Articles By Howard Solomon

Videotron vows wideband service before year-end

Videotron vows wideband service before year-end

With only eight and a half weeks to go in the year, Quebec cable operator Videotron is vowing to keep...

November 4th, 2007 Howard Solomon
Advice on managing telecom expenses and inventory

Advice on managing telecom expenses and inventory

Dozens of software and outsourcing companies offer telecom expense and inventory management solutions to enterprise-sized companies, but according to an...

November 1st, 2007 Howard Solomon
Videotron’s new weapon in the war against Bell

Videotron’s new weapon in the war against Bell

Videotron has become the first North American cable company to deploy Nortel’s SIP-based softphone solution, which the telecommunications manufacturer says...

October 29th, 2007 Howard Solomon
Avaya prepares for life as a private firm

Avaya prepares for life as a private firm

Avaya Inc. went private Friday after the official consummation of the company’s US$8.3 purchase by two American investment companies. "Today...

October 28th, 2007 Howard Solomon
Agents offer best way of measuring end-user performance: Forrester

Agents offer best way of measuring end-user performance: Forrester

Finding out why people using your systems have trouble can be a full-time job: Is the application, an old PC...

October 25th, 2007 Howard Solomon
North American IT managers encumbered by e-discovery

North American IT managers encumbered by e-discovery

LeRoy Budnik likes to tell the story of how a U.S.-based bank was fined $500 million by for losing encrypted...

October 25th, 2007 Howard Solomon
Canadian WiMax tests show teething troubles

Canadian WiMax tests show teething troubles

Engineers testing a new WiMAX service southern Ontario are getting conflicting results as they experiment with gear from Alcatel-Lucent and...

October 25th, 2007 Howard Solomon
Samsung pushes telephony in Canada

Samsung pushes telephony in Canada

Samsung is not a name that quickly comes to mind in telephony. But the South Korean giant has been selling...

October 23rd, 2007 Howard Solomon
Broadband to the boonies – promise vs. reality

Broadband to the boonies – promise vs. reality

In 1999, the owner of a small southern Ontario service provider wrote Industry Canada to support a service provider dubbed...

October 22nd, 2007 Howard Solomon
eDevice adds plug and play gateway

eDevice adds plug and play gateway

Few people look at a vending machine or a golf cart for rent as a telecommunications device, but for many...

October 21st, 2007 Howard Solomon