Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of BreakingPoint Systems, Inc. (“BreakingPoint”), a leader in network security testing and optimization. Organizations can now rely on Ixia for global visibility into emerging cyber threats and the actionable insight needed to harden and optimize converged networks. The addition of BreakingPoint to Ixia’s portfolio of proven network test and visibility products helps ensure business continuity by establishing an end-to-end solution for pre-deployment and production network monitoring, testing and optimization. News highlights:
- Customers will benefit from frequent access to innovations in next-generation performance and security testing, user interface design, and global security research.
- Ixia plans to introduce a new high-port-density BreakingPoint blade as well as the BreakingPoint applications library for IxLoad, and more advancements in 2012 and beyond.
- Ixia has retained BreakingPoint employees worldwide, including key senior sales and marketing leadership and Dennis Cox, CTO and co-founder of BreakingPoint, who will serve as Ixia’s vice president, security and applications.
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