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7 Key Benefits of OTN Networks

Our OTN expert Fady Masoud offers up 7 key benefits that can be leveraged by service providers and carriers as they modernize their networks from SONET/SDH to OTN transport.

Is your video content getting caught in the crush?

The growing demand for HD, UHD, 4K & 8K video content is putting pressure on video content transport systems. Protocol agnostic fibre-optic and packet-based technologies are the answer.

The 8700 Strikes Again: Two New Innovation Awards for Ciena’s 8700 Platform

The 8700 strikes again, this time bringing home two new industry innovation awards from Lightwave and Environmental Leader. See why the 8700 is changing the game for metro Ethernet.

It's Time for a Cloud Era Network Platform

In the cloud era, the network must transform to an intelligent, efficient platform to deliver better application performance, business agility and information security. Let’s take a look these one at a time.

OFC goes Metro: Observations from OFC 2015

If there was any doubt that metro 100G and DCI would be two of the hottest topics of 2015, that question was laid to rest this week at OFC 2015 in Los Angeles.

The story of how coherent technology upended an ITU submarine network standard

When the coherent optical revolution hit the scene in 2009, there's no industry it changed more than submarine transport. Here’s the behind-the-scenes story from a few of the people that are working to help......

Looking back on 18 years: An interview with Ciena SVP Tom Mock on his retirement

After 18 years with Ciena, SVP Tom Mock takes a moment to reflect on the ups, downs, and common threads of his Ciena experience.

Infographic: Internet and Mobile Data Growth by the Numbers

Here are some amazing numbers that show the predicted growth of Internet traffic and mobile data consumption over the next few years.

Study: Think Mobile Data Consumption is High Now? Just Wait

A new study reveals that peak-time mobile data usage is growing at a rate that potentially outstrips the ability of today’s mobile backhaul networks to keep up.

The Metro gets a brand new 100G architecture option

Traditionally, operators have had two photonic architecture options when deploying an optical network. The rise of intelligent coherent optics now offers a third metro architecture option: Coherent Select.

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