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100GbE: Closer to the Edge, Closer to Reality

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.

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In Their Words: Gary Smith, Steve Alexander & Steve Chaddick on Ciena’s Early Years

In our latest Ciena podcast, longtime telecom reporter Carol Wilson sits down with three of Ciena’s most recognized names for a rare glimpse into Ciena’s early days and the stories that made the company what it is today.

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Fire on black backgroundHow to pick the right partner in the super-hot CALA DCI market

The proliferation of mobile devices, combined with the increasing trend toward digital transformation, mean that users can access video and other bandwidth-hogging files from pretty much anywhere.

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This year, we turn 25. As we approach the quarter century mark, we're taking a step back to reflect on some of the most important and memorable experiences we've had through the years. It's been one heck of a ride. Join us as we relive the journey.