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Blue Planet Intelligent
Automation Platform

Network transformation at the speed of business

Think big. Accelerate. Transform.

The Blue Planet Intelligent Automation Platform is a comprehensive, open software suite that lets service providers use deep knowledge about the network to power adaptive optimization of their services and operations. It facilitates the evolution toward more efficient, modernized network operations and software-defined programmability to accelerate the delivery of on-demand services, reduce costs, and enable a path to increased network autonomy.

Blue Planet products

Blue Planet products provide the foundational elements to intelligent automation that enable adaptive networks. Together they combine analytics and intelligence with software defined management and control, to enable a dynamic and programmable network that can grow flexibly with fast-changing market demands.

Blue Planet use cases

We combine our Blue Planet intelligent automation software with a wide range of services and a broad partner ecosystem to create solutions that address our customers' most pressing business use cases. Our solutions bridge the gap between network and IT OSS operations, providing a federated, unified view of the current state of the network. Each solution is aligned with a practice that's dedicated to helping service providers achieve positive outcomes.

Blue Planet technology

Blue Planet takes a giant leap forward with a container-based micro-services software architecture that incorporates advanced modeling, templating, and orchestration methodologies to provide a scalable, vendor-agnostic, highly programmable software platform. This modular and extensible approach enables network operators to automate the lifecycle of differentiated new services that can be deployed across multi-vendor and multi-domain environments and scaled on demand. The result is a dramatic transformation of not just how services are delivered, but how networks are managed across Network and IT domains.

Blue Planet ecosystem

Ciena’s Blue Orbit ecosystem brings together domain expertise and partnerships across a multitude of areas to help accelerate your network transformation—enabled by Ciena’s Blue Planet platform for intelligent networking and automation. And we’re an active participant in industry-wide open source initiatives. As experts in both network infrastructure, NFV management, and orchestration domains, we anticipate making significant contributions to these communities by sharing our ideas, knowledge, and best practices.

Blue Planet Manage, Control and Plan (MCP)

MCP is Ciena’s domain controller, unifying and automating network and service operations of Ciena’s packet and optical infrastructure across access, metro, core, and subsea domains. It eliminates manual, time-consuming, error-prone steps between multiple, legacy management systems by synchronizing operations across network protocol layers so operators can quickly plan, provision, manage, and assure end-end services deployed over Ciena packet-optical networks.

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