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  3Com SIP Center Principal Sponsor / Sponsors / Sponsors 3Com
The 3Com® VCX V7000 IP Telephony Solution is based on a system adopted by AT&T, MCI, China Unicom, and other telecommunications carriers that demand an extremely high level of reliability, scalability, and flexibility.
By leveraging the carrier-class system architecture that underlies the VCX platform, 3Com now offers a robust converged networking solution that is able to meet the voice requirements of even the largest enterprises-those with tens of thousands of users working at scores of sites.
3Com VCX systems are supported by a broad range of 3Com solutions, including end-to-end security, high performance routing, flexible and reliable core switching, and wireless networking to extend connectivity wherever it is needed.
www.sipcenter.com /sip.nsf/html/Sponsors+3Com   (753 words)

 The 3Com saga - Network World
3Com this week reported a net loss of $86 million in its last quarter, the result of a 21% decline in sales from the same quarter last year.
3Com this week is expected to announce a deal to resell security switches from Crossbeam Systems, a move that could offer users a multifunction security box at almost half the cost of competing security boxes, the companies say.
In 1999, 3Com was a profitable $5.8 billion company; last year it was a money-losing $932 million shadow of its former self.
www.networkworld.com /research/2004/04123com.html?fsrc=rss-3com   (1562 words)

 3Com to leave Silicon Valley | CNET News.com
Networking company 3Com, which saw its fortunes rise and fall in the heart of Silicon Valley, will move its senior management to its East Coast offices and replace some top executives amid a push to concentrate on its enterprise business.
3Com said Monday it would move its chief executive and other senior management from Santa Clara, Calif., to its offices in Marlborough, Mass., where much of 3Com's enterprise networking business is concentrated.
That transaction, which 3Com said would be completed in the next 30 to 60 days, is a key part of 3Com's effort to get away from selling equipment to telecom service providers in favor of focusing on corporations.
news.com.com /2100-1035_3-1000161.html   (446 words)

 3Com Benelux - Français | Press Box | Corporate Information
Today, under the leadership of President and CEO Bruce Claflin, 3Com is focused exclusively on serving the enterprise data and voice networking market and has a strong balance sheet, renowned brand, large intellectual property portfolio and global presence.
3Com continues to define the way networks are built through superior engineering and by leveraging standards to reduce complexity, unlocking the hold of proprietary systems and lowering cost of ownership.
As an end-to-end networking provider, 3Com is uniquely positioned to overlay standards-based security technologies on the various components of the network itself as well as on purpose built security appliances, which are deployed at key points of vulnerability across the network.
www.3com.lu /pressbox/corpinfo   (1382 words)

 3Com France | Press Box | Informations 3Com Corp
3Com Corporation was founded on June 4, 1979 in the San Francisco Bay Area by Bob Metcalfe, the principal inventor of the networking protocol Ethernet.
Based on leading-edge 3Com technology, 3Com has developed a new and innovative way to build enterprise LAN cores, which are highly available, scalable and resilient.
3Com is the only networking company that offers a unique blend of practical and innovative technology and way of working that provides our channel partners and customers with high-value, practical-to-use solutions designed for the realities of the customer's world.
www.3com.fr /pressbox/corpinfo   (953 words)

 HoloCosmos: 3Com Websystem & 3Com Park Kiosk
We also created a look and feel for the 3Com Web site that facilitated a significant improvement in both visual appeal and performance -- the maximum download time per page was 10 seconds.
With this system, 3Com marketing program staff needs only to create a piece of content once, which can then appear in many forms, such as white papers, technical briefs, and news letters.
In addition, since 3Com has many localized sites that needed to convert to the new Web system, we developed a metacrawler to automate the process of site conversion and maintenance.
www.holocosmos.com /3com.html   (388 words)

 3Com spins off Palm Computing | CNET News.com
3Com is looking at licensing the Palm OS to gaming companies, using the technology to create a new game system.
As for the rest of 3Com, Benhamou said the move today allows the company to focus its efforts to build networking equipment that combines voice and data on a single network, a market that Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks, and others are going after.
A stumbling block for any party interested in 3Com has been the divergent consumer and corporate technology businesses the company has played in with its networking equipment and handheld devices, according to industry observers.
news.com.com /2100-1040-207002.html   (729 words)

 3Com News
Scott Raynovich writes on Light Reading : This morning 3Com Corp. filed a statement with the SEC saying it is bidding for 100 percent ownership of Huawei-3Com, the joint venture it formed with Huawei...
By: Robert Mullins IBM Corp. is collaborating with 3Com Corp. to put IP telephony in an IBM server, so small- and medium-sized businesses can cut costs on phone calls by not adding extra servers to their...
IBM Corp. is collaborating with 3Com Corp. to put IP telephony in an IBM server so small and medium-sized businesses can make phone calls more cheaply without adding extra servers to their networks.
www.topix.net /com/coms   (756 words)

 CNN - 3Com eyes WAP for use in Palm devices - July 19, 1999
Moving to WAP would be a significant step for 3Com, which has invested heavily to develop a text-based technology called "Web Clipping" for its wireless Palm VII, which was launched in May in the New York area.
3Com denies it has any plans to move away from its proprietary technology, although the company acknowledges that WAP is on its radar screen.
Given both those factors, it would be very surprising if 3Com were not considering it" for use in the Palm, she said.
www.cnn.com /TECH/computing/9907/19/palmwap.idg/index.html   (931 words)

 3Com - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Metcalfe invented Ethernet at Xerox PARC, and subsequently co-founded 3Com in 1979.
In the mid-1980s, 3Com would brand their Ethernet technology as EtherSeries, while introducing a range of software and PC-based equipment to provide shared services over a LAN using XNS protocols.
In 2003, 3Com sold its CommWorks Corporation subsidiary to UTStarcom, Inc. The CommWorks subsidiary was based in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and developed wireline telecommunications and wireless infrastructure technologies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/3Com   (801 words)

 3Com info
IBM is collaborating with 3Com to put IP telephony in an IBM server so small and midsized businesses can make phone calls more cheaply without adding extra servers to their networks.
While last week's CEO change at 3Com was abrupt, the move should not affect the company's immediate operations, its joint venture with Huawei or it customer base, analysts and customers say.
Scott Murray has resigned his posts as 3Com president and CEO after 7 months, finding the amount of time required to be in China to support the company's key partnership with Huawei to be too much of a time commitment away from his family.
www.networkworld.com /news/financial/3com.html   (1419 words)

 | Latest 3Com News | Latest Technology News from TechRepublic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The network intrusion division of 3Com is sharing a research tool dubbed Monkeyspaw with the security industry in an effort...
Rumors that 3Com might be bought by private investors caused the network company’s stock to jump this week.
3Com this week is expected to launch a combined wired/wireless LAN switch for small businesses or offices that want one...
news.techrepublic.com.com /company.aspx?ticker=COMS   (645 words)

 3Com Struts Web Stuff - Technology News by TechWeb
Part of the company's new strategy is focus, which it hopes to attain by completing the spin-off of its Palm Computing division and concentrating on network connectivity of all types, company executives said.
Palm will be "relentlessly focused on handheld computing, and 3Com will be relentlessly focused on networking, on delivering e-network applications," said Karen Oddey, vice president of networks marketing for 3Com.
Santa Clara, Calif.-based 3Com also said it is the only network hardware player that offers one switch chassis that will serve in the wiring closet, data center, and carrier customers, a perk for resellers that do not want to have to learn and relearn deployments and technology.
www.techweb.com /wire/story/TWB19991102S0020   (488 words)

 Fool.com: 3Com Palms a Double [Daily Double] February 28, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
But now, 3Com is back with a vengeance.
The Palm computing business is seen as highly attractive by many investors, and many of these same investors have purchased 3Com in anticipation of the eventual distribution of Palm shares to 3Com shareholders.
One of the ways to have perhaps been alerted that things were looking up at 3Com was to have noticed that the company started repurchasing shares back when the stock was near its low.
www.fool.com /ddouble/2000/ddouble000228.htm   (1041 words)

 CommsDesign - 3Com lays off 12 percent of its workforce
3Com is laying off about 220 employees in the United States and Europe, or roughly 12 percent of its workforce.
The Marlborough, Mass.-based networking company earlier this month notified approximately 100 employees in the United States, 90 employees in the United Kingdom and 30 employees in Ireland that their positions would be eliminated, according to a statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Friday.
3Com said the cost of the moves would total roughly $15 million, charges it expects to take during the current fiscal third quarter, which closes today, through the second quarter of fiscal 2006.
www.commsdesign.com /showArticle.jhtml;jsessionid=3KYO0DVZIECJQQSNDBCCKH0CJUMEKJVN?articleID=60404098   (367 words)

 3Com Names Claflin's Successor - News by InformationWeek
Jan 27, 2006 11:30 AM 3Com named R. Scott Murray as its new president and CEO, taking over for Bruce Claflin, who is retiring.
On Friday, Marlborough, Mass.-based 3Com said that the change is effective immediately.
John Lowery, CEO of Intelesys, a Madison Heights, Mich.-based 3Com partner, said the vendor is on the right path with its plans to develop and deliver an end-to-end product suite, a strategy Murray should continue.
www.informationweek.com /news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=177104690   (317 words)

 | Business Blogs - RSS Feeds - Business Case Studies | Business Thought Leadership | BNET
Marlboro-based 3Com Corp. said yesterday it will close 21 facilities and reduce its payroll by 15 percent, or by 250...
A 126-acre campus built along Interstate 495 in Marlborough as 3Com Corp. headquarters in 1999 is up for sale.
Bruce L. Claflin, chief executive of the 3Com Corporation, will retire as soon as a successor is named.
business.updates.com /company.aspx?ticker=COMS   (645 words)

 3Com reveals bold restructuring plans
"For 3Com in particular, the large enterprise [LAN switch] market was not an area of high growth, compared to the WAN space for service providers or the opportunities in wireless data or IP telephony." Armstrong said.
In addition, 3Com announced its Switch 4000 line, expected in July, for LAN backbone switching in small and midsize businesses.
3Com Corp., in Santa Clara, Calif., is at www.3com.com.
www.infoworld.com /articles/en/xml/00/03/21/000321en3combold.html   (1252 words)

 3Com Store at PROVANTAGE: Where to Buy 3Com
3Com workgroup and desktop switches offer a wide range of practical Ethernet switching solutions for enterprise sites and small businesses.
For the value-conscious user, standard Ethernet hubs are ideal, while fast Ethernet hubs serve a wide range of users and provide additional speed for high-volume traffic.
OfficeConnect Cable/DSL Router with 4 10/100 Ports by 3Com
www.provantage.com /3com~8803COM.htm   (597 words)

 3Com NBX Phone Systems by 3ComPhones.com
A 3Com NBX Voice Authorized Gold partner is the highest level of certification that 3Com offers, and it makes 3ComPhones.com part of a elite group.
As a certified 3Com NBX Voice Authorized Gold Partner, we understand how important a right phone system is, how a phone system should grow with your business, how quickly everything should be installed, and how much support thereafter.
Our commitment is to make sure that you have a phone system that is best suited for current and future expansion, do it right the first time, a smooth conversion process, easy self administration and maintenance, and discounted prices.
www.3comphones.com   (342 words)

 Streamingmedia.com: 3Com Drops Kerbango
On Wednesday, 3Com quietly announced it was discontinuing its "consumer Internet Appliance product lines," which include the Kerbango radio appliance.
The announcement was made during 3Com's earnings, where it cited a decline in revenues tied to "weaker industry conditions." 3Com also said it was discontinuing its Audrey home appliance.
Bruce Claflin, president and CEO of 3Com, said in a statement that the "abruptness and severity" of the slowdown "clearly impacted 3Com." "While 3Com has maintained or increased market share in its key segments," he said, "these gains were not sufficient to offset the decline in the industry.
www.streamingmedia.com /article.asp?id=6991   (728 words)

 CRN | Network Security | 3Com To Launch SMB-Focused Security Onslaught
The moves come as 3Com last week named new President and CEO R. Scott Murray, replacing Bruce Claflin, who is retiring.
3Com is expanding the high end of its TippingPoint lineup with the planned launch in the second half of this year of the M60 chassis-based 60-Gbps intrusion prevention system (IPS), its highest-capacity system to date.
While some VARs lauded the move, others said they hope 3Com soon integrates IPS capabilities into its edge switches, which are more widely used than the 8800 core switches.
crn.com /sections/breakingnews/dailyarchives.jhtml?articleId=177104751   (630 words)

 What is 3COM? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
The company was founded in 1979 by Dr. Robert Metcalfe, one of the co-inventors of Ethernet.
3COM offers a wide array of products, with special emphasis on hubs, switches, routers, modems, and NICs.
Hoover's: 3Com Corp. Company Research - Find information on 3 Com Corporation with operations and products, financials, officers, competitors and more at Hoover's.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/3/3COM.html   (105 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: 3Com OfficeConnect ADSL Wireless 54Mbps Firewall Router: Electronics & Photo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The 3Com ADSL Wireless 11g Firewall Router combines an ADSL modem, router, 802.11g wireless access point, four-port switch, and firewall to enable up to 253 total (128 wireless) users to economically and securely share a single ADSL connection.
I thought 3com was a trusted networking company, but this is shocking.
As I have come to expect from 3Com it is very reliable and the User interface is well laid out and works.
www.amazon.co.uk /3Com-OfficeConnect-Wireless-Firewall-Router/dp/B00029HBHY   (1352 words)

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