The exponential growth of data services is redefining the role of optical networks.

  • Consumers have embraced over-the-top video streaming, online gaming
    and a deluge of mobile applications.
  • Enterprise IT managers are leveraging software-as-a-service while migrating
    mission-critical applications to hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
  • Internet of Things (IoT) devices are driving exponential growth in┬áthe number of
    end points and network connections, creating low-latency, high-bandwidth 5G use
    cases leveraging edge computing capabilities.

Continuously shifting traffic flows and bandwidth demands are driving an urgent need for
intelligent network automation to overcome serious challenges related to service assurance,
end user quality-of-experience and security.

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