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The SDN Resource Adaptor: More than Meets the Eye

There are clearly many choices when it comes SDN controllers today. Every controller supports multiple vendors; however, multi-vendor support is not as simplistic as many would make it out to be.

Detailing Ciena’s massive new 15 Terabit OTN switch

This morning Ciena has unveiled a major update to our 5430 Packet-Optical Platform, giving it a massive upgrade to 15 Terabits of total switching capacity.

5 questions to evaluate OTN switching for your network

Paul Littlewood, principal engineer in Ciena's CTO office and co-author of the "Experts Guide to OTN" book, talks through 5 key questions to determine if OTN switching can help your network.

4 Benefits SDN Brings to Security

While it's easy to focus on the security vulnerabilities (actual and perceived) in an open system, there are a number of security benefits that SDN can in fact help realize.

A video storage solution of epic proportions

Capacity. Security. Disaster recovery. This is how you do HD/UHD video transport with intelligent optical networking.

Infographic: Data Center Interconnect

This Data Center Interconnect infographic outlines the enormity of data center growth and the challenges that are faced as data centers are increasingly asked to connect to each other across metros and at greater......

Ciena welcomes Cyan employees to the family

Pictures from last week's event at Cyan's Petaluma headquarters where employees celebrated their move into the Ciena family.

Service Orchestration: The Cure for Vendor Silos in Virtualized Networks

With the litany of controllers and orchestrators being created across the SDN and NFV landscape, we are re-creating the very problem for which we were trying to solve. A solution lies in the concept of Multi-Domain ......

Q&A with Ciena CEO Gary Smith on Cyan Acquisition

Ciena CEO Gary Smith talks about the company's newly completed acquisition of Cyan: what it will bring to Ciena and what it will bring to our customers.

You can count on us: Ciena is now certifiably disaster ready

Ciena has achieved ISO 22301 certification by the British Standards Institution (BSI), one of the most respected and reputable management systems certification bodies in the world.

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