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OnePlanner Unified Design System

One Planner

OnePlanner is an advanced multi-layer network design and optimization tool. It combines Ciena's extensive background in planning and simulating optical transport control planes, photonic system design, advanced algorithm research, and GUI development into a comprehensive and easy-to-use platform.


No. 1

Ensures peak multi-layer network optimization for efficient utilization of network assets

No. 2

Includes what-if failure scenario simulations to ensure validation of network survivability under multiple simultaneous failures

No. 3

Features an intuitive GUI to easily visualize network layout and design

No. 4

Offers planning based on live network data for accurate analysis, working in concert with Blue Planet Manage, Control and Plan software for online service planning capabilities

No. 5

Reduces manual effort significantly through accurate and auto-discovered fiber characterization

No. 6

Features forecast-tolerant designs, ready for future growth


  • + Supported operating system
    • Client/Server Configuration Standalone Configuration
      • Server:
        • Windows Server 2008 R2.0 Enterprise Edition
        • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
      • Client:
        • Windows7 64-bit
        • Windows 8.1, 64-bit
        • Windows 10, 64-bit
      • Windows7
      • 64-bit recommended
  • + Recommended hardware requirements
    • Client/Server Configuration Standalone Configuration
      • Server
        • Quad Core
        • Intel Xeon 3500+ (5500, 5600, ...) or AMD Opteron 4000/6000
        • 2/4/6/8 CPU Cores
        • Min RAM 32GB expandable to 512GB
        • Dual 1GbE ports
        • System HDD, single data disk or two disks in RAID 1 configuration, hot plug 3.5-inch 500GB or larger
        • Redundant power supply
      • Client
        • Dual-core
        • Intel Core 2 Duo (Desktop PC: E7200, E8200, E8300), Intel Core i7-920, Intel Pentium D, or better.
        • 4 GB or more of physical RAM
        • 4GB or more of available hard disk space
      • Dual Core processor (3GHz or faster) or compatible
      • 8 GB or more of physical RAM
      • 10 GB or more of available hard disk space

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