Category Archives: Small and Mid-size Business

How Does Your Business Know When it’s Ready for the Cisco Business Edition 6000?

Today, there is one undeniable truth in the technology industry: technology must enable businesses to meet the communication needs of their employees and customers today, while laying the foundation for additional value-rich services tomorrow. After all, if your products aren’t … Continue reading

Posted in Cisco, Collaboration, Small and Mid-size Business, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Using Technology to Stimulate the Economy of Small and Medium-sized Businesses in Quebec

There is much talk of delayed productivity in Quebec. This problem should not be taken lightly, since, in the current context of globalization, it has become important for Quebec to increase its exports and efficiency in order to get ahead … Continue reading

Posted in Small and Mid-size Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Cisco Meraki WiFi helped Lone Star Texas Grill improve customer service

Lone Star Texas Grill has been bringing authentic Tex-Mex food to Ontarians since 1986. The popular restaurant chain now operates 19 locations across the province. Recently Lone Star’s Bob Macey, senior project manager, sat down with me to discuss the … Continue reading

Posted in Borderless Networks, Data Centre, Virtualization and Cloud, Small and Mid-size Business, Wireless | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Cisco, Collaboration, Partners, Small and Mid-size Business, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Not another phone system: Raising the Table Stakes for communications systems.

“We initially went looking for a phone system, but we found a lot more with the Cisco Business Edition 6000.  We now have the tools we need to truly align business communications with our values of promoting excellent customer service … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts, Small and Mid-size Business, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Productivity Through Mobility: Levelling the playing field for midsized businesses in Canada

People speak a lot about Canada being a unique nation.  Our size is immense and yet we have a unified national identity that spans from coast to coast to coast.  We are country of entrepreneurs competing in a global arena.  … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts, Small and Mid-size Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Customer Success from Coast to Coast

Part of Cisco’s philosophy is that we help change the way people live, work, play and learn by fostering technological innovation.  We’ve seen examples of this across the world, but often we don’t have to look any further than our … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts, Collaboration, Education, Small and Mid-size Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Cisco Capital Financing for SMB and Mid Market Focussed Partners

The Small Mid Market business segment in Canada generates almost 40% of the GDP and represents about 97% of all registered businesses in Canada. In fact the majority of Cisco Partners in Canada are SMB’s, so who better to service … Continue reading

Posted in Small and Mid-size Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Four questions every Small Business owner must ask when considering collaboration technology

They say communication is the key to success in a relationship, and that rule certainly applies to the relationship between business owners and their employees and customers. Collaborative technology solutions facilitate that communication through a variety of channels that include … Continue reading

Posted in Cisco, Collaboration, Small and Mid-size Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is your small business ready for a mobile workforce?

An employee travelling to different cities for business is in no way a new phenomenon, but having that worker completely connected to the office and available instantly to customers is fairly revolutionary. For your small business to stay competitive, you … Continue reading

Posted in Cisco, Security, Small and Mid-size Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment