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Ixia Breaking Point

Virtualized security resilience testing for enterprise-wide networks


Organizations today need high-fidelity network testing that simulates real-world conditions. It’s the only way to make sure that network security devices are working at peak performance. To protect applications and keep your threat intelligence up to date, you need to maintain constant vigilance. But ensuring security resilience in an increasingly dangerous IT environment is only the beginning. To fully realize the savings of cloud and virtual network functions, organizations need a convenient pay-per-use model that won’t compromise the security of applications and network staging labs.

Breaking Point



Ixia BreakingPoint Virtual Edition (VE) provides real-world application and threat simulation for complete performance and security testing, and its elastic deployment model allows you to achieve security resilience without sacrificing scalability or flexibility.

You can quickly deploy and scale BreakingPoint VE across geo-diverse, enterprise-wide networks, thanks to its elastic and shareable virtualized test capabilities. By taking advantage of its flexible test functionality, you can quickly acquire the tools you need, as well as scale up and scale down in accordance with a project’s unique demands. And the subscription sales model reduces IT operational expenses while maximizing existing security investments for significant bottom-line benefits.

  • Generates scalable Real-World Traffic™ for complete performance and security testing
  • Offers a simple OVA deployment model
  • Features a web-based user interface (HTML5) and Restful API support for vBlades deployment
  • Provides VMware ESX/ESXi and KVM hypervisor support
  • Delivers OpenStack compatibility