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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2016 CRN 2016 Partner Program Guide

Ciena’s BizConnect Partner Program receives 5 stars

Ciena’s BizConnect partner program has been recognized as one of the industry’s best, receiving a 5-Star rating in The Channel Company’s CRN 2016 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the go-to listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel and the 5-Star rating is the highest attainable grade. 

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2016 Lightwave Innovation Awards 2016

Ciena’s 5430 Packet-Optical Platform and Waveserver receive 4.5 out of 5 stars

The Lightwave Innovation Awards review and recognize optical communications technology, rating each entry on a scale of 0 to 5, the 5-star rating indicating an innovative new product that raises the bar for performance standards. Both the Waveserver Platform for data center interconnect (DCI) and 5430 Packet-Optical Platforms achieved a 4.5 rating, making them superb products that “set new standards for performance and provide groundbreaking and new technical milestones.” A panel of judges—each subject matter experts and influential network operators across the industry—selected this year’s winners. 

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2016 2015 Frost and Sullivan’s Best Practices Award

Ciena Receives 2015 Latin American Optical Networks Equipment Company of the Year Award

Based on its analysis of the optical networking industry in 2015, Frost & Sullivan recognized Ciena with the 2015 Latin America Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has demonstrated excellence in devising a strong growth strategy and robustly implementing it. The award recognizes that WaveLogic Photonics Coherent Select addresses service provider’s need for higher bandwidth to serve a larger number of users.

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