June 7, 2012

Citrix Acquires Mobile Data & Video Optimization Firm Bytemobile

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Citrix announced this morning that itâs acquiring mobile traffic optimization company  Bytemobile - a move which Citrix says will allow it to enter the mobile and video market with access to the infrastructure of 130 mobile operators in 60 countries worldwide. Combined, the two companies will offer the mobile operators solutions to help them better manage the ever-increasing amount of network traffic, of both data and video, while also giving them better visibility into metrics related to performance, visibility and efficiency.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it has been approved the Board of Directors and is expected to close in Q3 2012.

Following the dealâs completion, Bytemobile will form a new Service Provider Platforms team, as a part of the Citrix Cloud Networking product group.


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