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ADC Jettisons Cellworx
News Analysis | 12/12/2000

ATM technology fizzles in the access space

A New Look
Column | 12/12/2000

A New Look -- R. Scott Raynovich

Tellabs Fails to Impress
News Analysis | 12/12/2000

Stock stumbles following marathon Monday conference call

Zhone Adds Xybridge to Its Cart
News Analysis | 12/12/2000

Zhone will buy its fifth company as it strives to be a one-stop shop for last-mile networking gear

Juniper Steps Up ASIC Efforts
News Analysis | 12/11/2000

Juniper keeps the heat on Cisco, spending $260M on Micro Magic, an ASIC tools company

Village Networks: Ahead of the Pack?
News Analysis | 12/11/2000

This optical packet node vendor is among the first to announce a product and a trial customer

Lucent's Agere Files for IPO
News Analysis | 12/11/2000

Lucent's investors finally have something to look forward to: A $100M IPO for its microelectronics division

Radlan Markets Router in a Box
News Analysis | 12/11/2000

Radlan to sell a "build your own router" kit in conjunction with leading communications chip companies

IPG Files for IPO
News Analysis | 12/11/2000

Components vendor IPG Photonics is betting its future on the success of emerging technologies like optical wireless

Akara to Challenge Optera?
News Analysis | 12/11/2000

Former Cambrian colleagues form Akara and bag $17 million in first round funding

JDSU and SDL: Getting Closer
News Analysis | 12/8/2000

The DOJ will most likely have a decision on the optical megamerger in the next couple of weeks

Out of the Lab: The Cream of the Trough
News Analysis | 12/8/2000

Only the most promising R&D projects get government grants. Here are the hottest optical ones

Packaging the Optical Future
News Analysis | 12/8/2000

Optical component integration and automated manufacturing have just begun, say conference panelists

Rhythms' Plight May Trouble Cisco
News Analysis | 12/7/2000

Rhythms has put off payments to some investors, raising more questions about vendor financing

Ciena Raises Its Forecasts
News Analysis | 12/7/2000

Ciena delivers a solid Q4 and predicts it will benefit from a shift away from legacy equipment

Marconi Joins Optical Components Field
News Analysis | 12/7/2000

A new division's in the works, set to launch tunable lasers. Can it succeed under the Marconi umbrella?

Nortel Spins Past Ciena
News Analysis | 12/7/2000

According to its statistical spin, Nortel's the WDM market leader -- but for how long?

Analysts to Investors: "Buy Lucent"
News Analysis | 12/6/2000

Once Lucent spins off its Agere IPO, what's left? A big fat bargain, some analysts say

Alcatel Settles Suit for a Chunk of Startup
News Analysis | 12/6/2000

Alcatel settles its lawsuit with IPOptical by taking a piece of the action

New Focus Gets Gilder Boost
News Analysis | 12/6/2000

New Gilder Report sends New Focus shares soaring

Startup Slashes Component Design Times
News Analysis | 12/6/2000

Simulant says its software can eliminate time-wasting trial and error when designing waveguides

Caspian Prepares for an IPO
News Analysis | 12/6/2000

The role of investment banks in its $85 million third round, announced today, indicates that an IPO is in the offing

Essex Claims 4000-Channel DWDM
News Analysis | 12/5/2000

Big pay-off is in supporting thousands of connections in access nets, not in boosting overall bandwidth

Theft Case Shines a Light on Calix
News Analysis | 12/5/2000

Employee theft case heightens awareness of Calix -- which lists Cisco's Carl Russo on its board

Vendors Fall for Pigeon Prank
News Analysis | 12/5/2000

KPNQwest gave carriers the mockingbird in its request for bids for a... wishbone network?

Chip Inventory Fears Ease
News Analysis | 12/5/2000

Xilinx, Altera, and others go public with guidance revisions on cancelled orders. But investors saw it coming

Research Touts Asia-Pacific Boom
News Analysis | 12/5/2000

RHK says Asia-Pacific carriers will quadruple spending on optical networks by 2004

Innovance Scores $75M
News Analysis | 12/5/2000

Kevin Kalkhoven, former JDS Uniphase CEO, joins investors in backbone system startup

The World Record That Wasn't
News Analysis | 12/4/2000

TyCom says it's built the first 32-wavelength subsea cable system. So does Alcatel

Juniper Jumps to Germany
News Analysis | 12/4/2000

Contract with Star 21 highlights strategy to support European startup carriers

Kamelian Gets Green Light
News Analysis | 12/4/2000

Scottish startup gets $18M to develop hybrid optical components

Ellacoya Gets a Blue-Chip Backer
News Analysis | 12/4/2000

Goldman Sachs is the lead investor in its $52M second round; can an IPO be far off?

Letter From Europe
Column | 12/4/2000

Letter From Europe -- Scott Clavenna

More OSS Deals on the Way?
News Analysis | 12/1/2000

Management and provisioning software activity picks up for optical networks; but don't hold your breath

Optical Vendors Turn to India
News Analysis | 12/1/2000

They're setting up development centers that tap into a vast pool of talented, low-cost engineers

Cogent Boosts Its Buildings Presence
News Analysis | 12/1/2000

Clinches a deal with a big real estate company that turns the heat up on the competition

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