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Cloud
Samsung and Ciena collaborate with new 5G solutions
Samsung and Ciena have entered into an agreement to deliver 5G network solutions to the market. 
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Colt Technology Services
Wasabi Technologies to launch APAC data center in Japan
Colt Technology Services will provide connectivity for Wasabi Technologies’ first data center in Asia Pacific, located in Japan.
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Telecommunications
Lumea enhances telco services with Ciena collaboration
Lumea and Ciena have collaborated on transforming Lumea’s telecommunications services to offer customers high-speed 100G+ Wavelength services.
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Southern Cross Cable
Southern Cross Cables & Ciena partner on NEXT submarine cable
The 13,494 kilometre-long NEXT submarine cable that traverses the Pacific Ocean, which will be completed in early 2022.
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5G
Telecom equipment market returns to growth in 2Q20
According to research by Dell’Oro shows that the global market is finding its feet again with vendor ranking remaining stable.
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Digital
NEXTDC collaborates with Ciena to better support customers
"Ciena’s DCI platform will enable us to provide the agile foundation our customers need to thrive in a competitive marketplace and COVID-19 environment.”
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5G
Vodafone New Zealand rolls out 800G technology with Ciena
"By implementing Ciena’s WL5e, Vodafone can better manage network requirements to support its recently launched 5G service."
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Ciena
Telia Carrier selects Ciena to boost European capacity
“The new O-OLS from Ciena provides great flexibility and scalability, enabling us to strengthen our European network within our core transport infrastructure."
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Network Infrastructure
Huawei at 29% share of global telecom infrastructure market
Among other telecommunications infrastructure market findings, Dell’Oro reports that Huawei increased its share by 8 percentage points since 2013.
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Ericsson
Telstra partnerships boost subsea cable infrastructure
Telstra’s customers across Asia Pacific will soon be able to take advantage of major major boosts to Telstra’s network services and subsea cables.
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Hawaiki Cable
Hawaiki cable connecting the US and the Pacific gets turbo boost
Following a partnership with Ciena, the subsea cable's transmission speeds have increased 53 percent.
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Ericsson
Telstra transmission network in Melbourne runs at break-neck speeds
"Deployment of these technologies will help Telstra to prepare for the ever-increasing demand for data."
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Cloud
Ciena supports data center company's APAC network expansion
In Asia, Colt specialises in low latency networks and provides connectivity to all major Asia exchanges.
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Ericsson
Telstra, Ericsson and Ciena deliver transatlantic encryption
Encrypted data was successfully transmitted between Los Angeles and Melbourne at 100 Gbps.
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Data
The roadmap to 5G: Vodafone deploys live 400 gigabit optical system
The system has been implemented in partnership with Vodafone’s optical partner Ciena, and test equipment specialist, EXFO.
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Network Infrastructure
Sydney Trains use Ciena to modernise network
The move is aimed at improving public services across the Sydney Trains transportation system.
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Ciena
CenturyLink takes home Ciena's Managed Services Partner of the Year
"As one of Ciena's diamond level partners, we are providing the right combination of services to help enterprise customers grow and achieve success."
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Ciena
MEF16: CenturyLink to take part in multi vendor proof-of-concept
“The ultimate objectives are to maximize the end-users control of their network resources and cloud connectivity."
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Infrastructure
Ciena encryption boosts data center security for biggest Korean financial co
KB Kookmin Bank, the biggest financial institution in Korea, has boosted its security with the help of Ciena encryption capabilities.
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Ericsson
MEF16 LSO Hackathon revisited
"This is exactly the type of collaboration we need to drive the industry forward."
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Internet of Things
Ciena names new chief for Australia, NZ
“The Internet of Things era is here, and service providers across the country are looking at ways to cater for this explosion in data."
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Data Centre Operators
Singapore and Korea tops for APAC data center speeds
Two in five data centers in Singapore and Korea have networks 1Gbps+ connections to enterprise customers. So how does the rest of APAC fare?
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Telecommunications
Vodafone NZ and Ciena complete successful 400G network trial
Vodafone New Zealand and network specialist Ciena Corporation have completed a successful field trial of 400Gb/s data transmission over an existing optical link carrying live network traffic.
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Southern Cross Cable
Southern Cross cable set to boost Kiwi high speed broadband
Hard on the heels of the successful implementation of Ciena's 100Gb/s solution across its 30,000km network in July 2013, Southern Cross Cable Network has announced today that it will use the Ciena WaveLogic 3 platform to add an additional 500Gb/s to both cables by July 2014.