Spirent Communication has acquired Epitiro, a pioneer and leader in the rapidly growing Wi-Fi experience monitoring market. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. It’s a smart move for Spirent, Epitiro’s Wi-Fi capabilities will extend Spirent’s Proactive Service Assurance Suite. Epitiro’s platform provides continuous visibility of the end-user experience by proactively performing tests that emulate realistic user activities.

Des Owens, general manager of Service Assurance at Spirent, said in a statement: “Our service provider and enterprise customers increasingly see Wi-Fi as an integral part of their strategy to provide services anywhere and anytime”, and also added that: “With this acquisition, we’re building on the success of our strategic partnership with Epitiro and see an exciting opportunity to improve the visibility of Wi-Fi experience for many more service providers and enterprises worldwide. We’ll also be better positioned to integrate Epitiro’s pioneering Wi-Fi technology across our suite and to provide our customers with seamless support and services.”

Founded in 1936 and headquartered in Crawley, UK, Spirent Communications plc. (LSE: SPT) is a leading provider of verification, assessment, analytics, and device intelligence solutions. Service providers and enterprises increasingly rely on Wi-Fi technology to provide its users with high-quality voice, video and data services. Currently, the company employs over 1,400 employees in over 25 locations in more than 25 countries, and serves over 1,400 customers worldwide.