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Calix ConneXions Takes Industry’s Leading Educational Conference Global with Live Streaming of Keynote Presentations

WHY:             

The 2017 Calix ConneXions Innovation and User Conference is celebrating its 14th year, by setting new registration records as it transforms into the leading educational event for the communications industry. With industry luminaries from some of the world’s most innovative service providers presenting on the main stage, the conference is a must-attend event to learn about winning strategies and groundbreaking technologies.

 

 This year’s conference also features several new events over the course of four days. For the first time, the Broadband Forum will host the Broadband Access Summit Event (BASE) at the nearby Encore Las Vegas on Sunday, October 29, just before the kick-off of Calix ConneXions. The BASE event will feature global Tier 1 operators, leading industry analysts, and systems and component suppliers discussing the latest advancements in Gfast and NG-PON2 technologies.

 

This year also marks an expansion of the Calix ConneXions conference agenda with 36 different sessions across 12 workshop topics and 20 specialized training classes. Certification testing will also be offered on-site for the first time, with several opportunities for attendees to join a growing number of Calix-certified engineers and technicians.

 

The learning opportunities are abundant to all Calix ConneXions attendees and are now being extended to remote participants through live streaming capabilities.

           

WHAT:            

For those who cannot attend in person, the excitement of Calix ConneXions will be available online through live streaming of the keynote presentations.

 

On Monday, October 30, from 8 am – 11:30 am Pacific Time, viewers can be a part of the kick-off of the conference and the recognition of the 2017 Calix Innovation Award winners. The kick-off session will highlight strategies and technologies that are critical for delivering an exceptional subscriber experience. As the morning session concludes, Calix will unveil new, cutting-edge technology that will help communications providers redefine the subscriber premises, unlock new revenue streams and reduce operating costs.

 

Tuesday, October 31, from 8:30 am – 10:15 am Pacific Time will feature real-world examples of innovative service providers who have put these strategies into action and built cultures of success. Leading Calix Cloud customers will share their success stories and the tremendous benefits they are realizing by leveraging the Calix Marketing and Support Clouds. Service providers will also share how they are leveraging AXOS, the award-winning Calix software platform, to transform their access networks to realize tremendous gains in efficiency and flexibility. 

 

WHO:          

On October 30, Day 1 keynote highlights will include presentations by Light Reading Founder Steve Saunders, Verizon vice president of network planning, Lee Hicks, and several members of the Calix leadership team, including President and CEO Carl Russo.

 

Presentations will continue on October 31 with Calix and other industry presenters, as well as service provider speakers from Cox Communications, NCTC, SandyNet, and South Central Communications.

 

WHEN:            

2017 Calix ConneXions, Keynote Presentations, October 30 and 31 from Las Vegas

 

WHERE:        

Register Now at Calix ConneXions

 

About Calix

Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) pioneered Software Defined Access and cloud products focused on access networks and the subscriber. Its portfolio of Intelligent Access systems and software combines AXOS, the revolutionary platform for access, with Calix Cloud, innovative cloud products for network data analytics and subscriber experience assurance. Together, they enable communications service providers to transform their businesses and be the winning service providers of tomorrow. For more information, visit the Calix website at www.calix.com.

 

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Press Inquiries:

Neila Matheny

707-766-3512

Neila.matheny@calix.com