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Preparing coherent pluggables for prime time: practical deployment considerations

Through continued innovation, the use of coherent optical technology has expanded to support new networking applications and in new ways with coherent pluggable modules. Ciena’s Patricia Bower explains features, design challenges and considerations for real-world deployment.

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Optical Network Expert Series: Leveraging network analytics for unprecedented control and monitoring

This blog is the third in a four-part series highlighting an innovative approach that is being considered for the economic viability of future optical networks which maximizes the delivered capacity of an optical network.

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Covid 19’s impact on the network, 5G and Edge Cloud

In this podcast we revisit some of Steve Alexander’s 2020 predictions and Joe Madden from Mobile Experts joins to discuss how Covid-19 has forced the world to rely on the network for remote work, school, entertainment and more.

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What do DAA, Network Slicing, Scaling Optical Networks, Edge Cloud, and SD-WAN Automation have in common…?

Learn about all that Ciena has planned for the upcoming SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2020 Virtual Experience and the forward-looking topics that will be discussed.

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What’s making the cloud so edge-y?

A new generation of cloud-native applications are arriving that are more compute-intensive and latency-sensitive.

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