What if there is a better way? A way to be smarter, stronger, and faster. A path that ensures our greater safety and security. A means to make an impact. There is. Tellabs Optical LAN is a better way to build and operate networks:
Smarter – As an IT professional, you can work smarter and do more with less with an Optical LAN. With this fiber-based architecture in place, you only need 1/5 of the manpower to do your daily moves, adds, and changes. This is exceedingly important because today’s IT personnel are overwhelmed with cybersecurity and other critical and complex tasks. This comes at a time when IT and network teams are also likely challenged by labor shortage and skillset gaps. These are the reasons why freeing up IT staff time to focus on more critical corporate must-haves is imperative.
Stronger – The network strength is measured by it not breaking. According to Gartner, the average cost of network downtime is around $5,600 per minute which quickly can add up to $300,000 per hour! Optical LAN and its cost-effective protection schemes can reduce network outages and increase network uptime. A traditional LAN design might experience 5 hours of yearly downtime costing $1,848,000 versus an Optical LAN that negates that down to roughly 5 minutes annually – that delta is over $1,800,000 saved! Let’s not forget that the IT staff may have pay raises and bonuses tied to the network uptime performance numbers.
Faster – Optical LAN offers greater network capacity such as cost-effective delivery of 10 gigabits speeds to the desktop. However, what truly needs the fast connectivity is the wireless access points and IP surveillance cameras and other bandwidth hungry apps and devices. Those endpoints can be economically served from an Optical LAN with 1 gig, 2.5 gigs, 5 gig, or 10 gigs using multi-gigabit Ethernet ports. Better yet, Optical LAN already has a graceful migration path to 25, 40, and 100 gigabits transmission speeds over the same fiber-based infrastructure – thus, no more business disruptive rip-and-replace, which also means less plastics and electronics going to landfills.
Safe and Secure – With a traditional LAN design you have known security gaps at all your switches. These points of network vulnerability represent possible access points for hackers and bad actors to exploit. There might be 10, 100, or more in your building and across your campus. With Optical LAN you’ll only have one device to lock down, to harden, to do software patches, and one management access to secure. To be clear, when a corporate breach happens the consequences are huge and can quickly add up to millions of dollars. Making matters even worse, it’s the IT team’s reputation and their jobs that are at stake in event of a breach regardless of whether the event was a result of malicious activity or unfortunate human error.
Sustainable – Making a tangible contribution to corporate sustainability goals is a great place where IT and networking teams can make a noticeable impact on energy, embodied carbon, and net-zero initiatives. Optical LANs have proven to be more environmentally friendly, energy-efficient, and require less space for floors, racks, risers, pathways, and telecom rooms – that means far less materials and natural resources consumed. Recent comparisons between Optical LAN and legacy LAN highlights 70% less waste and 75% reductions in embodied carbons impact in favor of Optical LAN. Furthermore, studies have shown 60% less network equipment power utilization and another 60% lower impact on air conditioning that reduce ongoing operational carbons footprint. Now that’s green!
These are all the right things that we should be doing. We can embrace Optical LAN to make us smarter, stronger, and faster. It’s a path that ensures your fellow employee’s and company’s safety and security. With Tellabs Optical LAN, you have a better way to build and operate networks. It’s a solution that helps you make a bigger impact.
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