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Content posted in June 2001
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Valiant Networks Regroups
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2001  |  Post a comment
Network consultancy cuts 30 percent of its staff and CEO resigns as it looks for a another round of funding
Nortel's Nuclear Winter
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2001  |  177 comments
Capital spending implosion will translate into a $19.2B quarterly net loss and 10,000 more layoffs
Agilent, Agere Drive 10-Gig Ethernet
News Analysis  | 
6/15/2001  |  Post a comment
Xenpak, a strict multisource agreement for optical transceivers, will promote widespread adoption of 10-gigabit Ethernet
Solus: Another Coretek?
NFOEC News Analysis  | 
6/14/2001  |  4 comments
It's hoping to show that its tunable filters are better than those from Coretek, the startup acquired by Nortel
JDSU Warns of Another Shortfall
News Analysis  | 
6/14/2001  |  7 comments
Components giant takes revenue estimates down another $100 million for the current quarter
Corvis's French Connection
News Analysis  | 
6/14/2001  |  7 comments
With Corvis stock trading at an all-time low, insiders say the company has a France Telecom contract back on the table
Top Ten Update: Luminous Back In
News Analysis  | 
6/14/2001  |  30 comments
Luminous makes a comeback onto Light Reading's Top Ten Private Companies list, following Tellium's exit with an IPO
Chang's Investment Shop
News Analysis  | 
6/14/2001  |  1 comment
Milton Chang's Incubic aims to put together a network of the leading fiber optic experts and investors
Cisco: We're Not Talking
News Analysis  | 
6/13/2001  |  9 comments
A packed room of investors looked for new information from a Cisco presentation. They were disappointed
LightPointe Gets a Patent Advantage
News Analysis  | 
6/13/2001  |  25 comments
LightPointe's patent could be bad news for other companies developing optical wireless systems
CodeStream Goes Under
News Analysis  | 
6/13/2001  |  6 comments
Quirky Texas company runs out of money while working on OCDMA technology, an alternative to metro DWDM
Your Ad Here
Column  | 
6/13/2001  |  2 comments
Your Ad Here - Phil Harvey
Spring Stock Sales: Signs of Something?
News Analysis  | 
6/12/2001  |  13 comments
New financial data for Brocade and Cisco show large sales by key investors. What gives?
Swiss Sweet on Sorrento
News Analysis  | 
6/12/2001  |  4 comments
Sorrento Networks wins a deal in Switzerland; stands by for additional financing
JDSU Shifts Top Management
News Analysis  | 
6/12/2001  |  1 comment
Greg Dougherty takes a more prominent role following the retirement of president Jay Abbe
Intel Shows Tiny Transistor
News Analysis  | 
6/12/2001  |  Post a comment
Suggests that silicon chips will carry on getting smaller, faster, and cheaper for the foreseeable future
Extreme, Foundry Get Happy
News Analysis  | 
6/12/2001  |  1 comment
Extreme and Foundry both hint at an uptick in the Ethernet swtiching business. Extreme CFO: No pricing pressure
Storm Telecom Bucks the Trend
News Analysis  | 
6/12/2001  |  1 comment
The European carrier says it's close to closing a $50 million round
Metro Ethernet Forum Launches
News Analysis  | 
6/11/2001  |  32 comments
Metro Ethernet gains steam as the Metro Ethernet Alliance joins the RPR Alliance in promoting standards
NFOEC: Engineers Throw Down
NFOEC News Analysis  | 
6/11/2001  |  3 comments
Expect some surprises at the upcoming National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) in Baltimore
Nortel Outlook Degrades
News Analysis  | 
6/11/2001  |  23 comments
Things are getting worse for Nortel. Is a warning ahead?
Metro's Future Is Tied to Ethernet
News Analysis  | 
6/11/2001  |  7 comments
Results of a Light Reading poll indicate widespread belief that Ethernet will dominate metro networks
Carriers at Risk
News Analysis  | 
6/11/2001  |  3 comments
A new study by Light Reading's Optical Oracle shows some carriers may be strangled by their own long-haul links
Thoughts on Supercomm
Column  | 
6/11/2001  |  12 comments
Thoughts on Supercomm — Scott Clavenna
Corrigent Joins Metro Ethernet Mix
News Analysis  | 
6/8/2001  |  21 comments
Stealthy Corrigent is planning a new take on the RPR Ethernet standard for carriers by adopting legacy telco features
Ilotron Hits Hard Times
News Analysis  | 
6/8/2001  |  5 comments
UK optical switch startup brings in administrator, gets rid of CEO, as money starts running out
Core Slowdown Hits Juniper
News Analysis  | 
6/8/2001  |  48 comments
Revenue and profit shortfall in Q2 comes from shift of investement from the network core to the edge UPDATED 4PM ET
Cypress Goes Long on Line Cards
News Analysis  | 
6/8/2001  |  3 comments
Chip maker's $225 million purchase of Lara Networks spearheads effort in packet-processing market
Corvis Goes Electric
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/7/2001  |  31 comments
Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, it's an optical switch with electrical interfaces
Vitesse's160-Gbit/s Sales Toy
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/7/2001  |  Post a comment
The chip maker builds a 160-Gbit/s add/drop mux as an evalution tool for itself and its customers
Is Opthos Over the Top?
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/7/2001  |  14 comments
Opthos, a new metro DWDM player, takes its "all-optical" marketing shtick to the extreme at Supercomm
Bandwidth9 Scores a Coup
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/7/2001  |  16 comments
Nortel is using its low-cost tunable laser in a demo of metro developments
Nortel Keys on Metro Services
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/7/2001  |  4 comments
Nortel metro president Brian McFadden says Nortel's got to lead the way to a new era of bandwidth-enabled applications
Provisioning Pipe Dreams
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/7/2001  |  6 comments
Market for optical provisioning products from third-party software vendors takes time to develop
Stratos Breaks Even
News Analysis  | 
6/7/2001  |  Post a comment
Flat earnings meet expectations; executives are more positive about the rest of the year
Marconi Touts Long-Haul Box
News Analysis  | 
6/6/2001  |  101 comments
Marconi's Solstis group announces its first product, the UPLx160 ultra-long-haul optical transport product
Corning CEO Likes Lasers, China
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/6/2001  |  Post a comment
Corning CEO talks about industry consolidation, cash, and China's telecom consumption binge -- UPDATED 06/08, 10:30 AM
Carl Russo: Cisco Avoiding the Core
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/6/2001  |  4 comments
Cisco's optical boss says component innovation and capital spending will stunt investment in the core
Movaz Makes a Splash
News Analysis  | 
6/6/2001  |  4 comments
Startup headed by former Siara executive parades $62M in funding and a new manufacturing deal at Supercomm
Cisco: 10 Gigs and IP Everywhere
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/5/2001  |  10 comments
Cisco adds OC192 (10 Gbit/s) capability to its Cerent box; intros routers geared toward service providers
Ciena and Tellium Go Feudin'
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/5/2001  |  11 comments
Dueling claims and dirty tricks mar the Supercomm tradeshow, as the rivalry between Tellium and Ciena heats up
Why Cisco Loves Lightchip
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/5/2001  |  2 comments
Lightchip's intelligent optical subsystems "add a brain" to Cisco gear
Future Avanex CEO: Outsource it!
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/5/2001  |  Post a comment
Paul Engle, who will take over the Avanex CEO post in July, says outsourcing and smart add/drop muxes are the future
AON Unveils Strange Wavelength Mux
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/5/2001  |  10 comments
Its MetroScout uses all-optical wavelength conversion to boost metro/access nets
Mayan Calls a Time-Out
News Analysis  | 
6/5/2001  |  18 comments
After undergoing reverse merger, optical networking startup puts product development on hold, furloughs 80 employees
CoSine Takes Another Tack
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/5/2001  |  1 comment
CoSine hopes to renew interest in its IP services product by adding capacity and more flexibility for upgrades
Cisco? No Thanks, Says Marconi
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/4/2001  |  2 comments
Deputy CEO says a Cisco takeover is unlikely -- and unwelcome
Nortel Gets Meshy
Supercomm News Analysis  | 
6/4/2001  |  58 comments
Demo of multivendor optical interoperability seems to be chiefly boothware
Dig This
Column  | 
6/4/2001  |  8 comments
Dig This — Scott Clavenna
LMG Gets a Boost From Boeing
News Analysis  | 
6/4/2001  |  14 comments
Another big name has agreed to test Light Management Group's acousto-optical switch
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