Its planned acquisition of Storage Area Networks Ltd should help carriers make more money out of high bandwidth access nets
Big vendors like Siemens and Lucent may float their subsidiaries to cash in on the investor feeding frenzy for all things optical
Startup uses Indium Phosphide to increase bandwidth per channel from today's 2.5 and 10 Gbit/s rates
In reality, the TransXpress Optical Service Node is more of a patch panel
Its Dynarc 50 access switch lets carriers offer different grades of IP service for different apps.
$7 billion deal could give French equipment manufacturer a way to play in North America, but it’s more bad news for Siemens
It's about to unveil developments that could strengthen its hopes of becoming the Intel of optical integrated circuits
Breaks silence on optical networking -- crams two feet into mouth
ECI's new multi-service provisioning platform helps carriers migrate customers from modest to mammoth bandwidths, while slashing costs
Acquiring Growth Networks will help Cisco build a real Terabit router, but would Power X have been a better buy?
The furious pace of network rollouts is leading to shortages of components, including fiber
Its planned acquisition of Growth Networks, a switching fabric startup, could help it deliver real Terabit routers
Startup service provider thinks high-speed Ethernet will be a hit in MANs – but it can’t support voice or video traffic
The Cabletron spin-off thinks optical networks could light its way to a hot IPO – but will vendors and service providers buy what it’s selling?
Gigabit Ethernet over Sonet developments from Sycamore promise to slash the cost of providing managed IP services
Short change this outfit and the world will know
Vendors have mobilized their marketing machines to launch an alternative to Sonet
Between them the two vendors account for 92 percent of sales. Other players are nowhere in sight
New management, new message -- same problems
Two vendors are working on bandwidth boosting products based on the same technology
Investors stampeding to buy shares in the hot optical component startup ignored warnings in its IPO prospectus.
Tunable laser developments eliminate cross-connects, make optical packet switching possible.
Startup claims its 'Optical Service Switch' is the missing link in the service-provisioning puzzle
Startups are developing a new form of the old technology, targeting Gigabit speeds
The OIF meets today to try and regain the initiative on a key standard for the future.
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Two of its three aquisitions are late to market