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Packetwave Platform

Ciena’s new 8700 Packetwave Platform—
a multi-terabit programmable Ethernet-over-
DWDM packet switch—addresses the growing
need to efficiently aggregate and switch large
Features and Benefits quantities of packet traffic while guaranteeing
> Industry-leading 10GbE and 100GbE
density and compact form to address
stringent Service Level Agreements (SLAs),
space constraints
and revolutionizes the capital and operational
Low power consumption to keep
economics of 10GbE and 100GbE services

growing operational expenses in

> Flexible configuration options with
in metro Ethernet networks.
fully modular 4-slot or 10-slot chassis
variants As data center and end-user applications continue to proliferate, packet-dominated
> Compliant to MEF CE2.0 E-Line, traffic running from user to content and from content to content is surging, resulting
E-LAN, E-Tree, and E-Access for in significant changes to the patterns, dynamics, and scale of traffic within metro
improved service offerings networks. Ciena’s new 8700 Packetwave Platform is purpose-built to address the
> Hardware-assisted packet OAM key metro network business challenges, allowing network operators to maintain
capabilities for guaranteed SLA pace with rapidly evolving market trends.
Due to continued annual bandwidth demand growth in metro networks worldwide,
> Zero-Touch Provisioning for rapid,
secure, and error-free turn-up of this particular part of the global network infrastructure has become the network
packet services transformation opportunity. The rising popularity of 10GbE and 100GbE ports,
> Compatible with Ciena’s packet and connections, and services has created a new business requirement for optimized
packet-optical portfolios for broad 10GbE to 100GbE switching and aggregation that leverages the very latest in
application support
metro Ethernet and coherent DWDM-based optical technologies. The 8700 was
> Ciena’s OneControl multi-layer designed to specifically address this key market requirement, while offering
provisioning support for end-to-end
impressive business benefits in both power and space efficiency with improved
network management control
network economics.
> Integrated Service Activation Testing
Industry-Leading 10GbE and 100GbE Density
>  eamless integration with Ciena’s
WaveLogic Photonics*
Continued annual growth in metro networks bandwidth demand is driving a change
in the mix of connections and services, from 1GbE fan-in into 10GbE to 10GbE
> Seamless integration with Ciena’s
fan-in into 100GbE. In addition, demand for high-speed 100GbE UNI services is
software-defined networks*

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and connections. Energy Commission. July 29. network traffic trends. 1GbE rates are no longer aligned to changing metro combination of compactness and capacity.8032 100GbE 100G DWDM MPLS-TP 100G Regional/Core DWDM 100G DWDM G. denser equipment. packet networks in traditional ways is simply unsustainable. The 8700 revenues. Service parts of the world and driving a pressing need for innovative margins are under pressure from over-the-top applications networking solutions that consume significantly less energy and services that drive network expansion faster than for powering and cooling network equipment. Energy Compact. or must retire active equipment to network operators. Addressing bandwidth demand growth by deploying more and larger equipment is Simpler Metro Networks simply not a sustainable business model.1 network operators who either house their own network Similar trends of escalating energy costs are occurring in most equipment or lease space in collocation facilities. capacity services is the new direction of forward-looking Network operators are seeking innovative approaches to operators. According to the U. 2013 2 . markets.S. free space for new. services. with the changing scale and to optimize and consolidate both new and existing traffic dynamics of the metro network. 1 U. The 8700 is specifically optimized for 10GbE to 100GbE switching and aggregation.S. Space is increasingly limited and expensive. the 8700 directly services means that metro Ethernet networks once optimized addresses space constraints with an industry-leading for lower.S.8032/OTN MPLS-TP/OTN Figure 1. The pressing needs Network operators realize that. This shift toward higher bandwidth along with innovative design techniques. network operators face substantial capital expenditures to so it is better for the environment and for the bottom line of open up new locations. operating expenses for network operators today. By leveraging the very latest in available hardware. in six months alone. 8700 Packetwave Platform network applications steadily increasing. and achieves high energy efficiency and low energy consumption. Access Metro G. energy costs have Efficient use of real estate assets is a growing concern for increased from 60 to 100 percent in major U. Dense Capacity Information Agency. allowing Energy Efficient 10GbE and 100GbE service providers to intercept a rapidly shifting market Energy costs are the primary contributor to surging monthly toward higher rate ports. and are increasing at alarming rates. continuing to build out metro using incredibly dense network platforms supporting high.

unique and comprehensive solution for the administration packet-optimized photonic networks that are both simpler of mission-critical networks that span across access. Ethernet networks and services. OneControl Service velocity has become a critical competitive advantage returns control of the metro packet network and services for network operators the world over. energy-efficient. and highly cost-effective. but must also keep an and economics of metro networking in the past decade are eye toward longer-term trends and associated business Ethernet and photonics. high-density. the metro portion of the global ZTP improves service deployment velocity and significant network infrastructure is where network operators have competitive advantage. and has continues to advance at a frenetic pace. allowing network operators secure. power. Packet solution.1731 and the need to simplify networking and has designed the 8700 TWAMP) and embedded Service Activation Test (RFC2544 to facilitate a new metro approach that removes complexity and Y. With no human intervention required. dynamics and technologies. improved. service directly to the network operator. the network specialist. by the OneControl network management solution and In most competitive markets. MPLS-TP. In many cases. to ask customers to wait months for new services to be By providing a unified view to the network from the photonic provisioned. and. and Maintenance (OAM) capabilities to network into a programmable Ethernet-over-DWDM switch. market-differentiating SLAs. Ciena and underlying intelligent photonic network innovations. and core domains. Ciena has combined the best packet network networks must support a broad array of packet Operation. and highly cost-effective. with no signs of designed the 8700 with a focus on the future. Technology in both of these areas opportunities. Most importantly. understands the need to Rich Packet OAM Capabilities address both today’s and tomorrow’s trends. The 8700 allows As network operators and their customers migrate away network operators to benefit from these transformation from legacy TDM-based ports. network operations are simple. Ciena understands this concern. ensure that network operators can proactively and reactively giving network operators the ability to significantly simplify maintain and report on the ongoing health of their metro metro network designs. The 8700 is fully supported velocity is the determining factor in winning new service sales. and and deploy metro packet networks that are comprehensive set of hardware-assisted packet OAM unburdened by the complexities of traditional high-touch capabilities. and provides unprecedented multi-layer visibility from the photonic layer to the packet layers. higher-capacity Ethernet. For the foreseeable future. By combining these two important technologies into that this innovative platform will evolve with new market a common Ethernet switching and aggregation platform. Differentiation through Service Velocity With this innovative management approach. The 8700 implements Ciena’s unique Zero-Touch layer to the packet layer. allowing network operators to build intelligent. combines the advanced packet-networking capabilities of the Service Aware Operating System (SAOS) with the latest Simplified Multi-Layer Management and Control award-winning 100G WaveLogic Photonics technology in the Ciena’s OneControl Unified Management System offers a 8700 platform. guaranteed service levels operable. Provisioning (ZTP) capabilities. 400G DWDM optics.1ag) and performance monitoring (ITU-T Y. to new packet-based networks. Look to the Future Game-Changing WaveLogic Photonics Integration Network operators are understandably concerned with The two technologies that have most impacted the efficiency near-term business imperatives. and space efficiency. and services opportunities with a compact. More Packets. metro. it is simply no longer viable includes integrated packet and optical multi-layer control. yielding to support open Software-Defined Networking (SDN) measurable benefits in simplicity. The 8700 is specifically designed network operators can optimize their metro network. in many cases. including per-service Ethernet fault (IEEE IP/MPLS-based network architectures. Ciena. The 8700 supports a 3 .8032 Ethernet rings. innovations from the data center with the best of the metro Administration. Ciena understands 802. connections. and simplified converged metro packet-optical must be maintained. scalability. to rapidly deploy new packet-based services in a completely automated manner. architectures. along with compelling economics. the most to gain from network transformation initiatives. capacity. Less Box manual provisioning errors are eliminated.1564 KPI’s) to help guarantee and manage strict. ensuring abating. by using simpler yet robust technologies such as Ethernet.

8271 (Inches) 10. RFC 6215 MPLS Transport Profile User-to- 1-200 1GE/10GE ports Carrier Ethernet OAM Network and Network-to-Network Interfaces 2 x 40GE/100GE CFP per line module IEEE 802.1p Priority ITU-T G. IEEE 802.824 Weight IEEE 802.1ag Connectivity Fault Management MPLS Virtual Private Wire Service (VPWS) (PLSLM-200-2) (CFM) MPLS Label Switch Path (LSP) Tunnel Groups . v2.000 VLANs per system or per port. v3 Ethernet Rings GPS 1PPS in or out (Watts @ 25C) (Maximum) (Maximum) Protection Switching ToD in or out (NMEA 0183.8261 (mm) 267 445 IEEE 802.8264 EEC option1 and option2 Description 4-Slot 10-Slot IEEE 802.1AB Link Layer Discovery Protocol MPLS Label Switch Path (LSP) Tunnel 1-8 40GE/100GE ports (LLDP) Redundancy .544MHz.8275.048MHz in or out Consumption 1700 3400 ITU-T G.1/G. EVP-Tree 1-80 1GE/10GE ports Detection (BFD) via Gal/Gach channel .8262/G.544MHz. single (PW over MPLS) Right Front Lower Front or double tagged RFC 4664 Framework of L2VPN (VPLS/VPWS) Air Flow to Left Rear to Upper Rear RFC 4665 Service Req of L2 VPN RFC 4762 VPLS (Virtual Private LAN Service) MEF CE 2.3z Gigabit Ethernet ITU-T G.1-4 modules per system (4 slot).2 Units Per Rack 7 4 IEEE 802. EVPL LSP Static provisioning 20 x 1GE/10GE SFP/SFP+ per line module - E-LAN: EP-LAN. EVP-LAN 1:1 Tunnel protection (PLSLM-200-20) - E-Access: Access EPL.8265/G8265.Technical Specifications Physical Specifications Ethernet Synchronization (Hardware Ready) IEEE 802.1-10 modules per system (10 slot).8275/G.1 WXDXH 19 X 23.8032 v1.048MHz.1-4 modules per system (4 slot). Access EVPL .5 17.DM) Virtual Circuits Any module.1ad Provider Bridging (Q-in-Q) ITU-T G.1564 Ethernet Service Activation KPI’s Down Indication (LDI) and Remote Defect 1 x Console Port (RJ-45. EIA-561) RFC 5618 TWAMP Responder and Receiver Indication (RDI) 1 x Console Port (RJ-45.781 WXDXH 483 X 600 X 483 X 600 X IEEE 802.Including . EIA-561) TWAMP Sender RFC 6428 LSP and PW Connectivity Switch Module (SM): Verification and Trace Route No external interfaces 16K Pseudowires (bidirectional) per system Input/Output Module (IOM): 8K LSP’s (bidirectional) per system 16 x External Alarm Inputs/ 4 x External alarm outputs 2 x RJ-45 sync input/output port 4 x SMB sync input/output ports 4 . any slot RFC 2544 Performance Benchmarking Test RFC 6426 MPLS On-demand Connectivity Control Timing & Switch Module (CTX): Generation and Reflection at 10GE per Verification and Route Tracing 1 x 10/100/1000M RJ-45 Management DCN Line Module (Hardware ready) Alarm Indication Signaling (AIS) with Link port ITU-T Y. MSTS) Operating 41°F to 104°F Link Aggregation (LAG): Active/Active.3ab 1000Base-T via copper SFP TU-T G. 2. Temperature 5°C to 50°C Active/Standby Per-VLAN MAC Learning Control MPLS-TP Storage -13°F to 158°C Jumbo Frames to 16.1D MAC Bridges ITU-T G.1Q VLANs .000 bytes RFC 3031 MPLS architecture Temperature (-25°C to 70°C) Layer 2 Control Frame Tunneling RFC 4448 Encapsulation Methods for Relative Private Forwarding Groups Transport of Ethernet over MPLS Networks 5% To 90% (Non-Condensing) Humidity 30.0 compliant.5 X IEEE 802.823/G.5 X 19 X 23.3 Ethernet ITU-T G. RFC 5884 LSP Bidirectional Forwarding - E-Tree: EP-Tree. Certification in Interfaces and Hierarchical VPLS (H-VPLS) progress. 1. ITU-T Y. 2.3ad Link Aggregation Control BITS in or out (1.5 IEEE 802.1731 Performance Monitoring Layer 2 Control Frame Tunneling over MPLS 1-20 40GE/100GE port (S-LM.3-2008 10-Gigabit Ethernet ITU-T G.1-10 modules per system (10 slot).8275. 2Mbps) Power 1650 (Typical) 2500 (Typical) Protocol (LACP) 10MHz.3ba 40GBase/100GBase optical SFP ITU-T G.813 91Lb/42Kg 147Lb/66Kg VLAN full S-VLAN range (Max) GR-1244 VLAN tunneling (Q-in-Q) for Transparent LAN Stratum3E oscillator DC Input -40Vdc To -60Vdc Services (TLS) External Timing Interfaces* AC Input 180Vac To 265Vac IEEE 802. Service (Line) Module: RFC 5654 MPLS-Transport Profile (TP) - E-LINE: EPL.

4 Protocol Filtering SNMP v1/v2c/v3 Broadcast Containment *Denotes feature available in a future release SNMPv3 Authentication and Message Encryption User Access Rights RFC 1213 SNMP MIB II Hardware-based DOS Attack Prevention RFC 1493 Bridge MIB RFC 1643 Ethernet-like Interface MIB MAC Address Table Capacity RFC 1573 MIB II interfaces 250. SFTP Environmental: Zero Touch Provisioning RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU) Software upgrade via TFTP. Copyright © 2014 Enhanced CLI Egress Port Restriction Ciena® Corporation. .000 MAC addresses per Line Module RFC 1757 RMON MIB . All rights reserved.including persistent configuration Agency Approvals RFC 2021 RMON II and RMON Statistics Safety: Per-VLAN Statistics NRTL listed RADIUS Client and RADIUS Authentication UL/CSA 6950-1 approvals TACACS + AAA IEC/EN 6950-1 approvals RFC 2131 DHCP Client CE mark (European Union) RFC 1305 NTP Client NEBS: RFC 1035 DNS Client Level 3 Zone 4 Compliant and Certified Telnet Server GR-63-CORE and GR-1089 RFC 1350 Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) Emissions: RFC 959 File Transfer Protocol (FTP) FCC Part 15 Class A Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) EN 55022 Class A Secure Shell (SSHv2) Industry Canada ICES-003 Class A Syslog with Syslog Accounting GR-1089 Issue 6 Port State Mirroring Immunity (EMC): Virtual Link Loss Indication (VLLI) CISPR 24 Remote Link Loss Forwarding (RLLF) EN 55024 Local Console Port GR-1089 Issue 6 Comprehensive Management via OneControl EN 300 386 Remote Auto configuration via TFTP.Technical Specifications continued Network Management Service Security Ciena may from time to time make changes to the products or specifications contained herein without notice.2014 CLI-based configuration files Layer 2. SFTP WEEE 2002/96/EC Networks that change the way you compete. DS265 6. 3.