Articles By Howard Solomon

Bell’s future still unclear

Bell’s future still unclear

In the middle of last month’s frenzied bidding war for Bell Canada, telecommunications consultant Roberta Fox decided to do something...

July 4th, 2007 Howard Solomon
Mitel, Inter-Tel merger deal hits snag

Mitel, Inter-Tel merger deal hits snag

Inter-Tel Inc. founder Steven Mihaylo has forced the company’s board to delay a special meeting of shareholders to approve the...

July 3rd, 2007 Howard Solomon
SMBs couldn’t care less about telecom ‘extras’

SMBs couldn’t care less about telecom ‘extras’

Service providers spend a lot of money creating and marketing extra telecom services beyond voice and data access. But according...

June 28th, 2007 Howard Solomon
Cisco forges ahead with IronPort technology integration

Cisco forges ahead with IronPort technology integration

Cisco Systems is moving quickly to integrate technology it’s gaining from buying e-mail security firm IronPort Systems. Company officials commented...

June 24th, 2007 Howard Solomon
Cisco to push IronPort

Cisco to push IronPort

NEW YORK – Cisco Systems is moving quickly to integrate technology it’s gaining from buying e-mail security firm IronPort Systems.Company...

June 24th, 2007 Howard Solomon
Patience pays off for utility

Patience pays off for utility

Some IT projects take a long time to come to fruition. The campaign to get Newfoundland Power to switch to...

June 21st, 2007 Howard Solomon
Avaya COO touts benefits of going private

Avaya COO touts benefits of going private

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEWhen a US$8.2 billion deal to take Avaya Inc. private is finalized in the fall, the telecommunications...

June 12th, 2007 Howard Solomon
By any other name

By any other name

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEWhat’s in a name? A lot, according to Hewlett-Packard (HP), which says it’s time the company, its...

April 29th, 2007 Howard Solomon
HP says new MFPs can cut office colour printing costs by 30 per cent

HP says new MFPs can cut office colour printing costs by 30 per cent

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEHewlett-Packard Inc. has announced two high-volume multifunction printers that it says can shave 30 per cent off...

April 11th, 2007 Howard Solomon
Playing the right ace

Playing the right ace

Last year the Canadian PC market set records for shipments of desktop, laptop and x86 servers, according to the latest...

March 28th, 2007 Howard Solomon