SOURCE: Arbor Networks

June 04, 2007 09:00 ET

Arbor Networks Names Colin Doherty Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Industry Veteran With Proven Track Record to Drive Global Expansion

LEXINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - June 4, 2007) - Arbor Networks, Inc., a provider of network security and operational performance for global business networks, today announced the appointment of Colin Doherty as the company's senior vice president of worldwide sales. A seasoned telecommunications sales executive, Doherty joins Arbor Networks to further extend the company's presence on a global scale within the service provider and enterprise markets. The company currently generates more than forty percent of revenue from international markets.

Doherty brings more than 20 years of global telecommunications experience in Sales, Marketing and General Management in Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean and the U.S. Prior to joining Arbor Networks, Doherty held multiple sales and management positions with Nortel Networks and NMS Communications. Most recently, Doherty was President and Chief Executive Officer of Mangrove Systems -- a venture backed start-up in the wireless market -- where he successfully reshaped the market strategy and management team; developed and launched the company's first saleable product; secured initial product sales and ultimately completed the sale of the company to a public entity.

"Colin brings to Arbor an impressive history of sales and management success," said Jack Boyle, chief executive officer of Arbor Networks. "We fully anticipate that his leadership will be a driving force in the future growth of Arbor Networks."

"Arbor Networks represents a tremendous opportunity to work with world-class security experts and an already impressive group of international customers," said Colin Doherty, Arbor Networks vice president of worldwide sales. "I am excited to be joining such a strong organization and look forward to assisting Arbor in their quest to become the dominant provider of network management and security solutions for service providers and enterprises."

Arbor's solutions are built upon the Peakflow platform, an architecture for network-wide data collection, analysis and anomaly detection. The Peakflow platform leverages flow data to provide network-wide visibility and anomaly detection by determining what's "normal" on the network and then alerting network and security managers to abnormalities as they occur. Arbor Networks provides solutions for both service providers and enterprises with Peakflow SP and Peakflow X products, respectively.

About Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks delivers network security and operational performance for global business networks. Arbor's Network Behavioral Analysis (NBA) solutions are based on the Arbor Peakflow platform, providing real-time views of network activity which enable organizations to instantly protect against worms, DDoS attacks, insider misuse, and traffic and routing instability, as well as to segment and harden networks from future threats. Today, Arbor Networks' customer base is comprised of a broad range of service provider and enterprise customers within a variety of industries spanning the globe, demonstrating the depth and breadth of the company's security expertise. All rely on the Arbor Peakflow platform to prevent costly downtime, enable network cleanup and increase customer trust.

To learn more about Arbor Networks, please visit: To learn more about the Arbor Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT) -- the company's security research arm -- please visit the ASERT blog: To learn more about the Active Threat Level Analysis System (ATLAS) Initiative -- please visit

Note to Editors: Arbor Networks, Peakflow, ATLAS and the Arbor Networks logo are trademarks of Arbor Networks, Inc. All other brands may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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