SS8 to Buy Bivio Networks


SS8 Networks, a Milpitas, CA-based provider of Lawful Intercept and Monitoring Center platforms, is to acquire the assets of Bivio Networks, Inc., a Pleasanton, CA-based developer of high-performance network security platforms for federal and commercial network operators.

The amount of the deal was nor disclosed.

The acquisition will enable SS8 to innovate its Xcipio family of products. The implementation of Bivio’s OS into Xcipio’s sensor and mediation platform will enhance the scalability and increase the number of applications that can be managed.

Founded in 2000 and led by Elan Amir, Executive Chairman, Bivio Networks provides networking products that enable government agencies and service providers to control, monitor and secure critical network infrastructure. A leader in cyber intelligence, cyber security, and network control solutions, Bivio has deployed its products in a wide range of environments. Its global customer base includes defense department and intelligence agencies, service providers and enterprises.

Led by Dr. Keith Bhatia, CEO, SS8 Networks is a network intelligence company that provides solutions to allow customers to quickly identify, track, and investigate devices and subjects of interest. The company serves large intelligence agencies, communications providers, and systems integrators.