Network providers are feeling the pressure of booming and unpredictable traffic volume. And current solutions only add complexity. Providers need a converged packet-optical solution that allows them to keep pace with demand growth while reducing complexity and adding new services. This paper includes a list of factors driving the evolution of metro networks today, and solutions that can lower costs and reduce power consumption and space requirements, while meeting ever-growing bandwidth demands.
RelatedView more insights
Ciena transforms Enterprise Edge solutions for the cloud age
Rafael Francis discusses how Ciena has enhanced its Enterprise Edge solutions to help customers stay ahead of the shifting landscape to cloud-driven operations.Read more
Paving the Way for 25GS-PON
Passive optical networks (PONs) have evolved significantly over the years to meet the escalating demand for bandwidth and performance.Read more
WaveRouter: Three examples of metro routing done differently
Ciena’s Nicola Benvenuti details just a few of the business case examples this unique, purpose-built platform architecture supports to achieve greater simplicity, scale, and sustainability.Read more