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3Com Appoints Account Director to Help Fuel Growth in Australia


AUSTRALIA – 7 May 2009 3Com Corporation, a leading provider of converged network infrastructure solutions, today announced the appointment of Rob Lawrence to the position of account director. In this role, Lawrence will service 3Com’s enterprise customers in Queensland within the corporate, government and education sectors.

With 18 years of IT experience in the Queensland market, Lawrence will focus on developing the 3Com business as well as managing its existing customers. He will also work closely with the channel to develop new and existing partnerships.

Grant Howe, 3Com country manager for Australia and New Zealand, said: “Rob is a strong addition to our team. His experience in the Queensland market will provide additional value for our sales and marketing teams as we focus on fulfilling our customers’ business needs and regional expansion.”

Lawrence spent five years at Citrix as a territory manager for Queensland, the Northern Territory and the Pacific Islands before joining 3Com. In this role he was responsible for Citrix’s whole-of-government strategy for Queensland. In the 10 months prior to his move to 3Com, Lawrence held the position of enterprise account manager for Queensland. He has also served as an account manager at Volante and Getronics.


About 3Com Corporation
3Com Corporation is a $1.3B global converged network infrastructure supplier that helps customers achieve business success by delivering solutions that provide exceptional value.  The company’s H3C enterprise networking portfolio provides best-in-class performance, efficiency and reliability and delivers unparalleled return on investment.  With TippingPoint, 3Com is a leading provider of network-based intrusion prevention systems that deliver in-depth application protection, infrastructure protection, and performance protection.  For further information, please visit www.3com.com, or the press site www.3com.com/pressbox.


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