Alcatel finalizes sale of enterprise unit to China Huaxin

Alcatel-Lucent’s Enterprise division has always stood in the shadow of its bigger telecom equipment maker brother. Now control has been...

October 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Alcatel now supports OpenFlow, OpenStack on switches

Alcatel-Lucent has finally started to support two key technologies for creating software defined networks in its switches. The company said...

December 11th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Alcatel-Lucent to chop 5,000 jobs

Alcatel-Lucent to chop 5,000 jobs

The fate of staff at Alcatel-Lucent Canada is unknown after the French company announced Thursday it will lay off 5,000...

July 26th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Alcatel-Lucent tries again in core routing

Alcatel-Lucent tries again in core routing

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. --  Alcatel-Lucent will try to give Cisco Systems Inc. and Juniper Networks another run for the money in...

May 22nd, 2012 Jim Duffy

A-L to add 40 G modules to expand mesh strategy

A-L to add 40 G modules to expand mesh strategy

Although the 40 Gigabit Ethernet world isn’t here yet, there are a number of organizations who either need that capability...

December 19th, 2011 Howard Solomon

Alcatel leaps ahead with 400-gigabit routing chip

Alcatel leaps ahead with 400-gigabit routing chip

SAN FRANCISCO -- Alcatel-Lucent is charting a course to the next generation of carrier routers with new silicon that is...

June 28th, 2011 Stephen Lawson

Alcatel-Lucent enterprise business for sale: report

Alcatel-Lucent enterprise business for sale: report

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Alcatel-Lucent is reportedly shopping around its enterprise switching, IP telephony and contact center businesses in an effort to...

April 26th, 2011 Jim Duffy

Alcatel-Lucent fleshes out data centre fabric line

Alcatel-Lucent fleshes out data centre fabric line

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Data centre network combatants best prepare for an onslaught of meshes and pods.Alcatel-Lucent this week is fleshing out...

April 6th, 2011 Jim Duffy

Alcatel-Lucent plans smaller cells for mobile nets

Alcatel-Lucent plans smaller cells for mobile nets

STOCKHOLM - Alcatel-Lucent's next-generation mobile networks will use slimmed-down base stations that can be placed almost anywhere in order to...

February 7th, 2011 Howard Solomon