Cisco APJC Networkhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/rss/Recent AnnouncementsThu, 21 Feb 2019 17:08:22 -0800We’re digitizing faster than ever – and it’s still not fast enoughhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10148The velocity with which enterprises are digitizing has never been so high. And yet, we need to move even faster. 2019-02-18http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10148/ Top 10 Trends for ICT in 2019 http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10041Each year, Kevin Bloch, Chief Technology Officer for Cisco ANZ, develops 10 predictions for the ICT industry. Find out what's featured in the 2019 edition! 2019-01-21http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10041/ Predictions for 2019 : The year of the boar (Inoshishi “亥”) on the road to ”2020”http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10017Dave West Blog2019-01-17http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10017/ How much more should companies invest in cybersecurity?http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/99912018 had no shortage of data breaches, but can organisations do better in 2019? Stephen Dane, Managing Director for Security with Money FM on the year ahead for cybersecurity. 2019-01-08http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9991/ A wrap-up of the year in Cisco Australia & New Zealandhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9968What a year it has been - world firsts, new innovations, launches, executive visits, volunteering, awards and more… 2018-12-27http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9968/ "If you can see it, you can be it" - Tara Ridley, Director of the Partner Organisation, http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9967Tara Ridley, Director of the Partner Organisation, Cisco Australia and New Zealand, shares what has helped her to grow professionally as a woman in technology. Tara recently won the Achievement Award at the ARN Women in IT Awards. 2018-12-20http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9967/ Wishing everyone a happy festive season as we bid farewell to 2018http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10005As we approach the close of 2018, I’d like to reflect on some of the highlights for me over the past few weeks...2018-12-19http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10005/ What's the one big tech development that shaped 2018?http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9962Mark Phibbs, VP of Marketing & Communications for APJC talks about collaboration technology and the Future of Work on MoneyFM 89.32018-12-19http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9962/ The WAN is dead. Long live the SD-WAN.http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9948As early as 2011, analyst firms such as IDC were documenting the challenges with Wide Area Network (WAN) environments. In its top 10 predictions for 2011, IDC mentioned the WAN was reaching a breaking point due to the pressures of cloud and security requirements. More recently, Gartner said that “by 2021, more than 65% of WAN edge infrastructure refresh initiatives will be based on SD-WAN versus traditional routers, up from less than 30% as of 2Q18”. 2018-12-14http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9948/ Towards a Multimodal Transportation Data Frameworkhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9942Digitisation is occurring at a rapid pace across all modes of transportation. 2018-12-13http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/9942/ Becoming 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/ Japan Tokyo 2020 Monthly Newsletterhttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10006Japan Tokyo 2020 Monthly Newsletter2018-11-15http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10006/ ASEAN Spotlighthttp://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10007Naveen Menon shares ASEAN team moments that showcase qualities of dedication, perseverance, collaboration, problem solving, empathy and a quest for excellence.2018-11-15http://apjc.thecisconetwork.com/site/content/lang/en/id/10007/ 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/