SMB

November 25, 2020

SMB

The race to digitise is on. Is your business ready?

Across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific, small and medium size businesses (SMBs) have been looking at the uncertainties of 2020 as an opportunity to work on becoming more tech savvy. Research from Cisco and IDC tells us that 69% of SMBs surveyed across Asia Pacific are accelerating digitisation…

November 25, 2020

SMB

What is SD-WAN and why should your business care about it?

“SD-what?” I hear you say… let me explain! Over the last 10 to 20 years, small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) with multiple sites and branches have had pretty limited choices for good connectivity and bandwidth. This meant having to pay for what often amounted to expensive, low quality bandwidth,…

November 25, 2020

SMB

How businesses can adapt, pivot and become stronger

From an economic viewpoint, COVID-19 has played out in quite different ways. Some industries have been hit hard, while others have either seemed to pivot well, or even thrive during the pandemic. But one thing is clear from my discussions with small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Australia. Those…

July 28, 2020

SMB

Top 5 Insights to Becoming a Resilient SMB

The likelihood of you seeing this meme during the pandemic is high: “Who led the digital transformation of your company? A chief executive officer, a chief technology officer or COVID-19?” While this may have been a light-hearted take on what is the biggest crisis we have faced in recent history, there…

July 15, 2020

DIGITIZATION

How Tapping on Tech Will Carry Your Business Through COVID-19 to Success

Countries around the world are taking cautious steps to reopen their societies and economies as the repercussions of COVID-19 are just beginning to become clear. With the toll in Asia Pacific estimated at US$2.7 trillion in losses, companies need to brace for deep uncertainties ahead. In the face…

June 23, 2020

SECURITY

A 5 Step Guide to Minimizing Your SMB’s Cyber Risk Exposure

When it comes to the cybersecurity posture and architecture of your organization, there’s no fixed recipe for success. With the landscape in constant flux and new vulnerabilities being discovered daily (head over to Cisco Talos for the latest reports), securing your business and protecting all…

April 21, 2020

SMB

Beyond the lock and key: What modern security looks like for small businesses

Cybersecurity is more important than ever now that more people are working from home and businesses are adjusting to new operating models. But all too often, it gets pushed down the priority list when the focus is on simply keeping the lights on and revenue coming in the door. Unfortunately, that’s when…

April 15, 2020

SMB

The show must go on: Business continuity under workplace disruption

It’s hard to remember a time when small businesses were faced with greater challenges to their survival. This year has seen a summer of extreme bushfires followed immediately by a global health crisis with devastating economic impact. And that’s on top of the day-to-day challenges of cyber-security…

April 2, 2020

SMB

Cisco Doubles Down on Small Business Commitment with Expanded Portfolio

New Cisco Designed Portfolio to Deliver Curated Products for Small Businesses to Scale New technology and offers in the Cisco Designed portfolio built to deliver the right products at the right price for small businesses Frictionless and easy customer experience to drive awareness, demand and adoption…