March 12, 2012 08:00 ET

Ciena Selects WANDL Solutions for Multilayer Data Network Modeling and Simulation

PISCATAWAY, NJ--(Marketwire - Mar 12, 2012) - WANDL, Inc. a leading provider of OSS solutions for modeling and monitoring of next-generation networks, announced today that Ciena, a leading global provider of network infrastructure solutions, with expertise in Packet-Optical Transport, Packet-Optical Switching, Carrier Ethernet, and Network Support Services, has selected WANDL Solutions as a primary network modeling tool for multilayer data network designs that encompass routing and packet-optical transport.

WANDL Solutions for IP, Transport, and Multi-Layer Design will be used to collectively analyze an organization's network and design an optimal multi-layer topology taking into account various costs and constraints for each network layer as defined by the user. Ciena selected WANDL because of its unique capability to do optimal multilayer data network design.

"Ciena is a recognized leader in converged optical Ethernet solutions and we are very excited to work closely with them as they take their next generation optical transport and switching platforms to the market," said Dave Wang, President, WANDL, Inc.

"WANDL Solutions provide Ciena with the tools and analysis capabilities necessary to engage our customers on forward looking multilayer IP+transport strategies," said Joseph Berthold, VP Network Architecture.

About WANDL, Inc.

WANDL, Inc. provides a multi-vendor, multi-protocol, and multi-layer solution for Traffic Management and Engineering. The integrated software suite uniquely provides a single platform for both live monitoring (FCAPS) and design modeling and simulation of IP/MPLS-based networks. With its global view of the network, users are able to have unprecedented visibility in to the network layers from the physical transport through logical service layers. WANDL has a proven track record and its solutions have been deployed in over 200 service providers, carriers, government organizations and enterprises around the world.

About Ciena

Ciena is the network specialist. We collaborate with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they compete. With focused innovation, Ciena brings together the reliability and capacity of optical networking with the flexibility and economics of Ethernet, unified by a software suite that delivers the industry's leading network automation. We routinely post recent news, financial results and other important announcements and information about Ciena on our website. For more information, visit

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