Trapeze Networks

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Trapeze Networks
IndustryComputer networking
FoundedPleasanton, California, USA (2002)
FoundersBill Miskovetz
Dan Simone
HeadquartersPleasanton, CA, USA
ProductsWLAN Infrastructure,
Network Management Applications
ParentJuniper Networks (NASDAQ: JNPR)

Trapeze Networks, Inc. was founded in 2002. It is a Wi-Fi networking infrastructure and services vendor. In Sept 2007 Trapeze was recognized by Frost and Sullivan as the first company to apply controller virtualization techniques to wireless networks resulting in session-level hitless failover capabilities.[1] Trapeze was acquired by Belden Inc. in July 2008 for $133 million.[2] In December 2008 Trapeze Networks acquired Newbury Networks, a Wi-Fi based Real-Time Location Services (RTLS) company.[3] In November 2010 Juniper Networks announced a definitive agreement to acquire Trapeze Networks in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $152 million.[4]


  1. ^ "Frost & Sullivan Select Trapeze Networks for Prestigious Industry Innovation & Advancement of the Year Award in the European WLAN Infrastructure Market". 2007.
  2. ^ "Belden Acquires Trapeze Networks for $133 Million". EE Times. 2008-07-18.
  3. ^ "Trapeze swings for Newbury Networks: WLAN vendor Trapeze acquires Wi-Fi location products". Network World. 2008-12-15.
  4. ^ "Juniper Networks Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Trapeze Networks". Juniper Networks. 2010-11-16.

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