APOLAN Rebrands, Celebrates 10 Years Promoting Optical LAN
NEW YORK, February 16, 2023 (Newswire.com) - The Association for Passive Optical LAN, the non-profit organization advocating for the education and global adoption for Optical Local Area Networks, today announced an organizational rebrand. The association is now known simply as APOLAN. To reflect the name change, APOLAN also introduced a new, streamlined logo.
"For the past decade, APOLAN has promoted the many benefits of Optical LAN adoption," said Gayla Arrindell, director, market development - in-building networks at Corning and APOLAN chair. "Today, we are taking the next step forward as an organization. Our new, streamlined name and logo reflect the evolution of Optical LAN technology and the association's role as Optical LAN's leading advocate. We are proud of all the association has achieved in the past 10 years and look forward to continuing to drive Optical LAN adoption in the decades ahead."
APOLAN was founded in 2013 when seven leading companies in the information and communications technology industry recognized the need for a consolidated effort to promote the adoption of fiber-based network technology.
Today, APOLAN has more than two dozen member manufacturers, distributors, integrators and consulting companies who are actively involved in the Optical LAN marketplace. They work together for the common goal of supporting the growth and education of optical LAN.
For information about Optical LAN, as well as APOLAN's work and membership benefits, visit www.apolanglobal.org.
About APOLAN: APOLAN is a non-profit organization that is driving adoption and educating the market about the technical and economic advantages of optical LAN technology. Through its membership, which is comprised of manufacturers, distributors, integrators and consulting companies actively involved in the marketplace, the association hopes to help designers, engineers, architects, building owners, CIOs and IT departments implement and successfully use optical networks.