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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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IT Infrastructure and Cloud Services Conference

Networking and meeting with potential customers and partners is only one of the benefits you will receive by attending the twelfth annual iTech Conference, happening on May 15th, 2014. The focus of the conference is on IT Infrastructure and Cloud … Continue reading

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Why we need free Wi-Fi in our cities

The National Post occasionally publishes an “everything you need to know about a complicated issue” feature, and last month I read about free public Wi-Fi but I couldn’t help thinking that there’s nothing complicated about it. The article examines Councillor … Continue reading

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To modernize Canada’s public infrastructure – every bridge needs a switch

Public infrastructure is a key driver of a nation’s success, particularly for a prosperous economy like Canada. Infrastructure plays an essential role in supporting global economic competitiveness (trade corridors), safety and security (borders), public health (water, housing), environmental protection (clean … Continue reading

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Innovating Transportation and Mobility with ICT Networks

Last Tuesday (Sept. 18th), I was invited to speak with CBC Radio 1 Here and Now host Laura Di Battista about the importance of the Information Highway as an essential infrastructure for every community and every country. Canada has a … Continue reading

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Cisco Canada and Mike Holmes team on Edmonton’s Boyle Renaissance project

There has been a lot of activity today on vacant land near the city centre of Edmonton. Public and private sector officials, citizens and press gathered in a make-shift tent to witness the groundbreaking of the Boyle Renaissance project. The … Continue reading

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Breaking Glass – Innovation May Not Happen Without IT

Change is hard. Especially for people and organizations that are rooted in tradition; are used to conventional (proven and accepted) ways of doing things; and feel comfortable with the processes and relationships that they’ve become so accustomed to—pretty much most … Continue reading

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Why it’s time for IT to notice the $114B spent on Canada’s infrastructure projects

This year, the impressive collection of Canada’s top 100 infrastructure projects total an astounding $114 billion investment (18% more than last year!). Only five years ago, a list as impressive as this one would have gone unnoticed by companies in … Continue reading

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