JDSU: Tunable XFP shipments exceed 300-pin transponders salesFebruary 21, 2011
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) has revealed that shipments for its first-to-market tunable XFP products surpassed 300 pin transponder shipments in its second fiscal quarter for 2011, which ended December 2010. Sales for the tunable XFP also grew more than 70 percent from the first to the second quarter for fiscal year 2011.
Utilities Telecom Council launches UTC Fiber Optic ProfessionalFebruary 21, 2011
The Utilities Telecom Council (UTC), a global trade association representing utilities and their vendor partners on communication issues, has announced the creation of a program through which professionals involved in the growing use of utility fiber-optic networks can become officially certified in fiber-optic network technologies.
CoreSite, CENX link to support cloud-based servicesJanuary 23, 2011
Data center provider CoreSite Realty Corp (NYSE: COR) and Carrier Ethernet exchange company CENX, Inc. have reached an agreement that will enable CENX to offer its Carrier Ethernet exchange services in CoreSite data centers. The agreement supports CENX expansion to new markets, including the San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Northern Virginia, and Washington, DC as well as additional data centers in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, and New York.
Illinois fiber-optic networkJanuary 21, 2011
US Signal says it has completed an expansion of its long-haul fiber-optic network into southern and central, Illinois, St. Louis, MO, and southern Indiana.
Huawei opens new Canadian headquartersJanuary 21, 2011
Huawei’s moves to increase its visibility in Canada continued with the opening of its Canadian Headquarters in Markham, Ontario. The new 46,000-square-foot facility includes sales and marketing capabilities as well as a test lab. The enhanced presence is designed to continue to bring Huawei’s products to the Canadian market, leverage local talent, and “capitalize on Canada’s rich history as a driving force in the telecommunications industry,” in the words of a Huawei announcement.