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Meet the man who pioneered modern DWDM technology

Ciena CTO Steve Alexander has been honored with two IEEE recognitions. In this post, Steve's longtime friend and colleague Joe Be ...

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Ciena’s WaveLogic3 recognised with industry award

Last night was an evening of celebration for Ciena as WaveLogic3 was again recognised with an industry award. Congratulations to ...

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What is an Optical Control Plane?

To help clarify the question of “what is an optical control plane?”, we put together the below infographic that walks through the ...

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Ciena unveils WaveLogic 3 with 400G: What you nee ...

Ciena unveiled WaveLogic 3, the latest generation of coherent optical processors that form the foundation of our next-gen optical ...

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What is Gridless Networking?

What is gridless networking? Brian Lavallée, who heads up submarine networks industry marketing for Ciena, provides some insight.

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Introducing the 2-slot Ciena 6500 Packet-Optical ...

Last month, Ciena made a big announcement dubbed “Intelligent Infrastructure” that detailed the strategic evolution of our packet ...

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Cycle Slips: Not all coherent technology is creat ...

With more than ten years of development behind us, Ciena has engineered our coherent products from the ground up to eliminate fai ...

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Comcast's new Metro Ethernet service using Ciena ...

Comcast is using Ciena Carrier Ethernet gear to provide Metro Ethernet services to customers in more than 20 major markets across ...

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The real value of Managed Services: More than jus ...

Managed services done right is proactive monitoring, maintenance, and operations beyond keeping the basic reactive

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Ciena Honored by AT&T as Outstanding Supplier

Commitment to excellence over the past year has earned Ciena® Corporation, recognition as an outstanding supplier to AT&T Inc., o ...

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Sprint Boosts Fiber-Optic Network Capacity 1,600 ...

Sprint announces that it has installed optical wavelength division multiplexing technology from industry leader Ciena Corporation ...

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CIENA Corporation Introduces 16 Channel Dense Wav ...

Ciena Corporation formally announced today the introduction of the Ciena MultiWaveTM 1600 Transmission System.

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CienaLife: Representation matters - HBCU grads sh ...

Two Ciena employees discuss their experiences at HBCUs to Celebrate Black History Month.

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The year ahead in telecom

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Women@Ciena cook for heart health

During International Women’s Day, Ciena hosted Chef Stephanie from The American Heart Association for a virtual cooking segment a ...

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The Arrival of Open Utility Networks

The utility industry is undergoing a comprehensive transformation as it modernizes to a more efficient and smarter grid. Because ...

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Why Smart Cities Need Adaptable Pipes

For cities to evolve and realize the full benefits of becoming “smart” they will require real-time access to multiple sources of ...

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CienaLife: Recap of our company-wide volunteer day

Here's a recap of Ciena volunteer efforts on the company-wide volunteer day.

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Baking accessibility into our DNA—greater access ...

Ciena puts those with disabilities at the forefront of user experience and website accessibility to enhance Ciena’s commitment to ...

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Primer: What is mobile fronthaul?

Our expert Brian Lavallée explains both mobile backhaul and fronthaul and how they address the growing challenge of helping trans ...

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CienaLife: Asia-Pacific teams making local impact

Take a look at some of the creative ways our team members in Asia-Pacific volunteered in their communities.

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Podcasts

Standards-based IP Connectivity, Delivered Differ ...

In this podcast Ciena and Heavy Reading discuss trends and drivers for change, as well as the latest innovations emerging in netw ...

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The 5G Smart City: Cities are Lining up for a Sli ...

Smart Cities are coming, and 5G network slicing technology will enable them, with its ability to enable the critical services tha ...

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Light Reading: Charting the path forward for 400G ...

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