|[June 08, 2018]
LiveAction Acquires Leading Packet Capture and Analytics Company Savvius, Inc.
a visionary provider of IT network management, visualization, and
analytics software today announced the acquisition of Savvius, a
leading provider of packet-capture and analytics appliances and forensic
software solutions with the goal of creating the industry's most
advanced network performance monitoring and diagnostics platform. The
acquisition enables Savvius, based in Walnut Creek, California, to
accelerate the development of their renowned Omnipliance, Omnipeek, and
Insight products while fueling LiveAction's distinguished visualization
engine with new capabilities and vastly broader coverage of enterprise
networks. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
LiveAction's network management platforms are used by global enterprises
and service providers for network performance visibility, SD-WAN
visualization and verification, voice/video monitoring, and Quality of
Service configuration. Savvius's packet-based appliance and software
solutions are used by thousands of enterprise customers worldwide for
network performance diagnostics. Combining the strengths of each company
will yield solutions with an unprecedented ability to visualize,
simplify, optimize, and troubleshoot enterprise networks, from
datacenter to edge including East/West traffic and key multi-vendor
application and performance monitoring metrics.
"The combination of LiveAction's flow analytics and Savvius's packet
technologies will transform the Network Performance Monitoring and
Diagnostics market with solutions that advance the frontier of
visualization and simplicity," said Brooks Borcherding, president and
CEO of LiveAction. "Together, LiveAction and Savvius will deliver a
powerful set of capabilities in a single platform that will simpliy our
customers' ability to manage their networks while preparing for the
ever-greater demands of software-defined infrastructure."
Savvius, formerly known as WildPackets (News - Alert), has been a leader for 25 years
in packet capture, deep packet inspection, and network diagnostics
solutions. Savvius Omnipeek software, Omnipliance packet-capture
appliances, and WiFi (News - Alert) solutions have become trusted industry standards
for network management in datacenters and throughout distributed
"Our team is thrilled to be joining LiveAction to execute on our common
vision of revolutionizing network management," said Larry Zulch,
president and CEO of Savvius. "Savvius and LiveAction have highly
complementary offerings that will enable us to improve the experience of
existing Savvius and LiveAction customers and target the entire NPMD
market with superior solutions."
Both LiveAction and Savvius will be exhibiting at Cisco (News - Alert) Live US next
week in Orlando, Florida. Please stop by the LiveAction booth #1159 or
the Savvius booth #2253 to hear directly from our leadership teams what
this acquisition means to the industry and our customers.
LiveAction simplifies the network by
providing real-time analytics, SD-WAN, Voice, Video and Quality of
Service monitoring. Our platforms are LiveNX™ designed for large
enterprises and LiveSP™ designed for Service Providers. Learn more at www.liveaction.com.
Start your free trial at www.liveaction.com/download.
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About Savvius, Inc.
Savvius offers a range of powerful
software and appliance products that provide the unparalleled visibility
needed to anticipate and resolve network performance issues. Savvius
products are trusted by network professionals at over 6,000 companies in
60 countries around the world. Visit www.savvius.com for
more information on Omnipliance® and Omnipeek®.
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