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Omdia: 2020 Optical Network Hardware Vendor Score ...

This Scorecard evaluates the top optical network equipment vendors on criteria using concrete data and metrics, including direct ...

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Omdia: 800G Technology - Does Double Capacity Mea ...

Read the report to learn how 800G technology brings performance improvements, expanded capacity, and more cost-effective solution ...

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Infographics and posters

Optical Transport Network

The Optical Transport Network (OTN) defined in ITU G.709. Download this infographic for a deep dive into this crucial technology.

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Videos

Optimization Service: Spectrum Defragmentation de ...

A short live-action demonstration showing how our patented Python-based Spectrum Defragmentation software discovers and identifie ...

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Videos

Own the Edge: Ciena’s leaders discuss the role of ...

Ciena's leaders talk about how IP/Optical convergence can transform your metro and edge network to increase operational automatio ...

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Webinars

Own the Edge: Spotlight on 5G

Own the Edge: Spotlight on 5G is hosted by Dimitris Mavrakis, Senior Research Director, ABI Research, and Ciena’s Anup Changaroth ...

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Packets for All

For decades, TDM was the backbone for global bandwidth, transporting voice, data, and video. In 2012, global bandwidth was transf ...

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Case Studies

Powering a Bright Future with Carrier Ethernet

One of the nation’s largest electricity generators replaces SONET technology with modern, easy-to-manage infrastructure designed ...

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Case Studies

REN Assures Portugal's Electric Grid with Blue Pl ...

Due to the criticality of the electric grid, power utilities need reliable service delivery over their IP/MPLS networks. In this ...

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Infobriefs

Replace network equipment faster, for lower cost, ...

What if you could maintain network availability by leveraging someone else’s in-place operations to get replacement parts into yo ...

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Infobriefs

Residential Broadband Network Design Checklist

Residential networks are rapidly expanding to meet surging customer demand.

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eBooks

Routing and Switching eGuide

Ciena's Routing and Switching solutions combine intelligent devices and software to create the infrastructure needed to transform ...

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Application Notes

Securing Critical Infrastructure

Ciena’s WaveLogic Encryption solution combines a high degree of flexibility and security with ease of operation and administratio ...

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Webinars

Securing the Cloud: Simplifying Security between ...

Learn how to protect data at the optical layer—using bulk encryption of data flows to secure the network infrastructure and keep ...

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Infobriefs

Systems Integration Service for Solution Validati ...

Ciena’s Service Integration Service for Solution Validation allows operators to keep their networks up to date and introduce new ...

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eBooks

Telecom Acronyms Guide

The fourth edition of The Acronyms Guide, brought to you by Ciena, is a handy guide to help you decipher the telecom industry's a ...

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White Papers

The Adaptive Network Is the Foundation of Persona ...

Whether students are learning from home or in the classroom, networks must be ready to support on-demand, bandwidth-hungry, low-l ...

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Articles

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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Articles

The Clock is Ticking for Utilities to Evolve from ...

Ciena’s Malcolm Loro details the discontinuation of these services is happening more suddenly than expected, and clearly nobody i ...

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Infobriefs

The Economic Benefits of a Ciena Virtualized Edge ...

ACG Research has developed a custom tool that models the benefits of the Ciena Virtualized Edge Solution to help you build your b ...

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Webinars

The edge: from hype to promise

Join this webinar as we explore the benefits of edge cloud for operators, which edge applications are expected to drive revenues

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Webinars

The edge: from hype to promise 2

Join this webinar as we explore the benefits of edge cloud for operators, which edge applications are expected to drive revenues

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Videos

The Future of Network Security

Ciena's Patrick Scully provides his insights on the future of network security, the importance of third party certification.

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Infobriefs

There's No Place Like Home—With a Good Network Co ...

Residential users need broadband services that are reliable, high performance, secure, and highly cost-effective.

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