Report: Keysight Technologies Planning Offer On Ixia

Calabasas-based network testing equipment and software developer Ixia is nearing a deal to be acquired by competitor Keysight Technologies, according to Reuters this week, citing "people familiar with the matter." Terms of the potential bid were not announced, and the report says that Keysight Technologies is not the only bidder on Ixia. Ixia's testing hardware and software is used by network equipment manufacturers, network operators, and others for testing, design, network deployment, and other similar uses.