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6500 T-Series

Family of Packet-Optical Platforms

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Dynamically adapt to unpredictable
end-user demands

With the ability to provide on-demand connectivity and terabit switching, you can continually stay ahead of unpredictable customer demands with Ciena’s 6500
T-Series Packet Optical Platforms. From 800G performance optics and 400G coherent pluggables to control plane automation, you can seamlessly maximize your investment into the future with pay-as-you-grow configurations that enable a flexible service mix across your metro and core network.

Key benefits

Improve service agility

Respond quickly to increasing end-user demands with any-to-any connectivity that scales to terabit switching capacity.

Maximize networking efficiencies

Efficiently switch 400G+ wavelengths and maximize bandwidth utilization with modular, pay-as-you-grow configurations that seamlessly interwork with the 6500 Family.

Scale and differentiate

Increase capacity with industry-leading coherent optics and offer differentiated services with packet/OTN switching and proven multi-layer control plane capabilities.

Dynamically stay ahead of demands

Respond on-demand to changing customer requirements with industry leading coherent technology, terabit switching capacity and control plane automation, which allow you to offer differentiated services and continually maximize networking efficiencies.

Ciena Services—strong foundations
deliver strong results

Ciena Services partners with you to build a responsive, automated, and agile 6500 network that flexes with your needs. We plan, design, implement, and transform your network, ensuring you get the most from your Ciena investment as quickly as possible. Our experienced, highly skilled teams build networks all day, every day. Trust them to reduce your risk even in the most complex environments.

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