Overview

Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, helps governments transform communications infrastructure in an application-centric world so they can advance their missions with confidence. They provide end-to-end assured networking that is trusted, reliable, and secure to improve cyber resiliency using real-time restoration and automated threat mitigation-enabling governments to rapidly respond to dynamic mission requirements and ensure the right information is delivered to the right place every time. Ciena's assured networking leverages OPn, their ecosystem-based architecture that combines packet-optical platforms with open software control to transform capacity to on-demand capability while reducing network complexity and cost. In addition to deployment in service provider networks globally, Ciena solutions are proven in networks with the U.S. Department of Defense and others within the federal, state, and local government.

Customer Training Information

The above information packet provides an overview of Ciena training options. These options include in depth course and videos to further your knowledge of the Ciena portfolio. You will be able to learn through self-discovery, virtual instruction, and instructor led courses all of which are designed to provide you with the tools needed to properly deploy Ciena products within your current environment.

Please view our training slide deck.

Contracts

Federal

GSA Schedule 70

GS-35F-0119Y
Dec 20, 2011- Dec 19, 2016

SEWP V

NNG15SC03B/NNG15SC27B
May 01, 2015- Apr 30, 2020

State and Local

CMAS

3-12-70-2247E
Aug 28, 2012- Dec 19, 2016

City of Seattle Contract

0000003265
Jul 11, 2014- Dec 19, 2016

Department of General Services PA - Symantec

4400004253
May 01, 2009- Jun 17, 2017

Fairfax County IT Hardware, Software, & Services

4400006323
Oct 04, 2015- Oct 04, 2020

Orange County National IPA Co-Op

MA-017-16010236
Jun 01, 2015- May 31, 2018

State of Indiana Contract

0000000000000000000021430
Aug 01, 2017- Jul 31, 2019

State of New Mexico Contract

80-000-18-00002
Aug 01, 2017- Aug 01, 2021

Education

Maryland MEEC

UMD-972016
Oct 03, 2016- Mar 14, 2020

Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC)

MC15-04
Aug 10, 2019- Jun 30, 2022
*Additional Option Years Available

VASCUPP

UVA1482501
May 02, 2014- Dec 19, 2016

Events

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News

Latest News

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Resources

Resource

Information is the lifeblood of any mission. The readiness of people and organizations to do the work required by the mission depends more and more on a reliable, resilient, and secure network to access and share information. However, much of today’s network architecture was developed and imp...

This guide takes a step back from the intricacies of information technology and security management to consider the larger implications and progress of government cybersecurity. It highlights different aspects of the field – legislation, technology, initiatives and more – from a broad perspectiv...

Research and Education (R&E) networks are the circulatory system of global learning and innovation. From digital classrooms and distance learning to large-scale research collaborations in areas ranging from physics and climate studies, to astronomy and combustion research, R&E users need high-pe...