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Preview our Top 5 online courses to celebrate Nat ...

September 15 is National Online Learning Day, and Ciena is joining with others to celebrate the opportunities and advances that o ...

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Why Successful Business Transformation Requires a ...

New coherent technology innovations are now making it possible to challenge several longstanding assumptions associated with how ...

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Ciena unveils Liquid Spectrum: The future of soft ...

For all the “agile” innovation over the last decade, today's optical networks are still predominantly static. This changes with C ...

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Digital-First India: Building a future proof and ...

How did Airtel build a new infrastructure that can dynamically adjust and keep up with ever-changing user demands in India?

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Standards Update: 200GbE, 400GbE and Beyond with ...

Ciena's Helen Xenos talks to Pete Anslow, our Ethernet standards guru, about the newly approved IEEE standards for 200GbE and 400 ...

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How coherent technology decisions that start in t ...

What is the difference between 400G, 600G and 800G coherent solutions? It seems to be obvious, but is it just about maximum wavel ...

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Do enterprises have to use ‘TruckerNet’ to migrat ...

The initial migration of enterprise data to the cloud can be a massive undertaking involving Terabytes (even Petabytes) of data. ...

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Helping the planet and driving better economics, ...

Not all ZR plugs are created equal. They might all be standards-based, but that’s where the similarities end. What would signific ...

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The DevOps Revolution: The “Jig is Up” for Legacy ...

Ciena Blue Planet introduces its new DevOps Toolkit. The Blue Planet DevOps Toolkit provides a platform to create, modify, test a ...

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Our involvement with AT&T’s 400GbE trial and ...

AT&T has successfully trialed 400GbE across its production network. Helen Xenos details how Ciena helped make it happen, and what ...

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The power behind 800G with WaveLogic 5 Extreme re ...

Wonder about the innovative technology behind Ciena’s 800G solution that allows for step level increases in network capacity and ...

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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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Traveling Farther Just Got Smarter with 300G 8QAM ...

Ciena, CANARIE and StarLight collaborate on a 300G trail over a live research network using 8QAM modulation.

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When Moore Is Not Enough – Why Our Growing Networ ...

The demand for communications bandwidth is expanding faster and faster each year, and we’re entering a stage where just Moore’s L ...

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Understanding why CDC with flexible grid is so po ...

As Colorless-Directionless-Contentionless (CDC) with flexible grid (CDC-F) is becoming a reality for some network operators do yo ...

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New Cignal AI report looks at past, present and f ...

Cignal AI has published a new report, “Tracking the Deployment of Third Generation Coherent”. Download and learn the latest trans ...

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5 Benefits Layer 1 Encryption-as-a-Service Brings ...

With all the efforts to lock down data at rest with firewalls, anti-virus software, and intrusion detection, cyber criminals are ...

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Next-generation networks help DOT’s deliver quali ...

Converged packet-optical technology enhances Department of Transportation’s intelligent transportation systems while paving the w ...

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CenturyLink announces network virtualization plan ...

Ciena's Blue Planet NFV Orchestrator is a key part of CenturyLink’s plan to virtualize 40% of its global IP core network location ...

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How coherent optics improve capacity, performance ...

In this Q&A, Fernando Villarruel, Chief Architect of Ciena’s MSO Practice, highlights the strategic importance of coherent optics ...

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Moving fast and maximising revenues in the high-s ...

How operators can transform their networks and organisations to bring new 10G, 100G, and 100G+ optical services to market faster ...

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Service providers single out Ciena as leading opt ...

IHS Markit released the results from its annual Service Provider survey of Optical Equipment vendors, with Ciena taking the top s ...

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The key ingredients you need to be the master che ...

Ciena’s Paulina Gomez explains how operators can benefit from following the right recipe to automate the photonic layer.

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In Their Words: Gary Smith, Steve Alexander & ...

Gary Smith, Steve Alexander, and Steve Chaddick, three of Ciena’s most recognized names for a rare glimpse into Ciena’s early day ...

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