Ixia and C&S Group Join Hands to Authenticate In-Vehicle Networking

By CIOReview | Wednesday, May 27, 2015

FREMONT, CA: Ixia, a networking solutions company, and C&S Group –an accredited automotive network protocol testing company- have partnered to address safeguarding, authenticating and developing automotive Ethernet communications in the sector enabling automotive manufacturers and their supplies to meet automotive industry standards through their expertise in automotive and Ethernet testing.

As more interest grows around the connected car concept, Ethernet joins the party with its greater bandwidth and high performance capabilities. Automotive OEMs and suppliers are appetent on solutions to ensure application performance and security resilience in key features along with infotainment and driver assistance as vehicles use more information to communicate. Automotive manufacturers must ensure that their in-vehicle systems comply with the IEEE and AUTOSAR norms for a proper Ethernet implementation and also adhere to legacy systems.

“Ethernet is the future communication protocol for in-vehicle systems, and verifying that Ethernet implementations are conforming to accepted industry standards is one of the most important checks on quality, safety and performance,” said David Bollati, president, C&S Group. “Our partnership with Ixia offers our customers an easy and accurate solution to fulfill the highest standards for quality, robustness and compliance.”