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How strong is your weakest link? Cisco Midyear Security Report Highlights Weak Links in Threat Landscape

This summer saw the release of the Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report, the latest examination of “weak links” in organizations – such as outdated software, bad code, and user errors – that could pose serious security threats. The Report indicated … Continue reading

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Energizing Canadian Utilities at UTC Canada 2014

The Internet of Everything (IoE) is truly transforming the world we live in. As we become increasingly connected in our daily lives, and as industries transform their business by enabling intelligent connections between, people, process, data and things, our energy … Continue reading

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Why More Canadian Businesses Can Now Leverage the Cisco Unified Computing System

Back in March, I wrote about the 5th anniversary of the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and the milestones we achieved with our partners and customers across Canada during that time. Today, I’m excited to share the most significant announcement … Continue reading

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Students succeed with Cisco!

The last Monday of July, I had the pleasure to talk about Teaching Technology and Technology for Learning at DevTO. I tag-teamed with Shanta Nathwani, who talked about her innovative program blending communication, design, and technology run at Sheridan College … Continue reading

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Bringing education to rural Canada with “Remote Training Centers”

The success of a country depends on the innovation and productivity achieved in –and generated by– its communities. Communities are the heart of every nation and the people in these communities are the fuel for economic growth and prosperity. Thus, … Continue reading

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Giving Back with Impact: How Cisco and Our Partners Work Together To Make A Difference In Western Canada

By Dean La Riviere, Director of Partner Operations, Western Canada Good intentions abound, however it is those that take action who really impact change and showcase what is possible. In Western Canada, we’ve seen an abundance of initiatives where Cisco and members … Continue reading

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“Open 24 Hours A Day, Seven Days A Week”: How Virtualization Is Making This Possible For Banks

In the fast-emerging world of being “Open 24 Hours,” financial institutions have the opportunity to simultaneously increase their service capacity, market coverage, operating efficiencies, customer value and revenue. Having the right people, with the right skills and access to the … Continue reading

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Healthcare Optimization: Effective Communication is the Key

Collaboration technologies are a sure way to reduce the delays that afflict the healthcare system. The continuum of healthcare comprises a series of steps in which several players take turns to provide the patient’s care. Beyond purely medical issues, healthcare … Continue reading

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Another busy year of learning

The summer holidays are always a period conducive to meditation and reflection. The world of education evolves very quickly. It is difficult to assimilate fundamental changes, those that will profoundly revolutionize our teaching practices, in the heart of the action, … Continue reading

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My Experience at the One-Year Countdown to the TO2015 Games

What a day I had on Friday July 11th! I had the privileged honor of unveiling the Cisco TO2015 countdown clock which officially marked the one year countdown to the Pan Am games! My day started off by bumping in … Continue reading

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