Sandvine Incorporated

Sandvine Incorporated

October 27, 2006 10:44 ET

Sandvine Achieves ISO 9001:2000 Certification


WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 27, 2006) - Sandvine Incorporated (AIM:SAND)(TSX:SVC), a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for DSL, cable, FTTH, and wireless providers, today announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification. Sandvine has been awarded this designation by BSI for meeting the guidelines set out by the International Organization for Standardization. Sandvine was evaluated on its commitment to continuous quality management and improvement of its operations, design, and manufacturing of DPI-based policy solutions and products.

This certification recognizes Sandvine's commitment to quality assurance in manufacturing processes, products, and service delivery for broadband access providers, including some of the world's largest carriers. Sandvine is committed to total customer satisfaction by providing Sandvine products and services on-time with exceptional quality, reliability, and performance.

"Sandvine is committed to helping our customers succeed in delivering reliable, quality Internet connectivity to over 34 million subscribers worldwide. Quality assurance in Sandvine's products and processes is paramount to delivering intelligent broadband solutions in our service provider customer networks," said Michelle Debus, associate vice president, information systems and technology at Sandvine.

BSI, the world's leading international standards, testing, registration and certification organization, performed the rigorous audit to ensure Sandvine's quality commitment and conformance to the ISO 9001 requirements.

"BSI is pleased to partner with Sandvine in its ISO certification process. Sandvine has built a solid foundation across all of its business functions and manufacturing processes that ensure its commitment to quality management and improvement," said Diane Pryde, president of BSI Management Systems Canada Inc.

This ISO certification supports Sandvine's corporate objectives, while reinforcing a culture of excellence. As Sandvine continues to expand in markets around the world, the ISO quality framework will assure broadband service provider customers that they will continue to receive the highest quality products and consistent service from Sandvine.


Sandvine's award-winning network equipment helps Cable, DSL and emerging broadband service providers characterize what is really happening on their networks, enabling polices that improve customer satisfaction, reduce operational costs and increase profitably. Sandvine's DPI-based policy solutions are both application and subscriber-aware, empowering service providers to better manage network traffic congestion, mitigate the proliferation of malicious traffic, and deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services. With over 60 customers in 29 countries, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience for millions of broadband users worldwide. Sandvine is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sandvine Corporation (AIM:SAND, TSX:SVC).

Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws and are made pursuant to the "safe harbour" provisions of such laws. Statements related to potential benefits of, and demand for, Sandvine's products including statements with respect to the features and benefits that may be achieved through the use Sandvine's products and the relative position of these products vis-a-vis competitive offerings in the industry are forward-looking statements which are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include such factors as rapid technological changes, changes in customer architecture and equipment deployment requirements, the introduction of competing technologies, the risks and uncertainties of new product introductions, dependence on key supplies and other similar factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Sandvine to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. Sandvine assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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