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Key developments related to the technologies and services used for the transport links between data centers in metro areas.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/30/2019
The vendor's new XR Optics technology could cut carrier opex and capex in service providers' metro networks. But can the company get everyone else to buy into coherent optical sub-carrier aggregation?
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 9/24/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Cellcom Israel plans job cuts; Orange builds cloud for Chinese consumer goods company; CityFibre on target in Stirling.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/13/2019
Optical module specialist makes a mark with its latest product that will give parent-to-be Cisco something to smile about.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/10/2019
Ciena CEO Gary Smith said that M&A is always a possibility as the company looks to build its software business while managing the growth of its optical platform sales to web-scale companies.
By Stephen Lawson , 9/10/2019
Stratum is the foundation for the ONF's next-generation SDN initiative.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 9/5/2019
Transport gear and software vendor reports year-on-year revenue growth of more than 17% to $960.6 million, with a hefty chunk of revenues coming from web-scale customers, but investors reacted negatively to outlook.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Cisco's service provider business declined steeply in its most recent quarter. And Cisco isn't expecting a comeback soon, as 5G profits aren't in the near term for telcos, CEO Chuck Robbins says.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/5/2019
Service providers rank in fifth place for vertical markets served by the switch powerhouse. Number one? The hypercloud guys.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 8/1/2019
Equinix racked up its 66th consecutive quarter of revenue growth, and saw its interconnect business grow significantly faster than colo.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 7/22/2019
Verizon is looking to build shortcuts between enterprises and their assets located in Equinix data centers.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/16/2019
Ellen Rubin joins the Light Reading podcast to discuss edge computing and the new need for data management in more places as the world goes from static storage to mobile, multicloud madness.
By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/10/2019
International wholesale operator wants to play a bigger role with enterprise customers but adding services such as data center interconnect and SD-WAN requires additional operational and business support tools.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 7/8/2019
Colt CEO Carl Grivner said its business in the US – providing enterprise connectivity – is still growing thanks to continued enterprise cloud adoption.
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