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November 25, 2020

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The race to digitise is on. Is your business ready?

Across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific, small and medium size businesses (SMBs) have been looking at the uncertainties of 2020 as an opportunity to work on becoming more tech savvy. Research from Cisco and IDC tells us that 69% of SMBs surveyed across Asia Pacific are accelerating digitisation…

November 25, 2020

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What is SD-WAN and why should your business care about it?

“SD-what?” I hear you say… let me explain! Over the last 10 to 20 years, small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) with multiple sites and branches have had pretty limited choices for good connectivity and bandwidth. This meant having to pay for what often amounted to expensive, low quality bandwidth,…

November 25, 2020

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How businesses can adapt, pivot and become stronger

From an economic viewpoint, COVID-19 has played out in quite different ways. Some industries have been hit hard, while others have either seemed to pivot well, or even thrive during the pandemic. But one thing is clear from my discussions with small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Australia. Those…

November 17, 2020

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Beyond COVID-19: SMBs riding the digitalization wave

At the start of this year, the world plunged into a crisis brought forth by one of the deadliest and fastest-moving pandemics this century. At the same time, the pandemic has also served as a catalyst for digital transformation across every section of society, and businesses large and small have raced…

November 11, 2020

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Simplifying the IT buying process for small and mid-sized businesses

COVID-19 has sped up digital adoption, with the need to support and enable remote workers with security and collaboration technologies universal across all businesses. As we move from response to recovery, having access to leading technology and expertise is crucial. This is especially important…

July 28, 2020

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Top 5 Insights to Becoming a Resilient SMB

The likelihood of you seeing this meme during the pandemic is high: “Who led the digital transformation of your company? A chief executive officer, a chief technology officer or COVID-19?” While this may have been a light-hearted take on what is the biggest crisis we have faced in recent history, there…

May 11, 2020

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From Offline to Online: How is Cisco Supporting SMBs During This Transition

Today’s mandatory remote working situation in response to the COVID-19 situation has changed the way we live, work, play and learn. Businesses, especially small and medium businesses (SMBs) are challenged to minimize disruption to operations while continuing business-critical activities.…

April 30, 2020

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How Can SMBs Navigate Digital Transformation and Adjust To This New Normal?

In a span of three short months, we now find ourselves working from home with meetings taking place through video conferences. For companies like Cisco that are borne out of technology when it comes to remote working, this switch comes naturally. However, being kept to the confines of our homes comes…

April 28, 2020

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Prevail in today’s digital workplace: Measures to optimise your home IT and network performance

When the business community started shutting offices and moving their staff to work from home arrangements, one of the biggest concerns was around how the network – and specifically the nbn™ – would handle it. But much to the disappointment of sceptics, the network has performed extremely well and…