Ciena modernizes packet networking

Ciena® (NYSE: CIEN) is bolstering its Packet Networking portfolio with new Adaptive IP capabilities, coherent optics, and purpose-built hardware platforms, arming service providers with the ability to capitalize on 5G, Next-Generation Cable MSO Access associated with Fiber Deep, Business Services, and more, the company said.

These advancements also simplify access to metro networks allowing providers to evolve toward an adaptive network that can support both new and legacy business services and applications.

With these new capabilities, Ciena is bringing to market solutions that are open, cost-effective, and disaggregated making them simpler to deploy, manage, and maintain. The new portfolio features also significantly reduce network operators´ power, cost, and footprint requirements.

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