Australia & New Zealand

Stepping up to Support Stepping Stone

Mental health is a key component of overall health and wellbeing. More than two in five Australians (42.9 per cent) aged 16–85 years have experienced a mental disorder in their lifetime, with one in five Australians (21.5 per cent) experiencing a mental disorder in the previous 12 months, according…

April 10, 2024

CYBERSECURITY

Cisco Study Reveals Very Few Organisations in Australia Prepared to Defend Against Today’s Rapidly Evolving Threat …

News Summary: Only one per cent of organisations in Australia have the ‘Mature’ level of readiness needed to be resilient against today’s cybersecurity risks. Readiness is critical as 69% of respondents said a cybersecurity incident is likely to disrupt their business in the next 12 to 24 months.…

March 19, 2024

EDUCATION

The power of transformative education for global citizens

It was great to join the Global Citizen Now! Event in Melbourne earlier this month which featured a range of innovators dedicated to ending poverty. The event featured 350 inspiring youth leaders from around the world, including the brightest minds, influential decision makers, and the biggest names…

March 15, 2024

PRESS KIT

Cisco New Zealand appoints new Country Manager, Jessica McFadden

Cisco’s New Zealand Channel and Service Provider leader is promoted to the New Zealand Country Manager role, effective immediately Garrett Heraty returns to the US after leading the New Zealand business for two years, and will take on a leadership role in Cisco’s Networking business Today, Cisco…

University of South Pacific, Cisco, and Telecom Fiji Partner to Help Bridge the Digital Divide

30 November 2023 | The University of South Pacific (USP), a public research university with locations throughout a dozen countries in the Pacific Islands, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Cisco and Telecom Fiji to help bridge the digital divide and grow the South Pacific digital…

November 14, 2023

PARTNERS/CHANNEL

Cisco’s Partner Summit 2023: Celebrating ANZ Partners

It was great to be in Miami for Cisco’s global Partner Summit this year. The theme this year is Greater Together. It’s an opportunity for the partner community to spend time together to learn, connect and inspire each other. One of the highlights each year includes the recognition for top-performing…

All about the game: Cisco’s tech brightens fan experience in Kardinia Park

Recognised as the best sporting venue in regional Australia, Kardinia Park has a new experience for visitors underpinned by leading technology to transform the game day experience. Kardinia Park Stadium Trust (KPST) transformed its ICT network to create better experiences for fans in the stadium.…

June 15, 2023

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

CTO Insights: The news from Cisco Live US 2023

Overall Cisco is on a mission to simplify IT and this message came across loud and clear at Cisco Live US: simplify, simplify, simplify. Cisco Chair and CEO Chuck Robbins said on the mainstage that for years it’s been a features game – now, the #1 feature our teams need to continue to focus on is simplicity.…

“I feel like I have finally found my place.” Six women share their experiences in the tech industry.

Six women from Cisco Australia and New Zealand were recently recognised by ARN and Reseller News as finalists in the 2023 Women in ICT Awards honouring female excellence in the technology channel. Across different career stages, we spoke to finalists of categories including graduate, technical,…