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Week in research: 100 Mbps imperative in schools; WiFi-enabled devices to pass 1B by 2014

100 Mbps is the rule: For every 1,000 students and staff members, schools in the United States will need at least 100 Mbps broadband speed. And it's got to happen within two years, according to a

Infonetics: Cisco regains lead in IP Edge router and switch market, while Huawei slides

One IP routing vendor's gain is another's decline--a theme clearly evident in Infonetics' Q3 2011 "Service Provider Routers and Switches" vendor market share report. Out of the top five vendors,

Infonetics: Alcatel-Lucent takes No. 2 spot in worldwide edge router market

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU), once a relative newcomer in the routing world that was traditionally a two-horse race between Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and Juniper (NYSE: JNPR), continues to advance its

Report: 10G, 40G port shipments stay the course in shaky economy

40G is getting its due this year as service providers scramble to meet "skyrocketing" traffic requirements, a new report from Infonetics Research finds. The 2010 10G/40G/100G Networking Ports market

Cloud services and sunny days for telcos

Cloud computing and cloud services have been celebrated as the next big thing and also slammed as the next over-hyped re-tread of an application area that already exists. Everyone from IBM to

Ahmed has left Sonus Networks

Sonus Networks, one of the pioneering IP network technology firms of the last decade, continues to endure an overhaul under relatively new CEO Richard Nottenburg. The company announced job cuts last

IP transit prices declining globally

Wholesale Internet access prices are declining rapidly in much of the world, but particularly in the U.S. and Europe, where median monthly prices for 1,000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports in the second

Level 3 chases Canadian market opportunity

Level 3 Communications is recovering from financial and operational problems, as well as a few high-profile executive departures, but the network operator continues to be aggressive with its

Embarq chooses MetaSwitch IP gear

Independent telco Embarq has picked vendor MetaSwitch to support a rollout of new IP service features to business customers. The telco will be using MetaSwitch's IP softswitch, media gateway and

Sonus loses VP, tests investor patience

Sonus Networks is experiencing some corporate structural changes, and ongoing lagging performance by the company has raised the ire of its top investor. Light Reading reported a few days ago that