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Donna Eason

Global Small Business Writer

Donna Eason is one of Cisco's writers and storytellers. In her work, she shares stories about the innovations and connections technology makes possible, and the differences they enable in people's lives.

Before joining Cisco, Donna worked as an independent marketing and communications consultant with clients in a range of industries including technology, education, and healthcare. She has broad experience in her field, but admits that she loves writing best.

Donna lives in New Hampshire with her husband and a Golden Retriever named Duncan. Her youngest daughter spends the school year studying at Boston University, and her oldest daughter has left the nest and lives and works in Washington, D.C.

Articles

July 23, 2020

SMALL BUSINESS

Small business innovation? This manufacturer is a step ahead

Learn how Del Brenta—with help from Cisco technology—assured business continuity, responding to customers uninterrupted from home offices across the region.

March 9, 2020

SMALL BUSINESS

#CiscoChat Live: The Truth about Small Business—Behind the Scenes of Cisco Designed for Business

There’s no time for bits-and-bytes technology discussions; you have more important things to do as you grow your business. Discover how the right technology can keep things connected and secure.

May 7, 2020

SMALL BUSINESS

My mother, the reluctant entrepreneur

It’s Mother’s Day here in the U.S., and I’m remembering my mother and thinking of all mothers around the globe who are the hearts of their family’s small businesses.

October 10, 2019

EDUCATION

Changing lives through education: 4 best practices for success

Read these best practices to discover how The University of North Carolina at Pembroke uses technology to improve access and security and expand opportunities for its students.

October 8, 2019

EDUCATION

At UNCP, cybersecurity is part of a campus culture

This Cybersecurity Awareness Month, discover how one university built a culture of security and implemented an integrated, automated security portfolio, amplified with threat intelligence, that helps safeguard users and resources.

September 5, 2019

EDUCATION

Beyond edtech: Success in the classroom of the future starts with breakfast—and lunch, and dinner

School buses are on the move. Excitement and anxiety are high—and easy to see. What’s less visible: one in seven of these student passengers doesn’t get enough to eat.

August 27, 2019

EDUCATION

Unique program educates students and helps close the cybersecurity skills gap

Cisco Cyber Defense Clinic provides a free cybersecurity lab environment that educators can integrate into coursework to enable students to engage hands-on with advanced cybersecurity technologies.

July 25, 2019

EDUCATION

Summer reading list: 5 recommendations to keep you inspired and informed

Thinking of summer reading with digital teaching and learning in mind? Here are a few suggestions. Some are serious—think safer schools—but others are inspirational and fun.

April 30, 2019

EDUCATION

What’s next for E-rate?

The E-rate filing window closed March 27. More than 21,000 schools and libraries are awaiting a funding decision. What’s happening behind the scenes? How can you plan for what’s next?