back to article HP looks set to ditch 3Com-spawn H3C Tech

H3C, a networking business that started life as a joint venture between 3Com and Huawei but is now owned by HP, is to become a majority-owned subsidiary of the state-controlled Tsinghua Unigroup. A remnant of what was once a titan of the networking business, H3C Tech was created in 2003. It was originally a badge-engineering …

  1. Spaceman Spiff

    Some zombies just refuse to die!

    I sold 3-Com their first 100 IBM PC's back in the early 1980's in the Silicon Valley. That is where I met Bob Metcalfe and Howard Charney. When I was working in the Boston area in the 1990's I used to dine with Bob before our IEEE meetings. I doubt he has any financial interest in the 3-Com legacy now, but it is interesting how things roll out!

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