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April 22, 2019

Tearing down the walls: transcending organizational silos using multi-domain architectures

Operating in silos is one of the biggest barriers to an organization’s ability to deliver great customer value. Typically, siloed companies have teams that focus only on their department objectives, rarely share information outside their department, and shun cross-functional collaboration.…

April 12, 2019

Cybersecurity for the Small and Mighty

60% of all hacked SMBs go out of business after six months, according to the US National Cyber Security Alliance. This is unsurprising because the impact of cyber breaches on SMBs can deliver knock-out punches on multiple fronts. To begin with, the financial impact of global cyber breaches on SMBs quadruples…

April 12, 2019

How to get stuff done as a woman in tech

Allyson Corcoran, Director of Service Sales, Cisco ANZ has been in the technology industry in a range of roles for 27 years.  Allyson is part of the Connected Women’s Network, an employee led initiative that supports a range of initiatives to help attract and retain women in technology,…

March 28, 2019

Use technology to lead and not just to keep pace with

The day isn’t far when Internet connectivity will be considered as a human right across the world. Today, a high speed internet is far more important than certain basic necessities of life. And we often take it for granted, but do we always get fast, reliable and secure connectivity. For SMBs,…

March 26, 2019

An Asia Pacific Lens on the Latest CISO Benchmark Study

Cisco recently released the fifth edition of our CISO Benchmark Study which surveyed over 3,000 security leaders across 18 countries on the state of the CISO. With more data, more devices, and more applications, businesses and governments have more to protect. IT teams today are tasked with driving…

March 25, 2019

Industry and university partnerships set to reshape Australia’s digital future

Australia is far ahead of the pack on most measures of digital readiness. To continue pushing the digital boundaries, the country’s universities must deepen partnerships with industry players, especially technology companies. Australia is well placed to reap the benefits of digitization,…

March 22, 2019

Women in IT Awards : Winner Profiles

Earlier this month at Cisco Live Melbourne, the Empowered Women’s Network (EWN) announced the inaugural winners of the 2019 Women in IT Awards, the day before International Women’s Day.  The awards acknowledged our customers and partners and the exceptional women…

March 19, 2019

Three reasons why we’ve just had our best SP Summit yet, and there’s more in store

I had the privilege of being part of this year’s SP Summit, a key part of Cisco Live Melbourne 2019. SP Summit is a key event on our regional Cisco calendar, a priceless opportunity for our key executives, both in the Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China region as well as our leaders with a global…

March 7, 2019

Winners announced for Cisco’s inaugural Women in IT Awards

Winners announced for Cisco’s inaugural Women in IT Awards Today Cisco announced the winners for the inaugural Women in IT Awards, at the Cisco Live Melbourne technology conference. Seven women in the technology industry were recognised for their excellence across the industry, winning awards…