VSS Monitoring Completes Acquisition by Danaher Corporation
Company to Join Communications Group as Standalone Company
SAN MATEO, Calif. - June 8, 2012 - VSS Monitoring, a leader in Network Packet Brokers (NPB), today announced that it has completed its acquisition by Danaher Corporation. VSS and its global employee base will join Danaher as a standalone business within the Communications Group.
"This is a great outcome for VSS' shareholders, employees and customers, as well as Danaher," said Martin Breslin, CEO and founder of VSS Monitoring. "It has been an exciting road as we built our leading edge packet broker technology, as well as our global customer set of Tier 1 carriers and Fortune 100 companies, and it is very rewarding to see those accomplishments well recognized by Danaher. Looking forward, our management team remains focused on leveraging those assets, plus our increased resources, to further accelerate VSS' growth and customer impact."
"Danaher is an ideal business partner," adds Breslin, "given the clear value each of our solutions creates for our respective customers, coupled with the new resources and best practices for scaling our business that they are providing. There are no other vendors offering as holistic a solution, coupled with as broad an ecosystem of vendor partners."
VSS Monitoring is a leader in brokering traffic for performance and security tools on dynamic networks deployed by enterprises, governments and service providers. With a large and feature-rich family of network packet brokers, VSS allows IT professionals to see into the farthest reaches of even the largest networks.
Danaher is a science and technology leader that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. Our premier brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets we serve. The Danaher Business System provides a foundation to our 59,000 associates around the world, serving customers in more than 125 countries. In 2011, we generated $16.1 billion of revenue. For more information please visit our website: www.danaher.com.
About VSS Monitoring
VSS Monitoring is a world leader in network packet brokers (NPB), providing a visionary, systems approach for optimizing and scaling the connectivity between network switching and the network intelligence universe of analytics, security, and monitoring tools. VSS Monitoring's network packet brokers improve tool usage, simplify operations, increase efficiencies and greatly enhance ROI. For more information, visit www.vssmonitoring.com .
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