Calix elevates cybersecurity with new capabilities in an intelligent access edge platform that eliminates unauthorized traffic across the entire access network

    SAN JOSE, California .– (BUSINESS LINE) –Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today rolled out updates to its Intelligent Access EDGE platform that make the entire direct subscriber network more secure than ever. Broadband service providers (BSPs) must ensure that their networks protect subscribers from current and emerging threats. A secure broadband access network is the foundation for enabling value-added security services to protect subscribers and keep their data safe. Advanced routing module (ARm) software in Intelligent Access EDGE now identifies, isolates, and blocks unauthorized traffic through residential gateways so BSPs of any size can secure networks their access.

    By combining Intelligent Access EDGE with the managed home network security services available through the Revenue EDGE platform, such as ProtectINTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT™, Calix guarantees a single end-to-end solution for BSPs that address the entire subscriber-side network. Innovative BSPs can now increase their value for subscribers by:

    • Secure the network against increasing attacks. Broadband service providers using Intelligent Access EDGE can easily secure their networks by isolating Layer 2 interfaces, thanks to updated ARm software. Upgraded capabilities prevent unauthorized network traffic from flowing between interfaces in a subscriber-facing network and potentially attacking the network.
    • Eliminate network congestion to free up more bandwidth for subscriber services. The new ARm software eliminates the possibility of the network being overwhelmed by multicast or persistent broadcast traffic. Suppressing this “broadcast storm” of data packets eliminates network congestion, so there’s more bandwidth to deliver subscriber services quickly.
    • Accelerate security deployments by leveraging Calix Network Consulting Services. Broadband service providers using Network Advisory Services have found that they can plan and deploy networks up to 75 percent faster than traditional deployments. Calix network consultants work closely with engineering teams to quickly and securely deploy ARm software across the network without compromising existing network security.

    “As a microfiber ISP, we are always looking to be competitive and offer a unique product to our customers,” said Robbie Wright, CEO of Hyak in Florence, Oregon. “Calix’s EDGE Smart Access allows Hyak to securely deploy our network all the way to the subscriber base. And when paired with ProtectINTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT and experienceINTELLIGENCE QUOTIENTwe can provide a full suite of security, for ourselves and our customers, that helps us stay ahead of the competition. ”

    To ensure that engineering teams are kept up to date with the latest Calix innovations, including Intelligent Access EDGE, Calix Solutions Academy offers training on solutions that increase time to knowledge and proficiency in the field. Calix access, cloud and on-premises solutions. Selected learning plans include professional certification options to advance your qualifications on the Calix platform.

    Michel Langlois, chief technology officer at Calix, said: “Security starts with the network, but it doesn’t end there. “Cybercrime is now a major business risk in all industries — especially for businesses that manage critical infrastructure like broadband access networks. Calix provides the world’s only end-to-end security solution against cyberattacks. New ARm capabilities in EDGE Smart Access strengthen network security against current and emerging threats. Broadband providers can confidently deliver powerful managed home protection services like ProtectINTELLIGENCE QUOTIENT to upgrade their subscriber protection. As defenders against malware, ransomware, etc., BSPs with secure Intelligent Access EDGE provide undeniable value to their communities. ”

    Download “Intelligent Access EDGE: Solutions Overview” and learn how Calix can help you transform your existing network into a next-generation, simple network.

    About Calix

    Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) – Calix’s cloud and software platform enables service providers of all types and sizes to innovate and transform. Our customers use real-time data and insights from the Calix platform to simplify their business and deliver an experience that excites their subscribers. The result is growth in subscriber acquisition, loyalty and revenue creating more value for their business and community. This is the Calix mission; to enable broadband service providers of all sizes to simplify, stimulate, and grow.

    This press release includes forward-looking statements based on current management expectations and inherent uncertainty. Forward-looking statements are based on information available to us as of the date of this release and we are under no obligation to amend or update any such forward-looking statements to reflect any event or situation after this date of issue, unless required by law. The actual results and timing of events may differ significantly from current expectations based on the risks and uncertainties affecting Calix’s business. Readers are warned not to rely on forward-looking statements contained in this press release. Additional information on the potential factors that could influence Calix’s results and other risks and uncertainties is detailed in the quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and the Annual Report. on Form 10-K filed with the SEC and available at

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