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Ciena's Morin moving to EXFO as COO

Philippe Morin, senior vice president of worldwide sales and field operations for Ciena (NYSE:CIEN), will leave the company October 31, 2015 to join EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF). The test and...

Evolving metro cloud networks through virtualization and automation

How can network operators scale their metro networks to accommodate this ever-escalating traffic without reducing performance, reliability, and service quality? And, very importantly, how do they d...

RAD adds GPON, VDSL2 support to Carrier Ethernet demarcation

Communications equipment vendor RAD says it has added support of GPON and VDSL2 (including bonding/vectoring) to its Layer 2/Layer 3 demarcation devices and ETX-2 and ETX-2i routers. The new module...

Tom Donovan new president and CEO of Panduit

Cabling and connectivity provider Panduit Corp. has named Tom Donovan president and CEO. He steps in for Gerald W. Caveney, "who will focus on other business opportunities," the company s...

Ciena boosts 5430 Packet-Optical Platform switch capacity to 15 Tbps

Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) has announced a series of upgrades to its 5430 Packet-Optical Platform. Salient among them is an increase to the system's hybrid packet/Optical Transport Network (OTN) switching ...

GigOptix fills acquisitions war chest

Communications semiconductor and optical subsystem vendor GigOptix, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GIG) says it has closed a public offering of 9,218,000 newly issued shares of common stock at a price to the publ...

MACOM intros GPON transimpedance amplifier

Communications silicon provider M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM; NASDAQ:MTSI) has unveiled the M02027, a transimpedance amplifier (TIA) for GPON optical network terminals (ONTs). It also m...

BT connects first G.fast trial customers

BT says that it has made the first customer connections of its G.fast field trial via its Openreach arm. The trial is being conducted in Huntingdon, a market town in Cambridgeshire.

Aligned Data Centers to offer consumption-based pricing

Aligned Data Centers a division of Aligned Energy, says it will offer consumption-based pricing to customers of its data center services. Target customers include enterprises, service providers, an...

Windstream picks Zayo for data center connectivity in New York

zColo, the data center and colocation business of Zayo Group (NYSE: ZAYO), says it will provide colocation services in the New York metro market to Windstream. The data center connectivity contract...

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