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April 25, 2011 07:00 ET

Ixia Announced as Finalist for Best of Interop 2011

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

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2011) - Today Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) announced it has been selected as a Best of Interop finalist for the Security award category, recognizing Ixia'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: http://www.bestofinterop.com/.

"The increasing use of virtualized and cloud infrastructures in enterprise and service provider data centers introduces unforeseen security issues that require comprehensive and continuous testing," said Areg Alimian, Director, Product Management at Ixia. "IxLoad-Attack is one application in Ixia's end-to-end network testing arsenal that helps verify network robustness and performance. Ixia's nomination in the Security category at Interop highlights our efforts to provide complete network testing for converging networks."

Ixia will showcase IxLoad-Attack 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 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 onsite 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 Ixia
Ixia is a leading provider of converged IP performance test systems for wireless and wired infrastructures and services. Ixia's test systems are used by network and telephony equipment manufacturers, semiconductor manufacturers, service providers, governments, and enterprises to validate the performance and reliability of complex networks, devices, and applications. Ixia's multiplay test systems address the growing need to test voice, video and data services, and network capability under real-world conditions. For more information, visit www.ixiacom.com.

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 www.analytics.informationweek.com.

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, www.interop.com.