SOURCE: BreakingPoint

May 14, 2008 15:30 ET

BreakingPoint Receives Network Products Guide 2008 Product Innovation Award

BreakingPoint Content-Aware Network Test Platform Selected for Product Innovation in Networking

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - May 14, 2008) - BreakingPoint Systems, Inc., the content-aware network and application testing company, announced today that Network Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and a world leading publication on technologies and solutions, has named the BreakingPoint BPS10K a winner of the 2008 Product Innovation Award. This annually venerated award recognizes and honors vendors from all over the world with innovative and groundbreaking products that are bringing essential and incremental changes and are setting the bar higher for others in all areas of information technology.

The BreakingPoint BPS10K tests next-generation networks and network equipment by emulating the most realistic converged business, recreational, and malicious applications at unprecedented performance levels. BreakingPoint offers Network Equipment Manufacturers (NEMs) and service providers the testing firepower, 40 Gigabit per second of stateless traffic and 10 Gigabit per second of application traffic, to put a new generation of content-aware products and services to the test. BreakingPoint products help companies accelerate development, improve product quality and reduce R&D costs by delivering complete network test capabilities for layers 2-7 with 50+ application protocols, a security test suite, and a service that provides timely updates on applications, threats, exploits, and evasion techniques. To read more about this product innovation, please visit

"The goal of any product innovation must always remain a positive change; making or improving solutions better than before," says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Network Products Guide. "Innovative products such as the BreakingPoint BPS-10K are bringing improvements in the ability to properly test content-aware networks with authentic converged application traffic at speeds of 10 gigabits per second or faster."

"BreakingPoint is focused on providing the most accurate, fastest, and most responsive testing platform available, enabling network equipment manufacturers and services providers to deliver reliable, high performance content-aware network products and services," said Des Wilson, BreakingPoint CEO. "This award from Network Products Guide is further recognition of our track record of innovation and our ability to provide next-generation testing solutions for next-generation network equipment."

About Network Products Guide Awards

Network Products Guide published from Silicon Valley is a leading provider of products, technologies and vendor related research and analysis. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including product innovations, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit

About BreakingPoint

BreakingPoint is the only company exclusively focused on application, performance, and security testing for content-aware devices. BreakingPoint was founded in 2005 by engineers with deep experience developing high speed networking devices at companies such as NetWorth, NetSpeed, Cisco, TippingPoint, and 3Com. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices and customers in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, and China. For more information, visit

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