Cisco Designed: Empowering Small Business Recovery

Small businesses are the backbone of our communities. When they're strong, we're all stronger. Cisco can help as small businesses shift to a more hybrid environment and their needs and expectations keep changing. "Beyond Survival: A Small Business Resiliency Guide" from Cisco and LinkedIn provides guidance to get you started.

Between Hybrid and Work, there’s a bridge.

Small businesses are innovative and resilient and will recover from current economic challenges by being flexible, inclusive, supportive, secure, and managed. Our resource hub, Cisco Designed: Empowering Small Business Recovery, is here to help with valuable information, expert insights, and other resources to enable you to build for the future, evolve your workplace, and work from anywhere while staying connected so that you can focus on keeping your business running.

Key components for Small Business Recovery

These 5 simple components will help to power Hybrid Work, enabling people to work in mixed mode – moving between working from home, the office, and everywhere in between.


Be adaptable for any work style, role, or environment.


Offer equal experience for everyone, no matter their situation.


Focus on the safety and wellbeing of your employees and customers.


Adapt security to the needs of your business, whether on-site or off-site.


IT is easier to manage than previously thought. Find the solution that fits your needs.

Startup with Us

Every business starts small, with a simple idea. An idea, a vision of something new, a gap in the market. Perhaps for you the crisis also means opportunity, the time to bring your vision to life. You won't be alone: more than half of the companies in the Fortune 500 started during a crisis.

With technology from Cisco, we can help you get things rolling, quickly and simply.

Financing options for small businesses

You're adapting to a new business climate, and we can make it easier to finance the technology that will help your business recover. Take advantage of options like rates as low as 0%.

The power of partnership

No one should go it alone, and we're proud to partner with a community of proven small business advocates committed to helping businesses like yours recover. Our contribution: a passion for small business combined with deep technical expertise; discover how we can help you use technology to adapt, adopt, and overcome. 

Stand for Small

Cisco is part of a coalition of more than 40 companies across industries that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of COVID-19.

Open We Stand

Cisco has joined 30 other organizations that are contributing resources, tools, and insights to help sustain entrepreneurs and the small and microbusinesses they operate during this challenging time.