VIAVI partners with Ingram Micro for fiber and cable network test technology distribution

Viavi Solutions Inc. says it has reached an agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. for U.S. distribution of some of the former’s test instruments for fiber and cable MSO networks as well as performance management offerings for enterprise networks

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Viavi Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAV) says it has reached an agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. for U.S. distribution of some of the former’s test instruments for fiber and cable MSO networks as well as performance management offerings for enterprise networks. Ingram Micro will make available to its customers such VIAVI test instruments and products as the FiberChek Sidewinder and T-BERD/MTS-2000 OTDR for fiber networks, Trilithic cable signal leakage detection for copper and coax applications, Observer enterprise network performance monitoring and diagnostics (NPMD) technology, and a range of optical meters.

“We are pleased to offer VIAVI solutions to our channel partners throughout the vital U.S. market,” said Eric Kohl, vice president, advanced solutions, Ingram Micro. “As part of our best-in-class vendor portfolio, VIAVI gains access to Ingram Micro’s proven go-to-market resources including marketing, sales, and operations, as well as our growing suite of value-added services to connect with channel partners quickly, accurately, and efficiently.”

“VIAVI is a global leader in test and measurement for communication service providers, as well as performance management and diagnostics for enterprises. Tier-1 broadband and wireless service providers rely on our cable and fiber test instruments. Moreover, the VIAVI Observer platform has been recognized as a leading NPMD solution by Gartner’s Magic Quadrant,” said Barry Johnson, vice president of global channels at VIAVI. “We’re delighted to work with Ingram Micro, the world’s largest distributor of computer and technology products, to enable network operators to focus on key business objectives amid rapid industry migration and growing networking complexity.”

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