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Optical Elevators?
Column | 9/18/2000

Optical Elevators? -- Scott Clavenna

Corning Builds War Chest
News Analysis | 9/15/2000

This week's SEC filing may indicate further acquisition plans

Crescent Comes Out
News Analysis | 9/15/2000

Few details are known, but the new IP service platform will have lots of competition

Startup Targets Design Tool Dominance
News Analysis | 9/15/2000

Virtual Photonics has gone on an acquisition binge to create a collection of design tools

Investors Head for Luminent's Back Door
News Analysis | 9/14/2000

MRV rises 8 percent after investors buy it to get a piece of the Luminent IPO. The strategy has its pitfalls

Ironbridge Goes Virtual
News Analysis | 9/14/2000

Ironbridge takes on Cisco and Juniper by offering virtual routing

Startup Unveils Fiber "Switch"
News Analysis | 9/14/2000

Templex says its "addressable" fiber Bragg gratings can route wavelengths to specific locations

Cisco: Sailing Into Stormy Waters?
News Analysis | 9/14/2000

A comparison with Nortel suggests big seasonal fluctuations in revenues could be on their way

Zia Laser's Not-so-Dotty Idea
News Analysis | 9/14/2000

Early stage startup is using "quantum dots" to make low-cost tunable lasers

Runaway Research
Column | 9/14/2000

Runaway Research -- R. Scott Raynovich

Luminent Closes in on IPO
News Analysis | 9/13/2000

Price range of $13-$15 per share set for MRV's component spinoff

Bookham Readies New Round
News Analysis | 9/13/2000

The component maker's readying a second stock offer; but will it sell?

Components Shortage Gets Real
News Analysis | 9/13/2000

Tight supply of IBM's ceramic substrate may temper growth among chip and systems manufacturers

Tellium's Big Score
News Analysis | 9/12/2000

Optical switch vendor signs $350 million equipment contract with Cable & Wireless. So when's it going public?

Lucent Losing Grip on ATM Core?
News Analysis | 9/12/2000

Research says Lucent's losing market share in ATM, its chosen field

Analyst Owns $9M in ONI Systems Stock
News Analysis | 9/12/2000

Paul Johnson is sitting on 100,000 shares of ONI. Can his reports still be objective?

Tellaire Trades Equity for Rooftops
News Analysis | 9/12/2000

Wireless optics service provider sets aside a chunk of the company to get landlords on its side

Alcatel’s Anti-Startup Agitation
News Analysis | 9/11/2000

Its in-house publications warn employees against joining optical startups

Redback Rallies in Spite of Rumors
News Analysis | 9/11/2000

Redback's insider selling window closes and the stock rises, quieting rumors about a price war with Cisco

Market Continues Its Tumble
News Analysis | 9/11/2000

Experts defend the optical networking and components sector, as investors flee

Bandwidth9 Claims Laser Breakthrough
News Analysis | 9/11/2000

Its tunable VCSELs could cut the cost of metro equipment

Telecom Scare Shakes Market
News Analysis | 9/8/2000

It's Black Friday in the telecom sector, as Wall Street fears a spending slowdown. How bad is it, exactly?

CEO Bloodbath Points to Pressure
News Analysis | 9/8/2000

CEOs seem to be dropping like flies

Jumping Juniper!
Column | 9/8/2000

Jumping Juniper! -- R. Scott Raynovich

Broadview Pulls IPO
News Analysis | 9/7/2000

Shows that service providers don't have the investor appeal of equipment vendors

Cisco's Optical Shipments Soar
News Analysis | 9/7/2000

Second-quarter figures show that it's gaining ground on the big telecom equipment vendors

Is Plastic Optical Fiber Pooping Out?
News Analysis | 9/7/2000

POF's not gonna make it in telecom -- at least, not yet

Osicom Investors Rebel
News Analysis | 9/6/2000

Sorrento faces an angry mob as it makes plans to eat its parent. UPDATED Sept 7 13:00 EST

Cyras: Crisis? What Crisis?
News Analysis | 9/6/2000

The CEO has quit two weeks after the company issued $150 million in debt, but Cyras officals remain bullish on IPO prospects

CoSine Ups IPO Price Range
News Analysis | 9/6/2000

After months of waiting, the IPO date is set and the price range is increased

Tellium Ups the Ante
News Analysis | 9/5/2000

Just when you were starting to forget about them, the company ships the highest port count optical switch

Ciena Spooks the Market
News Analysis | 9/5/2000

What happens when a customer can't pay?

Infineon Gets 10-Gig Boost
News Analysis | 9/5/2000

Infineon triumphs in gaining support for its 10-Gbit/s mini-transponder -- but its partners yawn

Siemens Claims Speed Record
News Analysis | 9/5/2000

It's pumped 7.04 Terabits a second over a single strand of fiber

Cyras CEO Resigns
News Analysis | 9/4/2000

Hot product, potential IPO? Maybe it's time for a change

Startup Claims First Multi-Port Amplifier
News Analysis | 9/4/2000

Southampton Photonics says it can put up to 32 EDFAs into a single package - and deliver big benefits

Patent Points to Corvis Secrets
News Analysis | 9/4/2000

Its all-optical switch is based on fiber amplifiers and splitters, say experts

Nortel Discloses Terabit Router Plans
News Analysis | 9/1/2000

Top optical exec Don Smith offers sneak peak at what’s in Nortel’s IP pipeline

Transceiver Vendor Plans IPO
News Analysis | 9/1/2000

Optical Communications Products, a subsidiary of Japanese components giant Furukawa, plans an IPO

Optic Fund Seeks U.S. Partner
News Analysis | 9/1/2000

The PEH Fiber Optics Fund launches in Europe and seeks a U.S. partner. Want to know the latest trades?

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