OmniSwitch 6865

The Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch® 6865 series of switches are industrial grade, high-density, advanced Ethernet platforms designed for operating reliably in the harshest of environmental & severe temperature environments.

OS6865 switches are rugged, high bandwidth switches that are ideal for industrial and mission-critical applications that require wider operating temperature ranges, stringent EMC/EMI requirements and an optimized feature set for high security, reliability, performance and easy management. These switches run on the widely deployed & field-proven Alcatel-Lucent Operating system offering SPB-M based VPNs and other advanced routing & switching capabilities.

The OS6865 series offers a unique mix of features to cater to the Hardened Ethernet applications such as IEEE 1588v2 PTP capabilities for timing requirements of industrial devices, HPoE (75W PoE) for those power hungry devices on the access network, SPB-M for fast, cost-efficient roll-out of VPN services on the edge and a
comprehensive suite of security features to secure the network edge. These switches are easy to deploy with our award winning Intelligent-Fabric technology which offers out-of-the-box plug-and-play, Zero-touch provisioning and network automation. The OS6865 family offers advanced system & network level resiliency features and convergence through standardized protocols.

These versatile industrial switches are ideal for deployment in transportation and traffic control systems, power utilities, video surveillance systems and outdoor installations.

Available model:

  • OmniSwitch 6865-P16X

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Benefits: OmniSwitch 6865

  • Operates at a wider temperature range from -40°C to +74°C, withstands greater shock, vibrations, temperature and EMI/EMC variance
  • Fan-less operations increases resiliency and maximizes uptime for converged mission-critical networks
  • Enables converged deployments and is ideal for all type of PoE application requirements from outdoor wireless APs, to PTZ surveillance cameras and video displays
  • Provides precise sub-microsecond time synchronization for devices on industrial networks
  • Optimizes/simplifies Layer 2 and Layer 3 network designs and reduces administration overhead
  • Increases system redundancy, resiliency and high availability while simplifying deployment, operations and management of the network
  • Enables Zero-touch provisioning and network automation with automatic protocol and topology discovery
  • Prevent human mistakes by automating standardized and replicable configurations
  • Field upgradable, highly redundant network solution maximizes network uptime
  • Opens the door for fast deployment of new network services and be able to continuously adopt new applications that support the business
  • The support of SDN ensures that your investment is ready for the future and enables interoperability with third-party solutions

Features: OmniSwitch 6865

  • Resilient ruggedized hardware design
  • Convection cooled fan-less models with hot-swappable, fully-redundant power supplies
  • Advanced Industrial PoE capabilities with support for HPoE (75 W)
  • IEEE 1588v2 PTP support*
  • Scalable network virtualization architecture over standard Ethernet fabric using SPB-M for bridging and routed Services
  • Virtual Chassis technology, to connect up to eight* switches to create a single chassis-like entity
  • Auto-fabric technology to simplify installation and service provisioning
  • Built in resiliency & redundancy
  • Hot-swappable, fully redundant power supplies
  • Delivers redundant ring topologies using industry standard protocols
  • SDN Ready
    • Supports RESTful APIs offering access to all AOS CLI commands & MIBs
    • OpenFlow* and OpenStack support to allow creation of specialized services
    • Embedded scripting capabilities supporting Python and Bash


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