Brief Overview

Ixia offers a range of network testing and visibility products including network security testing.


Ixia Corporate Center
26601 W. Agoura Road
Calabasas, California 91302
Tel: (877) 367 – 4942


Errol Ginsberg serves as Founder and Chairman of Ixia.
Bethany Mayer, President and CEO of Ixia, previously served as SVP for HP.


Errol Ginsberg and Joel Weissberger co-founded Ixia in 1997. Ixia is a publicly traded company, listed on NASDAQ, and headquartered in Calabasas, California.

Key Acquisitions

Catapult Communications (2009) – Network testing
Agilent Technologies (2009) – Networking testing
VeriWave (2011) – WiFi testing
Anue Systems (2012) – Network aggregation
Breaking Point (2012) – Network security testing
Net Optics (2013) – Network monitoring

Key Competitors

SolarWinds, ZTI Communications

Products and Services

In addition to its network testing and network visibility product solutions, Ixia offers a range of network security testing solutions including the following:

• PerrfectStorm – Enterprise-wide application and security testing by generated real-world traffic.
• Breaking Point – Application security testing
• IxLoad-Attack – IP security testing for networks and devices
• IxLoad-IPsec VPN – IPSec protocol emulation
• Application and Threat Intelligence (ATI) – Subscription threat service
• AppLibrary – Application traffic at scale
• Firestorm – Load module to simulate massive scale traffic
• NSS Labs Test Packs for Ixia BreakingPoint – In-house network security testing