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 800G 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
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.
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.
Optimize multi-layer performance
Rapidly plan, provision, turn-up, and troubleshoot services over multiple layers with Ciena’s MCP domain controller, and use analytics and intelligent network control to optimize network performance.
Maximizing your 6500 network investment with new technology innovations
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Data security and encryption
Minimize your data security risks by ensuring that all in-flight data remains confide...Learn more
800G WaveLogic 5 Extreme MOTR Module
Ciena’s WaveLogic 5 Extreme MOTR (WL5e MOTR) is a single-carrier, coherent transceive...Download
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.
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.
6500-D2 Packet-Optical Platform
The 6500-D2 Packet-Optical Platform is a compact 2RU chassis that cost-effectively ex...Download
2xCFP2/QSFP28 OTN Flex MOTR Module
Designed for next-generation access/metro applications, the 2xCFP2/QSFP28 Optical Tra...Download
6500-D7/S8 Packet-Optical Platform
Designed for modernized network applications, the 6500-D7/S8 configurations converge ...Download
6500-D14/S14 Packet-Optical Platform
Ciena’s 6500-D14/S14 configurations converge comprehensive Ethernet, TDM, and WDM cap...Download
High-capacity switching and transport
Deliver more capacity, faster, stretching existing fiber assets through the power of ...Learn more
Metro optical architectures
Create opportunities for new services with a programmable, easily configurable metro ...Learn more
On-demand wave services
Provide on-demand, high-capacity wavelength services with enhanced SLA options using ...Learn more