Australia & New Zealand

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…

April 17, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

We are Cisco! Cisco named one of Australia’s Inclusive employers

Diversity and inclusion are essential to fuelling the power of connection in thriving communities, and at Cisco a culture in which all people feel welcomed, valued, respected, accepted and heard is foundational. In Australia, we’re proud to be named an Inclusive Employer by The Diversity Council…

March 31, 2020

EDUCATION

Enabling Virtual Learning at Scale for the ‘Education State’

In Australia, the Victorian State Government is committed to building a world class education system to continue to enhance Victoria’s status as the ‘Education State’. Schools are the front line of this effort to build a system that provides every student with the knowledge, capabilities and attributes…

March 27, 2020

EDUCATION

Extreme challenges have put a spotlight on digital resilience of our education sector

Recently a number of  education CIOs from universities, vocational training and K-12 gathered for a full-day roundtable in Melbourne, Australia. The backdrop for the discussion was an escalating Covid-19 outbreak with huge potential implications for education. Educators were faced with a range…

Giving back to communities at times of need: Cisco Meraki lends hands at Wingham, NSW

The last few months in Australia has seen the turmoil of the bushfire season make its way across communities, both far and near. Many people have been keen to support those who need the help, such as the extra hands to come together and repair physical effects of the elements, as well as rebuild a sense of…

March 6, 2020

PARTNERS/CHANNEL

Cisco’s 2020 Partner Award Winners: Australia & New Zealand

At Cisco, we’re committed to working with our partners to succeed, together. It’s therefore incredibly important for us to recognise our top-performing partners for their achievements, with the Partner Award Winners for 2020 across Australia and New Zealand. Partners were selected for excellence…

March 5, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Winners of the Cisco Women in IT Awards for 2020

Cisco is proud to share the winners of the 2020 Women in IT Awards, recognising the very best in female talent across its customer and partner community. In response to the wealth of standout submissions, all categories exceeded the traditional six finalist limit, showcasing the very best in the…