Family of high-capacity, compact, modular transport devices
The Waveserver® family of stackable interconnect platforms delivers more capacity and lower power for high-growth, bandwidth-intensive applications. The Waveserver family provides massive scale to meet the surging capacity needs of the most demanding cloud applications and data services. With a simple, server-like operational model leveraging open API programmability, the Waveserver family eases platform integration and facilitates volume deployments.
Features and benefits
Provides massive scalability and high performance with Ciena’s innovative WaveLogic coherent technology
Enables unique, industry-leading per-wavelength capacities, as high as 1.6 Tb/s
Increases total fiber capacity with increased spectral efficiency and support for C- and L-band
Offers ultra-low power per bit to reduce ongoing energy costs
Provides a suite of management interfaces and open APIs for automation, provisioning, management programmability, and ease of back-office integration
Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP) simplifies on-site commissioning and service provisioning to get traffic up and running quickly
Unprecedented capacity. Density. Power efficiency.
Drive down cost per bit and reduce energy consumption with Ciena’s high-performance WaveLogicTM coherent technology, built into the Waveserver family. Ensure all network links are running efficiently with highly tunable coherent optics, supporting single wavelength line rates as high as 1.6 Tb/s.
Easy operation. Simplified integration.
Tackle automation and integration challenges easily using the Waveserver family’s industry-standard open APIs and modern data models to enable streaming telemetry, declarative configuration, and platform programmability.
Maximum performance. Any distance.
Remove scalability constraints with high performance that delivers more capacity for any distance application, including single-span DCI, metro ROADM networks, long-haul routes, and subsea links.
Waveserver 5 compact interconnect platform is optimized for 100GbE and 400GbE applications and provides unmatched scaling capabilities with up to 12.8 Tb/s client and 12.8 Tb/s line capacity in a compact 2RU footprint.
Scale your DCI with Waveserver's high-performance and coherent pluggable optics
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Overcoming the Top Five Data Center Interconnect Challenges
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