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Keeping Your Options Open: How Ciena Brings Choic ...

Network operators need options and freedom to grow their networks. Kent Jordan details what Ciena has been doing to bring choice ...

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No Time for Rest: Windstream’s Kelly Crosby detai ...

A fascinating Q/A with Windstream Senior Product Manager Kelly Crosby on their expanded Wave service, changing approaches to virt ...

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Ciena unveils WaveLogic Ai: Massive scale and aut ...

Ciena has unveiled WaveLogic Ai, our next generation WaveLogic coherent optical chipset. WaveLogic Ai delivers a combination of s ...

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Telecom Egypt puts customers first with Ciena’s o ...

To offer granular, agile and reliable data services between Europe and Asia, Telecom Egypt (TE) has partnered with Ciena to build ...

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North Sea Pathways: Digital Oilfields to Ultra-Se ...

Tampnet, a Norwegian based global operator, uses Ciena gear to support the operation of the largest offshore multi-terabit, low l ...

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Quantifying the benefits of tunable coherent mode ...

How do you reduce optical transport costs to compete in an aggressive market? Helen Xenos talks about the economics of tunable co ...

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4 New OTN Use Cases for Today’s Networks

Optical networking dynamics are changing. Read the 4 new OTN use cases for today’s networks.

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Q&A with Ron Kline: Predicting the Pace of Ch ...

Ciena's Ron Kline shares his perspective on the many factors that affect the pace of change in our industry and how companies mus ...

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12 Questions Answered about Submarine Data Center ...

As the recent news that Microsoft and Facebook plan to build a subsea cable across Atlantic demonstrates, the need to optimize in ...

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Protecting $10 Trillion Worth of Transactions, Ev ...

Back in 2010, under the auspices of the IEEE, the Reliability of Global Undersea Cable Communications Infrastructure (ROGUCCI) re ...

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Ciena Powers Zayo’s Managed Encryption Service

Zayo Group announced that it is using Ciena’s WaveLogic Encryption solution to deliver the enhanced network security increasingly ...

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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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Multi-Terabit Submarine Cables… Too Big to Fail?

Report in 2010 found that nearly 100 percent of the world’s intercontinental electronic communications traffic is carried by the ...

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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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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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Ciena's Keri Gilder on Trends, Traction, DevOps a ...

Did you know that over 40% of the Saudi Arabian population is under the age of 18? Did you also know that they consume an average ...

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Opening Up Networks To Choice, At Last

In a world that was previously incapable of being software-driven, fully-integrated solutions once upon a time made sense.

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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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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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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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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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Connecting Data Centers Under the Sea

New submarine cables, especially those owned and operated by ICPs, should land in non-traditional locations that are closer to th ...

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The Advent of Open Submarine Networks

Even as many of today's networks are moving to open architectures, submarine cable networks have remained closed and proprietary. ...

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The Evolution and Revolution of Networking Servic ...

This is the second in a series of blog posts focusing on SDN and NFV-based on-demand services.

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