Sandvine Corporation
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AIM : SAND

Sandvine Corporation

July 23, 2009 07:00 ET

Sandvine Launches Advanced Congestion Management Solution

Fairshare Traffic Management 2.0 helps broadband providers fairly allocate network resources

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 23, 2009) –

Attention Technology Editors

Sandvine, (TSX:SVC)(AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for cable, DSL, FTTx, fixed wireless and mobile operators, today announced that it has released Fairshare Traffic Management 2.0 including enhancements to Sandvine's Service Delivery Engine (SDE) platform to address the evolving needs of tier one network providers.

Sandvine's Fairshare Traffic Management 2.0, has been deployed in four service provider networks worldwide.

Fairshare Traffic Management 2.0 includes:

  • Advanced reporting capabilities that support network capacity planning
  • Improved congestion detection capabilities to help maintain network quality of experience
  • Platform scalability to one million subscribers per server, reducing the overall cost of ownership
  • An array of customizable policy options to meet network capabilities and business objectives
  • Policy options including subscriber-centric approaches, application-centric approaches or, most powerfully, combinations of both

"As Internet usage continues to evolve and rich media applications, video streaming and social networking continue to drive daily usage, networks providers are looking for advanced platforms to manage congestion fairly and offer the best Internet experience for their customers," said Tom Donnelly, EVP marketing and sales, Sandvine.

Network providers worldwide are deploying new technologies and expanding their capacity to meet the growing needs of their subscribers. New applications and protocols are being delivered over the Internet, each with unique and unpredictable demands on network resources. Sandvine's platforms and products address the evolving needs of the Internet and its users by increasing the quality and dependability for the applications they desire.

With service provider customers in 70 countries serving over a hundred million broadband and wireless subscribers, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience worldwide.

ABOUT SANDVINE
Sandvine is focused on protecting and improving the quality of experience on the Internet. Our award-winning network equipment helps DSL, FTTx, cable, fixed wireless and mobile operators better understand network traffic, increase customer satisfaction, mitigate the proliferation of malicious traffic, manage network congestion, and deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services. With service provider customers in 70 countries serving over a hundred million broadband and wireless subscribers, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience worldwide. www.sandvine.com

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
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-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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