SOURCE: Tellabs


February 25, 2015 08:00 ET

Tellabs Optical LAN Part of Solution Recognized With ACT-IAC 2015 Igniting Innovation Award

Powered by Tellabs' Innovative Technology, NCI's Secure Passive Optical Network Solution Was Selected for a Prestigious Government IT Award in the Most Disruptive Category

NAPERVILLE, IL--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2015) - Tellabs, a leading provider of passive optical network (PON) solutions, today announced that its Optical LAN technology was an integral part of a solution recognized by the American Council for Technology - Industry Advisory Council's (ACT-IAC) Igniting Innovation 2015 Award program, which honors the leading solutions, tools, services and programs developed by government and industry leaders to address government's biggest IT challenges. The Secure Passive Optical Network (SPON) solution, developed and deployed by NCI, Inc., and powered by Tellabs Optical LAN, was named a Dynamite Award winner in the most disruptive category for its implementation at the U.S. Army's Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) Greely Hall facility.

"More and more government entities are seeing the dramatic advantages that Optical LANs have over traditional copper-based infrastructures," said Charlie Stone, VP of North American Sales at Tellabs. "The recognition of our Optical LAN technology as part of the solution receiving this Igniting Innovation Dynamite Award proves that we have the right offering to meet the strict connectivity, security, reliability and scalability requirements of high-performance government networks."

The SPON implementation at NETCOM's Greely Hall facility located on Fort Huachuca, Ariz., established the first integrated network and physical security system at NETCOM headquarters. In addition to Tellabs, NCI's SPON technology partners include American Networking Solutions, CommScope and Network Integrity Systems.

About NCI, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCIT)
NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health care and civilian government agencies. The company has the expertise and proven track record to solve its customers' most important and complex mission challenges through technology and innovation. NCI's team of highly skilled professionals focuses on delivering cost-effective solutions and services in the areas of agile software application and systems development/integration; cybersecurity and information assurance; engineering and logistics support; enterprise information management and advanced analytics; cloud computing and IT infrastructure optimization; health IT and medical support; IT service management; and modeling, simulation and training. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has more than 1,800 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide. NCI: Trust. Integrity. Performance. For more information, visit or email Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@nciinc) and LinkedIn.

About Tellabs
Tellabs delivers technology that transforms the way the world communicates. Tellabs evolutionary passive Optical LAN empowers the building of a modern high performance LAN infrastructure that is simple, secure, stable, scalable, sustainable and costs less.

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