Ciena, SafeNet partnering on encryption

Linthicum-based Ciena Corp. and Belcamp-based SafeNet Inc. announced a partnership to jointly sell high-speed Ethernet link encryption services for commercial and government networks, backed by Ciena’s Carrier Ethernet and Packet-Optical platforms and SafeNet’s Ethernet Encryptor systems.

Ciena makes fiber-optic network equipment for telecommunications companies. SafeNet, a leader in data protection services, protects more than 80 percent of the world’s intra-bank fund transfers and nearly $1 trillion per day, and employs more cryptographic engineers than any other security vendor in the world.

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