Rapid addition of 10G EPON to AXOS eSeries systems gives cable operators unprecedented flexibility to centralize, distribute, or virtualize network intelligence while delivering cutting edge services
“The introduction of 10G EPON into the Calix eSeries systems is another example of the power and versatility of the AXOS platform,” said Shane Eleniak, Calix vice president of systems products. “The Calix 10G EPON solution was built with AXOS software components common to our other AXOS PON systems, resulting in working 10G EPON prototypes in just 90 days, customer demonstration-ready AXOS 10G EPON systems in only 120 days, and we expect commercially available systems ready in 180 days. This is an astonishing accomplishment, and a testament to the maturity of our AXOS platform and anyPON™ solutions. The real beneficiaries are our cable customers making the move to fiber-based services, who can now choose anyPON and leverage AXOS DPx, the industry’s first virtualized DOCSIS connector, for immediate DOCSIS integration while being anySDN™ ready when the business requires it. Armed with AXOS, Calix has the ideal software platform to stay ahead of the rapidly changing demands of the MSO market, and will leverage its accelerated innovation cycles to enable cable operators to deliver an unparalleled fiber experience to their subscribers faster and at the lowest TCO.”
Available currently on the award-winning AXOS E3-2 Intelligent PON Node – a recent winner of the Light Reading Leading Lights award for “Most Innovative New Cable Product or Service” – Calix 10G EPON will be added to the AXOS E7-2 Modular Access System and AXOS E9-2 Intelligent Edge System in the coming months. This breadth of form factors gives cable operators support for either a centralized or distributed architecture. No matter what the density requirements or the deployment environment of a given cable operator, Calix will have an AXOS 10G EPON solution suited for their needs. And with AXOS Sandbox, cable operators can dramatically accelerate the introduction of these 10G EPON systems into their networks. AXOS Sandbox is available for download today, starting the integration and testing of actual production software releases of Calix AXOS systems virtually, without any Calix hardware.
With the combination of Calix AXOS DPx and Calix 10G EPON systems, cable operators benefit by eliminating the need to modify workflows and operations as they transition to SDN. Built on NETCONF interfaces and standards-based YANG models, Calix 10G EPON allows cable operators to make the leap to SDN at any time, delivering automated provisioning in a multi-vendor, multi-technology deployment.
To learn more about Calix AXOS eSeries systems, including 10G EPON solutions, join Calix at 2017 Fiber Connect June 12 and 13 in Orlando, Florida. The Calix AXOS family and Calix Cloud will be on display at Booths 301 and 400.
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.