Aeroflex, a leading global provider of high performance microelectronic components, and test and measurement equipment, today announced the acquisition of Shenick Network Systems (“Shenick”), a leading edge provider of virtual testing for next generation software defined networking.
According to Shenick, its TeraVM and diversifEye™ solutions help service providers and network equipment manufacturers analyze the performance limitations and capabilities of a wide variety of security and networking devices including VPN/Firewall, vSwitch, DPI or IPS/IDS, vLoad Balancer and video infrastructure. Established in 2000, Shenick has over 150 customers worldwide and is based in Milpitas, California and Dublin Ireland.
The company’s flagship product TeraVM™ is a fully virtualized solution that emulates and measures terabits of stateful application traffic with the ability to easily pinpoint and isolate problem flows. TeraVM supports all major hypervisors and can be deployed on industry-standard hardware offering a uniquely cost effective method to test.
“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.”