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Headcount: Blood Transfusions
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11/9/2007  |  Post a comment
AlcaLu and Tellabs need new blood, WooMe saves lives, and Ron Nelson is lying on a beach somewhere
Headcount: Wrong Way Huawei
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3/15/2007  |  3 comments
Volpi boards at Clearwire, Cisco optical giant leaves, Tekelec sells a wreck, and Huawei recruiters baffle a notable networking biggie
Headcount: Union Blues
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7/21/2006  |  2 comments
Convergence clobbers RBOC union jobs; Mangrove and Caspian cut; 2Wire looks for a new CEO, and much more
Headcount: Lurch Engines
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4/12/2006  |  2 comments
Google and Yahoo troll for video talent, Verilink reads from Chapter 11, BellSouth spares a few managers, and much more
Headcount: Plentiful & Hard to Get
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3/2/2006  |  1 comment
Spirent cuts in marketing, Anschutz leaves Qwest, Huber gets paid, Nortel adds more GE-men, and the jobs outlook is as confusing as ever
Headcount's Top Five in '05
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1/4/2006  |  2 comments
We highlight the top personnel stories in 2005 and look at breaking news from Redback, C-COR, Finisar, and Comptel
Headcount: Grinch Patrol
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12/2/2005  |  3 comments
Savvis pays its former CEO, Nortel's execs await the axe, we ponder Acme Packet's latest hire, and YOU can help expose a grinch
Headcount: More Deep Cuts
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11/4/2005  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading hires again, Tellabs promotes DeWilde Man, DT performs a German layoff, and Lucent retirees try to get even
Headcount: Telecom Refugees
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8/8/2005  |  5 comments
Executives take a leave from telecom, Tellabs loses HR VP, UTStarcom execs surface at Caspian, and MCI hangs up on telemarketers
Headcount: A Cooler Crowd
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7/13/2005  |  1 comment
Staff shuffling at Reef Point Systems, UTStarcom, Megisto, Mahi, and Nortel
Looking at M&A Aftermath
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5/19/2005  |  370 comments
Laurel exits, Ciena cuts in Canada, Cisco gets a startup soldier, and much more
Headcount: Synergy Qwest
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5/5/2005  |  Post a comment
Quarry changes heads, Qwest counts bodies, Intel loses a network processor man, Salira finds a home, and more
Notes From Naperville
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3/15/2005  |  Post a comment
Tellabs buries more bods; Juniper hits headcount high; LR's Lucent scoop comes home to roost
Vendor Vivisection
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3/2/2005  |  11 comments
Vendor Vivisection
Meriton gets a CEO, Allied Telesyn sends mixed signals, AT&T workers stay home
Great Googly Moogly!
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1/7/2005  |  1 comment
Great Googly Moogly!
Google wants to rule the world, Broadwing's brass get bonuses, and another Ciena exec takes off
Cutting the Fat (Really)
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11/10/2004  |  Post a comment
SBC cuts; Axiowave cuts; Verizon cuts, then adds; something's amiss at Network Elements
Job Count Friday
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10/26/2004  |  14 comments
Telecom jobs still tumbling; Ciena moves on marketing; Fultz falls at RBN; Allied Telesyn shakes things up
Morale Fatale
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8/20/2004  |  4 comments
Telcordia survey singes management, Sonus eyes SBC, and Charley hits Florida jobs and phones
Buy vs Lure
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6/22/2004  |  4 comments
Buy vs Lure
Sentito hires former Pelago chief, Polaris loses two execs, Kirana kisses off, and much more
Family Time
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5/11/2004  |  20 comments
Family Time
Ciena shuffles, Polaris outsources, Vivace guys roll, and much more
Full Moon
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4/7/2004  |  7 comments
Full Moon
MCI blames 'Do Not Call' registry, Lucent cuts in China, Ericsson promotes VPs, and much more
Outlawing Offshoring?
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3/17/2004  |  6 comments
Outlawing Offshoring?
Scandal looms at Nortel, Ciena cuts 40, FutureWei shuffles sales force, and Headcount initiates 'Average Joe' contest
Man-Eating Holiday
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3/3/2004  |  Post a comment
Ciena restructuring rumors persist, Wolters quits Sentito, Pagani leaves Nortel, and Hyperchip cuts some staff
FCC Eyes Action Jackson
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2/6/2004  |  Post a comment
Clarendon closes, Leopold leaves Merrill Lynch, Alltel & MCI keep cutting, OFC gets more international
Laying Off Layoffs
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1/22/2004  |  Post a comment
France Telecom swings le axe, Ceterus and Valor nip & tuck, and Pedestal gets more funding
Job Makers, Deal Breakers
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1/14/2004  |  4 comments
Gluon comes unglued, Coriolis cuts, Luminous looks for a CEO, and Ishoni can't outlast its outsourcing woes
Less Is More
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12/31/2003  |  Post a comment
Dacom gets a new chief, Cicada to shrink after acquisition, and Emperative employees write some wrongs
Company Makeover
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12/16/2003  |  2 comments
Big carriers cut back, Valo vets get jobs, Photuris trolls for partners, and much more
Viva Lost Wages
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12/8/2003  |  10 comments
Corning closes plants, Alcatel chops US jobs, and Gluon CFO says, 'See ya!'
Offshoring, Dude!
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11/21/2003  |  2 comments
More Jobs go overseas, Onetta loses a CEO, Photuris furloughs, Riverstone turnover is not a kind of dessert
Cabin Pressure
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10/30/2003  |  1 comment
JDSU sells a jet, Westwave waves goodbye, Optical Solutions trims, and Redback takes a whack
For the Masses
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10/1/2003  |  12 comments
Mass layoffs continue, Hatteras can't keep a CEO, LightCross loses its COO, and Lucent tries to calm pensioners
It's Uncle Sam's Fault
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9/24/2003  |  Post a comment
SBC protests, Motorola board rebels, Corvis/Broadwing executive ranks to grow
Buddy Can You Share a Line?
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9/18/2003  |  Post a comment
SBC whines (and cuts jobs), Tellabs asks for volunteers, Sprint outsources, and Entrisphere is 'not engaging'
More Cuts Coming
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9/11/2003  |  Post a comment
The recession ain't really over, Ciena and Cisco keep cutting, and Metro-Optix sells itself, post mortem
Labor Daze
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8/26/2003  |  2 comments
Verizon talks continue, Cindana Turkatte resurfaces, Ceterus ramps up, and GSI saves the etalons
Survey Sez
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8/6/2003  |  Post a comment
Tellabs, BellSouth outsource; Verizon labor talks continue; and the rumor mill is spinning out of control
Job Market Blues
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7/15/2003  |  Post a comment
Agility cuts, Jim Fultz joins RBN, Sycamore VP leaves, and Chiaro moves house
Memo Minder
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6/11/2003  |  Post a comment
Agogbua resurfaces, T-Networks and Continuum make cuts, and Bandwidth9 changes markets
Viva la Cinco de Mayo!
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5/7/2003  |  5 comments
Procket, CopperCom, and others make cuts, while Pelago and Transparent sell their assets
Behold! A Wooly Yak!
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4/8/2003  |  Post a comment
Brecis, Ciena, and LSI Logic make cuts. Corning's Ipswich plant may be saved. And UPT buys W2Networks
Give Me Liberty!
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4/2/2003  |  Post a comment
Tellabs prepares to cut, Mahi hires sales muscle, Nortel vet founds a startup, and Jedai is not dead yet
I'll Strike if You Fire Me!
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3/19/2003  |  Post a comment
Nettest workers strike to avert layoff (huh?), Allegro waltzes off, Caspian cuts again, others lose top dogs


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Cyrille Morelle, president and CEO of VeEX Inc., talks test and measurement with Light Reading's Steve Saunders at BCE 2016. This includes innovative products such as VeSion Cloud-Based platform for network monitoring; MTTplus Modular Test platform for Access, Business, Carrier Ethernet, Transport and Core services; and OPX-BOX+ for Fiber Optics.
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The Russo Report: Driving Disruption

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NetScout: Maximizing Enterprise Cloud for Digital Transformation

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How did Ciena's Vice President of Sales, Angela Finn, carve out her career path? Simple, she tells WiC. She stayed true to her company, customers and principles. She shares her advice for women on how to be authentic and credible, as well as for companies that want to make a real change to their culture and practices.
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NFV in 2016: Part 2 – Climbing the Virtualization Maturity Curve

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Many of the initial use case implementations are single-vendor and self-contained. The industry is still climbing the virtualization maturity curve, needing further clarity and stability in the NFV infrastructure (NFVi) and greater availability and choice of virtualized network functions (VNFs). Interoperability between NFVis and VNFs from different vendors ...
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Versa Networks' Kumar Mehta on SD-WAN Managed Services

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In Silicon Valley, Steve Saunders sits down with Versa's Kumar Mehta for an interview focused on why service providers are building SD-WAN managed services, and how Versa's telco customers are innovating.
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