the area of business LAN telephony, 3Com was the first to deliver flexible
voice/data/video convergence to small companies with Ethernet/IP-based systems
that can transmit voice in digital form across local and wide area networks.
3Com's market-leading LAN telephony systems give small businesses a rich set
of communications features typical of much more expensive PBX systems. 3Com is
also integrating telephony capabilities into stackable LAN systems.
CommWorks is at the forefront of carrier-class platforms
with robust, software-upgradable solutions that can be integrated seamlessly
into carriers' and providers' existing network infrastructures. CommWorks is
among the top three vendors of carrier-class IP telephony equipment, according
to Cahners In-Stat Group. With CommWorks solutions, carriers and service
providers can achieve economical migration to a packet-based, converged
network that reduces time-to-market when they want to deploy new
revenue-enhancing services - including enhanced data, IP telephony, wireless
access, cable access and DSL access.