Meet Erik. Erik is a submarine network field technician. Erik has a tough job. Like any submarine network field technician, Erik faces a long list of challenges to get the job done. He needs a deep optical transmission knowledge, a willingness to travel worldwide at a moment’s notice, and a high level of patience, because whatever can go wrong, often does. What makes Erik’s job so different from his terrestrial network colleagues? Water, and lots of it! Here's what makes that especially challenging.
Renee Reinke (@Renee_Reinke) leads Ciena's vertical marketing for government and public sector networks on a global basis and has a background spanning engineering, product management, and product marketing at several tier 1 U.S. service providers.