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Stay up-to-date on DCI with the Data Center Interconnect Essentials eBook

Data Center Interconnect (DCI) technologies have evolved to meet the differing needs of today’s on-demand society. Kent Jordan introduces our new eBook where you can learn about everything from DCI applications and deployment scenarios to finding the right solution.

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How coherent technology decisions that start in the lab impact your network

What is the difference between 400G, 600G and 800G coherent solutions? It seems to be obvious, but is it just about maximum wavelength capacity?

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Highway at nightA packet networking blueprint, designed for 2020 and beyond

Supporting new and emerging high-growth applications requires rethinking how to modernize existing networks, according to Ciena’s Anup Changaroth.

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The word chance changing to change3 steps for delivering network automation at scale

To maximize the impact of network automation across all areas of your business, you’ll need passionate, skilled people, an agile development approach, and smart technologies that can map, orchestrate and automate your environment at scale,” says Frank Miller, CTO, Ciena EMEA.

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How SDN Works

The network architecture approach known as Software-Defined Networking (SDN) uses software applications that enable your network to be intelligently and centrally controlled, or ‘programmed.’ As a result, regardless of underlying hardware and associated technologies, you can consistently and holistically manage your entire network.

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