Awards

  • The MetaView Service Assurance Server was honored by Broadband Technology Report’s 2014 Diamond Technology Review program as a top product in the cable industry.  The Diamond Awards recognize unique technology or application thereof, innovation, ease of use, efficiency, reliability and contribution to profitability. Service Assurance Server was awarded 3.5 diamonds by a panel of judges that included leading cable telecommunications engineering experts.

  • The INTERNET TELEPHONY NFV Pioneer Award honors products that have demonstrated innovation, unique features, and noteworthy developments toward improving Network Functions Virtualization. With Clearwater Core, Metaswitch Networks is recognized as a true pioneer, demonstrating true innovation in leading the way for Network Functions Virtualization.  Clearwater Core is an implementation of IMS built using Web development methods to provide voice, video and messaging services to millions of users. Available as a software subscription service, Clearwater Core is fully supported by Metaswitch with superior support, custom engineering, bespoke professional services and consultancy.

  • Metaswitch’s Perimeta Session Border Controller was recognized by Broadband Technology Report’s 2013 Diamond Technology Review program as a top product in the cable industry. Perimeta was awarded 4.5 diamonds by a panel of judges that included SCTE national board members and the industry's leading cable engineers. 

  • Metaswitch received the 2012 Cable Spotlight Product of the Year Award for the Perimeta Session Border Controller and was recognized for its contribution to the advancement of cable technology solutions. A software-centric SBC built to operate on standard commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware, Perimeta is the first session border controller architected for network functions virtualization (NFV). With flexible options for integrated or distributed signaling and media deployments, Perimeta can scale these distinct components independently, dramatically reducing deployment costs.

  • The Internet Telephony Service Providers’ Association (ITSPA) is a trade association representing UK-based network operators, service providers and other businesses involved with the supply of VoIP services to business and residential consumers within the United Kingdom and across the European Union.  The annual ITSPA Awards are designed to celebrate innovation and best practice in the VoIP industry.  The Best VoIP Infrastructure award focuses on companies providing back-end services for VoIP providers and equipment that is typically hosted at the ITSP’s Data Center.  Perimeta v.3.3 was recognized for realizing what next generation SBCs will need.

     

  • Metaswitch Accession Immersive Multimedia Telephony (IMT) won the category of “Best Converged Messaging System,” which recognizes the best converged messaging system that has and will improve the user experience the most.  Immersive Multimedia Telephony (IMT) enables subscribers to move a conversation or session freely between fixed line, mobile, media tablet and PC endpoints, taking advantage of local network connectivity or handset capabilities, while allowing them to instantly share content that is related to their actions, surroundings or needs.

  • Metaswitch is proud to have been ranked 4th in the Sunday Times Best Companies To Work For 2012. Metaswitch has consistently ranked in the top 15 companies for the last nine years and remains the top company from the Technology sector. Within specific criteria for the listing, Metaswitch was also ranked 2nd for having caring managers and 3rd for rewarding its staff equitably.

  • For the fifth year in a row, Metaswitch was awarded the maximum three stars for its 'extraordinary' level of employee engagement in the Best Companies Accreditation, which acknowledges excellence in the workplace and focuses on Workplace Engagement as an integral component of an organization’s success and growth.

  • Companies are selected for the Sunday Times Profit Track 'Ones to Recognise' on the strength of their management, as well as challenges overcome, innovation, past growth and future prospects.

  • Sunday Times Best Companies To Work For 2011

    Metaswitch is proud to have been ranked 10th in the Sunday Times Best Companies To Work For 2011. We continue to be placed the highest for companies from the Technology sector. Within specific criteria for the listing, Metaswitch was also ranked 1st for having caring managers, 1st for having open and honest managers, and 3rd for most helpful colleagues.

  • Metaswitch is again celebrating being ranked ‘Extraordinary’ and achieving the maximum three stars in the Best Companies Accreditation. Accreditation acknowledges excellence in the workplace and focuses on Workplace Engagement as an integral component of an organization’s success and growth.

  • The TMC Labs Innovation Awards honor solutions that display innovation, unique features, and significant contributions toward improving communications technology. Metaswitch SIP Session Router was recognized in 2011 for outstanding achievement as a truly innovative product in the IP Communications industry.

  • Metaswitch was honored in the 2010 CableFax Best of the Web Awards for its corporate rebranding and redesigned website.

  • We are one of a select group of recipients of the 2010 Queen's Award for Enterprise. This is the fourth Queen's Award we have achieved during our 29 year history and has been granted for 'continuous innovation and development' as well as commercial success of our MetaSphere application server.

  • Out of almost 1000 companies that applied for selection, we were placed 12th in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for 2010. This is the seventh consecutive year that we have been placed in the top 15 and we remained the top company from the Communications/Telecom sector. We ranked highly in several of the individual categories, including "Wellbeing" (how we look after people) and "Fair Deal" (rewarding people equitably).

  • For the fourth consecutive year, we have been awarded three stars in the Best Companies Accreditation (the highest number of stars that can be awarded). In 2010, there were 1086 companies that applied for star status. We are proud to be one of only 50 who achieved three stars.

  • Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has named the Metaswitch SIP Trunking Solution as winner of the 2009 Product of the Year Award. The award recognizes Metaswitch's continued commitment to quality and excellence and its outstanding innovation in the development of IP communications technology.

  • Eos Award for Strategic Support and Solutions at SUPERCOMM 2009

    Metaswitch won the Eos Award for Strategic Support and Solutions at SUPERCOMM 2009. Metaswitch was recognized for its partnership with Bresnan Communications, a broadband telecommunications company, to develop a hosted unified communications solution for Billings Public Schools. The SUPERCOMM Eos Awards honor companies that transform the communications industry through their products, services and network designs.

  • ACQ Magazine Telecommunications Company of the Year 2009

    ACQ Magazine has named Metaswitch as Telecommunications Company of the Year – UK. Metaswitch has been profitable and grown revenues every single year - a track record that has earned it three Queen's Awards for Enterprise. It now employs over 500 people and does more than $100 million in business annually across the globe.

  • Our in-house IT Support team won Computer Weekly's Best Places to Work in IT award, 2009 (IT software and Hardware suppliers).

    This is the fourth time we have won this award.

  • Out of almost 1000 companies that applied for selection, we were placed 9th in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for 2009. We were the top company from the Communications/Telecom sector. We came 2nd for 'lending a helping hand' and for having the 'most supportive managers'. We also came 3rd for offering a 'good work/life balance'.

  • We were awarded Three Stars in the Best Companies Accreditation 2009, an accolade we also achieved in 2007 and 2008. In a 'Michelin style' rating system, we were awarded the highest number of stars for our 'extraordinary' level of employee engagement. Out of 795 companies who entered, only 55 achieved Three Star status.

  • Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC®) Unified Communications magazine has named Metaswitch Live Message Screening™ as a recipient of its 2008 Product of the Year Award. The 2008 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award distinguishes those companies that brought ground-breaking advancements to UC technologies in the past year. These winners have demonstrated to the editors of Unified Communications that their products or services have gone the extra mile to help improve both the customer experience and the ROI for the companies that use them.

  • Metaswitch was selected as one of the top 15 VoIP companies in the 2008 Fierce VoIP Fierce 15. The award citation references Metaswitch's growing customer base, product innovation and commercial success.

  • Metaswitch received the 2008 Internet Telephony Excellence Award for its class 4/5 softswitch. The award recognizes Metaswitch's excellence in delivering VoIP/IP communications solutions.

  • Broadband Properties magazine's Top 100 Vendors for 2008 highlight the best-of-the-best in the fiber market, with a special focus on delivering the most innovative IT products and services to telecom service providers and municipalities.

    Broadband Properties' Top 100 recognizes Metaswitch's contributions to advancement and excellent in the world of communications.

    More than 600 entries were reviewed and judged by a panel of Broadband Properties editors and staff, while extensive research was done on each company.

  • Metaswitch received the Broadband Gear Report 2008 Diamond Award for its MetaView software, which was noted for its innovation, ease of use, efficiency, reliability and technological capabilities.

  • VON Innovator Award 2008

    Metaswitch received the 2008 VON Innovator Award for its historic achievements in leading the Internet communications industry in migrating legacy telephone switches to packet architectures, and for its MetaSphere application suite.

  • We were one of five companies shortlisted for Computer Weekly's Best Places to Work in IT award, 2008 (IT software and Hardware suppliers).

  • Out of more than 800 companies that applied for selection, we were placed 14th in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for 2008. We were the top company for "managers who listen as well as talk", and also the top company from the Communications/Telecom sector.

  • We were awarded Three Stars in the Best Companies Accreditation 2008, an accolade we also acheived in 2007. Fewer than 8% of companies applying received Three Stars.

  • "Metaswitch has proven their outstanding achievements in advancing IMS solutions by earning an IMS Leadership award for their MetaSphere Application Suite. With the significant growth in IMS, receiving this award distinguishes them as a leader in the industry," stated Rich Tehrani, president of TMC.

  • The 2007 Frost & Sullivan Award for Global Softswitch Product Line Strategy is awarded to Metaswitch for demonstrating the most insight into the needs and product demands of its customers. The company was specifically recognized for its outstanding product portfolio, including its Metaswitch class 4/5 softswitch and MetaSphere service delivery platform (SDP) and application suite.

    "The variety of services provided and diversity among the customer base speaks to the features and services available with the Metaswitch solution. Carriers have a level of confidence and trust with Metaswitch based on the reliability and stability of the company's products." - Becky Watson, Program Manager with Stratecast, a division of Frost & Sullivan.

  • We were originally accredited as an Investor in People in 2001, then re-accredited in 2004, and once again in 2007.

  • We were awarded 7th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for 2007.

  • Our in-house IT Support team won Computer Weekly's Best Places to Work in IT award, 2007 (IT software and Hardware suppliers). We have won this award three times in the last 4 years.

  • The Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Innovation is presented each year to the company that has best demonstrated the ability to develop and/or advance products with more innovative capabilities than competing vendors and products. This Award recognizes the company's successful adoption of new or existing technology that has become a part of its well-designed product family.

    "By focusing on building solutions to meet customer needs now and in the future, and demonstrating a track record of successful deployments, Metaswitch has clearly proven that it has the experience and knowledge to succeed in the highly competitive next generation services infrastructure market." - Shirley Hunt, Strategic Industry Analyst at Frost & Sullivan.

  • Broadband Properties "BBP Top 100" Award 2006

    The Broadband Properties "BBP Top 100" award was presented to Metaswitch as one of "the best of the best organizations" for Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) in 2006 based on vision, great execution, courage and more.

  • We have been placed in the Best Workplaces in the UK list by the Financial Times in 2006.

  • In 2006, we were granted the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. This award is the most prestigious UK business accolade. We had previously received the Queen's Award for Export Achievement in 1992 and 1999. Each accolade lasts for five years and can be reawarded every seven years.

  • We were awarded 5th place in the (Mid-sized) Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for 2006.

  • We were awarded 3rd place in the Financial Times awards for the 50 Best Companies in the UK 2005.

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    The Financial Times also listed us as one of the 100 Best Workplaces in Europe for 2005
  • In 2005 Internet Telephony awarded Metaswitch Network’s Session Border Controller solution Product of The Year in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Internet telephony industry.

  • Metaswitch was recognized by AT&T with their 2005 outstanding supplier award in the Product & Service Performance category.

  • In 2005 we were 5th in the (Mid-sized) Sunday Time Best Companies to work for. In that year, we also came 2nd in the London Region section.

  • Metaswitch received the Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award 2005 for its UC9000 Unified Communications System, an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) application server, now integrated with the MetaSphere SDP and Application Suite.

  • Our in-house IT Support team won Computer Weekly's Best Places to Work in IT award, 2003 (SME category) and 2005 (>250 employees category).

  • Metaswitch received the Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award 2004 for its VP3510 Class 4/5 Softswitch.
     
    "Metaswitch has demonstrated commitment to quality and innovation while addressing the real needs in the marketplace." - Rich Tehrani, Group Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Internet Telephony®.

  • We were awarded 3rd place in the (Mid/Big-sized) Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for 2004. We also received a special Well-Being award for work/life balance.

  • Metaswitch was awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2004 Customer Value Enhancement Award for the company's outstanding contribution to the conferencing and collaboration market.

    "The MeetingServer platform presents Service Providers with a high-quality platform that can be re-branded and integrated with their own product offerings," says Frost & Sullivan research analyst Jim Regan. "It is highly flexible and capable of meeting changing customer demands."

  • "The Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering Award for Product Line Strategy is presented each year to the company that has demonstrated the most insight into customer needs and product demands. The recipient company has optimized its product line by leveraging products with the various price, performance, and feature points required by the market.

    Frost & Sullivan is pleased to present the 2003 Product Line Strategy Award to Metaswitch. The VoP industry has yet to come across another vendor with the combination of strengths in the Class 5 market as demonstrated by Metaswitch's successful product line strategy." - Jon Arnold, Program Leader, VoP Equipment for Frost & Sullivan.

  • Metaswitch received the Internet Telephony Product of the Year award for 2002 and 2003 in the Next Generation Class 5 Switch category.

    "Metaswitch has been instrumental in the explosive growth of the IP telephony industry in 2003. We're proud to reward their hard work and innovation.

    ...The Metaswitch VP3500 is a clear leader in the next generation class 5 switch sector of the IP telephony industry" - Rich Tehrani, President of TMC and Group Editor-in-Chief of Internet Telephony®.

  • Pulver 100

    "The Pulver 100 includes private companies in the communications sector that have substantial real-world deployments and enjoy significant growth rates. Metaswitch has demonstrated that it meets those criteria." - Jeff Pulver, President and CEO of pulver.com®.

  • Metaswitch received the Internet Telephony Product of the Year award for 2000 and 2001 in the Next Generation Class 5 Switch category for the VP3500's predecessor, the VP3000.

    "The awards, selected by the editors of Internet Telephony® Magazine and the engineers of TMC Labs, are designed to honor those companies, such as Metaswitch for their VP3000, as they continue to forge ahead with the development of the next generation of global telecommunications." - Rich Tehrani, President of TMC and Group Editor-in-Chief of Internet Telephony®.