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Tech Mahindra Adds Metaswitch to Its VNF-Exchange Program

Cloud native communications software leader chosen as supplier of validated VNFs for VoLTE and VoWiFi solutions

Barcelona – February 27, 2017 -- Tech Mahindra, a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business engineering today announced that cloud native communications leader Metaswitch has been selected to join its VNF-Exchange program. By joining the VNF-Exchange program, Metaswitch will provide key cloud native virtual network functions as part of Tech Mahindra’s validated end-to-end solutions for converged and mobile operators, including Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi).

“Tech Mahindra and Metaswitch share a vision for telco transformation through NFV and SDN, and are working closely to provide the next generation of solutions to accelerate provider success,” said Ian Maclean, CMO of Metaswitch. “This work builds on Metaswitch’s commitment to cloud native communications, moving our companies and our mutual customers more rapidly into an era of software-centric service deployment and the revenue growth that it enables.”

Launched in November 2016, VNF-Xchange is a vendor-neutral platform that provides a reference environment for Virtual Network Function (VNF) design, VNF stack and VNF performance validation. Designed to accelerate the communications industry’s adoption of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networks (SDN), it provides a platform to validate VNFs, the components of the NFV reference architecture, and the end-to-end solutions, use cases and network services that they enable. VNF-Xchange continuously incorporates industry input on validation and certification of virtualized solutions, in addition to broader inputs derived from Tech Mahindra’s experience out of its interactions and engagements with customers globally.

“Metaswitch’s cloud native vIMS (virtualized IP multimedia subsystem) product suite is geared to accelerate delivery of virtualized VoLTE and VoWiFi services, and we are very excited to have Metaswitch join our VNF-Exchange program,” said Manish Vyas, President, Communications Business, Tech Mahindra. “Metaswitch’s commitment to innovation is strategically aligned with our objective to accelerate communication service providers’ network transformation with SDN and NFV.”

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Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.9 billion company with 131,500+ professionals across 90 countries, helping 946 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our convergent, digital, design experiences, innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is the highest ranked Non-U.S. company in the Forbes Global Digital 100 list (2018) and in the Forbes Fab 50 companies in Asia (2018).

The Mahindra Group is a USD 20.7 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defense, logistics, real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,40,000 people across 100 countries.

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