Achieve Business Success
with a Reliable, Secure, and
Small and Medium-Sized Business Drivers for Change
Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) must contend with unique challenges. They must
effectively manage costs, competitive pressures, and resources while maintaining business
integrity and network security. At the same time, they must improve their business efficiency
and respond to customers more quickly. To remain competitive and thrive, businesses must
match technology and network solutions to meet these critical business challenges—both
today and in the future.
Cisco Systems® recognizes these challenges and provides simplified networking solutions that
promote SMB success. The Cisco® Smart Business Roadmap provides a structured, planned
evolution path to help businesses keep pace with change and make smart technology pur-
chases. The roadmap is designed to enable SMBs to align a network technology plan with
their business priorities. And it gives business and technical decision makers the confidence
of knowing that their immediate technology investments will support their long-term goals.
Because each business is unique, its evolution and use of technology will be as well.
To guide growing businesses through each phase of their development, the Cisco Smart
Business Roadmap provides support for real-time interaction through smart, simple, and
secure communications solutions that operate over a single integrated network.
The Cisco Secure Network Foundation provides a flexible communications platform that
serves as the cornerstone to the business information needs and the foundation for other
networking solutions as the business evolves. The Cisco Secure Network Foundation is
designed to deliver performance, built-in security, and high reliability to help ensure that
data is protected and that applications function as promised.
Designed for today’s increasingly mobile businesses, the Cisco Secure Network Foundation
also helps enhance productivity by making information and