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Top 5 Reasons Passive Optical LAN Brings Value

APOLAN Unveils Top Five Reasons Passive Optical LAN Brings Value to New Builds and Network Upgrades

Passive Optical LAN is the network technology to ensure short-term and long-term ROI NEW YORK – July 31, 2019  -– The Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN), the non-profit organization driving both education and adoption for passive optical local area networks (POL), today announced the top five reasons enterprise, healthcare, government, hospitality and education facilities, …

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Passive Optical LAN for tighter network security

It’s time to consider Passive Optical LAN for Tighter Network Security

In this article published by Lightwave Magazine, John Hoover (Tellabs Senior Product Manager and APOLAN Board Director) writes how people can proactively plan, build, and operate more secure local area networks (LANs) with a passive optical LAN. The article goes on to state that whether it’s now or sometime in the near future, every copper-based …

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How future-proof fiber-based IT infrastructures benefit municipalities

How Future-proof Fiber-based IT Infrastructures Benefit Municipalities

In a recent article published by American City & County, Dustin Bateman (VT Group Director of Emerging Technology and APOLAN Technology Committee Member) states that today’s information technology (IT) environment, city and county governments are facing complex decisions to meet evolving technology demands. IT professionals are tasked with ensuring that network infrastructure is simple, secure, …

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Extending fiber’s reach with Passive Optical LANs

Extending fiber’s reach with Passive Optical LANs

BIoT Canada, the intelligent buildings and infrastructure magazine, published an article discussing how the smart building begins with the central nervous system, and if the passive optical network is the central nervous system, it allows for higher levels of connectivity and performance. It expands on this topic by answering the following questions: What is the …

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Video: BICSI president discusses the positive state of the POL industry with CI&M mag

At 2019 BICSI Winter conference, an informative video was filmed featuring Jeff Beavers (president BICSI) and Patrick McLaughlin (chief editor of CI&M magazine) as they discussed the state of the structured cabling industry from a technology perspective, describing some of the communications applications that are driving the demand for new services and infrastructure. In particular interest, right …

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