Topic: photonic integrated circuits
While large-scale 400 Gigabit Ethernet deployments won't ramp until next year, Nokia is priming the pump with new additions to its optical portfolio.
Nokia announced on Wednesday that it's buying privately held optical networking company Elenion Technologies, but didn't say how much it was paying.
Intel, NTT and Sony joined forces on a new forum that will put all of the elements for photonics network infrastructure under one roof.
Cisco's $2.6 billion deal to buy coherent optics company Acacia Communications is a key element of the company's long-term plans and strategies.
Cisco announced Tuesday that it's buying privately held semiconductor company Luxtera for $660 million in cash and assumed equity.