Category Archives: Routing and Switching

Making it easier for partners to do business with Cisco in the mid-market

By Donna Cooney, Director, Partner Development, Collaboration, Cisco Canada Recently we introduced several collaboration products, programs and incentives aimed at helping our channel partners and their midmarket customers. Why? Well, if you haven’t been following our midmarket blog series then you … Continue reading

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When you hear what the Nexus 6000 can do in 210 seconds, imagine what it can do for your business

By Dino Marasco, VP Data Centre and Cloud Infrastructure Sales, Cisco Canada Last week we took another important step towards unifying the data centre by unveiling an exciting update to our Nexus switch portfolio. The announcement focused on preparing our … Continue reading

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What Cisco means to the Toronto Internet Exchange

By Jon Nistor, Cisco Canada Peanut butter and jam.  Bacon and Eggs.  Cisco and Toronto Internet Exchange. What do each of these pairings have in common?  Simply put, they just make sense and one just isn’t the same without the … Continue reading

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Why we’ll be cheering during the London 2012 Olympic Games

We’ve been saying at Cisco for a while now that the London 2012 Olympic Games will be the most connected Games ever – and for good reason. The IT systems for London 2012 will process 30 per cent more information … Continue reading

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Why Service Providers need to prepare for the ‘new normal’ and how they can do it

If you were following the release of Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) forecast earlier this month, you would know mobile traffic growth is set to explode over the next five years. And while the trend itself might not be surprising, … Continue reading

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How AMA is bringing “anytime, anywhere” to its members

By Jim Gladden, Director of Technology Services, Alberta Motor Association Over recent years the Alberta Motor Association (AMA) has continued to grow with the Alberta economy.  What was once purely a motor association is now a 2,200 employee organization which … Continue reading

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Big and Bigger Data in our Communities

The facts on the usage and growth of social media continues to amaze me. The latest I heard was that almost 900 million people have registered accounts on Facebook (launched in 2004) and that more than 30 billion pieces of … Continue reading

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Q&A Part 2: Focus Corp.’s IT director talks Cisco UC

In part one of our conversation with Focus Corp.’s IT Director Shaun Guthrie we talked about Focus’ Cisco WAAS and BYOD deployments. In this second and final part of our discussion, Shaun explains why Focus recently migrated to a Cisco … Continue reading

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Q&A Part 1: Focus Corp.’s IT director talks Cisco WAAS, BYOD and beyond

We sat down with Shaun Guthrie, director of Information Technology at Focus Corporation, to learn more about how Focus is using Cisco solutions to help transform the way employees communicate. In part one of our discussion with Shaun we talk … Continue reading

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Cisco in 2012: A small business TweetChat with Cisco’s Andrew Sage

TweetChat gives opportunity for Canadian SMBs and partners to ask questions to Cisco executive – now updated with Chat transcript As director of SMB for Canada, part of my job is to listen to our small business partners and customers … Continue reading

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