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Profile: Viavi Solutions Inc (VIAV.OQ)

VIAV.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

18 Apr 2019
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Viavi Solutions Inc. (Viavi), incorporated on June 23, 1993, is a provider of network test, monitoring and assurance solutions to communications service providers, enterprises and their ecosystems. The Company also offers thin film optical coatings, providing light management solutions to anti-counterfeiting, consumer and industrial, government and healthcare and other markets. The Company's segments include Network Enablement (NE), Service Enablement (SE), and Optical Security and Performance Products (OSP). The NE segment provides testing solutions that access the network to perform build-out and maintenance tasks. The SE segment offers solutions, which are embedded systems that yield network, service and application performance data. The OSP segment provides optical security solutions.

Network Enablement

The NE segment provides a portfolio of testing solutions, which include instruments, software and services to design, build, activate, certify, troubleshoot and optimize networks. Its solutions address lab and production environments, field deployment and service assurance for wireless and fixed communications networks, including storage networks. The NE segment provides solutions for communication service providers (CSPs), as well as network-equipment manufacturers (NEMs) and data center providers that deliver and/or operate broadband/Internet protocol (IP) networks (fixed and mobile) supporting voice, video and data services, as well as a range of applications. These solutions support the development and production of network equipment, and the deployment of next generation network technologies and services. Its customers include wireless and fixed services providers, NEMs, government organizations and large corporate customers, such as telecommunication, mobility and cable operators, chip and infrastructure vendors, storage-device manufacturers, storage-network and switch vendors, and deployed private enterprise customers.

The Company also offers a range of product support and professional services, which include repair, calibration, software support and technical assistance for its products. It offers product and technology training, as well as consulting services. Its professional services, provided in conjunction with system integration projects, include project management, installation and implementation. The Company's products are grouped into three categories: Wireline, Wireless and Lab. Wireline consists of Access and Cable products, Fiber Instrument products and Metro products. Wireless consists of wireless products. Lab consists of Capacity Advisor products, Fiber Optical Transport Products, Optical Transport products and Storage Network Test products.

The Company competes with Anritsu Corporation, Exfo Inc., Ixia, NetScout Systems Inc. and Spirent Communications plc.

Service Enablement

The SE segment is a provider of embedded systems and enterprise performance management solutions to CSPs and enterprises with visibility into network, service and application data. Its portfolio of SE solutions, which primarily consist of instruments, microprobes and software, address the same lab and production environments, field deployment and service assurance for wireless and fixed communications networks, including storage networks. Its SE solutions allow carriers to remotely monitor performance and quality of network, service and applications performance throughout the entire network.

SE solutions are embedded network systems, including microprobes and software, which collect and analyze network data. These solutions provide network management, control, optimization and differentiation for its customers. Its SE products and associated services are grouped into three product groups: Enterprise, Wireless and Assurance. Enterprise consists of Enterprise products. Wireless consists of Location Intelligence and RAN Solutions products. Assurance consists of Legacy Assurance, Protocol Test and xSIGHT products; Legacy Wireline products; Packet Portal products, and Video Assurance products.

The Company competes with NetScout Systems, Inc., Riverbed Technology and Spirent Communications plc.

Optical Security and Performance Products

The OSP segment leverages its core optical coating technologies and volume manufacturing capability to design, manufacture and sell products targeting anti-counterfeiting, consumer and industrial, government, healthcare and other markets. Its security offerings for the currency market include Optically Variable Pigment (OVP), Optically Variable Magnetic Pigment (OVMP) and banknote thread substrates. OVP enables a color-shifting effect used by banknote issuers and security printers around the world for anti-counterfeiting applications on banknotes and other documents. OSP also develops and delivers overt and covert anti-counterfeiting products that utilize its printing platform and are targeted primarily at the pharmaceutical and consumer-electronics markets. OSP provides a range of products and technologies for the consumer and industrial market, including, three dimensional (3D) sensing optical filters. Its products are used in a range of aerospace and defense applications, including optics for guidance systems, laser eye protection and night vision systems. In addition, it offers color solutions, which include optically-based color-shifting and other features for brands in the automotive and other industries.

The Company provides multicavity and linear variable optical filters on a range of substrates for applications including, thermal imaging, and spectroscopy and pollution monitoring. It also develops and manufactures miniature spectrometers that leverage its linear variable optical filters for use in applications for agriculture, pharmaceuticals, government and other markets.

The Company competes with Giesecke & Devrient, Merck KGA, Nidek, Toppan, Toray, Materion and Deposition Sciences.

Company Address

Viavi Solutions Inc

6001 America Center Dr Fl 6
SAN JOSE   CA   95002-2562
P: +1408.4043600
F: +1302.6555049

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