HP ProCurve Finalizes Acquisition of Colubris Networks
2.12.2008 - Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic
HP ProCurve today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Colubris Networks, a Waltham, Mass.-based global provider of intelligent wireless networks for enterprises and service providers.
HP plans to integrate Colubris’ extensive product line into its ProCurve Networking product portfolio. This will expand HP ProCurve’s reach into vertical markets such as hospitality, transportation, healthcare, manufacturing, service provider and education.
HP ProCurve will continue to offer the award-winning Colubris Networks Intelligent Mobility Solution along with HP ProCurve Mobility Solutions, providing customers with the choice of integrated and overlay wireless solutions. The Colubris Intelligent Mobility Solution delivers wireless integrated access, management and security products as well as 802.11n capability – all of which help enterprises and service providers broaden the reach and impact of voice, data and multimedia applications.
HP ProCurve and Colubris customers will continue to receive complete support for both product lines.
The Barco Company operates on the market of information technologies since 1993. Barco is a provider of IT solutions in the area of barcode, RFID applications and wireless technologies for voice, data and video transmission. Barco is a distributor of wireless technologies working in 2,4GHz/3,5GHz/ 5GHz bands based on WiFi / WiMAX standard. Barco delivers solutions for wireless transmission, broadband access and high-capacity backbone networks for telecommunication sector / ISP. Its product portfolio is suitable for a wide range of applications, predominantly for the needs of communication companies, telecommunication operators and internet service providers. Barco registered capital amounts to 2 000 000 CZK. Barco is a holder of certificate ISO 9001:2001.
About HP ProCurve
HP ProCurve is the Network of Choice for best-in-class solutions, products and services for wired and wireless networks. ProCurve’s Adaptive Networks vision enables customers to implement an open, standards-based network infrastructure that adapts to the changing needs of users, applications and organizations. ProCurve was positioned in the Leaders quadrant in research and advisory firm Gartner Inc.’s 2008 Magic Quadrant Report for Global Campus LANs and is a worldwide leader in Ethernet switch market revenue and ports according to Dell’Oro Group.
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