White Papers

PacketLight offers advanced DWDM CWDM solutions with built-in OTN and encryption support in a highly integrated cost-effective, 1U form factor. Read about our technology offerings in the following white papers.

Read more about the challenges enterprises and carriers face while planning and deploying WDM and OTN networks.

Optical Transport Network Solutions

This white paper explores PacketLight’s optical transport network (OTN) solutions for high throughput broadband services.

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Active vs. Passive Optical Network Solutions

Explore active and passive solutions for building CWDM/DWDM backbone networks, how active and passive networks are built, the differences between them, advantages and disadvantages.

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100G Coherent Solution - Features and Applications

This white paper examines PacketLight's coherent solution, which enables transport of 100G data rate capacity on a single wavelength over 2,500 km, without the need for dispersion compensation.

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Distance Extension and Conversion for 100G

This white paper explores the joint solution developed by PacketLight and Arista, for cost-effective and scalable distance extension, and media conversion.

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Secured Encrypted 1G to 40G DWDM Transport Solutions

This white paper discusses PacketLight’s advanced Layer-1 optical encryption solution.

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Multi-protocol Multi-rate Muxponder

This white paper discusses PacketLight’s advanced next generation muxponders, which provide an efficient and flexible aggregation layer of multi-protocol/multi-rate services (sub-10G, GbE, SONET/SDH or Fibre Channel) into a single 10G uplink trunk.

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Optical Transport Network (OTN) MSPP platforms based on WDM

This white paper provides an overview of the next generation optical access platform features and capabilities in conjunction with DWDM and OTN layer.

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WDM Muxponder Capabilities

This white paper explores solutions for bandwidth challenges and getting the most out of the fiber infrastructure.

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WDM for Data Centers

This white paper discusses how PacketLight’s 1U WDM solutions are ideal for data centers to meet their customers' demands.

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PacketLight Equipment Management System

This white paper explains how PacketLight’s product suite integrates with RADView equipment management system (EMS).

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ROADM - The Core of Agile Optical Networks

Explore the evolution of infrastructure from passive-based solutions and its limitations, to ROADM-based solutions.

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Single Fiber Solutions

Learn about PacketLight’s active and passive solutions for single fiber transmission.

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Video Data Transmission over OTN

This white paper examines how the unique requirements of the video market are seamlessly integrated as a common part of the OTN without external converters.

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Data Center Backbone Connectivity

This white paper explores how PacketLigt's DWDM CWDM product line is used to create carrier grade unlimited capacity backbone infrastructure for data center connectivity.

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Facility Protection Methods

Explore the different ways to protect WDM networks.

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Upgrading CWDM to DWDM Network

Learn how PacketLight's WDM equipment enables customers to grow their networks by introducing DWDM over the CWDM network.

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Maximizing Multimode Fiber with PacketLight Solutions

This white paper discusses how to maximize the use of multimode fiber in different applications.

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Optical Network Diagnostics Capabilities

This white paper looks at the diagnostic tools integrated into all PacketLight’s CWDM/DWDM and OTN products, for reducing network downtime and maximizing SLA commitments.

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Wayside Management

Discover PacketLight’s solution to easily manage third party appliances by utilizing a built-in optical supervisory channel (OSC) in all its products.

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