Articles By Alex Coop

Dell and HPE on top of soaring servers market worldwide

The hyperscalers of the world have an insatiable appetite for compute power, but the latest IDC server numbers suggest enterprises are spending big bucks again, too. According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker,

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Chinese spy chips, Verizon offers payouts, free Wi-Fi on Delta

A bombshell report from Bloomberg BusinessWeek says Chinese spy chips are found in Apple and Amazon hardware, Verizon is offering thousands of workers early retirement packages, and Delta says free Wi-Fi is on

Published on: October 5th, 2018 Alex Coop

The Trend Micro Research Lab at a glance

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – US tests alert system, GM and Honda team up, and eBay accuses Amazon of stealing

The US tests its nationwide presidential emergency alert system, GM and Honda are teaming up to build autonomous cars, and eBay accuses Amazon of stealing. Wednesday marked the first nationwide test of the

Published on: October 4th, 2018 Alex Coop

All Hands on Tech – LG G7 One

LG Electronics’ newest smartphone has its crosshairs on the midmarket, and is combining LG hardware and Android software, to deliver a familiar, yet slightly different experience. The G7 One, unveiled earlier this year

Published on: October 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – US sues California over internet law, GE replaces CEO, Elon Musk in hot water

The US Justice Department says it will sue the state of California over its net neutrality bill, General Electric ousts CEO John Flannery in a surprise move, and Elon Musk pays the price

Published on: October 2nd, 2018 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