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Key developments related to the evolution and deployment of 100G optical transport systems.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/10/2019
Ciena CEO Gary Smith said that M&A is always a possibility as the company looks to build its software business while managing the growth of its optical platform sales to web-scale companies.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/5/2019
International operators are set to ween themselves off Huawei, claims Ciena CEO Gary Smith.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/5/2019
Transport gear and software vendor reports year-on-year revenue growth of more than 17% to $960.6 million, with a hefty chunk of revenues coming from web-scale customers, but investors reacted negatively to outlook.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 7/11/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Vodafone boss takes a £1.2 million pay cut; BT may cut its dividend to fund fiber rollout; ADVA connects in Kuwait.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/10/2019
International wholesale operator wants to play a bigger role with enterprise customers but adding services such as data center interconnect and SD-WAN requires additional operational and business support tools.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/9/2019
Cisco said it would buy Acacia and the components vendor's current optical transport customers need not worry. The move is seen as positive overall, but one analyst explained why Arista should probably be more concerned than ADVA.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 7/8/2019
The optical equipment maker spies international opportunity in Huawei's problems.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/6/2019
For its fiscal quarter ended April 30, Ciena showed more growth and some customer diversification, while continuing to add to its software portfolio.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/23/2019
Heavy Reading's optical guru Sterling Perrin highlights some key trends from the NGON & DCI World event in Nice, including 'Beyond Coherent,' what 400ZR really means for the market, the latest on 5G transport and the FUDfest that is Huawei.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/22/2019
The opening sessions of this year's NGON & DCI World event in Nice focused on money matters and automation but there was little appetite to discuss the impact of global trade tensions and the US clampdown on Huawei's supply line.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/4/2019
There are 11 (yes, count them!) shortlisted entries in this year's category for Most Innovative Telecoms Product (Optical/IP/Carrier Ethernet/FTTH).
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 5/2/2019
Acacia Communications, Finisar, ProLabs, Source Photonics and Xilinx all submitted standout entries for the Outstanding Components Vendor category in this year's Leading Lights contest.
By James Kisner, Contributing columnist, 3/25/2019
The optical networking industry is at another inflection point, writes James Kisner, and the chalice some companies drink from next could point the way to everlasting revenue growth.
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