Keeping the Traffic (and Transport Network) Flowing with IoT

Globally, more than 1.25 million people die in road traffic crashes every year and a further 50 million people are injured or disabled.¹ Meanwhile, congestion costs Australians $16.5 billion in 2015, according to the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics. The price of congestion…

October 24, 2019

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

MentorMe: Cisco wraps up its female university student mentoring program

Earlier this month, over 170 female university students graduated from Cisco’s Mentor Me program, which provides 1:1 mentoring with a tertiary student and Cisco employee. The office sites across Australia and New Zealand where abuzz to celebrate the end of the program! Students across 18 universities…

Building a Smarter Intersection for Improved Road Safety and Congestion Busting

Like many other countries around the world, Australia is seeing significant population growth, particularly in our larger cities and built up urban environments. At the same time, there is a digital transformation underway in transportation, with Mobility-as-a-Service, smart phone ride-hailing…

October 15, 2019

LEADERSHIP

5 Leadership Traits that Successful SMB Leaders Have

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have a lot on their plates. They have to grow market share as fast as they can and scale smoothly, while staying on top of their game in terms of being innovative and competitive. Delivering what customers want, how they want, and when they want it are all factors…

October 4, 2019

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Cisco rises to #2 Best Place to Work in Australia!

We are absolutely thrilled to move up to #2 Best Place to Work in Australia, building on the top 3 spot last year! This recognition reinforces the value and work we’ve been doing to listen and create the workplace culture where our employees can thrive. Whether this is through the meaningful work they…

October 1, 2019

SECURITY

Asia Pacific Companies Facing Longer Downtimes and Higher Costs from Cyberbreaches amid Rising Threats

23 percent of organizations in Asia Pacific experienced a downtime of 24 hours or more after their most severe cybersecurity breach compared to just 4 percent globally 23 percent of companies saw a financial impact of 2.5 million dollars or more from their most significant breach in the past year Singapore,…

October 1, 2019

EDUCATION

Cisco partners with La Trobe to enhance technology innovation and global collaboration

Cisco joins forces with La Trobe University to lead on campus technology innovation, and to position and prepare students for industry-ready and digital skills required in the knowledge economy that help to solve real-world industry problems.  • La Trobe University and Cisco strengthen partnership…

September 25, 2019

SMB

Winning SMB Strategies for Digital Maturity

Disruption is happening everywhere you look. It is boosted by changing customer expectations and also influenced by the introduction of new digital technologies like artificial intelligence and cloud. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) know that they need a digital strategy to thrive;…

September 2, 2019

SECURITY

Top Four Considerations When Securing the Multicloud Environment

We live in a multicloud world. A world where a multitude of offerings from Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) give us the potential to respond to business opportunities and challenges at a moment’s notice. According to IDC’s CloudView 2018 report, 85% of all businesses are evaluating or using public…