Buying a multi-function router

Buying a multi-function router

Shortly after Cisco Systems Inc. introduced its Integrated Services Routers in 2004, the San Jose, Calif. firm reported ISR was one...

August 11th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Loss of HP chief could affect 3Com: Analyst

Loss of HP chief could affect 3Com: Analyst

The recent resignation of Mark Hurd as chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard Development Co. LP could affect the integration...

August 9th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

3Com takes enterprise Wi-Fi products worldwide

3Com takes enterprise Wi-Fi products worldwide

Just days after news broke that it would be acquired by HP Co., 3Com Corp. introduced in the U.S. a line of...

November 25th, 2009 John Cox

SLIDE SHOW: Mergers that could affect your network

SLIDE SHOW: Mergers that could affect your network

 Hewlett Packard Development Company LP’s US$2.7 billion offer to acquire 3Com Corp. is the latest in a series of mergers...

November 20th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Shareholders sue 3Com directors over HP merger

Shareholders sue 3Com directors over HP merger

3Com Corp.’s board of directors is facing a lawsuit over the proposed acquisition by Hewlett Packard Development Company LP, but...

November 17th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

HP, 3Com deal not without product overlap headaches

HP, 3Com deal not without product overlap headaches

Hewlett Packard Development Company LP and 3Com Corp. fit remarkably well together when considering the target markets that drove them...

November 13th, 2009 Jim Duffy

A history of HP

A history of HP

The news that Hewlett Packard Development Company LP would lay down US$2.7 billion to acquire network switch maker 3Com Corp....

November 13th, 2009 Denise Dubie

Analyst predicts HP ProCurve will drop its routers

Analyst predicts HP ProCurve will drop its routers

If Hewlett Packard Development Company LP acquires 3Com Corp., HP will probably keep its ProCurve division but stop making its...

November 12th, 2009 Greg Meckbach

HP to buy 3Com in networking, data centre bid

HP to buy 3Com in networking, data centre bid

Hewlett-Packard has agreed to buy 3Com for about US$2.7 billion, pushing forward the giant IT vendor's strategy for combining computing,...

November 12th, 2009 Stephen Lawson