Ciena Introduces WaveLogic 5 to Fuel the Content Economy
HANOVER, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 20, 2019--Ciena ® (NYSE: CIEN) is extending its leadership in coherent optics with its latest WaveLogic technology that supports greater scale, programmability and intelligence from network edge to core.
As cloud, IoT, video, 5G, Fiber Deep and edge computing continue to create unpredictability for network operators of all types, customer demand is increasing for coherent optical solutions spanning long-haul, metro, 4G/5G access, and data center interconnect (DCI) applications. Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 innovation addresses these customer requirements through a range of coherent solutions for vastly improved network economics, reach, cost, power and footprint.
The market-leading Ciena technology will be delivered in two solutions – WaveLogic 5 Extreme (WL5e) and WaveLogic 5 Nano (WL5n) – to address the need for both performance-optimized and footprint-optimized solutions. In WL5e, tunable bandwidth up to 800G provides significant efficiency advantages over 600G solutions and allows customers to take greater advantage of the pending introduction of 400G interfaces in the data center. In WL5n, a range of form factors allows customers to choose the best option in meeting network architecture requirements for certain applications based on specific space, power and operational requirements.
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