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Virtualization is nothing without infrastructure: ...

The increasing demand for capacity is driving the need to build open, intelligent, physical infrastructure for R&E

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Virtualizing the edge, colocation, and open topol ...

Are you ready to see how virtual network services are getting real? Marco Naveda explains how at this year’s MEF18 Proof of Conce ...

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Virtualizing the World of Cable

It’s not surprising that cable operators are virtualizing their networks. Not only is it the logical step to reduce power and sav ...

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Visualizing the Future of Networking

Ciena has unveiled Blue Planet Manage, Control and Plan (MCP), providing real-time software control and advanced visualization ac ...

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Want to simplify and automate your Department of ...

As intelligent transportation technologies evolve in sophistication to improve safety and reduce congestion, Ciena’s Daniele Loff ...

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Want to take your IP network to new heights? Look ...

It is no longer a question of if people want a new way to build their IP networks, but how. Ciena’s Joe Marsella explains how the ...

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Infobriefs

WaveLogic 5 Nano 100G-400G Standard CFP2-DCO

Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Nano (WL5n) 100G–400G Standard CFP2-DCO transceiver module provides standards-compliant 100–400 Gb/s coherent ...

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WaveLogic 5 Nano 100G/200G CFP2-DCO Ciena Optical ...

This CFP2 MSA-compliant module delivers an industry-leading solution for high-bandwidth, line-side DWDM transmission for both tel ...

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Data Sheets

WaveRouter

Ciena’s WaveRouter™ is a family of purpose-built coherent metro routers designed to unify IP and optical in the metro—with ultima ...

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WaveRouter: Three examples of metro routing done ...

Ciena’s Nicola Benvenuti details just a few of the business case examples this unique, purpose-built platform architecture suppor ...

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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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Webinars

What is YANG and Why Should I Care?

This session will help you understand the role YANG plays in network automation and programmability, how it relates to protocols ...

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What the MEF’s CE2.0 initiative means for the ind ...

MEF’s launch of CE 2.0 certification is a very rigorous process. Discover what this overwhelming adoption means for the industry ...

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What’s Next for Cable Business Services?

For cable operators, business services have been a key growth engine for years. Ciena’s Darren McKinney explains how cable MSOs m ...

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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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When it comes to IP/Optical convergence – can you ...

Are you finding yourself getting stuck in all the noise and details surrounding IP/Optical convergence? Not sure where you should ...

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Why 5G Will Change Everything About The Network

Ciena’s Brian Lavallée takes a deep dive into the coming world of 5G and shows why the exact details of what a 5G network will lo ...

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Why are TDM services still around?

TDM services are any service sold by operators to enterprises large and small, that uses a time-based method to multiplex service ...

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Why Migrate from TDM Mobile Backhaul to Packet Mo ...

The case for migrating legacy TDM-based mobile backhaul to packet mobile to meet data and bandwidth demands. See the challenges a ...

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White Papers

Why the time is now to transition TDM to IP

As legacy TDM networks reach end-of-life status, coupled with support personnel becoming increasingly scarce, service providers a ...

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Why “network slicing” is the key to 5G network ad ...

The 5G bandwidth promise is a whopping 10Gbps to each end user. But what would someone actually do with this amount of bandwidth?

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Press Releases

Wilcon Partners with LightRiver and Ciena to Supp ...

Leveraging LightRiver’s Factory Built Network® Solution, backed by Ciena’s 8700 Packetwave Platform, Wilcon Transforms Network Ca ...

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Windstream Selects Ciena for Next-Gen Fiber-to-th ...

Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network communications, has selected Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) to modernize its Fiber-to-the-T ...

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With big edge densification comes big metro respo ...

Ciena’s 8100 family is expanding in a big way by adding the 8190 for higher capacity aggregation. Ivana Lemos explains how you ca ...

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