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5 ways to future-proof your network today to supp ...

It’s impossible to predict what networks will be required to handle in the coming years, especially when it comes to the internet ...

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Can utilities have their multi-layered cake and e ...

Utilities are facing increasing bandwidth demands on their communications networks. Ciena's Mitch Simcoe explains how modernizing ...

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Can utilities support high bandwidth for IT appli ...

Can utilities have their cake and eat it too? Ciena’s Mitch Simcoe explains how utilities can meet the challenge of growing bandw ...

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Ciena And Aviat Team Up On Unified Fiber-Microwav ...

Building advanced utility communications networks requires a solution with superior performance that spans both fiber and microwa ...

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Ciena And Schweitzer Engineering Labs Team Up On ...

Mitch Simcoe explains how Ciena has partnered with a best in class solution from Schweitzer Engineering Labs to address this spec ...

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Ciena Wins UTC Impact Award for Software With Adv ...

For today’s utility companies, reliability is key but they don’t have a crystal ball telling them how reliable their networks are ...

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Defending the smart city: 3 aspects to a holistic ...

With all the hype around Smart Cities today, you’d think they are ubiquitous. But even though there are a few high-profile exampl ...

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Don’t be Fooled: Utility Fiber Outside the Substa ...

Many utility CIOs do not fully appreciate the fact that, once data leaves the substation or data center, it is basically outside ...

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Everything old is new again: why broadband is the ...

Learn how – and why – one utility cooperative is delivering scalable rural broadband internet services for its community.

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From natural disasters to cyber threats: The chal ...

Ivan Polizzi, Ciena’s Regional Managing Director of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific details the challenges Australasian s ...

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How utility network managers can gain critical vi ...

Network continuity is vital for utility managers – but traffic congestion can occur at any time impacting the ability to carry th ...

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Keeping the Lights on With Advanced Analytics

Utility companies are facing increasingly daunting challenges, with Ciena’s Advanced Analytics capabilities, the power to keep th ...

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No network modernization job is too big or too sm ...

Ciena’s Wayne Hickey details how to transform your business with our field-proven TDM-to-Packet solutions.

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The Arrival of Open Utility Networks

The utility industry is undergoing a comprehensive transformation as it modernizes to a more efficient and smarter grid. Because ...

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The Clock is Ticking for Utilities to Evolve from ...

Ciena’s Malcolm Loro details the discontinuation of these services is happening more suddenly than expected, and clearly nobody i ...

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The Not-So-Secret Ingredients for Building a Util ...

What are the top considerations when it comes to utilities building a packet-optical network? Ciena's Mitch SImcoe serves up the ...

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Things just got easier. Remove the guesswork and ...

A scalable, robust middle-mile infrastructure will be crucial to expanding broadband in rural areas. But how much bandwidth is ne ...

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Things just got easier. Remove the guesswork and ...

A scalable, robust middle-mile infrastructure will be crucial to expanding broadband in rural areas. But how much bandwidth is ne ...

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U.S. broadband funding: Off to the races

The distribution of billions of dollars in U.S. federal funds towards broadband infrastructure has begun. Ciena’s Mitch Simcoe hi ...

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Want your utility network functions to operate li ...

The demand for smarter networks at the edge has changed how network functions should be delivered. Mitch Simcoe explains why util ...

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When the lights go out: How utilities can better ...

Do you have access to real-time data and an end-to-end network view to know what network resources are impacted during a power ou ...

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