By Alyssa Dalton
April 5, 2013 – Westell Technologies, a provider of telecommunications equipment for wireline, wireless and home networks, has acquired Kentrox, a player in intelligent site management solutions. The transaction closed on April 1, 2013.
“Kentrox is a perfect fit with our growth strategy,” said Rick Gilbert, chair and CEO of Westell. “The company is a leader in providing intelligent site management solutions with a wireless focus, significant software content, and global reach. Kentrox has outstanding customers and solutions that complement Westell’s.”
Kentrox offers a range of monitoring, management and control equipment for remote sites, such as cell sites and towers. Its solutions aim to help network operators and service providers reduce costs while improving network performance and security.
“This is a great combination for our customers and employees,” said Rich Cremona, president and CEO of Kentrox. “Westell has excellent customer relationships, supply chain capabilities, and financial strength that will help Kentrox continue to develop and market world-class solutions and leverage our growth.”