Biography for Samantha Bookman
Samantha Bookman is the managing editor of FierceMarkets' Wireline Group, encompassing FierceTelecom, FierceVoIP, FierceIPTV, FierceOnlineVideo, and FierceCable. Prior to joining FierceMarkets, she was the Web Editor for Horizon House's two trade publications, Telecommunications and Microwave Journal. When not working to make wireline sexy again, she can be found digging through the comics stacks at Outer Limits, hiking, or practicing martial arts. Based in Boston, Mass., Samantha can be reached at email@example.com. Follow @FierceSamantha on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.
Articles by Samantha Bookman
Cincinnati Bell-owned CyrusOne on Thursday announced that it will use Brocade's MLXe series routers to interconnect its data center facilities in four Texas cities and remote customer locations.
Ethernet switches stay rock-steady: Sales of Ethernet switches passed $5 billion in the second quarter, 9 percent higher than Q1 sales and 13 percent higher than in Q2 2011, according to a new report from Infonetics Research.
Level 3 Communications agreed to work with Hughes Cloud Services to extend service-level agreements (SLAs) into the last mile and all the way to the desktop computer for Hughes' clients, utilizing Level 3's MPLS backbone network, the companies announced Monday.
Enterprise phone sales drop: Conservative budgeting by enterprises may be to blame for a 7 percent sequential drop in the enterprise PBX phone system market, says Infonetics Research in a new report.
A recent Forbes column pointed out that Google's FTTP build in Kansas City was ambitious, expensive, and potentially a money-loser for the Internet search giant. But what is the true cost of not building it?
While AT&T's issue with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on Wednesday appears to have affected only one or two regions and has been fixed, a DNS expert warns that carriers like AT&T need to better guard their networks against such attacks.
Ukraine's Eurotranstelecom (ETT) is extending its 100G network to cover the country's major industrial centers thanks to the rollout of Ciena's 100G coherent optical technology across the incumbent telco's backbone network.
Broadband deployment in the United Kingdom is progressing, but there are notable gaps in coverage even in areas of the country with a higher number of broadband lines, Point Topic says in a new report.
Wireless backhaul cements telco profit: Ethernet's flexibility in meeting growing demands for bandwidth has made it a mainstay of the growth puzzle for traditional telecoms and service providers, but those companies may not be able to rely upon it much longer.
Shenzen, China-based telco ZTE may face an additional investigation from the U.S. Treasury Dept., as several lawmakers sent a letter Friday urging Secretary Timothy Geitner to investigate the carrier's alleged sale of equipment and an surveillance system to Iran.