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September 21, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

How Many Pieces are in Your Puzzle?

With the consolidation of subscriber management, aggregation, OLT, and now lawful intercept, the Calix AXOS SMm and E9-2 Intelligent Edge System continue to reduce the number of network elements and therefore the total cost of operations for service providers.... READ MORE 

September 19, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

Thinking of Everyone Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Planning for natural disasters is a difficult task and predicting how networks will withstand the forces of nature as winds reach 100+ mph, and storm surges measuring several feet high is impossible.... READ MORE 

September 14, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

Customer Update: CFU Updates Subscribers on Move to 10G PON

Recently, Calix brought the AXOS E9-2 Intelligent Edge System with the AXOS Routing Protocol Module (RPm) and Subscriber Management Module (SMm) and a video crew to Cedar Falls Utilities (CFU) to conduct 10G field tests.... READ MORE 

September 6, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

XG-PON, XGS-PON, NG-PON2– Which option is right for your network?

Service providers choosing their next PON technology want to choose one that will work for all their PON-based services (residential, business, mobile) and provide a high return on investment... READ MORE 

August 14, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

Is Netflix Taking over the World?

Is Netflix going to dominate the streaming video market? What about Amazon Video? ... READ MORE 

August 7, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

NG-PON2 Tech Talk with Hal Roberts

I recently chatted with Hal Roberts, Calix contributor to the latest advancements of NG-PON2 standards.... READ MORE 

July 31, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

Dog Days of Summer

So far, this year in 10G PON, it’s been a busy year. Calix was in the news several times related to XGS-PON and NG-PON2. ... READ MORE 

July 18, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

Want your move to a SDN/NFV access network to be easy?

If you’ve been paying attention to all the news on software defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) then you’re likely very confused.... READ MORE 

July 12, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

NG-PON2 at the Ultra Fast Broadband Seminar

I recently took some time to visit with Greg Bathrick of Calix. Greg is the chair of the Broadband Forum (BBF) Fiber Access Networking work area and spends a lot of time with the G.fast and NG-PON2 standards bodies. We discussed recent trends related to copper access technologies, like G.fast coming together with NG-PON2.... READ MORE 

July 10, 2017 by Teresa McGaughey

What can Access Network Architects learn from 12th Century Mosaics?

Calix believes you can’t afford to not take the time to do software defined access right. Calix AXOS was built from the ground up as a platform for access systems in a software defined world. ... READ MORE