Articles By James Cope

Lucent future unsettled after Alcatel no-go: analyst

Lucent future unsettled after Alcatel no-go: analyst

The recent collapse of merger talks between financially troubled Lucent Technologies Inc. and telecommunications equipment rival Alcatel SA leaves Lucent...

June 14th, 2001 James Cope
Enterasys gets an early jump on new wireless LAN standard

Enterasys gets an early jump on new wireless LAN standard

While equipment that supports 802.11a, the forthcoming 54Mbps wireless LAN standard, won't likely be available for deployment until sometime next...

June 14th, 2001 James Cope
Avaya

Avaya

Avaya Inc.'s plans to cut 3,000 employees as part of a continued restructuring plan that began when it was spun...

June 14th, 2001 James Cope
Andreessen: Bet on telecom standards, not vendors

Andreessen: Bet on telecom standards, not vendors

Telecommunications companies can better serve their customers and their own business interests by giving up the outdated concept of vertical...

May 22nd, 2001 James Cope
Ethernet offers faster way to wire hotels

Ethernet offers faster way to wire hotels

Providing broadband access to hotels and other multitenant facilities can be troublesome and expensive. That's why technicians at Wayport Inc....

May 17th, 2001 James Cope
Nortel focused on Ethernet over optical fibre

Nortel focused on Ethernet over optical fibre

Nortel Networks Corp. yesterday announced its strategy to use 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GE) over optical fibre to simplify network...

May 11th, 2001 James Cope
Companies set up videoconferencing highways

Companies set up videoconferencing highways

Although videoconferencing systems are widely used in large corporations, the kludginess factor has been difficult to overcome. The systems have...

May 3rd, 2001 James Cope
3Com to embed firewall on Ethernet NICs

3Com to embed firewall on Ethernet NICs

A new product introduced last month at the RSA Conference 2001 in San Francisco by 3Com Corp. and Secure Computing...

May 3rd, 2001 James Cope
Users say new Cisco VPN device cuts network costs

Users say new Cisco VPN device cuts network costs

While network administrators grapple with the complexities of managing the remote-user end of virtual private network (VPN) connections, pilot users...

April 9th, 2001 James Cope
Cisco CEO talks about weathering the economic slump

Cisco CEO talks about weathering the economic slump

In a keynote presentation Tuesday at the Cisco Global Partners Summit in Las Vegas, Cisco Systems Inc. president and CEO...

April 5th, 2001 James Cope