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Inviting All New Zealand Small-to-Media Businesses to Check Out Our Communications Makeover Competition for Chance to Win NZ$100,000 worth of Cisco Smart Small Business Pro Solutions!

November 14, 2011 - 7 Comments

Cisco New Zealand is again offering New Zealand small-to-medium businesses the chance to transform the way they operate with the 2011 Cisco NZ$100,000 Communications Makeover competition.

“The effective use of technology can make a big difference to the speed at which organisations grow and prosper,” says Geoff Lawrie, Country Manager, Cisco New Zealand.

“New Zealand is a country of small-to-medium sized enterprises. The Cisco NZ$100,000 Communications Makeover offers those businesses the chance to transform their operations through the use of smart collaboration technologies.  This technology can help them to become more efficient and productive, and better able to support their next phase of growth.”

“The roll out of New Zealand’s ultra fast broadband network presents an incredible opportunity for New Zealand businesses of all sizes.  I believe those organisations that understand and embrace that opportunity are most likely to be ones that survive and prosper in the challenging business environment we have in front of us.”

2010 winner, innovative imaging and diagnostic health company MoleMap, has improved its  communication, collaboration and increased productivity following the makeover of its technology platform.

“MoleMap entered the competition because we saw the need for leading edge systems that could improve our customer experiences and provide business efficiencies,” says Molemap CEO, Adrian Bowling.

“We have always invested heavily in our diagnostic technology and realised it was time to invest in the technology network that our entire business rested on.  We knew that video and web conferencing could improve our internal collaboration and patient interactions.  It has and we believe we now have the technology infrastructure in place that will help our business reach its goals.” 

The Cisco NZ$100,000 Communications Makeover is open to New Zealand businesses with between 20 and 100 employees.  Entrants need to submit 100 words describing how winning the Cisco Communications Makeover would enhance their business and help it grow. The winner will receive NZ$100,000 worth of Cisco Smart Small Business Pro solutions. 

Entries close 29 November 2011.  Entry information, terms and conditions can be found at

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  1. thanks for sharing that great information..

  2. Nice honest review. alot different than what i’ve read about them in the past. i guess it probably could earn money for some people.

  3. I have just been to NZ. Actually the current New Zealand’s IT and telecom speeds are not so good as Europe holds, and cost a lot. I hope Cisco will make better presence and the technologies will be faster and more affortable tomorrow.

  4. Fantastic info, extraordinary opportunities to get NZ$100,000. Thanks for sharing … Realy fantastic

  5. This is what USA should do with small businesses in their country. Jobs are created with small businesses, not big greedy corporations. Help give incentives for makeovers to small businesses and good economic prosperity will happen.

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  7. waw… $100,000

    nice info!