News : Broadvoice and Metaswitch Build Geo-Redundant Solution in the Cloud
London, UK and Los Angeles, CA, USA, March 16, 2016 -- Network software provider Metaswitch Networks(R) announced that Broadvoice, a provider of hosted voice and data products and adopters of the Metaswitch virtualized platform, has gone live with a multi-state, geo-redundant configuration of Metaswitch's clustered MetaSphere Multiservice Telephony Application Server (MTAS) in the cloud.
Broadvoice has deployed the MetaSphere MTAS -- Metaswitch's complete call control, unified communications and contact center solution -- and the Metaswitch Service Assurance Server (SAS), which gives Broadvoice deep network visibility and continuous diagnostic capabilities. Each of these systems is split across multiple cloud locations, providing highly-available and geographically-redundant network service, ensuring business continuity.
"This deployment really shows that NFV is ready for prime time," said Al Mitchell, senior vice president of engineering at Metaswitch Networks. "Innovative network operators like Broadvoice are working with our market leading virtual network functions to maintain leadership in a highly competitive business, offering dependable, differentiated and profitable services in the most cost-efficient manner."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Metaswitch is powering the transition of communication networks into a cloud-based, software-centric, all-IP future. As the world's leading network software provider, we design, develop, deliver and support commercial and open-source software solutions for network operators and large enterprises. We are focused on delivering high-performance software that runs on commercial, off-the-shelf hardware, as appliances or in the cloud.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, Broadvoice is a premier provider of hosted voice and data products in North America. Utilizing a nationwide fault-tolerant network, Broadvoice helps businesses improve efficiency while reducing overall costs. Broadvoice customers range in size from single line businesses to deployments of over 18,000 phones. The company continuously designs and implements new features and services that allow companies to focus on growing their business. Broadvoice has been ranked in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and INC500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America.
Published: Friday, March 18, 2016