November 25, 1996 6:00 PM ET
PictureTel, 3Com offer videoconferencing bundle
By Margaret Kane

  3Com Corp. and PictureTel Corp. will offer a bundled package that includes desktop switches and a videoconferencing startup kit for $18,375.

The package includes four SuperStack II desktop switch products and a 3000 TX Fast Ethernet switch from 3Com, plus the LiveLAN starter kit from PictureTel.

With the switches and software, customers could set up dedicated 10M-bps access and videoconferencing support for 108 users.

PictureTel and 3Com have teamed up in the past to offer a bundle of network interface cards and LAN-based videoconferencing software.

3Com, of Santa Clara, Calif., can be reached at PictureTel, of Andover, Mass., is at

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