IHSE Acquires kvm-tec To Expand Product Portfolio and Customer Base
IHSE announced the company has acquired IT security specialist kvm-tec. Founded in 2006, kvm-tec develops and distributes KVM-over-IP solutions (KVMoIP) to extend and switch computer signals. The company enables the transmission of the signals via the standard IP protocol in existing networks. IHSE is a global technology provider for KVM solutions (keyboard, video and mouse) via proprietary network protocols and is expanding its product portfolio and customer base with this acquisition.
IHSE’s IT security specialized proprietary KVM solutions are used in mission-critical applications such as air traffic control, control rooms and the utilities and transport sectors. With the acquisition of kvm-tec, IHSE is accessing a worldwide KVMoIP customer base that will benefit from the international IHSE distribution network going forward, with offices in Germany, the USA, Singapore and China. In addition to joint sales forces, the management of IHSE and kvm-tec sees further synergy potential in purchasing and production.
Ing. Dietmar Pfurtscheller, founder and CEO of kvm-tec, will remain with the company after the transaction is completed, along with his wife, Ingrid Pfurtscheller, MSc, head of sales and marketing. They will drive growth together with the IHSE team. Kvm-tec is based in Tattendorf, Austria.
“With kvm-tec’s IP-based product portfolio, we are strengthening our strategic competitive position in the market for further growth,” said Dr. Enno Littmann, CEO of IHSE. “Now, we offer the right KVM solution for every customer need. Our joint technology platform also means we are reinforcing our innovation capabilities in a rapidly changing market.”
“Since kvm-tec was founded some 15 years ago, we have continuously developed the technology behind our KVMoIP products and are proud to supply numerous international customers today,” said Ing. Dietmar Pfurtscheller. “We are confident that in IHSE, we have found the right partner to support our ongoing growth.”