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Arbor Networks Named Best Overall Security Company at 13th Annual Info Security Product Guide’s Global Excellence Awards®

February 14, 2017

Learn More about Arbor’s DDoS and Advanced Threat Protection Solutions at RSA Conference in South Hall #907

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2017-- Arbor Networks, Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT (NTCT), announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Arbor Networks as Best Overall Security Company (500-2,499 employees) at the 13th Annual Global Excellence Awards. Arbor was also named the Silver Winner in the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Detection and Response category for Arbor Spectrum.

The security industry celebrated at the 13th Annual 2017 Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco during the RSA Conference by honoring excellence in every facet of the industry including products, people behind the successes and best companies. More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated, and their average scores determined the 2017 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners.

“These awards provide well deserved recognition to the Arbor team for their dedication to helping customers solve their most critical security challenges. Arbor was founded as a result of groundbreaking DARPA-funded research, and that spirit of innovation runs through everything we do to this day,” said Brian McCann, President of Arbor Networks.

Arbor Networks Solutions Overview

Arbor Networks’ customers gain a micro view of their own network through its suite of products, combined with a macro view of global internet traffic and emerging threats, through its ATLAS threat intelligence infrastructure. ATLAS provides a comprehensive, aggregated view of global traffic and threats. More than 300 service provider customers contribute 140 Tbps of global traffic intelligence, enabling Arbor's Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT) to develop threat protections that are delivered directly into customer products to stop distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks and malware campaigns.

Arbor DDoS Solutions are proven on the world's most demanding networks. The portfolio offers complete deployment flexibility to meet the needs of any organization, from virtual solutions and network-embedded solutions within Cisco's ASR 9000 routers to appliances for enterprises and carrier-class scrubbing centers. Arbor Cloud offers a fully managed, best-practice DDoS defense service that tightly integrates on-premises and cloud-based mitigation in a single solution. The Arbor DDoS portfolio enables customers to ensure the availability of their critical infrastructure with the world's most broadly-deployed DDoS mitigation technology.

Arbor Spectrum is a network-based advanced threat protection solution that delivers complete visibility with packets and flows to record the multiple stages of attack campaigns, while preserving the context needed to take swift and decisive action.

About Info Security Products Guide

Info Security Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measures they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research reports that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

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 300 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 website at 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, Google’s parent company (NASDAQ: GOOGL).

Trademark Notice: Arbor Networks, the Arbor Networks logo and ATLAS are all trademarks of Arbor Networks, Inc. All other brands may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Source: Arbor Networks, Inc.

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