Cisco ONS 15800 Series DWDM Platforms

Cisco ONS 15800-ANSI/15801-ETSI, Software Release 1.6.3/1.4.3

Product Bulletin, No. 1609

Cisco ONS 15800 rel. 1.6.3 - ANSI Version

Cisco ONS 15801 rel. 1.4.3 - ETSI Version

15800/15801 System Sustaining December 7, 2001


The Cisco ONS 15800 / ONS 15801 DWDM system is a field proven, Internet scale, carrier class optical transport platform that allows service providers to maximize the use of installed fibers over long-haul networks, and it can scale with the exponential growth of the Internet traffic. Combined with other Cisco products, the Cisco ONS 15800 / ONS 15801 enables carriers to build a flexible end-to-end optical solution that meets the requirements of carrier-class reliability. The multiple band design of the Cisco ONS 15800 / ONS 15801 allows carriers incomparable flexibility to deploy applications and add wavelengths as needed. This feature, combined with an open systems architecture, makes the Cisco ONS 15800 / ONS 15801 the most adaptable DWDM system available.

ONS 15800 / ONS 15801 - Issue Resolutions

The Cisco ONS 15800/01 solution is deployed in a wide range of customers in multiple applications. Customer feedback and Cisco's testing group help identify areas of improvement, which ultimately drives the constant evolution of the product and its functionality. ONS 15800/01. This maintenance release resolves anomalies for the following system releases:

ONS 15800 releases 1.4/1.5/1.6

ONS 15801 releases 1.2/1.3/1.4

New Functionality

This maintenance release doesnt introduce new functionalities

Notable Resolved Issues

The following SW products are available on CCO:

·        15800-801- CPTK 1.6.3

·        15800-801-FWPackage-7.0.2

Detailed description of the outstanding and fixed SW issues with the above product can be found in the Software Release Note (SRN) 15800-801-srn-1.6.3-1.4.3.

For more information about DDTS caveats, entitled CCO users can go to

or contact Technical Assistance Center by writing to


ONS 15800 / 15801 releases are orderable from CCO.

To download the new software and the relevant software release note document, you should use the link address and the access code that are provided when a product is ordered. In case of problems you may contact your sales representative

Ordering Information

The ONS 15800 releases 1.4/1.5/1.6 - ONS 15801 releases 1.2/1.3/1.4 software can be ordered from your sales representative or on-line. Specific product codes and descriptions are detailed below.





TL1 Agent (1.4) - ONS 15800 Rel 1.6/ONS 15801 Rel 1.4



Cisco Photonics Local Terminal - Release 2.1



Cisco Photonics Toolkit - Release 1.6

More Information

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