Technology Partners

Ixia partners with the world’s leading providers of application performance, security resilience, and network optimization partners worldwide—many of which you may already be selling. Contact your Channel Account Manager (CAM) for additional information about selling these technologies in combination with Ixia solutions, and check back often for new battle cards and other enablement tools.

Partners are profiled here alphabetically. Contact your CAM to help identify the best potential technology partners to meet your customers’ specific goals.

Blue Coat empowers enterprises to safely and quickly choose the best applications, services, devices, data sources, and content the world has to offer, so they can create, communicate, collaborate, innovate, execute, compete and win in their markets. For additional information, please visit www.bluecoat.com

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A unit of The Boeing Company, Defense, Space & Security is one of the world's largest defense, space and security businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions, and the world’s largest and most versatile manufacturer of military aircraft. Headquartered in St. Louis, Defense, Space & Security is a $31 billion business with 53,000 employees worldwide.  

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy. Software is at the heart of every business, in every industry. From planning to development to management and security, CA is working with companies worldwide to change the way we live, transact and communicate.

CA software and solutions help our customers drive enterprise-wide productivity, offer differentiated user experiences and open new growth opportunities. And we are able to deliver this value across multiple environments—mobile, private and public cloud, distributed and mainframe. Our goal is to be recognized by our customers as their critical partner in the new application economy. http://www.ca.com/us/default.aspx.

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Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is a worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Ixia’s Net Tool Optimizer (NTO) network packet brokers have successfully completed interoperability testing with Cisco’s Network Analysis Module. www.cisco.com

Corvil is the network data analytics company for business in the Now™. The Corvil platform transforms network data into streaming intelligence to see, understand and act on business as it's happening. Corvil provides the full picture of customers, business and IT infrastructure all interacting together in real-time. It does this by making sense of the raw packet data streaming through the network, enriching it with analytics and making it accessible, searchable and consumable. Corvil is built to handle the low-latency, high-performance and big data analytics requirements for the world's most demanding real-time businesses. It is used to monitor over 50 petabytes of data and over $170 billion worth of transactions per day, and is trusted to provide real-time analytics that powers decision and action in the Now. http://corvil.com/.

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Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. Quest, now a part of Dell’s Software Group, provides simple and innovative IT management solutions that enable more than 100,000 global customers to save time and money across physical and virtual environments. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management. http://software.dell.com/.

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Dynatrace is the innovator behind the new generation of Application Performance Management. Our passion: helping customers, large and small, see their applications and digital channels through the lens of end users. Over 5,800 organizations use these insights to master complexity, gain operational agility, and grow revenue by delivering amazing user experiences. http://www.dynatrace.com/en/index.html.

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Emulex provides connectivity, monitoring and management solutions for high-performance networks, delivering provisioning, end-to-end application visibility, optimization and acceleration for the next generation of software-defined, telco and Web-scale data centers. The Company’s I/O connectivity portfolio, which has been designed into server and storage solutions from leading OEMs and ODMs worldwide, enables organizations to manage bandwidth, latency, security and virtualization. The Emulex network visibility portfolio enables global organizations to monitor and improve application and network performance management. Emulex is headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif. For more information about Emulex (NYSE:ELX) please visit http://www.Emulex.com.

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ExtraHop is a global leader in real-time wire data analytics. The ExtraHop Operational Intelligence platform analyzes all L2–L7 communications, including full bidirectional transactional payloads. This innovative approach provides the correlated, cross-tier visibility essential for network and application performance, availability, and security in today’s complex and dynamic IT environments. The winner of numerous awards from Interop, TechTarget, and others, the ExtraHop platform scales up to 40 Gbps in a single appliance, deploys without agents, and delivers tangible value in less than 15 minutes. Learn what we mean at http://www.extrahop.com/.

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Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) is setting a new standard for superior customer experience by delivering network-powered innovation and market leading service and support. The company delivers high-performance switching and routing products for data center and core-to-edge networks, wired/wireless LAN access, and unified network management and control. Our award-winning solutions include software-defined networking (SDN), cloud and high-density Wi-Fi, BYOD and enterprise mobility, identity access management and security. Extreme Networks is a partner-driven organization with a worldwide network of solution providers, distributors, OEMs, and system integrators, technology partners, alliance partners, and training partners. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Extreme Networks has more than 14,000 customers in over 80 countries. For more information, visit the company's website at http://www.extremenetworks.com.

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FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time.  https://www.fireeye.com/.

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Fluke Networks is a world-leading provider of network performance monitoring and diagnostics solutions designed to streamline issue resolution and ensure an optimal end-user experience—even in today’s borderless enterprise. Leading organizations worldwide trust Fluke Networks to help solve their toughest issues and emerging challenges in WLAN security, SaaS, mobility, unified communications and data centers. Based in Everett, Wash., the company distributes products in more than 50 countries. For more information, visit www.FlukeNetworks.com.

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Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe. The company's fast, secure and global cyber security solutions provide broad, high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT infrastructure. They are strengthened by the industry's highest level of threat research, intelligence and analytics. Unlike pure-play network security providers, Fortinet can solve organizations' most important security challenges, whether in networked, application or mobile environments -- be it virtualized/cloud or physical. More than 200,000 customers worldwide, including some of the largest and most complex organizations, trust Fortinet to protect their brands. Learn more at www.fortinet.com.

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges in every region of the world. More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com.

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IBM

IBM Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure (Tivoli) software solutions can help enterprises effectively build and manage dynamic infrastructure and remain competitive in today’s digitally-connected environment. The economy is challenging organizations to be more efficient today and to seize opportunities for tomorrow. Tivoli software offers integrated service management solutions to help customers manage traditional IT assets, physical assets and emerging "smart" assets.

"IBM® QRadar® Security Intelligence Platform integrates security information and event management (SIEM), log management, network forensics, and configuration and vulnerability management into a unified, Web-based solution. By using intelligence, integration and automation to provide 360-degree security insight, this solution delivers superior threat detection, greater ease of use and lower total cost of ownership. QRadar converges network, security and operations views into a single console user interface. It breaks down the walls between data silos by correlating logs with network flows and a multitude of other application, user, and asset data, presenting all relevant information in a dashboard format with associated tabs for each licensed component. This enables superior threat detection and a much richer view of enterprise activity. The platform is also simple to deploy and manage, offering extensive out-of-the-box integration modules and security intelligence content such as threat detection rules and compliance reports. By automating many asset discovery, data normalization and tuning functions, the solution can dramatically reduce deployment complexity that often cripples other products offering quicker time-to-value.

Tealeaf, an IBM Company, provides online customer experience management solutions and is the leader in customer behavior analysis. Tealeaf’s CEM solutions include both a customer behavior analysis suite and customer service optimization suite. For organizations that are making customer experience a top priority, these solutions provide unprecedented enterprise-wide visibility into every visitor’s unique online interactions for ongoing analysis and web site optimization. Online executive stakeholders from ebusiness and IT to customer service and compliance are leveraging Tealeaf to build a customer experience management competency across the organization.  

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Imperva® (NYSE:IMPV), is a leading provider of cyber security solutions that protect business-critical data and applications. The company's SecureSphere, Incapsula and Skyfence product lines enable organizations to discover assets and risks, protect information wherever it lives - in the cloud and on-premises - and comply with regulations. The Imperva Application Defense Center, a research team comprised of some of the world's leading experts in data and application security, continually enhances Imperva products with up-to-the minute threat intelligence, and publishes reports that provide insight and guidance on the latest threats and how to mitigate them. Imperva is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. Learn more: www.imperva.com.

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Lancope, Inc. is a leading provider of network visibility and security intelligence to defend enterprises against today’s top threats. By collecting and analyzing NetFlow, IPFIX and other types of flow data, Lancope’s StealthWatch® System helps organizations quickly detect a wide range of attacks from APTs and DDoS to zero-day malware and insider threats. Through pervasive insight across distributed networks, including mobile, identity and application awareness, Lancope accelerates incident response, improves forensic investigations and reduces enterprise risk. Lancope’s security capabilities are continuously enhanced with threat intelligence from the StealthWatch Labs research team. For more information, visit www.lancope.com.

LiveAction is an application centric software company combining network and application performance management with powerful visualization, analytics and control. Initially developed to aid the US Department of Defense in the operation of its networks, LiveAction’s software includes an innovative and interactive visual display with real-time big data analytics and deep control of network hardware. LiveAction is simplifying the network enabling easy troubleshooting with QoS control and WAN functionality developed through engineering partnerships with Cisco Systems. Learn more at http://liveaction.com.

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LogMatrix is a provider of Network Management solutions capable of meeting the scale and flexibility requirements of any network.  LogMatrix NerveCenter helps companies, ranging from local to global, monitor and manage the entire scope of their network. NerveCenter reduces network noise while giving network administrators the power and control to manage the network to their unique specifications. http://www.logmatrix.com/.

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LogRhythm, a leader in security intelligence and analytics, empowers organizations around the globe to rapidly detect, respond to and neutralize damaging cyber threats. The company’s patented and award-winning platform uniquely unifies next-generation SIEM, log management, network and endpoint forensics, and advanced security analytics. In addition to protecting customers from the risks associated with cyber threats, LogRhythm provides unparalleled compliance automation and assurance, and enhanced IT intelligence. https://www.logrhythm.com/.

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McAfee is now part of Intel Security. With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique McAfee Global Threat Intelligence, Intel Security is intensively focused on developing proactive, proven security solutions and services that protect systems, networks, and mobile devices for business and personal use around the world. Intel Security is combining the experience and expertise of McAfee with the innovation and proven performance of Intel to make security an essential ingredient in every architecture and on every computing platform. The mission of Intel Security is to give everyone the confidence to live and work safely and securely in the digital world. www.intelsecurity.com.

Narus is a leader in real-time traffic intelligence and analytics technologies, enabling customers to identify and act on anomalous traffic in its network. Coupled with its unique patented algorithms and analytics, Narus helps carriers, governments and enterprises manage and protect their large IP networks against cyber threats and the risks of doing business in cyberspace. Narus provides this information in real time, and can be used in large distributed networks because its software is massively scalable. Narus is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company. Narus is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with regional offices around the world. http://www.narus.com/.

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Network Instruments is now JDSU Performance Management. In January of 2014 JDSU, a market leader in optical communications networks, communications test and measurement equipment, lasers, and other custom optics acquired Network Instruments. Moving forward as the new Performance Management unit of the Network and Service Enablement division of JDSU, Network Instruments continues its commitment to developing the highest quality enterprise network and application performance management solutions. http://www.networkinstruments.com/.

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Listed on the JASDAQ stock exchange, NextGen, Inc. , was established in 2001 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. NextGen is an independent solutions & services provider in the telecom sector that offers very advanced technology and consulting/engineering services to Tier-1 telecom operators. Its award-winning VoIP/IMS security solutions portfolio, including high value Security Audit Service and VoIP aware IDS & Network Forensic system NX-C6000/NX-C6500, designed for VoIP/IMS core networks, helps customers with their network performance & CAPEX/OPEX optimizations. NextGen, Inc.

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NIKSUN is a recognized worldwide leader in making the Unknown Known. The company develops a highly scalable array of real time and forensics-based cyber security and network performance management solutions for government & intelligence agencies, service providers, financial services companies, and large enterprises such as retailers and manufacturers. NIKSUN’s award-winning appliances deliver unprecedented flexibility and packet capture power. The company’s patented real-time analysis and recording technology is the industry’s most comprehensive solution for secure and reliable network infrastructure and services. NIKSUN, headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, has sales offices and distributors throughout the US, Europe, the Mid East and Asia-Pacific. https://www.niksun.com/.

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The Oracle Real User Experience Insight (RUEI) solution enables enterprises to maximize the value of their business-critical applications by delivering insight into real end-user experiences. Its passive monitoring approach allows enterprises to deploy in production, without requiring costly test/QA environment validations. 

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Palo Alto Networks is leading a new era in cybersecurity by protecting thousands of enterprise, government, and service provider networks from cyber threats.  Unlike fragmented legacy products, our security platform safely enables business operations and delivers protection based on what matters most in today’s dynamic computing environments: applications, users, and content.  Find out more at www.paloaltonetworks.com.

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Plixer International, Inc. is a leading threat detection and flow forensics provider focused at engineering the incident response system for uncovering unwanted communication behaviors. Rather than depending on packet signatures, their strategy uncovers unwanted communications by leveraging NetFlow, IPFIX, sFlow and other derivatives. The company was built by network and system engineers who understand the need for scalable distributed collection solutions that meet the dynamic demands of security and network professionals. Customers include CNN, The Coca-Cola Company, Lockheed Martin, IBM, Regal Cinemas, Raytheon, and Eddie Bauer. To learn more, please visit https://www.plixer.com.

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PLUMgrid is an innovator of secure and scalable virtual network infrastructure for OpenStack clouds. Founded in 2011, PLUMgrid provides software networking solutions that enable hybrid data centers to connect tenants, applications, and workloads efficiently across hypervisors, virtualized, bare metal, and container based architectures. PLUMgrid is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. and is funded by venture capital and strategic investors. Visit www.plumgrid.com.

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Polystar is the premier supplier of Network and Customer Analytics, Network Monitoring and Test solutions to leading telecom operators, service providers and network equipment manufacturers around the globe. Polystar’s innovative product portfolio supports the complete lifecycle of new services and technologies—from design, pre-deployment verification and stress-testing, through roll-out, down to network assurance and service management of in-service mobile, fixed, IP or converged networks. Polystar is recognised as one of the fastest-growing companies in Sweden. Since its establishment in Stockholm in 1983, it has experienced a continuous and sustainable growth, and evolved to a global presence, serving its customers in over 50 countries. http://polystar.com/Polystar/Home/

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RADCOM provides innovative service assurance and customer experience management solutions for leading telecom operators and communications service providers. RADCOM specializes in solutions for next-generation mobile and fixed networks, including LTE, VoLTE, IMS, VoIP, UMTS/GSM and mobile broadband. RADCOM's comprehensive, carrier-grade solutions are designed for big data analytics on terabit networks, and are used to prevent service provider revenue leakage and to enhance customer care management. RADCOM's products interact with policy management to provide self-optimizing network solutions. www.radcom.com

Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual, cloud and software defined data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers service level assurance for business-critical applications, while maximizing IT efficiency. Radware’s solutions empower more than 10,000 enterprise and carrier customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down. For more information, please visit www.radware.com

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Riverbed, at more than $1 billion in annual revenue, is a leader in Application Performance Infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for the hybrid enterprise to ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues can be proactively detected and resolved before impacting business performance. Riverbed enables hybrid enterprises to transform application performance into a competitive advantage by maximizing employee productivity and leveraging IT to create new forms of operational agility. Riverbed’s 26,000+ customers include 97% of the Fortune 100 and 98% of the Forbes Global 100. Learn more at www.riverbed.com.

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RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of intelligence-driven security solutions. RSA helps the world’s leading organizations solve their most complex and sensitive security challenges: managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, preventing online fraud, and defending against advanced threats. RSA delivers agile controls for identity assurance, fraud detection, and data protection; robust Security Analytics and industry-leading GRC capabilities; and expert consulting and advisory services. http://www.emc.com/domains/rsa/index.htm.

SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI) provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500® enterprises to small businesses. In all of our market areas, our approach is consistent. We focus exclusively on IT Pros and strive to eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from traditional enterprise software vendors. SolarWinds delivers on this commitment with unexpected simplicity through products that are easy to find, buy, use and maintain while providing the power to address any IT management problem on any scale. Our solutions are rooted in our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our thwack online community to solve problems, share technology and best practices, and directly participate in our product development process. Learn more today at http://www.solarwinds.com/.

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Sourcefire provides products and services to a broad spectrum of customers and organizations in over 180 countries, including some of the world’s largest financial institutions, defense contractors, healthcare providers, IT companies, telecommunication companies and retailers, as well as U.S. and other national, state, and local government agencies. Sourcefire Technologies is headquartered in Columbia, MD. http://www.sourcefire.com/

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Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides a leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence. Splunk® software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. More than 9,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in more than 100 countries use Splunk software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce cost. Splunk products include Splunk® Enterprise, Splunk Cloud™, Hunk®, Splunk Light™, Splunk MINT™ and premium Splunk Apps. To learn more, please visit http://www.splunk.com/company.

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VMware is a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application. With 2014 revenues of $6 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com. See more at: http://www.vmware.com.

WildPackets develops hardware and software solutions that drive network performance, enabling organizations of all sizes to analyze, troubleshoot, optimize, and secure their wired and wireless networks. WildPackets products are sold in over 60 countries and deployed in all industrial sectors. Customers include Boeing, Chrysler, Motorola, Nationwide, and over 80 percent of the Fortune 1000. WildPackets is a Cisco Technical Development Partner (CTDP). For more information, visit www.wildpackets.com.

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Witnessing the massive adoption of consumer data services and the forecasted evolution of operator network technologies, we saw an unprecedented opportunity for operators to significantly improve their businesses by answering questions on how data is consumed. Today, Zettics provides a robust big data analytics solution for operators that delivers immediate, actionable, 360° insights on subscriber data behavior (web, application, location, audio, video, VoIP, and more). Operators use this information to significantly improve their business in areas such as marketing, third party data monetization, network and customer care. Solutions are laser focused on generating new revenues, reducing expenses and improving customer satisfaction, all while allowing operators to fully comply with subscriber privacy policies. http://zettics.com/.

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