Cisco introduced new products intended especially for small company networks and engineered to provide exceptional security and connectivity at a budget-friendly cost. Solutions introduced by Cisco were the Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker, the Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems, and the 1.4 release of Cisco's Smart Business Communications System.
The Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker is a dedicated spam, virus, and phishing filter security product that virtually eradicates email-based attacks as shipped. The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Small Business Network Storage Systems are affordable desktop network-attached storage appliances that provide protection for valuable information and enable workers to exchange files easily. The Cisco SBCS Release 1.4, a complete sharing and communications system that easily interconnects offices, workers, and customers however dispersed. Cisco's current release features the first cordless desktop Internet Protocol (IP) phone with Bluetooth wireless capabilities. To see Cisco's press release, visit Cisco Introduces Networking Solutions for Small Companies.
Cisco Spam and Virus Blocker
The Spam Blocker safeguards small companies by providing extensive protection against junk mail, viruses and other email attacks to guard your network and business data while at the same time enhance productivity. Since the device blocks spam and viruses right out of the box and updates automatically, it eliminates the expense and hassle with setup and ongoing and administration. By filtering out unwanted email, Cisco's Spam Blocker appliance helps the performance of network connections, application servers, and workstations. The Spam and Virus Blocker appliance is an end-to-end defense against email threats by including hardware, software, continuous updates, and product assistance in a unified package.
Key features of Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker include:
- Precision: Assists to make sure that email-borne threats and spam are caught and business email is allowed through.
- Continuous automatic patches: Constant communication with SenderBase services, an online database of email safety threats, makes sure that your Spam & Virus Blocker appliance installs the most current updates to guard your corporate email.
- Simple installation and use: Easy-to-use browser-based installation wizards permit you to install Cisco's Spam Blocker in almost any environment in 15 minutes, providing immediate security for your company.
- Streamlined management: As soon as you deploys the Cisco's Spam and Virus Blocker appliance, you get junk mail and malware protection with minimal extra hassle required of your network support staff.
Small Business NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems
The Cisco NSS2000 and NSS3000 Network Storage Systems provide the robust protection and advanced data backup features that your business needs, at a price small organizations can handle. The NSS3000 accommodates as much as to 4 TB of data and up to 15 simultaneous users per enclosure, offering the ideal answer for holding, accessing, and archiving your vital business data. Unlike ordinary network-attached storage alternatives, the Cisco NSS3000 provides the state-of-the-art archiving, encryption, client authentication, and high uptime your organization needs.
The Cisco NSS3000 four-Bay Gigabit Storage System Chassis handles any approved disk drive. The chassis offers a wealth of features in a desktop-size system designed specifically for small businesses. The Cisco Small Business NSS3000 Storage Chassis also offers you the flexibility to deploy the product without any connected disks, to reconfigure the product easily, and to chain multiple Cisco NAS chassis together, providing a solution that can smoothly expand with your business.
Your business can use the NSS2000 or 3000 Network Storage Systems to:
- Intelligently back up vital data from each workstation and application server in your business
- Provide unified storage and sharing of key files
- Employ Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to back up automatically every revision of every file archived by employees, permitting you to restore files with ease
- Store and archive digital video from your video security cameras
Smart Business Communications System (SBCS)
The Smart Business Communications System Release 1.4 is a simple and complete sharing and communications system that enables small organizations to interconnect at-home workers, on-the-road workers and office workers in disparate sites to improve their options to interact with clients and teammates. In the latest release, the affordable system offers improved wireless capabilities such as the industry's first wireless desktop IP handset with built-in Bluetooth, the SPA525G IP phone, which allows companies to expand easily by installing handsets in places where conventional telephone wires or Ethernet wiring is missing or cannot conveniently be run.
Additional innovative pieces of the Cisco Smart Business Communications System (SBCS) Release 1.4 are:
- Cisco's 520 Secure Router product to help protect a small business infrastructure and give workers safe connectivity to the Internet and key business data from inside or outside the office
- Cisco's Configuration Assistant Version 1.9 to enable stakeholders to simplify the configuration and deployment of solutions designed custom for certain companies
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