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Service Providers Reduce Site Revisits by up to 70 percent and Inventory Loss up to 20 percent Thanks to New Calix Deployment Enablement Services

March 07, 2019
New services deliver playbooks, workflow automation tools, and comprehensive quality assessments to ensure excellence in design and successful implementation of network transformation projects

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced the availability of a new offering from Calix Professional Services. Deployment Enablement Services help communications service providers (CSPs) ensure their network transformation projects are designed and implemented quickly, correctly, and consistently. The new services feature installation and construction best practices, workflow automation tools, and access to expertise that the Calix team has built through thousands of successful projects. By partnering with Calix, CSPs can develop the ideal blueprint for any inside plant installation or outside plant construction. This collection of innovative services enables CSPs to not only rapidly scale their network deployments as they grow and has reduced site revisits by as much as 70 percent and inventory loss by as much as 20 percent.

The Calix Deployment Enablement Services include:

  • Calix Project Playbooks: enables repeatable and high-quality execution of inside and outside plant projects by equipping engineers, field deployment personnel, installers, and contractors with best practices and guidelines.
  • The Calix MobilePRO App: provides fast and accurate documentation of field activities and enables immediate coordination among field installers, project managers, and quality engineers through their mobile devices, reducing inventory loss by as much as 20 percent.
  • Calix Quality Assessment Services: identifies implementation problems and communicates them in near real-time to the on-site engineer or technician, helping to reduce costly follow-up trips by as much as 70 percent.

These three components combine to provide a critical operational foundation for any greenfield or network expansion project. In addition, the service can be customized to meet the specific needs of any CSP based on equipment and technology deployed as well as unique operational workflows.

“Calix has developed first hand expertise from thousands of successful deployment projects, and the Deployment Enablement Services is our way of sharing our vast experience to coach our customers to greater success,” said Greg Billings, senior VP of services for Calix. “While beneficial for both greenfield and existing networks, these services are especially attractive for fiber innovators such as electric cooperatives and municipalities. Many of these organizations are relatively new to broadband and benefit greatly from experts who can share our success blueprints on how to shorten deployment cycles and ramp subscribers quickly.”

For more information on Deployment Enablement Services, register for our March 13 webinar “Top Three Things You Need to Manage Quality and Cost on Your Next Deployment.”

About Calix

Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) – Innovative communications service providers rely on Calix platforms to help them master and monetize the complex infrastructure between their subscribers and the cloud. Calix is the leading global provider of the cloud and software platforms, systems, and services required to deliver the unified access network and smart premises of tomorrow. Our platforms and services help our customers build next generation networks by embracing a DevOps operating model, optimize the subscriber experience by leveraging big data analytics and turn the complexity of the smart home and business into new revenue streams.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are based upon management's current expectations and are inherently uncertain. Forward-looking statements are based upon information available to us as of the date of this release, and we assume no obligation to revise or update any such forward-looking statement to reflect any event or circumstance after the date of this release, except as required by law. Actual results and the timing of events could differ materially from current expectations based on risks and uncertainties affecting Calix’s business. The reader is cautioned not to rely on the forward-looking statements contained in this press release. Additional information on potential factors that could affect Calix's results and other risks and uncertainties are detailed in its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC and available at www.sec.gov.

Press Inquiries:
Dale Legaspi
408-474-0056
dale.legaspi@calix.com

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Source: Calix, Inc

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