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Looking to automate and deliver on the promise of business transformation and SDN?

Radically simplify your operations and accelerate
your business with the AXOS E7-2 and SMx solution

Looking to automate and deliver on the promise of business transformation and SDN?

Radically simplify your operations and accelerate
your business with the AXOS E7-2 and SMx solution

Calix makes the most innovative access system even better

AXOS E7-2 Intelligent Modular System

As North America’s most widely adopted access system, the Calix AXOS E7-2 Intelligent Modular System provides a foundation for your next-generation networks, fiber technologies, and Software Defined Access. Realize: 

  • a dramatically flexible system that scales from the small to very large deployments
  • a remarkably simplified operational process that integrates easily into existing networks
  • a transformative system that enables service providers to future proof their business and network

AXOS continues to increase innovation and speed deployment

AXOS helps GLDS reduce OSS/BSS integration time by 80% and accelerates service provider time to revenue.

“We were not only surprised by the speed of our first integration…we were thrilled by how much easier it is for us to maintain…”

“We were surprised when we integrated the E9-2 System in four weeks…” 

--Garrick Russell, COO and President of GLDS  


New with 19.3

Software-defined ONT management and service provisioning on AXOS…now that’s Active Ethernet reimagined

The fastest, simplest, and most efficient solution that minimizes operational impacts while accelerating time-to-market capabilities.

Introducing a Gigabit Ethernet line card solution that simplifies operations and accelerates AE service deployments

With AXOS R19.3, the combination of the AXOS platform and the ONT management capabilities delivered by the GE-24 r2 line card is unmatched and will deliver simplicity, a “just like PON” service management and provisioning experience and true differentiation to the marketplace.

The new AXOS Gigabit Ethernet GE-24 r2 line card future proofs Active Ethernet with:

  • Rapid deployment of high-density business and residential services
  • Simplified network operations through consolidation of back-office servers 
  • Optimized service delivery with enhanced diagnostic capabilities 

High Density Point-to-Point Ethernet

  • 24 GE ports
  • 4x10GE uplinks for transport
  • Up to 48 Active Ethernet ONTs per 1RU chassis

IP Services with Active Ethernet ONTs

  • L2 Triple Play Services (Voice/Data/Video)
  • MEF compliant business services
  • ONT Discovery, Local DHCP/TFTP server functionality

New with 19.3

Are you ready to power your networks to 10G and beyond?

The AXOS E7-2 is ready to help you deploy 10G services with its NGPON2 / XGS-PON line card solution.


Looking to deploy 10G PON solutions?

Learn more about the Calix End-to-End “10G PON and Beyond” Portfolio of Solutions.


The fastest, simplest, and most efficient aggregation solution for your access network

The E7-2 10GE-12 line card brings high density aggregation and transport flexibility to support 10GE business and residential services

Each AXOS 10GE-12 card provides twelve SFP+ ports

that can be used to: 

  • Build 10GE access rings
  • Aggregate Calix E7-2, E3, C7 and E5 systems
  • Provide business services and point-to- point Ethernet
  • Provide additional transport capacity
  • Delivers advanced AXOS capabilities 

Twelve SFP+ ports

  • Build 10GE access rings
  • Aggregate Calix E7, E3, C7 and E5 systems
  • Provide business services and point-to-point Ethernet
  • Provide additional transport capacity


Two XFP ports

QSFP-DD port

  • Expansion capability for up 8x10GE or 40GE optical



AXOS Customers:
Building the simplified network of the future to accelerate business


Cruzio looks to AXOS to automate its BSS/OSS systems and future-proof its network

“…we must stay nimble, and our partnership with Calix allows us to focus on our subscribers while finding new ways to drive down costs and improve our efficiencies”

--Peggy Dolgenos, CEO and Co-Founder of Cruzio


Our customers are leading the next wave of innovation and operational transformation

All in on fiber to deliver Pennsylvania's first high speed broadband

Tri-Co Connections, the newly formed broadband arm of the Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative, is deploying a complete set of Calix solutions to build its first fiber network. Tri-Co is the state’s first electric cooperative to build out a state-of-the-art fiber to the home (FTTH) broadband network.

Market-leading fiber service enabled in rural Iowa

Mahaska Communications Group deploys AXOS to radically speed up deployment capabilites, helping deliver the services necessary to support remote jobs and enable close-knit community bonding. 

Acentek simplifies operations to improve time to revenue

With AXOS and SMx, AcenTek has radically accelerated its turn up and deployment capabilities of next generation gigabit services throughout its service area.


CL Tel premier provider with AXOS E7-2 and Gfast

“With fiber taking off and our explosion into the broadband market, we’ve decided to become the premier broadband provider, focusing in on our fiber network to deliver the best experience to our subscribers.”

--Izzy Gomez, Network Administrator at CL Tel


Gibson Connect expands broadband reach

"The network we are building with the AXOS E7-2 gives our communities the ability to compete on a global scale and keep our residents and businesses located in our serving area." 

 --Charles L. Phillips, VP, Engineering and Technical Services at Gibson EMC


Nex-Tech adds capacity and ensures leading edge network

“The 10G Aggregation card allows us to efficiently add capacity to our network without having to add interfaces on our edge router. It's cutting edge, state-of-the-art equipment that helps us better serve our customers.” 

--John Stephens, Senior Access Technician


Farmers selects the AXOS E7-2 GPON solution

"In future-proofing our network....  moving to AXOS and GPON was to better support 5G deployments given the very dense configurations of small cells it requires."

-- Charles Austin, Manager, Network Engineering & Operations


AXOS Webinar Series

The “One Stop Shop” for all of your AXOS and E-Series systems informational needs

AXOS Webinar Series where Calix experts and guests will dig deeper into the capabilities of AXOS and the E-Series systems that deliver them. You’ll have the opportunity to understand further key topics and get real time updates on what’s coming next. 


AXOS Calix E7-2 Intelligent Modular System

  • North America’s most widely deployed access system.
  • Carrier Class AXOS GPON/XGS-PON/NG-PON2 Layer 2 services.
  • High density copper/fiber solutions for outside plant.
  • Modular architecture with integrated transport and subscriber interfaces.
  • Pay-as-you-succeed model.

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Looking for EXA E7-2 Line Cards? You can find them here. 

Key Features

System Innovation

  • Scalable from 1RU to 10RU 20 line cards enabling service providers to meet service demands from low density to high density
  • Temperature hardened for installation in remote cabinets

Fiber Innovation

  • 100G Backplane ready for technologies such as 10G PON
  • GPON scaling from 4 to 320 Ports in a single managed system
  • Active Ethernet scaling from 12 to 480  ports in a single managed system
  • Integrated transport and aggregation enabling service providers to meet varied access network demands

The E7-2 enables service providers to transform their networks to AXOS.  The first AXOS line card for the E7-2 is listed below.  Check here frequently to see what’s available or click here to request more details.

Line Card Subscriber Ports/Aggregation Ports Uplink Ports
GPON-8 r2 8 GPON Ports, 8 GE Ports (4xCSFP) 4 10GE (2 XFP, 2 SFP+)
10GE-12 12 10GE-GE Ports 2 10GE XFP, 1 QSFP-DD
GE-24 r2 24 GE Ports (12xCSFP) 4 10GE (2 XFP, SFP+)

Want to automate, simplify and instrument your network with an AXOS Software Defined Access platform?
We can help.


AXOS can help boost your service velocity, eliminate service disruptions and reduce operational complexity with its software defined architecture. AXOS will change forever the way you operate your access network and help accelerate your business.


How would you like to have a virtual technician on-site without having to initiate a truck roll? The AXOS Diagnostics Toolbox addresses all of your service troubleshooting needs.


How do I streamline my operations and improve the subscriber experience?

Calix Services is your trusted partner to help accelerate your deployment, upskill your team and empower your operations

Our mission is to help you succeed by enabling you with the expertise and tools to streamline your processes and help your team excel. We’re the extension of your operations team you always wanted so that you can scale your operations and keep service availability and customer satisfaction high.

AXOS Deployment Services

Calix Professional Services can help you with the design, turn up and integration of your new AXOS network. We help you ramp fast witl less risk and guaranteed results. FInd out more about the complete portfolio.

Education Services for AXOS

Calix Education Services has put together a comprehensive AXOS learning path curriculum and a flexile subscription approach to help upskill your employees. 

Remote Monitoring Service

Radically change your operational approach to be more proactive with Calix Remote Monitoring Service. Find out more and get a demo now. 


See how Calix experts are your innovation partners for solutions and services delivered on the AXOS E7-2 system.

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