Cisco Qualified Help Cisco announced innovative products intended specifically for small company IT networks and engineered to deliver exceptional levels of protection and connectivity for a budget-friendly cost. Products unveiled by Cisco included Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, the NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the 1.4 version of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).

The Cisco Spam Blocker is a purpose-built spam, virus, and phishing filter security product that essentially eradicates email-based threats as shipped. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable small-footprint NAS appliances that provide security for important information and allow employees to share files effortlessly. Cisco's SBCS Release 1.4, a full sharing and communications solution that easily interconnects offices, employees, and clients anywhere. Cisco's current version incorporates the debut of a wireless small-footprint VoIP handset with Bluetooth capabilities. To see Cisco's press release, visit Cisco Introduces Connectivity and Collaboration Products for Small Businesses.

Cisco Spam Blocker
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Help The Spam Blocker appliance safeguards small businesses by providing extensive defense against spam, malware and other email threats to secure your network and business information and simultaneously enhance productivity. Since the appliance stops spam right out of the box and updates automatically, it eliminates the expense and time with setup and ongoing and administration. By filtering out spam, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance helps the performance of networks, application servers, and workstations. The Spam Blocker is an end-to-end solution email threats by including a physical appliance, software, continuous updates, and technical assistance in a unified bundle.

Notable benefits of the Spam Blocker appliance include:

  • Precision: Assists to ensure that email-borne threats and junk mail are intercepted while business email is allowed through.
  • Continuous self-installed patches: Non-stop communication with SenderBase security, an online library of email security threats, ensures that your Spam & Virus Blocker appliance incorporates the most current updates to safequard your corporate email.
  • Simple installation and operation: Easy-to-use browser-based installation wizards permit you to configure Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance in almost any network within minutes, providing instant protection for your business network.
  • Effortless management: As soon as you deploys the the Spam and Virus Blocker appliance, you get junk mail and virus protection with no extra hassle demanded of your network support group.

Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems Consulting and Support The NSS2000 and 3000 offer the robust protection and advanced data backup capabilities that your company needs, at a cost small companies can afford. The Cisco NSS3000 accommodates as much as to four terabytes of data and up to 15 concurrent users per enclosure, offering the optimal solution for holding, accessing, and archiving your mission-critical corporate data. As distinct from less sophisticated NAS systems, the Cisco NSS3000 delivers the advanced backup, cryptography, user validation, and high availability your organization needs.

The Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage System enclosure handles any approved disk. It offers a wealth of capabilities in a desktop-size footprint engineered for small companies. The NSS3000 Storage System enclosure also offers your business the flexibility to configure the product without any connected hard drives, to reconfigure it at any time, and to link several Cisco NAS chassis with one another, providing a solution that can continually expand with your company.

Your company can utilize the Cisco NSS2000 or NSS3000 to:

  • Automatically copy vital information from every desktop and server in your organization
  • Offer centralized storage and distribution of important files
  • Employ Continuous Data Protection to back up automatically every revision of each file saved by workers, permitting your business to restore files easily
  • Record and archive video from your company's surveillance system

Cisco Smart Business Communications System
NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems Support Services The Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Version 1.4 is a simple and comprehensive sharing and communications system that allows small businesses to connect telecommuters, on-the-road workers and employees in disparate sites to enhance their options to interact with customers and colleagues. In the new release, the affordable system offers enhanced wireless capabilities such as the industry's first wireless desktop VoIP handset with built-in Bluetooth, the SPA525G wireless IP device, which enables businesses to grow easily by adding handsets in places where conventional telephone lines or network cables are missing or cannot conveniently be added.

Other innovative components of the Cisco SBCS 1.4 version include:

  • Cisco's Model 520 Secure Router to help protect a small business infrastructure and give workers secure connectivity to the Internet and important corporate data remotely or locally
  • The Configuration Assistant Version 1.9 to permit partners to streamline the setup and installation of solutions created specifically for certain companies

How Progent's Certified Engineers Can Help Your Company to Incorporate Cisco Networking Technology
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Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco CallManager Unified Messaging
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Consulting and Support Consulting and Troubleshooting Services for Cisco Wireless Infrastructure
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 strategy that integrates a broad range of wireless appliances and technologies and offers the same security, expandability, and manageability you demand from your wired network. Progent can assist you to achieve transparent interoperability between Cisco wireless technology and wireless technology from third-party vendors to offer your business the features you require as well as the most secure, dependable, and economical WLAN solution available. Progent's CISM and CISSP security specialists can advise you about how to design security into your wireless network and your business operations.

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