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.
 
Highlights:
- 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.

We combine the best attributes of a nimble startup and a seasoned market leader. We have a 34-year history of providing high performance cross-platform software to the communications industry, while solving its most difficult problems. Our IP multimedia 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.
Type
Private
HQ
London, GB
Founded
1981
Employees
539 (est)-1%

Key People at Metaswitch Networks

Martin Lund

Martin Lund

CEO
Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor

CTO
Tom Cronan

Tom Cronan

SVP and CFO
Graeme MacArthur

Graeme MacArthur

EVP
John Lazar

John Lazar

Chairman
Bruce Hembree

Bruce Hembree

EVP of Worldwide Field Operations

Metaswitch Networks Locations

London, GB
San Francisco, US
Reston, US
Richardson, US
Melbourne, AU
Mexico City, MX
Hong Kong, CN
Singapore, SG

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Founding Date

1981

Time since last funding

over 8 years

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