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Behind the scenes with Ciena’s corporate rock band

Ciena's OTN Speedwagon to play in finals of FORTUNE Battle of the Corporate Bands.

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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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Ciena 6500: Extreme Packet Makeover Edition

It’s time to rethink everything you know about Ciena’s 6500 Packet Optical Platform. You’ve known the 6500 as our flagship platfo ...

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A tutorial on Modern Carrier Ethernet

It's not very often that we get deep into the details of technology on this blog -- we save that for our white papers and one-on- ...

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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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Meet the man who pioneered modern DWDM technology

Ciena CTO Steve Alexander has been honored with two IEEE recognitions. In this post, Steve's longtime friend and colleague Joe Be ...

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Ciena’s WaveLogic3 recognised with industry award

Last night was an evening of celebration for Ciena as WaveLogic3 was again recognised with an industry award. Congratulations to ...

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What is an Optical Control Plane?

To help clarify the question of “what is an optical control plane?”, we put together the below infographic that walks through the ...

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Ciena unveils WaveLogic 3 with 400G: What you nee ...

Ciena unveiled WaveLogic 3, the latest generation of coherent optical processors that form the foundation of our next-gen optical ...

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What is Gridless Networking?

What is gridless networking? Brian Lavallée, who heads up submarine networks industry marketing for Ciena, provides some insight.

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Introducing the 2-slot Ciena 6500 Packet-Optical ...

Last month, Ciena made a big announcement dubbed “Intelligent Infrastructure” that detailed the strategic evolution of our packet ...

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Cycle Slips: Not all coherent technology is creat ...

With more than ten years of development behind us, Ciena has engineered our coherent products from the ground up to eliminate fai ...

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Comcast's new Metro Ethernet service using Ciena ...

Comcast is using Ciena Carrier Ethernet gear to provide Metro Ethernet services to customers in more than 20 major markets across ...

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The real value of Managed Services: More than jus ...

Managed services done right is proactive monitoring, maintenance, and operations beyond keeping the basic reactive

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CienaLife: Representation matters - HBCU grads sh ...

Two Ciena employees discuss their experiences at HBCUs to Celebrate Black History Month.

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Women@Ciena cook for heart health

During International Women’s Day, Ciena hosted Chef Stephanie from The American Heart Association for a virtual cooking segment a ...

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CienaLife: Asia-Pacific teams making local impact

Take a look at some of the creative ways our team members in Asia-Pacific volunteered in their communities.

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The year ahead in telecom

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Blog Series | Transform your network operations w ...

Did you know Ciena’s suite of MCP Applications offers software control, analytics and automation to boost business agility and su ...

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CienaLife: Employee-tested, mother-approved tips

We interviewed seven working moms at Ciena with varying circumstances and pulled together their advice for making time for their ...

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The Arrival of Open Utility Networks

The utility industry is undergoing a comprehensive transformation as it modernizes to a more efficient and smarter grid. Because ...

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12 Questions Answered on 5G Networks

Ciena’s Brian Lavallée, talks 5G rollouts and how ultimate success will depend MNOs making sure that they have fiber in place for ...

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Why Smart Cities Need Adaptable Pipes

For cities to evolve and realize the full benefits of becoming “smart” they will require real-time access to multiple sources of ...

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CienaLife: Career insights for new grads

Members of Ciena’s Marketing and Sales Development Program share their tips and experiences.

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