February 9, 2021

SMB

Three Key Trends Shaping SMB Digitalization in 2021

As we kick-off the new year emerging from the many upheavals of 2020, businesses in the Asia Pacific region continue to adapt and put plans in place to capitalize on the changes and opportunities ahead. In thinking about what the year ahead might bring for small to medium businesses (SMBs), let’s take…

January 26, 2021

CLOUD

Race past your technical debt with a microservices-powered infrastructure

The goal of digital transformation in this era is to connect tangible and intangible digital systems. Unfortunately, that isn’t always efficient as not all systems are compatible, scalable, and agile. Leaders often refer to this as ‘technical debt’. From a coding specialist’s perspective, and…

January 25, 2021

CYBERSECURITY

Combatting COVID-19 Themed Phishing Scams

The announcement of the availability of COVID-19 vaccines was probably one of the best pieces of news to conclude the year 2020. As health agencies around the world begin the distribution and administration of the vaccines however, there has been an alarming rise in incidents of scams and misinformation…

January 24, 2021

CORPORATE NEWS

Cisco Australia & New Zealand announces new Vice President: Ben Dawson

Cisco has appointed Ben Dawson as Vice President for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). Dawson has been with Cisco for 22 years and is returning to Australia after spending five years in the US, leading Cisco’s efforts as Vice President of Webscale Sales. In this role he was responsible for the global relationship…

January 20, 2021

CYBERSECURITY

Almost Four in 10 Asia Pacific Organizations Successfully Navigating Current Cybersecurity Challenges

News Summary: APJC organizations that proactively upgrade technology report more security success, highlighting the importance of software and cloud-first strategies Implementing well-integrated security technologies is inextricably linked to attracting and retaining the best talent…

January 18, 2021

COLLABORATIONS

Giving Back with a Merry Virtual Christmas

Christmas is a time of giving and a time to connect with family and friends. For many children, there’s one person they always wish to meet with – Santa Claus. At Cisco, if you can imagine it, we will build a bridge to get you there. And so, we did! On 23 Dec 2020, our Cisco Singapore employees volunteered with…

January 11, 2021

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Cisco Taiwan Winning Taiwan Government’s IPO Award 2020

With the support from Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) program, Cisco Taiwan has carried out meaningful projects with the Taiwan government and invested significantly to the community with positive feedback. The Taiwan government awarded Cisco the IPO Award 2020 in November 2020 for…

January 8, 2021

CORPORATE NEWS

Cisco Appoints New President and Chairman for Asia Pacific, Japan & Greater China

Singapore, January 7, 2021 – Cisco, the worldwide technology leader, today announced the appointment of Dave West as the new President, and Irving Tan as Chairman for its Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China business. Dave is taking over from Miyuki Suzuki who has decided to retire after an illustrious…

January 4, 2021

SMB

AI and data analytics may be the key to small medium business recovery by delivering personalized offerings

COVID-19 ripped through economies all over the world, impacting businesses in mature and developing markets alike. Arguably the hardest hit are small to medium businesses, many of whom are struggling just to stay afloat. The global pandemic has underscored how digitalization is no longer a choice…