CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of application performance and security resilience solutions, announced that its president and chief executive officer, Bethany Mayer, has been named to The Channel Company’s prestigious 2015 CRN® Top 100 list as one of the technology industry’s Top 25 Disruptors. CRN’s annual Top 100 list recognizes the efforts of agile decision-makers who play an integral role in evolving the way the channel does business. These leaders, hand-picked by the CRN editorial staff, represent many of the pre-eminent innovators, influencers, disrupters and channel sales leaders in the IT channel today.
The CRN Top 100 list is based on feedback gathered from technology solution providers by CRN editors throughout the year. The rankings reflect the executives’ channel influence, effectiveness and visibility, along with their impact on business driven through the IT channel. Among the criteria considered are channel sales volume, vendors’ channel investment and resources, and channel advocacy and performance as measured by The Channel Company’s CRN Intelligence research arm, which includes its esteemed Annual Report Card and Channel Champions reports.
“Ixia provides a tremendous opportunity for partners to improve their customers’ business, while growing their own,” said Bethany Mayer. “By offering one of the industry’s broadest visibility and security resilience portfolios, we equip channel partners to increase their opportunities and empower them to add strategic value to customers’ business objectives at any stage of design and deployment. It is an honor to be recognized by CRN as we continue to invest in our partners’ success, and help them differentiate their brand.”
Since the formal launch of its Channel Xcelerate™ program in April 2014, Ixia has contributed to partner success by developing a powerful channel marketing infrastructure, field marketing and inside sales, along with partner enablement and technical resources. The program currently includes more than 500 resellers worldwide, and gives partners access to Ixia’s extensive portfolio of network visibility and security assessment solutions for physical and virtual networks.
“The CRN Top 100 list recognizes an elite group of executives that demonstrate leadership skills and innovation that propel the IT channel forward,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “Each individual named on this exclusive list has overcome business challenges and capitalized on opportunities while demonstrating a passion and dedication to the IT channel. This list is comprised of industry veterans with years of proven leadership as well as newcomers taking the channel by storm. All deserve recognition for their outstanding efforts in evolving the channel forward into new market opportunities."
The CRN Top 100 honorees and Top 25 Disruptors will be featured in the August issue of CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, and will be available online at www.crn.com.
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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