Metaswitch Networks is the corporate name of a provider of carrier systems and software solutions. The company's products and services are used in the migration of communications networks to open, packet-based architectures. Metaswitch Networks provides scalable session control, media gateway and application/feature server solutions in addition to portable software components that are integrated into the products of the world's leading communications equipment manufacturers. Metaswitch Networks was founded in 1981 as Data Connection Limited by Ian S. Ferguson and 6 others, all formerly in various engineering, sales and management roles at IBM.
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