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6500-D2 Packet-Optical Platform

Ciena’s 6500-D2 with high capacity Add-Drop-Mux-on-a-Blade extends the flexibility, scalability, and resiliency of the 6500 Packe ...

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Data Sheets

6500-D14/S14 Packet-Optical Platform

Ciena’s 6500-D14/S14 configurations converge comprehensive Ethernet, TDM, and WDM capabilities with unconstrained hybrid packet/O ...

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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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6500 PTS stencil

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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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6500 100G WL3 stencil

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Press Releases

5G Americas Welcomes Ciena to Board of Governors

5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas, today announced the election of Ciena to it ...

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Data Sheets

5430 Packet-Optical Platform

Ciena۪'s 5430 Packet-Optical Platform is the industry's first multi-terabit packet-optical switching platform that transforms net ...

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Articles

500G transpacific. Yep, we did that!

The news from SubOptic? Let’s start with our successful single-wavelength 500G field trial over a 9,000km transpacific cable. Cie ...

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Infobriefs

5 Ways to Maximize In-flight Data Security

This infobrief quickly highlights five factors to consider when securing your network.

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Articles

5 Ways DCI Growth is Driving New Innovations in T ...

New technologies and capabilities, driven by data center interconnect (DCI) applications and capacity growth, are now available. ...

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Articles

5 tips for a successful SDN deployment

A recent IDC report predicts the worldwide SDN market for the enterprise and cloud service provider segments could grow from $960 ...

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5 questions to evaluate OTN switching for your ne ...

Paul Littlewood, principal engineer in Ciena's CTO office and co-author of the

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5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About In-Flight ...

Ciena's Paulina Gomez sheds some light on the story of in-flight data and how to protect it with these compelling encryption fact ...

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5 Benefits Layer 1 Encryption-as-a-Service Brings ...

With all the efforts to lock down data at rest with firewalls, anti-virus software, and intrusion detection, cyber criminals are ...

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5 awesome new technologies you’ll see on the Cien ...

Next week is the OFC’17 Conference in Los Angeles, and Ciena is bringing our Ciena Innovation Lab filled with all the newest tech ...

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Press Releases

42% of Singaporeans Will Pay More for Faster Inte ...

A new survey commissioned by Ciena found that Singaporean adults love to play online games with two out of three (66%) identifyin ...

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Articles

400G Industry Adoption is Taking Off

The adoption of 400G is ramping up. Ciena’s Helen Xenos takes a look at how this compares with adoption rates of technology in th ...

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4 Things We Learned at #OFC17

From 400G to DCI to software-enabled optical networks, OFC'17 was full of news and innovation. We surveyed our experts for their ...

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4 reasons not to miss Ciena’s Optical Summer Webi ...

Yesterday’s speeds and feeds just can’t cut it in today’s environment, let alone tomorrow’s. How do you meet a future of growing ...

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4 New OTN Use Cases for Today’s Networks

Optical networking dynamics are changing. Read the 4 new OTN use cases for today’s networks.

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4 EdTech Mega-Trends Driving Change in the Classr ...

Ciena’s Daniele Loffreda looks at new trends in education technology, and the challenge of integrating them into the classroom.

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4 critical requirements for the next-gen photonic ...

Ciena’s Paulina Gomez explains the four critical photonic layer requirements to ensuring a successful network transformation.

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3 Ways Software will Change Data Security as We K ...

Much of today's conversation around network security and SDN/NFV revolves around identifying possible security risks when moving ...

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