OnePlanner Unified Design System

OnePlanner is an advanced multilayer network design and optimization tool that leverages Ciena's extensive background in OTN control plane planning and simulation, photonic system design, advanced algorithm research, and GUI development into a comprehensive and easy-to-use platform.


Ensures peak multi-layer network optimization

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

Features an intuitive GUI to easily visualize network layout and design

Offers planning based on live network data for accurate analysis

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

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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