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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Softswitch Architecture, 2006


Cisco Systems, Sonus Networks, Siemens and Nortel Networks head the market for softswitch architecture. But as this technology matures and voice-over-IP deployments increase, more vendors will enter the Leaders quadrant.

Published: 29 March 2006

ID: G00138606

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Deborah Kish, Tina Tian, Akiyoshi Ishiwata

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Comments
    • Alcatel
    • Cedar Point
    • Cirpack
    • Cisco Systems
    • Coppercom
    • Ericsson
    • Fujitsu
    • Huawei Technologies Co.,Ltd
    • Italtel
    • Lucent Technologies
    • Metaswitch
    • NEC
    • Nortel
    • Siemens Communications
    • Sonus
    • Tekelec
    • UTStarcom
    • Veraz
    • ZTE
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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