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Registration is open: 2019 Optical Network Master ...

Are you ready to learn about the latest optical technology and architecture trends you need to know? Register for Ciena’s compreh ...

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How photonic control plane advancements are benef ...

A photonic control plane is not new to optical networks, but new capabilities are changing how operators can benefit from it. Cie ...

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Latest trends in optical networks- straight from ...

The optical industry came together in Nice for NGON & DCI World last week. Helen Xenos gives you an update on the important topic ...

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Keep ahead of demand with PlannerPlus—another win ...

Hoping for a way to build out network capacity incrementally to get the most return from capex as soon as possible? Marie Fiala e ...

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Fixed to Flex migration: a proficient way to mode ...

Migrating from a fixed-grid to flex-grid optical infrastructure delivers greater capacity while also reducing cost per bit. But m ...

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5 awesome new technologies you’ll see on the Cien ...

Next week is the OFC’17 Conference in Los Angeles, and Ciena is bringing our Ciena Innovation Lab filled with all the newest tech ...

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Behind the scenes with Ciena’s new Blue Planet ar ...

Hear the technology experts that have been working directly on our new Blue Planet architecture over the last year.

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Be the Hero of Your Network with Ciena’s Optical ...

What if you could apply the collective knowledge of some of the world’s best and brightest optical minds to your network? You can ...

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Building the Adaptive Network – starting with sil ...

Patricia Bower explores coherent DSP design - one of the primary tools network equipment designers have in order to enable progra ...

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Optical Network Expert Series: Designing programm ...

Ciena’s optical network expert, David Boertjes, discusses the programmable infrastructure needed to achieve a near-zero margin ne ...

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Honoring Ciena’s Kim Roberts, recipient of the 20 ...

At OFC 2019 Ciena’s Kim Roberts was presented with the John Tyndall Award. In an article from Gazettabyte, Roy Rubenstein takes a ...

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Automate or Die: What Telecom Must Learn from the ...

This is the first in a series of blog posts focusing on SDN and NFV-based on-demand services.

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5 Ways DCI Growth is Driving New Innovations in T ...

New technologies and capabilities, driven by data center interconnect (DCI) applications and capacity growth, are now available. ...

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A peek inside CenturyLink’s National 100G Ultra L ...

CenturyLink began using Ciena’s 6500 platform in 2013 to modernize and upgrade its national network and offer high-speed services ...

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Ciena’s WaveLogic: Accelerating connectivity and ...

Amid a surge of new investments and construction in data centers, Southeast Asian nations are joining together to make significan ...

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The frosting on the multi-layered cake – an aweso ...

Communications networks are like those multi-layered cakes, and over-the-top applications are the frosting. Without intelligent n ...

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Ciena’s new Waveserver: a dream machine for data ...

Ciena introduces the Waveserver™, a compact and purpose-built platform capable of enabling massive multi-terabit bandwidth for me ...

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Expanding business models of managed wave service ...

It goes without saying that no other method of network transport has ever surpassed the speed and performance that is delivered o ...

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No Time for Rest: Windstream’s Kelly Crosby detai ...

A fascinating Q/A with Windstream Senior Product Manager Kelly Crosby on their expanded Wave service, changing approaches to virt ...

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Ciena unveils new 6500 T-Series platform with 24 ...

Ciena today unveiled Ciena 6500 T-Series, a new higher density version of our cornerstone 6500 Packet Optical Platform, providing ...

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SCTE Expo 2019 – the importance and opportunities ...

At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this year there were a few aspects of moving to 10G that stood out: the importance of low latency, the ...

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Ciena and TELUS bring 800G to Canada, break world ...

Ciena’s Helen Xenos had a front row seat as TELUS and Ciena turned up the first single-wavelength 800G in Canada across TELUS’s n ...

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Keeping Your Options Open: How Ciena Brings Choic ...

Network operators need options and freedom to grow their networks. Kent Jordan details what Ciena has been doing to bring choice ...

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Q&A with Ron Kline: Predicting the Pace of Ch ...

Ciena's Ron Kline shares his perspective on the many factors that affect the pace of change in our industry and how companies mus ...

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