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How photonic control plane advancements are benefiting network operators

A photonic control plane is not new to optical networks, but new capabilities are changing how operators can benefit from it. Ciena’s Paulina Gomez explains how the photonic control plane is helping operators transform their networks.

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25+ telecom industry influencers you should be following on Twitter

Looking to stay on top of the latest telecom industry news and insights? Here's a list of the top media and analysts you should be following on Twitter.

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Packet Networking Summer Webinar Series

It’s that time of year again, our popular Packet Networking Summer Webinar Series has returned! Find out what topics we will cover and get your chance to register for these can’t miss sessions.

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Shipping containers and trucksHow 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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View of road through rear-view mirrorLearn about the technology behind Ciena’s WaveLogic 5

In our latest Chalk Talk videos, Ciena’s Joe Shapiro gives you a closer look at our WaveLogic 5 solutions and describes the industry-leading networking benefits our customers can achieve with these solutions.

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Woman and man at computer How regional providers can increase customer satisfaction with smarter IP troubleshooting

The data network has become the lifeline for businesses – so speed and accuracy in diagnosing application or service-affecting network issues is critical to provide excellent service.

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What is OTN?

OTN is a digital wrapper that provides an efficient and globallyaccepted way to multiplex different services onto optical light paths.

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