With Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform you can seamlessly expand your investment by sustainably evolving your network with more scalability, flexibility, and multi-layer programmability. The 6500 is a trusted platform deployed in over 750 networks across the globe.
Today, providers need a more dynamic, responsive network—one that leverages a programmable infrastructure with intelligent network control to scale and respond on demand to meet changing customer expectations and unpredictable traffic requirements. Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform leverages the latest technology innovation— from 800G performance optics and 400G coherent pluggables to compact Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers (ROADMs) and control plane automation—so that you can continually stay ahead of customer demands. Maximizing networking efficiencies, the 6500 converges multi-layer capabilities in a single platform—as well as across multiple shelf configurations—to help you streamline operations and optimize footprint, power, and capacity to specific site requirements. The system features sophisticated instrumentation and embedded intelligence across all layers, with the full suite of open APIs and modern data models needed for real-time network telemetry and advanced