3Com takes on Ascend

Greene, Tim
July 1997
Network World;07/14/97, Vol. 14 Issue 28, p23
Trade Publication
Focuses on the competition between 3Com Corp. and Ascend Communications Inc. for the rights to the HiPer Access System. Total Control features of the system; Advantages of the system.


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