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Metaswitch Networks announces yearly financials


Last week, Metaswitch Networks (www.metaswitch.com) released its unaudited (i.e. trust us) annual results for its 2009/2010 fiscal year through August 31.   Plenty of growth, EBITDA, and acquisitions.

Overall revenue grew 18 percent in U.S. dollars, from $113.7 million to $134.5 million, with pro-forma EBDITA margins “sustained” at 20 percent.

Metaswitch says it had [...]

Metaswitch Forum – Yes, I’m here


At long last, Metaswitch Forum has arrived, from today through Friday morning (Seriously guys, can we try to trim off a day somewhere for the press people? I love you all and want to spent quality time, but four days – with the travel thrown in – is a bit long).

Tonight is the [...]

Metaswitch Forum rescheduled – Sept 21-25, Orlando, FL


The Metaswitch (www.metaswitch.com) Forum event is a go again!  The conference has been rescheduled for September 21-25, 2010 in Orlando, Florida, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Convention Center.

Followers of this blog may recall that the event was originally scheduled for mid-May at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN, but flooding in Nashville swamped [...]

The Cable Show 2010 – Metaswitch finds opportunities


Los Angeles – In a quick briefing at The Cable Show, Metaswitch (www.metaswitch.com) sees two opportunities to sell into the cable industry.

Cable companies are looking to buy more capable softswitches for business services deployment. In addition, many companies are looking at their first-generation VoIP systems – anywhere from 5 to 8 years [...]

It’s official – Metaswitch Forum has been postponed.


The statement from Metaswitch (www.metaswitch.com)

We very much regret that the Metaswitch Forum 2010 (May 17-20) has been postponed.  Our hotel, the Gaylord Opryland has confirmed that they are unable to host conferences in Nashville until further notice due to the flooding that occurred on their property earlier this week.  Naturally, we explored and [...]

Metaswitch Forum flooded out


While no official word from either Metaswitch (www.metaswitch.com) or its PR firm has come out, it is likely that the Metaswitch Forum event scheduled to be held from May 17-20, 2010 in Nashville Tennessee has been called for rain. Lots of it. As in feet. As in “The Flood of 2010.”

A source outside [...]

Change in May travel plans


Since the May 12 HD Communications Summit West event has been canceled, I’ll be spending more time at The Cable Show in Los Angeles.

Right now, it looks like I’ll still be flying out on May 10 to Los Angeles. I’ll be in-city from Monday afternoon through Wednesday redeye (May 12) home, is most [...]

May travel – The Cable Show, HD Comms West, Metaswitch Forum


It’s going to be a busy travel month in May, with destinations including Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, and Nashville.

On May 10, I fly out to Los Angeles for The Cable Show. I’ll be in-city from Monday afternoon through Tuesday evening, including on the floor of The Cable Show on Tuesday from about 3-6 [...]

Metaswitch buys AppTrigger (or that didn’t take long).


Metaswitch (www.metaswitch.com) announced it is going to acquire AppTrigger (www.apptrigger.com), a provider of “Service Broker” solutions. Given that new CEO Kevin DeNuccio has barely had time to move into his new office, one wonders what other surprises the company has in store in the months to come.

DeNuccio, previously a board member with deep [...]

Metaswitch moves CEOs to “drive next phase of growth” Uh hmm…


Metaswitch has shuffled around its leadership, moving board member/”successful industry executive” Kevin DeNuccio into the CEO role, while promoting John Lazar upward as Chairman.

The move is being touted as creating the best possible leadership team for the “next phase of the company’s evolution” – which would indicate to me that Metaswitch is looking [...]