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Introducing Cloud-Scale Networking in a 100G World

A few weeks ago, we announced a transformative technology offering for our service provider customers:  software solutions for cloud-scale networking. At the time, Cisco’s SVP for service provider, Kelly Ahuja, had this to say about the announcement: As cloud-based traffic scales, … Continue reading

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Extending Security Everywhere … including Canada

A few months ago at Cisco Live U.S., we announced both our strategy and several new offerings for Security Everywhere Across the Extended Network. We believe that our vision of delivering Security Everywhere – from the cloud to the network … Continue reading

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Why it’s time to pay attention to Cloud Computing, Canada

Last week we released the fifth annual Cisco Global Cloud Index (2014-2019), our annual forecast of global data centre and cloud-based traffic growth and trends. Originally intended as a complementary resource to existing Internet Protocol (IP) network traffic studies such … Continue reading

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Perception versus Reality: Step Up Your Security Protection in 2015

This month, we officially unveiled the Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report, which captures an industry snapshot of our security landscape from an IT network trend perspective. The most glaring point about the report is the seeming “perception versus reality” disconnect … Continue reading

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Cloud computing, coming to an Oil and Gas company near you, Part 2

In my previous blog I discussed the evolution of cloud computing in the Oil and Gas industry. Here I will discuss how cloud computing will likely evolve in the next 5 years. In just a short time cloud computing has … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing, Coming to an Oil and Gas Company Near You

For many in the Oil and Gas industry cloud computing might seem like a confusing IT buzzword with very little substance. Trying to wade through the complexities of all its offshoots (public, private, on-premise cloud) without understanding the base concept … Continue reading

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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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Through the Cloud and Back: A night with Chris Hadfield

Last month, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield joined Cisco and Allstream for an event celebrating innovation and collaboration. Why Chris Hadfield, you ask?  For us, it was simple – who better than the world’s most famous astronaut, a man who literally … Continue reading

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What Application Centric Infrastructure means for your business

In July I first wrote about our vision for Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) following our announcement at Cisco Live in Orlando. At that time, I quoted a blog post by our CTO Padmasree Warrior but wasn’t able to share what … Continue reading

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Why many services working together is the key to cloud computing

By:  Jeffrey Maddox, Vice President, Systems Engineering, Service Provider, Cisco Canada Cloud computing encompasses three key attributes, which include: –          “On-demand,” which means that resources can be provisioned immediately when needed, released when no longer required, and billed only when … Continue reading

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