Cisco unveiled innovative products targeted especially for small company networks and engineered to provide exceptional security and collaboration at a budget-friendly price. Products introduced by Cisco were the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, the NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the 1.4 version of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).
The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker is a dedicated email security product that essentially eliminates email-based threats right out of the box. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable small-footprint network-attached storage devices that offer security for important data and allow employees to access shared files effortlessly. The Cisco SBCS Version 1.4, a complete collaboration and communications system that seamlessly connects offices, employees, and customers however dispersed. The current release features the industry's debut of a cordless small-footprint IP phone with Bluetooth wireless support. To read Cisco's news release, visit Cisco Introduces Connectivity and Collaboration Products for Small Businesses.
Cisco Spam Blocker Appliance
The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance protects small companies by providing extensive protection against spam, viruses and phishing and other email threats to secure your network and corporate data while improve efficiency. Because the appliance stops spam and viruses right out of the box and stays current automatically, it avoids the expense and time associated initial configuration and ongoing and management. By eliminating unwanted email, Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance increases the performance of networks, servers, and workstations. The Spam Blocker is a comprehensive defense against email threats by including hardware, software, ongoing updates, and product support in a single bundle.
Notable benefits of Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker include:
- Efficiency: Assists to make sure that email attacks and junk mail are caught while legitimate email is accepted.
- Ongoing automatic patches: Non-stop interaction with SenderBase services, an online library of email safety risks, ensures that your Cisco Spam Blocker installs the most current updates to safequard your corporate email.
- Simple setup and operation: Easy-to-use browser-based installation tools allow you to configure the Spam Blocker appliance in nearly any network in 15 minutes, delivering instant security for your network.
- Effortless administration: As soon as you installs the the Spam and Virus Blocker, you get spam and malware protection with minimal extra effort demanded from your network support group.
Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems
The Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 offer the dependable protection and advanced backup features that your company requires, at a price small companies can afford. The Cisco NSS3000 accommodates as much as to four terabytes of data and as many as 15 simultaneous clients on each chassis, provides the ideal solution for holding, sharing, and archiving your mission-critical business data. As distinct from entry-level network-attached storage alternatives, the Cisco NSS3000 delivers the state-of-the-art archiving, encryption, client authentication, and fault tolerance your business requires.
The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage enclosure handles any certified drive. The enclosure provides a wealth of features in a desktop-size form factor designed for small organizations. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage Chassis also offers you the flexibility to deploy the product without any attached drives, to modify the product at any time, and to link multiple Cisco NAS chassis with one another, offering a platform that can smoothly expand with your business.
Your company can utilize the Cisco NSS2000 or NSS3000 to:
- Intelligently copy vital data from each desktop and application server on your network
- Provide unified storage and sharing of key information
- Employ Continuous Data Protection to back up automatically each revision of each file archived by employees, allowing you to recover information easily
- Record and archive digital video from your video surveillance system
Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
The Cisco SBCS Version 1.4 is a simple and complete collaboration and communications system that allows small companies to interconnect telecommuters, mobile workers and office workers in disparate sites to improve their options to collaborate with clients and teammates. In the latest release, the affordable solution offers enhanced wireless support such as the first wireless desktop IP phone with Bluetooth, the Cisco SPA525G wireless IP device, which allows companies to expand easily by adding handsets in places where conventional telephone lines or network cables are missing or cannot easily be added.
Additional new components of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 include:
- Cisco's 520 Secure Router to help guard the company's infrastructure and provide employees safe access to the Internet and important business information wherever they are
- The Configuration Assistant Release 1.9 to permit partners to streamline the configuration and deployment of solutions designed custom for certain companies
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