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05/12 100G and Two European Companies/Ludicrousness of the Around-The-Corner Terabit 04/12 Should Metro 100G Rhetoric Out of Verizon be Taken Seriously? 03/12 Likely Direct Detect Sales to Tier 2s, but Could Fracture Overall 100G Market 02/12 Major Use of FPGAs Demonstrates Unsettled Nature of 100G Space 01/12 Only a Handful of Truly Serious Submarine System Suppliers 12/11 Cost of Verizon's Planned Greenfield Core Will Likely Surpass Total Investment in FiOS 11/11 Cisco Systems Straddling the Line Between IP and Emerging All-Optical Paradigm 10/11 Verizon's Philosophical Shift to the "FiOS-ation" of its Optical Core Network 09/11 New Minimalist 100G Designs Show Low Market Outlook/10G Life-Expansion Innovations 08/11 Alcatel-Lucent Apparently Fostering 100G Technology Fanaticism 07/11 40G World Equipment Market Size Projections 06/11 Greater Scrutiny Necessary for the 100G Cheerleaders 05/11 The Case for Multiple 40G Options? 04/11 Fujitsu's 7120 and 40G/Clouds Enable Higher Optical Rates 03/11 Outlook for Huawei, NSN, Cisco Systems and Others 02/11 Juniper and 100G/OTU4 01/11 Service Provider Pain Threshold is X Factor 12/10 Verizon is Not Leapfrogging 40G to 100G 11/10 100G Startups Should Consider Exiting in 2012 10/10 40G Market Boom 09/10 40G OTN/100G OTN 08/10 Sticking Strictly to the Existing Coherent 100G Standard on Line Side? 07/10 100G Component Sourcing Problems/Fujitsu & NSN Still Dealing with Cisco Systems-CoreOptics 06/10 Cisco Systems' Shutdown of Coherent Technology to Its Competitors 05/10 Infinera Had to Make a Choice 04/10 360networks and High-End Optics 03/10 Assessment of ADVA Optical Networking & 40/100G 02/10 Insights into AT&T's 100G Ultra Long Haul Test 01/10 Vello Systems: Brand New Start or Last Gasp? 12/09 Ciena's Nortel Gear Unlikely to Get Verizon's 40/100G Business 11/09 Google's Pressing Need for 40/100G 10/09 Fujitsu vs Hitachi on 40/100G 09/09 Lower Manhattan: Mecca for 100G & Mesh Networking 08/09 100G Chip/Component Price Pressures to ForcenVirtual Vertical Integration by System Vendors 07/09 Metro 40G 06/09 RBOC 40G/100G Network Strategies
04/12 Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Not Table Stakes for Optical Vendors, Yet
03/12 Ciena's WaveLogic 3 is a Necessary Evolutionary Step, But Not a Game Changer
02/12 BTI Systems' About-Face on ROADMs; High on 100G 01/12 Fujitsu's Once-In-a-Lifetime Chance to Go "All-In" at Both AT&T and Verizon
12/11 History Likely to Repeat Itself in 100G Market Development 11/11 Verizon's Relentless Pursuit of the Next-Generation God Box 10/11 Potentially More than Ever Wireline/Wireless Opportunities for New Gear Vendors to Verizon 09/11 Transmode Unique with 100G/Its WDM-PON May be a Stretch 08/11 Verizon's Swift Kick to the Butts of Ciena and Alcatel-Lucent 07/11 Sweet Spot in the Metro DWDM Market 06/11 Transmode: A Sleeper in the US? 05/11 Ericsson's Purchase of Telcordia Likely a Big Mistake 04/11 Fujitsu's 7120 More for Long Term at Verizon 03/11 Verizon and OTN 02/11 OTN: Long-Elusive and Enduring Total Convergence 01/11 OTN Expected to Extend to Enterprises Significantly 12/10 OTN Will Likely Survive in Networks for Decades 11/10 Metaswitch's NTD: Unsung Enabler of OTN and MPLS-TP? 10/10 Close to $4B Worldwide OTN Cross-Connect Opportunity for Decade 09/10 Multilayer Planning and Management Software 08/10 Brand New Silent Coup Happening at Ciena? 07/10 Cisco Systems Can Become an Optical Powerhouse, but Only After Major Cultural Corporate Shift 06/10 Tellabs Going All Out to Reclaim Leadership Position in Optical Cross-Connects 05/10 Verizon Cautious with Purchases of Original Ciena Transport Products 04/10 Can ADVA Optical Networking Succeed Long Term with Product Differentiation? 03/10 Nortel's Impact on Ciena's 5400/CoreDirector II 02/10 Nortelization of Ciena Seems Inevitable 01/10 Alcatel-Lucent's 1870 Transport Tera Switch: A Hail Mary Play? 12/09 Alcatel-Lucent Becoming Just Alcatel? 11/09 Cyan Optics — Tenuous Value-Add as Standalone Entity? 10/09 Should Adtran Consider Coming Out with Low-Cost Optical Cross Connect? Ciena Should Not MD CoreDirector I 09/09 Ciena's New 5400: Evolutionary & Potentially Enduring 08/09 Will ROADMs Ultimately Cannibalize Optical Cross-connects? 07/09 Broadband Cross-connects: A Competitive Analysis
Fiber-To-The-Premises Network Strategies Monthly 08/11 Transmode's Switched Video Transport is Noble Effort, but Invites Higher Scrutiny Level 07/11 BTI Systems' WideCast Caching Solution is Not Fully There, Yet 06/11 Potential Lasting Edge with Transmode's Early WDM-PON Entry, but Tempts Interim Srutiny 05/11 Monetization Game Plan for Open FTTP Networks 04/11 Fiber Shortage is Very Temporary 03/11 Open Access/Competitive Analysis (Part II) 02/11 Latest Competitive Analysis of FTTP Equipment Vendors (Part I) 01/11 MSO Wakeup Call for PONs Proving-In Considerably Now 12/10 Implications of Possible Google Buyout of Verizon's FiOS Network 11/10 MSOs as Potential Long-Term Enablers of WDM-PON 10/10 Debate on Ethernet vs GPON Continued/Mega-Bandwidth vs Transcoding Data Streams 09/10 Addressing Rebuttals on Ethernet Networks Costs Being Higher than GPON 08/10 EPON vs GPON Networks Costs/Wholesale FiOS? 07/10 Next-Generation PON 06/10 Spinoff of Verizon Business & Selloff of FiOS in Long Term? 05/10 FTTH Equipment Supplier First-Round Stimulus Winners Have Not Received a Penny Yet 04/10 Cost Justification for Fiber to Condo Buildings in Small Markets Across US? 03/10 Can CommScope Successfully Move Upstream with BrightPath? 02/10 Future of RFoG Limited? 01/10 Good Chance that New Verizon FiOS Infrastructure has Ended Permanently 12/09 Increased Regulatory Pressures Affecting Verizon's FiOS Build-Out? 11/09 Calix's Potential New Access Paradigm 10/09 Impact of Kabel-X Technology on CATV FTTH Activities 09/09 Verizon's FiOS in 2014 08/09 Fiber to the Business at Time Warner Cable up Close 07/09 New York City FTTH MDU Outlook
4G Backhaul Network Strategies Monthly 07/10 Cities with "Hidden" Fiber Assets for Potential LTE Backhaul at Verizon Wireless 06/10 Tellabs' New Stress on "Intelligent Backhaul"/Good Chance for Sales of SmartCore 9100 to Verizon Wireless 05/10 Synchronization & Ethernet 04/10 Case Against an Overly Simplified Ethernet Approach 03/10 Less 4G and More 3G Backhaul than Originally Expected? 02/10 Is Turning Cheap/Simple Ethernet into Costly/Complex TDM Insane? 01/10 Migration to Ethernet 12/09 Is Alcatel-Lucent's DSL Phantom Mode a Game Changer for Copper in Backhaul? 11/09 Wireless Backhaul in Minnesota 10/09 Outlook for Hybrid Fiber/Microwave Backhaul Alternative Carriers 9/09 Opportunities for FTTP Equipment in Backhaul 8/09 Capacity Demands/Solutions at Verizon Wireless & AT&T Mobility
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