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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Softswitch Architecture, 2007


The Leaders quadrant for softswitch architecture is becoming busier, with Ericsson and Huawei joining Cisco Systems, Sonus Networks, Siemens and Nortel. Vendor consolidation is imminent as the market migrates to value-added services in IP Multimedia Subsystems.

Published: 18 April 2007

ID: G00147458

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Deborah Kish, Tina Tian, Akiyoshi Ishiwata, Joy Yang, Juan Ignacio Fernandez

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 Strengths and Cautions
    • Alcatel-Lucent
    • Cedar Point
    • Cisco Systems
    • CopperCom
    • Ericsson
    • Fujitsu
    • Huawei Technologies
    • Italtel
    • MetaSwitch
    • NEC
    • Nokia
    • Nortel
    • Siemens Communications
    • Sonus
    • Tekelec
    • Thomson (Cirpack)
    • UTStarcom
    • Veraz
    • ZTE

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