Articles By Howard Solomon

Lenovo's RD650 rack server

Lenovo touts trio of new servers

To some IT managers, a server is a server. Manufacturers, however, try to emphasize the extra features they put in...

September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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OpenSSL Project details vulnerability alert policy

The group behind the OpenSSL cryptographic library that enables Web site encryption says it doesn't give advance notice of vulnerabilities to...

September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Home Depot POS system breached here, says company

One of the biggest investigations into retail data theft is under way after Home Depot confirmed that Canadian and American...

September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon
CenturyLink's Frank Gimondo in power room of the company's new Toronto area data centre. ITWC staff photo

CenturyLink hopes new Toronto-area data centre will be filled fast

The thing about the data centre business is that a couple of empty rooms is big news -- because they...

September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Finalists for ITAC awards released

A telehealth service for Canada's north, a cloud archiving system and tablet-based consumer survey solution for retailers are among the 19...

September 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Teradata buys big data specialist

Teradata has bought Think Big Analytics, Inc., a consulting and solutions company focused on Hadoop and big data solutions. "This...

September 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon
Apple MacBook Air also

VMware Fusion updates Macs’ ability to run Windows

Within a number of organizations there is at least  one small group of people running hardware unlike anything the rest...

September 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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iPass network keeps expanding

Corporate telecom managers always have to encourage travelling staff using mobile devices it pays for to use Wi-Fi networks when...

September 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon
Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung unveils two Note phablets

Smart phones are a boon to the busy business user, with cellular connectivity and big screens enabling some executives to...

September 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon
FEATURE Motorola Moto X 2nd Gen

Motorola pushes out 2nd gen Moto X

While Lenovo is preparing to buy the Motorola smart phone division from Google, the manufacturer still has to make money....

September 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon