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Ixia Honors 2016 Partner of the Year Recipients at Annual Global Sales Meeting

Posted 02/21/2017

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2017-- Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of network testing, visibility and security solutions, today announced the recipients of the company’s 2016 Partner of the Year Awards. Selected from Ixia partners around the world, these organizations were chosen based on year-over-year growth, solid success within a specific market, and maintaining a committed, innovative approach to supporting their customers.

Ixia’s award-winning partners were invited and recognized at a gala event held during the company’s annual Global Sales Meeting (GSM) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Regional awards were also presented to partners based in the Americas, with others to be announced at other regional events throughout the year.

“We are honored to partner with many of the best organizations from around the globe, and congratulate each for achieving amazing momentum in 2016,” says Lori Cornmesser, Vice President of Global Channel Sales at Ixia. “With 100 percent of Ixia’s enterprise sales going through partners, these organizations are more valued than ever before. We greatly appreciate their steadfast support, and applaud their unwavering commitment to their customers.”

Ixia recognized the following organizations for building strong professional relationships with their customers and other Ixia partners:


  • Rising Star Award: M.Tech, a Value-Added Distributor in the APAC region, has played an important role in helping Ixia to recruit partners and create new opportunities throughout the region.
  • Partner of the Year – APAC: LeaderTech, a driven, focused, and highly motivated partner, has been instrumental in driving adoption of Ixia network test solutions by enterprises in Taiwan.
  • Partner of the Year – EMEA: J3Tel, a valued Ixia partner and a French leader in the integration of performance management solutions for networks and applications, provides validation of pre- and post-deployment architectures.
  • Partner of the Year – North America: World Wide Technology, an award-winning technology integrator, provides Ixia’s visibility, security, and test solutions with focus on meeting specific customer needs.
  • Partner of the Year – Latin America: Multirede provides diversified technology solutions and maintains a high level of quality, efficiency, and excellence.
  • Global Solution Partner of the Year: Dimension Data, Ixia's largest global system integrator partner, is well-known for supporting customers through every stage of their technology journey.
  • Distribution Partner of the Year: SYNNEX has worked to onboard hundreds of new partners, offering great insight and a deep understanding of Ixia’s network visibility solutions.
  • Security Partner of the Year: Optiv, a trusted Ixia partner for cyber security solutions, provides a full suite of information security services in the Americas, breaking new ground and winning new nationally recognized customers.

Ixia’s annual Americas Partner Summit was held in conjunction with this year’s GSM event. Regional awards were announced at a partners-only session following the global award ceremony.


  • Partner of the Year, Western US Region: Trace3, a premier technology provider of IT services based in Southern California, supports a wide variety of customers in the enterprise and service provider markets.
  • Partner of the Year, Central US Region: Resource Communications Inc. (RCI), a long-time Ixia partner located in the suburbs of Chicago, is a key “go to” partner in the region.
  • Partner of the Year, Eastern US Region: ProSys, a premier technology integrator in Atlanta, Georgia, delivered an amazing 2016 performance in both the enterprise and service provider markets.
  • Partner of the Year, US Federal: Norseman, an Ixia partner for several years whose ongoing commitment to training and enablement, quickly elevated the company to “Elite” partner status in Ixia’s Xcelerate program.
  • Partner of the Year, Canada: Empowered, whose continuing commitment to Ixia’s Xcelerate program led to multiple sales and technical certifications throughout 2016.
  • Partner, LATAM: Asesoria Global- Agtel Mexico, a long time Ixia partner, has consistently demonstrated their commitment, focus, and dedication to being a key partner for Ixia throughout Latin America.
  • Top Innovation Partner: Technical Systems Integrators (TSI), is a systems integrator and value added reseller focused on delivering innovative automation and test solutions for network-centric environments.
  • Best New Partner: Blacklake Security, an Ixia partner since mid- 2016, quickly achieved “Preferred Partner” status by delivering quality support to its technology and insurance industry customers.

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

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