Blue Planet’s proactive network assurance solution is a ‘ready-to-deploy’ analytics solution for networks with Ciena’s Z-series packet-optical platform. The solution consists of the Blue Planet Analytics (BPA) framework and the Network Health Predictor (NHP) application, which uses advanced machine learning innovations and predictive analytics to continuously monitor and assess the risk of network port failures. This proactive approach enables network operators to resolve potential network issues before they have a chance to disrupt business-critical services.