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6500-S32 Packet-Optical Platform

Designed for high-capacity networking, the 6500-S32 Packet-Optical Platform converges comprehensive Ethernet, TDM, and WDM capabi ...

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Podcasts

Ciena Insights Podcast: Episode 3: Submarine Netw ...

On the podcast today, Brian Lavallee is here to talk about the role of submarine, and the work Ciena is doing with coherent techn ...

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Articles

Metro routing done differently: Unveiling Ciena’s ...

You asked for a different way to build a converged metro network, and we listened. Meet WaveRouter, a reimagined routing platform ...

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Data Sheets

Waveserver

Waveserver® Ai delivers unmatched capacity—up to 2.4 Tb/s in a single rack unit—with a familiar operational toolset to tackle the ...

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Data Sheets

6500-T12/T24

With the ability to scale to Terabit/s switching per slot and flexibly route wavelengths without restriction across any one of 16 ...

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Brochures

6500 Packet-Optical Platform

Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform leverages the latest technology innovations to deliver new levels of scale, flexibility, and ...

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Podcasts

Ciena Insights Podcast: Episode 4: Why Cyber Secu ...

In this National Cyber Security Awareness Month edition of Network Insights, we'll look at the rise of cyberattacks, government l ...

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Data Sheets

Coherent ELS

Ciena's Coherent ELS delivers scale and high-capacity coherent DWDM to the edge in a compact, hardened form factor with unprecede ...

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Articles

Introducing WaveLogic 6: Another industry first f ...

1.6 Terabit wavelengths. 800G everywhere. 800G pluggables delivering 1000 km reaches. Seems impossible? Don’t ever tell that to a ...

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Data Sheets

eMOTR Modules

The eMOTR modules specialize in packet switching within the market-leading 6500 Packet-Optical Platform. The eMOTR modules levera ...

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Data Sheets

PinPoint OTDR

Ciena's PinPoint OTDR creates a complete fiber loss profile—similar to taking a CT scan of the network—to precisely localize pote ...

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Podcasts

Ciena Insights Podcast: Episode 2 - Episode 2: Ba ...

Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda about digital education in general – how schools can provide it, the tech investments they need to make ...

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Infobriefs

WaveLogic 5 Nano 100G/200G CFP2-DCO Ciena Optical ...

This CFP2 MSA-compliant module delivers an industry-leading solution for high-bandwidth, line-side DWDM transmission for both tel ...

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Data Sheets

Emulation Cloud

Ciena's Emulation Cloud is an open application development environment designed to help customers and third-party developers crea ...

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Articles

Shannon’s Limit, or Opportunity?

There’s a looming limit to how many bits can be crammed into an optical fiber, known as the Shannon Limit. Ciena's Brian Lavallée ...

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Articles

Updated: 800G – nothing but the facts

If you have been following Ciena, you know 800G adoption is underway. With that comes a lot of interest and questions. Ciena’s He ...

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Articles

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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Articles

Navigating vendor equipment swaps: Minimizing ris ...

Vendor equipment swaps are typically complex from a technical as well as an operational standpoint due to the need to ensure netw ...

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Podcasts

Episode 18: Ciena Announces WaveLogic 5

Scott McFeely and Dino DiPerna take listeners behind-the-scenes on Ciena’s latest technology breakthrough – WaveLogic 5

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Articles

Autonomous Networks… Are You Ready?

Ciena's Brian Lavallée explains where we are (and where we're going) on the road to autonomous networks.

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Articles

Re-Sodding Cable MSO Brownfields

With an increase in demand for high-speed data, IP video, cloud computing, and business services, cable MSO brownfields need to u ...

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Data Sheets

6500 Reconfigurable Line System

Ciena’s 6500 Reconfigurable Line System empowers network operators to efficiently address the highest-capacity networking require ...

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Articles

GeoMesh Extreme:

Ciena’s Brian Lavallée delves into the depths of submarine networks and their importance to global communications, and how Ciena’ ...

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Articles

The Journey to 800G and Beyond

This blog originally appeared on Zayo's website. The road to innovation begins with a map. Sometimes it’s figurative — a roadmap ...

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