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Blue Planet Blog

25 Jun 2019

SD-WAN Gets (More) Real for Service Providers

The trend toward managed SD-WAN services is good news for service providers. Kevin Wade details recent developments in the SD-WAN market, and how Blue Planet supports some of the industry’s largest SD-WAN services providers.

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19 Jun 2019

Trouble-to-Resolve: Assure Layer 3 Service Performance in Minutes

How can service providers assure Layer 3 service performance in today’s complex networks? Don Jacob details how Blue Planet’s Layer 3 Service Assurance solution can provide real-time and historical routing path information to quickly resolve trouble tickets.

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17 Jun 2019

How utility network managers can gain critical visibility to meet user demands

Network continuity is vital for utility managers – but traffic congestion can occur at any time impacting the ability to carry this mission-critical traffic within desired latency specifications. Learn how and why utilities need to leverage data-driven analytics to provide service continuity.

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Reimagining Ethernet Service Delivery with Intelligent Automation

Andreas Uys of Dark Fibre Africa and Blue Planet’s Tom DiMicelli discuss how MEF-certified Ethernet services, TM Forum-defined open APIs and the Blue Planet Intelligent Automation platform streamline Ethernet Service activation.

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AsiaPac CSPs are racing to keep up with the digital economy

AsiaPac service providers are looking to evolve their offerings and operations to address the challenges from disruptive competitors. Ciena's Anup Changaroth details how intelligent automation paves the way to the future. This article was originally published in Disruptive Asia.

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How regional providers can increase customer satisfaction with smarter IP troubleshooting

The data network has become the lifeline for businesses – so speed and accuracy in diagnosing application or service-affecting network issues is critical to provide excellent service. Learn how route analytics can be deployed easily to speed triage and diagnosis of network issues.

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Operations on the move at DTW 2019

Traditionally, OSS has been seen as lagging when it came to software innovations, playing catch-up after new technologies have well progressed on the adoption curve. That was far from the case at last week’s Digital Transformation World, where the talk was of ‘Intelligent Operations for a 5G World’. Also on the agenda: AI, automation, block-chain, cloud. Blue Planet’s Marie Fiala describes how OSS is now in lock-step with new software technology, driving network evolution and business outcomes.

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Avoid outage outrage: Why AI-assisted operations is the next big thing for networks

Blue Planet is introducing a comprehensive solution built around AI and advanced analytics that solves the major operational burden of troubleshooting and resolving issues in today’s complex networks. Kailem Anderson details the challenge and how Blue Planet Proactive Network Operations can help.

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Brillio and Blue Planet partner to bring network automation to the enterprise

Rick Hamilton, senior vice president of Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, explains how partnering with Brillio brings the next generation of network capabilities to enterprises—just when they need it most.

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Q&A: Blue Planet’s Andy Youé talks network visualization and automation

Ciena's Christine Keck talks to Andy Youé about Blue Planet and how to best support service provider evolution towards network automation and visualization.

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The practical road to intelligent automation

The journey to network automation begins with a single step…

Big bang OSS transformation projects are slow, expensive and disruptive. Why not consider taking a ‘brick-by-brick’ approach that delivers value faster and sets you up for future success? asks Frank Miller, CTO, Ciena EMEA. This article originally appeared on LinkedIn.

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Breaking Down the Barriers Between IT & Network

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AI Ops: Let the data talk

The catalysts and ROI of AI-powered network analytics for automated operations were the focus of discussion for service providers at the recent FutureNet conference in London. Blue Planet’s Marie Fiala details the conversation.

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