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 3com partership


How 3Com, Became 1Com
3Com is getting out of it’s no-growth modem and high-end networking businesses. It’s already spun off the high-growth Palm unit. What will be left?

3com partership  Struggling network equipment maker 3Com (NASDAQ:COMS) today announced a broad restructuring plan to resuscitate a networking business that's been plagued by more than a year of stagnant revenue growth. 3Com said it will exit the slow-growing portions of its networking business and focus on emerging technologies, such as wireless networking, Internet telephony, and high-speed Internet access through cable and digital subscriber line (DSL) modems, as previously reported. In a concession to its bigger

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Wireless Palm VII ~ Look Ma No Hands!


The Palm VII is a logical wireless extension of the Palm Pilot platform. The Palm VII is a data-driven device allowing access to such information as news, sports, weather, e-mail, driving directions, and yellow pages.

3com partership  26, 2000 Product Background 3Com introduced the Palm VII Wireless PDA in early 1999. The device initially retailed for $599 (MSRP) USD with an expensive wireless monthly service fee. In October of 1999 prior to the Palm spin-off, 3Com cut not only the cost of the device from $599 to $499, but also lowered the cost of service due to complaints from the end user population of exorbitant access fees. The Palm VII is a logical wireless extension of the Palm Pilot platform. The Palm VII is a data-driven Read More

3Com Will Route Customers to In-house Web Design Firm


Network giant 3Com has purchased an E-business web design and consulting firm.

3com partership  Network and telecommunications expert 3Com Corporation (NASDAQ: COMS) has purchased a 40 person company specializing in Internet design and strategic consulting. Details of the purchase of Interactive Web Concepts (IWC) of Mountain View, California were not disclosed. Market Impact 3Com gets its foot into quite a few corporate doors. Comparing the booming E-commerce business with its own 6.5% sales growth, 3Com may have felt that it was time to step on the merry-go-round. IWC, which already boasts Read More

Strategic Partners or Merger on the Horizon?


3Com Corporation (COMS) and Extreme Networks (EXTR) have entered into a partnership where 3Com customers will be given an enhanced migration path from the now debunked CoreBuilder 9000 to the Extreme BlackDiamond 6800. This offering coincides with 3Com’s announcement that they will no longer compete in the Enterprise networking market.

3com partership  Event Summary In March 3Com Corporation and Extreme Networks announced they would be entering into a strategic alliance for all existing 3Com customers to migrate away from the now debunked CoreBuilder 9000 to the more robust BlackDiamond 6800. For existing 3Com customers, this migration path will not only allow them to obtain up to a 70 percent discount on a new BlackDiamond chassis, but also to enhance their current core network. Along with the migration path that is being offered to existing 3Com Read More

3Com’s AirConnect Wireless LAN Achieves Wi-Fi Certification


3Com has taken the concept of a high speed wireless LAN from fiction to reality and is set to take the wireless LAN market by storm

3com partership  On April 18, 2000, 3Com Corporation (Nasdaq:COMS - news) announced that its 3Com AirConnect 11Mbps Wireless LAN is among the first products awarded the Wi-Fi™ certification for interoperability. Granted by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA), the Wi-Fi compatibility logo serves as the seal of interoperability for products based on the IEEE 802.11b standard. Market Impact The WECA was formed in 1999 in order to certify IEEE 802.11b, or Wi-Fi as the international standard. 3Com's Read More

Sony Picks Palm OS


Sony announced plans to build new Palm OS-based hand-held gadgets that could allow people to view videos, listen to music and organize information, thereby shutting out Windows CE.

3com partership  the devices, advancing the 3Com Corp. unit's bid to spread its software into the far reaches of lightweight computing. Sony Corp. is betting the popular Palm will help further its ambitions to expand its leadership in consumer electronics into computing. Importantly, 3Com agreed to adapt the Palm operating system to Sony's Memory Stick removable storage medium, which Sony is fighting to get widely accepted for storing and transferring data, sound and images among a variety of gadgets and computers. Read More

Cisco: IPv6 is Coming, Eventually


Cisco’s announcement of IPv6 support across its product lines continues the next generation Internet protocol’s deployment with all deliberate speed.

3com partership  by router vendors Nortel/Bay, 3Com, Digital, Hitachi, Nokia, Sumitomo and Telebit. Cisco is coming late to the party, but it's coming. This increases pressure on Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) to get its own IPv6 project out the door. Microsoft is developing IPv6 software in conjunction with USC, and made their software publicly available on 20 March 2000. Cisco and Microsoft are the 800-pound gorillas here. Once Cisco and Microsoft ship IPv6 products, application vendors will follow suit. But don't hold your Read More

It's the Aftermarket Service, Stupid! (Part II)


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3com partership  as Atlas Air  and  3Com (though both are hosted and not large in value). Logility , Infor and ToolsGroup can present an occasional opposition in distribution intensive deals. SPO for the Masses? Not Quite Yet Last but not least, usability enhancements, making the solution intuitive and much easier to learn and use (understand) remain the major challenges for all providers of such sophisticated ( rocket science ) software. Expanding the “what-if” scenario capabilities (with rationale explanations) Read More

Goodbye PCs, Hello Appliances?


The U.S. market for Internet appliances is taking off. The new devices are expected to surpass consumer personal computer shipments in 2002.

3com partership  handheld devices (such as 3Com Corp.'s Palm VII), Web terminals, e-mail terminals and screenphones. As these and other new devices arrive in the next few years, the Framingham, Mass.-based IDC predicted that U.S. unit shipments of appliances would outnumber those of consumer PCs by 2002. U.S. consumer information appliances are forecast to reach over 25 million units in 2002, while PCs are expected to hit about 23 million units in the United States. Two groups of users There will be two ways it will Read More

Palm IPO: 3Com’s morning after, or “Do you know the way to San Jose?”


What does 3Com do now that Palm, Inc. is gone? Find someone else in the neighborhood to play with. Cisco is just next door.

3com partership  has been pumping up 3Com revenues. 3Com is more than aware of the trends - its stated plans are to focus on the following growth markets as it completes its Palm spin-off: voice over IP (VoIP), LAN telephony, broadband access, wireless access, and home networking. 3Com's largest rivals are not standing still. Lucent Technologies (NYSE:LU) has also announced plans to spin-off its' own, more mature PBX and LAN networking businesses. Lucent will concentrate on high growth areas, including optical Read More

Palm Tries to Take the Desktop in Hand


Palm Computing to offer software to allow Palm devices to network with enterprise systems and applications.

3com partership  spun off from parent 3Com early next year, will take a giant step in its effort to shift from gadget maker to systems vendor. At PalmSource 99, the company will unveil server software that lets Palm devices bypass the PC entirely and exchange data with back-end databases and applications. With this product, called Palm HotSync Server, will be a pack of Palm and third-party interfaces, called conduits, that handle the data exchange between Palm applications and a specific server-based enterprise Read More

How Has MAPICS Been Extending?


MAPICS, one of the leading mid-market ERP vendors, has significantly expanded its product offering during 2000. On June 15, MAPICS announced the release of XA 6.0, the latest version of its flagship AS/400-based Extended Enterprise Application (EEA). Earlier, on May 9, MAPICS announced the delivery of its second flagship product, the Point.Man Extended Enterprise Edition, which enables customers, suppliers, distributors and partners to collaborate via the Internet. We express our view regarding its latest announcements and strategic direction.

3com partership  self-service application, to the 3Com Palm VII device. Market Impact MAPICS is an exemplary case of a vendor reinvigorating itself and significantly extending its products' offering scope by conducting a far-sighted acquisition. With Pivotpoint in its fold, MAPICS is now in a much stronger position to help its customer base of mid-sized manufacturing companies become e-businesses, with its wider portfolio of solutions. We believe this was possibly the best strategic move that MAPICS could have made given Read More

Enterprise Phone Systems Buyer’s Guide


Implementing or upgrading an enterprise phone system is a strategic investment for any large enterprise. To reach an informed decision, you should understand the following crucial aspects: phone systems buyer types, product requirements, cost considerations, and vendor relationship needs. This buyer’s guide from Focus Research explains those considerations, and helps prepare you to make the right choice for your company.

3com partership  a standard and advanced 3Com IP telephony installation service may cost an enterprise (with up to 50,000 employees) approximately $1,800 and $4,600 respectively. Service and maintenance cost - Includes the annual maintenance and license fees, T1 service charges and the cost for the services on call; the service and support cost depends on the time frame of the service contract selected by the enterprise Internal staffing costs - Includes the cost incurred of maintaining an internal team for the Read More