Blog

June 18, 2019

MANUFACTURING

The CIO challenge: Manufacturers demand always on, always performing, always contemporary IT

Asia Pacific, Japan and China manufacturers fuel the world economy, and their digitization practices influence global innovation, our investment climate, technology purchases and individual country business and partner ecosystems. Earlier this month, I had the privilege of hosting the region…

June 17, 2019

COLLABORATIONS

Changing the customer experience game

Today, CIOs are in a state of uncertainty. They face enormous complexity in this cloud and digital world. They are pressured to reduce costs, they need to do a lot more with less, and frequently lack the skills and expertise needed to change. Most of all, businesses aren’t only thinking about buying…

May 14, 2019

INNOVATION

Rare opportunity – Cisco & Curtin Chair for Intent Based Networking

In partnership with Curtin University, Cisco is calling for applicants to the role of its recently announced Chair for Global Centre for Intent Based Networking to lead dedicated academic staff and a Cisco Digital Networking Architecture (DNA) lab environment.  This initiative…

May 9, 2019

SOLUTIONS

Treat cybersecurity like your house – how to stay secure online

By Steve Moros, Director of Cybersecurity, Cisco Australia and New Zealand    As our time online increases and as we use the internet more and more, protecting our online footprint and data is key. This is especially important as our mobile connectivity increases. Australia’s mobile…

May 7, 2019

INNOVATION

On Moving House, Internet Shopping and High Efficiency Wireless

They say the only constant is change. And certainly, within the technology space, that is an understatement. Technology has been changing at an unprecedented rate, with each evolution building upon what came before, and revolutions resulting as different technologies are combined in innovative…

April 22, 2019

DATA CENTRE

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

DIGITIZATION

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

INNOVATION

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

SMB

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, it is the…