Calix Blog

Perspectives that Catalyze Innovation

February 15, 2018 by Michel Langlois

Who Are You Building Your Network For?

Calix SVP Products Michel Langlois makes the case that successful innovative service providers, like Verizon and Pilot Fiber, are following a subscriber-first business strategy, building access networks based on software platforms. ... READ MORE 

February 2, 2018 by Teresa McGaughey

While You’ve Been Looking Elsewhere, the Edge Keeps Getting Smarter!

Teresa McGaughey discusses how intelligence is moving to the edge, which drives a need for more security.... 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 14, 2017 by Doug Blue

AXOS Powered 10G EPON Stands Out in the Crowded Cable Industry

Doug Blue highlights a video interview with Robert Balsamo who discusses what makes Calix 10G EPON both software defined and unique in the cable industry. ... 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 

November 27, 2017 by Rob Boetticher

Telecom Software Veteran Joins Calix to Help Ease Customers' Migrations to SDA

Lawrence Cross, an expert on telecom network software, is the latest addition to the Calix sales team as his experience will assist service providers as they work towards their Software Defined Access future. ... 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