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November 24, 2010  3:54 PM

HP Networking eating into Cisco’s market share?



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, HP Networking, HP ProCurve, Networking

Tiernan Ray at Barron's blogs that HP Networking's market gains appear to be coming directly at Cisco's expense.  He notes that HP's Q4 earnings detailed a 300%...

August 9, 2010  11:59 AM

HP CEO transition: Media hand-wringing and internal HP morale



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, HP 3com acquisition, HP Cisco battle, HP Networking, HP ProCurve, Networking, scandal

When something like the Mark Hurd scandal happens, we in the media spend a lot of time quoting pundits about what impact the event could have on the markets we...


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...


April 27, 2010  12:35 PM

HP Interop keynote: All your infrastructure can belong to us



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, data center networks, HP Networking, HP ProCurve, Interop

During his keynote presentation at Interop Las Vegas 2010, Marius Haas, GM and SVP of HP Networking (the ProCurve brand has been retired along with 3Com), boasted of HP's $1.5 billion internal IT...


March 15, 2010  11:44 AM

Brocade learns that networking pros aren’t like storage geeks



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Brocade, Dell, Foundry, HP ProCurve, IBM, mergers & acquisitions, Networking, nortel, Storage

Network Computing blogger Howard Marks made some good points recently about why Brocade has struggled to sell the Ethernet networking product line it


March 11, 2010  5:07 PM

Wireless LAN market on fire, Motorola closing in on Aruba while Cisco slips



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
802.11n, Alcatel-Lucent, Aruba, Cisco, Dell'Oro, HP ProCurve, Meru, Motorola, wireless LAN

Market research firm dell'Oro Group has published its latest quarterly market update on the wireless LAN industry. According...


December 3, 2009  6:28 PM

IDC: IBM will buy Juniper in 2010



Posted by: Shamus McGillicuddy
Cisco, data center networks, HP ProCurve, IBM, Juniper, mergers & acquisitions, Routing and switching

IBM will step back into networking in a big way in 2010 by buying Juniper Networks, according IDC.  The New York Times "Bits" blog says IDC will unleash some of its year-end predictions for...

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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  1:01 AM

HP-3Com acquisition hits Cisco the one place it hurts



Posted by: rivkalittle
3com acquisition, HP 3com acquisition, HP Cisco battle, HP ProCurve

The gloves are off in the Cisco-HP battle. HP’s move to acquire 3Com hits Cisco in one of the few places it really hurts – China. 3Com controls 32% of the Chinese networking market...


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