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Sycamore Networks

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About Sycamore Networks

Sycamore Networks develops and markets software-based intelligent optical networking products that enable network service providers to quickly and cost-effectively provide bandwidth and create new high speed data services. The company's intelligent optical networking products are designed to allow service providers to deploy, manage and optimize the performance of their fiber optic networks. Sycamore Networks's products are based on a common software architecture will accelerate the release of new products and enable customers to upgrade with minimal network impact and operator training.In October 1999, Sycamore Networks went public with a valuation of $2.9 billion.

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220 Mill Road

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, 01824,

United States


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Sycamore Networks has filed 1 patent.

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Wireless networking, Network protocols, Telecommunications, UMTS (telecommunication), Computer networking


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Wireless networking, Network protocols, Telecommunications, UMTS (telecommunication), Computer networking



Latest Sycamore Networks News

Sycamore Networks Expands Line With Purchase of Sirocco Systems - WSJ

Apr 29, 2016

With Purchase of Sirocco Systems By William M. Bulkeley Staff Reporter of The Wall Street Journal Updated June 6, 2000 8:45 a.m. ET Sycamore Networks Inc., expanding its line of optical-networking equipment, announced Tuesday that it has agreed to buy closely held Sirocco Systems Inc. for about $2.88 billion in stock. Sycamore, Chelmsford, Mass., is one of the hottest of the many small companies specializing in fiber-optic communications gear. It went public last November and... To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Popular on WSJ

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Sycamore Networks Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Sycamore Networks founded?

    Sycamore Networks was founded in 1998.

  • Where is Sycamore Networks's headquarters?

    Sycamore Networks's headquarters is located at 220 Mill Road, Chelmsford.

  • What is Sycamore Networks's latest funding round?

    Sycamore Networks's latest funding round is IPO.

  • How much did Sycamore Networks raise?

    Sycamore Networks raised a total of $40.77M.

  • Who are the investors of Sycamore Networks?

    Investors of Sycamore Networks include Matrix Partners, Integral Capital Partners, Amerindo Investment Advisors, Bowman Capital Management, Pequot Venture Capital and 4 more.

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