Taking Copper to its Limits: A Technology Tutorial

Copper transmission technologies have made remarkable advancements over the last 20 years, producing mature, nearly optimal architectures for signaling over a single copper pair. Transmission over copper, once seen as antiquated in a world moving toward fiber, has had a rebirth. With its ability to handle broadband speeds, it is central to solving the last-mile […]

eSilo Promotes Off-Site Data Storage Solution to Channel Partners

eSilo LLC (Booth 328), a privately owned company offering data backup, retrieval and management services for individuals and corporations, is seeking additional resellers and VARs to enter the fast-growing business of off-site data storage. eSilos comprehensive solution allows clients to have all of their data automatically protected and stored securely in off-site data centers. The […]

Wholesale – Soliton Solution

Posted: 05/2001 Wholesale The Soliton Solution Packing Multiple Photonic Signal Streams into Single Wave Gets Powerful Results By Josh Long Imagine the savings a trucker could realize if he didn’t have to refuel from Boston to Chicago. In the optical business, that is what Corvis Corp. ( says its new product can do–support a truckload […]

Business News – Teradyne Opens Cable Farm in Midwest

Posted: 06/2000 Teradyne Opens Cable Farm in Midwest By Stacy Lane Linkmeyer From the Midwestern breadbasket of Deerborn, Ill., a modern farm–of sorts–has appeared on the landscape.Missing are rows of corn, grain or soybeans. They’ve been replaced by more than 95,000 feet of cable of varying gauges and lengths, cross-connects, pedestals, switches, network equipment and […]

Building a Next-Generation Network

Posted: 05/2000 Building a Next-Generation Network By Richard Sorenson During the past 15 years, the U.S. domestic telecommunications services market has become increasingly competitive. Internet growth, the surge in data traffic and advances in fiber optic and other telecommunications technologies have triggered billions of investment dollars to build data-centric telecommunications networks.Lehman Brothers ( estimates that […]

21st Century Commerce Hubs

Posted: 04/2000 21st Century Commerce Hubs Teleports Help Carriers, ISPs Go Global By James R. Dukart Teleports–they may sound like something out of “The Jetsons" or “Star Trek,” but chances are one is being built somewhere near you. The savvy carrier who offers advanced telecom services in the coming years is best advised to find […]

Business News – Siemens Demonstrates 3.2-Terabit Transmission

Posted: 10/1999 Siemens Demonstrates 3.2-Terabit Transmission Using a combination of dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) and its own data multiplexing technology, The Siemens Information and Communication Networks Group, Boca Raton, Fla., has demonstrated transmission of 3.2 terabits per second (tbps) over fiber. The lab demonstration, which Siemens calls a "world record," used 80 DWDM channels each […]

FCC Reports to Congress on Universal Service, Addresses InternetTelephony

Posted: 06/1998 FCC Reports to Congress on Universal Service, Addresses Internet Telephony By Danny E. Adams, partner Kelly Drye & Warren LLP On April 10, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued its 110-page report to Congress on universal service issues. The report was required by certain members of Congress who added a provision to the […]

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