2016 BTR’s Diamond Technology Reviews 2016

Ciena awarded with two top tier ratings from 2016 Diamond Technology Reviews

Ciena received two of the highest Diamond ratings from Broadband Technology Report’s 2016 Diamond Technology Reviews. Ciena’s Waveserver received a 4.5 diamond rating, praised for notable performance that provides clear and substantial benefits, along with the 3906mvi Service Virtualization Switch, which received a 5 Diamond rating for groundbreaking innovation and new levels of performance. Only two 5 Diamond ratings were awarded to products that ‘set new standards for performance and provide groundbreaking and new technical milestones’. For more information see here.

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2016 MEF Excellence Awards 2016

Ciena’s Blue Planet Wins “Third Network Proof of Concept” Award

For the first time at MEF16, the organization presented an award for the proof of concept (PoC) that ‘best demonstrates an implementation of agile, assured, and orchestrated Third Network services’. Of the fourteen demonstrations at MEF16, Ciena’s Blue Planet, along with collective partners Century Link and RAD, took home this first-time award. This was the first public demonstration of Ciena’s newly announced 3906mvi x86 Server Module and D-NFVI Software, which specializes in addressing challenges associated with Distributed NFV deployments, while working cohesively with Blue Planet.read more

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2016 Global Telecoms Innovation Awards 2016

Ciena and Aqua Comms recognized for AE connect in the Fixed Infrastructure Innovation category

The Global Telecoms Business Telecoms Innovation & Technology Awards are presented for innovative projects by operators and vendors in the telecoms industry. Aqua Comms and Ciena were recognized for AEConnect, a high-capacity subsea system specifically designed for web-scale providers. Aqua Comms AEConnect is a new trans-Atlantic subsea cable system spanning more than 5,500 km from New York to the West Coast of Ireland to Dublin, London and into Europe.

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2016 Waveserver earns "Panel's Special Prize" in the Carrier/ISP Network category

Interop Tokyo 2016

With more than 300 IT companies and organizations represented, Ciena’s Waveserver was presented with the “Panel’s Special Prize” in the Carrier/ISP Network Category on June 7 at Interop Tokyo 2016 – Japan’s largest network and service exhibit.

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2016 2016 Utilities Technology Council (UTC) Awards

Ciena’s 6500 wins 2016 Impact Award for Hardware Product of the Year

The UTC Awards pay tribute to the critical role of information and communications technologies in delivering essential energy and water services to communities throughout the world. At the 2016 awards Ciena took home the Impact Award for Hardware Product of the Year, which honors the UTC Associate Member Organizations making a great impact on the industry through an innovative and proven solution. read more

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