Sunday, August 8, 2010

Tektronix to Acquire Arbor Networks for CyberSecurity Solutions

Tektronix Communications agreed to acquire Arbor Networks, a provider of network security and management solutions, for an undisclosed sum.

Arbor Networks, which is headquartered in Chelmsford, Mass., supplies solutions for the detection and mitigation of network security threats based on IP flow-based analysis. Its products include Arbor Peakflow, a carrier-class Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) prevention platform, and its Arbor eSeries platforms for broadband service optimization. Its customers include mobile and fixed-line operators, cable and DSL providers, ISPs and other cloud-based infrastructure and service providers.

Tektronix Communications specializes in network diagnostics and management solutions for network operators and equipment manufacturers.

"Arbor Networks is ideally positioned to continue on its growth path by protecting the availability of networks and services around the world as the size, complexity and frequency of network security threats continues to grow," said Rich McBee, Danaher Group Executive. "Arbor Networks expands our portfolio of leading companies in the communications and enterprise markets. The addition of their superior solutions allows us to offer our fixed-line, mobile, converged/IP and enterprise customers solutions to deploy, measure, monitor and secure their networks."