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The Journey to 800G and Beyond

This blog originally appeared on Zayo's website. The road to innovation begins with a map. Sometimes it’s figurative — a roadmap ...

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GeoMesh Extreme:

Ciena’s Brian Lavallée delves into the depths of submarine networks and their importance to global communications, and how Ciena’ ...

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Visualizing the Future of Networking

Ciena has unveiled Blue Planet Manage, Control and Plan (MCP), providing real-time software control and advanced visualization ac ...

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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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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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500G transpacific. Yep, we did that!

The news from SubOptic? Let’s start with our successful single-wavelength 500G field trial over a 9,000km transpacific cable. Cie ...

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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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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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WaveLogic Encryption brings effortless in-flight ...

Ciena's new WaveLogic Encryption solution brings simple, in-flight data encryption to 100G and 200G speeds.

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400G Industry Adoption is Taking Off

The adoption of 400G is ramping up. Ciena’s Helen Xenos takes a look at how this compares with adoption rates of technology in th ...

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#Ciena25: The Story Behind the Founding of Ciena

2017 marks Ciena's 25-year anniversary. Here's the story of how it all started back in 1992, with four founding members and a new ...

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Blog Series | Transform your network operations w ...

Did you know Ciena’s suite of MCP Applications offers software control, analytics and automation to boost business agility and su ...

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No network left behind: How network as a sensor d ...

The mission must continue – and that means networks must be up and secure, no matter what. Now more than ever before, networks ca ...

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Securing the Cloud Between Data Centers

As applications increasingly communicate between different locations – is that data secure? Kent Jordan explains how Layer 1 encr ...

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SC17: Super Networks for Super Computers

The SC17 conference provides a perfect opportunity to experience the intersection of high-performance computing with high-perform ...

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The Top 3 Take-Aways from NGON 2017

What does lemon pie have to do with next-gen optical network architectures? Quite a bit actually, explains Ciena's Helen Xenos.

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Bluewater Regional Networks lights up historic ne ...

To provide the connectivity needed for today’s digital economy, Bluewater Regional Networks is deploying a high-capacity, flexibl ...

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Papers from SubOptic 2016 - Emerging Subsea Netwo ...

At SubOptic 2016, which was held in beautiful Dubai a few weeks ago, hundreds of enthusiastic attendees discussed (and debated) t ...

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Submarine Cable Networks, Open for Business

Open Cables, APIs, and big data analytics have and will continue to change everything going forward, says Ciena's Brian Lavallee, ...

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When it comes to IP/Optical convergence – can you ...

Are you finding yourself getting stuck in all the noise and details surrounding IP/Optical convergence? Not sure where you should ...

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Move Over 200G, 400G is the New Sexy

The 400G era is here, with Ciena's new WaveLogic Ai chipset making news with some of the world's largest service providers. Ciena ...

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Check your Fiber Deep boxes with Ciena

Getting high-bandwidth closer to customers at the network edge needs an adaptive network infrastructure, and the right network pa ...

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Side-stepping the cost, complexity and extended t ...

How organisations can reduce time to market for new connectivity offerings from 24 months to just six months with a white label d ...

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Unique insights into your submarine network

What if cable operators could leverage software-based advancements to improve the operation and maintenance of their submarine ne ...

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