VMware To Acquire AI-Based Network Analytics Provider Nyansa

  • VMware plans to combine Nyansa Voyance with its SD-WAN by VeloCloud
  • The terms of the deal have not been disclosed

According to a report by Zdnet, VMware has announced that it intends to acquire a Palo Alto-based AI-based network analytics provider Nyansa. The report said that the deal is expected to close in VMware’s first quarter of the financial year of 2021 (FY 2021). The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

As per the report, VMware plans to combine Nyansa Voyance, the AIOps platform for network analytics and IoT security, with VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud. It will help VMware extend its portfolio into enterprise campus and branch offices. This will be done by adding software-defined capabilities on Wi-Fi and LAN devices said the report. Users will be able to get data on network traffic and application performance.

Monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities

According to the report, Sanjay Uppal, vice president, and general manager of VMware’s VeloCloud business unit said in a statement that the acquisition of Nyansa will accelerate VMware’s delivery of end-to-end monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities for LAN/WAN deployments. He added that Nyansa is a proven solution that solves many of the shortcomings of vendor-specific solutions that are seen in present times.

Nyansa CEO Abe Ankumah said in a statement that the company and VMware are perfectly aligned in technology, products, and culture. After the acquisition, the company will continue to advance AI-driven multi-vendor network analytics platform.