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This year, we turn 25. As we approach the quarter century mark, we're taking a step back to reflect on some of the most important and memorable experiences we've had through the years. It's been one heck of a ride. Join us as we relive the journey.
In this Business Insider article, Ciena CEO Gary Smith looks back on the dot-com boom and bust and discusses his decision-making philosophy for getting through turbulent times.
Once upon a time, Ciena had a fiber-loving, LightSaber-wielding mascot named Lightworks Lou. Learn more about our old optical networking guru in the Ciena Community.
Do you have memories of the early years at Ciena? Let us know. And if you have pictures we'd love to see them.