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Week in research: Core router upgrades increase 11%; enterprise network equipment sales fall

Core routers angle upward: As adoption of 100 Gbps technologies increases, adoption of core routers capable of handling next generation speeds is on a growth path, according to Dell'Oro Group. The

The business of services

The new service providers are network equipment vendors, all the biggest ones, and they are bringing their solution-oriented, "I-want-to-be-your-best-friend" pitch right to the doorstep of those

Bay Networks revival praised by ex-CEO House

Last week, a Nortel Networks Enterprise Data Solutions executive raised the idea of bringing back the Bay Networks brand if the unit is sold as part of the Nortel break-up, and that idea received a

xTCA's big day getting closer

The family of xTCA standards--the Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA), MicroTCA, and Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC)--are as familiar as, well, family to the major network

Alcatel-Lucent, Hewlett-Packard eye partnership

In a potential match of the hyphenates, Alcatel-Lucent and Hewlett-Packard said they are working toward formal agreement to pursue a 10-year, multi-billion-dollar sales partnership that would involve

Hitachi telecom unit to join with mothership

Japan's Hitachi plans to absorb its telecom subsidiary Hitachi Communication Technologies in an effort to seek tighter integration of operational and technical resources, and better overall financial

TIA sees first-ever slide in global revenue

Perhaps it doesn't feel like the telecom industry has been hit too hard during this particular economic recession, but just how bad is it? The Telecommunications Industry Association, whose primary

The R&D exit continues

Not too long ago in this space we talked about the potential loss of Nortel Networks as the last of the big, independent network equipment vendors from a past era. Well, Nortel hasn't given up the

ATCA aimed at data centers

Proponents of the Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture standard are developing extensions of the standard with the goal of applying them to the data center environment. ATCA has been increasingly

Huawei reports $18.3 billion in 2008 revenue

Light Reading Asia has a report and table charting the progress that Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies has made recently in climbing the ranks of top revenue-generating global vendors. The sometimes