Brief Overview

Spirent provides a range of network and telecommunications testing and evaluation services and solutions including penetration testing for mobile, IoT, and cloud.


Spirent Communications plc
Northwood Park, Gatwick Road
Crawley, West Sussex RH10 9XN
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1293 767676


Eric Hutchinson serves as CEO of Spirent.


Spirent Communications is a mature UK-based telecommunications firm founded in 1936. Corporate headquartered in the UK, the company has its operational headquarters in San Jose. Spirent has offices across the US, EMEA, and APAC. It trades on the London Stock Exchange.

Key Acquisitions

Epitiro (2015)
DAX Technologies (2014)
Mu Dynamics (2012)

Key Competitors

NCC Group

Products and Services

Solutions offered by Spirent in the security area include the following:

• Penetration Testing and Scanning – Performed by the Spirent SecurityLabs
• Embedded Devices Testing – Focuses testing on IoT devices
• We Security – Testing and assessment of Web applications
• Mobile Security – Penetration testing of mobile applications
• Wireless and Network Security – Scanning and testing for exploitable network vulnerabilities
• Source Code Analysis – Reviews of static code for exploitable flaws