Articles By Alex Coop

Canada holds new opportunities for Veritas’ new channel program, says VP of global channels

Establishing  consistency with its existing partners while attracting new ones is Veritas’ primary goal as it rolls out phase one of its new channel program - and Canada is rife with opportunity, said

Published on: April 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

iTel Networks and WTG partnership a good sign for channel division, says CEO

A new partnership with technology sourcing company WTG is a very big deal for iTel Network Inc.’s channel network, says its vice-president of sales and marketing. The telecommunications provider announced the partnership with

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

PC market continues to decline

The PC market experienced a 14th consecutive quarter of decline, dating back to the second quarter of 2012. According to Gartner, worldwide PC shipments totaled 61.7 million units in the first quarter of

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Former Liberal aide goes to jail; #Searspocalypse continues; Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe explodes

A former chief of staff goes to jail for deleting emails, Sears stores are being auctioned off online, and the Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe campaign makes history. The gas scandal has concluded. David Livingston,

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

New vision intelligence platform for IoT devices launched by Qualcomm

Qualcomm Technologies Inc. is pushing itself further into the IoT market with its latest systems-on-a-chip release, the QCS605 and QCS603. The two combine a multi-core ARM processor with Qualcomm’s AI engine and an

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Amazon’s Echo Spot launches in Canada

Four months after the launch of Amazon’s various Echo devices, Canadians can now pre-order the newest addition to the Echo family - the Echo Spot. Amazon announced the launch this morning, adding the

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Zuckerberg testifies; Instagram scores low on mental health; YouTube gets hacked

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at Capitol Hill, a new report suggests Instagram negatively impacts the mental health of young people, and YouTube gets hacked. Mark Zuckerberg is in the hot seat. Facebook

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

IBM announces launch of ‘skinny’ mainframe

IBM is trying to change the way you think about mainframes with the launch of its new Z-series machine. The IBM z14 Model ZR1, launched today, is a cloud-ready system with a 19-inch

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Pure Storage launches AI in a box, AIRI

Simple but powerful, that’s how Pure Storage is describing its recently launched AI-powered storage platform, AIRI. Powered by NVIDIA and Pure Storage FlashBlade, AIRI will help cloud, enterprise and government organizations input data

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Splunk closes acquisition of Phantom Cyber Corporation

Former CEO and founder of Phantom Cyber Corporation expects the company to further expand into the security and IT market after being acquired by Splunk Inc. “We had almost 10,000 community users, over

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

HPE makes hybrid cloud management easier

After being unveiled last November, Hewlett Packard Enterprise recently announced the general availability of its latest SaaS-based tool for hybrid cloud management, OneSphere. The platform provides businesses unified access across public and on-premise

Published on: April 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Rubrik launches SaaS platform Polaris for data management applications

Cloud data management company Rubrik launched a new SaaS platform to help people and businesses manage their information scattered across the cloud. The Polaris SaaS platform includes native search and a global content

Published on: April 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

ISC lands $5.6 million tech contract with Yukon government

The Government of Yukon is one step closer to creating an electronic land titles registry system after hiring Saskatchewan’s Information Services Corporation as its technology provider. The total value of the contract is

Published on: April 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

BlackBerry sues again – this time it’s Snapchat for patent infringement

A month after suing Facebook, BlackBerry is going after Snapchat’s parent company Snap Inc. To make up for its decline in revenues since ditching the smartphone market, the Canadian tech company has been

Published on: April 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

Dell unveils new consumer PCs and displays

Dell hit the refresh button on its Inspiron All-In-One and XPS laptop lineups earlier today. The company shed light on the three new devices in its Inspiron lineup, beginning with the Inspiron 24

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop