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Emulation Cloud

Accelerate integration testing with Ciena’s open virtual lab

Level up with industry-leading DevOps tools

Ciena’s Emulation Cloud™ is an open application development environment designed to help customers and third-party developers create, test, and fine-tune customized applications. It unlocks the full potential of APIs by providing a development portal where customers can innovate and develop new applications without investing in IT infrastructure. It's a one-stop shop for all of a developer’s needs when creating new tools with Ciena’s rich and open APIs.

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Accelerate platform integration and test custom applications in the cloud


No. 1

Up your application game

Unlocking the full potential of Ciena’s open APIs has never been so easy. Emulation Cloud provides the tools to help jump-start your development and integration efforts. Questions? Emulation Cloud gives you direct access to Ciena experts as well as discussion groups to support you along the way. We’ve got you covered.

No. 2

Maximize your applications’ impact

Whether you’re looking for enhanced network visualization, detailed performance monitoring, customized fault and capacity event notifications—or any other application around your own needs, Ciena’s Emulation Cloud lets you leverage our open APIs to build innovative applications to redefine your operational model.

No. 3

Accelerate service activation without driving up costs

Life is good in the cloud. Ciena’s Emulation Cloud allows you to cost-effectively create tools to manage the network and provision services. A lower cost of entry to develop new service models? Yes, please.

No. 4

Accelerate DevOps and ease IT integration efforts

Geographically diverse development teams can access virtual lab resources 24 x 7 to streamline global development and testing across different time zones. Easily create, test, and fine-tune applications and scripts via a cloud-based environment.

No. 5

Expand your knowledge base

Access full API definitions and documentation, tutorials, sample code, and more. Ask the user community for suggestions or even tap into Ciena experts for answers about our open APIs and code.

No. 6

Lab time on your time

Schedule and use virtual lab time any day, at any time. No more waiting for physical lab access and resource—with Emulation Cloud, your lab is in the cloud. Develop and test unique operational tools without IT infrastructure investment.

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