& cplSiteName &
News & Views
Content posted in April 2000
JDSU and E-TEK: The Omens Are Good
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2000  |  Post a comment
Industry experts say that the proposed merger of JDS Uniphase and E-TEK is likely to go ahead, despite a DOJ investigation
Williams' CTO Profits From His Position
News Analysis  | 
4/27/2000  |  Post a comment
Matthew Bross, chief technology officer at Williams Communications, stands to make millions from ONI's IPO
ONI Strikes Back
News Analysis  | 
4/26/2000  |  Post a comment
With an IPO pending, the startup slaps Nortel with a lawsuit
Global Crossing Joins Wavelength Service Avant Garde
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2000  |  Post a comment
Service is the latest to offer bandwidth-starved carriers economical upgrades via DWDM
50 Ways To Leave Your Lucent
News Analysis  | 
4/25/2000  |  5 comments
Optical giant loses lots of workers – but gains one key hire
Nortel And Lucent Compete For Air Time
News Analysis  | 
4/24/2000  |  Post a comment
The twin optical titans are financing competing fiberless optical networking start-ups
IP Over Glass, Who Cares?
News Analysis  | 
4/21/2000  |  Post a comment
Ciena and Juniper announced completion of their interoperability test
Xros's OFC Splash Was All Wet
News Analysis  | 
4/21/2000  |  Post a comment
Only a small portion of its big optical switch was actually operational
360networks Barrels Ahead with IPO
News Analysis  | 
4/20/2000  |  Post a comment
Share price climbs despite trepidation
Sorrento Puffs Itself Up For An IPO
News Analysis  | 
4/19/2000  |  Post a comment
Its announcement of metro DWDM developments is just part of a bigger plan
Extreme Launches A Sonet Killer
News Analysis  | 
4/17/2000  |  Post a comment
But its latest switch won't convince many existing carriers to go with Gigabit Ethernet.
Aerie Prepares a Feast of Fiber
News Analysis  | 
4/14/2000  |  Post a comment
Its plans for the biggest capacity backbone in the US will fuel even fiercer competition among long distance operators.
Lumenon Gets a Nasdaq Listing
News Analysis  | 
4/13/2000  |  Post a comment
Share trading in the developer of optical integrated circuits is expected to start this morning
The Truth About TeraBeam
News Analysis  | 
4/13/2000  |  Post a comment
Technology limitations bring startup's claims about fiberless optical networking down to earth
Bookham's Share Price Soars After IPO
News Analysis  | 
4/12/2000  |  Post a comment
Component maker's stock price increases 70 percent in the first day's trading
Rocky Times For Redback?
News Analysis  | 
4/12/2000  |  Post a comment
Vendor faces new competitors and new marketing challenges. Its response: launch a PC-based product
Optical Switches Go Into Commercial Use
News Analysis  | 
4/11/2000  |  Post a comment
Extant is running live traffic over Tellium's Aurora switches, marking a milestone in optical developments
Appian Teeters On the Edge
News Analysis  | 
4/10/2000  |  Post a comment
Unlike other metro products, Appian's is designed solely for use on the customer premises
Fiberlane Founder Finds Another Startup
News Analysis  | 
4/7/2000  |  Post a comment
Raj Singh, entrepreneur turned VC, has a great track record that could turn into big bucks for investors
Startup Prepares Secret Switch
News Analysis  | 
4/6/2000  |  Post a comment
Onix Microsystems wants to keep its 1,000 port MEMS-based switch subsystem under wraps
Unisphere Lays Off 37
News Analysis  | 
4/5/2000  |  Post a comment
The axe is out at Unisphere, but execs say it's just part of the plan
JDS Uniphase Moves Into MEMS
News Analysis  | 
4/4/2000  |  Post a comment
Acquiring Cronos for $750 million gives it a key technology for future optical switches
The Last Laugh Is On Lucent
News Analysis  | 
4/3/2000  |  Post a comment
Evidence suggests that Lucent tried - and failed - to kill off Ciena two years ago by pre-announcing a DWDM product
Redback Multiplies By Ten
News Analysis  | 
4/3/2000  |  Post a comment
Vendor takes a two-step approach to extending its product line. One: take existing product. Two: make it bigger


Featured Video
From The Founder
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders grills Cisco's Roland Acra on how he's bringing automation to life inside the data center.
Flash Poll
Upcoming Live Events
February 26-28, 2018, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
March 20-22, 2018, Denver Marriott Tech Center
April 4, 2018, The Westin Dallas Downtown, Dallas
May 14-17, 2018, Austin Convention Center
All Upcoming Live Events
Infographics
SmartNICs aren't just about achieving scale. They also have a major impact in reducing CAPEX and OPEX requirements.
Hot Topics
Here's Pai in Your Eye
Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 12/11/2017
Ericsson & Samsung to Supply Verizon With Fixed 5G Gear
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 12/11/2017
Verizon's New Fios TV Is No More
Mari Silbey, Senior Editor, Cable/Video, 12/12/2017
The Anatomy of Automation: Q&A With Cisco's Roland Acra
Steve Saunders, Founder, Light Reading, 12/7/2017
You Can't Fix OTT Streaming Problems If You Can't See Them
Mike Hollyman, Head of Consulting Engineering, Nokia Deepfield, 12/8/2017
Animals with Phones
Don't Fall Asleep on the Job! Click Here
Live Digital Audio

Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.

During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.

She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.

Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed