Cisco Qualified Consulting Services Cisco announced innovative products intended especially for small company networks and designed to deliver exceptional protection and connectivity for a budget-friendly price. Products introduced by Cisco included Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the newest release of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System.

The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is a dedicated antispam and antivirus security device that essentially eradicates email-based attacks right out of the box. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical small-footprint network-attached storage (NAS) devices that offer security for valuable data and enable workers to share information easily. The Cisco SBCS Release 1.4, a complete sharing and communications system that seamlessly connects offices, employees, and customers anywhere. Cisco's current release features the industry's first cordless desktop Internet Protocol (IP) handset with Bluetooth wireless capabilities. To view Cisco's news release, visit Cisco Introduces Security and Collaboration Products for Small Companies.

Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Appliance
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Support The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance safeguards small companies by offering powerful protection against spam, viruses and phishing as well as other email attacks to guard your network and corporate data and simultaneously improve productivity. Since the device blocks spam and viruses right out of the box and stays current on its own, it does away with the cost and hassle required for setup and ongoing and administration. By filtering out spam, Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance increases the throughput of networks, application servers, and computers. The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is an end-to-end defense against email attacks by including hardware, intelligent software, continuous updates, and technical assistance in a unified bundle.

Key features of Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance include:

  • Precision: Assists to make sure that email-borne attacks and junk mail are caught and legitimate messages are accepted.
  • Ongoing self-installed updates: Constant communication with SenderBase services, a network database of email security threats, ensures that the Cisco Spam Blocker appliance incorporates the latest updates to safequard your corporate email.
  • Simple setup and use: User-friendly browser-based setup wizards allow you to install the Spam and Virus Blocker in practically any environment in 15 minutes, providing instant security for your business.
  • Streamlined management: From the moment your company deploys the the Spam Blocker, you get junk mail and malware protection with minimal additional hassle demanded from your IT staff.

Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems
NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems Support Services The Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems offer the dependable security and advanced backup capabilities that your company requires, at a cost small businesses can afford. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 supports as much as to 4 terabytes of data and up to 15 simultaneous clients per chassis, provides the optimal answer for storing, sharing, and backing up your mission-critical business information. As distinct from entry-level network-attached storage alternatives, the Cisco NSS3000 provides the state-of-the-art backup, encryption, user authentication, and high availability your organization requires.

The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 4-Bay Gigabit Storage System Chassis handles any certified hard disk drive. The chassis offers a wealth of capabilities in a desktop footprint engineered specifically for small businesses. The NSS3000 Storage System Chassis also offers your company the versatility to configure the product without any connected hard disks, to reconfigure it easily, and to link several NAS chassis with one another, offering a solution that can continually grow with your business.

Your company can use the Cisco NSS2000 or NSS3000 to:

  • Automatically back up important information from every workstation and server in your organization
  • Provide centralized storage and sharing of important information
  • Employ Continuous Data Protection to back up automatically each version of each file archived by workers, allowing your company to recover data easily
  • Record and archive video from your video surveillance cameras

Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems Consulting The Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 is a simple and complete collaboration and communications system that allows small companies to connect telecommuters, mobile workers and office workers in separate sites to improve their ability to collaborate with clients and colleagues. In Release 1.4, the affordable solution offers enhanced wireless capabilities including the industry's first wireless desktop IP phone with built-in Bluetooth, the SPA525G wireless IP device, which enables companies to grow easily by deploying phones in locations where traditional phone wires or network cables are not present or cannot easily be run.

Additional new pieces of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 include:

  • Cisco's 520 Secure Router product to help protect the company's infrastructure and give employees secure access to the Internet and key business data from either side of the firewall
  • Cisco's Configuration Assistant Release 1.9 to allow stakeholders to streamline the configuration and deployment of solutions designed custom for certain companies

How Progent's Certified Professionals Can Help Your Business to Deploy Cisco Networking Solutions
Progent's Cisco certified support professionals and Cisco CCIE network engineers can help you to assess the latest Cisco technologies to understand their value for your IT system, install Cisco appliances to improve the security and efficiency of your information network, and troubleshoot Cisco devices both onsite and remotely to keep your network operating smoothly. Progent's consulting experts offer a variety of cost-effective technical services to enhance the dependability, security, performance, and maintainability of a small business information network:

Quick Online Access to Cisco Registered CCIE Network Engineers
Progent is the premier provider of easy, quick, and economical support from CCIE Certified support professionals. Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts are highly-qualified networking experts who are awarded this prestigious certification only through comprehensive examination by Cisco. CCIEs can handle even the most sophisticated issues encountered with IT network planning, integration, repair, and management. Progentís CCIE professionals work closely with Cisco in-house staff in identifying problems with Cisco's IOS software and devising fixes or obtaining patches to correct problems. Progent can provide quick contact with a CCIE by telephone so you can get instant assistance for complex network troubles that are impacting business efficiency but are outside the expertise of your usual network service resources. Progent's CCIE support engineers can access your environment using advanced off-site connectivity tools in order to deliver timely and cost-effective analysis and remediation of critical infrastructure problems.

Consulting for Cisco Voice over IP and Video Conferencing Solutions
Progent can provide online or on-premises help from a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Collaboration expert to assist you to plan, deploy, administer and repair unified communications networks built on Cisco Unified Communication products in a centralized, cloud-based, or hybrid deployment. Progent's Cisco Unified Communications engineers have in-depth experience with Unified Communications Manager and CallManager, VoIP phones and other endpoints, Unified Communications applications such as Jabber and WebEx Meeting Center, Cisco's immersive telepresence technologies, and communication gatekeepers.

Cisco PIX and ASA Firewall Consulting Expertise
Progentís experienced Cisco network security consultants provide expert PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall engineering support including architecture, configuration, and support of Cisco firewall and Cisco security solutions. The PIX and ASA Series of Cisco firewalls delivers robust user and software policy enforcement, sophisticated attack protection, and safe connectivity services. Ranging from compact, easy-to-install desktop devices for small and home offices to scalable enterprise-level appliances, Cisco PIX and ASA Firewalls provide advanced protection, high throughput, and high reliability for network environments of all sizes. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a hardened, specially designed platform, eliminating possible OS-specific security gaps.

Security Inventory and Assessment Packages
Progent's CISA, CISM and CISSP-certified security engineers can deliver a range of cost-effective network security Inventory service packages and network security assessment service packages created to offer businesses of all sizes an opportunity to receive an independent opinion about the strength of their protection profile. The packages vary from low-cost external security scan and internal network security scan options for small and midsize companies up to a high-end security evaluation package for institutions who need comply with security standards required by government regulators or by customers. For every security inventory or evaluation package, engineers with high-level security credentials evaluate and summarize collected information and provide suggestions for efficient improvements.

Consulting Consulting and Troubleshooting Services for Cisco Wireless Solutions
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to assist you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation plan that incorporates a broad array of wireless appliances and technologies and provides the identical protection, 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 products from other suppliers to give your business the features you require plus the most secure, reliable, and cost-effective wireless networking solution possible. Progent's CISM and CISSP security consultants can advise you about how to build protection into your WLAN and your business operations.

Automated Management Solutions for Cisco-powered Small Business Network Infrastructure
Progent's Cisco-certified network consultants offer assistance with Cisco's management technology alongside a range of specialized third-party applications to create a complete management automation solution in order to keep your network operating smoothly, fully utilize limited resources, guard your information, recover quickly from device breakdown or malicious attacks, and allow you to add or reassign network resources sensibly and economically as your business evolves.

To learn additional details concerning Progent's consulting and support services for Cisco connectivity and security solutions, call 1-800-993-9400 or refer to Contact Progent.

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