Cisco APJC Networkhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsWed, 12 Dec 2018 00:51:44 -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/ Cisco SD-WAN Explainedhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9878The cloud is critical to digital transformation. But it has disrupted the traditional WAN architecture that used to link a fixed location to a data center, and now has to link multiple devices, users and things to multiple clouds. Learn how SD-WAN and Cisco SD-WAN in particular can help address these challenges that have arisen in a multi-cloud world.2018-11-28http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9878/ 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/ Overseeing excellence: how JAR Aerospace is digitally transforming http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9730Our CiscoStart Challenge winners JAR Aerospace won a $40k digital transformation to boost their security and network.2018-10-26http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9730/ 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/ Meet Our Next 8 Startupshttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9619After 3 successful startup cohorts, Cisco Launchpad is all set to commence its 4th startup cohort. Join me in welcoming Cisco LaunchPad Startup Cohort 42018-10-04http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9619/ 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/ ML & AI to reshape data centers: how do you make it work in your company?http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9517As data continues to grow, companies struggle more and more to manage very complex environments and to gain visibility not just over their data, but also threats. No matter the environment - data center, public cloud or edge - it is all just beyond human control. Learn how Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are becoming critical for enterprises to make sense of data and why the best place to start is the data center. 2018-09-10http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9517/ 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/ Evolution of Cloud in Higher and Vocational Educationhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9495Cisco recently commissioned an independent consulting firm (Vector Consulting) to do a deep dive on how cloud was viewed and used by universities, TAFE colleges and polytechnics in the Australian and New Zealand markets. 2018-09-03http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9495/ 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/ Cisco Start Challenge Empowering Small & Medium Business to Digitisehttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9436July shaped up to be a great month for Cisco Small and Medium Business, as we announced our dedicated strategy for Australian SMBs and further commitment to supporting them on their digitisation journey.2018-08-13http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9436/ 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/ Passing the Baton to the New Leader – Road to 2020http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9110Miyuki Suzuki's Blog2018-07-27http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9110/ 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 Appoints New President for Japan to Accelerate Digital Transformationhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9089Cisco, the world's leading IT and networking company, today announced the appointment of Dave West as President and General Manager for Cisco Systems G.K. effective July 30th, 2018.2018-07-13http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9089/ 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/ With changing rules, knowledge is key to digitizing factorieshttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9046Different viewpoints, and the passionate discussions they roused, made Cisco’s first Digital Manufacturing Summit a roaring success!2018-06-27http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9046/ Tractors, Cars, and the meaning of Intent-Based Networkinghttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9035Intent-Based Networking (IBN) is a hot topic right now and as with many hot topics there is often confusion. Even though Cisco announced it a year ago at Cisco Live US, at this year’s event the most frequently asked question was still: “What is intent based networking?”. Part of the confusion comes from the definition of intent itself. Dictionaries say intent is the notion of “purpose or design”. Marketers will say that intent in the network means “the network knows what to do and it runs itself”. Network engineers, however, have a slightly different understanding and will tell you that the network has always been automated and self-driven. So, what's different and what's changed?2018-06-25http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9035/ 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/