Australia & New Zealand

July 21, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Cisco named #1 Best Place to Work in Australia!

I am so proud to share that Great Place to Work has recognised Cisco as the #1 Best Workplace in Australia, for organisations with more than 1,000 employees. Cisco has been moving up the ranks over the last few years, from #3 in 2018, #2 in 2019 and now, #1! Each year, we’ve listened to the feedback from our…

June 30, 2020

SECURITY

Establish your first lines of defence with Cisco DUO & Umbrella

The Australian Government recently announced an increase in the malicious cyber activity against Australian networks and the current targeting of organisations by a sophisticated cyber actor, raising the alarm for many businesses across the country. Further to this, the Federal Government will…

June 26, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“Technology is life changing!” Marleese Attilakos shares her impressions of working in tech for 20 years

Marleese Attilakos is the Commercial State Sales Manager for Cisco Australia and New Zealand, based in Melbourne.  Marleese has been in the ICT industry for 20 years, with a diverse set of skills under her belt as an analyst, sales executive and sales leader, as well as working in operations and the…

June 18, 2020

INDUSTRY

Industry and Universities partner for new National Industry Innovation Network

A new model for industry and universities to collaborate in addressing real-world industry challenges and respond to long-term national interests. The alliance builds and amplifies the joint innovation capability, combining the assets and expertise of industry and universities. Opportunity…

June 15, 2020

EDUCATION

Enabling Collaboration and Innovation in Teaching & Learning at Curtin University

Seeing how educators and administrators are finding new ways to use technology to enhance learning and teaching outcomes for students is quite amazing, especially when they share how they are leveraging the full capabilities of Cisco’s technology in innovative ways. In the past 15 years I have visited…

June 4, 2020

PRESS KIT

Cisco’s Simplified Secure SD-WAN solutions enabled by business nbn™*

Cisco is announcing simplified reference designs for Secure SD-WAN enabled by business nbn™ building on the Cisco and NBN Co collaboration announcement in 2019, to enhance and accelerate the digital capability of Australian businesses The solutions comprise of a combination of business nbn™ services…

May 25, 2020

EDUCATION

Industry and Academia collaborating to share expertise and unlock innovation

Research and industry collaboration are key in helping to deliver applied innovation at scale and reduce the time it takes to solve business problems through the use of current and emerging technologies. It is the future model for enabling co-innovation at scale in Australia. Working directly with…

Understanding neurodiversity and autism as a superpower

April marked Autism Awareness Month, which works to increase greater understanding, acceptance and inclusion of people on the autism spectrum. During the month, the Cisco Disability Awareness Network and Special Kids Group in Australia and New Zealand shared a questionnaire to help educate employees…

April 29, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“It’s not about disability, it’s about differences, and different strengths we bring to the world.”

A diverse, inclusive and collaborative workplace is something we are proud of at Cisco. Diversity is about embracing differences, and enabling people to bring different strengths to work. There are a number of initiatives close to the hearts of employees on missions to support inclusivity, and one…