Several Victorian local councils have
implemented new hardware from vendor 3Com as they upgrade their
telephony and data networks.
"3Com and key partner Generation-e have recently signed deals
with several councils for solutions that feature IP telephony,
wireless, switching and security products, which reach more than
5,000 council staff," a statement issued by 3Com this morning
Nillumbik Shire, Maribyrnong City and Wangaratta Rural City
councils installed intrusion prevention systems from 3Com's
subsidiary TippingPoint in the middle months of this year.
In June, Wangaratta also installed a 5500G-EI switch, a NBX
v3000 IP telephony system with some 400 handsets, and power over
Ethernet switching. In March, Benalla Rural City Council
installed outdoor wireless network links, while Glen Eira City
Council in September put in a 5500G-EI switch.
3Com was unwilling to disclose the cost of each