Small Business

June 3, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS

Sheer Necessity Forces Life Learning Academy to be Innovative in Returning to Normalcy

For any parent who has children in the California public school systems, news reports about the progress (or lack thereof) the state had been making in returning kids back to schools were disheartening to say the least. One school who was clearly ahead of this curve is San Francisco-based Life Learning Academy (LLA). By sheer necessity, LLA always set its own course when it comes to educating its nearly 60 students.

May 5, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS

Great Security Comes in Small Packages: Where SMBs Excel at Cybersecurity

Would you believe that small businesses can teach enterprises a thing or two about effective cybersecurity? Find out where SMBs are leading the way in our 2021 Security Outcomes Study for SMBs.

April 15, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS

Cisco Partners: Increase Revenue and Profitability with Cisco Meraki and Umbrella

Managed Service opportunity is growing as shifts in business models continue to elevate the relevance of Cisco Meraki and Umbrella to drive greater profitability. Over 53% of global Cisco partners have managed practices and 15% are from traditional resellers. (Source: Techaisle Channel Research Study, 2020 Cisco Commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a total Economic Impact […]

April 1, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS

Advice to Small Businesses: ‘Work from Anywhere’ Still Has Only 24 Hours in a Day

As small businesses start unearthing themselves from the rubble of the COVID-19 pandemic, one positive outcome they are likely to carry over is letting their employees to continue to work remotely. This trend is part of a larger movement called hybrid work or hybrid office that promises to transform the “how” of work forever. The Cisco 2020 Global Workforce Survey revealed how significant this transformation might be with nearly 60 percent of the survey reporting that […]

March 22, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS

From Survive to Thrive: Life in the “New Normal” for Small Businesses

Join Cisco Designed at Cisco Live as we delve into the ways small businesses can use the Cisco Designed solution portfolio to fuel innovation and enable flexible but secure “work from anywhere” options for a global workforce that represents almost 90 percent of all workers. 

March 18, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS

Learn the Latest Small Business Innovations for a Cloud-Enabled Future at Cisco Live

It's been quite the year for small businesses, but there's hope on the horizon. Join us at Cisco Live! for a panel on how the Future of Small Business is Cloud Delivered. We’ll focus on the top three priorities for every small business: security, network, and collaboration.

December 22, 2020

SMALL BUSINESS

A Holiday Small Business Sing-Along

Sometimes it’s easy to overlook how complete the Cisco Designed small business portfolio really is. So with apologies to partridges everywhere, here’s a holiday Cisco product retrospective from all of us to all of you. Feel free to sing along and read more about how you can simplify your IT.

December 17, 2020

SMALL BUSINESS

Coping with Small Business Office Changes

If there’s one thing 2020 taught us, it’s that you need to expect the unexpected. If you’re like a lot of people at small businesses, you’ve had to adapt and change repeatedly. Unexpected events like a global pandemic affect your people and where they work. Some small businesses have changed their business models completely, which […]

December 15, 2020

SMALL BUSINESS

Six Tips for Working from Home Productivity

This year has taught us a number of lessons – agility, patience, always check your video settings during your work meeting. The global pandemic has caused a shift to a work from home culture for most businesses. But the situation has left many companies wondering about work from home productivity.