The attached article contains frequently asked questions for the Ciena Discover Series.


The Discover Series includes free, Web-based, self-paced content developed by the same experts who design our top-rated, instructor-led sessions. It provides the perfect starting point to learn about Ciena’s core principles, products, and solutions—to anyone, anytime, anywhere. Areas of focus in this series include:

  • Ciena product overviews – Introduction to features and operations of Ciena products
  • Technology overviews – The basics of key technologies such as packet networking and optical communications
  • Technical support aids – Critical baseline information on foundational areas such as safety, quality, and reliability
  • Blue Planet – Blue Planet and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) concepts and functions
  • Pre-assessments – Evaluations of one’s readiness to enroll in higher learning programs and professional certifications offered by Ciena


For a full list of available courses within the Discover Series, click here.