Ciena’s relentless pursuit of innovation and openness are transforming networks into more programmable, automated systems.

Visit us at MEF18 to learn how our purpose-built platforms harness complexity and provide greater insights to scale and tune capacity, as needed—streamlining operations and reducing costs.

Look for us on the agenda:
Tuesday, September 30 11:15am-11:35am
Keynote
Presented by Kevin Sheehan, CTO of the Americas

Wednesday, October 31 10:10am-10:50am
Panel: Success Stories—Building Automated, Virtualized & Interconnected Networks Powered by LSO, SDN & NFV
Panelist: Rosemary Cochran, Principal & Co-Founder, Vertical Systems Group | Aamir Hussain, Executive VP & CTO, CenturyLink | Kevin Sheehan, CTO of the Americas, Ciena | Daniele Mancuso, Director of Innovation & Engineering, Sparkle"

Wednesday, October 31 3:40pm-4:00pm
Panel: Multi-Domain, Application-Defined Advanced Global Interconnection Orchestration
Panelist: Oleg Berzin, Senior Director of Technology Innovation, Equinix | Bill Kaufmann, Director, Product Management

 

Join us for our Proof-of-Concept Showcase participation

Pocket-sized Model-driven Networks
PoC with Vodafone and DGIT, Blue Planet is showcasing support for the Legato, Sonata, and Cantata APIs for integrating with a dynamic order management system to automate the E2E provisioning of an inter-carrier E-Line service.

Self-Service, Agile, Orchestrated CloudLink
PoC with Zayo, Blue Planet is showcasing the ability to dynamically orchestrate and automate end-customer connectivity to public cloud service providers via a self-service web portal.
Multi-Domain Application Defined Advanced Global Interconnection Orchestration
PoC with Equinix, Blue Planet is showcasing automated end-to-end delivery of IoT services across cloud and network domains using Open (MEF LSO) APIs