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From the CEO: Metaswitch Sets the Pace for Rapid Innovation

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

SBC (Session Border Controller) thought leadership NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) hackathon CEO Insights

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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Hackathons Motivate Metaswitch and Drive Innovation

Calum Loudon | Jun 23, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Metaswitch innovation Forum 2016 hackathon

We’ve hosted eight hackathons over the last five years at Metaswitch, and I’m often asked why. What is the point of having hackathons? It’s not just an excuse for having a party with lots of pizza and beer (although beer and pizza do have a vital role in hackathons). Actually, the main reason for hosting hackathons might sound a bit surprising because it has more to do with people than it does with software and products. The biggest benefit of hackathons by far is the positive effect they have on our staff.

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