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The Cable Landing Station Is Critical Infrastruct ...

We sit down with Amy Marks, CEO of XSite Modular, a leading cable landing station builder, to get her valuable insights on the su ...

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What is FlexEthernet and why is it so important?

FlexEthernet (FlexE) is a new flexible Ethernet client interface standard defined by the OIF. Ciena's Helen Xenos explains what i ...

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Ciena unveils WaveLogic 5: 800G and so much more

In today’s content economy, end-customers are demanding more from their network providers – more content, more video, more device ...

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GDPR is here – but is your network a weak link?

Research by Telindus and Ciena has found that the wide area networks are potentially a data-protection weak link– putting custome ...

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Break away from the pack: How service providers c ...

A surge of new services, content, and applications are being created and consumed at the edge of the network by both business and ...

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Learn about the technology behind Ciena’s WaveLog ...

In our latest Chalk Talk videos, Ciena’s Joe Shapiro gives you a closer look at our WaveLogic 5 solutions and describes the indus ...

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How much bandwidth does Broadcast HD video use?

One of the most often cited reasons for the global explosion in bandwidth demand is the significant rise in video traffic, and sp ...

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The Story Behind the First Reliable Trans-Atlanti ...

Learn the history of the first reliable subsea cable across the Atlantic in 1866 and how fast transmission speed has improved ove ...

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Deploying coherent plugs – is there more to the s ...

Looking for a reasonable approach to getting started deploying coherent pluggables? Ciena’s Tim Pearson provides the final two st ...

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How pluggables fit into Ciena’s coherent optical ...

Greg Friesen gives an update on Ciena's coherent optical investment strategy and provides some insights into what is next, includ ...

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Year in review: Ciena’s 5 biggest announcements o ...

From an uptick in 400G services to new acquisitions and partnerships, Ciena’s Bo Gowan highlights the biggest Ciena news and anno ...

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Detailing Ciena’s massive new 15 Terabit OTN swit ...

This morning Ciena has unveiled a major update to our 5430 Packet-Optical Platform, giving it a massive upgrade to 15 Terabits of ...

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Q&A with Ciena CEO Gary Smith on Cyan Acquisi ...

Ciena today completed its acquisition of Cyan, a leading provider of next-gen software and platforms to enable SDN networks.

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Why ROADM architectures make sense for your DCI n ...

Simple, point-to-point data center interconnect networks are the norm, so why are network operators considering ROADM for their m ...

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Coherent Routing: A rapid evolution to IP/Optical ...

There’s way more to IP/Optical convergence than just a plug in a router. Scott McFeely Ciena’s SVP of Global Products & Services ...

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Detecting undersea earthquakes with cross-industr ...

Is it possible to detect undersea earthquakes and tsunamis without sensors attached to wet plants, old and new? Yes, by detecting ...

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The Metro gets a brand new 100G architecture opti ...

Traditionally, operators have had to choose between two types of photonic architectures when deploying an optical network: a pass ...

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The benefits of an integrated C&L-band photon ...

Network providers are looking for new alternatives to unlock additional network capacity. Ciena’s Kent Jordan explains how upgrad ...

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Apply BPMN to Enable Network Transformation at th ...

It can be easy to gloss over how complicated it is to integrate new SDN and NFV functionality into an existing OSS. But this inte ...

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Verizon honors Ciena with Supplier Environmental ...

Verizon acknowledges Ciena for its outstanding support in helping them meet their sustainability goals this year while also drivi ...

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Realizing the benefits of transformed optical inf ...

With recent advances in optical technology, CSPs can reap greater efficiencies out of their existing fiber and better automate tr ...

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Ciena’s new coherent chipsets raise the optical b ...

Ciena has unveiled two new coherent chipsets that represent the latest innovations with our WaveLogic 3 technology.

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Predictive analytics: the key to optimizing your ...

How are network providers using analytics and automation to evolve their networks? Ciena’s Paulina Gomez explains – and you can h ...

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Fourth Generation 100GbE is the real deal. How we ...

Ciena’s Ivana Lemos explains how with Ciena’s new 8140 Coherent Metro Router you can meet new 100GbE requirements and satisfy you ...

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