Articles By Howard Solomon

Cisco creates new aggregation router family

Cisco creates new aggregation router family

Cisco Systems has built a new series of aggregation routers around a powerful 40-core central processor which it says are...

March 3rd, 2008 Howard Solomon
CRTC opens door slowly to deregulating telcos

CRTC opens door slowly to deregulating telcos

Canadian businesses won’t see any changes in their phone or data rates soon because the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission...

March 2nd, 2008 Howard Solomon
No mix and match yet in VoWiFi: Analyst

No mix and match yet in VoWiFi: Analyst

On paper, voice over WiFIlooks like a winner. The technology gives wireless office handset, dual-mode cellular or laptop softphone users...

March 2nd, 2008 Howard Solomon
Job cuts continue at Nortel

Job cuts continue at Nortel

After suffering a US$957 million loss last year, Nortel Networks Corp. plans to cut 2,100 more jobs and shift 1,000...

February 27th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Novell buys Toronto virtualization firm PlateSpin

Novell buys Toronto virtualization firm PlateSpin

PlateSpin, a Toronto maker of server virtualization management and recovery solutions, is about to be bought by Novell, which calls...

February 25th, 2008 Howard Solomon
WinServer 2008 to offer network admin aids, MS says

WinServer 2008 to offer network admin aids, MS says

The release of Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 is at the end of this month, but for network managers, the more...

February 24th, 2008 Howard Solomon
CloudShield, IBM focus on deep packet inspection

CloudShield, IBM focus on deep packet inspection

IBM is teaming with a creator of deep packet inspection appliances to create a solution for carriers hoping to offer...

February 20th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Mitel unlikely to be a service provider here, says CEO

Mitel unlikely to be a service provider here, says CEO

Thanks to its most recent acquisition, Ottawa’s Mitel Networks is a competitive local carrier in the United States.The IP communications...

February 19th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Mobile WiMAX on the way

Mobile WiMAX on the way

The organization responsible for certifying mobile WiMAX equipment interoperability says there will be no more delays in the approval process,...

February 5th, 2008 Howard Solomon
Quebec SMBs can accelerate to 50 Mbps on Web

Quebec SMBs can accelerate to 50 Mbps on Web

It was a little later than promised, but Videotron has begun to deploy the fastest city-wide SMB and residential Internet...

February 5th, 2008 Howard Solomon