scan and internal network security scan options for small companies up to a high-level network security assessment solution for institutions who need meet security standards demanded by state regulators or by vendors. For every security inventory or evaluation package, consultants with high-level security credentials evaluate and report on scanned data and make suggestions for efficient improvements.

SIP Infrastructure Solutions: SIP PSTN Trunks and Cisco CUBE Integration Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP trunk experts and Cisco CUBE integration experts can help your business to design, deploy, maintain, debug and upgrade Cisco's SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) connectivity technology and Cisco's CUBE (Cisco Unified Border Element)-based IP PSTN trunks. Progent offers affordable online or on-premises expertise to assist businesses to migrate smoothly to an advanced unified communications network that offers fast ROI. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft collaboration consultants can help you to establish connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's VoIP and IP video platforms like Skype for Business and Lync for connectivity to a SIP PSTN trunk.

Consulting and Support Consulting and Troubleshooting Expertise for Cisco Wireless Products
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation strategy that integrates a broad range of wireless products and technologies and provides the identical security, scalability, and manageability you demand from your wired network. Progent can assist you to achieve seamless interoperability between Cisco wireless products and wireless devices and software from other suppliers to give your business the functionality you need as well as the most protected, reliable, and cost-effective wireless networking system available. Progent's CISA and ISSAP security specialists can show you how to build security into your WLAN and your company's processes.

Automated Management Solutions for Cisco-based IT Network Infrastructure
Progent's Cisco-certified network engineers can provide assistance with Cisco's management tools alongside a selection of specialized third-party products to build a complete management automation solution in order to keep your network running reliably, fully utilize limited resources, guard your information, revive quickly from device failure or deliberate assaults, and enable you to add or reassign network components intelligently and economically as your company evolves.

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