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

Quebec SMBs can accelerate to 50 Mbps on Web

Videotron has begun to deploy the fastest city-wide Internet connectivity in North America.

U of T investigating possibilities of self-powered large scale networks

Researchers partnering with Motorola in a five-year quest to create a sensor network that can run by itself yet span great distances.

HP fleshes out ProCurve edge switch line

The 2610 models can connect wireless access points, video cameras and desktop PCs. The sFlow technology tracks the spread of viruses.

Virtualization boosts security threat

As IT managers increasingly turn to virtualization to reduce the number of servers they have to deal with, they may unknowingly also be increasing their security problems

Telus buys Toronto Webcast provider

The carrier buys Fastvibe, which specializes in Webcasting business meetings and events.

Cisco offers Nexus 7000 as data centre challenger

The gear maker's switch, to be run by the new NX-OS operating system, is the first of a series of devices designed to meet the possibilities offered by 10Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and beyond

Juniper jumps in with high performance switches

Its EX switches will run on the same OS as its routers. One partner likes the end-to-end play

HP pushes thin clients for better network speed

Hewlett-Packard believe more IT managers should welcome the opportunities the technology brings to take loads off the network

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