- The Rohde & Schwarz Group considers its fiscal year 2020/2021 successful despite the global economic challenges that all companies have faced in recent months due in part to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
- The German family-owned company generated revenues of €2.34 billion in its fiscal year from July 2020 to June 2021, compared to €2.58 billion in fiscal 2019/2020 (July 2019 to June 2020). Its operating results remained almost at the level of the previous year.
- Its global workforce grew moderately during this period. At the end of its fiscal year, the company had approximately 13,000 employees in more than 70 countries around the world.
Rohde & Schwarz announced that it has invested in future technologies such as 6G, quantum computing, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), artificial intelligence and the cloud. To position its T&M solutions in the quantum computing space, the company notably acquired Swiss manufacturer Zurich Instruments in July 2021, which develops and markets a variety of instruments such as lock-in amplifiers, arbitrary waveform generators, impedance analyzers, etc.
A group structured in three divisions
The Test & Measurement division provides test instruments and solutions for the research sector as well as a variety of industrial segments such as wireless communication, electronics and automotive.
The Secure Communications, Monitoring & Network Testing and Broadcast & Media divisions have been merged into the new Technology Systems Division, which has the expertise and resources to develop technology systems to meet specific project requirements.
The Networks & Cybersecurity division specializes in the field of encryption and security of data, devices and software applications. Its solutions ensure the protection of information and digital transmissions via wired and wireless communication networks. They are designed to protect companies and public institutions against cyber attacks.