Ixia’s Lori Cornmesser, VP Global Channel Sales, Named One of Power 100 in CRN’s 2016 Women of the Channel

(Nasdaq:XXIA), a leading provider of network testing, visibility, and
security solutions announced today that CRN®,
a brand of The
Channel Company
, has named Lori Cornmesser, vice president of global
channel sales at Ixia, to its 2016 Power 100, an elite subset of
its prestigious annual Women of the Channel list that reflects the most
powerful women leaders across IT channel organizations whose expertise
and vision have positioned their companies for success.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees on the basis
of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and
ongoing dedication to the IT channel. However, only the most influential
executives are selected for the Power 100. Ms. Cornmesser was
singled out for her unique role in the advancement of Ixia’s partner

“These executives have made a lasting mark on our industry—growing and
elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models
and introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies, among other
remarkable achievements,” said Robert Faletra, chief executive officer
of The Channel Company. “We congratulate all the 2016 Women of the
Channel and celebrate their singular contributions to the advancement of
the channel ecosystem.”

The women executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel,
representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other
organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is
recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in
driving channel growth and innovation.

As vice president of global channel sales for Ixia, Lori Cornmesser
leads the company’s partner strategies, development, and sales
execution. Her vision paved the way for ever-increasing efficiencies and
success for partners working with Ixia, and for initiatives that expand
their product portfolio and help drive new customer opportunities. These
include the development of, and ongoing enhancements to, Ixia’s
worldwide Channel
Xcelerate Partner Program
, which features opportunity registration,
full onboarding, partner specializations, and a fast-growing array of
technical and sales enablement platforms.

“With so many amazing women impacting the way companies are driving
business through the channel, it is truly a great honor being named to
the CRN Power 100 list,” said Lori Cornmesser. “Supporting
our channel partners and creating new opportunities for them is a
priority, not just for me and my team, but for all of Ixia.”

Lori’s profile and influence within the industry continue to expand
having been honored by CRN Magazine as one of the top Women in
the Channel for the past seven years, and a member of the CRN
Channel Chiefs for the past two years.

The 2016 Women of the Channel and Power 100 lists will be
featured in the June issue of CRN and online at www.CRN.com/wotc2016.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our
dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and
innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we
connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end
users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we
draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for
ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com

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About Ixia

Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) provides testing, visibility, and security
solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual
networks 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 to make their applications stronger. Learn more at www.ixiacom.com.

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