SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--X5 Solutions, a privately held company offering a complete suite of custom telecommunications solutions, has completed its acquisition of Switching Concepts, a provider of turnkey switching services.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., Switching Concepts offers wholesale telecommunications providers advanced switching platforms and 24/7/365 monitoring of their network elements for uptime, availability and operability on hardware and application layers.
“Our acquisition of Switching Concepts is consistent with our long-term growth strategy and continues to build scale and scope in our business,” said Greg Forrest, X5 Solutions CEO. “Switching Concepts adds greater capacity to serve our wholesale customers, expands our geographic presence, and enhances our network infrastructure through the addition of a new POP in the Los Angeles market.”
Forrest said the deal also gives X5 Solutions a cloud-based Web portal with an extensive suite of business tools that can be utilized by clients. Switching Concepts offers a range of services, including SIP/H323, SBC/gateway capability, flexible routing & SIP profiles, Tier 1 switching fabric and built-in least cost routing.
“We’re excited to be a part of X5’s growth and continued transformation,” said Tom Ong, President, Switching Concepts. “This is a very good deal for our customers, and we have a diverse set of products and services that can help X5 provide unique solutions to wholesale customers across the country.”
About X5 Solutions
X5 Solutions is backed by more than two decades of experience in the telecom industry. The company has navigated the changing landscape of providers and communication technologies to deliver diverse solutions to private and public businesses, government agencies and wholesale partners across North America. X5 Solutions’ customer-focused approach and ability to leverage carrier diversity to customize solutions has fueled its success. X5 Solutions offers a complete suite of solutions, including Traditional Voice and Data Services, SIP Trunking, Hosted Voice, Conferencing, Unified Communications and Ethernet.
About Switching Concepts
Founded by telecommunications professionals looking for a better solution, Switching Concepts offers start-up and existing telecom providers a full platform of cost-effective, turnkey switching and billing services. The company also provides customers a cloud-based web portal with a full suite of business tools.