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Key developments related to the introduction of 400G optical transport systems.
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 12/19/2018
With its competitors stumbling, its largest customers remaining stable and its markets outside of telecom growing, Ciena is enjoying relatively smooth sailing in CEO Smith's 17th year at the helm.
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Further innovation is needed if optical transport networks are to support traffic growth and there was plenty of evidence at a recent ECOC workshop that key work is already underway.
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Ciena has been riding high in India's optical equipment market, but a wave of consolidation and government steps to bring manufacturing back home could make life difficult in the months ahead.
By Serge Melle, Contributing Author, 9/20/2018
Coherent DSPs for 400Gbit/s and beyond could be the catalyst for a re-shaping of the optical vendor landscape, believes Serge Melle.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 8/30/2018
Sales are up 12%, stock is up more than 13% and CEO Gary Smith's excitement level is through the roof.
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