Cisco goes internal for new Canadian channel chief

Mark Collins is the new channel chief of Cisco Canada. As the Canadian subsidiary takes the wraps off a brand new headquarters, the networking giant began a search for the departing Dave DeAbreu,

Published on: June 30th, 2015 CDN Staff

Internet of Everything on display at Pan Am Games 2015

It was almost one year ago today that Jeff Seifert stood next to a giant, colourful, and connected clock in Toronto’s Nathan Philips Square. The chief technology officer of Cisco Canada posed for

Published on: June 24th, 2015 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry/Cisco partnership to push healthcare towards digital age

Richmond Hill, Ont. - Packed hospital waiting rooms are common at Ontario healthcare facilities. People waiting in these areas are typically unaware that nurses and doctors along with other hospital staff are bogged

Published on: June 24th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

BlackBerry and Cisco ink long term deal

After reporting a Q1 loss, Waterloo, Ont.-based smartphone vendor BlackBerry Ltd. struck a long term deal with networking powerhouse Cisco Systems Inc. Cisco and BlackBerry have signed a patent cross-licensing agreement that covers

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 CDN Staff

D&H Canada introduces Cisco PRO program

D&H Canada announced it has implemented a new channel enablement program to reward and support the solution providers who are able to increase Cisco solution sales. Called Cisco PRO (Partner Revenue Opportunities), the two-tiered program is for

Published on: June 22nd, 2015 CDN Staff

CDN Digital Edition looks at John Chambers’ departure as CEO of Cisco

In this issue of the CDN Digital Edition we are featuring John Chambers, who is stepping down as Cisco's CEO. Networking giant Cisco announced the appointment of Chuck Robbins as the company’s next CEO, replacing John

Published on: June 15th, 2015 CDN Staff

Cisco pushes “Security Everywhere” strategy with new portfolio

Cisco wants its security solutions on every part of the enterprise infrastructure. At its 2015 Live conference, the network giant has announced new offerings for what seems like every portion of a company's architecture,

Published on: June 11th, 2015 CDN Staff

New Cisco CEO announces leadership team

Chuck Robbins is moving quickly. The newly named successor to John Chambers at Cisco is still about 50 days away from taking over the corner office at the networking giant and he has

Published on: June 4th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Juniper’s Canadian CEO puts focus on automation, security and cloud

TORONTO – Rami Rahim, the newly appointed CEO of Juniper Networks, came home this week. The Toronto native has spent 18 years in Silicon Valley with networking vendor Juniper Networks and has been

Published on: June 2nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Rob Lloyd plans to leave Cisco

As I was getting ready to start my day the morning of Day 1 of EMC World in Las Vegas a source told me Chuck Robbins would be the next CEO of Cisco. A

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic coming soon

The 31st annual Canadian Computer Charity Golf Classic, hosted by Cisco Canada, is one of the premier golf tournaments in the high tech industry. This event, scheduled this year for September 11, brings

Published on: May 29th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cisco Canada channel chief is leaving the company

Dave De Abreu nearly two year stint as the channel chief of Cisco Canada will be coming to an end. The 15-year veteran of Cisco has decided to leave the Toronto-based subsidiary. A 2014

Published on: May 28th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

From Cisco Canada to Avaya AsiaPac: Mike Ansley’s unique career journey

“Fantastic!” That’s the word Mike Ansley used to describe his new career adventure. Recently the former Cisco Canada channel chief was hired by rival Avaya to run its AsiaPac operations as President. Ansley

Published on: May 26th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

FlexITy opens new cloud and UC centre in Manitoba

FlexITy Solutions Inc. No. 13 on CDN’s Top 100 Solution Providers list, has opened a new operations centre in Winnipeg that will feature a cloud and unified communications offering. The unified communications offering

Published on: May 26th, 2015 CDN Staff