Metaswitch is a network software provider, which develops commercial and open-source solutions that are constructively disrupting the way that service providers build, scale, innovate and account for communication services. The Company offers MaX, a communications and collaboration product family that enables mobile network operators to deliver multi-persona and group collaboration services to businesses and consumers. It also provides technical, professional, training, and MarketVisions services.

TypePrivate
HQLondon, GB
Founded1981
Size (employees)649 (est)
Websitemetaswitch.com
Metaswitch Networks was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Metaswitch Networks

Martin Lund

Martin Lund

CEO
Tom Cronan

Tom Cronan

CFO
Ian Maclean

Ian Maclean

Chief Marketing Officer
Roger Heinz

Roger Heinz

Chief Sales Officer
Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor

CTO
Shriraj Gaglani

Shriraj Gaglani

Executive Vice President of Business Development
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Metaswitch Networks Office Locations

Metaswitch Networks has offices in Sydney, Wellington, Frisco, Alameda and in 6 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
100 Church St
Sydney, AU
Level 17 Capita Centre 9 Castlereagh St
Hong Kong, HK
Lee Garden One 33 Hysan Avenue Causeway Bay
Mexico City, MX
Av. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 301
Wellington, NZ
34 Manners St
Singapore, SG
1 Fullerton Road #02-01
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Metaswitch Networks Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1981

Time since last funding

11 years ago

Metaswitch Networks investors

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Metaswitch Networks Revenue

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Metaswitch Networks's revenue was reported to be £112.99 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

113.0m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

75.8m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

67.1%

Net income (FY, 2017)

2.0m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

10.4m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

7.5m

Cash (31-Aug-2017)

14.5m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

12.9m13.2m14.3m16.4m17.0m19.0m22.9m24.5m25.1m27.8m38.1m45.6m51.5m59.3m113.7m86.7m94.7m76.7m79.4m101.2m109.2m105.4m113.0m

Revenue growth, %

27%7%

Cost of goods sold

4.4m4.7m6.3m7.2m6.9m7.5m9.5m12.1m13.2m17.9m23.1m30.2m30.5m10.4m37.0m29.1m36.0m29.0m29.4m38.0m36.2m35.1m37.2m

Gross profit

8.5m8.4m8.0m9.2m10.1m11.4m13.3m12.4m11.9m10.0m14.9m15.4m20.9m48.9m76.7m57.6m58.7m47.7m50.1m63.2m73.0m70.3m75.8m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

3.4m459.0k483.0k1.3m947.0k446.0k950.0k600.0k412.0k541.0k314.0k368.2k571.0k433.0k8.9m3.8m2.6m2.1m873.9k844.8k1.2m21.5m14.5m

Accounts Receivable

1.2m1.5m848.0k1.3m1.7m3.6m2.3m2.5m5.7m9.9m18.3m16.6m17.4m25.9m41.8m34.0m36.4m22.4m28.5m33.8m24.0m22.2m24.1m

Inventories

22.0k49.0k72.0k138.0k21.0k38.0k442.0k609.0k2.4m3.0m3.9m5.2m6.1m6.4m8.6m5.6m6.3m7.4m7.1m4.3m5.0m3.2m2.9m

Current Assets

6.0m3.3m2.9m4.4m4.6m6.1m6.1m6.9m11.1m15.1m25.2m25.2m29.0m38.0m77.9m46.8m48.7m35.1m39.6m45.4m52.3m65.4m57.9m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

113.0k75.0k(44.0k)82.0k13.0k129.0k415.0k291.0k339.0k524.0k216.0k816.1k(3.1m)4.1m13.8m9.5m7.2m(13.2m)(1.3m)448.8k(10.0m)(35.9m)2.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

5.8m3.2m1.2m1.7m729.0k1.3m2.4m2.3m704.0k1.8m(649.8k)930.8k(1.7m)11.1m11.4m7.4m(2.4m)(3.1m)7.1m5.3m(18.1m)(5.8m)

Dividends Paid

9.8m6.4m

Cash From Financing Activities

(188.0k)(1.5m)(188.0k)(188.0k)113.0k(188.0k)(188.0k)(238.0k)2.3m2.8m1.1m1.2m3.0m(604.0k)(9.4m)385.3k8.3m3.1m(5.3m)(2.7m)40.2m359.0k
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

199.9k

Financial Leverage

-4 x
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Metaswitch Networks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
ColibriaApril 06, 2011
AppTriggerMarch 09, 2010
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Metaswitch Networks Online and Social Media Presence

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Metaswitch Networks Blogs

4 Reasons Why Containers are Cool for NFV

Containers are all the rage in network virtualization these days. They’re not new to virtualized IT and Web-scale networks; indeed, containers have been around since the days when “docker” only meant someone who worked on a dock. But they are new to the communications networking scene. L…

5G Future Begins with Cloud Native NFV Today

As 5G network architecture plans begin to take shape, they are looking distinctly cloud native. Some network operators are realizing that they will have to build networks in a very different way to support 5G-based services and applications. Network virtualization will be a crucial eleme…

Metaswitch Proves Its Microservices Mettle

As more communications service providers (CSPs) gain experience with network virtualization, they have found that legacy software has serious limitations in cloud environments. There is growing recognition that if network software is to run efficiently in the cloud, then it needs to be d…

Overcoming VNF Onboarding Challenges

Onboarding Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) remains one of the biggest challenges to implementing network virtualization cost effectively and running communications networks in the cloud. As the leading cloud native communications software provider, Metaswitch is dedicated to achieving V…

CSPs Go Cloud Native with Metaswitch

Establishing our cloud native software credentials has been a common topic on this blog. But we also think that our engagements with many of the world’s leading network operators provides the real world validation that confirms both Metaswitch’s market leadership and our virtual network …

Composable Networking in Massively Scalable Data Centers

Like many missives that have come before, this blog post begins with some blatant plagiarism. When talking network disaggregation, Russ White -- currently serving as a network architect at LinkedIn -- tops and tails his presentation with a picture of chocolate cookie ingredients to make …
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Metaswitch Networks Company Life and Culture

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