Does Passive Optical LAN Have a Future in Your Access Network?


Published: 14 March 2018 ID: G00320069

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Summary

Passive optical LAN can be an alternative to the traditional structured cabling and Ethernet network when new LAN cabling infrastructure is needed. However, infrastructure and operations leaders must carefully assess their use case to determine if passive optical network is a viable alternative.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • The POLAN Architecture
    • Recommendation 1
    • Recommendation 2
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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