U.S. Navy Fast-Tracks Passive Optical LAN Through The Innovation Cell Program

by | Jan 25, 2016 | Blog

The U.S. Navy has selected Tellabs Passive Optical LAN, as well as Hewlett-Packard, VMware and Citrix to provide information technology systems and services for integration with the Navy Marine Corps Intranet as part of the Innovation Cell program.

The Navy launched the Innovation Cell program back in March of 2015 in an effort to streamline and speed the process of acquiring IT platforms and services within a 12-month timeframe.

Tellabs’ piece of this enterprise challenge is to expedite the upgrading of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet network architecture with Passive Optical LAN. The Navy’s new Innovation Cell for rapid IT acquisition was covered on Federal News Radio program hosted by Jared Serbu. On this Federal News Radio program at the 4:30 mark, you can hear Victor Gavin (Navy’s program executive officer) announce, “the government has determined that passive optical networking technology is the best solution here and it was determined that Tellabs had the best product in this area.”

If you want to learn more about the Tellabs Optical LAN solutions that was chosen by the U.S. Navy through its’ Innovation Cell program, please follow this link to access more information.

Tom Parisi
Tom Parisi
VP Federal Sales