Cisco introduced innovative products intended especially for small business networks and engineered to deliver exceptional levels of protection and connectivity for a budget-friendly price. Products announced by Cisco were the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, the Cisco Small Business series NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the 1.4 release of the Cisco SBCS.
The Cisco Spam Blocker is a dedicated email security device that essentially eradicates email-based threats with no set up. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable desktop network-attached storage devices that offer security for valuable information and allow workers to share information easily. Cisco's SBCS Version 1.4, a complete sharing and communications solution that seamlessly interconnects offices, workers, and clients anywhere. The latest release features the first wireless small-footprint VoIP handset with Bluetooth capabilities. To view Cisco's news release, refer to Cisco Unveils Networking Solutions for Small Businesses.
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker
The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance protects small businesses by offering extensive protection against junk mail, viruses as well as other email attacks to secure your system and corporate data while improve efficiency. Since the product stops spam with minimal set up and updates on its own, it eliminates the cost and hassle with initial configuration and continuing and administration. By eliminating spam, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker helps the performance of networks, servers, and workstations. The Spam and Virus Blocker is a comprehensive solution email-born attacks by featuring a physical appliance, intelligent software, ongoing patches, and technical assistance in a single package.
Key benefits of Cisco's Spam Blocker are:
- Efficiency: Assists to make sure that email threats and junk mail are intercepted and legitimate messages are delivered.
- Continuous automatic patches: Constant communication with SenderBase services, an online library of email safety risks, makes sure that the Cisco Spam Blocker installs the most current updates to safequard your business email.
- Simple installation and operation: Easy-to-use browser-based setup tools allow you to configure Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker in practically any environment within minutes, providing immediate security for your business network.
- Effortless management: As soon as your company installs the Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, you get junk mail and malware protection with no additional effort demanded of your IT staff.
NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems
The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems offer the dependable protection and comprehensive backup capabilities that your company needs, at a cost small businesses can afford. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 supports up to 4 terabytes of data and up to 15 simultaneous clients per enclosure, offering the optimal answer for holding, accessing, and archiving your mission-critical corporate information. Unlike less advanced NAS systems, the Cisco NSS3000 delivers the state-of-the-art archiving, encryption, user validation, and high availability your business requires.
The NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage System enclosure handles any certified hard disk drive. The product provides a wealth of features in a desktop form factor engineered for small organizations. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage Chassis also offers your business the versatility to configure the system without any connected hard disks, to reconfigure it at any time, and to link multiple chassis together, offering a platform that can smoothly grow with your company.
Your business can use the Cisco Small Business NSS2000 or NSS3000 to:
- Automatically copy vital information from each PC and server in your business
- Provide centralized storage and distribution of key information
- Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to copy automatically every revision of every file archived by workers, permitting your business to restore information quickly
- Record and archive digital video from your company's video surveillance cameras
Cisco Smart Business Communications System
The Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4 is a simple and complete collaboration and communications solution that enables small companies to interconnect telecommuters, on-the-road workers and office workers in disparate sites to enhance their ability to collaborate with clients and teammates. In the new release, the affordable solution offers enhanced wireless capabilities such as the industry's first wireless desktop VoIP phone with built-in Bluetooth, the SPA525G IP phone, which enables companies to grow easily by deploying phones in locations where conventional phone wires or Ethernet wiring is not present or cannot easily be added.
Other innovative components of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) 1.4 version include:
- Cisco's Model 520 Secure Router product to help protect the company's infrastructure and give employees secure connectivity to the Internet and key corporate data wherever they are
- The Cisco Configuration Assistant Release 1.9 to allow stakeholders to streamline the setup and deployment of solutions designed specifically for individual businesses
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