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3Com Replaces CEO

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. -- 3Com Corporation (NASDAQ: COMS - News) today announced that the companys Board of Directors has appointed Robert Mao as the new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Edgar Masri who is leaving the company. Mao will continue to serve on the company’s Board of Directors. The company also announced that it hired Ronald Sege as President and Chief Operating Officer and appointed him to the Board of Directors effective upon his joining the company on April 30, 2008.

“We wish to thank Edgar for his leadership and contributions to 3Com,” said Chairman of 3Com’s Board of Directors, Eric Benhamou. “Edgar helped the company through a challenging period and helped us make progress on a number of fronts, including the successful acquisition of H3C and the development of a differentiated technology strategy with Open Services Networking, or OSN. We wish him well in his future endeavors.”

3Com Corp.