Community Happenings: Week Ending 9/16

Blog Post created by margarita.giraldo Employee on Sep 19, 2016

Hello fellow community members! Hope everyone had a refreshing and relaxing weekend. There are a couple of news tidbits to share below, so let's get started.


If you have any suggestions on things you'd like to see more (or less) of, please feel free to share with Margarita Giraldo or post in About the Ciena Community




Hello and welcome to the newest members of our community! Meet Isaac ChristoffersenSteve Gable, Tony Gates, Brian Hadnot, Johan Henæs, Ryan Ketner, Leonard Liao, Kevin Levesque, Taylor MashburnBrian Matt, Michael Milan, Rob Moore, Takefumi Nishimura, David Purkey  Klaus Samardžić, Fraser Street, Darren White and Brandon Whitlatch.



A back-to-school educational webinar is available for those who wish to learn more about the 6500. The webinar series starts Tuesday, September 20, and runs through the following Thursday, September 29. If you wish to register, start here. Helen Xenos posted some additional details in New Optical Technologies - Explained by Ciena experts. Read more here.


Another reminder to please remember to make sure to mark a reply as "correct" or "helpful," when you ask a question, and a person offers a correct reply. As more information is shared in the community, we want to make sure the correct information is easily found. The "Mark as Helpful" or "Mark as Correct" features are, well, helpful for this.


Learn how you can complete the Ready. Set. Go quest in: Ciena Community Rewards: A Guide to Actions, Missions, Quests and Levels. You can also find a tip on one action under Community Tips below.


Drum roll, please! Our most popular content for last week was:

Open Questions

We have an opportunity for you to share your knowledge and expertise and collaborate with peers and members of the Ciena team: There's a question regarding Unknown process using 50% CPU by Mike Sideris. Can you help? Add your comments here.


Visit these forums to ask your product questions or to collaborate and learn with your peers:


Community Tip

This week's tip is about sharing in the community. If you share your knowledge and expertise and help other members learn, explore and do their job better and easier. It also will help when you’re ready to ask a question as other members will know you and will reciprocate by helping answer your question, if they can.


Learn more about sharing in this About the Ciena Community guide: Share Your Knowledge and Expertise

Find more tips and topics in: Getting Started and Guide to Ciena Community Forums and Topics


That’s it for this Ciena Community Happenings post this week. Have a great week and keep networking!


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