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.
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 test2
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.
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.
Network analytics provides operators and enterprises with a deep understanding of the network, enabling smarter, data-driven decisions. test2
Manage, Control and Plan (MCP) software converges the complete network operations lifecycle through network planning, infrastructure commissioning, service fulfillment, and service assurance. test2
Network analytics are only as valuable as your ability to collect, centralize and interpret the data. And with the growing scale and complexity of today’s network services ecosystem, unlocking your network’s hidden insights is more difficult than...
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