Monday, August 8, 2011

ADTRAN Acquires Bluesocket

ADTRAN has acquired Bluesocket, a privately held company in Burlington, Mass., that supplies virtual wireless LAN solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Bluesocket enables virtual control of WLANs via identity-based QoS and fairness algorithms that are appolied at the access point. Tightly integrated security modules offer robust and scalable NAC, Guest Access, AAA and WIDS capabilities.

The Bluesocket team and product portfolio will be incorporated into ADTRAN's Enterprise Networks Division.

ADTRAN said that combining its enterprise networks portfolio and Bluesocket's innovative solutions will result in a carrier-class, seamless wireless/wireline end-to-end voice, data, video and mobility solution with virtual control.