Keysight Technologies and the Georgia Institute of Technology today announced a plan to launch a software development center to accelerate Keysight's transformation into a software-centric solutions provider. Keysight has chartered the center to develop next-generation software for use in the design and test of electronic products being created by Keysight's customers around the world.
Keysight, which has a longstanding relationship with Georgia Tech, expects the new center to benefit both organizations by combining emerging talent from one of the top ranking engineering programs in the U.S. with the resources and experience of the world's leading electronic design and test company.
The new facility will grow to house more than 200 software developers over the next five years. Located in Atlanta's growing Midtown district, the center will feature an open environment that fosters collaboration and supports an agile software development approach. With its proximity to Georgia Tech, Keysight's center will have access to leading research, top students and state-of-the-art engineering laboratories.
"We are excited by the opportunities and innovation that our new software development center will generate," said Ron Nersesian, Keysight president and CEO. "Georgia Tech has one of the largest and top ranked engineering programs in the country, and its students bring with them skills and capabilities that will be a great asset to Keysight."