Westford, Massachusetts – (The Hosting News) – March 30, 2007 – According to independent research by Synergy Research Group, Voice over IP (VoIP) infrastructure solutions firm, Sonus Networks, Inc., has again achieved market share leadership in key segments of the next generation IP voice market, both for Q4 2006 and for the full year 2006.
Jeremy Duke, President and CEO of Synergy Research Group remarked, “Sonus had a fantastic year, and once again, led the market on a global and regional basis in key segments of the IP voice market. Sonus significantly outpaced the overall market growth with number one positions in the United States and Japan, and an increasingly strong position in Europe. The breadth of Sonus’ customer base, and the rate at which Sonus-based deployments have scaled, highlight the value that IP voice can deliver to communications providers across the globe.”
In 2006, Sonus outpaced the overall market, which grew 27%. Sonus’ strong performance throughout the year resulted in #1 market share positions for key segments in the worldwide IP voice market, as well as leading positions on a regional basis. In the United States, Sonus continued its market-leading position in the high density gateway market with approximately 34%. In Japan, the Company was once again the dominant market leader in total VoIP equipment and high density gateway market with approximately 49%. In Europe, the Company demonstrated significant momentum tripling its market share from 2005.
Hassan Ahmed, Chairman and CEO of Sonus Networks added, “Sonus is focused on executing on a global basis, and the most recent report from Synergy demonstrates that we’re doing so effectively. It’s great to see our recent efforts in Europe have begun to yield very strong results, and that we’re successfully gaining market- and mindshare in this important region. 2006 was a great year for our Company, and as we look ahead, there are many positive growth drivers that are helping us to carry that momentum in 2007 and beyond.”
Sonus Networks, Inc., founded in 1997, is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts. As a provider of voice over IP (VoIP) infrastructure solutions for wireline and wireless service providers, with its comprehensive IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) solution, Sonus addresses the full range of carrier applications, including residential and business voice services, wireless voice and multimedia, trunking and tandem switching, carrier interconnection and enhanced services. Sonus’ voice infrastructure solutions are deployed in service provider networks worldwide.
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