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Packet-Optical Platform


Ciena’s 5410 Packet-Optical Platform is part of a family of multi-terabit packet-optical switching platforms that transform networks into scalable, flexible, cost-reduced, service-enabling infrastructures to meet today’s monumental traffic growth challenges.


No. 1

Offers a 5.0 Tb/s switch matrix with I/O modules supporting up to 500 Gb/s per slot

No. 2

Allows users to select the most flexible networking model for packet, optical, and/or OTN redundancy options as needed

No. 3

Provides more reliable, deterministic transport of packet services

No. 4

Retains full mesh connectivity while most efficiently transporting Ethernet and other services over a DWDM optical network

No. 5

Enables intelligent automated provisioning, planning, and protection/restoration via OneConnect, the world’s most advanced multi-layer ASON/GMPLS control plane

No. 6

Consolidates SONET/SDH, OTN, and Ethernet/MPLS networks

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  • +OneConnect Intelligent Control Plane
    • ITU-T ASON/GMPLS SONET/SDH Control Plane
    • ITU-T ASON/GMPLS OTN Control Plane
    • Point-and-click auto-provisioning
    • Automatic path computation
    • Auto-discovery of network resources
    • Link bundling for large network scalability
    • Multiple protection/restoration service classes
    • Administrative weight routing
    • Latency routing
    • Local Span Mesh Restoration (LSMR) (SONET/SDH)
    • 1+1 Mesh Restorable SNCP (MR-SNCP) for rapid protection and ultra-survivability
  • +I/O Modules Programmable FlexiPort Formats
    • TSLM-48
      • 48 multi-rate (155M to 2.7G) Ports:
      • OC-3/STM-1 — 155.52 Mb/s
      • OC-12/STM-4 — 622.08 Mb/s
      • OC-48/STM-16 — 2.488 Gb/s
      • OTU1 — 2.666 Gb/s
      • GbE — 1 Gb/s
      • (Numerous SFP-supported interfaces)
      • SONET/SDH (SSLM-48) and OTN (OSLM-48)  optimized versions also available
    • TSLM-12
      • 12 10G Ports:
      • OC-192/STM-64 — 9.953 Gb/s
      • 10GbE – 10.3 Gb/s
      • OTU2 – 10.709 Gb/s
      • OTU2e1 - 11.095 Gb/s
      • OTU2e – 11.095 Gb/s
      • (Numerous XFP-supported interfaces  including tunable C-Band XFPs)
      • SONET/SDH (SSLM-12) and OTN (OSLM-12) optimized versions also available
    • OSLM-2 Flex-3 WL3
      • Two Flex3 WL3 DWDM ports with WaveLogic 3 Extreme chipset (same used in the 6500 platform)
      • Each port can be individually programmable by software to operate in any one of following modulation formats:
      • 2 x 100G DP-QPSK
      • 2 x 200G 16QAM
      • Mix of 1x 100G DP-QPSK and 1x 200G 16QAM
    • OSLM-5-100G
      • Five individual programmable optical ports (OTN and Ethernet interface) with unique data rates ranging from 40G to 100G/.
      • 100GE/OTU4 mapping into ODU4
      • 40GE mapping* into ODU3 and OTU3
    • OSLM-5-WL3n
      • Five pluggable CFP2-ACO 100G C-Band tunable coherent DWDM ports with WaveLogic 3 Nano chipset (same chipset used in the 6500 platform), supporting:
      • CFP2-ACO optics
      • 5 x 100G DP-QPSK
      • 100G OTU4 per wavelength per port
    • OSLM-50-10G
      • An OTN switch with 50 individual programmable optical ports (OTN, SONET/SDH and Ethernet interface) with a unique data rates ranging from 1 to 10G
    • OSLM-1
      • 1 x OTU4
      • 1 x 100GbE (Transparent Mapping)
    • TSLM-1
      • 1 x OTU4
      • SONET/SDH capabilities such as up to 10x 10G Embedded SONET/SDH over ODU2 with STS/VC switching
    • TSLM-1-D/OSLM-1-D with WaveLogic 3
      • 100 Gb/s line rate with DWDM and coherent technology
      • OTU4 SONET/SDH Capabilities (up to 10x 10G Embedded SONET/SDH over ODU2 with STS/VC Switching - TSLM-1-D only)
      • Five variants: Regional, Metro, Enhanced , Premium and Submarine
    • TSLM-3
      • 3 40G Ports:
      • OC-768/STM-256 — 39.813 Gb/s
      • OTU3 – 43.018 Gb/s
      • 40GbE – 41.25 Gb/s
      • (Numerous types of CFPs)
      • OSLM-3 – OTN optimized variant
      • Embedded SONET/SDH capabilities (up to 12x 10G Embedded SONET/SDH over ODU2 with STS/VC switching)
    • TSLM-2-DWDM
      • 2x40G C-Band Tunable Coherent
      • DWDM with colored and colorless Ciena WaveLogic technology
      • SONET/SDH capabilities such as up to 8x 10G Embedded SONET/SDH over ODU2 with STS/VC switching
    • TSLM-12-DWDM ULH
      • 6xSFP+ with 6dB, 8dB, SFEC, and TriFEC support
      • 6x AM-XFP support for interoperability with legacy equipment (OC-192 Classic and Connect DX )
    • Ethernet Service Line Module (eSLM Flex 100G):
      • Part of Ciena’s E-Suite Modules
      • Leverages Ciena’s field-proven, full-featured Service-Aware OS (SAOS) packet software
      • Layer 2 switching and mapping of Ethernet services into an OTN network.
      • Supports up to 120G of Ethernet Interfaces (faceplate) for aggregation into the packet switch fabric and encapsulation into 100G OTN backplane
      • Traffic mapping into OTN’s payload
      • Supported faceplate interfaces are: 10GbE and 100GbE and include OTN OTU2e
      • MPLS-TP
      • G.8032 Rings
  • +Software Features
    • Packet Transport: GbE into SONET/SDH with VCAT
    • Packet Transport: 10GbE into SONET/SDH with VCAT or STS192c/VC-4-64c
    • Embedded SONET/SDH on TSLM-2 and TSLM-3 (4xSTM64/OC192 > ODU2 > ODU3)”
    • Embedded SONET/SDH on TSLM-1 and TSLM-1-D (10x STM64/OC192 > ODU2 > ODU4)
    • OSI over DCC
    • Configurable OTN/SONET/SDH OAM
    • SONET-SDH Gateway
    • SONET/SDH – OTN Gateway
    • OTN/SONET/SDH Multicast
    • Automated Link Grooming
    • OneConnect Intelligent Control Plane
    • Packet Switching: E-PL, E-LAN, E-TREE, EVP-L, EVP-LAN, EVP-TREE, MPLS-TP, G.8032
  • +Optical Protection and Restoration Options
    • FastMesh connection-level end-to-end reroute restoration
    • APS/MSP (1+1), MR-SNCP
    • APS/MSP 1:N & N+1
    • 4F BLSR/MS-SPRing with 16 and 24 node support
    • 4F VLSR
    • 2F BLSR/MS-SPRing
    • G.8032 rings
  • +Timing Support
    • 1.544 Mb/s/2.048 Mb/s BITS/Station Clock inputs and outputs, line timing
    • SSM support
    • AIS thresholds
    • Stratum 3E/G.812 Type III node clock holdover timing (G.813 option also available)
  • +Element and Network Management
    • Standards-based CORBA IDL interfaces
    • TMN-based architecture and information models
    • TL-1 craft interface for operational familiarity
    • IP over DCC/GCC and OSI over DCC extensions for management of subtended network elements
    • 5410 Node Manager for GUI-based element management
    • ON-Center® Core Switching Manager for node and network management
    • ON-Center Service Layer Manager for end-to-end SONET/SDH, OTN and Ethernet services management
    • OneControl Unified Management System across the comprehensive Ciena product portfolio
    • Universal OSS Gateway compliant with TMF-814 for operations integration
  • +Equipment Protection
    • Shelf Controller: Redundant
    • Power Distribution Units: Redundant
    • Switch Modules: 1:3 redundant switch fabric
    • Fan Trays: 4x4 internally redundant, hot swappable
  • +Agency Approvals
    • NEBS Level 3: SR 3580, GR-63-CORE, GR-1089-CORE
    • Safety: EN 60950-1, UL 60950-1, CSA 22.2 No. 60950-1, IEC 60950-1
    • EMC/Immunity: GR-1089-CORE, EN 300-386/ EN 55022, FCC Part 15, Class A; VCCI Class A, ICES-003 Class A
  • +Environmental Characteristics
    • Operating Temperature:
      • +5° C to +40° C (+41° F to +104° F) up to 1800 m
      • -5° C to +50° C (+23° F to +122° F) short term
      • -5° C to +40° C (+23° F to +104° F) short term with fan fail
    • Relative Humidity:
      • 5% to 85% (non-condensing)
      • 5% to 90% short term
    • Altitude: up to13,000 ft (4000 m) at 30° C
    • Fire Resistance:
      • NEBS GR-63-CORE, ANSI T1.319-2002, UL- 94-1996
    • Earthquake: NEBS GR-63-CORE Zone 4
  • +Physical Characteristics
    • Shelf Dimensions:
      • 38.5”(H) x 19 ”(W) x 23.6”(D)
      • 978mm(H) x 483mm(W) x 600mm (D)
      • Line Module Dimensions:
      • 20.0”(H) x 1.35”(W) x 18.1”(D)
      • 508mm(H) x 34.3mm(W) x 460mm(D)
      • I/O Slots: 10 slots, 500 Gb/s capacity each

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