Jodi Kovitz, founder and chief executive of #movethedial, addressing the audience at 2019 #movethedial global summit. Photos by Pragya Sehgal

Published: November 20th, 2019


Canadian businesses lagging in network innovation to support digital transformation, says Cisco report

Canada lags far behind other nations in terms of strategic implementation of projects and networking innovations that support digital transformation, spotlights Cisco’s recently released 2020 Global Networking Trends Report. Canada ranks 11th among

Published on: November 4th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Collision 2019: Diversity in technology still has a ‘long way to go’, says Cisco’s Rola Dagher

All the tech innovations at Collision 2019 can't hide the fact that most leadership positions in the industry are not occupied by women, says Rola Dagher, president of Cisco Canada. “I think we've

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Tom Li

St. Clair College producing tech-oriented students while bridging the gender gap

St. Clair College announced yesterday that they have been recognized as the number one Cisco Networking Academy partner in North America, boasting 1,680 students enrolled in Cisco's computer network programs in 2018. On

Published on: April 5th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Partners humbled by pool guy’s wise words at Cisco Marketing Velocity

NEW ORLEANS --- More than 200 channel marketers listened intently to Marcus Sheridan talk about swimming pools Wednesday during Cisco Systems' Marketing Velocity event. The bubbly personality and partner of River Pools and

Published on: April 1st, 2019 Alex Coop

Cisco Canada President Rola Dagher awarded ‘Woman of the Year’

Ottawa-based Women in Communications and Technology announced the winners of its Leadership Excellence Awards on Thursday, naming Cisco Canada President Rola Dagher the Woman of the Year for 2019. Marking International Women's Day

Published on: March 8th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Canada’s top technology employer’s based on Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2019

Mediacorp Canada Inc. released its annual report today of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2019, and a number of companies that made the list are technology developers, and vendors. So here at ITBusiness.ca

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Cisco Canada collaborating with the University of Waterloo to advance 5G technology

Cisco Canada is making a big investment in the future of wireless technology. The enterprise networking giant announced this week that it was providing $1 million over the next five years to the

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Adobe, Cisco, PointClickCare execs on how companies can attract more women to sales

As co-founder of the Great Canadian Sales Competition, which has educated more than 7000 postsecondary students about the profession and boasts Google, IBM, Cisco, Shopify, and FreshBooks among its sponsors, Sonya Meloff has

Published on: March 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Top 10 Canadian tech firms by R&D spending

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

One final question for ex-Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman

I hope you are enjoying the two-part exit interview with outgoing Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman. Looking at the Google Analytics data on this two-part Q&A and the breaking news story on Rola

Published on: June 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

An exit interview with ex-Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman: Part 2

In part one of ITBusiness.ca's exit interview with outgoing Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman, the leader talked about Rola Dagher, the new chief executive who will be replacing her and the advice she gave,

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

An exit interview with ex-Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman: Part 1

Early on in Bernadette Wightman’s tenure as the president of Cisco Canada she had a coffee date with non-other than Rola Dagher, who was at the time networking sales director for Dell Canada. Little did

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto


Following Pan Am games, Cisco creates technology legacy plan

This fall, Cisco Canada announced the beginning of a technology legacy plan, the primary goal of which is to provide local communities with access to current technology. After concluding a partnership with the

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Jackie Atkins