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Lumentum's Lowe sees opportunities -- and potential acquisitions

Lumentum spun out of JDSU August 1 with $137 million in cash, no debt, and expectations for revenue growth, according to Alan Lowe, the company's president and CEO. And in the face of past speculation about who might make a bid to acquire the company, Lowe says he currently has a few potential acquisition targets of his own lined up.

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by Stephen Hardy
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher, Lightwave

2015 FTTH Connect Reporter’s Notebook, Day 1

Tue Jun 30 09:15:00 CDT 2015
The FTTH Connect conference (nee the FTTH Council Americas' FTTH Conference) is in full swing at the Anaheim Convention Center. So is a high school girls volleyball tournament. At both events, we find: Bump Roland Montagne of IDATE, who does a lot of the FTTH Council Europe's market research work, reported that FTTH act...
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by Chris Janz
Ciena Corp.

Why there is no room for ego in the new-age networking ecosystem

Fri Jan 23 14:30:00 CST 2015
The term "ecosystem" seems pretty well ensconced in the IT industry, and in networking too of late. The idea of a system of vendors, developers, and operators interacting and collaborating to mutual benefit is one that seems like it ought to have come to fruition a long time ago. Given where we are heading...

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