Ciena Corporation (CIEN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Ciena Corporation (Ciena) is a network specialist that provides communications networking solutions to adopt next-generation architectures. It collaborates with customers across the world to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and change the way they perform and compete. The company provides equipment, software and services that support the transport, switching, service delivery, aggregation and management of voice, video and data traffic on communications networks. Ciena also offer network management and control software platforms to help network operators simplify and automate their networks and virtualizes certain network functions. The company partners with Avaya, EMC2, Brocade, IBM, Ericsson, Kordia, Powerdns, Versa Networks, and among others to create solutions that will maximize multi-vendor network investments. Ciena caters its products to the requirements of telecommunications service provider industry, enterprises, electric utilities, government, finance, healthcare, research and education institutions, submarine network operators and cable operators. The company operates in the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Ciena is headquartered in Maryland, the US.

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Table of Contents
List of Tables
List of Figures
Section 1 - About the Company
Ciena Corporation - Key Facts
Ciena Corporation - Key Employees
Ciena Corporation - Key Employee Biographies
Ciena Corporation - Major Products and Services
Ciena Corporation - History
Ciena Corporation - Company Statement
Ciena Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Ciena Corporation - Business Description
Ciena Corporation - Corporate Strategy
Ciena Corporation - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Ciena Corporation - Strengths
Strength - Business Performance: Converged Packet Optical
Strength - Increase in Net Working Capital
Strength - Diversified End User Market
Ciena Corporation - Weaknesses
Weakness - Declining Performance
Weakness - Antitrust Violation Concerns
Ciena Corporation - Opportunities
Opportunity - New Contracts and Agreements
Opportunity - Growing Cloud Computing Market
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisition
Ciena Corporation - Threats
Threat - Competitive Environment
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes
Threat - Vulnerability of Intellectual Property
Ciena Corporation - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
List of Tables
Ciena Corporation, Key Facts
Ciena Corporation, Key Employees
Ciena Corporation, Key Employee Biographies
Ciena Corporation, Major Products and Services
Ciena Corporation, History
Ciena Corporation, Other Locations
Ciena Corporation, Subsidiaries
Ciena Corporation, Key Competitors
Ciena Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
Ciena Corporation, Annual Ratios
Ciena Corporation, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Ciena Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)
Ciena Corporation, Ratio Charts

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