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Movaz on the Move
News Analysis | 3/16/2001

Movaz Networks looks to be working on an optical transport switch based on G-MPLS

Luxcore to Demo Optical Switch Advance
News Analysis | 3/15/2001

Will show all-optical switch with optical wavelength conversion at OFC

Chorum Pulls IPO
News Analysis | 3/15/2001

Optical components maker Chorum surrenders to the market and yanks its $136 million IPO bid

Optical Fibers Go Active
News Analysis | 3/15/2001

KVH is making active components out of optical fiber, starting with a 40-Gbit/s modulator

Cinta Aims Big
News Analysis | 3/14/2001

The closely watched startup announces a giant optical switch that combines transport

Cisco Twists Test Results
News Analysis | 3/14/2001

... beyond recognition: Press release claims it -- not Juniper -- got the best results in Light Reading's router test

Startech Reorganizes for Tough Times
News Analysis | 3/14/2001

Fighting the gloom in the Texas Telecom Corridor

Blue Sky Scores Four in a Row
News Analysis | 3/14/2001

Newcomer unleashes a hoard of products, including a tunable laser that will compete with New Focus, Iolon

Big Carriers for a Big Internet
Column | 3/14/2001

Big Carriers for a Big Internet -- Scott Clavenna

Optisphere Claims Record in DWDM Trial
News Analysis | 3/13/2001

Siemens' Optisphere claims it's sent traffic at 3.2 terabits per second through WorldCom's network. Is it a first?

Brightlink Works on Its Grooming
News Analysis | 3/13/2001

Startup looks to take on the giants by grooming smaller optical pipes UPDATED March 15

White Rock: Heavy Metal?
News Analysis | 3/13/2001

Will the startup's high-density Sonet box make music in the metro market?

Why Williams Sold Its Sonus Shares
News Analysis | 3/12/2001

Williams Communications' sale of $25 million in Sonus shares seems to say more about the carrier than its supplier

IPO Window Shuts Tighter
News Analysis | 3/12/2001

As Nasdaq plummets, WaveSplitter and OMM shelve their IPO plans, and Unisphere may be delayed

Genoa Amps Up
News Analysis | 3/12/2001

Startup unveils a chip-based amplifier for metro networks and bags $75M in funding

Altamar Unveils High-Density Switch
News Analysis | 3/12/2001

Ditech's spinoff claims to have a switch that supports 16,000 ports, with a million more to come

Juniper Wins Monster Router Test
News Analysis | 3/12/2001

Beats Cisco and leaves other vendors in the dust in Light Reading's ground-breaking evaluation of terabit routers

Cisco Slashes Jobs, Costs
News Analysis | 3/9/2001

Cisco Systems to eliminate as many as 8,000 temporary and regular positions in preparation for the slowdown

Caspian's CEO Suddenly Bolts
News Analysis | 3/9/2001

Grahame Rance has resigned from Caspian Networks to head up SBS Technologies

Tellium Lowers Its IPO Ambitions
News Analysis | 3/9/2001

Tellium is still on track for its IPO, but the proceeds it hopes to raise have been cut in half

BBO Says BBye to 69 Employees
News Analysis | 3/8/2001

Kleiner Perkins-backed CLEC, Broadband Office, trims about 15 percent of its staff

Out of the Lab: Light From Silicon
News Analysis | 3/8/2001

Research published today points the way to making a silicon-based laser [UPDATED 3/9/01 9:15 AM ET]

Tellabs Warns; Shares Recoup Losses
News Analysis | 3/8/2001

Revenues have been lower than expected, but most analysts are maintaining their ratings [UPDATED 4:30 PM ET]

Top Ten Private Companies Revisited
News Analysis | 3/8/2001

The march toward IPO has been slowed. We've adjusted our list accordingly

Xanoptix's Strange Story
News Analysis | 3/8/2001

Was it founded by a VC firm that wouldn't take no for an answer?

Sonet: Who's Ahead in Metro?
News Analysis | 3/8/2001

Cisco's claims of OC48 market leadership backfire

Mayan Finds a Customer
News Analysis | 3/7/2001

Mayan finally announced a customer win, but some observers have their doubts

JDSU Cuts Guidance Again
News Analysis | 3/7/2001

Citing a weakened market and poor visibility, JDSU has lowered Wall Street expectations for the second time in a month

Zolo Buys Gratings Maker
News Analysis | 3/7/2001

DWDM components startup acquires Hyperfine to secure supplies of diffraction gratings

Startup Automates Module Manufacture
News Analysis | 3/6/2001

Cirrex is picking materials that enable it to automate the assembly of add-drop mux modules

Sonet: Who's Ahead in Long Haul?
News Analysis | 3/6/2001

Cisco's taken the lead on OC48, but Nortel dominates North America's OC192 market ** UPDATED **

New Focus Slows Down
News Analysis | 3/6/2001

Company cites industry slowdown in earnings warning; stock takes a hit

LR Index Gets Relief
News Analysis | 3/6/2001

Investors signal that the optical stock freefall has gone on long enough

Princeton Lightwave Comes Out
News Analysis | 3/6/2001

A trickle of news is starting to come out of the secretive laser startup

Optical Options: Still Top Priority
News Analysis | 3/5/2001

Poll results: Option packages are still seen as a key aspect of compensation, despite a slowdown

Broadwing Sells Corvis Shares
News Analysis | 3/5/2001

Carrier nets $43 million in cash by dumping one-third of its stake in the optical networking startup

Onetta Scores Three Customers
News Analysis | 3/5/2001

In a matter of months, Onetta has landed a solid management team, plenty of cash, and customers

Gemfire Comes Out Blazing
News Analysis | 3/5/2001

Integrated optics startup announces first products, heavyweight backers

Quantum Bridge Moves Beyond PON
News Analysis | 3/5/2001

PON is just an option in the startup's latest product, an Ethernet access box

Dan Yang's Next Big POP?
News Analysis | 3/2/2001

Dr. Yang says her new startup's technology could drastically shorten development time for optical switch makers

Sycamore Hit by Capex Cuts
News Analysis | 3/2/2001

Sycamore's likely to feel the squeeze from capital spending cuts announced by 360networks

Redback and Juniper Talked, Balked
News Analysis | 3/2/2001

Redback has been exploring options with Juniper and Nokia, but the market quashed a potential deal with Juniper

Agere Sets Pricing Date and Range
News Analysis | 3/1/2001

Agere is getting closer to its public offering, setting its price range between $12 and $14

Intel Swaggers Into OC192 Market
News Analysis | 3/1/2001

A big bowl of optical chips puts Intel into the high-speed fray. Can it gain traction there?

Ironbridge's Last Ditch Efforts Fail
News Analysis | 3/1/2001

Ironbridge's hopes for salvation are dashed as the company files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom. . .
Column | 3/1/2001

Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom -- Gary Shaffer

Nortel: Top Dog, but for How Long?
News Analysis | 3/1/2001

Its claims of market leadership continue to gloss over its small share of the high-channel-count DWDM market

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