Ixia Targets 100GbE Development

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment provider Ixia is targeting 100GbE technology development, saying this morning that it has added new support for the high speed networking protocol on a number of its products. ixia 100gb network development equipment test testing

Nova Development Wins Ancestry.com

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Calabasas-based Nova Development , the consumer software publisher now owned by Avanquest Software, said today that it has signed an agreement with Ancestry.com, to publish the retail editions of Ancestry.com's Family Tree Maker genealogy software. Nova Development will provide both development and marketing of the title, including integrating the retail boxed software with Ancestry.com's current online products. Nova Development was acquired by Avanquest in 2007.

DTS Signs Chinese Smartphone Developer

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Calabasas-based audio technology provider DTS announced this morning that it is powering the audio processing behind a new set of smartphones from Chinese company Yulong Telecommunication. DTS said that its DTS Sound audio processing technology will be integrated into the Coolpad 5890, 5930, and 7268 smartphones from Yulong. Financial details of the win were not disclosed. DTS provides surround sound technology to electronics manufacturers. READ MORE>>.

DTS Links With Ultra HD Blu-Ray Tool Developer

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Calabasas-based DTS , the developer of surround sound and other sound processing technology, said today taht it has linked with Ultra HD Blu-Ray production tool developer Jargon Technologies , to include the DTS:X Encoder and DTS BD Digital Bridge Tool Suite with Jargon's Blu-Ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray authoring software.

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DTS Buys All In Media

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Calabasas-based audio technology developer DTS --which is now owned by Tessera Holding Corporation--said this morning that it has acquired All In Media , a developer of smartphone apps and broadcast systems for the radio industry. allinmedia merger acquisition smartphone android developer software tessera

DTS Expands In Singapore

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Calabasas-based DTS , the developer of surround sound and other audio technology, announced today that it has opened up a new office in Singapore. According to the firm, the new office will provide both research and development as well customer service.

Xperi's HD Radio In Deal With FEMA

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Calabasas-based Xperi , which develops software and hardware for the audio, automotive, broadcast, computational imaging, computer vision, mobile computing and other markets, says that one of its units, HD Radio , has inked an agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a radio notification system.

Ixia Partners With Endace On Secure Network Monitoring

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment developer Ixia is in a technology partnership agreement with high speed network recording and playback provider Endace , the two said on Tuesday. According to the tw companies, the partnership focuses on delivering visibility into network traffic, even when that traffic is encrypted. Financial details of the partnership were not announced. The two companies said they already have been collaborating on a joint solution for financial traders.

Ixia Adds QualiTest

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Calabasas-based networking testing products developer Ixia said earlier this week that it has added software testing and quality assurance company QualiTest as part of its partnership program. Ixia said QualiTest is now part of its Global Solution Provider Program, which helps deliver its network test products to enterprises and service providers around the world. Qualitest is using Ixia's products for emulating media-rich network traffic, among other efforts. READ MORE>>.

Ixia, ProtectWise In Partnership

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the developer of network testing products, and enterprise security software developer ProtectWise said today that they are in an integration patnership. Accorsding to the two, the partnership will deliver enterprises a comprehensive solution for end-to-end visibility across enterprise, mixed cloud, and multi-cloud environments. Financial details of the strategic alliance were not announced. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Finds New Chief Marketing Officer

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment and software developer Ixia has appointed a new Chief Marketing Officer today, saying that it has named Marie Hattar to the position. Hattar was previously Chief Marketing Officer at Check Point Software, and also served at Cisco in a number of executive positions, with a total of over 20 years of experience in the security and networking industry. Hattar reports to CEO Bethany Mayer. READ MORE>>.

Ixia, Anritsu Deploy With O2 Czech Republic

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Calabasas-based network testing hardware and software developer Ixia , and test equipment developer Anritsu A/S said this morning that the two have completed a proof-of-concept deployment for O2 Czech Republic. The company said the proof of concept provided Network Function Virtualization (NFV) monitoring, to help O2 Czech Republic with service level agreement (SLA) monitoring for its customers in virtualized environments. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Wins NoviFlow

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Calabasas-based network testing software and hardware developer Ixia reports this morning that its products hvae been selected by NoviFlow, to validate performance of that company's Software Defined Networking (SDN) switches. Financial impact of the win was not announced. Ixia said that NoviFlow is using its IxNetwork product, which emulates SDN switches, hosts, and applications. READ MORE>>. ixia noviflow network testing software hardware

Ixia Aims At Global Channel

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Calabasas-based Ixia , which develops networking testing hardware and software, announced this morning that it has launched a new, partner program, specifically aimed at the global market. Ixia said its new Global Solutions Provider Program (GSPP) will help global solutions providers, by offering up support for planning and design, performance and security testing, and more. Other details on the program were not announced. READ MORE>>. ixia network testing gloal channel

DTS Now Part Of Tessera

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Calabasas-based surround sound and audio technology developer DTS is now officially part of Tessera , after Tessera completed its acquisition of DTS on Thursday, the companies said on Thursday afternoon. Tessera paid $850M in cash for DTS, in a deal which had originally been announced in May. Tessera said that it will introduce a new corporate name, stock ticker, brand, and logo during the first quarter of 2017 as a result of the acquisition. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Names New CFO

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the network testing hardware and software developer, said Tuesday that it has named Brent Novak as its new Chief Financial Officer. Novak has been Ixia''s VP of Finance since 2006, and was appointed acting CFO of the company in March. Novak also has served at Idealab and PricewaterhouseCoopers. READ MORE>>. ixia executive brent novak hardware testing network software

Ixia Shifts To 100 Percent Channel Sales

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Calabasas-based network testing hardware and software developer Ixia said yesterday that it has shifted to a 100 percent, channel sales model for its enterprise customers. Ixia said the adoption of the model was made to show its "unwavering commitment" to its network of reseller partners. Ixia said it has more than 800 resellers who are part of its partner program. READ MORE>>. ixia channel sales network testing hardware software

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Ixia, Fortinet Tie On Terabit Firewall Testing

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment and software deeloper Ixia , and firewall and cybersecurity appliance developer Fortinet said late Wednesday that Ixia is being a validation of terabit-speed firewalls from Fortinet. The two said that they used Ixia's CloudStorm and BreakingPoint testing products to test Fortinet's FortiGate 3980E and 7060E enterprise firewalls. The 3980E provides 1 terabit per second throughput. READ MORE>>.

DTS Acquires Arctic Palm

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Calabasas-based audio technology developer DTS said Thursday that it has acquired Arctic Palm Technology , a developer of broadcast radio technology. Financial terms of the acquisition deal were not announced. Arctic Palm wa founded in 1997, and is based in London, Ontario, Canada. The company has more than 2,700 stations as customers, according to DTS, including NPR, Entercom, Townsquare, Saga, Cumulus, Bell Media, CBC and Corus. DTS is led by Jon Kirchner.

DTS Signs Deal With Chinese Smartphone Maker

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Calabasas-based DTS , which develops surround sound and other audio technology, reported a win Monday with Chinese smartphone brand Vivo. According to DTS, Vivo will begin delivering streaming content in DTS-HD, via digital content service partner Xunlei. Financial impact of the deal was not announced. DTS provides the software for decoding the streaming audio from Xunlei. READ MORE>>. audio streaming maker smartphone chinese

Ixia Rolls Out LTE Testing Product

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Calabasas-based network testing products developer Ixia said Monday that it has launched a new, LTE testing product, called IxLoad-Wireless. According to Ixia, the new product is aimed at providing Long Term Evolution (LTE) testing for cellular IoT efforts, the machine-to-machine (M2M) area. In particular, Ixia said its tool can be used to ensure that LTE components can handle real-world traffic and connection density. Pricing on the new product was not announced. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Launches New Security Testing Product For Hyperscale Data Centers

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Calabasas-based network testing software and hardware developer Ixia announced this morning that it has launched a new product, CloudStorm, to provide network security testing of hyperscale cloud data centers. The company said the product will test and validate the increased capacity, efficiency, and resiliency of hyperscale cloud data centers, including how well those centers can handle SSL traffic and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

Razer Acquires THX

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Carlsbad-based gaming accessories maker Razer said on Monday that it has acquired surround processing technology developer THX. The acquisition is the second in the surround sound and sound processing area in the last month; Calabasas-based DTS was acquired in September by Tessera Technologies. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. THX--which was founded by George Lucas--will continue to operate as a separate brand and business.

Ixia Completes Net Optics Acquisition

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Calabasas-based Ixia said Thursday evening that it has completed its acquisition of Net Optics , which develops application and network visibility products. Ixia had announced the acquisition back in October. The acquisition was worth $190M in cash. READ MORE>>. ixia ixiacom optics application network visbility optical testing merger acquisition

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Zya Sees Big Bump In Downloads

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Mobile music game Zya , which was developed by Calabasas-based Music Mastermind, has now been downloaded more than 350,000 times, according to the app developer, up dramatically from the 250,000 downloads the company had reported right before SxSW.

DTS Adds Pantech

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Calabasas-based DTS , the developer of surround sound and other audio processing technology, has signed on another customer. The firm said over the weekend that it has linked with OPantech , where Pantech will integrated its audio technology into Pantech devices, including smartphones.

DTS Ships In New Toshiba Notebooks

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Calabasas-based audio enhancement and surround sound technology developer DTS said this morning that its technology is shipping in the new Toshiba Kirabook notebook computer. According to DTS, its DTS Studio Sound products are being used in the new product, for surround sound and other audio enhancement. Financial impact of the win was not announced. READ MORE>>. surround sound toshiba audio enhancement hardware

Ixia Gets Customer Win With Mellanox

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the manufacturer and developer of network testing hardware and software, reported a win Tuesday at Infiniband and Ethernet networking equipment maker Mellanox. Ixia said that Mellanox wil luse its products to verify the functionality of new, 100GbE products, including network adapters, switches, cables, and transceivers. Financial impact of the win was not announced. READ MORE>>. ixia network testing equipment software mellanox 100gbe infiniband

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DTS Virtual:X Deploys On Analog Devices DSP

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Calabasas-based DTS , the developer of surround sound and sound processing software which is now owned by Xperi Corporation, says its technology is now available on Analog Devices, Inc. digital signal processing (DSP) products. According to DTS, its DTS Virtual:X SDKs are ready for integration into AVRs and sound bars using Analog Devices' various DSP products, including the ADSP-2148x, ADSP-2157x, ADSP-SC57x, ADSP-2158x.

Ixia Spins New Partner Program

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the developer of network testing hardware and software, said it has launched a new partner program. The company said its new Xceed Technology Partner Program will provide implementation guidance for solutions, particularly in the areas of virtualization, big data analytics, and IoT. The partnership program also provides strategy and design workshops, solution integration and support, training, and other sales related benefits, according to the company.

DTS Buys Manzanita Systems

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Calabasas-based DTS , the developer of surround sound and other technology, said late Thursday that it has acquired Manzanita Ssstems , which develops MPEG software for the digital television, video on demand, and other markets. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Manzanita Systems is based in Poway, just north of San Diego. According to DTS, the move will bolster tools for online and streaming video applications. READ MORE>>.

DTS Powers Acer Smartphones

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Calabasas-based DTS , the developer and provider of audio processing technology, reported today that its technology has been integrated into new smartphones from Acer. The firm said its DTS Sound technology is being used in Acer's new E350 and Z110 smartphones. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. READ MORE>>. smartphone acer surround sound audio

DTS Powers PlayStation 4 Audio

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Calabasas-based DTS , the developer of surround sound and other audio processing technology, reported this morning that Sony''s new PlayStation 4 incorporates its DTS-HD Master Audio|7.1 decoder. The technology is being used to decode surround sound from Blu-ray disks. Financial impact of the deal were not announced. DTS said that Sony''s PlayStation 4 is the first product shipping with the decoder. READ MORE>>. playstation4 sony audio surround sound decoding

Ixia Signs Reseller

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Calabasas-based a href="[link] said Thursday that it has signed on a new reseller, Adaptive Integration , to offer up its application performance and security products. Ixia is a developer of hardware and software used for networking testing and monitoring. Adaptive Integration offers up its services in the western U.S. The two said they have been working together since December. READ MORE>>. ixia network hardware testing reseller software performance security cybersecurity

DTS Sets Launch For New Product, DTS Virtual:X

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Calabasas-based surround sound and audio processing technology developer DTS announced on Monday that it will launch a new product, DTS Virtual:X , this summer. DTS Virtual:X provides immersive sound without the need for additional rear surround speakers, according to the company, and is designed for use in sound bars, A/V receivers, and televisions. DTS said the first product to incorporate its new technology will be the YAS-27 sound bar from Yamaha, which will roll out in July.