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BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NASDAQ: NTCT), announced today that global industry analyst firm Frost & Sullivan has honored the company with the 2017 DDoS Mitigation Products Market Leadership Award. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed an innovative product element by leveraging leading-edge technologies. The award recognizes the value-added features/benefits of the product and the increased return on investment (ROI) it offers customers, which in turn raises customer acquisition and overall market penetration potential.
Frost & Sullivan drafted a white paper that examines the distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) threat landscape, and explains Arbor’s selection as the 2017 DDoS Mitigation Products Market Leader.
“Whether you are a small or medium enterprise (SME) or a Fortune 500 organization, availability is foundational to everything you do. Arbor Networks recognizes this, and has been focused on delivering high value and return on investment for its customers. It has virtualized its entire DDoS portfolio to support customer SDN and NFV environments, introduced low-cost appliances and new virtual solutions that start at sub-100Mb capacity. It has also updated its pricing models and introduced fully managed services. As a result, Arbor’s portfolio meets the diverse needs of organizations ranging from the SMEs to the largest service providers,” said Frost & Sullivan Senior Industry Analyst, Chris Rodriguez.
“Arbor has led the DDoS market for more than a decade because we listen to our customers’ needs and requirements, and use ATLAS to understand changes in the threat space. Over the past two years we’ve seen a steep change in the scale, complexity, and frequency of DDoS attacks and we’ve seen a much broader range of enterprises become dependent on the connected world. To address these changes, we’ve focused on building automation into our products wherever possible. We’re looking to integrate with Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) and Internet Service Provider (ISP) service delivery platforms. And, we’ve widened our physical and virtual product portfolio to give service providers the ability to mitigate the massive attacks we’ve seen from weaponized IoT botnets, and the SME solutions to cost-effectively manage their risk. The threats never stand still, and neither do we,” said Arbor Networks Chief Technology Officer, Darren Anstee.
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Arbor provides the industry's most comprehensive suite of DDoS attack protection products and services for the Enterprise, Cloud / Hosting and Service Provider markets. Whether it be fully managed DDoS protection services; virtual, in-cloud or on-premise DDoS mitigation appliances; or embedded DDoS solutions within existing Cisco ASR 9000 routers, Arbor has the deployment model, scalability and pricing flexibility to meet the DDoS protection needs of any organization operating online today.
About Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, is driven to protect the infrastructure and ecosystem of the Internet. It is the principle upon which we were founded in 2000; and remains the common thread that runs through all that we do today. Arbor’s approach is rooted in the study of network traffic. Arbor’s suite of visibility, DDoS protection, and advanced threat solutions provide customers with a micro view of their network enhanced by a macro view of global internet traffic and emerging threats through our ATLAS infrastructure. Sourced from more than 400 service provider customers, ATLAS delivers intelligence based on insight into approximately 1/3 of global Internet traffic. Supported by Arbor’s Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT), smart workflows and rich user context, Arbor’s network insights help customers see, understand and solve the most complex and consequential security challenges facing their organizations.
To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visit our Web site at arbornetworks.com or follow on Twitter @ArborNetworks. Arbor’s research, analysis and insight is shared via the ASERT blog. For a global data visualization of DDoS attacks that leverages our ATLAS intelligence, visit the Digital Attack Map, a collaboration with Jigsaw, an incubator within Alphabet, and Google’s parent company (NASDAQ: GOOGL).
Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and other federal securities laws. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release, which are not strictly historical statements, including without limitation, the statements related to the benefits and features of Arbor’s portfolio of solutions, constitute forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from the forward-looking statements due to known and unknown risk, uncertainties, assumptions, and other factors. For a more detailed description of the risk factors associated with NETSCOUT, please refer to NETSCOUT’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017 and NETSCOUT’s subsequent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, which are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. NETSCOUT assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in this press release or with respect to the announcements described herein.
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