Category Archives: Service Provider

Why faster devices, video and machine-to-machine traffic are driving rapid growth in mobile data

Last week we released the 2013 update to our annual Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Forecast and it contained some interesting data points on the Canadian market. For those of you not familiar with the forecast, it’s a … Continue reading

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Canadian Mobile Data Usage on the Rise, Inspiring Innovation for Service Providers

It’s no secret that Canadians love their smartphones and mobile devices. Over the last five years, Canada’s mobile network has significantly evolved as smart phone adoption rates among Canadians have skyrocketed. In fact, Canada has the world’s fastest growth rate … Continue reading

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Introducing the Cisco Network Convergence System

This month we’ve shown once again why Cisco is the industry leading supplier of service provider infrastructure technology. Earlier this month we introduced the nPower family of network processors, which enable advanced capabilities like multi-terabit scale, programmability, high availability and … Continue reading

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Dear service providers: Multi-screen and Multi-tasking have become the new world order

By Chris MacFarlane, Senior Director of Business Development, Service Provider Sales The recent Rogers Communications study, the Rogers Innovation Report, confirmed Cisco’s (and my) long-standing view that viewer behaviour is shifting in dramatic fashion. How dramatic? Consider some of these … Continue reading

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A glimpse into 2017: As the world gets more crowded so does the Internet

Every year we release our annual Visual Networking Index (VNI) report that examines trends in Internet usage and adoption, and forecasts four years into the future to predict what the world, and Internet, may look like. As the global population … Continue reading

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How Allstream is building on the power of Cisco with Hosted Collaboration Solutions

Last month Allstream launched its Hosted Collaboration Solution (HCS), a unified communication-as-a-service (UCaaS) offering based on Cisco’s UCS product suite. In this clip, Allstream’s vice president of unified communications Tom Jolly explains why HCS could solve critical business challenges in … Continue reading

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Canadian technology achievement worthy of Emmy recognition

…And the 2012 television Emmy Award goes to – the Scarborough, Ontario-based R&D team of Cisco Systems… It’s not the sort of honour you’d expect to see given to a group of engineers, especially a team based in Canada. But, … Continue reading

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Why Cisco Canada is proud to be a broadcast sponsor of the Masters golf tournament

The Masters is one of professional golf’s biggest events, one of four major tournaments on the PGA Tour that showcase the best the sport has to offer, with the world’s best golfers vying for the coveted green jacket. This year, … Continue reading

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Canadian service providers: Latest VNI forecast shows 13-fold increase in mobile data traffic by 2017

By: Jeffery Maddox, Vice President, Systems Engineering, Service Provider Sales, Cisco Canada As you may recall from last year, Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) reports and forecasts worldwide stats on mobile data traffic for the next five years. This year’s … Continue reading

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How Cisco is helping shape the future of TV in Canada

Every year the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is buzzing with innovative new technology that not only gives us a peek into what tomorrow holds, but what is possible today. So it’s fitting that Cisco choose CES to unveil Videoscape Unity, … Continue reading

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