Weekly roundup | Ciena network insights | December 01, 2017
For some financial institutions, a private dark fiber network provides the control and security they require for data center connectivity. Ciena's Wayne Hickey details the benefits that a dark fiber network can bring.
Ciena's Blue Planet software suite has been accumulating a nice collection of industry awards. Rick Hamilton, Senior VP of Global Software & Services, has all the details.
The SC17 conference provides a perfect opportunity to experience the intersection of high-performance computing with high-performance networking. Ciena’s Rod Wilson details all the technology on display at the show.
Network automation was the topic of the show at MEF17. Ciena’s Abel Tong details two proof-of-concept demos at the show where Ciena Blue Planet teamed with other industry leaders to automate services across the network.
Typically, networks have been defined and governed by their tangible properties—the hardware and wiring that make the physical connections between points. Software-Defined Networking (SDN)—a burgeoning network architecture—is turning that approach on its head.