Tag Archives: SMB

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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Security Threats are Becoming More Common in the Financial Sector

Because they are facing cyber attacks planned by professionals, financial institutions must take extreme measures.  As guardians of the assets of individuals and companies, the financial industry has always been a choice target for hackers. The year 2014 will be … 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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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

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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

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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

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How to find the right financing plan for your small business

It’s October again and that means a few things: the weather is starting to cool down; it’s almost time to carve pumpkins and it’s SMB Week/Month (depending on who you ask)! We’re kicking off SMB Week/Month with part one of … Continue reading

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Q&A with David Saele on implementing Cisco Technologies at Think Technologies

I recently spoke with David Saele, president and founder of Think Communications, to better understand the way his company meets clients’ demands for server, storage, and virtualization solutions in the midsize business sector. We also discussed some challenges that many … Continue reading

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Please Welcome Garth Scully!

I’m pleased to introduce Garth Scully to our small and mid-size business-focused blog series. Garth will be a contributor to our discussion and brings with him a wealth of experience in technology innovation and the small and mid-market business sector. … Continue reading

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Does Your SMB Customer Need ‘BYOD’ or Just a ‘Secure and Manageable Network’?

Bring-Your-Own-Device or BYOD is a hot topic today! I am sure you have read at least one article on BYOD, consumerization of IT, and working remote. I spend much of my time with Cisco Partners across Canada who support small … Continue reading

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