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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.