Cisco introduced innovative products targeted specifically for small business networks and designed to deliver high levels of protection and collaboration for a budget-friendly cost. Solutions introduced by Cisco included the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the newest release of Cisco's Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).
The Cisco Spam Blocker is a purpose-built email security product that virtually eradicates email-based attacks right out of the box. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical desktop network-attached storage (NAS) devices that offer protection for valuable data and enable workers to exchange information effortlessly. Cisco's Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4, a full collaboration and communications solution that easily interconnects sites, workers, and clients however dispersed. Cisco's current version features the debut of a cordless small-footprint VoIP handset with Bluetooth capabilities. To see Cisco's news release, refer to Cisco Announces Networking and Security Solutions for Small Companies.
Cisco Spam Blocker
The Spam Blocker appliance safeguards small companies by providing extensive defense against junk mail, viruses and phishing and other email-borne attacks to secure your network and corporate information while at the same time enhance efficiency. Because the appliance blocks spam and viruses right out of the box and updates on its own, it eliminates the expense and time required for initial configuration and ongoing and management. By filtering out spam, Cisco's Spam Blocker helps the performance of network connections, servers, and workstations. The Spam Blocker represents a comprehensive solution email-born attacks by featuring hardware, software, continuous updates, and technical assistance in a single package.
Notable benefits of Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker include:
- Accuracy: Helps to ensure that email-borne threats and junk mail are intercepted and business messages are allowed through.
- Continuous automatic updates: Non-stop communication with SenderBase services, a network library of email safety threats, makes sure that your Spam & Virus Blocker installs the most current patches to protect your corporate email.
- Easy installation and use: Easy-to-use web-based installation wizards allow you to install the Spam Blocker appliance in almost any environment within minutes, delivering instant security for your business network.
- Streamlined administration: As soon as your company deploys the the Spam Blocker, you get spam and malware protection with minimal extra effort demanded of your network support staff.
Cisco NSS2000 and 3000
The NSS2000 and 3000 provide the dependable security and advanced data backup capabilities that your company needs, at a price small companies can afford. The Cisco NSS3000 supports as much as to four TB of data and as many as 15 concurrent clients on each chassis, provides the optimal answer for holding, sharing, and archiving your mission-critical corporate information. Unlike less advanced NAS systems, the Cisco NSS3000 delivers the advanced backup, encryption, client authentication, and high availability your business needs.
The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage Chassis handles any certified hard drive. The enclosure provides a range of capabilities in a desktop form factor engineered for small companies. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage System enclosure also provides your company the versatility to configure the system without any attached disks, to modify the product easily, and to link several NAS chassis together, offering a solution that can smoothly grow with your business.
Your business can use the Cisco NSS2000 or NSS3000 Network Storage Systems to:
- Automatically back up vital information from each PC and server in your organization
- Offer unified storage and sharing of key files
- Run Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to copy unattended each revision of every file archived by employees, permitting you to restore data easily
- Record and save video from your surveillance cameras
Cisco Smart Business Communications System
The Cisco SBCS Version 1.4 is a simple and comprehensive collaboration and communications solution that enables small organizations to connect telecommuters, on-the-road workers and employees in separate locations to improve their ability to collaborate with customers and teammates. In the new release, the affordable system has enhanced wireless support including the first wireless desktop IP handset with Bluetooth, the SPA525G VoIP phone, which enables companies to expand cost-effectively by adding phones in places where traditional telephone lines or network wiring is missing or cannot easily be run.
Other new components of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System 1.4 version are:
- Cisco's Model 520 Secure Router to help protect a small business network and provide workers safe connectivity to the Internet and important business data any time, anywhere
- The Configuration Assistant Release 1.9 to enable stakeholders to simplify the configuration and installation of solutions designed custom for certain businesses
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