Optical reloaded: A tale of two networks
"On-demand" demands a lot from your optical network—more than it’s been capable of delivering. Until now. Introducing software-defined optical, delivered by Ciena’s Liquid Spectrum™. It’s that good.
Joe Cumello, Ciena's VP of Global Marketing, talks to Lightwave from the show floor of OFC'17 and details the company's innovations and awards that were on display at the show.
Ciena's Liquid Spectrum™ is redefining optical for an on-demand world. Our photonics expert David Boertjes explains how.
Joe Shapiro, Director, Product Line Management, explains how Ciena’s WaveLogic Ai coherent technology introduces a discontinuity in both capital and operational expenses for networks today while also enabling the foundation for the...
Sebastien Gareau, Hardware Systems Architect at Ciena, talks about the industry effort to introduce flexibility at the Ethernet service layer.
In today's world, hackers can easily obtain tools to tap into a fiber optic line, with "How to" YouTube videos available that show exactly how to do it. From our R&D lab in Ottawa, Ciena's Patrick Scully demonstrates how simple it is to steal...
Effortless in-flight data encryption at 100G and even 200G speeds. Ciena's Patrick Scully details the latest step you can take to secure the critical data on your network.
Patrick Scully provides his insights on the future of network security, today's encryption technology challenges and how Ciena can help overcome these with WaveLogic Encryption.
The pressure is on utility companies to modernize their decades-old grids to ensure the continued safe and reliable delivery of electricity. Watch Malcolm Loro introduce the use of converged-packet optical technology for utility network...
New coherent technology innovations are now making it possible to challenge several longstanding assumptions associated with how optical networks are built, says Ciena’s Helen Xenos, radically simplifying operational practices.
Ciena's Simon Parry explores dark fibre opportunity for government organisations. This is the second blog post in a two-part series.
Ciena's Simon Parry explores dark fibre opportunity for government organisations. This is the first blog post in a two-part series.
Adds network programmability and scalability to handle growing capacity needs driven by 4G use today and future 5G plans as well as FTTH
FlexEthernet (FlexE) is a new flexible Ethernet client interface standard defined by the OIF. Ciena's Helen Xenos explains what it does and why it's so important to the future of software-defined optical networks.
A good family garage cleaning takes careful planning and execution -- and can provide a few lessons on ensuring your network transformation project goes smoothly. Ciena's Susan Friedman explains.