Category Archives: Partners

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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And the 2015 Montréal Partner Summit Award Goes To …

I’m always proud to share the success of our Canadian partners.  And last night, their success was celebrated on home soil at Cisco Partner Summit in Montréal. Partner Summit has always been special for me, and this year’s event is … Continue reading

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Partner Summit Montreal: C’est formidable!

Cisco is gearing up for our annual Partner Summit Conference, taking place April 27 – 30. This year, the Canadian team is especially pumped up because it’s taking place in Montreal, the first time in Montreal  with the last one … Continue reading

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Mid-size customers need a unique approach: Erinwood Ford

In the first post in our series on the mid-market, we looked at a Toronto-based Cisco partner, IT PRO CANADA, which focuses solely on installing Cisco solutions to mid-market customers. In this post we’ll review advice from IT PRO CANADA … 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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Partner finds success with a focus on mid-size businesses

Larger than small businesses but not quite an enterprise, mid-size businesses, which make up a large percentage of Canadian companies, pose a unique set of challenges for partners. Cisco Partners are creative, highly specialized and knowledgeable. They can create a … Continue reading

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How the Quebec Technology Association is Transforming with Technology – Part 3

In part one of this series I shared the story of L’Association québécoise des technologies (AQT), or the Quebec Technology Association, and the struggle it faced to connect and engage with disparate members. In part two I revealed how AQT … Continue reading

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How the Quebec Technology Association is Transforming with Technology – Part 2

In part one of this series I shared the story of L’Association québécoise des technologies (AQT), or the Quebec Technology Association, and the struggle it faced to connect and engage with disparate members. In today’s post I will dive into … Continue reading

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How the Quebec Technology Association is Transforming with Technology

Organizing educational and networking events for members of a group can be difficult when participants are not centrally located. Why? Members unable to attend in person can only call in by phone and listen to presentations, which, as we all … Continue reading

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Welcome our new Canadian Intercloud Partners

A lot has happened since I last discussed our Intercloud strategy in April of this year. In fact, since introducing Intercloud in March, Cisco and our partners have been building the world’s largest Intercloud to address customer requirements for a … Continue reading

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