Weekly roundup | Ciena network insights | December 8, 2017
In the second post of this 3-part series we unravel one hero’s journey on the road to streamlined enterprise networking operations. Ciena’s Chris Sweetapple follows Our Hero’s adventures as he realizes the opportunities of high-bandwidth business Ethernet.
If you’ve been around the telecom space for a while then you may remember a former Ciena mascot named Lightworks Lou. That’s right, the wiry, fibery, mitten-wearing Ciena mascot who burst onto the scene in the early 2000s with his stylish orange vest and official Ciena hard hat.
Businesses crave gigabit services and Cable Operators are poised to deliver. That was the key takeaway from the 11th annual Light Reading Future of Cable Business Services event held last week in New York.
In the first installment of this 3-part series, we begin the story of one hero’s road to streamlined enterprise networking operations. Ciena’s Chris Sweetapple details Our Hero’s journey as he navigates the convoluted tangle of enterprise networking.
Also commonly called ‘digital wrapper,’ OTN—or Optical Transport Networking—is a next-generation, industry-standard protocol that provides an efficient and globally accepted way to multiplex different services onto optical light paths.