Reduced power consumption. More high-capacity connectivity.
Whether you need to upgrade to higher data rates at the edge of your network, modernize your existing optical systems, efficiently increase bandwidth between data centers, or migrate your metro-regional network to a converged IP/Optical infrastructure, you can benefit from the modularity, versatility, and scalability of WaveLogic 5 Nano pluggable coherent optics. Learn more about how you can sustainably evolve your edge, DCI, and metro-regional networks.
Open networks are underpinned by optical interconnect standards where Ciena is an active leader in driving global efforts. With WL5n Standard QSFP-DD and CFP2-DCO transceivers, you can upgrade your network while relying on a full range of interoperable specifications.
Looking to reduce energy consumption and transport costs in your optical network? Are you evaluating converging IP and Optical layers? WL5n Enhanced QSFP-DD and Universal QSFP-DD and CFP2-DCO transceivers deliver maximum performance and flexibility all at lower power and cost per bit than previous 100G-400G coherent technologies. You can choose from the widest pluggable feature set in the industry, including: packet and OTN transport, maximum reach with pluggable optics, support for high span-count ROADM architectures, compatibility with any photonic line system, and the ability to deploy in brownfield environments.
WaveLogic 5 Nano (WL5n) 100G-400G coherent pluggables provide exactly what you need, where you need it:
Looking for a cost-effective way to achieve 400Gb/s capacity over short links between datacenters?
WL5n 400ZR plugs offer lowest-power, highest density single-span datacenter interconnect.Download WL5n 400ZR Transceiver Infobrief
Want to increase power/space efficiencies of your optical network?
WL5n Standard and Enhanced plugs support transmission over 50GHz as well as flexible grid channel spacing so you can upgrade both brownfield and greenfield networks with leading technology and reduced energy consumption.Download WL5n 100G-400G Standard CFP2-DCO Infobrief
Looking to migrate to a converged IP/Optical architecture?
WL5n Standard and Enhanced plugs in router-optimized form factors support seamless photonic layer integration.Download WL5n Standard and Enhanced QSFP-DD Infobrief
Need to upgrade your exterior fiber plant connectivity?
WL5n extended temperature, standards-based plugs are hardened for outdoor deployments.Download WL5n 100G/200G Transceiver Infobrief
At OFC and ECOC 2022, Ciena participated in demonstrations showcasing OIF work on 400ZR interoperability, Flex Ethernet (FlexE), and Common Management Interface Specification (CMIS).OFC demos
At EANTC 2022, Ciena participated with WL5n 400ZR to successfully demonstrate a L3VPN service between two locally connected optics, including both Ciena 8112 and a third-party router platform.Learn more
CableLabs hosted a multi-vendor event for the 200G Point-to-Point Coherent Optics (P2PCO) PHY specification, where Ciena demonstrated interoperability with WL5n P2PCO-compliant QSFP-DD and CFP2-DCO pluggables.Learn more
When you have high-bandwidth 100GbE and 400GbE connectivity requirements
or are looking to maximize fiber capacity and networking efficiencies.
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