As web-scale IT is driving submarine network bandwidth consumption and growth, it is also posing challenges to the network. Ciena views web-scale dynamics not as part of the problem, but part of the solution. Web-scale networking can give submarine network owners agility and capacity differentiation and drive down costs. GeoMesh epitomizes the convergence of submarine and terrestrial network and web-scale technologies, yielding previously impossible economies of scale across the entire global network.