Calix Honors 11 Customers at Record-Breaking User Group Conference

Calix Honors 11 Customers at Record-Breaking User Group Conference 
Decade of Excellence and Calix Innovation Award Winners Highlight the
Four-Day Event 
PETALUMA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/04/13 --  Calix, Inc. (NYSE:
CALX) today announced that 11 communications service provider
customers were honored with two different awards at last week's 10th
annual Calix User Group Conference in Las Vegas. In their third year,
Calix Innovation Awards were presented to seven service providers for
their best-in-class examples of business and network transformations
that leveraged the Calix Unified Access portfolio over the past year.
In addition, four Calix service provider customers were honored with
the first-ever Decade of Excellence awards, which recognized each
awarded company as a pioneer in new services and network technologies
over the past 10 years. Each of these winners was recognized in front
of a record group of over 1700 registered conference attendees. 
The Calix Innovation Award winners are: 


 
--  Allo Communications - Innovation in Leveraging Compass
--  CenturyLink - Innovation in Gigabit Services
--  HBC - Innovation in Customer Experience
--  ITS Fiber - Innovation in Business Transformation
--  Nemont - Innovation in Video Services
--  Northpower Fibre - Innovation in Fiber Transformation
--  Saddleback Communications - Innovation in Business Services

  
Videos highlighting each of the Calix Innovation Award winners are
available at http://www.calix.com/solutions/innovation_awards.html
and on the Calix YouTube Channel.  
The Calix Decade of Excellence Award winners are: 


 
--  Arvig - FTTH Excellence
--  Federated Telephone - FTTH Excellence
--  Nex-Tech - IP/Ethernet Excellence
--  Pioneer Telephone Cooperative - IPTV Excellence

  
10th Annual Calix User Group Conference Breaks Attendance Records 
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the event, the Calix User Group
Conference attracted a record number of service providers, partners
and industry experts to the Wynn in Las Vegas for four days of
educational sessions, hands-on training, product demonstrations, and
networking events. Attendees learned about new product and technology
innovations across the Calix Unified Access portfolio, while sharing
ideas and experiences with their peers
 and planning their networks
for 2014.  
Keynote presentations featured visions for the future from Calix
President and CEO Carl Russo, vice president of field marketing David
Seda, and senior vice president of international sales and marketing,
Andy Lockhart. Special guest appearances featured insights into the
latest developments in the industry from Matt Beal, CenturyLink CTO
and executive vice president, corporate strategy and product
development, Peter Linder, vice president and head of engagement
practice fixed broadband and convergence at Ericsson, and Teresa
Mastrangelo, founder and principal analyst at Broadbandtrends.  
"Each year, we work to raise the bar of the Calix User Group
Conference and 2013 was another great testament to that focus," said
John Colvin, Calix senior vice president of North American sales and
marketing and host of the User Group Conference. "With a record
number of both individual attendees and service provider companies
registered, we are honored to host so many service providers from
North America and around the world. As we begin to look forward to
our 2014 event, Calix will continue to push to improve the agenda to
bring our vision and the latest trends in the industry to our
customers and partners." 
At the conclusion of the event, Colvin announced the Calix User Group
Conference will return to the Wynn in Las Vegas, October 25-28, 2014.
Additional information on next year's event will be provided at
www.calix.com in the coming months. 
About Calix 
Calix (NYSE: CALX) is a global leader in access innovation. Its
Unified Access portfolio of broadband communications access systems
and software enables communications service providers worldwide to
transform their networks and become the broadband provider of choice
to their subscribers. For more information, visit the Calix website
at www.calix.com.  
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Press Inquiries: 
Neila Matheny
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Neila.matheny@calix.com 
 
 
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