Stories by Jim Duffy

3Com: life goes on

Despite the customer relations fallout from its recent restructuring, 3Com is confident that business will continue as usual.

Cabletron Subsidiary to Target MANs

Riverstone Networks, the service provider equipment subsidiary of Cabletron Systems Inc., is about to embark on a major push into the metropolitan-area network (MAN) market with several new products that will debut over the next year.

Cabletron Unveils Ethernet Switches

Cabletron Systems Inc.'s Digital Network Products Group business unit this week announced two additions to its MultiSwitch LAN switch line - the MultiSwitch 924TXG and MultiSwitch 916TXG.

Nortel to Acquire Software Maker

Nortel Networks announced Wednesday that it will acquire Architel Systems, a developer of software that lets service providers provide Internet and other IP services, for US$395 million in stock.

Juniper Filters Faster

Juniper Networks yesterday announced the availability of a new processor for its routers that enhances security, traffic monitoring and service creation.

Cisco Broadens DSL Options

Cisco Systems yesterday announced it is adding IP switching capabilities to its digital subscriber line (DSL) product line for service providers, and rolled out a new DSL product for multi-tenant units and remote terminals.

Foundry Bulks Up Its Backbone Switch

Foundry Networks Inc. this week will expand its product portfolio with new offerings targeted at Layers 2 and 3 switching, Internet traffic management and core routing markets.

Extreme Scales Heights With Alpine Switches

Extreme Networks this week will unveil its official entry into the metropolitan-area network (MAN) market with switches that provision high-speed Ethernet services to enterprises.

Cisco snags SightPath

Cisco Systems last week announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held SightPath for $800 million in stock.

Cabletron to cast off Digital Network products

In an effort to further streamline operations and focus on high-growth markets, Cabletron Systems plans to divest itself of the Digital Equipment networking operations it acquired two years ago.

Cabletron to Sell Digital, NetVantage Operations

In an effort to further streamline operations and focus on high-growth markets, Cabletron Systems Inc. plans to divest itself of the Digital Equipment Corp. network operations it acquired two years ago.

Is Extreme Networks Ready for 3Com Shops?

3Com users considering a transition to Extreme Networks Inc. as their core LAN switch supplier will deal with a company that has one-thirtieth the workforce of 3Com and much less network experience.

Cabletron to ditch digital network products

In an effort to further streamline operations and focus on high-growth markets, Cabletron Systems plans to divest itself of the Digital Equipment networking operations it acquired two years ago.

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