Weekly roundup | Ciena network insights | January 12, 2018
The online world is acting as a disruptor to the retail industry. But the same tools that allow consumers to become increasingly informed -- networks and data analytics -- can also be leveraged by retailers to gain competitive advantage. Ciena's Brian Lavallée explains.
In IHS Markit’s new service provider survey, Ciena came out as a leader across multiple categories, including Top Optical Transmission and Switching Equipment Vendor. Here’s a snapshot of the survey results, and a free download of the report excerpts.
100GbE speeds may seem like overkill, but there’s a need for 100GbE services across a growing number of network scenarios. John Hawkins details three new packet platforms from Ciena that bring 100GbE closer to the network edge, as well as an update to its packet-switching platform that aggregates massive amounts of packet traffic.
SDN enables consistent management of the network, which may be made up of complex technology parts.