Key elements of Ciena’s OPn architecture accelerate service deployment, service changes, and service assurance
HANOVER, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ciena® Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today introduced powerful new software capabilities for its packet networking portfolio that enable network operators and carrier managed service providers to improve end customer experience for Ethernet services, such as mobile backhaul, business services and cloud applications. New features in both Ciena’s Service-Aware Operating System (SAOS) and its OneControl Unified Management System, reduce installation and provisioning time by as much as 75 percent, enable rapid service changes, and provide end customers with immediate assurance of service performance. In addition, Ciena’s new cloud-based portal allows providers to validate end-to-end Service Level Agreements (SLA) compliance throughout the service lifecycle. The new software capabilities align with OPn, Ciena’s approach for building open, programmable next-generation networks that scale and automatically adapt to quickly deliver new services and bandwidth.
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Ciena is the network specialist. We collaborate with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete. Ciena leverages its deep expertise in packet and optical networking and distributed software automation to deliver solutions in alignment with OPn, its approach for building open next-generation networks. We enable a high-scale, programmable infrastructure that can be controlled and adapted by network-level applications, and provide open interfaces to coordinate computing, storage and network resources in a unified, virtualized environment. We routinely post recent news, financial results and other important announcements and information about Ciena on our website. For more information, visit www.ciena.com.
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