500 series

December 14, 2016

SMALL BUSINESS

More Powerful Features Coming to Cisco SMB Switches

I hope you’re excited about our next generation 550X, 350X, 350 and 250 series switches. These new switches bring new capabilities, better performance and lower energy consumption at the same affordability of our classic 500, 300 and 200 series switches. The online emulators for these new switches are now ready. Check them out if you […]

January 13, 2015

SMALL BUSINESS

New US Patent formally granted for Unique functionality in Cisco SMB Switches

Deploying a Voice over IP network can be daunting given all the technologies required to deliver consistently high voice quality. This becomes especially troublesome as the network grows and more network infrastructure and endpoints are added. Cisco has found a unique solution to this problem and has formally been granted a patent for these technologies […]

May 8, 2014

PERSPECTIVES

Cisco 500 Small Business Series

  There are almost 28 million small businesses in the US which have generated over 65% of the net new jobs since 1995. Of those with websites, the average annual revenue was $5.03 million. With those statistics in mind, how do you build an infrastructure to support growth through it’s first 5 years and beyond? […]

March 19, 2014

SMALL BUSINESS

You’d be amazed at what you can get for $10K

As an SMB, you thought there are solutions/options completely out of your range – 10 Gigabit, Virtualization, Stacking, 16TB Storage, POE+, Layer 3, etc. If I told you you can get all of the following (an entire future-proofed feature-rich SMB network with Storage) for under $10K, what would you say? Network Infrastructure: 20x 10-Gigabit Ethernet […]

February 25, 2014

SMALL BUSINESS

“Wow, I had no idea Cisco had these products”

As the product owner, one comment I get most of all is “Wow, I had no idea Cisco had these products“. This is the case even though we ship well over 20 million switch ports delivering hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue per year in this portfolio – to customers in all geographies, markets, […]