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April 21, 2011 10:58 ET

BreakingPoint Announced as Finalist for Best of Interop 2011

InformationWeek Analytics and Interop Las Vegas 2011 Recognize BreakingPoint for Market-Leading Innovation

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 21, 2011) - Today BreakingPoint announced it had been selected as a Best of Interop finalist for the Network Management, Monitoring and Testing award category, recognizing BreakingPoint's technological advancements in this specific category. The Best of Interop winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 10, during Interop Las Vegas, happening May 8-12, 2011, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information, visit

"Enterprises are struggling to ensure that their entire infrastructure can handle ever-increasing application load, faster performance speeds and malicious attacks," said BreakingPoint Vice President of Marketing Pam O'Neal. "The BreakingPoint FireStorm CTM is a comprehensive, easy-to-use and highly scalable product that simulates the behavior of millions of online and mobile application users as they work, shop, stream videos, talk, spread malware and try to steal data. The BreakingPoint FireStorm CTM stresses each element of IT infrastructures with these real-world conditions, allowing organizations to quickly and accurately harden IT resiliency."

BreakingPoint will showcase the BreakingPoint FireStorm CTM at Interop Las Vegas, the market-leading business technology event. The Best of Interop Judging Committee, comprised of InformationWeek Analytics editors and analysts, reviewed over more than 100 entries and selected finalists based on the products with the most significant technical impact that are helping to move business technology forward.

"The Best of Interop Awards celebrate the spirit of innovation in the business technology market. Each finalist has demonstrated their commitment to the industry through their advancements in leading-edge technologies," said Art Wittmann, vice president and director, InformationWeek Analytics. "We applaud all participating companies and are excited to announce the Best of Interop winners on-site at Interop Las Vegas."

The eight category areas that Best of Interop finalists were selected for include:

  • Cloud Computing & Virtualization
  • Collaboration
  • Data Center & Storage
  • Infrastructure
  • Network Management, Monitoring & Testing
  • Performance Optimization
  • Security
  • Wireless & Mobility

In addition to these eight specific category areas, there will be two special awards chosen: an overall "Best of Interop" and "Best Startup Company." This year's Best of Interop is hosted by InformationWeek Analytics.

About BreakingPoint
As the standard for IT resiliency, BreakingPoint gives you advance insight into the performance, security and stability of applications, devices, networks and data centers under high-stress conditions. BreakingPoint's patented products are comprehensive, easy to use and highly scalable, simulating the behavior of millions of online and mobile application users as they work, shop, post, stream, talk, download, spread malware and steal data. By stressing each element of IT infrastructures under these real-world conditions, BreakingPoint quickly and accurately exposes previously impossible-to-detect stress fractures before they are exploited. Find it before they do at

About InformationWeek Analytics
InformationWeek Analytics is the leading resource for peer-driven research, providing business technology professionals with the real-world analysis and perspective they need to run better, smarter IT organizations. InformationWeek Analytics content is written and produced by an analyst team comprised of practicing senior IT professionals and InformationWeek's world-class editors. Featuring a combination of quantitative research and qualitative real- world analysis, coupled with technology-adoption best practices, the InformationWeek Analytics site boasts more than 900 reports and briefs written specifically for and by IT professionals. InformationWeek Analytics is part of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network. For more information, visit

About Interop®
Interop® drives the adoption of technology, providing knowledge and insight to help IT and corporate decision-makers achieve business success. Part of UBM TechWeb's family of global brands, Interop is the leading business technology event series. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet program, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall, with annual international events in Mumbai and Tokyo, all produced by UBM TechWeb and partners. For more information about these events, visit,

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