Latest Intelligent automation
Manage, Control and Plan (MCP)
Manage, Control and Plan (MCP) is Ciena’s domain controller, automating lifecycle operations of Ciena’s packet and optical networ ...
Explorer Path Provisioning
With the Explorer Path Provisioning application, service providers can quickly and easily create a service catalog of IP/MPLS tra ...
Chalk Talk - Software-Defined Networks (SDN)
Find out how Software Defined Networking, an open programmable architecture, helps make networks more efficient, effective, and f ...
Retail Digitization… Friend or Foe?
The online world is acting as a disruptor to the retail industry. But the same tools that allow consumers to become increasingly ...
Cable’s move to network automation
Want to hear directly from cable executives about what is driving their network automation strategies? Broadband Success Partners ...
Delivering true 5G: are we ready?
We discussed with Ciena’s Joe Marsella how mobile and wholesale network operators are gearing up to capitalize on the benefits an ...
Defining the 3 Factions of SDN
This post defines the three factions of Software Defined Networking.
Trusted, Reliable & Secure
Are you looking for a network partner you can trust? Our process of partnership is time-tested, and our ground-breaking innovatio ...
NFV/SDN Essentials for Service Providers (Webinar)
Increase your knowledge on Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) with this video.
The Evolving Retail Experience
Ciena’s Corporate Strategist Loudon Blair reflects on the evolving retail landscape and what’s required from a networking perspec ...
4 Reasons Enterprises Love SD-WAN
Lee Doyle of Doyle Research explains why SD-WAN services are so attractive to enterprises, and what service providers can do to r ...
Episode 48: Our 2021 Highlight Reel
Join host Bo Gowan as he recaps our 5 most listened to episodes of 2021.
Being a Catalyst of Industry Change
Ciena's Sam Torrente details how Ciena Blue Planet and DGIT Systems worked together to create an award-winning solution using ope ...
Ciena’s 2018 Holiday Bundle is Here!
Spend your downtime this holiday season applying the collective knowledge of some of the world’s best and brightest minds in tele ...
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 ...
Ciena Completes Acquisition of DonRiver
Ciena has officially completed the acquisition of DonRiver. Rick Hamilton, SVP of Global Software and Services at Ciena, details ...
The submarine network seascape in 2020
Ciena’s submarine networking expert, Brian Lavallée, highlights key areas for focused innovation throughout 2020.
Accelerating Access to Cloud Connectivity
Tyler Coates, Senior Vice President for Enterprise at Zayo, details the company’s efforts to speed and simplify enterprise access ...
Converging and Automating 5G Networks
Ciena offers a complete, open solution, allowing MNOs and wholesale operators to build best-in-breed 5G networks for competitive ...
Creating Intelligent Hybrid Operations
This paper will explore the ongoing changes in operational models, what the new operations model could look like, and the role of ...
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 ...
D-NFV for enterprises: 5 key benefits
Learn why D-NFV's speed and simplicity might make it the next evolution of how enterprises deploy new network services.
What’s Next for Cable Business Services?
For cable operators, business services have been a key growth engine for years. Ciena’s Darren McKinney explains how cable MSOs m ...
SC17: Super Networks for Super Computers
The SC17 conference provides a perfect opportunity to experience the intersection of high-performance computing with high-perform ...