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Bolstering Higher Education Networks to Invigorat ...

This paper summarizes the connectivity challenges higher education institutions are facing today and recommends DCI approaches th ...

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Infobriefs

Ed Tech, BYOD, and Digital. Oh My!

New technologies are enabling an evolution in digital curriculum, learning analytics, and personalization of education.

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Data Sheets

Waveserver

Waveserver® Ai delivers unmatched capacity—up to 2.4 Tb/s in a single rack unit—with a familiar operational toolset to tackle the ...

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Articles

Blue Planet Analytics: Unlock your network’s trea ...

Network analytics are only as valuable as your ability to collect, centralize and interpret the data. Enter Blue Planet Analytics.

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Ciena's 9 predictions for networks and tech in 20 ...

Some of Ciena's most distinguished experts and execs give their predictions for the upcoming year.

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Infographics and posters

Powering 21

Download this infographic to learn how the evolution of education technology will have a significant impact on your broadband net ...

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Articles

Why Model-Driven Templating Matters with SDN and ...

In the move to SDN and NFV architectures, model-driven templating plays a pivotal role in helping develop and deliver new service ...

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Best Practice Advice for Deploying SDN and NFV

Here is some advice for network operators looking to migrate to SDN and NFV.

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3 Key Research Trends Poised to Change Our Lives

Ciena's Renee Reinke highlights three key trends in research enabled by supercomputing and the networks that connect them that wi ...

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Press Releases

Ciena to Show Advanced Research and Development I ...

Industry-leading Blue Planet software, DCI, and optical networking technology accelerate work in scientific research across the g ...

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Articles

What is Distributed NFV and why do you need it?

Ciena's Brian Lavallée introduces the concept of Distributed NFV, or D-NFV, and why service providers are increasingly looking at ...

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Ciena unveils WaveLogic Ai: Massive scale and aut ...

Ciena has unveiled WaveLogic Ai, our next generation WaveLogic coherent optical chipset. WaveLogic Ai delivers a combination of s ...

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5 key characteristics of a successful DevOps depl ...

DevOps enables better collaboration and thus improving operational efficiency, speeding innovation, and accelerating

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Articles

Programming the network: And you thought apps wer ...

Apps have become essential to our daily lives, and now they are essential for networks. Ciena's Fady Masoud explains.

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Data Sheets

WaveLogic Photonics: Increasing Competitive Advan ...

WaveLogic Photonics is Ciena’s fully instrumented, intelligent photonic system composed of WaveLogic coherent optics and flexible ...

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Case Studies

Internet2: Building America's First National 100G ...

Internet2 worked in partnership with Ciena to deploy America’s first nationwide 100G network, which delivers 100G connectivity fo ...

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Case Studies

Utah Education Network Provides Bandwidth On Dema ...

Working with the University of Utah, the Utah Education Network has connected the research community with a super-fast Ciena’s 65 ...

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Case Studies

WHOI Furthers Ocean Research with High-Speed Camp ...

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), a global leader in ocean research, has built a new Ciena-powered metro campus Ethern ...

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Case Studies

Ciena Helps CANARIE Support Data-Intensive Resear ...

CANARIE has deployed a super-fast 100G network infrastructure on its backbone research and education network powered by Ciena’s 6 ...

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Application Notes

WaveLogic Encryption Solution

Read this application note to find out more about WaveLogic Encryption, Ciena’s cost-effective, high-capacity, protocol-agnostic, ...

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Application Notes

Rethinking Campus Networks

Campus networks are undergoing a rapid evolution of user- and application-driven network capacity and utilization demands, drivin ...

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Application Notes

Is Your R&E Network Ready for the Great Surge?

R&E networks are experiencing a surge in capacity demand as a result of massive growth of streaming media, growing utilization of ...

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Press Releases

Ciena Crowns Winner of its First Open Networking ...

Singapore Polytechnic Team “SP Avengers” takes top spot with innovative mobile network management and monitoring system

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Articles

Is SDN the Golden Ticket? Only if you know how to ...

Just because everyone has a golden ticket doesn’t mean that it’s going to be a smooth ride through the SDN chocolate factory.

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