Visit us at OFC to learn how Ciena’s innovative networking solutions are redefining how you do business, enabling you to:

  1. Dramatically improve transport economics with twice the capacity across any distance using WaveLogic Ai coherent optics
  2. Drive agility and operational efficiencies with a single, integrated, lifecycle network and service management system using Ciena’s Blue Planet Manage, Control and Plan (MCP)
  3. Power better business decisions with big data-driven insights from Blue Planet Analytics (BPA)

Meet with us to discuss your network’s potential. And be sure to stop by our truck to see Ciena’s solutions at work, including demos featuring WaveLogic Ai, Blue Planet MCP, and Blue Planet Analytics.

And don't miss our presentations, panel participation, and workshops, including:

Speaker Session Title Date & Time
Loudon Blair, Ciena Senior Director, Corporate Strategy Metro Network: The Transition to Ethernet March 19 -
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lyndon Ong, Ciena Principal Engineer, Office of the CTO Software-Defined Networking: Standards and Architecture March 19 -
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Maurice O'Sullivan, Ciena Senior Director, System Engineering Will Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics Relieve Us from the Complexity of System and Network Engineering? March 19 -
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
David Boertjes, Ciena Senior Advisor, Photonics, Research, and Development Flexible Networks March 19 -
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Michel Belanger, Ciena Director, Advanced Electro-Optic Development Capacity Crunch: When, Where, and What Can Be Done? March 20 -
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rick Dodd, Ciena Chief of Open Architecture White Box Optics: Will it Kill or Encourage Innovations?
March 20 -
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lyndon Ong, Ciena Principal Engineer, Office of the CTO ONF SDN Standards and Architecture for Transport Networks
March 20 -
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Robert Hadaway, Ciena Principal, Product Line Management, Submarine Optical Networks Internet Content Providers Building Out Undersea Networks – What Does This Mean for Everyone Else? March 20 -
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Lyndon Ong, Ciena Principal Engineer, Office of the CTO OIF Interop – The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN
March 21 -
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
OTN Speedwagon performance at conference reception, featuring Ciena rockers from around the world coming together for a special OFC jam
March 21 -
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dave Miedema, Ciena Senior Technical Advisor, Research and Development Open Management and Monitoring of Multi-layer Web-scale and Carrier Networks March 22 -
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Kim Roberts, Ciena Vice President, WaveLogic Science Are Electronic & Optical Components Ready to Support Higher Symbol Rates & Denser Constellations? March 22 -
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rick Dodd, Ciena Chief of Open Architecture with  panelist Martin Guy, Ciena Senior Director, Packet Optical Platform Marketwatch: Panel V: Photonic Integration Business Case—Reality Check
March 23 -
10:30 am - 12:00 pm