Metaswitch Networks

Metaswitch is the world’s leading network software provider, powering the transition of communication networks into a cloud-based, software-centric, all-IP future. We serve more than 1,000 network operators and suppliers around the world.
- A rich portfolio of IP multimedia communications software.
- A reputation for delivering visionary industry firsts in virtualization and cross-platform software portability.
- Clear leadership in virtualized network functions (VNFs) and software-defined networking (SDN) solutions for the data center.
- Open source projects that have gained significant industry traction and visibility
- The industry’s best customer support organization.
- A 30-year history of delivering solutions that address the complexities and demands of high-availability, large-scale, communication networks and businesses.

At Metaswitch, we design, develop, deliver and support commercial and open source software solutions for network operators. Our high performance software runs on commercial, off-the-shelf hardware, as appliances or in the cloud. We package this software into solutions that are redefining consumer and business communications and enabling the interconnection between diverse network services and technologies. We also apply our software development expertise to removing network virtualization complexities in the data center, with a solution that easily scales and secures workload interconnection in support of mission-critical IT and real-time communication applications.

Metaswitch is financially stable, profitable, self-sufficient and independent. This allows us to enjoy the confidence of large, multinational network operators when supporting them on complex projects, while remaining nimble enough to react more quickly than our competitors to market changes and technology transitions. Our success stems from a unique combination of our 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.
Company Growth (employees)
Greater London, GB
Size (employees)
554 (est)+2%
Metaswitch Networks was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Greater London, GB

Key People at Metaswitch Networks

Martin Lund

Martin Lund

Tom Cronan

Tom Cronan

Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor

Ian Maclean

Ian Maclean

Roger Heinz

Roger Heinz

Graeme MacArthur

Graeme MacArthur


Metaswitch Networks Office Locations

Metaswitch Networks has offices in Greater London, San Francisco, Reston, Richardson and in 6 other locations
Greater London, GB
Alameda, US
Los Altos, US
Singapore, SG
Hong Kong, CN
Mexico City, MX
Melbourne, AU
Richardson, US
Reston, US
San Francisco, US

Metaswitch Networks Metrics

Metaswitch Networks Summary

Founding Date


Time since last funding

about 9 years


Metaswitch Networks Financials

We estimate that Metaswitch Networks's revenue is £108.8 m in FY, 2015 which is a 7.5% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£79.4 m£101.2 m£108.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of sales

£29.4 m£38 m£34.8 m

Gross profit

£50.1 m£63.2 m£73.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

£49.2 m£59.3 m£72.3 m

Metaswitch Networks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
ColibriaApril 06, 2011
AppTriggerMarch 09, 2010

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