Organization: Ericsson

Ciena and Ericsson ink joint distribution deal

Ciena Corp and Ericsson have signed a joint development and distribution deal that will see the two telecommunications networking firms develop joint transport solutions for IP-optical convergence and a software-defined networking (SDN) collabor- ation framework. Although both foreign-owned, the agreement allows the two firms to further exploit valuable technological expertise developed in Ottawa and acquired…

BelAir Networks acquired by Ericsson

BelAir Networks Inc is being acquired by Stockholm Sweden-based Ericsson for an estimated price of more than $100 million. The privately held BelAir is a developer and marketer of carrier-grade WiFi network equipment with a staff of more than 120. Since its inception in 2001, it has raised approximately $70 million from several venture capital…

CANARIE participates in longest 10 Gig transmission

CANARIE’s CA*net 4 network has participated in a project creating the world’s longest 10 Gigabit ethernet circuit stretching from the Univ of Tokyo to CERN in Geneva Switzerland. The interconnecting light path was 18,500 km long and spanned 17 time zones, using equipment from Nortel Networks Corp, Foundry Networks, Cisco Systems and others. The demonstration…