Articles By Alex Coop

Ottawa-based storage company HubStor updates its cloud storage platform

Ottawa software storage company HubStor recently rolled out continuous data protection and version control in an update to its cloud storage platform. Continuous data protection supports the monitoring of certain file system directories.

Published on: December 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Google’s Pichai testifies to Congress; New details about Equifax breach; U.S. to expose China cyber attacks

Congress grills Google’s CEO, a new report says Equifax breach was easily preventable, and the U.S. is preparing to announce the indictments of multiple Chinese hackers. Trending on LinkedIn - Google CEO Sundar

Published on: December 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Centreon and TeamWork expand their partnership to North America

Three months after opening up shop in Toronto, IT infrastructure monitoring firm Centreon is expanding its partnership with TeamWork Management Inc., a certified Centreon partner that will help the company build trust with

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Luc Villeneuve leaves Red Hat, takes helm at Benchmark

Luc Villeneuve’s time at Red Hat Canada has come to end. The country leader and general manager today announced that he’s stepping down and becoming president of Benchmark Corp., a Canadian IT solutions

Published on: December 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

Atlantic.Net announces partnership with Veeam

Cloud services provider Atlantic.Net, which has a hosting facility in Toronto, today announced a partnership with Veeam Software that will allow its customers to access data protection solutions from Veeam and bolster their

Published on: December 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Tech Data secures distribution agreement with Cohesity

Tech Data has become the one and only distributor for Cohesity in the U.S. and Canada. The Cohesity portfolio is a big win for the distributor giant, according to Tech Data vice-president of

Published on: December 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

D3 Security achieves certified integration with McAfee Enterprise Security Manager

Vancouver’s D3 Security announced this week that its security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) technology has received the green light from McAfee and is now successfully integrated with the McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM).

Published on: December 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Box appoints Canadian leader whose focus will be government and enterprise

Box Inc.’s ongoing international expansion continues with the addition of former Salesforce executive Adam Drew, who is now the cloud content management firm’s new vice-president for Canada. With an emphasis on enterprise and

Published on: December 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – AT&T pulls a Netflix; Instagram launches text for the blind; Blockchain success hard to find

AT&T is pulling a Netflix, Instagram launches text for the blind, and a new study says blockchain is hard. Trending on LinkedIn - Another giant has entered the streaming scene. AT&T has announced

Published on: December 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Certificate authority GlobalSign seeks Canadian regional partners

In addition to expanding its global enterprise channel business with the launch of its Global Partner Program, certificate authority (CA) GlobalSign is adamant about getting some of its Canadian value-added resellers (VARS) to

Published on: November 30th, 2018 Alex Coop

D&H Canada caps 2018 with second annual Vancouver event

D&H Canada is experiencing serious growth out West ever since it opened its 26,000 square-foot facility in B.C., says the company’s marketing and business development director, and its latest tech event in Vancouver

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Musk scraps tunnel project; New Zealand bans Huawei; Amazon to sell medical software

Elon Musk scraps his tunnel project under the 405 freeway, New Zealand turns its nose up to Huawei, and Amazon wants to sell medical software. Maybe it was a pipe dream after all.

Published on: November 29th, 2018 Alex Coop

HPE to acquire BlueData

In addition to its recent product releases and portfolio enhancements, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that it's acquiring big data specialist, BlueData. Looking to extend its footprint as a supplier of AI and analytics

Published on: November 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

HPE announces new AI and edge offerings

On the heels of yesterday's announcement about a new composable cloud strategy, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) unveiled updates to its intelligent storage and edge offerings this morning at its Discover event in Madrid.

Published on: November 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

HPE makes slew of enhancements to its composable IT portfolio

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced several extensions to its composable cloud strategy today at its Discover event in Madrid, but they're not rolling out in Canada just yet.  Prior to Discover, Phil Davis, president of hybrid

Published on: November 26th, 2018 Alex Coop