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London calling… submarine network operators

Ciena’s Submarine Network Expert, Brian Lavallée just got back from PTC19, where 5G, Shannon’s Limit, and Spatial Division Multiplexing (SDM) were all hot topics. He gives a peek into what was talked about, and what’s next for Submarine Networks EMEA coming up in London.

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4 critical requirements for the next-gen photonic layer

As network operators evolve towards a more programmable infrastructure to meet changing customer expectations, they cannot overlook the importance of the photonic layer.

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Finger pointing at graphs6 takeaways from Heavy Reading Cable’s Fiber Outlook survey report

Heavy Reading recently surveyed the SCTE membership about their fiber buildout plans, we take a look at the top six takeaways from this interesting report.

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Paper boatsThe network gets personal

In a competitive environment, with so much emphasis on the need for communications service providers (CSPs) to offer more personalized services to increase customer loyalty, the network plays a crucial role, explains Kent McNeil, Vice President of Software for Blue Planet.

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Binary to digital facePodcast: 5G, AI, DCI and Blockchain. What will be their impact on the network in 2019?

Ciena’s Chief Technology Officer, Steve Alexander, shares his thoughts on some of the key technologies on the horizon like 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Data Center Interconnect and Blockchain.

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What is SDN?

SDN enables consistent management of the network, which may be made up of complex technology parts.

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