December 07, 2010 19:00 ET

Ixia Receives 2010 4GWE LTE Visionary Award

LTE Service Quality Validation Solution Honored for Delivering Exceptional LTE Strategies

CALABASAS, CA--(Marketwire - December 7, 2010) - Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) today announced that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), a global integrated media company, in conjunction with Crossfire Media, has recognized Ixia's LTE service quality validation solution as a recipient of the 4GWE 2010 LTE Visionary Award. Ixia's test solution is the world's first to verify the service quality of an LTE network using real-world mobile subscriber modeling and sophisticated metrics to measure subscribers' quality of experience (QoE).

Ixia is the leader in multi-dimensional testing for network capacity planning. Ixia's wireless testing solutions accelerate the deployment and quality of mobile data services end-to-end -- from the LTE wireless access, through the mobile backhaul, and evolved packet core (EPC). It is the only solution to support real-world mobile subscriber modeling and sophisticated QoE metrics, including perceptual voice and video quality scoring, connection latency, web page transaction performance, and file download rates. All of Ixia's products offer a high level of scalability -- capable of emulating realistic large city traffic.

"Our LTE service quality validation solution ensures the customer experience on large scale LTE networks before they go live. Ixia continuously strives to provide our customers with the most advanced, innovative, and reliable testing solutions for mobile data networks," said Joe Zeto, senior manager of market development at Ixia. "TMC's 4GWE LTE Vision award is further validation of Ixia's progressive leadership in LTE test solutions."

"Ixia's achievements in advancing 4G through LTE development is worthy of being selected as recipient of the 4GWE LTE Visionary Award," said Carl Ford, co-founder and community developer, Crossfire Media. "Ixia is an innovator and one to watch for the next evolution of solutions."

"It is an honor to bestow Ixia with this award. Their contribution toward the future of mobile broadband is commendable," stated Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "I look forward to more innovation from Ixia in the future."

The 2010 LTE Visionary Award winners are published in the November 4GWE e-newsletter and on the 4GWE Web site. For more information, please visit

About Ixia
Ixia is a leading provider of converged IP performance test systems and service verification platforms 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.

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping its clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, NGN and InfoTECH Spotlight magazines. TMCnet -- TMC's Web site -- is a leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by nearly two million unique visitors each month. TMC also produces and co-produces several tradeshows. For more information, please visit

About Crossfire Media
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology, servicing communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media services also include providing insight to technology companies and associations to assist in the development of business and technical strategy as well as the development and implementation of effective communications and marketing strategy.

Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York. 

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