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!

Behind-the-scenes: State-of-the-art New Oakville Hospital

Last week, we hosted a media tour of the new Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH). Boasting progressive technologies and patient-centered enhancements, OTMH will sit apart from other healthcare facilities when it opens its doors on December 13. How so? The … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Recap: What we announced at Cisco Partner Summit Montreal

Be bold. That was the message that kicked off Cisco Partner Summit in Montreal this week. Delivered by CEO John Chambers to a packed crowd of more than 2,200 Cisco partners (including 100 from Canada), one thing was clear: Cisco … Continue reading

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Mobile VNI Forecast Report: Wi-Fi and Video will be Big Players in the Next Five Years

On February 3 we released the Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2014 to 2019. According to the annual forecast report, some key contributors to significant mobile traffic growth include: More mobile users. More mobile connections. … Continue reading

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Introducing Cisco ONE Software and Cisco Meraki

Today at Cisco Live! Milan, we announced the launch of Cisco ONE Software and introduction of Cisco Meraki as an enterprise class, cloud-networking solution.    

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Announcing the Cisco Milton Pan Am/Parapan Am Velodrome

I’m tremendously excited to announce the new Cisco Milton Pan Am/Parapan Am Velodrome has officially opened! Introduced to the public on January 9 during the Milton International Track Challenge, the state-of-the-art facility will not only see tremendous competition as part … Continue reading

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Global Editors Conference: Cisco is ready to tackle Big Data and other trends

This week I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 Cisco Global Editors Conference at Cisco HQ in San Jose. This exclusive event was attended by media from all over the world, who were given ring-side seats to conversations with … Continue reading

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To Live and Collab in L.A.

This year Collaboration Summit was set in sunny Southern California and although I’m sad I couldn’t be there, I thought I would hop on the Cisco Canada Blog to review the major announcements. So without further ado, let’s take a … Continue reading

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Why we showed off our NERV at Cisco Connect Toronto

There was lots to see at Cisco Connect Toronto this year, but there was one item that truly stole the show(floor).  And there’s good reason for that. The Cisco Network Emergency Response Vehicle (NERV) is a mobile communication center designed … Continue reading

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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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