3Com is targetting smaller business users with a range of network packages, all available for under $400. For instance, the Etherlink III and XL network interface cards, packaged with OfficeConnect Hub, come in at around 60% of retail price. 3Com estimates that more than 70,000 resellers worldwide sell its networking systems to small businesses, and over 20,000 of these are enrolled in its Small Business Partner Program, all of whom can market the discounted network packages.
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