Bigger things start here

Successful small businesses start with hard work and dedication. But bigger things start with a strong technology foundation that will never limit your potential. Introducing Cisco Start - enterprise-class technology tailored to fit your small and medium-sized business.

Nykaj Nair

Head of SMB & Channels
Cisco ANZ

The business environment is changing more rapidly than ever before - not only in terms of technology, but also business models. There is no better example than SMBs as they strive to meet the demands of digitization.



Easy to set up, manage and monitor. The latest technology tailored to any sized business. Flexible On-Premise and Cloud Solutions



Provides user-friendly dashboards to manage multiple devices at your fingertips with provisioning, reporting and insights on hand.



Delivers security first network with best of breed security portfolio that helps you extend security everywhere and protect your network, your data and your business.

Empower your business with the Cisco Start portfolio

Security first

Security first

Protect your organization. Stop threats, gain insights, detect earlier and act faster.



Get fast, affordable and reliable network connectivity that delivers data to all devices.



Simplify your server infrastructure and increase agility with Cisco Unified Computing.

Cloud managed

Cloud managed

Achieve fast business outcomes with cloud managed IT backed by cloud networking devices.



All meetings in one location. One collaborative experience for all your communication.

Cisco Start Portfolio Overview

Cisco Start Partner Onboarding Kit


Cisco Start Offers Summary

Cisco Start Offers Summary

Successful businesses start with hard work and dedication. But bigger things start with a strong technology foundation that will never limit your potential. Offering Cisco Start – enterprise-class technology tailored to fit small or medium-sized business today. Access to this current range of Cisco Start offers now.

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Small Deal Management (SDM) and OIP Express

Starting 12th Feb 2017, Cisco launched Small Deal Management (SDM) and OIP Express in APJ to enhance our sales process for deals US$25,000 list price. The goal is to increase transactional sales and ultimately drive high volume of customer sales through our Distributors and Partners.

Small Deal Management Process

For deals that are under list price of $25,000 and comprise majority of products from the Cisco Start portfolio should be submitted at standard pricing and/or promotions pricing by Cisco Partners. This is supported by the Fast Track pricing and bundle promotions available. With this, we want Partners to work with our Distributors (or CCW) to leverage the best available competitive promotion pricing on our Cisco Start portfolio to turn around these deals faster and more efficiently without having to get additional pricing support from Cisco Account Managers.

OIP Express

Cisco's Customer and Partner Services (CPS) will qualify and approve OIP deals that are $25K and under on List Price after double checking duplicate deals and data submission by partner. No Account Manager approval is needed. Target SLA is less than 24 hours.

Benefits for Partners:

Reinforces our Cisco commitment to the channel to drive consisten opportunity engagement in the volume business
We are encouraing partners to drive small deals and our Cisco Start portfolio by using promotions that are completely priced to market.
If you have further questions, please email to

Not for Resale (NFR)

The Cisco Start Not-for-Resale (NRF) Program is for partners and distributors to purchase demo equipment from the Cisco Start portfolio at affordable prices for customer demos and internal technical training purposes.

  • Program Period: March 13, 2017 (Ongoing)
  • Product Eligibility: Cisco Start Product Portfolio
  • Eligible Partners: Distributors, Partners in the Named Partner List and Aspire Partner Plus Partners

Account Breakaway (NAB)

Commercial Xcelerate


Cisco Commercial Champs

The Cisco Commercial Champs Sales Competition is back again and will be taking place from now to 28 July 2018.

Join as a Commercial Xcelerate member and start selling Cisco Start today to pave your way to an all-expenses-paid 5 days, 4 nights trip to the exciting Budapest, Hungary.

Helpline and Support

Cisco Start Support Community

Post your technical questions to experts and share your views with our vibrant community

Cisco Start Helpline

Get quick answers by using the helpline dedicated for your Cisco Start enquiry.

Direct Line: 61284463050
9am to 6pm local time