Articles By Alex Coop

HPE unveils new data protection solutions

New hybrid cloud data protection and copy data management solutions were announced by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) this morning. The new solutions are targeted for businesses needing a built-for-cloud approach to data protection

Published on: October 1st, 2018 Alex Coop

In a fierce marketplace, channel play is key, says Cogeco Peer 1’s new president

Cogeco Peer 1’s new president says she’s being handed the keys to a company that’s in a stable state, and that the company’s growth, which will require significant contributions from the channel, is

Published on: October 1st, 2018 Alex Coop

Claroty announces integration with Cisco

Cisco has developed a new integrated solution with industrial cybersecurity firm Claroty, and it will combine Claroty’s Continous Threat Detection solution with Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) and Firepower. Claroty is one of

Published on: September 26th, 2018 Alex Coop

Canadian channel shows sparks of creativity, but faces an identity crisis, says former CEO of Softchoice

Customer buying habits are changing and born-in-the-cloud firms are cozying up to business leaders who are looking for full-service solutions with a fast ROI, but that doesn’t mean that traditional Canadian channel resellers

Published on: September 25th, 2018 Alex Coop

2018 Channel Innovation Awards at a glance

Published on: September 24th, 2018 Alex Coop

European leader in IT infrastructure monitoring expands to North America, will sell prominently through channel, says CEO

Legacy vendors in the IT infrastructure monitoring space beware, Paris-based Centreon Software Systems is opening up shop in North America and it wants channel partners to sell its open source solutions. Centreon, with

Published on: September 21st, 2018 Alex Coop

Cybersecurity is changing, and so is the way it’s being sold

Cybersecurity vendors still have sales targets to meet and their own products to glorify, but a “weird sales dynamic,” as Brian Krause describes, is also creeping its way into the market. “Every single

Published on: September 21st, 2018 Alex Coop

Replacing the pen and paper with PetalMD’s cloud-based platforms

Despite incredible advancements in health care, a lot of the behind-the-scenes processes and scheduling are still performed with the ol’ pen and paper. But Quebec’s PetalMD has become the health industry’s go-to source

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Clear Concepts and Sherpa Marketing unwrap the 360-degree VR experience

Getting someone to watch a promotional video at a trade show is one thing. Getting someone to watch that video and immediately commit to buying the product is another. The Climate FieldView software

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Konverge sprinkles some SaaS magic on nutritional data

A restaurant would have to fork over more than $3,500 to have a lab calculate the nutritional information of five menu items. That total drops to a much easier to swallow $500 or

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Calgary Drop-In and Rehab Centre turns to facial recognition

With nearly 1,000 people in need of shelter on any given night, many of whom don’t have any form of government-issued identification, it’s critically important for the Calgary Drop-In and Rehab Centre (DI)

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Migrations aren’t easy – enter Tidal Migrations

Migrating applications to the cloud isn’t easy, and for large public sector entities with decades-old legacy systems and manual processes, the challenges can be extreme. This proved true for a large public sector

Published on: September 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Meta Networks launches a new NaaS channel partner program

Meta Networks Ltd. is launching a new channel partner program with a select number of companies from the U.S. and Canada to make waves in the security, networking and managed services space. The cloud-native

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Turbonomic unveils new cloud assessment and migration capabilities for Microsoft Azure

As Microsoft's aging server operating system and a database management system face an impending end, Turbonomic is using the opportunity to unveil its latest cloud assessment and migration capabilities for Azure. Microsoft has

Published on: September 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Red Hat rolls across North America with 18 wheels worth of open source solutions

Red Hat is on tour. Rather than having customers approach the technology company first, Red Hat decided to take a more proactive approach by cramming a bevy of open source platforms and technologies

Published on: September 17th, 2018 Alex Coop