Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of network test, visibility, and security solutions, announced today that the company's network packet broker (NPB), Vision ONE™ has been certified as interoperable with RSA's NetWitness ® Suite for advanced threat detection and response. This interoperability will help enable enterprise customers with diverse architectures to easily deploy comprehensive network security without compromising performance.

RSA, a leader in the cybersecurity industry for more than 30 years, also named Ixia a technology partner in the RSA® Ready Program, expanding the ecosystem for the RSA NetWitness Suite. The RSA NetWitness Suite is designed to provide pre-emptive, proactive detection of known and unknown threats, and understands the full scope of a cyber-attack across endpoints, networks, and the cloud.

"We're pleased to see Ixia complete RSA Ready certification testing for a use case that will help enable our mutual customers to reduce operational costs, while improving network and data protection," said Mike Adler, Vice President of Products for RSA.

Vision ONE boosts network protection without negatively impacting performance

Ixia's Vision ONE enables organizations to maintain security as well as identify and resolve performance problems across physical and virtual infrastructures from a single platform. The solution directs traffic of interest to monitoring tools to relieve oversubscription, leverages tool investment across groups, and centralizes monitoring in the Security Operations Center (SOC). It simultaneously collects traffic feeds from important network segments through Ixia's comprehensive line of network and virtual taps.

"The evolving challenges of cybercrime cannot be tackled without cooperation among security leaders," stated Scott Westlake, Vice President of Business Development at Ixia. "Bringing RSA's cybersecurity expertise to work with Ixia's visibility solutions will facilitate the efficient and effective deployment of security risk management (SRM) projects for customers of all sizes."

Ixia at RSA 2017

Ixia will be exhibiting ( Booth # 3401 North Hall) at the RSA Conference 2017, February 13 th through February 17 th, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

At this year's event, Ixia will demonstrate a wide range of technology advancements and interoperability with key industry partners that will show attendees how to:
  • Test their network at cloud speed
  • Reduce their network attack surface
  • Monitor public and private clouds, as well as SD-WAN
  • Break the SSL test barrier and decrypt SSL traffic faster
  • Improve compliance tool efficiency
  • Make inline security safe
  • Upgrade their network without downtime

In addition, Dennis Cox, Ixia's Chief Product Officer, will be speaking on February 15th, at 1:30 PM PT (North Hall 130), covering " Who will guard the guards themselves? The truth behind security devices."

Cox will share information and experience that will educate attendees as to the best methods for selecting network/security devices and equipment. In his presentation, Cox will share best practices, including the questions to be asked, to determine the best device(s) for each network challenge faced.

About Ixia

Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers. Ixia offers companies trusted environments in which to develop, deploy, and operate. Customers worldwide rely on Ixia to verify their designs, optimize their performance, and ensure protection of their networks to make their applications stronger. Learn more at  www.ixiacom.com.

Ixia, the Ixia logo, and Vision ONE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Ixia in the United States and other jurisdictions. RSA, NetWitness and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

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