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Last $21.46 USD
Change Today -0.15 / -0.69%
Volume 3.0M
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Ciena Corporation provides equipment, software, and services that support the transport, switching, aggregation, service delivery, and management of voice, video, and data traffic on communications networks worldwide. The company’s Converged Packet Optical segment offers networking solutions optimized for the convergence of coherent optical transport, OTN switching, and packet switching. Its products comprise the 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, 5430 Reconfigurable Switching System, CoreDirector Multiservice Optical Switches, and OTN configuration for the 5410 Reconfigurable Switching System. This segment also sells operating system software and enhanced software features embedded in each of these products. Its Packet Networking segment provides the 3000 family of service delivery switches and service aggregation switches, the 5000 family of service aggregation switches, 8700 Packetwave Platform, and its Ethernet packet configuration for the 5410 Service Aggregation Switch. The company’s Optical Transport segment transports voice, video, and data traffic at high transmission speeds. Its principal products include the 4200 Advanced Services Platform, Corestream Agility Optical Transport System, 5100/5200 Advanced Services Platform, Common Photonic Layer, and 6100 Multiservice Optical Platform. Its Software and Services segment offers the SDN multilayer WAN controller, network functions virtualization platform, and network level software applications; the OneControl Unified Management System, an integrated network and service management software; and the ON-Center Network & Service Management Suite, Ethernet Services Manager, and Optical Suite Release. This segment also provides consulting, network design, installation and deployment, maintenance support, and training services. The company markets its products through direct and indirect sales channels to network operators. Ciena Corporation was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Hanover, Maryland.

5,070 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/15
Founded in 1992

ciena corp (CIEN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $788.1K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $450.6K
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Fi...
Total Annual Compensation: $463.7K
Senior Vice President of Global Products Grou...
Total Annual Compensation: $420.5K
Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ciena corp (CIEN) Key Developments

Indiana Fiber Network, LLC Selects Ciena Corporation's Converged Packet Optical and Packet Networking Solutions

Indiana Fiber Network, LLC has selected converged packet optical and packet networking solutions from Ciena Corporation for network expansion. With Ciena, IFN can rapidly provision new high-speed offerings like Ethernet business services, 10G, and 100G services to its service provider, data center and enterprise customers. Bringing these scalable and secure communication services to users in both urban and rural areas will help drive sustainable economic development across the state. One of the customers benefiting from IFN's network is Community Health Network, one of Central Indiana's two large health care providers.

Ciena Corporation Appoints Cindy Moran to Government Advisory Board

Ciena Corporation appointed Cindy Moran to its government advisory board. In the new role, Cindy Moran will provide strategic guidance to Ciena Government Solutions Inc. (CGSI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ciena, to support the Department of Defense (DoD) IT environment as well as mission-critical federal government networks.

Middle East-Europe Terrestrial System Uses Ciena® Converged Packet Optical Networking Solutions to Give Regional and International Carriers

In order to accommodate increasing international bandwidth demand, the Middle East-Europe Terrestrial System (MEETS) is using Ciena® converged packet optical networking solutions to give regional and international carriers, as well as local and global ICT companies, access to high-capacity, scalable, wholesale network services to extend network reach, enable high-bandwidth enterprise and datacenter traffic, and facilitate LTE 4G mobile expansions. Key Facts include: MEETS, a network consortium made up of du, Vodafone, Zain, and Zajil, is a 100G terrestrial optical transport network (OTN) connecting key Gulf states, the UAE, Qatar, KSA Bahrain and Kuwait, and is expected to connect the region to Europe. As the high-capacity fiber optic cable system is built alongside an existing power transmission network it is cost-effective and reliable, providing reduced service latency and geographic diversity across the Middle East; With Cienas 6500 packet-optical platform, equipped with 100G WaveLogic coherent optics and packet/OTN switching, MEETS can efficiently scale and interconnect large numbers of users. OneConnect Intelligent Control Plane creates a programmable network and provides the ability to customize service level guarantees with multiple levels of protection and restoration options; Cienas OneControl unified management software allows MEETS to rapidly turn up services with full visibility across all layers and advanced service assurance applications ensure efficient troubleshooting.


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