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MEF Member Openmind Networks is turning 20 ad to celebrate, in this guest post, Marketing Manager James Connor shares an overview of their history and what comes next for the Dublin-based, global network.

In 2003, four co-founders created Openmind Networks to bring low cost hardware infrastructure to the billion-dollar messaging market. Over the next twenty years, we built, deployed, supported and managed scalable, ultra-reliable and available messaging systems all over the world.

It’s been twenty years since Openmind Networks first opened its doors all the way back in 2003. Openmind was founded with a clear mission – to ensure an amazing messaging experience for all parties in the messaging ecosystem. From network operators, to enterprise users and everyday consumers, we want messaging to be smooth, safe, exciting and full of the possibilities that open communication can provide.

  As we look to the future, our commitment remains unwavering, and our journey ever inspiring. To our team, partners, and customers who’ve been part of this incredible journey – thank you. Together, we’ll continue to craft the future of communication

A Journey of Innovation and Excellence

For two decades, Openmind Networks has been at the forefront of transforming the messaging industry. Throughout this time, we have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to staying ahead of the curve, anticipating industry needs and delivering solutions to our customers that redefine the possibilities of messaging. From humble beginnings in Dublin, Ireland, Openmind now operates on a truly global scale, working with 65 telecom operators across 40 countries and 4 continents.

A Message from the CEO, Alex Duncan

“Reflecting on these twenty years, it’s not just the technology or the milestones that stand out, but the relationships we’ve built, the challenges we’ve overcome, and the collective passion that’s driven us. From our first steps in Dublin to our global footprint today, our mission has always been clear: to revolutionize messaging for the world.” – Alex Duncan, Co-Founder and CEO, Openmind Networks

Industry Impact

Over the years, Openmind Networks has responded to significant shifts in the telecommunications landscape. We have adapted to the huge uptake of smartphones worldwide, the advent of 4G and 5G technology, and the ever-changing needs of operators, enterprises and end-users. Throughout, Openmind has remained at the forefront of the industry as a trusted messaging technology for the world’s leading companies. We are proud to say that our solutions have become integral to the fabric of modern communication, connecting people and businesses across borders. This ability to navigate change is a testament to the adaptability and forward-thinking approach is that ingrained in Openmind Networks’ DNA and our core values.

Behind every successful company is a dedicated team. Openmind Networks has fostered a culture that values creativity, problem-solving, collaboration and a relentless pursuit of excellence. Our success is not just a result of our technological prowess, but also the talented individuals who have been part of the journey. From our original office in Dublin, we have expanded to four continents with offices in Czechia, the Netherlands, the United States and Malaysia.

Exciting Future Ahead

As we celebrate this milestone, we not only applaud past achievements, but also eagerly anticipate the future. In a rapidly evolving industry, Openmind remains committed to pushing boundaries and pioneering new frontiers in messaging.

“As we look to the future, our commitment remains unwavering, and our journey ever inspiring. To our team, partners, and customers who’ve been part of this incredible journey – thank you. Together, we’ll continue to craft the future of communication,” added Alex Duncan, Co-Founder and CEO of Openmind Networks.

This year’s launch of Open CoreOpen Protect and Open Communicate solidifies Openmind Networks as the premier provider of technology solutions to the telecommunications industry.

With emerging technologies like 5G and 6G, the battle against messaging fraud, and the fight between mobile operators and OTT players for the business messaging and conversational commerce marketplace, Openmind Networks is poised to continue shaping the future of connectivity.

If you would like to learn more about Openmind Networks, and our messaging technology solutions, please get in touch at or contact our team of experts online here.

James Connor

James Connor
Marketing Manager at Openmind Networks