Howard Solomon

Howard Solomon
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Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@] soloreporter.com

An education in strategy

A B.C. university learns what it takes to add an identity management system to its IT infrastructure

EMC overhauls storage lines

EMC has revealed new storage models in three of its lines, from entry-level to high end, and improvements to two of its operating systems.

Juniper adds more shared devices

Juniper Networks is continuing to integrate its router and gateway products, producing another set of devices that share the same hardware but run different operating systems.

CANARIE completes Western Canada upgrade

The addition of new optical equipment will allow the high-speed network for government and university researchers to quadruple its bandwidth , according to its CTO. Get more details on the cost savings

IT exec urges hike in education spend

Canada needs to create superior higher education institutions and parents should be willing to pay higher tuition for their children, to help address an emergency in IT labour shortage, according to the head of CGI Group.

Ethernet switch sales slow

Gartner reports that revenues from switch sales to organizations and carriers fell 12 per cent in the first quarter and port shipments dropped six per cent compared to the fourth quarter of 2006.

Fixed wireless market waking up

TeraGo Networks of Thornhill, Ont., raised $50 million when it was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. That money will help TeraGo expand across the country, according to a company spokesman.

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