Ixia Joins with StarLink to Speed Delivery of Network Security Solutions across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa

Dubai, UAE, November 1, 2015 -- Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) today announced that StarLink, one of the largest and fastest-growing "true" value-added IT security distributors, has begun stocking Ixia's security and network visibility solutions to speed delivery to enterprise customers and value added resellers (VARs) across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa regions.  

"Ixia offers an extensive array of solutions to validate, secure and optimize networks and applications.  Through deep insight and actionable intelligence against the ever-evolving world of IT security threats, Ixia makes global networks reliable, fast and secure. StarLink is honored to further its existing relationship with Ixia by becoming Ixia's regional stock depot for security and network visibility solutions", said Mahmoud Nimer, General Manager at StarLink.

StarLink is a leading IT compliance and next-generation threat-driven solutions provider.  They are recognized as a trusted security advisor and market leader by more than 1000 customers to secure critical enterprise assets and safeguard access to sensitive data in the most demanding datacenter environments. StarLink has helped enterprise organizations in the government, banking and finance, telecommunications, oil and gas, education and healthcare sectors achieve and sustain compliance standards, and optimally manage risk through full policy, procedure and control lifecycle management.

 "Ixia is committed to ensuring efficient, cost-effective, and timely delivery of solutions to channel partners and their customers on a global basis," said Mark Chaplain, vice president, EMEA Sales for Ixia. "By stocking Ixia solutions, StarLink can rapidly provide channel partners comprehensive solutions that will help grow their revenue while bringing immediate benefits to customers." 

About Ixia

Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) provides application performance and security resilience solutions to validate, secure, and optimize businesses' physical and virtual networks. Enterprises, service providers, network equipment manufacturers and governments worldwide rely on Ixia's solutions to deploy new technologies and achieve efficient, secure, ongoing operation of their networks. Ixia's powerful and versatile solutions, expert global support and professional services equip organizations to exceed customer expectations and achieve better business outcomes. Learn more at www.ixiacom.com.

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