In a recent webinar entitled “Harness the Power of Automation through Intent-based Policy” Ciena produced with Light Reading, Adan Pope, Ciena’s Chief Technology Officer, discussed the importance of intent-based policies and how Ciena is investing in Blue Planet’s policy capabilities to help providers realize more adaptive networks. Adaptive networks are all about maintaining control while ensuring the network runs without issue. This paper recaps the webinar, including attendees’ responses to poll questions, and offers real-world use cases around providers dealing with rapid traffic increases and network performance failures.

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