Category Archives: Partners

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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How to thrive in the fast-paced service provider world: A Q&A with Fibrenoire’s CTO

Since its founding in 2007, Fibrenoire, based in Montreal, Quebec, has grown from a startup to one of Canada’s largest metro-fiber-to-the-business service providers. As further testament to their success Fibernoire was the first Canadian service provider to earn MEF Carrier Ethernet … Continue reading

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FCM Annual Conference Offers a Great Opportunity for Thinking Smart

From May 29th to June 3rd I will be attending the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Annual Conference and Trade Show in Niagara Falls, Ontario. This event will see over 3,000 municipal leaders, including mayors and councillors, get together to … Continue reading

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Five years and counting: Cisco Unified Computing System

This week marks the 5th anniversary for Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS).  What an exciting milestone for us. When I joined Cisco back in 2010, I was hired as the 1st UCS dedicated Account Manager in Canada.  At the time, we … Continue reading

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Simply the Best: Presenting our Canadian Partner Summit 2014 Award Winners

Partner Summit is a special event for me, and our Canadian leadership team. It’s where we get to interact and engage with literally thousands of our partners from across the globe. It’s where we get to discuss the channel and … Continue reading

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Made in Canada: How we are making the Cisco Business Edition 6000 easier for partners

By all accounts, the Cisco Business Edition 6000 is an incredible product.  Able to handle 1,000 users, 100 contact centre agents and up to 50 remote branch offices, the Cisco Business Edition 6000 simplifies our unified communications and collaboration portfolio … Continue reading

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Why it’s Time to Liberate Your IT Operations

By Steven Karachinsky, CEO, Stack8 In today’s business environment, one thing is certain: all companies need to get the most out of their investments. And that includes investments made in technology.  What happens when the time and resources required to … Continue reading

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