Cisco Qualified Help Cisco announced new solutions intended especially for small company IT networks and designed to provide exceptional levels of security and connectivity at an affordable price. Solutions unveiled by Cisco were the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, Cisco's Small Business series NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the 1.4 version of Cisco's Smart Business Communications System.

The Cisco Spam Blocker appliance is a dedicated spam, virus, and phishing filter security product that essentially eliminates email attacks with no set up. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical desktop network-attached storage (NAS) devices that provide security for valuable information and enable employees to access shared files effortlessly. Cisco's SBCS Version 1.4, a complete sharing and communications system that easily connects sites, employees, and clients however dispersed. Cisco's current version features the debut of a wireless desktop Internet Protocol (IP) phone with Bluetooth capabilities. To view Cisco's press release, visit Cisco Unveils Networking and Security Products for Small Companies.

Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Support Services The Spam Blocker appliance safeguards small companies by providing powerful protection against junk mail, viruses and worms as well as other email-borne attacks to secure your system and corporate data and simultaneously enhance productivity. Since the product stops spam right out of the box and stays current on its own, it eliminates the expense and time required for setup and ongoing and administration. By eliminating unwanted email, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker increases the throughput of network connections, application servers, and workstations. The Spam Blocker represents an end-to-end defense against email-born threats by including hardware, software, ongoing updates, and technical support in a unified bundle.

Key benefits of the Spam Blocker include:

  • Precision: Helps to make sure that email-borne threats and spam are caught while business messages are accepted.
  • Ongoing self-installed updates: Non-stop communication with SenderBase services, a network library of email security threats, ensures that the Cisco Spam Blocker appliance incorporates the most current updates to protect your corporate email.
  • Simple installation and use: Easy-to-use web-based installation tools permit you to configure the Spam Blocker in nearly any network in minutes, providing instant security for your business.
  • Streamlined management: As soon as your company installs the Cisco's Spam Blocker, you get junk mail and virus filtering with no extra hassle demanded from your IT group.

Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and NSS3000
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Consultants The Small Business NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems offer the dependable security and comprehensive backup capabilities that your company requires, at a price small organizations can afford. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 supports as much as to four terabytes of data and up to 15 concurrent clients on each enclosure, provides the ideal solution for storing, accessing, and backing up your mission-critical corporate information. Unlike less sophisticated network-attached storage (NAS) systems, the Small Business NSS3000 delivers the state-of-the-art archiving, encryption, user validation, and high availability your organization needs.

The Cisco NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage Chassis supports any approved hard disk. It provides a wealth of features in a desktop form factor designed specifically for small businesses. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage Chassis also gives you the versatility to configure the product without any connected hard disk drives, to reconfigure it easily, and to link several chassis with one another, providing a solution that can continually grow with your business.

You can utilize the Cisco NSS2000 or 3000 to:

  • Intelligently back up important information from every desktop and application server in your business
  • Offer unified preservation and sharing of key information
  • Run Continuous Data Protection to copy unattended every revision of every file archived by employees, allowing your company to recover files quickly
  • Record and archive digital video from your company's surveillance system

Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems Consultants The Cisco SBCS Version 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and complete collaboration and communications system that allows small companies to interconnect telecommuters, mobile workers and office workers in separate locations to improve their ability to collaborate with clients and teammates. In the latest release, the affordable solution has improved wireless features including the first wireless desktop IP phone with Bluetooth, the SPA525G IP device, which allows companies to grow easily by deploying phones in places where traditional telephone lines or Ethernet cables are missing or cannot easily be run.

Other new components of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) 1.4 version are:

  • Cisco's 520 Secure Router to help guard the company's infrastructure and provide employees secure access to the Internet and key corporate information wherever they are
  • The Configuration Assistant v. 1.9 to enable partners to simplify the configuration and deployment of solutions designed specifically for individual businesses

How Progent's Certified Experts Can Help Your Company to Deploy Cisco Technology
Progent's Cisco support professionals and CCIE accredited networking experts can help you to assess new Cisco products to understand their usefulness for your environment, deploy Cisco appliances to improve the security and efficiency of your network, and provide tech support for Cisco products both onsite and online to keep your IT network running dependably. Progent's IT professionals can provide a variety of low-cost support services to improve the dependability, security, speed, and maintainability of a small business information system:

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Progent is the leading source of easy, quick, and cost-effective assistance from Cisco CCIE consultants. CCIEs are highly-qualified network gurus who are awarded this prestigious certification only through intense testing by Cisco. CCIEs can tackle the most complicated issues surrounding network infrastructure design, implementation, troubleshooting, and management. Progentís CCIE experts cooperate intimately with Cisco engineers in identifying issues with Cisco's IOS software and finding fixes or obtaining patches to resolve anomalies. Progent can provide immediate access to a CCIE by telephone so that you can get emergency help for tough network problems that are affecting worker efficiency but are beyond the expertise of your local network service resources. Progent's CCIE consulting professionals can link to your network via advanced off-site connectivity tools to deliver fast and affordable diagnosis and repair of critical infrastructure difficulties.

Cisco VoIP Phone and IP Video Phone Solutions
Progent's Cisco-certified IP phone and video IP phone consultants can assist your business to configure, maintain, and debug Cisco IP phones, video IP phones and wireless IP handsets. Progent offers expertise for all models of Cisco's IP phones from legacy Voice over IP products to the latest media phones. Progent's consultants can also assist your organization to integrate your VoIP phones and video IP phones with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, previously named CallManager, or with Cisco Unified CM Express (CME) to create a an advanced 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, resolving QoS, configuring SIP trunking, deploying ISR routers with CUBE VoIP networking support, and designing UCS server clustering and Cisco SRST solutions for survivability. For additional details concerning Progent's support for Cisco's Unified Communications technology, see Cisco IP Telephony and Unified Communications Engineering Help.

Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco CallManager Collaboration
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), previously branded CallManager, operates as the center of Cisco's communications and collaboration portfolio. Cisco Unified CM and Unified CM Express (CME) offer a modern IP-PBX by integrating tightly with unified messaging applications that include Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence Service with Jabber support, Unity Express for voicemail, Cisco Unified Mobility for Single Number Reach (SNR), and Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise for building an advanced customer contact solution. Progent's Cisco-certified Cisco Unified CM experts can assist with any aspect of CUCM support and troubleshooting in areas that include integrating Voice over IP phones and video IP phones, designing dial plans, setting up SIP trunking and PSTN support, installing ISR routers with CUBE support, creating Cisco UCS server clustering systems for high availability, and integration with Microsoft Exchange Server and Skype for Business.

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Progentís experienced Cisco IT security consultants provide high-level PIX Firewall and ASA Firewall engineering services including architecture, configuration, and management of Cisco firewall and Cisco security solutions. The PIX and ASA Series of Cisco firewall products delivers strong user and software policy enforcement, mutlivector attack defense, and safe access services. Ranging from compact, easy-to-install desktop appliances for small and home offices to scalable gigabit products, Cisco PIX Firewall and ASA Firewalls provide advanced security, high throughput, and high availability for IT systems of any size. PIX Firewalls and ASA Firewalls are based on a proven, specially designed operating system, minimizing common OS-specific security holes.

Security Inventory and Assessment Packages
Progent's CISM and CISSP-certified security consultants can deliver a variety of budget-friendly security Inventory bundles and network security evaluation service bundles designed to offer organizations of any size an opportunity to get a professional opinion about the quality of their security environment. The packages vary from low-cost external security scan and internal network security scan options for small and midsize businesses up to a high-level security evaluation solution for institutions who have to comply with security standards demanded by government agencies or by vendors. For every security inventory or evaluation package, engineers with top security accreditations evaluate and report on collected information and provide recommendations for effective remediation.

Cisco SIP Connectivity Solutions: SIP Trunks and Cisco CUBE Integration Expertise
Progent's Cisco CCIE-certified SIP trunk consultants and CUBE configuration experts can assist your business to plan, integrate, manage, debug and enhance Cisco's SIP connectivity solutions and Cisco's CUBE (Cisco Unified Border Element)-based SIP trunks. Progent can provide affordable online or on-premises expertise to help companies to move smoothly to an advanced unified communications environment that offers accelerated return on investment. Progent's Gold-certified Microsoft collaboration consultants can assist you to set up connections between Cisco's CUBE Session Border Controller and Microsoft's rich media applications such as Skype for Business or Lync Server for access to a SIP-based IP PSTN trunk.

Consulting Consulting and Troubleshooting Expertise for Cisco Wireless Infrastructure
Progent can give you access to a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert or Cisco Certified Network Professional to assist you to develop a comprehensive wireless network design and implementation plan that incorporates a broad range of wireless appliances and technologies and offers the same protection, scalability, and ease of management you demand from a wired environment. Progent can assist you to implement transparent integration between Cisco wireless technology and wireless technology from third-party suppliers to give your company the functionality you need plus the most protected, reliable, and economical wireless networking system available. Progent's CISM and CISSP security professionals can show you how to build protection into your WLAN and into your business operations.

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Progent's Cisco-qualified network management consultants can provide assistance with Cisco's network management tools along with a variety of powerful third-party applications to build a comprehensive network management strategy in order to keep your network running smoothly, fully utilize limited resources, guard your information, revive quickly from hardware breakdown or malicious assaults, and allow you to expand or repurpose valuable components sensibly and economically as your company grows.

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