Articles tagged with: Cisco and Ethernet

Cisco storms back in IP Edge market, Huawei posts biggest loss

The global service provider router and switch market, which includes IP edge routers, IP core routers, and carrier Ethernet switches (CES), is down 7.1% sequentially to $3.5 billion, following a 14.3% increase the previous quarter, more

Related Tags: huawei

Nortel's bankruptcy filing enables radical change, and not just at Nortel

There is no immediate industry impact from this filing, as Nortel's downwards spiral has been gradual and bankruptcy restructurings take time. For Nortel's three key constituencies – customers, investors, and staff – the announcement reinforces but does not fundamentally change earlier concerns.  more

Related Tags: t-mobile, ptc, nokia, wimax, itu, lte, zte, alcatel-lucent, mts, ericsson, ovum, verizon, tellabs, t-mobile-germany, nortel, bankruptcy, lg, ran, nortel-networks, umts, ciena

EMEA Network Equipment Spending Increased 4% in 3Q08

IDC's EMEA Quarterly Network Tracker shows a quarter- over-quarter increase of 4% of network equipment spending to reach $3.8 billion in the third quarter of 2008, and a decline of 5% compared to the same period in 2007. more

Related Tags: alcatel-lucent, hp, wlan

Landline Improvement Spending Reaches Levels Not Seen Since 2000

According to recently published reports by Dell’Oro Group, telecom service providers worldwide snapped up more than $36 billion of equipment to enhance their wireline networks in 2007, up more than 10 percent over 2006 levels. more

Related Tags: huawei, capex, alcatel-lucent, nortel, dell, siemens

Carriers report 90-100% increase in Ethernet traffic

In a recent study by Infonetics Research to determine the data network evolution plans and router and switch requirements of service providers in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the increasing importance of Ethernet features prominently. more

Related Tags: asia-pacific, voip, alcatel-lucent, edge, infonetics-research, switches, iptv, tunnel

Ericsson To Buy Redback Networks For $2.1 Billion

LONDON (Dow Jones) -- Ericsson has agreed to buy Redback Networks for US$2.1 billion in cash to gain expertise in IP-routing technology and more directly challenge cisco Systems. more

Related Tags: at&t, juniper-networks, tellabs, gartner, carl-henric-svanberg, bt, alcatel, telefonica,

iPhone Launched

Linksys, a division of cisco Systems has launched the much expected iPhone handset, and surprised many by owning the trademark to a brand-name many had expected Apple to use for their expected range of mobile phones. more

Related Tags: skype, voip, cisco-systems, sip, dual-mode

Vodafone Group Launches High Speed Data Product

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Vodafone Group PLC said Monday that it has launched 3G/UMTS Router, a new product that provides high speed mobile data connectivity for teams working on the move, together with Linksys and cisco Systems.  more

Related Tags: wlan, 802.11g, wireless-lan

O2 rationalising its network backbone

O2 UK is deploying a Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) network backbone based on cisco 12000 Series Routers to streamline the efficiency of its operations and continue its advance in the field of data-centric services. O2 UK currently runs several IP networks to manage systems such as billing, WAP and the Company intranet. All of these could potentially be transported over a single, unifying MPLS backbone. more

Related Tags: chief-technology-officer, o2-uk

Paris trains to get wireless internet connections

cisco Systems has said that it is working with Naxos, one of two telecommunications subsidiaries of the Regie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP), the Independent Paris Transport Authority, in a WiFi test of local area network points deployed in the city's metro stations. The project, named WIXOS (for Wi-Fi eXtensible aux Operateurs de Services), is a potential precursor to the roll out of a metropolitan area network. more

Related Tags: du, underground, paris, paris, catalyst, wifi, optic-fibre

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