Agilent Technologies and MathWorks to Offer MATLAB(r) Data Analysis Software With Agilent Oscilloscopes
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Agilent Technologies and MathWorks to Offer MATLAB(r) Data Analysis Software With Agilent Oscilloscopes

SANTA CLARA, Calif. & NATICK, Mass.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—January 28, 2009— Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) and The MathWorks today announced the availability of MATLAB(r) data analysis software with the purchase of Agilent 5000, 6000, 7000 and 90000 Series oscilloscopes.


Combining Agilent oscilloscopes and MATLAB data analysis software enables engineers to confidently analyze, visualize and filter signals. The integrated capability makes these tasks easier and saves engineers time. The agreement between The MathWorks and Agilent enables users to obtain high-quality instrumentation and data-analysis software from a single source.

“Agilent customers get the benefit of a coherent, integrated software platform that lets them use Agilent equipment in the complete product-development lifecycle,” said Roy Lurie, vice president of engineering for MATLAB products at The MathWorks. “This combination gives them integrated analysis capability, which accelerates time to insight and time to market.”

“Many of our customers use MATLAB software, and it is extremely important to them,” said Scott Sample, vice president and general manager of Agilent’s oscilloscope business. “This agreement provides them with the convenience of purchasing a complete hardware and software solution from Agilent, and gives them more time to focus on the creation of high-quality designs.”

Agilent’s 5000, 6000, 7000 and 90000 Series oscilloscopes now have purchase options that allow customers to include task-optimized configurations of The MathWorks products:

Agilent’s complete portfolio of oscilloscopes is available in a variety of form factors, with bandwidths ranging from 20 MHz to 90 GHz. These oscilloscopes offer industry-leading specifications and powerful applications.


The Agilent Option 061 MATLAB basic package and Option 062 MATLAB standard packages are available now.

About The MathWorks

The MathWorks is the world’s leading developer of technical computing and Model-Based Design software for engineers and scientists in industry, government and education. With an extensive product set based on MATLAB and Simulink(r), The MathWorks provides software and services to solve challenging problems and accelerate innovation in automotive, aerospace, communications, financial services, biotechnology, electronics, instrumentation, process and other industries.

The MathWorks was founded in 1984 and employs more than 2,000 people worldwide, with headquarters in Natick, Mass. For additional information, visit

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) is the world’s premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company’s 19,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $5.8 billion in fiscal 2008. Information about Agilent is available on the Web at

MATLAB and Simulink are registered trademarks of The MathWorks, Inc.

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