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How Enterprises can fast-track branch virtualization and achieve major CAPEX and OPEX savings

In this blog, Michael Crossey, Director of Virtualized Edge Business Development EMEA at Ciena, outlines 3 key ways you can optimize your virtualization strategy, reduce time and cost risks, and accelerate ROI.

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Realizing the Benefits of Transformed Optical Infrastructure

With recent advances in optical technology, CSPs can reap greater efficiencies out of their existing fiber and better automate traffic flows. But achieving this robust infrastructure without the necessary services can prevent "hoped for" results from becoming actual results, says TBR analyst Chris Antlitz.

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Open Submarine Cable Management and What You Need to Know

The adoption of the Open Submarine Cable business model is well underway. What does that mean for how to manage them and what a submarine cable operator needs to know? Ciena's Brian Lavallee explains.

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Blue Planet powers your cloud-first strategy

Cloud-native intelligent automation software provided in a SaaS-based consumption model is required to help service providers maximize their business agility and fully realize the advantages that moving their OSS to the cloud offers, says Blue Planet’s Kailem Anderson.

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What is Universal Aggregation?

Universal aggregation is a converged networking approach that enables the aggregation of traffic from TDM, IP, and Ethernet services using dedicated and shared fiber on the same, cost-effective routing and switching platform.

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