Articles By Alex Coop

Canadian channel has ‘really stepped up’ says Dell EMC Canada Enterprise president

Dell EMC has had a firm grip on the Canadian PC, external storage and X86 server markets so far this year, and Michael Sharun, president of Dell EMC Canada Enterprise, says a lot

Published on: August 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

Channel partners get more marketing might from Xerox

Xerox Canada is offering its channel partners new marketing tools to help them sell their managed print services (MPS) and ConnectKey workplace assistants. The new offerings are now available on the redesigned Xerox

Published on: August 17th, 2018 Alex Coop

ESET’s new line of enterprise security solutions now available in Canada

It’s no secret that many buyers looking for strong endpoint security solutions want something that consolidates several functions and minimizes complexity, and IT security company ESET says its latest suite of enterprise security

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

WatchGuard launches affordable multi-factor authentication for SMBs

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions are designed for large companies - that’s what more than 60 per cent of businesses believe anyway. But WatchGuard Technologies is hoping to change that narrative with its latest

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Alphabet puts $375M into Oscar; Alex Jones booted from Twitter; U.S. approves app as birth control

Google puts $375 million into health insurance startup Oscar, Alex Jones gets the boot from Twitter, and an app that tracks women’s fertility cycles gains the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Optiv Security launches new suite of security solutions

Security solutions integrator Optiv Security recently announced a new suite of security solutions that will help organizations better understand their defenses and potential threats by looking at them through the eyes of an

Published on: August 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Spring and LG announce 5G phone; Turkey looks to ban iPhones; Welfare recipients tracked in California

Sprint and LG announce a new 5G phone, Turkey looks to boycott iPhones, and California officials track welfare recipients with license plate readers. Up first, trending on Twitter - Spring and LG are

Published on: August 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

4G speed and reach are improving in Canada, Telus still reigns supreme, according to report

Canada continues to boast some of the fastest mobile data speeds in the world, and in the past six months, average 4G download speeds rose by at least 5 Mbps. Among the Big

Published on: August 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

Lucidworks launches new partner program

Shortly after partnering with Commvault in June, Lucidworks today launched its own global partner program with the company’s Fusion search platform in the centre of it. The Lucidworks Partner Program includes training and

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Juniper Networks boosts firewall performance with new processing card

Juniper Networks is upgrading its services processing card to try and keep up with increasingly complicated security demands that come with the rise of IoT, 5G and the enterprise edge.  The networking product

Published on: August 14th, 2018 Alex Coop

Multi-national firm acquires Montreal-based open networking technology provider

Looking to become a full solution provider of open source hardware and software, Germany-based Kontron acquired Inocybe Technologies, a leading open networking technology provider in Montreal. The deal, announced Aug. 1, is a

Published on: August 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

Nyansa adds 10 new channel partners to partner program

Nearly a month after launching two new solutions, network analytics software provider Nyansa Inc. has added 10 new channel partners to its partner program. In July, Nyansa launched Voyance WAN and Voyance Client

Published on: August 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending: Unsecured data exposes top carmakers; Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries; is thinner actually better?

A bunch of data belonging to car manufacturers gets exposed, Forbes thinks Amazon should replace libraries, and is our pursuit for thinner machines robbing us from better performance? Welcome to a special edition

Published on: August 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

More honesty from both sides will bridge the divide between buyers and sellers, says Devbridge CEO

IT departments rarely complain about a lack of options, and it's no wonder because they have an enormous catalogue of channel partners to choose from and an even longer list of solutions to

Published on: August 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Rising sea levels endanger buried fibre; Samsung teams up with Nasa; Best Buy shares its secrets

Rising sea levels are putting buried fibre at risk, Samsung teams with NASA to create a VR lunar experience, and Bloomberg dives into how Best Buy is still alive. Welcome to a special

Published on: August 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop