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Building Business: Five Reasons Modern Workplaces Need Passive Optical LAN

From both an architectural and technical perspective, today’s work environment looks nothing like the corporate buildings and offices from decades past. Gone are the desk divisions, the cubicles and the corner offices. These dated workplaces are being phased out in favor of open layouts and communal working areas with extensive high-tech demands. This shift makes …

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The Enlightened Network Where High Performance and Sustainability Converge

From enterprise and university campuses to healthcare and government facilities, there is a growing demand for buildings that deliver more than just a four walls and a ceiling.  Smart buildings improve productivity and the well-being of occupants, as well as deliver energy efficiency and sustainability for years to come.  These constructions must have the right …

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Five reasons to actively consider the fiber-based passive optical network

Unlike wine or cheese, networks don’t tend to improve with age. That’s why some higher ed institutions are looking toward a newer network technology called passive optical LAN. Unlike copper cabling that’s been in place for decades, a fiber-based passive optical network (PON) offers faster, cheaper and more secure networks compared to legacy systems. Following are five …

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Light-up your bandwidth with passive optical LAN

Enabling the performance and connectivity needs of today and tomorrow The enterprise LAN has come a long way. Gone are the days when the infrastructure had to simply connect PCs and offer access to the Internet for web browsing or email communications. Since then, companies have incorporated many computing changes, like cloud applications, file sharing, …

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Fort Campbell goes lean and green with passive optical LAN

When Fort Campbell consolidated its Soldier Readiness Processing program in a new facility, network administrators had the opportunity to start from scratch. To support voice, data and video communications for the human resources, finance and legal departments as well as portions of the base hospital the Army needed a secure, reliable and  energy-efficient network  solution …

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