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Nortel, Cisco extend Fibre Channel traffic over SONET

Nortel Networks Corp. announced Tuesday that it has added Fibre Channel storage over synchronous optical networks (SONET) to its product offerings, allowing carriers that use the company's optical switches to offer customers the ability to transmit block-level data over thousands of miles for replication and backup.

Ontario gets straight As

The Province of Ontario has announced plans to build out one of the largest optical networks for its research and education institutions and has called upon a Canadian giant to get the ball rolling.

Vendors push innovations to weak industry

A telecommunications industry looking for the light at the end of the tunnel converged in Atlanta last week at the annual SuperComm conference and trade show.

Next Generation Networks

Nov. 5-9 BostonNext Generation NetworksNow in its 15th year, Next Generation Networks (NGN) is focused exclusively on future ...

Microsoft caves to criticism, drops Smart Tag

Microsoft Corp. has decided to drop the controversial Smart Tags feature from its forthcoming Windows XP release....

Nortel unveils metropolitan optical portfolio

Nortel Networks Inc. unveiled a series of components intended to boost performance and decrease costs for metropolitan optical networks during a conference of fibre-optic engineers in Baltimore, Md., on Monday.

The fibreless city

The most important optical tool in breaking the metro bandwidth bottleneck is the fibre.

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