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Content posted in July 2000
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Alcatel Backs the Bubble
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7/31/2000  |  Post a comment
It's announced an all-optical cross-connect based on Agilent's bubble jet technology
Resonate Readies IPO
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7/31/2000  |  Post a comment
Load balancing technology continues to attract investment
Nortel Buys Alteon for Big Bucks
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7/28/2000  |  Post a comment
Nortel plays catch-up with Cisco as it buys its own Web switch vendor for $7.3 billion
Avici and Corvis Make Stunning Debuts
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7/28/2000  |  Post a comment
Stock prices soar in first-day trading
Startup Joins All-Optical Fight
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7/28/2000  |  Post a comment
Wee outfit plans to woo customers with switches based on liquid crystal technology
Cisco Puts New Spin on Pirelli
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7/28/2000  |  Post a comment
The DWDM unit isn't exactly the Ferrari of the industry, but Cisco says it's being put to good use.
Bosco To Go?
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7/27/2000  |  Post a comment
Lucent set to sacrifice top optical exec in the wake of feeble financials, sources say
Tycom's Big Day
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7/27/2000  |  Post a comment
Undersea cable operator raises over $2 billion in first day of trading -- despite looming customer lawsuits UPDATED 8:00 PM EST
Alcatel Prepares for a Components War
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7/27/2000  |  Post a comment
Minting a new class of share will help it join in the merger mania.
Spring Tide Sells Out
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7/26/2000  |  Post a comment
IP service provisioning vendor takes the money and runs -- all the way to Lucent
Optical IPO Market Sizzles
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7/26/2000  |  Post a comment
Optical companies such as Avici, Corvis, and Tycom try to book deals before bankers split for vacation
Corvis IPO Terms Increased
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7/25/2000  |  Post a comment
Company now set to raise $800 million
Avici IPO Heats Up
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7/25/2000  |  Post a comment
Potential customers AT&T, Enron, and Williams each get a piece of the IPO action
Another MEMS Maker Snapped Up
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7/25/2000  |  Post a comment
Cypress Semi's purchase of Silicon Light Machines is latest in optical chipmaker's race to acquire MEMS expertise.
Nortel/Corning: Components Paranoia Grows
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7/24/2000  |  Post a comment
Talk of a $100 billion deal raises questions about the strategic importance of components
Report Forecasts Metro Winners, Losers
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7/24/2000  |  Post a comment
Sonet sales are set to soar. Things don’t look so hot for DWDM and Ethernet vendors
Corvis Closes in on IPO
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7/21/2000  |  Post a comment
Company hopes to raise up to $420 million this week
Ericsson Cast-Off Starts to Shine
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7/21/2000  |  Post a comment
Metro-Optix gets a $63 million second round for its Cerent-like box
Shasta La Vista
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7/20/2000  |  Post a comment
Changes ahead Nortel's IP services unit?
Extreme's Stock Screams
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7/20/2000  |  Post a comment
It beat rival Foundry's numbers
RHK Reports 56% Market Growth
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7/20/2000  |  Post a comment
Shipments of DWDM, Sonet and digital cross connects totalled $12.3 billion in 1999.
Ten Gig Meeting Sparks Optical Flap
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7/19/2000  |  Post a comment
Carriers, vendors clash over inclusion of cheap, multimode fiber interfaces.
Foundry Stock Founders
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7/19/2000  |  Post a comment
It announces 27 percent sequential growth, but concerns linger about its routing play
Lucent Faces "Exodus of Nexabit Staff"
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7/18/2000  |  Post a comment
They'll rush to join Mukesh Chatter's new startup, says ex-Lucent exec
Earnings Jump, but the Market Dumps
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7/18/2000  |  Post a comment
Despite outstanding growth, investors are content to lock in gains
Nanovation's CEO Gets The Heave-Ho
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7/18/2000  |  Post a comment
Big-spending startup postpones IPO
Not Your Father's UPS
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7/17/2000  |  Post a comment
Startup boasts that its mix of fuel cells and software will improve carrier reliability
Oplink Opts for $172 Million IPO
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7/17/2000  |  Post a comment
E-Tek lawsuit may put a chink in the prospectus
Redback's Qwest Deal: Optical Upside?
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7/16/2000  |  Post a comment
Redback and Cisco are going head-to-head at Qwest
Alcatel Sues Former Employee
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7/14/2000  |  Post a comment
Engineer allegedly stole secrets and launched a competing startup while still working for Alcatel
Juniper's Revenues Rocket
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7/14/2000  |  Post a comment
They're up 77% on the previous quarter - and the new M160 is selling well
PMC-Sierra Struts on the Street
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7/14/2000  |  Post a comment
Earnings are flush; challenges loom.
Cablevision Pioneers Self Provisioning
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7/13/2000  |  Post a comment
Most customers install their own cable modems without any help
Optical Switch Market Faces Slow Start
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7/13/2000  |  Post a comment
Pioneer almost halves its short term forecast
Corvis, Avici Bide Their Time
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7/13/2000  |  Post a comment
Preparing their road show--and looking to lock in customers?
Bandwidth Bonanza "Won't Happen"
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7/12/2000  |  Post a comment
Leading researcher says technology can't keep pace with Internet traffic growth
Life-Long Incubator Launched
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7/12/2000  |  Post a comment
Comstellar targets first time startups
Arrowpoint Gets Mixed Reviews
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7/12/2000  |  Post a comment
Cisco paid $5.7 billion for the startup. Was it money well spent?
What’s In a Name?
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7/12/2000  |  Post a comment
What's In a Name?
Celox Networks Nets $68 Million
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7/11/2000  |  Post a comment
Startups pursues VPNs and IP service switch
Corvis Completes First Field Trials
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7/11/2000  |  Post a comment
Williams and Broadwing show there's subtstance to the startup's claims
Sycamore's Show-Stopper
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7/11/2000  |  Post a comment
Its SuperComm demo seized up, but its software wasn't the problem
JDSU/SDL: A Component Powerhouse
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7/10/2000  |  Post a comment
$41 billion merger with SDL is a go
Juniper To Buy Extreme?
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7/9/2000  |  Post a comment
An investment banker is preparing a $10 billion deal. Extreme may be the target
Quarry Mines IP For Gold
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7/8/2000  |  Post a comment
Startup puts some new vim into an old IP pitch. Will service providers notice?
Sycamore Ships Its Optical Switch
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7/7/2000  |  Post a comment
Contract with 360networks demonstrates that it's catching up with the competition. UPDATED AT 7:00 PM EST
What's a Stock Worth?
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7/7/2000  |  Post a comment
What's a stock worth?
Salaries Rise In Startups
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7/7/2000  |  Post a comment
They've caught up with pay levels offered by big vendors
A Stock Fund as Pure as Light
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7/6/2000  |  Post a comment
Zurich money manager to launch optical mutual fund
Optical Investors Go to College
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7/6/2000  |  Post a comment
Incubators find funding for campus-based startups
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