Vendor plans to expand its product line by buying a metro area startup, sources say. The question is, which one?
A $4.5 billion deal in the race to catch Nortel (updated 11:00 a.m.)
Can it really build a petabit router using open source software?
Goes some way to explaining why Redback paid $4.3 billion for the startup.
JDS is buying Cronos. Corning is buying Intellisense. Who's buying BCO?
The Kleiner Perkins jewel may be looking to be acquired--possibly by Juniper Networks--rather than going public
The bad boys of Fiberlane could blow the doors off the Sonet market with their tiny add drop mux
Startup explains how it will squash a complete optical switch into a box the size of a kitchen drawer.
Word has it that Lucent is set to buy metro DWDM startup for $5 billion
Beats ONI to the market and rises 60 percent, as tech stocks rebound.
Saddled with debt, the company is dangerously close to following the lead of troubled CLEC, GST Telecommunications
Did the SEC take a closer look? Goldman will again try to price the deal tonight, after a two-day delay
Early stage outfit says it can route traffic on a packet by packet basis, over an optical backbone
Optical networking companies have lost 30 percent to 60 percent of their value in the last two months
Nishan's IP-based storage approach challenges leaders such as Brocade
Too Much Terabit? -- Stephen Saunders
Startup sets new standard for density, combines all-optical core with network intelligence
Zaffire says it has the solution for making DWDM affordable
Bear market doesn’t stop startup pulling in a massive second round
Mayan Networks today announced its new Sonet access platform for the metropolitan network
Following earnings reports from Sycamore and Ciena, Wall Street did not take kindly to optical networking companies
Filing reveals one paying customer, and revenues of $504,000 at end March
Now $21-$23, instead of $14-$16
The Market Rests -- R. Scott Raynovich
The numbers show 66 percent year-to-year revenue growth, but executives allude to growing pains.
Will Kalkhoven's loss hurt the ever-expanding component vendor?
The carrier has filed Chapter 11 and will sell $450 million in assets to Time Warner Telecom
The optical gold rush continues, with components maker New Focus looking to cash in on a $70 million public offering.
Broadcom's hyperbole has been exposed
Is Foundry's attempt to unseat Cisco and Juniper in the Internet core set to flounder?
Startup's switch and software aims to help carriers roll out broadband to mass markets
Market leader Brocade wants to go one way. Rivals want to go another.
Ciena announced a mini-version of its CoreDirector switch for metro area networks today
It's bad news for Adva, which already makes DWDM access equipment.
Cash losses may force bankruptcy
Senior Lucent exec Mukesh Chatter is leaving to launch AxioWave -- an optical networking startup
First it was Intel. Then it was Bay. Now it's VillaMontage....Who?
Vendor puts heavy-weight router on a pedestal
The Cisco Effect -- R. Scott Raynovich
Rumors of ASIC development problems appear to be un-founded
John Pittman to head up new startup developing high power lasers
Cerent drives revenues, but where are Monterey and Pirelli?
It's raised $600 million to build a backbone that will help ISPs provide performance guarantees
Cisco says it’s spending $5.7 billion to buy ArrowPoint’s software – not its content switch
Curt Sanford and Mukesh Chatter have left the building
Algety will give it record-breaking long distance transmission capabilities
Altitun's price tag of $872 million compares favorably with Nortel's acquisition of Coretek.
There's a strong whiff of vaporware hanging over Sorrento's all-optical metro switch
Its successful formula for long haul backbones is now being applied to city networks.
But its entry into optical chip market gets mixed reviews