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From the CEO: Metaswitch Sets the Pace for Rapid Innovation

Martin Lund | Aug 10, 2016 10:47:00 AM

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Innovation is something we all like to talk about in the tech sector. At Metaswitch, we don’t just talk about innovation, we do it every day.

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From the CEO: Telcos and the Need for Speed

Martin Lund | Jul 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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The pace of change has never been faster in our industry than it is today. It’s not that we’re all getting older and finding it more difficult to keep up. (Really, it’s not!) Things really are changing rapidly.

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Metaswitch Chairman John Lazar Named Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for Services to Engineering

Metaswitch Networks | Jun 16, 2016 1:00:00 AM

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Longtime Metaswitch executive recognized in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

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From the CEO:  Why I’ll Always Be an Andy Grove Fan

Martin Lund | Apr 29, 2016 1:00:00 AM

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Silicon Valley sadly lost a respected and revered leader with the death of Andy Grove in March. The co-founder and former CEO of Intel was an inspiration to generations of technologists and business leaders, including me.

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From the CEO: Metaswitch Culture Promotes Exceptional Support

Martin Lund | Nov 23, 2015 9:00:00 AM

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When people buy something, they buy an experience, not just a product or service. Sure, they want the thing they’ve bought to work, but they also want to know that any problems they have involving that thing, or that solution or that product, will be handled.

Support is not a separate thing. It’s not an afterthought. It’s not an add-on. It’s part of the whole experience.

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SDN and NFV Need Each Other

Metaswitch Networks | Nov 18, 2015 6:00:00 AM

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SDN and NFV are not alike, but they are joined at the hip, says Metaswitch CTO Martin Taylor. There’s a strong overlap between SDN and NFV and a lot of synergy between them, as shown in the original white paper that a group of network operators published back in 2012.

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From the CEO: Metaswitch Momentum

Martin Lund | Sep 22, 2015 6:00:00 AM

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First of all, thanks so much for the well-wishes and congratulations following the announcement on September 3.

This is a very exciting time for Metaswitch because the company is participating in and shaping the industry transition to software-centric network and service architectures. The advent of network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) is motivating traditional network operators – like many of Metaswitch’s more than 1,000 customers – to embrace a far more software-centric way of implementing networks and services.

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Virtualized and Legacy Networks Can Coexist

Martin Taylor | Jul 23, 2015 6:00:00 AM

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NFV can’t be a clean break from the past; it’s got to coexist with what’s already out there in the network. And there are some good technologies that bridge that gap.

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Open Source vs. Standardization

Martin Taylor | Jun 3, 2015 11:00:00 AM

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There’s a debate going on about how much we should let standards bodies specify NFV versus how much we should just rely on de facto standards. I think there’s a recognition that things move much faster if you allow de facto standards to emerge.

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NFV Eases Interconnect Price Pressure

Micaela Giuhat | May 29, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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The interconnect market is going through massive changes, and I think NFV will play a major role in how the market evolves.

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