SOURCE: Arbor Networks

November 30, 2006 11:50 ET

Arbor Networks Receives "Positive" Rating in Leading Analyst Firm's MarketScope for Network Behavior Analysis

STAMFORD, CT and LEXINGTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 30, 2006 -- Arbor Networks, Inc., a provider of core-to-core network security and operational performance for global business networks, today announced that Arbor Networks received a "Positive" rating in Gartner's "MarketScope: for Network Behavior Analysis, 2H06." Arbor Networks® was one of 12 vendors evaluated in the report and was one of four vendors who received a "Positive" rating.

As a result of this MarketScope report, Gartner determined that "the demand for NBA functionality will grow through 2010 as organizations look for technology to fill the gaps in their comprehensive enterprise monitoring." As a result, Gartner granted the NBA market with a "Positive" rating given its growth potential in 2007.

The MarketScope report is based upon an assessment of the following criteria: product strategy, customer experiences, overall visibility, market understanding, market responsiveness and market track record. A "Positive" rating suggests that potential customers should consider the vendor for their future needs and current customers should continue to invest incrementally.

"Arbor's Peakflow NBA and anomaly detection solutions provide our customers with network-wide visibility and scalability to defend against a wide range of threats facing global business networks today," said Jack Boyle, CEO of Arbor Networks. "We believe Gartner's 'Positive' rating confirms Arbor's position in this critical and rapidly evolving market."

About Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks® delivers core-to-core 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 enabling organizations to instantly protect against worms, DDoS attacks, insider misuse, and traffic and routing instability as well as 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 Arbor Networks 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: And, to learn more about the Arbor Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT) -- the company's security research arm -- please visit the ASERT blog:

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

MarketScope Disclaimer

The MarketScope is copyrighted November 21, 2006 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Gartner Research "MarketScope for Network Behavior Analysis, 2H06" by Paul E. Proctor. November 21, 2006

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