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A service provider’s comprehensive guide for a su ...

Identifying the value of a reference architecture when deploying broadband service.

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A Self-Optimizing Fabric for the 5G era

As the industry prepares for the rapid and wide-scale deployment of 5G, Ciena’s Kaniz Mahdi outlines an initiative with ENCQOR fo ...

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A reflection of Ciena life in 2021

If we had to choose a word to describe 2021, it would be resilience. Collectively, our people came together with passion and inno ...

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A practical vision for rolling out 5G networks

When a leading global service provider was looking to roll out its 5G network infrastructure, a next-gen cell-site router was a k ...

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A Perfect Score for WaveLogic Ai from Lightwave I ...

An independent panel of third-party judges has recognized Ciena's new WaveLogic Ai chipset with a perfect score of 5/5 stars in t ...

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A Peek Inside Ciena’s New Ottawa Campus and R& ...

The Ciena team turned out for a day of celebration as we officially moved into our new 425,000 square foot Ottawa campus.

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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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A packet networking blueprint, designed for 2020 ...

Supporting new and emerging high-growth applications requires rethinking how to modernize existing networks, according to Ciena’s ...

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A new, more efficient (augmented) reality for net ...

The bigger your network, the bigger the field engineering and troubleshooting challenges, and too many manual interventions and t ...

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A new age of IP/Optical network visibility and au ...

Heightened performance demands on IP and optical networks are ushering in a new age of network management, visibility and automat ...

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A methodology for crossing the chasm from legacy ...

TBR analyst Chris Antlitz details the benefits of a “consolidate and transform” approach to network modernization, and how a Tier ...

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A look back on doing good in 2023

We’re looking back on all the good our Ciena team members did for our communities and our planet in 2023.

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A Guide to Raising your Carrier Ethernet IQ

Long-time Carrier Ethernet expert and MEF guy John Hawkins gets you up-to-speed on the latest Carrier Ethernet tech with a free 6 ...

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A Guide to Avoiding Automation Islands

Autonomous networking is all the rage. Networking vendors are touting their automation visions, and service providers are creatin ...

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A Guide to Avoiding Automation Islands

Autonomous networking is all the rage. Networking vendors are touting their automation visions, and service providers are creatin ...

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A Guide for Delivering Profitable DCI Services

Today’s cloud providers face the challenge of helping their customers migrate enormous amounts of content for data center back-up ...

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A DevOps Primer for Service Providers: 10 Key Tec ...

Looking to adopt DevOps concepts in your network? Ciena's Kevin Wade has 10 key technologies and tools you need to be familiar wi ...

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A DevOps Checklist for Traditional Service Provid ...

Can traditional services providers successfully implement a DevOps approach? There are five critical steps that need to be taken ...

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A day in Hanover with Building STEPS

Ciena hosted a group of high school students from Building STEPS at our office in Hanover to show them what it can look like to h ...

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A connection for the future

Ciena’s work with Zayo serves as an ideal model for providers looking to extend their networks and plan for the future.

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A closer look at CenturyLink’s Programmable Servi ...

Recep Ozdag details the work the Blue Planet team is doing with CenturyLink as part of their Programmable Services Backbone (PSB) ...

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A (Miserable) Day in the Life of a Submarine Fiel ...

Meet Erik. Erik is a submarine network field technician. Erik has a tough job. Let's look at all the challenges he faces in tryin ...

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9 questions answered about Ciena Blue Planet

Ciena answers 9 questions about its Blue Planet

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9 Bandwidth Facts from Mary Meeker's 2015 Interne ...

Nine facts and charts we've pulled from from Mary Meeker's 2015 report that focus specifically on bandwidth and Internet consumpt ...

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