Healthcare covers the full gamut from individual hospitals, clinics and laboratories to large provider and payor organizations. Stability and security are critical and, with cost-control mandates, simplicity is a key priority.Tellabs Optical LAN has many unique benefits for healthcare CIOs, IT staff, medical staff and the patients they serve. With a LAN supporting critical care services, maximum network reliability with Optical LAN since it delivers industry leading network uptime stability. Fiber does not emit nor is it susceptible to interference (EMI/RFI) which helps working around sensitive medical equipment. The fiber cabling has better safety with no spark and low smoke impact which is important in hospitals. Optical LAN provides additional benefits relative to HIPAA compliance (e.g. advanced security), infection control (e.g. reduce HEPA tenting) and TIA-1179 cabling (e.g. industry leading density). And, Tellabs Optical LAN occupies 90% less space yet has 4x greater GbE density and 300 times greater reach – all of those space savings traits can result in more beds.
Everyone benefits when Optical LAN monetary savings in the form of both day-1 CapEx, and year-over-year OpEx, are repurposed back to medical staff and resources needed to improve the overall patient medical care.