The Polatis Series 6000 Lite optical switch is a high performance, fully non-blocking all-optical 48×48 matrix switch that fits into a compact 1RU rack mounted chassis.

The 6000 Lite is designed to meet the highest performance and reliability needs of the most demanding applications with exceptionally low optical loss, compact size, low power requirements and fast switching speeds.

With support of Software-Defined Networks (SDNs) via an embedded OpenFlow control interface, the Series 6000 Lite enables extremely low latency for time-critical traffic required for new virtual cloud services in hybrid packet-optical data centres.

Small form factor, low power consumption and fast switching speed make the Polatis 6000 Lite switch highly-suited to a wide variety of applications, the most common of which include:

  • Secure optical communications platforms for private Government, large Enterprise and Finance networks

  • Automatic reconfiguration of Carrier, sub-sea and Data Centre optical network links

  • Software-defined management and control of co-located and multi-tenant Data Centres

  • Control to direct and re-direct broadcast/media transmission traffic as required

  • Automation of test & measurement equipment in lab test environments for equipment manufacturers.

Key benefits include:

  • Compact 1U size, energy efficient, non-blocking 48×48 matrix switch

  • Carrier-class reliability and interfaces from the worldwide leader in optical switches

  • SDN enabled via an embedded OpenFlow control interface allows reconfiguration of the network on-demand

  • Polatis’ patented DirectLight® Beam-Steering technology sets the industry standard

  • Optional fully integrated power monitors, variable optical attenuation and optical taps

  • Advanced dynamic web GUI and network management tools reduce costs and improve management

  • Lowest loss and highest performing switches help you solve your toughest optical networking challenges.

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