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In a land whipped by layoffs, White Rock Networks moves to bigger offices and adds staff
Top execs feasted on rich compensation in 2001, even as layoffs spread famine throughout the industry
Sprint's decision to scrap the project will cost it billions of dollars and thousands of jobs
Which financial analysts, market researchers, and journalists fired widest of the mark in 2001?
Tellium gets $50M order but gives Qwest a get-out on its longer-term purchasing plans
Occam bails out Accelerated with merger deal
Layoffs and lack of customer demand dog 40-Gbit/s startup
These companies can't just blame the economy for a troubled year
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Light Reading's take on the 10 most important developments in the components industry this year
The Lost Year – Scott Clavenna
Wall Street rewarded Nortel for not disappointing them too much. The stock was up as much as 10%
The optical add/drop multiplexer subsystem maker shuts its doors after it couldn't find customers
UK researchers cram a lot more data down legacy fiber -- indicating potential for low-cost Ethernet deployment
AT&T broadband sale could have some upside for cable equipment suppliers
JDSU will pay $340M for IBM's optical data comm chip business. Just what is it buying, and why?
After a world tour and varied feedback, the editors of Light Reading have published a new list
Carrier spending decline takes another chunk out of the core router player's revenues in Q4
Vote on the broadband bill has been put off until March, but expect some bloody politics in the meantime
Lightscape, global player in metro networking, is still waiting to make a big splash in the North American market
Can ATM switch vendors compete with high-end routers? Alcatel, Lucent, Marconi, and others say 'yes'
Meet Mr. Ed
– by Stephen Saunders
Blaze ships 10-Gbit/s Ethernet Xenpak modules, adding to other options from Agilent and Agere
Merrill Lynch cuts estimates for Corvis following last week's spending cut announcement by Qwest
Ireland has designs on aiding startups in the optical market. Eblana Photonics is one of the first
After snagging investments from top carriers last February, Atrica is about to close a $30M round, say sources
Intel's quiet purchase of a small components startup might mean a big future for OCDMA technology
The Harley-riding career Nortel man takes CTO post. Can he return Nortel to optical leadership? HDX is the first test.
It's buying Marconi's 500-staff components division for stock worth a mere $29 million
Palm takes aim at enterprises, Pocket PC takes aim at entertainment, and a new study predicts that Pocket PC will have market share by 2005.
Qwest reduces its capex spending by more than a billion dollars. Which vendors are most likely to feel the pain?
A puzzling 'settlement' seems typical of the uphill battle being waged by cranky IP services switch vendors
Cash flows to stealthy startup from investors including Accel Partners, Juniper Networks, and Kleiner-Perkins
Who's got the widest wideband modulator? Qusion says it's got something special, but Agility scoffs
Internet Photonics is out of stealth mode, raising cash and about to beta test its first product
With prices dropping and security needs rising, experts see a rising tide for high-speed security hardware
In spite of solid sales this year, it's forecasting a 30 to 40 percent fall in revenues in the next quarter
Standards bodies work together to develop solutions for metro rings
Lo and behold, a tech IPO! Is the coast clear?
Intel's making a big noise about eclipsing Sun's dominance in the carrier market. Is it really a threat?
Lucent contract activity points to a renewed fight for incumbent carrier deals
Optical components company lands $16M third round in pursuit of new optical techniques such as 'cold writing'
Most optical switch manufacturers are in a pickle, according to the latest report from the Optical Oracle
Large-scale holiday bashes aren't on tap this year, according to a recent poll and interviews with some companies
This just in: Photos from last week's Lightspeed conference
Germany's Cube Optics has come up with a passive assembly process for making tiny optical components
Swedish startup Transmode says its logical rings can cut the cost of metro DWDM nets by a factor of three
Avici is the latest equipment maker to adopt a shareholder rights plan to protect itself against unwanted takeovers
Unveils a chip that packs two gigabit Ethernet channels into a single Sonet OC48
The $250 million cash transaction may not result in immediate benefits
The FDM company moves onto its fourth CEO, while remaining mysterious about its customers and technology
Gets another $20 million to develop automated assembly equipment for component manufacturing
At Lightspeed Europe, RHK's Russell Johnson revealed who's shipping merchant switching and routing silicon chips
Scott Kriens reiterates company's focus on IP and hints at future acquisitions -- though they won't be optical
Experts at Lightspeed Europe say economic woes haven't stifled last-mile opportunity for carriers
Cisco's COMET strategy amounts to little more than market repositioning -- but it was enough to impress Wall Street
It's part of a consortium that's put $5 million into CST, a combined incubator and III-V optical chip foundry
Corvis CEO takes the stage at LightSpeed Europe to preach the benefits of all-optical networks
Will test equipment vendors pave the way to faster networks?
Joins battle with Velio and Vitesse in the market for monster crosspoint switch silicon
Vendors in the RPR working group still have two big issues to hack out, and the deadline looms. Will they make it?
A debate at Lightspeed Europe shows that even proponents worry about the protocol's ultimate success
Speakers at Lightspeed Europe urge startup investors to stay strong in the optical and storage markets
Unique-mode's pump lasers are up to 10 times more powerful than those currently used in EDFAs
Équipe Communications says carriers don't need to worry about having all-IP networks before installing MPLS
Cisco and Juniper announce IPv6 support and cite Internet mobile use in Asia as the killer app
Startup gets $16 million to make optical subcomponents with features smaller than the wavelength of light
Hot on the tail of other startups pursuing routing optimization, Akamai spinoff Sockeye turns it into a service