NOVA (Network Optimized Video Analytics)

Project NOVA will build on the University of Ottawa and Ciena’s advanced analytics capabilities to allow networks around the world to understand where video flows run over their network.  This will allow the network operators to improve video Qualify of Experience for their end customers, more quickly and cost effectively fix video impacting network problems, plan their networks to better support video, and provide greater customer service awareness of end customer over the top video quality. Ciena anticipates this capability will propel it into be the world leader in network video analytics with a growing employee base to support this significant business and associated research initiatives to evolve and expand its capability within this market and in to adjacent markets.

Faculty Supervisor:

Shervin Shirmohammadi


Hossein Ebrahimi Dinaki


Ciena Corp.


Engineering - computer / electrical


Information and communications technologies


University of Ottawa



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