The life expectancy of enterprise networks is regrettably short. At every upgrade, the legacy switch and cable manufacturers expect you to rip-and-replace your hardware and infrastructure. Each higher bandwidth step, like 10 gigabit, disrupts the network and across the business. So, how can you better align real space, energy, heat, noise, radiation, and cost impacts, with your true IT staff and network design requirements? Tellabs Optical LAN is a better way to build and operate networks.