Ciena Awards and Recognitions

2016 2016 Utilities Technology Council (UTC) Awards

Ciena’s 6500 wins 2016 Impact Award for Hardware Product of the Year

The UTC Awards pay tribute to the critical role of information and communications technologies in delivering essential energy and water services to communities throughout the world. At the 2016 awards Ciena took home the Impact Award for Hardware Product of the Year, which honors the UTC Associate Member Organizations making a great impact on the industry through an innovative and proven solution. read more

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2016 CRN 2016 Partner Program Guide

Ciena’s BizConnect Partner Program receives 5 stars

Ciena’s BizConnect partner program has been recognized as one of the industry’s best, receiving a 5-Star rating in The Channel Company’s CRN 2016 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the go-to listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel and the 5-Star rating is the highest attainable grade. 

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2016 Lightwave Innovation Awards 2016

Ciena’s 5430 Packet-Optical Platform and Waveserver receive 4.5 out of 5 stars

The Lightwave Innovation Awards review and recognize optical communications technology, rating each entry on a scale of 0 to 5, the 5-star rating indicating an innovative new product that raises the bar for performance standards. Both the Waveserver Platform for data center interconnect (DCI) and 5430 Packet-Optical Platforms achieved a 4.5 rating, making them superb products that “set new standards for performance and provide groundbreaking and new technical milestones.” A panel of judges—each subject matter experts and influential network operators across the industry—selected this year’s winners. 

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2016 2015 Telecom Asia Readers’ Choice Awards

Ciena’s Waveserver wins Data Center Innovation of the Year

Each year Telecom Asia organizes the Readers’ Choice & Innovation Awards to recognize the advancements and contributions of the industry’s top vendors from around the region. At the 2015 awards Ciena’s Waveserver Data Center Interconnect Platform was recognized as the Data Center Innovation of the Year. 

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2016 America’s Honored Companies

Ciena Investor Relations Program Receives Top Honors

America's Most Honored Companies Awards celebrates the U.S. Companies who ranked at the top of the All American Executive Team ranking for their corporate leadership and investor relations expertise, as voted on by the buy- and sell-side analyst community for the 2015 calendar year. In 2015, Ciena’s Investor’s Relation team led by Gregg Lampf was recognized as the best IR professional within the Telecommunications category by the industry’s ‘sell-side’ analysts. 

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