Technology

May 24, 2022

FUTURE OF WORK

Cisco Study: Hybrid work is enhancing employee well-being, but needs to be more inclusive

News Summary 87% of employees in ASEAN say the ability to work from anywhere has made them happier Hybrid work has improved overall well-being, with 86% saying they saved money in the past year and 78% sharing they have gotten physically fitter Around 6 in 10 employees say productivity and quality of…

May 19, 2022

SERVICE PROVIDERS

VNPT Group cooperates with Cisco to develop next generation connectivity solutions for businesses in Vietnam

On May 17, 2022, in San Francisco, USA, the Prime Minister of Vietnam Pham Minh Chinh witnessed Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and Cisco signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU outlined the cooperation in designing and bringing to market a flexible and appropriate…

Cisco and Government of Malaysia unveil collaboration framework to help accelerate digitization

News Summary Malaysian Government and Cisco leadership hold official meeting on the fringes of the US-ASEAN Special Summit in Washington, DC to define digitization initiatives. Scope of collaboration includes partnering and leveraging expertise through Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration…

April 19, 2022

MOBILITY

The Promise of 6 GHz

Last month, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) opened the lower 500 MHz of the 6 GHz band for license-exempt (class license) use, opening the door for Wi‑Fi 6E in Australia. Australia is now the third country in the Asia Pacific region to open the band, with Malaysia also opening…

September 27, 2021

NETWORKING

Three key network challenges every enterprise should address in the post-pandemic era

The workplace has changed forever—and it’s not only employee expectations that are driving this change. Nine out of 10 C-suite executives say their organizations will continue combining remote and onsite working after the pandemic, according to a global McKinsey survey. What’s more, most of those…

February 9, 2021

SMB

Three Key Trends Shaping SMB Digitalization in 2021

As we kick-off the new year emerging from the many upheavals of 2020, businesses in the Asia Pacific region continue to adapt and put plans in place to capitalize on the changes and opportunities ahead. In thinking about what the year ahead might bring for small to medium businesses (SMBs), let’s take…

January 20, 2021

SECURITY

Almost Four in 10 Asia Pacific Organizations Successfully Navigating Current Cybersecurity Challenges

News Summary: APJC organizations that proactively upgrade technology report more security success, highlighting the importance of software and cloud-first strategies Implementing well-integrated security technologies is inextricably linked to attracting and retaining the best talent…

December 16, 2020

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Employees choose hybrid: A look into the workforce of the future

Working from home may have been a challenge for organizations at the start of the pandemic. Still, it has driven positive changes in the workplace and fundamentally challenged cultural norms around how and where work is accomplished. To better understand the evolving expectations of employers and…

November 25, 2020

PRESS KIT

Emerging Disruptors Create Opportunities for ASEAN’s Essential Industries during the Global Pandemic

New report from Cisco and Jungle Ventures examines how the region’s essential services are innovating amid disruption Singapore, November 25, 2020 —The rapid digitalization of ASEAN’s essential industries such as education, healthcare and supply chain amid the global pandemic has opened new…