Support and next steps

Service-Aware Operating System

Ciena’s Service-Aware Operating System (SAOS) is employed in our Packet Networking and Converged Packet Optical platforms to provide a common set of advanced Ethernet features, improving operational efficiency from edge to core with consistent system and service attributes.


No. 1

Incorporates a complete Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) suite to support the network and service performance monitoring requirements of large-scale Ethernet deployments, while reducing network operating costs from edge to core

No. 2

Enables network operators to create and manage scalable service offerings that leverage the cost-effectiveness of Ethernet technology—generating maximum revenue at any or all endpoints in the network and across Ciena’s packet platforms

Questions? Ask the community

Ask us

Want to know more about SAOS? Let's talk.

Contact us