Tektronix Communications, provider of communications test and network intelligence products, announced Monday that it has acquired Arbor Networks, which makes network security solutions that prevent distributed denial-of-service attacks. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Plano, Texas-based Tektronix, the purchase will allow the company to extend network security and monitoring services to its fixed-line mobile, converged/IP and enterprise customers. Chelmsford, Mass.-based Arbor Networks' also makes a broadband service optimization product. — DK