Ixia is a provider of converged test systems and services for wireless and wired infrastructures and services. The Company offers hardware platforms with interchangeable media interfaces, utilizing a common set of applications, application programming interfaces (APIs) and automation tools that allow its customers to create integrated, easy-to-use automated test environments. The networks that its systems analyze primarily include Ethernet networks operating at speeds of up to 100 Gigabits per second and wireless networks that carry data traffic over optical fibre, electrical cable and airwaves. It also offers hardware platforms and equipment that test wireless equipment, especially those associated with third generation (3G), fourth generation (4G) and long-term evolution (LTE) networks. Customers also use its suite of software applications to test and verify Web, Internet, security and business applications. On July 18, 2011, the Company announced the acquisition of VeriWave.