Network slicing is the final step of the 5G journey for many Communications Service Providers (CSPs), letting them monetize their networks with innovative new services and accelerate the return on their significant investments. But operational
The trend toward managed SD-WAN services is good news for service providers. Kevin Wade details recent developments in the SD-WAN market, and how Blue Planet supports some of the industry’s largest SD-WAN services providers.
At the SDN/NFV World Congress, Orange has detailed their industry-first vCDN field trial, collaborating closely with Ciena’s Blue Planet team, and with our Blue Orbit ecosystem partner Akamai.
Looking to adopt DevOps concepts in your network? Ciena's Kevin Wade has 10 key technologies and tools you need to be familiar with.
One of the concerns of moving to NFV is that the service delivery model can be more complex than traditional hardware-based networks. ETSI's NFV Release 2 specifications aim to address this by introducing a number of advances designed to improve
Ciena's Kevin Wade has a few suggested resources for learning how to integrate MDSO into your next-gen OSS strategy
Kevin Wade of Ciena's Blue Planet division details the multi-vendor Proof of Concept demo the team conducted with CenturyLink and RAD at MEF16, which was recognized with a MEF Excellence Award.
Kevin Wade of Ciena's Blue Planet team says SD-WAN in its purest form can be considered a threat to a service provider's traditional business models. But that threat..
Just like how a good song sticks in your head, CORD is hitting all the right notes for network operators looking to re-architect their central offices into data centers.