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The Four Horsemen and the Rise of Cloud Native Collaboration

Steve Gleave | Mar 28, 2017 11:49:26 AM

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In the first post in this series, we covered the incredible growth of the four horsemen -- Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon -- and discussed why they continue to grow, even as they've already reached an unprecedented scale and size. Surprisingly, these four horsemen aren't out to trample service providers: They hardly think of them at all.

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What's your 20?

Metaswitch | Mar 9, 2017 12:00:00 PM

NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) Mobile World Congress cloud native 5G

By 2020, a new era of dynamic and responsive mobile networks will emerge, and Metaswitch is leading the drive. At Mobile World Congress 2017, Martin Lund, CEO of Metaswitch, talked to Light Reading about NFV done wrong, NFV done right and the path to 5G.

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Metaswitch is off to Barcelona next week for Mobile World Congress 2017

Andrea Lemos | Feb 23, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Events Mobile World Congress cloud native 5G

What’s your 20? On the road to 5G, where are you? Those are the questions Metaswitch will be asking at Mobile World Congress this year, Feb. 27 to March 2, 2017 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. Joining more than 100,000 attendees at the top mobile event of the year, Metaswitch will be leading the drive in mobile networks and inviting you meet with us to learn how. 

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Ice Wireless Selects Metaswitch for Virtualized VoLTE Deployment

Metaswitch | Feb 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM

Press Releases virtualization VoLTE cloud native

Network transformation helping to close the digital divide, bringing high speed coverage and high quality voice services to Arctic regions of northern Canada

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Metaswitch Introduces Converged Network Message Store (CNMS) As A Platform For Delivering An Integrated Voice, Data And Video Messaging Experience Across All Devices

Metaswitch | Feb 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM

Press Releases cloud native Converged Network Message Store (CNMS)

Highly scalable, cloud native software enables operators to unify message threads and surpass
the OTT user experience

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Metaswitch Road to 5G Runs Right Through Barcelona

Metaswitch | Feb 22, 2017 5:00:00 AM

Press Releases VoLTE Mobile World Congress Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) cloud native Converged Network Message Store (CNMS)

Cloud-native communications software leader continues to accelerate mobile momentum and innovation at Mobile World Congress 2017

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Metaswitch Acquires OpenCloud to Further Accelerate Mobile Virtualization

Metaswitch | Feb 15, 2017 4:57:00 AM

Press Releases VoLTE cloud native

Cloud native communications software leader adds open mobile TAS and service creation environment; offers complete, virtualized mobile solutions for 3G, 4G LTE and beyond

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Telco Learnings From The  Four Horsemen of The New Web Scale World

Steve Gleave | Feb 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM

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As we've seen in the latest round of earnings reports, it's clear that "web scale" is the new big.We used to think telco-scale was big. Besides the North American power grid, the PSTN is one of the world's largest and most complex machines. The PSTN has been around for more than 100 years, but the web scale companies grew up to handle billions of subscribers and devices in not much more than a decade.

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How cloud native is your virtual network function?

Steve Gleave | Feb 9, 2017 3:00:47 AM

NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) VNF cloud native

At Metaswitch, we believe that virtual network functions must be truly "cloud native" if they are to deliver the benefits promised by network functions virtualization (NFV).  Cloud native is NFV done right.  In contrast, monolithic code ported into virtual machines is, frankly, NFV done wrong.  But would you recognize a cloud native VNF if it jumped you in a dark alley?  Can't a monolithic code port make a good first impression at superficial software cocktail parties?  And is the impact on your business of not knowing enough to make the right choice really that significant? [Spoiler alert: "Yes!"]

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Excited to be part of OpenECOMP

Martin Taylor | Feb 1, 2017 11:00:00 AM

open source VNF cloud native MANO

Metaswitch is very pleased to be among the founding members of OpenECOMP.   As one of the first four announced vendors in AT&T’s Domain 2.0 program to modernize and virtualize their network, Metaswitch has already had several years of exposure to ECOMP and has contributed significantly to the ECOMP design and development effort with a particular focus on the APIs exposed by VNFs for orchestration purposes.   Metaswitch will continue to focus in this area in contributing to OpenECOMP, bringing a VNF vendor’s perspective on this critical touchpoint between VNFs and orchestration as it continues to evolve to support new approaches to virtualization, particularly containerization.

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