Weekly roundup | Ciena network Insights | October 25, 2019
As the industry prepares for the rapid and wide-scale deployment of 5G, Ciena’s Kaniz Mahdi outlines an initiative with ENCQOR focused on developing a self-optimizing fabric for the omni-connected systems enabled by 5G.
At last week’s SDN & NFV World Congress, the event that ushered in SDN and NFV technologies back in 2012, it was acknowledged that software control and virtualization have matured to the point that they are now considered table stakes in today’s world of hyper-scale computing and networking.
The popularity and increasing demand for Carrier Ethernet is driving adoption throughout Latin America and globally, while also creating new opportunities for Ciena partners.
5G is the next generation of mobile networks, which promises significantly faster data rates and far lower latency than 4G.