Articles By Alex Coop

Think you’re using AI effectively in security? You’re probably not, says security expert

Nearly 60 per cent of businesses have automated their security and incident response tools, but only at a very minimal level, according to a new SANS Institute study. The D3 Security sponsored study

Published on: April 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

Why your channel website is sending the wrong message to prospective buyers

Have you ever read through a channel partner's website, only to finish and realize you still know nothing about what they actually do? For partners that are serious about phasing out the age-old

Published on: April 4th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Norway’s electric car craze; Walmart partners with Google; Amazon under fire

Norway is the king of electric cars, Walmart is teaming up with Google, and Amazon is under fire again after a story about its injured workers goes viral.   Norway has set a

Published on: April 4th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Online privacy enigma; Self-driving car outlook gloomy; Right to Repair

A pair of studies shed light on people’s thoughts about online privacy and self-driving vehicles, plus, Right to Repair becomes a national issue. It turns out consumers kinda, sorta, sometimes, care about data

Published on: April 3rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Gmail adds scheduling; New TSA tech; New robot helps disabled

Gmail adds email scheduling, finally, the TSA introduces new scanning tech, meaning laptops stay in bags, and a video of a robot helping the disabled goes viral.   Gmail is turning 15 years

Published on: April 2nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Partners humbled by pool guy’s wise words at Cisco Marketing Velocity

NEW ORLEANS --- More than 200 channel marketers listened intently to Marcus Sheridan talk about swimming pools Wednesday during Cisco Systems' Marketing Velocity event. The bubbly personality and partner of River Pools and

Published on: April 1st, 2019 Alex Coop

HP execs say don’t get into 3D printing unless you meet this one critieria

As expected, HP Inc. is seeing wider adoption of 3D printing globally, so it’s no surprise partners keep asking Christoph Schell how they can get in on the action. “I get asked this

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Not spending on AI yet? Don’t worry, you probably will

Worldwide spending on artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach $35.8 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest projections, a whopping 44 per cent increase over the amount spent in 2018. By 2022, that

Published on: March 13th, 2019 Alex Coop

HP’s OfficeJet Pro series refresh keeps small businesses in mind

Small businesses are the focus of HP Inc.’s latest refresh of its smart printers. The HP OfficeJet Pro series, which includes the Pro 8025, 8035, 9015, 9025 and OfficeJet Pro Premier, is packed

Published on: March 13th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Crypto death probe update; Warren’s break-up plan; Equifax neglects cybersecurity

An update on the digital wallets of a cryptocurrency founder who died recently, Elizabeth Warren wants to break up all the tech giants, and a new report from the U.S. Senate says Equifax

Published on: March 11th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – The Queen posts to Instagram; Facebook users abandon ship; Tim Apple

The Queen has posted to Instagram, Facebook users in the U.S. are abandoning ship - fast, and Tim Cook has changed his Twitter name to Tim Apple.   The time has come for

Published on: March 8th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Slack’s new logo; Twitter suspends activist; Smartphone has 50-day battery life

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 28th, 2019 Alex Coop

10 key takeaways from the RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud report

RightScale, the multi-cloud management company, has once again published its annual report on the state of cloud adoption - although this time it was in tandem with Flexera, a software company that acquired

Published on: February 27th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – PepsiCo goes automatic; Anti-vax views on Amazon Prime Video; YouTube kids videos cause concern;

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 27th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Netflix commits to Toronto; Google snafu with Nest; Apple announces overhaul

“This podcast is brought to you by Amazon Web Services. Companies build more of their IT infrastructure on AWS than the next four cloud providers combined. Visit aws.amazon.com to learn how AWS can

Published on: February 21st, 2019 Alex Coop