By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies this week signed a definitive agreement to sell its network solutions business to JDS Uniphase for $165 million in cash. Agilent said that it believes the business, which brought in annual revenues of $162 million for the fiscal year ended Oct. 31, "will be better served by a company that is focused exclusively on communications network testing."

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