CMO Mehmet Balos takes the stage and gives overview of the day - the goal is to better explain the company's goals and future.
President and CEO Charlie Vogt takes stage
2/3 of marquee SPs in 80 countries use Genband.
We are the single largest private company in telecom.
Takeaways from this event:
We are innovating more than anyone else
- We are growing
- We are global
Class 4 and Class and 5 switches were not forklifted as fast as we thought - but we see an opportunity as switching in the core becomes a bigger deal for carriers.
We consolidated 2,000 COs for Verizon
to 200 - same features and functions with 10x less central offices.
Traffic and policy management will become big area of growth for us as well as:
Other areas of focus are network tranformation, convergence and broadband.
We have already shipped 200,000,000 IP ports!
Company founded 1999 under name General Bandwidth. We still ship original G6 gateway - has evolved into VoIP.
Packet line gateway - allows you to take all traditional interfaces and connect it to a softswitch. We acquired legacy technology from Siemens. We developed relationships with TEMs in tier 2-3 market.
There still needs to be more consolidation.
In 2008 we acquired ReefPoint - put us in networking business - we were in switching business before this.
We spent the last 18 months working on S9 - SBC - and it has twice the density of anything on the market.
We acquired the gateway division of NSN.
All the media gateways NSN uses in fixed world are from Genband.
We also have relationships with Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent.