Cisco APJC Networkhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsWed, 12 Dec 2018 00:52:52 -0800Naidu meets Cisco chairmanhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5111Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu along with advisor for IT J A Chowdary, met the Executive Chairman of Cisco, John Chambers, to explore the possibilities of the networking major setting up a development centre in Andhra Pradesh2016-02-17http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5111/ I believe in your prime minister: John Chambers, Cisco Executive Chairmanhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5109Chambers feels the future of success would be determined by how well companies adapt and build on three broad areas — technology, innovation and culture2016-02-16http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5109/ Everything going right in India; see big investments: Ciscohttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5110John Chambers, Executive Chairman, Cisco and Ajay Banga, Board Member & CEO, MasterCard are bullish on India and expect investments of around USD 40 billion in two-three years. 2016-02-16http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5110/ Higher Connectivity will lead to Brutal Disruptionhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5077This will be the biggest technology transition says Cisco Executive Chairman2016-02-16http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5077/ Under Modi, India being run like a tech company: Cisco chairmanhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5065John Chambers says India is in sync with the speed at which innovation is happening around the world 2016-02-15http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5065/ Invest in India or you may 'miss the bus': Cisco's John Chambershttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5064Cisco suggested businesses not to 'miss the bus' as the country is in sync with the speed of innovation in the current digital age.2016-02-15http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5064/ Cisco readies to set up manufacturing base http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5066As a part of networking giant Cisco's plans to make in India, the company for the first time is bringing 100 of its suppliers to India to showcase how the entire supplychain ecosystem can set up base in India. In a conversation with Business Line, Cisco India President Dinesh Malkani said Cisco is trying to build an entire ecosystem for manufacturing in India before the company actually sets up its own factory here. 2016-02-11http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/5066/ Cisco to assist AP in fibre grid projecthttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4946John T. Chambers, Executive Chairman, CISCO met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. During the meet John came up with a proposal that CISCO will set up a working group consisting of two sides: to study the requirements and the opportunities. Explaining various e-initiatives launched by the state government, Naidu said that he aims to provide 15 to 20 Mbps connection to each household.2016-01-25http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4946/ Silicon Valley or India for a Start-Up?: Cisco's John Chambershttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4927"If I were to do a start-up now, I would probably do it in Silicon Valley or in India. I think the world wants to bet on India. We have seen start-ups in India really to start to regenerate in the last year and a half." These were the words of John Chambers, executive chairman of global networking equipment maker Cisco, at a panel discussion in Davos.2016-01-21http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4927/ Cisco's Rebecca Jacoby: 'Define Success on Your Own Terms'http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4859Rebecca Jacoby's job is making sure the lights stay on at Cisco. Literally. As senior VP of operations, keeping the lights on is a minor part of her job. Her responsibilities include IT, managing Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO)'s global supply chain and business services such as payroll, procurement and order management. Her organization manages the company business architecture, including documenting business processes. She oversees security. And, oh, yes, she also oversees buildings and workplace resources (which is where the lights come in). 2016-01-12http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4859/ Cisco sees double digit growth in India operations in 2016 http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4842Global sales head of Cisco Chris Dedicoat feels India can easily leapfrog and fill the gaps in the global tech supply chain 2016-01-08http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4842/ We are committed to manufacturing in India: John Chambershttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4811John Chambers is executive chairman of networking equipment pioneer Cisco Systems Inc. and the chairman-designate of lobby group US India Business Council (he takes over in January). Chambers was recently named the second-best chief executive in the world by Harvard Business Review. In an interview over Telepresence, Chambers discussed technology, management, India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Edited excerpts:2015-12-22http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4811/ Rajasthan To Invest Rs 300 Cr On Smart Gridhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4815The government of Rajasthan is planning to invest Rs 300 crore in smart grid initiative to provide societies and economies with essential energy resources. As per smart grid plan, the energy department of Rajasthan has embarked upon creating three classes of transformations- upgradation and modernization of electrical transmission infrastructure, addition of the digital layer to leverage benefits of ICTs and deployment of smart solutions and tools for intelligent operations, which are the essence of the smart grid and are, needed to provide stable, secure and smart transmission grids. 2015-12-21http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4815/ Jaipur rides the digital wavehttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4812The city administration has created digital infrastructure to offer citizens amenities like intelligent kiosks, wireless broadband, safety and security services, traffic management and environmental updates2015-12-21http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4812/ ‘Make in India’ looks at $120-bn investment from 10 companieshttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4814The government is expecting its ‘Make in India’ programme to be a major success, with a report by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion...2015-12-19http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4814/ Cisco Demonstrates Power of Digitisationhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4813Cisco celebrated its twenty-year anniversary of ongoing innovation in digitisation, technology offerings, new partnerships and collaborative efforts with companies, communities and cities around India. Over recent years Cisco has established several examples of public-private partnerships, announced local strategic initiatives and expanded collaboration with partners and customers.2015-12-18http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4813/ India’s investment climate better: Ciscohttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4792The investment environment in the country has improved significantly in the past 18 months, enabling businesses to focus more on performance rather than worrying about factors such as an unpredictable tax regime and interest rates, Dinesh Malkani, President for Cisco (India and SAARC) said. “If you look at what has happened in past 18 months, you will realise as a business leader that you don’t have to worry about fundamentals. Businesses are now focused more on customer outcomes, partnerships and expanding operations,” he told The Hindu.2015-12-17http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4792/ Cisco Builds Smart, Digs Deep here for Future Blueprintshttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4793Cisco Systems, which sells telecom equipment and videoconferencing hardware to top firms globally, is in talks with several state governments for smart city projects, at a time when it is undertaking similar projects in states such as Rajasthan. In an interview with ET, Cisco India and SAARC President Dinesh Malkani said the company is currently also looking to increase the pace of its investments in Indian startups that are building disruptive tech solutions in areas such as Internet of things, cloud computing and analytics.2015-12-17http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4793/ Jaipur to set up innovation lab for smart city solutions http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4791Jaipur will soon boast of its own state set up innovation lab and has already identified some startups that it intends to work with, as part of its broader smart city ambitions, a government official said. 2015-12-17http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4791/ IT important for achieving good governance, says Raje http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4774Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday inaugurated the third phase of state data centre at Yojana Bhawan. Highlighting the importance of information technology, Raje claimed that it has great importance for achieving good governance. “Through information technology , not only people are benefited but it also helps government to work in order and discipline. Through this, our dream of digital Rajasthan and digital India will be realized,“ said Raje. 2015-12-16http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4774/ Cisco focuses on e-commerce, govt space for India biz growthhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4772Networking giant Cisco is betting big on verticals like eCommerce, manufacturing and government to boost its business in India that is one of the fastest growing geographies for the US-based firm2015-12-16http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4772/ Will digitally empower every citizen of Rajasthan: Rajehttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4773Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said her government was working to digitally empower every citizen to enhance their quality of life, as she sought to promote Rajasthan as a state with potential to become innovation and knowledge hub of the country. "Digital Rajasthan is a powerful platform to realise the vision and to make the state a role model for digital transformation," Raje said in her address at Cisco India Summit here. She said the state government was working to translate her vision into a reality by utilising the newly-announced initiatives of Digital India, Smart City, Skill development among others. 2015-12-16http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4773/ We compete against market transitions not competitors: John Chambers, Cisco http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4765John Chambers, executive chairman of US technology giant Cisco, spoke with ET's Krithika Krishnamurthy on the company's India business and the next frontier of growth for the $138-billion firm. Chambers outlined the networking company's strategy on the sidelines of Cisco's recent Internet of Things World Forum in Dubai. 2015-12-14http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4765/ Cisco plans to invest $240m in startup spacehttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4754IT major Cisco has committed to invest $240 million in the startup space. The investments will be targeted at startups that build products with global appeal. It is looking to invest in startups that speacilises in cloud computing, mobile technologies and Internet of things (IoT).2015-12-11http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4754/ Philips, Cisco and SAP target smart lighting in cities, officeshttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4740Dutch consumer and healthcare electronics giant Philips, that is betting big on India's lighting space, announced two collaborations that promise to make streets and buildings smarter in terms of energy conserving and optimisation.2015-12-09http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4740/ L&T and Cisco Launch IoT Solutions Centrehttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4592L&T Technology Services and Cisco joined forces to launch a Global Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions Centre in the L&T Technology Services campus, Bangalore.2015-11-19http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4592/ Cisco makes its first India acquisitionhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4261Cisco has made its first acquisition in India by taking over Bengaluru-based IT security company Pawaa for an undisclosed amount2015-10-12http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4261/ Cisco plans to set up innovation centre in APhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4255Cisco India is planning to set up an innovation centre in Andhra Pradesh, probably near Vijayawada, to boost and nurture local talent2015-10-09http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4255/ Simplifying Programs for Maximum Partner Profitabilityhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4188We look most in a partner is not just the appetite for business, but credentials like financial capability, right talent and skillsets, says Wendy Bahr, SVP, Global Partner Organization, Cisco 2015-10-01http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4188/ Partnering in a Digital India http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4130Cloud, big data, mobile, and social along with the Internet of Everything (IoE) have paved the way for a strong partner ecosystem in which Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), technology partners, and consulting firms are working together to address changing market conditions, enable flexible consumption models, and help customers achieve their desired business outcomes2015-09-22http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/4130/