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Commencing countdown: It’s time for Packet Networ ...

Ciena’s Packet Networking Summer Camp is blasting off to space. Train like an astronaut with 4 out of this world webinar missions ...

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Kit outdoors, on the corner, down the street

When it comes to designing any network, success depends on the ability to keep traffic flowing freely. The key to doing this is t ...

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D-NFV - Big Opportunity for Service Providers

A recent Ovum study shows that more than 95% of enterprise customers are aware of NFV and expect it to increase network flexibili ...

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7 Reasons Why You Need Business Ethernet Services ...

7 reasons why integrating business Ethernet services into your portfolio could be a lucrative new opportunity while providing an ...

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How will Cable MSO Networks Keep Up with Massive ...

Ciena’s resident Cable MSO expert, Wayne Hickey, explains how Over-the-Top (OTT) viewing is about to massively change the Cable M ...

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It's just easy! The 3 service activation technolo ...

Often the more complex a task is the more we avoid it. Learn about three technologies network operators can use to reduce the com ...

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Fiber Deep: Bringing bandwidth to the edge

In today’s highly competitive market MSOs need to put the necessary foundation in place to offer the best customer experience pos ...

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Fiber densification without complexity the goal o ...

To support the bandwidth demands on already taxed networks, providers are looking for solutions that can provide step-level impro ...

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Powering Cable’s Future with Distributed Access

It’s not surprising that cable operators are looking to Fiber Deep and DAA for their networks, not only is it the logical step to ...

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Ovum Survey: What the market is saying about D-NFV

A new Ovum survey of 200 enterprise decision-makers provides some surprising insights on their views of Distributed NFV.

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Getting Real with 100GbE: Three Early Deployment ...

It may be surprising, but there is already consumption demand for bandwidth at 100GbE speeds. Here are three early deployment sce ...

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Retail Digitization… Friend or Foe?

The online world is acting as a disruptor to the retail industry. But the same tools that allow consumers to become increasingly ...

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Year in Review: Ciena’s Top 8 Announcements of 20 ...

As we close out another year, we look back at Ciena's biggest news and announcements of 2017.

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Ethernet Adventures: Learning to Thrive in a New ...

Ciena’s Chris Sweetapple describes how Our Hero embraces business Ethernet to shed complexity and simplify operations, creating a ...

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Bharti Airtel honors Ciena with Airtel Value Lead ...

Ciena has been honoured with the Airtel Value Leader award at Airtel Confluence, Bharti Airtel’s annual global partner conference.

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Ciena’s Ultimate eBook Holiday Bundle is Back: 20 ...

Looking for some casual light reading this holiday season as you kick back in your favorite chair drinking eggnog? Well, look som ...

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Ethernet Adventures: Making Progress with an Old ...

In the second post of this 3-part series, we unravel one hero’s journey on the road to streamlined enterprise networking operatio ...

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Ethernet Adventures: Turning Enterprise Networkin ...

In the first installment of this 3-part series, we begin the story of one hero’s road to streamlined enterprise networking operat ...

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Can networking be that easy? What’s possible with ...

Network automation was the topic of the show at MEF17. We detail two proof-of-concept demos at the show where Ciena Blue Planet t ...

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100GbE: Closer to the Edge, Closer to Reality

100GbE speeds may seem like overkill, but there’s a need for 100GbE services across a growing number of network scenarios. We det ...

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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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Optic Zoo Networks Keeps Vancouver’s Data Travell ...

Tony Ross, Director of Network Engineering, Optic Zoo Networks, explains how Canadian enterprises are reaping the benefits of its ...

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Is it Time to Speed up Packet Delay?

Faster broadband connections are the cure for packet delay right? Not necessarily, says Ciena's Wayne Hickey, who details the man ...

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Rock on with These Packet Networking Summer Camp ...

Did you miss any of Ciena’s Summer Camp “jam sessions” as part of the Packet Networking Summer Camp Series? Well, don’t worry, we ...

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