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Ericsson, Kodiak bring cloud PTT service to Europe

Ericsson and Kodiak Networks are extending the availability of a cloud-based push-to-talk (PTT) service into Europe, after the service enjoyed strong uptake in the U.S.

Ciena advances IP optical, SDN influence through Ericsson agreement

Ciena has broadened its global reach by signing an agreement to become Ericsson's preferred partner for packet optical and software defined networking (SDN).

Network infrastructure 2014 market outlook: opportunities and threats

Changes in network usage and technology are creating opportunities and threats for network infrastructure vendors, including carrier routing and switching and optical transport systems vendors.

24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network wraps fiber build to Ciena's HQ

Regional fiber provider 24/7 Mid-Atlantic Network has put the final touches on a fiber network build into Ciena's Hanover, Md., corporate headquarters, giving the vendor a platform to test software defined networking (SDN) and agile photonics.

Dell'Oro: 100G DWDM wavelengths to drive optical transport to $15B by 2018

Ongoing sales of DWDM equipment, particularly platforms that support 100G wavelengths, will drive up total optical transport revenues to $15 billion by 2018, says Dell'Oro Group in its latest report.

Ciena taps Microsoft's Benoit de la Tour to lead EMEA division

Ciena has taken the next step to expand its presence in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) market by naming Microsoft's Benoit de la Tour as the region's vice president and general manager.

Tata lights up 100G services on TGN-P cable route linking U.S., Asia and Japan

Tata Communications will now provide both carrier and enterprise customers 100G optical transport solutions along the TGN-Pacific (TGN-P) submarine cable system that connects the U.S and Japan and three routes over the TGN-Intra-Asia (TGN-IA) market throughout Asia.

Ciena revenues rise to $583.M, but profits fall below expectations

Ciena reported that revenues for its fiscal fourth quarter to October were $583.4 million, up from $465.5 million year-over-year, beating its outlook of $550-$580 million. The vendor also narrowed its net loss to $9.8 million or 9 cents a share, from $38.8 million or 39 cents per share a year ago.

Colocation growth rises, but varies by geography; North American WDM market rises

As more service providers roll out cloud services for their business customers, colocation capacity has continued to rise in various geographies, reports TeleGeography.

Huawei, Ciena, and Alcatel-Lucent lead Q3 WDM market

Huawei, Ciena and Alcatel-Lucent benefited from a 4 percent year-over-year rise in WDM equipment spending during the third quarter, reports Infonetics in its quarterly optical network hardware report.