Kent Jordan details Ciena’s new Waveserver Ai platform, purpose-built for DCI applications. Waveserver Ai delivers up to 400G per wavelength and 2.4 Terabits of capacity in a single rack unit.
Can traditional services providers successfully implement a DevOps approach? While it can (and has been) done successfully, Ciena's Tim Pearson says there are five critical steps that need to be taken into account.
From cloud-based network lab validation to API training to multi-vendor introp testing, Ciena’s new Emulation Cloud environment has brought a DevOps style to our customers’ networks. Ciena’s Erik McLaughlin gives a one-year progress report on the...
Ciena has unveiled Blue Planet Manage, Control, and Plan (MCP), providing real-time software control and advanced visualization across Ciena’s packet and packet optical portfolios. Marie Fiala of Ciena’s Blue Planet team highlights three key areas...
Blue Planet MCP integrates network and service management, software-based control and online planning to drive service agility and operational efficiencies
Distributed NFV, or D-NFV, is a new concept for many enterprises. Ciena's John Hawkins explains why D-NFV's speed and simplicity might make it the next evolution of how enterprises deploy new network services.
Manage, Control and Plan (MCP) software converges the complete network operations lifecycle through network planning, infrastructure commissioning, service fulfillment,...
Ciena's subsea expert Brian Lavallée tests your knowledge of the world of submarine cable networks with this list of facts and figures.
Simple-to-deploy platform enables mass availability of on-demand cloud connectivity and high-capacity services
As enterprises look for new and better ways to connect branch offices and data centers, SD-WANs have emerged as a $6 billion market opportunity. Lee Doyle of Doyle Research explains why SD-WAN services are so attractive to enterprises, and what...
Partnership bolsters Colt’s global DCI footprint
Upgrade offers improved high-speed services to more than 21 communities across Eastern Kentucky
From Open line systems, the evolution of APIs, closed-to-open disaggregated platforms, and our Blue Planet DevOps Exchange, the ability of our customers to communicate in an open forum with their own counterparts and with our Ciena teams has become...
Demonstrations illustrate how networks can prepare for next wave of bandwidth growth
As enterprises change how they architect networks, they must train staff. Ciena CTO Steve Alexander highlights how everyone involved—vendors, partners, enterprises—must play a role in skills development.
One of the best parts of our social media program is all the great pictures we get from the Ciena team around the world. Here are nine of the best from 2016.
Optical encryption is a means of securing in-flight data in the transport layer of the network as it is carried over optical waves across fiber-optic cables.... Read more ›
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Web-scale networking enables providers and enterprises to seamlessly keep up with fast-paced developments like video streaming, cloud adoption, and virtualization.
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