New dynamics, including an explosion of traffic driven by on-demand video streaming, enterprise cloud adoption, virtualized network functions, and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are challenging network operators to reexamine the capabilities required in a faster and vastly larger world. This is why so many service providers and other enterprises are evaluating principles of ‘web-scale IT’ infrastructures. Ciena has the track record and expertise to help any network owners apply web-scale advances to their networks, working hard to transform capacity into capability.