Lawsuit, layoffs dog ever-changing Alcatel

Caruso, Jeff
May 1999
Network World;05/31/99, Vol. 16 Issue 22, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on issues and challenges facing French telecommunication firm Alcatel. Consolidation of newly acquired data network firms Packet Engines, Xylan and Assured Access Technology; Lawsuit filed by Packet Engines' founder Bernard Daines; Layoffs that reduced Packet Engines' work force; Effort to become a major competitor in data networking business.


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