Layer-1 DWDM Encryption

PL-1000TE-Crypto Layer-1 DWDM Encryption

Up to 80Gb Layer-1 encryption for optical Networks

Packetlight’s PL-1000TE-Crypto is a multi-rate, multi-service high density wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) transponder, supporting innovative cryptographic capability for GbE/10/40Gb Ethernet data, and 4/8/10/16G FC storage services. The PL-1000TE-Crypto provides added security benefit to any DWDM link by encrypting the data transmitting between the sites.

PacketLight’s comprehensive encryption solution assures three major concerns in optical link security:

  • Confidentiality - preventing disclosure of information to unauthorized parties
  • Data integrity - ensuring that the message has not been altered
  • Authentication - validating that both parties involved are who they claim to be

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Flexible Design

On the data level, the PL-1000TE-Crypto performs Layer-1 GCM-AES-256 encryption on the full bandwidth. The encryption provides end-to-end transparency of data and clock, with a low latency of less than 12usec for 10GbE.

Powerful Feature Set

On the management level, the PL-1000TE Crypto supports the secured management protocols HTTPS, SSH, SNMPv3 and RADIUS, based on user password and firewall. The PL-1000TE Crypto also detects degradation in the fiber link performance for automatically detecting possible tapping attempts.

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PL-1000TE-Crypto Connectivity

PL 1000TE Crypto diagram
  • 8 encrypted transponders in a 1U chassis
  • Supports the following client service types:
    • Data: GbE/10/40Gb Ethernet
    • Storage: 4/8/10/16G Fibre Channel
  • High-end encryption core:
    • GCM-AES-256 Layer-1 data encryption
    • Periodic Diffie-Hellman key exchange, configurable to a minimum of 1 minute
    • Complies with NIST FIPS-140-2
    • Complies with CNSA Top Secret Suite 2015
  • Uses pluggable SFP/SFP+ optics for both service and uplinks
  • Supports full C-band tunable DWDM on the line side (SFP/SFP+)
  • Optional integrated EDFAs, mux/demux and optical switch modules
  • Bi-directional performance monitoring
  • Supports single and dual fiber
  • Dual AC/DC pluggable power supply and pluggable fan unit
  • Secured remote data center connectivity for government and financial institutions
  • Cloud providers and ISP secured fiber network infrastructure
  • Feeder of encryption services to OTN
  • Managed encrypted wavelength services offered by service providers
  • Secured connectivity for internal data center
  • Affordable 80G multi-rate transponder solution
  • Supports encryption over fiber
  • Bit-transparent without any reduction of throughput
  • Complete DWDM optical layer solution
  • Low latency
  • Easy to operate, with a user-friendly management interface
  • Secured solution ensuring data integrity, confidentiality and authentication
  • Real-time alerts and notifications about fiber degradation
  • Encrypted access to management console and secured transport of maintenance data

PL-1000TE Related information

Data Sheet PL-1000TE-Crypto Data Sheet
Press Release PL-1000TE-Crypto
White Paper Secure DWDM Transport

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