Ciena 6500-T12/T24

The Ciena 6500-T12/T24 is a high-capacity packet-optical platform designed for next-generation metro and regional networks. It offers carrier-grade reliability, flexibility, and supports packet-optical convergence, making it suitable for a wide range of applications.

TELECOMCAULIFFE offers the largest inventory of new and used multi-vendor telecom network products and data equipment. Providing critical spares and services to over 2000 customers in over 100 countries. All equipment provided is thoroughly tested to ensure it is in excellent working condition and is backed by PICS’ comprehensive warranty.

Ciena 6500-T24-

Features & Benefits


High capacity: The Ciena 6500-T12/T24 offers up to 24 terabits per second (Tbps) of total switching capacity, making it suitable for high-bandwidth applications.


Packet-optical convergence: The platform supports packet and optical networking in a single chassis, allowing for efficient transport of both packet and optical traffic.


Carrier-grade reliability: The Ciena 6500-T12/T24 is designed for carrier-grade reliability, with redundant power supplies, fans, and control modules, as well as protection and restoration capabilities for network resiliency.


Flexibility: The platform supports a wide range of service interfaces, including Ethernet, SONET/SDH, and OTN, allowing for flexible deployment in various network architectures.


Dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM): The Ciena 6500-T12/T24 supports DWDM, enabling the transport of multiple wavelengths over a single fiber, which can help to increase network capacity.


Network management: The platform includes Ciena’s OneControl Unified Management System, which provides a comprehensive view of the network and enables simplified management and control.


Energy efficiency: The Ciena 6500-T12/T24 is designed with energy efficiency in mind, with features such as low-power coherent optics and dynamic power management to help reduce power consumption and operating costs.

6500 Reconfigurable Line System

Automate optical network operations and connect at scale with a fully programmable, intelligent line system.

6500 D/S-Series

Meet diverse customer requirements from edge to core with flexible shelf configurations that help you streamline operations and optimize space and power to site-specific requirements.

6500 T-Series

Respond quickly to increasing end-user demands with on-demand connectivity, and scale to terabit switching so you can continually stay ahead of unpredictable customer demands with Ciena’s 6500 T-Series Packet Optical Platforms.

Ciena 6500 Reconfigurable Line System
Ciena 6500 DS-Series _RLS-D2-D14-T12
Ciena 6500_T-Seriest12-and-t24

The Ciena 6500 Series includes

Ciena 6500 Family

6500 RLS R2

Ciena 6500 RLS R2

6500 RLS R4

Ciena 6500 RLS R4

6500 RLS R8

Ciena 6500 RLS R8












Ciena 6500-T12


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