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3Com CEO bullish on being Cisco alternative

Aug 11, 20032 mins

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3Com CEO bullish on being Cisco alternative, 08/11/03

3Com CEO Bruce Claflin says there is a void in the market for enterprise network infrastructure – an absence of an alternative to Cisco . And he intends to fill the gap.

Review: Cisco Catalyst 3750 stackable switches, 08/11/03

With the introduction of the proprietary StackWise interconnect technology that ties its new line of Catalyst 3750  switches together, Cisco has filled the gap between its small, stand-alone Ethernet switches and its large, modular chassis and blade switches.

UCSF’s up-tempo upgrade, 08/11/03

By any measure, the enterprise network at the University of California, San Francisco, is a big one. It has 20,000 nodes, 15,000 switch ports, three Class B licenses (192,000 IP addresses), and encompasses …

GigE switches drive more-for-less trend, 08/11/03

As Gigabit Ethernet pricing continues to free-fall, the technology is finding its way into corporate networks where 10M bit/sec hubs once might have served small workgroups.

IPFIX fine-tunes traffic analysis, 08/11/03

Soon it will be easier for IT managers to extract and view important traffic statistics stored in their routers so they can better manage their networks.

Start-up aims to clean up data centers, 08/11/03

Entrepreneur Cheng Wu is taking lessons learned about Web content delivery at his last start-up and applying them at his new venture to improve data-center information management.

Voice-activated services gaining attention, 08/11/03

AAA Auto Club South is on the Web … but not all its members are there.

Visual CEO looks to brighter future, 08/11/03

Visual Networks, maker of packet-network performance-monitoring hardware and software, is slogging through tough times.