Cisco announced innovative products intended specifically for small company networks and designed to provide high levels of protection and collaboration for an affordable price. Solutions unveiled by Cisco were the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, Cisco's NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the latest version of Cisco's Smart Business Communications System (SBCS).
The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker is a purpose-built spam, virus, and phishing filter security product that essentially eliminates email-based attacks as shipped. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are economical desktop network-attached storage appliances that offer protection for valuable information and allow employees to share information effortlessly. Cisco's Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4, a full sharing and communications solution that easily interconnects offices, workers, and clients anywhere. The current version features the debut of a cordless desktop Internet Protocol (IP) phone with Bluetooth capabilities. To view Cisco's news release, refer to Cisco Introduces Connectivity and Collaboration Products for Small Companies.
Cisco Spam Blocker Appliance
The Spam Blocker appliance safeguards small organizations by offering powerful defense against junk mail, viruses and phishing as well as other email-borne attacks to guard your system and business information while at the same time improve productivity. Since the appliance blocks spam right out of the box and updates automatically, it eliminates the cost and time with setup and ongoing and management. By eliminating spam, Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance helps the throughput of network connections, application servers, and computers. The Spam Blocker appliance is a comprehensive solution email-born attacks by including a physical appliance, software, ongoing patches, and technical support in a single bundle.
Key features of the Spam and Virus Blocker are:
NSS2000 and NSS3000
The NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems provide the robust security and comprehensive backup features that your business requires, at a price small organizations can handle. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 supports as much as to four TB of data and up to 15 concurrent clients on each chassis, provides the optimal answer for holding, sharing, and archiving your vital business information. As distinct from ordinary network-attached storage (NAS) systems, the Cisco NSS3000 delivers the advanced backup, encryption, user validation, and high uptime your business needs.
The Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage Chassis handles any approved drive. It offers a wealth of features in a desktop system engineered specifically for small businesses. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage enclosure also provides your company the versatility to deploy the system without any connected drives, to reconfigure the product at any time, and to chain several NAS chassis with one another, offering a solution that can smoothly expand with your company.
You can use the Cisco NSS2000 or 3000 to:
Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
The Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Version 1.4 is a simple and comprehensive sharing and communications solution that allows small organizations to connect telecommuters, on-the-road workers and office workers in disparate sites to enhance their options to communicate with clients and colleagues. In the new release, the affordable solution has improved wireless support including the first wireless desktop IP phone with built-in Bluetooth technology, the SPA525G IP device, which enables businesses to grow cost-effectively by adding phones in locations where traditional telephone lines or network wiring is not present or cannot easily be run.
Additional new components of the Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 are:
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