Category Archives: Cisco

An ex-Winnipegger’s Guide to Winter Survival

So it’s here … it happens every year … and yet the onslaught of winter always jolts our senses and monopolizes our elevator conversations as if it’s something new. I moved to Toronto 15 years ago from Winnipeg and, while … Continue reading

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Nine Technology Trends that Will Shape 2016

A year has come and gone. It is time to take out the crystal ball and make some predictions for 2016. Many have done this over the past weeks leading up to the new year. Gartner, IDC, Juniper Research and many more have shared what they … Continue reading

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Digital Transformation in the Cisco Innovation Centre Toronto

Four years ago, Cisco collaborated with Delta Controls to develop the first-ever IP-based, Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) HVAC controller. The building automation control industry and the information technology sector were now officially converged, and we never looked back. This groundbreaking innovation led … Continue reading

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Cisco Innovation Centre Toronto Opens its Doors

I am proud of the ways Cisco is investing in Canada. We have established 12 University Research Chairs across Canada and the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games technology legacy program. There’s also our R&D job creation initiative with the Province of … Continue reading

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A Great Week for the Internet of Things

In the first week of December 2015 we concluded another successful Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF). More than two-thousand industry professionals gathered in Dubai for the 3rd annual event to showcase, discuss, and advance the world of IoT. Cisco hosted the event, which … Continue reading

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IoT and the even smarter museum…

Sabrina Greupner is the Ontario Science Centre’s Cisco Science Fellow for Innovative Learning Technologies. This is Cisco’s first museum-based fellowship. If you’re in the center of that magical Venn diagram where geeks and museum staff overlap, there are two gatherings … Continue reading

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Meet Cisco Spark

By Dean La Riviere, GM, Collaboration, Cisco Canada Last week at Collaboration Summit in San Francisco, we ushered in a new era of employee communication. As Cisco SVP Rowan Trollope wrote on the Cisco blog: To get work done, people … Continue reading

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What is 802.11ac and How Will it Impact your Network?

By Karim Remu, Cisco Canada This post is second in a series on Cisco mobility solutions. Keeping up with technology can be difficult for companies of all sizes. At Cisco, we take pride in providing solutions that address the technology … Continue reading

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I’m No Scientist

…but I’m not stupid either. The environment and, more specifically, climate change are among the greatest challenges we face in the world (right up there with economic challenges, political instability, health, safety, and social inequality). It’s no surprise, if we … Continue reading

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Building the Most Innovative Workspace in Canada

By the Cisco Canada Smart Building Digitization Practice Last week Cisco Canada and its design and construction team were awarded the CoreNet REmmy Innovative Workplace Award (over 20,000 sq. ft.) for our newly constructed Canadian headquarters. The REmmys recognize projects … Continue reading

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