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Conexant Shows Off Monster Chip
News Analysis | 1/17/2001

Company claims new chip could drive a gargantuan optical/electrical switch with 18,496 ports

Tellium's New MEMS Play
News Analysis | 1/17/2001

Partner Analog Devices pledges to augment Tellium's supply of optical switching technology

Juniper Crushes Estimates in Q4
News Analysis | 1/16/2001

Juniper has beaten expectations again. But will the router vendor keep up its phenomenal growth in 2001?

Osicom Prepares for Transformation
News Analysis | 1/16/2001

Shareholders will vote tomorrow on turning Osicom into Sorrento and the creation of more stock

Corvis and Williams Sign $300M Deal
News Analysis | 1/16/2001

UPDATED Five-year contract looks like a good deal for both parties. But where's the switch?

OIF Sets Short-Range Sonet Standard
News Analysis | 1/16/2001

Paves the way for much lower-cost connections among colocated carrier equipment

Top Ten Optical Stocks for 2001
News Analysis | 1/16/2001

Light Reading introduces another Top Ten list. This one names 10 attractive investments for 2001

TI Launches Sonet Transceiver
News Analysis | 1/16/2001

Texas Instruments says its debut into high-speed Sonet chips is a breakthrough. But there are pieces missing

Light Reading Index Marks Time
News Analysis | 1/16/2001

The Light Reading Index closed slightly down for the day as investors await earnings details

System Startups 'Face Tough Year'
News Analysis | 1/16/2001

More warnings of a shakeout, this time from a panel of service providers at the Supernet show

Riverstone Scores a Coup
News Analysis | 1/16/2001

Its new router, announced today, will displace Extreme and Juniper gear on a carrier network

Cisco Hatches Cerent 'Mini Me'
News Analysis | 1/15/2001

Cisco is attacking the multitenant and office building market with a smaller version of the ONS 15454 platform

Atoga Tunes Out the Competition
News Analysis | 1/15/2001

Atoga's use of tunable lasers could set it apart from the rest of the pack

Startup Creates Component Cocktail
News Analysis | 1/15/2001

Telephotonics is using a mix of magnetism, electricity and heat to make multi-function integrated components

Aura Tacks On Ethernet Management
News Analysis | 1/15/2001

It's not another switch or a router, so what is it? Aura has a nifty little Ethernet management box

A Return to the Kitchenentals
Column | 1/15/2001

A Return to the Kitchenentals -- by Stephen Saunders

Services Push Toward Pure IP
News Analysis | 1/12/2001

Telseon and Yipes are working on point-and-click provisioning of long-distance IP services

Ocular Gets $30M in Second Round
News Analysis | 1/12/2001

Frugal startup doesn't need a trophy round, it claims

Kymata CEO to Step Down
News Analysis | 1/12/2001

Brendan Hyland is going: Did he jump, or was he pushed?

Extreme Comes Clean
News Analysis | 1/12/2001

It's finally explained why it's acquiring Optranet. Will investors be persuaded?

Light Reading Index Rallies
News Analysis | 1/11/2001

The Light Reading Index climbed 5 percent today. Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Nortel to Cut 4,000 Jobs
News Analysis | 1/11/2001

UPDATED: Nortel says it aims to streamline its business

Zaffire Scores $20M Contract
News Analysis | 1/11/2001

It's not all doom and gloom at the metro DWDM startup

Startup in Laser Control Breakthrough
News Analysis | 1/11/2001

FiberSpace's thousand-fold improvement could mark a major milestone in optical networking

Why Fiorina's Right for Cisco's Board
Column | 1/11/2001

Why Fiorina's Right for Cisco's Board -- by Phil Harvey

Raman Amps: Key to Optical Future
News Analysis | 1/11/2001

Raman amplifiers will play a key role in driving the growth of long-haul and metro optical networking, report says

Ex-Cyras CEO Joins Roshnee Spinoff
News Analysis | 1/11/2001

Steve Pearse leads startup Inara Networks, part of Raj Singh's latest optical hydra. The commute's easier

Fog Clears for Free-Space Optics
News Analysis | 1/11/2001

Lightpointe gets $6.5 million for sidestepping the main snag of beaming light through air

Zaffire Fires 20% of Sales Team
News Analysis | 1/10/2001

Zaffire canned 11 U.S. sales people this morning

Chambers: Cisco's Ready to Brawl
News Analysis | 1/10/2001

John Chambers talks tough about the race with Juniper, aims for $3 billion to $7 billion in optical revenue in 2001

Optical VCs Grow Wary
News Analysis | 1/10/2001

Experts say money will be harder to get in 2001

CIBC Downgrades Cisco, Juniper
News Analysis | 1/10/2001

A CIBC downgrade of two leading companies is weighing on the networking sector today UPDATED

AT&T Deal Boosts Avici
News Analysis | 1/9/2001

AT&T turned on its OC192 network, which is powered by Avici routers. Avici's stock turned up 30 percent

Chambers of Hope
News Analysis | 1/9/2001

Can Cisco CEO John Chambers help stem the panic?

Whom Do You Trust?
News Analysis | 1/9/2001

Finding loyal, trustworthy employees could be tough

Out of the Lab: 100 Tbit/s
News Analysis | 1/9/2001

A bunch of U.K. universities are using femtosecond light pulses to push fiber carrying capacity to new limits

Juniper Grows Closer to Calient
News Analysis | 1/8/2001

Calient's $225 million third round is punctuated by the addition of Juniper CEO Scott Kriens to the board

IPOs Lose Their Luster
News Analysis | 1/8/2001

Top 10 Trends report says startups will follow Cyras's example and look to be acquired

AMCC Shrinks Sonet Equipment
News Analysis | 1/8/2001

Its new chip will enable vendors to replace an entire rack of Sonet gear with a single circuit board

Celox Comes Out
News Analysis | 1/8/2001

Company promises an IP services switch based on ASICs designed to scale past the competitors

Market Pain Returns
News Analysis | 1/5/2001

The Light Reading Index is not out of the woods yet: It sinks 64.92 (8.90%) to 664.43 in Friday's sell-off

AT&T Broadband Pares Cable Crew
News Analysis | 1/5/2001

Staff cuts in Atlanta are the latest in a stream of bad news for the cable broadband market

Marconi Thinks Big in Texas
News Analysis | 1/5/2001

U.K.-based company plans to spend $50M to expand its Optical Division in the Lone Star State

ADC Cuts 400 Jobs
News Analysis | 1/5/2001

Layoffs affect mostly systems integrators and support staff

Alcatel in Talks to Buy Tachion
News Analysis | 1/4/2001

Alcatel continues to comb North America for a networking player that combines voice and data technology

Work Poll: All Work, No Life
News Analysis | 1/4/2001

A little hard work never killed anyone, right? But it can ruin your personal life, according to our December Work Poll

Nortel, Intel Back Subsystem Startup
News Analysis | 1/4/2001

Network Elements gets $77 million. Is it being lined up for an acquisition by Nortel?

Fed Fuels Comeback Rally
News Analysis | 1/3/2001

The Federal Reserve decision to lower rates pumps up the tech market -- and rescues the Light Reading Index

Metro Battle Brews at Worldcom
News Analysis | 1/3/2001

Worldcom is shopping around for new metro gear -- and just about everybody is said to be in the running

Foundry's Verio Deal Lacks Teeth
News Analysis | 1/3/2001

A closer look at Foundry's Verio announcements reveals little new information

Routing Maestro Quits Cisco
News Analysis | 1/2/2001

Dr. Yakov Rekhter has left the building (and moved to Juniper)

Startup Integrates Laser Management
News Analysis | 1/2/2001

Aegis Semiconductor is working on a special coating that will enable VCSELs to run more efficiently

Bears Rip Through Market
News Analysis | 1/2/2001

The Light Reading Index sinks another 9 percent. How bad can it get?

Extreme Spins In Optranet
News Analysis | 1/2/2001

Extreme is buying out its pet project, Optranet. Investors ask: why?

Really Bad PR
News Analysis | 1/1/2001

A compilation of publicity pitches that did not work

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