Stories by Greg Meckbach

Shareholders sue 3Com directors over HP merger

3Com's board of directors is facing a lawsuit over the proposed acquisition by Hewlett Packard Development Company, but a financial analyst who studies Ethernet switching argued if approved, both vendors would benefit from the deal.

Avaya agrees to buy Nortel enterprise unit

Nortel Networks Corp. Monday announced it has entered a "stalking horse" agreement in which Avaya Inc. of Basking Ridge, N.J. will buy its enterprise units for US475 million.

How to slash mobile phone costs

A router announced this week by Agito Networks is designed to help companies with wireless local-area networks (WLANs) save money on mobile phone calls.

Motorola rolls out WiMAX gateway for desktop PCs

Though it was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show last week, Motorola's latest WiMAX hardware is aimed at business users who don't have high-speed Internet access, according to one executive.

Montrealers claim to lead Canada in free Wi-Fi

Montrealers could soon boast their city has the largest number of free Wi-Fi hot spots, says an administrator of Ile Sans Fils (ISF), a group of volunteers that helps business owners install wireless Internet access for their customers in Montreal.