Monday, February 10, 2014

Aeroflex Acquires Shenick for Virtual Test Solutions

Aeroflex, which specializes in high performance microelectronic components, and test and measurement equipment, has acquired Shenick Network Systems.  Financial terms were not disclosed.

Shenick, which is based in Dublin, Ireland, provides IP test and measurement solutions.  Its TeraVM can be used to load, analyze, develop and validate the performance and capabilities of a wide variety of network and security devices including VPN/Firewall, vSwitch, DPI or IPS/IDS, vLoad Balancer and video infrastructure. It provides very high load traffic generation and analysis from 1 Gigabit to 1 Terabit of fully stateful data application traffic, with comprehensive measurement and performance analysis on each and every application flow to easily pinpoint and isolate problems. TeraVM supports all major hypervisors and can be deployed on industry-standard hardware.

"Shenick provides Aeroflex with next generation technology in the rapidly growing virtual test market," stated Len Borow, Aeroflex's Chief Executive Officer. "For the last two years, we have partnered with Shenick to enhance the capabilities of our wireless infrastructure test products. Shenick's unique TeraVM™ software product offers network providers the ability to emulate and measure millions of unique IP application flows to support network and application development and performance testing in next generation converged and cloud based networks. We believe that this acquisition will help us continue to grow and maintain our leading market position in wireless infrastructure test equipment and to increase our gross margins and profitability while expanding our end markets."

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