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6500 D/S-Series

Family of Packet-Optical Platforms

Stay ahead of demand—today
and into the future

Continually stay ahead of unpredictable customer demands with Ciena’s proven 6500 D/S-Series Packet-Optical Platforms. From 1.6T performance optics and 400G coherent pluggables to compact ROADMs and control plane automation, you can seamlessly maximize your investment from edge to core, leveraging flexible shelf configurations that help you streamline operations and optimize space and power to site-specific requirements.

Features and benefits

  1. Scale and differentiate

    Increase capacity over your existing infrastructure with industry-leading coherent optics that offer differentiated services with packet/OTN switching and proven L0/L1 control plane capabilities.

  2. Simplify and streamline operations

    Cost-efficiently deliver a wide range of services with minimal equipment, leveraging a flexible mix of circuit packs with pluggable optics, reducing standardization and operational costs.

  3. Optimize multi-layer performance

    Rapidly plan, provision, turn-up, and troubleshoot services over multiple layers with Ciena’s Navigator Network Control Suite™(NCS), and use analytics and intelligent network control to optimize network performance.

Insights

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Maximizing your 6500 network investment with new technology innovations

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Solution

Data security and encryption

Minimize your data security risks by ensuring that all in-flight data remains confide...

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Data sheet

800G WaveLogic 5 Extreme MOTR Module

Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme MOTR (WL5e MOTR) is a single-carrier, coherent transceive...

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6500-D4 Packet-Optical Platform

The 6500-D4 is a compact chassis that is designed to address expanding metro and edge...

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One platform investment to support your long-term business needs

Respond on-demand to changing customer requirements with state-of-the-art technology and new capabilities across flexible shelf configurations, which allow you to continually maximize network efficiencies and offer customizable service delivery over any distance.

Mayank Chauhan talking about Ciena's 6500 D/S-Series

Ciena Services—strong foundations deliver strong results

Ciena Services works 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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Data sheet

6500-D2 Packet-Optical Platform

The 6500-D2 Packet-Optical Platform is a compact 2RU chassis that cost-effectively ex...

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6500-D4 Packet-Optical Platform

The 6500-D4 is a compact chassis that is designed to address expanding metro and edge...

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6500-D7/S8 Packet-Optical Platform

Designed for modernized network applications, the 6500-D7/S8 configurations converge ...

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6500-D14/S14 Packet-Optical Platform

Ciena’s 6500-D14/S14 configurations converge comprehensive Ethernet, TDM, and WDM cap...

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6500-S32 Packet-Optical Platform

Designed for high-capacity networking, the 6500-S32 Packet-Optical Platform converges...

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Solution

Data security and encryption

Minimize your data security risks by ensuring that all in-flight data remains confide...

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Data sheet

800G WaveLogic 5 Extreme MOTR Module

Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme MOTR (WL5e MOTR) is a single-carrier, coherent transceive...

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Data sheet

2xCFP2/QSFP28 OTN Flex MOTR Module

Designed for next-generation access/metro applications, the 2xCFP2/QSFP28 Optical Tra...

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