Cisco bucked a downward trend in the SAN equipment market during the second quarter thanks to the introduction of its widely anticipated 16G Fibre Channel ports. The overall SAN equipment market, including Fibre Channel, suffered an 8 percent year-over-year decline, according to Infonetics Research.
Frontier reported it has restored phone services across its Northeast Michigan market after a contractor working for fellow ILEC CenturyLink severed one of its fiber lines.
John Chambers, Cisco's chairman and CEO, saw his total compensation rise to $21.1 million during the company's latest fiscal year--up almost double from the $11.7 million he received in total compensation the year previous.
Intel is reportedly struggling to line up programming partners for its planned over-the-top TV service. The situation has apparently become so dire, the chip maker has sought help from technology companies that already have relationships with the media industry.
Arkansas-based Ritter Communications is deploying Ciena's 5160 Service Aggregation Switch as a way to keep up with demands for 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) wholesale and business services.
Netflix shares hit an all-time high Tuesday, closing at $324.62 after gaining nearly 5 percent during the day. The bump came after stock analysts at MKM Partners wrote a note to investors saying the company's international growth could exceed expectations.
Netflix customers with top-of-the-line HD sets can now get access to 1080p high-definition streaming video even if their ISP doesn't participate in the company's content delivery network, Open Connect.
Savvis, CenturyLink's data center and cloud subsidiary, will expand its North American presence with the opening of a new data center in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area next spring.
Intel has reportedly sought help from consumer electronics manufacturers and other technology companies to get its online video service off the ground.
CenturyLink has named Calix as the GPON supplier for its 1 Gbps-capable fiber to the home pilot in Omaha, Neb.