It's announced an all-optical cross-connect based on Agilent's bubble jet technology
Load balancing technology continues to attract investment
Nortel plays catch-up with Cisco as it buys its own Web switch vendor for $7.3 billion
Stock prices soar in first-day trading
Wee outfit plans to woo customers with switches based on liquid crystal technology
The DWDM unit isn't exactly the Ferrari of the industry, but Cisco says it's being put to good use.
Lucent set to sacrifice top optical exec in the wake of feeble financials, sources say
Undersea cable operator raises over $2 billion in first day of trading -- despite looming customer lawsuits UPDATED 8:00 PM EST
Minting a new class of share will help it join in the merger mania.
IP service provisioning vendor takes the money and runs -- all the way to Lucent
Optical companies such as Avici, Corvis, and Tycom try to book deals before bankers split for vacation
Company now set to raise $800 million
Potential customers AT&T, Enron, and Williams each get a piece of the IPO action
Cypress Semi's purchase of Silicon Light Machines is latest in optical chipmaker's race to acquire MEMS expertise.
Talk of a $100 billion deal raises questions about the strategic importance of components
Sonet sales are set to soar. Things don’t look so hot for DWDM and Ethernet vendors
Company hopes to raise up to $420 million this week
Metro-Optix gets a $63 million second round for its Cerent-like box
Changes ahead Nortel's IP services unit?
It beat rival Foundry's numbers
Shipments of DWDM, Sonet and digital cross connects totalled $12.3 billion in 1999.
Carriers, vendors clash over inclusion of cheap, multimode fiber interfaces.
It announces 27 percent sequential growth, but concerns linger about its routing play
They'll rush to join Mukesh Chatter's new startup, says ex-Lucent exec
Despite outstanding growth, investors are content to lock in gains
Big-spending startup postpones IPO
Startup boasts that its mix of fuel cells and software will improve carrier reliability
E-Tek lawsuit may put a chink in the prospectus
Redback and Cisco are going head-to-head at Qwest
Engineer allegedly stole secrets and launched a competing startup while still working for Alcatel
They're up 77% on the previous quarter - and the new M160 is selling well
Earnings are flush; challenges loom.
Most customers install their own cable modems without any help
Pioneer almost halves its short term forecast
Preparing their road show--and looking to lock in customers?
Leading researcher says technology can't keep pace with Internet traffic growth
Comstellar targets first time startups
Cisco paid $5.7 billion for the startup. Was it money well spent?
What's In a Name?
Startups pursues VPNs and IP service switch
Williams and Broadwing show there's subtstance to the startup's claims
Its SuperComm demo seized up, but its software wasn't the problem
$41 billion merger with SDL is a go
An investment banker is preparing a $10 billion deal. Extreme may be the target
Startup puts some new vim into an old IP pitch. Will service providers notice?
Contract with 360networks demonstrates that it's catching up with the competition. UPDATED AT 7:00 PM EST
What's a stock worth?
They've caught up with pay levels offered by big vendors
Zurich money manager to launch optical mutual fund
Incubators find funding for campus-based startups
Its acquisition of Innovative Filters Inc. will give it a leg up in DWDM developments
Research net will link 700 sites, far more than North American equivalents
Set up next door to the competition and hire away their staff.
The semi-conductor manufacturer is set to buy BCO Technologies