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Why I Own Sonus Networks

Sonus Networks (NASDAQ: SONS  ) is hardly a household name. After shedding a few unnecessary product lines, the company doubled down on Session Border Controllers -- the networking boxes that translate voice calls into Internet-ready data streams and back again.

Celebrated or not, Sonus happens to be a leader in this very particular market. It rubs shoulders with tech giants Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO  ) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL  ) , and this threesome splits about 60% of the border controller market in three equal slices.

The space is consolidating, and Sonus might be the next buyout target. If Cisco doesn't grab the company to consolidate its own market share, then perhaps Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT  ) would be a logical suitor. With or without a buyout, Sonus is looking ahead to explosive growth as telecoms start embracing voice over LTE services.

In the following video, Fool contributor Anders Bylund explains how this slow-burn turnaround bet could catch fire over the next five or 10 years as the digital voice market matures. It's all about focusing on the right target markets, and Sonus hit the jackpot this time.

Digital data communications are growing by leaps and bounds. The amount of data we store every year is growing by a mind-boggling 60% annually! To make sense of this trend and pick out a winner, The Motley Fool has compiled a new report called "The Only Stock You Need to Profit From the NEW Technology Revolution." The report highlights a company that has gained 300% since first recommended by Fool analysts but still has plenty of room left to run. To get instant access to the name of this company transforming the IT industry, click here -- it's free.

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