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Ciena Awarded 5-Star Rating in CRN 2015 Partner Program Guide

Ciena has been awarded a 5-Star rating in The Channel Company’s CRN 2015 Partner Program Guide.

Ciena employee completes rugged North Pole Marathon

Ciena's David van de Wetering just ran the 26.2 mile North Pole Marathon with temperatures reaching -28 Celsius (-18.4 Fahrenheit) a wind chill in the -40s.

Ciena CEO Gary Smith sits down with Light Reading

Ciena CEO Gary Smith sits down for a one-on-one interview with Light Reading's Steve Saunders.

Switchboards and Ethernet Services: MEF streamlines Ethernet Interconnect

Like the telephone switchboards of old, today's Carrier Ethernet services many times require multiple network operators to get together and coordinate how access will be provided at each end.

Ovum ranks Ciena #1 worldwide in booming market for data center interconnect

Ovum has unveiled new numbers on the rapidly growing market for data center interconnect (DCI), and sitting atop the list of equipment providers serving this market is Ciena.

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.

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