Articles By Howard Solomon

data, big data, network, code

HTML5, piano rolls and sex

There is a universal technology most IT staff encounter every day -- and it's not Microsoft Office. It's a Web...

November 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Shaw to improve managed Wi-Fi service for hospitality sector

Wi-Fi is increasingly being demanded by customers in a number of sectors, particularly hospitality businesses such as hotels, restaurants and...

November 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon
Android, mobile device, keyboard

Preview: Microsoft Office for Android

In the enterprise Apple iPads are often the tablet of choice, either by IT or staff. However, that may be...

November 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon
data, big data, network, code

Company culture is a block for DevOps, says study

For organizations that create their own applications, DevOps is increasingly getting their attention. Broadly described at a collaboration process between...

November 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Home Depot bill for cleaning up breach so far is US$43 million — and climbing

Security vendors always warn that the cost of fixing an IT breach can be costly. Sometimes organizations dismiss this as...

November 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Canadians shy about mobile buying, says market study

With an increasing number of Canadians using mobile device for work as well as play, the ability to buy products...

November 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Intel shows peek of PC on a stick

IT companies are known for giving peeks at upcoming products, sometimes at user group conferences or at trade shows. On...

November 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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The IBM-Twitter tie-up: Will it produce results?

Last month IBM and Twitter announced a partnership to help enterprises analyze feeds from the network and get more value...

November 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Ex-BlackBerry CEO finds new home

I always thought Thorsten Heins got a raw deal at BlackBerry. He was handed a difficult position thanks to decisions...

November 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon
data centres, servers, server room, technology, data management

A formula for capacity planning

As they gaze at their data centres and their 2015 budgets, CIOs face an array of conflicts: Expand on-premise servers...

November 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon