Articles By Howard Solomon

Nexinnovations releases Services Plus

One of the country's biggest support services providers has created a bundled support package it says could save customers up to 25 per cent over its standard pricing.""The more they buy the higher

Published on: December 4th, 2002 Howard Solomon

ATI and Nvidia draw battle lines for 2003

It could be a merry holiday season for the chipmakers at ATI Technologies Inc., who have beaten their rivals at Nvidia Corp. to the Christmas market with their latest line of video cards.While

Published on: November 27th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Molluso out, Hart steps back in

MONTREAL - After only 13 months on the job, Hartco Corp. has replaced president and CEO Anthony Molluso with the man who held the job before him.Hartco, which owns computer retailers, resellers and

Published on: November 20th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Big Blue trawls for ISVs to support small business apps

IBM Corp. rolled out more pieces of its Express line of applications, part of its expanding strategy to attract partners and integrators to develop solutions for mid-sized businesses with Big Blue's products. ""We're really

Published on: November 20th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Big Blue trawls for ISVs to support small business apps

SOMERS, N.Y. -- IBM Corp. rolled out more pieces of its Express line of applications this week, part of its expanding strategy to attract partners and integrators to develop solutions for mid-sized businesses

Published on: November 13th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Minolta-QMS adds more VARs

A well-known name in the colour laser business says it's making good progress in expanding its reseller base and market share.""I think we have one of the best ways to make money on

Published on: November 6th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Cisco to push partners to SMB market

Cisco Systems Inc. is turning its attention to small-medium companies, hoping that some online marketing will push partners and resellers to go after what is supposed to be one of the few sectors

Published on: October 30th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Tech Data Canada offers statements online

Following the lead of its American parent, Tech Data Canada is now making account information available online to its customers here.According to Jose Brito, director of credit services for Tech Data Canada, the

Published on: October 23rd, 2002 Howard Solomon

Interactive museum exhibits recognized by IMAT

The grass turned greener this week for two former landscape architecture professors when their interactive presentation technology company was honoured by a new media association.Immersion Studios of Toronto, whose software platform has been

Published on: October 18th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Privacy Commissioner co-authors book for businesses

Canadian businesses are ahead of Americans in taking seriously the privacy concerns of online customers, says a co-author of a new book on protecting personal information.""Companies are listening,"" Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian

Published on: September 20th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Advice from the angels

Time finally caught up to the Canadian venture capital industry this week. The latest figures showed investment in young companies between April and June plunged 45 per cent compared to the first quarter

Published on: August 16th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Gambling software co. betting on new CEO

Lewis Rose jumped from interactive television to interactive gaming when he was named interim CEO this week of CryptoLogic Inc. It isn't clear, however, if the online gambling software company has dealt him

Published on: July 17th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Despite market volatility, VC conference-goers upbeat

TORONTO -- Despite record American risk capital investment, the financial state of some young technology companies in this country is still shaky, according to the head of the Canadian Venture Capital Association.""There's going

Published on: June 21st, 2002 Howard Solomon

Privacy standard could bring clarity to customers

Canadian businesses should convert their Internet privacy policies into a new browser standard that can be understood by customers or risk losing business, privacy leaders told an IT audience this week.The message came

Published on: June 20th, 2002 Howard Solomon

Itemus and aftermath

The former head of a bankrupt technology incubator can sum up the lessons he learned from the multi-million dollar collapse of his company in one sentence.""Don't do stupid acquisitions, which we did a

Published on: May 3rd, 2002 Howard Solomon