Ross Video Acquires Montalto
The following Press Release was issued today by Ross Video:
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 [Iroquois, Ontario, Canada] – Ross Video announces the acquisition of Montalto, a research and development company based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
The Montalto team brings experience, innovation, a broad skill set, and deep knowledge of broadcast routing systems to Ross Video. As former Harris/Leitch staff, the team was successful in developing many breakthrough products over the years.
The Ross Virginia team will take responsibility for advancing the Ross routing systems line, as well as contributing technology and products to Ross’ openGear product portfolio.
“It’s an amazing opportunity to join such a engaged leadership team who have developed a culture of innovation and ‘can-do’ attitudes where customer focus and market leadership are core to the company’s values.” said Mark Sizemore, Managing Director, Montalto and now Director of Routing Soutions, Ross Video. “It’s been a dream of the Montalto team to get back to our core passion, and we’re able to do that again with Ross. Stay tuned for new product additions and enhancements to the Ross routing and openGear product lines.”
“Ross Video is thrilled to add the Montalto team to our Infrastructure group – they are a great group of guys and fit right in with our culture,” commented David Ross, CEO, Ross Video. “The team’s extensive knowledge and passion for routing systems, coupled with their track record of project execution, will help propel our routing business going forward.”
As a result of this acquisition, Ross has opened a development lab in Virginia Beach as a base of operation for routing systems development. This new location creates a third R&D component in the USA adding to existing development labs in Boston and California. Ross Video also has R&D facilities in Ottawa, Canada; Brussels, Belgium; Hilversum, The Netherlands and Melbourne, Australia.