Some of the prominent new members are Cisco Systems, Teknovus, and Neterion
Thursday, February 23, 2006
This is an interesting article comparing Teknovus and Passave, two vendors for EPON chipsets. Particularly interesting is the prospect of acquisition for either of these companies by possible bigger players such as Broadcom.
Posted by Amitabha at 1:24 PM
Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Today Cisco introduced the Cisco ME 6500 Series Ethernet Switch and the Cisco ONS 15310 Metro Access (MA) multiservice provisioning platform (MSPP) which delivers Carrier Ethernet services over synchronous optical network, or SONET infrastructures. The Cisco ME 6500 Series Ethernet switches are available in two models and are available starting at a list price of $24,000. The Cisco ONS 15310-MA platform is also available now and a basic configuration model starts at a list price of $18,000.
Posted by Amitabha at 3:46 PM
Thursday, February 16, 2006
EditShare LLC, the pioneer of cross platform shared media storage solutions for collaborative video editing, has chosen Chelsio's 10Gb Ethernet adapters as a high-speed interface solution for its video editing system. The EditShare collaborative editing and shared media storage system allows all connected content creation workstations to create and access a common pool of media files, while guaranteeing that individual workstations never interfere with, damage, or erase media on other workstations on the network. Read the press release at:
Posted by Amitabha at 12:07 PM
Thursday, February 09, 2006
Tuesday, February 07, 2006
Lucent today decided to buy a Carrier Ethernet company, Riverstone, for $170 million. Lucent has alreay been reselling Riverstone boxes for some time now. Riverstone's stock price shot up by 81% to give it a market capitalization of $125 million.
Posted by Amitabha at 4:02 PM
Monday, February 06, 2006
ClariPhy Communications, an Irvine-based startup, is developing mixed-signal ICs that set new performance benchmarks for multi-gigabit per second (Gbit/s) communications applications. The company's initial products target the emerging 10GBASE-LRM (LRM) Ethernet standard.
Posted by Amitabha at 2:09 PM
Wednesday, February 01, 2006
Verizon Business announced today that it has expanded the availability of its Ethernet access services in key cities in the United States, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. The expansion will enable large business and government customers to seamlessly link their offices -- via an advanced, cost-effective high-speed data and voice network -- not only locally and regionally, but nationally and globally as well. In addition, Verizon Business' Ethernet services will enable customers to more easily use Internet protocol (IP) applications, such as streaming media and distance-learning, at all of their company locations.
Posted by Amitabha at 9:52 AM