There's a lot of packet routing in this week's Friday 5, along with advances in metro network technology, expansion of SD-WAN services, and G.fast getting ready to deploy...uh, fast. Sponsored by Senko Advanced Components.
Verizon buys even more cable and announces whitebox CPE, the access network may be getting more virtual, and Jason Voorhees drops by for a visit on this week's Friday 5 video with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy.
Service providers shed data center assets, Verizon sheds even more, CenturyLink gets ready to shed a few Level 3 executives, and Lightwave Editorial Director sheds a bit of the purple from his right eye, all in this week's Friday 5 video.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy tries to look tough as he discusses the slowdown in Chinese spending, gigabit broadband, virtualized access network assets, the widening appetite for M&A, and more.
After missing last week, Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy is back with looks at 400G in data center interconnect, CEO insights on the year ahead, XGS-PON vs. NG-PON2, a really big fiber cable order, and more.
Finisar Chairman and CEO Jerry Rawls comments on first calendar quarter business, what he expects for the rest of 2017, why Finisar isn't working with Ciena on coherent modules, and more with Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy.
This week Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy reviews stories on data center transceiver sales, Verizon's new look, new funding for a lucky company, and the future of plastic optical fiber.
Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy looks at a few leftovers from OFC 2017 as well as some other big stories. Single-wavelength 100G, SDN, network virtualization, data center interconnect and more are in the cards. Sponsored by VeEX.
It's the week of OFC 2017, which means Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy describes from the show floor the top five trends, stories, and conversations he's had while he's in LA -- or at least those pertaining to optical communications.
It's almost time for OFC 2017, and Lightwave Editorial Director Stephen Hardy has ranted these stories for the manner in which they exemplify what should be hot at the show. Consider this an OFC 2017 preview!
Stephen Hardy's Friday 5 gets a facelift! (Alas, Stephen does not.) Plus, carrier capex, standardization and collaboration in SDN/NFV, and the march of 100 Gigabit Ethernet.