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July 21, 2011  4:48 PM

Take my company, please: Brocade, Alcatel-Lucent seeking exits



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
3Com, Alcatel-Lucent, Brocade, Cisco, Dell, Force10, Foundry, H3C, HP 3com acquisition, HP Networking, Juniper, mergers & acquisitions, Networking

With Dell buying Force10 Networks, Brocade seeking a buyer and Alcatel-Lucent looking to shed its enterprise business, does anyone want to be in the networking industry anymore? Which narrative would you like to believe?

  1. The networking industry is more competitive than ever with...

August 6, 2010  4:39 PM

HP loses its CEO in a scandal just as networking business is poised for war



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
3Com, H3C, HP Networking, HP ProCurve, Networking, scandal, TippingPoint

Yikes, multiple publications, including BusinessWeek, are reporting that HP CEO Mark Hurd has abruptly resigned following an internal investigation into whether he had...


July 21, 2010  2:20 PM

HP’s old ProCurve lifetime warranties extend to just a few 3Com/H3C gear



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
3Com, 3com acquisition, H3C, HP Networking, HP ProCurve, TippingPoint, warranties

HP Networking recently posted this handy little warranty chart (PDF) to help customers understand the warranties on all its products, both the old ProCurve-branded gear and the...


June 18, 2010  5:07 PM

2010 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise LAN: Few changes for a rapidly evolving industry



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
10 Gigabit Ethernet, 3Com, Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Cisco, data center networks, Enterasys, Extreme Networks, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, Force10, Gartner, HP Networking, IP telepony, Juniper, LAN, Magic Quadrant, mergers & acquisitions, NAC, Networking, nortel, wireless LAN

Gartner rolled out a new Magic Quadrant for Enterprise LAN this month and it looks remarkably similar to last year's, even though Gartner itself acknowledges that the network switching industry is...


November 23, 2009  5:49 PM

Who started this food fight? Cisco or HP?



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
3Com, Cisco, HP 3com acquisition, HP ProCurve, Networking, Routing and switching

BusinessWeek asked a question a few days ago that I asked last June. Is

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November 12, 2009  2:59 AM

HP’s 3Com acquisition



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
3Com, 3com acquisition, HP 3com acquisition, Networking

HP logo3Com logo For $2.7 billion, Hewlett-Packard


June 9, 2009  4:57 PM

3Com displaces Cisco at Quinnipiac University



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
3Com, Cisco, H3C, Networking

3Com announced yesterday its first major customer win in North America since it launched its H3C brand globally last month. Quinnipiac University is


May 6, 2009  1:31 AM

Shocker! Cisco leads the pack in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for enterprise LAN



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
3Com, Alcatel-Lucent, Brocade, Cisco, Enterasys, Ethernet, Extreme Networks, Force10, Foundry, Gartner, HP ProCurve, Juniper, Juniper Networks, LAN, Local Area Network, nortel, switches

When I saw that Gartner had published a new Magic Quadrant for enterprise local area network (LAN) infrastructure, I knew one thing was for certain. Cisco Systems would be THE leader in the market. The...


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