Hear from Cisco International Advocate Awards 2021 Way forward for Work Visionary winner, Amit Gumber


In November 2021, Cisco’s International Advocacy workforce hosted the primary ever Cisco International Advocate Awards occasion. We celebrated the top-performing buyer and associate advertising and marketing advocates in Cisco’s advocacy communities throughout ten classes—placing the highlight on the wonderful work they proceed to do for Cisco. We’re excited to deliver you a particular Triangle podcast sequence, the place we get to know our International Advocate Award winners and listen to their tales! Amit Gumber, a Senior Supervisor at HCL Applied sciences Ltd., joined us for this particular episode.

Amit received the Way forward for Work Visionary Award in 2021 for his work implementing Cisco options to assist his firm thrive throughout unsure instances. He’s an advocate “Rockstar” in our buyer advocacy group, Cisco Insider Advocates (previously, The Gateway). This award was given to the shopper with essentially the most compelling story of how she or he modified the office to adapt to distant or hybrid work.

Amit and his workforce implement IT options and infrastructure for each his firm and shoppers to offer agile and safe methods of working. His work in-house and for shoppers is sort of spectacular and it’s clear that he deserved this award. Amit’s undertaking was essential to permitting HCL Applied sciences and its shoppers to proceed working through the pandemic in a safe and efficient approach.

As Amit defined, “We deployed Cisco Safe merchandise, together with Cisco Subsequent Era Firewalls, and we used multifactor authentication from Duo and Cisco Safety Analytics and Logging. Utilizing all of those options concurrently, we constructed our safe platform that enabled our distant employees to securely entry knowledge within the cloud.”


How does it really feel to be an award winner?

The very best factor our workforce may hear is that we’re making a distinction and including worth for our buyer advocates. We requested Amit what it was like to seek out that he received, and it was clear that his International Advocate Award made a distinction in his private {and professional} life.

“I used to be extraordinarily excited to seek out out that I received the Way forward for Work Visionary Award. On a private degree, it makes me extra assured to focus on my skills and strengths. And professionally, it helped me get extra visibility throughout completely different social media channels. Folks learn about me globally now, and I’ve acquired congratulations from so many individuals in my firm.”

As we wrapped the episode, Amit inspired his colleagues and different expertise professionals to get entangled as a lot as potential. He finds worth in studying the whole lot he can about expertise, and it has positively helped him in his profession. He’s now studying the whole lot he can about Hybrid Work. We’ll positively be seeing extra of Amit sooner or later!

We wish to congratulate Amit once more on his award. Learn extra about Amit’s involvement with Cisco advocacy.

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