Passive Optical LAN
The Enterprise Choice for Eco-friendly, Low Cost, High Performance Building Networks
We partner with Telllabs’ Passive Optical LAN (POL), an all-fiber LAN solution that operates on a Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON), is a leading alternative to the traditional LAN network that enables architects and design engineers to increase the use of eco-friendly materials while significantly reducing energy consumption and significant costs associated with traditional LAN architectures.
Passive Optical LAN Compared to Traditional LAN
POL solutions enables enterprise IT significant savings in every of network deployment. Not only does POL enhance the use of eco-friendly materials and significantly reduce energy consumption, it also provides the enterprise with the converged network that rapidly addresses evolving LAN requirements and reduces total life cycle costs. A POL system achieves the following:
- A 50% reduction in power consumption for the overall computer network, a permanent reduction in yearly power consumption, with lower installation, maintenance, and equipment cost.
- Allows enterprise IT to have a significantly reduced cabling construction cost, and therefore have funds available for other enterprise needs.
- Uses much less floor space than a copper system. With POL, hundreds of square feet will be left available for other uses, compared to what would be available with a copper system.
- Gives enterprise IT the design choice of having multiple buildings serviced by just one main communications room. A copper system does not provide these design choices.
- Allows the layout of the interior design to be more adaptable, rather than having cabling considerations that can limit the these choices.
- Provides more available ceiling space versus a copper system. The ceilings are also safer because the fire load from plastic cables is reduced.
- POL cabling installation is less prone to construction errors, problems and delays.
- Provides compelling overall savings for the enterprise in the areas of CapEx, OpEx, and total cost of ownership (TCO). The resulting network is equal to or better than the alternative, and provides future expansion at lower cost with additional savings.
- Enables “Green IT” with tremendous reduction in enterprise wide power and space consumption
- Higher life expectancy of fiber infrastructure – 25 year vs. 10 to 15 years for copper
- Lower management costs due to the ease of use of the AXSvision system
- Lower installation because an individual fiber optic cable run will support up to 64 ports
- Highly secure LAN infrastructure
- Unlimited bandwidth potential