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Nanovation Goes Bust
News Analysis | 11/14/2001

Bankruptcy court says it must liquidate its assets now that it's failed to come up with a rescue plan

German Companies Seek Access
News Analysis | 11/14/2001

A bevy of optical players in Germany look to make inroads in America with do-it-all DWDM access gear

RealChip Turns to Redwood Rajs
News Analysis | 11/14/2001

Raj Sing and Raj Parekh take over RealChip, probably to guide the company toward an acquisition

Lehman Looks for Ciena Slowdown
News Analysis | 11/14/2001

Lehman Brothers analyst Steve Levy cuts 2002 estimates, citing risk of further carrier spending reductions

Sycamore Hits Lowered Target
News Analysis | 11/13/2001

Sycamore books revenue of $21 million for the quarter, coming in at the low end of forecast revised just last month

Atoga, Village Networks Scale Back
News Analysis | 11/13/2001

Atoga Systems and Village Networks say they're unbowed by recent layoffs

Connector Startup Arrives in US
News Analysis | 11/13/2001

Germany's Schott Optovance says its connectors are perfekt for backplanes and optical switches

Juniper Buys Pacific Broadband
News Analysis | 11/12/2001

Deal for Pacific, for $200M, marks a more pronounced move into edge routing and cable UPDATED 4:15 PM ET

Ciena Boosts Numbers, Cuts Jobs
News Analysis | 11/12/2001

Boosts guidance, cuts 10% of its workforce, writes off $1.7B; Wall Street cheers

Prabhu Joins Morgenthaler
News Analysis | 11/12/2001

Alcatel's former COO becomes a venture partner with Morgenthaler

Value Is Key to Ethernet Service Growth
News Analysis | 11/12/2001

Yankee says storage, VPNs, and content delivery will fuel the metro Ethernet services market

MPLS: Keeping it Real
News Analysis | 11/9/2001

The word from the NGN show in Boston is that MPLS isn’t dead; it’s just been a little under the weather

OCPI Bomb Confounds the Experts
News Analysis | 11/9/2001

Think a recovery is in sight? A look at the case of OCPI may be cause to hold back on the optimism

Down and Out in Texas
News Analysis | 11/9/2001

Layoffs and hiring freezes add to the chill in the air here in Telecom Corridor

Poll Identifies What's Hot
News Analysis | 11/9/2001

A Light Reading survey identifies hot markets and product categories in optical networking

Netscreen Goes for an IPO
News Analysis | 11/8/2001

The startup's got an impressive firewall, but will that be enough to impress investors?

Is Aifotec in a Jam?
News Analysis | 11/8/2001

German components startup is trying to re-invent itself, but time is running out on raising the money

Metro Providers Retrench
News Analysis | 11/8/2001

Sphera Optical and Yipes develop new strategies for building bulk, not reach

Report From NGN: An Industry Adrift?
News Analysis | 11/8/2001

It's the health of the carriers, stupid!

Intense Photonics Puts on a Show
News Analysis | 11/8/2001

Scottish startup is out to prove that it isn't going to be another Nanovation or Zenastra

Lucent Unveils Product Lineup
News Analysis | 11/7/2001

In a two-hour conference, execs intro new optical gear and describe the products that will shape Lucent's future

White Rock Feeds on More Funding
News Analysis | 11/7/2001

White Rock's cheap Sonet box gets a $60 million vote of confidence from investors

Mayan Down for the Count?
News Analysis | 11/7/2001

Mayan has filed for Chapter 11, but it's business as usual at Vital Network Services, its recent acquisition

Mindspeed Claims SerDes Superiority
News Analysis | 11/7/2001

Chip maker says it has the best chip for 10-gig Ethernet, but Broadcom and Marvell disagree

Ellacoya Snags Third Round
News Analysis | 11/6/2001

Less than a week after it laid off 35 workers, the startup announces a $25 million third round of funding

Cisco's Volpi: Back to Basics
News Analysis | 11/6/2001

Companies need to pick their shots and focus on making a profit, Cisco's Mike Volpi tells NGN delegates

Opthos Gets a Jumpstart
News Analysis | 11/6/2001

Metro DWDM startup says it's now got sufficient funds to complete first-product trials by 2Q02

Bookham Claims Integration Milestone
News Analysis | 11/6/2001

It's developing an advanced subsystem for Nortel that combines switching, demultiplexing, and detecting

The Fall of Fibre Channel
Column | 11/6/2001

The Fall of Fibre Channel – Stephen Saunders

Lucent Gears Up for Product Blitz
News Analysis | 11/6/2001

Industry observers speculate the company is preparing to announce two new products

Calient Captures a Contract
News Analysis | 11/6/2001

Startup looks set to sell a 'double digit' number of its all-optical switches to Japan Telecom

Cisco Beats Estimates
News Analysis | 11/5/2001

Cisco beats the Street by two cents and pledges confidence in its battered optical business

Tellabs Pulls a Switch
News Analysis | 11/5/2001

Company continues to struggle with its optical strategy, discarding its high-end 6700 switch. What next?

MPLS Spurs Metro Ethernet Debate
News Analysis | 11/5/2001

Plans to use MPLS to build protected metro Ethernet sparks debate among analysts and service providers

Wavium Unveils Metro Optical Switch
News Analysis | 11/5/2001

Swedish startup touts a cut-down version of a Tellium switch, at a cut-down price

Agilent Hits the Field
News Analysis | 11/5/2001

Its new publicity campaign is drawing attention to a small but growing market for optical field test equipment

Qwest Slowdown Spooks Investors
News Analysis | 11/2/2001

The shutdown of sub-contracting work at Qwest scares the market; Juniper and Tellium fall the hardest

PMC-Sierra Pulls Packet Silicon
News Analysis | 11/2/2001

PMC-Sierra disbands its Internet routing division, invents an alternate strategy in double-quick time

Ibsen, Act II
News Analysis | 11/2/2001

The Danish photonics company is a startup again, after completing a management buyout from ADC

Telseon: Running out of Road?
News Analysis | 11/2/2001

Telseon is scaling back its metro Ethernet plans and may be running out of money. Sound familiar?

Gigabit Ethernet: Hope vs. Hype
News Analysis | 11/2/2001

Report says use of gigabit Ethernet in MANs and WANs will boom. Are hopes too high? UPDATED 11/2 1:00pm

Nortel Fire Sale
News Analysis | 11/1/2001

Nortel is auctioning off 20,000 lots of optical component assets in one of the industry's largest liquidations

Boston Area Startups Slash Jobs
News Analysis | 11/1/2001

Ellacoya Networks and Quantum Bridge announce a second round of job cuts to keep burn rates down

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