Sweden based network software platforms supplier Enea said it has acquired France based Network Intelligence software supplier Qosmos for approximately €52.7M ($54.89M). The transaction is said to be financed through cash and bank loans after approval by the French Ministry of Finance.
Currently more than 100 telecom networks worldwide use real-time traffic visibility for mobile traffic management, cyber security, and network analytics solutions provided by Qosmos. In 2016 Qosmos is estimated to generate sales of around €14.2 M($14.79M).
After the acquisition was confirmed Enea’s President and CEO Anders Lidbeck said “We will be able to help customers identify, classify, and analyse network traffic in real-time, and we will be able to serve and assist them in new areas such as traffic management and network security analytics”.
Qosmos is a privately held French software company created in 2000 and headquartered in Paris. It is a supplier of Network Intelligence software based on Deep Packet Inspection (DPI).
Qosmos manufactures components software used by OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturer), publishers and IT integrators who then incorporate them into their network optimization solutions, quality of IT and cyber security. It currently works with sixty vendors including Intel and Wind River also for telecom sectors including: F5 (USA), Openwave Mobility(USA), Anritsu (Japan), Polystar (Sweden), Protei(Russia).
Enea (Engmans Elektronik Aktiebolag) is a global supplier of network software platforms founded in 1968 by Rune Engman. It is headquartered in Kista, Sweden. Enea provides real-time operating systems and consulting services offering end to end development and support for technology products. This includes design, development, testing and maintenance, and off-shoring. Its user range from Telecom and Automotive, to Medical and Avionics companies.
Enea first product was an operating system for a defence computer used by the Swedish Air Force.