Author Archives: Karin Scott

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!

Stories from Enterprise Connect: From Orlando with Love

You’ve probably heard us talk about the office of tomorrow, but what is becoming clear to me is that the office of tomorrow isn’t really an office at all. Today every hotel room, home office, coffee shop and park bench … Continue reading

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Continued Customer Success: SOCAN and Takla Landing, British Columbia

Back in November, I shared some interesting case studies on customers who have benefitted from using Cisco technology. This year we have even more projects in the works, and plenty more stories to share, so I wanted to highlight two … Continue reading

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Trust Issues: Cisco Annual Security Report 2014

It’s that time of year again, it’s January and that means it’s time for resolutions, new beginnings and looking forward to the year ahead. The Cisco’s 2014 Annual Security Report does just that, forecasting the top security risks and trends … Continue reading

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Customer Success from Coast to Coast

Part of Cisco’s philosophy is that we help change the way people live, work, play and learn by fostering technological innovation.  We’ve seen examples of this across the world, but often we don’t have to look any further than our … Continue reading

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What Application Centric Infrastructure means for your business

In July I first wrote about our vision for Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) following our announcement at Cisco Live in Orlando. At that time, I quoted a blog post by our CTO Padmasree Warrior but wasn’t able to share what … Continue reading

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The Internet of Everything’s Potential for Cities

There’s certainly been no shortage of exciting events happening here in Toronto recently. This year we were lucky enough to host the annual Meeting of the Minds annual leadership summit, a conference on sustainability, innovation and urban planning which brings … Continue reading

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Cisco Canada and the University of Alberta join forces to drive innovation in health-care research

You must be thinking “Another one!?” Yes, indeed. We’re back at it again. This week, Cisco Canada and the University of Alberta announced a Cisco Research Chair in Healthcare Solutions, focused on advancing technologies and strategies that support health care. … Continue reading

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Education innovation is the answer for the connected generation

Today the University of Fredericton proudly announced it had successfully completed its first year as Canada’s first online university to exclusively use Cisco WebEx for its courses. This is not only indicative of the growing adoption of video conferencing technology, … Continue reading

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How technology is transforming the mining industry

If you had to name one industry being transformed by technology, ‘mining’ is probably not the first one that comes to mind. But why shouldn’t it? The mining industry has thrived on innovation and technological advances. Over 150 years ago, … Continue reading

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An entirely new approach to infrastructure: Cisco Live Orlando

Last month at Cisco Live in Orlando we introduced our vision for an entirely new networking architecture. One aimed at transforming data centers and better supporting cloud computing, mobility and new applications that require distributed computing. We call it application … Continue reading

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