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Ciena’s 8140 Coherent Metro Router is purpose-built for 10/25/100GbE services and 10/25/100GbE to 400GbE aggregation. With high-faceplate-density 100GbE interfaces and the coherent option of WaveLogic™ 5 Nano (WL5n), the 8140 cost-effectively pushes the boundary of high-speed, high-density routing and switching applications.

Features and benefits

  1. Commercial temperature (0°C to +40°C) for space-constrained locations

  2. 40 x 10/25/100GbE SFP+/SFP28/SFP-DD and 8 x 100/200/400GbE QSFP-DD fixed ports

  3. IP routing, BGP-LU, SR-MPLS, Carrier Ethernet, and SRv6

  4. MACsec at line rate on all ports

  5. IPsec ready

  6. Advanced synchronization, including built-in GNSS receiver


Application note

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