XO Communications is expanding availability of Ethernet services to cover more than 500,000 business customer locations in 75 markets. XO's Ethernet reach is built on a mix of fiber, copper and
As telcos continue to enjoy growth and expansion for their carrier Ethernet services, the points at which those services need to be handed off to run over another carrier's network are becoming more
Independent telco Embarq is the latest telco to begin a migration from SONET to a converged Ethernet architecture. The carrier has been deploying Ciena's CN 4200 platform for the last six months,
Nortel Networks spin-off Blade Technologies has announced Gigabit and 10 Gig Ethernet switches that address the market opportunity for rack-level virtualization in the network data center. The
BT has been hounded by perceptions that its 21st Century Network project was staggering a bit, but in a keynote speech at Light Reading's Ethernet Expo in London, Karl Penaluna, director of IP and
Newly introduced carrier-Ethernet technologies--like provider backbone transport--are confusing customers and carriers as hype and "mis-selling" of the product is driven by commercial agendas, said
Test vendor Spirent Communications has earned Carrier Ethernet Ecosystem Compatible Product Certification in the field of provider backbone transport technology testing for its TestCenter platform.
Ethernet equipment vendor Foundry Networks cut its outlook for the first quarter, saying earnings will be between $13 million and $14 million for the quarter, or about 8 cents to 9 cents per share,
Cisco Systems is acquiring the 20 percent of data center switch vendor Nuova Systems that it does not already own in a deal that ultimately could be valued around $678 million. The company,
WDM and long-haul optical vendor Xtera Communications has acquired metro optical vendor Meriton Networks in a deal which on the surface appears to be the latest step in optical vendor consolidation.