Ciena Introduction


Ciena is a networking systems, services and software company. They provide solutions that help clients create the Adaptive Network in response to the constantly changing demands of their users. By delivering best-in-class networking technology through hing-touch consultative relationships, they build the world’s most agile networks with automation, openness and scale.

Ciena supports 85 percent of the world’s largest service providers as well as cloud and regional service providers, enterprise networks, financial services, healthcare, utilities, media and entertainment, retail, public sector, and all levels of education.

Ciena at a Glance

  • Incorporation: November 1992
  • IPO: February 1997
  • NYSE Listing: CIEN
  • FY’18 Adjusted
  • EPS: $1.39
  • FY’18 Adjusted Operating Margin: 10.9%
  • Clients: 1,500+ Patents: 2000+
  • Employees: 6,000+
  • Sales professionals: 750+
  • R&D experts: 2,700+
  • Offices: 65+