Optical LANs: A transformative solution for a connected future

More and more government entities are seeing the dramatic advantages that passive Optical LANs have over traditional copper-based infrastructure. With the GPON OLAN solution added to the DoD JITC APL more than four years ago, Tellabs has proven that the solution meets the strict security, reliability and scalability requirements that power our government’s infrastructure. Recent Tellabs OLAN deployments by the U.S. Air Force, DHS St. Elizabeth Campus (Washington D.C.), Department of Energy, USDA, United States Marine Corps, and US Army show a trend in the federal government to embrace the technology. Tellabs’ Optical LAN solution is an innovative, field proven, cutting-edge solution to the growing network complexities and green mandates that challenge every agency.


Optical LAN Solution, JITC Certified

All Tellabs GPON OLAN Unified Capabilities system hardware and software has received Joint Interoperability Test Command Certification (JITC) and Information Assurance (IA) Accreditation in accordance with the latest version of the Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 8100.4, Unified Capabilities, therefore the system can be connected to the Global Information Grid (GIG). Tellabs prides itself on aggressively pursuing JITC certifications for each relevant software release for it GPON OLAN solution. The Tellabs GPON solution is JITC certified as shown on the JITC APL.

Tellabs PON Heritage

The Tellabs OLAN solution is U.S.based, and our experience and knowledge matters when it comes to considering other technologies or competitors. Tellabs core business is to design, support, and manufacture equipment to support both the service providers and the markets for passive optical network architectures and solutions. Tellabs has a long-standing history of supporting PON technologies, spanning the Verizon FiOS network that started in 2003 and now serves more than 3 million subscribers. Tellabs OLAN solution also supports the world’s largest passive Optical LAN at Sandia National Laboratories.