It was a big week for open systems. We had several announcements coming out of the TIP Summit, as well as another example of virtualization benefiting optical access. Elsewhere, cloud and colo companies open their wallets and coherent makes gains.
A significant amount of attention was directed toward Vancouver again this week. Meanwhile, one acquisition closed, another was rumored, and optical transceiver vendors couldn't get on the same page in 3Q18. Sponsored by VeEX Inc.