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Ovum report says optical networks are booming in India

It is no secret that India is experiencing massive bandwidth demand growth fueled largely by mobile broadband. A recent report by Ovum titled “Optical Networks Booming in India” has identified India as the world’s fastest growing optical networking (ON) market in 2017.

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Rays of light through water

Q&A with EXFO: Understanding Submarine OSNR

In advance of PTC’18, Ciena’s Brian Lavallée sat down with Jean-Sébastien Tassé of EXFO to discuss the importance and intricacies of properly measuring OSNR across submarine cable networks.

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Light connections on digital globeFrom the Archive: 5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About In-Flight Data Encryption

Just how much do you know about in-flight encryption? Ciena's Paulina Gomez sheds some light on the story of in-flight data and how to protect it with these compelling encryption facts.

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What is Network Function Virtualization (NFV)?

Network Function Virtualization, or NFV, is way to reduce cost and accelerate service deployment for network operators by decoupling functions like a firewall or encryption from dedicated hardware and moving them to virtual servers.

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