Ixia Rolls Out New Network Security Product

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Calabasas-based Ixia said this morning that it is expanding out its lineup of products for the cybersecurity market, with a new product called ThreatARMOR. According to the company, the new product is aimed at enterprise networks, and specifically blocks known bad traffic from malicious IPs, hijacked IPs, and unassigned or unused IP spaces and addresses, all at line speed.

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Ixia Launches New Security Testing Product For Hyperscale Data Centers

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Calabasas-based network testing software and hardware developer Ixia announced this morning that it has launched a new product, CloudStorm, to provide network security testing of hyperscale cloud data centers. The company said the product will test and validate the increased capacity, efficiency, and resiliency of hyperscale cloud data centers, including how well those centers can handle SSL traffic and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

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DTS Sets Launch For New Product, DTS Virtual:X

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Calabasas-based surround sound and audio processing technology developer DTS announced on Monday that it will launch a new product, DTS Virtual:X , this summer. DTS said the first product to incorporate its new technology will be the YAS-27 sound bar from Yamaha, which will roll out in July.

Ixia Rolls Out LTE Testing Product

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Calabasas-based network testing products developer Ixia said Monday that it has launched a new, LTE testing product, called IxLoad-Wireless. According to Ixia, the new product is aimed at providing Long Term Evolution (LTE) testing for cellular IoT efforts, the machine-to-machine (M2M) area. Pricing on the new product was not announced.

DTS Ships Products For Tensilica Cores

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Calabasas-based audio processing technology developer DST said today that it has started shipping two new products aimed at Tensilica's HiFi DSP cores. The firm said its audio enhancement products for the TV and PC market, Studio Sound and Premium Sound, can now be used in products using those DSP cores for audio processing. The two products were recently acquired by DTS when it acquired SRS Labs.

Ixia Extends Wi-Fi Testing Product

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment and software firm Ixia announced this week that it has launched a new effort with its Wi-Fi testing product, specifically aimed at the health care market. The firm said it has expand its Wi-Fi testing product, IxVeriWave , to specifically test for critical applications running on Wi-Fi networks.

Malauzai Lands $1.3M For Mobile Banking

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Calabasas-based Malauzai , a new startup focused on mobile banking applications, has raised $1.3M Malauzai is headed by Tom Shen, who was formerly EVP of Product, Engineering and Operations for Digital Insight. in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. No details on the funding have been announced. The firm's board includes executives from Digital Insight, the local online banking software firm acquired in 2006 by Intuit.

Ixia Extends In the Middle East

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Calabasas-based Ixia the developer of network testing hardware and software, said today that it has linked up with Starlink, a value added IT security distributor serving the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa. Ixia said Starlink is now stocking its security and network visibility products for customers in the region.

What Lynda.com Plans To With Its $103M Funding, with Eric Robison

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We've also got a facility in Calabasas which we're just finishing renovating. We already had a presence there, and are moving into a standalone building in Calabasas focused on web development. Eric Robison: What's led to the growth is an amazing product.

DTS Launches Android Connected, Whole Home Audio System With Phorus Buy

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Calabasas-based audio processing technology firm DTS is expanding into the Internet-connected, whole home audio market today, saying that it has released an Android-based, whole home audio system. The new product provides a remote speaker and receiver which wireless connects with Android phones and tablets, allowing users to wirelessly stream music and other audio to the speaker from an Android app.

SpotlightTMS Snags Toronto Maple Leafs

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Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS , the provider of software-as-a-service for managing luxury and executive suites for professional sports and entertainment venues, reported today that it has been selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs.

DTS Partners With ONKYO On PC Products

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Calabasas-based DTS , which develops surround sound and other audio technology, announced this morning that it hass partnered with ONKYO to include its technology in a desktop PC system. DTS said that ONKYO will include DTS audio technology in its all-in-one desktop PC systems. Financial terms of the deal between the firms was not disclosed.

Spotlight Ticket Management Adds Sacramento Kings

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Calabasas-based Spotlight Ticket Management , which develops software used by corporate suite and ticket management software, said today that it has been selected by the Sacramento Kings, to provide its applications to corporate suite holders.

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Ixia Wins Dell

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the developer of IP network testing equipment, reported Monday that its products were selected for testing efforts at Dell. Ixia said Dell is using its IxLoad products to test its PowerEdge server line, for performance and virtualized server testing. Ixia's various software and hardware products are used for testing of network devices.

Ixia Buys Agilent Product Line For $44M

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Calabasas-based Ixia said Wednesday that it has signed a definitive agreement to buy a product line from Agilent Technologies, in a deal worth $44M in cash. According to Ixia, it will acquire Agilent's N2X Data Networks Product Line, as part of a move to accelerate the firm's growth. Agilent's N2X Data Networks product line is used for testing and validating next generation networking equipment, including voice-over-IP, VPN, and data services.

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Ixia to Acquire Anue Systems For $145M

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment provider Ixia said Monday morning that it has agreed to buy Anue Systems , a developer of network monitoring and test products, in a deal worth $145M in cash. Ixia said that Anue had 2011 revenues of $40.5M, with revenues of $47.6M in the twelve months ended March 31, 2012. Ixia said the acquisition will help it become a "leading player" in the network visibility market.

MRV Selected By Spirent On Lab Testing Product

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Chatsworth-based MRV Communications said yesterday that it has been selected by Calabasas-based Spirent Communications as part of a testing product. MRV said that its power control products are being used as part of Spirent's xDSL Automated Regression Test offering, which is used by equipment manufacturers to test their networking equipment.

National Technical Systems Buys Garwood Laboratories

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Calabasas-based National Technical Systems , which provides test and engineering services, said this morning that it has acquired Garwood Laboratories , a Southern California provider of product certification labs.

Kythera Files For IPO

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Calabasas-based KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals , a developer of biopharmaceuticals for the aesthetic medicine market, has filed for an IPO. Kythera's products are used for fat reduction. According to the firm's S-1 filing, Kythera is looking to raise up to $86.25M on the NASDAQ Global Market as KYTH. The firm's offering is being underwritten by J.P. Morgan, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Leerink Swann, and Lazard Capital Markets.

Ixia Adds Hyper-V, VMware vSS Support To Private Cloud Monitoring Tool

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Calabasas-based networking testing software and hardware provider Ixia has added private cloud support to its CloudLens testing product, saying it has added support for both Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vNetwork Standard Switch (vSS) in the product.

NTS Wins Industry Group

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Calabasas-based National Technical Systems , the provider of testing and engineering services, reported a win this morning from industry group the USNAP Alliance. The USNAP Alliance is working on making those various products able to provide data to smart grid and energy management systems.

Ten Of The Top Tech Companies For Employees In LA

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NastyGal -- which was just about unheard of a year ago -- has rocketed to a over $100M business, driven by women's clothing, shoes, and other products. range of software products, and which has offices in Calabasas and Santa Barbara.

Ixia Completes Anue Systems Buy

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Calabasas-based Ixia , which develops Ip network and wireless testing equipment and software, said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of Anue Systems , a developer of network visibility and analysis products. The deal had been announced May 7th, and was worth $145M in cash. Ixia said the deal would bolster its offers in the network visibility market, which helps network engineers monitor data center and cloud traffic. READ MORE>>.

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Ixia Targets LTE Testing

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Calabasas-based network testing equipment developer Ixia said today that it is targeting the LTE testing market, with its Ixia IxLoad product. Ixia develops a wide range of network testing software and hardware products. According to Ixia, it is looking to help mobile carriers maintain and safeguard their network infrastructure, by allowing those providers to prototype those real-world networks in the lab.

SpotlightTMS Lands Baltimore Ravens

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Calabasas-based SpotlightTMS , the developer of software-as-a-service for managing luxury suites at sporting and entertainment venues, said today that the Baltimore Ravens has selected the firm's product to offer to its luxury suite owners.

Spotlight Ticket Management Adds Home Depot Center

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Calabasas-based Spotlight Ticket Management , the developer of ticket management software for helping corporate suite holders manage their tickets, announced today that the Home Depot Center in Carson is offering up its products to its corporate suite holders.

National Technical Systems Buys Testing Firm

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Calabasas-based National Technical Systems , the provider of testing and engineering services, said today that it has acquired Ingenium Testing. Ingenium Testing is a provider of product compliance and engineering services, based in Rockford, Illinois.

Ixia Expands Distribution With Arrow In EMEA

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Calabasas-based network testing products maker Ixia said this morning that it has expanded its distribution in the EMEA, in an expansion of a relationship with Arrow Electronics. Ixia said the move allows Arrow to distribute its full portfolio in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), in addition to North and Latin America. READ MORE>>. ixia emea network testing international expansion test

PayQwick Inhales $2.86M For Electronic Payments

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Calabasas-based PayQwick , an electronic payment provider aiming at the legal marijuana industry, has raised $2.86M in a funding round, the company announced on Monday. PayQwick says it will use the funding for sales and product development, as well as expansion into California, Nevada, Michigan and Alaska. Source of the funding was not announced.

DTS Connects Play-Fi To Amazon Alexa

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Calabasas-based audio processing technology developer DTS said on Thursday that its Play-Fi whole home audio products will soon support the Amazon Alexa Connected Speaker APIs. DTS said that its DTS Play-Fi products, including those offered by Onkyo and Pioneer, will soon be able to be controlled by Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Amazon Tap, Amazon Fire TV. DTS said the new products will be available in Q1 of 2018.

Ixia Wins NoviFlow

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Calabasas-based network testing software and hardware developer Ixia reports this morning that its products hvae been selected by NoviFlow, to validate performance of that company's Software Defined Networking (SDN) switches. Ixia said that NoviFlow is using its IxNetwork product, which emulates SDN switches, hosts, and applications.

Ixia, ProtectWise In Partnership

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Calabasas-based Ixia , the developer of network testing products, and enterprise security software developer ProtectWise said today that they are in an integration patnership. Accorsding to the two, the partnership will deliver enterprises a comprehensive solution for end-to-end visibility across enterprise, mixed cloud, and multi-cloud environments. Financial details of the strategic alliance were not announced. READ MORE>>.

Ixia Adds QualiTest

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Calabasas-based networking testing products developer Ixia said earlier this week that it has added software testing and quality assurance company QualiTest as part of its partnership program. Ixia said QualiTest is now part of its Global Solution Provider Program, which helps deliver its network test products to enterprises and service providers around the world. Qualitest is using Ixia's products for emulating media-rich network traffic, among other efforts.