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Cisco brings data analytics to network hardware

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) has unveiled its data and analytics strategy and product portfolio.

Increased data center deployments boost active optical cable market says LightCounting

While the market for mainstream active optical cables (AOCs) such as 4x10-Gbps QSFP+ AOCs has historically been restricted mainly to high-performance computing (HPC) applications, the use of AOCs i...

Malaysian carrier's carrier Fiberail deploys 100-Gbps capable packet optical network

Optical transport systems vendor Transmode has deployed its EMXP 220 IIe, a packet-optical transport switch with the help of local partner Nera Networks in the network of Malaysian carrier's carrie...

TIM Brasil adds more 100-Gbps optical transport via Xtera

TIM Brasil has deployed additional 100-Gbps optical transport equipment from Xtera Communications, Inc., the systems house says. The most recent deployment has seen TIM Brasil use the Xtera's packe...

DOCSIS 3.1 moves closer to deployment with interoperability exercise

DOCSIS 3.1, the latest version of the operating system used by cable MSOs in the U.S. and elsewhere that promises to support gigabit download speeds over hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) plant, has taken a ...

ZTE takes stake in components vendor Enablence

Chinese optical systems vendor ZTE Corp. (H: 0763.HK/A: 000063.SZ) has invested CAD$2.7 million ($2.3 million) in Canadian optical components and subsystems supplier Enablence Technologies Inc. (TS...

New 2.5G and 25G speeds will boost Ethernet switch market says Infonetics

Market research firm Infonetics Research says that global Ethernet switch revenues grew 4% sequentially in third quarter 2014 (3Q14), to reach $5.6 billion, while year-over year growth stood at 5%,...

Brocade, Ciena, and Cisco join AT&T Domain 2.0 supplier list

Changes at the top for MRV Communications

Optical transport systems vendor MRV Communications (NASDAQ:MRVC) has made a pair of changes at the top of its management roster. Mark J. Bonney, 60, is now the company's president and CEO, while S...

CenturyLink takes on Big Data with Cognilytics acquisition

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) says it has acquired Cognilytics, a provider of predictive analytics and Big Data services to mid-sized and large enterprises.

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