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JDSU and E-TEK: The Omens Are Good
News Analysis | 4/28/2000

Industry experts say that the proposed merger of JDS Uniphase and E-TEK is likely to go ahead, despite a DOJ investigation

Williams' CTO Profits From His Position
News Analysis | 4/27/2000

Matthew Bross, chief technology officer at Williams Communications, stands to make millions from ONI's IPO

ONI Strikes Back
News Analysis | 4/26/2000

With an IPO pending, the startup slaps Nortel with a lawsuit

Global Crossing Joins Wavelength Service Avant Garde
News Analysis | 4/25/2000

Service is the latest to offer bandwidth-starved carriers economical upgrades via DWDM

50 Ways To Leave Your Lucent
News Analysis | 4/25/2000

Optical giant loses lots of workers – but gains one key hire

Nortel And Lucent Compete For Air Time
News Analysis | 4/24/2000

The twin optical titans are financing competing fiberless optical networking start-ups

IP Over Glass, Who Cares?
News Analysis | 4/21/2000

Ciena and Juniper announced completion of their interoperability test

Xros's OFC Splash Was All Wet
News Analysis | 4/21/2000

Only a small portion of its big optical switch was actually operational

360networks Barrels Ahead with IPO
News Analysis | 4/20/2000

Share price climbs despite trepidation

Sorrento Puffs Itself Up For An IPO
News Analysis | 4/19/2000

Its announcement of metro DWDM developments is just part of a bigger plan

Extreme Launches A Sonet Killer
News Analysis | 4/17/2000

But its latest switch won't convince many existing carriers to go with Gigabit Ethernet.

Aerie Prepares a Feast of Fiber
News Analysis | 4/14/2000

Its plans for the biggest capacity backbone in the US will fuel even fiercer competition among long distance operators.

Lumenon Gets a Nasdaq Listing
News Analysis | 4/13/2000

Share trading in the developer of optical integrated circuits is expected to start this morning

The Truth About TeraBeam
News Analysis | 4/13/2000

Technology limitations bring startup's claims about fiberless optical networking down to earth

Bookham's Share Price Soars After IPO
News Analysis | 4/12/2000

Component maker's stock price increases 70 percent in the first day's trading

Rocky Times For Redback?
News Analysis | 4/12/2000

Vendor faces new competitors and new marketing challenges. Its response: launch a PC-based product

Optical Switches Go Into Commercial Use
News Analysis | 4/11/2000

Extant is running live traffic over Tellium's Aurora switches, marking a milestone in optical developments

Appian Teeters On the Edge
News Analysis | 4/10/2000

Unlike other metro products, Appian's is designed solely for use on the customer premises

Fiberlane Founder Finds Another Startup
News Analysis | 4/7/2000

Raj Singh, entrepreneur turned VC, has a great track record that could turn into big bucks for investors

Startup Prepares Secret Switch
News Analysis | 4/6/2000

Onix Microsystems wants to keep its 1,000 port MEMS-based switch subsystem under wraps

Unisphere Lays Off 37
News Analysis | 4/5/2000

The axe is out at Unisphere, but execs say it's just part of the plan

JDS Uniphase Moves Into MEMS
News Analysis | 4/4/2000

Acquiring Cronos for $750 million gives it a key technology for future optical switches

The Last Laugh Is On Lucent
News Analysis | 4/3/2000

Evidence suggests that Lucent tried - and failed - to kill off Ciena two years ago by pre-announcing a DWDM product

Redback Multiplies By Ten
News Analysis | 4/3/2000

Vendor takes a two-step approach to extending its product line. One: take existing product. Two: make it bigger

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