SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 28, 2013) - Arbor Networks, a leading provider of network security and management solutions for enterprise and service providers, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Arbor Networks a Gold winner of the 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the Best Security Company category. The security industry celebrated its 9th Annual 2013 Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco last evening by honoring excellence in every facet of the industry, including products, the people behind the successes, and the best companies.
More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated, and their average scores determined the 2013 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 27, 2013, in San Francisco, which was attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers. To apply to be a judge for the next global excellence awards program, register at http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com/awards/judges/ now.
"We're grateful to be selected by Info Security Products Guide as the 2013 Best Overall Security Company. The award is a testament to the passion and dedication of the entire team at Arbor. This company is filled with incredibly smart and talented people who are committed to solving complex challenges and doing what's right for our customers," said Colin Doherty, President of Arbor Networks.
Best Overall Security Company of the Year
What separates Arbor Networks from other vendors is how it leverages its extensive service provider footprint to benefit all of its customers. Arbor has leveraged its provider relationships to create ATLAS®, a collaborative project with more than 250+ customers who have agreed to share anonymous traffic data totaling an amazing 40+Tbps of peak traffic.
From this unique vantage point, Arbor is ideally positioned to deliver intelligence about distributed denial-of-service (DDoS), malware and botnets that threaten Internet infrastructure and network availability. Arbor provides customers across industry segments -- including enterprises, cloud and hosting operators, and service providers -- with a considerable competitive advantage by giving them both a micro view of their own network combined with a macro view of global Internet traffic; this is a powerful combination of network security intelligence that is unrivaled today.
This network intelligence is automatically updated into Arbor's products and helps enable the company to identify and mitigate a wide range of network-based threats, from DDoS attacks to insider and targeted threats.
About Info Security Products Guide
Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and 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 measure 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 that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.
About Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of network security and management solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, including the vast majority of the world's Internet service providers and many of the largest enterprise networks in use today. Arbor's proven network security and management solutions help grow and protect customer networks, businesses and brands. Through its unparalleled, privileged relationships with worldwide service providers and global network operators, Arbor provides unequalled insight into and perspective on Internet security and traffic trends via the ATLAS® Active Threat Level Analysis System. Representing a unique collaborative effort with 250+ network operators across the globe, ATLAS enables the sharing of real-time security, traffic and routing information that informs numerous business decisions.
For technical insight into the latest security threats and Internet traffic trends, please visit our website at www.arbornetworks.com and our blog at http://ddos.arbornetworks.com.
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