Stories by James Niccola

  • 3Com chief heralds 'eNetworks'

    Tomorrow's networks must be more reliable, easier to use, and able to handle rich applications that merge voice, video and data if they are to support the emerging `knowledge economy', Eric Benhamou, chief executive officer of 3Com, said last week. Benhamou offered his thoughts on the opening day of ISPCon Fall 99 here, where Internet service providers, competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) and other network providers gathered to check out the latest products and technologies for their businesses. Benhamou's idea might not be a revelation, but it carries some weight coming from the head of one of the world's largest providers of networking equipment for businesses and consumers