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Toronto neighbourhood finds itself under a Digital Canopy

September 9, 2020

September 9, 2020 – The City of Toronto and Cisco Canada—along with several other partners—have launched Digital Canopy, which provides Wi-Fi hotspots to low-income, residential tower communities for free (up to one year). The first Digital Canopy site is now


Cisco and Schneider bridge OT and IT in building management systems

July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020 – Through a technology partnership, Schneider Electric and Cisco report they have developed, tested and validated designs that help connect building management systems to an IP network with a secure, scalable and resilient architecture that is easy

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Pandemic forces 95% of organizations to change their tech priorities: AppDynamics

July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020 – Application performance monitoring vendor AppDynamics (a Cisco company) released a special edition of its global research study, “The Agents of Transformation Report” (2020), which reveals the pressures technologists are experiencing as they lead their organizations’ responses

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Cisco to acquire ThousandEyes, which is like a “Google Maps view of the internet”

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 – Earlier today, Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held ThousandEyes Inc., whose internet and cloud intelligence platform “delivers deep visibility and insights into the digital delivery of applications and services over the internet”. And the

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Q&A with Cisco Canada’s Bill MacGowan

March 3, 2019

“There is a firm belief now that buildings are going to move off of AC power to low-voltage DC power systems. And that gets very interesting.”

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IoT in Smart Cities Market to reach US$219.6B by 2023

February 7, 2019

The emergence of 5G services will also help increase the adoption rate of IoT services and solutions as there will be drastic improvement in the efficiency of the services.