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Lori Cornmesser, Vice President of Global Channel Sales at Ixia, Recognized as 2015 CRN Channel Chief

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Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA), a leading provider of application performance and security resilience solutions, announced today that Lori Cornmesser has been named to the prestigious list of the 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs. According to The Channel Company, the influential executives on this annual list represent the most powerful leaders in the IT channel who hold direct responsibility for driving growth and revenue for their organizations through their indirect channel partners. Individuals are selected for inclusion based on their track record of channel accomplishments, standing in the industry, dedication to the partner community, and plans for driving future business innovation and channel growth.

According to The Channel Company, the 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs have demonstrated their enduring support for the channel by consistently defending, promoting and executing effective channel partner programs and strategies.

Since joining Ixia in 2013, Lori Cornmesser has spearheaded the growth of a strong channel program that empowers resellers to increase the value of virtually every sale at every stage of the technology lifecycle. Ixia’s Channel XcelerateTM Partner Program offers a robust onboarding process with an established 90-day plan for quickly enabling partners to succeed. Lori was previously named a CRN Channel Chief and honored among the CRN Women of the Channel in 2014.

“Each year, our editors carefully vet an extensive group of highly accomplished channel executives to highlight those exemplary individuals who earn the mantle of CRN Channel Chief. These executives strive to advance the success and standing of the channel community within their organizations. The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs lead by example and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the IT channel. We applaud their accomplishments and look forward to their continued success,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.

“I’m honored to be recognized for my work in the channel and excited to be named a CRN Channel Chief by The Channel Company,” said Lori Cornmesser. “I am proud of the partner program that we’ve built at Ixia and the value that our products provide to help ensure application performance and security resilience for our end customers. We are fully committed to our channel and to making our partners successful.”

The 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2015 issue of CRN, and online at

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

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The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED and SharedVue, is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation, For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at

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