Cisco unveiled new solutions targeted specifically for small business IT networks and engineered to provide exceptional protection and connectivity at a budget-friendly cost. Products introduced by Cisco included Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the latest release of Cisco's Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).
The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is a purpose-built antispam and antivirus security product that essentially eradicates email threats with no set up. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical small-footprint network-attached storage appliances that offer protection for valuable data and allow workers to access shared files easily. The Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4, a complete sharing and communications system that easily connects offices, workers, and customers however dispersed. The current version incorporates the industry's first wireless desktop Internet Protocol (IP) handset with Bluetooth wireless capabilities. To view Cisco's news release, visit Cisco Introduces Networking Solutions for Small Companies.
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker
The Spam and Virus Blocker protects small companies by offering extensive defense against junk mail, viruses and other email-borne attacks to secure your system and business information and simultaneously improve efficiency. Since the product blocks spam with minimal set up and stays current automatically, it does away with the expense and hassle with setup and continuing and management. By filtering out spam, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker helps the throughput of networks, application servers, and computers. The Spam and Virus Blocker represents a comprehensive defense against email-born threats by featuring hardware, intelligent software, ongoing patches, and product support in a single bundle.
Key benefits of the Spam and Virus Blocker include:
- Precision: Assists to ensure that email threats and spam are caught while legitimate email is allowed through.
- Continuous automatic updates: Constant interaction with SenderBase services, a network library of email safety risks, ensures that your Cisco Spam Blocker appliance installs the most current patches to guard your business email.
- Simple setup and use: User-friendly browser-based installation wizards allow you to configure the Spam and Virus Blocker appliance in nearly any network in minutes, providing instant security for your business.
- Streamlined management: As soon as you deploys the Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance, you benefit from spam and malware protection with no additional hassle demanded from your network support group.
Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000
The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 offer the robust protection and advanced data backup features that your business requires, at a cost small organizations can afford. The Cisco NSS3000 accommodates as much as to four TB of data and up to 15 simultaneous users on each enclosure, provides the optimal solution for storing, accessing, and archiving your vital business information. Unlike entry-level NAS systems, the Small Business NSS3000 delivers the advanced backup, encryption, client validation, and fault tolerance your company needs.
The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage Chassis supports any certified disk. The product provides a wealth of capabilities in a desktop footprint designed for small businesses. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 Storage enclosure also gives your company the flexibility to deploy the product without any attached disks, to reconfigure it at any time, and to link several chassis together, offering a platform that can smoothly expand with your business.
You can use the Cisco Small Business NSS2000 or NSS3000 to:
- Automatically copy vital information from every workstation and server in your business
- Offer centralized preservation and distribution of key files
- Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to back up automatically every revision of each file archived by employees, allowing your company to recover information with ease
- Record and archive digital video from your company's video surveillance cameras
Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
The Smart Business Communications System Version 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and complete collaboration and communications system that permits small businesses to interconnect at-home workers, mobile workers and office workers in disparate locations to improve their options to communicate with clients and teammates. In the latest release, the aggressively priced solution has improved wireless support such as the industry's first wireless desktop VoIP handset with built-in Bluetooth, the SPA525G IP device, which allows businesses to expand cost-effectively by adding phones in locations where traditional telephone lines or network wiring is not present or cannot conveniently be added.
Other innovative components of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 include:
- Cisco's Model 520 Secure Router to help protect a small business network and give employees secure access to the Internet and key business data from either side of the firewall
- The Configuration Assistant v. 1.9 to enable stakeholders to streamline the setup and deployment of solutions designed specifically for individual businesses
How Progent's Certified Experts Can Assist Your Business to Benefit from Cisco Networking Solutions
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