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Exar Beats the Clocks
News Analysis | 9/28/2001

The company's grooming chip for telecom gear packs together timing, multiple low-speed interfaces

Terabeam Scales Back
News Analysis | 9/28/2001

Wireless optics provider cuts expansion plans from six to four cities, lays of 20% of its staff

Telseon's Mixed Metro Message
News Analysis | 9/28/2001

Wave or optical Ethernet? Telseon's latest highlights a key issue in metro services UPDATED 9.28.01 3PM ET

Companies Shuffle Options Plans
News Analysis | 9/28/2001

Employee stock options are underwater like never before. So what are companies doing about it?

Waiting for 3G: What about the U.S?
LR Mobile News Analysis | 9/28/2001

A last-word, realistic view of the U.S. move to next generation networks.

Polatis Reveals Switch Secrets
News Analysis | 9/28/2001

The startup needs some cash to continue development of its ultra low-loss switch

Exodus: What's Next?
News Analysis | 9/27/2001

Exodus's creditors mull over their options in the wake of the Web hoster's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing

Sonus, LR Index Bludgeoned
News Analysis | 9/27/2001

The gloom returns as profit warnings and economic concerns weigh on stocks

Corona Networks Scores $40M
News Analysis | 9/27/2001

Edge services switch maker is in carrier trials and says it now has enough cash to make it to shipment

Redback Melts Down
News Analysis | 9/26/2001

The stock heads closer to pennies

Companies Rethink Corporate Travel
News Analysis | 9/26/2001

In the wake of recent terrorist attacks, optical and storage companies make changes to travel policies

Soul Searching
Column | 9/26/2001

Soul Searching -- R. Scott Raynovich

RPR: RIP?
News Analysis | 9/26/2001

While vendors squabble over the Resilient Packet Ring standard, its marketability is dwindling fast

Agilent Boosts 10 Gig Ethernet
News Analysis | 9/25/2001

Company unveils transceiver that complies with a multi-source agreement, and sports a cool Italian laser

Cisco: Tough Quarter in Progress
News Analysis | 9/25/2001

Many on the Street don't believe Cisco is going to make its numbers for its first quarter of fiscal 2002

Tellium's Growing Pains
News Analysis | 9/25/2001

Tellium will likely hit its targets this quarter, but many analysts believe a bumpy road looms ahead

VCs Pumped $3B into Metro Networks
News Analysis | 9/25/2001

Ethernet rules in the metro networking market. Unfortunately, much of the $3 billion in VC capital will disappear

Carrier Stocks Get An Upgrade
News Analysis | 9/24/2001

CIBC boosts AT&T, Qwest, Sprint, and Worldcom as the Nasdaq and LR Index rally

Fat Cats Feast, Despite Layoffs
News Analysis | 9/24/2001

With thousands out of work, CEOs at leading companies are getting sizeable salaries -- and severance packages

Iris Group Wilts; Metera Next to Shutter
News Analysis | 9/24/2001

Metera Networks will close on Friday, leaving only one Iris Group company operational

JDSU Sees Stability
News Analysis | 9/24/2001

New sales forecast shows that JDSU has been busy trimming its business -- and believes things are stabilizing

Wu-Fu Chen Startups Hit the Skids
News Analysis | 9/21/2001

Geyser closed its doors yesterday; Cinta cut jobs on Wednesday. Is Optimight next?

ONI Shares Fall Sharply After Warning
News Analysis | 9/21/2001

ONI takes down earnings projections for the next two quarters and hints at layoffs, stock loses half its value

A New Boss for Siemens ICN
News Analysis | 9/21/2001

Mark A. Floyd, the ex-CEO of Efficient Networks, helms troubled Siemens ICN

Startup Strikes Gold
News Analysis | 9/21/2001

Danish startup plans to develop integrated optical components that employ exotic optical effects in thin gold films

Agility Gets $83M Third Round
News Analysis | 9/21/2001

Ciena and Tellabs invest in tunable laser startup, bringing total funding to $186 million

Riverstone Makes its Numbers
News Analysis | 9/20/2001

Riverstone makes its quarterly revenue projection, and turns out a penny per share of profit

Startups Suffer Setbacks
News Analysis | 9/20/2001

Cinta and Mahi make cutbacks to conserve cash-- UPDATED 9/21/01

Lucent Bags High-End Switch
News Analysis | 9/20/2001

Lucent says it's canceled the MSC 25000, a high-end ATM switch, in order to regroup

Poll Slams Market Researchers
News Analysis | 9/19/2001

Shock horror! They're often wrong, and they're often biased, according to a Light Reading survey

JDSU Writes Off Billions More
News Analysis | 9/19/2001

Inventory charge indicates that things may be slower than previously thought in the DWDM components business

Lumentis Faces Metro Challenge
News Analysis | 9/19/2001

The startup says it can slash metro DWDM networks costs - but gaining traction is going to be tricky

Ciena Takes Another Dip
News Analysis | 9/18/2001

Ciena's stock takes a hit -- weighing on the LR Index -- after Morgan Stanley lowers forecasts

Optical Ethernet Rules
News Analysis | 9/18/2001

Optical Oracle says Ethernet is the brightest spot on the optical horizon, especially for young guns

Lights Dim at Latus
News Analysis | 9/18/2001

Another Iris Group startup faces closure if it can't find a buyer soon

Nortel: More Layoffs?
News Analysis | 9/18/2001

Nortel hasn't hit bottom, sources say. There may be more layoffs on the way

Look Ma, No Moving Parts!
News Analysis | 9/17/2001

Lynx Photonics says there's nothing to stick or wear out in its solid state optical add-drop mux (OADM)

Alcatel Settles with Daines
News Analysis | 9/17/2001

Alcatel has settled lawsuits with Bernard Daines, the ex-CEO of Packet Engines, which Alcatel acquired

Market Reopens, LR Index Hits New Low
News Analysis | 9/17/2001

Optical and networking stocks sink 5-15% as Wall Street tries to get back to business

Edgeflow Scores $18M
News Analysis | 9/17/2001

Ottawa startup secures funding to bring its optical add/drop switch to market

Optical Team Seeks Group Gig
News Analysis | 9/14/2001

Lucent's closing its facility in RTP, but a gang of engineers wants to stay together there

Cisco Sets Stock Buyback
News Analysis | 9/14/2001

Cisco will buy back $3 billion worth of its shares in the next two years

Teradvance: A New Take on 40 Gig
News Analysis | 9/14/2001

Startup says it's conquered some of the challenges of next generation transmission systems

Cisco Rounds Out the Edge
News Analysis | 9/14/2001

Cisco introduces new members of the 7000 router family, putting more muscle at the edge

Tech Companies Join Relief Effort
News Analysis | 9/13/2001

Cisco, Corning, and Juniper are just a few of the technology companies contributing to relief funds

Markets Will Open on Monday
News Analysis | 9/13/2001

SEC, Nasdaq and NYSE regroup for next week

September 11th 2001
Column | 9/13/2001

September 11th 2001

Marconi Components: Up For Sale
News Analysis | 9/13/2001

Marconi Optical Components will showcase the company as well as its products at the upcoming ECOC show

RPR Divided
News Analysis | 9/13/2001

The working group for RPR is as divided as ever

Service Providers Persevere
News Analysis | 9/12/2001

Carriers and ISPs hang tough in the wake of terrorist attacks in NYC and Washington

Richardson Reacts
News Analysis | 9/12/2001

Telecom workers return to their jobs, though their minds are elsewhere UPDATED: 09/13, 3 P.M.

N+I Conference Reflects Gloom
News Analysis | 9/12/2001

As show reopens, Tuesday's events leave empty feeling at Atlanta event

LightPointe Wins Qwest Contract
News Analysis | 9/12/2001

Strengthens LightPointe's claim that free space optics can be an alternative to fiber in some circumstances

MRVC, Akamai Mourn Crash Victims
News Analysis | 9/12/2001

MRVC CFO Edmund Glazer and Akamai founder Daniel Lewin killed in World Trade Center plane crashes

Behind Kestrel's RBOC Contract
News Analysis | 9/12/2001

Kestrel has announced a contract -- but nobody knows what it's worth

Companies Take Action After Attacks
News Analysis | 9/11/2001

Locating people and securing communications are the first items of business after today's terrors

N+I Closes Early After Attacks
News Analysis | 9/11/2001

Attendees in shock; show slated to reopen Wednesday

Wall Street Aghast at Tragedy
News Analysis | 9/11/2001

Economic and emotional damage looms following the terrorist attack on New York City UPDATED 4:20PM ET

Testing Time For Digital Wrappers
News Analysis | 9/11/2001

Agilent says it's first to market with testers for the "digital wrapper" standard, G.709

Network Photonics Lifts the Lid
News Analysis | 9/11/2001

It's unveiled the technology behind its recent decision to focus its efforts on its optical switch

Innovance Quietly Raises $17M in Debt
News Analysis | 9/11/2001

Innovance is the latest Ottawa startup to score a hefty loan. Why's it keeping mum?

Cisco Rounds Up More RPR Support
News Analysis | 9/10/2001

Mindspeed throws its weight behind Cisco's version of RPR, an emerging standard Ethernet in telecom networks

Startup Simplifies Line Cards
News Analysis | 9/10/2001

Network Elements' module integrates protocol processing so systems vendors don't have to

Qwest Slashes Workforce, Outlook
News Analysis | 9/10/2001

"It's about the economy," says CEO Joseph Nacchio, adjusting for lower growth; meanwhile, the stock rises

Avici Warns, Wall Street Scorns
News Analysis | 9/10/2001

Avici cuts revenue projections by more than half and cuts 14 percent of its workforce

Juniper's Kriens Gives Hope
News Analysis | 9/7/2001

Juniper CEO gives glimmer of hope to packed house at a technology investment conference in New York

Internet Machines Takes Aim at Zettacom
News Analysis | 9/7/2001

The startup is about to announce a trio of chips that will compete with rival Zettacom's product

Veeco Snacks on Applied Epi
News Analysis | 9/7/2001

Veeco's ecstatic over its planned $135 million purchase of Applied Epi, which makes optical integration technology

Forecasting Follies
Column | 9/6/2001

Forecasting Follies – Scott Clavenna

Maple Turns Over a New Leaf
News Analysis | 9/6/2001

A week after a $40 million funding round, the company lays off workers and cancels a product

Motorola Breakthrough Makes Waves
News Analysis | 9/6/2001

Materials discovery could change economics of making high-speed electronic circuits and integrated optics

Report: Multiservice Is In
News Analysis | 9/6/2001

Report from a parallel universe? Multiservice provisioning platforms are selling well, IDC says

Market Research Merry-Go-Round?
News Analysis | 9/5/2001

Firms like Aberdeen, Infonetics, and RHK continue to revise their takes on the optical market UPDATED 9/5 6PM

Stock Options Take a Back Seat
News Analysis | 9/5/2001

The Light Reading work poll suggests stock options no longer have the allure they once had

MEMX Starts Anew on 3D MEMS
News Analysis | 9/5/2001

While others set aside their strategies for advanced all-optical switching, MEMX presses on UPDATED 9/5 3PM

MFN Countdown Continues
News Analysis | 9/5/2001

The carrier has scored another $50 million to keep its financing hopes alive UPDATED 9/5 12:30PM

Vitesse Pumps Up its Net Processor
News Analysis | 9/4/2001

Vitesse unveils an improved version of its IQ2000 network processor chip and outlines plans for higher speeds

Heads Roll at Marconi
News Analysis | 9/4/2001

Its CEO and chairman get the boot: Another 2,000 layoffs are in the pipeline UPDATED 9/4 12:30 PM

Job Market Isn't Dead
News Analysis | 9/3/2001

More than half of the 370 entries in Light Reading's job database were posted in August

Was Cerent Worth It?
News Analysis | 9/3/2001

It's been a big success, but when will Cisco see a return on its $6.9 billion investment?

Jobless Get Less Picky
News Analysis | 9/3/2001

As layoffs continue, they're taking whatever work they can get, so long as it's local

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