Cisco introduced innovative solutions targeted specifically for small business IT networks and designed to provide exceptional levels of security and collaboration for an affordable cost. Products announced by Cisco included Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker, the Cisco Small Business series NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the latest version of Cisco's Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).
The Cisco Spam Blocker is a purpose-built spam, virus, and phishing filter security product that essentially eliminates email threats as shipped. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical small-footprint network-attached storage (NAS) appliances that provide protection for important information and allow employees to share files effortlessly. The Cisco SBCS Release 1.4, a full collaboration and communications solution that seamlessly connects offices, workers, and clients however dispersed. Cisco's latest version incorporates the industry's first wireless desktop Internet Protocol (IP) handset with Bluetooth wireless capabilities. To view Cisco's news release, visit Cisco Announces Security and Collaboration Solutions for Small Companies.
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Appliance
The Spam Blocker protects small organizations by providing powerful defense against junk mail, viruses and worms and other email-borne threats to secure your network and business data while enhance productivity. Because the appliance stops spam and viruses right out of the box and updates automatically, it does away with the expense and hassle associated setup and continuing and management. By eliminating spam, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance increases the throughput of networks, application servers, and computers. The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance represents an end-to-end solution email-born attacks by featuring hardware, software, continuous patches, and product support in a single bundle.
Notable benefits of Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker include:
- Accuracy: Helps to make sure that email threats and junk mail are caught while legitimate messages are allowed through.
- Continuous automatic updates: Non-stop interaction with SenderBase security, a network library of email safety risks, makes sure that the Spam & Virus Blocker installs the latest patches to safequard your business email.
- Easy setup and use: User-friendly web-based setup wizards allow you to configure the Spam Blocker appliance in almost any network in minutes, providing immediate security for your network.
- Streamlined administration: As soon as you deploys the Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance, you get spam and malware protection with no extra effort required of your IT group.
Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and 3000
The Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 provide the dependable security and advanced data backup features that your business requires, at a cost small businesses can afford. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 accommodates up to 4 terabytes of data and up to 15 concurrent users on each chassis, provides the ideal answer for holding, accessing, and archiving your vital corporate information. As distinct from ordinary network-attached storage (NAS) alternatives, the Cisco NSS3000 delivers the advanced archiving, encryption, client authentication, and high uptime your organization needs.
The NSS3000 4-Bay Gigabit Storage System enclosure handles any approved hard disk. The chassis provides a wealth of capabilities in a desktop-size form factor designed for small organizations. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage enclosure also gives your company the versatility to configure the product without any attached hard disk drives, to modify it easily, and to chain several chassis with one another, offering a platform that can continually grow with your business.
Your business can utilize the Cisco Small Business NSS2000 or NSS3000 Network Storage Systems to:
- Automatically back up vital information from each PC and application server in your organization
- Offer centralized storage and distribution of important information
- Run Continuous Data Protection to copy automatically every version of each file saved by workers, allowing your business to recover files easily
- Store and archive digital video from your video surveillance system
Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
The Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4 is a simple and comprehensive collaboration and communications system that permits small businesses to connect at-home workers, mobile workers and office workers in disparate sites to improve their options to interact with customers and teammates. In the new release, the aggressively priced solution offers enhanced wireless capabilities such as the industry's first wireless desktop VoIP handset with Bluetooth, the Cisco SPA525G wireless IP device, which enables businesses to expand easily by deploying handsets in locations where traditional telephone lines or Ethernet wiring is not present or cannot easily be added.
Other innovative components of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4 include:
- Cisco's Model 520 Secure Router to help guard the company's network and give workers safe access to the Internet and key business data any time, anywhere
- The Cisco Configuration Assistant v. 1.9 to allow stakeholders to streamline the configuration and installation of solutions designed specifically for individual companies
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