Topic: optical transport equipment
In Q1, Ciena, Cisco and Infinera were the top three vendors in the data center interconnect market, according to a report by Dell'Oro Group.
Cisco announced two service provider customer wins on Monday, including one with India's Bharti Airtel, which is one of India's largest carriers.
Ciena's bottom line is not totally immune to the coronavirus fallout, but it's in a better position than some of its rivals, namely Huawei.
Colt Technology Services has overhauled its IQ Network by deploying more advanced optical technology from Ciena.
Huawei's telecom business is weathering the political turmoil in stride in both the U.S. and abroad, according to research by Dell'Oro Group.
Even with several countries, including the U.S., expressing security concerns over using Huawei's telecom gear, it continued to flourish last year.
The optical transport WDM equipment market grew 15% year-over-year in the third quarter, according to a report by Dell'Oro Group.
LightRiver Software announced Wednesday that former CenturyLink and Level 3 executive Travis Ewert has been hired as its new chief operating officer.
Ericsson is partnering with Juniper Networks and ECI Telecom to create an end-to-end optical transport solution for 4G and 5G traffic.
In a bid to shake up its bottom line, Infinera announced a cash and stock deal valued at $430 million to acquire optical competitor Coriant.