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It’s time to rethink current metro and edge networks

New users, applications, and endless content are creating an explosion in demand for connectivity at the network edge — where users connect to content. But are your metro and edge networks ready?

These networks must evolve to become more open, automated, and simple. It’s the only way to find your edge, capitalizing on new revenue opportunities and delivering a compelling end-customer experience.

Market dynamics are putting new pressure across metro and edge networks, driving the need to evolve these architectures to meet end-user demands. From metro and edge cloud, through business, mobile and residential, learn how Ciena can help you transform your network and own the edge.

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The edge brings great opportunity, but also requires change. Maximizing your business potential requires a clear, simplified network vision. But what exactly does the next generation of metro and edge networks look like? What’s holding you back from realizing your optimal network? Read on to find your edge.

Turning change into opportunity requires improving your competitive advantage—now. As the originator of the Adaptive Network™, Ciena provides a holistic view of the key requirements for next-generation metro and edge networks. Our vision focuses on making these networks more open, automated, and simple. Why? It’s the only way to truly own the edge and deliver the experiences that your end-customers expect. Check out our executive info brief to learn more.

Ciena 5G spotlight

Discover what an open vendor ecosystem could mean to your network. Learn why open, scalable, and automated are the tenets that
will give you the freedom to evolve your network—to realize the true promise of 5G and own the edge.

Rethink xHaul Networks to Monetize 5G

Hear experts from Ciena, Samsung, and Analysys Mason discuss the critical importance of xHaul transport networks in the successful launch of commercial 5G services.

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Own 5G. Own the Edge.

For operators to own the edge, 5G is critical. And building the right network architecture is essential. Learn more about Ciena’s perspective on what an effective 5G infrastructure will look like.

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5G Success Using the Adaptive Network Approach

Learn how the Adaptive Network approach to 5G is critical to ensuring an architecture that is open, scalable, and automated—everything you need to deliver differentiated 5G customer experiences.

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