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TABLE OF CONTENTS


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   Current and Future Analysis.....II-1
Telecommunications Market on Course to Strategic Rejuvenation.....II-1
Softswitches-A Cost Effective and Flexible Solution.....II-1
1$100
   Carriers & Operators: Key Market Drivers for Softswitches.....II-2
Hurdles in Softswitch Deployment.....II-2
A Major Boon to Switching Network .....II-2
1$100
   Innovative Technologies Boost Softswitch Market.....II-3
SS7 Network – Undefeated Leader of the Networking World.....II-3
International Softswitch Consortium.....II-3
1$100
   International Packet Communications Consortium.....II-4
Performance Technologies Joins ISC.....II-4
Market Majors – A Peek.....II-4
1$100
   Table 1: Worldwide Market for Softswitches (2004-2006): Market Shares of Leading Players – Nortel, Ericsson, Cisco, Siemens, Sonus and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5

Table 2: North American Market for Softswitches (2004-2006): Market Shares of Leading Players – Nortel, Siemens, Sonus, Tekelec, Alcatel and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
1$300
   Table 3: Asia-Pacific Market for Softswitches (2004-2006): Market Shares of Leading Players – Nortel, Siemens, Sonus, Tekelec, Alcatel and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6
1$300
   Definition.....II-7
Softswitches-Gatekeepers of the Networking World .....II-7
Softswitch Vs Traditional Telephone Switch.....II-7
1$100
   Classification of Softswitches.....II-8
Types of Softswitches.....II-8
Integrated Softswitches.....II-8
1$100
   Circuit-based Softswitches.....II-9
Packet-based Softswitches.....II-9
Softswitch Architecture.....II-9
1$100
   Single Shelf Architecture.....II-10
Distributed MGC Architecture .....II-10
Centralized MGC Architecture .....II-10
Diagrammatic Representation of Softswitch Operations Based on Protocols and
  Gateways.....II-10
1$100
   Advantages of Softswitches.....II-11
1$100
   Technology Platforms.....II-12
Gateways.....II-12
Signaling Gateways.....II-12
Media Gateways.....II-12
1$100
   Protocols.....II-13
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP).....II-13
H.323 Protocol.....II-13
Real Time Transfer Protocol (RTP).....II-13
Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP).....II-13
SGCP .....II-13
IPDC .....II-13
1$100
   MGCP.....II-14
Execution of Softswitches .....II-14
1$100
   Softswitches in VoIP .....II-15
Components of Softswitches in VoIP Network.....II-15
Softswitches in Mobile Telephony Networks.....II-15
1$100
   Circuit Switched Network Vs Mobile Softswitch Network.....II-16
Benefits offered by Mobile Softswitch Solution.....II-16
1$100
   Softswitch Applications in Second Generation Wireless Networks.....II-17
Softswitch-Based Packet Tandem Network Architecture.....II-17
1$100
   Alcatel Launches New Softswitch in the 5020 Softswitch Product Line.....II-18
Convergin Introduces New Solution for Softswitch Based Networks.....II-18
VocalTec Unveils New Softswitch Platform.....II-18
Cylogistics Launches New Softswitch .....II-18
1$100
   MetaSwitch Launches New Call Agent Server.....II-19
Damaka Unveils New SIP Based Softswitch.....II-19
iPlan Launches New Softswitch.....II-19
Convergent Introduces New Media Gateway Products.....II-19
Comwave Unveils New IP Based Services.....II-19
Telica Introduces New Voice Router for Softswitch .....II-19
1$100
   Cisco Unveils New Enterprise Gateway .....II-20
Marconi Introduces SIP Based Softswitch.....II-20
Veraz Networks Introduces New Softswitch Solution .....II-20
Zhone Unveils New Access Gateway.....II-20
1$100
   Telica Introduces Innovative Softswitch Solution.....II-21
VocalTec Introduces New SIP Based Softswitch .....II-21
Caerus Introduces Free Softswitch Solution .....II-21
Telcordia Introduces New IP Based Softswitch.....II-21
VocalTec Unveils New SIP Based Softswitch.....II-21
1$100
   3COM Launches New Softswitch for IP Telephony.....II-22
Telia and Ericsson Launch New Softswitch Solution .....II-22
Nuera Introduces New Softswitch .....II-22
Nortel Introduces New Softswitch Solution.....II-22
1$100
   Lucent Launches New Softswitch .....II-23
Telcordia Introduces SIP-Based Softswitch.....II-23
VocalTec Unveils New Softswitch Solution.....II-23
Siemens Launches Innovative Softswitch Solution.....II-23
Lucent Unveils Second Generation Softswitch .....II-23
1$100
   Alcatel and Lucent Merge.....II-24
Ericsson Acquires Marconi Corporation .....II-24
Thomson Acquires Cirpack.....II-24
1$100
   Tekelec Acquires Santera.....II-25
Ericsson Enters into Agreement with REACH.....II-25
Ericsson Enters into Agreement with Al Madar.....II-25
Ericsson Enters into Agreement with ONI .....II-25
TeliaSonera Enters into Agreement with Ericsson.....II-25
1$100
   ZTE Enters into Agreement with Tajiktelecom.....II-26
ZTE Bags Softswitch Contract.....II-26
AMX Awards softswitch Contract to Ericsson .....II-26
Telecom Egypt Awards Telephony Softswitch Contract to Ericsson.....II-26
Ericsson Enters into a Five-Year Contract with Vodafone.....II-26
1$100
   Ericsson Bags Telephony Softswitch Contract .....II-27
Gamma Telecom Awards Softswitch Contract to Marconi .....II-27
Belgacom Enters into Contract with Cisco and Italtel.....II-27
StarVox Expands VoIP Network.....II-27
Veraz Alliances with Sun Microsystems.....II-27
1$100
   Cirpack Enters into Partnership Agreement with Paradyne .....II-28
Cisco Systems Enter into Agreement with Government of India.....II-28
CopperCom Enters into Agreement with Iowa Telecom .....II-28
Astral Installs Cisco’s New Softswitch Solution .....II-28
In.life Selects Verso for Installation of VoIP softswitch Solution.....II-28
Nokia to Supply Mobile Softswitch Solution to DTAC.....II-28
1$100
   Telnet Installs CIRPACK’s Class 5 Softswitch Solution .....II-29
Mobtel Selects Ericsson to Supply Mobile Softswitch Solution.....II-29
Comunitel to Install Motorola’s New Softswitch and CDMA Network.....II-29
Aksh Broadband Selects Verso’s Softswitch Solution.....II-29
Alcatel and Sylantro Provide NGN Solution to China Unicom.....II-29
1$100
   Lucent Acquires Telica.....II-30
Telkom Buys Tekelec’s Softswitch .....II-30
Alcatel Acquires Spatial Wireless.....II-30
Verso Signs Partnership Agreement with Dynavar.....II-30
1$100
   Marconi Signs Partnership Agreement with Teligent .....II-31
Fujitsu and Metaswitch Enter into Agreement .....II-31
Italtel Inks an OEM Agreement with Teledata.....II-31
UTStarcom Enters into Marketing Agreement with VeriSign.....II-31
Motorola Bags Softswitch Contract .....II-31
1$100
   NewCross Enters into Contract with CTC.....II-32
Pactolus Partners with sentitO Networks .....II-32
Teletek Opts for Veraz Networks’ Softswitch Solution.....II-32
PRIMUS Selects Veraz Networks’ Softswitch Solution .....II-32
i2Telecom Installs New Softswitch.....II-32
1$100
   Czech On Line Selects CIRPACK to Provide Next Generation Network Services.....II-33
Kingston Communication Installs Marconi’s Softswitch .....II-33
1$100
   Verso Offers Softswitch Solution to Belgacom.....II-34
Macro Communications Installs Verso’s Softswitch Solutions .....II-34
TELOS Enters into Contract with Globecomm.....II-34
Clarent Bags Softswitch Contract.....II-34
Convergent Bags Product of the Year Award.....II-34
1$100
   Lucent Deploys Softswitch Solutions to Tiscali .....II-35
IMC Installs TELOS’ Softswitch Solution .....II-35
Jersey Deploys Marconi’s Softswitch.....II-35
NetCentrex to Offer Softswitch Solution to FonetGlobal.....II-35
Verso Acquires NACT Telecommunications.....II-35
1$100
   COMGATES Bags Softswitch Solution Contract.....II-36
CopperCom Receives 2000 Product of Year Award.....II-36
1$100
   Alcatel (France).....II-37
CIRPACK (France).....II-37
1$100
   Cisco Systems, Inc (USA).....II-38
Convergent Networks, Inc (USA).....II-38
Ericsson (Sweden).....II-38
1$100
   Italtel (Italy).....II-39
Lucent Technologies (USA).....II-39
Motorola, Inc (USA).....II-39
1$100
   Nortel Networks (Canada).....II-40
Siemens AG (Germany).....II-40
Sonus Networks, Inc (USA).....II-40
UTStarcom, Inc (USA).....II-40
1$100
   VocalTec Communications Ltd (USA).....II-41
1$100
   Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Softswitches by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-42

Table 5: World 10-Year Perspective for Softswitches by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-42
1$300
   Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Integrated Softswitches by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-43

Table 7: World 10-Year Perspective for Integrated Softswitches by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-43
1$300
   Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Circuit-based Softswitches by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-44

Table 9: World 10-Year Perspective for Integrated Softswitches by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-44
1$300
   Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Packet-based Softswitches by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-45

Table 11: World 10-Year Perspective for Packet-based Softswitches by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-45
1$300
   A. Market Overview.....III-1
US Telecommunications Market.....III-1
Current and Future Analysis.....III-1
1$75
   Table 12: North American Market for Softswitches (2004-2006): Market Shares of Leading Players – Nortel, Siemens, Sonus, Tekelec, Alcatel and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
Product Launches.....III-2
2$300
   Product Launches In Recent Past.....III-42$150
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-64$300
   Strategic Corporate Developments in Recent Past.....III-101$75
   Focus on Select Players.....III-11
Cisco Systems, Inc.....III-11
1$75
   Convergent Networks, Inc.....III-12
CopperCom, Inc.....III-12
Level 3 Communications, Inc.....III-12
1$75
   Lucent Technologies.....III-13
Motorola, Inc.....III-13
Sonus Networks, Inc.....III-13
1$75
   Tekelec.....III-14
Telcordia Technologies.....III-14
UTStarcom, Inc.....III-14
Veraz Networks.....III-14
1$75
   VocalTec Communications Ltd (USA).....III-15
B. Market Analytics.....III-15
Table 13: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Softswitches by Product Segment – Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet- based Softswitches Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15
1$150
   Table 14: US 10-Year Perspective for Softswitches by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet-based Softswitches Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-16
1$150
   A. Market Overview.....III-17
Product Launches in Recent Past.....III-17
Nortel Networks – A Major Canadian Player.....III-17
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-18
Table 15:Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Softswitches by Product Segment – Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet- based Softswitches Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-18

Table 16:Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Softswitches by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet-based Softswitches Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-18
1$150
   A. Market Overview.....III-19
B. Market Analytics.....III-19
Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Softswitches by Product Segment – Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet-based Softswitches Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19
1$150
   Table 18: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Softswitches by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet-based Softswitches Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-20
1$150
   A. Market Overview.....III-21
Product Launches.....III-21
1$75
   Product Launches in Recent Past.....III-22
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-22
5$250
   Strategic Corporate Developments in Recent Past.....III-271$75
   Focus on Select Players.....III-28
Alcatel (France).....III-28
1$75
   CIRPACK (France).....III-29
Ericsson (Sweden).....III-29
Italtel (Italy).....III-29
1$75
   Marconi Corporation Plc (UK).....III-30
Siemens AG (Germany).....III-30
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-31
Table 19:European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Softswitches by Product Segment – Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet- based Softswitches Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for 2000 through2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31

Table 20:European 10-Year Perspective for Softswitches by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet-based Softswitches Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31
1$150
   A. Market Overview.....III-32
Table 21:Asia-Pacific Market for Softswitches (2004-2006): Market Shares of Leading Players – Nortel, Siemens, Sonus, Tekelec, Alcatel and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32
1$150
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-33
Focus on Select Players.....III-33
Huawei (China).....III-33
1$75
   ZTE Corporation (China).....III-34
B. Market Analytics.....III-34
Table 22: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Softswitches by Product Segment – Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet-based Softswitches Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
1$150
   Table 23: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Softswitches by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet-based Softswitches Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-35
1$150
   A. Market Overview.....III-36
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-36
Strategic Corporate Developments in the Recent Past.....III-36
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-37
Table 24: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Softswitches by Product Segment – Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet- based Softswitches Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-37

Table 25: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for Softswitches by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Integrated Softswitches, Circuit-based Softswitches and Packet-based Softswitches Markets for 2000, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-37
1$150
    
 
 


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