Alcatel seeks to unify net management

Alcatel seeks to unify net management

Managing hundreds of thousands of nodes on a daily basis is likely to make a network operator's head spin. In...

July 11th, 2002 Carly Suppa

Cable and Wireless building new global IP network

Cable and Wireless building new global IP network

Cable and Wireless PLC is building a new global private IP backbone to support converged voice and data services that...

April 28th, 2002 Denise Pappalardo

Briefs

Briefs

Continuing with its push of IP and MPLS backbone networks, Cisco Systems last month announced its Unified VPN Suite, a...

April 4th, 2002 No Author

Unisphere injects VPN smarts into edge router

Unisphere injects VPN smarts into edge router

Carriers and other service providers will be able to set up several different kinds of VPN (virtual private network) services...

April 1st, 2002 Stephen Lawson

Cisco places big bet on MPLS VPN push

Cisco places big bet on MPLS VPN push

Cisco Systems Ltd. claims to have the answers to the complexity and inflexibility of virtual private networks. Last month, the...

March 21st, 2002 Carly Suppa

MPLS warnings should be taken seriously

MPLS warnings should be taken seriously

Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) is an emerging standard that presents a number of issues for service providers planning to or...

October 4th, 2001 Jim Duffy MPLS warnings should be taken seriously

Sensible start-ups

Sensible start-ups

Let's consider the business propositions put forth by start-ups Equipe Communications Corp. and WaveSmith Networks Inc.The companies have developed or...

May 17th, 2001 Jim Duffy

News Briefs

News Briefs

Cisco adds VPN capabilityCisco Systems Inc. is adding VPN capability to its service provider edge router, the Cisco 10000. The...

May 17th, 2001 No Author

Inside the carrier crowd

Inside the carrier crowd

In response to rapidly changing market conditions, carriers are purging their old infrastructures and building next-generation networks that will be...

December 14th, 2000 Daniel Gasparro