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The journey to 1.6T: Why 1.6T and what’s in it fo ...

Incredible as it may sound, network providers will soon be able to evolve their optical networks to 1.6Tb/s transmission. What do ...

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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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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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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 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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The SDN Resource Adapter: More than Meets the Eye

While NFV has largely owned the network virtualization industry spotlight of late, there is a rising tide of interest around conf ...

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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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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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TOSCA and YANG? It’s not either/or...it’s both

Ciena's new Blue Planet architecture leverages a number of information models and orchestration tools – including TOSCA and NetCo ...

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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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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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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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Updated: 800G – nothing but the facts

If you have been following Ciena, you know 800G adoption is underway. With that comes a lot of interest and questions. Ciena’s He ...

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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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Virtualization is nothing without infrastructure: ...

The increasing demand for capacity is driving the need to build open, intelligent, physical infrastructure for R&E

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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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VodafoneZiggo is revolutionizing the Netherlands’ ...

VodafoneZiggo is leveraging Ciena’s programmable 400G technology to power the Netherlands’ ‘network of the future’. Leo Geert van ...

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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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Weekly roundup | Ciena network insights | Septemb ...

This week, we're sharing 5 things from a CX Award judge, helping you ensure your network analytics solution can drive intelligent ...

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What Happens When Quantum Physics Meets Cryptogra ...

Ciena’s Paulina Gomez explains how research and development in cryptography is underway and how it could radically change encrypt ...

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What is an Optical Control Plane?

To help clarify the question of “what is an optical control plane?”, we put together the below infographic that walks through the ...

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What is Fiber Densification?

There is a new term that is increasingly cropping up in networking conversations: densification. Ciena’s Helen Xenos explains wha ...

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What is Gridless Networking?

What is gridless networking? Brian Lavallée, who heads up submarine networks industry marketing for Ciena, provides some insight.

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What is ZR+?

ZR+ means different things to different people. Learn about the wide range of different solutions encompassed by the generic term ...

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