TeraConnect is the latest of a string of military R&D spinoffs UPDATED 12/1/00 1:00 PM
Carrier says it's first to deploy a global optical mesh; but questions abound
Slowdown? What slowdown, says Nortel CEO John Roth
Our anonymous saga about Lucent's acquisition of Chromatis and Ignitus drew surprising testimonials
West Bay says it can sidestep the race to cram more transistors on a chip
Sycamore feels the pinch of big-bucks competitors and starts offering vendor financing
As Riverstone waits for the IPO market to recover, a partnership with a big telecom provider could help boost enthusiasm
RHK says the DWDM components market will grow 130% this year and reach $24B by 2004
Hiring the right staff seen as a way of ensuring survival
Former Packet Engines and Xylan execs leave Alcatel to go out on their own again
A bunch of new ventures have been spun out of the country's research centers
Integrated Micromachines is planning to make a splash next Monday, five years after it was founded
New rules will make it tougher for vendors to count their chickens before they're hatched
Carrier sales of data networking gear will continue to show double-digit growth next year, firm says
Aided by influential backers, Rembrandt Ventures is set to form an optical incubator and fund its progeny
Thought the worst was over for LU? Guess again
Morgan Stanley cuts price estimates on Cisco and downgrades its competitors, Redback and Juniper
Cisco and Ciena show positive growth in spite of wilting market. Everyone else is in reverse
Lucent troubles deliver recruiting boon for startups in New Jersey
After a few fits and starts, Tachion is close to raising $75M in new funding
Having registered for IPO, some optical vendors don't seem eager to rush into a bearish market
Company makes at run at Cisco in next-generation Sonet products by adding IP services
CEO Surya Panditi says support for OC192 router interfaces will be available by the end of the year
Routing visionary returns to his alma mater to head up its service provider strategy -- and do battle with Juniper
Backing startup Cinta is the latest in a long line of well-considered optical investments
ICG files for bankruptcy protection, raising more questions about equipment financing deals
Organic polymer could prove to be a breakthrough material for optical components - UPDATED 11/16/00
OC192 is coming, and inventory problems will be resolved, says Cisco's CTO
Bean counters are taking another crack at putting the squeeze on stock options
A mutual interest in Pirelli appears to be at the heart of the agreement
Photonex, led by MIT scientists and a bevy of Wellfleet alumni, aims to combine IP services with the optical core
Atoga's software-savvy edge switch is expected to ship next year
The Interoute deal fails to excite, but there may be more in store
Cyras has lost another top exec. Is the heat dissipating at the hot startup?
Ultra Fast Optical Systems is targeting 640 Gbit/s per wavelength
The former Redback CEO will be assuming the CEO post at long-distance amplifier maker Onetta, say sources
UPDATED: Shares of components maker Luminent price below expected range, then trade barely above $12
With another $100 million in its account and a product set to ship, can an IPO be far behind?
A metro optical startup with top talent, Jasmine plans to compete with Cisco, Cyras, Redback, et al.
Company responds to investors after comments from Cisco caused its share price to plunge
Cisco at a Crossroads -- R. Scott Raynovich
Something optical, metropolitan, and cheap, s'il vous plait. Astral Point, perhaps?
Its revenues are rocketing but its sexier products aren't selling
With more funding, and product trials coming soon, is Cinta, with its new CEO, gearing up to go public?
Its training and certification scheme is designed to entrench its market leadership.
UPDATED: The Wavelength Router and the ON15200 get their first customer -- but they aren't expected to ship until 2001
Vinod Khosla is among those betting $25 million on automated interface card production
Cisco's quarter was just a little bit better than predicted -- as usual -- so what are investors fretting about?
Telica announces its first customer and is generating revenue. Might an IPO be around the corner?
Lucent's recent attempts to revamp bonus and options plans may be too little too late, say former employees
Calls into question competitors' ways of measuring switch capacity
Chip company adds to its networking processor portfolio by spending nearly $2 billion on SiByte
Large companies get more H-1B visas, but new law also makes it easy for startups to steal talent
CEO Scott Kriens questions the rush to metro and hasn't decided how and when his company will go there
Alcatel's new routers compete head to head with the same gear that its reselling from Juniper
CodeStream is about to get $50 million to develop a low-cost alternative
Ballooning BGP routing tables could bring the Net to its knees within a couple of years