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Ciena Wins Big with Industry Awards for Software Innovation

 21 Nov 2017 /  Rick Hamilton, Senior Vice President, Global Software and Services

Ciena's Blue Planet software suite has been accumulating a nice collection of industry awards. Rick Hamilton, Senior VP of Global Software & Services, has all the details.

In just the past few weeks, Ciena’s Blue Planet software portfolio earned several important industry accolades. This level of recognition not only validates the industry’s move toward intelligent automation, it proves that Ciena’s Blue Planet software is the winning platform to drive that shift.

In taking home six top honors, we’re proud to be fueling networks that are more agile and programmable – arming customers with the network automation to self-monitor and self-manage for optimal efficiency and performance.

Our Blue Planet honors and recognitions include:

Three Metro Ethernet Forum 2017 Awards (MEF17), which recognize emerging dynamic network services, powered by Lifecycle Orchestration (LSO), NFV, SDN, and Carrier Ethernet.

Two Telecom Asia Reader’s Choice & Innovation Awards, which were voted on by the magazine’s subscriber base of telecom professionals across Asia.

  • SDN Innovation of the Year: Presented to Ciena for our Blue Planet Manage, Control and Plan (MCP)
  • Analytics Innovation of the Year: Presented to Ciena for our Blue Planet Analytics

BTR 2017 Diamond Technology Review Award, which recognizes innovation in technology for the broadband cable industry and is voted on by a panel of independent industry judges.

This post originally appeared on the Ciena Network Insights blog.

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