Howard Solomon

Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including 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 [@]

Articles by Howard Solomon

Vancouver softphone firm buys NewHeights

The brains behind CounterPath, which makes consumer products for Vonage and others, hope Terry Matthews' name and a startup founded by his son will bring it some added cache in the enterprise. Also: In search of a sticky interface

Mitel claims victory over Inter-Tel

New sales forecasts convince shareholders of the Arizona telecommunications company to embrace what could soon be its Canadian owner. As long as that preliminary injunction doesn't go through

Polycom to reveal multimedia app server

The firm best known for audio products is working with a provider of Linux-based, IMS-compliant SIP products to engage the market for videoconferencing. Frost & Sullivan discusses the need for high availability

PBX server protects legacy phones

A key goal of the Vertical Communications' latest system is to assure users of its Comdial and Vodavi digital phone systems

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.

Ericsson makes its broadband pitch

If Ericsson Canada

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.

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