Marie Fiala is Director of Portfolio Marketing at Ciena, where she focuses on driving customer business value through market adoption of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) innovations. With 25 years in the telecom industry, Marie’s experience spans software start-ups and large multi-national companies, in global marketing, strategic planning, program delivery, and product development roles. You can find her on Twitter at @marie_fiala or on LinkedIn.
We’re pleased to announce that Ciena’s Manage, Control and Plan (MCP) domain controller has been awarded TIP’s Bronze Badge for compliance to MUST Optical SDN Controller NBI requirements. Ciena’s Marie Fiala explains why this is important to
How can real-time analytics unlock new benefits to help you build and manage an ultra-resilient submarine network that exceeds your customers' connectivity needs? Ciena’s Marie Fiala explains.
Communications networks are like those multi-layered cakes, and over-the-top applications are the frosting. Without intelligent network control, network operations teams would have a challenge in keeping multi-layer high-capacity networks running
Marie Fiala describes how Ciena’s Adaptive IP Apps come to the rescue by dramatically speeding up troubleshooting and resolution of IP network issues – and can even help mitigate them in the first place!
In this final blog of the 4-part MCP Applications series, Marie Fiala describes the resources at your disposal to integrate, deploy and adopt intelligent network control into your holistic network operations.
Hoping for a way to build out network capacity incrementally to get the most return from capex as soon as possible? Marie Fiala explains how Ciena’s PlannerPlus provides the needed flexibility to design, plan and deploy network and service
Would you like the ability to complete your operational tasks quicker and more accurately, across multi-layer, multi-vendor networks? Marie Fiala explains how that is possible – with Ciena’s Advanced Apps.
How is Ciena’s Manage, Control and Plan offering taking network operations to a new level of intelligent software control and automation? Ciena’s Marie Fiala explains.
Australia-based service provider Telstra International shares how they have dramatically simplified management of network resources with a new, dynamic inventory management system based on Blue Planet Inventory.
Over the last months, we’ve all adapted to new ways of working, socializing, and living, as coronavirus pandemic precautions have been instituted across the globe. The relative ease with which our communications networks have dealt with the
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
Traditionally, OSS has been seen as lagging when it came to software innovations, playing catch-up after new technologies have well progressed on the adoption curve. That was far from the case at last week’s Digital Transformation World, where the
The catalysts and ROI of AI-powered network analytics for automated operations were the focus of discussion for service providers at the recent FutureNet conference in London. Blue Planet’s Marie Fiala details the conversation.
Five years after the advent of SDN and NFV, their adoption is far from mainstream. Automation is the missing link, says Ciena's Marie Fiala.
At last week’s TM Forum Live! event, executives did not shy away from the topic of rethinking their business models in order to achieve increased company valuation.
SDN is an enabling technology for network transformation, but it is not a one-size-fits-all model. Models vary based on the current and future needs ofoperators.
Ciena has unveiled Blue Planet Manage, Control and Plan (MCP), providing real-time software control and advanced visualization across Ciena’s packet and packet optical portfolios.
Did you know Ciena’s suite of MCP Applications offers software control, analytics and automation to boost business agility and supercharge multi-layer network operations to exceptional levels of operational efficiency?
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