In 2022, state and local government agencies remain attractive targets for cyberattacks. Governments are finding that their ‘work from home’ deployments are challenged to meet the cybersecurity requirements since their network perimeter is no
Are you looking to replace physical network devices in branch locations with software-based virtual network functions (VNFs)? Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda gives you five tips to follow to ensure a timely and smooth transition to a virtualized
As intelligent transportation system (ITS) applications become more sophisticated, ensuring network uptime has become increasingly difficult for state departments of transportation (DOTs). Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda highlights how DOT’s can add
What are the biggest challenges and priorities for state and local government networks? Daniele Loffreda shares insights from recent surveys along with optimization recommendations.
Educators are increasingly leaning on EdTech and Adaptive Learning tools that personalize and improve the student learning experience. Here's the critical role the network plays in making these disruptive new learning tools a reality.
As intelligent transportation technologies evolve in sophistication to improve safety and reduce congestion, Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda explains how the network that connects thousands of these digital devices must also evolve.
As more employees work remotely, state governments are considering how to best support a more dispersed workforce, while still meeting citizen needs. Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda explains how a virtualized edge can help.
Converged packet-optical technology enhances Department of Transportation’s intelligent transportation systems while paving the way for future automated highways.
As the need to deliver a higher quality of experience to network customers collides with budget constraints, Ciena’s automation solutions may help state governments be more agile, efficient, and cost-effective.
To deliver a higher quality customer experience, banks of all sizes are deploying innovative digital applications and partnering with FinTechs to bundle new services. Learn how Ciena’s Blue Planet Route Optimization Assurance (ROA) product can
With a modern, packet-based network that includes segment routing, network operators can deliver agile, on-demand connectivity services that enable bank branches to provide high-quality experiences customers demand.
Daniele Loffreda explains what you need to consider when looking to use new artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies.
Learning environments are having to evolve to prepare students for the impacts from artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and genomics. Is your school ready? Daniele Loffreda shows what K-12 Leaders need to do to design the
New innovations stemming from artificial intelligence, machine learning and connected health are changing the way medical professionals treat their patients. Doctors are having to adapt to take advantage of these developments – but has their
The evolution toward a more personalized health maintenance program will create an explosion of data putting more pressure on our communication networks. Is your network healthy enough to make the sharing of this information possible?
Wondering why your E-Rate funding request was denied or delayed? Ciena's SLED & Healthcare Industry Advisor, Daniele Loffreda, explains.
Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda looks at new trends in education technology, and the challenge of integrating them into the classroom.
Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda explains smart transit, the smart rail experience of the future is a fully integrated experience.
Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda reflects on the evolution in what he’s hearing from CIOs and others in the smart city movement.
Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda reflects on current conventional wisdom among E-rate stakeholders.
Ciena's Daniele Loffreda spent the week at the CoSN'17 annual conference that gathers K-12 EdTech leaders from around the U.S. Here's his report on the key themes from the show.
The changes we're seeing in the political landscape have the immediate potential to fundamentally reshape the direction of the Smart City concept.
A new year and a new administration meets a K-12 technology evolution that is rolling along full steam. Will there be changes that shift EdTech in another direction, or continue along the same track?
Daniele Loffreda, Ciena's education networks expert, details what your K12 Broadband network needs to be ready.
With classroom and educational technology usage exploding, it’s time to examine three tech trends that are going to have a significant impact on your broadband network.
With all the hype around Smart Cities today, you’d think they are ubiquitous. But even though there are a few high-profile examples: Barcelona, Rio..
For cities to evolve and realize the full benefits of becoming “smart” they will require real-time access to multiple sources of data from different locations. Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda explains what is needed from the next-generation of
All of us at times, are guilty of unsafe driving. Learn about a project Ciena is working on with the Colorado Department of Transportation to reduce traffic accidents and make our daily travels safer.
Cities are going smart – trying to deal with the proliferation of people, sensors, automobiles and a range of devices that demand network access and generate mind-boggling amounts of data. However, being smart is not an instance in time, and a
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