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Optical Metro 5100/5200

for Service Providers

The Optical Metro 5100/5200 is the today can seem like an overwhelming Features & Benefits
leading Metro Broadband Services task. Both public and private network
> Multiservice platform:
delivery platform. It offers an open, operators must face the uncertainty
Delivers a comprehensive set
scalable, high-availability (99.999 percent) associated with forecasting and cost-
of service and applications
architecture ideal for applications such as effectively supporting a broad array of ranging from 8 Mb/s to 10
business continuity and disaster recovery new high-capacity data services being Gb/s with complete bit-rate
solutions, Ethernet transport, optical demanded in metropolitan and campus and protocol independence
storage connectivity and fiber relief. area networks. Service providers require for service forecast tolerance
With optical-in/optical-out infrastructure, leading edge, secure, scalable, flexible > Reduced Total Cost of
the bit rate- and protocol-independent networks to meet their growing business Ownership: A simple
interfaces can transport any service and data needs; the Optical Metro architecture that optimizes
type either transparently over WDM 5100/5200 offers such a solution. The footprint and wavelength
(Wavelength Division Multiplexing) platform supports the transparent utilization for lowest cost per
or mapped to GFP (Generic Framing transport of optical wavelength-based service, as well as automates
Procedure) for transmission over existing services in their native format, extending planning and deployment
SONET/SDH infrastructure. The Optical the optical connectivity from metro core through automated
Metro 5100 and 5200 use common to metro edge, including customer processes
hardware interfaces and software premises. > Fault-tolerant, reliable
and they integrate seamlessly with architecture: Field-proven,
As shown in Figure 1, the Optical Metro
the Ciena optical portfolio as part of carrier-grade product, built
5100/5200 delivers on three key pillars:
a true end-to-end network solution. to industry standards for the
scalability and services diversity, lowering
support of mission-critical
Managing the increasing volumes of data the total cost of ownership and providing services (< 50 msec fault
continuously generated by corporations secure services transport. recovery, 99.999 percent
system availability, OSMINE
and NEBS/ETSI compliant,
Scalable Platform: Simple Architecture: Secure System:
IBM® GDPS® certified,
Delivering a comprehensive Reducing the Total Cost Service assurance for
in-service upgrades and
set of services and of Ownership (TCO) mission-critical data and
applications applications more)
Client service encryption > Scalable platform:
and encrypted communication Adaptable to smaller and/or
Fast Ethernet
GbE between nodes and management
10 GE system larger networks with simple
ESCON provisioning of wavelengths
FICON
Fibre Channel on an as-needed basis; cost-
FDDI effective initial deployment
SONET/SDH/OTN
ETR/CLO
CWDM/DWDM with with modular growth
ISC/ISC3 tunable lasers
ATM > Flexible networking
D1 Video capabilities: Interconnected
DV6000
GLINK systems architecture for end-
SD/HD/3G-SDI
PSIFB
to-end effective networking,
IB-1X-SDR/DDR/QDR eliminating back-to-back
terminals for lower capex/
opex; support for all types
Figure 1. Optical Metro 5100/5200 platform
of networking topologies,
including point-to-point,
Data Sheet ring and mesh
Optical Ethernet Optical Storage Connectivity Features & Benefits (cont)
> Fast Ethernet (100 Base-FX) > ESCON/SBCON
> ITU standards-based
> Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-SX, -LX) > FICON 1/2/4/8/10G
> 10GE WAN PHY > FC-12/25/50 services: OTN/SONET/
> 10GE LAN PHY > FC-100/200 with distance extension SDH/GFP framed interfaces
> PSIFB
for networking across
> IB-1x-SDR/DDR/QDR
heterogeneous service
Private/Leased Line Managed Wavelength provider transport networks
> ATM, SONET (OC-1 to OC-192) > 16 Mb/s - 10 Gb/s flexible rate
> Extended reach applications:
> ATM, SDH (STM-1 to STM-64) > 10 Gb/s G.709 wavelengths
> Async FOTS, PDH – 150 Mb/s, > C CIR-601/ITU-R 601, HDTV, DVB-ASI, For cost-effective wavelength
565 Mb/s DV6000, PrismaDT, SD-SDI, HD-SDI, transport with minimal OEO
> Ethernet and Storage Private Line DCI (3G SDI) conversions, the Optical
(GFP mapping, interwork with > FDDI
OTN/SONET/SDH Metro 5200 supports both
> Wire-speed encryption services extended metro reach
(8/10G FC, PSIFB, 10GE LAN/WAN, transponder and amplified
OC-192/STM-64 and OTU-2)
links for 600km at both 2.5-
Gb/s and 10-Gb/s line rates
Figure 2. Optical Metro 5100/5200 supported services and protocols
> Support tools from design
to deployment: Network
Service Flexibility with Protocol be provisioned for any service bit rate, planning and system
Independence the platform provides simpler network management tools allow
planning, reduces network operating the accelerated design
The versatile Optical Metro 5100/5200 and provisioning of the
costs and speeds up delivery of new
platform offers significant density and network as well as facilitate
services. The Optical Metro 5100/5200
flexibility options with compelling the monitoring of network
supports one of the most comprehensive
economics for service providers providing performance
sets of optical services and protocols, as
a variety of network applications and > Bandwidth efficiency:
shown in Figure 2.
services, such as: Various types of multi-
> Effective consolidation of growing Optimized Shelf and Wavelength rate optical transponders
Utilization (MOTRs) allowing different
voice, video and data MAN/WAN
client signals to be carried
traffic onto a single platform and Common client and line interface cards over a single wavelength
infrastructure are used for the Optical Metro 5100 and
> Cost-effective GigE service
> Mix and match of a diverse set of data 5200 which provides simpler interworking,
delivery and remote
networking protocols for the evolving lower sparing requirements and management/demarcation
and growing network inter-site traffic overall operational savings. In order with the OME 1110 platform
needs (data center connectivity, LAN to benefit from maximum wavelength supporting Ethernet in the
extension, etc.) usage, optimized sub rate multiplexing First Mile (EFM) 802.3ah
interfaces combine any services onto a protocol
> Storage area networking (SAN) single 2.5-Gb/s or 10-Gb/s wavelength in
applications for business continuity
> Encryption Services: Secure
order to offer the lowest cost per service. wire-speed encryption with
and disaster recovery, including For example, the 10-Gb/s Muxponder multi-protocol, multi-rate
distance extension support over GE/FC offers up to 10 client interfaces, tunable transponder ports
SONET/SDH using GFP and VCAT either Fibre Channel (FC)-100, FC-200, with complete management
(Virtual Concatenation) efficiency FICON or Gigabit Ethernet services, tool set for service providers
> Fiber relief solutions, multiplication deterministically multiplexed to an and end-users
of the services carried over a single aggregate capacity of 10 Gb/s to be > Native video transport that
fiber pair for broadband backhaul, carried over the WDM line with tunable allows service providers
metro and regional network DWDM lasers (across the entire C or L Band) for to generate new revenue
infrastructure simplified network engineering, reduced streams while maximizing RoI
sparing costs and service transparency.
The Optical Metro 5100/5200 provides
Each client interface is mapped directly
the capability to network services across
to an individual channel within the 10G
an open, scalable, survivable CWDM/
signal through dedicated low-latency
DWDM (Coarse/Dense WDM) optical
hardware, ensuring that the end-user’s
transport platform. Equipped with
application is unaware of the transport
universal optical interfaces that can Optical Metro 5100 shelf
equipment. These capabilities also

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Optical Metro 5200
Data Center Interconnect
GigE, 10 GigE,
The Optical Metro 5200 uses the same cards
Storage Area FC, FICON and operating software as the Optical Metro
Networking Business 5100 and the Optical Metro 565 while providing
Access ring Routers
four times the bandwidth for larger applications.
It delivers 48 protected (96 unprotected)
wavelengths of DWDM service and also supports
CWDM applications. The Optical Metro 5200 is a
Servers Optical Metro C/DWM
Core Network Access ring true carrier-grade platform providing flexibility
and increased service velocity, with support
for extended reach applications up to 600 km
DSLAMs without electrical regeneration. Up to three
Optical Metro Optical Metro 5200 shelves may be installed
5100/5200
in a single 19” or 23” wide, 7-foot frame or
Managed Wavelength
Services Residential Broadband
300 mm ETSI (European Telecommunications
Backhaul Standards Institute) standard frame supporting
up to 24 protected/48 unprotected 10Gb/s or
Figure 3. Optical Metro 565/5100/5200 application example
2.5Gb/s wavelengths per frame.

The Optical Metro 5100 and 5200 meet the


contribute to the optimized utilization of the shelf realestate
standards set by the ETSI and the Network Equipment
space, minimizing power utilization and overall footprint.
Building System (NEBS). The Optical Metro 5100 is also
Encryption Services offered with an AC rectifier option while the Optical Metro
5200 provides cabinet solutions for ETSI/NEBS enterprise and
The link encryption market is growing rapidly among carrier applications.
security-conscious customers, including banking/finance,
military and other government sectors. Like other market Optical Wizard and Network Modeling Tools
segments, it is also evolving away from traditional ATM,
The Optical Wizard is an extremely quick and easy-to-use tool
SONET/SDH and Frame link encryption services as demand
which produces priced equipment lists for small and medium
grows to higher rate services, such as Ethernet link encryption
optical networks, based on very simple input, even in the
at 1G and 10G. In addition, there is a growing demand for
hands of a user unfamiliar with Ciena products. The Optical
encryption solutions for any business critical protocol as
Wizard tool provides the ability to analyze input traffic
well as encrypted dark fiber solutions. The Optical Metro
demands, route traffic, allocate channels for traffic demands
5100 and 5200 provide a reliable and cost-effective solution
and automatically configure required equipment and
to address this market in combination with the OTR 10G
software. The output results in a high-level design which
Quad with Encryption circuit pack. This circuit pack supports
translates into an accurate budgetary estimate.
wire-speed encryption and is equipped with multi-protocol,
multi-rate tunable transponder ports capable of carrying The Network Modeling tool is a powerful visual design aid
8/10G FC, PSIFB, 10GbE LAN/WAN, OC-192/STM-64 and and simulation tool which can then be used to refine the
OTU-2 services. design and finalize the detailed engineering of the Optical
Metro 5100/5200 network. It uses sophisticated algorithms
Optical Metro 5100 to model signal power, Optical Signal to Noise Ratio (OSNR),
The Optical Metro 5100 is a space-saving, low-power optical dispersion, fiber non-linearities, jitter, coherent crosstalk and
solution designed for smaller bandwidth requirements for Polarization Mode Dispersion (PMD). Simulation results
metro collocation and customer premises applications, guarantee the performance of a network until end-of-life and
delivering 8 protected (16 unprotected) wavelengths of ITU assist in the deployment, equalization and troubleshooting of
20 nm CWDM service per system. It features small footprint the equipment in the field.
and flexible packaging with high availability and scalability. It
has a simple architecture and is easy to deploy, considerably
Optical Metro 5100/5200 Basic Architecture
lowering operational costs. Figure 4 shows the basic architecture of the Optical Metro
5100/5200 platform. Each component is described below.
The Optical Metro 5100 can also be deployed in conjunction
with Optical Metro 565 or the Optical Metro 5200 to deliver > OCI (Optical Channel Interface): The OCI performs the
metro access to metro core integrated solutions with client adaptation and interfaces with the numerous
complete systemto-system or ring-to-ring interconnect as protocols and service types available at the Metro Edge.
shown in Figure 3, eliminating back-to-back terminals and Sub Rate Multiplexing (SRM) OCI modules are deployed for
driving capital and operational savings.
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optimal utilization of the wavelength (for OMX OMX
example, the 8:1 ESCON or the 4:1 multi- West Ring East Ring
Interface Channel or Band Channel or Band Interface
protocol SRMs combine several services on a
single wavelength). The OCI supports both
single-mode and multi-mode fiber types.
> Flex Rate OCLD (Optical Channel Laser and
Detector): C/DWDM interfaces which provide
C/ C/ C/ C/ C/ C/ C/
the line optics functionality. Supports rates from Core/line interfaces D D D D D D D
E/O converson W W W W W W W
16 Mb/s to 2.5 Gb/s.
ITU grid compliance D D D D D D D
M M M M M M M
> OTR (Optical Transponder): Combines the
functionality of the OCI and the OCLD into a O O
single interface. Flex Rate 2.5-Gb/s OTRs and Switch matrix
T T
A R/ R/
10-Gb/s OTRs are available. Like the OCI/OCLD Protection B M M
Drop and Continue OCM O O
interfaces, OTRs can be deployed in protected
T T
or unprotected applications. R R

> MOTR (Muxponder): Combines the functionality


of the OCI SRM and the OCLD into a single O O O O O O O
Client/access
interface; that is, multiplexes multiple client adaptation C C C C C C C
I I I I I I I
interfaces into a single channel and provides
the WDM line adaptation, all in one card.
Figure 4. Optical Metro 5100/5200 basic architecture
> OCM (Optical Channel Manager): Offers
path-protection switching and manages the
connections between the OCI and OCLD. The Extended Reach Applications
path protection switching is performed ,at the
The Optical Metro 5200 offers the ability to increase
channel level, so other channels in the band are
the reach capability of the optical layer to optimize the
not disrupted when a switch occurs. Two OCM
deployment of metro DWDM networks into the regional
circuit packs (working and protection) are
distances market (200 – 600 km range). With this functionality,
equipped in the Optical Metro 5200 shelf. This
metro DWDM point-to-point, ring or mesh networks can
function is s upported via the backplane on the
support extended amplified distances, at both 2.5-Gb/s
Optical Metro 5100.
and 10-Gb/s line rates, without the need to perform costly
> OMX (Optical Multiplexer/Demultiplexer): intermediate electrical regeneration or OEO (Optical
Each OMX module contains passive optical filters Electrical Optical) conversions. Significant network cost
that add and drop C/DWDM channels. savings can be realized with the extended reach capability.
> Common Photonic Layer (CPL) for extended reach
Network manageability
regional applications supporting multi-degree
ROADMs for optical branching. The Optical Metro 5100/5200 is easily managed through the
Optical Network Manager (formerly known as Preside), which
> SP (Shelf Processor): Provides local management,
offers comprehensive capabilities, including an intuitive GUI
alarm consolidation and telemetry connections,
with full online help, a unified window into hybrid networks
software and configuration management, shelf
and topographies, as well as extensive edge-to-edge
visibility, performance monitoring, inventory
wavelength provisioning, alarm reporting and performance
control for the shelf and system communication.
monitoring capabilities. TMF-814 interfaces are now being
> OSC (Optical Supervisory Channel): Provides a deployed into major carriers, allowing the integration of the
dedicated management channel that supplements Optical Metro 5100/5200 platforms directly into third-party
the per-wavelength OSC, allowing highly differentiated OSS platforms.
fault sectionalization.
For even greater flexibility, local management workstations
The Optical Metro 5200 has 16 traffic carrying slots and can be connected directly to an Optical Metro 5100/5200
the Optical Metro 5100 has 4 traffic slots, any of which can element via a WAN or dial-up connection. These options
house the following circuit packs: OCI, OCLD, OTR, MOTR. offer the choice between managing at the network
Additional slots are provided in each platform to carry OCM operations center in a complete network topology scenario
(Optical Metro 5200 only), SP and OSC cards. or locally by craft managers.

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Technical Information

Supported Configurations
Optical Metro 5100...................................................................... 8 CWDM wavelengths protected/16 unprotected per system
Optical Metro 5200...................................................................... 24 protected DWDM wavelengths (C and L Bands)/48 unprotected per frame
Optical amplifiers allow for 600 km regenerator free transmission Point-to-point,
linear OADM, hubbed ring, dual-hubbed ring, meshed ring

Protection Schemes
....................................................................................................... Path switching, equipment switching, line switching, unprotected

Operational
Optical connectors....................................................................... FC, SC, MT-RJ, LC
....................................................................................................... Comprehensive range of SFP, SFP+, XFP client and SFP line side optical plug-ins
....................................................................................................... Full C or L band tuneable 10 Gb/s Transponders/Muxponders
....................................................................................................... 75 Ohm BNC connectors for video

Communication Ports
....................................................................................................... 2 10Base-T (Ethernet) ports
....................................................................................................... 1 RS-232 25-pin

External Alarms (Telemetry ports)


Optical Metro 5100...................................................................... 8 inputs, 4 outputs
Optical Metro 5200...................................................................... 4 inputs, 4 outputs

Element/Network Management
....................................................................................................... SNMP v1/v2/v3, TL-1, System Manager, Optical Manager Element Adaptor (OMEA)
....................................................................................................... Performance monitoring across the range of interfaces for superior service SLAs

Certifications
....................................................................................................... Zone IV (earthquake)
....................................................................................................... GR-63-CORE (NEBS) Telcordia
....................................................................................................... ETS 300 019 ETSI
....................................................................................................... OSMINE compliant
....................................................................................................... Certified with storage solutions leaders such as IBM, Brocade, EMC and other
vendors; please contact a Ciena sales representative for more information

Power Consumption/Shelf
Optical Metro 5100...................................................................... Typical 19W, 36-99W with circuit pack[s]
Optical Metro 5200...................................................................... Typical 98W, 115-516W with circuit pack[s]

Power Requirements (nominal)


....................................................................................................... -48 VDC
Minimum....................................................................................... -40 VDC
Maximum....................................................................................... -60 VDC
AC interface available

Environmental Characteristics
Temperature................................................................................. 32° to 131°F (0° to 55°C) relative humidity
5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Physical Characteristics
Shelf dimensions — Optical Metro 5100................................... 6.92“ (H) x 17.25” (W) x 11.7” (D)
176 mm (H) x 438 mm (W) x 297 mm (D)
Weight........................................................................................... 14.5 kg (32 lb) empty; 16.5 kg (36 lb) (fully loaded)
Shelf dimensions — Optical Metro 5200................................... 19.25“ (11U) (H) x 17.25 in. (W) x 11.85” (D)
489 mm (H) x 438 mm (W) x 301 mm (D)
Weight........................................................................................... 23 kg (50 lb) empty; 34 kg (75 lb) fully loaded
Universal mounting brackets for 19” or 23” frames

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