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Ciena 6500: Extreme Packet Makeover Edition

It’s time to rethink everything you know about Ciena’s 6500 Packet Optical Platform. You’ve known the 6500 as our flagship platfo ...

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Hyped to Death: AI Must Avoid Becoming a Cliché

AI use by telcos and providers can potentially improve customer service, speed onboarding, and reduce outages by pro-actively ide ...

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When it comes to 5G, the only path that matters i ...

The closed and inflexible mobile networks of the past are no longer welcome. Find out how Ciena is helping customers benefit from ...

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Break away from the pack: How service providers c ...

A surge of new services, content, and applications are being created and consumed at the edge of the network by both business and ...

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Deploying coherent plugs – is there more to the s ...

Looking for a reasonable approach to getting started deploying coherent pluggables? Ciena’s Tim Pearson provides the final two st ...

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Year in review: Ciena’s 5 biggest announcements o ...

From an uptick in 400G services to new acquisitions and partnerships, Ciena’s Bo Gowan highlights the biggest Ciena news and anno ...

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Q&A with Ciena CEO Gary Smith on Cyan Acquisi ...

Ciena today completed its acquisition of Cyan, a leading provider of next-gen software and platforms to enable SDN networks.

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Coherent Routing: A rapid evolution to IP/Optical ...

There’s way more to IP/Optical convergence than just a plug in a router. Scott McFeely Ciena’s SVP of Global Products & Services ...

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Podcasts

Ciena Insights Podcast: Episode 33: Celebrating t ...

Tune in as we revisit some of our favorite episodes from the past 3 years. We’ve covered a plethora of hot topics like esports, A ...

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Software-Defined Control – Brought to You by the ...

SDN is an enabling technology for network transformation, but it is not a one-size-fits-all model. Models vary based on the curre ...

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Apply BPMN to Enable Network Transformation at th ...

It can be easy to gloss over how complicated it is to integrate new SDN and NFV functionality into an existing OSS. But this inte ...

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Predictive analytics: the key to optimizing your ...

How are network providers using analytics and automation to evolve their networks? Ciena’s Paulina Gomez explains – and you can h ...

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Dealing with packet networking complexity? It’s t ...

Ciena’s Scott McFeely explains how new significant enhancements to Ciena’s Packet Networking portfolio will help you to accelerat ...

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Weekly roundup | Ciena network insights | Septemb ...

This week, we're sharing 5 things from a CX Award judge, helping you ensure your network analytics solution can drive intelligent ...

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How open standards in optical networks lead to de ...

A tongue-in-cheek saying is: ‘The good thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from’. Yet open standards play a ...

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Keep ahead of demand with PlannerPlus—another win ...

Hoping for a way to build out network capacity incrementally to get the most return from capex as soon as possible? Marie Fiala e ...

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Infonas Takes Network Management to the Cloud wit ...

Infonas selected software and services from Ciena to expand its network capabilities and meet increasing demand for high performa ...

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Can Service Providers Actually Make Money with NF ...

The acceleration of commercial NFV offers in 2016, including announcements from Orange and CenturyLink...

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The frosting on the multi-layered cake – an aweso ...

Communications networks are like those multi-layered cakes, and over-the-top applications are the frosting. Without intelligent n ...

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7 invaluable ways to keep your submarine network ...

How can real-time analytics unlock new benefits to help you build and manage an ultra-resilient submarine network that exceeds yo ...

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Keep it simple – debating coherent plugs versus t ...

Coherent Routing is a hot topic in the industry due to the promise of greater scalability, flexibility, and sustainability in the ...

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Ciena Teams with Academy Achievers to Address Edu ...

Ciena has partnered with Academy Achievers to help close the digital and educational gap among students interested in STEM careers

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The Road to Autonomous Networks: Learning to Thri ...

In the third and final installment of his 3-part series on the Road to Autonomous Networks, Ciena’s Joe Marsella details the bene ...

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Marcatel Deploys First 600G Long-haul Network in ...

Marcatel is leveraging Ciena’s coherent optical technology to support a new network connecting Querétaro, Mexico, to McAllen, Tex ...

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