Cisco names Chuck Robbins as new CEO

Networking giant Cisco announced Monday the appointment of Chuck Robbins as the company's next CEO, replacing John Chambers. On Twitter, Robbins said that he was "Humbled and honored," to be appointed.  He will be

Published on: May 4th, 2015 CDN Staff

A better approach needed to secure the Internet of Things: Cisco

MONTREAL – One of the biggest questions coming out of the recently concluded Cisco Partner Summit is with the new Software Partner Program how are channel partners and their customers going to align

Published on: May 3rd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

The breakdown of the lucrative Internet of Everything market

MONTREAL – Cisco Systems has been consistent on the market value of the Internet of Everything for two years now: $19 trillion in value and potential risk. But at the Cisco Partner Summit

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Big data, big plans for Cisco’s services chief

MONTREAL – Edzard Overbeek, the senior vice president of Cisco Services, was relatively unknown until the company put forth his name as a potential successor to the Cisco throne; currently held by John Chambers

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Can Canada become the first digital country in North America?

MONTREAL – Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman strongly believes Canada will be the first country in North America to be digital. “We are going to be the first digital country in North America,”

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco CEO John Chambers on Canada and the rest of the world

MONTREAL – Since Cisco Systems has come to Canada (Montreal) for its 2015 Partner Summit I decided to ask company CEO John Chambers if he is still bullish on the Canadian market. If

Published on: April 29th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco channel partners party on in Montreal

Published on: April 29th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco takes aim at software with new partner program

MONTREAL - Cisco Systems introduced new partner programs aligned to solution providers being able to create or enhance software practices and hybrid IT. At the Cisco Partner Summitt the networking giant unveiled its

Published on: April 28th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco tells channel partners to own the story

MONTREAL – One day before the start of the Cisco’s Worldwide Partner Summit, the networking giant host marketing professionals from more than 110 channel organizations at its Velocity conference. Sherri Liebo, the Vice

Published on: April 27th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

What to expect at the Cisco Partner Summit in Montreal

It has arrived. The Cisco Partner Summit 2015 in Montreal is here. And, for the Canadian channel community it is one of most the anticipated conferences in years. Many solution providers have marked

Published on: April 24th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco unveils new security services and ThreatGRID offering

Cisco Systems today announced the addition of its ThreatGRID offering, now branded as AMP Threat Grid under the Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) umbrella, as well as the availability of security services to partners. First,

Published on: April 7th, 2015 CDN Staff

Big year for new Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman

Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman made her first public speaking appearance at the Toronto Region Board of Trade and CDN was there. After approximately 150 days as Cisco Canada president Wightman agreed to a video interview to

Published on: March 30th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Established ICT players are now feeling the heat

We have attended numerous industry calls related to vendor business results. One of the changes is that there seems to be more product strategy and announcement changes than the previous quarter with vendors

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Roberta Fox

Selling to the Line of Business

It's not every day that you are told you no longer matter. For Ted Maulucci, this is exactly what happened when, at a CIO summit, a sponsoring vendor walked in the room. “We don’t care what you’ve

Published on: March 25th, 2015 Dave Yin