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Coherent routing

Take IP/Optical convergence to the next level

Simple, scalable, and sustainable next-gen networks for booming bandwidth demands

The challenge

Scaling your networks fast and cost-effectively to address surges in bandwidth demand and speed up the delivery of new services is what it takes to stay competitive. But how?

Our approach

Ciena's coherent routing brings together the latest in IP and optical innovation, with cutting-edge multi-layer operations, automation, and services.

The benefits

Our solution grows organically from existing networks, enabling dynamic scalability and network expansion while simplifying network architecture, and satisfying user bandwidth needs.

Ciena’s Coherent Routing allows us to efficiently scale to meet our customers’ growing bandwidth needs… and do so at a lower cost per bit.


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Coherent Routing: A rapid evolution to IP/Optical convergence


Own the Edge: Ciena’s leaders discuss the role of IP/Optical convergence

Ciena's leaders talk about how IP/Optical convergence can transform your metro and ed...



Unlocking IP/Optical convergence Success with Ciena’s Coherent Routing

Ciena’s Coherent Routing brings together purpose-built routers and leading coherent o...


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A Framework for IP/Optical Convergence: Building from Existing Networks

IP/Optical convergence can play a key role in helping CSPs address these, but where d...



What is coherent routing?

Coherent routing provides network operators a path to achieve IP/Optical convergence ...

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