Funding a Digital Transformation
Technology has the ability to expand opportunities for students in both K-12 and higher education. It can extend the classroom beyond its physical footprint, offer alternative ways for students to learn, and provide increased access to education worldwide. It also helps schools operate more efficiently and can keep students and faculty safe. So why wouldn’t […]
Cisco Capital Is the New Halloween
The Cisco Capital team goes all out each year for Halloween, and this is the story of how they won last year's costume contest with their "Orange Is the New Black" theme.
The Dynamic Duo of Finance
There are a lot of reasons to work at Cisco, but one of the best reasons I’ve found is because the best people work here. After being at Cisco for a year, I really felt I was part of the Cisco Capital team, achieving personal and professional goals, but still new to North Carolina and […]
A Key Ingredient Organizations Need to Combat Advanced Cyber Threats
CFOs, and their technical counterparts, are leading board-room level strategic information security decisions. This isn’t a surprise. A recent Accenture study noted that 75 percent of CFOs are “getting in the driver seat” regarding technology investment decisions. Flexibility, in regards to both financial and technical considerations, is critical to a successful security strategy. CFOs are […]
Changes in Lease Accounting Standards should not halt Digital Transformation
Co-authored with Vickie Wong, Assistant Corporate Controller, Cisco Every so often, financial standards boards revise policies that affect all sectors and companies around the world to varying degrees. Such is the case with the recently issued accounting rules that require companies to alter financial reporting for lease agreements. This update comes at an interesting time […]
Financing the Internet of Everything
You’ve heard us talk about the move from the Information Age to the digital age and how the rapid change associated with this movement will transform the way business is done at a global scale. The primary driver for this revolution will be The Internet of Everything (IoE)—the next big phase of the Internet. Poised […]
Introducing “Cisco Refresh”
In 2001, Cisco Capital introduced Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment (CCRE) a program designed to sell Cisco’s high-quality refurbished products. To address the growing secondary market, and provide a price-competitive and trusted alternative in those cases when buying new equipment is not an option, Cisco Capital is evolving its CCRE program to become Cisco Refresh.
Easing the Transition to the Cloud: Cisco Capital Earmarks $1 Billion in Financing
Guest Blog Post by Krisine A. Snow, President, Cisco Capital The pressure for businesses to quickly adapt and innovate—to capitalize on new market opportunities and stay ahead of the competition—is increasing to achieve their business goals. And it is being felt not only by IT organizations, but by entire companies as businesses rely more and […]