Optical Networking

Optical Networking

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Converge Packet and Transport

Bridge the gap between IP and optical layers with Cisco Network Convergence System 4000.

Converge Packet and Transport
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    Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)

    Cisco DWDM solutions deliver massive scale, touchless programmability, and ease of use.

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      ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform (MSTP)

      • Delivers any service type to any network location
      • Widely deployed across service provider, enterprise, and government customers
      • Features 2- to 8-degree reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers (ROADM)
      • Supports colorless and omnidirectional ROADM for touchless programmability
      • Excels in metro, regional, and long haul applications
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      Cisco ONS 15216 Series

      • Complete suite of passive components for use in DWDM networks
      • Minimizes loss, latency, and cost for simplified data center interconnect applications
      • Complements ONS 15454 MSTP ROADM configurations with passive add and drop
      • Supports up to 96 channels in the C-band
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    Packet Optical Transport Systems

    Cisco Packet Optical Transport Systems bring transport ease of use to packet networks, and support multilayer network convergence.

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      Cisco Carrier Packet Transport (CPT) System

      • Unifies both packet and transport with MPLS Transport Profile (MPLS-TP)
      • Ideal for service providers who want to add services and improve delivery
      • Supports MPLS-TP, Ethernet, OTN, and DWDM in a single system
      • Exceptionally high GE/10 GE port density per rack unit
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    The Cisco SONET / SDH portfolio covers access, metro, and core solutions, while integrating DWDM and packet functions.

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      ONS 15600 SONET/SDH MSSP

      • Multiservice Switching Platform (MSSP) simplifies bandwidth management
      • Ideal for service providers integrating metro core and metro edge networks
      • Provides network availability, serviceability, software, and management
      • Supports all metro topologies, including point-to-point, rings, and mesh
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      Cisco ONS 15300 Series

      • Portfolio of SONET/SDH multiservice provisioning platforms (MSPPs)
      • Ideal for service providers seeking to offer differentiating services
      • Supports Gigabit Ethernet, 10/100 Ethernet, DS1/ E1, and DS3/E3 services
      • Applications include wideband digital cross-connect system functionality
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    Optical Network Management

    Cisco offers an easily managed, next-generation optical network, with vendor-neutral, business-ready features.

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      Cisco Prime Optical

      • End-to-end management solution for Packet Optical Transport networks
      • Maintains an efficient and productive optical infrastructure managing fault, configuration, performance, and security
      • Powerful GUI-based management system that simplifies complex provisioning tasks
      • Significantly reduces the length of the network maintenance window, and cuts operating expenses
  • Plan for the Internet of Everything

    Build a programmable network architecture with the Cisco Network Convergence System. (PDF - 695 KB)

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    Improve Services Delivery

    Learn about the new Cisco Carrier Packet Transport (CPT) System.

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