Ixia announces Ixia Fabric Tester, a comprehensive Fibre Channel fabric test platform for SANs

August 7, 2002

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CALABASAS, Calif. -- Ixia (Nasdaq:XXIA), a leading provider of high-speed, multiport network performance analysis and network monitoring systems, today introduced the Ixia Fabric Tester, a multiport fibre channel traffic generator and analyzer, aimed at optimizing high-performance and high-density storage networks.

The Ixia Fabric Tester is targeted for use by switch developers and manufacturers, Storage Area Network (SAN) system integrators and SAN end-users to assess the performance and integrity of the latest fibre channel switched fabrics. The Ixia Fabric Tester is the product of an OEM agreement with Xyratex (www.xyratex.com), a leader in data storage technology with extensive experience in the SAN performance validation arena. "The Ixia Fabric Tester features the well-known Ixia core competencies of extreme scalability and high port density," said Eran Karoly, Ixia's vice president of Marketing. "With the introduction of our Fabric Tester product, we are extending our expertise and market reach into the Storage Area Networking space." The Ixia Fabric Tester with integrated QoS metrics and standard Tcl scripting provides a powerful SAN testing environment that accurately characterizes the behavior and performance of fibre channel fabrics. Ixia

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