Cisco Launches New Small and Midsize Business Portfolio at APJC

Cisco Launches New Small and Midsize Business Portfolio at APJC
Partner-Led Network Event 
BANGKOK, THAILAND -- (Marketwire) -- 12/06/12 --  Cisco (NASDAQ:
CSCO) announced its new portfolio of small and midsize business
solutions to over 300 channel partners at the Asia Pacific, Japan and
Greater China (APJC) Partner-Led Network Event. The new portfolio
will help Cisco partners better serve customers who are looking to
increase productivity by enabling mobile employees to work and
collaborate with a high degree of security. Ultimately, this launch
is about connecting people, a key part of Cisco's Work Your Way
Cisco's partner-led go-to-market model empowers Cisco channel
partners to lead customer engagement in the small business and
midmarket segments with new offerings such as:  

--  A new all-in-one security solution, the Cisco(R) ISA500 Series
    Integrated Security Appliances, which combine highly secure Internet,
    wireless, dual wide-area network (WAN), site-to-site, and remote VPN
    access with unified threat management (UTM) capabilities.
--  New collaboration products that include the Cisco SPA232D Multi-Line
    DECT ATA, an affordable and reliable voice gateway with an integrated
    DECT base station to route voice over IP (VoIP) calls to the PSTN.
    Also new in the collaboration portfolio is the Cisco SPA302D
    Multi-Line DECT Handset and the Cisco SPA500DS Expansion Module, a
    digital attendant console that attaches to the SPA500 Series IP
--  The Cisco RV215W Wireless-N VPN Router with 3G/4G, an affordable and
    easy-to-use wireless router that supports a wide variety of
    connectivity options including 3G and 4G via USB.
--  Software updates for the Cisco WAP121 Wireless-N Access Point with
    Power over Ethernet (PoE) and the Cisco WAP321Wireless-N
    Selectable-Band Access Point with PoE. The firmware upgrades will
    enable single-point setup to simplify the deployment of office-wide
    wireless networks.
--  For partners and customers who want to offer value-added network
    management services, the Cisco OnPlus family of cloud-based network
    management services helps simplify the monitoring, management, and
    maintenance of small and midsize networks. OnPlus Security is
    currently offered with the ISA500 in Australia and New Zealand only.

Also included in this portfolio are Cisco Jabber(R) and Cisco WebEx(R)
solutions, which can further boost Cisco's highly secure and flexible
collaboration experience for small and midsize customers. These
solutions are also being introduced to channel partners in the region
through the biannual Cisco Advantage Now! roadshows, which are being
held in almost 100 cities in APJC. 
Supporting Quotes 

--  Andrew Sage, vice president, Worldwide Partner Led, Cisco
     "Cisco is
    fully committed to the success of our partners including delivering
    innovative solutions to help partners and customers differentiate
    themselves. We're also giving our partners in the small and midsize
    spaces unprecedented access to Cisco engineers for presales support
    and to services such as Cisco OnPlus Scanner to help monitor and
    manage their networks."

Cisco ISA 500 Series Integrated Security Appliance 

--  Devin Culp, Creative Network Innovations ( - U.S.A.
    "The Cisco ISA500 Series is a perfect unit for a small business. You
    get features you would see in an enterprise network; what I liked the
    most was the Intrusion Prevention capability. Small businesses looking
    for an affordable all-in-one solution should consider this product."

--  Rajesh Kamdar, Sejutronics ( - India
     "The Cisco
    ISA500 Series can be a strong UTM product in the midrange to target
    the SME segment from the Cisco stable."

--  Olaf Bahr, Teufelnet ( - Switzerland
     "This product
    offers good working security options and it's simple to configure
    them. So our small customers get a security solution that is

Cisco SPA232D 

--  Mike Bacus, MegaPath ( - U.S.A.
     "Cisco's new SPA232D
    DECT Wireless IP phone system with the SPA302D is highly anticipated
    by our SMB and Distributed Enterprise customers across many vertical
    markets. The market has been asking for VoIP services to natively
    encompass their wireless telephony needs of conducting calls while
    moving between the customer-facing storefront or front office and the
    back office. The freedom of mobility enabled by DECT, coupled with
    VoIP's HD voice quality and affordability makes Cisco's DECT Wireless
    IP phone system with the SPA302D a great solution for our customers."

Global List Pricing*: 

--  The Cisco ISA500 Series starts at US$443 with a 1-year license, that
    includes all advanced security services, such as web and email threat
    protection, intrusion prevention, anti-virus, and application control
--  The Cisco SPA232D Multi-Line DECT ATA base station is priced at US$74;
    the Cisco SPA302D Multi-Line DECT Handset costs US$107; bundled
    pricing starts at US$175 for one base station and one handset. The
    Cisco SPA500DS Expansion Module costs US$175.
--  The Cisco RV215W Wireless-N VPN Router lists at US$143.

*Prices noted are per Cisco price list only. Actual prices may vary.
Please contact your Cisco Partner for specific pricing for any of the
technology solutions listed above
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