Articles By Alex Coop

Microsoft launches global skills initiative to help 25 million people acquire digital skills

Microsoft this morning announced the launch of a global skills initiative aimed at delivering digital skills to 25 million people....

June 30th, 2020 Alex Coop

Shopify, BlackBerry, and Ontario to help Canada launch contact tracing app

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is encouraging Canadians to download a new contact tracing app built on top of a...

June 18th, 2020 Alex Coop

Cisco Live: Tackling the pandemic, racism, and technological challenges

For the first time in 30 years, Cisco Live was held virtually, attracting more than 120,000 attendees. Kicking things off,...

June 18th, 2020 Alex Coop

SAS selects Microsoft as preferred cloud platform

Expect to see a lot more SAS in Microsoft Azure’s cloud portfolio in the coming months and years. The enterprise...

June 15th, 2020 Alex Coop

Restructuring of IT infrastructure to take ‘several months’ after ransomware attack, says eHealth Saskatchewan

Five months after a ransomware attack locked the computer systems storing confidential medical data of Saskatchewan residents, eHealth Saskatchewan says...

June 11th, 2020 Alex Coop

COVID-19: Lessons learned by enterprises during the remote work era

When Mother Nature blanketed the Greater Toronto Area with layers of snow and ice in late 2018, 20,000 TD employees...

June 10th, 2020 Alex Coop

Canadians are gambling more since COVID-19 – healthing.ca

The COVID-19 pandemic has kept thousands of people isolated in their homes for extended periods of time, and according to...

June 9th, 2020 Alex Coop

IBM says it’s exiting the facial recognition business

IBM’s chief executive officer Arvind Krishna today revealed that the company is sunsetting its “general-purpose” facial recognition business. The announcement...

June 8th, 2020 Alex Coop

Commvault launches Metallic SaaS offering in Canada

Last fall, Commvault kicked off its annual user conference Commvault GO by announcing the launch of a new venture and...

June 4th, 2020 Alex Coop

Cisco is buying internet monitoring solution ThousandEyes

While Cisco wouldn't say what it plans to pay, the tech giant announced Thursday it plans to buy internet monitoring...

May 29th, 2020 Alex Coop