Next-gen optical insights

Sponsored by Ciena

Optical networking is evolving well beyond the legacy of Sonet/SDH, and not just in terms of line interfaces reaching 100G throughput speeds and beyond – optical transport is currently in a heavy and eye-catching transformation phase as carriers become increasingly interested in OTN switching.

In this Telecom Insights e-guide, John Tanner discusses the immediate future of optical transport as OTN switching proliferates and the technology to enable that virtualization lurks just around the corner.

Ciena's Anthony McLachlan explains how intelligent control-plane technology will take OTN to the next level with unprecedented network automation, resilience and service flexibility across the entire network.

Download this e-guide now and learn how you can take optical networking to the next level.

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Commentary

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