Kent Jordan is an Advisor of Technology Marketing at Ciena with a focus on packet/optical networking, products, and industry trends, and has a background of 20 years in the optical field.
Which technology will prevail in the battle of the bands? Conventional C + L-band? New L-band options combined with an Extended 6THz C-band? Kent Jordan examines each architecture and compares the technical specifications, costs, and sustainability
Simple, point-to-point data center interconnect networks are the norm, so why are network operators considering ROADM for their metro DCI network deployments? Kent Jordan explains how DCI operators can benefit from flexible ROADM-based networking to
With all the buzz around 800G and 400ZR in the market, you might assume only large cloud and content providers see a need for these solutions. Kent Jordan explains how smaller DCI networks are also using these new innovations to stay faster and
Ciena’s popular family of Waveserver products just got a new member – Waveserver 5. With tunable capacity up to 800G and support for 400GbE services at any distance, learn how Waveserver 5 is already setting new industry benchmarks – in live
As the number of data centers has grown and the DCI market has evolved, network operators have had to deploy new capacity rapidly to keep up with the growing demand. Learn how the industry has responded to these challenges with new, highly scalable
Data Center Interconnect (DCI) technologies have evolved to meet the differing needs of today’s on-demand society. Kent Jordan introduces our new eBook where you can learn about everything from DCI applications and deployment scenarios to finding
Network providers are looking for new alternatives to unlock additional network capacity. Ciena’s Kent Jordan explains how upgrading to the L-band can help – if done in the right way.
Kent Jordan explains how the flexibility of Ciena’s Waveserver Ai can help meet varying needs.
New technologies and capabilities, driven by data center interconnect (DCI) applications and capacity growth, are now available. Here are five new innovations to support growing DCI demands, and how industry analysts see the DCI market taking shape.
You likely know that interconnect capacity demand continues to grow, but what are the new requirements to support growing applications in DCI? Ciena’s Kent Jordan makes sure you are up-to-date on what’s new with the DCI industry.
As applications increasingly communicate between different locations – is that data secure? Kent Jordan explains how Layer 1 encryption can be a simple, scalable solution for securing communications between data centers.
Ciena’s Kent Jordan explains how to tackle your next network integration project with Emulation Cloud.
Ciena’s Kent Jordan explains how escalating bandwidth demands can mean only one thing…costly and complex network upgrades.
Ciena's OTN Speedwagon wasn't the only thing rockin' OFC'17 last week. Ciena's Kent Jordan details how our Waveserver platform is a big hit in the world of data center interconnect.
Kent Jordan details Ciena’s new Waveserver Ai platform, purpose-built for DCI applications. Waveserver Ai delivers up to 400G per wavelength and 2.4 Terabits of capacity in a single rack unit.
Network operators need options and freedom to grow their networks. Kent Jordan details what Ciena has been doing to bring choice and options back to the optical network.
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