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Ciena’s 5132 platform is purpose-built for 100 GbE service and demarcation in a variety of business and wholesale environments. As more businesses and mobile applications move to edge cloud hosting, 100GbE emerges as the next necessary upgrade between access locations and data centers—also preparing them for private, high-capacity connections to cloud service providers.


No. 1

360 Gb/s of non-blocking switching capacity in a compact device

No. 2

Low footprint 1RU for space-constrained locations

No. 3

Ciena’s MCP multi-layer support for end-to-end network management control and planning

No. 4

Service isolation using FlexEthernet

No. 5

Carrier Ethernet, IP routing, SR-MPLS, and SRv6 ready

No. 6

Hardware-assisted OAM scaled to deliver services with guaranteed SLA differentiation

No. 7

SZTP to minimize OPEX and accelerate, secure, and error-free turn-up of service


  • + Interfaces
    • Ethernet Ports
      • 2 x 100GbE QSFP28 ports
      • 2 x 100GbE QSFP-DD ports
      • OIF FlexEthernet (FlexE) Implementation Agreement v1.1 and v2.0
    • Other
      • 1 x USB (storage)
      • 1 x USB-C Console
      • 1 x RJ45 Management (MGMT)
  • + Ethernet
    • IEEE 802.1ad Provider Bridging (Q-in-Q) VLAN full S-VLAN range
    • IEEE 802.1D MAC Bridges
    • IEEE 802.1p Class of Service (CoS) prioritization IEEE 802.1Q VLANs
    • IEEE 802.3 Ethernet
    • IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
    • IEEE 802.3ba-2010 100GbE
    • Layer 2 Control Frame Tunneling
    • Link Aggregation (LAG): Active/Active; Active/ Standby
    • Jumbo frames to 9216 bytes
    • VLAN tunneling (Q-in-Q) for Transparent LAN Services (TLS)
  • + MEF 3.0 Compliance
    • E-Line
    • E-LAN
    • E-Tree
    • Access E-Line
    • Transit E-Line
  • + Carrier Ethernet OAM
    • EVC Ping (IPv4)
    • Dying Gasp with Syslog and SNMP Traps
    • IEEE 802.1ab Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) IEEE 802.1ag Connectivity Fault Management (CFM)
    • IEEE 802.3ah EFM Link-fault OAM
    • ITU-T Y.1731 Performance Monitoring
    • RFC 2544 Benchmarking Methodology for Network Interconnect Devices Generation and Reflection at 100GbE*
    • ITU-T Y.1564 Ethernet Service Activation Test Methodology*
  • + Synchronization
    • ITU-T G.8262 Synchronous Ethernet
    • ITU-T G.8262.1 Enhanced Synchronous Ethernet
    • ITU-T G.8263 Ethernet Equipment Clock
    • ITU-T G.8264 Ethernet Synchronization Messaging Channel (ESMC)
    • ITU-T G.8275.1 Full Timing Support (FTS) T-GM, T-BC, T-TSC
    • ITU-T G.8275.1 Assisted Full Timing Support (AFTS)
    • ITU-T G.8271 T-GM Class A ITU-T G.8273.2 T-BC Class C
    • ITU-T G.703 RJ45 1pps and ToD
  • + Networking Protocols
    • ISO10598 IS-IS intra-domain routing protocol
    • OSFP Segment Routing extension
    • OSFP TI-LFA Topology Independent Fast Reroute using Segment Routing
    • BGP Prefix Independent Convergence
    • EVPN FXC draft-ietf-bess-evpn-vpws-fxc-03.txt
    • RFC-1195 Use of OSI Is-Is for Routing in TCP/IP and Dual Environments
    • RFC-1997 BGP Community Attribute
    • RFC-2328 OSPF Version 2
    • RFC-2698 A Two Rate Three Color Marker
    • RFC-2865 Remote Authentication Dial in User Service (RADIUS)
    • RFC-3031 Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Architecture
    • RFC-3032 MPLS label stack encoding
    • RFC-3107 Support BGP carry Label for MPLS
    • RFC-4271 A Border Gateway Protocol 4 (BGP-4) RFC-4360 BGP Extended Communities Attribute
    • RFC-4364 BGP/MPLS IP Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
    • RFC-4456 BGP Route Reflection: An Alternative to Full Mesh Internal BGP (IBGP)
    • RFC-4632 Classless Inter-domain Routing (CIDR): The Internet Address Assignment and Aggregation Plan
    • RFC-4760 Multiprotocol Extensions for BGP-4
    • RFC-4762 Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) Using Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) Signaling (HVPLS)
    • RFC-5004 Avoid BGP Best Path Transitions from One External to Another
    • RFC-5036 LDP Specification
    • RFC-5037 Experience with the LDP protocol
    • RFC-5301 Dynamic Hostname Exchange Mechanism for IS-IS
    • RFC-5302 Domain-Wide Prefix Distribution with Two-Level IS-IS
    • RFC-5303 Three-Way Handshake for IS-IS Point-to-Point Adjacencies
    • RFC-5309 Point-to-Point Operation over LAN in Link State Routing Protocols
    • RFC-5396 Textual Representation of Autonomous System (AS) Numbers
    • RFC-5398 Autonomous System (AS) Number Reservation for Documentation Use
    • RFC-5492 Capabilities Advertise with BGP-4
    • RFC-5561 LDP Capabilities
    • RFC-5668 4-Octet AS Specific BGP Extended Community
    • RFC-6241 Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF)
    • RFC-6310 Pseudowire (PW) Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) Message Mapping
    • RFC-6793 BGP Support for Four-Octet Autonomous System (AS) Number Space
    • RFC-7737 Label Switched Route (LSP) Ping and Traceroute Reply Mode Simplification SR-MPLS
    • RFC-7911 Advertisement of Multiple Paths in BGP
    • RFC-8214 Virtual Private Wire Service Support in Ethernet VPN
  • + Network Management
    • Alarm Management and Monitoring Configuration
    • Event and Alarm Notification/Generation Comprehensive Management
      • Via CLI Management
      • Via Netconf/YANG Models
    • gRPC-based Streaming telemetry
    • IPv4 & IPv6 Management Support
    • IPv4 Management ACL (in-band)
    • IPv6 Management ACL (in-band)
    • RFC-2131 DHCP Client
    • RFC-3046 DHCP Relay
    • RFC-5905 NTP Client
    • Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)
    • Secure Shell (SSHv2)
    • RFC 8572 Secure Zero-Touch Provisioning (SZTP) Software upgrade via FTP, SFTP TACACS + AAA
    • SNMPv3 Trap
    • SNMPv3 GET
    • Web GUI
  • + Physical Characteristics
    • Dimensions
      • 11.54" (W) x 9.96" (D) x 1.73" (H)
      • 293mm (W) x 253mm (D) x 44mm (H)
    • Weight
      • 3.4kg
    • Power Requirements
      • DC input: -36V to -75V
      • AC input: 100Vac, 240 Vac (nominal)
      • Typical Power 85; Max. Power 125W
  • + Standards Compliance
    • Emissions
      • CISPR 32 Class A
      • EN 55032
      • FCC Part 15 Class A
      • GR-1089 Issue 7
      • Industry Canada ICES-003 Class A
      • VCCI Class A
    • Environmental
      • RoHS2 Directive (2011/65/EU)
      • WEEE 2012/19/EU
    • Operating Temperature
      • -40°F to +149°F (-40°C to +65°C)
    • Storage Temperature
      • -40°F to +158°F (-40°C to +70°C)
    • Humidity
      • Non-condensing 5% to 95%
    • Immunity (EMC)
      • CISPR 24
      • EN 55024
      • GR-1089 Issue 7
      • EN 300 386
    • Power
      • ETSI EN 300 132-2
      • ETSI EN 300 132-3
    • Safety
      • UL 60950-1-07(Second Edition) + A1: 2011 + A2: 2014
      • CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, Amd 1:2011, Amd 2:2014EN
      • 60950-1:2006/A11:2009/A1:2010/A12:2011/ A2:2013
      • ANSI/UL 62368-1 2nd edition EN 62368-1
  • *Future

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