Status
Acquired by IXIA on July 2, 2012
Funding Received
$20 Million in 2 Rounds from 2 Investors
Founded:
August 28, 2005
Headquarters:
Austin, TX
Description:
BreakingPoint Systems provides internet protocol testing systems that develop advanced networking devices for companies.
Founders:
John McHale, Jim Cahill, Dennis Cox
Categories:
Security
Website:
http://www.breakingpoint.com

Detailed Description

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BreakingPoint unleashes Internet-scale cyber war in a controlled environment to measure the resiliency—performance, security and stability—of network and data center infrastructures, conduct repeatable experiments, and train cyber warriors. Powered by a patented innovation in network processors, a single BreakingPoint Cyber Tomography Machine™ replaces a complex, multi-million dollar cyber range with an easy-to-use, comprehensive, and low maintenance solution that includes a scientific Resiliency Score™ methodology.

BreakingPoint was founded in 2005 by engineers with deep experience developing high speed networking devices at companies such as NetWorth, NetSpeed, Cisco, TippingPoint, and 3Com. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices and customers in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, and China. For more information, visit www.breakingpointsystems.com.

Past Team (3)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $20M

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Investors (2)

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    Genesis Inventions, L.P.

    Genesis inventions is a partnership of entrepreneurs with a track record of founding successful...
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    Austin Ventures

    Austin Ventures is a venture capital firm investing in early stage and middle market companies.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    3900 N. Capital of Texas Highway

    Austin, TX 78746

    USA