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Arrow, Ixia Do Distribution Deal

PRESS RELEASE — July 27 — Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, has entered into an agreement with Arrow Electronics (NYSE:ARW), a global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, to distribute the full portfolio of Ixiasolutions in North America.

Arrow, a Fortune 150 company with 18,500 employees worldwide,serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers, and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations serving over 85 countries. The company offers the channel community a breadth of support including state-of-the-art distribution services ranging from engineering and integration support to warehousing and logistics.

Ixia’s U.S.-based reseller partners can now take advantage of Arrow Electronics’ specialized services and expertise across the product lifecycle. In addition, Arrow Electronics’ resellers can join Ixia’s Channel Xcelerate™ Partner Program, which enables reseller partners to deliver end-to-end solutions for making their customers’ applications and network security stronger while increasing the value and scope of virtually every sale.{ad}

As a result of the agreement, Arrow Electronics’ resellers can access Ixia’s enablement tools and specialization ratings to help brand and differentiate their offerings based on proven expertise. They can also actively transact across Ixia’s broad portfolio of network visibility, security, and test solutions.

“Partnering with Arrow adds a powerful new dimension to our mission of making it easy for resellers to do business with Ixia,” says Lori Cornmesser, VP Global Channel Sales at Ixia. “Arrow’s strong technical and enablement capabilities add depth as we market channel-ready new products such as our Vision ONE network packet brokers and ThreatARMOR appliances for optimizing network performance. Arrow’s strong ties with leading Ixia technology partners will also help fast-track compelling end-to-end solutions to VARs and their customers.”

Arrow Electronics will distribute the full line of Ixia solutions

Ixia’s network visibility portfolio, which includes ThreatARMOR™ and Vision ONE™, enables channel partners to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their customers’ monitoring and security solutions, by blocking inbound connections from known malicious IP addresses and untrusted countries, and providing access to the right data at the right time.

Ixia’s testing solutions assess and validate the performance of networks, devices, and services for faster time-to-market by delivering a full range of functional and system testing capabilities – from ensuring high-performing applications and secure networks with IxLoad™ and BreakingPoint™ – to validating the scalability and performance of a physical or virtual network infrastructure with IxNetwork™.

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 www.ixiacom.com.

Ixia, the Ixia logo, ThreatARMOR, Vision ONE, BreakingPoint, IxNetwork, and IxLoad, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Ixiain the United States and other jurisdictions. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.


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