SANTA ROSA, Calif., Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Anite. Keysight paid approximately $600 million in cash for Anite – a leading supplier of software solutions for wireless research and development – in a deal that supports Keysight’s strategy to grow in wireless and expand its software offerings.
Anite introduces advanced forcing features and support for Video and SMS over LTE testing that will be available for its Nemo Outdoor drive test, Nemo Handy handheld and Nemo Walker Air, in-building benchmarking tool range. The newly launched forcing features enable operators to use devices equipped with Qualcomm’s chipset for advanced engineering tasks. The features include band locking, GSM frequency locks, WCDMA carrier/scrambling code locks, and PCI locks in LTE – all without reboot and available with the highly anticipated Samsung Note 4.
Anite announced the acquisition of Xceed Technologies Inc, to meet the growing market requirements for data analysis and post-processing and to further expand its network testing product portfolio. more[+]