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Calix Blog

Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

October 11, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

Wi Do They Go Elsewhere?

Alan DiCicco highlights a recent article in the October issue of ISE Magazine from our Greg Owens, who shares his thoughts on why service providers need to own the experience with Managed Wi-Fi or lose the subscriber.... READ MORE 

August 31, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

FTTP: The Game has Changed and so has the Business Case

Alan DiCicco highlights how fiber access networks are the solution to the challenge of staying ahead of broadband demand, and how the business case to build new FTTP networks has never been easier to prove in.... READ MORE 

May 30, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

It's A Winner: E9-2 Named Most Innovative SDN Solution

Alan DiCicco highlights the E9-2's recent win as Most Innovative SDN Solution at the Network Virtualization Europe conference. ... READ MORE 

March 9, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

Broadband Networks are Like Shoes

Alan DiCicco takes a closer look at the AXOS HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) and its power to deliver common configuration models, operations procedures, and management interfaces across a diverse set of physical (PHY) layer technologies. ... READ MORE 

March 2, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

DevOps: Better Software Delivered Faster

Alan DiCicco introduces the DevOps methodology and explains how it is helping Calix and our service provider partners release better software faster. ... READ MORE 

January 31, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

How will AXOS and the distributed BNG transform your network?

Alan DiCicco makes the case for distributing the BNG router function into the OLT. ... READ MORE 

January 22, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

How Would a Software Platform Increase Revenue and Lower Costs?

Alan DiCicco promotes an upcoming webinar with IHS where he will discuss how software platforms like AXOS and EXOS are delivering dramatic operational efficiencies, capital cost reductions, and new revenue opportunities. ... READ MORE 

January 12, 2018 by Alan DiCicco

Looking Ahead to a Great Year in Software Defined Access

Alan DiCicco looks ahead to major SDA initiatives to look out for in 2018. Software platforms will transform the business of broadband, enabling a variety of service provider network transformation initiatives, while also providing the framework to automate the network and delight subscribers.... READ MORE 

December 22, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

A Good Year for Software Defined Access

For Software Defined Access (SDA), 2017 has been an eventful year and one to celebrate. Alan DiCicco looks back to reflect on the past and contemplate the future. ... READ MORE 

December 8, 2017 by Alan DiCicco

Pay Attention to What’s Hiding Behind the Curtain

Alan DiCicco makes the case that digital transformation cannot succeed when vendors hide legacy systems behind layers of abstraction and middleware. The true SDA solution shines through when service providers mandate native interface integration and API-based programmability for all system objects. ... READ MORE