SMB’s Digitization for New Normal


The importance the SMBs play in driving the GDP growth in ASEAN and across APJ is undeniable. It is predicted that this sector would be driving 50% of the GDP growth by 2020 and hiring 70% of its workforce.

The pandemic has radically shifted the way we work, many of us are still relying on the same old digital tools to navigate, often resulting in a chaotic patchwork with inherent security risks. Now that remote work is the norm, it is crucial for SMBs to look into how they can enhance communication and collaboration among its employees. According to a Gartner snap poll, more than half of HR leaders said poor technology for remote working was the biggest barrier to working effectively.

“A distributed workforce demands more than just collaboration solutions. Security and network infrastructure must accommodate vast increases in scale, borderless operations, and a surge in usage.” said Raz Mohamad. Read more from The Star Online >

Join us in this free live webinar to learn how Cisco can effectively enable remote working while ensuring that your business is protected against cyber security threats. Discover Cisco’s portfolio and approach targeted towards SMB to overcome these challenges posed by the new normal.

Key Discussion Areas:
• Secure a remote working solution
• How to build a resilient business
• Work culture in the new norm

Aseem Javed, Architecture Lead, Cisco Small Business, ASEAN

Aseem Javed is Architecture Lead for Cisco Small Business in ASEAN. He is an accomplished professional with over 15 years of experience as a technology evangelist. He has had the unique experience of working across different geographies in APAC, EMEA and USA. In his current role he leads the SMB practice in Cisco focusing on helping Small & Medium Business embed technology in their Business processes to increase profitability and enhance productivity.


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