10 Fastest Growing Software Companies 2019

The World's Leading Cloud-Native Communications Software Company: Metaswitch


Metaswitch is the world’s leading cloud-native communications software company. It develops commercial and open-source software solutions that are constructively disrupting the way that service providers build, scale, innovate and account for communication services.

By working with Metaswitch, visionary service providers are realizing the full economic, operational and technology benefits of becoming cloud-based and software-centric. Metaswitch’s award-winning solutions are powering more than 1,000 service providers in today’s global, ultra-competitive and rapidly changing communications marketplace.

The firm’s success stems from a unique combination of its deep experience in software engineering, with superbly agile development capabilities; an extremely highly-regarded support team; and financial and organizational stability, based on a foundation of recruiting and retaining talented and enthusiastic employees, and rewarding them fairly for their contribution.

The company has a 30+ year history of providing high-performance, hardware-independent software to the communications industry while solving its most difficult problems. Its communications software solutions are critical elements of the equipment of the leading industry telecom equipment manufacturers, as well as the networks of the world’s leading network operators, underpinning their most advanced data and voice services.

Metaswitch offers a suite of software-based, open, scalable network functions that give service providers the tools to stay relevant in a fiercely competitive market by efficiently transforming their network operations and rapidly introducing new applications and services.

The cloud-native communications software is designed from the ground up to run on commodity hardware in private, public and hybrid clouds. It enables service providers to fully realize the breakthrough speed, simplicity, scale and economic benefits that have been promised by NFV/SDN in the move to real-time communications in the cloud. This software powers large portions of more than 1,000 service provider networks, supporting tens of millions of users worldwide, including Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, Orange, Telmex and AIS.

Q. Why work with Metaswitch?

The company’s cloud-native software solutions dramatically improve operator business models and help quickly create new revenue-generating services.

Some of the largest network operators in the world are disrupting their old network architectures, business models and vendor incumbencies with Metaswitch. Companies that work with Metaswitch recognize it for delivering breakthrough economics, disruptive innovation, maximum agility and carrier-grade engineering.

By working with Metaswitch, CSPs can move from a traditional model – deploying proprietary equipment in central offices or switching centres – to the more agile, flexible and cost-effective approach of running open, high-performance software in public or private clouds. In turn, these CSPs can significantly reduce operating expenses, increase service innovation and dramatically accelerate time to market.

Metaswitch operates as a financially stable, self-sufficient and independent business partner. The company combines the best attributes of a nimble start-up and a seasoned market leader.

Solutions Offered by the Company

Metaswitch’s award-winning solutions for 5G Core, Voice over LTE, Voice over Wi-Fi, Multi-Persona, Messaging Services, Virtual IMS and Open Service Creation provide mobile network operators with a framework for rapid voice and messaging migration and innovative service creation on the path to 5G.

Its award-winning solutions for Mobile Native Unified Communications, Group Communications and Collaboration, Hosted Unified Communications, Collaboration, Contact Centers and SIP Trunking deliver mission-critical connectivity and innovative voice, video and collaboration applications natively on all devices to every business.

The solutions for Network Transformation, Consumer VoIP, IMS, and Voice Interconnect help fixed-line network operators evolve to a converged core delivering voice, video and UC for consumers and businesses across fixed and mobile broadband.

Products the Company has to Offer

Metaswitch offers a suite of software-based, open, scalable network functions that give service providers the tools to stay relevant in a fiercely competitive market by efficiently transforming their network operations and rapidly introducing new applications and services.

Services Furnished

The suite of services will help you to plan, deploy and manage a Metaswitch solution, migrate subscribers without affecting service continuity, launch and sell new services, and empower and educate your staff.

The Single Leader

Martin Lund, Chief Executive Officer:

Martin Lund joined Metaswitch in 2015 as Chief Executive Officer. Lund is leading Metaswitch into its next phase of growth, building on the momentum in its solutions for mobile, fixed-line, business, and core networks.

Lund joined Metaswitch from Cadence Design Systems, where he served as senior vice president and general manager of the company's IP Group since 2012. Prior to that, he held a number of top management positions during a 12-year tenure at Broadcom, including senior vice president and general manager of the Network Switching Business. He earlier served in engineering leadership roles at Intel.

Lund holds a degree in electronic engineering from Frederiksberg Technical College and Risø National Laboratory at the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen.

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