How the City of Mississauga is Transforming with the Internet of Everything

Located west of Toronto, the City of Mississauga is Canada’s sixth largest municipality and one of the best places in Canada for businesses.  If you’re a resident of Ontario, that may not surprise you.  But this might: Mississauga deployed one of Canada’s first municipal IP networks….close to 20 years ago.

But there’s much more to the Mississauga story, as the City has continued to innovate and stay at the leading-edge of technology since. And now, the opportunities created by the Internet of Everything – the intelligent connection of people, process, data and things – have enabled Mississauga to provide new services to its citizens.

In the video below, Mississauga CIO Shawn Slack, Mayor Bonnie Crombie and CAO and City Manager Janice Baker give more detail on how the City is using technology:

Is your community leveraging the Internet of Everything to improve services? Let us know below.

About Karin Scott

Karin Scott is the director of public relations for Cisco Canada. A Canadian tech PR industry veteran, Karin joined Cisco Canada in 2008 after leading the Cisco account on the agency side for 12 years. With a diverse communications background ranging from the performing arts to data centre, Karin works with Cisco Canada’s sales teams, customers, partners, the media and industry influencers to tell the Cisco in Canada story. She has an honours BA from the University of Western Ontario – and is an excellent parallel-parker! Karin Scott est la directrice générale des relations publiques pour Cisco Canada. Karin, qui a longtemps travaillé dans le secteur des relations publiques de l'industrie canadienne des technologies, est entrée au service de Cisco Canada en 2008, après avoir géré le compte de Cisco pour une agence pendant 12 ans. Karin, qui a des antécédents en communication très diversifiés, allant des arts de la scène aux centres de données, travaille avec les équipes de vente, les clients et les partenaires de Cisco Canada ainsi qu'avec les médias et les joueurs clés de l'industrie afin de raconter l'histoire de Cisco au Canada. Elle détient un baccalauréat spécialisé de la University of Western Ontario – et est un as du stationnement parallèle!
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