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17 Oct 2017

Virtualizing the World of Cable

It’s not surprising that cable operators are virtualizing their networks. Not only is it the logical step to reduce power and save space, it’s a significant step to address ever-changing customer demands and drive new revenue streams into the future. Ciena's Wayne Hickey explains.

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12 Oct 2017

Ciena Blue Planet teams with Orange on industry-first vCDN field trial

At the SDN/NFV World Congress, Orange has detailed their industry-first vCDN field trial, collaborating closely with Ciena’s Blue Planet team, and with our Blue Orbit ecosystem partner Akamai. Kevin Wade has all the details.

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27 Sep 2017

How to differentiate your customer experience with advanced network analytics

When it comes to delivering a winning customer experience and staying ahead of your competitors, network data may have all the answers, says Joe Marsella, Vice President, Field Systems Engineering at Ciena

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EdTech: 6 Reasons Why Your E-Rate Funding Request Will Be Denied

Wondering why your E-Rate funding request was denied or delayed? You might be making one of these common mistakes when it comes to submitting your E-Rate funding request. Ciena's SLED & Healthcare Industry Advisor, Daniele Loffreda, explains.

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Our involvement with AT&T’s 400GbE trial and what it means for the industry

AT&T has successfully trialed 400GbE across its production network. Helen Xenos details how Ciena helped make it happen, and what this milestone means for the industry.

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How to ensure your Network Analytics Solution Can Drive Intelligent Automation

Big Data Analytics promise to enable a more intelligent and automated network infrastructure. But if that's the goal, what features and attributes are key when considering an intelligent automation solution? Ciena's Mina Paik has the details.

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We Don’t Need No Education: 3 Reasons Pink Floyd Had It Right

You finished school many years ago, but your ongoing education is more important than ever. Ciena Learning's new Discover Series of free, self-paced learning courses has you covered.

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A DevOps Primer for Service Providers: 10 Key Technologies You Should Know

Looking to adopt DevOps concepts in your network? Ciena's Kevin Wade has 10 key technologies and tools you need to be familiar with.

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The Road to Autonomous Networks: Learning to Thrive in a Brave New World

In the third and final installment of his 3-part series on the Road to Autonomous Networks, Ciena’s Joe Marsella details the benefits of detailed analytics and new applications that Our Hero can tap into now that the dream of an intelligent, self-optimizing network is a reality.

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Busting a few myths about microservices

The topic of microservices architectures for application development is getting a lot of attention. Abel Tong from Ciena's Blue Planet team highlights some of the myths that have emerged around network operator adoption.

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The Road to Autonomous Networks: Taking a New Path

In the second of a 3-part series on the Road to Autonomous Networks, Ciena’s Joe Marsella details the journey of Our Hero as he struggles to make the dream of an intelligent, self-optimizing network a reality.

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Envisioning Intelligent Ops – Turning the Dream into a Reality

In the first of a 3-part series on the Road to Autonomous Networks, Ciena’s Joe Marsella details the journey of Our Hero as he struggles to make the dream of an intelligent, self-optimizing network a reality.

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NFV/SDN eBook: The Perfect Storm of Opportunity is Here

Get your questions answered with Ciena's new NFV and SDN Guide for Carriers and Service Providers, with 35+ pages of insights from our Blue Planet experts.

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