Cisco Expands SMB Technology Solutions
Family of unmanaged switches and wireless VPN firewalls are aimed at helping resellers serve SMB clients.
Cisco has expanded its portfolio of SMB technology solutions with a family of energy-efficient, unmanaged switches and a wireless virtual private network (VPN) firewall.
Among the technologies being broadened are:
- Easy-to-Install Switches–The Cisco 100 Series Switches are a new series of energy-efficient, unmanaged switches that provide wire-speed Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity for small business offices.
- Wireless Firewall–The Cisco RV 120W Wireless-N VPN Firewall enables small businesses to affordably connect to the world in a highly secure environment and provides business-class features for small businesses with 20 or fewer employees. The device includes built-in high-speed 802.11n wireless access as well as the ability to link multiple offices and remote employees to the business network with a high degree of security via VPN.
- Flexible Customer Premises Equipment–The Cisco SRP 526W and SRP 527W Services Ready Platforms are new ADSL2 models in the Cisco SPR 500 Series of customer premises equipment that enable service providers to deliver data, voice, and other services to small businesses to help them connect, secure and communicate.
All products are available to SMBs via Cisco’s partners and resellers.
Cisco 100 Series switches range from $57 to $413. The switches are currently available worldwide except in China, where they will be available in the June 2010 timeframe.
Cisco RV 120W Wireless-N VPN Firewall is listed at $189 and is currently available in the U.S. Canada and European Union.
The Cisco SRP 526W and SRP 527W Services-Ready platforms are listed at $300.