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State of New York Sues Salomon
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer charges hot IPO offerings and inflated stock ratings were used to secure investment banking business

Broadwing Links Law Offices
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Greenberg Traurig selects Broadwing's MultiConnect for increased capacity to connect all of their offices nationwide

AT&T Names PR Chief
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Constance Weaver elected AT&T EVP of public relations and brand management, succeeding Dick Martin, who is retiring after 32 years

Harmonic Sees Q3 Sales Slip
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Harmonic now expects lower-than-anticipated net sales of $37.0M to $39.0M, for a GAAP net loss of $0.57 to $0.62 per share

Cisco Solicits Channel Partner Feedback
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Cisco launches online tool to measure channel partner satisfaction

Verizon Dumps New Zealand Stock
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Verizon Communications realizes approximately $770M from sale of 370M shares in Telecom Corporation of New Zealand

Expand Gets UK Distributor
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Expand increases breadth and expertise of European coverage via distribution agreement in the UK with Westcon Group's Comstor

VideoTele Lowers DV Bit Rates
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

VideoTele.com's multi-pass processor drives video bit rates lower to help telcos extend delivery of digital TV over xDSL networks

Digital Fountain Upgrades Transport
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Digital Fountain's Transporter Fountain 2.0 sets order-of-magnitude benchmarks for speed, predictability, and control

Telcordia Uses Essex WDM
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Telcordia uses Essex's 6.25GHz hyperfine WDM device to build inexpensive multi-line laser subsystem

Gartner: NetScreen Leads 'Magically'
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

NetScreen lands in Gartner's 'Magic Quadrant' as a leader and visionary in the firewall and VPN market

Syringa Picks Nortel Passport
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Syringa Networks selects Nortel Networks' Passport multiservice switches for rural broadband backbone in Idaho and Wyoming

Xellink Intros ATM Core Switch
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Xellink Communications claims its new armed ATM core switch delivers twice the performance at half the price

Extreme Reports Preliminary Q1
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Extreme Networks expects revenue of $100M for Q1, down from $113M in the prior quarter; GAAP loss will be approx. $0.03 to $0.04 per share

Actelis Intros MetaLight
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Actelis announces its MetaLight 1500 system, which has been deployed by an incumbent carrier to provide LAN services to a high school

ASIP Delivers Integration Platform
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

ASIP's ATG technology enables a breakthrough in optical integration, beginning with its own 10-Gbit/s Electro-absorption Modulated Laser

Qwest Refiles 9-State Application
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Qwest hopes to avoid accounting issues by creation of its new long-distance subsidiary, Qwest Long Distance Corporation

AT&T Upgrades Plano Network
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

AT&T Broadband completes upgrade of its digital network in Plano, Texas, enabling high-speed cable Internet service

Alcatel Deploys OSS in China
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Alcatel to implement Inter-Carrier Settlement System for China Telecom subsidiary in Yun Nan province

ServGate Boosts Security
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

ServGate launches EdgeForce, a modular security appliance for Firewall and VPN connectivity; intros online customer service portal

Nortel Settles With Extreme
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Nortel and Extreme Networks enter into a confidential patent cross license agreement, thereby settling the pending lawsuit between them

Sprint Automates Videoconferencing
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Sprint announces automated videoconferencing and Web-enabled audio conferencing reservation and management tools

Docs Pick ClearPath iVPN
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Mariner Health Care selects ClearPath Networks to provide unified and secure Internet access to its 300 skilled care facilities

ENGINE Drives Telenor
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Telenor Networks signs on for Ericsson's ENGINE Multi-Service Network Solution to migrate fixed network

Sagitta Gittsa $3.5M Boost
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Sagitta raises $3.5M in follow-on second round by Alice Ventures

Tellabs Tops Bandwidth Management
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Tellabs dominates the bandwidth management segment in North America with a 55% market share, according to analyst firm RHK

Spirent Sells Monitor Labs
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Spirent has sold Monitor Labs Inc. from within its Systems group to a subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies for $24.0M in cash

Alcatel Gains in IP-PBX
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Alcatel grabs #2 position in North American medium-to-large IP-PBX market, trailing only Cisco, according to InfoTech

German Lab Uses Veeco MBE
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Fraunhofer-Institut orders GEN200 molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system from Veeco-Applied Epi for indium phosphide devices

Marconi Demos 10-Gig Breakthrough
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Demos transport of multiple high-definition video streams via new OC192c/STM-64c ATM port card, at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Quantum Bridge Wins in Minn.
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Enventis Telecom selects Quantum Bridge for optical access network buildout in Minnesota’s statewide network

ADC Focuses on HDSLx
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Names VP of product management and marketing and reinvests in loop transport product line in race for HDSLx market share

Lumentis Unveils First Customer
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

Startup is supplying integrated DWDM and SDH backbone for Hi3G, a Swedish 3G wireless operator

Ciena Awards OpNext
News Wire Feed | 9/30/2002

OpNext named premier optical components supplier by Ciena, receives Ciena's 2002 Supplier Performance Award

BellSouth Launches Long Distance
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Bellsouth offers long-distance service in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Kentucky, and Mississippi

Zygo Quits Telecom
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Sets a deadline of end November for selling its Zygo TeraOptix telecom business unit

MCI Criticizes BellSouth on UNE-P
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

MCI welcomes BellSouth to the competitive long distance market but says regulators still have more work to do to promote competition

AT&T Hires Madonna
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Elects Jon C. Madonna to its board of directors

Broadwing Shielded From Teleglobe
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Bankruptcy administrators approve settlement agreement releasing Broadwing from its obligations to Teleglobe

BellSouth Wins in NC
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Salem Academy and College signs on as BellSouth's first long distance customer in North Carolina

SBC Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

SBC board of directors declares Q3 dividend of 27 cents a share

Still Alive - ish
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

German service provider ish stays afloat by the grace of its creditors, who waive €200M even as banks cough up another €115M

FIA Issues Safety Guidelines
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

The Fibreoptic Industry Association publishes technical support document on safe optical power levels in fiber optic networks

Swiss Pick Cisco
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Swiss Canton of Vaud moves to IP telephony with Cisco's AVVID (Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data) system

Path 1 Adds Director, CSO
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Path 1 appoints Harmonic founder Dr. Moshe Nazarathy to its board; Robert Clasen assumes interim role as Chief Strategy Officer

Symmetricom Raises Guidance
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Wonder of wonders! Symmetricom now expects Q103 revenue to be within or slightly above the high end of guidance range

Solectron Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Sales were up 3% and other key metrics improve, but a $2.7B charge to revalue goodwill and intangibles kills the bottom line

Cril Telecom Pockets €7.6M
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Cril Telecom Software (CTS) raises €7.6M from AGF Private Equity and GIMV, with participation from Softbank Europe Ventures and Sofinnova

Light Reading Looks at Likely Leaders
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Optical Oracle releases a new report that ranks the companies best positioned for the telecom recovery

Sunrise Names CFO
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Sunrise Telecom names Paul Marshall acting Chief Financial Officer and reaffirms third quarter guidance

PacketFront Names Engineering Czar
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

PacketFront recruits former Cisco employee Stefan Gustafsson as director of systems engineering

Finisar Shareholders Got Rights
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Finisar adopts shareholder rights plan to guard against any potential takeover of Finisar without paying stockholders full and fair value

LuxNet Intros 5-Pin ROSA
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

LuxNet debuts its 5-Pin ROSA, utilizing its high-speed, high-performance 1310nm PIN detector for OC-3, OC-12, and OC-48 systems

Agilent Buys RedSwitch
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

Agilent Technologies to acquire RedSwitch for an undisclosed amount, strengthening its position in server and storage networking markets

FLAG Ready to Fly Again
News Wire Feed | 9/27/2002

FLAG Telecom's plan of reorganization confirmed; exit from Chapter 11 imminent

SBC Cuts Capex, Jobs
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

Calls for regulatory changes, cuts capex, cuts 11,000 more jobs

Schlumberger Picks Opnet
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

Opnet's SP Guru software selected by Schlumberger for intelligent network management in its DeXa.Net global connectivity solutions

Cenix Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

Cenix appoints Michael Hinkler, former senior sales director at Avanex, as VP of North American and European sales

RHK: Alcatel's Tops in Transport
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

According to RHK, Alcatel increased its lead in the $2.86B worldwide market for global optical transport, winning a 19.4% share

LVL7 Lands $12.5M
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

Gabriel Venture Partners, H.I.G. Ventures provide lead investments to network processing software startup LVL7 Systems

Ericsson Sells R&D Facilities
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

Ericsson sells product development operations in Karlstad, Luleå, Umeå, and Skellefteå to TietoEnator for about SEK 500M (US$53.7M)

Redback Warns
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

Redback Networks expects 3Q02 revenue of approx. $15M to $20M, for a pro forma net loss of between $0.23 and $0.25 per share

Oplink Makes Cuts
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

Plans consolidation of manufacturing and operations, closure of Shanghai facility, and a reduction of worldwide headcount

IP Infusion Intros MPLS VPN
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

IP Infusion expands enterprise, telecommunication and service provider offerings through new MPLS-VPN ZebOS Server Routing Suite

Riverstone Boosts MPLS Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

New advanced service delivery technologies include transparent IP VPN support, enhanced network address translation, and MPLS QoS support

Cube Optics Lands €10M
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

The Carlyle Group and Target Partners lead €10M investment in next-generation assembly technology startup Cube Optics AG

Oki Offers Optical Receiver
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

Oki introduces 10-Gbits/s surface-mount optical receiver modules compliant with the MSA between Agere Systems and Nortel Networks

Earthlink Links Up With Level 3
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

New deal increases EarthLink's access to Level 3's dialup Internet access infrastructure in hundreds of US cities

Nortel Announces Dividend
News Wire Feed | 9/26/2002

Nortel Networks announces percentage for fixed dividend rate on Series 8 preferred shares

Nortel Lowers Q3 Forecast
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Q3 revenues will be 15% lower than Q2, not 10% as previously forecast

Agilent Intros Sonet Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Agilent Technologies offers new small form factor pluggable optical transceivers for Sonet/SDH networks

EXFO Boosts Sales in Q4
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

EXFO records sales growth for second consecutive quarter, with a 5% increase to to $17.2M

Ditech Drops Optical Transport
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Ditech to consolidate Altamar optical business, halt Titanium system development to focus on subsystems, and cut workforce by 30%

Inkra Enters UK Market
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Inkra Networks and systems integrator Hydra plc launch virtual services into UK enterprise data centers

AT&T Shareholders Sue Salomon
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

AT&T and AT&T Wireless shareholders file class action lawsuit accusing Salomon Smith Barney and (who else?) Jack Grubman

Netro Trialed in China
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Netro's Angel non-line-of-sight product carrying commercial voice and high-speed data traffic in trial for major China operator

Lightwaves2020 Passes Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Lightwaves2020's Compact liquid-crystal-based Variable Optic Attenuator has passed Telcordia qualification

Misconduct Found at Bell Labs
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Bell Labs' independent committee concludes that one scientist falsified data from 1998 to 2001; everyone else cleared of misconduct

Zarlink Intros DSL Processors
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Zarlink Semiconductor launches high-performance, high-reliability Inverse Multiplexing for ATM processing chips for DSL access

CommWorks Does Multistage Dialing
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

CommWorks adds multistage dialing capabilities to its IP telephony product portfolio, enabling new options for pre- and postpaid services

IBM OKs Corrent
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Corrent's Packet Armor Security Processor achieves 'Ready for IBM Technology' validation

Agere Unveils Clock Drivers
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Agere demonstrates new clock driver family that reduces costs, improves signal integrity of communications, computing equipment

Agilent Intros EoS Mapper
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Agilent unveils its Gigabit Ethernet over Sonet (EoS) mapper chip, integrating SerDes, clock data recovery, and OC3 to OC48 framers

CMS Buys Bellsouth Technology
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

CMS Communications acquires facilities-based usage reporting technology from BellSouth to enhance Traffic Data Management System

Infonetics: Siemens Gains Ground
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Latest figures from Infonetics Research show Siemens ICN expanding its lead in the optical networking market

IDC: IP-Based Services Still Strong
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

IP-based services on the rise in Europe despite industry downturn, according to IDC's most recent European WAN manager survey

Alcatel Sells Thales Shares
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Alcatel dumps 10,300,000 shares of defense & aerospace company Thales, reducing its stake to 9.7%

Pirelli Hits the Road
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Pirelli to demonstrate leading-edge optical and access capabilities on seven-week 'New Technologies Tour' in Europe

Cypress Intros LAN PHY
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Cypress Semiconductor samples single-chip LAN PHY for 10-Gigabit Ethernet

Corning, Movaz Switch Wavelengths
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Corning and Movaz Networks sign strategic business agreement to accelerate deployment of wavelength switching products

Barcelona Develops Analog IP
News Wire Feed | 9/25/2002

Barcelona Design to produce analog IP for the 90nm technology node using Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's process

Communication Dynamics Goes Bust
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Communication Dynamics Inc., parent of TVC Communications and Amherst FiberOptics, files for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11

Enterasys Delivers POS Modules
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Enterasys Networks unveils new Packet-Over-Sonet modules for its X-Pedition routing line

Verizon Upgrades Philly Rings
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Verizon invests $19M to upgrade Philadelphia-area telecom network with advanced electronic equipment

Tricom Uses Zhone's MALC
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Tricom selects Zhone's Multi-Access Line Concentrator delivery platform for voice and DSL service deployment

AFS Wins Missouri Fiber Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Missouri Network Alliance signs 20-year dark-fiber network agreement with American Fiber Systems to enable rural broadband services

Concord Teams With Lumos
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Concord Communications extends power of the eHealth suite through joint reseller and development partnership with Lumos Technologies

Cisco Beefs Up Security
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Cisco augments security management portfolio with new versions of its VPN/Security Management Solution and Secure Access Control Server

SpectraSwitch Scores $7.5M
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

SpectraSwitch raises $7.5M in third round funding, led by Advanced Technology Ventures and NIF Ventures

Siemens ICN Bundles Carrier Biz
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Rolls its access, wireline, and optical networks divisions into a single 'Carrier Service' unit; change will affect 2,300 jobs

Brocade OKs Sorrento
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Sorrento Networks's GigaMux receives Brocade Fabric Aware status for end-to-end storage networking interoperability

Sonera Builds MAN With Cisco
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Sonera deploys Cisco Catalyst switches and optical fiber for Helsinki metro Ethernet network

Finisar Intros XFP Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Finisar delivers its first hot-pluggable XFP 10-Gbit/s optical transceiver modules

Broadcom Boosts Security Processor
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Broadcom introduces 4.8-Gbps IP security processor with AES encryption, enabling faster virtual private networks

Ample Bolsters Management Team
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Hires VPs of finance, marketing, and information technology, and a managing director for its India Design Center in Bangalore

Alcatel Lights Bangkok Metro
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Alcatel awarded multimillion dollar contract by Asia Multimedia, a subsidiary of TelecomAsia, to build a metro network in Bangkok

C&W Sheds US Customers
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

C&W will refer some US dedicated access, private line, and frame relay customers to New Edge Networks, in exchange for up to $4M in cash

IPAG Pockets Funding
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Innovative Processing AG closes second round of financing from investors High Tech Private Equity and Agite!

H.E. Abderrahamane El Youssoufi!
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

The Prime Minister of Morocco tells ITU conference that a global policy is needed to connect African countries to information networks

Infonetics Sees Class 5 Switch Boom
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Spending to replace small Class 5 switches to grow 1,866% between 2002 and 2006, from $44.5M to $875.5M, says Infonetics

Broadwing Links Securicor
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Securicor Management Services selects Broadwing to link nationwide locations via secure voice, data and IP network

Puerto Rico Picks Siemens
News Wire Feed | 9/24/2002

Centennial de Puerto Rico invests in Siemens Surpass media gateway technology to improve service delivery and lower operating costs

NPF Delivers Software Roadmap
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Network Processing Forum software infrastructure implementation agreements deliver a complete foundation for NPU-based system design

BellSouth Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

BellSouth board of directors declares its 75th consecutive quarterly dividend, in the amount of $0.20 per common share

AT&T Names PA Chief
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

AT&T appoints J. Michael Schweder to head company's Pennsylvania operations, replacing the retiring Jim Ginty

Quick Eagle Whets WAN Router
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Quick Eagle targets Cisco with its WAN Access Router, adding RADIUS authentication protocol and an optional DSX-1 voice traffic port

Network Conceptions Studies UNE-P
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Study finds that the Unbundled Network Elements Platform, mandated by the Telecom Act of 1996, has encouraged competition as desired

China Netcom Picks CoSine
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

China Netcom selects CoSine's IPSX 3500 with advanced IP Service Generator (IPSG) technology to enable network-based IP services

Radiant Appoints CTO
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Tony Martin, former managing director of Lucent's Asia/Pacific Wireless Regional Centre in Kuala Lumpur, joins Radiant as CTO

Vivace Expands Worldwide Ops
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Vivace plans to increase headcount in its sales, biz development, and customer support departments and open new offices in Europe and Asia

Luminous Expands Executive Roster
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Adds Brian Noel as VP of marketing, promotes Seshadri Srinivasan to VP of engineering and Tricia Hill to VP of strategic partnerships

Acterna Wins Eurotunnel
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Eurotunnel, the operator of the Channel Tunnel, deploys Acterna's Optical Network Management System for remote fiber testing

Cisco Wins METRO Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO) of Harris County, Texas, purchases Cisco optical solutions to streamline network management

Agere Unveils Multi-Rate Framer
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Agere extends portfolio of framer chips with multi-rate, multi-application solution for high-speed optical access and metro networks

Verio Picks Foundry for 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Verio deploys Foundry Networks' 10-Gigabit Ethernet solution to power NTT/VERIO global IP network in the US and Japan

Sprint Updates Guidance
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

FON Group EPS expected to be between $1.41 and $1.43, up slightly from $1.40; PCS Group expects increased churn to hurt bottom line

Mosaid Unveils NSEs
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Mosaid introduces two new additions to the Class-IC family of Network Search Engines, featuring glueless connectivity with leading NPUs

AFC Senior Sales VP Quits
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Mehmet Balos, senior vice president, global sales, marketing, and customer service for AFC, has left to pursue other opportunities

PMC-Sierra Intros Framer
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

PMC-Sierra unveils high-density, multi-rate OC48/STM-16 channelized framer for Sonet and SDH internetworking

Optus Deploys Alcatel RSP
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Alcatel's 7670 Routing Switch Platform provides flexibility and scalability for the Australian carrier's core network

WaveSmith Wins Twice
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Two carriers, Ben Lomand Telephone and Vanion, deploy WaveSmith's Distributed Node multiservice switching platform

Nortel Beefs Up Security
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Nortel intros Unified Security Architecture, providing all-encompassing approach to secure networks and infrastructure defense

Qwest Restates $950M
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Qwest further revises its now-dubious 2000 and 2001 financials, reversing $950M in revenue from optical capacity asset transactions

Lamina Intros Packaging Technique
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Lamina Ceramics develops multilayer ceramic-on-metal technology to address high-performance component and packaging design challenges

Sprint Sells Directory Biz
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Sprint reaches agreement to sell Sprint Publishing & Advertising to R.H. Donnelley for $2.23B in cash

JDS Uniphase Warns
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

JDSU now expects net sales of $190M to $200M for Q1, instead of $200M to $210M; expected pro forma net loss still $0.06 to $0.08 per share

Broadwing Shakes Up Top Spots
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Broadwing names Kevin Mooney to succeed Richard Ellenberger as CEO; Jack Cassidy elected COO, Daniel Meyer elected chairman of the board

S3 Adds ATM for IBM
News Wire Feed | 9/23/2002

Silicon & Software Systems announces an ATM solution for IBM's PowerNP Network Processor family

Report: 2002 Euro Investments at $4.4B
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2002

More than €4.5 billion in venture capital has been invested in European companies so far this year, according to Windmill Reports

3SAE Touts FBG Advance
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2002

New technology eliminates the need for mechanical stripping blades, lasers, and acid stripping and cleaning tools

ExceLight Intros Modulated Lasers
News Wire Feed | 9/22/2002

Two new versions of the 5416 series direct modulated DWDM laser geared for advanced CATV applications

BellSouth Applies for Florida, Tennessee
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2002

BellSouth files long-distance application for Florida and Tennessee

LightConnect Expands Into Israel
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2002

LightConnect introduces optical components to Israeli market via strategic partnership with Applied Technologic Services

Avici Lays Off 75
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2002

Avici board approves reverse stock split and share buyback program, as company lays off 24% of its workforce and closes a facility

IEC Reports on IP
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2002

New report by the International Engineering Consortium examines the competitive value of current and emerging IP applications and services

BellSouth, Nortel Address QuEST
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2002

BellSouth and Nortel will highlight initiatives that drive quality and business results at QuEST Forum's Best Practices conference

IDT Gets Nationwide Fiber Network
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2002

IDT acquires network from the estate of Star Telecommunications, more than doubling the size of its domestic backbone

Agere Ships Enormous ASIC
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2002

Agere Systems ships its largest-ever ASIC to NetContinuum, reducing chip count from five to one

NetScreen Acquires OneSecure
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2002

NetScreen completes acquisition of OneSecure for $40.1M, will begin selling OneSecure's Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP) solution

Ciena Cuts 450 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2002

Ciena cuts workforce by 17%, which it believes will save the company about $50M to $55M annually

Alcatel to Cut 10,000 More Jobs
News Wire Feed | 9/20/2002

Will reduce headcount to 60,000 by the end of 2003, in response to further market detioration

Alcatel Increases Market Share
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

Alcatel increases share of intelligent optical hardware for second consecutive quarter with 22% of the market, according to Infonetics

AT&T Attacks Qwest
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

AT&T bays for blood, asking states to examine Qwest's shady accounting and its plan to 'paper over' issues by creating a new subsidiary

Infonetics: VPNs to Boom
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

Infonetics Research forecasts 150% increase in European VPN service and product expenditures by 2006

Optical Solutions Wins in Colorado
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

Optical Solutions awarded contract from Colorado CLEC for all-optical voice, video, and data communications system

Paceon Is Dead, Long Live Paceon
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

Mitsubishi Electric USA closes down Paceon Corp., forms 'Paceon Division' to market passive optical network solutions in the US

Riverstone Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

Riverstone Networks posts revenues of $10.7M, less than one-fifth its total in 2Q01, for a GAAP net loss of $58M ($0.31 per share)

JDSU Buys Part of OptronX
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

JDS Uniphase acquires transceiver/transponder business unit of OptronX for an undisclosed amount

Sprint Wins Ski Package
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

American Skiing Company selects Sprint as exclusive communications provider

Marconi Unveils SDH, MLS
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

Reinforces optical networking portfolio with next-gen SDH, featuring improved data handling capabilities, and a multi-layer switch

Savvis Pockets $22.6M
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

Savvis secures $22.6M equity funding from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, bringing new investment total to over $200M in 2002 alone

FCC OKs BellSouth in 5 States
News Wire Feed | 9/19/2002

FCC approves BellSouth for long-distance service in Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina

ITF Tests Corvis
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

ITF Optical Technologies wins a high-power reliability research contract with Corvis Corporation

Xebeo Works With Johanson
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Xebeo Communications teams with Johanson Fiber Optics Group for development and first use of multi-fiber optical backplane connectors

Sprint Powers Amadeus
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Sprint signs a 5-year, multimillion-dollar communications contract with Amadeus North America to support global travel services

CompTel, UTC Forge Alliance
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Competitive Telecommunications Association and the United Telecom Council team up to foster growth in telecommunications and utilities

SureWest Deploys Cisco Rings
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

SureWest Communications deploys ONS 15327 and ONS 15454 self-healing fiber optic rings to maintain voice and data service reliability

Harmonic Wins in Latin America
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Harmonic digital headend chosen by NORTV Comunicacoes for MMDS-based TV service in Latin America

Sprint Boosts Managed Services
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Adds proactive monitoring and management visibility for Frame Relay and ATM to its managed services portfolio

Lucent Certifies Resellers
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Lucent grants accreditation to three Advantage BusinessPartners in optical networking design and engineering technology

In-Stat: MAN Switches to Rebound
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

In-Stat/MDR reports Ethernet MAN switches will prevail following dismal 2002, reaching $5.9B in 2006

L-3 Acquires Wescam
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

L-3 adds electro-optical surveillance to its portfolio of military products and services by acquiring Wescam for about $118M

Magma Flows Into Paxonet
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Paxonet Communications uses Magma's Blast Fusion and Blast Noise to tape out multimillion-gate networking traffic management device

Cisco Execs Take the Oath
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Cisco CEO John Chambers and CFO Larry Carter certify company results for fiscal year 2002, six weeks before SEC deadline

Equant Confirms Guidance
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Upset to be compared with C&W, Equant confirms its full-year guidance of $2.95B in revenues and EBITDA of $180M

Alcatel to Replace President
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Alcatel president Jean-Pierre Halbron will retire; Philippe Germond, formerly of Vivendi Universal, will take over as president and COO

Trend Tests ATM/IP
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Trend's Victoria field tester now offers ATM test capability across OC48/STM-16 transmission networks

Band-X Colocation Prices Stable
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

Band-X reports colocation stability in established European & North American markets, as average prices fall 13% in Asia/Pacific region

C&W Revenues Slip
News Wire Feed | 9/18/2002

In an update on the six-month period ended September 30, Cable & Wireless Global predicts first-half revenue to decline by around 6%

Xie Envisions Cyber Shield
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Fortinet CEO says government can erect 'cyber shield' to scan entire Internet infrastructure for viruses for just $2B. What a steal!

Avanex Ships Dispersion Compensators
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Avanex reports numerous commercial orders for its PowerShaper FDS suite of cheap, small-form-factor dispersion compensation modules

Intel Acquires Sparkolor
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Sparkolor completes sale of substantially all of its assets and IP, along with certain key personnel, to Intel

Service Integrator Picks Sockeye
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Diversified Data uses Sockeye Networks' GlobalRoute service to boost application performance for Fortune 500 companies

Essex Wins DOD Contract
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Essex hyperfine WDM sold to a Department of Defense agency, enabling high-capacity ultra-dense WDM networks

Alcatel FTTU Wins Rural Deployment
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Chelan County Public Utility District selects Alcatel's Fiber-to-the-User solution for broadband networking

Acterna Offers Contract Hire Packages
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Acterna offers leased-based product and services packages as cost-effective alternative for test and measurement needs

Sprint Targets Government Market
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Sprint brings its federal IT expertise to state governments, looking to cash in on Homeland Security and e-government initiatives

AT&T/Comcast Merger Inches Closer
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act waiting period expires for Comcast/AT&T Broadband merger

Teradiant Unveils NPU
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Teradiant announces high-performance, highly integrated packet processing engine and traffic manager chipset

Agilent Intros VCOs
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Agilent Technologies announces new voltage-controlled oscillators for 10- and 40-Gbit/s systems

Crossbeam, F-Secure Team on Security
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Crossbeam Systems partners with F-Secure to provide integrated security that strengthens firewalls, stops viruses at the gateway

Cisco Expands Modular Switches
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Announces the Catalyst 4500 series, bringing resilience and control to the network edge with modular, mid-range intelligent switches

Kabelcom Deploys BigBand's BMR
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Essent Kabelcom picks BigBand Networks' Broadband Multimedia-Service Router (BMR) for digital broadcast grooming

Modulight Wins With Finns
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Modulight awarded a contract from National Technology Agency of Finland to develop next-generation components

Santera Nears Osmine Completion
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

SanteraOne completes Telcordia Osmine Services process for Telcordia March and NMA systems

Laurel Passes NEBS Level 3
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Laurel Networks' ST200 service edge router achieves NEBS Level 3 certification, validating its carrier-class capabilities

Tellium President Joins VC
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Former president and COO of Tellium, Dick Barcus, is willing to join Avansis Ventures as general partner

Fujikura Unveils Small Filters
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Fujikura now claims to offer the world's smallest gain flattening filters for EDFA's, up to 75% smaller than competing products

Alcatel Optronics Cuts Back Hard
News Wire Feed | 9/17/2002

Will sell Plano, Texas business and slash staff from 1550 now to 'below 500' by the end of 2003

Qwest Director Resigns
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Qwest Communications announces resignation of Hank Brown as Qwest director

IDT to Acquire Solidum
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Integrated Device Technology strengthens intelligent packet processing solutions by snapping up privately held Solidum

Masergy Names COO
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Masergy Communications appoints Thomas W. Hall, most recently of Qwest, as chief operating officer

OMM Signs Distributor
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

OMM signs distribution agreement with Vectronics for MEMS-based optical switching products in the Israeli market

US Signal Tries Cisco
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

US Signal selects Cisco ONS 15600 optical multiservice switching platform for evaluation

National Semi Intros SerDes
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

National Semiconductor's multi-Gigabit SerDes transceiver delivers 2.5-Gbit/s performance through existing backplanes

Taqua Bumps Siemens at ILEC
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

West Side Telephone deploys Taqua's OCX Class 5 switch using RUS funding, capping its existing Siemens DCO switch

Cisco Boosts 7200 Router
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Cisco delivers NPE-G1 processor that doubles the performance of its 7200 Series router and can be installed in the field

ITF Pockets $25.3M
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

ITF Optical Technologies raises $40M Canadian (US$25.3M) in new equity financing, led by new investor SGF Tech Inc.

Bookham Debuts GaAs MMICs
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Bookham Technology launches as major European GaAs MMIC supplier with introduction of 5W X-band power amplifiers at EWC 2002

C-COR Buys Philips Broadband
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

C-COR completes its purchase of Philips; EPS for the quarter ending September 27 to reflect a loss of between $0.17 and $0.22

Quantum Bridge Gets PON Patents
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

#6,122,335, #6,269,137 and #6,420,928, are key to the efficient transport of upstream data in a passive optical network

Metro-Optix Wins in Tennessee
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Iris Networks to deploy next-generation CityStream 5000 bandwidth managers

Corning Boosts Its Blockers
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Has added features and reduced the package size of its wavelength blockers

WorldCom to Cut 2,000 More
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Restructuring to reflect current market conditions and the size and needs of the existing WorldCom EMEA network

Xelerated Hires Market Maven
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Gary Lidington, ex-C-Port/Motorola, has joined the company as vice president of marketing

Nortel to Build Chinese Backbones
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

China Telecom selects Nortel to supply an optical ring network spanning Hunan province and a metro optical backbone in Shaoxing

Intel Gooses Chips
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

New capabilities include the use of high-speed silicon-germanium transistors and 'mixed-signal' circuitry

Marconi Wins Fed Switch Contract
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

The U.S. Federal Government has purchased Marconi’s 10-Gbit/s ATM BXR-48000 switch/router

Fujitsu, Sumitomo Enhance MSA
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Fujitsu Quantum Devices and Sumitomo Electric Industries announce enhancements to their MSA for a 10-Gbit/s laser diode module

Cenix Is Certified
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Has earned ISO 9001:2000 registration from DNV Certification Inc.

ADC Honchos Take the Oath
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Chairman and CEO file their sworn statements with the SEC attesting to the accuracy of ADC's most recent financial reports

Pandatel Launches Modular Mux
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

EMUX-M can bundle up to 16 E1 or 28 T1 channels into one E3 or T3 channel and combine with other apps such as 10/100Base-T or RS530

Marconi Reworks Finances
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

Interim security has been granted over the balance of the 'Secured Cash' held in the lockbox accounts

MathStar Intros TIA, VCSEL Chips
News Wire Feed | 9/16/2002

MathStar introduces new single channel TIA and VCSEL driver chipset with added IMON feature that meets new SFF-8472 standards

NEC Chooses Ikanos Chips
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2002

NEC is using Ikanos's SmartLeap 8100 for broadband access concentrators and the CleverConnect 150 for customer premises gear

Molex Ships Adapters
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2002

Adapters increase shielding effectiveness to greater than 50dB at 4GHz

MEMS Maker Adds Two
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2002

Dalsa Semiconductor has added Gene Burk and Nick Tasker to its marketing and sales group

Corning Cuts the Clad
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2002

Introduces a suite of reduced-clad and bend-insensitive photonic fibers

Lucent Projects Downward
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2002

Expects fourth fiscal quarter revenues to decline by approximately 20-25% percent sequentially

France Telecom Posts 1H Returns
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2002

First-half 2002 marked by 17.3% increase in operating income and net loss due to non-recurring provisions

Cisco Wins in Norway
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2002

Lyse Tele is offering voice, video, and data access to residential customers across a Cisco Metro Ethernet network

Orange Sees Sweet Half
News Wire Feed | 9/13/2002

First-half sees strong growth, first net profit before exceptional items, increasing financial targets

France Telecom Chief Quits
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

Michel Bon, chairman and CEO of France Telecom, submitted his resignation to the French government

TeraConnect Touts Dense Interconnect
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

TeraConnect launches 24-channel parallel optic interconnect modules, packing twice the density of a conventional module

Lightscape Wins With US Utility
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

Lightscape Networks expands into US utility market as JEA picks its XDM optical platform to converge Sonet, data, and DWDM switching

Moody's Downgrades Ericsson
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

Ericsson claims weakness of the market, not the company, led Moody's to cut long-term credit rating from Ba1 to Ba2, with outlook negative

Tyco Sues Kozlowski
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

Tyco files suit against former chairman and CEO L. Dennis Kozlowski for misappropriation of funds and assets, self-dealing transactions

Harmonic Takes on Video
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

Expands solutions for MPEG-2 video-over-IP applications; joins MPEG-4 Industry Forum; intros another Digital Program Insertion solution

NEC Unveils CATV Chips
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

NEC Electronics (Europe) launches a new generation of GaAs CATV hybrids

ADC Serves MSOs
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

ADC announces network and inventory audit services for MSOs, helping operators prepare for new offerings such as advanced IP services

Sorrento Gets Distributor
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

Sorrento Networks strengthens footprint in Northern Europe via partnership with optical network distributor Infraconcepts

Telewest Picks Harmonic DWDM
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

Harmonic Systems' METROLink transport system deployed by cable operator Telewest for a 100GHz DWDM network in the UK

Cogent Acquires FiberCity Networks
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

Cogent acquires key assets of FiberCity Networks, including a vast majority of its customer base and its building access agreements

NEC Eluminant's PON Gets NEBS
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

NEC Eluminant Technologies announces NEBS certification for FiberSLAM 1000 passive optical network system

Optical Solutions Fibers Kansas
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

South Central Telephone will overbuild first of several communities in south-central Kansas with high-speed fiber connections

3SAE Cuts Manufacturing Deal
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

Linsang Manufacturing, Inc. (LMI) to manufacture 3SAE’s automated optical fiber solutions exclusively through 2004

Siemens' BRAS Fit DT
News Wire Feed | 9/12/2002

Siemens IC wins another order to supply Deutsche Telekom with Broadband Remote Access Servers (BRAS) for its DSL network

Neos Intros Ethernet Over Copper
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Neos launches Ethernet-over-Copper as an extension to their existing Ethernet point-to-point and Ethernet VPN services

Effnet Warns, Plans Cuts
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Effnet Group thinks it will miss its goal of positive monthly results in Q4, will 'immediately begin implementing cost-cutting measures'

TIA Tests Interoperability
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

The UK's Telecommunications Industry Association and BTexact Technologies launch convergence interoperability test lab

Riverstone Debuts Multilayer MPLS
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Riverstone unveils comprehensive multilayer MPLS portfolio, enabling delivery of premium metro services over any network

GlobalTel Picks PhoenixSoft Software
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Calling card provider GlobalTel selects PhoenixSoft's CMS/2000 enhanced services software to provide prepaid functionality

Zarlink Intros TDM-to-ATM Chips
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Zarlink Semiconductor unveils two highly integrated segmentation and reassembly chips for TDM-to-ATM conversion

Manticom Trials Optical Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

ILEC Chibardun Telephone Cooperative has agreed to evaluate Manticom Networks' multi-gigabit Optical Ethernet solution, the Scorpion 4104

Ulticom Announces Q2
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Sales of $6.1M, barely a third of its $17.9M in 2Q01, cause a net loss of $651,000 ($0.02 per share), excluding non-recurring charges

Sunrise Acquires Luciol
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Sunrise Telecom buys Luciol Instruments SA, a Swiss corporation specializing in fiber optic measurement and instrumentation

Spirent Augments Test Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Intros 10GBASE-LX4 support for 10-GigE Xenpak performance analysis and tester for network connection and Martini protocol conformance

SLM Unveils Wavelength Manager
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Silicon Light Machines introduces Reconfigurable Blocking Filter for dynamic wavelength management in DWDM optical networks

Iolon, Lucent Team on Tunable Optics
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Iolon to provide tunable lasers for Lucent's LambdaXtreme Transport platform, in a plan to deliver next-gen tunable optical networks

AcceLight Uses Xilinx FPGAs
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Xilinx's Virtex-II Platform FPGAs enable AcceLight's Photonic Service Switch to deliver agile service aggregation solutions

Sigma-Links Unveils SFP Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Fujikura/Oki joint venture releases 80km and 40km Gigabit Ethernet SFP transceivers

PA School Deploys RAD
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Pittsburgh-area school district picks RAD Data's TDMoIP technology and Gigabit Ethernet as an alternative to voice/T1 and ATM network

BFi Optilas Distributes Opto Speed
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

BFi Optilas signs exclusive pan-European distribution agreement for Opto Speed's portfolio of InP-based optoelectronic components

Laurel Participates in MPLS Test
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Laurel Networks' ST200 service edge router participates in MPLS interoperability testing at NetWorld+Interop and COMDEX Atlanta 2002

K2 Optronics Intros Lasers
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

K2 Optronics debuts EC48 series of directly modulated DWDM lasers with up to 650km reach

Mitsubishi Intros Powerful Lasers
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Mitsubishi Electric announces 980nm pump laser diode that achieves peak power output of 1,100 milliwatts

ADC Execs Still Buying Shares
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

ADC's CEO and CFO continue to buy stock in the company, with CEO Roscitt picking up 100,000 shares just last week

CoreOptics Closes $21.5M
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Advanced transponder startup CoreOptics raises $21.5M in second round funding

Genoa Demos CWDM Link
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Genoa demonstrates 160km CWDM optical link at ECOC using no regeneration, just linear optical amplifiers

Picosecond Unveils Amplifiers
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Picosecond Pulse Labs announces the availability of 7.7V, 40-Gbit/s driver amplifier and 60GHz linear amplifier

Opticis Relocates South Korean HQ
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Opticis to boost production and quality management in South Korea by moving into new facility, almost quadruple the size of its old HQ

API Acquires Silicon Sensors
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

Advanced Photonics acquires detector manufacturer Silicon Sensors LLC for $1.7M in cash

WorldCom to Replace Sidgmore
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

WorldCom announces its post-restructuring management plan, and John Sidgmore isn't part of it

ITerra Intros NRZ-to-RZ Chips
News Wire Feed | 9/11/2002

iTerra Communications announces chipset for NRZ-to-RZ conversion for OC192 applications

CIR: Network Management Stinks
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

CIR says optical equipment vendors must improve their net-management capabilities; sees opportunities in integrated optical components

Mintera Sets Transport Record Again
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Demos error-free transmission of 40 channels at 40 Gbit/s over 5,200km of fiber without electrical regeneration -- a new world record

Qwest: 'Oh, Never Mind'
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Qwest withdraws long-distance applications in 9 states, intends to refile once it can show GAAP-compliant books to the FCC

Hifn Secures Lucent Firewalls
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Lucent Technologies utilizes Hifn security platform and security processors in its VPN Firewall Brick 300 and 500

AT&T Drills Disaster Recovery
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

AT&T stages network disaster recovery drill in New Jersey, following a survey showing that many businesses remain unprepared for disasters

MEMGen Recruits New CEO
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Vacit Arat leaves his position as CEO of Silicon Value to join MEMGen as president and CEO

Mark Floyd Lands at Entrisphere
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Mark Floyd, former head honcho of Siemens ICN US and Efficient Networks, becomes president and CEO of Entrisphere

Multiplex Intros APD Receiver
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Multiplex introduces the RP192, an APD (avalanche photodiode) receiver featuring outstanding sensitivity and bandwidth, at ECOC

Multilink Unveils FEC Chip
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Multilink announces low-power, 10-Gbit/s enhanced forward error correction device for metro applications

Lucent Intros Security Solutions
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Lucent VPN Firewall Brick 300 and Lucent Security Management Server are being beta tested by Telefonica Data for advanced Web hosting

Optinel Names Faust CEO
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

'The deed is everything, the glory naught,' but Jim Faust wins glory as Optinel Systems' new CEO

Avanex Regroups, Lays Off
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Avanex announces steps to focus US operations on higher-value solutions, outsource more manufacturing to China, lay off 140

Luminent Intros CWDM, SFP Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Luminent unveils complete CWDM solution set as well as its family of digital diagnostic SFP transceivers at ECOC

Colubris OEMs WLAN to Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Alcatel introduces Colubris secure and scalable WLAN access solution into its broadband access portfolio

Redback's Router Gets Shanghaied
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Shanghai Telecom awards multimillion-dollar contract to Redback Networks for the SmartEdge 800 router to roll out MPLS VPN services

Kamelian Ships Optical Amps
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Launches 1310nm SOA and 4-channel 1550nm SOA array; combines SOA with u2t Photonics' gear to create a highly sensitive 40-Gbit/s receiver

Foundry Takes Part in VPLS Test
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Participates in world's first multivendor interoperability test of VPLS at N+I; also enhances IronWare network management solution

Livermore Picks Fibercore
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Lawrence Livermore National Labs selects specialty fiber from Fibercore to protect the security of the United States

Ignis Optics Augments Sales Channels
News Wire Feed | 9/10/2002

Builds its channel infrastructure, signing RF Associates North as a manufacturer's representative for N. Calif. and N. Nevada

Agilent Announces AWGs
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Agilent is developing a new family of arrayed waveguide gratings (AWGs) for DWDM long-haul and metro network applications

Alaska Air Picks Qwest
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Alaska Airlines signs multi-year agreements with Qwest Communications for a variety of voice and data network services

Texas School Deploys NEC Network
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Texas' Little Elm school district selects NEC converged IP network, including BlueFire IP switches and NEAX 2000 Internet Protocol Server

Verizon: Slam WorldCom for Slamming
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Verizon asks N.J. regulators to probe WorldCom 'slamming' practices after hundreds of customers say they were switched without approval

Qwest Names Finance Exec
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Qwest Communications names Janet K. Cooper, former CFO and senior VP of administration at McData, as senior VP and treasurer

KT Picks Fortinet VPN
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Korea Telecom's directory information unit selects FortiGate Network Protection Gateways for large-scale, converged data and VOIP VPN

Ericsson Intros EDFA
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Industry’s smallest Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier gain block cuts system space, power consumption and costs

Galazar Unveils Multiservice Framer
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Galazar Networks launches multiservice framer to integrate and transport Ethernet and telecom services over existing network

Proximion Speeds Up OPM
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Proximion Fiber Optics reduces response time of Wistom optical performance monitor to less than 1 millisecond

Tsunami Photonics Upgrades Tester
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Launches CLose-Grid 2.0 laser test product; teams with PX Instrument to deliver a complete solution for laser diode manufacturers

Proficient Scores $12.5M
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Proficient Networks secures $12.5M in second round of venture financing, co-led by Horizon Ventures and BV Capital

Luminent Does 10-Gig Too
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Luminent introduces 10-Gigabit, XFP-compliant transceiver product line at ECOC 2002

Vitesse Launches 10-Gig Transponders
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Debuts one 10-Gbit/s optical transponder featuring 8-channel tunability at 50GHz channel spacing, and another with a reach of over 100km

NetScreen Gains Ground in Firewalls
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Infonetics study of firewall/VPN market reports across-the-board gains for NetScreen, but competition looms in coming quarters

Tellabs Targets Ethernet-Over-Sonet
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Intros three-phase data migration strategy for operators, beginning with Gigabit Ethernet capabilities for its 6300 series switches

Alcatel Plans Joint Venture in China
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Alcatel and Hubei, China-based FiberHome to create joint venture to manufacture and sell both companies' optical fiber products in China

Santel Unveils 10-Gig EDC
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Santel announces the first commercially available 10-Gbit/s electronic dispersion compensator with CDR-D on-chip at ECOC 2002

Siemens Hits Triple in China
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Siemens wins another three contracts to deploy optical network equipment for China Mobile Communication Corporation

Memscap Ships MEMS Switches, VOAs
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Memscap begins sampling first optical switches and attenuators from state-of-the-art MEMS fabrication facility in Bernin, France

Tropic Gets Asia-Pac Partner
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Tropic Networks and Jay-Young Company join forces to deliver next-generation metro-optical networking solutions in Asia-Pacific

HighWave Intros Dispersion Compensator
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

HighWave Optical Technologies launches dispersion compensation modules for 10-G0bit/s and 40-Gbit/s applications

Bookham, Cierra Team on WDM
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Bookham Technology and Cierra Photonics form optical-integration association to boost functionality of WDM products

Xilinx, Paxonet Team on 10-Gig
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Xilinx and Paxonet Communications collaborate on platform FPGA-based LAN/WAN 10-Gigabit Ethernet solution

Aurora Appoints CTO
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Aurora Networks appoints Oleh Sniezko, former VP of Engineering at AT&T Broadband, as chief technology officer

Am-Beo Adds Marketing VP
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Am-Beo names Laura Reed VP of international marketing

Alcatel Intros Hybrid Combiner
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Alcatel Optronics opens the age of hybrid integration at ECOC, launching the first compact 8-channel hybrid optical combiner

Redback Beefs Up Edge Router
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Redback enhances SmartEdge 800 router platform with Bulkstats and Traffic Mirroring features, Layer 2 MPLS VPNs, QoS improvements

Colibrys Makes GalayOr's MEMS
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

GalayOr Networks signs Colibrys to manufacture its MEMS SOI waveguide-based products, starting with a Variable Optical Attenuator

Lattice Supplies Extreme Chips
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Lattice Semiconductor provides FPSC device to Extreme Networks to enable 10-Gigabit Ethernet on the BlackDiamond core switch

Oki Touts New Access Tech
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Has developed a new optical fiber access technology based on OCDM (optical code-division multiplexing)

LightConnect Ramps Up With Cash
News Wire Feed | 9/9/2002

Secures $9M Series C funding; has increased production of its variable optical attenuators by 300% in the last quarter

SPI FBGs Pass Telcordia
News Wire Feed | 9/8/2002

Telcordia qualifies Southampton Photonics' fiber Bragg gratings for 25-year service life applications in controlled environments

Light Reading Publishes New 'Top 10'
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

LR's Service Provider Circle publishes its ranking of the individuals making key technology and business decisions within carrier networks

Salomon, Grubman Sued Over Level 3
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Class action suits filed against Salomon Smith Barney, Jack Grubman, and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter on behalf of Level 3 shareholders

Teem, NKT Sign EDWA MSA
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Planar technology leaders Teem Photonics and NKT Integration sign an EDWA multi-source agreement to develop a 4-port optical gain block

EXFO Acquires Gnubi
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

EXFO to acquire assets of Gnubi Communications in a stock-and-cash deal worth somewhere between $4.3M and $7.2M

Furukawa Unveils New Look
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Furukawa debuts its new Fitel Interconnectivity Division, as well as new products and approach from Optical Components Division, at ECOC

Multilink OKs Reverse Stock Split
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Multilink Technology Corp. shareholders approve one-for-ten reverse stock split

Nufern Intros More Fibers
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Nufern expands its line of 80µm select cut-off fibers to accomodate smaller form factor, second-generation components

BeamExpress Tunes VCSEL
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Swiss-based BeamExpress demonstrates widely tunable 1.5µm-wavelength VCSEL with record-low tuning voltage

Linley Group Tests NPUs
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Will announce the first results from its LinleyBench 2002 network processor test suite at Network Processors Conference West on 10/25

JDSU Intros Xenpak Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

JDS Uniphase announces Xenpak-compliant 10-Gigabit Ethernet transceiver for data communications

Genoa Gets LOA Distributors
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

In response to increased demand for its linear optical amplifiers, Genoa establishes distribution partnerships in Europe, Japan, and Korea

Siemens Stabilizes Demultiplexing
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Siemens ICN to demonstrate true error-free 160-Gbit/s to 10-Gbit/s demultiplexing with a monolithically integrated SOA-MZI at ECOC

Comlase Shows Off Lasers
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Comlase to demo high-power 980nm lasers at ECOC in Copenhagen

Modulight Joins XFP MSA
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Will support the work of the 10-Gigabit Small Form Factor Pluggable (XFP) MSA Group by providing a component supply chain

Intel Confirms Guidance
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Expects Q3 revenue to be within the range of $6.3B to $6.7B, slightly lower than previously announced range of $6.3B to $6.9B

Lumics Intros Uncooled Pump Module
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Lumics announces a line of coolerless 980nm pump laser modules that operate over a temperature range of 0 to 70 degrees C

Big Bear Uses IBM's SiGe Process
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

Big Bear Networks selects IBM's silicon germanium technology for its Photronic Signal Processing transponder and subassembly products

TeraXion Intros Dispersion Compensator
News Wire Feed | 9/6/2002

TeraXion launches the TH-MTDC, a tuneable chromatic dispersion compensator suited for sub-band managed networks

ADC Comments on Tellabs' Warning
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

ADC uses Tellabs' warning today as an opportunity to blame its own August 22 warning on continued 'market weakness'

FTTH Council Hosts Conference
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

First-ever FTTH conference and expo, showcasing information and technology from industry leaders, to be held Oct. 15-17 in New Orleans

Verizon Declares Dividend
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Board of directors of Verizon declares quarterly dividend of $.385 per outstanding share, same as last quarter

DOJ OK's Verizon in VA
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Department of Justice recommends that FCC approve Verizon application to offer long-distance service in Virginia

Cisco Builds Shanghai MAN
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Shanghai Telecom picks Cisco for Phase II expansion of Shanghai MAN; will offer new broadband services to Shanghai market by end of year

AT&T Picks Up Slingshot Flotsam
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

AT&T announces free service to help prepaid Internet customers stranded by Slingshot Communications to regain access to the Internet

Equant Announces H1 Results
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Revenues fall 5.4% to $1.47B, for a net loss of $253M ($0.86 per share), but EBITDA, gross profit, and gross margin all improve from 1H01

Expand Supports XML
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Expand Networks 'accelerates' delivery of Web services with XML support in its Accelerator line of bandwidth optimization products

Securities Industry Gets Secure Network
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Con Edison's network to serve as backbone of secure communications infrastructure for the Securities Industry Automation Corp.

Another Brain Claims Terabit Speeds
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

A new fad? Data transmission record challenged by UCF scientist who claims he can transmit 1 Tbit/s from a single laser diode

Eggheads Claim Terabit Data Rates
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Researchers set sights on data rate world record at Photon02, with claims of 1.02-Tbit/s transmission over conventional multimode fiber

Sandvine: P2P Traffic Swamps Networks
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Peer-to-peer file trading activity accounts for up to 60% of the traffic on any service provider network, says new study by Sandvine

Corning Unveils Multimode Fiber
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Corning introduces InfiniCor SXi multimode optical fiber, optimized for short-reach, high-bandwidth interconnect applications

ECI Telecom Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

ECI Telecom names Casimir Skrzypczak, general partner at Global Asset Capital, to its board of directors

Fiberlogix Signs Distributor
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Fiberlogix signs up Richardson Electronics as worldwide distributor of its specialty optical fibers

Tellabs Lays Off, Warns
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Expects Q3 sales to be down about 15% to 25% from Q2, will lay off about 800 people worldwide and close a facility in Shannon, Ireland

Telenor Uses Level 3 Network
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Norwegian PTT Telenor to use Level 3's private line services in London, Amsterdam, and Frankfurt, as it already does in the US

UTStarcom Opens European Office
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

UTStarcom establishes European operations in Frankfurt, Germany; appoints Bernd Schilp to lead European team

ITerra Debuts Flip-Flop IC
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

iTerra Communications offers OC192 D flip-flop integrated circuit for applications requiring low power and precise signal timing

Canada OKs 360networks Reorg
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

360networks' plan of reorganization receives approval of the Supreme Court of British Columbia; US plan still to be confirmed

Ixia Tests Force10 Switches
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Force10 Networks chooses Ixia to validate Gigabit and 10-Gigabit Ethernet line rate performance of its new E-Series switches

Finisar Names President/COO
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Finisar elevates Dick Woodrow from VP of sales and marketing to president and chief operating officer

C&W Supplies UBS Warburg
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Investment banking powerhouse UBS Warburg picks Cable & Wireless as global telecom equipment supplier

Codeon Adds Three Distributors
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Codeon adds Bussan Microelectronics, Luster Lightwave, and Laser2000 as distributors, expanding sales channels in Japan, China, and Europe

Intel Boosts MAN Capacity
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Intel introduces DWDM optical transceiver and optical transport processor that promise to reduce cost, increase capacity of MANs

Corrent Adds to Board
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Ajit Medhekar, founder and former chairman and CEO of empowerTel Networks, is named to Corrent's board of directors

Lumenon Demos Hybrid Glass
News Wire Feed | 9/5/2002

Lumenon announces its intention to exhibit at ECOC, planning to showcase the price/performance ratio of its hybrid glass technology

Qwest Gets $750M Loan
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Qwest Communications cuts a deal with its lenders on amended credit facility, announces new $750M loan

Light Reading Tests Layer 7 Switches
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Light Reading to collaborate with EANTC and Ixia on a comprehensive evaluation of Layer 7 'content switches'

Sorrento Revenues Fall
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Sorrento Networks reports revenues of $5.2M, down 35% year-over-year, and a net loss of $15.8M, up 44% year-over-year. Coincidence?

Touch America Taps Baypackets
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Touch America deploys BayPackets' advanced network services platform and applications to deliver value-added voice services

Siemens Doubles Fiber Capacity
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Siemens to demonstrate how to increase bandwidth capacity for existing fiber using polarization multiplexing at ECOC

RUS OKs Metro-Optix
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Metro-Optix CityStream 5000 granted 'RUS Acceptance' and 'Buy American' Status by the USDA's Rural Utilities Service

Transparent Uses SMI's MEMS Fabs
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Transparent Networks signs agreement with Silicon Microstructures Inc.(SMI) to procure MEMS foundry service

ITF Intros Tunable Demodulator
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

ITF Optical Technologies delivers DPSK demodulator with phase tunability, allowing users to adjust to the incoming signal frequency

Fortinet Unveils Another FortiGate
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

FortiGate 500 network protection gateway provides advanced multi-zone security, protecting the network from within as well as without

GTP, InfoVista Team on Net Management
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Greenwich Technology Partners and InfoVista deliver sophisticated network management solutions through GTP’s Express Management

Agilent Beefs Up RouterTester
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

New metro/edge testing tools for RouterTester platform speed deployment of IP-based equipment and services for MANs

WorldCom Broadens VPN Offerings
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

WorldCom expands global VPN suite with dedicated IP VPN solution, remote access-to-frame service, and Ethernet and DSL connections

Qwest Names Washington Liaison
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Qwest appoints former WorldCom exec as VP of federal regulatory affairs. What's up wit dat?

Honeywell Gets Distributor for EMEA
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Richardson Electronics announces distribution agreement with Honeywell's VCSEL optical products division

Lynx Intros Protection Switch
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Lynx Photonics to demonstrate its Photon.PROTECT 1:4 intelligent protection switch with integrated optical power monitoring at ECOC

Zarlink, Agilent Create MSA
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Zarlink and Agilent to create common standard for pluggable 4-channel parallel fiber optic transceiver modules for speeds up to 10 Gbit/s

Avici Gets ISO Certification
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

'Nuff said

Lucent Teams With Alpha Telecom
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Lucent Technologies and Alpha Telecom announce IP Centrex product interoperability and strategic marketing agreement

Bell Labs Gets Columbia Math Whiz
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Columbia U. mathematician Daniel Bienstock spending sabbatical year at Bell Labs to work on optimizing internetworking protocols

Bay Micro Interoperates With IBM
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Bay Microsystems works with IBM to deliver interoperability between PowerPRS switch fabric and Montego OC192c/10G NPU/Traffic Manager

Sorrento Names Europe Chief
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Sorrento Networks appoints of Manfred Seehagen to lead European operations at new continental headquarters in Stuttgart

XTS Deploys Cambridge Broadband
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

French operator XTS Network chooses Cambridge Broadband's VectaStar fixed wireless equipment

Chunghwa Deploys Redback
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Taiwan's national carrier Chunghwa Telecom extends deployment of Redback's subscriber management platform to deliver IP services

Broptics Creates FBG Sensors
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Taiwan's Broptics applies fiber Bragg gratings technology to the emerging fiber optic sensor market

Fiberlogix Unveils Photosensitive Fiber
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Fiberlogix will demonstrate its high-performance photosensitive fiber, specifically designed for FBG manufacturers, at ECOC 2002

NetTest Intros Channel Equalizer
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

NetTest provides improved control over optical networks with new DynaMics Channel Equalizer

Dotcom Scientists Win Awards
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Two researchers in the EU's Dotcom project receive prestigious awards for their work on quantum dot lasers

Siemens Limits WDM Failure
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Siemens ICN will introduce a new method for minimizing transient WDM system failures at ECOC 2002 in Copenhagen

Wanadoo Sees Profitable Growth in H1
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Wanadoo records positive EBITDA (€28M) for the first time since its IPO, revenues rise 33% to €918M, and operating loss narrows to €4M

China Mobile Picks Nortel
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Nortel to build Optical Ethernet networks for China Mobile, enabling SAN, business continuity, and disaster recovery services

OEwaves Names COO, Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

OEwaves appoints Mark Henderson as chief operating officer and Mark Darrow as VP of sales

Consystant Upgrades NPU Design Suite
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Consystant introduces Strata NP 3.0 design suite, accelerating software development for the Intel IXP2400 and IXP2800 NPs

APA Optics Changes Tack
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Intros passive components based on planar waveguide, fiber, and thin film coating technologies, plans redesign of its DWDM family

Axsys Offers Fixtures
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Axsys Technologies introduces FAST Fixtures line of standard component fixturing for optoelectronic devices

Isocore Tests MPLS Features
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Isocore's Internetworking Lab completes interoperability testing of MPLS VPN, Stand-by LSP, and Fast Reroute capabilities

C&W Picks Amdocs OSS
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Amdocs enables end-to-end billing on C&W's GSM, TDMA, and 3G services, supporting future convergence with wireline and IP offerings

ThreeFive Debuts Receiver
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

ThreeFive Photonics announces fourfold performance increase in second member of the Argo family of single-chip multiwavelength receivers

Zarlink Switches TDM to Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Zarlink's new TDM-to-Ethernet network access processor solves capacity bottlenecks in access switching systems

JDSU Unveils Transponder
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

JDS Uniphase announces multi-purpose, cost-effective 10-Gbit/s transponder module for Sonet, Ethernet or FEC metro applications

Intel Intros Processors
News Wire Feed | 9/4/2002

Intel extends communications processing product line with IXC1100 control-plane processor, Xeon applications and services processors

MontaVista Supports Intel Processor
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

MontaVista Software's flagship Linux Professional Edition 2.1 will support the new Intel IXC1100 control plane processor

OpsiTech Unveils EVOA Array
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

OpsiTech to unveil its integrated Electrically tunable Variable Optical Attenuator array in Copenhagen at ECOC

CommWorks Hits Milestone
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

CommWorks' IP telephone system surpasses 10B minutes of voice traffic worldwide, just 29 months after the system was first deployed

Grubman, Citigroup Sued Again
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Class action suit filed on behalf of AT&T shareholders against analyst Jack Grubman, Citigroup, and Citigroup CEO Sanford Weill

IntruVert Unveils Intrusion Detection
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Announces IntruShield product line; tests show 100% attack detection and dramatic reduction of false positives at multi-gigabit rates

Occam Edges Out Rural Network
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Nex-Tech, a Rural Telephone subsidiary, leverages Occam Networks' Broadband Loop Carrier systems to expand network coverage

NetTest Intros Mux/Demux
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

NetTest unveils its Mics Platinum multiplexer/demultiplexer for DWDM network systems at the ECOC 2002 conference in Copenhagen

Chartered Offers CMOS Manufacturing
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Chartered collaborates with IMEC to expand semiconductor manufacturing offering with SiGe BiCMOS technology

Infonetics: SonicWall Leads its Market
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Infonetics study ranks SonicWall as leader in worldwide unit shipments of VPN and firewall appliances between $490 and $1,499

Lightscape Integrates Agility Laser
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Lightscape Networks incorporates tunable laser from Agility into its converged metro networking platforms, for complete C-Band coverage

Packet Design Names COO
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Douglas Brent, former VP of engineering and acting CEO of Andes Networks, joins Packet Design as COO

Veeco Equips Nanotech Center in China
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Veeco Instruments teams with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to open nanotechnology center in Beijing using its latest application modules

Axerra Scores $10M
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Axerra Networks secures $10M in a second round led by TLcom Capital Partners

Sorrento Names Board Member
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Zytec founder Larry Matthews joins Sorrento Networks' board of directors; shareholders ratify BDO Seidman as independent auditors

China Netcom Uses Juniper
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

China Netcom deploys Juniper Networks ERX edge routers to increase network bandwidth, scalability, and functionality

Agilent Intros Amp Tester
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Agilent Technologies introduces customizable optical amplifier test system

Adamant Unveils Converters
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Adamant launches a range of unique connector converters, utilizing its Fibre Stub Technology, at ECOC 2002

Verizon Sells Access Lines
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Completes sales of 1.27M access lines in three states, giving it approximately $4B in pre-tax cash to put toward lowering debt

Chunghwa Picks Nortel DWDM
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Chunghwa Telecom selects Nortel Networks to build Taiwan optical backbone for island-wide universal broadband access

AMCC Unveils 10-Gig Technology
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Intros Columbia family of ATM and POS framer/mapper devices, enables hot-pluggable modules with protocol-agnostic, 10-Gig architecture

Teja Upgrades NPU Software
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Teja expands application building blocks for Intel NPUs, integrates Intel IXA portability framework into Teja NP software platform

Bookham Unveils Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Will present novel tunable technology at ECOC, setting new benchmark for power uniformity and side-mode suppression for long-haul DWDM

XPAK Enhances 10-Gig Spec
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

XPAK MSA group announces 'build-to' specification availability, enhancements to small-form-factor 10-Gigabit Ethernet standard

Chileans Pick Lightscape XDM
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Entel Chile selects ECI Telecom's Lightscape Networks XDM converged optical networking platforms for its international network

PacketFront Hires Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Former Cisco senior account manager Per Olof Stark joins PacketFront as VP of sales

Transmode, Vtesse Trial CWDM
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Transmode Systems and Vtesse Networks complete trial of amplified CWDM system using amplifiers from Genoa

Ikanos Wins With Zyxel
News Wire Feed | 9/3/2002

Zyxel employs Ikanos' chipsets in new 90-Mbit/s VDSL-DMT solution, bringing Ethernet in the First Mile to the MxU and FTTH markets

Intune to Unveil Tunables at ECOC
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2002

Will intro nanosecond-switching tunable laser module, characterization system, and other kit at conference

BitBlitz Intros 10G Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 9/2/2002

Claims smaller form, lower power than competing chips

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