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HP Acquires 3Com, Who Moved Whose Cheese?
HP declared the acquisition of 3Com on Nov.12, 2009. Then, who moved whose cheese on earth?
IT media headlines indulged in the news about the $2.7 billion HP-3Com deal on Nov.12, 2009. The former is the tycoon of the traditional enterprise server industry; while the latter is an A-listing network devices manufacturer. What will such intermarriage bring to the IT industry?
Merger & acquisition is a quotidian topic in the IT industry. The traditional acquisitions are limited in the same industry, by association between strong enterprises or the way of the great fish eating up the small, to enlarge the market share in a certain domain.
As the intensification of globalization, particularly the intercommunication and coupling between the IT technologies, the mode of occupying single market by single technology is no longer adequate for today