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Sharing the seabed and oceans in harmony

The goal of the International Cable Protection Committee is to aid and promote submarine cable protection and resilience, but how is this achieved? Ciena’s Brian Lavallée explains.

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Episode 76: Unlocking STEM opportunities with Building STEPS

Debra Hettleman, CEO of Building STEPS, joins the podcast to share her experience working with Ciena to teach students about careers in STEM.

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Implementation Service: Staging in Factory

Ciena's Staging in Factory accelerates your deployment saving you time and money during your on-site install.

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5G Network Strategies Operator Survey, Powering 5G SA Networks

Close to five years after the first commercial launches, 5G networks are now deployed by over 300 operators worldwide. As of the start of 2024, they support around 2 billion subscribers, with a forecast of close to 3 billion by the end of 2024 and 8 billion by 2028, according to research firm Omdia. To serve this demand, operators world-wide will continue to deploy high capacity 5G RANs. In leading markets, attention is now also focused on the transition to 5G standalone (SA) and how to translate advanced network capabilities into compelling consumer and enterprise services.

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Chart a clear course to an optimized multi-layer network with Ciena’s Navigator Network Control Suite

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The journey to 1.6T: Understanding the technologies making 1.6Tb/s possible

Helen Xenos explains how the technology choices behind Ciena’s WaveLogic 6 Extreme 1....

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WaveRouter: Three examples of metro routing done differently

Ciena’s Nicola Benvenuti details just a few of the business case examples this unique...

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Maximizing your 6500 network investment with new technology innovations

Ciena’s Paulina Gomez provides a quick overview of the latest technology advancements...

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Scale your DCI with Waveserver's high-performance and coherent pluggable optics

Learn how the Waveserver platform provides scalability and choice in optics with supp...

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Modernize Your Photonic Line System with Ciena's Reconfigurable Line System (RLS)

Learn how RLS is improving density for C&L-band deployments, and how it helps network...

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Waveserver 5: 800Gbps Quantum Secured Communications

Ciena’s Waveserver 5 platform powered by proven 800 Gb/s encryption, leverages open A...

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Advantages of Managed Spectrum Service vs Dark Fiber + DIY in the Enterprise Market

As network capacity increases, the monthly OPEX for the managed 100G wave service to...

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Vyatta Service Edge

Vyatta Service Edge combines one of the highest-performing operating systems in the i...

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On Demand: Your best route to IP/Optical convergence

Hear what makes Ciena’s Coherent Networking approach successful.

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