In the case of Nortel and Bay Networks
, three factors appeared to be prominent in making this effort so successful.
Working in conjunction with BayRS(TM) or the Bay Networks
Contivity(TM) Extranet Switch, BSAC becomes a fully functioning security/policy engine by supporting Bay Networks
DVS or L2TP tunneling protocol.
"Our job at Bay Networks
is to make access to information easier, friendlier and faster," states Carney, who predicts companies and consumers alike will soon be able to plug into an outlet similar to a phone jack and get a data tone.
EVP and chief technical officer of Bay Networks
3Com is one of the few major independet networking targets left on the market, since Bay Networks
Inc was swallowed by Nortel and Ascend Communications by Lucent.
Industry Activity In the second quarter, the most active sector was Industrial Products with 96 announced transactions, 12 per cent more than last year's 86, and dollar value at $2.9 billion, a drop of 84 per cent from $17.7 billion last year when Nortel made its $13.4 billion purchase of Bay Networks
. Consumer Products activity came in next with 43 announcements, a 79 per cent increase over 24, and value of $0.8 billion, a steep decrease of 95 per cent from $16.9 billion when Seagram bought PolyGram for $15 billion.
* Motorola remained the market leader throughout 1998, ending the year with 40% market share, followed by Bay Networks
, Com21, and Terayon with 24%, 8%, and 6% unit market share, respectively.
, a Nortel Networks (NYSE:NT/TSE:NTL) line of business, and Novell, Inc.(NASDAQ: NOVL), have a strategic agreement to develop and market network services that integrate Novell Directory Services (NDS) with Bay Networks
' Optivity Policy Services policy management application suite.
According to a report by Dell'Oro Group, the emerging networking and communications company has surpassed Bay Networks
, 3Com, Cabletron and Cisco to dominate this vital market segment.
Partnerships with Premio Computer, First Virtual (now FVC.COM), Lucent Technologies, Bay Networks
and WorldCom will provide the support for the purchase, installation and training in the ongoing use of the servers, ATM networks, videoconferencing, telephone and data networks.
Like many other industries, "Ethernet is definitely dominant in the health care industry," says Luc Roy, manager for technical marketing for the enterprise marketing group at Bay Networks