Stories by Greg Meckbach

Shareholders sue 3Com directors over HP merger

3Com's board of directors is facing a lawsuit over the proposed acquisition by Hewlett Packard Development Company, but a financial analyst who studies Ethernet switching argued if approved, both vendors would benefit from the deal.

Written by Greg Meckbach19 Nov. 09 06:03

Canadian government could stop Nortel-Avaya deal

The Canadian government's industry minister announced last week it will only allow Avaya to buy Toronto-based Nortel Networks's enterprise business if Avaya can prove the $US915 million deal is beneficial to Canada.

Written by Greg Meckbach29 Sept. 09 03:18

Canadian regulator expands definition of new media

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission last week announced "new media" broadcasting services will continue to be exempt from the regulations governing television and radio broadcasters but broadens the definition of new media.

Written by Greg Meckbach11 June 09 06:45

Bullet-Point Brief: SAS and Business Intelligence

Computer programming hasn't changed much in the last 40 years, but we are only at the beginning of a revolution in the use of business analysis software, says Jim Goodnight, chief executive officer of SAS Institute, which he co-founded in 1976.

Written by Greg Meckbach05 Aug. 08 15:20