Is Your Network as Secure as Fort Knox?

Optical LAN provides Military-grade security

More and more companies are realizing the many benefits of equipping their Local Area Network (LAN) with Passive Optical Networks (PON) technology.

With single mode fiber, distance limitations are reduced, making it no longer necessary for large corporations to have multiple devices staggered across plants/campuses along with electrical to run those devices. Additionally, optical LAN eliminates the need for engineers to have to “open PORTs” across multiple devices just to add a device or a user at a far end of a LAN. With PON, the customer can control what goes across that fiber all the way to the end user.

After all, if it’s good enough for the Department of Homeland Security, it must be a great option for business. These solutions offer low cost, high speed and enhanced protection through secure optical fiber connections. They also offer the capability to deliver data, voice and video at gigabit speeds.

Within the list of benefits of an optical LAN and PON solution, are the enhanced security features it offers. With inherent intrusion protection via optical fiber, it interlocks with alarm fiber. This can provide opportunity network managers to plan and identify multiple alarm features through a single conduit.

PON uses both SIPR and NIPR technology.

NIPR:  Non-Classified Internet Protocol Router, which is a private IP network that is used to exchange non-secure information among a private network of users.

SIPR: Secret Internet Protocol Router, is a system of interconnected networks used to transmit …