Tektronix acquires Synthesys Research

Tektronix Inc., a supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products and tools, completed the acquisition of SyntheSys Research Inc. The details of the transaction were not disclosed.

MAY 3, 2010 -- Tektronix Inc., a supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products and tools, completed the acquisition of SyntheSys Research Inc. The details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1989, SyntheSys Research Inc. is a privately held corporation located in Menlo Park, Calif. SyntheSys develops and manufactures high-speed signal integrity test and measurement instrumentation--including the BERTScope--for the computer, storage, and communications industries.

“The acquisition of SyntheSys Research brings to Tektronix a strong team that has delivered leading innovation with the BERTScope,” says Brian Reich, general manager of performance oscilloscopes for Tektronix. “The combination of SyntheSys and Tektronix accelerates our ability to provide leading full product solutions for both transmitter and receiver high-speed serial test.”

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