Category Archives: Wireless

How Cisco Powers the Mid-Market

By Karim Remu,  Director of Systems Engineering, Mid-Market, Cisco Canada The Mid-Market is North America’s economic engine. In fact, Deloitte’s 2013 report on the mid-market revealed that the United States and Canada are the two most important markets for these … Continue reading

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FCM Annual Conference Offers a Great Opportunity for Thinking Smart

From May 29th to June 3rd I will be attending the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Annual Conference and Trade Show in Niagara Falls, Ontario. This event will see over 3,000 municipal leaders, including mayors and councillors, get together to … 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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Banking Business and Operating Models – then and now

A recent poll by American Banker Magazine on impressions on the future of banking generated some interesting perspectives on what this future would be like and what it would entail. While there were several insights, one comment especially captured the … Continue reading

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Game, Set, Match: Cisco delivers a winner at Rogers Cup

We just wrapped up our third year as sponsor of Rogers Cup presented by National Bank. With all the excitement surrounding Milos Raonic, Vasek Pospisil and Eugenie Bouchard, our homegrown tennis talent, the fans were especially spirited! If you aren’t … Continue reading

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Bridge Studios: Lights, Camera, Connectivity

When most of us think about movies and television, we’re often drawn to the bright lights of Hollywood, but what about Canada? British Columbia’s ever-growing film industry is a key generator of employment, innovation and economic growth, supporting over 25,000 … Continue reading

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How technology is transforming the mining industry

If you had to name one industry being transformed by technology, ‘mining’ is probably not the first one that comes to mind. But why shouldn’t it? The mining industry has thrived on innovation and technological advances. Over 150 years ago, … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Trend

As part of our ongoing Future of Work campaign with the Globe and Mail, we are asking Canadians for their opinions on BYOD, technology and remote working. And the results from our latest poll made us stop and take pause. … 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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Attached at the hip: Canadians and their smartphones in a connected world

If you had to choose only one device what would you choose?  Would it be a laptop? Smartphone? Tablet? This is one of the many questions posed in the third annual Cisco Connected World Technology Report (CCWTR). This year’s study … Continue reading

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