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Ixia Garners the 2017 Readers' Choice Award for Test & Measurement Innovation

Posted 01/23/2018

CALABASAS, CA—January 23, 2018Ixia, a Keysight Business and a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, announced today that IxLoad LTE Xair2, Ixia’s Long Term Evolution (LTE) emulation solution for end-to-end quality of service validation, received the Telecom Asia Readers' Choice & Innovation Award in the category of Test and Measurement.

Each year Telecom Asia organizes the Readers’ Choice & Innovation Awards to recognize advancements and contributions of the industry’s top vendors for the Asia-Pacific region. The editors of Telecom Asia narrowed down the nominations from readers for 21 categories to a shortlist of 90 entries, representing 48 companies. Telecom Asia readers, comprised of decision-makers from the telecom industry, voted Ixia’s IxLoad LTE Xair2 as the most innovative solution for [network] test and measurement.


Ixia’s IxLoad LTE XAir2 delivers realistic and easily-configured traffic models and call patterns that help mobile wireless operators to expand their network capacities and service providers to offer more throughput per user. Powered by IxLoad-Wireless, Ixia’s wireless test solution, it allows service providers and network equipment manufacturers to test the cellular networks of today and the future, from end-to-end or in isolation, to measure subscriber quality of experience.

“The upcoming fifth generation of wireless networks, also known as 5G, promises to be a game changer,” stated Naveen Bhat, Managing Director, APAC, Ixia Solutions Group. “IxLoad LTE XAir2 is a hardware platform specifically designed for massive scale cellular subscriber emulation and radio access network testing and enables a smooth transition to 5G with best-in-class wireless test solutions that validate the quality of experience of wireless services at massive scale.”

About Ixia

Ixia, recently acquired by Keysight Technologies, provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across 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 to make their applications stronger. Learn more at

About Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) is a leading technology company that helps its engineering, enterprise and service provider customers accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight's solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost with offerings 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 $3.2B in fiscal year 2017. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a leader in network test, visibility, and security. More information is available at

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