Keysight Technologies' corporate headquarters in Santa Rosa, California has resumed operations after being temporarily closed due to the wildfires in Northern California. All four main buildings at the site are intact, and the majority of production facilities are back in operation, according to the company. Keysight affirmed the fourth quarter 2017 financial guidance provided in its third quarter earnings release on August 30, 2017.
Keysight Technologies announced that Satish Dhanasekaran will succeed Mike Gasparian as president of the Communications Solutions Group. Gasparian is retiring. Marie Hattar will assume the new role of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), the role she held at Ixia, which was recently acquired by Keysight.
Keysight GoldenGate is the best-in-class RFIC simulation tool inside the Cadence Virtuoso design environment. For many years, RF designers have relied on GoldenGate to solve their challenging problems and have benefited from its robust simulation convergence and fast simulation capabilities to fully characterize their transceiver designs prior to tape-out.
Keysight Technologies Inc. and Samsung Electronics Corp. announced a technology collaboration on 5G development and testing. Keysight and Samsung have entered into a technology collaboration to enable design and deployment of 5G devices to support early operator trials. The initial focus of the partnership is on 5GTF specifications (www.5gtf.org). Future collaboration will include work being done in 3GPP NR.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced that it is collaborating with ZTE to assist them in the test and measurement of critical 5G key technologies, including mmW communications, new PHY, massive MIMO and BTS beamforming prototypes. Keysight will help ZTE accelerate 5G product time to market by providing industry-leading products and solutions, for example, UXA mmW signal analyzes, AXIe modular ultra-broad bandwidth signal generation and analysis systems, and system level prototype solutions.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. and Ixia announced a definitive agreement for Keysight to acquire Ixia in an all-cash transaction of approximately $1.6 billion. Ixia provides testing, visibility and security solutions that strengthen applications across physical and virtual networks.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced it will exhibit its latest high-speed digital solutions at DesignCon 2017, Booth 725, Santa Clara Convention Center, Feb. 1-2. Keysight's technical experts and application engineers will demonstrate the most advanced design and test solutions, developed for solving today's most difficult high-speed digital measurement challenges. Keysight is proud to be the host sponsor of DesignCon 2017.
Keysight announced three new PXIe chassis with different sizes and performance characteristics. The new chassis include the 10-slot Gen 3 chassis, designed for high-performance, benchtop and R&D applications; the cost-effective 5-slot Gen 1 chassis; and the redesigned 18-slot Gen 2 chassis, with improved power supply and improved system integration.