The move enhances Agilent's solutions for next-generation network and equipment testing

August 9, 2000

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PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A - news) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Digital Technology Inc. and its sister company, Dynamic Digital Technology Private Limited. Digital Technology, based in Bedford, Mass., and Dynamic, based in Calcutta, India, operate as one company (DTI) with 34 employees, and together represent a leading developer of network-protocol test solutions. The purchase of these privately held companies is expected to extend Agilent's ability to deliver test solutions used by network equipment manufacturers and service providers to develop, select and deploy next-generation, IP-based products and services. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"Manufacturers of network equipment, such as terabit routers, and their customers face increasing competitive pressure to bring high-speed IP services to market quickly," said Bill Wood, vice president and general manager of Agilent's Advanced Networks Division. "The addition of DTI's resources and expertise will help us extend the capabilities of our industry-leading QA Robot and RouterTester platforms, and provide customers with solutions to ensure that their products and services meet the demands of the real-world Internet."

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