With deep expertise in next generation networks, Calix Services plays a critical role in making HDC’s vision of a fully fiber-connected city a reality
“As we embark on this ambitious buildout of Hulhumalé as the first smart and sustainable city in the Maldives, Calix will be an important partner by providing the gigabit connectivity and network management services that will enable many of our core capabilities,” said Ahmed Nasif, Managing Director of HDC. “With applications running around the clock, like smart traffic management, smart lighting, and automatic safety surveillance, our network must be highly reliable in all weather conditions. Calix Managed Services will provide real-time monitoring and proactive management of our network, which will minimize downtime of these mission-critical applications and ensure that the advanced broadband services provided on our open access network are always available to subscribers.”
Just off the Eastern coast of the capital city of Malé, Hulhumalé is an intelligently planned reclaimed island which has a current population of 50,000. Focused on creating a better community for its residents, HDC is committed to making Hulhumalé fully sustainable with green transportation, energy, and housing principles at its foundation. As HDC plans to grow the island infrastructure to support two-thirds of the country’s population, network connectivity plays a crucial role in delivering essential residential services, as well as supporting burgeoning economic development opportunities. Looking to compete with similar initiatives across South Asia, the Calix GPON-powered smart network allows Hulhumalé to attract new businesses, residents, and tourism to its rapidly developing area.
“The consultative relationship between Calix and HDC has allowed us to partner with them as they have accelerated the expansion of their impressive Hulhumalé smart city initiative,” said Greg Billings, senior vice president of services at Calix. “The Calix Services team is excited to redefine the ways we can help both traditional communications service providers and unique customers like HDC achieve goals that transcend technology implementation. By providing Professional Services, Support and Managed Services, and Education and Certification paths, we can make a dramatic impact on the entire network deployment and ongoing operational lifecycle. We are thrilled to continue our relationship with HDC as their network grows.”
Part of the newly expanded Calix Services portfolio, the Calix Managed Services RMM offering provides HDC with 7x24x365 fast identification and automated triage of network-affecting issues through a cloud-based platform that minimizes any impact on the subscriber experience. Machine learning and automated pattern matching techniques help rapidly identify the possible root cause of the problem and incidents are routed to Calix engineers within seconds of an alarm. Calix engineers will quickly work with HDC to help them resolve the issue before subscribers call in. The rapid response, analytics-driven triage, and deep domain knowledge of the Calix Managed Services team will help HDC to be proactive as they solve subscriber related incidents on their network.
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