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About Us: Founders List

Breaking Point
BreakingPoint application, performance and security-testing tools accelerate the development and testing of high-performance, content-aware network and data center equipment, ensuring network resiliency and reducing time to test. BreakingPoint is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices around the world. For more information, visit breakingpoint.com and download the latest test methodologies for firewall testing, IPS testing, server load balancer testing and more. As of August 2012, BreakingPoint Systems was acquired by Ixia Communications.  For more information visit www.ixiacom.com


BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to our customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband and internet products and services and converged fixed/mobile products and services. BT consists principally of four lines of business: BT Global Services, Openreach, BT Retail and BT Wholesale. In the year ended 31 March 2009, BT Group’s revenue was £21,390 million. British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York. For more information visit www.bt.com/aboutbt.


Cisco Systems is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco's networking solutions connect people, computing devices and computer networks, allowing people to access or transfer information without regard to differences in time, place or type of computer system. For more information visit www.cisco.com.


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Fanfare provides automated testing solutions that enable service providers, network equipment manufacturers, and enterprises to enhance productivity throughout the quality workflow by streamlining system and device testing, reducing product cycles, and lowering costs. Using Fanfare, quality assurance teams and developers can leverage a common testing platform to deliver quality services and products to market faster and more efficiently. As of March 2011, Fanfare was acquired by Spirent Communications.  For more information visit www.spirent.com


Empirix helps organizations worldwide to accelerate the development, deployment and profitable operations of new IP communications by validating the quality of user experience and overall performance of complex networks and applications. For more information visit www.empirix.com.


Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators globally. Over 1,000 networks in more than 175 countries utilize our network equipment and 40 percent of all mobile calls are made through our systems. They are one of the few companies worldwide that can offer end-to-end solutions for all major mobile communication standards. For more information visit www.ericsson.com.


EXFO is a leading provider of test and service assurance solutions for network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. The Telecom Division, which accounts for almost 90% of the company’s revenues, offers a wide range of innovative solutions to assess optical networks, from the core to access, as well as next-generation IP infrastructures and related triple-play services. The Life Sciences and Industrial Division offers solutions in medical device and opto-electronics assembly, fluorescence microscopy and other life science sectors. For more information visit www.exfo.com.


Ixia is a leading provider of performance test systems for IP-based infrastructure and services. Ixia is a public company (NASDAQ: XXIA) operating in over 30 countries worldwide. Service Providers, Network and Telephony System Vendors, Semiconductor Manufacturers, Governments, and Enterprises use Ixia's test systems to validate the functionality and reliability of complex IP networks, devices, and applications. For more information visit www.ixiacom.com.


JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU; and TSX: JDU) enables broadband and optical innovation in the communications, commercial and consumer markets. JDSU is the leading provider of communications test and measurement solutions and optical products for telecommunications service providers, cable operators, and network equipment manufacturers. JDSU is also a leading provider of innovative optical solutions for medical/environmental instrumentation, semiconductor processing, display, brand authentication, aerospace and defense, and decorative applications. More information is available at www.jdsu.com.


Spirent Communications
Spirent Communications plc. (LSE: SPT), a global leader in test & measurement, inspires innovation within development labs, networks and IT organizations to enable customers to deploy communications networks, services & applications, and devices that enrich life. Our extensive portfolio of solutions test data centers, high speed Ethernet networks and services, 3G/4G wireless networks and devices, network security, and global navigation satellite systems. With solutions used by more than 1,700 customers in 30 countries, the world’s largest equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprise and governments rely daily on Spirent to help ensure their success. Based in Sunnyvale, CA, Spirent Communications has 1,300 employees worldwide. For more information visit www.spirent.com.


Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to mass market, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most reliable wireless network, serving more than 89 million customers nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America’s most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers innovative, seamless business solutions to customers around the world. A Dow 30 company, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of more than 230,000 and last year generated consolidated revenues of more than $97 billion. For more information visit www.verizon.com