Category Archives: Small and Mid-size Business

It’s About You Bettering Your Business

Trends in the technology industry are always changing. If you are anything like me, being ahead of the technology curve is challenging. We all know we need to be at the forefront of it, but sometimes the wave takes us … 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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Introducing Cisco ONE Software and Cisco Meraki

Today at Cisco Live! Milan, we announced the launch of Cisco ONE Software and introduction of Cisco Meraki as an enterprise class, cloud-networking solution.    

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Partner finds success with a focus on mid-size businesses

Larger than small businesses but not quite an enterprise, mid-size businesses, which make up a large percentage of Canadian companies, pose a unique set of challenges for partners. Cisco Partners are creative, highly specialized and knowledgeable. They can create a … Continue reading

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What keeps you up at night? Latest Cisco research reveals why Canadian organizations need to shore up their network security strategy sooner than later

When it comes to network security, what keeps IT professionals up at night? With new Cisco research revealing that 60%of Canadian organizations don’t have a security strategy or policy in place, or are unsure whether their current strategy prepares them … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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