Cisco introduced innovative solutions targeted specifically for small business networks and engineered to provide exceptional levels of protection and collaboration at an affordable cost. Solutions unveiled by Cisco were the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, the NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the newest version of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System.
The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is a purpose-built antispam and antivirus security device that essentially eradicates email-based attacks with no set up. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable small-footprint network-attached storage appliances that provide security for important information and allow employees to share files easily. The Cisco Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4, a full collaboration and communications solution that easily interconnects sites, employees, and customers anywhere. The latest release incorporates the debut of a cordless desktop VoIP handset with Bluetooth support. To read Cisco's press release, visit Cisco Introduces Networking and Security Products for Small Companies.
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker Appliance
The Spam and Virus Blocker protects small organizations by offering extensive protection against spam, viruses and phishing and other email-borne threats to guard your network and business data while improve productivity. Since the product stops spam with minimal set up and stays current on its own, it does away with the cost and time with initial configuration and continuing and management. By filtering out unwanted email, Cisco's Spam Blocker increases the performance of network connections, application servers, and workstations. The Spam Blocker represents an end-to-end solution email attacks by including hardware, intelligent software, continuous patches, and technical assistance in a single bundle.
Key benefits of Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance are:
- Efficiency: Assists to ensure that email attacks and spam are intercepted while legitimate messages are accepted.
- Continuous self-installed updates: Constant communication with SenderBase security, an online database of email safety threats, ensures that your Spam & Virus Blocker installs the latest patches to guard your corporate email.
- Simple setup and use: User-friendly browser-based setup wizards allow you to configure the Spam Blocker appliance in practically any network in 15 minutes, delivering instant security for your business.
- Effortless administration: From the moment your company deploys the the Spam and Virus Blocker appliance, you benefit from junk mail and malware protection with no additional hassle demanded of your IT staff.
Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 Network Storage Systems
The Cisco Small Business NSS2000 and 3000 offer the robust protection and comprehensive data backup features that your company needs, at a cost small organizations can handle. The Cisco NSS3000 supports up to four terabytes of data and up to 15 simultaneous users on each chassis, offering the ideal answer for holding, accessing, and backing up your mission-critical business information. As distinct from less advanced NAS alternatives, the Cisco NSS3000 provides the state-of-the-art archiving, encryption, client authentication, and high availability your company requires.
The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage System enclosure supports any certified disk. The enclosure offers a range of capabilities in a desktop footprint engineered specifically for small businesses. The Cisco NSS3000 Storage enclosure also gives your business the flexibility to deploy the product without any attached hard drives, to reconfigure it easily, and to chain several NAS chassis with one another, offering a platform that can smoothly expand with your company.
Your company can utilize the Cisco NSS2000 or 3000 Network Storage Systems to:
- Intelligently copy important information from every PC and application server in your business
- Provide unified preservation and sharing of important information
- Employ Continuous Data Protection to back up automatically each revision of each file saved by employees, permitting you to recover information easily
- Record and archive digital video from your company's video surveillance cameras
Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
The Cisco Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4 is an easy-to-manage and comprehensive sharing and communications system that permits small organizations to interconnect at-home workers, mobile workers and employees in disparate sites to enhance their options to communicate with clients and colleagues. In the latest release, the affordable system has improved wireless features including the first wireless desktop IP phone with built-in Bluetooth, the Cisco SPA525G wireless IP phone, which enables businesses to grow easily by adding handsets in locations where traditional telephone lines or Ethernet cables are not present or cannot easily be run.
Other new components of the Smart Business Communications System 1.4 version include:
- Cisco's Model 520 Secure Router product to help guard a small business infrastructure and provide workers safe connectivity to the Internet and important business data from inside or outside the office
- Cisco's Configuration Assistant Release 1.9 to enable partners to simplify the setup and deployment of solutions designed custom for individual businesses
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