Strategic Alliance will Deliver Unparalleled Visibility across Mixed and Multi-Cloud Environments

DENVER, CO AND CALABASAS, CA, July 17, 2017 – ProtectWise™, the enterprise security company that delivers pervasive visibility, automated threat detection, and unlimited forensic exploration, and Ixia, a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and security solutions, today announced an integration partnership that will offer enterprises a comprehensive solution for end-to-end visibility across enterprise, mixed cloud, and multi-cloud environments.

ProtectWise delivers a new utility model for enterprise security. With The ProtectWise Grid, analysts get automated detection of advanced attacks, and the ability to intuitively interact with massive volumes of security data through an advanced visual presentation — transforming how enterprises handle complex threats with security delivered entirely from the cloud.

“Moving enterprise workloads to the cloud can create stumbling blocks for security teams, as they no longer have the network packet visibility needed to be effective,” said Ramon Peypoch, Chief Product Officer at ProtectWise. “Ixia CloudLens helps ProtectWise solve this problem by providing full, easy, and highly scalable visibility in the public cloud. The joint Ixia and ProtectWise solution also provides automated threat detection and unlimited forensic exploration.”

The Ixia CloudLensTM platform provides visibility across all cloud environments - public, private, and hybrid clouds. CloudLens Private, the arm that supports private cloud technologies, is able to tap, filter, process, and manipulate traffic all in a cloud environment. CloudLens Public addresses cloud security needs through a secure, intelligent visibility platform that leverages metadata tags and is built as a cloud-native SaaS with a serverless architecture.

“CloudLens simplifies capture of network traffic from public cloud, virtual, or physical environments and delivers it seamlessly to The ProtectWise Grid,” said Scott Westlake, Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategic Alliances at Ixia.  “Through this integration, ProtectWise and Ixia offer security professionals pervasive visibility across all of their network environments.”

ProtectWise and Ixia will hold a joint webinar to deliver an overview of the joint solution’s capabilities for customers on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET. Sign up and learn more at http://info.protectwise.com/securing-mixed-multicloud-webinar.

About ProtectWise

ProtectWise™ harnesses the power of the recorded network to provide a new utility model for enterprise security. The company’s platform, The ProtectWise Grid™, captures full fidelity network traffic for real-time and retrospective analysis in an advanced visual presentation. Delivered from the cloud, The ProtectWise Grid is an integrated solution that provides frictionless deployment and scalability.

Founded in April 2013, ProtectWise is based in Denver and led by a team of security and SaaS industry veterans from McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec. The company launched the Immersive SecuritySM movement in 2017 to build a new path forward for the security industry. ProtectWise has raised more than $67 million in funding. For more information, visit www.protectwise.com.

About Ixia

Ixia, recently acquired by Keysight Technologies, provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across networks and cloud environments 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 and cloud environments to make their applications stronger. Learn more at www.ixiacom.com.

About Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies is a leading technology company that helps its engineering, enterprise and service provider customers optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost.  Keysight's solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments.  Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics end markets.  Keysight generated revenues of $2.9B in fiscal year 2016. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a leader in network test, visibility, and security. More information is available at www.keysight.com.

Ixia, the Ixia logo, and CloudLens 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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