Cisco announced innovative products targeted especially for small company IT networks and designed to deliver a high degree of security and collaboration at a budget-friendly cost. Solutions announced by Cisco were Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, the NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the latest version of the Cisco SBCS.
The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker is a dedicated antispam and antivirus security device that essentially eliminates email-based threats with no set up. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical small-footprint NAS appliances that provide security for valuable data and enable workers to exchange files effortlessly. The Cisco SBCS Version 1.4, a full collaboration and communications system that seamlessly interconnects offices, employees, and customers anywhere. The latest release incorporates the first cordless desktop Internet Protocol (IP) handset with Bluetooth support. To see Cisco's news release, visit Cisco Introduces Connectivity and Collaboration Solutions for Small Companies.
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker
The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance protects small organizations by offering powerful protection against junk mail, viruses and phishing as well as other email threats to secure your network and business data while improve efficiency. Because the product blocks spam right out of the box and updates automatically, it does away with the expense and time required for initial configuration and ongoing and administration. By eliminating spam, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker helps the throughput of network connections, application servers, and computers. The Spam and Virus Blocker is a comprehensive defense against email threats by featuring hardware, intelligent software, ongoing patches, and technical assistance in a unified package.
Notable benefits of Cisco's Spam Blocker are:
- Precision: Helps to make sure that email attacks and spam are intercepted while business messages are accepted.
- Continuous automatic patches: Non-stop communication with SenderBase services, an online database of email security threats, ensures that your Spam & Virus Blocker appliance installs the latest patches to guard your business email.
- Easy setup and use: Easy-to-use browser-based setup wizards permit you to install Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance in nearly any network within 15 minutes, delivering instant security for your business.
- Streamlined administration: As soon as you installs the Cisco's Spam Blocker, you get spam and virus filtering with no extra effort required of your IT group.
Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and NSS3000
The Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 offer the dependable security and comprehensive data backup capabilities that your business requires, at a price small businesses can handle. The NSS3000 accommodates up to 4 terabytes of data and up to 15 simultaneous clients on each chassis, provides the ideal solution for storing, sharing, and backing up your vital business information. Unlike less sophisticated NAS systems, the Cisco NSS3000 provides the state-of-the-art backup, cryptography, client validation, and fault tolerance your business needs.
The Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage System Chassis handles any certified disk. The chassis provides a wealth of capabilities in a desktop-size footprint designed specifically for small organizations. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage System enclosure also gives your company the versatility to configure the system without any attached hard drives, to reconfigure it at any time, and to link several NAS chassis with one another, providing a solution that can smoothly expand with your business.
You can utilize the Cisco Small Business NSS2000 or 3000 Network Storage Systems to:
- Automatically copy important information from every desktop and server in your organization
- Offer centralized preservation and sharing of key files
- Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to copy automatically every version of each file archived by workers, allowing you to restore information quickly
- Record and save digital video from your video surveillance system
Smart Business Communications System
The Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Version 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and comprehensive sharing and communications system that allows small companies to connect at-home workers, mobile workers and employees in disparate sites to enhance their options to interact with clients and teammates. In the latest release, the aggressively priced system offers enhanced wireless features including the industry's first wireless desktop IP handset with built-in Bluetooth technology, the SPA525G wireless IP device, which enables businesses to expand easily by deploying handsets in places where traditional phone lines or Ethernet wiring is not present or cannot conveniently be run.
Additional innovative pieces of the Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4 include:
- The Cisco Model 520 Secure Router to help protect the company's network and provide workers secure access to the Internet and key business data any time, anywhere
- The Configuration Assistant Version 1.9 to permit stakeholders to streamline the configuration and installation of solutions created custom for individual companies
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