Articles By Alex Coop

Microsoft partnership makes Dell’s cloud strategy very interesting, analysts say

LAS VEGAS --- Knowing it couldn’t dominate the public cloud space the way Microsoft and AWS have, Dell Technologies has decided to take a different approach with its cloud strategy, and according to

Published on: April 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

TD Bank chooses Microsoft Azure, says hyperscalers have ‘upped their game’

Microsoft Azure has become TD Bank Group’s go-to cloud provider for all of its big data and artificial intelligence (AI) needs, the bank announced recently, further signaling large enterprises’ increasing comfort around the

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Galaxy Folds break; Notre Dame backup; Zuckerberg selling secrets

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Published on: April 18th, 2019 Alex Coop

New dark web search tool uncovers unpleasant, but important, information for clients

After a basic search query, a large financial institution recently discovered, within seconds, that internal documents had leaked and were floating around on the dark web. Michael Raypold, chief technical officer for Echosec,

Published on: April 17th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – YouTube flags Notre Dame; 3D printed prosthetics; Your first computer

YouTube flags the Notre Dame fire as misinformation, a 24-year-old engineer is changing lives with his 3D printed prosthetic limbs, and Twitter goes down memory lane.   Reddit users are pointing out how

Published on: April 17th, 2019 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – A 3D-printed heart; Russian forces mess with GPS systems; The Galaxy Fold

Scientists unveil the world’s first 3D-printed rabbit-sized heart, a new study highlights Russia’s increasing efforts to hack global navigation satellite systems, and Samsung’s foldable phone is shown off for the first time. A

Published on: April 16th, 2019 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