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The Future of Partner Eco-Systems

Last month, I had a great conversation with Robert Dutt from ChannelBuzz.ca. Robert is well known for covering the Canadian IT channel and for reporting on the trends and tribulations that come with the rapidly changing IT sector. Robert and I … 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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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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My first 100 Days as Channel Chief

After 14 years at Cisco, I am very pleased after my first 100 days as Canadian Channel Chief to share my initial thoughts and strategies. The partner landscape and care-abouts have evolved considerably, and in my time at Cisco I’ve … Continue reading

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Partners, unlock the value of the Internet of Everything

Now that we’ve explained how we can connect Canadians to the Internet of Everything, it’s time for partners to start taking action. The Internet of Everything represents a potential $14.4 trillion economy over the next decade; $400 billion in Canada … 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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Connecting The right talent to Cisco Partners

Opportunities for Cisco Partners are increasing every day. Customers are looking to solution providers as trusted advisors to understand how BYOD, Cloud, Data Centre and business video solutions can benefit THEIR business. Cisco Partners are essential in delivering the services … Continue reading

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Partners, why the CPI newsletter should be added to your Cisco tool belt

By Anna Jasniewska, Partner Marketing, Cisco Canada At Cisco, we pride ourselves on the relationships we’ve built with our technology partners. These partners are essential to the delivery of our solutions across Canada, a country built of small and mid-sized … Continue reading

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