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Learn what POLAN is and what makes it an attractive alternative to switch-based LANs

How You Can Optimize Passive Optical LAN through Structured Cabling

What Is This White Paper About?

If you want to learn more about passive optical LANs (POLANs) as an alternative to traditional switch-based LANs, you’re in the right place. This white paper will help you understand how a POLAN works, where it should be used, the benefits it can provide and how to incorporate it into your existing installed base of structured cabling.

Topics covered in the White Paper:

  1. What is POLAN?

  2. Deploying a POLAN

  3. The Benefits of a POLAN

  4. Where POLAN Can Be Used

  1. Industry Standards for POLANs

  2. Deployment Over Structured Cabling

  3. Delivering Remote Power

Download the white paper to learn methods you can start deploying immediately to optimize your data center.

About The Author:

Stephane Bourgeois

Throughout his 25-year career Stephane has worked in the telecommunications industry. He has contributed to several product innovations at Belden, including the 10GX Pre-Terminated Cabling System and the FiberExpress UHD System. As Director of Technology Strategy, Stephane’s current focus is on technology roadmap and ideation, networking applications and trends, and standards engagement.

Stephane holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as a Master’s Degree in Science – Mechanical Engineering, from École Polytechnique de Montréal.

Who Is Belden?

For more than 100 years, customers who have required unsurpassed performance and durability for signal transmission have counted on the Belden brand. In the 20th century, that trust was built on high-performance wire and cable products.

Today, Belden designs, manufactures and sells a comprehensive portfolio of cable, connectivity and networking products for the transmission of signals for data, sound and video applications.