Juniper announces closing of 128 Technology acquisition

128 Technology and Silicom Team

By 128 Technology
September 17, 2020
Combination of 128 Technology’s Session Smart Router™ and Silicom’s Next Generation CPE Strengthens Foundation for Digital Transformation

Burlington, MA – September 17, 2020 – 128 Technology, the leader in Session Smart™ Routing and  Silicom, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SILC), a leading provider of networking and data infrastructure solutions, partnered to deliver next-generation software-defined networking solutions to service providers, Tier 1 and Tier 2 telecommunications providers, and enterprise customers. This partnership is the latest example of a long history of cooperation between the two companies.

“The industry is seeking flexible solutions that support a wide range of new use cases and business models,” said Andy Ory, CEO 128 Technology.  “By combining our strengths with Silicom’s, we are meeting that need and enabling organizations to evolve as they continue down the path of digital transformation.”

“One of the proof points of the disaggregated concept is how it promotes partnerships between top-tier hardware providers, like Silicom, with top-tier software providers, like 128 Technology, for the benefit of customers worldwide,” commented Shaike Orbach, Silicom’s CEO. “We are proud of the uniquely robust and flexible SD-WAN solution we have created together, and the market agrees, as demonstrated by its rapid traction in a highly competitive marketplace.”

Additionally, Silicom and 128 Technology have achieved joint solution-based LTE certification with both AT&T and Verizon, ensuring all required network specifications are built into the specific hardware, modem, and software combinations. This achievement removes barriers to entry and guarantees the certified device is allowed onto both carriers’ networks.

The 128 Technology Session Smart Router™ modernizes distributed software-defined routing. This innovative networking solution enables enterprises and service providers to build service-centric fabrics that deliver breakthroughs in simplicity, security, performance, and savings.

About Silicom

Silicom Ltd. is a leading provider of high-performance networking and data infrastructure solutions. Designed primarily to improve performance and efficiency in Cloud and Data Center environments, Silicom’s solutions increase throughput, decrease latency and boost the performance of servers and networking appliances, the infrastructure backbone that enables advanced Cloud architectures and leading technologies like NFV, SD-WAN, and Cyber Security. Our innovative solutions for high-density networking, high-speed fabric switching, offloading, and acceleration, which utilize a range of cutting-edge silicon technologies as well as FPGA-based solutions, are ideal for scaling-up and scaling-out cloud infrastructures. For more information, please visit:

About 128 Technology

128 Technology, a software-based networking company, is on a mission to radically reinvent companies’ digital futures based on a new model for virtual networking called Session Smart™. Session-smart networking enables enterprise customers and service providers to create a service-centric fabric that’s more simple, agile, and secure, delivering better performance at a lower cost. Whether your enterprise is moving your business to the cloud, modernizing the WAN edge, seeking more reliable unified communications, or pursuing an industrial internet of things (IIoT) initiative, Session Smart networking re-aligns networks with digital transformation initiatives. Headquartered in Burlington, Mass. along Route 128, ‘America’s technology highway’, the company also has operations throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. To learn more about 128 Technology, please visit

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128 Technology Contact:

Karen Falcone

128 Technology
[email protected]  

Silicom Contact:
Eran Gilad, CFO
Silicom Ltd.
Tel: +972-9-764-4555
E-mail: [email protected]

Silicom Investor Relations Contact:

Ehud Helft
GK Investor Relations
Tel: +1 646 201 9246
E-mail: [email protected]