Boost your open line system with intelligent network control
Optimize your photonic layer network and fiber asset returns
How do you improve the customer experience and keep pace with ever-increasing bandwidth demands? An open line system can help you scale at the lowest cost, but you’ll need more visibility and intuitive tools that use automation.
Our open line system combines advanced instrumentation, analytics, and intelligent network control for a smarter optical network that provides real-time visibility and data-driven insights to optimize your optical network asset returns.
Quickly deploy best-of-breed technologies to increase capacity while lowering costs. Reduce operational complexity and make intelligent decisions to improve spectrum efficiency, maximize fiber capacity, increase availability, and troubleshoot faster.
Our programmable photonics technology and services
6500 Reconfigurable Line System
A compact, simple-to-deploy, photonic layer solution that improves scalability, reduces footprint, and offers more flexibility and programmability, enabling you to easily scale nodal connectivity and wavelength add/drop capacity.
Stay ahead of customer demands and seamlessly maximize your investment from edge to core, leveraging flexible shelf configurations that help you streamline operations and optimize space and power to site-specific requirements.
A coherent-optimized open-line system designed to cost-effectively deliver 100G to 800G coherent DWDM to the network edge, with a minimal footprint and unprecedented operational simplicity.
Navigator Network Control SuiteTM (NCS)
Navigator NCS provides a single point of control to visualize and optimize multi-layer, multi-vendor network operations—reducing costs and improving customer satisfaction.
Liquid Spectrum apps, part of our suite of NCS Applications, combine real-time analytics and advanced automation across a programmable photonic layer to help you maximize the value of your network assets.
Ciena Services can help you build, operate, and improve your network, leveraging decades of expertise in innovation and leadership to enable you to achieve your business objectives.
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