The latest optical transport figures from RHK show secretive Huawei leading a burgeoning optical market
Bankruptcy court gives it until Oct 19 to find a buyer or find some new investors. The former appears more likely
Mike O'Dell Vents – Peter Heywood
A surprise reduction in fiber orders is forcing it to lay off another 1,000. Analysts see no immediate uptick
Former Cisco executive says he's focused on getting Redback back in black
Stock takes a tumble after Merrill Lynch analyst cuts earnings forecast
10-Gig Ethernet component plays are "especially interesting" to Intel's investing arm
Can Cogent profit from the demise of yet another BLEC? Or is it risking all in a bid for customer access?
KMI Corp. says the market will reach $6.3 billion by 2006, when all-optical crossconnects will overtake OEO gear
Lucent's consigned its Chromatis MSX products to the dustbin of history. About time, you say?
Partners with CheckPoint to offer networked firewall and security as its first applications
Cisco's "drink responsibly" signs are observed and mocked by weary workers
Zhone buys bits of Nortel's Universal Edge and AccessNode product lines and will support its installed base
Arrayed wave guides, interleavers, and some types of tunable components are where the action is
Despite new customers and increased revenue, Unisphere is forced to reduce its IPO price target again
Kevin DeNuccio has quit Cisco and is interviewing for Redback's CEO job UPDATED: 8/24 5:00 EST
This small stealthy semiconductor startup plans to take its academic research into the commercial world
Russo: down. Kennedy: out. Ullal: up. And Mazzola is promoted over Volpi
Cognigine says its architecture will blow the socks off the competition -- sooner or later
Mahi has teamed with PMC-Sierra to deliver the mother of all metro God boxes. Is a BellSouth contract in the works?
One more push and the startup will have closed a $40M Series C round
The optical equipment market is in decline, but Lucent is gaining market share, according to Dell'Oro
Analysts agree that metro Ethernet is coming but argue about when, where, and how
4,536 jobs lost in the US at Agilent, Fujitsu, and Metro-Optix
Cisco took 5 percent of the core router market back from Juniper in the second quarter, says Infonetics
Morgan Stanley sees weakness in the Layer 3 market as Cisco gets ready for a pricing war
A big customer win and a technology first aren't enough to buoy Riverstone's stock on a bleak day for switch vendors
Unveils developments aimed at halving the number of chips in grooming switches while boosting performance
Announcing Unstrung Primers, the first in a series of useful overviews of the state of the wireless industry.
Wall Street shrugs as Lucent has its debt covenants revised and looks forward to profitability in fiscal 2002
As Ciena's stock plummets, Ciena's leader justifies future growth in the optical market
Former FCC chairman points to fundamentals that indicate the telecom industry will rebound
Internet guru Larry Roberts says Internet traffic is doubling every six months. Real numbers or just marketing hype?
Resilient Packet Ring technology provokes a rush of protests, questions, and comments at Opticon 2001
In a grim market, Cogent says it is close to closing a $200 million funding round
Opticon's full of Ethernet talk. But IEEE specs are delayed and deployments unannounced. Where's the beef?
Investing in optical startups continues to drop as corporate funding and vendor financing dries up
Startup Ocular has plans to take on Tellabs and other digital crossconnect leaders with a higher-density device
Clear Communications has upped the ante in its aim to rule the optical net management space
Analyst report says Redback will make an announcement within two weeks
Just about everyone and their dog has reacted negatively to Solectron's news of a $2.7 billion acquisition
Nortel shores up its cash position with a $1.5 billion debt offering
Optisphere says it hasn't been hit by cost cuts yet, though parent company Siemens hasn't finished swinging its axe
Looking for a fat bonus and a new Beamer? Might want to just think about keeping your job, first
Cisco's market-share comments bring its rivalry with Juniper back to center stage
Startup previously involved in gas-detection systems may be developing VCSEL technology for optical networks
Alcatel halts work on products it acquired through Packet Engines, looks to buy an Ethernet company
Though it met Wall Street's expectations, Cisco was cautious with financial guidance and growth prospects
Euro-duo bids to market an optical box to take on ONI Systems and Ciena in the booming metropolitan DWDM market
Ties to Corvis CEO David Huber haven't stopped the component startup from becoming Ciena's supplier
Components startup led by former Chromatis CEO Bob Barron draws funding from chip foundry
Cabletron ceases to exist, as it morphs into Enterasys after completing the spinoff of Riverstone
Earnings season hasn't been exactly peppy. The market looks for optimism in Cisco's announcement tomorrow
The grim reaping continues, with job cuts in the optical industry topping 130,000. Is an end anywhere in sight?
Siemens is scaling back -- and the IPO of Optisphere, it's DWDM equipment subsidiary, is on ice. What next?
Silicon Valley subsystems player names former Tyco executive as CEO, says it plans to build 40-Gbit/s modules
Redback's senior VP of operations Kevin Q. Smith has resigned
Strong demand for Lucent's convertible stock has boosted its stock price and raised hopes for a comeback
Xebeo, a service-aware switch startup, signs a technology agreement with IBM
With two of its companies sold and three out of business, Kleiner Perkins winds down its optical keiretsu
A poll on Byte and Switch reveals that 51% of repondents have 'no plans' to use wide-area nets for storage traffic