Sandvine Incorporated

Sandvine Incorporated

November 24, 2010 07:01 ET

Sandvine Announces Global Partnership With Acision

Partnership Broadens Service Creation Opportunities for Mobile Broadband Providers

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2010) - Sandvine, (TSX:SVC)(AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today announced it has partnered with Acision, a world leader in mobile data. The Sandvine-Acision partnership provides operators with detailed traffic insight and capabilities such as traffic flow control, subscriber control, service creation and differentiation, as well as intelligent content optimization for mobile networks. 

"Our partnership with Sandvine broadens the reach of the Acision Broadband Mobility Suite," said Marco Wanders, Executive VP, Mobile Data Control, Acision. "Sandvine's strengths in network policy control and application awareness combined with Acision's ground breaking optimization and policy management solution enables operators to maximize network utilization while simultaneously ensuring maximum user Quality of Experience. Our unique approach means we enable operators of any size to achieve a substantially lower total cost of ownership while scaling to meet the demands driven by the explosive growth of mobile data."

The Sandvine-Acision partnership offers solutions such as:

  • Selective Video and Web optimization that manages data traffic peaks and increases quality of experience
  • Traffic optimization that ensures fair usage for all network subscribers using flexible real-time policy control
  • Policy Management and real-time rating which enables operators to differentiate their offerings, tailored to meet the demands of their specific market segments
  • Business intelligence that provides detailed insight and visibility into subscriber consumption and application analysis

"We are pleased to partner with such a renowned mobile data leader as Acision," said Tom Donnelly, EVP Marketing and Sales, Sandvine. "Our global partnerships put us in the best position to offer our customers a tailored and seamless end-to-end solution that leverages the strengths of each vendor. We pride ourselves on being an extension of our customer's team and partnerships like Acision's help make our team stronger and more valuable to global operators."

Sandvine delivers integrated products and solutions with world-class technology partners, globally. Aligning with best-of-breed industry partners allows Sandvine to broaden its solution base to optimize network resources and increase subscriber Quality of Experience.

Sandvine's solutions detect network conditions that trigger policies within the network to help service providers enhance subscribers' Internet experience. Sandvine's platform and solutions provide network policy control solutions for unparalleled network reporting, capacity planning, congestion management, new personalized service creation, malicious traffic mitigation and enhanced customer service.


As a world leader in mobile data, Acision powers innovation and profitable growth in mobile data services. As a pioneer of mobile messaging, Acision's real time mobile data solutions support its customers worldwide to drive new revenues with innovative services while controlling, optimizing and monetizing data traffic. For more information, visit Acision at

About Acision Broadband Mobility Suite

Acision Broadband Mobility Suite is the most affordable, scalable mobile broadband solution for the breadth of capability provided. It combines all of the key capabilities operators need to address in today's mobile broadband challenge such as policy management and enforcement, web and media optimization, service allowance and bundle management, location-awareness and VAS – uniquely pairing control and cost saving measures with the creation of revenue generation.

As a single solution, Acision Broadband Mobility Suite enables mobile operators to control all types of internet traffic and ensure a profitable, reliable mobile broadband business today and tomorrow. It leverages Acision's unparalleled experience in massively scalable data service solutions and provides a TCO which is affordable even at the most extreme levels of mobile data growth. Acision Broadband Mobility Suite uses common hardware, offering independent scaling of each functional layer.


Sandvine's network policy control solutions focus on protecting and improving the quality of experience on the Internet. Our award-winning network policy control equipment and software helps DSL, FTTx, cable, fixed wireless and mobile operators better understand network traffic, manage network congestion, create new services and revenues, mitigate traffic that is malicious or undesirable to subscribers, deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services and increase subscriber satisfaction. With service provider customers in more than 80 countries serving hundreds of millions of broadband and mobile data subscribers, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience worldwide. For more information, please visit


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 harbor" provisions of such laws. Statements related to potential benefits of, and demand for, Sandvine's products or services including statements with respect to the features and benefits that may be achieved through the use of Sandvine's products or services and the relative position of these products vis-à-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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