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Ciena's (CIEN) Advanced Solutions Portfolio Used by TDC NET

Ciena Corporation CIEN recently announced that digital service provider TDC NET will transform its metro and long-haul networks with CIEN’s advanced 800G technology.

The initiative is likely to aid Denmark-based TDC NET in achieving its net-zero emissions target through the sustainable introduction of innovative services while consuming less power than its current DWDM platform.

TDC NET is set to implement Ciena's converged packet optical solutions, including WaveLogic 5 Nano 100G-400G coherent pluggable transceivers and the 6500 family of Packet Optical platforms driven by WaveLogic 5 Extreme programmable 800G technology.  

This modern OTN network architecture will provide TDC NET with the scalability and flexibility required to meet the growing demand for high-bandwidth services in the years to come.

By leveraging Ciena’s WaveLogic technology, TDC NET can deliver 800 Gb/s speeds to its clients while providing significant power savings that align with the organization’s commitment to reducing environmental impact.

In addition, the deployment of Ciena's solutions, including the 6500 family of Packet Optical platforms, WaveLogic 5 Extreme, WaveLogic 5 Nano and the Coherent ELS edge-optimized open line system will equip TDC NET with the necessary tools to evolve its network from the edge to the core, ensuring multi-layer programmability, comprehensive visibility and assurance through Ciena's Navigator Network Control Suite.

Headquartered in Hanover, MD, CIEN is one of the leading providers of optical networking equipment, software, and services. The company mainly operates under four business segments — Networking Platforms, Platform Software and Services, Blue Planet Automation Software and Services and Global Services.

Ciena’s rich portfolio of innovative offerings is helping it diversify its presence across various emerging markets. In June 2024, Ciena announced that India-based Space World Group’s subsidiary — Constl — will leverage optical technology to offer high-speed Metro Area Network and National Long Distance connectivity services across its “state-of-the-art pan-India network,” intending to advance connectivity solutions in the region.

Recently, Seren Juno Network Co., Ltd. and Seren Juno Network America Inc. have deployed Ciena’s cutting-edge GeoMesh Extreme solution, which is powered by WaveLogic 6 Extreme, to shape the digital landscape in Japan.  

However, the persistence of macroeconomic headwinds is causing lower-than-expected order volumes from service providers across a vast geographical scale. Tough competition from industry giants like Cisco, Huawei, Nokia, Juniper Networks and ZTE is further impeding its financial performance.

In the last reported quarter, Ciena’s revenues fell drastically by 19.6% year over year to $910.8 million. However, the top line surpassed the consensus mark by 1.6%.

CIEN currently carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). The stock has gained 10.5% compared with the sub-industry’s growth of 10.1% in the past year.

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