Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Cisco Releases Small Business Products

Cisco made a number of product announcements aimed at the small business market.
Highlights include:

Cisco 300 Series Managed Switches -- a new generation of low-cost, energy-efficient managed switches that save up to 74 percent on power; offer enhanced quality of service and security features, globalization support for languages, a lifetime warranty and advanced replacement options.

Three new IP phones and a new desktop administration tool -- with these new additions, Cisco is now offering HD voice (wide-band audio) across the Cisco Small Business IP Phone portfolio. The IP phones are designed for the Cisco Unified Communications 500 Series and hosted IP telephony systems. One model is a Bluetooth-enabled, wireless IP phone with Mobile Link, a feature that pairs with a mobile phone to allow the smooth transfer of calls back and forth, plus the import of contacts wirelessly.

Cisco Advanced Video Monitoring System (AVMS) software -- which offers high-quality monitoring and control with advanced analytics for video surveillance deployments of up to 64 cameras. By adding licenses, the business can detect motion, receive alerts if items appear, disappear or move, and integrate video cameras and point-of-sale equipment.

The Cisco VC 220 Dome IP Video Camera -- which provides high image quality in bright and low lighting conditions.

The Cisco VC 240 Bullet IP Video Camera -- which also provides outstanding image quality as well as weatherproof housing, making it ideal for outdoor environment.