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6500

Family of Packet-Optical Platforms

6500

Stay ahead of demand with
seamless network evolution

From 800G performance optics and 400G coherent pluggables to compact ROADMs and control plane automation, Ciena’s 6500 Family of Packet-Optical Platforms enables you to continually stay ahead of customer demands. Seamlessly maximize your investment into the future by sustainably evolving your network with more scalability, flexibility, and multi-layer programmability, using a trusted platform deployed in over 750 networks across the globe.

6500 Family

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6500 RLS

Automate optical network operations
and connect at scale with a fully
programmable, intelligent line system.

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6500 D/S-Series

Meet diverse customer requirements from edge to core with flexible shelf configurations that help you streamline operations and optimize space and power to site-specific requirements.

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6500 T-Series

Respond quickly to increasing end-user demands with on-demand connectivity, and scale to terabit switching capacity for efficient switching of 400G+ wavelengths across flexible, modular configurations.

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Get more from your network investment—now and into the future

Respond on-demand to changing customer requirements by leveraging state-of-the-art technology and new capabilities that allow you to continually maximize network efficiencies and offer customizable service delivery over any distance.

Ciena Services is here to help

Your network is mission critical for delivering an exceptional customer experience. Ciena Services ensures your 6500 network keeps pace with your business challenges, focusing on your objectives as a shared mission. Partnering with you, our regional experts harness their experience to leverage a robust portfolio of services, proven methodologies, and an automation framework—singularly focused on accelerating your success.

Together, we’ve got this.

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