The feisty Canadian company draws a monster round -- and adds to the ranks of optical startups challenging Nortel
Company's technology is apparently far in advance of what analysts imagined
Alcatel's had a busy week so far. And it isn't finished with its business in Murray Hill just yet, sources say
Cisco sheds its DWDM plant in line with its practice of virtual manufacturing
We'll Always Have Jersey — R. Scott Raynovich
Company plans to announce test results of a 40-Gbit/s optical transmission over 1,500 km. Are carriers ready?
World’s leading supplier of DSL equipment enhances its North American Litespan platform with Infineon's GEMINAX POTS/ADSL family
Is anyone really sorry to see it end? Industry sources breath a sigh of relief
Says its low voltage lithium niobate modulator will send signals farther
Optical Ethernet company is closing in on a Qwest contract, as it adds capacity and interfaces to its product line
The two work on tying the knot, despite widespread industry ambivalence. Meanwhile, their stock prices drop
SnowShore is out of stealth mode, touting its IP-based media server; it could push carriers closer to an all-IP network
NTT and Accelight Networks have prototypes of all-optical switches based on pre-standard MPLS technology
In a stock deal valued at $57 million, Redback buys the firm that helped build its SmartEdge 100 gear
Former QOS vendor now touts virtual private networks as the next big thing UPDATED 5/25 NOON
Edge router revenues declined in the first half of 2001, with a gang of competitors jockeying for market share
The latest optical transport figures from Dell'Oro indicate Nortel's revenue slump has cut market growth by 22%
ONI Systems, in the hunt for deals with Worldcom and AT&T, debuts its Online2500 product.
Ethernet access player Salira has a strong team and an interesting technology, but is the timing right?
Analysts cite valuations concern and a risk to the Sprint business
Panditi gets kicked upstairs as another former Intel alumnus, Steve Kaufman, takes the CEO post
It's a long way from 1998, when AT&T picked Lucent over Ciena. But terms of a multicity supply deal leave room for others
Can startup go toe to toe with Cisco without getting routed?
After months of declining fortunes, Redback's board is looking for an operations expert to replace Vivek Ragavan
Software outfit adds optical equipment from three more systems vendors to its interoperability roster
Atoga launches a 30-Gbit/s box that can send Sonet, TDM, Ethernet, and IP over optical nets via tunable lasers
The talk of the town is Alcatel buying Lucent -- but it's the deal that nobody seems to love
The startup says its edge switches will pack a big punch -- so big that one competitor is skeptical
Dallas-based Cerent-stalker boosts product portfolio by adding a tiny OC192 Sonet mux to the mix
A new wave of layoffs sweeps through as startups like Ellacoya, Tenor and CoSine seek to conserve cash.
Tellium raises $135 million in IPO; shares trade up 40 percent in first day of trading UPDATED 6PM EDT
McKinsey/Morgan research report predicts the IP sky is falling, with growth slowing and revenues dropping. How bad is it? UPDATED 5/17 7:00 PM
Alidian lands $50 million OEM deal by which Siemens spinoff Optisphere will market metro networking boxes
Optical Internet chief Mumford says they're beefing up DWDM platform; new CEO will come from outside Nortel
Last summer's acquisition of Silicon Light Machines is beginning to bear fruit
Global Crossing signs long-rumored deal for several of Lucent's wavelength routers; exact amount undisclosed
It says new router software and interfaces will allow carriers to make more money from IP services
Sources say router vendor will announce 40-gig interfaces, upping the stakes in the core router market
Corvis told investors it would reduce its spending. It has started with voluntary layoffs
Forthcoming product will glue together separate 10-Gbit/s Ethernet channels to build 100-Gbit/s optical Ethernet switch
Astral point goes after incumbent carriers by adding Sonet capabilities to its metro platform
Ciena and Marconi are said to be in the running to snap up the DWDM metro networking player for about $250 million
Terry Brown, VP and general manager of Cisco's optical unit, is stepping down for family reasons
The axe is falling at BBO. Employees will get no severance. Could BBO investor Vinod Khosla be losing his touch?
Even after a horrible quarter, competitors still view it as the one to beat
Nortel equips its Passport 8600 with 10-Gbit/s interfaces, targeting metro networks; but is it just playing catchup?
The core optical networking player is ready to test the market to raise as much as $112 million
Wu-Fu Chen startup gets a step closer to delivering chip sets for terabit routers
The collapse of CLEC business and global economic slowdown contribute to the company's worst quarter in history
Has the Cratos film flopped? CEO Sanjeev Newarikar has been bounced, and Raj Singh has left to make movies
The departure of Lucent CFO Deborah Hopkins raises more questions about future management at the company
Add-on will deploy economical WDM technology to encourage use of metropolitan optical links for storage networks
BrightLink drops its datacom-friendly CEO and adds a new telco-savvy chairman. Is it putting on its telco happy face?
Optical routing startup faces a headache: Longtime manager is arrested in connection with alleged theft from Lucent
How bad are things for large greenfield carriers like Level 3 and 360 networks? Bad enough
IDCs May Lighten the Gloom — Scott Clavenna
Can healthy sales of its edge router product warm up investor interest in an IPO?
Network Elements' multiprotocol 10-gigabit module adds to the effort to unify telecom systems and datacom components
By adding IP services such as virtual private networks to its edge routers, Cisco squeezes the competition
Cisco shares suddenly bust loose of their funk, and the rest of the market follows
Cisco launches another metro DWDM box to target both enterprise and service provider customers UPDATED 5PM ET
Economics are likely to encourage carriers to deploy 40-gig in Ethernet before Sonet environments
Networking chip is designed to meld networks by supporting a number of 10-gigabit Ethernet formats
Another day, another workforce reduction. Amber, which is building a fault-tolerant edge router, lays off 12 percent
Service providers make light of the big bills they have to pay to connect customers with fiber