Cisco announced new products targeted specifically for small company IT networks and designed to deliver exceptional levels of security and connectivity for a budget-friendly cost. Solutions introduced by Cisco included the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, the Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the latest version of the Cisco SBCS.
The Cisco Spam Blocker appliance is a dedicated email security device that essentially eradicates email threats as shipped. Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical small-footprint network-attached storage (NAS) devices that offer security for valuable information and enable employees to exchange information effortlessly. The Cisco SBCS Version 1.4, a complete collaboration and communications solution that seamlessly interconnects offices, employees, and clients anywhere. The latest version features the first cordless desktop IP handset with Bluetooth support. To see Cisco's press release, visit Cisco Announces Networking and Security Solutions for Small Businesses.
Cisco Spam Blocker Appliance
The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance protects small businesses by providing extensive defense against junk mail, viruses and worms as well as other email threats to secure your network and corporate information while at the same time improve productivity. Because the appliance stops spam with minimal set up and updates automatically, it eliminates the expense and time with setup and continuing and management. By filtering out spam, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker increases the performance of network connections, application servers, and computers. The Spam and Virus Blocker represents a comprehensive defense against email threats by including a physical appliance, software, continuous updates, and product support in a unified package.
Notable features of the Spam Blocker appliance include:
NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems
The Cisco NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems provide the robust protection and comprehensive backup features that your business needs, at a price small companies can handle. The Cisco NSS3000 accommodates up to four TB of data and up to 15 simultaneous clients per chassis, provides the optimal solution for storing, sharing, and backing up your mission-critical corporate data. As distinct from less sophisticated network-attached storage systems, the NSS3000 delivers the advanced backup, encryption, client validation, and fault tolerance your organization needs.
The NSS3000 4-Bay Gigabit Storage enclosure handles any certified drive. It offers a wealth of features in a desktop system engineered for small companies. The Small Business NSS3000 Storage enclosure also gives your business the flexibility to configure the system without any attached drives, to modify it at any time, and to link multiple Cisco NAS chassis with one another, providing a solution that can continually expand with your company.
Your business can utilize the NSS2000 or NSS3000 Network Storage Systems to:
Cisco Smart Business Communications System
The Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and complete sharing and communications solution that allows small organizations to interconnect telecommuters, mobile workers and employees in separate sites to improve their options to interact with clients and teammates. In the new release, the aggressively priced solution has improved wireless features such as the industry's first wireless desktop IP phone with Bluetooth, the SPA525G IP phone, which enables companies to grow easily by adding phones in places where conventional telephone wires or network cables are not present or cannot easily be run.
Additional new pieces of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System 1.4 version include:
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Progent's Cisco-Certified network management consultants can provide help with Cisco's management utilities alongside a variety of specialized third-party applications to create a complete network management strategy in order to keep your environment running smoothly, fully utilize limited resources, protect your information, recover rapidly from hardware failure or deliberate attacks, and enable you to add or repurpose network components sensibly and affordably as your business evolves.
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