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ScaleArc Chooses Ixia Network and Security Test Solutions to Ensure Application Strength and Reliability

Posted 02/02/2016

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 3, 2016-- Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of network testing, visibility and security solutions, today announced that ScaleArc has selected Ixia’s PerfectStorm ONE test solution to help ensure the strength and reliability of the company’s database load balancing software.

The ScaleArc software enables zero downtime for applications on SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle. It inserts transparently in the critical path between transactional applications and databases, enabling an agile data tier that immediately improves application availability and performance.

“Our software has to be rock solid at high connection rates, or our customers can lose revenue or ruin their good reputation. So we live and die by setting the highest quality standards in the industry,” stated Justin Barney, president and CEO at ScaleArc. “Nothing else we looked at could replicate the real-world loads that Ixia’s testing solutions could create. Once we deployed the Ixia solution, we immediately identified and corrected a potential issue. Ixia truly does make applications stronger.”

The Ixia Solution

Ixia's PerfectStorm ONE is a powerful, yet portable, form factor application and security testing platform developed specifically for enterprise personnel to ensure security resiliency. Scalable from 4Gbps to 80Gbps of application traffic with support for over 300 application protocols and 36,000+ malicious attacks, PerfectStorm ONE enabled ScaleArc to simulate real-world end-user environments.

Ixia’s BreakingPoint application and security test solution enabled ScaleArc to replicate real-world database application loads to validate the scale and resiliency of their platform. Combined with full control of the load capacity and detailed per-simulated host reporting, BreakingPoint proved to be the ideal, simple-to-use and repeatable testing eco-system for ScaleArc.

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

Ixia, the Ixia logo, PerfectStorm ONE and BreakingPoint are trademarks or registered trademarks of Ixia in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

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