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The $9B Market Opportunity for On-Demand Services

For years now, our industry has discussed the growing need for dynamic on-demand network services. But how big is this opportunit ...

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Ciena’s Optical Encryption technology goes global

Ciena's latest optical encryption capabilities were on display this week at the GLIF 2014 Conference in New Zealand, where an enc ...

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What is Bandwidth on Demand?

Today, connectivity services are a mostly static experience, meaning that once the endpoints and service attributes are defined, ...

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Build vs. Buy: 5 questions to ask about your clou ...

Our interactive calculator takes you through a series of questions to help make the decision easier.

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Ciena targets metro Ethernet market with new 8700 ...

Ciena has taken direct aim at the metro Ethernet market with today’s unveiling of the 8700 Packetwave Platform

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What will research networks look like in 2020?

With their need to share massive amounts of research data with other institutions around the globe, research networks serve as a ...

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How Maryland’s statewide broadband network was bo ...

Former Howard County CIO Ira Levy recounts the ground-breaking efforts he and other Maryland leaders took in shepherding the comp ...

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Ciena at the NYSE: The day in pictures

Ciena ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange and host a group of financial analysts and investors for our 2014 I ...

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Are you asking these questions from potential MPL ...

Are you a transport or a mobile backhaul operator aiming to deploy an easy-to-operate Ethernet transport solution based on MPLS-T ...

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OTN Speedwagon: America’s best corporate band

Ciena is the proud home of America’s best corporate band: OTN Speedwagon. That distinction was won at the 2013 FORTUNE Battle of ...

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Ciena’s new ‘Smart Raman’ provides Raman gain wit ...

Ciena has recently introduced an innovative new Raman solution that eliminates the pain points of previous Raman products and eve ...

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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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