Xena appoints ihr Automotive as European Distributor for Automotive Ethernet Test Solutions

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Ihr Automotive to drive sales of Xena’s unique end-to-end Automotive Ethernet test solutions in a fiercely competitive segment.

Xena Networks, manufacturer of probably the world’s best Ethernet traffic generator and analysis solutions, today announced the appointment of ihr Automotive, a German-based provider of Automotive Engineering Services and Products, as their partner for distributing Xena’s Automotive Ethernet test solutions in Europe.

Xena’s Automotive Ethernet test solutions are used by car manufactures and their suppliers around the globe. Renowned for their award-winning price/performance and ease-of-use, Xena’s solutions can be used in the whole development chain from the initial R&D phase right through to production line testing and validation. Xena is the first vendor to support all the current Automotive Ethernet standards on a single test module without needing special transceivers or media converters.

“We are proud to welcome ihr Automotive to Xena’s partner network”, said Thomas Schulze, Xena’s Director of Automotive Business Development. “The automotive industry is a demanding sector which needs highly skilled partners who can deliver world-class support. The team at ihr Automotive have the expertise needed in In-Vehicle Networking as well as huge experience in testing all kinds of networking technologies like CAN, LIN and especially Automotive Ethernet.”

“Joining Xena’s worldwide partner network with the opportunity to sell their products in Europe is a significant step towards completing our product portfolio,” said Jörg Holzberg, CEO of IHR Automotive. “Xena has Automotive Ethernet test products that can be used from the lab-based development phase right through to the assembly line. Together with our SPICE-compliant driver development for LIN, CAN and Ethernet bus systems, and our accredited ISO17025 testing this will strengthen IHR Automotive’s position as a preferred vendor for Automotive Ethernet solutions.”


About Xena Networks:

Xena strives to develop the world’s best Ethernet T&M tools for performance and functional testing in R&D, Q&A, and manufacturing environments.

Founded in Denmark in 2007, Xena has sales offices around the world and markets its solutions through a global network of partners, winning multiple international awards for ease of use, responsiveness to customer needs and disruptive pricing policies.

Xena’s growth reflects the ubiquitous adoption of Ethernet across the global industries of networking, automotive, avionics, industrial, energy, healthcare, and defense, all being fueled by the technology trends of Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud Data Centers, and 5G.

Our customer base comprises equipment manufacturers, chip manufacturers, government and defense contractors, service providers, enterprises, and academia.

About ihr Automotive GmbH:

For IHR, technology is pure passion. It is the foundation and central point on which all our activities are focused. Inventive spirit, optimal reaction to market trends, flexibility, solution-oriented thinking, and action are the significant descriptors of our competencies. Nowadays, integrated solutions with sustainable added value are decisive in matching the expectations of our customers and their products.

With a strong focus on conformance test, accredited according to ISO17025 IHR offers its automotive customers a wide range of options for having LIN, CAN, CAN-FD and Ethernet applications tested. Based on our close collaboration with manufacturers of semiconductors IHR is also able to create an extensive driver and software data base. IHR offers embedded software solutions for almost any microcontroller. Founded in 1991 with offices in the United States and China, the name IHR stands for quality, reliability, and high customer satisfaction.

To learn more, see IHR’s website or Xena’s Automotive Ethernet test solutions.