"Our major service provider customers are reporting that up to 75 percent of their networks have already been virtualized, and they are expecting their vendors to deliver products that will fit into the new fully virtualized 5G SA architecture," said Sameh Yamany, Chief Technology Officer, VIAVI. "Through our close collaboration with these customers, we have evolved our assurance technologies to seamlessly bridge the physical, virtual and disaggregated core and RAN. The combination of VIAVI and Expandium will enable us to deliver innovative 5G solutions that offer seamless, virtualized visibility for real intelligence and insight to support even the most aggressive virtualization initiatives."
Expandium is also a leader in monitoring platforms for railway mobile services, including GSM-R and migration to LTE-R and FRMCS. VIAVI will continue to support Expandium's position in this market. Terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed.