September 13, 2011

Ixia Wins 2011 Golden Bridge Award for Innovation in Monitoring and Testing


Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA), the leading, global provider of converged IP network test solutions, was recognized for its innovative network testing solutions, bringing home a 2011 Golden Bridge Award for Innovations in Information Technology – Monitoring and Testing. Ixia was bestowed the award for IxNetworkTM 6.0, its next-generation enterprise testing solution. This win underscores Ixia’s strong position as a leader and innovator in the network testing industry.


IxNetwork 6.0, Ixia’s flagship layer 2/3 test application, is designed to test network infrastructure, capacity, scalability, and convergence using its comprehensive protocol emulation. It provides rapid isolation of network issues, high-volume service modeling, carrier class traffic levels, and accurate convergence measurement. IxNetwork 6.0 introduces a new user interface designed to improve and facilitate productivity, and addresses the testing challenges faced by networking test engineers. This next-generation software, combined with high-density and highly-flexible hardware, overcomes enterprise testing barriers such as complete protocol coverage, steep learning curves, and insufficient test reproducibility.

The annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, case studies, product management, public relations and marketing campaigns and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2011 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners.

“IxNetwork 6.00 is helping enterprises meet the new traffic demands and user requirements for next-generation data centers. This honor is indicative of the industry’s demand for our solution,” said Atul Bhatnagar, president and CEO of Ixia. “This esteemed award is a testament to Ixia’s commitment to innovation in the network testing industry, as well as our focus on quickly addressing customer testing needs in order to help get their products and services to market faster.”

About the Golden Bridge Awards 
Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com.

About Ixia 
Ixia provides the industry’s most comprehensive converged IP services testing solution – from the wireless edge to the Internet core. Network equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprises, and government agencies use Ixia’s industry-leading test and simulation platforms to design and validate a broad range of wired, Wi-Fi, and 3G/4G networking equipment and networks. Ixia’s solutions create real-world conditions by emulating a full range of high-scaling networking protocols and generating media-rich application traffic to validate performance, conformance and security of cloud, core, data center, wireless and multiplay networks. For more information, visit www.ixiacom.com.