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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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Passive Optical LAN provides long-term benefits at senior living community

A recent article from Cabling, Installation & Maintenance showcases a senior living community that relies on Passive Optical LAN. Williamsburg Landing, a life plan community in Williamsburg, Virginia, invested in a fiber-optic network extending voice, video, and data throughout the 137-acre community using Passive Optical LAN. “Its completion signified a turning point in the delivery, maintenance and …

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Passive Optical LAN helps void the network security pitfalls of 3 next-gen technologies

Julie Ritzer Ross, Contributing Editor of Hospitality Technology, wrote in a recent article titled “Avoiding Network Security Pitfalls of 3 Next-Gen Technologies” the following: “…Hotel operators might also consider opting for fiber-based passive optical LAN rather than a copper-based LAN infrastructure. According to the Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN), copper LANs can span a …

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Reasons For Recent Rapid Growth of Passive Optical LAN

Taking into consideration these key data indicate an accelerating use of fiber-based infrastructure in enterprise LANs – perhaps POL has hit a point of inflection. Whether it be greater awareness, increased players, growing customers both in North America or globally, POL is experiencing healthy growth this year. These leading industry indicators point towards Passive Optical …

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