Reseller to address growing demand for network visibility and test solutions among enterprise customers
CALABASAS, CA—August 3, 2017— Ixia, a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, today announced a new global reseller agreement with BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, BT will be able to offer Ixia’s comprehensive product portfolio to its existing customers in 180 countries worldwide.
BT provides managed services to 6,500 customers worldwide, including some of the leading global multinational companies. With a market-leading portfolio and a team of more than 2,500 highly skilled security specialists, consultants, partners, and vendors, BT delivers flexible end-to-end security capabilities to private- and public-sector organizations worldwide.
“Our customers rely on our security solutions to protect them against threats in the rapidly changing world. From the cloud to on-premises and all the way to end points, we are offering solutions that operate at the highest levels of quality, reliability, and effectiveness,” said Rob Daniels, General Manager, Portfolio Strategy and Cyber Security Portfolio at BT Security. “Ixia’s advanced test, visibility, and security will be welcomed by our customers looking for additional levels of protection.”
BT customers will benefit from Ixia’s comprehensive product portfolio including:
- Ixia’s security and test portfolio includes BreakingPoint®, which simulates real-world legitimate traffic, distributed denial of service (DDoS), exploits, malware, and fuzzing to validate an organization’s security infrastructure.
- Ixia’s network visibility portfolio, which includes network packet brokers such as Vision ONE™ to help ensure every security and monitoring tool sees exactly the data it needs, as well as real-time application and threat intelligence, network TAPs, and bypass switches that help maximize resiliency and minimize downtime during deployment.
“Ixia recognizes that to win the cyber-war we must arm organizations with the tools that not only defend against attack, but proactively protect their networks and applications,” stated Scott Westlake, Vice President of Business Development for Ixia. “BT Security professionals are experts in what they do, and understand that an optimal security posture requires the best products, training, and architectures.”
Ixia, now part of Keysight Technologies, provides testing, visibility, and security solutions to strengthen networks and cloud environments 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 and cloud environments. Learn more at www.ixiacom.com.
About Keysight Technologies
Keysight Technologies is a leading technology company that helps its engineering, enterprise and service provider customers optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight's solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $2.9B in fiscal year 2016. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a leader in network test, visibility, and security. More information is available at www.keysight.com.
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