What could a cloud-era network mean for you?
With the rapidly rising tide of data and applications, enterprises are increasingly turning to the cloud for scalable solutions. Is your network ready for the shift?
LightRiver, together with Ciena, leverages software and services to deliver new levels of programmability and agility for a web-scale world.
Francois Locoh-Donou, Senior VP of Ciena's Global Products Group, who heads-up Ciena's R&D organization, gives a plenary presentation on "The Agility Gap" at the Open Networking Summit in February 2014. His presentation focused on the ability...
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Patrick Scully's tour of Ciena's Digital Video Transport solution continues with two demonstrations: Our ability to provide uninterrupted service during a fiber cut event, and our dynamic, real-time resource allocation abilities.
File-based versus real-time? HD versus 4k display? Broacast is changing at an amazing pace, and so are your broadcast infrastructure needs. Patick Scully explains how Ciena's Digital Video Transport solution can help your metro, regional, or...
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...
Enterprises are looking to solve real-world issues and rein in escalating IT costs. They’re demanding new and innovative services and deployment options from their service providers. D-NFV gives service providers new tools to meet the ever-changing... test2
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is an evolving network approach that enables the replacement of expensive dedicated hardware devices such as routers, firewalls and load balancers with software-based network appliances that run as virtual... test2
Software-Defined Networking (SDN) is a network architecture approach that enables the network to be intelligently and centrally controlled, or ‘programmed,’ using software applications. This helps operators manage the entire network consistently and ... test2
Central Office Re-architected as a Data Center (CORD) replaces the proprietary infrastructure of the traditional central office with open software and commoditized hardware building blocks. test2
In the move to SDN and NFV architectures, model-driven templating plays a pivotal role in helping develop and deliver new services more quickly, says Abel Tong of Ciena's Blue Planet division. Here's what they are and how they are used with Ciena...
John Hawkins, Senior Advisor for Product and Technical Marketing at Ciena and Co-Chair of the MEF's Certification Committee, gives his advice for network operators looking to migrate to SDN and NFV.