Kudos to 3Com CEO Edgar Masri and the board for selling the company to Bain Capital and Chinese networking provider Huawei. I suppose the company will be taken private from here. We've seen this in the networking business before: Enterasys was taken private in November of 2005 for $385 million.
While the strategy is well-understood, I really have no idea what Bain and Huawei are thinking. You could point to the fact that 3Com did about $1.2 billion in revenue, and has global distribution in place for more product sales. You can even talk about 3Com's market … Read more