Ixia Buys Video and Multimedia Test Tools

Calabasas-based Ixia announced this morning that it is acquiring video and multimedia test tools from Dilithium Networks, a provider of 3G video telephony network analyzers. Ixia said that it would pay $5.1M in cash for the product lines from Dilithium. Dilithium's Network Analyzer test product provides network analysis of 3G video telephony, and serves mobile equipment manufacturer and operators. Ixia said that the acquisition will allow it to expand its wireless test capability into the cellular area. The firm also said that key software engineering and support personnel will join its teams to maintain product continuity. The acquisition is expected to close within two weeks.