JDS Uniphase Corp.
) recently acquired the U.K-based privately held Arieso, a
leading provider of location-based intelligent software for
global telecom networks. Arieso's software helps wireless
operators to solve bandwidth related problems for their 2G, 3G
and 4G-LTE network even under spectrum constraints. This software
locates, stores and analyzes data from customer's devices and
enables wireless operators to deploy small cells strategically to
avoid network congestion.
The acquisition of Arieso will significantly enhance JDS
Uniphase's mobility software portfolio. The newly acquired
technologies predominantly targeting radio access network (RAN)
monitoring and optimization to deliver effective network design
and performance. The RAN optimization market size is expected to
grow to $1 billion by 2015. Most notably, Arieso has a solid list
of clientele that includes several global telecom giants, such as
Vodafone Group plc.
JDS Uniphase paid $85 million in cash for this acquisition. We
believe this deal will be incrementally positive for the company
from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. The company already
offers an innovative LTE test solution, which encompasses
end-to-end, real-time tracing, data assurance and OSS to derive
the performance and revenue potential of LTE network.JDS Uniphase
currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
The marketfor optical networking and test measurement is
emerging rapidly in terms of technological innovation and
demand.JDS Uniphase's newly launched differentiated products have
gained solid market traction. In the second quarter of fiscal
2013, the newly launched products accounted for 54% of its total
revenue in the core network market. The acquisition of Arieso
will further boost the company's top line.
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