About the Company
Keysight Technologies, based in Santa Rosa, California, manufactures electronics measurement and test equipment and software. The company is commonly addressed as “Keysight”, a blend of “key” and “sight”. It chose this name to convey the idea that it helps to unlock key or critical insights. It has over 30,000 clients from more than 100 countries across the world. Among these, there are 25 top technological companies using its products and services. As of 2021, it has more than 13,900 employees and over 670,000 STEM students connecting worldwide.
It offers products under eight segments, namely, software, meters, generators, sources + power, modular instruments, network test, wireless, network security + visibility and additional products. Some of its noteworthy products are DC electronic loads, device current waveform analyzer, cloud test, 5G OTA chambers, bypass switches, network test hardware, Vector Signal Analyzers, Protocol and Load Test, High-Speed Digitizers + Multichannel Data Acquisition Solutions, PXI products, etc. Along with these, it provides about 13 services like financial, consulting, calibration, education, repair, etc.
Keysight Technologies caters to various industries, like education, finance and capital market, service providers, enterprise, communication, automotive and energy, semiconductor and aerospace and defence. It also offers more than 20 different types of solutions like cloud, network visibility, performance monitoring, data centre infrastructure, optical and photonic, energy ecosystem, etc.
The company is a spin-off extended from Agilent Technologies in 2014 with its electronics and radio focused business. Agilent continues to develop in the field of chemical and bio-analytical products and services. Before becoming an independent entity, the company was the measurement and test division of Hewlett-Packard that was later given to Agilent. Since its spin-off, Keysight has acquired few companies by itself such as Anite PLC and Electroservices Enterprises UK Ltd. in 2015, Ixia in 2017, Thales Calibration Services in 2018 and Eggplant in 2020.
Since its incorporation in 2014, Keysight shares have been trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “KEYS”.
In 2020, Forbes included KEYS in two of its prestigious lists, namely America’s Best Employers By State and Global 2000. It also sealed a spot in the 2021 Forbes’ list of Just Companies and Fortune’s list of 40 Best Large Workplaces in the Bay Area.;
|Organisation||Keysight Technologies Inc|
|Industry||Scientific & Technical Instruments|
|HeadQuarters||Santa Rosa, CA|