Demos highlight Ciena’s open, modular, and scalable approach with coherent aggregation and metro routers

At Network X 2023, taking place October 24-26 at Porte de Versailles in Paris, Ciena (NASDAQ:CIEN, news, filings) will showcase how open standards in optical networks can lead to greater network efficiencies. Ciena’s experts will be available to discuss how its broadband solutions help to bridge the digital divide, drive economic growth, and deliver a better user experience.

Visiting Ciena’s booth (#E4), operators will learn how Ciena innovations and expertise can:

  • Protect network investments by leveraging optimal XGS-PON port density and power consumption for a seamless evolution to 25GS-PON with Ciena’s Universal Aggregation solution.
  • Monetize network architectures by seamlessly providing mobile xHaul and enterprise services with a converged network infrastructure.
  • Efficiently manage broadband services via Ciena’s virtual Broadband Network Gateway (vBNG).
  • Drive a simpler, more scalable, and sustainable metro network using Ciena’s coherent aggregation and metro routers.

Speaking engagements at the event:

  • Roundtable Session on Tuesday, October 24 at 2:30 pm: Joe Marsella, Vice President of Product Line Management, and Jay Teborek, Senior Director of Product Line Management, will join a roundtable discussion on Bridging the Gap Between 10G and 100G PON.

Proof of Concept Demonstration:

  • At the Broadband Forum (BBF) and CloudCo Proof of Concept, Ciena will show how its virtual Broadband Network Gateway (vBNG) and Secure Service Edge (SSE) capabilities of a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) can deliver edge security for residential and small businesses. Two use cases will be featured:
    • Secure high-speed internet as an overlay service to provide spam filtering, DDoS protection.
    • Client-less secure work from home limiting access only to approved URLs while providing similar protections.

For more information about Ciena’s participation at Network X 2023 or to request a meeting contact

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