Author Archives: Ian Gallagher

About Ian Gallagher

Ian Gallagher is the general manager, collaboration for Cisco Canada. He leads a national team of collaboration product specialists responsible for working with Cisco partners and customers to create and execute business-impacting collaboration strategy and architecture. Ian Gallagher est Directeur général des services de collaboration de Cisco Canada. Il dirige une équipe nationale de spécialistes de produits collaboratifs dont la responsabilité est de travailler avec les partenaires et les clients de Cisco pour créer et exécuter une architecture et une stratégie collaboratives ayant un impact commercial.

The Future of Collaboration

This month, we announced major bold and beautiful updates to our WebEx meeting platform. Now more than ever, WebEx is a one-stop-shop for meeting, conferencing and collaborating. As a tech addict and avid WebEx user what excites me most about … Continue reading

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Collaborating just became easier with new products and infrastructure updates

This week at Cisco Live! 2014, we announced new products and infrastructure updates that gives a fresh take on video, desktop collaboration and virtual meeting rooms. These new products and updates make the collaboration experience easier for users by allowing … Continue reading

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Collaboration technology and sunshine, any questions?

It’s not hard to convince anyone to visit beautiful Boca Raton, Florida and I couldn’t think of a better excuse to head down there myself than attending this year’s Cisco Collaboration Summit. Collaboration Summit 2013 was all about consumer experience … 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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What is your employer’s Bring Your Own Device Policy? Do you know if they have one?

In January we launched the Future of Work campaign with the Globe and Mail, profiling Canadian businesses that are using technology to gain a competitive advantage and transform how they operate. While their stories are being shared, we also wanted … Continue reading

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Considering interoperability: Why SIP could be the next big thing in 2013, Part 2

In part one of this blog I shared my technology prediction for 2013, that the use of SIP URIs to communicate between employees and outside contacts would accelerate and have a significant impact on the future of work in Canada. … Continue reading

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Technology Prediction: Why SIP could be the next big thing in 2013, Part 1

As I started to write this entry at the start of 2013, my goal was to consider predictions for the collaboration space in the coming year. Most are familiar with the trends that dominated this area in 2012 – mobility, … Continue reading

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The benefits of collaboration to a growing mid-market business

We can all agree that collaboration is important to any thriving business.  Mid-market companies are a prime example of why collaboration is imperative.  As these companies continue to grow collaboration becomes essential since employees need to reach out to peers, … Continue reading

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Why a BYOD plan is more than just policy

This isn’t the first time we’ve delved into the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) movement on this blog and it certainly won’t be the last. We have already discussed the many opportunities BYOD can offer partners; how Cisco’s line of collaboration tools can … Continue reading

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Cisco Canada is serving up another Connected Experience at Rogers Cup!

For the second consecutive year, we are very excited to partner with Tennis Canada to deliver the ultimate fan experience at the 2012 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank! This event brings Canada to the centre stage of international sport, … Continue reading

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