Author Archives: Rebecca Leach

About Rebecca Leach

Rebecca Leach is the Director of Partner Led Programs and National Direct Integrator Partners at Cisco Canada. In her role, she is responsible for developing the Partner Led program and sales strategy for Canada, enabling partners with the programs and sales tools necessary to lead in customer engagements. Rebecca has over 12 years of experience in the information technology industry, the last eight with Cisco Canada. She holds an honours bachelor degree from Wilfrid Laurier University with a major in German and minors in business and philosophy.

Three Technology Security Concerns every Small Business Must Prepare For

Securing your company’s technology infrastructure no longer means just locking the office doors.  The dramatic reshaping of the IT landscape makes it possible for employees to work any time from any place, and the proliferation of mobile devices has transformed … Continue reading

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Four questions every Small Business owner must ask when considering collaboration technology

They say communication is the key to success in a relationship, and that rule certainly applies to the relationship between business owners and their employees and customers. Collaborative technology solutions facilitate that communication through a variety of channels that include … Continue reading

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Is your small business ready for a mobile workforce?

An employee travelling to different cities for business is in no way a new phenomenon, but having that worker completely connected to the office and available instantly to customers is fairly revolutionary. For your small business to stay competitive, you … Continue reading

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How to find the right financing plan for your small business

It’s October again and that means a few things: the weather is starting to cool down; it’s almost time to carve pumpkins and it’s SMB Week/Month (depending on who you ask)! We’re kicking off SMB Week/Month with part one of … Continue reading

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Why ‘speed trumps perfection’ and other learnings from Partner Velocity

Last week I attended Cisco’s Partner Velocity marketing conference in Las Vegas and what an incredible conference it was! This year’s conference was very different from the typical events I’ve attended in the past, which are usually full of exciting … Continue reading

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