November 11, 2009 By News Report
HP and 3Com Corp. today announced that they have entered into an agreement for HP to purchase 3Com for approximately $2.7 billion. The terms of the transaction have been approved by the HP and 3Com boards of directors, according to an HP release.
This Digital Communities white paper highlights discussions with IT officials in four counties that have adopted shared services models. Our aim was to learn about the obstacles these governments have faced when it comes to shared services and what it takes to overcome those roadblocks. We also spoke with several members of the IT industry who have thought long and hard about these issues. The paper offers some best practices for shared government-to-government services, but also points out challenges that government and industry still must overcome before this model gains widespread adoption.