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Creating Virtual Fiber Networks

Posted: 2/2003 Creating Virtual Fiber Networks By Khali Henderson Seeking to infuse flexibility in the transport infrastructure, startup vendor Meriton Networks Inc. is set to unveil its optical add/drop switch (OADX), which integrates optical transmission and switching, with capability to create intelligent virtual fiber networks, more commonly known as optical virtual private networks (VPNs). "We’ve […]

E-Channel – Buyer Indecision Meets Its Match

Posted: 07/2001 E-Channel Buyer Indecision Meets Its Match Decision Support Tools Help Narrow Options By Khali Henderson Ever shopped for candy with a five-year-old? If you want to get out of the store while you’re still young, you know to narrow the dozens of confections to two or three brands from which they can choose. […]

Business News – Savvy Savvis Embarks on Expansion

Posted: 07/2001 Business News Savvy Savvis Embarks on Expansion By Fred Dawson Savvis Communications Corp. (www.savvis.net) has dodged a nasty financial bullet just in time to allow it to embark on an aggressive channels expansion program in the value-added IP services arena.At the heart of the Savvis strategy are new technology and advanced networking capabilities […]

Kai Eng Drives Intelligent Packets to Break the Bottleneck

Posted: 02/2001 Kai Eng Drives Intelligent Packets to Break the Bottleneck By Bruce Christian Vital Stats Name: Kai Y. Eng Title: Founder, president and CEO Company: Village Networks Inc. Hobbies: Skiing, running, swimming and bridge. Management Philosophy: Integrity. commitment. shared vision. teamwork. excellence. accountability. people are ultimately our value. Accomplisments/ Awards: As head of the […]

Business News – Qwest, Broadwing to Buy Intelligent Optical

Posted: 07/2000 Qwest, Broadwing to Buy Intelligent Optical By Charlotte Wolter Qwest Communications International Inc. (www.qwest.com) and Broadwing Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Broadwing Inc. (www.broadwing.com), have announced large deployments of intelligent optical technology in their long-haul and metro networks.They join Williams Communications Inc. (www.williamscommunications.com), Level 3 Communications Inc. (www.level3.com) and several European long-haul […]

Enron Advances Real-Time Bandwidth Trading with SunMicrosystems Deal

Posted: 03/2000 Enron Advances Real-Time Bandwidth Trading with Sun Microsystems Deal By Khali Henderson s part of its ongoing effort to deliver real-time provisioning of network bandwidth, Enron Broadband Services Inc. (www.enron.net), a wholly owned subsidiary of Enron Corp, announced in mid-January an agreement with Sun Microsystems Inc. (www.sun.com). Under the agreement, Sun will help […]

In the Cards

Posted: 01/2000 In the Cards Prepaid Card Services Part of Winning Hand By Imke Mensah With forecasts showing continued, albeit slowing, growth, the increasingly competitive prepaid calling card market remains a good opportunity for network service providers. They’ll find some of their prepaid card profits coming from nontraditional users and from new service plays. While […]

The New Wave in Leasing Fiber

Posted: 12/1999 The New Wave in Leasing Fiber By Khali Henderson and Charlotte Wolter In "telecom-speak" lambdas are not fraternity members, but their availability on a wholesale basis is expected to be offered by a growing club of carrier’s carriers. Lambdas are basically discrete wavelengths of light that traverse a fiber optic network and, for […]

Frontier Spins Off Voyant Technologies

Posted: 12/1999 Frontier Spins Off Voyant Technologies Voyant Technologies Inc., a new company providing a platform for intelligent voice applications, has emerged from Frontier ConferTech, the conferencing unit of Frontier Communications, Rochester, N.Y., which now is a part of Global Crossing Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda. Voyant helps telephony service providers integrate the Internet into their voice […]

Sprint, the Media and the Truth about Customer Satisfaction

Posted: 09/1998 Sprint, the Media and the Truth about Customer Satisfaction By Casey Freymuth For the fourth consecutive year, Sprint Communications Co. has topped the industry in J.D. Power and Associates’ 1998 Residential Long Distance Telephone Customer Satisfaction Study (see page 19) among high-volume users spending more than $50 per month. Undoubtedly, major newspapers nationwide […]

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