Category Archives: Routing and Switching

350 Students and 150 Days: I CAN Develop and the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

150 days to go until the TORONTO 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games. Less than five months for 350 students and instructors from 23 Cisco Networking Academies across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) to participate in the world’s third-largest international multi-sport Games … 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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Collaborating just became easier with new products and infrastructure updates

This week at Cisco Live! 2014, we announced new products and infrastructure updates that gives a fresh take on video, desktop collaboration and virtual meeting rooms. These new products and updates make the collaboration experience easier for users by allowing … Continue reading

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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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