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6500 D/S-Series

Family of Packet-Optical Platforms

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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.

Key benefits

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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.

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.

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