Cloud-Native SD-WAN Provider Adaptiv Networks Acquires LiveQoS

Adaptiv Networks, a cloud-native SD-WAN-as-a-Service vendor, has acquired the assets of LiveQoS. The acquired company is a provider of network technologies designed to improve the Quality of Experience (QoE) for demanding, real-time, and business critical applications over the Internet. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. 

Salim Nensi
“Combining LiveQoS Internet acceleration technologies with Adaptiv Networks cloud-managed SD-WAN solutions will create more value for the Adaptiv Networks customers,” said Salim Nensi, CEO of LiveQoS.

The acquisition of LiveQoS is intended to further strengthen Adaptiv Networks’ technological market leadership as it relates to service-specific QoS/QoE improvement and edgeless SD-WAN. The addition of a “highly skilled and experienced” team would enable Adaptiv Networks to improve its offering, accelerate its plans to better serve its valued customers, and pursue its plans for growth. According to Adaptiv Networks, the combined patent portfolio would form one of the most comprehensive in the SD-WAN space.

“LiveQoS engineers are world class and we are delighted to have them join the Adaptiv Networks team,” said Bernard Breton, CEO of Adaptiv Networks. “By strengthening our R&D capabilities and technological leadership, we will be able to jumpstart our aggressive growth plan to meet the accelerating opportunities in the global SD-WAN market.”

Application Performance

Demanding Internet applications require high-quality, low-variability latency and bandwidth to deliver acceptable performance and user experience. With its many application acceleration technologies (VoIP, UC, POS, VDI, File Transfer, etc.), the LiveQoS portfolio would offer innovative solutions enabling SaaS providers, computer and networking OEMs, and enterprise-grade organizations to accelerate their Internet performance and to do so consistently.

“Combining LiveQoS Internet acceleration technologies with Adaptiv Networks cloud-managed SD-WAN solutions will create more value for the Adaptiv Networks customers,” said Salim Nensi, CEO of LiveQoS. “The LiveQoS team is excited to join a company which has clearly stated its goal of leading the SD-WAN revolution and we are looking forward to contributing to this success.”

Businesses rely on Adaptiv Networks’ software-defined network to provide “secured, lower-cost, higher-performance, and more reliable” cloud networks for their voice, data, and video communications needs. Adaptiv Networks serves more than 250 customers, with more than 2,500 sites deployed through 25 partners across North America.