How Network Convergence with Passive Optical LAN is a Game Changer

Association for Passive Optical Lan

“NEW YORK, April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN), the non-profit organization driving both education and adoption for passive optical local area networks (POL), is providing a roadmap for how POL can streamline an organization’s smart building digital transformation to keep pace with the massive growth in Internet of Things (IoT) and mobility applications. In addition to space, cost, energy and other savings, converging all services on one network to provide unparalleled speed, reliability and future-proof scalability, will be an essential piece for future business success.”

“‘With the total number of connected devices expected to top 20 billion by 2020, enterprises across the spectrum, including retail stores, offices, hospitals, university campuses, airports, medical research facilities and hotels, are scrambling to develop Smart Buildings to meet increasingly complex mobility, IoT and big data requirements,” said Alan Bertsch, Qypsys President and APOLAN Chairman. “To keep up with these growing connectivity needs, modern network backbone technologies must deliver scalability to accommodate greater bandwidth as well as availability that keeps businesses going even at their busiest times.'”

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