Analyst: Fujitsu is Verizon RFP winner

It's been a busy week for Morgan Keegan analyst Simon Leopold. In addition to reporting that he believes BT is slowing spending on its 21CN project, he is also saying that Fujitsu Network Communications is the winner of Verizon Communications' RFP for packet optical gear. Fujitsu is assumed to be one of three vendors competing for the slot as Verizon's second reconfigurable add/drop multiplexer vendor after Tellabs, so it would not be a huge surprise. Still, no comment from Fujitsu or Verizon yet.

For more:
- check out the chatter in Light Reading

Suggested Articles

Deutsche Telekom's T-Systems subsidiary has deployed VMware's disaster-recovery-as-a-service platform on its Dynamic Services for Infrastructure (DSI…

Google is investing 3 billion euros ($3.3 billion) to expand the company's data footprint across Europe over the next two years.

When it comes to its fiber deployments, Verizon is hitting its stride, according to Verizon Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg.