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Tactical and Transportable Networks

An fiber-based edge LAN solution for tactical, temporary and transportable network connectivity that offers a complete communications system including data center, wireless (Wi-Fi, cellular) and LAN in small transit case.

A better way to build and operate transportable networks

tactical, temporary and transportable networks

Traditional transportable networks were cumbersome and meant setting up communications and IT in adverse conditions required truckloads of equipment and up to 20 or more personnel. Tactical teams were often forced to use ad-hoc solutions that were not interoperable, leaving even more issues to resolve – taking hours or even days to operationalize.

The ACUITY® LAN by Tyto Athene, is tactical, temporary and transportable networking solution that leverages Tellabs Optical LAN (OLAN) to ensure communications readiness in a two person carry form-factor. Tyto Athene and Tellabs are able to provide compute, storage, security, communications, wired plus wireless connectivity, and networking power built to support teams at the tactical edge. ACUITY LAN provides a network that is easy to transport, set-up, teardown, power-on and provide a multitude of services. ACUITY LAN spans long distances and allows remote powering of ONT and Power over Ethernet in a reliable, secure, ruggedized system. ACUITY LAN includes Tellabs FlexSym® Optical Line Terminal One (OLT1), Tellabs FlexSym® Optical Network Terminal 248 (ONT248) and ONT Power/Splitter which provides up to 900 feet of typical low voltage or up to 1.2 miles of digital power.

Quick Facts

  • Combines modular micro data center “in a box” with Passive Optical LAN
  • Fully contained secure communications
  • Small form-factor LAN solution in a hand carry transit case
  • Optical LAN provides greater density in smaller footprint
  • Fiber cabling weighs less and occupies less space than copper
  • Enables rapid deploy and redeploy

Featured Innovations Content

2024 NCSI Winter Germany Series and Passive Optical Networking
2024 NCSI Winter Germany Series and Passive Optical Networking
Top-10 most popular Optical LAN posts for 2023 based on your clicks!
Top-10 most popular Optical LAN posts for 2023 based on your clicks!

Highlighted Products for Innovations

FlexSym Singlemode Fiber to Multimode Fiber Modal Adapting Jumper (SCLC)
FlexSym Singlemode Fiber to Multimode Fiber Modal Adapting Jumper (SCLC)
FlexSym Singlemode Fiber to Multimode Fiber Modal Adapting Jumper (SCLC)
FlexSym Singlemode Fiber to Multimode Fiber Modal Adapting Jumper (SCLC)
FlexSym OLT-mini PLUS (Rack Mount)
FlexSym OLT-mini PLUS (Rack Mount)
FlexSym OLT-mini PLUS (Wall Mount)
FlexSym OLT-mini PLUS (Wall Mount)

Offering compute, storage, security, communications, powering and networking in a compact, ruggedized tactical and transportable form-factor

ACUITY LAN is a modern fiber-based tactical, temporary and transportable networking solution that integrates multiple communications innovations. It combines a modular micro data center “in a box” with modern fiber-based Passive Optical LAN.

Fully Contained Secure Communications

ACUITY LAN system includes storage (virtual servers, applications), processing (software-based routing), analytics, unified communications (LAN, including softswitch). The Passive Optical LAN eliminates points network of vulnerability and the fiber cabling is inherently more secure.

Small Size and Optimized Weight

ACUITY LAN system is a 1RU LAN solution mounted in a ruggedized hand carry transit case. The Optical LAN provides greater connectivity density in smaller footprint, while the fiber cabling weighs less and takes less space than copper.

Rapid Deploy and Redeploy

ACUITY LAN and Optical LAN together offer pre-provisioned global profiles flow to connected devices. The Optical LAN allows far superior connectivity distances compared to traditional networks. The fiber cabling is more durable and better capacity than transportable networks that rely heavily on copper cabling.

Proven Technology Across All Verticals

ACUITY LAN can be forward deployed in military applications specifically for the US Department of Defense (DoD). It is also ideal for emergency response, temporary facilities, outdoor events and large venues that need tactical, temporary and transportable networking solution.

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