Cisco APJC Networkhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsWed, 12 Dec 2018 00:51:08 -0800Becoming the Bridge between IT and Business - Creating Digital Innovation http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9930Blog: Dave West | December 2018 2018-12-11http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9930/ The Top 6 Strategies to Build a Successful Multi-Cloud Strategyhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9758The cloud is a foundational aspect of digital business, and the most important technology for companies in Asia-Pacific to succeed in Digital Transformation. According to a recent Cisco report, 70% of companies in this region believe the cloud is the most important technology in their digital transformation strategies. How can then companies successfully adopt ait and avoid the common pitfalls? Here are six critical steps to take into consideration. 2018-11-05http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9758/ Talking Cybersecurity For Small & Mighty Businesshttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9746Listen to this #CiscoChat podcast to get technology and cybersecurity insights for small and medium business.2018-10-31http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9746/ Why Companies Regret the #1 Reason Driving their Purchasing Decisionshttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9700Cisco just published "Ready, Steady, Unsure – A Technology Perspective into Asia-Pacific’s Readiness for Digital Transformation", a report aimed at finding the gaps and harmonies between companies’ Digital Transformation strategies and their top investments in new technologies and IT infrastructure. The good news: companies in Asia-Pacific feel adequately prepared for Digital. The bad news: companies have compromised the quality of their IT infrastructure by making price-based decisions. Most regret it. Read on to learn why.2018-10-22http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9700/ Aiming for sustained growth as a strategic partner for digital transformationhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9676Dave West's Blog2018-10-17http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9676/ How Industry 4.0 is propelling Asia-Pacific’s competitiveness http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9662Manufacturing has long played a critical role in Asia-Pacific’s economy and overall competitiveness in the world. Compared to other industries, the sector has remained overall stable amid digital disruption, but not still, with Industry 4.0 offering manufacturers and their home countries the tools to innovate faster and better compete. 2018-10-15http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9662/ Digital Transformation: Are You Ready Or Unsecure?http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9645According to new research by Cisco, cybersecurity is recognized by organizations in Asia Pacific as critical to a digital future. Read blog by Stephen Dane, MD for Security, Asia Pacific, Japan and China2018-10-10http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9645/ Technology-driven change for skillshttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9629Ian Hamilton, Head of HR for Cisco APJC, on the role of the education sector in equipping the workforce and plugging skills gap in the digital economy.2018-10-09http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9629/ Ready, Steady, Unsure: Asia-Pacific’s Hopes and Fears for the Age of Digital Transformationhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9595Cisco recently conducted a study to assess Asia-Pacific’s technological readiness for digital transformation. The results help elucidate the top technologies that are defining companies’ digital future, their sense of preparedness to succeed in digital transformation, as well as the gaps between their digital transformation strategies and top IT investments. 2018-10-03http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9595/ New Zealand universities back micro-credentials as skills gap shortage grows in cybersecurityhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9639Research released in collaboration with Victoria University of Wellington and The University of Waikato, reveals the successful global trend of micro-credentials being delivered across various tertiary levels and the exciting opportunities for New Zealand to follow suit. 2018-09-25http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9639/ Full steam ahead in training of cybersecurity personnel for 2020http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9565Dave West Blog2018-09-21http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9565/ How does Australia rank in its digital readiness? http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9530Australia has been ranked one of the most digitally-ready nations in the world, but there is a significant ‘digital divide’ across states and territories, new research from Cisco and Gartner has found.2018-09-12http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9530/ Behind every great digital company there’s a great digital IT infrastructure http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9532This week I’m at the Word Economic Forum in Hanoi to talk about ASEAN’s digital readiness, and perhaps the most disregarded pillar of digital transformation in a time it has never been more important for companies in the region to navigate technological disruption. That pillar is IT Infrastructure, which needs to be modernized for today’s and future digital needs. 2018-09-12http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9532/ Why I'm looking for start-ups and entrepreneurs at WEF in Vietnamhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9519Bidhan Roy, Regional Director & GM, SMB & Distribution for ASEAN talks about start-ups and entrepreneurs in ASEAN and creating an eco-system that will spur innovation.2018-09-10http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9519/ Regional Breach Readiness: Cisco 2018 Asia Pacific Security Capabilities Benchmark Study http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9479Stephen Dane, Managing Director for Security, Asia Pacific, Japan & China shares insights on why organizations in the region need to re-think their cybersecurity strategy 2018-08-27http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9479/ Digital Manufacturing - Trends, Tips & the Multiplier Effecthttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9106Manufacturing has the highest multiplier effect of any major sector. For every dollar spent on manufacturing, another $1.81 is added to the economy. For every employee hired, four jobs are created in other areas such as retail or logistics. As manufacturers turn to digital to increase efficiencies, safety or productivity, they not only accelerate this value chain, they also create a whole new level of personalization from the power plant to the customer by harnessing the power of data. Catch this #CiscoChat Podcast with Ruma Balasubramanian, VP of Enterprise & Digital for Cisco Asia-Pacific and Japan, to know more about the power of digital manufacturing and learn from the experience of manufacturers in the region who are leading the way by adopting disruptive technologies to be more efficient, secure and innovative.2018-07-30http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9106/ Industry Driving the Skills Agenda in Asiahttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9094Insights from institutes and systems in Asia. Economies in Asia are digitising at a rate and scale that is creating major challenges predicting and fulfilling their talent needs. 2018-07-17http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9094/ Cisco to change the entertainment industry in Japan using ICT http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9074Cisco today announced, together with Sony Music Entertainment jointly promote efficient event management and new services for fans using information and communication technology (ICT). 2018-07-06http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9074/ Why Asia-Pacific will score in Digital Transformationhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9060Maybe Asia doesn’t have the fastest football player, but it sure is the fastest growing region in the world. All countries in this part of the world possess tremendous growth opportunities and are looking at digital to boost their economies and competitive edge. To do so, companies in the region are focused on adopting next generations networking that will fuel their digital plans. 2018-07-03http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9060/ Harnessing technology to stay in pole positionhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9008Business Times article by Bastiaan Toeset on how technology can give SMEs the edge to compete in the digital era.2018-06-18http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9008/ Ask An Expert: IDC's Cathy Huang Shares Cybersecurity Insightshttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8942We asked industry analyst, IDC's Cathy Huang to share cybersecurity insights on breach readiness and the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)2018-05-25http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8942/ That time I fat-fingered an IP address and brought the Network downhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8903As a network engineer responsible for a 40,000 user network, I once " fat-fingered an IP address connecting to the regional network gateway, cutting off the entire campus for 15 long minutes. Like me, I’m sure most of network engineers have a story of a time when a simple change had wider ramifications, so the guiding motto has always been “better safe than sorry". The problem with this approach is that demands on the network are increasing.2018-05-03http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8903/ Team engagement is tough: fortunately Cisco Webex has your backhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8888I’d like to make the case that to dominate in this new world, we need to focus less on digits, and more on people, communication and collaboration. 2018-04-24http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8888/ Are you doing enough to secure your data?http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8860Data privacy is in the spotlight and GDPR is making headlines. Read new blog by Stephen Dane, Managing Director for Security in APJ.2018-04-19http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8860/ The Cybersecurity Experience Live Down Underhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8796Latest blog by Stephen Dane, Managing Director for Security in APJ, highlighting customers recognized for innovating and transforming with security...2018-03-29http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8796/ Up your Game in Customer Experience with Behavioral Analyticshttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8783We just wrapped up Cisco Live Melbourne (CLM) that took place between 6 and 9 of March, and guess what? We know what you were up to that week. For example, we know the World of Solutions (WoS) was the most popular attraction and that you explored Cisco’s booths and innovation for 1h on average. We also know you were engaged in the breakout sessions, because you stayed throughout, and that you’re loyal to your coffee break. You may have not stayed for long, but the “Work-Live-Play” was your favorite spot to relax and catch up on your emails and social media updates. 2018-03-21http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8783/ The SMB of the futurehttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8532Reducing cost, gaining operational efficiency and improving productivity are top concerns for small and medium sized businesses. 2018-03-05http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8532/ No end to the task of creating the “best workplace”http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8717Cisco Japan has recently been ranked as #1 in the large enterprise category (1,000 employees or more) of the Great Place to Work Institute Japan’s Best Workplaces Japan 2018 survey.2018-02-28http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8717/ Reinventing the Partner Experience at Cisco Livehttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8707Vicki Batka, Vice President, Partner Organization, APJ tells partners what is in store for them at Cisco Live in Melbourne.2018-02-27http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8707/ Going Digital: Make Security The Foundationhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8699Today companies are also born digital and “traditional” companies are investing in digital. Here’s why cybersecurity is crucial to transformation.2018-02-26http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/8699/