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100GbE speeds may seem like overkill, but there’s a need for 100GbE services across a growing number of network scenarios. John Hawkins details three new packet platforms from Ciena that bring 100GbE closer to the network edge, as well as an update to its packet-switching platform that aggregates massive amounts of packet traffic. These enhancements to Ciena’s packet portfolio allows service providers to cost-effectively expand and scale their Ethernet Business Service offerings up to 10GbE and 100GbE for new and broader revenue streams.
Daniele Loffreda is the State/Local Government, Education & Healthcare Industry Advisor at Ciena. You can find him on Twitter at @dgloffreda.
Wondering why your E-Rate funding request was denied or delayed? You might be making one of these common mistakes when it comes to submitting your E-Rate funding request. Ciena's SLED & Healthcare Industry Advisor, Daniele Loffreda, explains.
Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda details 4 EdTech mega-trends that are driving change -- and huge bandwidth demand -- in today's classrooms.
Today, we’re talking about digital education in general – how schools can provide it, the tech investments they need to make to support it, and how to find available public and private resources to fund the investments, including E-Rate.
From on-board Wi-Fi to in-transit shopping and ride services, the smart rail experience of the future is a fully integrated experience and a major win for passengers. But it needs the right network to make it go. Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda explains.
Is your Smart City project a technology roll-out searching for a problem to solve, or does it focus first on identifying citizen issues that are best solved with technology? Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda reflects on the evolution in what he’s hearing...
Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda reflects on current conventional wisdom among E-rate stakeholders.
Ciena's Daniele Loffreda spent the week at the CoSN'17 annual conference that gathers K-12 EdTech leaders from around the U.S. Here's his report on the key themes from the show.
The changes we're seeing in the political landscape have the immediate potential to fundamentally reshape the direction of the Smart City concept, says Ciena's Daniele Loffreda. Their reliance on government funding has many municipalities...
A new year and a new U.S. administration meets a K-12 technology evolution that is rolling along full steam. Will there be changes that shift EdTech in another direction, or continue along the same track?
With all the hype around Smart Cities today, you’d think they are ubiquitous. But even though there are a few high-profile examples (Barcelona, Rio, and Nice), Smart Cities...
Did you know that annual bandwidth demand for K12 broadband networks is projected to grow 50% year over year? Daniele Loffreda, Ciena's education networks expert, details what your network needs to be ready.
Daniele Loffreda takes a look at three education technology trends that are going to have a significant impact on your broadband network.