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Is Silkroad Saved?
News Analysis | 3/31/2000

A strange saviour may have arrived to rescue the floundering startup

Cisco To Buy Qeyton?
News Analysis | 3/30/2000

It's only a rumor, but the Swedish startup has got some metro and access DWDM gear that Cisco needs.

Router Vendors Look To Linux
News Analysis | 3/29/2000

Scalability problems stymie first mover's foray into open source routing

Juniper Sees Quadruple
News Analysis | 3/28/2000

Juniper's M160 router has four times the horsepower of the M40 -- but it's still not a terabit terror

Startup To Upstage Xros on All-Optical Switches
News Analysis | 3/27/2000

Optical Micro Machines plans to launch switch with "thousands" of ports in the coming weeks.

Orchestream Gives Carriers More Quality Control
News Analysis | 3/27/2000

Startup uses MPLS and Diff Serv in new release of QOS software

How To Build A Successful Optical Networking Startup
Column | 3/26/2000

How To Build A Successful Optical Networking Startup

Startup Web Sites: Unhappy Surfing?
News Analysis | 3/24/2000

Some hot startups' Web sites leave surfers cold

Brightlink: My Switch Is Bigger Than Yours
News Analysis | 3/24/2000

Startup beats the 1,000 port barrier, with an electrical core

Cogent Banks on T1 Replacement
News Analysis | 3/23/2000

Startup uses simple but risky strategy to attract customers

Zaffire: New Name, New Approach
News Analysis | 3/21/2000

New carriers may find it to their liking, but incumbents might not

Nortel Gambles $1.43 Billion On Tunable Lasers
News Analysis | 3/21/2000

Coretek's technology could prove to be real winner, but two big question marks hang over its future

Cisco Snagged in French Suit
News Analysis | 3/20/2000

Alcatel law suit claims Cisco’s Monterey box contains stolen code

Storm To Roll Out Switched Wave Service Across Europe
News Analysis | 3/17/2000

Startup carrier will let customers set up and tear down connections from their own consoles, in a matter of minutes

Nortel Spells Out Its Cross-Connect Strategy
News Analysis | 3/17/2000

Buying Xros's "fat, dumb" switch for $3.25 billion is a smart move, it says.

LINX to Cisco: "Good Riddance"
News Analysis | 3/16/2000

Europe's biggest Internet exchange shows Cisco the door

Lumenon Heading For NASDAQ Listing
News Analysis | 3/15/2000

The optical integrated circuit developer is out of the "pinks"

Investors Find Route into Corvis
News Analysis | 3/15/2000

Roctest provides a back-door for investors wanting to take a stake in the hot startup

Nortel Buys a Monster Crossconnect
News Analysis | 3/14/2000

But is it paying too much for too little?

Nanovation Prepares the Ground for an IPO
News Analysis | 3/14/2000

Investors can buy now, if they're willing to take a long term gamble on optical integrated circuits

Nortel Sues ONI
News Analysis | 3/13/2000

Accuses multiple "malicious" infractions

Demo Underscores Interoperability Challenge
News Analysis | 3/13/2000

Avici and Tellium's joint demo left OFC visitors more depressed than impressed.

Vendors Put DWDM To The Test -- Sort Of
News Analysis | 3/9/2000

New gear is intended to speed service deployment

What's Hot At The OFC
News Analysis | 3/9/2000

Dozens of new products were launched at the OFC exhibition this week. Here's the most memorable ones.

Agilent Unveils Optical Switching Breakthrough
News Analysis | 3/8/2000

Shows 32 x 32 port photonic switch based on bubble jet printer technology

Xros Launches First 1000-Port All Optical Cross Connect
News Analysis | 3/7/2000

Solves a growing problem for carriers and brings all-optical backbones closer to reality

Astral Point Gets In A Mesh
News Analysis | 3/6/2000

Vendor's new age Sonet gear is part of a hot trend -- but do carriers really want all the features it's selling?

Chorum Makes A (Small) Splash In Optical Switches
News Analysis | 3/3/2000

The startup is playing catch up with Corning on its liquid crystal developments according to industry experts.

Cisco Buys A Net Management Bargain
News Analysis | 3/2/2000

Its acquisition of Atlantech Technologies for $180 million could give its carrier equipment a key advantage over competitors

Corning Hits Its Stride
News Analysis | 3/1/2000

Stock breaks $200 barrier following vendor’s fourth acquisition in two months

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