NI tech company JAR Technologies bought by Scotland's Calnex

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  • Belfast based JAR Technologies has been acquired by Scottish firm Calnex, for an undisclosed amount.

    JAR Technologies, which employees a staff of 9 at its James Street offices, develops technology, specifically scalable Network Emulators; for telecoms, IT, datacenter/cloud, video, SD-WAN and security applications.

    The products are also used in smart grid utilities, healthcare and many other applications.

    “The Calnex acquisition of JAR Technologies enables the JAR:Emulate product line to reach a much broader range of customers and applications,” said Ryan McAnlis, CEO of JAR Technologies.

    Calnex Solutions, which is based in Linlithgow, is a leading provider of R&D test solutions for telecom synchronisation technologies. The company serves customers in more than 45 countries, including many of the largest telecom companies in the world.

    “SD-WAN, Cloud/OTT and Data Centers are hot new application areas for Network Emulation,” said Tommy Cook, CEO of Calnex Solutions. “These application areas require products with flexibility & high port count.

    "The acquisition of JAR Technologies enables Calnex to effectively address these key applications as the JAR:Emulate product line provides this flexibility with its scalable, multi-port, multi-user platform.”

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