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Designing for programmable infrastructures – adva ...

In this article, Patricia Bower reviews the advances made in electro-optical component design, the other critical constituent of ...

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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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800G is here: pushing the boundaries of what your ...

The wait is over. 800G has been tested and proven in real production networks with Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme. Learn about how t ...

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Single-wave 400G across 4,000km? Yes – with Ciena ...

Ciena’s popular family of Waveserver products just got a new member – Waveserver 5. With tunable capacity up to 800G and support ...

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Cable’s Fiber Outlook Survey – 87% Plan Aggregati ...

As part of the annual “Cable’s Fiber Outlook Survey Report”, Heavy Reading surveyed over 200 respondents to get insights on Distr ...

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Building the Adaptive Network – starting with sil ...

Patricia Bower explores coherent DSP design - one of the primary tools network equipment designers have in order to enable progra ...

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IHS Markit’s optical vendor survey is out: Ciena ...

Want to know what service providers really think of optical equipment vendors and their solutions? Here is a peek into IHS Markit ...

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Predictions: Ciena CTO Steve Alexander looks at t ...

Ciena’s CTO Steve Alexander discusses key trends that will shape the industry in 2020 and beyond including, 5G, edge computing, a ...

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Year in review: Ciena’s 6 biggest announcements o ...

As we close out another year (and the decade), let’s look back at some of the biggest Ciena news and announcements from 2019.

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2019: Our favorite pictures from the last year

Enjoy our favorite pictures from 2019 that highlight what we love about life at Ciena.

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Ciena’s 2019 Holiday Bundle is now available!

We know you have been waiting for it! Ciena’s end-of-year eBook bundle is back. Find out what presents are included this year.

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ASEAN Light Bytes: Building Vietnam’s Optical Bac ...

Ciena has been a fixture in Vietnam for more than 20 years, preceding the company’s acquisition of Nortel. Throughout the past de ...

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Ciena’s role in recent 400G industry-first milest ...

Are you confused about the recent 400G milestones announced and how this is different than what has been discussed for a few year ...

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Expanding business models of managed wave service ...

It goes without saying that no other method of network transport has ever surpassed the speed and performance that is delivered o ...

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SCTE Expo 2019 – the importance and opportunities ...

At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this year there were a few aspects of moving to 10G that stood out: the importance of low latency, the ...

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Redefining the metro edge with packet and coheren ...

Ciena’s Wayne Hickey explains how coherent packet-optical is redefining metro’s edge.

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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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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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Registration is open: 2019 Optical Network Master ...

Are you ready to learn about the latest optical technology and architecture trends you need to know? Register for Ciena’s compreh ...

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Dissecting a submarine network trial announcement

With network infrastructure as critical as submarine cables, we’re constantly seeing new cables being announced and new technolog ...

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Ciena’s technology innovation once again lands th ...

Based on analyst criteria, Ciena once again secured the highest overall score in the 2019 IHS Markit annual Optical Network Hardw ...

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Photonic integration and co-packaging: Design too ...

Photonic integration and co-packaging are related approaches to addressing area and power challenges for networking applications. ...

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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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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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