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Vendor of the Year: Ciena brings home 3 MEF awards from GEN15

Ciena took home three high-profile awards this week at the MEF's GEN15 conference, including Vendor of the Year and LSO Solution Provider of the Year

MEF CE2.0 Certified 100G Ethernet Services Hit Mainstream

Ciena’s 8700 Packetwave Platform now has a new Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certification for 100GbE services, which was presented by the MEF at this week’s GEN15 event in Dallas, TX.

The Clock is Ticking for Utilities to Evolve from Legacy TDM Network Services

End-of-life notices for the TDM and analog circuit services that Utilities have relied on for years to support their critical grid operational control and monitoring are “raining down like confetti". The......

GEN15: What the heck is a hackathon?

Why is the venerable MEF, bastion of all things Carrier Ethernet, encouraging folks to show up at next week’s GEN15 show in Dallas to something called a hackathon?

Petabytes in motion: A look at next-gen networks for HPC at SC15

Get behind the scenes for this year’s SC15 Conference and see what’s coming for High Performance Networks and supercomputing.

Four Reasons You Want a Micro-Services Architecture

Container-based micro-services are the latest buzz in the discussion around SDN and NFV. But what are micro-services and why do you need them?

Ericsson, Telstra and Ciena take home network innovation award

Ciena joined Telstra and Ericsson at an awards ceremony this week in London, where the trio jointly accepted an industry innovation award in the category of Fixed Network Innovation.

Lost in Translation: Having Business Conversations in a Tech World

Marcus Starke, Ciena's Chief Marketing Officer, talks about how the cloud is bringing non-technical decision-makers into the world of IT and tech, and how we must all adjust our conversations.

What is the “Right” Approach to Open Source?

Open source is good, right? OK, but before you jump in with both feet, let’s take a closer look.

Survey: Tight IT budgets challenge security & mobility projects for gov’t agencies

A recent survey of 180 public sector professionals at all levels of government identified top technology obstacles, trends, and network infrastructure challenges.

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