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Redefining the metro edge with packet and coheren ...

Ciena’s Wayne Hickey explains how coherent packet-optical is redefining metro’s edge.

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Reducing the High Cost of Coaxial Cable

By driving optical fiber deeper, cable operators can improve performance and reliability, increase capacity, become eco-friendlie ...

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Registration is open: 2019 Optical Network Master ...

Are you ready to learn about the latest optical technology and architecture trends you need to know? Register for Ciena’s compreh ...

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Remember the big picture when scaling your network

Today’s customers are truly asking for a change, putting new demands on the network. The service provider that is able to evolve ...

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SC17: Super Networks for Super Computers

The SC17 conference provides a perfect opportunity to experience the intersection of high-performance computing with high-perform ...

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SCTE Expo 2019 – the importance and opportunities ...

At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this year there were a few aspects of moving to 10G that stood out: the importance of low latency, the ...

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Securing the Cloud Between Data Centers

As applications increasingly communicate between different locations – is that data secure? Kent Jordan explains how Layer 1 encr ...

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Selecting flexible coherent routing platforms wit ...

Did you know Ciena’s coherent routing platforms have all the capabilities you need to support next-generation metro and edge use ...

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Selecting flexible coherent routing platforms wit ...

Did you know Ciena’s coherent routing platforms have all the capabilities you need to support next-generation metro and edge use ...

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Sensible step or leap of faith? 5 key reasons why ...

Jean-David Fabre, head of the research and education market, EMEA, Ciena says that by breaking with tradition and choosing the da ...

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Service Orchestration: The Cure for Vendor Silos ...

In order to fully orchestrate services from end-to-end, across both the physical and virtual domains, network operators will now ...

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Service providers single out Ciena as leading opt ...

IHS Markit released the results from its annual Service Provider survey of Optical Equipment vendors, with Ciena taking the top s ...

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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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Side-stepping the cost, complexity and extended t ...

How organisations can reduce time to market for new connectivity offerings from 24 months to just six months with a white label d ...

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Single-wave 400G across 4,000km? Yes – with Ciena ...

Ciena’s popular family of Waveserver products just got a new member – Waveserver 5. With tunable capacity up to 800G and support ...

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SONET/SDH is dead – really this time

The age of SONET and SDH networks is nearing an end, for real this time. In the latest reports from Infonetics and Dell’Oro, both ...

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Standards Update: 200GbE, 400GbE and Beyond with ...

Ciena's Helen Xenos talks to Pete Anslow, our Ethernet standards guru, about the newly approved IEEE standards for 200GbE and 400 ...

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Submarine Cable Networks, Open for Business

Open Cables, APIs, and big data analytics have and will continue to change everything going forward, says Ciena's Brian Lavallee, ...

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SubOptic 2019: Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler!

As the proud host of the triennial SubOptic 2019 submarine network industry event, Ciena welcomes you to New Orleans, Louisiana! ...

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Survey says - service providers are ready for the ...

What are service providers looking for when it comes to IP/Optical convergence? Heavy Reading asked 220 service provider executiv ...

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Telecom Egypt puts customers first with Ciena’s o ...

To offer granular, agile and reliable data services between Europe and Asia, Telecom Egypt (TE) has partnered with Ciena to build ...

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The Advent of Open Submarine Networks

Even as many of today's networks are moving to open architectures, submarine cable networks have remained closed and proprietary. ...

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The benefits of an integrated C&L-band photon ...

Network providers are looking for new alternatives to unlock additional network capacity. Ciena’s Kent Jordan explains how upgrad ...

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The Cable Landing Station Is Critical Infrastruct ...

We sit down with Amy Marks, CEO of XSite Modular, a leading cable landing station builder, to get her valuable insights on the su ...

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