Cisco Qualified Consultants Cisco introduced innovative products targeted especially for small business networks and designed to provide a high degree of protection and collaboration at a budget-friendly cost. Products announced by Cisco included Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, the Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the 1.4 release of Cisco's Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).

The Cisco Spam Blocker is a dedicated email security device that virtually eliminates email attacks right out of the box. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable small-footprint NAS appliances that offer protection for important information and allow employees to exchange information easily. The Cisco Smart Business Communications System Version 1.4, a complete collaboration and communications solution that easily connects offices, workers, and customers however dispersed. The current version incorporates the industry's first cordless small-footprint IP phone with Bluetooth wireless support. To view Cisco's news release, visit Cisco Unveils Security and Collaboration Solutions for Small Businesses.

Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Consulting and Support The Spam and Virus Blocker protects small organizations by offering powerful defense against junk mail, malware as well as other email threats to guard your network and corporate information and simultaneously enhance efficiency. Because the appliance blocks spam right out of the box and stays current on its own, it avoids the expense and time required for initial configuration and continuing and administration. By filtering out unwanted email, Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance helps the throughput of networks, servers, and workstations. The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is a comprehensive defense against email-born attacks by featuring a physical appliance, software, continuous updates, and product support in a single bundle.

Notable features of Cisco's Spam Blocker include:

  • Efficiency: Helps to ensure that email-borne attacks and junk mail are intercepted while business messages are delivered.
  • Ongoing automatic updates: Constant communication with SenderBase services, a network library of email safety threats, makes sure that the Cisco Spam Blocker appliance installs the most current updates to protect your corporate email.
  • Easy installation and operation: User-friendly browser-based installation wizards permit you to install the Spam Blocker appliance in practically any environment within minutes, providing instant protection for your company.
  • Streamlined administration: From the moment your company deploys the the Spam and Virus Blocker appliance, you get junk mail and malware protection with no extra effort demanded of your network support staff.

Cisco NSS2000 and 3000
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Support Services The NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems provide the robust security and comprehensive data backup capabilities that your company needs, at a cost small companies can handle. The Cisco NSS3000 supports up to four TB of data and as many as 15 concurrent users on each chassis, offering the optimal answer for storing, accessing, and archiving your vital business data. As distinct from less sophisticated network-attached storage systems, the Cisco NSS3000 delivers the advanced archiving, cryptography, user authentication, and service continuity your company needs.

The Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage enclosure supports any certified disk drive. The chassis offers a range of capabilities in a desktop-size form factor designed specifically for small companies. The Small Business NSS3000 Storage System Chassis also provides your company the versatility to deploy the system without any connected hard disk drives, to modify the product at any time, and to chain several Cisco NAS chassis with one another, offering a platform that can continually expand with your business.

Your business can use the Cisco Small Business NSS2000 or 3000 Network Storage Systems to:

  • Automatically copy important data from each PC and application server in your organization
  • Provide centralized storage and distribution of key files
  • Run Continuous Data Protection to copy automatically each version of every file archived by employees, permitting you to recover data quickly
  • Store and save digital video from your video surveillance cameras

Smart Business Communications System
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems Consultants The Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4 is a simple and comprehensive collaboration and communications solution that enables small businesses to connect at-home workers, mobile workers and office workers in disparate locations to enhance their options to collaborate with customers and teammates. In the new release, the aggressively priced system has improved wireless capabilities such as the first wireless desktop VoIP handset with built-in Bluetooth, the SPA525G VoIP phone, which allows businesses to expand easily by adding handsets in places where traditional telephone lines or network cables are missing or cannot conveniently be added.

Additional new components of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 are:

  • The Cisco 520 Secure Router product to help protect the company's network and provide workers safe connectivity to the Internet and key corporate information wherever they are
  • The Cisco Configuration Assistant v. 1.9 to permit stakeholders to simplify the configuration and deployment of solutions created custom for individual businesses

How Progent's Certified Experts Can Assist Your Business to Get the Most Out of Cisco Networking Technology
Progent's Cisco-qualified consultants and CCIE accredited network engineers can assist your company to assess new Cisco technologies to determine their business value for your IT system, integrate Cisco security and communication platforms to improve the security and performance of your information network, and troubleshoot Cisco products both onsite and remotely to keep your network running dependably. Progent's consultants can provide a range of affordable support services to improve the dependability, safety, speed, and manageability of a small business IT system:

Immediate Online Access to Cisco CCIE Engineers
Progent is the premier provider of convenient, quick, and affordable access to Cisco CCIE support professionals. Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts are elite network gurus who are awarded this top-level accreditation only as a result of comprehensive testing by Cisco. CCIEs can resolve even the most sophisticated issues surrounding IT network architecture, configuration, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Progentís CCIE professionals interact closely with Cisco in-house staff in analyzing issues with Cisco's IOS platform and developing workarounds or acquiring software updates to resolve anomalies. Progent offers quick access to a CCIE by telephone so you are able to receive instant assistance for tough network troubles that are undermining worker productivity but are beyond the scope of your local IT service resources. Progent's CCIE consulting experts can link to your network using advanced off-site support tools to provide fast and cost-effective diagnosis and repair of critical network difficulties.

Cisco Voice over IP Phone and IP Video Phone Solutions
Progent's Cisco IP phone and video IP phone experts can assist you to integrate, maintain, and debug Cisco IP phones, desktop video IP phones and wireless IP handsets. Progent can provide expertise for all versions of Cisco's IP phones from legacy VoIP devices to the newest HD media phones. Progent's IP telephony experts can also assist you to integrate your VoIP phones and video IP phones with Unified CM, originally branded CallManager, or with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express to create a state-of-the-art IP-PBX ecosystem for unified messaging and company-wide collaboration. Progent's consultants can provide support with any facet of Cisco IP Phone integration including designing dial plans, solving QoS, configuring SIP trunking, installing ISR G2 routers with CUBE VoIP networking support, and designing UCS server failover and Cisco SRST systems for survivability. For more information on Progent's expertise for Cisco's IP voice and video solutions, read Cisco VoIP and Unified Communications Professional Services.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and CallManager Unified Messaging
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), formerly named CallManager, functions as the center of Cisco's collaboration portfolio. Cisco Unified CM and Unified CM Express (CME) offer a modern IP-PBX by integrating with apps such as Cisco Unified CM IM and Presence Service, Unity Express for voicemail, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach, and Cisco Contact Center Express (Unified CCX or CCX) for creating an advanced customer contact center. Progent's CCIE-certified Cisco Unified CM consultants can help with any facet of Unified CM configuration and troubleshooting in areas such as integrating Cisco Voice over IP phones and video phones, designing dial plans, configuring SIP connections and PSTN calling, installing Cisco ISR routers with CUBE networking support, designing UCS server failover solutions for high availability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange and Skype for Business.

Cisco ASA Firewall and PIX Firewall Consulting
Progentís experienced Cisco network security consultants offer expert PIX and ASA Firewall consulting support including architecture, configuration, and management 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 secure access services. Ranging from economical, easy-to-install desktop devices for small and home offices to scalable enterprise-grade appliances, Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewalls offer advanced security, performance, and excellent reliability for network environments of all sizes. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, purpose-built platform, minimizing common OS-specific security gaps.

Network Security Inventory and Audit Packages
Progent's GIAC and CISA-certified security consultants can provide a range of budget-friendly security Inventory packages and security evaluation packages designed to offer organizations of any size a chance to get an objective opinion about the strength of their protection profile. The packages range from ultra-affordable external security scan and internal security scan packages for small businesses up to a high-end security assessment package for enterprises who have to comply with security standards demanded by state agencies or by customers. For every security assessment package, engineers with high-level security credentials analyze and report on scanned information and provide recommendations for effective improvements.

Cisco SIP Infrastructure Solutions: SIP Trunks and CUBE Integration Expertise
Progent's Cisco-certified SIP trunk experts and CUBE integration consultants can help organizations of any size to plan, deploy, maintain, debug and enhance Cisco's SIP infrastructure solutions and Cisco's CUBE (Cisco Unified Border Element)-connected SIP trunks. Progent offers cost-effective remote or onsite support to help you to migrate efficiently to a productive communications ecosystem that offers accelerated ROI. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft collaboration experts can assist you to set up connections between Cisco's CUBE SBC and Microsoft's rich media platforms like Skype for Business or 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 (CCIE) or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) to help you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation plan that integrates a broad range of wireless appliances and technologies and offers the same security, scalability, and manageability you demand from a wired network. Progent can help you to implement seamless interoperability between Cisco wireless products and wireless products from other vendors to give your business the features you require plus the most protected, dependable, and cost-effective wireless networking system available. Progent's CISM and CISSP security specialists can advise you about how to build security into your WLAN and into your company's processes.

Simplified Administration Tools for Cisco-powered IT Network Infrastructure
Progent's Cisco-qualified network consultants offer assistance with Cisco's management technology along with a selection of specialized third-party applications to build a complete network management strategy in order to keep your network running smoothly, conserve limited resources, protect your data, recover quickly from hardware failure or deliberate assaults, and enable you to expand or reassign valuable resources sensibly and economically as your company evolves.

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