The Ciena 6500 Packet-Optical Platform leverages the latest technology innovation to deliver new levels of scale, flexibility, and programmability across three comprehensive networking layers for customizable service delivery over any distance.
One platform, full flexibility
The flexibility of the 6500 platform starts with the variety of services it can deliver over a wide range of applications. A handful of interfaces support the full mix of Ethernet, OTN, SDH/SONET, Fibre Channel, video, and transparent DWDM services from DS1/E1 to 100 GbE/OTU4 to 400GbEfrom metro to submarine applications. Standards-based service interfaces ensure seamless multi-vendor interoperability.
Features and benefits