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Cost-efficiently extend OTN to the edge

O-NID AC & DC Plugs

Extend your OTN network closer to the edge with Ciena’s O-NID, a hardened, simple to deploy network demarcation device that allows you to modernize your OTN network at a fraction of the power and space of traditional devices. O-NID cost-efficiently delivers GbE, 10GbE, and OTU2/2e services all the way to the customer premise, across flexible configurations that seamlessly interwork with your existing 6500 network.

O-NID features and benefits

Energy-efficient OTN NID

Extend your OTN network to the edge with a hardened network demarcation device that reduces cost, space, and energy consumption compared to traditional solutions.

Flexible applications

Address multiple applications with AC or DC powering and flexible configuration options, including transponder, muxponder, and add-drop-mux.

Operational simplicity

Simplifies deployments and management with a compact plug-and-play design and a range of easy-to-manage options, including in-band communications.


  • +Physical Dimensions
    • 41 mm (H) x 216 mm (W) x 251 mm (D)
  • +Physical Installation
    • Rack mounted compatible with
      • EIA 19 in. wide, 300 mm nominal depth racks
      • EIA 23 in. wide, 300 mm nominal depth racks
    • ETSI 2 x 25 mm SU
    • Wall mount with universal bracket kit; single unit or two units stacked
  • +Weight
    • DC: 1.76 kg (3.87 lb)
    • AC: 1.87 kg (4.11 lb)
  • +Client Interfaces (SFP/SFP+)
    • Ethernet: GbE, 10GbE
    • OTN: OTU2/OTU2e
  • +Line Interfaces (SFP+)
    • OTN: OTU2/OTU2e
    • Gray (1310nm, 1550nm), CWDM, DWDM line support
  • +Capacity
    • Up to 20G of capacity
  • +Integrated Power Options
    • Single 100–240V AC power input for AC-powered variant
    • Redundant A and B -48V/-60V DC power inputs for DC-powered variant
    • Typical power consumption: < 25 W
  • +Cooling
    • Three integrated fans with front-to-back forced air cooling
  • +Management
    • North-bound interfaces:
      • CLI, NETCONF, RESTCONF, SNMP (v2c for trap viewing)
    • Integrated UI: Node Essentials
    • Domain controller: Ciena’s Manage, Control and Plan (MCP)
    • GCC in-band management
  • +Security
    • Secure Shell version 2 (SSHv2)
    • Centralized authentication through TACACS+
    • Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) support
      • Intrusion detection and intrusion attempt handling
      • Session management
      • Provisionable security banner
      • Raising of security-related alarms and logs
      • Local password expiry and password warning periods
    • Transport Layer Security (TLS), providing secure, encrypted access to the O-NID using RESTCONF
    • Secure boot
    • Secure erase
  • +Environmental characteristics
    • Operating temperature
      Extended temperature solution, uncontrolled OSP Class 2 GR-3108-CORE certified: -40°C to 65°C (-40°F to 149°F)
    • Operating altitude
      -61 m to 1829 m at 40°C (-200 ft to 6000 ft) and from 1829 m to 3960 m at 30°C (6000 ft to 13000 ft)
    • Operating humidity
      5% to 85%
    • Earthquake/Seismic
      Zone 4

Ciena Services is here to help

Ciena Services partners with you to plan, design, and implement your OTN network, enabling you to quickly turn up services while minimizing risk. We help you rapidly extend your OTN applications closer to the edge with our experienced teams and field proven processes ensuring accuracy, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness with every project. In addition, we provide a family of lifecycle Services, including Maintenance, Managed Services, Optimization, and Learning to ensure you get the most from your network investment .

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