Calix: Still No IPO
Hm. Maybe we should have made Calix an IPO/M&A finalist in the Leading Lights awards.
Kidding! We've given up on the mystical Calix IPO, at least for now. Burke confirmed to me yesterday that we're on the right track. One clue would be that he and CEO Carl Russo keep saying they don't want to go public. (See Calix IPO Still on Hold.)
Of those that did get nominated for "Top IPO/M&A Candidate," BroadSoft Inc. is running away with the vote in our reader poll. Check the candidates yourself, and please let us know what you think. Voting ends on Oct. 10 (tomorrow!) at noon Eastern time.
Burke, by the way, is amused by the GPON bashing that's going around lately. More on that later.
— Craig Matsumoto, West Coast Editor, Light Reading