SAN JOSE, Calif. Calix, Inc. today announced a new partner program that enhances its ability to equip communications service providers (CSPs) with the expertise and solutions to meet and exceed subscriber demands. The new program enables the Calix team to collaborate closely with value added resellers (VARs) like CCI Systems, solution partners like NISC, and various other go-to-market partners who all share a common vision for the connected world. These elite partners, armed with resources, expertise, and integrated solutions from Calix, enable CSPs to grow their businesses and tackle competition.
Two elite partners are highlighted in this announcement:
CCI Systems is a VAR capable of turn-key broadband deployment support including assessment, design, construction, and deployment of networks. CCI has extensive experience in all kinds of communications networks and can guide CSPs to make the right network choices for today while ensuring they are prepared for tomorrow.
NISC is a world class Enterprise Software Company that develops and supports software and hardware solutions for member-owners of utility and telecommunications cooperatives across the United States. NISC is an industry leader in advanced, integrated IT solutions for consumer and subscriber billing, accounting, engineering, and operations.
Relentlessly focused on customers, Calix provides unmatched technical acumen and the strategic approach to extend industry-wide credibility to partners within this ecosystem. In turn, this broad community of world class solution providers strengthens the Calix value proposition with mutual customers. In combination, the full Calix partner community features broad industry expertise, superior products, and world class sales and professional services capabilities to deliver everything CSPs of all sizes need to accelerate time to value and growth.
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Over the next two years, approximately 60% of service providers (both large and small) will adopt virtualization on a wide scale across their networks, according to the latest survey report from Ovum. Why are providers making these moves? Is there an easy way to start?
Learn how and why service providers are using virtualization to transform their networks. This webinar will look at how providers are leveraging virtualization to create more flexible and agile networks while also providing a better customer experience. Expert speakers from netElastic and Heavy Reading will address the industry drivers for network virtualization, the benefits that can be realized, the challenges to face and the results of virtualization being achieved by providers today.
Key topics will include:
Current network infrastructure and the move to virtualization
Benefits and challenges of network virtualization
How providers can get started
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