Member Awards History

APOLAN Member Award Winners

Innovation Award

Recognizes APOLAN member companies that promoted innovative advancements to meet industry technical challenges.

2018

  • Platinum Winner: Qypsys, with supporting member company Corning, for the Frost Tower: Converged POL & DAS design and development
  • Gold Winner: VT Group, with supporting member companies Tellabs and Corning, for the Design/Build of IT Infrastructure for U.S. Maritime Administration’s State Maritime Academies Training Ships

2017

  • Platinum Winner: Qypsys with supporting member companies Corning and DZS for POL deployment for a national headquarter complex located in Durant, Oklahoma
  • Gold Winner: Alpha Technologies with supporting member companies Tellabs, OCC and ITConnect for NEC Class 2 Remote Line Power Solution

2016

  • Platinum Winner: CAILabs with supporting member companies IBM, Nokia and Tellabs for AROONA-POL
  • Platinum Winner: VT Group with supporting member company Tellabs for Delaware North Headquarters Mixed-Use Development
  • Gold Winner: Qypsys with supporting member companies Corning and DZS for POL implementation at the National Museum of African American History and Culture – Smithsonian

 

Education Award

Recognizes APOLAN member companies that implemented learning initiatives to contribute to the education of passive optical LAN and its benefits.

2018

  • Platinum Winner: Solara Technical Sales, with supporting member company Qypsys, for “Powering Options for Passive Optical LAN”
  • Gold Winner: CallisonRTKL and ITConnect for “BICSI Conference Training: Fundamentals of Passive Optical LAN”

2017

2016

  • Platinum Winner: Commscope, VT Group, Noovis and CallisonRTKL for POL two-day training course at BICSI
  • Gold Winner: VT Group with supporting member company Corning for AIA PON training course and the 2nd Annual Hospitality POL Seminar: Delivering the Future Flexible Hotel Event.

 

Promotion Award

Recognizes APOLAN member companies that implemented promotion initiatives to contribute with the awareness of passive optical LAN and its benefits.

2018

2017

  • Platinum Winner:  CallisonRTKL for “The Future of Passive Optical LAN” video
  • Gold Winner:  Nokia for Nokia LAN Savings Calculator

2016

  • Platinum Winner: Huawei Technologies Co. with supporting member companies IBM and 3M for Huawei Connect 2016
  • Gold Winner: VT Group with supporting member company Tellabs for POL Deployment at VT International’s U.S. Headquarters and International POL Expansion
APOLAN
The Association for Passive Optical LAN is a non-profit organization composed of manufacturers, distributers, integrators, and consulting companies who are actively involved in the Passive Optical LAN marketplace. Our members support the growth and education of the Passive Optical LAN industry and are focused on formulating solutions on how best to market, install, educate, and support this burgeoning field.