Spirent Communications plc. (LSE: SPT), a Carwley, UK-based provider of verification, assessment, analytics, and device intelligence solutions. acquired Epitiro, a developer of Wi-Fi experience monitoring solutions.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The acquisition, which builds on a strategic partnership which has led to experience monitoring system deployments at multiple customers, including a tier 1 US service provider, allows Spirent to add Epitiro’s capabilities of improving the visibility of Wi-Fi experience for many more service providers and enterprises worldwide to its service assurance suite.
Epitiro’s web-based platform provides continuous visibility of the end-user experience by proactively performing tests that emulate realistic user activities. Key metrics include availability of Wi-Fi connectivity, file transfer and web browsing speed, availability and performance of social media applications like Facebook and more. Its probes may be deployed in office buildings, factories, stadiums and other mobility locations providing real-time insight into the availability and experience of services.
Spirent provides a service assurance suite that enables providers to proactively identify problems, often before they impact the customer experience. The suite consists of four product lines: Device and End-to-End, Network, In-Home, and Mobility. Each product line uses a patented set of proactive test technologies to assure the quality of devices and services before launch and during live operation.
Epitiro’s solutions are now part of the newly-formed Mobility product line with a focus on assuring the experience of Wi-Fi and LTE services in mobility locations.