LiveAction Acquires Visualization Firm Savvius


The acquisition allows Savvius to increase the development of their portfolio of products and allows LiveAction to enhance new visualization capabilities.

IT network management, analytics and data visualization software provider LiveAction announced its acquisition of packet–capture and analytics appliance provider Savvius. The acquisition will enable Savvius to increase the development of its Omnipliance, Omnipeek, and Insight products and allow LiveAction to enhance its visualization engine with new capabilities.

The companies hope that combining their technologies will create the industry’s most advanced diagnostics and network performance monitoring platform.

“The combination of LiveAction’s flow analytics and Savvius’s packet technologies will transform the Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics market with solutions that advance the frontier of visualization and simplicity,” says Brooks Borcherding, President and CEO of LiveAction.

The companies will deliver a combined set of powerful capabilities that simplifies customer abilities to manage networks and prepare for increased demands of software-defined infrastructure.

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Global enterprises and service providers use Savvius’s appliance and software for network performance diagnostics and LiveAction’s platforms for:

  • SD-WAN visualization
  • Network performance visibility
  • Quality of Service configuration

Once merged, the companies will combine these technologies and develop new ones that help customers optimize, troubleshoot, and visualize networks from data center to edge.

“Our team is thrilled to be joining LiveAction to execute on our common vision of revolutionizing network management,” says Larry Zulch, Savvius President and CEO. “Savvius and LiveAction have highly complementary offerings that will enable us to improve the experience of existing Savvius and LiveAction customers and target the entire NPMD market with superior solutions.”

Sue Walsh

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