Monday, May 23, 2011

DPI Market: Rohde & Schwarz Acquires ipoque

Rohde & Schwarz has announced ".. it has completed the acquisition of German-based Internet traffic management and monitoring specialist ipoque GmbH ..ipoque was founded in 2005 in the community surrounding the University of Leipzig and today employs more than 70 people. ipoque’s focus is on deep packet inspections (DPI) solutions for network operators and broadband providers to analyze, monitor and optimize their networks to maximize investment and generate new subscriber revenues ..ipoque is now a subsidiary of Rohde & Schwarz and will continue to operate under its new name "ipoque – a Rohde & Schwarz company" with no change to existing customer relationships".

See "Rohde & Schwarz Acquires ipoque" - here.

1 comment:

  1. This acquisition, and that of NetWitness by EMC last month, point up the significance of network visibility in the industry, and could be just the start of a rash of M&A activity in the DPI space.

    Both acquired companies utilize advanced DPI technology to provide intelligence into network traffic, enabling the identification, query and extraction of data specific to the needs of a variety of applications, from cyber security to network optimization to policy management. This illustrates the importance of such "network intelligence" products, as offered by Qosmos as well.

    To read more on Qosmos’ opinion: